Sam White

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The Best Summer Apps for Cookouts, Dinner Parties, and Just Because

20 summer appetizers to get your party started, from mini shrimp rolls to guacamole with a twist.<p><b>Nothing kicks off a cookout like some small bites</b> (and, okay, cocktails). Get the party started with these light and summery apps.

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Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

Seafood

Summer Blue Crab Recipes

These East Coast specialties are at home in all sorts of dishes<p>Let's talk blue crabs. These unusually hued crustaceans, harvested from the Atlantic …

Healthy Dinner Ideas for Summer and Beyond

Eating well definitely doesn't mean sacrificing flavor—here are our favorite healthy dinner ideas.<p><b>We're all for eating a little lighter, healthier, and cleaner.</b> But eating well doesn't have to mean eating the same thing five nights a week. It's way more fun to eat a variety of creative, interesting …

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Spaghetti with Parsley Pesto

6 Servings<p>Swapping traditional basil for flat-leaf parsley for this pesto recipe makes for a balanced sauce that allows you to really taste the nuts, the olive oil, the Parmesan.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound spaghetti<p>Kosher salt<p>½ cup unsalted, roasted almonds<p>4 cups (packed) flat-leaf parsley …

Italian Food

Which Type of Wood Should You Use for Smoking Meat?

All wood is not created equal when it comes to smoking meat. That being said, don't overthink it.<p>Call it an inflammatory statement, but when your barbecuing friends put on airs like Eastern mystics as they rhapsodize about the woods they use to smoke with, <b>you have our permission to call them out</b> …

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7 Smoothies to Kick Off Summer

For a fast, cooling treat that thankfully requires no heat to make, check out these seven smoothie ideas from CHOW’s community of inspired cooks.<p>1. …

Veggie Burger

4 Servings<p>Refrigerated resting is key to these burgers’ success. Air-chilling helps dry the burgers out slightly so they stick together in the skillet.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup wheat berries<p>Kosher salt<p>½ ounce dried porcini mushrooms<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 shallot, finely chopped<p>8 ounces …

Mushrooms

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy | Inc.com

It's easy to think of happiness as a <i>result</i>, but happiness is also a <i>driver</i>.<p>One example: While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve personal productivity (whether a one-day burst, or a lifetime, or things you should <i>not</i> do every day), probably the best way to be more productive is to just be …

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Chicken Dinners: Chicken in a Pot (Poule au Pot) With Potatoes and Squash

This classic French dish has all the makings of a carefree winter evening spent warming yourself up with a good, flavorful chicken and a bottle (or two) of full bodied wine. <i>Poule au Pot</i> (chicken in a pot) is all about keeping it rustic and making it easy on the cook. Tuck the bird, seasonings, and …

How to Open Stuck Jars: The Only Guide You Need

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's 2012 Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>Generally speaking, public feats of strength</b> have fallen out of fashion in modern America. Pistols at dawn, bare-knuckle …

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