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Your New Favorite Chicken Recipe

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. There are whole swaths of New York City in which Peruvian chicken is as important a …

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Corned Beef Recipes To Make For St. Patrick's Day

No more store-bought!<p>First, let’s just set the record straight: corned beef does not involve corn. Corned beef is just a cured piece of brisket that has been salt-brined. The reason corn is part of the name is because the old British word for grain was corn (i.e. a corn of salt).<p>Next, you should …

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How to Roast a Chicken Three Ways

Chicken can seem boring to some, but we see a blank culinary canvas, letting your seasonings and preparation technique take center stage. Find out …

The Radical Sandwich Kings of New Orleans

Chef and co-owner Mason Hereford brings a certain Dr. Frankenstein glee to every dish he makes, though it's the chicken-fried steak sandwich that arguably ranks as his greatest creation. His "bird sauce" riffs on a spicy mayo dip served at a New Orleans fixture called McHardy's Chicken & Fixin' in …

20 Essential Books to Prepare You for What's Next

A handy reading list featuring not-so-speculative dystopian fiction, political memoirs, and cautionary tales from Nazi Germany.<p>One of the many stark differences between the 44th and 45th Presidents of the United States is their attitude toward literature. Barack Obama has credited books as his …

25 mouthwatering foods to eat in India

India's cuisine reflects its vast population and landscape.<p>There's meat bathed in rich curries, fried dough covered in chutney and yogurt, and almost every spice you can imagine.<p>From sweet, syrupy desserts to hearty kebabs, we've rounded up some of the best dishes to eat throughout the country.

The Pans That French Mamas Use Instead of Cast Iron

You might know the French brand Mauviel for its top-of-the-line copper cookware, the stuff of wedding registries and shiny, rose-colored, dream-kitchen dreams.<p>But one of their lesser-known lines, called M'steel, deserves a foot in that spotlight, too: The French-made, commercial-grade pans are made …

How to Make Korean Fried Chicken Wings at Home

Since the late 1990s and early 2000s, Korean Fried Chicken, which is said to have been invented by one of two Korean restaurant chains (Pelicana Chicken and Mexican Chicken), has expanded from its Seoul origins to achieve international recognition. And it's no wonder why: Doused in a salty-sweet …

The Cheaper, Tastier Cuts of Meat Your Butcher Really Wants You to Order

Forget filet mignon and rib-eye—these cheap-and-tasty cuts are going to be the star of your next meal.<p>So you finally decide to visit that cool new butcher shop—the one that’s breaking down whole animals that sound like they had a better childhood than you did—but the meat case is full of a bunch of …

Branzino Mediterranean Recipe

"This simple, healthy, and delicious Mediterranean fish, also known as 'Greek Sea Bass', should be cooked whole. The cavity of the fish can be …

Build your own Amazon Echo using a Raspberry Pi for $60

Amazon’s Echo is a nifty little gadget that’s powered by the company’s Alexa voice assistant and listens for voice commands to do things like order your groceries, update you on the weather and play your favorite tunes. The only problem is, it costs a pretty penny — $180 to be precise.<p>Thankfully, …

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Pork Chops with Dill Pickle Marinade Recipe

"Marinate center-cut pork chops in the pickling liquid of store-bought dill pickles: sounds strange, but it's a winner!"<p>Ingredients<p>4 center cut pork …

The Dry-Age Shortcut: How to Fake 45 Days in 48 Hours

Meet koji, the miracle grain that's going to change your steak game forever.<p>You could shell out $75 for a 45-day dry-aged rib eye, and then even more for the bottle of red that goes with it. Or you could—stay with me—make it for yourself, at home. Look, dry-aged meat is amazing and certainly worth …

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The Secret Ingredient For the Best Tuna Salad

This unsung source of flavor brings the heat<p>Tuna packs a powerhouse of protein—about 41 grams in a can. The problem is that most people just toss the stuff with some mayo and choke it down.<p>With a few additional ingredients, you can whip up a tuna salad you not only want to eat, but crave. Watch the …

9 Genius Shortcuts for Speedier Weeknight Dinners

Genius Recipes aren't <i>always</i> about quick and easy, lightweight, 2-ingredient cooking hacks. Sometimes, when it's worth it, they take the slow boat (see: oven-roasted vodka sauce, no-knead pizza, broccoli cooked forever). I'd also like to point out that there are 25 ingredients in this hamburger, and …

