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The Art of Making Coffee the Italian Way

The morning moka: a bleary-eyed ritual involving an aluminum pot (also known as a stovetop percolator or espresso maker), a small mountain of ground coffee, and that gurgling sound that sends people rushing to their kitchen as the coffee begins sputtering and pouring into the top chamber of the pot …

How to Perfectly Cook Chicken Breasts on the Stovetop

Comforting, affordable, and incredibly versatile, chicken breast is the quintessential dinnertime staple. Cooking a crispy, pan-seared chicken breast …

Cooking

59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated

Save this list for a rainy day.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Relationships

Easy chocolate cake recipes from some of the world’s best pâtissiers

Three ultra-simple chocolate cakes from French master pâtissier’s Philippe Conticini, Cyril Lignac and Jean-François Piège. Because you can’t beat …

Dessert

Masterclass: chow mein recipe

Chow mein, or stir-fried noodles, may not feature on many menus in the People’s Republic of China, but, authentic or not, it remains a staple of Chinese restaurants from Kolkata to Kentucky. Slick with soy and crunchy with veg, chow mein is quick, easy and infinitely more delicious hot from the wok …

Food & Dining

Before You Go to Tokyo, Learn These Etiquette Tips

But if you stick your chopsticks straight into your rice, you're on your own.<p>Welcome to Tokyo. You've probably traveled a long way to get here, you want to have a good time, and—most importantly—you’re hungry.<p>But the language barrier for tourists is real, and when the culture is also not your own, …

Japan

Cacio e Pepe Is the Perfect Food Everyone Should Know How to Make

The ultimate comfort food for late nights and impromptu parties.<p>Home cooking can often feel like a lot of effort for little reward. You have to buy the stuff, then maybe you wash it, you chop it, you cook it, you wait for it to cook, and then you eat it, and after a few minutes it’s gone; then you …

1 Great Donut Recipe, 5 Amazing Fillings

Homemade donuts are hard to beat. Fill them with luscious cream, fresh fruit jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they become fluffy, tender pillows …

Dessert

20 influential albums that turn 20 in 2018

They're hitting the big 2-0<p>Hoo, boy, makes you think tough, doesn’t it? Have two decades <i>really</i> passed since these massive records were released unto …

All the Flavors of Porchetta in a Fraction of the Time (Plus Pasta)

I’ve never met a homemade meatball I didn’t like. Ground beef, turkey, pork, or lamb. Fried, baked, grilled, or broiled. Sauce or no sauce. Jumbo or miniature. Served on toothpicks or nestled in noodles. They all have their place. I make meatballs for my kids’ birthday dinners, serve them for …

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make …

Employment

The Real Red Velvet Cake Recipe

We got author Kim Nelson to share with us the secrets to her authentic red velvet cake.<p>As a lover of all kinds of desserts, I have to admit that I …

A famous chef went on a 6-month mission to create the perfect hamburger -- here's what he came up with

This is Heston Blumenthal. He's a Michelin three-star chef who is known for his scientific approach to cooking and for pushing the envelope of …

BBQ

What makes kids picky eaters — and what may help them get over it

Tips you can use to help raise kids who aren’t afraid of food.<p>Some kids are happy to snack on carrots, raw peppers and hummus, while other kids would be happy to follow a carb-based “white” diet of pasta, rice and bread.<p>Why are some kids so fussy about food? It turns out there a dizzying number of …

Kids

BA's Best Lasagna

8+ servings<p>Why in the world would we tell you to make meatballs, brown them, and then break them into pieces—for a ragù? Sounds crazy, but it’s the best way we found to sear a big batch of meat without overcooking it. This MeatballMethod™ yields deep color (a.k.a. flavor) along with tender meat. If …

Italian Food

Our Favorite Rib Recipes of All-Time

We’re not saying these ribs are required at your summer party, but they’re highly recommended for happy guests.<p>These rib recipes cover all areas of …

BBQ

How do you make the perfect pancake mix? Top chef's recipe shows you how to master basic pancake batter with these key ingredients

Are you looking forward to tucking into pancakes this Shrove Tuesday but nervous about mastering the perfect pancake batter?<p>Have no fear because …

Here's How You Can Make the Best Binagoongan Dish

<b>Bagoong</b> (shrimp paste) is a salty, fishy, pungent, umami-packed condiment that we Pinoys love. It’s slathered onto green mangos, served with …

The Cheesecake Factory Original Cheesecake

Preheat oven to 475°F. Place a large pan filled with 1/2 inch water in oven.<p>Make crust: Mix graham cracker crumbs and cinnamon; add butter or …

Dessert

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How to make a sourdough starter—and keep it alive

The perfect loaf starts with some bacterial friends.<p>Sourdough bread, tangy and chewy, is my favorite bread for grilled cheese sandwiches (white cheddar only, please), pesto paninis, and eating an entire loaf in one sitting. To rise, this bread doesn't rely on the packets of dried yeast you find in …

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The Best French Fries We Ate in 2017

High quality Russet potatoes, a special spice blend, and an unusual frying method pushed these fries to the next level.<p>When I’m traveling for work, I take pretty detailed notes on what I eat. So after a meal at Red Hog, a whole-animal butcher and bar/restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky, I jotted …

French Fries

This Chart of How Long Foods Last in the Freezer Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever reached into your freezer for something — anything — to make for dinner and spent a good 15 seconds wondering how long it's been in there (and the follow-up question: Is it still good?) before anxiously deciding if it belongs on your plates or in the garbage, you are going to want to …

Food

This Fall-Off-the-Bone Chicken Recipe Is Better Than Any Rotisserie Bird

By Adam Rapoport<p>Bonus: You can run errands while it cooks.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the slow roasted chicken recipe that editor in chief Adam Rapoport just couldn't live without.</i><p>A simple roast chicken …

Cooking

Here’s How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram and Never Miss an Exposure Again (VIDEO)

Achieving a correct exposure is the first step toward capturing a great image, and on Monday we explained how to do that by bracketing your shots. In …

Sony Cameras

Top autofocus tips for pin-sharp results

<b>James Abbott shares 20 autofocus tips that will revolutionise the way you use AF, for accurate focusing and pin-sharp results every time</b><p>1. Autofocus …

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Brioche Burger Buns

Pretty much every burger I’ve had recently that I’ve most enjoyed has been loaded into a brioche bun. This isn’t exactly fast food - you need to …

Breakfast

Here’s How to Find the “Sweet Spot" of Any Lens for Optimum Sharpness, Depth & Color (VIDEO)

If you’re like most <i>Shutterbug</i> readers, with a full arsenal of lenses, you know that every lens performs differently in terms of color rendition, …