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Mental Floss

MENTAL FLOSS STUDIOS<p>Fun<p>Brooklyn's rooftop farm<p>Fun<p>Brooklyn's rooftop farm<p>Art<p>Drawing with paper<p>Art<p>Drawing with paper<p>History<p>How a sideshow saved …

20 Delicious and Easy Crockpot Dishes for Less Than $15

A busy life shouldn’t equal takeout every night. In today’s time, grabbing something from a fast food joint is easy, but is it the best option for …

Oven Baked Garlic and Parmesan Fries Recipe

"You'll love these...consider yourself warned: You'll want them every day!"<p>Ingredients<p>4 large unpeeled russet potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch strips<p>1/4 …

Slow Cooker Peach Crumble Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (9)<p>3/4 cups dark brown sugar<br>• 3/4 cups rolled oats<br>• 3/4 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground allspice<br>• 1/2 …

Baking

Mexican Style Cornbread Recipe

"A new spicy twist on cornbread. Very rich and flavorful with a crisp topping of cheese."<p>Ingredients<p>2 eggs<p>1/4 cup corn oil<p>1 cup buttermilk<p>1 1/2 cups …

Chinese Pork Dumplings Recipe

"In Seattle's International District, Liana Cafe House sells traditional Chinese pork dumplings from a tiny takeout shop. See how to make them at …

Food & Dining

Stew Science: How to Choose the Best Cuts for Beef Stew

I pity the fool who brings fists to a knife fight, knives to a gunfight, and guns to nuclear Armageddon. Similarly, I'll never understand the person who brings lean beef to the stew pot. And that's where the question arises: What <i>is</i> the best cut of beef for beef stew?<p>Let's take a step back so I can …

5 Ingredients You Should Add to Your Pantry in 2016

Make 2016 the year you embrace harissa, tahini, yuzu kosho, labneh and gochujang.<p>My dream refrigerator door would have ten shallow shelves to …

Hot Onion Dip Recipe

"This is the first thing to be eaten at every party, and it's sinfully easy! If you are not a big onion fan, don't be afraid. Onion is not the …

5 Best Holiday Side Dishes to Make with Ginger

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Dill Dip Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

Jesus

All-Purpose Vinaigrette

Makes about ¾ cup<p>Not just for salads: Drizzle over roast potatoes, serve alongside rotisserie chicken, or spoon over a sandwich.<p>January 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup olive oil<p>¼ cup Sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot<p>1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme<p>Kosher salt, freshly …

Onions

Holiday Mashed Potato Recipes

From mashed potatoes with crispy shallots to sweet potato soufflé, here are delicious holiday mashed potato recipes.

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

Pie Tips from Four & Twenty Blackbirds

Writer Anna Watson Carl of The Yellow Table blog rounds up the best tips she learned from The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book.

How to Get Browner, Crispier Roasted Vegetables

The trick to browner roasted vegetables that are anything but limp isn't a secret ingredient or special tool—it's time.<p>In Sarah's recent piece about the Maillard reaction (a.k.a. that scientific thing responsible for a good sear on a steak, crispy edges of roasted potatoes, and brown edges of fried …

Vegetables

3 Simple Steps To Take When Cooking Pasta

<i>Stock is one of the building blocks of a well-stocked kitchen (and pasta sauce), so we've partnered with Progresso Cooking Stock to share recipes that will get you through the holidays.</i><p>We’ve all got our cozy, fall weeknight go-tos: Salads and stews. Gratins and grain bowls. For me, it’s pasta. (For …

Farmers Market

Budget Produce Tips

Find out how to get the best fruits and vegetables for your money.<p>1 of 4<p>Do your own prep work.<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 4<p>Choose items with the lowest costs …

Personal Finance

Savory Cheddar Waffles Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

Breakfast

Kolaches Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Everyone has a favorite Christmas cookie - kolaches are my sister's favorite. On my dad's side of the family lies our Czech heritage. My grandma always made this version maybe because it's a lot easier than making a yeast version. These are not a traditional kolache (which I'll tackle …

Dessert

Cooking with Spring Ingredients

It’s spring: time to give winter staples the boot and dedicate dinnertime to those tender young things now appearing at greenmarkets and farm stands. …

Gardening

Apple Types

It's crunch time! And tart time. And sauce time. A bunch of apples a day keeps the healthy cook at play.<p>1 of 14<p>Apple Types<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Pink …

Food

Everything You Need to Know About Cooking with Squash

<i>This piece originally appeared on InStyle.com.</i><p>The proximity of Gotham Bar and Grill, one of N.Y.C.’s most beloved restaurants helmed by Alfred …

The Ultimate Guide to Roasting Your Vegetables

Your oven is about to do a happy dance...if that were possible.<p>Everyone—even if you don't cook very often—needs to master roasted vegetables. And, to be honest, there's not even that much to master: just some chopping, seasoning, and adding a bit of fat. For firm but tender veg with a nicely …

Sweet Potatoes

9 Hot and Sour Soup Recipes That Are Better Than Takeout

Hot and sour soup is a beloved Chinese takeout staple, but it's easy to make at home and the results are extra-delicious. Here, nine amazing versions …

Kitchen Rescue: How to Fix 10 Common Pie Problems

In this world, there exists such a thing as perfect bakers. You know, people whose desserts always look like they were sent to hair and makeup on their way to the table. People who never, ever panic when their Swiss Buttercream seems to turn into a curdled mess. People who just "whip up" some …

Baking

3 Variations on Pan Sauce for Weeknight Chicken

<i>Stock is one of the building blocks of a well-stocked kitchen (and pan sauce), so we've partnered with Progresso Cooking Stock to share recipes that will get you through the holidays.</i><p><b>If sauces were coats, pan sauce would be the stylish light jacket for your chicken:</b> It's a quick solution that can …

Spices

Slow Cooker Mushroom Stroganoff with Egg Noodles

Using butter and olive oil together when sautéing the mushrooms is not traditional, but it adds a bit of richness to the stroganoff that you can't …

The Christmas Cookie Recipes That Will Make This Holiday Sweeter

30 of them, to be exact.<p>Before we even eat our Thanksgiving feast, the bakers in us start thinking about Christmas cookies. It's not that we can't and don't bake cookies other times of the year -- we never stop making cookies. It's that there's nothing quite as special as the cookies made for the …

Dessert

A Few Tricks for Defrosting Bread

<i>In celebration of Le Pain Quotidien's 25th anniversary, and inspired by a seasonal lunch and bread-baking demo with them, we're sharing recipes and all-year-round tips for breaking bread together.</i><p><i>Today: Take your loaves and freeze it right there.</i><p>Handsome frozen boules, baguettes, and loaves from Le …

Bread