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The Spices You Really Need in Your Pantry

We asked the Bon Appétit test kitchen cooks to name their top 5 favorite spices. Here's what they said.<p>It's way too easy to go down the rabbit hole when stocking your spice rack—especially if you like to try new recipes and explore different cuisines. From Aleppo pepper to za'atar, there are so …

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Never Make Bad Gravy Ever Again

Forget too thick, too thin, too lumpy, too greasy, too salty, or just bad gravy. Nobody needs that—especially not you.<p></head><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Riene Sullivan confesses to</i> …

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The Food Lab: 15-Minute Ultra-Gooey Stovetop Mac and Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science, which is apparently now a <i>New York Times</i> best-seller. Wow!<p>I hope you enjoy the excerpt (and the mac and cheese!), which …

How to Make Black Garlic in a Rice Cooker

Umami-packed black garlic is a terrific staple to have on hand. It adds depth and delicious funkiness to any dish. But it’s not always easy to find. …

Make Chocolate Bacon Bark Only Using 3 Ingredients

I made one of those mistakes on Facebook where you like too many pages and your news feed suddenly becomes articles on articles instead of your friends' statuses. So I recently read on one of these "news publications" (definitely in quotes because if you saw the pages I follow, you'd hardly call …

7 Hearty Turkey Chili Recipes

Warm yoself.<p>While chili purists will insist that the spicy stew be made with finely chopped beef, turkey is a leaner option that can be equally …

How to Remove Lens Distortion in Your Photographs With Lightroom

No camera or lens is perfect and quite often you will get a different result in your images to what you remember seeing. Quite often, this is just a …

67 Shots and Link That Will Keep Photography Addicts Busy for Hours

Another wonderful week in the world of photography has just passed us by, and we find Toad Hollow Photography looking in all corners of the internet …

Landscape Photography

This No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie Tastes Better Than Reese's

If you love peanut butter and chocolate, you will love this pie. It tastes like a frozen Reese's peanut butter cup and is even shaped like one. Oh, and it's super easy to make. There are only seven ingredients -- three of which are peanut butter, chocolate and Cool Whip -- and you don't have to …

8 Delicious Recipes for 4 Iconic BBQ Styles

This great nation of ours boasts an array of very specific and very delicious types of barbecue. But there are four iconic styles that reign supreme: …

BBQ

Homemade Dill Pickles - How to Make Naturally Fermented Pickles

28 Recipes to Make Before Summer Is Over

We're not really sure how it happened (wasn't it just Memorial day?), but summer is almost over. Buy the best fruits and vegetables that you can and start making the most of it—STAT.<p><b>We're not really sure how it happened (wasn't it just Memorial day?)</b>, but summer is almost over. The bright side? Now …

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Basil recipes and tips: A creative new pesto recipe and more fresh ideas

Basil is widely available, but it’s also easy to grow at home, and can thrive in a windowsill garden. If you’re a fan of this versatile herb, it might be time to spring for your own plant. In the meantime, here’s what you need to know when shopping, plus tips for storage and prep and two new …

Skinnytastic Fried Chicken With Spicy BBQ Sauce

Words can't describe how amazing this chicken really is. Think fried chicken, with a bit of a kick and barbecue chicken, all in one! <b>Each serving has 207 calories, 3 grams of fat and 5 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS.</b> This recipe makes 6 breasts and you'll want that many. My husband and I loved it so …

How to Make Chicken-Fried Steak (VIDEO)

Chicken-fried steak might sound like a joke, but in the Southwest it is serious business. The classic recipe is a staple that will please a crowd no matter what part of the country or world you live in.<p>Kent Rollins, famous for his chicken-fried steak and out with a new book called <i>A Taste of Cowboy</i>, …

These Buttermilk Biscuit Recipes Will Up Your Baking Game

Biscuits are great any time of day, any day of year, in any flavor possible. But buttermilk biscuits? Those truly make this life great. One bite of a rich buttermilk biscuit and you'll see the sun shine and hear the birds sing, even on the gloomiest of days.<p>While you only really need one great …

