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The weekend cook: Thomasina Miers’ pancake recipes for Shrove Tuesday (and Valentine’s Day)

Valentine’s Day and Shrove Tuesday are only a few days apart this year, so if the thought of curling up and munching delicious food with someone you fancy is your idea of the perfect night, read on. Whenever you choose to eat today’s dishes, I hope you’ll like them as much as I do: one features a …


8 Romantic Date Night Dinners

Pull out the candles, pick out a Netflix movie, and send the kids to Grandma's house. It's the biggest date night of the year! Avoid the crowds and over-priced restaurant menus and whip up one of these easy and delicious dinners instead.

1. Grilled Spice-Rubbed Beef Tenderloin Filets with Chimichurri



In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.

In another bowl, beat the eggs and then whisk in the milk and …


Building the Perfect Sandwich Is All About Architecture

No one can accuse Bon Appétit‘s restaurant and drinks editor Andrew Knowlton of being wishy-washy. The man has some strong opinions about food and drink, and he’s not afraid to share them. In the July issue of Bon Appétit, Knowlton gets nostalgic about the simpler, better burgers of yore—he’s had it, …


12 Ice Cream Secrets From Ben & Jerry's Flavor Gurus

As a kid growing up in Waterbury, Vermont, Kirsten Schimoler was a regular on the Ben & Jerry’s factory tour. Now, after getting a food science …


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5 Things You're Doing Wrong With Food

These quick and easy fixes can make a big difference in your health.

1) You're peeling kiwis. Kiwis are an excellent source of vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, and DNA-repairing antioxidants, but if you're still peeling the skin off, you're missing out on a lot of the nutrition value. Recent studies …

The Food Lab: Make Your Own Just-Add-Hot-Water Instant Noodles (and Make Your Coworkers Jealous)

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DIY Thai Coconut Curry With Shrimp Instant Noodles
• DIY Instant Noodles With Vegetables and Miso-Sesame Broth
• DIY Spicy Kimchi Beef Instant Noodles
• DIY Chicken and Dill Instant Noodles

Thinking back on it, I must have cooked more instant ramen than any other food in my life (with the …


9 Useful, Good Housekeeping-Approved Cooking Tricks from the 1920s

Most of the clever cookery timesavers women used a century ago don’t translate to today. The idea of serving breakfast cornflakes from a glass …


25 Tomato Recipes for the Height of the Season


Making Crispy Traditional Pickles Like a (c)Rockstar

Note: Recipe shows batch of 30 lbs pickling cucumbers. Small batch recipe is included at the end.

Choose cucumbers that are young and still have their bumps and ridges. They should be very firm, and the sooner you can begin fermenting after they have been picked from the vine, the crisper your …


6 Ways to Make Ice Cream Without a Fancy Freezer

Screw ice cream machines! Grab a freezer bag, a coffee can, or some liquid nitrogen, and get ready to eat your weight in sundaes. Here are six ways …

Ice Cream

Asparagus Ribbon and Whipped Ricotta Pizza | How Sweet It Is

Back in the summer of 1996, there were only three things you could find me doing.

Watching scary movies with my best friend when no one was home and …


Make fancy, fresh, free-form herb crackers at home! It's easier than it sounds, trust us. http://www.chow.com/food-news/148552/how-to-make-free-form-saltine-crackers


I don't remember when I first heard about whipped feta. It crept into my culinary consciousness, thanks perhaps to Gaby, or Jessica, or Ina herself. …

Spicy Orecchiette With Tuna, Peas, and Lemon

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Meat Lite: Spicy Orecchiette With Tuna, Peas, and Lemon

Orechiette is loaded with meaty canned tuna and bright, sweet peas, then gets slicked with chile-infused olive oil in this lightning-fast, super-simple weeknight dish.

Why this recipe works:

Fresh and flavor-packed …


Buttermilk Hushpuppies

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One Bowl Baking: Buttermilk Hushpuppies

These fried cornmeal batter nuggets are crunchy on the outside and moist with buttermilk on the inside. Finish them with a spicy cayenne remoulade sauce on the side.

Notes:For varying salt preferences, I've offered a range. I suggest …


11 Things You Might Not Know About Cheese

Happy National Cheese Lover’s Day! Whether your thing is cream cheese, fancy cheese, spray cheese or night cheese, when it comes to this dairy …


11 Desserts That Changed the World

1. The Pastries That Cost Santa Anna His Leg

In 1838, a French pastry chef living near Mexico City claimed that Mexican army officers had ransacked …

Cool Stuff

I Sure Can't Wait To Eat 3-D Printed Pizza!

Just like mom used to make!

Some people are skeptical that 3-D printing is the right tool for every job in every context, but not the creators of The Foodini! It's a bold new robotic chef out of Spain that "prints" "pizza."

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How to Poach Fish -- Dinner Ideas

Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist Camille Becerra is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.

Today: How to


Chocolate-Orange Cheesecakes

Can an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Help You Lose Weight?

Just in time for eat-healthy resolution season, a brilliantly simple plan that produces big results

It doesn’t have a cute name, nor does it promise …


Snickerdoodle Banana Bread

Ok, this post is going to be a short one because I am scheduling it in advance. By the time you read this, we will have driven approximately 800 …

Banana Bread

The Ultimate Sausage Breakfast Buns

When I was in third grade, I broke my arm and my collarbone, becoming the first person in my family to ever break a bone, a distinction I was quite …

Third Grade

Why Do We Blame The Obese For Their Obesity?

Last month I attended a talk given by biologist Dr. Jeffrey Friedman at the much beloved NYC-based lecture series, Secret Science Club. Friedman, a 2010 Lasker Award recipient, was there to discuss the research that culminated in that prestigious award—his discovery of the hormone leptin and its …


3 Healthier Mac and Cheese Recipes

This usually indulgent dish gets a better-for-you makeover

Whether it comes from a stovetop or a microwave container, mac and cheese is the ultimate …


Lobster Bisque from Alex Hitz

An elegant and luscious soup is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season and pay tribute to the comforts of tradition.

When I was growing up in Atlanta, Christmas was about concerts. That's because my stepfather, Robert Shaw, conducted at least 12 of them every year, including a festival of …


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