How to buy perfect avocados, according to a food scientist

You're at the grocery store, and you want to buy an avocado.<p>How can you tell whether they're perfectly ripe and delicious, and not bitter or overripe?<p>…

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The 7 New Rules of Car Buying: How to Shop in Today's World – Feature

There are few truly bad vehicles for sale today, but, when there are more models boasting more whistles and bells than ever before, that doesn’t make car shopping easy. Even if you’re car savvy, you can still make an uninformed choice or get a bad deal. And the wealth of resources for information …

The Unlikely History of Tandoori Chicken (and a Recipe)

Tandoori chicken has become an incredibly popular, ubiquitous item on the menus of Indian restaurants, and it's easy to understand why: The bright orange glow from the turmeric, the cardamom, cumin, and cloves that coat the chicken and fall into a sauce sopped up with basmati rice and naan are very …

These Affordable Enthusiast Cars Prove We're In A New Golden Age

Despite all the fuel economy and safety regulations forcing engineers and designers into corners, right now is a glorious time for gearheads. Here …

The Ultimate Southern Fried Chicken

This fried chicken from chef Shaun Doty of Bantam + Biddy in Atlanta is a no-fail, no-fuss version of classic fried chicken with a perfectly crunchy …

A food scientist explains how to make the crispiest fried chicken in the world

But, according to a food scientist, one surprising ingredient could do the trick: vodka.<p>That's what J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, managing culinary director of food-enthusiast site SeriousEats.com, found after hundreds of experiments in the kitchen.<p>The reason vodka is the ideal ingredient for a fried-chicken …

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How to Care for that Fancy Carbon Steel Pan You Just Bought

Not cast-iron. Not stainless steel. Not nonstick. Here's how to use a carbon steel pan.<p>If you have a cast-iron skillet or two, and you know how to season it, and how to clean and maintain it—you're finally ready for a pan upgrade. Meet: The carbon steel pan.<p>Similar to the cast-iron but with a few …

Buy This Craigslist Suzuki Supermoto Because It's A Great Bike And A Better Ad

I know two things when Craigslist ad starts with “Hey there junior badass, ever feel like there’s a caged animal trapped inside of you?” First, the …

Every Coen brothers movie ranked from best to worst

In their early days, only Joel was listed as a director, but that was because of guild rules that didn't allow multiple directors to take credit for one movie. But both of them were doing the work.<p>Since making their feature directorial debut in 1984 with "Blood Simple," the Coen brothers have …

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The Perfect Vodka Soda Is an Art and a Science

From the proper glassware to the right club soda, there are rules to this classic cocktail.<p><i>Bon Appétit editor in chief Adam Rapoport is particular about his cocktails. Despite seeming simple ("You've got your liquor and you've got your fizzy stuff"), there are a few very important elements to keep</i> …

The Secret to a Tender (Not Tough) London Broil

Make London broil you actually want to eat (not one that you want to bury in the backyard).<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Rhonda Perrett confesses majorly overcooking a London broil to</i> …

The NYC Blizzard Bagel Challenge, 2016

Tasting Notes<p><b>Barney Greengrass</b> ($14, 14 ounces) – Of this venerable Upper West Side institution, everyone agreed the tomatoes on the sandwich were sweet and juicy, though "the lox were slightly less flavorful" than some others. The bagel itself was particularly good, with a decent amount of cream …

Best Quesadilla Recipes

Quesadillas have been a staple of Mexican cuisine since colonial times. Cooks take pliant corn tortillas made from masa flour and fill them with a …

The 10 Best Scotch Whiskies Under $40

Last summer, Eater took a look at the best affordable whiskeys under $35. The list was open to all whiskey categories, and ended up quite bourbon-dominant. Only one Scotch made the original list, The Glenlivet 12.<p>Here, the focus is entirely on the best affordable Scotch, with a slightly elevated …

The Secret Ingredient For Amazing Guacamole

You've been making it wrong this whole time.<p>You might not agree with what you're about to read, but you shouldn't sleep on it.<p>The best guac you'll ever taste is reliant on that often-criticized condiment, mayo—but only a small, undetectable spoonful. Before you squirm, remember that mayo lends a …