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How to Cook with Bison Meat

Great recipes for the other red meat: bison.<p>Call it the other red meat: Bison packs an earthy, musty flavor, and if it's grass-finished, it's more …

Sous-Vide: Beef Tenderloin with Lemon-Parsley Butter

Follow Kenji on Facebook or Twitter.<p>This recipe is part of our ongoing series on sous-vide cooking. Follow the link for more details on the process<p>While all kinds of steak and other quick-cooking meats make perfect candidates for sous-vide cookery, <b>tenderloin is particularly well suited.</b><p>You see,</b> …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

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Readers’ 23 All-Time Favorite Real Simple Recipes

We asked, and thousands of you answered. Here are the dishes most bookmarked, dog-eared, clipped, shared, and enjoyed—from once-a-week slow-cooker …

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Frozen Yogurt

This recipe requires draining the yogurt for 8 to 12 hours. We prefer the flavor and texture that Lyle’s Golden Syrup lends this frozen yogurt, but …

Chicken Jardiniere

My mother made this type of stew from the carcass of a raw chicken and its gizzards; I use pancetta instead of gizzards for additional flavor and …

Ask Ethan: Where Did The Big Bang Happen?

Of all the concepts and topics that get tossed around, the Big Bang is one of the most controversial. Sure, it’s a scientific theory that’s quite old — it’s been around since the 1940s — and the evidence in favor of it has been overwhelming since the 1960s. The idea is simple: that the Universe had …

2016 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited Update 2: Keeping it Real MPG

Fuel Economy and a Few Frustrations<p>Once <i>Motor Trend</i>’s long-term Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited amassed its break-in miles, our partners at Emissions Analytics subjected it to the full battery of Real MPG fuel economy testing. Translation: Emissions Analytics technical gurus Sam Boyle and Jesus Flores …

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To Get the Most Out of Corn Season, Reach for Your Blender

At the beginning of corn season, chomping the kernels straight off the cob is really the only acceptable way to go.<p>Few summer joys come close to nibbling on those succulent kernels, slicked with lots of butter and just a sprinkle of salt, and feeling them pop in my mouth.<p>But eventually, inevitably, …

Car-Buying Terms Glossary

Making sense of dealer-speak.<p>The spread of English as a global language has made international travel increasingly easy for Americans, but walk into any car dealership in the U.S. and you might swear the salespeople are speaking a foreign tongue. The volume of unfamiliar terminology is one of the …

Irresistible Mushy Peas

Why a Smoker Adds So Much Flavor to Meat (and What to Look For In One)

There’s nothing like smoked meats—whether you hot smoke and cook while you infuse flavor, or cold smoke to add flavor for later, a good smoker is an …

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Recipe by Jamie Purviance<p>Chorizo Burgers with Grilled Tomato and Cheddar<p>People<p>Serves 4<p>Prep Time<p>20 mins<p>Grilling Time<p>8 to 10 mins<p>People<p>Serves 4<p>Prep Time<p>…

15 Grilled Burger Recipes for Memorial Day

Walk into any Memorial Day cookout and you're likely to find burgers on the grill—few foods are as synonymous with grilling. At its heart, a great burger is an exercise in simplicity. All you really need is beef, salt, pepper, and fire. Once you've got the base down it's time to start experimenting …

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lemony chicken piccata

The boneless, skinless chicken breast can be one of the dullest staples in the week-night cooking rotation, and its why it needs an ultra flavoursome …

If You Love Pasta Carbonara, You'll Love This Easy Orzo Dish

Heat a Dutch oven or large, heavy-bottomed pot over medium heat until hot, about 3 minutes. Add the pancetta and cook until the fat starts to render …

Learn How To Tell The Year Of Any Old VW Beetle Right Now!

Have you ever looked with envy at those preening bastards who can identify the year of any classic Volkswagen Beetle at a glance? They’re so smug, …

Test Audiences Can Make or Break New TV Series

Pressure to find TV hits is intensifying in an industry racked by fragmented viewership and competition from digital media; ‘absolutely gut-wrenching’<p>By<p>Joe Flint<p>Joe Flint<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@JBFlint<p>Joe.Flint@WSJ.com<p>Gerald Cuesta stared at the chart in disbelief, as the lines kept going …

Banish Stress with These Foods, Not Chugging Wine in the Bathtub

Traditional comfort foods like mac-and-cheese can aggravate your system. Melissa and Jasmine Hemsley share their favorite healthy stress-busting foods.<p>The one positive thing about being stressed is that you get a free pass to do things like eat melted cheese with a spoon or an entire …

Worth It: Traveling to Alaska for the Freshest Salmon You'll Ever Eat

Catch a ferry for absurdly fresh salmon.<p><i>Welcome to Eat Like a Local! From late-night burgers in Nashville to a life-changing date shake in Palm Springs, we traveled across the U.S. to find the spots that are really hitting home.</i><p>Twice a day, the <i>Danny J</i> leaves from Homer, Alaska, crossing the 12 …

How To: 4 Tasty Reasons to Not Throw Away Your Potato Skins

Potato peels are largely misunderstood creatures. They're shucked away from every mashed potato dish like some icky rag that has no business in your …

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How To: Make Truly Crispy Roast Potatoes in the Oven

A perfectly cooked roast potato is a study in contrasts: the outside should be crisp, crunchy, and salty, while the inside is tender and fluffy. Too …

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How To: This One Extra Step Gives Mashed Potatoes a Huge Flavor Boost

Mashed potatoes are a reliably tasty side dish, but they can definitely get a little boring sometimes. So if you're looking for that extra 'oomph' …

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Lamb Burger Recipes for Springtime Grilling

The best burgers for springtime cookouts.<p>Don’t wait until summer to dust off the grill. Springtime is the right time to kick off grilling season, …

The 7 Microwave Hacks You Need to Know

<i>This article is part of</i> Epi Loves the Microwave, <i>our exploration (vindication?) of the appliance everybody loves to hate.</i><p>If the kitchen was a middle …

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

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4 Easy Ways to Make the Best Grilled Cheese of All Time

Sometimes I'm out on an island with Sandwich Theory, philosophizing about things placed between two slices of bread that have never been written …

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The Foolproof Steps to Making a Perfect French Omelette at Home

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I've been learning about omelettes for as long as I can remember. When I was four, my family went down to Boca Raton or Fort Lauderdale or one of those chintzy Gold Coast places to visit my …

Shrimp, Andouille and Okra Gumbo Recipe

Some may be tempted to skip the somewhat tedious step of making a dark roux; I advise against this. The time and energy spent lovingly stirring the flour/oil mixture is essential to gumbo, and in my mind is part of the magic that can turn a rough morning around.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Brunch: Shrimp,</b> …