Don McKenzie

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How to Rescue a Burnt Disaster+ Killer Kale Gratin Recipe | Stonesoup

Not long after we moved into our little farm house earlier in the year, I was beginning to question my ability to cook without burning something.<p>It …

Hugh Acheson's Ultimate Summer Salad

Chef Hugh Acheson combines sweet, salty, spicy and tangy flavors in this exceptional summer tomato salad, tossing peaches, pickled serranos and crisp …

The Food Lab: How to Make Adana Kebabs (Turkish Ground Lamb Kebabs)

I ate a lot of good things when I was in Istanbul last winter—eggs scrambled with tomatoes and chilies, flatbreads topped with cheese and eggs, teeny tiny dumplings served with yogurt and sumac—but kebabs, made with juicy lamb meat molded around flat metal skewers and grilled over live coals were …

Cheesy Stuffed Poblanos

Cheese Smothered Stuffed Poblanos.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 4, 2014 81<p>I want to shout it from the rooftops. I can’t stop eating poblanos!<p>Today I’m …

Recipes from Charleston's Pop-Up Party Specialists

The duo behind Charleston's best pop-up shop hosts a fantastic dinner with shrimp toasts and gingery snapper.<p>In the middle of Charleston, South …

Week in Reviews: Guy Fieri Breakfast Edition

Three days in and there's already a review of human lava lamp <b>Guy Fieri's</b> new breakfast menu. Michael Uzmann of Endo Edibles says: <b>"The only thing preventing a return visit is the brevity of the menu."</b> Uzmann enjoyed the Chicken Fried Bacon Biscuits & Gravy, Shortbread Pancake & Berry "Pot Pie," and …

Tuesday Things.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 5, 2014 49<p>1. Last night between the two of us, we ate seven ears of incredible local corn. I had three and he had four. It is so …

Watch This Badass 'Mother Shucker' Show You How To Shuck An Oyster

Grant Lee Crilly is a real mother shucker. At least, that's how Crilly is introduced in the latest ChefSteps YouTube video, called the "Best Way To Shuck An Oyster."<p>"Shucking oysters sounds difficult, but the concept's pretty basic," says Crilly before diving into the delicious mollusks' shell. …

How I Built a Barbecue Restaurant in Brooklyn: My Lease Safari

More<p>How I Built a Barbecue Restaurant in Brooklyn<p>More tales from the restaurant industry<p>The Arrogant Swine, my barbecue restaurant to be, needed a home. I had finished my Hog Days of Summer events, a series of pop-ups where I cooked up whole hogs Carolina-style and got feedback from guests. I had …

So Just How Bad Is Ramen For You, Anyway?

If you’ve ever tasted it, you know that restaurant-served ramen is an entirely different soup game than the instant stuff on which penny-pinching college students subsist. The broth is meatier, the noodles fluffier, the whole experience more elegant (when a bowl clocks in at $15, it'd better be). …

Should America's Best Chefs Really Stay in the Kitchen?

Or should we hope they aspire to more?<p><b>Bobby Flay, the burger impresario</b> and food television fixture, recently opened a restaurant in New York City called Gato. It's a blockbuster Mediterranean affair where the plates are small, the flavors big, and the crowds (nearly) fire-code busting. Diners …

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Grilled Romaine Lettuce Salad with Blue Cheese and Bacon

Heat bacon in a 12" skillet over medium heat, and cook, turning once, until crisp and fat is rendered, about 10 minutes. Transfer bacon to a plate, …

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7 Casual Summer Recipes from Chef Carlo Mirarchi of Roberta's

Relax with height-of-the-season dishes from Roberta's chef Carlo Mirarchi<p><b>Even we admit: There are much better things to do this month than hang out in the kitchen</b>. So we asked <b>Carlo Mirarchi</b>, the chef at Brooklyn favorite Roberta’s, how to max out the flavor with pretty minimal effort.

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Snapchat and WhatsApp are taking over photo sharing

Facebook spent billions of dollars to acquire Instagram and WhatsApp and it offered billions more for Snapchat. The reason why is in this chart.<p>Via: TechCrunch<br>• Source: KPCB 2014 Internet Trends Report

The 10 Highest-Paying Work-From-Home Jobs

Most likely, the phrase “C-suite” conjures an image of a suited executive in a sprawling office with an incredible view.<p>And most likely, the phrase “work from home” calls to mind the picture of a pajama-clad person staring at a laptop while lounging on the couch.<p>But surprisingly, many high-powered …

5 Psychological Principles of High Converting Websites

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>You know the feeling when you pour your heart and soul into a promising new A/B test, only to have it flop like an entrepreneur’s first startup?<p>I certainly do.<p>Last year, I ran all product and brand marketing for an edutech company. For the first few …