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3-Ingredient Cocktails Everyone Should Know How To Make

It really doesn't take much.<p>There's a golden ratio to making the perfect cocktail, and it only requires three ingredients.<p><b>It's 2:1:1</b> (two parts liquor, such as gin, one part tart, such as lemon juice, and one part sweet, such as honey) -- that's how you make the delicious Bee's Knees, by the …

Plumbing the Depths of Miso Soup

Massachusetts has seen strangely little snow this year. But when I woke up at my parents' house in South Hadley one recent morning, lacy flakes were falling swiftly from a gray-white sky. I was headed to South River Miso, in the town of Conway, that day to meet the founders, Christian and Gaella …

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

7 Tips for Cutting Down On Food Waste from Tom Colicchio

Tom Colicchio may be better known as Padma Lakshmi's smooth-headed counterpart on Top Chef or as a James Beard Award-winning chef, restauranteur, and author. Now he has a new title under his belt: protector of produce.<p>Yesterday we spoke with him about food waste, a topic near and dear to him, at an …

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13 Amazing Recipes for Fall Produce

From carrots and cauliflower to sweet potatoes and squash, there are so many tasty fruits and vegetables this time of year -- and endless ways to prepare them.<p><b>1. Cauliflower Purée with Thyme</b><p>This cauliflower purée is creamy and comforting, and it just happens to taste remarkably like mashed …

The Food Lab: Foolproof Onion Rings

Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. I hope you enjoy it.<p>At their physical core, onion rings couldn't be more different from fried fish. But at their philosophical core, they are one and the same. In each case, the goal is to prevent the …

What to Do With Pizza Dough (Besides Make Pizza)

You can do a lot more with pizza dough than make pizza. Check out these recipes for stromboli, flatbreads, and more.

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40 Recipes that Are American as Apple Pie (and Burgers and Pancakes and Wings)

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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>Today: Tomatoes, corn, zucchini! Tomatoes, corn, zucchini! Summer's best refrain, on repeat.</i><p>One of summer's perfect pairs, fresh tomato and basil, were …

Recipes

11 Pasta Sauces That Hold the Tomatoes

<i>Header image: Basic Garlicky Spaghetti from CHOW</i>Dear marinara,We promise there's nothing wrong with you. You're there for us when we need you most: …

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The Food Lab: Super-Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

Here's another recipe excerpted from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science! I've been getting requests for my take on buttermilk biscuits for <i>years</i>, so I decided to spend a few weeks perfecting my recipe for the book. My version comes out tender and crisp, with tons of …

If You Only Learn One Cake Recipe, Let it Be This One

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Can you count to 4? Great! You know a fantastic cake recipe.</i><p>My mother makes the best birthday cakes. …

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9 Cold Noodle Recipes for Hot Days

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>When the weather gets hot, the hot get slurping. All across Asia, summer tends to be a humid, sweltering affair. Sadists might …

Recipes

29 Chorizo Recipes Because It Makes Everything Taste Better

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9 Classic Cookies: Tested and Perfected

Look no further for the best cookie recipes. From chocolate chip to simple sugar, these classic cookies have all been tested, perfected and family-approved.<p><b>1. Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies</b><p>With two secret ingredients, these chocolate chip cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the …

Super Easy Cool Whip Cookies

These Cool Whip cookies only require four ingredients! With cookies this easy, there's no excuse not to whip up a batch of cookies for any occasion.<p>Did you know that you could use Cool Whip to make COOKIES? I know, it sounds like crazy talk, doesn’t it? And better than the use of Cool Whip is the …

I Dip, You Dip, We Dip: Our Best Dips and Spreads

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11 Best Vanilla Cake Recipes

A good slice of vanilla cake is one of the finer things in life. Check out these 11 recipes for the best vanilla cakes and you’ll forget that …

Dessert

9 Greatest Granola Recipes: From Basic to Paleo-Friendly

Dear $12, 8-ounce Bag of Granola:Never. Again. We will never be fooled by your clever branding, your sexy packaging, your do-goody health claims. You …

Breakfast

9 Orzo Recipes That Make Perfect Picnic Dishes

<i>Pictured: Celery and Olive Orzo Salad recipe from CHOW</i>When you’re packing a picnic, the last thing you want to take along is something that needs …

Cooking

9 Meals to Stir-Fry in a Wok

Woks are impeccably suited to the vigorous tossing that these 9 dishes require -- and in them, each leafy green and piece of tofu is cooked evenly without splattering sauces throughout your kitchen. Over time, your wok will become well-seasoned -- and so will you, at whipping up delicious dishes in …

Food & Dining

9 Crowd-Pleasing Shrimp Dishes

These flavorful shrimp dishes are a guaranteed hit at any dinner party and are easily prepped ahead of time. Buttery, grilled, roasted, and even …

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7 Reasons to Make Rice Pudding Tonight

It's time to talk rice pudding. That old-timey favorite that Mom used to make. Here are some options for new spins on an old favorite!

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17 Sauces for Chicken Wings

Whether you go the classic buttery hot-sauce route or the sticky fruit-glazed or Asian-sauced route, hot wings are the ultimate messy finger food. …

9 Chocolate Pies That Will Rock Your World

If you’re the kind of person who would always choose a slice of pie over a piece of cake, then it doesn’t get much better than a big slice of …

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10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…