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Treat Your Taste Buds With 6 Superbly Spiced Japanese Curry Dishes

Although the roots of the Japanese culinary tradition stretch back thousands of years, curry is a relative newcomer to the nation’s cuisine. Serious …

8 Sauces for Baked Eggs

Baking eggs is a super-easy way to cook them, but since very little fat is involved, it’s best to add some flavor with a delicious sauce. Here are …

Cooking

Baked Fish Fillets with Butter and Sherry + Pan-Fried White Beans with Kale

<i>Today: Keep dinner simple with flaky fish, kale, and beautifully browned legumes.</i><p>Winter is here, and we're transitioning from the rich, heavier meals of the holiday season to lighter, healthier fare aimed at reaching resolutions. Our solution is a beautiful white fish served alongside dark leafy …

On The Rocks

16 Winter Pasta Recipes to Keep You Warm and Well-Fed

Braised meat, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese—it's all here in these cozy pasta dishes.<p><b>We'll eat pasta any time of year</b>, but winter pasta dishes are especially satisfying. Braised meats, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese: It's all here, in these 16 pasta dishes perfect for …

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8 Chef Upgrades for Roasted Potatoes

Roasted potatoes are a simple, satisfying side dish for any meal. Here are eight chef’s takes on this crowd-pleasing dish.<p>Roasted potatoes are a …

Make the Ultimate Hot Sauce (Hint: It Involves Fermentation)

Bottled hot sauce is good. Homemade hot sauce is better. But when you introduce fermentation to hot sauce (you know, the process that transforms cabbage into sauerkraut and fresh sausage into salami), you produce a hot sauce with complex umami flavors--a condiment worthy of your best grilling.<p>Which …

BBQ

25 Cocktails Everyone Should Know

We who like to mix drinks at home do it for many reasons: First, it's cheaper than drinking out. Second, it's fun to mix your own drinks at home. Third, it's even more fun to mix drinks for other people at home. Any self-respecting home bartender should have a mental<p>RolodexExcel spreadsheet of …

Unique Grilling: Crispin Cider-Steeped, Bacon-Wrapped Brats With Caramelized Hard Cider Onions

Tart, refreshing Crispin Cider is the perfect vehicle for steeping cheddar brats on the grill. Once the sausages are infused with flavor and cooked through, they're wrapped in bacon and finished on the grill. Cooking them over the cool part is important because you don't want to ignite the …

Sunday Supper: Curried Jamaican Beef Patties

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>It's been a weird summer in the Midwest. Morning sunshine has regularly given way to cool, rainy afternoons. In other words, it doesn't feel like the season …

Boozy Coconut Hot Fudge Milkshakes.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 17, 2014 54<p>Um. I made you a boozy shake!<p>This past winter I teamed up with West Elm to bring you four summer fun boozy milkshakes …

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

Adventure Travel

Homemade Fire Piston

This is how I make my own fire pistons out of normal commercially available hardware store material. There are, off course, numerous other ways to …

How to Build an Evaporative Cooler

Portable Swamp Cooler. Click for larger image.How to build a low-cost 12 volt evaporative cooler. My husband and I built two swamp coolers that we …

Hardcore Push-ups Workout!

Check this effective workout!<p>Like and Share!<p>Post Short link:<p>Related Posts<p>Push ups Workout!<p>Dumbell Workout!<p>Squats and Push-ups 30 day …

Build a Survival Library: A Digital Bug-Out Kindle | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & Bushcraft.</i><p>A …

Cold-Brew Iced Coffee Concentrate

Makes 5 cups concentrate<p>Cold brew goes down easy, but watch out: This is high-octane stuff. For a clear liquid, use coarsely ground coffee. (Finely ground beans make for a cloudier drink.)<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 ounces coarsely ground fresh coffee beans<p>Milk (optional)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Place …

Coffee

Homemade Dog Treats That'll Make Your Pup Wag With Glee

It can be a tough <i>not</i> to share your food when an adorable, doggy snout makes its way into your lap at the dinner table.<p>YouTube / Allan Wolinksi<p>But relinquishing a bite isn't always the best idea. Many human foods, including chocolate, grapes and avocado, can be harmful to your dog.<p>You don't have to …

6 Ways to Dress Up Corn on the Cob

Here are six ways to make your corn even more flavorful.<p>Summer corn barely needs embellishment, but if you’re of the belief that more is more, here …

A New, Irresistible Take on the Philly Cheesesteak

If this doesn't inspire brotherly love what the hell will?<p><i>Part of our comprehensive coverage of the American sandwich, available in full in our September issue</i><p><b>The best sandwiches</b> come from the greatest factory cities, and Philadelphia—the "Workshop of the World"—has its share. But none are more …

Food

Unique Grilling: Chili-rubbed Mahi-Mahi Tacos with Grilled Mango Salsa

These fish tacos deliver a lot of flavor while remaining incredibly light. They start with firm mahi mahi seasoned with an earthy chili spice rub which is grilled until well seared on the outside while still moist and tender on the inside. The fish is flaked and piled into warm corn tortillas, then …

No-Bake Energy Bites Are The Little Healthy Snack Your World's Been Missing

Snackers, rejoice! The no-bake energy bite is everything you never knew was missing from your snack routine. Sure, the office vending machine will miss you, but you'll have confidently moved on.<p>This delightful treat is entirely customizable, portable and -- most importantly -- delectable. To craft …

10 Incredible Fish Dishes You Should Definitely Be Eating

According to a recent study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, eating fish once a week could increase brain health and prevent cognitive …

Gouda Grits with Smoky Brown Butter Shrimp

Gouda Grits with Smoky Brown Butter Shrimp.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 11, 2014 101<p>I can’t even with this dish.<p>It’s not my typical Monday dish but it is …

20 Essential Kitchen Hacks

<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: Put away your appliances -- today, we're hacking everything.</i><p>Some days are meant for lingering in the kitchen -- for tempering chocolate on a marble slab …

Kitchens

Creamy Queso with Chorizo

8 Servings<p>In defense of Velveeta: It might be lowbrow, but its texture is supreme.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>6 oz. fresh chorizo, casings removed<p>2½ cups half-and-half<p>8 oz. Velveeta cheese, cut into cubes<p>8 oz. Monterey Jack cheese, grated<p>8 oz. sharp cheddar, grated<p>2 …

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Build The Ultimate Lobster BLT | Men's Health

No, you don’t have to use all the mayo if you’re worried about calories. Yes, you can use whole wheat bread for more fiber. But what you should really do is suspend your idea of nutritiousness and instead give in completely to your dreams of deliciousness.<p><b>Page Lobster BLT</b><i><br>Recipe by James Carpenter,</i> …