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Choose to Infuse: How to Make Your Own Wine, Fruit Vinegar, and More

<i>When summer comes around, we try to find ways to make it last forever. So every day this week, we'll bring you a new guide to preserving the season's best herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Today: How to infuse everything from booze to honey.</i><p>Canning not your jam? There’s another awesome—dare we say …

Cherries

The 5 Pastas Your Should Always Have in Your Pantry

<i>Today: Former Top Chef contestant and chef Fabio Viviani shares with us the five pastas that are always in his pantry—and should be in yours, too.</i><p>When Fabio Viviani visited our offices this past winter, he had a thing or two to say about cilantro.<p>"I HATE cilantro," he told us in his thick Italian …

We Found an Incredible Coffee Cake Recipe in the Back of our Closet

We discovered the best coffee cake. Turns out, we didn't even know that we were already in the possession of greatness.<p>We take a lot of time and care to bring you BA's Best. We want these to be the recipes you come back to again and again. We comb through our database, see what we've already …

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

10 New Cookbooks To Spend Time With This Spring

The world is overrun with cookbooks, and not all of them are great. (One look at the bargain section of any bookstore is proof of that.) But among the forgettable books published every season, there are always a few gems to be discovered.<p>Well, you're going to want to clear off space on your …

9 Mexican Recipes Perfect for the Slow Cooker

Between the quick hustle of the food truck and the casual fun of make-your-own taco get togethers, it’s easy to forget that the process behind making …

DIY Project: Tiered Hanging Pots

When you collect as many things as I do, floor and table space can quickly become precious commodities. Having shelves full of plants is just not …

DIY Plumbing Pipe Table Tutorial.

I’ve been shopping around for a patio table but just couldn’t seem to find the perfect one. When you can’t find one, make one! As promised I’m back …

75 Reasons Green Food Is the Best Food

Yes, we compiled 75 recipes in honor of our favorite color of food.<p><b>Sometimes, we just can't get enough green.</b> No, really. So we created this monster slideshow that celebrates our favorite color of food. Break out these recipes on St. Patrick's Day if you want to get really festive.

Healthy Eating

36 Ways to Eat Sandwiches for Every Meal

There's a sandwich in here with your name on it.<p>Whether you like your sandwiches hot or cold, savory or sweet, these recipes will have you rollin' in bread from breakfast to dessert.

Cooking

24 reasons why Florida is the most underrated state in the US

1. Calle Ocho shows other festivals how it’s done.<p>Every March, Cuba meets Miami in a massive party covering 23 blocks and attracting a crowd of a …

Your Favorite Easy Breakfasts for Guests

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Meals for guests shouldn't be stressful. Here are your best suggestions for</i> …

It's Crock-Pot time! 5 chicken chili recipes you can make in a slow cooker

Chicken chili lends itself to the slow cooker so well: After a long simmer, the chicken gets pull-apart tender, with practically no effort on your part. Plus, one batch makes healthful dinners for days. Check out these five fabulous twists, including a Buffalo version, a verde variety and more.<p>1. …

Cooking

All About Pressure Cookers

<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: Give fast food a try -- pressure cooker expert and author of Cooking Under Pressure, Lorna Sass, walks us through this magical, misunderstood …

How to Make Steak Tartare at Home

<i>Every Friday, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook helps us get to know our favorite cuts of meat a little bit better -- and introduces us to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: And here you thought tartare was only something to be ordered in</i> …

The Future of CrossFit Training

Here's what you need to know...<p>In the future, the smartest CrossFit competitors will basically be Olympic lifters with great work capacity.<br>• CrossFit …

Extreme Sports

Steps to Toes to Bar – Progression #7-8 Get Your Body Behind the Bar - Invictus Fitness

<b>Steps to Toes to Bar – Progression #7-8 Get Your Body Behind the Bar</b><br>Written by Cat Blatner<p>Before getting up on a pull-up bar for this week’s …

How to Create Your Own Quiche Filling

Whether you go with something classic, like bacon and leek, or more unusual, like roasted brussels sprouts, quiche is a great way to make a meal from …

5 Sexy Steak Wines

Whether it's a first date or your 50th anniversary, few things are more romantic than a candlelit steak dinner with a bottle of decadent red wine. From tongue-tingling rosé to silky Syrah to bold and robust Cabernet Sauvignon, GAYOT's top sexy wines excite the senses and set the mood for an …

The 20 Best Dessert Recipes EVER. Or Are They?

