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Make This Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala ASAP

I didn't think chicken tikka masala could really get much better, but then I remembered my fall-time best friend: the slow cooker.

Slow Cookers

If you can solve one of these 6 major math problems, you'll win a $1 million prize

In 2000, the Clay Mathematics Institute announced the Millennium Prize problems. These were a collection of seven of the most important math problems that remain unsolved.<p>Reflecting the importance of the problems, the Institute offered a $1 million prize to anyone who could provide a rigorous, …

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

15 Feel-Good Stews For Chilly Nights

I may not have grown up in a part of the country that had snow days (or even days below freezing, for that matter), but we did have gumbo weather. It began as soon as you could see your breath and the tip of your nose began to numb. From November to March, the best way to get toasty was a pot of …

Cooking

Rachael Ray's 9-Ingredient Carbonara Recipe Is an Internet Favorite

The Food Network's Rachael Ray knows comfort food, and her carbonara recipe is exhibit A. The chef recently shared the crowd-favorite recipe on her …

9 Speedy Suppers For The Hangry Family

On those crazy weeknights when your “starving” family is about to snap, you need to whip up a satisfying meal — stat! From Southwestern sliders to cashew chicken, these quick dinners are guaranteed to return your hangry family to its normally happy disposition.<p>1. Southwestern Sliders<p>These …

The Recipe That Changed the Way I Cook Chicken

Perfect pan-roasted chicken thighs were a significant improvement over the frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts I used to cook.<p>You can cook chicken, and you can <i>cook chicken</i>. Until I was about 27, I only did the first one. Growing up, I watched my mom make tenders out of chicken cutlets and …

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6 Ways to Use Trader Joe's Umami Paste

We took this super-charged tomato paste for a spin in the test kitchen.<p>Ah, the Trader Joe's impulse buy. In my past few trips, I've grabbed marinated goat cheese, French butter, cornbread crackers, and <b>umami paste</b>, a curious "stir-in paste and condiment" hiding next to the ketchup and mayonnaise. …

Trader Joe's

31 delicious one-pot recipes

My brother-in-law and I are the same kind of cooks — it's been described that we will grab every clean mixing bowl or pot in a kitchen and dirty it …

Cooking

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In a pinch and in need of a quick meal that will please everyone? A one-pan, assemble-and-bake Tex-Mex casserole just might be the answer. It takes …

Cooking

Redhook’s Shiny New Beer Cathedral Starts Pouring Thursday

<b>Redhook</b>, one of Seattle’s original beer giants that recently shuttered its Woodinville production brewery, uncorks its fancy and experimental but downsized Capitol Hill <b>Brewlab</b> Thursday, August 17 in the Pike Motorworks building at 714 E. Pike St. To celebrate, Redhook and KEXP are throwing a party …

Steph And Seth Curry Played A Bizarre Game Of 2-On-5 On A Korean Television Show

Stephen Curry and his brother, Seth, would make a pretty good 2-on-2 squad if they were to ever team up. They did just that on a Korean variety show called <i>Infinite Challenge</i>. It’s an award-winning show that’s hugely popular on the Korean Peninsula, and things got wild when the Currys showed up to …

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

Baking

Make These 18 One-Pot Meals Instead of Ordering Takeout

As sure as there are seven days in the week, I can count on the fact that at least one of those days, I'll come home from work feeling totally …

Cooking

Get Grilling: 11 Easy Recipes For Memorial Day Weekend

It's the unofficial start of summer — and grilling season!<p>Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer — and grilling season! From chicken and vegetables to steak and potatoes, grilled food just tastes better. So whether you’re hosting a backyard bbq or just making dinner, these tested and …

Mean Sandwich Is True to Its Name

Seattle just got back a former resident, and sandwich lovers should be rejoicing. Alex Pemoulie and her New Jersey-native husband Kevin Pemoulie have …

Seattle

7 Easy Dinners That Basically Make Themselves

Minimum effort, maximum payoff.

Cooking

The Best Make-Ahead Appetizer Recipes For Your Super Bowl Party

After Thanksgiving, the Super Bowl is the greatest food holiday of the year. Of course, the game is important, but the food is crucial. It’s the one day of the year when not only is it allowed, but it’s in fact encouraged, to consume all of the best gameday foods in existence. Sliders, cheesy dips, …

Our 43 Best Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

One of our favorite things about Christmas morning is the feast that follows (or precedes) gift opening. If you're wondering what should fill your …

One-Pot Cheesy Turkey Tamale Pie

Hey, hi! Happy Thanksgiving week!<p>And Happy 19th Birthday to my brother, who is closest in age to me, Kai (Malachi)!!<p>I can already tell it’s going to …

Cooking

11 Brilliant Recipes For Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Leftovers are the best.<p>Leftover mashed potatoes are never as good as they are when originally presented. That’s why, when you’re faced with a big bowl of leftover spuds, you should think beyond reheating.<p>We’re talking about using mashed potatoes as a stepping stone to other great meals like …

Mike Pence went to see Hamilton. The audience booed — but the cast delivered a personal plea.

“We truly hope that this show has inspired you to uphold our American values and work on behalf of all of us.”<p>Mike Pence probably just thought he was doing dinner and a show. He almost certainly didn’t expect to get booed in the process, or to receive a personalized lecture during the curtain call, …

This Insanely Cheesy Corn Casserole Will Get You Through Thanksgiving

The “creamy, cheesy, corn thing" that all Thanksgiving dinner guests are thankful for.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. This is copywriter</i> …

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Kickers miss short field goals, Seahawks, Cards tie 6-6

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stephen Hauschka needed only to make a 27-yard field goal to give the Seattle Seahawks an overtime victory over …

NFL

Ghost pepper sends man to hospital for 23 days

The ghost pepper is one of the world's hottest peppers, with a Scoville rating of more than a million. So it might follow that you shouldn't ingest it in more than tiny quantities.<p>And yet, the <i>Journal of Emergency Medicine</i> reports on the unusual case of a man who tore a hole in his esophagus after …

Capitol Hill: Brace for Your Very Own Paseo

Capitol Hill, this is not a drill: <b>Paseo</b> could start slinging its famous Caribbean sandwiches in your neighborhood as early as next month.<p>Hot off the July opening of a second Paseo in SoDo, owner Ryan Santwire is expanding the company again. The third location will open inside the former Pike Street …

Vital Updates on the Poke Front

Poke, the Hawaiian raw fish salad, continues to be all the rage in Seattle. Two new restaurants are in the works to meet what appears to be an endless demand for the stuff.<p>In June, Eater announced the pending arrival of <b>GoPoké</b> in the International District. The anticipated opening timeline of summer …

Artist Draws Nine Portraits on LSD During 1950s Research Experiment

During the 1950s, a researcher gave an artist two 50-microgram doses of LSD (each dose separated by about an hour), and then the artist was …

How Kids Around the World Get to School

In the U.S. at least, the late-summer season marks the beginning of the school year. How kids commute to class might seem like the least of parents’ …

Transportation