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Haystacks Are The Easiest Two-Ingredient Confection You'll Make All Season

If there was ever an ever-present Christmas confection during my youth, it was the haystack. Neither candy nor cookie, this unassuming, almost too …

The Easiest Way to Make Candied Nuts Is With Your Slow Cooker

Candied nuts are one of those things that are equal parts treat and snack, and are just at home in a bowl of ice cream as the are in a salad. Their …

Recipe: Instant Pot Turkey Chili

Simmering a pot of chili for hours on a cold winter day is one of my favorite things to do — or at least it used to be.<p>Last winter I planned on …

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Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menu Recipes and Ideas

From vegetarian stuffing to vegetarian gravy, planning and executing a vegetarian Thanksgiving menu can quickly become an overwhelming task, …

The first 17 apps you should download for your new iPhone 8

The Tech Insider staff picked some of our favorite apps that show off the power and potential of Apple's superphone.<p>This list includes both obvious choices you can find on the top charts, and lesser-known software that we use and love.<p>Let's check them out:

Apps

The 10 Most Essential Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

That little chill in the air can only mean one thing: It's time to dust off your favorite fall slow-cooking comfort foods. From steaming ladles of …

Shake Shack's ShackBurger

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Our salt & pepper mix<p>1/2 cup kosher salt<br>• 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<p>Not quite our ShackSauce (makes about 1/2 cup)<p>1/2 cup mayonnaise, preferably Hellman's<br>• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<br>• 3/4 teaspoon ketchup, preferably Heinz<br>• 1/4 teaspoon kosher dill pickling brine<br>• 1 pinch cayenne …

Who Loves Ya Baby-Back?

Preheat oven to 250 degrees.<p>In a bowl, combine all dry ingredients and mix well. Place each slab of baby back ribs on a piece of heavy-duty aluminum …

Recipes

10 One-Pot Chicken Dinners for Weeknights

The best weeknight dinners are the ones that require the least amount of cleanup. At the end of a busy day, no one really wants to be standing over …

Pizzeria Beddia May Not Be Long for This World

Joe Beddia is getting tired of making pizza. But when you're churning out pies Bon Appétit called the best in the country, and you’re doing it alone, it’s a little hard to walk away.<p>Beddia owns Pizzeria Beddia in Fishtown, where he’s spent about 15 hours a day, Wednesday to Saturday, since he …

16 Cheat Sheets For If You're A Foodie But Also Lazy AF

Easy and foolproof.

Best Ground Beef Chili | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Dutch babies 101: What they are and how to cook them, plus recipes

When it comes to pancakes, I usually go Dutch.<p>A Dutch baby — also known as a German pancake, David Eyre's pancake or a Bismarck — is the preferred …

Breakfast

Chicken Fried Steak

Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.<p>Cut the meat with the grain into 1/2-inch thick slices. Season each piece on both sides with the salt and pepper. Place …

Recipes

We Can't Stop Thinking About Thomas Keller's Mac and Cheese

Anything that includes the phrase “bake until golden and bubbly” in a recipe catches our attention right away. Especially this mac and cheese from …

Recipes

50 Meatballs

Serve meatballs tonight! Make a classic — or find a new recipe.<p>Charles Mssters<p>Italian (No. 1)<p><b>Four Ways to Cook Meatballs</b><p><b>Bake</b>: Arrange on a …

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12 Ways to Turn a Rotisserie Chicken Into a Week's Worth of Meals

The next time you go grocery shopping, pick up a rotisserie chicken. In addition to being a Costco cult favorite, these flavorful, fragrant birds are …

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North Carolina Lemon Pie - you'll never guess what this crust is made of!

Lemon lovers unite! This simple North Carolina Lemon Pie is going to surprise and delight you, and I can’t wait for you to make it so that I can hear …

Dessert

Mamma's Loving Lemon-Zest Pancakes

There's something about making pancakes for kids on the weekend that makes one feel like a good parent. Indeed J.C. would approve. No, I don't mean Jesus, though I think he'd give a thumbs up too, I'm talking about June Cleaver, the mother of all moms.<p>Watching "Leave it to Beaver" reruns on …

21 Instant Pot Dinner Ideas You Need To Try

We're kind of obsessed with this thing, TBH.

5 Brilliant Instant Pot Recipe Ideas

While we're sure you're very familiar with the Instant Pot's ability to revolutionize weeknight meals and perfect steel-cut oats, you'll be happy to …

Instant Pot

25 Ways You Should Be Using Mayonnaise

1. Slather it on grilled cheese<p>One of the great historical developments of the past several years was humanity's discovery that mayonnaise, rather …

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9 Quick & Tasty Instant Pot Chicken Recipes

If you've jumped on the Instant Pot bandwagon, chances are you've already spent hours scanning Pinterest and Instagram, seeking out new recipes to …

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Sorry, Braises—We're Slow Roasting Now

Take it low and slow and you'll have the creamiest salmon, or melt-in-your-mouth short ribs, or insanely tender chicken. Here's how to slow roast.<p>You already know you should be braising in the winter, but there’s a new technique in town: slow roasting. Well, it’s not really new, but it’s about time …

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Recipes

By: Meaghan Cameron<p>The Barefoot Contessa shares the dip so good her fans have to make it twice.<p>You know how you sometimes reward yourself with a …

Recipes

Hanukkah Brisket

I can feed an army with this beef brisket.By Andrew ZimmernIt’s that time of year. The meat freezes well when cooked and bagged with the vegetables …

Andrew Zimmern

Chicken Milanesa with Maggi Ranch Sauce

This irresistible matchup of crispy and creamy releases more dopamine than a bag of Cheetos.<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup mayonnaise<p>½ cup crème fraîche<p>¼ cup buttermilk<p>½ cup finely chopped parsley<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>1½ teaspoons Maggi seasoning sauce<p>½ teaspoon garlic powder<p>½ teaspoon onion powder<p>½ …

Lemon Juice

23 Cooking Lessons and Recipes for Your Electric Pressure Cooker

Many cooks have found that the electric pressure cooker has a much shorter learning curve and is somehow less intimidating than the venerable …

Drink Recipes: How to Make a Santa's Little Helper Cocktail

This is the real secret to Santa's success. (And you thought it was milk and cookies.)<p>We could all use some extra help around the holidays. Follow in …

Cocktails

This Spiced Winter Mojito Needs to Become Your Signature Festive Cocktail!

The Christmas cookies are baked, the present lists are made and checked twice, the holiday party preparations are well on their way… what could you possibly have forgotten? I’ll tell you what. Your signature festive cocktail, of course! This one comes with homemade Christmas spiced rum, which you …

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