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24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

From mapo tofu to jerk chicken, here are 24 spicy recipes guaranteed to make you sweat.<p>If you haven't figured it out already, we're big spice fiends here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. So fiendish, in fact, that we're dedicating an entire week to foods that tingle our tongues, light our mouths on fire, and make us …

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How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

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7 Style Mistakes That Men Need To Stop Making

If you don't commit any of the 

following then good on you, but if you do, it's time to retire those square shoes and pull on some 

tailored trousers.<p>Square shoes are the most prominent style of oddly shaped dress shoe but not the only style. 

The other is the pointy dress shoe. Take a moment to …

Joanne Chang's Hot and Sour Soup

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A Chinese restaurant classic strips off its winter coat, and you get the post-holiday soup you've been waiting for.</i><p>Hot and sour is what we hanker for when we're …

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Best Budget Destinations for 2014

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Conditions are perfect for visiting these near- and far-flung, culture-rich locales: Price-wise, 2014 is their year. Dipping hotel rates, new attractions, and some perennially affordable sights and eats make these …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Brussels Sprouts, In Season in December

Tips on buying, storing, and cooking Brussels sprouts, in season in December<p>Earthy, nutty-tasting Brussels sprouts get a bad rap because they are so easy to overcook, resulting in a mushy texture and pungent aroma. When cooked properly, these little cabbages are crisp-tender, with a pleasant crunch …

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Roasts for Your Soon-to-Be-Legendary Holiday Dinner

Centerpiece-worthy roasts for your soon-to-be-legendary holiday feast<p>Whether you build your feast around a chile-laced pork shoulder or an iconic prime rib, nothing says holiday like one of these magnificent roasts.<p>Meet Your Butchers<p><b>Taylor Boetticher</b> and <b>Toponia Miller</b> run the Fatted Calf …

Feijoada Is Basically The Best Food On The Planet

"This is a dish of bold temptation and prompt surrender for carnivores" as told by chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz! Leticia hails from Rio de Janeiro with an expertise in traditional Brazilian cuisine. Vegetarians beware.<p><b>Serves 8–10</b><p>8 ounces carne seca (dried meat)<p>1 pound pork shoulder, cut into …

The Perfect Beurre Blanc Recipe

Yes, it's French — but don't let that intimidate you. Alex Hitz's simple, classic sauce makes anything and everything taste better.<p>Beurre Blanc — it's nothing short of magic. Honestly, at this point in our yearlong relationship, I feel as if I can share a closely guarded culinary secret with you: …

How Readers Cooked Our Cider-Brined Pork Roast from October 2013 Cover

We gave you the recipe for a big, fat, ribby pork roast with everything warm and wonderful to usher in the fall season—and you cooked and shot it gorgeously<p>A while back, we asked you to cook Cider-Brined Pork Roast with Potatoes and Onions, the recipe that adorned our October 2013 cover. For …

This classic French dish, made so popular by a certain Ms. Julia Child, is the kind of stew that can earn marriage proposals. RECIPE: Slow Cooked Boeuf Bourguignon - http://thekitc.hn/HfI9zr

30 CrazySexyCool Recipes That TLC's T-Boz, Left Eye, and Chilli Would Love

TLC's new biopic CrazySexyCool debuted on VH1 last night, so we collected some recipes that T-Boz, Left Eye, and Chilli would love<p><i>CrazySexyCool</i>, the biopic on girl group (and, we discovered in a meeting this morning involving "Waterfalls"-esque shoulder moves, <i>Bon Appétit</i> favorite) <b>TLC</b>, debuted on …

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Discover The Best Spice Blend For Vegetables

This spicy, savory mix elevates the taste of anything you shake it on<p>Here’s something you’ll never see in a professional chef’s kitchen: plastic shakers of store-bought spice mixes. You’ve likely seen commercials for these steak seasonings, rubs, or herb blends. Maybe you’ve even purchased a …

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Quinoa Salad with Hazelnuts, Apple and Dried Cranberries

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: Quinoa, in a new season's couture.</i><p>WHO: Darksideofthespoon is a an ex-pastry chef married to a chef -- needless to say, her …

Wall Street Analyst Crams 700 Years Of Data Into 12 Charts 'You Can't Ignore'

"The starting point of any financial analysis must surely be a consideration of the economic cycle: not just where we stand within the current cycle, but more importantly, where that cycle fits within broader economic history," writes Paul Jackson in his final note to clients in his role as an …

Got the Munchies? Sate Your Hunger with These 20 Recipes

A majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana—so we've collected 20 recipes to help pot smokers deal with the munchies<p>For the first time ever, a national poll has shown that a majority of Americans—58 percent, in fact—favor the legalization of marijuana. Which means that, if the rest of the …

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Chinese Egg Tarts Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> To remove tarts from pan, run a butter knife along the sides of each tart. Tilt pan and gently slide a small offset spatula beneath the crust to release.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes …

The Food Lab Lite: Five Ingredient Smoked Salmon and Potato Salad

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe …

10 Ways To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

<i>By Jessica Levine for Men's Health</i><p>If you don't fast-forward commercials, you've seen this one from Zicam: A pretty woman daintily sneezes into her elbow when out of nowhere a snot-nosed monster of a cold is chasing her. "That first sneeze. You have a pre-cold," the voiceover says. She runs. He …

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

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25 Ways to Use Beer

Oktoberfest may be over in Germany, but we’re continuing the celebration for the rest of the fall (and maybe even winter). Beer is a year-round …

How to Make Pickles, Kimchi, and Other Fermented Foods

How fermented foods aid digestion, which chefs across America are making them, and how to make fermented grape soda, kimchi, and carrot pickles at home<p>Culinary inspiration can come in unlikely forms. For <b>Cortney Burns</b>, co-chef of Bar Tartine in San Francisco, it started with a doctor’s …

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12 Tips for Perfect Fried Chicken, Plus a Master Recipe

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Makes about 60 Servings<p>Baking wings yields crisp skin without the mess and constant tending of frying. Divide the wings between our two sauces, or double one sauce recipe and use it on all 60 wings.<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Buffalo Sauce<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted<p>¼ teaspoon cayenne …

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Coconut Quinoa

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 50 min<p>This recipe, with its double dose of coconut, is a quinoa game-changer.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon virgin coconut oil<p>1½ cups quinoa, rinsed well<p>1 13.5-oz. can unsweetened coconut milk<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Heat oil in a …

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Coconut milk is a pantry staple that adds richness and luxury to everything it touches - these recipes prove it. 17 Absolutely Delicious Ways to Cook with Coconut Milk - http://bit.ly/14YpSjd

Potato Salad, Hold the Mayo

Sure, potato salads with creamy, mayonnaise-based dressings have their place, but when you want something with a lighter and brighter flavor, try …

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

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17 Recipes for Oktoberfest—i.e., They're Great with Beer

From schnitzel and sausages to cabbage and pretzel, 18 recipes for food that goes great with beer—for Oktoberfest or whenever you like<p>Oktoberfest: A time of beer, beer, and more beer, right? While there's a lot beer, there's also a lot you probably never even knew about this German brewfest. …

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