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More than just Bratwurst: eight delicious German foods

German food has a bad rep, but the country has some culinary corkers. As the Queen and David Cameron pay a visit, we share our favourite, lesser-known dishes<p>When you think of German food, what comes to mind? For many of us, probably not anything particularly appetising - rubbery bratwurst and …

Onions

This cat simulator lets you wreak havoc on sleeping humans

As only cats can<p>If you've ever asked yourself "why there hasn't been a seminal cat simulator that really gets what being a cat is all about?" that question has finally been answered. Developer Will Herring has blessed the earth with <i>My Garbage Cat Wakes Me Up At 3AM Every Day</i>, a simulator that puts …

Swineapple: Hollowed-Out Pineapple Stuffed with Ribs Wrapped in Bacon

On Facebook, Josh Bush of LaPorte, Texas (because, of course, Texas) <b>shared photos</b> of a hollowed-out pineapple stuffed with two pounds of boneless …

How to Make Chipotle's Guacamole Recipe

To pay, or not to pay (extra for guacamole) -- that is the question that everyone who has ever been to Chipotle has asked while <b>waiting in line</b>. Getting guacamole definitely upgrades your ~*Chipotle experience*~, but is it worth the $1.80?<p>On Sunday morning, Chipotle released their top secret …

29 Movie Snacks You'll Want to Sneak In

We're all about strategizing snacks when we go to the movies, because sometimes candy and popcorn just don't cut it.<p><b>We're all about strategizing snacks when we go to the movies</b>, because sometimes candy and popcorn just don't cut it. Ideal movie snacks are bottomless and keep you snacking happy long …

Snacks

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

10 Weird But Magical Flavor Pairings You Have To Taste To Believe

Anyone who's ever tried a peanut butter and pickle sandwich or a bacon-fried Oreo knows that the best flavor pairings often come as a total surprise. But why stop with a singular taste test when you could make entire breakfasts, lunches and dinners of weird yet delicious flavor mashups?<p>When you …

This Homemade Cheetos Recipe Makes It Easy To Be Cheesy

Sound the alarms: There is a home-baked alternative to Cheetos. Do you know what that means? Guiltless, cheesy, crunchy snacking. Or <i>mostly</i> guiltless, cheesy, crunchy snacking. Sure, you have to make them yourself. And yes, that means you have to get your butt into the kitchen. But, <i>it's possible</i>. …

A Creamy Weeknight Chicken Marsala

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Chicken breasts go Italian with the addition of Sicilian wine and cremini mushrooms.</i><p>We've all been there: It's 7 o'clock in the evening and, after a long day of work, all you want is a glass …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Norwegian Skillingsbolle (Cinnamon Buns)

After spending the better part of a soggy afternoon ducking in and out of the narrow wooden passageways in Bergen's old wharf, Bryggen (the UNESCO site was Norway's center for German Hanseatic trade in the 14th century), I was rewarded with one simple pleasure: a fresh-from-the-oven <i>skillingsbolle</i> …

Chocolate Glazed Espresso Cheesecake

Everyone needs a little pick-me-up. Sometimes it's a latte. Sometimes it's chocolate. But what about a recipe with a little bit of both? That's the thinking behind our espresso cheesecake.<p>We bake it New York-style--extra tall and rich--and make it even more impressive by coating it in shiny …

Matcha Dessert Recipes That Are As Beautiful As They Are Delicious

Impressively beautiful desserts often sacrifice flavor for aesthetics. Take wedding cakes for example: The mere height and structure of them makes it so that wedding cakes can't afford to be soft and moist, as any cake worth eating should be. It makes you think that you really can't have it all. …

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The Le Creuset Bi-Material Spoon Is the First Plastic Spoon Worth Owning

Let me get one thing straight with you: I don't like plastic cooking utensils. They're weak, ineffectual, melty, flimsy tools that make me feel like I'm cooking in My First Kitchen. I keep two crocks next to my stovetop. One is for metal utensils (whisks, fish spatulas, small offset spatulas, wok …

"Game of Thrones" Details Artist List for Catch The Throne Vol 2, Including Method Man, Mastodon, Snoop Dogg, Talib Kweli, More

