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How to Make Stock from Holiday Leftovers | The Art of Manliness

I hate letting things go to waste – especially when it comes to time, money, and food. Hopefully, most of you share that same belief. After all, …

17 Recipes for Oktoberfest—i.e., They're Great with Beer

From schnitzel and sausages to cabbage and pretzel, 18 recipes for food that goes great with beer—for Oktoberfest or whenever you like<p>Oktoberfest: A time of beer, beer, and more beer, right? While there's a lot beer, there's also a lot you probably never even knew about this German brewfest. …

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5 Must-Use Strategies for Grilling Perfect Sausage! Plus, the BEST Sausage & Pepper Sandwich You'll Ever Eat

Sausage. And fire. Two components of human happiness that can function as partners -- or bitter adversaries. Cook the former over the latter in a controlled manner and you get a crackling crisp casing, supernaturally moist ground meat, and fire and smoke flavors that endow the sausage with …

The Burger Lab: How Coarsely Should I Grind My Burger?

<b>Fact:</b> If there's one way to instantly up your burger game and join the big leagues, it's to <b>grind your own meat.</b><p>Freshly grinding meat, whether you do it yourself or ask a butcher, allows you complete control over flavor by blending different cuts (who knows what bits and pieces are in pre-ground …

BBQ School | Cook Up Crispy Barbecued Chicken

Make the best chicken you've ever tasted<p>Talk shop with any BBQ expert, and you’ll eventually hear them say the phrase, “low and slow.” It’s the secret to great barbecue, they’ll say—and they’re right. Low temperatures and long cook times render just about any cut of meat so tender proteins nearly …

Chicken Parmesan

4 Servings<p>Using chicken thighs instead of breasts ensures juicy cutlets, and the best chicken parm recipe you'll ever make.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups fine dry breadcrumbs<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>4 large eggs<p>1 cup whole milk<p>8 small skinless, boneless chicken thighs, pounded to 1/2-inch thickness<p>Kosher …

Swedish Meatballs

6 to 8 Servings<p>These Swedish meatballs get their distinctive flavor from nutmeg and allspice—and just a bit of sugar.<p>September 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup fresh breadcrumbs<p>2 1/3 cups low-salt beef stock, divided<p>4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided<p>1 cup minced onion<p>2 thick slices bacon, minced<p>1 …

Chicken Breasts Dijon

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 pounds)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 small leeks, white and pale-green parts only, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)<p>1 small onion, minced (about 1/2 cup)<p>4 garlic cloves, minced<p>2 cups …

Sunday Supper: French Onion Soup with Braised Short Ribs

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>I began my food career reviewing restaurants for <i>Chicago</i> magazine. It wasn't a bad gig, to say the least. However, I came to the conclusion—while critiquing …

22 Asparagus Recipes We Love

Gallery22 Asparagus Recipes We Love<p>Spring is pretty much upon us, which means asparagus is starting to poke up in farmers markets and now we have no excuse <i>not</i> to get off your butt and get some. The sweetest, most flavorful asparagus is always the stuff that comes from closest to you because the …

What's the best dip to serve come spring? Well, it should be cool and refreshing, and desperately crying for the attention of some crunchy, fresh from the farmers' market crudité. This creamy Parmesan dip — an ode to Caesar dressing — does just that, and more! GET THE RECIPE: Creamy Parmesan Dip - http://www.thekitchn.com/entertaining-recipe-creamy-parmesan-dip-recipes-from-the-kitchn-187441

Ask the Food Lab: Do I Need To Preheat My Oil?

Do I Need To Preheat My Oil?<p>A lot of recipes instruct you to heat oil to a certain point (till shimmering, smoking, or just an unspecified 'Heat oil over medium heat') before adding the first ingredient, say onions. Does it matter if you wait for the oil to heat, or could you just as well throw the …

Recipe Of The Day: Asparagus Soup

We know you think you're tired of soup. It's been a long winter, and many bowls have already been eaten. But asparagus soup doesn't resemble any of those heavier soups you've been consuming to get you through those cold months. No, this soup is light, fresh and tastes of spring. Trust us, you <i>want</i> …

The Simple Grilling Trick You Must Know

For better-tasting, perfectly cooked vegetables this summer, depend on this method<p>When you think about the number of vegetables that have slipped between your grill grates and into the fires below, it’s hard not to want to repent. Rounds of squash, spears of asparagus, wedges of zucchini—the toll …

How to Get Extra-Crispy Skin on That Roast Chicken

The difference between a great roast chicken and merely a decent one is the skin. It’s a sad bird that doesn’t end up with a crisp, deep brown …

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A Better Onion Soup Dip, Without Going All Fancy

“Why did we ever scorn such wonderfulness?” Sarah asks on Chowhound—she’s talking about the retro dip made from packaged onion soup mix and cream …

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At the Market: 5 Unexpected Asparagus Dishes

With spring comes new beginnings and fresh crops, and every year I jump at the chance to celebrate the season’s new happy ingredients that hit the …