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Dinner Rush! "Everything" Chicken with Cream Cheese-Parsnip Puree

Cool thing #247 about working on a TV show: craft services.<p>In the world of TV production, long days on set means little time for meal breaks, so the …

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: John Besh's New Orleans

View John Besh's Neighborhood Guide in a larger map<p>A Louisiana native, John Besh has made a name for himself as a successful chef, but he's also been a steadfast champion of New Orleans. A fan of old-school New Orleans cooking, Besh is as passionate about the food from his favorite spots as he is …

Shake Shack Opening in Austin Next Year

Good news, Austin: you're getting a Shake Shack. The acclaimed burger joint will open its first location in Texas in late 2014 on the corner of South Lamar and Treadwell, next to the renovated Alamo Drafthouse.<p>According to the press release, posted in full on Eater Austin, the menu will feature all …

Serious Entertaining: Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups for a Crowd

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I'm not going to try to pretend to take credit for this genius idea—I saw it late the other night during my daily pre-bedtime bath (not to be confused with my daily post-wake-time bath) on the foodporn sub-Reddit and …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

The 10 Cheeses Every Man Must Try

The cheesiest taste test ever<p>Sure, you know there's more to cheese than Kraft slices and Velveeta logs. But walking through the gourmet cheese section of your supermarket can be daunting. There's everything from fresh to aged, sweet to stinky, spoonable to hackable. Throw in all the milk …

25 Pumpkin Desserts To Eat This Fall

Too soon? Never.

10 Austin Restaurant All-Stars

These Songs Could Have Changed Your Life: The Best Rejected Songs of the Millennium

In which 20 Grantland writers wipe their eyes, put on their headphones, take a walk, and attempt to process the most egregious omissions from the …

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A century-long debate: are 'intelligent' people less likely to hold religious beliefs?

Over most of the past century, researchers have been trying to determine whether there's any link between religion and intelligence. The studies haven't all come to the same conclusion, but a group of researchers led from the University of Rochester decided to look at a large number of them …

Ricotta Cake with Fresh Berries

4.5<p>4.5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 6 to 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>45 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour<p>A light ricotta cake topped with macerated …

How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and the perfect caramel ratio, you can make</i> …

Recipe Of The Day: Peach Cake

There's a lot to love about peach cake (like all the peaches and cake!), and even more to love about upside-down peach cake. Upside-down cakes not only mean a beautiful fruit-filled presentation, but also an awesome naturally-flavored syrup that layers the top of the cake. This peach cake recipe …

Austin’s Guide to Cheap Eats

Is NOLA America's Hottest Food City?

School Lunch Project: Veggie Mac & Cheese Thermos

<b>Are you looking for more delicious ways to send veggies to school?</b> Look no further. This creamy delicious soup is one your kids will love.<p>I really like sending warm school lunches. I've filled my kids thermoses with lasagna, spaghetti, rice, soups... and they are typically very receptive. <i>On the</i> …

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Caramelized Onion, Gruyere + Pepper Bacon Whole Wheat Pizza

In a large bowl, combine water, yeast, honey and olive oil. Mix with a spoon, then let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add in 2 cups flour and …

Are Japanese Animal Doughnuts the New Cronut?

Grid View<p>Japanese animal doughnuts<p>These are <b>Japanese animal doughnuts</b>, which according to Kotaku are called "doubutsu doonatsu" (????????) in Japanese. They are simultaneously adorable and absolutely insane, so here, without comment, the facts about animal doughnuts: animal doughnuts are the …

Secret Eats: 7 Hidden Gardens in Austin

Bacon and Egg Sandwiches with Pickled Spring Onions

4 Servings<p>This version of an egg sandwich, from Austin's Noble Sandwich Co., uses quick-pickled onions (proof that pickles make everything taste better), Sriracha mayonnaise to bring the heat (a dash of hot sauce would also do the drink), and arugula for brightness and bite.<p>April …

25 Ways to Use Sriracha

Blood pressure drugs may help Alzheimer’s, study suggests

Patients who took a certain type of blood pressure medication got measurable relief from worsening Alzheimer’s symptoms, too, researchers reported on Thursday.<p>It’s the latest in a series of studies on the effects of various blood pressure drugs on the fatal and incurable brain disease, which is …

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Dating in a Texting World

Just about everyone who's in a relationship uses their mobile phones to communicate plans, feelings and emotions, and sadly, even break up in a text message.<p>Sharon Jayson reported on a recent survey provided to <i>USA TODAY</i>, conducted by online dating sites JDate and Christian Mingle. This included …