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21 (Not-Boring) Chicken Breast Recipes Made for Meal Prep

There are a lot of benefits to prepping chicken meals for the week on Sunday. For one thing, you’re not dealing with raw meat more than once. Plus, …

Healthy Eating

30 Days of Recipes: A Quick-and-Easy Meal Planner for November

With the holiday season upon us, many of us would do well to conserve our time and energy, and nowhere is that more appropriate than in the kitchen. When it comes to party planning, you can definitely find some good lazy-girl holiday dinner options, and you can also save time with quick and easy …

Cooking

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast Potatoes - Hifow - Quick & Easy Recipes

Ingredients<p>2 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed and quartered<p>1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon …

25 Side Dishes That Are More Popular than the Main Dish

Let's face it — sometimes the side dishes are just better. Yes, chicken is great, and we'll never say no to a burger, but aren't we really just here …

Cooking

46 Steak, Beef, and Lamb Recipes for Your Memorial Day Grill!

Gallery46 Steak, Beef, and Lamb Recipes for Your Memorial Day Grill!<p>Bring out the grill, load the charcoal, oil the grates, and let the grill games begin. From easy short ribs to quick lamb skewers, we've gathered 46 beef and lamb recipes for your Memorial Day feast. But before you pull out the …

21 Cast Iron Skillet Recipes You Should Try

Time to use one of the most versatile tools in your kitchen.

The Best Way to Cook Different Cuts of Beef, in One Chart

With so many different cuts of beef—from the 7-bone chuck roast to the tri-tip roast—figuring out the best way to cook a piece of beef can be …

Cooking

17 Recipes to Make for National Pretzel Day

It’s a fact: We all need more pretzels in our life. Thankfully today is National Pretzel Day, here to remind us to eat more pretzels. Sure, there are bound to be freebies from Auntie Anne’s, which you totally should grab, but there’s something more rewarding about making pretzels at home (making a …

Dessert

Here Are the Most Popular Baby Names of 2016 (So Far)

A new girl is about to rule the school.<p>In a few years, preschools across America are going to be packed with Olivias and Arabellas. Those names are on the rise for 2016, according to the baby-name site Nameberry. The site crunched the numbers from 20 million views of their individual name pages, to …

Top 10

9 Knife Care Tips We Learned from a Master Bladesmith

Confession: I've never sharpened my knives. Not my two-year-old IKEA chef's knife, not my who-knows-how-old paring knife. None of 'em. But last week, I found myself on the New York City subway with a purse-full of my dullest kitchen knives and the promise that these glorified pestles they could …

27 Diagrams That Make Cooking So Much Easier

Including easy ingredient substitutions, basic knife skills, meat marinating times, and more.

Curtis Stone’s Grilled Chili-Rubbed Flank Steak Tacos

Preparation<p>To prepare the steaks: In a small bowl, mix the chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, salt, and pepper to blend. Generously sprinkle 4 …

Infographics That Will Teach you how to cook your beef well!

BBQ

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

Cooking

Smart Spending: The 10 Things in Your Home to Upgrade

There are three types of people who need this list: One, couples who are filling out a wedding registry but already have all they need. Two, people …

Coffeemakers

Pork and Chive Dumplings

These simple pork dumplings can be made in advance and frozen on a sheet tray before being transferred to a large resealable Ziploc bag.<p>Take a few …

Food & Dining

potato scallion and kale cakes

What makes a recipe great? In my head, there’s a list of ten things and eight of them are different ways of saying the first one, which is “It works.”<p>…

Cooking

How to Make Hot Wings at Home

Here to help is your new wing-man, Lauren Hirschberg, director of culinary operations for Craft Restaurants and winner of the hot wings division at the 2010 Memphis BBQ World Championships. Master his secrets to turn out trophy-worthy wings and a sauce hot enough to spike your metabolism and spank …

Smashed Potato Recipes Are Spuds At Their Best

There are endless ways to make potatoes delicious. Mashed. Fried. Totted. Pretty much any recipe featuring our favorite spud is a winner. But if you haven't smashed your potatoes -- think Benny and Joon, minus the tennis racket -- you haven't tasted a truly phenomenal potato. And everyone deserves …

Cooking

You've Never Used Fresh Herbs In These Ways...And You Won't Want To Stop

Think outside the pesto with these new ideas.<p>When summer comes, herbs start growing like weeds. Think outside the pesto with these new ideas.

Different Solutions

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The Five Mother Sauces Every Cook Should Know

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p>In the 19th century, Marie-Antoine Carême anointed Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, and tomato …

Asian-Marinated Baked Chicken Recipe

Follow us!<p>Site Feedback FAQ<p>Super Bowl<p>Easy Slow Cooker Chili<br>• Super Bowl Snacks<br>• Low-Carb Super Bowl Munchies<br>• Easy Guacamole<br>• 11 Super Bowl Wings for Your …

17 Recipes Worth Getting Garlic Breath For

Vampires, beware: These garlic recipes are too good to pass up.<p><b>Is there anything better than the scent of a few garlic cloves</b> cooking away on the stovetop? Except for a whole head of it in the oven, we think not. What we're trying to say here is that we really like garlic. No, we <i>love</i> the stuff. …

Cooking

Slurp-Worthy: 16 Ramen Soup Recipes

Packaged ramen. It served its purpose as a quick and budget-friendly meal as we studied away in our dorm rooms throughout college. Then we learned a few hacks, and transformed the instant noodles into so much more than just soup. Now, it’s time to come full circle and bring ramen back to its roots. …

Cooking

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Shutterstock<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing …

Stuffed Chicken Adventures: Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken Paprikash

A few years back, I went on a canning rampage. I blame it, in part, on Eugenia Bone's excellent recipe for mushroom <i>duxelles</i> in her book <i>Well-Preserved</i>. And duxelles, an addictive mixture of sautéed minced mushrooms, was also the catalyst for this Hungarian-inspired dish of mushroom-stuffed chicken …

Frozen Herb Starters

Fresh herbs are one of my favorite things about having a home garden, but they’re also one of the hardest things for me to keep up with. They need …

Grilled Romaine Lettuce Salad with Blue Cheese and Bacon

Heat bacon in a 12" skillet over medium heat, and cook, turning once, until crisp and fat is rendered, about 10 minutes. Transfer bacon to a plate, …