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11 Ways to Use Scallions

Young onions, including scallions, are everywhere at the farmers’ market right now. Here are 11 ways to use this unsung kitchen hero.<p>Young onions, …

10 Recipes for the World Cup Kickoff

At a time when most soccer (or, as one should say, football) fans are busy obsessing over match times, big screens, and office betting pools, we simply look at the list of FIFA's top-ranked teams and think about the foods they represent. As lithe athletes from all over the world converge in São …

14 Butter Recipes to Consume with Wild Abandon

Butter is back! Here are some of our favorite butter-forward recipes.<p>We've always been unabashed butter lovers. So we couldn't have been happier when <i>New York Times</i>'s Mark Bittman recently declared that butter was back in favor. In honor of its triumphant return (though, did it ever really go …

Recipes

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

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Roasted Strawberry-Buttermilk Sherbet

6 Servings<p>For the record: Sherbets may contain some dairy, unlike sorbets, which do not.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 cups strawberries (about 1 pound), hulled, halved or quartered if large<p>1 cup sugar<p>1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>1 1/2 cups buttermilk<p>1/3 cup sour cream<p>Pinch of kosher salt<p>Special …

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The Perfect Cheeseburger

Given the choice between a burger with cheese and one without, we go for the cheeseburger every time. Mild-tasting and quick-melting American cheese …

Kansas City-Style Spareribs with Barbecue Sauce

Make the rub: Mix sugar, paprika, pepper, salt, chili, garlic, and onion powders, and cayenne in a bowl. Rub onto ribs. Let sit at room temperature …

13 Things You Should Never Put In The Microwave

If you've ever started a fire in the microwave before, just know: you are not alone. The microwave, though it's been around for quite some time now, is still a mystery to many of us. It heats things in a fraction of the time, but sometimes it also makes things explode.<p>There are so many great things …

Homemade Muesli

Makes about 4 cups<p>Prep Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 10 min<p>Stop paying top dollar for store-bought cereal. This homemade muesli couldn't be easier (and more economical).<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats<p>1 cup barley flakes<p>1 cup rye flakes<p>1/4 cup dried cranberries or chopped dates<p>1/4 cup …

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How to Make Homemade Coconut Milk

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest shows us how to make coconut milk for cooking, baking -- and drinking right out of the bottle. Let's get</i> …

12 Ways Your Obsession With Spicy Food Can Help Make You Invincible

Some people just can't resist the urge to spice up their lives. And by spice, we're referring to the peppers, sauces and seasonings that numb your mouth and leave you wiping the sweat off your forehead.<p>And to these people we say: You are warriors. While you may wince in what looks like pain while …

A Lesson in Lamb Chops: 3 Cuts, 3 Tips

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: We're talking lamb chops -- 3 different kinds, to be exact, and the</i> …

Healthy Dinner Ideas for Summer and Beyond

Eating well definitely doesn't mean sacrificing flavor—here are our favorite healthy dinner ideas.<p><b>We're all for eating a little lighter, healthier, and cleaner.</b> But eating well doesn't have to mean eating the same thing five nights a week. It's way more fun to eat a variety of creative, interesting …

Super-Easy Father's Day Brunch Recipes

Here, fast and simple dishes to make to celebrate Dad this weekend.<p>1 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 6<p>3 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

This Japanese Dessert Looks Like A Water Droplet That You Can Eat

Have you ever wanted to taste your own tears, or eat something that looks like a breast implant? Well, now you (kind of) can.<p>This futuristic dessert looks like something out of a movie, or sort of what we imagine astronauts would eat for dessert in space. But this far out dessert actually comes …

5 Dishes to Make From the Top 5 Ranked World Cup Nations

Here, five delicious foods that represent FIFA's top five-ranked World Cup contenders.<p>Here, five delicious foods that represent FIFA's top …

Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze

10 Servings<p>“The great thing about this cake? It's not fussy. You can just pour the glaze over and it sets. Done.” —Rick Mast<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for pan<p>⅓ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for pan<p>8 oz. bittersweet chocolate (at …

Peach Dutch Baby Pancake with Cherry Compote

6 to 8 Servings<p>Think of this Dutch baby recipe as one gigantic, stress-free pancake.<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Compote<p>1/4 cup honey<p>2 3' strips lemon peel<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>2 cups cups fresh (or frozen, thawed) cherries (about 1 lb.), stemmed, pitted, halved<p>Pancake<p>4 tablespoons (1/2 …

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10 Coffee Cocktails that Have Us Buzzing

These 10 coffee cocktails have us buzzing.<p><b>What happens when baristas and bartenders get together?</b> Coffee cocktails, that's what. Here, 10 of our most caffeinated concoctions.

Coffee

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Makes 12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 6 min<p>This recipe calls for baking one giant cookie, a way to ensure even, consistent ice cream sandwiches.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>1/4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1/2 tsp. baking soda<p>1/2 tsp. kosher …

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