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This spicy sausage + mixed veggies + pasta dish is the perfect (easy) weeknight dinner: http://thekitc.hn/1qZKn9g

Google Loses Emergency Bid To Keep “Innocence Of Muslims” Film Online

Google lost a bid to keep the controversial film “Innocence of Muslims” on YouTube. One of the actresses, Cindy Garcia, who wanted the film taken offline after receiving death threats, claims she has some copyright control over its distribution.<p>The 9th Circuit agreed: “Garcia may assert a copyright …

Samsung debuts its first Galaxy S5 ad during the Oscars and turns sponsorship dollars into all-star selfies

In case you hadn't heard, Samsung's newest phone is coming. At the Oscars, the Galaxy S5 just got a huge shot of publicity, both in a 30-second ad segment and the not-so-casual presence of its big bro, the Note 3, throughout the award ceremony. We hope you like Hollywood stars and selfies, because …

Red Quinoa Salad with Spicy Lime Vinaigrette + Kale Salad

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: A tale of two salads.</i><p>If you think it's hard to define "life" or "love," then you haven't tried to pin down the meaning of "salad." …

Quinoa

Mint Hot Fudge Sundaes

Makes 6 Servings<p>Pretty sundaes that have tons of mint flavor—in the fudge sauce, sugar topping, ice cream, and crumbled cookies.<p>August 2008Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips<p>1/4 cup light corn syrup<p>1/4 cup water<p>2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter<p>2 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1 ounce …

Dessert

The BA Seal of Approval 2013: The 25 Products We Can't Cook (or Live) Without

From herbal tea and supermarket Cheddar to potato rolls and Korean chili paste, the 25 products Bon Appétit's editors can't cook—or, really, live—without<p><b>Recipes From The Seal</b><p><b>How We Chose</b><p><b>Trust isn’t given; it’s earned</b>. That’s why, for the second year, we’re rewarding the products that have won our …

Food Preservation

Q&A: Kristen Kish on Her Top Chef Victory, and How to Cook Like a French Chef

<b>With the conclusion</b> of <i>Top Chef: Seattle</i> this week, the long-standing cooking competition show crowned Boston's Kristen Kish, a 29-year-old instructor at Stir the winner. For fans of the series, the significance of this win is twofold: Kish is only the second female to take home the title in ten …

Top Chef

Juice Cleansing for Men: A Guide

<b>We know the perception</b> of the Esquire staff is steak-gobbling he-men, but if you look in our fridge, you will see bottles and growlers of low-calorie, vitamin-rich juice. It's true: Esquire cleanses. Openly.<p>LizzyJaysJuice founder Casey Sabol claims juicing's ease of digestion allows maximum vitamin …

Healthy Eating

The Most Life-Changing Burrito in America Is...

<b>When we asked</b> the readers of Eat Like a Man to cast their votes for America's most life-altering burrito, we had a hunch that California might get a lot of love. And it did. Burrito joints from the Golden State account for the top four finishers in our poll. What we didn't expect was that there'd …

Burritos

9 Canned Foods That Are Actually Worth Buying

<b>I've eaten my fair share</b> of soup out of a can, mostly consumed in my college years because I decided to be smart and spend the most virile part of my semi-adult life studying in snowy, freezing, lake-affected Upstate New York. Though I no longer live on a college-kid budget, I still consume plenty …

Food Preservation

Where Chefs Eat, According to Typography

<b>Billed as "The Ultimate Insiders' Guide"</b> in a thick, slanted, italic, comic-book-y (but not Comic Sans) typeface on its spine, Kobi Benezri's new book <i>Where Chefs Eat</i> looks pretty gorgeous, a rare book you might actually be able to judge from its cover, which alone features 10 individual typefaces. …

Typography

5 Super Bowl Recipes We Can Endorse

The Only Thing to Put on Your Steak

<i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><i>Chef Adam Sobel, Bourbon Steak, Washington, D.C.</i><p><b>Making a sauce in the pan</b> you just used to cook whatever the sauce will cover — in this case, a beautiful steak — is all about perception. It looks (and tastes) like it takes more time and training than it actually …

BBQ

Soup, Old as Time Itself

<b>It's always been hard</b> to quantify the sheer joy that you might get eating a bowl of piping-hot soup. Soup heals us, fills us, and is, above all, easy to make. The reason we love soup, as NPR's Salt blog tells it, is because it has been part of our history for much longer than we thought. Looks like …

Ice Age

New Orleans Crabmeat Bon Bons for the Big Game

<b>Super Bowl Sunday</b> is a near-religious, magical 24-hour period in which three things take sole focus of your brain: football, commercials, and snacks. Right? Right. That said, we felt terrible that in the midst of our Super Bowl Snack Showdown, New Orleans, the host of the big game, could not …

New Orleans

Why You Should Smoke Your Thanksgiving Bird

<b>Things you don't want on Thanksgiving:</b> cheap scotch, an argument with your father-in-law, a bland bird.<p>I can't buy your scotch or help with the in-laws. But I can solve your turkey problem: Smoke the damn thing.<p>Poultry, generally, likes fire and smoke. (Think grilled chicken.) Big birds, like …

BBQ

Nantucket Bay scallop with blood orange jus, another stunner from @restaurantdaniel's Oscars party.

Man Buns

10 Servings<p>This will make more pulled pork than you’ll need, but who would be sad about that? Use the leftovers to make tacos, pulled pork sandwiches, pork stew—whatever your heart desires, really<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Beer-braised pork shoulder filling<p>2 lb. boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt)<p>2 teaspoons …

Baking

Lemony Slice-And-Bakes

Makes about 50 Servings<p>December 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cookies<p>2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>3/4 cup sugar<p>2 tablespoons finely grated lemon zest<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>4 large egg yolks<p>Icing<p>1 1/4 cups powdered sugar<p>2 tablespoons …

Baking

Seared Scallops with Avocado and Daikon

4 Servings<p>Make this salad without plating anxiety: Treat the daikon rounds like a deck of cards and let them fall where they may.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ medium daikon (Japanese white radish; about 12 ounces) or 4 radishes, very thinly sliced on a mandoline<p>1 tablespoon white wine vinegar or …

Seafood

5 Ways You're Psyching Yourself Out in the Kitchen

Sometimes you get so wrapped up in the kitchen, you psych yourself out. Here's how to get some perspective and keep the cooking fun and flavorful<p>Bonappetit.com editor <b>Matt Gross</b> makes Bolognese sauce all the time. (His kids love it!) And each time, he makes it the same way: same amount of ground …

Cooking