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The evolution of tyrannosaurs

<i>T. rex</i> is probably the most notorious and infamous dinosaur of all time, and somewhat of an icon in both the scientific and public spheres. After …

Archaeologists Discover Two Long Lost Ancient Maya Cities in Jungle of Mexico

In an amazing new discovery in the jungles of Mexico, archaeologists have uncovered two ancient Mayan cities, including ruined pyramid temples, …

6 Mouth-Watering Cheeseburger Recipes You Can't Swiss Out On

Swiss, blue cheese, Monterey Jack— it all tastes so much better when melted over a giant, juicy burger cooked on your very own home grill.<p>In honor of …

Ancient DNA Ties Native Americans From Two Continents To Clovis

Credit: Produced by Magus Film / Linus Dahomé Mørk and photographed by Zachary Halberd and Anders Thormann<p>The mysterious Clovis culture, which appeared in North America about 13,000 years ago, appears to be the forerunner of Native Americans throughout the Americas, according to a study in <i>Nature</i>. …

The Archaeology News Network

Mapping the Maya: Laser technology reveals secrets of an ancient civilization<p>The steamy jungles of northern Guatemala don't reveal secrets easily. …

Were People Killing Giant Sloths in South America 30,000 Years Ago?

Bones with marks left by human tools could point to earlier human arrival in the Americas.<p>When did people get to the Americas? The answer remains a subject of fiery debate.<p>Most scientists agree that humans began arriving in the Americas between 13,000 and 15,000 years ago, and the Clovis people of …

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Makes about 60 Servings<p>Baking wings yields crisp skin without the mess and constant tending of frying. Divide the wings between our two sauces, or double one sauce recipe and use it on all 60 wings.<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Buffalo Sauce<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted<p>¼ teaspoon cayenne …

Soysauce

Smoked Lamb Barbacoa Recipe

Smoking a lamb shoulder roast prior to braising adds a smoky flavor to the already layered earthy and spicy barbacoa sauce.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Rub</b>2 tablespoons Kosher salt1 tablespoon ancho chile powder1 tablespoon guajillo chile powder1 tablespoon ground cumin2 teaspoons dried …

6 Essential Pro Tips for Cooking Burgers at Home

Burgers

Cheesy Mashed White Beans With Kale, Parmesan, and a Fried Egg Recipe

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients3 tablespoons olive oil2 medium garlic cloves, finely minced (about 2 teaspoons)2 …

Try this simple steak and potatoes recipe for a hearty, filling dinner.

Perfect Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken Thighs

2 to 4 main-course<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Sophisticated enough for a Sunday supper yet quick enough for Wednesday's dinner, this master recipe is all in the technique. Cook the thighs skin side down in a cast-iron skillet to render out the fat and make the skin as crisp and, dare we say, delicious as …

Cooking

Cacio e Pepe

Servings<p>Literally "cheese and pepper", this minimalist cacio e pepe recipe is like a stripped-down mac and cheese.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>6 oz. pasta (such as egg tagliolini, bucatini, or spaghetti)<p>3 Tbsp. unsalted butter, cubed, divided<p>1 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper<p>3/4 cup finely …

Italian Food

Skillet-Fried Chicken

4 Servings<p>This easy recipe for Southern fried chicken is the only one you'll ever need. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons kosher salt, divided<p>2 teaspoons plus 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper<p>1 1/2 teaspoons paprika<p>3/4 …

Cast Iron Skillet

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

6 Servings<p>These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, …

Onions

When Did Humans Come to the Americas?

For much of its length, the slow-moving Aucilla River in northern Florida flows underground, tunneling through bedrock limestone. But here and there …

Lemon Roasted Potatoes From 'Maximum Flavor'

The recipe for lemon-roasted potatoes in <b>Aki Kamozawa</b> and <b>H. Alexander Talbot</b>'s new cookbook, <i>Maximum Flavor</i>, is definitely one of their easiest. Yet despite its simplicity, it still delivers on their title's promise—tender, luxurious potatoes infused with the perfume of the tangy lemons and sweet …

Mushroom + Chicken Noodle Soup with Poached Eggs

Mushroom + Chicken Noodle Soup with Poached Eggs.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 23, 2013 58<p>How weird can soup get?<p>Pretty weird today, with an egg in it and …

Quick Weeknight Dinner: Iceberg Wedge Salads with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

<i>Iceberg Wedge Salads with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing</i><p>Our “special occasion” meals at my parents’ house always start with these crisp, cold Iceberg …

Flat Logo Designs by Erfan Talimi

Stunning Flat Logos.<p>Here is some eye candy for your inspiration! Erfan Talimi is a Hamburg, Germany based graphic designer who loves to experiment …

Pork Meatball Banh Mi

makes 4 sandwiches<p>January 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>Hot Chili Mayo<p>2/3 cup mayonnaise<p>2 green onions, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon hot chili sauce (such as sriracha)*<p>Meatballs<p>1 pound ground pork<p>1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil<p>4 garlic cloves, minced<p>3 green onions, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon fish sauce …

Sandwiches

Shrimp & Grits

4 Servings<p>This Low Country favorite is spiced up with two secret ingredients: a little Budweiser and a lot of tasso, a Cajun-spiced ham. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Grits<p>1 cup yellow grits (not instant)<p>1 cup grated sharp white cheddar<p>1 tablespoon …

Seafood

Curried Lentil Soup

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>This isn't your typical lentil soup recipe. Curry powder gives it a flavor boost, and velvety puréed chickpeas add body and creaminess without cream.<p>December 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>1 medium carrot, …

Onions

Wasabi & Ginger Roasted Salmon Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This is a salmon recipe I adapted from the original I found in Bon Appetit …

10 paths to painless pizza-making

As you may have noticed, we’re <i>kind of</i> into pizza in the smitten kitchen. I mean, just a little. I can’t help it–in my mind, it combines the best …

1.8-million-year-old skull shakes mankind’s family tree

Some had protruding foreheads, others had short, squashed faces. Some had enormous jaw muscles and big teeth, while others had enormous heads to hold bigger brains.<p>They had one thing in common, however: They were family -- our ancient family, that is, from around 2 million years ago.<p>The world's …

5 Surprising Facts About Otzi the Iceman

Scholars continue to be amazed by the ancient man found frozen in the Alps.<p>A report that Ötzi the Iceman has 19 genetic relatives living in Austria is the latest in a string of surprising discoveries surrounding the famed ice mummy. Ötzi's 5,300-year-old corpse turned up on the mountain border …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …