Bari Smith

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This Is the Best Way to Cook Chicken Breasts, According to a MasterChef Champ

As a frugal 20-something living on my own in the Big Apple, I'm practically the poster child for "ballin' on a budget" — especially when it comes to grocery shopping. While picking out my weekly staples, I usually just grab whichever meats are most affordable for the sake of giving my wallet a …

These 6 Vegetarian Chili Recipes Are Pure Comfort Food

Chilly weather and chili are pretty much synonymous with one another. We're convinced that whoever coined the name for this stew must have been a fan …

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Why You Should Braise Your Beans (& 6 Ways to Make Them Dinner)

Most people appreciate beans for their brusque, no-nonsense nutrition; they are healthful, packed with iron and fiber, and, most importantly, they are always <i>there</i>. No matter your mood, no matter your level of hanger, no matter your astrological symbol, beans are always waiting, patiently, in your …

5 Unspoken Rules Your Restaurant Server Wishes You'd Follow (You'll Get Better Service if You Do) | Inc.com

<i>What unwritten rules do restaurant servers wish patrons would abide by? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Maxwell Arnold, former sous chef, restaurant manager, waiter, and busboy, on</b> …

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These are the best New York City restaurants where you can eat for under $40

New York City has no shortage of world-class restaurants, but many are too expensive for those who don't make six-figure salaries. Still, there are plenty of high-quality options that offer reasonably priced meals.<p>Each year, the judges of the Michelin Guide award the title of Bib Gourmand to their …

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15 Warm and Tasty Stews You'll Want to Cozy Up With

When you picture yourself on long crisp nights, wearing cozy pairs of socks and sitting under a blanket, do you also see a bowl of hot, steamy, hearty stew with you? That's exactly why we've rounded up a list of 15 Latin-inspired guisados, stews, and estofados that'll satisfy your need for a warm …

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10 Chefs' Tips for Upgrading Slow Cooker Recipes

Your slow cooker food doesn't need to be bland and boring. These tips will transform the way you think about Crock Pots.<p>Slow cooker recipes can be mushy bombs sometimes, but they don't have to. We've all had a watery, bland soup or an overcooked chicken "casserole"—and those dishes were victims of …

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Apple Desserts

From iconic apple pie to more inventive granita, these incredible apple desserts are fresh, comforting and impossible to resist.

Dessert

Rachel Roddy’s recipe for aubergine, tomato and ricotta bake

By the time I arrived, Gisella, along with her sister and mother, had already peeled 30 kilos of tomatoes, which were draining in large sieves, steadily depositing pale red drips into the bowls beneath. Temperatures have remained doggedly around 45C (113F) in Sicily this last week, so steady too …

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This Indian Butter Chicken Is the Perfect 30-Minute Meal

There's something magical about picking up some spicy Indian takeout and pouring yourself a cold glass of Riesling on a night when you really don't …

Butter Chicken

A picture-perfect castle for sale just outside London

Could this be England’s smallest castle? Well, not quite. But it might be the most practical.<p>Starborough Castle isn’t the smallest castle we’ve ever …

England

10 Easy Sheet Pan Chicken Dinners To Make Right Now

I have a no-fail formula for easy weeknight dinners: chicken + any veggie + my trusty sheet pan. Whether you go for skin-on or a boneless, skinless …

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The Best Lobster Rolls in the Mile High City

Summer and <b>lobster rolls</b> go together like peanut butter and jelly so it makes sense that in the middle of July, even in landlocked Denver, one would seek out the best version of the east coast staple. Seafood centric staples of the Mile High City like the two decade old Jax Fish House or the three …

Lemon Juice

Garlic Bread-Grilled Cheese Combines Two Beautiful Things

When two classics become one.<p>Back when Dominique Ansel shot to fame over his Cronut, I couldn’t help but think I had missed a marketing opportunity. Not long before, I invented my own wildly delicious hybrid carb: <b>the garlic bread grilled cheese.</b> (Is “invented” an appropriate word for something that …

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This Tool Makes Homemade Butter in a Flash

Homemade butter in a beautifully designed glass vessel. Not the giant wooden thing they used in the old days.<p>More kids should churn butter. That’s how it was in the old days. “Hey! Charlie! Go churn some damn butter!” Maybe I’ll get my son Grif to do that one day, but I actually do like to make my …

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How Portland, Maine Keeps Getting Cooler

There's a lot more than lobster rolls and L.L. Bean totes.<p>In the last few years, as the city's various industrial no man’s lands have given way to breweries, speakeasies, concert venues, and upscale boutiques, Portland, Maine has become New England at its prime: innovation without the altered …

New England

It's Official: These Are the Best Foods to Fight Bloating

Pretty much everyone has experienced bloating at one point or another. Not only is it uncomfortable, but stomach bloat can also change how your …

The Top 10 Inflammation-Fighting Foods

Don't make over-the counter anti-inflammatory medication your go-to solution. Choose this all-natural solution instead.<p>When you have a headache or …

7 Bucket List Restaurants to Try From Master of None

<b>Warning: Spoilers ahead.</b> Season 2 of <i>Master of None</i> starts out in the Italian food capital of Modena, where Dev Shah (Aziz Ansari) is finishing a …

Cloud Eggs: The Latest Instagram Food Fad Is Actually Centuries Old

They're seemingly unavoidable on Instagram these days: photos of bright yellow egg yolks nestled in a fluffy bed of egg whites, like the sun framed by billowy clouds. They're called cloud eggs, and they're pretty enough to look like a taste of heaven ... which is probably why people are obsessively …

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This asparagus lasagna is perfect for spring

Here in the 21st century, most produce is available year-round — even if it needs to come to us from afar. But we happen to be in the midst of asparagus season, when the toothsome veggie is at its absolute best: local, fresh and delicious.<p>Typically, asparagus is cast as a scene-stealing supporting …

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5 Cocktails for Your Boozy Brunch Menu

To help prepare you for a summer filled with friends and brunching, we reached out to our <b>Culinary Content Network</b> of food bloggers for their favorite …

Cocktails

Jerk Chicken, Rum Punch, and More Awesome Caribbean Grill-Out Recipes

Here’s how to borrow the secrets of boldly-spiced Caribbean jerk chicken for your next summer grill-out.<p><b>Sarah Kirnon</b> has been making fiery jerk chicken and sweet plantains since before she could drive. Growing up in Barbados with her grandmother, Miss Ollie, and nine other family members, she …

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101 Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

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Roads Less Traveled: Wandering Guajataca's Mystical Forest, Caves and Hidden Beaches

Light catches on the water at Guatajaca Lake in Puerto Rico. (Photo: Luis Marin)<p>Puerto Rico isn’t particularly large when it comes to overall …

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Mexican Breakfast Recipes

Spice up your mornings with Food Network Kitchen's fresh takes on classic Mexican breakfast dishes like chilaquiles and huevos rancheros.<p>In Mexico, …

Dinner Will Never Be Boring or Tedious With These 25 1-Pot Latin Recipes

Sometimes you get home after a long day at work and the idea of cooking a complicated meal, dirtying up several dishes and pots, and spending hours chopping and mixing is just way too much. That's when these one-pot recipes will be your saviors. They are all definitely delicious and packed with …

29 Cheap Things To Treat Yourself To Right Now

No need to unload your entire paycheck.<p><i>The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

14 *Garlicky* Good Dinner Recipes

You’ve mastered the genius garlic-peeling hack, so it’s time to put those mad skills into action! Garlicky aioli dipping sauce or infused olive oil makes a tasty appetizer or snack. But how about some entrees to round out that menu? Garlic has a way of bringing out the best in both chicken and …

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