Bennett Lum

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The Spaghetti And Meatball Recipes You Have To Try

All covered with cheese.<p>There's no pairing more classic than spaghetti and meatballs. This quintessential pasta dish gives you everything you want and need: a big plate of spaghetti, lots of marinara sauce, and huge hunks of meat (or the veggie equivalent) to satisfy your soul. It's a beautiful …

The Food Lab: How to Make a Burger King-Style Whopper Fit for The King

As far as the Big Three fast food burger chains go—that'd be McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King—I have a clear hierarchy in my mind. Wendy's wins by a red-haired country mile for serving burgers that actually taste like, well, burgers. McDonald's has its own unique flavor profile that keeps it …

5 Ways to Reinvent the Classic Steakhouse Experience

Jacobs & Co. isn't your average steakhouse.<p>The Toronto restaurant, helmed by Chef Danny McCallum, has adapted the genre's classics to guests who are more informed and conscious than ever before. The daily-changing steak menu features cuts from Alberta and Nebraska to Japan, traced down to the last …

BBQ Secrets From the Best Pitmasters in the Country

Also: their thoughts on where the tradition is headed.<p>The country's best pitmasters don't care about seasoning. They don't care if you use mesquite wood. They just want to know you understand the techniques and deeply respect the tradition.<p>"People are becoming more open-minded and barbecue lines …

Ready, Set, Go: How to Book a Last-Minute Trip

My recent flight to Taiwan was booked at 10:45 a.m. and I left later that evening at 10 p.m. It didn't seem odd to me to book and leave the same day for a vacation to Asia. My friends, however, were unable to fathom how I could pull together a trip so quickly. They wanted my "secret" tips and here …

Unexpected and Unrepeatable: How to Enjoy a Truly Authentic Travel Experience

By Eoin Bassett, InternationalLiving.com<p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and retire better overseas.</i><p>These days it's easy to get the sense that there are just no more blanks on the map. And that if there …

6 Ways to Take Buffalo Wings to the Next Level

Since today is National Chicken Wing Day, it’s the perfect excuse to make a big batch. Here, six variations on buffalo wings.<p>Fifty years ago, …

4 Things You Should Know Before Hiking Spain's Camino Trail

One of the world's oldest pilgrimage routes, the Camino de Santiago de Compostela across northern Spain is an unforgettable hiking experience. For more than 1000 years, pilgrims from all over Europe were attracted by the grave of the Apostle James the Great at Santiago de Compostela at the far …

The Rise of a Barbecue Sensation: The Story of Pecan Lodge in Dallas

Co-owner and head pitmaster Justin is easy to spot: NBA player-tall at 6'7", with steely blue-eyes and almost always sporting a tattered orange baseball cap that's patinaed with what looks to be a few years' worth of pit smoke. His partner and wife, Diane, has long, light brown hair that's often …

Your Travel Insurance Questions Answered

<i>Jordan Fischer / Flickr</i><p>Picture this: You've finally racked up enough vacation days for a momentous vacation and after months of deliberation, you've gone ahead and dropped a significant sum on plane tickets, hotel rooms or cruise fees. Flash forward to a few days prior to your departure and, for …

These Reasons Will Compel You to Start Printing Your Photographs

Forgive me for being a little nostalgic. I was brought up in the days of film, the days of one hour mini lab printing on the high street of every …

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I Was Terrified of Grilling—Until I Learned These 7 Reassuring Tips

Don't be intimidated by the challenge of grilling. These 7 reassuring tips from the chef at grill-focused restaurant St Anselm will help you face the flames<p><b>I am not afraid of grilling</b>. It's just that, well, maybe I'm a little intimidated. Let me explain: I graduated from the French Culinary …

The Many Faces of Ramen

As a Japanese fast food phenomenon, a budget meal solution, a hangover cure, and— especially recently— an upscale menu item, ramen has proven to be …

Linguine and Clams with Almonds and Herbs

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>Almonds are the new breadcrumbs. Their toasty flavor and crunch add just the right contrast to pasta.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup unsalted, roasted almonds, coarsely chopped<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

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Apricot Rice Pudding Pops

Makes 8 Servings<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup whole milk<p>3/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. canned unsweetened coconut milk<p>1/4 cup heavy cream<p>1 lemongrass stalk, tough outer layer removed, thinly sliced<p>1 tablespoon minced peeled ginger<p>1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 tablespoons short-grain rice (such as …

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Muu Satay (Thai Pork Satay)

Puree ½ cup coconut milk, lemongrass, oil, galangal, sugar, turmeric, coriander, salt, cumin, and cayenne in a food processor. Toss paste and pork in …

Barbecue Side Dishes That Totally Stole The Show

Barbecue is undoubtedly one of our favorite foods. It makes us proud to be American and we view summer as a free license to eat as much barbecue as possible. Whether it's tender brisket, fall-off-the-bone ribs or pulled pork, barbecue can do no wrong. We are to a smoker as moths are to a flame this …

The Only 5 Grill Styles You Should Buy

Because heaven help you if you're using gas.<p><b>I just moved my family to a big house in a rural area. So naturally the first thing I want to do is get myself a first-class grill. Money isn't really an object (I have a good job and have been saving for this move). The only problem is that there are a</b> …

6 Common Burger Cooking Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

We love burgers—but from choosing the wrong meat to overloading on the condiments, are you making any of these common cooking mistakes?<p>Is there anything better than the classic simplicity of a burger fresh off the grill? A good burger—juicy, flavorful, and with just the right fixin's—is summer …

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Anti-Theft Service Lenstag Can Now Help You Stop Gear AND Image Theft

We’re big fans of anybody who helps to stop gear theft, and so naturally, we’ve always been big fans of the free service Lenstag. Initially unproven, …

A Look Inside The Bag of a Hobby Photographer on a Budget

We often get to see inside the bags of professional photographers. You know, the bag that we dream of having ourselves, filled with three full-frame …

The 12 Best Easy Recipes of 2013

From a 15-minute broiled black cod recipe that will blow your guests' minds, to a comforting bowl of green chicken chile macaroni and cheese, to a revolutionary no-stretch pan pizza recipe that'll change the way you make your pies, these are 12 of our favorite, best, and most popular recipes easy …

15 Recipes That'll Change Your Mind About Meatloaf

Listen, we've all had bad meatloaf. Whether it came from the cafeteria or your loving grandmother's kitchen, too many of us have been tainted by an unpleasant meatloaf experience. It can be greasy. It can be marred by gristle. It can taste like the color gray.<p>We're here to change that. Treat your …

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Collard Greens and Sweet Corn Buttermilk Cakes With Sumac-Sour Cream

I think of collard greens as the most muscular member of the leafy green family. Indeed, even after being exposed to heat for a good period of time, the leaves remain quite firm. This, of course, makes collard greens an unusually versatile green veggie!<p>For these bite-sized pancakes, though, the …