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How to Tie a Roast

Marcus Nilsson<p><i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>Tying your roast creates</b> uniformity, not only in cooking time but in appearance as well, so the meat looks good on both the outside and the inside (with an even internal temperature) and carves well.<p><b>How to Make Michael Toscano's Roast Pork Arista</b><i>Perla,</i> …

BBQ

How to Make a Knockout Chili Without a Recipe

Chili

Cook the Whole Fish You Just Caught

Marcus Nilsson<p><i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>How to Make Bryan Caswell's Whole Fish</b> <i>Reef, Houston</i><p><i>Serves two.</i><p><i>Tip: Most whole-fish recipes call for dry roasting — stuffing with herbs and baking. But it usually turns out exactly that: dry. Caswell poaches fish in its liquidy natural habitat.</i><p><b>This is a</b> …

Fishing

Bananas, Fruit of the Gods

<b>For 20 long years,</b> 38-year-old mother of two Lisa Poyner had suffered from "debilitating migraines," the <i>Daily Mail</i> reports. Her attacks would leave her bedridden and out of commission. "I had been prescribed all kinds of medication before, but nothing ever worked," she said. "My head feels as …

Nutrition

Q&A: Kristen Kish on Her Top Chef Victory, and How to Cook Like a French Chef

<b>With the conclusion</b> of <i>Top Chef: Seattle</i> this week, the long-standing cooking competition show crowned Boston's Kristen Kish, a 29-year-old instructor at Stir the winner. For fans of the series, the significance of this win is twofold: Kish is only the second female to take home the title in ten …

Top Chef

Juice Cleansing for Men: A Guide

<b>We know the perception</b> of the Esquire staff is steak-gobbling he-men, but if you look in our fridge, you will see bottles and growlers of low-calorie, vitamin-rich juice. It's true: Esquire cleanses. Openly.<p>LizzyJaysJuice founder Casey Sabol claims juicing's ease of digestion allows maximum vitamin …

Processed Food

9 Canned Foods That Are Actually Worth Buying

<b>I've eaten my fair share</b> of soup out of a can, mostly consumed in my college years because I decided to be smart and spend the most virile part of my semi-adult life studying in snowy, freezing, lake-affected Upstate New York. Though I no longer live on a college-kid budget, I still consume plenty …

Food

The Secret to Slow-Poaching the Perfect Egg: Seven Degrees of Separation

<b>How do you like your eggs?</b> Perhaps one of the most-frequently asked questions when it comes to food, whether you're out to brunch or cooking at home, especially if it's the morning after. Scrambled? Sunny-side up? Over easy? How about slow poached to precisely 63 degrees? That's how Chef Lonnie …

Breakfast

Something Easy for the Super Bowl: The Salt Lick's Tamale Pie

<b>The Salt Lick is hands-down</b> the biggest restaurant I've ever been to, not even counting the hundreds of acres of ranch land surrounding a building that can (and very frequently, does) feed 800 hungry mouths in one go. And the rumors are true: winding up the country road linking Driftwood, Texas, to …

Food

Porchetta

12 to 15 Servings<p>September 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 5–6-pound piece fresh pork belly, skin on<p>1 (trimmed) 2-3-pound boneless, center-cut pork loin<p>3 tablespoons fennel seeds<p>2 tablespoons crushed red pepper flakes<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh sage<p>1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary<p>3 garlic cloves, …

Spices

Perfect Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken Thighs

2 to 4 main-course<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Sophisticated enough for a Sunday supper yet quick enough for Wednesday's dinner, this master recipe is all in the technique. Cook the thighs skin side down in a cast-iron skillet to render out the fat and make the skin as crisp and, dare we say, delicious as …

Cooking

25 Ways to Use Sriracha

Seafood

Marinated Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, and Basil Salad Recipe

Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil are a classic combination, but sometimes the dish can be very bland. Here, cherry-sized mozzarella balls (<i>ciliegine</i>) are marinated in extra virgin olive oil, fresh basil, salt and pepper, and then tossed with sweet cherry tomatoes and golden balsamic vinegar. …

Sunday Brunch: Salade Niçoise Recipe

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>The essential trick to making a good salad Niçoise is to cook then thoroughly chill the potatoes, eggs and green beans, then to dress all the elements of the …

