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Learn to make Vietnamese beef pho in record time

Read our interview with Andrea Nguyen, author of <i>The Pho Cookbook</i>, and after your brain is primed for a steamy bowl of beef pho, learn how to make a …

Curl Up With a Cup of JFK's Favorite Chowder This Winter

It doesn't get more New England than this.<p>Even before our current 24-hour news cycle, the public was fascinated by the First Family's daily routine. According to the <i>Boston Globe</i>, a young women with disabilities wrote to JFK asking what he liked to eat. "Please reply to her," Kennedy's secretary …

25 Stress-Free Christmas Dinner Recipes

A stress-free Christmas dinner? Easy peasy. From roast beef tenderloin with red wine sauce to rum cake, these tested and perfected recipes won't let you down -- and many of them can be made ahead of time so you can relax on the big day. Merry Christmas!<p><b>1. Roast Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine …

Chinese Steamed Pork Buns (Char Siu Bao)

We've perfected char siu bao for the ultimate at-home recipe<p>Make the dough: In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine the yeast …

How to make the *PERFECT* chocolate chip cookie (no matter how you like 'em)

While we’re always in search of the perfect chocolate chip cookie, most of the time we settle for whatever kind we can find fastest. Let’s be real …

Irresistible Italian Cheese Plate, The Perfect Cheese Platter

Italian Cheese Plate<p>Take your next Italian Cheese Plate to an entirely new level with an irresistible selection of italian cheeses, heavenly prosciutto and a few delightful twists. This recipe is all about reinventing the traditional cheese platter just in time for Christmas with a few techniques …

Try this diner-style roast beef hash recipe for dinner tonight

Sometimes you just want to keep it easy on a weeknight, especially when it comes to dinner. Hash is simple and no fuss — it's a one-pan comfort food that you can flavor any of a number of ways using a few ingredients from the store, or leftovers still hanging out in the fridge. For diner-style …

Espresso caramel shortbread bars

Last year I shared a recipe for these peppermint bark cookies which are, to this day, my very favorite christmas cookie. They are possibly the easiest concept to exist in cookie land but they are just <i>the</i> best. Since sharing the same cookie recipe over and over again probably wouldn't win me many …

Dessert

13 Delicious Recipes You Can Make In A Dutch Oven

Dutch ovens are the secret to hearty cold-weather meals.<p>Slow cookers might be the appliance everyone thinks of when the season turns chilly, but Dutch ovens are the real workhorses of any cold-weather kitchen.A Dutch oven is basically just a large, heavy cooking pot, but they’re good for anything …

A shrimp dish so easy you’ll turn to it time and time again

Recipes featured in this space are often tweaked to save a step or two, but we’ve added an extra one here — with your convenience in mind.<p>Shrimp With Spicy Cashew Sauce builds on a seafood stock. But who keeps that in their pantry? The simple fix: Make your own, in the time it takes to prep the …

17 Christmas Candy Recipes That Will Kick Cookies to the Curb

It seems like Christmas cookies take center stage around the holidays, but they’re not the ONLY sweet treat you should be having this time of year. Sure, there’s some adorable bite-sized holiday sweets you can make with the kiddies and there’s always no-bake holiday desserts for the lazy hostess …

10 Best Brunch Recipes For Holiday Houseguests

The big feast is behind us, but there are still hungry houseguests to feed. Treat your company to a homemade brunch, from an elegant spinach and cheese strata to muffins bursting with fresh blueberries.<p><b>1. Spinach & Cheese Strata</b><p>This elegant brunch strata -- really a savory bread pudding with …

Twist on this classic Thanksgiving side

Asparagus and I weren't even on speaking terms. I was rude and would walk quickly by any time I saw it displayed in the produce department or served in a buffet. I'm now ashamed of my previous conduct and extend my sincerest apologies to this vegetable I hated much of my life. I'm so thankful my …

Recipes

This Foolproof Roast Turkey Recipe Will Even Impress Nana

Did you take on the responsibility of roasting a whole Thanksgiving turkey for the first time this year? Deep breaths — we’re here to walk you through a delicious, foolproof turkey recipe that yields the most spectacular results to wow your guests. Our perfect combo of olive oil, fresh citrus, …

17 Fall Crock Pot Recipes That Are Easy & Totally On Point

When fall foods start to hit the grocery store shelves, my dinner game gets pretty imaginative. I mean, there's nothing more inspiring than a …

30 Days of Recipes: A Quick-and-Easy Meal Planner for November

With the holiday season upon us, many of us would do well to conserve our time and energy, and nowhere is that more appropriate than in the kitchen. When it comes to party planning, you can definitely find some good lazy-girl holiday dinner options, and you can also save time with quick and easy …

These 21 Truly Scary Netflix Movies Will Scare The Pants Off You This Halloween

There are times when you want to watch a family-friendly spooky movie—and then there are times when you want to watch a horror film that will freak …

Horror

20 Movies You Should See Before Awards Season

This is your movie cheat sheet for the rest of 2016.<p>After a summer of mediocre blockbusters and a lot of (unnecessary) sequels, awards season is finally upon us! Theaters will be flush with top-notch films and you'll be able to spend Friday nights watching something more worthwhile than <i>Suicide …

The Best Chili Recipe Ever

The Best Chili Recipe Ever<p>Updated on January 12, 2016<p>Here is the recipe for the best chili you will ever eat. Yes, I know all of the arguments about …

Recipes

MLB moves games from Puerto Rico due to Zika concerns

<b>(CNN) —</b> Worries about the Zika virus have led to the relocation of two Major League Baseball games from Puerto Rico to Miami, MLB officials announced Friday.<p>The two-game series between the Miami Marlins and the Pittsburgh Pirates scheduled for Puerto Rico was moved after a number of players on each …

13 Live-Action Fairytale Movies That Miraculously Don’t Suck Fairy Balls

In a couple of days, Hollywood will unleash its latest fairytale movie on the world. <i>The Huntsman: Winter’s War</i> is the followup to <i>Snow White and the</i> …

How to Turn Pot Roast into a Month's Worth of Sunday Dinners (& Then Some)

Beef pot roast is a wonderful thing: With little more than time, you transform a relatively inexpensive hunk of meat and a handful of ingredients into a meltingly tender, satisfying dish. But why limit yourself to thinking of pot roast as an end? <b>Instead, approach it as a beginning to a series of</b> …

50+ Best-Ever Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

Because a brunch fit for a queen is just what Mom deserves!<p>From Country Living

9 Recipes for Your Favorite Thai Takeout Dishes

Thai takeout without the wait.<p>Give a man a Seamless account and he’ll eat Thai food for a day. But teach a man how to make Thai food and he’ll eat …

Weeknight Red Curry

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>"Curry" rhymes with "hurry" for a reason. A few shortcut ingredients yield a gently spiced, deep-flavored sauce that’s ready in under an hour.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large shallot<p>6 garlic cloves<p>1 2-inch piece ginger, peeled, cut into pieces<p>2 …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

Healthy Biscuit Recipes

These petite quick breads aren't difficult to master and always taste just right.<p>1 of 17<p>Healthy Biscuit Recipes<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 17<p>Biscuit Mix<p>3 of …

Shakshuka Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Store Eggs<p>Eggs should keep a consistent and low temperature. This is best achieved by placing their carton in the center of your fridge. …