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Zuni Café's Roast Chicken for Two

<b>Zuni Café</b> chef <b>Judy Rodgers</b> says she "couldn't have foreseen how successful" her <b>roast chicken for two</b> would become when she added it to the San Francisco restaurant's menu in 1987. The "circumstances and the inspiration collided" in the creation of this dish: Zuni had just put in a wood-fired brick …

How Short Ribs Make You A Better Cook

If you're looking for a restaurant-quality meal you can make with ease in your own kitchen, short ribs are the answer. This flavorful cut of meat slowly cooks down into a dish so tender you could eat it with a spoon. (Bonus: for a meal with so much flavor, short ribs are perfectly affordable, too.) …

Wine Tasting in the Un-Hamptons

The 40 mile stretch of land from Riverhead to Orient, also called the North Fork, is decidedly the un-hamptons, as the locals will proudly tell you. This is Long Island wine country, which is currently witnessing a wine revolution of sorts. The winemakers and growers here don't seem to bother with …

Taste Tour: Chicago's Best Restaurants

Hurricane Sandy Wire

A 37-year-old Portugese restaurant in Central New Jersey has re-opened for business, 10 months after being shut down by Hurricane Sandy. South River's <b>Portuguese Fisherman</b> partially re-opened in December, but repairs continued in the ground-floor dining room (which was inundated with seven feet of …

America's Best New Restaurants 2017

TheHot 10<p>Food should be inspiring. Food should be innovative. And yes, food should be delicious. But more than ever this year, we decided food should be <b>fun</b>. Thanks to these ten fine establishments, this year was hands down the best time we’ve ever had while choosing the country’s <b>best new …

7 Clever Gadgets That Will Change Your Life

Clever devices to make your life easier.<p>These smart tech devices do things you might never have thought possible — or even imagined — until now.

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Dessert

DIY: Modern Mothballs (No Chemicals Included)

Summertime shouldn’t be synonymous with the pungent smell of mothballs, but for anyone lucky enough to have a summer house, it too often is. People …

DIY: Bug Repellent Balm

I have a very serious vendetta against mosquitos and a few select summer insects, so I’ve decided to embalm myself in a force field of rosemary, …

Meatball Problems: The 8 Most Common Mistakes

<b>By Danielle Walsh, Bon Appétit</b><p>It seems like every Italian grandmother has her own secret for the perfect meatballs. Some soak their breadcrumbs in milk. Some use a special blend of herbs and spices. Some combine different types of meat for that oh-so-perfect texture. But if you're not a nonna, …

The Easiest And Best Way To Grill Fish

Whole. And no, you're not going to eat bones.<p>Most people assume grilling fish is a pain in the ass. Isn't it always sticking to the grate and falling apart? How do you know when it's done? And ugh, what about the BONES?<p>Now look: Would your faithful summer grilling correspondent be here telling you …

Seafood

Cockpit Chronicles: How Airline Crew Meals Get Made (VIDEO)

Let's face it: when we talk about airplane food, we're usually complaining about how bad it is. Cockpit Chronicles, a web series by American Airlines co-pilot Kent Wien, finally got us thinking about airline food in a different light: the crew has to eat it too. And beyond that, the flight …

Classic Italian Dessert Recipes (PHOTOS)

We all know that Italians have mastered the art of pasta. And when it comes to pizza, we owe a lot to them as well. But the Italians aren't only masters of savory foods, they know a thing or two when it comes to dessert recipes too. Without Italy, we would all be deprived of gelato. And the lack of …

Top 10 Barbecue Grills

Back in the good old days, Dad would wheel the grill out of the garage, fill it with charcoal, douse the briquets with lighter fluid and start a glorious fire to cook our Fourth of July meal. While many grillmasters today still extol the virtues of charcoal, others enjoy the convenience of gas …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Gelinaz! Food Event Features Male Chefs, Topless Women

This weekend the international food event <b>Gelinaz!</b> took place in Ghent, Belgium. For an event that got some heat for not having very many women involved — just one — there sure were <b>a lot of boobs on display</b>. To kick off the event four topless women in masks carried out timbales; the spectacle seems …

The Best Ribs Are the Ones You Make in the Oven

<b>Prepare the baking sheet.</b> Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil. Fit a wire cooling rack on top. Lay the ribs on top of the rack in a single …

BBQ

Watch a Preview of A Chef's Life, a New Series on PBS

James Beard Award semifinalist <b>Vivian Howard</b> (of Kinston, North Carolina's <b>Chef & the Farmer</b>) gets the documentary treatment in the upcoming PBS show <i>A Chef's Life</i>. The 13-episode series follows Howard and her husband <b>Ben Knight</b> as they run a farm-to-table restaurant in "one of the <b>poorest Congressional</b> …

Knife Skills: How To Trim Skirt Steaks

The first step to great food is great knife skills. Check out more Knife Skills this way!<p>More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Unless I'm going for a big, juicy, dry-aged ribeye, the skirt steak is my favorite cut for grilling. It's got a …

A Genius Recipes Cooking Class

We've been talking about Genius Recipes on the site every week for the past two years -- now there's a chance to come cook (and eat!) some of the greatest hits together, and learn some new techniques that will change the way you cook.<p>Although they’re beautiful and informative to look at and cook …

Recipes

Temporary Food Tattoos: Show Your Culinary Love, Just Not Forever (PHOTOS)

We love food tattoos around here. How much? Well... let's just say some of us might even have a few of our own. But we know that not everyone is so bold, or so willing to commit to a particular food design for life. If you're not ready to take the plunge, but want to give something a try, we (and …

Watch Zimmern Talk Getting Fired by Thomas Keller

Here's the latest episode of <i>Vice's</i> web series <i>Munchies</i>, which <b>Andrew Zimmern</b> themes "people who either fired me or didn't hire me." The video kicks off with an anecdote from the apparently kind of rough year he spent at <b>Thomas Keller's Rakel</b>: "[Keller] and couple of other guys found me drunk from the …

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing in a Jar

<i>Every Friday on Food52, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Tara O'Brady from Seven Spoons makes homemade ranch dressing in just three simple steps: mix, shake, and stir.</i><p>I have personal rules when it comes to …

Jalapeño Jam Recipe

<b>Read more: Sauced: Jalapeño Jam</b><p>Ingredients3/4 pound jalapeño peppers, stemmed (seeds removed for a more mild jam)1 pound green bell peppers, stemmed, seeded, and roughly chopped6 cups granulated sugar1 1/4 cups cider vinegar1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice from about 2 lemons1 teaspoon Kosher …