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15 Easy Meals You Can Whip Up With A Can Of Black Beans

It's one of the most versatile grocery store items.

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You Need These Quick Pasta Recipes For Busy Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

Busy weeknights seem like the norm these days, which means fast and easy dinners are more important than ever. Pasta is always a good option since it …

Cooking

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Nutrition

The $1.89 Lunch Our Editor-in-Chief Swears By

I’m not one to go on about the power of The Universe, but certain things are clearly meant to be. Like meeting your best friend, or your true love—or a humble yet oddly compelling little sandwich. (Just me?)<p>I can’t with total confidence tell you how this sandwich came into my life (that Universe …

Acquainted

20 Pasta Recipes You Can Make in Less than 20 Minutes

Pasta is known for being a quick weeknight dinner, but just how quickly can you make it? How about 20 minutes or less? It's hard not to like the …

Cooking

Peruvian-Style Spatchcock Chicken with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Gently separate the skin of the chicken from the meat with your fingers.<p>Whisk together the soy, sambal, mustard, pasilla/ancho powder, cumin, salt, …

Cooking

How CBD Became the Unexpected Star of Legalized Pot

These days, a significant number of cannabis users aren't getting stoned – and they're not trying to. Instead, the products they're consuming are …

Cannabis

Peanut-Sesame Udon Noodles with Scallions

Natural peanut butter approximates the dark color and rich flavor of Chinese sesame paste, which can be difficult to find. The sauce can be made …

17 Ways to Make Chicken a Fast and Fancy Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

Cooking

15 Easy Dinners That Start with Shredded Chicken

Weeknight cooking is a slog, even under the best circumstances (add in one late meeting and it’s cold cereal all around). Our secret weapon? Shredded …

Why I'm Obsessed with This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Most of the internet food world has spent the last six months going gaga over Alison Roman's salted chocolate chip shortbread cookies, but as a mom …

Dessert

A Beginner’s Guide to Taking Great Video on Your Phone

Not long ago, a filmmaker wouldn’t dream of shooting a movie on a phone because the quality was so inferior to what you could capture on pricier devices. But that’s changing. Consider this: The most recent project from the renowned American film director Steven Soderbergh, “Unsane,” was shot …

Videography

Scientists create mutant enzymes that eat plastic bottles

A possible solution to the world's plastic pollution problem was created by accident.<p>Mutants exist and they're helping to save the planet.<p>OK, not <i>those</i> kinds of mutants. But these are equally cool.<p>An international team of scientists has created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drink bottles, …

Polyethyleneterephthalate

This One-Pot Parmesan Chicken & Rice Is Calling Your Name

Sometimes a recipe seems too good to be true. Take this one, for example: It cooks in one pot, in under 30 minutes, with only a handful of …

Cooking

This Chicken Skillet Actually Made Me Excited About Dinner

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F.<p>Pat the chicken thighs dry with paper towels. Place the chicken thighs and jerk seasoning …

Baked Pasta Dishes

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

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

Chicken Paprika Recipe

"My whole family, full of picky eaters, loves this dish, and it's great for freezing and reheating on a cold day or for an easy dinner on cold …

This One-Pot Chicken Lemon Pasta Is a Weeknight Wonder

Quick, easy, delicious dinners: We all want them, we all need them. There are so many recipes online that promise to deliver on all three of these …

Be a Person Who Makes Focaccia on the Regular

Top it with crunchy flakes of Maldon salt, thinly sliced red onion, a big red ribbon—you do you.<p>I hear that if you say “classic focaccia” three times aloud on the night of a full moon, it might appear hot and puffy from the oven right before your eyes. And if that doesn’t work, we’ve got a …

Focaccia

One-Skillet Creamy Chicken Tortellini Is Here to Save Dinner

Stuck in a cooking rut? Forgot to meal plan? Thinking of ordering takeout? Not so fast — this one-skillet chicken with tortellini is here to save …

Cooking

The 5-ingredient Meals You Need to Get the Week Going

It’s Monday and you can’t be bothered. Who can blame you? The first day of the work week brings with it a unique brand of lethargy. Small tasks feel insurmountable, and cobbling together any kind of dinner this evening is, to say the least, a daunting prospect. But you don’t give up that easily! …

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Easy Italian Recipes

Shake up your usual dinner routine with these simple recipes for pastas, soups, meats, and more.<p>Gnocchi With Sausage and Spinach<p>Combine browned …

This Pork Shoulder Roast Has a Secret Built-In Sunday Sauce

It’s also stuffed with garlicky Parmesan breadcrumbs, which you won’t be mad about.<p>A pork shoulder roast is like Gracie Hart in <i>Miss Congeniality</i>: tough at first, but give it some time and it’ll transform into a beautiful, unforgettable dish. We often braise this cheap cut of meat for pulled pork …

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Copycat Kung Pao Spaghetti

We've cracked the code on a beloved California Pizza Kitchen dish: Now you can Kung Pao your spaghetti at home in just 30 minutes. Tender chunks of …

Food & Dining

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.<p>Weeknight fantasy: a beautifully bronzed whole roast chicken, on your table at 7. Weeknight reality: fire detectors, hot tears, dinner at 11.<p>While it might be <i>possible</i> to roast an entire bird on …

Cooking

Ginger-scallion magic sauce is 100 percent boss

<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i><p>This is my favorite dipping …

Food & Dining

Salt and Vinegar Home Fries

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine water, 1 cup vinegar, and 1 tablespoon salt in a large pot over medium-high.<p>Step 2<p>Cut potatoes in large wedges …

French Fries

Delicious slow cooker recipes for Chinese New Year

We are about to celebrate the Year of the Dog this Chinese New Year.<p>As with every celebration, food plays a big part in the festivities.<p>The Reunion …

Cooking

The Mother Africa (Peanut) Sauce Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> From the cookbook <i>From Harlem to Heaven</i>, by JJ Johnson and Alexander Smalls.<p>"In cooking school, we were taught the five French “mother sauces” as defined by French cuisine. The foundational sauce to the Afro-Asian flavor profile is what we call 'the Mother Africa Sauce,' a riff on West …

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