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4 reasons you should grill burgers in a cast-iron skillet

A cookout with burgers is one of many things to look forward to during the summer months and one of the only things that makes bearing the awful heat worth it.<p>We've already covered eight unexpected ways you can cook with your grill. But there's another trick you may not have considered; using a …

Here's how to make McDonald's secret sauce at your home (or someone else's)

“We can make McDonald’s at home” is the single worst thing a parent can say to a child requesting the greasy rush of a Macca’s trip. But now you can …

33 of Our Best Peach Dessert Recipes

These perfect peach desserts are sure to satisfy the masses. From peach pie to peach gelato, get ready for some extra-sweet treats.<p>Perfect Plum & …

Mom's New Orleans Red Beans & Rice Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Every year for my birthday, I would ask for my mom's red beans and rice. They're comforting, creamy and so well flavored. Everyone who tries them loves them. My mom swears the secret is a cup of pickle juice. —Katie Macdonald<p><b>Serves: 9 to 12</b><b><br>Prep time: 1 hrs</b> <b><br>Cook time: 4 hrs</b><p><b>For the red</b> …

20 Delicious High-Protein Foods to Eat

Protein makes up the building blocks of organs, muscles, skin, hormones and pretty much everything that matters in your body.<p>For this reason, you …

Lemon Chicken with Orzo | Taste of Home

Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.

Rhubarb: How to cook, store, freeze the perfect pie plant

As we are smack dab in the middle of rhubarb season, it’s time to get creative and enjoy this wonderful tart fruit.<p>We combed our archives for rhubarb …

How To Make Easy Pan-Fried Pork Chops — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Here's how you make a pork chop that can truly rival a great steak at home: Brine it with brown sugar, pan-fry it, and then baste it with butter. If …

Store-Bought Puff Pastry is the Secret to Making Easy Desserts That Look Impressive

This supermarket shortcut makes effortless look mighty elegant.<p>I want to let you in on a little secret—<i>elegant</i> and <i>effortless</i> are not mutually …

Dessert

10 No-Knead Bread Recipes You Can Make With 10 Ingredients or Less

Requiring few ingredients and no kneading at all, these recipes are perfect for the beginner baker.<p>No-knead breads have been around for thousands of …

The Most Beloved Genius Dessert of All Time

The most popular dessert in Genius Recipes history? Why, surely it must be Dorie Greenspan & Pierre Hermé’s World Peace Cookies! (Everyone’s <i>still</i> talking about them.)<p>Or maybe it's Alice Medrich’s fudgy Best Cocoa Brownies, or some other recipe that’s already been celebrated hither and thither …

We Can't Get Our Forks Away from This Creamy Asparagus Pasta

Folks who are familiar with London's legendary River Café may know it as the restaurant that's launched the careers of countless chefs. Jamie Oliver and April Bloomfield are just two of its celebrated alumni, always referring back to their days cooking under founders Ruth ("Ruthie") Rogers and the …

The Best Chicken Salad Ever Recipe

"This is the best chicken salad I have ever had in my life and it is so simple to make."<p>Ingredients<p>2 boneless chicken breast halves, cooked<p>1/4 cup …

4 Easy DIY Pegboard Projects for Maximizing Your Space

Get crafts sewn up<p>A regular sewing and craft station is a breeding ground for clutter — and you can never find anything! Going vertical means much …

An "XXL Cross-Stitch" Artist's Vibrant Dutch Home

<b>Name:</b> Susanne ter Heerdt and Henri van Veen<b><br>Location:</b> Arnhem, the Netherlands <b><br>Size:</b> 1,184 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 9 years, owned<p>It's fascinating how …

Cross-stitch

My Grandmother's Flawless Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe—and How I Tried to Changed It

Growing up, there was one cookie, and one cookie only, in my mind and in my heart: my grandmother's Cowboy Cookie.<p>Correction: there was only one …

How to make the most amazing pizza at home

<b>I've learned these tricks of the trade from a pro, and they make all the difference.</b><p>My sister Sarah Jane runs a very successful wood-fired pizza …

20 Seriously Impressive Desserts You Can Make with Puff Pastry

When we want a dessert that’s easy and delicious, we look no further than our freezer. No, not ice cream (although rocky road <i>is</i> our weakness)—we’re …

Baking

Adding peanut butter to your grilled cheese will change your life

It seems like a strange idea, adding peanut butter to a grilled cheese sandwich, but once you try it, your perception of what a grilled cheese …

Fluffy-Gooey Genius Cinnamon Rolls (No Yeast Know-How Required)

If you can make scones (or muffins or any other quick bread), you can make these sparkly, gloriously poufed cinnamon rolls—with no wait time, and no mastery of yeasted doughs required.<p>Wait, they don’t require proofing or punching or other know-how about yeast behavior? Anything the airport Cinnabon …

The Mini Irish Soda Bread Recipe You’ll Eat All Year Round

Traditional Irish Soda Bread is, like all “authentic” recipes, subject to strong opinions. Each household has their own version. They evolve over …

After Watching This, You Will Never Peel Potatoes The Same Way Again

Drop those vegetable peelers, y’all, there’s a new kitchen hack in town that’s guaranteed to change your relationship with potatoes and that dreaded …

We Tried That 2-Ingredient Dough From Instagram And It's Legit AF

Self-rising flour + Greek yogurt = endless possibilities.<p>View this post on Facebook

How to Pick a Watermelon at the Grocery Store That's Juicy & Ripe

How to Pick the Best Watermelon at the Grocery Store<p>The best way to improve your summer.<p>March 13, 2018<p>If you love watermelon, you're probably …

Jelly Puffs Recipe

"Real simple and really good! You can use whatever jelly you prefer instead of strawberry jelly."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup marshmallow fluff<p>1 cup strawberry …

This Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Peel Potatoes

When I saw a trick for removing potato skins by slipping them off without using the dreaded vegetable peeler, I knew I had to try it immediately to …

How Long to Cook (Pretty Much) Anything on the Grill

Poultry<p>The cooking times that follow refer to cooking without the grill cover, unless otherwise indicated.<p>Boneless Chicken Breasts<p><b>Cooking time:</b> …

BBQ

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 …

Italian Food

You’ve Been Making French Toast All Wrong (Here’s How to Do It Right)

A plate of perfect French toast—crispy round the edges, custardy in the center, and capped off with an amber kiss of maple syrup—is a thing of …

This Hack Will Change the Way You Shred Chicken

In theory, shredding meat should be easy. You just have to grab some forks, get your hands a little dirty, and it’ll be done…eventually. But it’s …

Cooking