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The Food Lab: Slow-Cooked Bolognese Sauce

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>If there's one thing I miss most about New York (aside from the pizza, that is), it's the cold, snowy winters. Not just because I love the cold and I love snow days (I do!), but more because those cold, frosty days …

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It's summertime, and the cookin's easy—master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer, doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, …

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Avocado y Huevos Caliente Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Inspired by Huevos Rancheros, Shakshouka and an extra avocado I created this dish …

How to Reheat Leftovers, from Pizza to Pasta to Eggs

Our ultimate guide to reheating leftovers like pizza, rice, chicken, steak, pasta, pancakes, eggs, fish, vegetables, muffins, coffee, tea, pie, and risotto<p>Yesterday, Gawker's <b>Tom Scocca</b> admitted that he had been reheating pizza wrong his entire life. Rather than warming it up in a toaster oven, …

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How to make Garlic Bread

Banana Chocolate Chip Mini Donuts with Peanut Butter Icing

http://thegingeredwhisk.blogspot.com/2014/02/banana-chocolate-chip-mini-donuts-with.html<p>So tender, sweet, and yummy! A perfect treat!

Vegan Pesto: Yes, You Can

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Yes, you can make vegan pesto. Just grab yourself some nutritional yeast, and you'll be a believer.</i><p>In my home, the advent of summer is always marked by an abundance of …

Balsamic Caprese Chicken

Meals can be separated into two categories: those that are quick and simple that you make for weeknight dinners and those that are photogenic and …

Caprese Garlic Bread

<i>A simple recipe for Caprese Garlic Bread, the best garlic bread you will ever eat!</i><p>Garlic bread has always been a staple in our home. Growing up, my …

Skillet Chicken Fajitas with Avocado Recipe

<b>About the Author</b>: Yasmin Fahr is a food lover, writer, and cook. Follow her @yasminfahr for more updates on her eating adventures and discoveries, which will most likely include tomatoes. And probably feta. Happy eating!<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our …

Grilled Skirt Steak Fajitas Recipe

Classic grilled steak fajitas in a richly flavored marinade, served with sizzled peppers and onions in soft flour tortillas.<p><b>Note:</b> If skirt is unavailable, substitute with hanger or sirloin flap (also sold as sirloin tip in New England—it's different from sirloin steak). Flank steak can also be …

One Pot Wonders: Clams with Linguine, Garlic, and Summer Tomatoes

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I would argue that July and August are easily two of the best food months of the year thanks to the variety of fruits and vegetables at their peak (at least in the Northeast). Peaches, plums, apricots, all types of squash—avocado, summer, zucchini— …

Shiny Happy Poppers

Nothing puts a smile on people’s faces faster while at the same time setting their tongues ablaze, like these grilled jalapeño poppers. Sans cheese, …

37 Delicious Ways To Eat Caprese

Tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella are best friends and belong together everywhere. For instance: in a sandwich! On a pizza! In an omelet! On a cracker! In your mouth!

Cinnamon Sugar Pastry Wheels

<b>Cinnamon Sugar Pastry Wheels</b> <br>Makes 32-36<p>Ingredients: <br>1/2 cup granulated sugar <br>1 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon <br>1 recipe cream cheese pie dough <br>1/4 cup 1/2 …

Smoked Chicken Salad Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 whole chicken, halved1/4 cup your favorite barbecue rub1/2 cup mayonnaise3/4 cup finely chopped celery (about 2 medium stalks)1/3 cup finely sliced scallions (about 1 medium)1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice from 1 lemon1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar1 …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

8 Healthy Smoothies Made With 3 Ingredients

Plus the world's best freezer hack so you'll actually make them.<p>A lot of people like smoothies. But few people make them at home. Because think of all the measuring, the effort, the mess.<p>It doesn't have to be that way. Pick a few of these recipes, hit the grocery store, then make "smoothie packs" …

23 Amazing Ways To Eat A Baked Potato For Dinner

So many delicious options.<p>Look at the hot, buttery potato. In its simplest state — with just a little butter and some kosher salt — that thing is going to be completely delicious. Now add herbs, cheese, meat, veggies, and you've got a great (and probably cheap, sequester-friendly) dinner on your …

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Easy Weeknight Pork Chops With Mac 'N' Cheese

One smart trip to the butcher makes for easy dinners all month.<p><b>"Once a month, my wife and I go to Huntington Meats, the butcher at the farmers' market on Fairfax and buy $100 worth of meat like boneless pork chops, lean ground beef, flank steak, chicken apple sausage, and baby back ribs (on special</b> …

Go-To Recipe: Easy Parmesan-Crusted Scallops

A quick weeknight dinner recipe that you'll use constantly.<p><b>My go-to weeknight recipe is grilled scallops. They only take 15 minutes to throw together, and they are healthy enough to have often but tasty enough that they aren't boring. The key to making it appear like it took hours (instead of</b> …

Paella a la Marinera (Fisherman’s Paella)

25 threads saffron, crushed (a heaping 1⁄4 tsp.)<p>1 lb. boneless monkfish filets, cut into 2" pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to …

Classic Ligurian Basil Pesto Recipe

When devising a plan for the Sauced column, I really wanted to address the traditional condiments first. Understanding the basics will be beneficial down the road as we build a bigger sauce portfolio. Now three weeks in (here's the ketchup, mustard, and garlic chili oil columns, in case you missed …

Skillet Pesto Pasta with Shrimp and Pine Nuts Recipe

<b>Note:</b> I recommended saving some of the pasta cooking water just in case you want to loosen up the sauce a little if it seems dry. I only ended up using about a 1/4 of a cup of the water, but I would experiment with adding a little at a time because you can't go back once it's in there. You could …