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Chicken Dinners: Asian Chili-Lime Chicken Soup

Hot soup probably doesn't come to mind as the first choice for a warm weather-appropriate dish. After living in a hot and humid climate for the past two years, however, I see the benefits. Light and brothy soup is hydrating, and if it's spicy enough to get your sweat on, it can be cooling as well …

The Food Lab: How to Make Jerk Chicken at Home

GalleryThe Food Lab: How to Make Jerk Chicken at Home<p>I live my life with very few regrets, but the closest I've ever come was last winter when my best friend and I decided to try and find the worst bar in Detroit. Seems like an adventure worth having, right? It all started off swimmingly with moody …

Creamy Tomato Soup

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>This recipe can easily be doubled to feed a larger group—and makes for great leftovers. For a lighter soup, omit the cream; or for a little decadence, add more cream or swirl in a little crème fraîche.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted …

Air Jordan 1 Low Black/Gym Red-Cement Grey

Decked out in the iconic Black, Gym Red and Cement Grey hues of the “Black/Cement” Air Jordan 3 is<p>Decked out in the iconic Black, Gym Red and Cement Grey hues of the “Black/Cement” Air Jordan 3 is the latest low-top take on the Air Jordan 1. Making use of the III’s beloved elephant print across its …

Deep Cuts: How to Make Chicken Tikka Masala at Home

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Deep Cuts serves up popular existing recipes from our archives.<p>Great chicken tikka masala starts with great tandoori chicken. We're talking chicken with a deeply charred, smoky crust, a tender, juicy texture, and deep flavor from its yogurt and spice-based marinade. Is it possible to …

New Balance 2013 Summer 850 Colorways

New Balance has just dropped a pair of new colorways for the 850. Available in charcoal and blue or<p>New Balance has just dropped a pair of new colorways for the 850. Available in charcoal and blue or charcoal and red colorways, both start off with a charcoal nubuck and mesh base. The charcoal/blue …

Nike Roshe Run Vent Fiberglass/Squadron Blue

Originally billed as the Roshe Run Hyperfuse, Nike’s Roshe Run Vent has begun popping up at select<p>Originally billed as the Roshe Run Hyperfuse, Nike‘s Roshe Run Vent has begun popping up at select NSW retailers across the globe. Now the previously-seen Sport Turquoise/Poison Green and Total …

Secrets of the Grill: Burgers

After researching the chemistry behind the deliciousness of every component, Nathan Myhrvold, co-author of Modernist Cuisine, uncovered methods for …

Skillet Suppers: Chicken Burgers with Ginger, Scallions, and Sriracha Mayonnaise

You don't see chicken burgers a lot, and I'm not sure why—they're light, super easy, and incredibly delicious, especially when you pack them with flavor boosters like garlic, ginger, scallions, and cilantro. Plus, a sriracha dipping sauce is clutch.<p>I have to give credit for this recipe idea to my …

Grilling: Sweet and Spicy Chicken Sandwiches

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>It's common to find me lamenting the all too often dry and flavorless skinless boneless chicken grilled breasts (I put my stock in juicy thighs). I hardly ever give chicken breasts a thought when planning barbecue menus, but while …

Cook the Book: 'Ultimate Nachos'

More<p>Nacho Generator<p>Build the ultimate custom recipe.<p>Have you ever thought to yourself, "Gee, I wish I could eat nachos for every meal of the day, every day of the week"? Or, "I love eating nachos, but melted cheddar and chips gets old after a while"? These simple questions were at the center of the …

Choco-Nacho from 'Ultimate Nachos'

More<p>Nacho Generator<p>Build the ultimate custom recipe.<p>The dessert chapter in <b>Lee Frank and Rachel Anderson's</b> <i>Ultimate Nachos</i> is short and sweet, as it should be. Around half of the sweets aren't nachos <i>per se</i>, but they have flavors in common, like corn and avocado. The other half are, of course, …

Taste Test: The Best Sriracha

The Winners!<p>#1: Polar #2: Shark #3: Huy Fong<p><i>Sriracha taste test? What are you talking about? Is there even more than one brand of sriracha?</i><p>Yes, indeed there is.<p>As condiments go, sriracha is one of the great American success stories. Until David Tran, the 68-year-old Vietnamese immigrant who founded …

Italian Easy: Pasta alla Carbonara

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>This classic Italian dish is said to have been named for coal miners around Rome, because the black specks of pepper resemble coal dust. Carbonara contains just a few ingredients and takes mere minutes to prepare; when …

Cocktail Science: 5 Myths About Ice, Debunked

Editor's Note: Please welcome Kevin Liu of Science Fare to SE: Drinks. We're pumped to have him here to share a bit of cocktail science.<p>The difference between a perfectly balanced cocktail and a so-so one often comes down to ice. How does ice affect temperature? Dilution? Since as much as half the …

First Look: Qui in Austin, Texas

GalleryFirst Look: Qui in Austin, Texas<p><b>Note:</b> First Looks give previews of new dishes, drinks, and menus we're curious about. Since they are arranged photo shoots and interviews with restaurants, we do not make critical evaluations or recommendations.<p>Austin's <b>Paul Qui</b> has been on a winning streak. …