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Jamie Oliver Reveals Canadian Expansion Plans

World-saving British chef <b>Jamie Oliver</b> has plans to open locations of his international chain <b>Jamie's Italian</b> across Canada. According to the <i>Globe and Mail</i>, Oliver will announce a deal this week with restaurant group <b>King Street Food Company</b> to "open as many as <b>10 locations</b>" of the casual sit-down …

15 Gooey, Wonderful Grilled Cheese Recipes

Because melted cheese = happiness.<p>Some might say the best thing since sliced bread is sliced bread with CHEESE. There is nothing better for your soul than delicious, gooey cheese, well, sandwiched between toasted, crunchy bread. Do enjoy these wonderful twists on the classics:<p><b>1. Pesto Pizza Grilled</b> …

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8 Authentic Mexican Dishes You Typically Won't Find Stateside

You know about Tex-Mex -- it's that yellow cheese-covered goodness you have weirdly vivid daydreams about that's served up in the forms of burritos, nachos, enchiladas, and chili con carne. But a lot of these dishes are completely foreign to folks down in Mexico, who gorge themselves on a different …

The Milkshake That's Actually Good for You

We all know that turmeric is healthy and full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, but it's not as easy to add in to everyday recipes as other superfoods like chia seeds or flax.<p>Well, fear not, I have the perfect way for you to get your turmeric in a delicious, painless way:<p>Behold the …

15 Dinner Recipes that You Should Really Eat for Breakfast

Our favorite breakfasts look an awful lot like dinner—here are the best nontraditional breakfast foods to start your day.

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28 Foolproof Recipes Using Five Ingredients or Less

Just because you don't have a lot of food in your fridge doesn't mean your belly has to suffer.<p><b>1. 1-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream</b><p>Chunky Monkey better watch its back. Learn how to make it here.<p><b>2. Argo Tea's Mojitea</b><p>Easy, boozy, beautiful. Get the recipe here.<p><b>3. Bacon Egg Cups</b><p>What better way to wake up …

Week in Reviews: Walgreen's Sushi Edition

<i>Chicago Tribune</i> reporter Kevin Pang bravely reviewed the <b>sushi</b> made in-store at a <b>Walgreen's</b> in Chicago. His verdict? "While Jiro won't be dreaming of [it]…as takeout supermarket sushi, it's pretty good." A real stand out is the sushi rice: It is "better-than-passable, dare I say, decent, perhaps <b>on</b> …

These GIFs Will Change Your S'mores Game, Your Summer, And Maybe Even Your Soul?

If there's one thing HuffPost Taste editors know about our readers, it's that you're kind of obsessed with s'mores. You're willing to go to ridiculous lengths to make them, you'll eat the graham/chocolate/marshmallow flavor combination in just about any form, and you almost broke the Internet when …

Eight Crazy Foods You'll Find at the Minnesota State Fair

Though this summer's fair season is just getting started, the <b>Minnesota State Fair</b> so far has a lock on the most insane foods to be put on a stick and deep-fried. Besides the usual — turkey legs, hot dogs, cheeseburgers — Minnesota's fair is offering items like <b>Deep-Fried Breakfast on a Stick</b>, <b>Jello</b> …

Tempeh Kebabs with Homemade Barbecue Sauce

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Tempeh gets its time to shine -- on the grill.</i><p>In general, I prefer tempeh to tofu. It's nuttier, denser, and more filling; it has the texture and chew that tofu …

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The 13 Best Ice Cream Flavors Of Summer 2014

Summer is one of our favorite seasons by far, not only because it's hot and sunny and we get to go to the beach, but because we get to so much ice cream. You see, we take the arrival of summer as an unlimited license to eat all the ice cream we want, and we take our pursuit of ice cream very …

