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36 temporarily free and 67 on-sale apps and games to start the weekend

Article Contents<p>Another week is coming to a close, so let's finish it off with a final round of app sales. Today's list is, well, not very good. …

Apps

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based …

Wi-Fi

Watch: How Legendary Pitmaster Rodney Scott Makes Ribs

The emotions at New York City butcher shop the <b>Meat Hook</b> are mixed as owners Ben Turley and Brent Young jump between excitement and nerves. They’re working with barbecue legend and South Carolina whole hog master Rodney Scott in this episode of <i>Prime Time</i>, and the group is smoking a trio of ribs.<p>In …

BBQ

What Is Imitation Crab, Anyway?

<b>What Is Imitation Crab?</b><p>Who doesn’t love sweet, briny crab meat? Silly question. Unfortunately, that kind of fresh-from-the-ocean haul can be cost …

Crabmeat

Ice Cream Recipes

Looking for ice cream recipes? Find great tasting desserts from ice cream recipes including chocolate and vanilla ice cream recipes, homemade ice …

desserts

Sweet, Sweet Basil: How to Pinch Back Basil and Make Pesto

Sweet basil is a taste of summertime. Do you have some in your garden? Do you have a nice bushy plant? For years, I had tall spindly plants until my …

Recipes

This Is the Right Way To Peel Shrimp

You’re home from the store with a couple pounds of shrimp, ready to assemble a spicy shrimp boil, crispy coconut shrimp, or a veggie-packed bowl of …

Seafood

Top 13 Lean Protein Foods You Should Eat

Protein is an essential part of a balanced diet, but sometimes it’s accompanied by more fat and calories than you want.<p>Fortunately, there are a …

Nutrition

Baked Pasta Dishes

These comforting recipes include star chef Grant Achatz's perfect mac and cheese, easy ravioli lasagna and cheesy baked rigatoni.

Cooking

Fried Bread Is Better Than Toast

Most bread is good, but not all bread is good breakfast bread. Though toast is the standard—and biscuits and English muffins are both exemplary—<i>fried</i> …

Breakfast

Our favorite sandwich recipes

Buy Now<p>Yield: 4 servings<p>4 (½-inch-thick) slices of cooked ham, cut to fit an English muffin<p>4 large eggs<p>¼ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon pepper<p>4 whole canned …

Food

If You’re Not Using Buttermilk in Your Pasta, You’re Missing Out

This new recipe uses buttermilk in a tangy-creamy pasta sauce that we never saw coming.<p>My pasta sauce portfolio is expansive. Egg-based sauces. Tomato-based sauces. Cheese-based sauces. Butter- or wine- or olive oil-based sauces. I love them all. But in my years of cooking pasta at home, I’ve never …

Italian Food

The secret to getting crispy chicken wings on the grill

To take this barroom classic from the fryer to the grill we had to figure out how to handle the fat and connective tissue from the wings, which …

BBQ

10 Barbecue Sauce Recipes that are Beyond Basic

A good barbecue sauce recipe is gold. And finding <i>just</i> the right barbecue sauce to keep on hand is essential for good summer grilling. Most people …

Recipes

Slammin' Salmon Recipe

"An amazing culinary delight. Hands down the greatest grilled salmon ever. Easy and delicious."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup balsamic vinegar<p>1/4 cup lemon …

Seafood

Every Tourist in New Orleans Makes These 11 Mistakes

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: New Orleans is unlike anywhere else on this planet. The city essentially forces you — in the best way …

Travel

The One Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes When Pan Searing a Steak

Cooking a restaurant-worthy steak on the stovetop should not be a daunting task. Read through these blunders, resolve to avoid them, and you can …

BBQ

Amazon Prime Day 2018: Every game Twitch is giving away for free

Do you subscribe to Amazon Prime? Then you have a bunch of free games waiting for you. Every month, Twitch Prime members get free games, subscriber discounts and other rewards for simply linking their accounts. This month, the deal is even sweeter: as part the company's Amazon Prime Day …

Tech Trends

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

TV

Crack Potatoes Recipe

"They call these 'crack potatoes' because you can't stop eating them!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 (28 ounce) package frozen hash browns<p>2 (16 ounce) containers sour …

Recipes

Park your RV at vineyards, farms and breweries across the US with this app

There’s nothing quite like the freedom that comes with taking to the open road for an epic adventure. But for RV and campervan enthusiasts, one of the trickier aspects of a trip can be finding a spot to settle down for the night. With that in mind, US-based company Harvest Hosts has assembled a …

recreationalvehicles

Butter Cake Just Got *Way* Better, Thanks to This Smarty-Pants Trick

My style of summer baking is simpler than at other times of the year. Unlike the holidays (when I break out rich and decadent dessert recipes) or autumn (when I crave time in the kitchen, turning to complicated yeasted breads), now is when I want easy but satisfying recipes. I want to be baking in …

desserts

Google Unveils A Major Security Enhancement For The Chrome Browser

The stable build of the Chrome browser (Chrome 67) has been ungraded with a major security enhancement called Site Isolation that protects users from malicious websites that steal sensitive data. The Spectre CPU vulnerability is an example. Site Isolation is currently operating in Chrome for …

Chrome Browser

Grilled Shrimp Scampi in a Foil Packet

A super-fast, simple and summery version of shrimp scampi -- with no chasing your shrimp around the grill or dropping it through the grates. Plus, …

Seafood

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Storing Cheese, According to a Cheesemonger

If you, like us, spend a lot of time thinking about cheese, you should also spend some time thinking about how you store it.<p>Carol Johnson, of <b>Monger’s</b> …

Flavors

How to draw a dog

Today I am going to show you how to draw a dog. Even though the skeletons of dogs and cats are quite similar, especially in the simplified version …

Graphics

This Cookie Dough Recipe For One Person Is Easy Enough To Make Every Day

Oh, cookie dough. There is something so addicting about this gooey dessert. I mean, it's the perfect excuse to start baking cookies... just to give …

Dessert

Oprah Thinks This Restaurant Chain Is About to Be Huge

That's why she's investing in it and joining the board of directors.<p>Oprah recently announced that she has invested an undisclosed amount in a …

Food

These Maple Dijon Grilled Brussels Sprouts Are the Perfect Side — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Food

Japanese-Style Barbecued Baby Back Ribs

Cut each rack of baby back ribs in half, which will yield 4 portions of 5 to 6 ribs each. To a large stockpot, add the ribs, 6 cups water, garlic, …

Recipes