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How to Drink and Snack Like an Italian on Vacation

There will be spritzes, and there will be nuggets of milky mozzarella di bufala.<p>The Italians understand that you can’t have drinks without snacks, and you can’t have snacks without drinks. But when you’re on vacation, both the snacking and the drinking should be easy with a capital “E.”<p>A spread of …

Onions

This Japanese Scrubbing Brush Makes Washing Dishes a Total Joy

From someone who truly hates doing the dishes.<p>Replacing the kitchen sponge when it gets gross and crusted over with bits of old food is a stupidly simple task, and yet I somehow always convince myself I “don’t have time” to do it. It’s the same logic I invoke to ignore similarly mundane tasks like …

Cast Iron Skillet

Skip the Store: How To Make Copycat RX Bars at Home!

RX Bars are the meal replacement bar of the moment. Thanks to a streamlined ingredient list that just so happens to be compliant with a certain …

Dessert

These 5 Cheese Plates Are Perfect, So Copy Them Exactly

We did the pairing work for you—all you need to do is buy the cheese.<p>A great cheese plate surprises us, not just in that “I found a new cheese that I love” way, but by transforming how we think about the world of cheese, and ultimately, ourselves. Is this is a ridiculous amount of power to cede to …

Gruyere

Here’s How to Host the Ultimate At

It’s that time of year! Warm weather is on the way, and one of the world’s most well-known horse races is around the corner. The Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve is a chance to bring out a stylish outfit, say cheers with a traditional cocktail, and feast on some mouthwatering Southern …

Cooking

Sausage Meatballs and Spaghetti | America's Test Kitchen

The fennel seeds can be coarsely ground in a spice grinder or using the bottom of a heavy skillet. Use a light touch when rolling the meatballs to …

Audio Mixing

James Bond's Scrambled Eggs

• Break eggs into a bowl, beat with a fork and season with salt and pepper<br>• In a small, heavy-bottomed pan, melt 4oz of butter<br>• Pour eggs and cook over a …

Breakfast

65 Easter Dinner Recipes That Aren’t Just Ham

Consider the lamb chop.<p>Another year, another scramble to find new Easter dinner recipes. Abandon the 30-year-old ham recipe that’s as predictable as the bunny, or better yet—skip the ham. Roast a leg of lamb, duck breasts, or even chicken instead. We have everything you need to make appetizers (use …

Cooking

Booze + Soda + Bubbly Wine = All You Need for These 6 Spritz Recipes

And a glass, I guess.<p>There’s nothing wrong with an Aperol Spritz—like red nail polish, <i>The Great Gatsby,</i> or the early work of Britney J. Spears, it’s classic for a reason. And that reason is: It’s perfect. Prosecco, Aperol, club soda, an orange wedge. No night that began with an Aperol spritz has …

Recipes

No-Potato Cauliflower Hash Browns Are Your Favorite New Breakfast Side

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Using a box grater with medium holes, grate half a head of cauliflower over a small mixing bowl to make cauliflower rice. Here’s …

You Can Carve Ina Garten's Zucchini Pancakes Recipe Onto My Tombstone

By Alyse Whitney<p>The world needs to know about these 5-ingredient veggie-packed pancakes.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the zucchini pancakes recipe that associate web editor Alyse Whitney just couldn't live</i> …

Cooking

Restaurants and Bars Will Pop-Up All Over Again in Downtown Detroit This Spring

<i>Can’t get enough Detroit restaurant intel? The</i> <i>EaterWire</i> <i>is your guide to all the food industry news hits you may have missed.</i><p>March 6<p><i>COMING ATTRACTIONS —</i> Downtown Detroit is trying to capitalize on the popularity of the winter downtown holiday market by bringing it back for the spring and summer. …

These 10 Fast Sides Turn a Frittata into Dinner

While it's easy to associate frittata with breakfast or brunch, I'll argue that the Italian omelet makes an even better dinner. That's because it's …

Food

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

9 Fantastic Metro Detroit Fish and Chips Destinations

There’s really nothing quite as singularly satisfying as digging into a fresh batch of <b>fish and chips</b>. Breaking open that first salty, crunchy, fried fillet reveals that steamy interior of flaky, white goodness and the surrounding layers of golden batter.<p>For something seemingly simple, it’s a …