The 10 Salad Dressings to Know

Without dressing, salad would be extremely dry (and boring). Having a repertoire of dressings on hand can save your leafy greens and give them a bit of personality. Here are the 10 essential salad dressings to know -- just add lettuce.<p>More from Food52<p>• 9 Summer Salads<p>• Quinoa and Vegetable Chorizo …

The Three-Ingredient Breakfast

<b>If you're a fan</b> of televised cooking competitions, you probably remember Ilan Hall as the winner of the second season of Bravo's <i>Top Chef. Knife Fight,</i> Hall's new show on the Esquire Network, takes the basic conceit of programs like <i>Top Chef</i> and <i>Iron Chef</i> and adds a drunken, heckling audience: "It's …

Breakfast

How To Cook Polenta: The Only Recipe You Will Ever Need

Occasionally, you'll mention an ingredient to someone and it will be met with wide eyes, vacuum lungs and flailing hands. "No, no, no. I don't cook that." We've seen this happen with polenta one too many times, and we want to give you all a big hug through the internet. We can do this, and quite …

Canned Tomato Recipes For An Easier Dinner (PHOTOS)

Putting a meal together can be hard on any occasion, though it's especially challenging during the week. But you can make it easier on yourself. If you keep your pantry stocked with the proper essential ingredients, you can be one step closer to getting dinner on the table.<p>Canned tomatoes aren't …

Chicken Drumstick Recipes: Go Ahead, Eat With Your Hands (PHOTOS)

When it comes to chicken, drumsticks are the perfect section -- they have the finger-food element of wings, but the versatility of breasts. Kids love them, adults love them, and they make for just another way to avoid getting stuck in a chicken recipe rut.<p>Basically, when it comes to dinner foods …

Beyond Eggs vs. Real Eggs: Is The Fake Stuff Really Better? (PHOTOS)

When I first heard about Hampton Creek Foods' new vegan egg substitute, my first reaction was honestly a combination of "what the hell" and "ew." But in order to give this stuff a fair chance, I figured I'd try some myself (and try them out on the other editors) before jumping to the conclusion …

Nutella: The 30 Best Recipes

How's about something sweet and happy to start off your Monday? Like Nutella! Like thirty awesome recipes made with Nutella! Like the cutest little …

Nutella

4 Things Hugh Jackman Teaches Us About Gym Style

Moves like Jagger? How about "Jacked like Jackman?" The Aussie actor is a known gym rat, preparing for roles like superhero Wolverine by getting as well... jacked as possible. In fact, there are probably more photos of him in athletic gear rather than casual clothes.<p>That got us thinking. Proper gym …

10 Coolest Dog Breeds For The Man About Town

I’ve had the pleasure of owning a few dogs that have been both best friends and an amazing family companions. This got me thinking about what dogs …

10 Things Women Notice About Men

We’ve noticed more young men reading D’Marge, which is fantastic. So it’s important that they have a strong male role model in the years they’re …

adidas Basketball "Derrick Rose - all in for Chicago" | Video

adidas Basketball presents this new short for Derrick Rose as he prepares to hit the court<p>adidas Basketball presents this new short for Derrick Rose as he prepares to hit the court following a prolonged rehab for his torn ACL. Many had hoped that Rose would be fit enough to help Chicago advance …

Cool Ways Men Can Use Colour To Elevate Their Style

It’s time to wave goodbye to the days where navy blue and charcoal grey were the first and only colours available to men.<p>It’s much more acceptable to …

10 Cheery, Colorful Rooms

Browse the happiest rooms from our archives.<p>From the use of bold and bright pattern to walls painted in zesty colors, these joyful designs make for a happier home.

Interior Design

Reduce Stress Through Mindfulness

The study suggests that mindfulness can act as an emotional buffer, protecting you from the normal highs and lows of your day. “People who are more mindful are able to stay somewhat separate from shifts in their body and their emotional state,” says Paula Williams, PhD, associate professor of …

Yoga Poses You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Good news for yogis and sleep enthusiasts alike: You can take your practice to bed.<p>And there is good reason to do so. The ancient practice of yoga promotes a bounty of mind and body benefits, including things like strength and flexibility, stress relief and even a sunnier disposition -- benefits …