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11 Amazing Trips You Need to Take As Soon As You Retire

You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning.<p>No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end …

How to Start and Run a Successful Food Truck Business

You’re a Food Truck owner because you love food and you love the look on your customer’s face when they take that first bite of the most amazing food …

Small Business

Game-Changing Guacamole Recipes

POMEGRANATE & MANGO<p>This zesty dip is a fruit-lover’s dream. And with feta cheese and just a hint of garlic, it’s bursting with flavor.<p>CAJUN SHRIMP<p>Who …

What It's Like to Make Hot Sauce for a Living

Erica Diehl has an unquestionably cool job. Under the name Queen Majesty, she is a hot sauce maven and a reggae DJ. She got serious about making hot …

BBQ

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Your Sriracha Has A Lot More Junk In It Than You Thought

But don't worry, there are other options out there.<p>We hate to be the bearers of bad news. We know the world adores Sriracha. And not just any Sriracha, but the famous Huy Fong rooster sauce. It’s the kind of sauce that can transform three leftover ingredients in your fridge into a meal, with just a …

Ohio Carjacking Duo Stymied by Stick Shift: Police

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police say an 18-year-old serial carjacker was arrested after his accomplice couldn't drive a stick shift — even with some coaching from the victim.<p>Damari Wayne was charged with robbery. Police say he committed three armed carjackings between Feb. 11 and Feb. 21, Cleveland.com …

Recipe: Guy Fieri’s Bacon Jalapeño Popcorn

Food Network star Guy Fieri and the Super Bowl go together like automobiles and gasoline: <b>One needs the other to achieve its full potential</b>. Though he’s a larger-than-life cultural phenomenon, a lot of people might not know that Fieri is a dad. His two kids, Hunter and Ryder, co-star in his newest …

Hawaiian-Style Chicken

Grab a taste of Hawaii with this Hawaiian-style chicken recipe! The homemade madinade made with pineapple juice, coconut aminos, honey...The post …

Slow Cooker Beef And Pepper Soup

Here’s a meal with all the convenience of a stir-fry, but re-imagined as a hearty slow-cooker soup for extra comfort-food value. Plenty of tomatoes …

This is the ultimate fried chicken recipe that has inspired top chefs

Keys to making America's Test Kitchen's (ATK) Ultimate Crispy Fried Chicken<p><b>Equipment: An 8-quart cast-iron Dutch oven and an instant read …

How to Make Rich, Creamy, Bacon-y Spaghetti Carbonara

This delicious feast is surprisingly easy to make<p>Sometimes life gets the better of your kitchen reserves. Your schedule goes nuts and then all of a sudden what you have left in your fridge amounts to little more than a quarter of a onion, a few eggs, and an open package of bacon.<p>But guess what? If …

Recipes

These Bacon-Whiskey Wings Will Change Your Life

Buffalo wings have no flaws. I'll admit that. They are the perfect football snack -- greasy, spicy, and a fantastic vessel for ranch dressing (unlike …

Best Fried Chicken Sandwiches in the Country

Nashville's hot chicken. Served on a biscuit or soft potato buns. Topped with pickles, spicy aoili, bacon. The ways to serve a fried chicken sandwich …

How to make restaurant quality burgers at your backyard barbecue

What’s more iconic than the burger in American cuisine?<p>No matter where I am in the world, sometimes I just need a burger, as stereotypical "American" as that might sound. There is a reason burgers are one of the most popular foods to cook on a grill. Even burger-giant McDonald’s lost track of how …

Bourbon Maple Glazed Chicken Wings

These are sticky. These are messy. These are the best darn chicken wings I’ve ever had. As in keep them away from me or I’ll eat them all. As in …

The Secret to Making the Crispiest Chicken Wings Ever

<i>Top Chef</i> alum Chaz Brown believes that chicken wings are the perfect medium for exposing non-adventurous eaters to unusual flavors—mostly because no …

Cooking

10 Distinctly Delicious Shepherd's Pie Recipes

Originally from Ireland, the potato-topped meat & veggie medley known as shepherd's pie wasn't always the cold-weather comfort food none of us will …

Slow Cooker Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

<i>This crockpot version of scalloped potatoes is so EASY, creamy, tender and cheesy! And it frees up your oven space!</i>In an ideal world, we would all …

Crock Pot Brown Sugar Pineapple Ham!

Shares 245K<p>The Holidays are here! (yay)<p>My all time most favorite time of the year!<p>I love the feeling, the food and my family!<p>I am bringing you a …

Chicken Soft Tacos Recipe

4 10 13<p>Chicken Soft Tacos Recipe photo by Taste of Home<p>4 10 13<p>My family loves these tacos. The chicken filling cooks in the slow-cooker, so it’s …

You Won't Even Realize You're Eating Veggies With These Baked Cauliflower Bites

Cauliflower: the veggie that can taste like literally anything.<p>View this post on Facebook

One pot Parmesan roast chicken and cauliflower

Serves<p>4<p>Ingredients<p>8 chicken thighs, bone in and skin on<br>• 350g baby waxy potatoes, halved but not peeled<br>• 1 head cauliflower, broken into good-sized florets<br>• 2 medium onions, cut<br>• into wedges<br>• 8 sprigs thyme<br>• 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 30g Parmesan cheese, freshly grated<p>Method<p>Preheat the oven to 200C/gas mark …

Onions

We Upgraded Your Favorite Pasta Dish And Turned It Into Skillet Dinner...

Spinach Chicken Alfredo Skillet<p>Save<p>Ever since we were little, chicken fettuccine alfredo has been our favorite pasta dish. Rich and creamy, the sauce …

How to Make Perfect French Fries at Home

If you’ve ever tried making fries by just cutting up potatoes and plunging them into hot oil, you know that’s a recipe for disappointment. And don’t …

French Fries

Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower

1. Preheat the oven to 400° and lightly grease a small baking sheet with vegetable oil. Set aside.<p>2. Trim the base of the cauliflower to remove any …

Food

Beer-Glazed Bacon Is Better Than Candy

Some offices have candy jars. Thrillist has those, too, but we know the only thing that can truly motivate someone to pretend to be a cupcake on …

Slow Cooker Taco Soup Recipe

"This is a quick, throw together slow cooker soup with a Mexican flair. Teenagers love it. Serve topped with corn chips, shredded Cheddar cheese and …