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This Creamy Balsamic Mushroom Chicken Is a One-Skillet Wonder

Want to end your Monday on a high note? Make this creamy balsamic mushroom chicken. It's a 30-minute, one-skillet meal with crispy bacon as a star …

Here's the Steak Recipe That Launched Ree Drummond's Cooking Career

Ree Drummond of The Pioneer Woman has become a superstar over the last decade, but how did she get her start? Long before her Food Network show, lifestyle magazine, Walmart kitchen collection, Mercantile shop and restaurant, and her cookbooks, Ree began blogging about her family's life on the ranch …

Cooking

PORK - Pork Shoulder (butt & picnic)

Pulled pork is made using the front shoulder of a pig. The shoulder can be purchased whole or will be separated into a butt (Pork butt, Boston butt, …

4 Reasons to Use Your Cast-Iron Skillet on the Grill

We all know cast-iron is great for cooking on the stovetop and in the oven, but your hardest working pan is just as useful outside of the kitchen. …

Here are 6 Easy Ways to Find the Cheapest Flights Using Google

If you’re not already familiar with Google Flights, let us introduce you to one of the quickest and most efficient travel search engines out there. …

Country Lifestyle

Healthy Breakfasts You Can Make the Night Before, Because You Deserve to Sleep In

It's good to fall into a routine every morning that allows you to set yourself up for the day, and it's especially smart to include breakfast in that pattern. When you have a belly full of protein, carbs, and healthy fats, you'll be unstoppable for the rest of the day. These easy, healthy …

The Completely Addictive Method of Making Pasta Sauce

The idea of making homemade pasta sauce might sound intimidating, but it's a lot less complicated than you'd think. And I'm not talking about a more involved project like a beef bolognese. My go-to way to prepare pasta is with a lemony, garlicky, buttery sauce that comes together in minutes — and …

Spicy Ribs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 400°. Place 2 slabs of ribs, meaty side up, on each of 6 large broiler pans. Mix the sugar with 1 tablespoon …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The 1 Thing You Should Add to Your Fried Rice, According to Benihana

If you've ever had Benihana's chicken fried rice, you've truly tasted the nectar of the gods. The flavor is incomparable, and it's so addictive that if you don't stop yourself, you'd easily eat an entire flat-top-filled serving (no shame). After making Benihana's fried rice recipe for ourselves, we …

Recipes

Slow-Roast Tender Chinese Spareribs

For your next game day, go with Cantonese BBQ<p>Those sticky, overcooked, red ribs from Chinese buffets are usually too tough or too sweet to be anything but disappointing. It's a shame, because when you taste Cantonese BBQ spareribs done well—honey-glazed, browned, and sizzling—they're …

Asian Barbecue Pork Chops Recipe

IMAGE Dan Rivera<p>This easy pork chops recipe is a weekend must-try: the marinade gives your chops layers of flavors. Serve with a side of vegetables, …

Recipes

How to Book Your First Cruise

Interested in taking a cruise, but never been on one before? Here's what you should know.<p>Tackling a cruise for the first time can seem daunting, with a dizzying assortment of itineraries, companies, destinations, and decks. With this in mind, how can a first-timer plan a foolproof oceangoing …

Chinese Steamed Spareribs with Black Bean 蒜蓉豆豉蒸排骨

Chinese Steamed Spareribs with Black Bean 豉汁排骨<p>By Ellen L. Published:<p>This Cantonese dish of Steamed Spareribs with Black Bean 蒜蓉豆豉蒸排骨 is pretty darn …

Grilled Pizza | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

CR's Charcoal Grill Championship: Weber Kettle vs. Big Green Egg

In this corner we have the Weber Original Kettle, $80. It dots the backyards of millions of American homes, making it practically synonymous with …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for New Orleans gumbo and banana and cardamom tart

