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Insiders Swear By This Google Hack Every Time They Travel

Traveling to a new city can be exhilarating, but coordinating the logistics can be a pain if you're not prepared. Bustling airports, unfamiliar …

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Buttermilk Mashed Potato Vichyssoise Recipe on Food52

• 4 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 4 large leeks, white and light green parts only<br>• 4 garlic cloves, chopped<br>• 2 pounds russett potatoes, peeled and cubed<br>• 1 quart vegetable or chicken broth<br>• 1 1/2 cups whole buttermilk, well-shaken<br>• 1 cup heavy cream<br>• salt and lots of freshly ground black pepper, to taste<br>• snipped …

Recipes

Poppyseed Dressing Recipe

"This is a great dressing for a fresh fruit salad. Very tangy and sweet."<p>Ingredients<p>1/3 cup white sugar<p>1/2 cup white vinegar<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon …

Recipes

We Can't Get Enough of These Spicy Scallops With Watermelon Salsa

Here we season quick-cooking scallops with inspiration from Caribbean pepper pot recipes. To get a nice sear on the scallops without any sticking, be …

Food

Easy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

"This is a great recipe for a quick dinner. There aren't many ingredients and doesn't take a lot of time."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (8 ounce) package cream …

Food

Shrimp Boil

This classic shrimp boil recipe is a wonderful, easy way to prepare fresh shrimp. No Lowcountry shrimp boil is complete without adding hearty …

Recipes

40 Restaurant Takeout Copycat Recipes

Takeout can get expensive, fast. Luckily, there’s no need to forgo your favorites—like pizza, egg rolls and wings—when you want to save. We have …

Cooking

Pork Chops with Blue Cheese Gravy Recipe

"This recipe makes the most delicious creamy gravy to serve over pork chops. It tastes like something from a fancy restaurant. Serve with sauteed …

Food

A Fail-Proof Trick for Roasting Lean Meats

<i>We’ve partnered with If You Care to highlight a one-step kitchen hack that produces tender, juicy oven-roasted meat (even the lean cuts!) every single time.</i><p>I consider myself a competent and seasoned cook, but still get intimidated by certain cuts of meat. Lean options, like beef or pork tenderloin, …

Cooking

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

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Homemade Labneh

Preparation<p>Line a strainer with cheesecloth and set over a medium bowl.<br>• In another bowl, mix the yogurt, lemon juice, and salt. Spoon the yogurt …

Food

Refried Hummus Is Your New Favorite Mashup

The hummus above may look like ordinary hummus. It’s beige. It’s creamy. It has a good bit of olive oil on top. But this hummus is special because I …

Fantastic Focaccia Bread Recipe

"This recipe is simple and easy! You can add garlic, oregano, or sun dried tomatoes to spice it up!"<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 teaspoon honey<p>1 (.25 ounce) …

Grilled Rosemary Chicken Breasts Recipe

"This easy, quick, and light dish has exceptional flavor. The rosemary plays perfectly with strong garlic flavor and a hint of lemon for bright fresh …

Easy chicken paprikash might be the best dish my mom ever taught me

Depending on your mother’s kitchen prowess, you may or may not have treasured recipes of hers that withstand the test of time. I have many such …

11 No-Fuss Party Platters That Will Make Guests Think You Got It Catered

Who doesn’t love a good party? Party prep, on the other hand… can be less of a blast. From cooking countless dishes to mixing pitchers of cocktails …

Healthy Eating

Hot Onion Dip Recipe

"This is the first thing to be eaten at every party, and it's sinfully easy! If you are not a big onion fan, don't be afraid. Onion is not the …

Peruvian-Style Spatchcock Chicken with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Gently separate the skin of the chicken from the meat with your fingers.<p>Whisk together the soy, sambal, mustard, pasilla/ancho powder, cumin, salt, …

Shrimp Boil Foil Packs

• 40 mins<br>• Prep: 10 mins,<br>• Cook: 30 mins<br>• Yield: 4 foil packs (serves 4)<p>Ratings<p>(21)<p>print<p>Neatly wrapped in individual foil packs, this quintessential shrimp …

Roasted Spring Vegetables with Arugula Pesto Recipe

By: EatingWell User<p>better w/ a few tweaks for a lighter and, actually, more flavorful pesto, substitute the oil w/ fresh lemon juice and a bit of …

Make lobster thermidor the highlight of your next dinner party | The Star

Off the heat, add the cheese and mustard and stir until the cheese has melted. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.<p>Lobster<p>Remove the lobster claws …

7 French Cities You Should Visit Besides Paris

Been to Paris? 7 Other French Cities You Should Visit<p>Paris is by far France’s most famous city. About 32.3 million people travel to Paris every year, …

Spiced Shrimp with Avocado Oil Recipe

Step 2<p>Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil and half of shrimp; sauté 4 minutes or until done. Remove from pan. …

This 2-Ingredient Cheese Dip Is the Easiest Thing I’ve Ever Seen a Chef Make

When chefs say “easy,” they usually mean “excruciatingly difficult”—but not this time.<p>Having spent quite a bit of time over the last few years asking chefs how to recreate restaurant dishes at home, there is one word that always raises a red flag: “just.” I’ve usually asked them to describe the …

Beef Wellington recipe

Heat the oil and butter in a non-stick frying pan, when hot add the seasoned beef and seal on sides. Remove from the pan and allow to cool completely.<p>To make the duxelle stuffing, in the same frying pan add the butter and when<p>hot and foaming, add the shallots and cook until softened and golden. Add …

10 Recipes to Master If You Want to Become a Next-Level Italian Cook

So you’ve mastered the basics—maybe you’ve developed a reputation for your cacio e pepe or your white bean crostini. But now it’s time to take your …

The Gringa Will Be the Best Taco You Ever Eat

You cannot beat braised meat and melty cheese on a flour tortilla.<p>"It's pretty much the best taco... <i>ever</i>, to be honest with you," Chef Victor Albisu tells me of the Gringa, a Mexico City taco stand staple where braised meat is seared on the plancha and topped with melty cheese for a crispy, gooey, …

Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Will Have You Dreaming of France

Mustard is one of those condiments that can add a lot of easy flavor to your cooking. And two kinds of mustard (grainy and smooth)? Now you're …

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Skillet Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce Are a Dinner Win

Easing back into the hustle and bustle of life after the weekend requires some key self-care steps. First and foremost? Making yourself a delicious, …