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Sorry, But Poutine Aioli Is the Best Faux-Canadian Condiment You'll Ever Make

Just try and resist<p>I’m a total sucker for poutine. That gloriously messy sticky pile of crispy fries dotted generously with white cheddar cheese …

Cooking

Red Beans & Rice With a "Secret" Ingredient (That Everybody Knows)

Coca-Cola keeps its formula in a locked vault. KFC maintains its mysterious, top-secret 11 herb-and-spice blend by producing half of the recipe in one laboratory, and half in another. And, apparently, only two monks know the exact combination of the 130 herbs that make up Chartreuse.<p>And then …

Cooking

Break out the Deep Fryer and Make Barbacco's Umami-Rich Brussels Sprouts at Home

There are dishes that bring us back to our favorite restaurants again and again. FiDi hot spot Barbacco can claim several such signatures—the …

This one recipe makes two of the best cookout buns around

Homemade buns change the cookout game. When I make the effort to serve grass-fed beef, artisanal sausages or even a noble carrot, I want the bun to …

Aboriginal settlement revealed by MH370-search technology proves large-scale migration 'was no accident' but the work of 'skilled maritime explorers'

• <b>Aboriginal settlement was no accident - but the result of large-scale migration</b>• <b><br>Finding made using wind and current modelling, similar to that in</b> …

Brain Food: 3 Supplements to Help You Think Clearly, Stay Focused, and Sharpen Your Memory

Homemade DIY Taco Seasoning Recipe

Snacking at home on repeats with friends? I am sure tacos, nachos and chips are your favourites then, right? To make your snacking hour more …

Mass extinction crisis triggered expansion of dinosaurs

It is commonly understood that the dinosaurs disappeared with a bang – wiped out by a great meteorite impact on the Earth 66 million years ago.

PicoStill Turns Your Kitchen Into a Micro Home Distillery

Posted in Bar Ware and Host<p>Designed to work with the PicoBrew Model C homebrewing system, the PicoStill enables you to distill pilot batches of …

This Sheet Pan Garlic-Parmesan Chicken Is Calling Your Name

The sheet pan meal is a weeknight wonder. Your protein, veggie, and starch can all cook in harmony on one sheet pan, which means less hands-on …

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Recipes

You Need These Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes in Your Life

When you combine certain foods together they become extra special, like taco pizza or spaghetti and chili (which is still debatable if you're not …

Cinnamon Buns

Ingredients<p>1 1/4 cup butter<br>• 1/4 cup granulated sugar<br>• 1/2 cup warm water (100°F/38°C)<br>• 1 pkg (8 g) active dry yeast<br>• 1/2 cup milk<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 egg …

Baking

General Tso's Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Special equipment: a deep-frying thermometer<p>Sandwich Build:<p>For the marinade and chicken: In a bowl, whisk together the hoisin, vinegar, soy sauce, …

Food & Dining

Franklin's Vinegar Sauce

This is a light vinegar BBQ sauce from the world famous Franklin's BBQ in Austin, Texas. This sauce goes perfect with Pork or Brisket.<p><b>SOURCE</b>: <i>Franklin</i> …

Best Fishing Rods for Inshore Variety

In our fishing fantasyland, we all have about 1,000 rods in our personal tackle emporiums. There are different lengths, strengths and actions, each …

Mongolian Meatball Ramen

Turn that instant ramen into a real meal.<p><b>BUY NOW: Le Creuset Skillet, $199.95, amazon.com.</b><p>Directions<p>In a large bowl, combine ground beef, panko bread …

Steamed Whole Fish

A steamed whole fish with Ginger, Scallion, Soy and cilantro is a big favorite on any Chinese table, and it’s almost always served at holiday meals …

A Big “Fat” Chinese New Year Menu for All Skill Levels

It’s almost Chinese New Year! As the big day draws closer, it’s time to figure out what to plan for your Chinese New year menu and the big Chinese …

Food & Dining

Shanghai-Style Braised Pork Belly (Hong Shao Rou)

As we creep towards middle age, Bill and I try to be healthier and avoid eating too much meat. We’re no health nuts by any stretch of the …

Laser Scans Reveal Maya "Megalopolis" Below Guatemalan Jungle

A vast, interconnected network of ancient cities was home to millions more people than previously thought.<p>Using a revolutionary technology known as LiDAR (short for “Light Detection And Ranging”), scholars digitally removed the tree canopy from aerial images of the now-unpopulated landscape, …

Recipe: Salted caramel doughnuts

<b>Ingredients</b><p><b>Doughnuts</b><br>20g active dry yeast<br>250ml (1 cup) craft beer, at room temperature<br>30g castor sugar<br>100g butter, melted<br>500g cake flour<br>3 large …

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

Breakfast

Yogurt Marinating Is the Best Marinating

By Alex Delany<p>Why would you rub yogurt all over a piece of meat? Because it's delicious, that's why.<p>You probably don’t want to think about raw meat and dairy together. There’s something that just seems, well, gross about the whole thing. But trust us: Marinating meat in yogurt will change your …

BBQ

Make These Pork Chops in Creamy Garlic Sauce for Dinner

Photos of perfectly cooked porkchops are seriously drool-worthy. With their golden-brown exterior and perfectly seasoned crust, to many they can seem …

How to Start Your Own Sourdough Bread Starter

It’s the beginning of a beautiful friendship.<p>A sourdough bread starter may be one of the most peculiar, yet (obviously) essential ingredients needed …

Steamed Fish, Swimming in Flavor

There are many ways to approach a pescatarian dinner. The next time you buy a piece of fish for dinner, instead of pan-frying, poaching or broiling, why not consider steaming? It’s fast, easy and makes a remarkably satisfying light meal.<p>Chinese cooks have long been experts at steaming fish — …

Four Methods for Making Wondrous, Fragrant Ghee

Ghee is butter which has been clarified to remove water and milk solids, which imparts a toasty aroma and flavor in the finished butter. Even better? …

Our Favorite Buttermilk Biscuit

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 475°. Grate frozen butter using large holes of a box grater. Toss together grated butter and flour in a medium …

Bacon-and-Cheddar Grits Quiche Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon; drain and crumble. Transfer 2 tsp. …