Claire Brennan

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21 Sandwiches for Your Game Day Spread

Gallery21 Sandwiches for Your Game Day Spread<p>More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>We've given you all the wings, chili, nachos, and dips your heart could desire on Super Bowl Sunday, but sometimes mere snacks just won't cut it. Perhaps you're looking for something a …

Cooking

9 Easy Pork Chop Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

We’ve rounded up nine juicy recipes that will give an extra flavor boost to the weeknight pork chop dinners you usually whip up. The recipes featured …

Food

4 Winter Martinis from Bartenders in the Country's Coldest Cities

Cold climate mixologists sound off on the best way to make martinis for these icy, slushy, brutally cold days.<p>For some reason, there is nothing …

Cocktails

19 Triple Chocolate Recipes — For When Double Just Isn't Enough

Dessert

10 Soup Recipes That'll Make You Go 'MMMMM'

No matter where you live in America, the winter months call for bowls full of soup all day, everyday. Here are ten recipes that will fill you up--and warm you from head to toe.<p><b>ULTIMATE CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP</b><p>A little bit of spice and a whole lot of comfort. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>CAULIFLOWER SOUP</b><p>Made with just …

Cooking

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!

Dessert

Rotisserie Duck Is the New Rotisserie Chicken

Portland, OR empire builder Tom Douglas is a duck die-hard, and he's hell-bent on showcasing the bird's deliciousness to as many diners as …

Food

9 Cozy Cocktails to Cuddle Up to This Valentine’s Day

Men of the world, do yourself a favor this Valentine’s Day: Leave the champagne on the shelf. Even dry champagnes give you a killer hangover, and …

Drugstore

10 DIY Flavored Syrups

While simple syrup is certainly the most useful syrup (and the easiest to make thanks to this quick video) it isn’t the only one you need to know. …

Ice Cream

How to Cook Lemon Chicken Like a Pro with Chef Amanda Freitag

There's an art to a perfectly tender roast lemon chicken—but it's also easier than you think. Watch this video to learn the technique.<p>Quick: Name a dish that's simple to prepare, citrusy, roasted, and ranks with the best comfort food there is. You said lemon chicken, right? This weeknight staple …

Cooking

Baking 1-2-3: How to Make the Silkiest, Smoothest Lemon Curd

Lemon curd is an iconic dessert—learn how to make three versions of it, from no-bake lemon bars to a stunning pie.<p><i>Welcome to Baking 1-2-3, by associate food editor Claire Saffitz. Each month, she'll guide you through a three-step baking process. The first recipe is for the beginners out there, the</i> …

Baking

25 Hearty Winter Stews

Gallery25 Hearty Winter Stews<p>At this time of year, it's often difficult to wrangle whatever is in your fridge and whip up something sufficiently filling and warming for dinner. Coming in from the cold can make you want to hibernate—not take on big, labor-intensive projects. Enter the stew: minimal …

Cooking

Aam Panna (Spiced Mango Drink)

Combine mangoes and 8 cups water in a 6-qt. saucepan; boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook until mangoes are tender when pierced with a knife. Using a …

Hands-Off Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: A riff on chicken Parmesan that will love you back.</i><p>I'd say a good chicken Parmesan sandwich is one of life's greatest pleasures. What's not to like about chicken that's breaded and cheesed …

The Secrets to Making Perfect Coffee at Home

Think it's impossible to brew better coffee at home than at your favorite cafe? The masterminds over at Seattle-based online cooking school <b>ChefSteps</b> prove otherwise. Coffee professionals and experts <b>James Hoffmann</b> (founder of London's Square Mile Coffee) and <b>Ben Kaminsky</b> (US Cup Tasters Champ) …

Coffee

12 Vegetarian Recipes to Help You Trim Meat Out of Your Life

Gather round, my hunter-gatherers! You juiced! You went Paleo! You Whole30’d for like…a whole 30 minutes until you realized you couldn’t drink. You …

Food

The 2-Ingredient Nutella Brownie Recipe Is A Gift From The Heavens

This is not a joke. These Nutella brownies really only require two ingredients. That's it. Do you fully understand what two-ingredient Nutella brownies mean? They mean that you're almost always guaranteed to have all the necessary ingredients on hand any time the mood should strike. They mean that …

Dessert

7 Delicious Chocolate-Dipped Recipes

Strawberries aren’t the only things you can dip in chocolate. Here, seven ways to have an entirely chocolate-covered Valentine’s Day.<p>Strawberries …

Dessert

Playful Paintings Suggest How Animals Are Created

Mexican artist Ricardo Solis creates amusing paintings that playfully illustrate how animals are created. In the whimsical works, viewers become witness to an imaginative process that explains how a zebra gets its stripes, how a leopard gets its spots, or how a flamingo gets its colorful pink …

Art

There Still Isn't One Good Way to Represent the Internet in Art

But a new video shows how filmmakers arrived at a single, elegant way to depict texting.<p>Last fall, one of the nation’s most prestigious performing-arts organizations devoted a great deal of money and time to make GChats taller than giraffes.<p>Or, not GChats, precisely. But in the service of its art, …

Samsung’s new USB cable lets you charge three devices at once

Charging more than one gadget at a time can involve jumping through a few hoops — either you don’t have enough cables for them all, or you’re short a …

Gear & Gadgets

Swiss startup creates a wearable chair so you can rest anywhere

Most of the wearable gadgets getting people hot and bothered either strap onto your face or your wrist, but Swiss startup noonee has cooked up a little something that straps to your legs instead. Well, fine, maybe it's not exactly <i>little</i>: in a bid to keep factory line workers more alert and more …

Xiaomi, Ouya ink deal to bring Android games to China

Ouya, which is trying in earnest to make a home on your living room shelf, has inked a deal with Xiaomi to bring their software to the Chinese …

Living Rooms

Some Chinese movie theaters are covering their screens in text messages

Making comments during a movie usually earns you the scorn of the audience, unless, of course, you're in a more social environment, trying to shout out zingers at the screen with friends. Companies have been trying to recreate that social experience in theaters for several years now, and apparently …

Good Ideas: Date Rape Drug Detecting Fingernail Polish

A group of students from North Carolina State University are developing Undercover Colors, a line of fingernail polishes that can detect the presence …

Time Warner Cable says routine maintenance caused national outage

Large chunks of the US will have woken up this morning in a panic. No, not a natural disaster, their Time Warner Cable internet was down. A mother-of-all-outages saw TWC's Internet service down from New York to, well, pretty much everywhere (see map below). What's more curious, is that a statement …

Westland Distillery's American Single Malt Whiskey

If you're looking to venture away from Scotland for a reliable, rich, single malt, you might not think of America's Pacific Northwest as the go-to source. And yet Westland Distillery, housed in Seattle, has produced a truly tasty expression distilled entirely from barley grown in Washington state. …

Single Malt Whisky