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Warm up with this rich potato green chile soup recipe for Meatless Monday

Sometimes dinner doesn't get any better than a bowl of soup. This recipe, from La Casa Sena in Santa Fe, N.M., combines tender potatoes that are puréed with heavy cream to form the base for this rich and satisfying soup, with roasted diced chiles folded in for subtle heat. It's perfect for Meatless …

Razer's gaming Ultrabook lets you bring your own video card

If you're a gamer, you don't have it easy when buying laptops: You may want a sleek, lightweight Ultrabook when you're traveling, but you also want the big, powerful desktop replacement when you're home. What to do? Razer thinks you can have both. It's launching the Blade Stealth, a 12.5-inch …

5 irresistible graphics cards enclosures for PC gaming from CES 2016

Introduction<p>Remember when people said the PC was dead? Judging by the external graphics card enclosures out in force at CES 2016, not only is the PC …

Computer Hardware

Rich and Flavorful Guinness Beef Stew With Potatoes Recipe

Irish beef stew made with Guinness is a pub classic, but the truth is that Guinness loses a lot of its already-mild roasted flavor during the time it takes to cook a stew. This version fixes that by reinforcing the beer's flavors.<p><b>Editor's Note:</b> This recipe originally called for an oven temperature …

Recipes

How to Make a Disgusting Cookie Sheet Look Brand New

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>The umpteenth batch of sugar cookies left your trusty sheets looking gross and patchy. Bring them back to …

Roast Ducks with Potatoes, Figs, and Rosemary

8 Servings<p>When making this roast duck recipe, don't forget to save all that precious rendered duck fat.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 5-pound whole Pekin ducks<p>2 large onions, quartered<p>1 bunch large rosemary, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled<p>…

Recipes

Pulled Pork and Cornbread Make This Slow-Cooker Chili a New Favorite

Things can get heated when you're debating pizza styles or barbecue cities, but the ultimate chili? That's walking into a war zone.<p>For the sake of my safety, I'm not going to claim to have perfected the traditional dish. After all, there are almost as many recipes out there as there are people who …

Cooking

Lamb and Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pies

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How to Adapt a Recipe to a Slow Cooker

Picture this: You throw everything into a pot. Then it's off to go run errands or even go to work for the day. Hours later, you unlock the door, and return to a perfectly cooked dish. <b>This can happen for most traditional recipes—because they can be adapted for a slow cooker</b>. Don't believe us? Read …

Never Burn Stuff in the Oven Ever Again

Pre-baked pizza is supposed to make your life better. But not if all you're doing is scorching it beyond recognition. Here's how to never burn it ever again.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below,</i> …

2 Beet Juice Drinks to Make Before You Hit the Gym

Put the protein drink down and break out the juicer, because beet juice might be the key to better muscular performance.<p>Put the protein drink down …

Baked Penne with Sausage and Creamy Ricotta

This hearty pasta dish is studded with chunks of Italian sausage and mixed with a quick garlic-infused tomato sauce. It's then topped with dollops of …

Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli

5 stars based on 108 votes<p>Sometimes it seems impossible to make a meal the whole family loves: what one child happily eats, the other one is “not in …

Food

Sentimental Cooking - Cozy Soups

• <b>Author:</b> Tiffany, Bartell<p>Cozy Soups is the first in a series of cookbooks that pulls together wholesome recipes that speak to the heart and express our emotions.

5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes For Those Busy Weeknights

So easy.<p>We love the slow cooker for how much easier it makes our lives. Not only does it cook us dinner and dessert, but we can hack it into a steamer when needed. Plus, it turns out, it's pretty easy to clean, too.<p>In the name of ease and simplicity, we set out to find the easiest, simplest slow …

The Best Thing You're Not Doing With Your Sheet Pans

5 things to sandwich between two baking sheets.<p>Sandwiching food between two baking sheets in the oven gives you twice as much heated surface area for quicker and more even browning, not to mention a tidier shape. We use this technique to make:<p>Grilled Cheese or Pressed Sandwiches<p>Butter both sides of …

Recipes

Banish Your Sweet Tooth in 3 Minutes

Some people crave salty snacks, like chips, pretzels, and pumpkin seeds. Others crave desserts, like chocolate, candy, and cookies.<p>If you are anything like me, you NEED a [guilt free] dessert option that you can enjoy every day of the week. As you know, most desserts are filled with sugar, …

Slow Cooker Beef Goulash

This warming eastern European short rib stew is best served in deep bowls over buttery noodles. <b>More Beef Dishes</b>

Old School: Bringing Back Sloppy Joes (Gourmet Style)

<i>There's a certain magic in cooking.</i><p>For me, Sloppy Joes are one of those magical dishes into which you put in a little of your own sunshine and receive a bountiful garden of delight. I love that kind of magic, and it spreads into all areas of my life so that there are no lengths too far when I'm in …

This biscuit-and-pork slow-cooker breakfast casserole recipe has Southern charm

A casserole layering fluffy biscuits and saucy bits of tender pulled pork is the kind of home-cooked brunch you'd expect to spend all weekend preparing. But you can leave your weekend plans wide open — except for the 15 minutes it takes to assemble this breakfast casserole — and still get the same …

Slow Cookers

How To Make Mac And Cheese In A Slow Cooker, Because You Can

Yes, yes and yes.<p>When slow cooker season hits, there's little desire to use any other appliance to make a meal. Luckily for all of us, there's also little reason to. Not only can we whip up meals that call for fewer than five ingredients and no more than 10 minutes of prep, thanks to this blessed …

Why Pasta Pie is the Make-Ahead Recipe (and Leftover) You've Been Seeking

<i>The good place to put all the leftover pasta.</i><p>When I worked at the CIA (meaning The Culinary Institute of America—though if not prompted, I will let strangers assume otherwise), I lived in a pretty average apartment. Okay, it was huge by my now New York City standards, but up in the gorgeous Hudson …

How to Make Restaurant-Quality Slider Buns at Home

Already mastered all aspects of summer grilling? What about making the actual burger buns from scratch? Eater's food scientists friends from Seattle, Chefsteps, have a pretty foolproof recipe for springy, bronzed, perfect little buns. Watch the technique above and head this way for the full recipe.

Tutorials

The Model Bakery Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Karen Mitchell & Sarah Mitchell Hansen<p>This definitive baking guide is the much-anticipated cookbook from the Model Bakery, a mother-daughter–run baking destination with a huge local following that's been wowing the Wine Country for years. And this book of sensational artisan baked goods …

Pumpkin Bread With Browned Butter Drizzle

<i>This pumpkin bread recipe is packed with as much pumpkin as possible, making it unbelievably moist, dense, and fudgy. It's almost like biting into a piece of fudge! The browned butter glaze on top just makes things extra amazing!</i><p>Stop right there. Don't move an inch.<p>No, there is not a spider about …

Dirt Bombs

Makes 12 Servings<p>Like a cinnamon-sugar doughnut in muffin form. You’ve been warned.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>muffins<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¾ cup sugar<p>1 …

Build A Compact Nvidia Powered Mini-ITX Gaming PC For $650 (Benchmarks Included)

<i>[UPDATE: NewEgg is now offering an official DIY PC combo based on this build, and it includes an Xbox 360 controller. Check it out right here.]</i><p>Since they debuted one year ago, my series of do-it-yourself PC build articles has helped new and veteran PC gamers put together their first rigs and save …