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Four-Flavor Sheet Pan Pancakes

These weeknight recipes from Food Network can all be made using a single sheet pan.<p>The concept of the one-pot dinner gets a makeover with Sheet Pan …

Food

10 Dead-Simple One-Skillet Meals That Will Save Dinner

During the busiest weeks, it's worth leaving your skillet out on the stove ready for anything. That's because it can help churn out some of the …

Cooking

These 10 Breakfasts Are Faster than the Drive-Thru Window

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Mornings can feel like a constant rush to get out the door and get everyone to school or work, so it's no wonder it can …

Breakfast

The 16 Hottest Brunch Spots in Los Angeles, April 2018

There's nothing better than a great brunch to either kick off or cap the weekend's festivities. Saturday and Sunday mornings (and often into the afternoons) are prime time for weekend dining warriors to grab a bloody mary, mimosa, or bellini, because, well, if there isn't booze, brunch is just late …

Texas

How To: Spoof Your Location to Get Around MLB Blackouts on Your Android Phone

MLB.TV is a great service that lets you watch most Major League Baseball games in North America, as long as you're a subscriber, of course. While I …

Apps

No-Potato Cauliflower Hash Browns Are Your Favorite New Breakfast Side

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Using a box grater with medium holes, grate half a head of cauliflower over a small mixing bowl to make cauliflower rice. Here’s …

30 Make-Ahead Lunches You Can Pack Tonight

What's one of the easiest ways to feel like you have your life together? If you ask us, it's prepping lunch the night before. In the grand scheme of …

Healthy Eating

22 Old-School Red Sauce Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles

There’s something familiar and comforting with the perfect bowl of spaghetti and meatballs. It was the go-to order if the family went to a sit-down restaurant. While more modern California-Italian restaurants seem to be on every hip corner in Los Angeles (read: Bestia, Felix, Rossoblu), there’s …

The 15 Hottest Los Angeles Cheap Eats Restaurants, Winter 2018

Los Angeles is a great city for cheap dining, from tacos and burgers to sushi and bowls. With a healthy infusion of flavors and cooking from around the world, the city is always an exciting place to find affordable dishes. What also helps the cause is how spread out this city is: with LA's urban …

Texas

Smothered Enchiladas Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Brown ground beef in a large skillet, stirring until it crumbles and is no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and …

Country Lifestyle

The 18 Hottest Happy Hours in Los Angeles, March 2018

While the weather is chilly as ever in LA, there’s no better way to warm up than with a discounted cocktail at one great happy hour or another in Los Angeles. All over the city, bars and restaurants are offering steeply discounted options for full-on dining, grazing with friends, or just grabbing a …

Texas

The Essential Barbecue Spots in Los Angeles, 2018 Edition

While not traditionally considered to be a standout in the barbecue universe, Los Angeles has more than come into its own lately. Longtime players and Instagram newcomers alike are offering meat plates that are guaranteed to satisfy — at least until the next trip to Austin. Places from Burbank to …

BBQ

20 Easy Recipes That Will Make Your Mornings Better

As the first meal of the day, breakfast holds a lot of power in swaying the way we start our mornings. Even if you're more likely to grab a cup of …

Breakfast

The 5 French “Mother” Sauces That Guarantee a Great Meal

Cooking

The Best Ways to See Europe in Just 10 Days

If there’s one thing that Americans get shafted on (there’s not just one; there are loads), it’s vacation days. A 10-day trip will probably eat up a …

26 of the Best LA Breakfast Restaurants by Neighborhood, Winter 2018

Los Angeles is a massive city, with its reach stretching from Malibu and Santa Monica in the west to Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley in the east down to San Pedro in the south.<p>When looking for the first meal of the day, it’s never a long drive to get a morning breakfast fix. Thankfully, within …

Culver City

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<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 homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

In a dinner rut? Here are some impressive — and easy — main dishes (that even you can make)

You’ve got the in-laws coming for the first time – and you’re cooking. Or it’s the first time you’ve cooked for a new amour. Or you just want to be …

Curries

Hot Chicken Enchilada Dip

Here’s a big-time favorite: <b>Hot Chicken Enchilada Dip</b><p>As the bowl above indicates, you’re going to want to dish out a good amount of this decadent dip …

27 Epic Los Angeles Sandwiches, Winter 2018

Los Angeles has its fair share of great sandwiches, and even takes credit for inventing one: the French dip. Since the "accident" of the French dip in the early 20th century, L.A.'s sandwich pantheon has added many standard-bearing types, such as the pastrami, corned beef, Italian submarine, Cuban, …

Sandwiches

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Healthy Eating

How to Make Healthy Queso - Chowhound

While certainly not a Super Bowl-specific food, queso will surely show up on lots of tables this Sunday. If you have an urge to make the classic …

Make New Mexico green chile cheeseburgers in queso form

I have a Google Doc page always open on my browser. On it are headers marked “pizza,” “burgers,” “casseroles,” “pies,” dips,” on and on. Under each …

Cooking

20 Essential Breakfast Burritos in Los Angeles, Winter 2018

Los Angeles is in love with breakfast burritos. They are perfect weekend morning fuel, and more often than not they can double as a way to get through the work week too. Laced with eggs (sometimes scrambled, sometimes served soft), a choice of meat (usually), plus the right concoction of add-ins …

Breakfast

How to take a picture of the moon that doesn’t look like a tiny, white blob

Taking a good picture of our little satellite pal is harder than it seems, but a little prep makes a big difference.<p>The moon is a photographic tease. It hangs up there in the sky, all big and bright. Then you try to take a picture of it and you get a pathetic white blob floating in a sea of digital …

19 Essential Filipino Restaurants in Los Angeles, 2018 Edition

The food of the Philippines truly offers something for everyone. Enjoy crunchy lumpia, hearty lechon, sweet banana turon, and freshly prepared fish all in the same meal — and often on the same plate. There are ube-laced after-dinner sweets and morning plates that showcase the Filipino love of the …

Los Angeles

21 Essential Los Angeles Burgers, 2018 Edition

Hamburgers are truly America's food, born of the country's fascination with beef amidst the 1950's commoditization of farming. Those same mid-century decades also spawned the rise of the nation's modern highway systems and LA's fast food culture in general, making the lowly hamburger something to …

Burgers

Pork Tenderloin With Mushroom Gravy and Egg Noodles

Ingredients<p>450 g pork tenderloins trimmed and cut in 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick rounds<br>• 1/4 teaspoon pepper<br>• pinch salt<br>• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 2 pkg cremini …

Our 10 Best Gluten-Free Snack Ideas

If you're gluten-free, you know there are a multitude of diet-appropriate snacks on the shelves for you these days. However, if you're willing to …

Healthy Eating

Sheet Pan Cuban Sandwiches

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Brush 1 1/2 teaspoons of the oil on a large rimmed baking sheet. Place bread bottoms on baking sheet. …

Sandwiches