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Why We Love Skirt Steak: Flavor, Flavor, Price

We love skirt steak because it's cost-effective and flavorful. Here's how to grill it at home.<p>There are a few reasons why we love skirt steak: It's meaty and delicious, plus about half the price of a rib eye (seriously!). If you're really looking to maximize the flavor of your skirt steak, <i>Bon</i> …

Cooking

7 Killer Corn Chowders

Here, the seven greatest corn chowders.<p>On its own, sweet summer corn is delicious. But when you add cream, something amazing happens. Here, the seven …

Cherry & Herb Salad

Heat oven broiler to high. Place chiles on a baking sheet; broil, turning as needed, until charred and tender, 4-5 minutes.<p>Transfer to a bowl and …

Cherries

Chocolate-Coconut Bars

These decadent bars are inspired by Hello Dollies, a popular Southern dessert.

Dessert

15-Minutes-or-Less Dessert Recipes

It is possible to prepare a homemade dessert in 15 minutes or less -- and here are 15 simple sweets to prove it.

64 Quick Main-Course Salad Recipes for Busy Weeknights

It's easy to love a salad packed with such familiar ingredients as turkey breast, avocado, and Monterey Jack cheese -- and even easier with no-fuss buttermilk dressing.

Simple Springtime Dishes

15 Minutes or Less Main Dish Recipes

<b>Drop the frozen meal! We know it's been a long day, but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice quality or nutrition at the dinner table. Here are our favorite healthy, delicious recipes that only take 15 minutes to make. They're just the thing for those crazy-busy weeknights.</b><p>Broken Noodles with …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies

This classic recipe is always a hit with the family.

Simple Springtime Dishes

Juicy Lucys, Frito Pies, and Other Regional Foods That Need to Be Everywhere

Like the ability to do laundry at our parents' houses during college, we take our regional foods for granted. Imagine being from Boston and not being able to yell slurs at people in Yankees hats score a lobster roll, or leaving Michigan only to discover that pasties aren't meat pies, but rather …

New England

Marinated Feta With Pan-Roasted Shishito Peppers and Olives

The first time I saw shishito peppers was in New York City's famous Union Square Greenmarket. One of the farmers, whose specialty was Asian vegetables, had a huge crate of these gorgeous little green peppers -- they looked most tempting! Since then, I've been such an avid fan of the exotic peppers …

Sauced: Ajvar (Serbian Roasted Red Pepper Sauce)

Spending a lot of time to find just the right recipe for cevapi—an uncased grilled Balkan sausage—it would have been a shame to serve it with a subpar <b>ajvar</b>—the traditional roasted red pepper sauce accompaniment. So while already at the grill, I took a shot at preparing ajvar in a few different ways …

Mac And Cheese Mistakes You Might Be Making (PHOTOS)

You know what's great? Mac and cheese. You know what's better? Homemade mac and cheese. You know what's the worst? When you spend time, money, mental and emotional effort on cooking something that you don't like in the end.<p>Macaroni and cheese can be especially frustrating to mess up because we're …

How Short Ribs Make You A Better Cook

If you're looking for a restaurant-quality meal you can make with ease in your own kitchen, short ribs are the answer. This flavorful cut of meat slowly cooks down into a dish so tender you could eat it with a spoon. (Bonus: for a meal with so much flavor, short ribs are perfectly affordable, too.) …

Clotilde Dusoulier's Strawberry Tartlets with Breton Butter Crust

<i>All week long, Clotilde Dusoulier of Chocolate & Zucchini will be sharing recipes from her latest, The French Market Cookbook, answering our questions, and giving away copies of her book to a few lucky readers. With her as our guest editor, we're feeling slightly more French -- and significantly</i> …

Baking

Soup Recipes Simmering With Chicken, Potato, Veggies And More

It doesn't matter how many bowls of chicken noodle soup you've eaten ... the next time you come down with a cold it's going to be exactly what you need. And the number of times you've had tomato soup and grilled cheese for dinner will not stop you from craving it on that next rainy, autumn evening. …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found 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>Just when we were entertaining thoughts of sweaters and pumpkin baked goods, Mother Nature decided to throw us a curve ball in the form of a little …