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The Easiest Oreo Microwave Mug Cake Ever!

Throw out what you know about baking. This Oreo mug cake is so simple, you don't need to be an expert baker to make this rich and chocolaty dessert. Plus, this recipe only requires five ingredients — four if you want to skip the extra calories in the whipped cream. Quick, easy, and sure to satisfy …

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These Deep Fried Cookie Dough Bites Are the Bite-Sized Snack You Need

Chocolate chip cookie dough: You can’t help but drool when it turns into warm, gooey cookies straight out of the oven, but sometimes you can’t resist eating it raw from the fridge. While it’s a great go-to treat when you want something sweet (even though Mom doesn’t recommend it), there are only a …

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12 baking hacks that will seriously improve your next batch of cookies

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• The internet is filled with cookie baking hacks.</b><b><br>• Some of the best ones include using unsalted, room-temperature butter, and reducing the flour to make tender cookies.</b><b><br>• Also, don't forget to add a little sea salt to chocolate chip cookies.</b><p>It's the happiest time of the year — …

The Perfect Green Goddess Fried Chicken Sandwich

<b>Looking for the ultimate fried chicken sandwich? This is it. Top it off with a basil-loaded green goddess sauce and a good slaw and you’re in</b> …

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From Tropical Parfaits to Curry, Coconut Does it All! Try These 15 Vegan Recipes With Coconut

Coconuts are pretty dang amazing. First of all, every part of this tasty tropical fruit is edible. Except for the shell — please don’t eat the shell. …

12 Ways to Bring Punchy, Salty Miso to Every Meal

If your spring cleaning itch is spreading from the house at large to the contents of your refrigerator, your thoughts may already have wandered to the tub of white or yellow or red miso (or all three) in the fridge's back corner. It's in there getting nervous for you to reach back and snatch it out.<p>…

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49 Turmeric Recipes, the Wonder Spice Your Body Needs

Also known as the long lost Spice Girl.<p>Like ginger, turmeric, the unassuming root with color so vibrant you suddenly have an urge to hand-dye fabric, is said to be one of the world's healthiest foods—the bright orange-yellow equivalent of putting your insides through a car wash. An essential, …

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Eggy Puds (Breakfast Yorkshire Puddings With Bacon and Fried Eggs) Recipe

Resting your batter overnight can have a profoundly delicious effect on your Yorkshire pudding. Now I'm giving you another incentive to let it rest: the best morning-after-roast-supper breakfast you've ever had.<p>Why It Works<p>Resting batter overnight produces taller, tastier yorkshire pudding.<br>• Baking …

Cookie Science: Why Cream Butter and Sugar?

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Why Do I Cream Butter, and What Happens If I Don't?<p>Have you ever made strawberry shortcake and thought to yourself, "Why do I whip the cream, and what happens if I don't?"<p>Probably not. The difference between a dollop and a drizzle of cream is so obvious, no one …

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10 Ways to Chip Away at That Tub of Miso in Your Fridge

I moved out of my last apartment with a plastic tub of miso; that tub is currently loitering in the back left corner of the fridge in my new apartment, commiserating with its neighbors, a pint of tahini and a bag of ground flaxseed that, similarly, I have not been giving the attention they deserve.</b> …

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How to Cook Kale Stems You'll Actually Want to Eat

You know how we're always telling you not to trash your kale stems? Here's how to make them actually taste good.<p>You know how we're always telling you not to toss your cooking scraps, peels, and cores? It's with good reason: Not only does it cut down on food waste, these ingredients are also edible! …

Embrace the Savory Side With This Japanese Squash Soup

It's always important to question your initial impulses. Just imagine if Lincoln had started the Gettysburg Address with his original text, which is believed to have been "These past 87 years have been one hell of a slow-motion train wreck, amiright?" Or if Martin Luther King had gone with the …

8 Ways You Never Knew You Could Use Cauliflower

Cauliflower can be so much more than a steamed vegetable side dish. In fact, our sister publication Cooking Light figured out a way to transform it …

