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The Best BBQ in Every State

Good meat, good smoke. Nail those things, you don't need a whole lot else. Gimmicks, bells, whistles—how nice, no thanks. Sauce—if any—is an …

BBQ

45 Favorite Side Dishes

1 of 45<p>Hoppin’ Juan<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 45<p>Minty Grilled Summer Squash<p>3 of 45<p>Garlic-and-Herb Chickpea Fries with Whipped Feta<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 45<p>Confetti …

Cooking

The Lobster Roll I'll Drive 2 Hours, Then Wait in a 2-Hour Line For

<i>Pack your bags! In honor of life’s most delicious highways, we give you Hit the Road, Snack, our travel guide of things to eat, see, and do this summer, from coast to coast.</i><p>When I tell people I grew up in New Hampshire, right by the coast, they tend to look at me cockeyed. "It's just under Maine," …

New England

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

10 Cauliflower Bites We Can't Get Enough Of — Recipe Roundup

I think it's pretty clear that we're obsessed with cauliflower here at Kitchn. We've turned it into rice, mashed "potatoes," pizza crust, soup, mac …

Summer Glow Bowls Are Trending, and Here Are 20 Recipes We Love

Corn on the cob and grilled veggies are great on their own, but this year we’re fired up about incorporating them into summer glow bowls. What’s a …

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

Raw beetroot-feta salad with pomegranate dressing.

RAW BEETROOT-FETA SALAD WITH POMEGRANATE DRESSING.<p>RAW BEETROOT-FETA SALAD WITH POMEGRANATE DRESSING- A BEAUTIFUL SALAD, A POP OF COLOR ON YOUR TABLE …

Incredibly Easy 9x13 Icebox Cakes Made for Summer Cookouts

And the crowd goes wild.<p>There’s nothing more refreshing than a chilled dessert on a hot summer afternoon, and these icebox cake recipes should be …

The Lemony, Capery, One-Pan Fish We Can’t Stop Eating

As a child of the Gulf South, I grew up thinking everyone loved seafood. From juicy shrimp and salty oysters to buttery catfish and tender crab, my mom and dad were pros at preparing anything that once lived under the sea. It wasn’t until later in life that I learned fish dishes could be considered …

This Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Made BA Staffers Pretty Much Lose Our Minds

That's how incredible it is.<p>Carrot cake is the best cake. Yeah, I said it. The reason it's the best cake is because normal cake is boring, and carrot cake is full of adventure in the form of nuts! raisins! spices! and, uh, carrots! Whereas many cakes are dry, carrot cake is almost always—pardon the …

Dessert

27 Life-Changers on Amazon for Under $15

These must-have items will give your life a serious upgrade, and they all cost less than a fancy sandwich.<p>Without hyperbole, changing your life in …

Anthony Bourdain’s Journey Deep Into the Heart of Trump Country: ‘I Was Utterly Disarmed’

The ‘Parts Unknown’ host discusses his upcoming West Virginia episode, why he won’t be filming in Russia and Turkey anymore, and how Trump is going …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

8 Bottles of Affordable Whiskey You Should Always Have on Your Cart

Whether you’re finally setting up that bar cart for the first time in a new place, or you’re just trying to explore the world of whiskey, it’s about …

Liquor

10 Weeknight Casseroles Packed with Vegetables — Recipes from The Kitchn

Casseroles are one of my favorite ways to load up on vegetables. They come in especially handy if you're dealing with picky eaters, who probably …

14 Weeknight Stir-Fry Recipes Under 500 Calories

Stir-fries have a lot going for them. For one, they're super easy to make—usually all you need is a pan and about 15 minutes to throw one together, …

Food

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

The life and death of Homaro Cantu, the genius chef who wanted to change the world

Between 2004 and 2016, the most inventive food on the planet, possibly in history, came out of a small restaurant in downtown Chicago. At Moto, your first course was your menu itself, which was typically printed in edible ink on a giant tortilla chip. When you finished your menu, you would be …

Public Health

These Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies Are Magical

You can thank Ella Mills for the recipe.<p>Here’s a common baking conundrum: You want to bake brownies, but you dread the temptation of eating the entire batch. Oh, and one other thing: You don’t want to share.<p>We’ve found a healthy compromise.<p>In case you didn’t know, Ella Mills is the queen of healthy …

Pickled Eggs Flirt With the Devil (& Some Lox)

Just like the Easter bunny, my Grandma’s beet-pickled eggs only hopped into town once a year. As a kid, I found their bright purple complexion fascinating and insisted on putting one on my plate, even though I refused to eat it. As a teenager, I was so distracted by baskets of candy and coconut …

Tres Leches, Tres Ways—With One Tangy Secret

Tres leches cake has long been on my list of top 10 favorite desserts <i>of all time</i>. I love its ease and simplicity—this is a cake you could pull out last minute for an unplanned shindig, and it can easily be made to serve a crowd. But even more than that, I love the way this beautiful cake tastes. It …

20 Seriously Impressive Desserts You Can Make with Puff Pastry

When we want a dessert that’s easy and delicious, we look no further than our freezer. No, not ice cream (although rocky road <i>is</i> our weakness)—we’re …

Baking

Old Italian Meat Sauce Recipe

"A robust hearty Italian meat and mushroom pasta sauce. Serve with your favorite pasta, if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds lean ground beef<p>1 pound …

Low-Carb Asian Chopped Salad Recipe With Garlic-Ginger Chicken

Salads and satisfying usually don’t go in the same sentence. But this Asian chopped salad is packed with protein from grilled garlic-ginger chicken, …

This Super-Fudgy Flourless Chocolate Cake Has a Genius Star Ingredient

Flourless chocolate cakes take all kinds of many-splendored forms—but until now, landing on a fudgy-yet-light, classic birthday cake-like crumb wasn’t one of their strong suits.<p>Moussey? Why yes. Souffle-ish? Sure! Molten? You bet your Jean-Georges Vongerichten they can do molten.<p>But this thoroughly …

Booze, BBQ, and Golf: Vacation Ideas for Dads Who Need a Timeout

Golf

The protein-packed brownie recipe you can totally eat for breakfast

There are some moments in life (weekend movie marathons, celebrating after you cleaned your entire apartment, waking up with a random chocolate …

The Essential Things to Know Before You Visit New Orleans

Follow these tips, and you may even be mistaken for a local.<p>As we wrote in our Black Book on New Orleans, it’s so easy to blow a trip here—to never leave the French Quarter, or to end up in a Yelp-recommended jazz club on Bourbon Street that’s packed with tourists wearing Mardi Gras beads. Don't …

Travel

Bake This Bread Today

You should try this recipe from Jim Lahey, the founder of New York’s acclaimed Sullivan Street Bakery, as soon as possible.<p>I used to love to bake …