Country Ham and True Sawmill Gravy

Just add warm buttermilk biscuits<p>The thing about country ham: you don’t have to cook it much if you don’t want to. The highest-cured Southern country hams (sometimes aged as long as eighteen months) can be thinly sliced and eaten raw, like prosciutto. Even the inexpensive packaged slices of pre-cut …

Healthy Dips You Can Make with Basically Any Vegetable

Your Super Bowl snack plan is here.<p>Super Bowl Sunday definitely doesn't need to be a day for healthy eating, but we can still add a few more veggies to the spread. The best place to sneak them in? A couple healthy dips. There's a lot to love about this easy roasted vegetable dip recipe: the …

Food

Step Aside, Subway Tile—Penny Tile Is the New Classic

Both classic and graphic, penny tile is an impactful choice for the kitchen and bath, as these six examples show.<p>Known for being an economical, easy-to-install tile, the penny tile—so named because of its round shape—has been around for more than a century, but is now experiencing a resurgence in …

Interior Design

Crispy Brussels Sprouts With Miso Dressing Recipe - Health

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F with a rack in upper third of oven; line a large baking sheet with foil. Cut brussels sprouts in half …

Brussels Sprouts

T Bone Burnett’s Smoking Southern Playlist

Let the Texas-Born music legend get your soundtrack started with his ideal lineup<p><i>“The Glow-Worm”</i> <br>The Mills Brothers<p><i>“Devil Got My Woman”</i> <br>Skip James<p><i>“God’s River”</i> <br>Emmett Miller<p><i>“Ode to Billie Joe”</i> <br>Bobbie Gentry<p><i>“Wade in the Water”</i> <br>The Staple Singers<p><i>“Nights When I Am Sane”</i> <br>Mickey Newbury<p><b>“</b><i>Lazy River”</i> …

Chicago Blues

Chef John's Sourdough Starter Recipe

"Here's part 1 of my 2-part recipe for sourdough bread. It takes 4 days to make the starter, but there's really not much to it other than 'feeding' …

Baking

What Is Sous Vide Coffee and Why Should I Try It?

Between the third wave coffee boom and baristas treating coffee drinks like craft cocktails, it’s an exciting time for the caffeinated-obsessed. At …

Coffee

Butternut Squash Fritters With Cilantro Yogurt

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a small bowl, combine the flour, cumin, turmeric, ginger, ½ teaspoon salt, and several grinds pepper.<p>Step 2<p>In a large bowl, …

These Crispy Chicken Thighs Are the Only Way to Start the Year

By Alex Delany<p>Chicken thighs, with garlic-honey, are here for the first Rent Week of the year. Breathe. You're in a safe space now.<p>My wallet is not doing well. To be completely frank, it's more depleted than my iPhone's battery after a new software update. That’s what the holidays do; they strip …

Cooking

5 Food Trends We're Predicting for 2018

The food trends we need in our lives, from wine bars to humongous tortas. Emphasis on those tortas.<p>Unlike the real world, there was plenty to be excited about in the food world in 2017—from a beautiful little burger in Charleston, SC to the wood-fired Maine bagels that stole Julia Kramer’s heart. …

New York City

15 Vegan Instant Pot Recipes That Make Weeknight Cooking a Breeze

Cooking

The 15 most popular Instant Pot recipes of 2017

Pinterest is a treasure trove of delicious recipes, including everything from basic dinner meals to specialty desserts, drinks and snacks. It’s easy …

Cooking

Duck and Lentils: Deep Flavor for the Depths of Winter

I like beans all year round, but I especially appreciate them in winter. A plate of pinto beans studded with hunks of smoky, long-cooked bacon, for me, is a special feast. Or cannellini beans stewed with olive oil and herbs, or a steaming bowl of spicy black bean soup. I’m a lentil fan, too. I like …

Food Preservation

Eggs Benedict for a Crowd

12 servings<p>We tackled every element of the classic eggs Benedict recipe to optimize it for a crowd. Poaching eggs in advance. A hollandaise that will stay luscious for hours. A tray of perfectly toasted, buttery muffins. Yep—it’s all here. This recipe comes together in under an hour and much of it …

Breakfast

Crispy, Creamy Latkes Owe It All to the Fat They're Fried In

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Every Jewish family has a different take on latkes. Some are flat and lacy, while others are thick with substantial chew. …

Latkes