NYC's Large Soda Ban Is Never Going to Happen

New York's highest court announced today that <b>it would not reinstate the ban on sodas and sugary drinks over 16-ounces</b> supported by former New York City mayor <b>Michael Bloomberg</b>. According to the 20-page ruling (warning: PDF), the court found that the New York City Board of Health's adoption of the …

Bright and Colorful

Your brightest, most colorful Instagram photos are fit for a museum: You've used every color of the rainbow to transform market hauls, freshly blended juices, and bento box meals into bona fide still lifes. Since we don't have a Food52 museum (yet), we've rounded up your most artistic pieces here, …

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Watch Batali and Bourdain Play Bocce and Talk About Life

In the latest episode of <b>Mario Batali's</b> new show <i>The High Road</i>, he meets up with <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> to ogle planes at The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. The two men geek out over war planes and submarines and then ride around in a NYC tour bus while reflecting upon life. Bourdain talks about his …

4 Perfect Veggie Burgers

Whether we're at a restaurant or a weekend barbecue, it always breaks our hearts to get a veggie burger that's little more than a dry, beige puck. …

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Meat Wire

In chef Sara Jenkins' (Porsena, NYC) piece in <i>Esquire</i> on the "growing fascination with killing and witnessing the death of one's meat," she considers the other side. Quote: "...if you're not a farmer, I don't think you need to be an active participant in killing your meat. <b>It's perverse to want to</b> …

7 Excellent Deals on Grilling Essentials

Here, seven of today’s best deals on essential grilling accessories.<p>How’s your grilling setup? With the Fourth of July just around the corner and …

Incredible fish tacos, clam chowder, and more fish-shack-inspired summer recipes

If you've been anywhere near a coast lately—or even if you haven't—you've probably spotted retro-style fish shacks serving everything from juicy soft-shell crab to fish tacos to creamy, bacon-spiked chowders and more. Bring that seaside flavor home (it's easier than you think!) with these eight …

“Tater Tots” with Spicy Mayonnaise

No disrespect to the frozen tots these are based on, but making your own is way more fun than opening a bag (and they taste better, too).<p>Ingredients<p>spicy mayonnaise<p>1 cup mayonnaise<p>1 teaspoon adobo sauce from canned chipotles in adobo<p>1 teaspoon gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)<p>¼ teaspoon hot …

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Ultra-Smashed Cheeseburgers Recipe

Classic smashed burgers are all about maximizing that deep, brown crust. But I found myself wondering: What if I were to take this to the extreme? Was there a way I could pack even more flavor into a burger? And thus, the ultra-smashed burger was born. Same burger size, but twice the amount of …

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> …

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25 Surprising Foods You Can Grill, from Apple Pie to Ziti

YES! You can grill apple pie, macaroni and cheese, and guacamole—plus a whole lot more.<p><i>The brightest, best cooks know: Don't ever be boxed in by expectations and conventional wisdom. Don't ever let anyone stamp out your creativity. And never, ever let anyone tell you, "No, you can't grill a piece</i> …

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5 Tricks to Making a Really Excellent Burger

<i>Each week this summer, 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:</i> <i>From cuts to fat content to seasoning, Cara is teaching you 5 simple</i> …

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Last night, @alxgrossmn grilled some octopus. Lots of lemon and parsley are a must.

How to Make Homemade Coconut Milk

<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:</i> <i>Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest shows us how to make coconut milk for cooking, baking -- and drinking right out of the bottle. Let's get</i> …

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Fig, Prosciutto and Burrata Salad With Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

The name of this salad is quite a mouthful, but not as much a mouthful as your first bite of this fresh and crisp, sweet and creamy, savory and …

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Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>Flaky sea salt …

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Dinner Tonight: Pan-Roasted Scallops + Grape Leaf Pilaf

On appearance alone, tonight’s dinner could pass as a high-ticket restaurant dish. But in reality, it's nothing more than a pantry meal elevated by a few specialty ingredients. We’re keeping with the season, pairing fresh seafood with a bright, green pilaf inspired by Middle Eastern dolmas. Splurge …

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