Josh Behrendsen

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How to Grill Wild Duck

While there are a number of great recipes for duck breast out there, I find myself going to back to the grill more often than not. There’s something …

The Gateway Duck: Bacon-Wrapped Bites

<i>Photography by Marcus Nilsson. Food Styling by Roscoe Betsill</i><p>Friends say they don’t like the taste of duck? Here’s a guaranteed way to change their …

How to Smoke a Wild Pig Ham

After a pig hunt in Texas last spring, I brought home two bone-in hams from a small sow that I've been saving for something special. Here is one of …

BBQ

Yeasted Brown-Butter Waffles

8 Servings<p>Once you make the batter, all you need to do the next morning is plug in the waffle iron.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter plus more for serving<p>2 cups warm whole milk<p>½ cup buttermilk<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1 ¼-oz. envelope active dry yeast (about 2¼ tsp.)<p>1¼ …

Breakfast

Chilled sweet-and-sour cucumber noodles with shrimp

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2 medium cucumbers, peeled<br>• 1/2 cup diced red onion<br>• 1 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined<br>• 3/4 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar<br>• 2 1/2 teaspoons sugar<br>• 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons white sesame seeds<p><b>Preparation</b><p>Equipment: A mandoline (with julienne …

Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix - Put This Stuff in Everything!

Homemade ranch dressing mix is probably one of the easiest things in the world to make. You'll be making this stuff at least once a week!<p>Americans have a love of ranch.<p>I'm not talking about some kind of fleeting "Do you like me? Check yes or no" kind of love. No, no, this is more of the "I want to …

The 4 Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking

Harness the power of the ultimate piece of kitchen hardware<p>The more you cook, the more you realize that the best kitchen tools are often the simplest. One sharp chef’s knife is far more valuable than a 62-piece knife set. One big stainless-steel bowl will do more for you than the latest plastic …

After recall, Nest relaunches Protect smoke detector for $99

The Google-owned device maker is bringing back its smart smoke detector -- without the problematic feature that caused the company to pull it from retailers in the first place.<p>Two and a half months after Nest Labs pulled its "smart" Protect smoke detector off store shelves, the device maker on …

Smart Homes

Pure Genius: How Dean Kamen's Invention Could Bring Clean Water To Millions

He just needs to get it to them<p>At first glance, the bright red shipping container that sits by the side of the road in a slum outside Johannesburg doesn’t look like something that could transform hundreds of lives. Two sliding doors open to reveal a small shop counter, behind which sit rows of …

Engineering

8 CommonMisteaksMistakes People Make When Cooking Steak

Cooking a perfect steak is trickier than you may think. Here are the most common steak mistakes—and how to avoid them.<p>We love a juicy, well-cooked (though not well-done!) steak. When you've got a quality piece of meat, you don't have to gussy it up with complicated cooking techniques and …

BBQ

Learning the Ways of the Crawfish Boil at Toon's Bar & Grill

A few Saturdays back, <b>Toon's Bar & Grill</b> in <b>Lakeview</b> kicked off crawfish season with an all you can eat boil. With <b>Mardi Gras</b> just around the corner and celebrations in NOLA already in full swing, this marked a chance for those of us in frigid Chicago to get in on the action, too.<p>Tickets always sell …

24 Outrageously Cheesy Treats That Want To Be Inside Of You

Yummy yummy cheese!

Cooking

Game Day Eats: 18 Dip Recipes We Love

GalleryGame Day Eats: 18 Dip Recipes We Love<p>Forget plates or silverware—put out a bowl of dip and a bag of chips and you've got yourself a party. From a classic, gooey cheese dip to a Moroccan-inspired carrot purée, we've collected our favorites to keep you dipping all day long. Check them out in …

Pickled Peppers for Game Day

Enjoy pickled banana peppers on all sorts of things. From sandwiches and subs to pizzas and hot dogs, they'll be your new favorite condiment!<p>Subs. Heros. Poboys. Sandwiches. No matter the name, I love them all! I've always had a weakness for delicious sandwiches on fresh-baked bread with loads of …

Eating Your Veggies Was Never THIS Good (Seriously)

I recently became the owner of a Paderno Vegetable Spiral Slicer -- or "spiralizer" for short. I've been wanting to eat healthier -- more veggies, fewer processed carbs -- but I didn't seem to be cut out for a life without pasta. Until now. The spiralizer turns any cylindrical veg (zucchini works …

