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This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp Boil Ever

The easy, fun, one-pot feast known as a Shrimp Boil would benefit from a more precise and descriptive name. Sure, it features fresh shrimp, but the …

Seafood

We're Not Kidding — These 30 Stylish Vacation Clothes Are All Under $30 on Amazon!

There's no worse feeling than being stuck on vacation in uncomfortable clothes you're sick of. This Summer, as you plan your next getaway, treat yourself to comfortable and cute pieces you'll actually be exited to wear. You can save your money for vacation too, because we shopped on Amazon and it's …

Clothing

The Best Veggie Burger

Line a baking sheet with a paper towel.<p>In a large bowl, combine the rice, beets, carrots, onion, parsley, garlic, cheese, sunflower seeds, oat flour, …

Nashville

<b>Author Notes:</b> This was inspired by a visit to Nashville, when I ate at Hattie B's and wept with joy (and, okay, cayenne). Hot chicken is fried chicken, re-dipped in fry oil that has been very generously spiced. I adapted this method from the Hattie B's recipe on the Food Network website. And to …

Cast Iron Skillet

20 products with a cult following on Amazon, and why they're worth it

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Power comes in …

Shopping

10 Last-Minute Dinner Ideas to Make Before the Hanger Sets In

As much as we love to devour elaborate, well-rounded homemade meals, it's just not an option every night of the week. But that doesn't mean we …

Healthy Eating

One-Pot Mexican Shrimp & Orzo Will Make You a Dinner Hero

Right now we're in a sort of seasonal food purgatory — we're so completely over winter and all its thick beef stews and heavy casseroles, but fresh …

Cooking

Silicon Valley’s tasty new sandwich spots

Fancy lunches are fabulous, but sometimes all you crave is a really good sandwich. Here are two great newish additions to the South Bay’s …

Bourdain’s Seattle Episode of ‘Parts Unknown,’ Mapped

Anthony Bourdain has long loved Seattle: Four years ago, the food celebrity toured the Emerald City and declared that it had “one of the best and most interesting food scenes in America” on the final season of his TV show <i>The Layover.</i> Last fall, Bourdain returned in the penultimate episode of CNN’s</i> …

Cumin Lamb Chops with Charred Scallions and Peanuts

“The spicy cumin salt in this recipe is reason enough to go out in search of the finest lamb chops you can find, but it’s truly good on chicken, …

Never Change Your Lens Again with Oakley’s New Goggle

<i>We're at the 2018 Outdoor Retailer, the largest outdoor sports expo and conference in North America. Stay tuned as we preview gear highlights from</i> …

Extreme Sports

Here’s the Grilled Cheese Sandwich You’ve Never Made Before (and It’s Epic)

A new 5-minute cooking technique makes this comfort food favorite even more gooey and delicious.<p>There are so many ways to build a decadent grilled …

Vodka cream pasta, a winner in 15 minutes

<i>In</i> <b>Hasty Gourmet</b><i>,</i> The Takeout <i>writers offer reliable recipes that are dinner-party worthy with only a handful of ingredients and a minimum of effort.</i><p>In …

Cooking

Alton Brown Is Extremely Picky About His Martinis and We Don't Blame Him One Bit

Spoiler alert: He has specific needs from the temperature of the gin to the number of olives and the texture of the ice in the glass.<p>Like a roast …

Alton

Showstopping Holiday Desserts For Home Cooks Of All Skill Levels

If you're a noted chef and invited to a holiday party, it's kind of assumed that you'll bring something homemade along. At least that's how it usually goes for Yotam Ottolenghi, who admits his success can sometimes intimidate hosts.<p>But you don't have to be a world-class chef to make showstopping …

Dessert

Pistachio Cake with Cardamom Glaze

Pistachios are native to the Middle East with trees growing in Iran, Syria, Turkey, Egypt, Lebanon and a handful of other countries. Frequently …

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together brown sugar, melted butter, and ¼ teaspoon of the salt in a small bowl. Generously coat a 6- to 7-quart round or …

Slow Cookers

Grandma’s Apple Pound Cake with Caramel Glaze Recipe (Simple)

I got this apple pound cake with caramel glaze recipe from my grandma’s old recipe notebook. I was searching for this kind of autumn dessert that is …

Dessert

Cherry and Pistachio Bake-Once Biscotti

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat the sugar, egg yolks, 3 whole eggs, and salt with an electric stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment on medium-high …

The Cheesecake Factory Original Cheesecake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 475°F. Place a large pan filled with 1/2 inch water in oven.<p>Step 2<p>Make crust: Mix graham cracker crumbs and …

Dessert

Slow Cooker Bread Pudding

This cinnamon and nutmeg spiced bread pudding is made in the slow cooker, with bread cubes, eggs, milk, and optional raisins.<p>I like a brown sugar …

Slow Cookers

Hartog Bakery's Whole Wheat Bread Recipe -- Traditional Volkorenbrood

Few nations have a more profound love for bread than the Dutch, who consume more than 138 lb of the stuff per capita every year. Dutch consumers …

Banana-Cardamom Upside-Down Cake with Salty Caramel

Banana bread was always a staple in my mom’s kitchen when I was growing up. Over the years, I have riffed on her recipe in dozens of ways: adding …

Dessert

Italian-Style Carrot Cake Might Be the Best Carrot Cake

Italian Carrot Cake (<i>Torta di Carote</i>)<p>Serves 8 to 10<p><i>For the cake:</i><br>Unsalted butter, for coating the pan <br>2/3 cup all-purpose flour <br>2 1/2 teaspoons baking …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Meera Sodha’s recipe for mouth-numbing noodles with chilli oil and red cabbage

We need to talk about heat – the kind that comes from fresh chillies and peppercorns, and also from ginger, horseradish or too much garlic. Each plays a different, nuanced role, but our undeveloped language when talking about discrete types of heat mean they’re usually described in a …

Food & Dining

Taste Beyond The Tongue

15 of Alton Brown's Most Popular Recipes on Good Eats

Alton Brown recently announced that the reboot of his iconic show <b>Good Eats</b>, called <b>Return of the Eats</b>, will be airing on the Food Network in 2018. To gear up for this long-awaited revival, let's venture down memory lane. Of the hundreds (if not thousands) of recipes Alton Brown developed for <b>Good …

Cooking