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The Best Recipes You'll Find on the Back of the Box

Call me basic, but my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe is the one that’s printed on the bag of Nestle Toll House chocolate morsels. Classics are …

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 …

BBQ

Canada Can Pry "Grilled Cheese" from Our Cold, Dead Hands

The next time you threaten to leave the U.S. and make a run for the Canadian border, just ask yourself, is it worth having to order a “sandwich au …

swiss chard pancakes

I read about French farçous pancakes for the first time on Friday morning and by lunchtime I was eating them. As my usual process of funneling the …

Top Indian artist found dead in Mumbai sewer

Police detain suspect after street cleaner finds body of Hema Upadhyay, renowned contemporary artist whose messy divorce made tabloid headlines in India, alongside that of her lawyer<p>A renowned Indian artist whose works depicted Mumbai’s dark underworld has been found floating dead in a city …

India

14 Warming Thanksgiving Soups That Just Might Steal the Spotlight

Soup may not be the first thing that leaps to mind when you think of Thanksgiving dishes, but why shouldn't it? We love a good, nourishing soup on most <i>other</i> frosty late fall/early winter days—one that infuses the whole kitchen with smells of simmering onions and spices and just begs you to cozy up …

The 75 All-Time Best Chocolate Recipes

You're welcome.<p>We're clearly just a tad chocolate obsessed over here at HuffPost Taste. While there will always be room in our hearts (and in our stomachs) for all the kinds of foods that are available to us, chocolate holds a special place. The quantity of content on our site dedicated to this …

12 Recipes That Will Make You Ditch Your Plans

There are some nights you want to <i>hit! the! town!</i>—to grab drinks with friends, pay too much money for not-good-enough food, and fall asleep without changing into your pajamas.<p>There are other nights when you'd rather ignore those text messages or play sick. You want to sneak your feet into wool socks …

Cooking

How to Turn 1 Batch of Caramelized Onions into 5 Dinners

I will never forget my first taste of caramelized onions.<p>I was 23 years old, and some dear friends had made an extra-large batch of Ina Garten’s pan-fried onion dip just for me. At this point in my culinary experience, I didn’t really <i>do</i> onions, or any kind of creamy-dip that could possibly contain …

Recipes

10 Essential Tomato Sauces

In the latest episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W’s Justin Chapple reveals a simple hack for peeling tomatoes. With that irksome task made easy, homemade …

5-ingredient chipotle chicken plus bean salad makes a great weeknight meal

Here's the perfect meal to spice up your weeknight dinner routine. Chef Craig Strong, of Studio Restaurant at The Montage Laguna Beach shares recipes for chipotle chicken and bean salad, with just five main ingredients each (minus the pantry staples). For dessert, try Gesine Bullock's 5-ingredient …

Easy, Skinny Balsamic Rosemary Chicken

This is a quick and easy recipe that never fails to please even picky eaters. Making a simple reduction sauce using balsamic vinegar, garlic and fresh rosemary creates a flavorful marinade for the chicken. It smells wonderful when baking and tastes even better when ready! <b>Each serving has 169</b> …

10 Brilliant New Cookbooks That are Inspiring the Country's Best Chefs

We asked the 100 contenders for The People’s Best New Chef about their favorite new cookbooks. Here, their top 10, ranked by level of obsession.<p>We …

Spring's Fleeting Flavors

Ramps, asparagus and fiddleheads herald the start of growing season.<p>While spring heralds outdoor fun and skimpy attire, for me it's about one thing: The start of the growing season. Early every Saturday morning, I race down to the Union Square Greenmarket eager to see what is back. It started in …

Recipes

Liege Waffles

The Liege waffle, native to Belgium and loved around the world, is a thick, crispy, sweet waffle with dough similar to brioche. They feature large chunks of pearl sugar and when baked in a waffle iron, the sugar caramelizes, creating a lovely crisp bite on the outside while maintaining a soft …

Meet the World's Puffiest Pancake

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: A way to put the "cake" back in pancake, along with a very good reason to invest in egg rings.</i><p>French toast is not toast, tuna …

Breakfast

How to Make Indian Fried Chicken

<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: Michelle Peters-Jones of The Tiffin Box shows us why it's time for Indian spicy fried chicken to take the spotlight.</i><p>Chicken 65 might have an …

Chili Powder

Stop Cooking Boring Salmon

Trust in these simple sidekicks<p>Sorry, tuna: Salmon is the new chicken of the sea. Americans now consume more salmon than they do canned tuna, according to 2013 data from the National Marine Fisheries Service.<p>That’s good for America because salmon offers a great source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty …

All About Napa Cabbage and How to Put It to Good Use

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: It's more delicate in texture and flavor than the standard green cabbage you might be used to, but this cabbage is no featherweight.</i><p>As its name suggests, napa cabbage is indeed a …

Bok Choy

Rosemary Roasted Chicken with Red Muscato Grapes

For the amount of time I have spent in the kitchen, one would think that roasting a chicken would be old hat by now. I should have dozens of roasted …

Recipes