Are you hosting a Super Bowl party this year? Here are 12 totally delicious dips & spreads for game day eats: http://thekitc.hn/1hINMnH

Make Easy Homemade Pickles | Men's Health

The pickles vanished faster than the cheesy poofs.<p>Over the years, my pickling prowess—and the yield of my batches—has increased. The thing is, once you have your brine just right it can then serve as a base for supporting additional ingredients. Pickled green beans carry a satisfying snap, but add …

17 Red Lobster Recipes In Case The Seafood Chain Goes Away Forever

The dying seafood chain is being abandoned by its parent company. Time to drown your sorrows in homemade Cheddar Bay Biscuits and move on to ethically raised seafood.<p>Red Lobster isn't making enough money, and its parent company, Darden, which also owns Olive Garden and other chains, all but rang a …

Oh, man, do they hit the spot when you're hankering for a few bites of chocolate! RECIPE: Chocolate Truffle Cookies with Walnuts and Cherries - http://thekitc.hn/1epCsOV

The Food Lab: The Science of the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>"Stop making cookies."<p><i>I'm sorry, what was that dear?</i><p>"I said, <b>stop making cookies</b>."<p><i>That's odd</i>, I thought to myself. <i>Why would she be saying that? Wouldn't any wife be pleased to be married to a husband who fills the house with the aroma</i> …

Make An LED Holiday Light Out Of Pennies

And a lemon, and some other stuff. But mostly pennies.<p>Skip the tangled strings of holiday lights this year and go wireless using a few copper-coated cents. U.S. pennies minted since 1982 conceal a zinc core. If exposed to acid, the zinc dissolves and frees electrons for use in a circuit. The …

cheer

The Food Lab's Definitive Guide to Prime Rib

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Is there anything more truly beautiful than a perfect prime rib? A deep brown crust crackling with salt and fat, sliced open to reveal a juicy pink center that extends from edge to edge, the faint but distinct funk …

31 Awesome Dips for Football Noshing

31 dip recipes, from guacamole to salsa to hummus, that are good for serving at football parties.<p>Dips are the best thing to serve at a football party (other than wings). Here's why:<p>They require one hand. (This is important: This means a beer can remain in your other hand at all times.)<p>You can …

Cooking

Hot Cocktail | The Negroni | Men's Health

What you’ll need:<br>1 oz. sweet vermouth (Micaela prefers Carpona Antica)<br>1 oz. Campari<br>1 oz. gin (Michaela uses Nolet's)<br>Orange peel (for garnish and a twist)<p>Tools:<br>Mixing glass<br>Bar spoon<br>Strainer<br>Rocks glass<p>Start with 1 oz. Campari (a bitter italian liqueur) and 1 oz. sweet vermouth. “The Campari and sweet …

Chicken Potstickers

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Molly Yeh from my name is yeh shares a dumpling recipe that pleases year after year.</i><p><i></i><p>There was a time when approximately half of my diet consisted of potsticker wrappers. …

Food & Dining

Twenty-Five Freezer Meals That Don’t Require Any Cooking Ahead of Time

Here are 25 freezer meals that don’t require any cooking ahead of time. That’s right. NO COOKING. Simply combine the meats, vegetables, sauces and …

27 Big And Beautiful Bundt Cakes

I like big bundts and I cannot lie.

Dessert

Thanksgiving Sides So Easy, Your Kids Can Make Them

From smashed potatoes to a vibrant, healthy slaw, 7 dishes your kids can help make for Thanksgiving.<p>On Thanksgiving, it's not ALL about the turkey. Yeah, your feathered friend is kind of a big deal, but there are some other important things you should not forget: Your kids and your sides.<p>Well, you …

Cooking

How to Deep Fry a Turkey

Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.<p>Today: Deep-fried-turkey master Paul Longton (and our shop editor & stylist Bryce's dad!) gives us the tips -- and the step-by-step process -- for deep frying …

56 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for Pies, Cakes, Cookies & More

Go beyond just the typical pumpkin and apple pies.<p>No matter how stuffed your guests are after the main meal, everyone will make room for these stunning sweets. We've got 53 pies, cakes, cookies, and other curveball desserts that are easy and exciting.

Baking