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9 Fatty Foods That Could Help You Lose Weight

It’s no secret that fat is making a comeback. Now a new study shows that a low-carb, high-protein, high-fat diet helped subjects lose weight, build …

20 Awesome Game Day Eats!

September brings cooler weather, changing leaves, and for many fans, the return of America’s favorite sport: <b>Football!</b> Gather ’round, invite over a …

4 Kinds of Trendy Pretzels to Make Now

Here, four delicious pretzels to make now.<p>According to food industry consulting firm Technomic, successful "flavor trends" evolve along a predictable …

15 Great American Road Trip Recipes

If you've ever taken -- or dreamed of taking -- a road trip across America, food was probably a big factor in your planning process. It's important to make sure you get your fill of all the classics -- like beignets in New Orleans and hot dogs in Chicago -- as you cross this vast country.<p>America is …

How to Make Teriyaki Sauce at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Stephanie Le from I Am a Food Blog is pulling back the curtain on teriyaki sauce, and revealing that you only need 5 ingredients to make it</i> …

Lemon-Basil Mojito

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 5 mins<br>• Total Time: 5 mins<br>• Yield: 1<br>• Category: Cocktail<br>• Cuisine: Cuban<p>★★★★<p>4 from 2 reviews<p>Light, herbal, refreshing …

9 DIY Jams to Make Now

Right now we’re in the midst of a bounty of summer fruits. Sadly, it won’t last forever. Here are nine sweet and tart jams to make now.<p>Right now …

10 Ice Cream Recipes to Make with a Food Processor and a Mad Genius Tip

Here, 10 delicious ice creams to make this summer.<p>In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W’s Justin Chapple proves that you don’t need special …

The Zen of Gumbo

“Gumbo started it all,” says New Orleans chef and empire builder Donald Link.<p>“Gumbo started it all,” says New Orleans chef and empire builder Donald …

Tempeh Kebabs with Homemade Barbecue Sauce

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Tempeh gets its time to shine -- on the grill.</i><p>In general, I prefer tempeh to tofu. It's nuttier, denser, and more filling; it has the texture and chew that tofu …

How to Make Beer Can Chicken

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: It may look a little silly, but the flavor of this beer can chicken</i> …

Lobster BLTs

Lobster BLTs.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 16, 2014 106<p>I.have.no.words.<p>Well. That is untrue. And untrue statement. Since when don’t I have words? I always have …

How to Make All-Natural Barbecue Sauce, from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Fire up the smoker -- Phoebe Lapine of Feed Me Phoebe is sharing a wholesome barbecue sauce for ribs, chicken, and everything in between.</i><p>My friend …

Braised Short Rib Tacos

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A deeply restorative meal, born entirely of the freezer.</i><p>After a weekend away and some heavy-duty …

Puff Pastry Breakfast Egg Tarts Recipe

The ultimate breakfast tart: buttery crisp blitz puff pastry and melted cheese form a decadent base for a gently cooked egg and roasted tomatoes.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>This recipe uses blitz puff pastry which is easier to make than traditional puff pastry and still produces tender buttery …

How to Make Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Pops at Home

<i>All week long, our very own Jennifer Steinhauer from Weeknights with Jenny will be sharing recipes from her new book Treat Yourself: 70 Classic Snacks You Loved as a Kid (and Still Love Today). Follow along to win one of five copies we’re giving away -- and to take a trip down memory lane.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

coconut brown butter cookies

I realize that most people don’t go to the City Bakery or their green Birdbath outlets for coconut cookies. They come in droves to load up on the …

Peppery Ribs From 'The Homesick Texan's Family Table'

Authentic smoked ribs are a challenge for those of us living in small apartments with little outdoor grill space. Blogger <b>Lisa Fain</b> shares this sentiment but refuses to give up barbecue ribs. Instead of worrying about a grill, she builds smoky flavor by using smoked paprika and chipotle chile powder …

5 Steps to Creating Your Own Barbecue Sauce

Want to make a signature sauce? Learn the basics and then go crazy. You’re only limited by what’s in your pantry.<p>Want to make a signature sauce? …

Melty! Salted Caramel Hazelnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

June 1, 2014<p>Oh my gosh I couldn’t stop eating these cookies! I gave a few to my mom and I was going to give the rest away too, but then… I opened the …

7 Ways to Rethink Cheesecake

Whether rich and dense or silky and light or somewhere in between, cheesecakes come in many different styles<p>Whether rich and dense or silky and light …

The Secret Ingredient for a Perfect Burger Isn't What You Think

Sriracha? Kimchi? Lovage? Fermented fish flakes? None of the above. A hyper-experimental cook learns the hard way.<p><i>Sriracha? Kimchi? Lovage? Fermented</i> …

Why a Meat Expert Chooses Gas Over Charcoal

No charcoal, no wood, no judgments. Just delicious, easy, artisan-worthy food from one of America's most influential young butchers.<p><i>No charcoal, no</i> …

221 Summer Recipes

Home > Recipe Roundups > 221 Summer Recipes<p>May 26, 2014 // 2 <i>Comments »</i><p>Happy unofficial first day of summer! Although the calendar states that the …

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved Most This Month

We always look to our friends when we’re not sure what to cook, and that goes especially for dinner parties. Menu-planning in packs makes us feel safe, thorough, supported.<p>That’s exactly why, once a month, we’ll be looking to you for advice: These are the ten recipes you loved most this month that …

Bacon Pineapple Burgers with Candied Jalepenos and Sweet Chili Mayo

Bacon Pineapple Burgers. (or maybe… OMGburgers)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 23, 2014 86<p>The real question here is… what do you even do with yourself after eating …