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Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

16 things travelers should know before planning their 2016 adventures

For travelers, 2015 and 2016 look like identical twins born in separate years, only more so. Much of what was true in 2015 will be truer in the coming year. What was hot this year will be hotter next; what was cheap in 2015 will be cheaper in 2016 (except when it's not; see hotel rooms). Here's a …

The Most Horrifying Fast Food Menu Items Of 2014

According to Chinese zodiac, 2014 is the year of the horse. People born this year are said to be full of personality, enjoy socializing and have a great sense of humor. But, there's nothing funny about the fast food nightmares this year brought. From black hamburgers to chicken corsages, let us …

7 Ways to Make Your Pumpkin Pie Even Better This Year

Homemade pumpkin pie is great. These doctored-up versions are even better.<p>Pumpkin pie is one of the most traditional holiday foods on the table (some even argue it's better than the main event). It's a classic we look forward to every year. But without getting <i>too</i> crazy, this winter we're sprucing …

Slow-Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb With Garlic, Rosemary, and Lemon Recipe

Looking for an impressive lamb roast recipe? Slow-roasted boneless leg of lamb comes out extra tender with a crisp, well-browned crust and juicy pink meat flavored with garlic, rosemary, and lemon zest.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Cooking at very low temperatures followed by a blast at high heat creates …

The Food Lab: Hasselback Potato Gratin (These Might Be the Best Potatoes Ever)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Every online food recipe trend has its watershed moment, the point at which it goes from being a fun project to going full-on viral. It's usually when bacon gets added to it. It's the moment when every blog and Instagram feed is so saturated with it that even …

24 Essential Kitchen Tricks and Tips

What Kitchen Short Cuts Am I Missing?<p>I have owned a food processor for almost a decade but only recently tried out the cheese grater attachment - and instantly felt like a complete idiot for wasting countless hours of my life grating cheese by hand. I am sure there must be many other techniques i …

The Food Lab: The Best Wonton Soup

GalleryThe Food Lab: The Best Wonton Soup<p>My love for wonton soup may not be as deep as my sister's, who dives into a bowl with a passion only rivaled by her love of beef chow fun, but it still ranks up there in the "top five soups" category for me.<p>I'll admit it: the wonton soups of my youth—the one …

35 Quick Stir-Fry Recipes to Cook on Weeknights

Stir-fries are the ultimate quick, easy, fridge-cleaning meals.<p>When you look into your refrigerator and see nothing but odds and ends—a little old rice here, a bit of steak there, some veggies in the crisper drawer—you might not see a cohesive meal. But oh! There's one to be had, brought together …

Gluten Free Bakery, East Vancouver

<b>Float ON Bakery</b> is in East Vancouver, an up and coming neighbourhood that is still waiting for the coming. Easy to get to, difficult to leave without …

How to Open Stuck Jars: The Only Guide You Need

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's 2012 Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>Generally speaking, public feats of strength</b> have fallen out of fashion in modern America. Pistols at dawn, bare-knuckle …

All the President's Food: Esquire's John Mariani on the Inaugural Dinner

<b>Everything in D.C. is politics,</b> so whenever the President of the United States holds a state dinner or inaugural ball, coming up this weekend, the choice of what to serve is intended to send out not-so-subtle messages. "State dinners [are] not just an opportunity to show off American hospitality," …

Why Restaurants Should Ban Food Photos

<b>Cameras and restaurants</b> go together like bananas and Sprite. And now restaurants like David Chang's Momofuku Ko (so not just hipster-baiting San Francisco coffee shops or James Blunt-hating Dublin fish joints), are finally disallowing patrons from snapping pictures of their meals. And they have …

The Dark Side of Quinoa

<b>Quinoa, the "miracle grain of the Andes,"</b> is now too expensive for the poor Andes residents who have traditionally relied on it as a staple of their diet. Low in carbohydrates and high in protein, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wa) has become increasingly popular with the First World health-conscious set. …

The Secret to Slow-Poaching the Perfect Egg: Seven Degrees of Separation

<b>How do you like your eggs?</b> Perhaps one of the most-frequently asked questions when it comes to food, whether you're out to brunch or cooking at home, especially if it's the morning after. Scrambled? Sunny-side up? Over easy? How about slow poached to precisely 63 degrees? That's how Chef Lonnie …

How (and Why) to Use Bone Marrow

<i>Each week, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: Learn how (and why) to use bone marrow as a rich, buttery addition to your</i> …

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Vietnamese-Style Steak

Stir together Maggi seasoning sauce, oil, pepper, and garlic in a wide, shallow dish. Add steaks; rub all over with marinade. Cover; let marinate at …

BBQ

What Butcher Classes Won't Teach You

Throughout the country, you can now drop a hundred (or a few thousand) bones to have a butcher show you how to cut up an animal. The classes are in some ways a counter to the waning apprentice tradition in the butchery industry, thanks in no small part to the mushrooming of packing houses. And it's …

Breaking ‘The Chain’: What’s at Stake in the Modern Pork Industry

At first glance, writing an exposé on the pork industry might seem outside Ted Genoways’ wheelhouse. He’s the author of two books of poetry and has …

Big Meat flexes its muscles

It wasn’t the subject of a barrage of campaign ads this past month, nor has it been widely reported in the media or even debated much in the halls of …

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Meat: 28 Tips and Tutorials

How do you cook and shred a pork shoulder? How do you carve a roast chicken? How do you check the temperature on a turkey? What's the secret to …

2 New Ways to Use Your Chicken Scraps

<i>Each week, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: Now that you know how to turn your chicken bones into stock, it's time to make</i> …

You Won't Believe This Shocking New Nutrition Trend

Insects provide the highest-quality protein on the planet—but will you dig in? You will if you know what's good for you<p>Jack Ceadel, the cofounder of Hopper Foods, walks into a Gold's Gym in Austin, Texas, carrying a plastic bucket of prototype protein bars. The afternoon crowd here is his perfect …

Nutrition

Know thy butcher, who knows thy animal

KARACHI: Eidul Azha is eagerly looked forward to by the qasais or butchers, both professional and seasonal ones. That’s when they visit homes with …

Argentine Grilled Tri-Tip Recipe

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

BBQ

The Four High End Steaks You Should Know

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>We do quite a bit of steak talk around here, but we've never covered the true basics: how to pick the one you want.<p>First, a definition. <b>Steaks are basically any piece of meat that falls under the category</b> …

Tabasco Sauce: An Appreciation

<b>This weekend brought</b> the sad news that Paul McIlhenny, the sixth McIlhenny to make Tabasco sauce on Louisiana's Avery Island, has died.<p>As chief executive of the company until the end, we wonder what he thought about the sudden trendiness of sriracha-style hot sauce, which received a feature-length …

Q&A: Kristen Kish on Her Top Chef Victory, and How to Cook Like a French Chef

<b>With the conclusion</b> of <i>Top Chef: Seattle</i> this week, the long-standing cooking competition show crowned Boston's Kristen Kish, a 29-year-old instructor at Stir the winner. For fans of the series, the significance of this win is twofold: Kish is only the second female to take home the title in ten …

6 Essential Stocks for Soup Season

With winter on its way, it’s a great time to load up on a variety of soup stocks. Chicken, beef, fish, and vegetable stocks can all be made easily at …