New Orleans has never played by the rules, so it’s no surprise the city has as many gumbo recipes as people<p>Nowhere is the complex, almost cryptic nature of the food of New Orleans more apparent than in gumbo, the dish most associated with the city and most loved by its people. For one thing, there …

How to Have Stir Fry Success, with Step-by

This is it! The moment you make the best damn stir-fry of your life at home.<p>This is it! The moment you've been waiting for, the moment you make the best damn stir-fry of your life <i>at home</i>. If that sounds hyperbolic, it's because it is. Nevertheless, it's the little things in life. Once you master …

Cooking

Know How to Make These 6 Chinese Sauces, Make *Any* Dish More Flavorful

To try reducing the myriad sauces of China to a few representatives is an exercise in futility. There are just too many to choose from, for China is as big and as complex as Europe, with thousands of years of culinary experience under its belt. In other words, <b>Chinese sauces go way beyond soy; think</b> …

Food & Dining

Slow-Cooked Brisket with Red Wine and Shallots

Using an all-in-one slow cooker, like the <b>All-Clad Gourmet Slow Cooker</b>, saves time and clean-up when making this traditional Passover dish because you can sear the brisket right in the slow cooker using the “brown” function. If your slow cooker doesn’t have this function, brown the brisket and …

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21 Cruises Everyone Should Go On Before They Die

Ready for a getaway?<p>A cruise can be so much more than just a trip for hard partying spring breakers. It can also be one of the best ways to immerse yourself in an array of gorgeous destinations—if you choose the right cruise line and venture, that is. These river and ocean voyages chosen by <i>National</i> …

Cruise Ships

Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

If you love to order <i>tom kha gai</i> at Thai restaurants, this recipe is for you. Here, we use a slow cooker to put together a great version of this iconic chicken-coconut soup that’s packed with flavor. Leftovers are great for lunch the next day. <b>Thai Coconut Chicken Soup</b> <b>Ingredients</b> • 4 lb. (2 kg) bone-in …

Food Preservation

Rib Eye Steak with Onion Blue Cheese Sauce

Preheat the grill to a high heat or light your outdoor grill.<p>Sprinkle the steaks with salt and pepper and smear both sides of the steaks with 1/2 …

Cooking

This Is the Most Popular Pizza Recipe on Pinterest

Pizza is a perfect food. It's there for you when you're sad, when you're happy, and when you're kinda bored. It's there when you're hungry and just …

Tip: The One Supplement Every Man Needs

Whether your goal is more muscle and better performance or just improved overall health, this supplement should be a staple.<p>Curcumin: A Staple Health …

I bought a Costco vacation — here's why the retailer has completely changed how I book travel

"You can buy a vacation through Costco?" I was asked at least a dozen times in recent months.<p>My answer: Yes, and it's incredible.<p>I only became aware of Costco's travel deals in May, when a friend suggested checking out the warehouse store's website while planning an upcoming vacation.<p>I was amazed …

Puerto Rico

The Fast Track for Juicy Pork Chops

And how to save your chops from dreaded dryness.<p>Pork chops seem like a great dinner idea in theory—they’re widely available and they cook quickly if you buy the thin ones (not the thick, fancy butcher shop ones). All of this means you can go from work to any-old-supermarket to food-in-your-belly …

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Vietnamese-Style Baked Chicken Recipe

In this easy weeknight-dinner recipe, we marinate chicken thighs in a mixture of Vietnamese fish sauce, sugar, herbs, and spices, then bake them for a dish that's infused with flavor and perfectly browned.<p>Why It Works<p>Lime, ginger, and fish sauce add bold, bright, and deep Vietnamese flavors.<br>• A short …

The Secret to Perfectly Cooked Jambalaya: Use Your Oven

My first trip ever to Louisiana was exactly what it should have been: a debauchery of food and drink. I'd flown into New Orleans late one night with my best friend, and within an hour of landing, we were tucking into platters piled with oysters. The next morning, we got up and headed to breakfast …