Alan Karlin

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This Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce Is Comfort Food at Its Best

Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven or large skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion, celery, and carrot, and cook until the onion is …

Cooking

Here's The Ultimate Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

Become a true breakfast master.

Breakfast

10 Cuban Recipes Straight From Abuelita’s Cookbook

Recently in my small NYC apartment, I've started feeling very nostalgic for the sun-filled, lively Miami days I had growing up. My family is crazy, hilarious, functional in the most dysfunctional of ways, and, most of all, loving – which is all to say, we are Cuban-American. Led by grandparents who …

Recipes

My Lip-Smacking BBQ Ribs & the Secret Spice Blend That Makes Them Sing

Some people like to meal prep; I don't. Or rather, I don't know that I have the dexterity or mental wherewithal to plan a week's worth of groceries for myself. I'm much too disorganized, much too lazy, and—living in New York City without a car—<i>much</i> too weak to carry more than a single eggplant home.<p>…

BBQ

Foolproof Spaghetti Carbonara | America's Test Kitchen

Warm the Bowl<p>To help the sauced pasta stay creamy longer, warm the mixing bowl (and the serving bowls).<p>Drain the cooked spaghetti in a colander set …

Italian Food

5 Exceptional Mail-Order Meat Companies, Because #America

Soon, Americans across these here amber waves will partake in one of the country's great annual traditions: blowing things up and eating …

BBQ

Paul Hollywood’s Best Tips for Baking Bread

Paul Hollywood has a lot to say about bread—and those blue eyes make us listen!<p>He’s the “silver fox” judge on the Great British Baking Show, author …

Baking

Coffee Science: How to Make the Best French Press Coffee at Home

A French press is often treated like Jason Segal’s character in Forgetting Sarah Marshall. He’s actually the one you want, but people tend to flock …

Coffee

25 Chinese Recipes that are Better than Takeout

It's worth making dumplings and kung pao chicken at home<p>All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

Seven Essential Cuban Restaurants in Los Angeles

There are just 50,000 Cuban-American in the LA area, but there are an unusually high number of Cuban restaurants between LA and Orange County, and many of them are very good. However, it’s likely that many places tone down traditional flavors in an attempt to reach a wider audience. Great Cuban …

Cream Cheese

Chocolate Sherbet Recipe

79<p>6<p>For those of you wondering what the difference between ‘sorbet’ and ‘sherbet’ is, a sorbet has no dairy or eggs in it, and sherbet is usually made …

How To Make Lemonade from Scratch — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

The 25 Best Coffee Roasters in America

What does it take to be one of the best coffee roasters in America? To some critics, it’s innovation — the willingness to throw “rules” by the …

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Burger Blends

There are two main things you need to know about burger blends: First off, more expensive isn’t necessarily better. (Wagyu, for example, is totally …

9 Travel Apps That Will Save Money

With so many apps on the market today it can be difficult to find the best. Luckily, we sifted and sorted to find the top money-saving (and even …

Transcendental Meditation with James Cahaney [Podcast]

Embed from Getty Imagesdiscuss the TM technique and the many benefits it has from celebrities, corporations and how it can contribute to World …

Bourbon-Chile Barbecue Grilled Chicken

This year, we're kicking off grilling season with our recipe for the ultimate barbecue chicken. Chicken is marinated in a homemade bourbon- and Thai …

BBQ

Korean Kimchi Chicken Udon Stir Fry

Thick and chewy udon noodles stir fried in kimchi butter with juicy slices of chicken thigh, crispy crumbled bacon, spicy kimchi, seasoned with a …

Chinese Rib Tips: Fall Apart Tender Takeout-Style

Today I’m going into full dad mode to educate you all about pork rib tips––as in the cut of meat and my recipe for fall-part tender, Chinese Takeout …

Shrimp Bibimbap Bowl (Korean Rice Bowl)

There’s nothing quite like a bowl of flavor packed shrimp, fresh vegetables, seasoned rice, all topped with an ooey gooey egg to make you feel good …

60+ Popular Restaurant Dishes — Hacked!

From Magnolia Bakery's classic vanilla cupcakes to Red Lobster's addictive Cheddar Bay Biscuits, we've rounded up the best restaurant copycat recipes. (Some even come straight from the source!) Keep reading for 68 tempting options, but be warned: you're about to get very, very hungry.

Cooking

11 Pro Secrets for Growing the World’s Sweetest, Tastiest Tomatoes

What says summer better than a big, ripe and very juicy tomato? Gardeners have been growing there delicious fruits and enjoying their goodness for a …

How to Deep Clean Your Gas Grill, According to an Expert

For many of us, summer is synonymous with grilling. What isn’t always inherent in that: cleaning said grill. This decrustifying process may not be …

Saltimbocca alla sorrentina

Chances are, if you know anything about Italian food, you’ve heard of <i>saltimbocca alla romana,</i> veal scallops sautéed in butter with prosciutto and …

Italian Food

Char Siu (Chinese Barbecue Pork)

Recipe Notes<p>1. The light soy sauce adds a touch more salt to the marinade, the balance I like. But it's fine to use all light soy sauce or all …

Pizza Sauce Recipe | How To Make Pizza Sauce Step-By-Step Video

Wash the tomato and pat them dry. Blend the tomato in a food processor to make a chunky paste. Set aside.<p>Heat olive oil in a saucepan.<p>Add chopped …

15 Italian Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re not an Italian nonna with decades of pasta-making experience, these classic recipes make an excellent (and relatively simple) introduction …

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Recipes

Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that I see no reason whatsoever for bottled dressings.”<p>Once again, we can’t help …

Julia Child

12 groups of companion plants to make your vegetable garden thrive

<b>Some plants help each other enormously, while others hinder their neighbors – use this cheat sheet to ensure harmony in the vegetable plot.</b><p>There can …