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What we found in an undisturbed rainforest hidden on top of an African mountain

Atop Mount Lico in northern Mozambique is a site that few have had the pleasure of seeing—a hidden rainforest, protected by a steep circle of rock. Though the mountain was known to locals, the forest itself remained a secret until six years ago, when Julian Bayliss spotted it on satellite imagery. …

Ecology

Our Best Finger-Lickin' Chicken Wing Recipes

From bourbon-glazed to Korean-style, these chicken wing recipes—including our very best Buffalo wings—will satisfy your every gnawing desire.<p>We're making wings for the Super Bowl this year, and so are you. Because a Super Bowl party without wings is like a birthday party without a cake: it still …

Cooking

Coconut Rice Noodles with Ginger and Turmeric

4 servings<p>This is a weeknight pantry curry that comes together in the time it takes to boil water for the rice noodles. Fast! For this recipe, blooming the ginger, turmeric, and black pepper in oil is essential for releasing their aromatic properties into the coconut milk-based sauce.<p>August …

Bobby Flay Has a Genius Solution for Keeping Thanksgiving Dinner Warm

<i>This article originally appeared on Food & Wine</i><p>One of the most challenging aspects of pulling off Thanksgiving dinner is timing. When do you prepare …

Cooking

Sweet Potato Pie with Marshmallow Fluff

Preparation<p>Bale the pie<p>Position a rack in the center of the oven and heat the oven to 400°F.<br>• In a small bowl, stir together the sugar, cinnamon, …

Baking

How to make Extra Silky Pumpkin Pie

Those who are feeling adventurous this Thanksgiving can have a go at Dominique Ansel's scrumptious Extra Silky Pumpkin Pie.<p>It's subtle and smooth …

The Only Easy Mac and Cheese Recipe You'll Need

No need to buy the boxed stuff anymore—this will become your new go-to for busy weeknights. Our oh-so-easy macaroni-and-cheese recipe takes just 20 …

Cooking

Million Dollar Pound Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. (The butter will become a lighter yellow color; this is an …

Next Week's Meal Plan: The 5 Recipes I've Been Dreaming About All Summer

Every once in a while, I get a week free from obligations — calendar or budget — and can just choose recipes that are new, enticing, or have just …

New Technique Enables Safer Gene-Editing Therapy Using CRISPR

Technique could help overcome obstacles to treating life-threatening disorders such as cancer, HIV and Huntington's disease

Genetics

The FDA Has Never Approved a Drug Like This in Its 111-Year History

This cancer drug produced data so incredible that the FDA approved it immediately for a specific genetic mutation, regardless of cancer location.<p>The …

Administrative Law

Why White Bread Might Not Be "Bad" for You

<b>There are few foods as maligned as white bread,</b> though our cultural distaste for it has long been cushioned by the belief that it makes you sick and wan. It is <i>processed</i>, after all. Earlier this year, researchers from Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science, skeptical about this claim, grouped …

How to Make Sour Cream Pound Cake Moist and Tender Every Time

I have a lot of feelings about cake, in all its many forms. From feather-light angel food to downy squares of coffee cake or a rich and fluffy vanilla layer cake, most recipes aim for dainty airiness.<p>Not pound cake, though—it's a heavy hitter served in slabs. With a crumb as smooth as marble, it's …

10 Slimming (Yet Totally Satisfying) Recipes For Swimsuit Season

Warm weather is upon us and, like it or not, swimsuit season is here. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up good eating. Summer meals can be lighter and less caloric, but still delicious. From soups to salads to entrees, all of these recipes are light, full of flavor, and totally satisfying.<p>1. …

Luke Mangan's tempura prawn tortillas with pineapple salsa and chipotle mayo

In his latest recipe collection <b>Sharing Plates,</b> leading Australian chef Luke Mangan has delicious and easy recipes for sharing meals with friends<p>I’ve always loved cooking and preparing seafood; mind you, I’ve done my fair share of it. When I first started out at The Waterside Inn in Berkshire, …

Seafood

Why kale is everywhere: How food trends are born

Kale has had quite a run.<p>Less than a decade ago, the leafy green vegetable was used primarily for decoration on salad bars. Now kale, known for its health benefits, is so ubiquitous that even McDonald's uses it in salads. There are kale chips and kale crackers. And its appearance on Midwestern …

3 New Chicken Recipes We Can't Stop Talking About

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Roasted Shrimp & Pea Couscous Is Comfort Food for Spring

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F.<p>Whisk 2 tablespoons of the oil, lemon juice, shallot, dill, Dijon, 1/4 teaspoon of the …

Mexican Breakfast Recipes

Spice up your mornings with Food Network Kitchen's fresh takes on classic Mexican breakfast dishes like chilaquiles and huevos rancheros.<p>In Mexico, …

Beef, Black Bean, and Corn Tacos

6 Servings<p>Separate compartments are key to packing this lunch. Switch up the fixings to keep it fresh: Salsa, guac, and sour cream are all good options.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>1 Fresno chile, stem removed, seeded, finely …

The Food Lab: 3-Ingredient, 10-Minute Macaroni and Cheese

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>This macaroni and cheese—this pot of creamy, gooey, cheesy, glorious macaroni and cheese—was made with three ingredients in about 10 minutes. Seriously. That's one fewer ingredient …

6 Genius Recipes Straight From The Official Nutella Cookbook

Winter is no longer coming — it's here. So from now until the ice melts, we'll be hibernating beneath fuzzy blankets and foraging our cupboards for …

Saved Recipes

Count down through our top 50 most-saved recipes, then save them in your online Recipe Box.<p>No. 50: Ina Garten's Asian Grilled Salmon<p>Kick off the …

Cooking

Kenji's Favorite Recipes of 2016

It's been another great year of recipes at Serious Eats, both at my home kitchen here in San Mateo, and back at Serious Eats World Headquarters in New York, where Daniel and Stella have been cooking and baking up a storm. Can I just stop for a second and mention how awesome it is that we now have a …

Al Pastor Tacos with Pineapple-Jalapeno Salsa

Slice off the bottom of the pineapple and stand it upright. Remove the rind in large pieces, cutting deep enough to remove all the prickles; reserve …

Recipes

12 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes That Even Meat-Eaters Will Love

Whether you're a vegetarian yourself or inviting over some vegetarian friends and family this Thanksgiving, you'll want to be sure that there are …

Meet your new favorite oatmeal cookie recipe

Big on both size and flavor, these oatmeal currant cookies are sweetened with brown sugar and flavored with notes of vanilla and more than a little cinnamon. They may be generously sized, but plan to bake an extra batch of these reader favorites — they tend to disappear quickly.<p><b>CORNER BAKERY CAFE'S</b> …

Dessert

The New Kitchen Sink Cookie: Mookies!

When I was 10 years old, my family ditched Drake for Willie Nelson and moved from Toronto to Austin, Texas. In order to escape the 100-degree temperatures and keep my connection to the Great White North, my parents decided to send me to Onondaga Camp in Miden, Ontario. I loved everything about camp …