Last year HBO commissioned an official "Game Of Thrones" mixtape called <i>Catch the Throne</i>, which featured Big Boi, Common, Wale, Kilo Kish, and others. Now, the artist list for the second installment of the mixtape, <i>Catch The Throne: Vol. 2,</i> has been revealed.<p>Method Man, Snoop Dogg, Talib Kweli, Ty …

Thanksgiving Roundup 2013

It’s almost turkey day! I won’t be cooking a huge spread myself, but I wanted to compile a list of my favorite Thanksgiving options from years past. …

Cooking

Flourless Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Some days require a quick chocolate fix, and these gluten-free cookies are just the ticket.Deeply fudgy and altogether satisfying, they take just …

Dessert

Easy Recipes Using Store-Bought Puff Pastry

Certain doughs, like puff pastry, are laminated. No, not coated in plastic, but in butter; layers of butter or other baking fats are incorporated in …

Baking

Snicker doodle Cookies

Every early December, I start looking (or rather scouring books) for new cookie recipes. This year, while I was marking such recipes, I found this …

Baked Chinese New Year Cake (烤年糕)

Chinese New Year was nearly two months ago, so I realize that this post is completely untimely. However, nobody ever said that it has to be Chinese …

Caramel Cinnamon Apple Enchiladas

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or silicone mat.<p>Heat the 2 tablespoons of butter and both of the sugars in a …

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Tasty gifts for the cooks on your list

Surely you know one of these people: They’re not intimidated by a complicated recipe, and they can turn a handful of random ingredients into something delectable.<p>They stare dreamily at the windows when they walk by Sur La Table or Williams-Sonoma, and they’d rather whip up a meal on their own than …

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10 Easy Recipes for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

I used to host elaborate Thanksgiving celebrations, where I'd cook and prepare for days on end, only to be completely exhausted by the time my guests arrived on Thanksgiving day. After one glass of wine, I'd be nodding off at the table, dreaming of my pillow! I finally wised up by simplifying my …

10 Christmas Cookies You Should Try this Holiday Season!

Christmas is coming and for many, Christmas means COOKIES. Whether you participate in cookie exchange, give cookies to neighbors or just eat them yourselves, cookies make people feel festive. Pull out a plate of homemade cookies at a Christmas party or when a friend stops by for coffee and you will …

6 Hearty Soups to Keep You Warm This Winter

When winter begins to blow icy Northern blasts and CNN strives to perfect their graphics for 'Polar Vortex 2015', I start craving hearty, fragrant soups to bring warmth, comfort and flavor in to the picture. Combat the cold - or re-fuel after skating at the ice rink - with these six soups that …

The Food Lab: Ultra-Crispy New Potatoes With Garlic, Herbs, and Lemon

Do you enjoy being lied to? I certainly don't. Yet nearly every time I eat roasted potatoes, I feel like I've been betrayed. They come to the table all nicely browned and craggy, but they inevitably have soft, papery skins that don't offer any real contrast with the creamy flesh below. It's like,</i> …

Homemade Trader Joe's Cookie Butter

<b>Ingredients</b><p>8 ounces cookies, sealed in a sturdy zip-top bag<br>• 1/2 cup vegetable oil<br>• 1/4 cup of water<br>• 1/2 cup powdered (confectioner’s) sugar<p><b>Preparation</b><p>TODAY<p>Crush the cookies into coarse granules (it’s okay if there are some larger pieces), then transfer to a food processor (or blender) and pulse until …

5 Perfect Pumpkin Recipes Just in Time For the Holidays

<b>1. Perfect Pumpkin Bread</b><p>I've tried many pumpkin bread recipes over the years, but none as good as this one. It's easy -- just a bit of mixing and stirring, pop it in the oven, and, in about an hour, you'll have a house smelling of sweet autumn spices and two scrumptious, pumpkiny loaves. <b>GET THE</b> …

Fave dei Morti (Almond Cookies with Cinnamon & Rum)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: "Beans of the Dead" cookies, for honoring your ancestors.</i><p>Around this time of year, kitchens and bakeries alike are getting ready to prepare …

Dessert