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Southern Buttermilk Biscuits | Taste of Home

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Top 24 Recipes to Cook in a Dutch Oven

The dutch oven<p>Make sure to check out the how-to on cooking in a dutch oven at camp.<p>At home and in camp, this heavy pot with a tight-fitting lid is …

Cooking

How to Make Frosting For Cakes, Cupcakes, and Beyond

Frosting, aka the fluffy, sweet, buttery spread that goes over cakes, cookies, and cupcakes, isn't so hard to make homemade if you set yourself up for success. First, you must have a large bowl and a hand mixer or stand mixer. If you don't own either, a hand mixer is significantly cheaper. If a …

Dessert

Salted caramel mousse with roast peaches (Mousse caramel beurre salé et pêches rôties)

Place the icing sugar in a heavy-based frying pan and top with the peach halves, cut-side down. Cook over medium heat until the sugar starts to …

Dessert

The Grown-Up Way To Drink Tequila

Are you ready to put those tequila-shot nightmares to bed? Yeah, we are too. There are plenty of easy recipes out there that will help you take your …

drinktequila

The Secret to Perfectly Fried Fish Is an Ingredient You Probably Have in Your Pantry

The universally loved fish fry—from Lenten Fridays to slaw- and hush puppy-filled summer gatherings—transforms flaky white fillets into golden-fried …

Kitchens

This Food Hack Gives 'Grilled Cheese' a Whole New Meaning

There are only so many more days left to grill before the weather turns, so put this on the top of your bucket list.<p>You know that baked brie wrapped …

Cooking

Alton Brown Says We've Been Making Grilled Cheese Sandwiches All Wrong

Switching over to this method pronto.<p><i>Grilled cheese sandwich.</i><p>Those three words immediately conjure up some serious nostalgia and an intense desire for a heavenly, cheesy taste of our childhoods. But Alton Brown is here to tell us all that we've probably never tasted a <i>real</i> grilled cheese sandwich.<p>In …

Follow These Pro Hacks for the Best Homemade Biscuits Ever—and You Only Need 3 Ingredients

Flaky buttermilk biscuits from scratch are totally worth it.<p>Making buttery, flaky biscuits from scratch sounds like a lot of work. Measuring tons of …

Baking

Chef John's Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

"Chimichurri is a fabulous green sauce that's been steadily growing in popularity across the American restaurant landscape. This herby, garlicky, …

Recipes

These Are The 12 Refreshing As Hell Cocktails You Should Be Making This Summer

Here's how to step up that cookout game 10000%.

Recipes

All the Types of Onions, and What They're Best For

By Alex Delany<p>White? Yellow? Red? Which type of onion is the right one to use for what? Allow us to explain.<p>What is the freakin' deal with all these different types of onions? Why isn't there just one onion? Wouldn't that be simpler? Well, yes, it would be simpler. But it would also be a hell of a …

Cooking

A Week of Healthy Meal Prep: July 2-6

Each week, we’re bringing you 5 weeknight recipes you can make in 45 minutes or less. To make it even easier, we’re helping you meal prep! Sign up …

Cooking

Behold the Melty Goodness of Caprese-Stuffed Mushrooms — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

10 Three-Ingredient Cocktail Recipes You Need To Try This Summer

Nothing is more refreshing on a hot summer day than a tall glass of delicious cocktail. So, beat the heat in style with these three-ingredient summer sips you can make in a jiffy:<p><b>1. Cucumber Lime Margarita</b><p>This skinny no-hangover cocktail makes for a picture-perfect boozy treat that you can enjoy by …

Recipes

Martha Stewart's Genius Mac & Cheese Is What We're Bringing to Every Summer BBQ

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some good-as-gold recipes. Today, we're highlighting a home-run mac and cheese from Martha Stewart.</i><p>I’ve never met a mac and cheese I didn’t love—from velvety noodles swimming in sauce to sheet …

Recipes

How to Waterproof a Tent

When you’re out in the wilderness, one of the sounds of nature you <i>don’t</i> want to hear is water dripping inside your tent. If you’ve been there, it’s …

Home Improvement

Linguine with Seafood (Linguine allo Scoglio) | America's Test Kitchen

Ingredients<p>6<p>tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>12<p>garlic cloves, minced<p>¼<p>teaspoon red pepper flakes<p>1<p>pound littleneck clams, scrubbed<p>1<p>pound mussels, …

Seafood

How to Make a Fried Catfish Po'Boy Sandwich

In my opinion, there’s no recipe more representative of Cajun cooking than the po’boy. You’ll find fried catfish po’boys at almost any Louisiana …

The Secret To Making The Best Watermelon Margarita

There’s no denying Southern folks love summertime. Endless pool days, delicious cookouts, and family vacations make it one of the best times of the …

Watermelon

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Workouts

Iran’s ancient engineering marvel

Dating back around 3,000 years, the qanat is an ingenious and sustainable solution to Iran’s dearth of easily accessible water.<p><i>What on Earth are those?</i> I thought to myself shortly before landing in the Iranian city of Esfahan one summer. From the aeroplane window, I could see what looked like a …

Ancient History

7 Plants You Can Eat If You're Stranded in the Wild

1 of 9<p>Edible Plants<p>On the off chance that you find yourself stranded in the wilderness on your next camping trip or hike, don’t panic — there are …

Native Americans

Sorry, Hot Dogs: These Grilled Carrots With Avocado Are My Perfect Summer Food

Hunks of avocado and fresh mint? I'm in love.<p>Each summer, I divide food into two categories: picnic food and everything else. If I can’t eat it outdoors, surrounded by friends with an Aperol spritz in hand, I’m not interested.<p>These grilled carrots with avocado are the epitome of picnic food: fresh …

Recipes

These 18 Post-Apocalyptic Survival Life Hacks Will Keep You Alive At The End Of The World.

No matter what you see on the news, it’s unlikely our civilization is going to crash and burn within our lifetimes. But just because we don’t expect …

Lifehacks

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp Boil Ever

The easy, fun, one-pot feast known as a Shrimp Boil would benefit from a more precise and descriptive name. Sure, it features fresh shrimp, but the …

Cooking

Alex Guarnaschelli's Mac and Cheese Recipe Is Out of This World

Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli knows a thing or two about getting a delicious dinner on the table. But if you really want to wow your guests, …

Brooklyn Blackout Cupcakes (Ultimate American Dessert)

These Brooklyn blackout cupcakes are one of the most popular sweet treats in many exclusive restaurants. Moist, rich, creamy and very delicious, now …

Grilled Corn, Shrimp & Chorizo Salad

This is The Only Eggplant Parmesan Recipe That You Will Ever Need

I’ve made eggplant Parmesan a handful of times, and I’ll be the first to admit—making this dish is a labor of love. You <i>really</i> have to be in the mood …