Dan Keesling

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Just for Clean Freaks: Bar Keepers Friend vs. Bon Ami

By Sarah Perry | Published on Saturday, December 21, 2013 Edit<p>What’s the difference between the two popular white-powder cleaners, Bar Keepers Friend …

Countertops

Roasts for Your Soon-to-Be-Legendary Holiday Dinner

Centerpiece-worthy roasts for your soon-to-be-legendary holiday feast<p>Whether you build your feast around a chile-laced pork shoulder or an iconic prime rib, nothing says holiday like one of these magnificent roasts.<p>Meet Your Butchers<p><b>Taylor Boetticher</b> and <b>Toponia Miller</b> run the Fatted Calf …

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Need last-minute gift ideas? Here are 10 homemade edible--or drinkable--presents to please everyone on your list! >> http://bit.ly/1bTGgAd

31 Amazing Whiskey Cocktail Recipes

Whiskey is the king of classic cocktails, so we love ourselves a good Old Fashioned, Manhattan, or Julep. But we’re not afraid to mix it up either. These 31 cocktail recipes know what we're talking about.<p>When we’re not sipping some fine whiskey neat or on the rock, we’re mixing up cocktails that …

Did you know that adding cold cream to coffee keeps it hotter longer? The reasoning behind that, and 9 other important things we learned about kitchen science in 2013: http://thekitc.hn/1l2iess

The best way to keep guacamole green, and other tips that blew our minds this year: http://thekitc.hn/18Fzovu

Sloshed: How to Get Drunk With Your Family This Christmas

Like “Jingle Bells” and bad sweaters, “dealing with family” is a time-honored holiday tradition. And since Christmas is in a couple days, chances are …

What Do Enameled Cast Iron Skillets Do, Exactly?

By Sarah Perry | Published on Sunday, December 22, 2013 Edit<p>Enameled cast-iron skillets look beautiful, but in terms of functionality, how does an …

The Versatile Spanish Tortilla

Tortilla española—a thick omelet filled with potatoes and onions that have been gently cooked in oil—is a fixture in tapas spreads, but it also makes …

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Stocking Your Pantry for Thanksgiving? Our Simple Printable Checklist of Essentials Is Here to Help!

We've all been there. The roast is in the oven, you've got your sister peeling Brussels sprouts, you're keeping an eye on the dog to make sure it isn't grabbing a sneaky taste of the pies cooling in the hallway, your stuffing is getting packed into its casserole dish and—<i>f*&k me, did I really just</i> …

The Serious Eats 2013 Thanksgiving Survival Guide is Here!

The 2013 Serious Eats Thanksgiving Survival Guide is here! We're still a couple of weeks out from turkey day, but it's never too early to start planning for the bestest, tastiest, eatingest (and for most of us Serious Eaters, cookingest) holiday of the year. Want to know how to select a turkey …

The Easiest Thanksgiving That Anyone Can Make

Even total beginners. Here are photo instructions for every step, the grocery list, the equipment list — everything. You can do this!<p>Or maybe you have, but it was a total disaster. NOT TO WORRY: If you find yourself in charge of Thanksgiving dinner but really have no idea what you're doing, here …

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Thanksgiving Headquarters

Your one-stop shop for Thanksgiving EVERYTHING: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, pies, and way more.<p>Turkey, Stuffing & Gravy<p>Essential recipes for the main event.<p>How to Survive Thanksgiving<p>Advice, make-ahead recipes, and quick tips.<p>Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes & Squash<p>From buttery mashed …

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One-Pot Wonders: Huevos Rancheros

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>The inspiration for this week's recipe came from a major bout of food envy. We've all fallen prey to it: drooling over a plate at a neighboring table, eyes glued as they devour their incredibly delicious looking food, …

19 Great Ways To Cook Your Thanksgiving Turkey

The day of feasting approaches, and bits of turkey advice waft on the breeze like autumn leaves. But what's the right way? Well, that depends.

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11 Common Kitchen Tools You Don't Need

De-clutter your cabinets, clear your counters, and save yourself some cash

5 Culinary Uses for Thor's Hammer

From caveman steaks to immersion heating, here are five ways to make Mjölnir an indispensable weapon in your war on hunger.<p>As any good comic nerd can tell you, Thor's hammer grants its bearer unlimited strength and can throw off some pretty high voltage. As any good cook can tell you, those two …

Crave-Worthy Chicken Fried Steak for Homesick Texans

As Texpats know all too well, New York is not chicken fried steak country. But they can scratch the itch with above-average versions at The Brooklyn …

The Best Kitchen Tools for Chopping and Slicing

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: It's time to tackle what kitchen tools you need in your</i> <i>arsenal.</i><p>A mortar and …

Schools Aren't Sending Kids with Lice Home Because It Hurts Their Feelings

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In schools across America, there are children whose scalps have become itchy, sexual playgrounds for …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>This weekend, instead of patiently waiting all day to have your post-dinner treat, turn your normal eating schedule on its head and eat dessert …

Eggs

10 Things to Make With Your Roasting Pan Besides Meat

10 other delectable dishes you can make using your roasting pan, some of them for brunch, some for dinner, and some for dessert.<p><i>Written by Adriana Velez on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.</i><p>Remember your roasting pan? That huge thing tucked away in your kitchen cabinets? It's ceramic or metal, about the …

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17 Thanksgiving Turkey Mistakes Everyone Makes

Please put down the turkey baster.

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Make a Brined Turkey on the Grill! PLUS, 7 Tips for the Best Thanksgiving Ever

The best way to cook America's Thanksgiving bird is to use a technique that, like the turkey itself, is also native to the Americas: You guessed it -- barbecue.<p>In the mid 1990s, I embarked on the first of what would become several world tours of Planet Barbecue to research my first book on …

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Presidential Apologies: Regrets, They Have A Few

Now that President Obama has apologized to those who've seen their health care plans canceled due to the Affordable Care Act, losses he pledged beforehand wouldn't happen, he joins the line of modern presidents who have had to look the American people in the eye and give their regrets.<p>Actually, …

The media’s pathetic obsession with Obama’s “apology”

<b>Chuck Todd, Barack Obama (NBC News)</b><p>Did the president say “I’m sorry” for ACA woes well enough to stop the right-wing carping? Of course not<p>Joan Walsh<p>November 8, 2013 6:14pm (UTC)<p>I had the unique experience of watching President Obama’s interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd in real time, as it happened, …

Editor of Guns & Ammo forced out after publishing pro-regulation column

The editor of a leading American magazine about guns has been forced out of his job, after publishing a column that proposed some regulations on gun ownership.<p>Guns & Ammo editor Jim Bequette resigned on Thursday, saying he had been "untrue" to the publication's commitment to the Second Amendment. …