Alex Del Palacio

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How To Make Easy Shepherd's Pie — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

You likely know Shepherd's pie as a homey, comforting casserole — one that combines a flavorful stew of ground beef, peas, carrots (and sometimes …

Recipes

This Pork Chop Recipe Is Preeeetty Much Impossible to Mess Up

By Alyse Whitney<p>I thought pork chops were a dry, sad, never-make-at-home dish. This recipe changed my mind.<p>When I was a kid, pork chops were one thing: thin-cut, Shake ‘n Baked, and dry. They were usually served with those boxed mashed potato flakes that my parents added water to in order to make …

Recipes

8 Forgotten 80s Bands You Need To Hear

For some, the allure of the decade that gave us Adam Ant, Prince, Madonna and Wham! is just as fresh as the Jordache jeans they once wore while …

Bands

How To Make Easy Slow Cooker Potato Soup — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Potato soup is such a fall classic. Tender pieces of creamy russet potatoes mingle with onions, garlic, and salty pancetta for a bowl of …

Slow Cookers

Our 10 Most Popular Easy Slow Cooker Meals — Tips from The Kitchn

The slow cooker comes with a lot of merits. But where this appliance really shines is with absolutely simple recipes that help us get dinner on the …

Slow Cookers

Every problem we've found so far in the PlayStation 4 6.0 update, and how to fix

While the 6.0 update was supposed to help with back-end abilities, there have been quite a few reports of things going haywire ever since people …

PlayStation

6 Bottles of Irish Whiskey You Need to Know

Blends, single malts, and more excellent bottles from the Emerald Isle.<p>If you’re a whiskey drinker, chances are you’ve given Irish whiskey a shot …

Emerald Isle

Peanut Dipping Sauce

Preparation<p>Heat the oil in a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add the curry paste and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the …

Recipes

8 Beginner Boudoir Photography Mistakes & How to Fix Them, According to Top Pro Michael Sasser

Here’s a great video for anyone who is just getting started in boudoir, and even for those who have been at it for a while but need a quick refresher …

Portrait Photography

10 No-Lettuce Salads That You Need to Know — Recipes from The KItchn

While we love a good green salad, sometimes the same old routine can get tiresome. Luckily there are countless other veggies that are perfect salad …

Cast Iron Skillet

How To Make Texas-Style Brisket in the Oven — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Beefy brisket is the king of Texas barbecue. Yes, Texas has ribs and pulled pork, but tender, peppery brisket is what most people dream of when they …

Recipes

Beef Ragù Chiantigiana

Preparation<p>If using beef chuck, cut it into 1 inch chunks, leaving on some of the fat. In a food processor, pulse the chunks in batches, about five …

Recipes

Recipe: bacon-wrapped chicken mignon with harissa butter

Thanksgiving.comIngredientsOf all the decadent pleasures you’ll find at a steakhouse, a bacon-wrapped filet with butter just might take the …

Recipes

Excellent Irish Beers Beyond Guinness

Quick: What’s the first Irish beer you can think of? Probably, Guinness. But what about the second Irish beer? And no, “green” is not a brand of …

Scythe on Steam—The hit boardgame goes digital

The new standard for complex digital boardgames... but it costs $20.<p><i>Scythe</i> is a heavy German-style board game that combines worker placement, area …

Board Games

I’ve Been Making Asian Nachos for Years—and Now Everybody Wants Them

Asian Nachos are now a big Pinterest trend (told you). Here’s the best way to make them at home. You’ll thank us, we promise!<p>We come across a lot of …

Recipes

Researchers Discover a Pattern to the Seemingly Random Distribution of Prime Numbers

The pattern has a surprising similarity to the one seen in atom distribution in crystals.<p>Often known as “the building blocks of mathematics,” prime numbers have fascinated mathematicians for centuries due to their highly unpredictable and seemingly random nature. However, a team of researchers at …

X-rays

The language the French forbade

Despite centuries of efforts to make standardised French the language of all of France, Occitan, which is intrinsically tied to the local culture, could not be suppressed.<p>On a cold winter’s night nine years ago, I made my way along icy cobblestone streets, a howling wind at my back, into the …

How to Make Zabaglione

You'll want to spoon this wine-infused dessert over everything.<p>There are as many variations on zabaglione, the boozy Italian custard sauce, as there …

Recipes

Make Slow Cooker Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Tonight

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

Cooking

Recipe: Stuffed Eggplant Parm — Recipes from The Kitchn

Calling all eggplant Parm-lovers! This is vegetarian comfort food at its finest. It's everything you love about classic eggplant Parmesan, stuffed …

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

Olive oil can be a scam. Make sure you’re getting the good stuff

There is a particular feeling of panic and dismay that one experiences in front of shelves stocked with olive oil. Extra virgin, virgin, pure, cold-pressed, Italian, Greek, Californian—which is best? And what about all those reports of fake or adulterated olive oils, and corruption in the industry? …

Recipes

Man Comes Up With the Most Punderful Road Signs to Make Passersby Smile

Whether you love them or hate them, the art of the pun should not be <i>punderestimated</i> (sorry), as it takes skill to craft comical wordplay that can make people laugh and cringe at the same time. One group to master the art of funny puns is the Indian Hills Community of Colorado, who’ve been making …

Jokes

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you're not already familiar with smoky-sweet chicken tinga, know this — it is your ticket to the most delicious shredded chicken tacos you'll …

Slow Cookers

Recipe: Lemon Butter Pasta & Veggies — Recipes from The Kitchn

Although Labor Day signals the unofficial end of summer, the weather and farmers markets suggest otherwise. That's more than okay with us, because …

Italian Food

Tzatziki

Polyunsaturated Fat

Aldi's $17 Whisky Is the Best in the World

We'll drink to that.<p>Aldi, the discount supermarket chain with stores in more than 20 countries, has won an award for best whisky in the world. Your great-grandpappy's moss-covered distillery nestled in the Scottish highlands can suck it.<p>At the Spirits Business Scotch Whisky Masters, judges bestowed …

Scotch Whisky

The Only Pasta Sauce Recipe You’ll Ever Need

My new book, <i>How to Cook Without a Book</i>, was born of my struggles as a 1990s-working mom trying to get dinner on the table. For months, I’d walk in …

Recipes

How to begin a figure drawing

Great figure drawings feel alive. One of an artist's greatest tools to communicate life in a drawing is gesture. It's the movement from one form to …

Drawing