There are a lot of superlatives being thrown around the Internet these days. It's hard to believe that something is actually "the best" because just about <i>everything</i> is being called the best thing EVER. Either we live in a world where a lot of things are really, really good, or that title is …

The Controversial 3-2-1 Method for Ribs

Barbecue controversy alert! Are you familiar with the popular 3-2-1 method for cooking ribs? I first encountered the technique researching my book <i>Ribs, Ribs, Outrageous Ribs</i>. (Competition barbecuers sometimes call it the "Texas Crutch.") In a nutshell, you break cooking ribs into 3 time blocks:<p>3 …

Stew Recipes For The Coldest Of Days

Stews are one of those dishes that will never stir up excitement. There's nothing glamorous about them; no way to make them feel fancy. But despite stew's failure to shine, we still crave a bowl.<p>There's nothing more comforting on a cold, winter day than a big, deep, steamy bowl of hearty stew. It's …

How to Grill Oysters (VIDEO)

<b>For more food, drink, and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>One of the few benefits of winter is that it is prime time for oysters! But instead of focusing solely on raw, why not give cooked oysters a try?<p>We went to Almanac where chef Galen Zamarra explained how to properly choose oysters, …

How to Make a Better Beermosa

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Marta, Erik Lombardo is giving us the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: What happens to a brunch cocktail when it goes to Italy.</i><p>There are times when coming up with cocktails is a …

Dough pours in for pizza delivery guy after 'belittling' at car business

<b>(CNN) —</b> Seven dollars multiplied by empathy on an online fundraising page equals more than $11,000 for a pizza delivery guy who received an apology for how he was treated at a Massachusetts business.<p>The sales manager of a Westport car dealership has apologized "for the actions" of employees caught …

Online Life

10 Ways to Make Flounder

Flaky, delicately sweet flounder is a quick and easy fish to cook for weeknight dinners. Its mild flavor and fantastic texture make it the perfect …

9 of the Best Winter Soups to Pack for Lunch

<i>by Sheela Prakash</i><p>With winter in full force, the standard brown-bag lunch just won't cut it. A sandwich filled with cold deli meats? A salad of chilled lettuce? Let's revisit that stuff in the spring. Right now, we need something hot that will warm us from the inside out. In other words: We need …

Amazon’s Biggest Problem: It Isn’t Cool

Amazon's problem is coolness. Or lack thereof, perhaps.<p>"Risk taking is cool. Thinking big is cool. The unexpected is cool. Close-following is not cool," Bezos said in a memo written years ago, as he was hoping to make Amazon as iconic and widely loved as companies like Disney, Apple, or Nike.<p>This …

10 Mind-Blowing Hacks for Making Your Leftover Pizza Taste Better the Next Day

Three words: pizza grilled cheese.<p>Gone are your days of eating cold leftover pizza in your pajamas, leaning against your open refrigerator. Make pizza better the next day with these easy tricks.<p><b>1. Reheat cold pizza face down in a pan.</b> Slap your slice of pizza face down on a preheated skillet on …

The Mysterious Rise of the Non-Working Man

The economy is not leaving men behind. But it is perhaps leaving manliness behind.<p>In 1974, the radio broadcaster Studs Terkel published a book of profiles to have "people talk about what they do all day and how they feel about what they do." The title of the book was, simply, <i>Working</i>.<p>That was …