Ideas in Food's Best Japanese-Style Fried Chicken Just Happens to Be Gluten-Free

<i>Editor's Note:</i> I've been a huge fan of Aki and Alex of the blog Ideas in Food ever since I was a little chef-ling burning meat as a line cook in Boston. With their newest book, <i>Gluten-Free Flour Power</i>, they turn their considerable intellect to gluten-free recipes, developing unique solutions for …

Make This Now: Kimchi Special Sauce

We gave the iconic special sauce a mind-blowing makeover. See how.<p>If there's one thing we should thank the fast-food world for, it's that …

Every Dipping Sauce You’ll Ever Need

Whether you’re snacking on a dumpling, feasting on roast chicken or crunching down on fresh vegetable crudités, a good dipping sauce can make all the …

17 Ways to Cook With Sumac, Your Next New Pantry Obsession

Sumac is the best seasoning you're not using. It's lemony, astringent, and tangy—and we love adding it to these 17 recipes.<p><b>Sumac isn't a pantry staple across America—yet</b>. But with its bright, astringent flavor and use-it-with-everything versatility, this deep red Middle Eastern spice is ready for …

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Homemade Jerky: Where Whiskey and Beef Are a Match Made in Heaven

The ultimate road food tastes better homemade.<p>Most people think of jerky as gas station bounty: tasteless, chewy, and wrapped in cheap plastic. But Pamela Braun, a Dallas-based cook, makes far better road food. The author of <i>Jerky Everything</i> (The Countryman Press), out August 3, is all about healthy …

Got an Overload of Onions? Make These 21 Recipes for Soup, Dips, and More

These recipes, from cheesy soup to crispy onion rings, are worth getting onion breath for.<p><b>Large or small, red or green, white or yellow</b>—we love our onions. But onions are so often relegated to a supporting role that we wanted to celebrate all of our recipes that star them front and center. Here are …

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9 Sauces for Roasted Fish

From a simple vinaigrette with parsley to a lemony mayonnaise, here are 9 great sauces to pair with roasted fish.<p>From a simple vinaigrette with …

Meet Poké, the Hawaiian Raw Fish Dish Having Its Moment in the Sun

Poké, a dish ubiquitous on the Hawaiian islands, has made its way onto mainland menus all across the country. Here's what you need to know about the raw fish dish and where it's served.<p>Poké is near ubiquitous in Hawaii, served everywhere from run-of-the-mill grocery stores to gas stations, surf …

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Go Big: 39 Cocktails That Scale

Here are 43 ideas for cocktails with just a few ingredients so you can scale them as big and boozy as you want.<p><b>Have you ever wanted to be the host or hostess with the most(est)</b>? Or perhaps the very best guest? Those honors usually come with one thing: booze, and lots of it. Instead of going with a …

5 Easy Dipping Sauce Recipes for Your Dumplings

When it comes to dipping your dumplings, it can be tempting to reach for a bottle of soy sauce, vinegar, chili oil, or store-bought teriyaki rather than whip something up from scratch. And if you're eating great quality fresh or homemade dumplings, those sauces will do just fine.<p>But what if you're …

29 Gochujang Recipes to Give Your Food Some Sweet, Sweet Heat

We love gochujang for its sweet heat on everything from chicken to vegetables. Here are 29 recipes to get you started.<p><b>Gochujang is a staple in Korean cooking</b> and one of our favorite condiments to have on hand. Not familiar with it? It's the bright red paste found in everything from bibimbap to</i> …

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7 Ways to Put Kimchi in Everything

From amazing seafood soup to spicy Bloody Marys, here are seven ways you should definitely be using kimchi.<p>From amazing seafood soup to spicy Bloody …

Everything You Need to Know About Taro

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Get to know a tropical tuber you might have been missing out on.</i><p>If you thought Jerusalem artichokes were confusingly named, it turns out tropical tubers might be even more …

Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites

<i>Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites-these little pretzel bites are fun to make at home and are great for parties and game day!</i><p>Today, I am throwing it back. I …

Tomato, Pickled Melon and Burrata Salad

4 Servings<p>The flesh immediately surround-ing the seeds is the most succulent part of any melon; if you haven’t tried eating the crunchy seeds before, hold on to your hat.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons white wine vinegar<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more<p>…

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.

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