Mike Holda

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How To Make Dumplings

With Korean, Vietnamese and Chinese flavors and an easy five-minute dough, these are the steps to perfect dumplings.

21 of the Best Peanut Butter Recipes Ever

On sandwiches. In smoothies. Out of the jar. We eat peanut butter on the reg. But the one thing we need more of in our lives? Peanut-butter.<p>Here are 21 of the best peanut butter recipes ever.<p><b>No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie</b><p>Slice. Of. Heaven. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate Peanut-Butter Pretzel Bars</b><p>No bake. The …

Top Southern Chef Shares Where to Eat Now in New Orleans

When I recently hit New Orleans for the first time, I had only 24 hours to consume what so many chefs tell me is one of America's best food cities. So I enlisted the aid of one of the South's most talented chefs, Derek Emerson of Jackson, Mississippi's highly acclaimed Walker's Drive-In, Local 463, …

How to Make an Epic Sub for the Super Bowl (or Any Time)

The only thing better than a sub sandwich is a six-foot sub. Here's tips for making one at home (with video!).<p>We have pretty strong feelings about sandwiches. From the art of building the perfect club to our well-documented love of a grilled cheese, we consider ourselves well-versed in the subject. …

How to Make Perfect Pan Sauce Every Time

By Alison Roman<p>Photos by Nicole Franzen<p>A seared piece of meat might sound boring. But when it’s drizzled with a silky reduction? Always exciting. These are the keys to pulling off a pro-grade pan sauce.<p>The whole “buy one, get one free” thing is a good deal. You pay for one thing and get something …

Shrimp and Grits

In a 2-qt. saucepan, bring 4 cups water to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and whisk in grits. Cook, whisking frequently, until grits are …

Seafood

How To Discover Everything Facebook Knows About You

You can't opt out of ads on Facebook without opting out of Facebook itself. But you can do a lot to control the ads you see.<p>Facebook shows you ads based on what it knows about you and what it thinks you like. It has two ways to figure this out:<p>1. What you tell it directly ( name, age, marital …

Cavatelli with Pork Ragù

8 Servings<p>A low, steady simmer makes this braise a great pork ragù to pour over your cavatelli.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1½-lb. boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt), cut into 1½” pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>¼ cup olive oil, plus more<p>½ medium onion, finely chopped<p>1 carrot, …

Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage

Makes 10 to 12 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 1-pound red-skinned sweet potatoes (yams), rinsed, patted dry, pierced all over with fork<p>1 12-ounce container fresh ricotta cheese, drained in sieve 2 hours<p>1 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese (about 3 ounces)<p>2 tablespoons (packed) golden brown sugar<p>2 …

Pecan, Bourbon, and Butterscotch Bread Pudding

10 Servings<p>As if the butterscotch wasn't enough, we packed this bread pudding recipe with pecan and bourbon. Yep. Bourbon.<p>November 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Butterscotch Sauce<p>1 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup light corn syrup<p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1/2 cup heavy cream<p>…

Baking

Cornbread Tamale Pie Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could cornbread tamale pie—a quick and spicy chili topped with cornbread—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them.</i> …

Salsa Verde Chicken and Rice Casserole

Gluten-free Salsa Verde Chicken and Rice Casserole is totally cravable. Creamy, cheesy comfort food with a Mexican twist.<p>Let’s talk about conscious …

Introducing the Ultimate 4-Layer, Candy-Packed Halloween Ice Cream Cake

Off the clock, I'm a reasonable eater. I try to watch my weight and eat balanced meals. I make salads for dinner.<p>But my boss, Ed Levine, doesn't pay me to eat reasonably. Which is why, when I'm <i>on</i> the clock, I do dumb things like eat every Pop-Tart or spend a day hunting down dumplings. It's why …

A Great Gravy Recipe Will Solve All Your Problems

The turkey’s resting, which means one thing: It’s gravy time<p>The turkey’s resting, which means one thing: It’s gravy time. Forget multitasking—these moments are for crafting the silky sauce that brings the entire plate together. Here are the three most important steps:<p><b>Stock Answers</b> Good gravy begins …

Cooking

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Makes about 1 1/2 cups Servings<p>When it comes to tasty pumpkin seeds, it's all about the seasoning—don't go crazy, but do be a little creative.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Seeds from one pumpkin<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>Salt and pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Scrape seeds and any attached fibers from pumpkin using a large …

Are Factual And Religious Belief The Same?

Consider the following two statements of "belief":<p>Devon believes that humans evolved from earlier primates over 100,000 years ago.<p>Devon believes that humans were created less than 10,000 years ago.<p>These claims are clearly at odds. Since they can't both be true, Devon holds contradictory beliefs. …