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3-Ingredient Thursday: Superbly simple weeknight recipes

It's hard to believe how much intense flavor you can pack into a dish with just three key ingredients. This week, check out our recipes for juicy chicken braised in coconut milk, Mediterranean fish roasted in parchment with capers and sweet peppers, and more. Each dish is made with only three main …

'Buckswire

It took the man who set the <b>new record</b> for ordering the most expensive drink possible at a <b>Starbucks</b> a <b>full five days</b> to finish the concoction. Not surprising considering that his "sexatinguple vanilla bean mocha Frappuccino" came with <b>60 shots of espresso</b> and had to be made in a special <b>128 ounce …

This Pizza Mac and Cheese Changes the Game

We all have those days where we are stuck choosing between eating a slice of pizza or enjoying a bowl of mac and cheese. Yet, the day has finally come where there is no need to choose between both. This time, you can have the best of both worlds. Move over bathing suit body and say hello to food …

Dreams, Flushed: LA's Bathroom-Themed Cafe Shutters

Los Angeles's infamous bathroom-themed restaurant, <b>Magic Restroom Cafe</b>, has called it quits. <i>LA Magazine</i> reports the toilet-filled restaurant shuttered over Memorial Day Weekend, because not even the novelty of sitting on a toilet while eating could inspire diners to order dishes with names like</b> …

75 Healthy, Energy-Packed Breakfast Recipes

Think way, way beyond avocado toast.<p><b>We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day</b> (or at least the first meal, anyway), so it can’t hurt to start things out with a tasty little bundle of healthy energy. From next-level toasts (think beyond avocado) to savory porridges, ingenious …

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The 10 Commandments Of Biscuit Baking

A really good biscuit is the food equivalent of a big hug from the sweet Southern grandmother you always wished you had. It's comforting, heart-warming, and it makes a bad day instantly better. But not all of us have sweet-as-honey grandmas from the South and not all of us have had great biscuits. …

Chimi Burger

1⁄3 cup chopped cilantro<p>1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce<p>1 tsp. soy sauce<p>2 cloves garlic, peeled<p>1⁄2 small red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and roughly …

How to Make Homemade Mallomars

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Stop hoarding your Mallomars. Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provincial is showing us how to make New York's rarest cookie, whenever and wherever you</i> …

The 21 Best Ice Cream Shops in America

Ice cream is one of the few foods with the power to delight everyone from a baby who hasn't even gotten its first tooth to an elderly man who just lost his last one.<p>To honor the most cross-generational of all desserts and celebrate the greatest use of dairy outside the realm of pizza, we've …

Artisanal Toast Is Taking the Nation by Storm

Artisanal toast, a trend that has been the subject of eye-rolling and has been laughed off as "twee" and <i>very</i> San Francisco, is catching on in cities across the nation. Fancy toast is starting to pop up on menus in cities like Minneapolis and Detroit. The concept was started in <b>San Francisco</b> by</b> …

How to Make a Tom Collins

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving us the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: Our official drink of summer -- and how to adapt it all season long.</i><p>Maintaining a well-stocked liquor …

5 Steps to Creating Your Own Barbecue Sauce

Want to make a signature sauce? Learn the basics and then go crazy. You’re only limited by what’s in your pantry.<p>Want to make a signature sauce? …

Coffee + Cocktail = A Darn Good Time

Put a little pep in your step with this coffee-based cocktail.<p>Coffee in a cocktail has certainly been done before—but have you ever had a cocktail made with herbaceous amaro and fernet, Scotch, <i>and</i> coffee? Tonight's a perfect night to give it a whirl.<p>Get the recipe: Alive and Kicking

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Foods You Had No Idea Were Named After People

Whenever a new food item is invented or discovered, be it a completely new dish or a new variety of fruit or vegetable, it needs to be named. Some people, if they're feeling scientific, go with a variation of a Latin origin. More literal-minded folks just name it whatever's closest to what the …

Prison-Style Meatloaf - Special Meatball Loaf Recipe

Serial Dine-and-Dasher Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Notorious Baltimore dine-and-dasher <b>Andrew Palmer</b> has been sentenced to <b>five years in prison</b> after he ordered a meal at a restaurant in October 2013 and faked a medical emergency to avoid payment (Palmer pretended to have a seizure at Baltimore barbecue joint <b>Oliver Speck's</b> to avoid his $90 bill). …

5 Ingredients to Up Your Baking Game

Whether you’re baking chocolate chip cookies or a fancy three-layer cake with lemon curd and whipped cream frosting, the quality of ingredients can …

Best of the Hotline: How to Make Tomato Sauce from Canned Tomatoes

<i>Some questions on the Hotline have staying power, and for good reason -- they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.</i><p><i>Today: The best ways to make tomato sauce from canned tomatoes, because we're still waiting for the heirlooms to</i> …

How to Make 'Grown-Up Lemonade,' Which We'll Be Drinking All Summer Long

Faced with the challenge of inventing a new summer cocktail, one Brooklyn bartender turns to the Franco-Italian liqueur genepy for a new twist<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the people and relationships that built and sustain Andrew Tarlow’s Brooklyn restaurant mini-empire.</i><p>…

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Revolutionary Music Videos That Now Look Daft

51<p>SHARES<p>To great acclaim, Noel Gallagher has just popped up and declared that all Oasis videos are shit. I concur. And taking Mr. Gallagher’s lead, …

Aerosmith May Revisit Deep Cuts, Jam With Slash on Summer Tour

Aerosmith have spent the last couple of years touring in support of their latest LP, <i>Music From Another Dimension</i>, but the set list has rarely …

Psy's 'Gangnam Style' Reaches Two Billion YouTube Views

It's one small step for man, one giant horse-y dance for mankind. K-Pop sensation Psy's viral smash "Gangnam Style" has become the first video to hit …