10 Essential BBQ Sauce Recipes for Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>With the official start of grill season - easily our favorite season - it’s FINALLY time for some good ole fashioned barbecue. And …

Recipes

9 Great Dairy-Free Milkshake Recipes

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Whether you're lactose intolerant, vegan, or looking for alternatives to dairy, you're about to see just how many ways you won't …

Recipes

How To Make Rainbow Waffles, Because Life Is Too Short

There are many ways to make mornings bright: You could work up a sweat with an early a.m. workout, you could practice a little meditation, or you could whip together some beautiful rainbow waffles.<p>To take the waffle route, you'll need sugar, baking powder, eggs, butter, vanilla essence, food dye, …

Bacon-Wrapped Mac & Cheese Jalapeño Poppers You Should Make Immediately

Jalapeño poppers are an essential party food. They fit right in with pigs in a blanket, mini pizzas and other hors d'oeuvres -- the reasons you show up to the party in the first place.<p>Classic poppers are made from hollowed-out jalapeño peppers that are stuffed with cheese, breaded and deep fried. …

A New Great Way to Cook a Whole Chicken

<i>By guest blogger Paul Kita, food & nutrition editor at</i> Men's Health<p>You'll need a skillet, some mayonnaise, and a brick...<p>Fast food tries to fool us about chicken. Ask a poultry farmer to point out the nugget on a Cornish Cross and watch what happens. Request that a butcher pack you up a bag of …

A Real Cowboy's Guide (& Love Letter) to Cast Iron

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Good cast iron, if taken care of properly, will outlive us all. Kent Rollins, chuck wagon cook and author of A Taste of Cowboy, tells us why cast iron</i> …

Kitchens

How to Make Indian Fried Chicken

<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: Michelle Peters-Jones of The Tiffin Box shows us why it's time for Indian spicy fried chicken to take the spotlight.</i><p>Chicken 65 might have an …

Chili Powder

The 3-D Printing Revolution

Industrial 3-D printing is at a tipping point, about to go mainstream in a big way. Most executives and many engineers don’t realize it, but this technology has moved well beyond prototyping, rapid tooling, trinkets, and toys. “Additive manufacturing” is creating durable and safe products for sale …

13 Recipes We Love Just as Much as When We Were Kids

We may not have had the most sophisticated palates when we were kids, but we sure knew how to eat. We're nostalgic for these classic dishes.<p><b>We may not have had</b> the most sophisticated palates when we were kids, but we sure knew how to eat. From breaded chicken cutlets to diagonally-cut sandwiches to …

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HubPress Makes It Easy To Build A Blog On GitHub

There are already a few tools out there for building static pages on GitHub – Jeykll, Octopress and Awestruct among them – but the creators of HubPress wanted to make a way of hosting a blog that didn’t require as much technical knowhow.<p>To run a blog from your GitHub account using HubPress, you …

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Quinoa Black Bean Burger: Layers of Flavor and Packed With Protein

What's there not to love about quinoa? It's easy to make and full of nutrients. Quinoa is a great source of protein, iron, and fiber, which is why we incorporated it into our first meatless burger. The combination of quinoa and black beans gives this recipe its burger-like texture. The added …

Prime Rib is Making a Comeback. Here's How to Make It.

Here's a minute-long video by the culinary wizards and friends of Eater over at Seattle's online cooking school <b>ChefSteps</b> that offers a foolproof way for at-home chefs to make a standing rib roast. Head over this way to learn what exactly a rib roast is, all kinds of things about frenching, and the …

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The Perfect Office - Helios Headphones, iRobot Create 2, Cubic and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Homemade Sauerkraut is the Best Fermented Gift

In this time of year filled with cookie exchanges and ubiquitous fruitcakes, why not rebel and give something that’s both tasty and healthy?<p>In this …