Scott Hirsch

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How to make the perfect polenta chips

Put away your potato prejudices – polenta chips (fries in the US) are really, really nice. But how to flavour the stodge? How much cheese to include (a lot)? And should you deep-fry, shallow-fry or bake?<p>Those of you who thought this column had reached what I believe is fondly known as “peak …

The Workout to Get Big—But Stay Shredded

Guys oftentimes think they must choose: Get big or get shredded. But, with the new <b>21-Day Bulk</b> program, you can have the best of both worlds. Check …

A Creamy Cornbread Cake That Needs Nothing Else

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: Resist the urge to dress this cake up -- it's perfect just the way it is.</i><p>I saw my future in this cake, and in my future, I was an …

Meet the 12 Best Single Malt Whiskey Distilleries in America

From coast to coast, American whiskey producers are expanding their repertoires beyond the patriotic staple of bourbon and newly resurgent rye. The burgeoning, brave new world of whiskey that's now being explored is the domain of the American single malt. Just don't call it Scotch.<p>While bourbon and …

5 Best Bodyweight CrossFit Workouts for Traveling

Traveling doesn’t mean taking a break from staying strong and healthy. Even if you are staying at a hotel without a gym, if you can find a little …

CrossFit

23 Of The World's Greatest Cookies

Every country bakes an incredible cookie.

The Guacamole Recipe To End All Guacs

It should be Guacamole Day every day.<p>It was only a few months ago (yet it seems so far away) when the New York Times nearly tipped the Earth's axis by suggesting we all put peas in our guacamole.<p>"Actually no," people said. "Not buying [it]," Obama said. "F*ck off with your pea guacamole, New York …

Tomatoes

How to Enhance Details in Photoshop

Enhancing the details in your images is one aspect of your editing work that Photoshop traditionally does not excel in. That's why numerous plugins …

Tutorials

10 Photography Techniques You Might Be Overusing

It’s human nature to find something new and novel, then run it into the ground. We do it as kids with our toys and even as adults with our favorite …

19 Kitchen Skills You Should Master By Your Mid-20s

Not judging. Just here to help.<p>It is time. Seamless is stealing your money and and your health, and one day a grownup is going to come over and you'll want to serve them something more gourmet than a half-eaten bag of Funyuns. It is time to learn how to cook for yourself, like the adult that you …

How Much Training Do You Need to Run a Half Marathon?

How much should you train if you want to run a good half marathon? There are two distinct types of runners who ask this question: the first-time half …

Lightroom 6 Review

Lightroom is Adobe’s professional photo enhancing and cataloging program, and it’s designed to be used alongside a regular image-editor like …

Tutorials

30+ Insanely Clever Ways To Organize Your Tiny Kitchen

Storage, maximized. Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed 1. Install k […]

Storage Ideas

Here's How To Cook An Egg INSIDE Of A Burger. You Won't Regret It.

Come on, let's do this.<p>Plop a fried egg on top of a burger patty and there you have it: brunch. Been there, done that. The pairing is tasty, for sure, but the placement isn't so innovative at this point.<p>You can fix this. Want to know how? You should be cooking your egg <i>inside</i> of your hamburger …

Recipes

Crab, Shrimp, and Lobster Rolls You Can (and Should) Make at Home

Great seafood doesn't need a lot, but we'll never say no to a killer shrimp, crab, or lobster roll, either.<p>You know what we're literally always in the mood for? A good seafood roll. Crab, shrimp, or lobster—we don't discriminate. Just toss that meat in mayo (or butter), pile it in a split-top roll, …

Make Every Day Taco Tuesday with Our 30 Best Taco Recipes

<b>Is is Tuesday yet? Our favorite taco recipes are too delicious to have just one night of the week. Set up a taco bar for a DIY party or serve up shells with any filling you please for a quick weeknight dinner.</b><p>Chipotle Chicken Tacos with Radish Salad<p>Take grilled chicken tacos to new heights by …

Cooking

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

8 Easy Ethnic Recipes to Bust Out of Your Dinner Rut

It's so easy to get into a dinner rut: you make what the whole family likes, but after a while everyone gets tired or the same ol' same. Here are 8 easy ethnic recipes to make meal-time exciting again.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks with Mango Chutney</b><p>Tandoori chicken is simply chicken …

Cooking

11 Things You Need to Do to Make Your Baked Goods Better

Even the most seasoned baker can use a refresher course now and then—these baking tips will make for better cookies, cakes, pies, and more<p>We'll admit it: Sometimes, we fudge things when we cook. After all, who needs a recipe for simple weeknight pasta? Off-the-cuff roasted chicken is a snap. We're …

Baking

Christina Tosi's English Muffins + Pickled Strawberry Jam

<i>Every Friday, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar recently stopped by the Food52 office to teach us how to make her perfect English muffins. Today, she's sharing the recipe, step by step</i> …

Make a Martini Like a Pro With Audrey Saunders

The hardest things to master are often the simplest. Take the martini.<p></head><i>This is Cook Like a Pro, in which experts share tips, tricks, and techniques that elevate a good dish to an unforgettable one.</i><p>The Pro > Audrey Saunders<p>Owner / Pegu Club / New York City<p>The hardest things to master are often …

Martinis

The Overnight Oats Recipe That Can Help You Lose Weight

Not a morning person? Make this amazing overnight oats recipe before slipping under the covers, and the thought of the sweet and chewy coconut oatmeal, crunchy almonds, and chocolate chips will practically pull you out of bed.<p>It's the perfect breakfast if you're watching your weight because it …

The best sweet and savoury brunch recipes for lazy weekends

A stack of pancakes or creamy avocado toast? A classic omlette or a big bowl of granola? We have a delicious brunch dish to suit everyone<p>Weekends are made for lie-ins and brunch. They're the perfect excuse to sit down with family or friends and enjoy a proper meal in your pyjamas, instead of …

16 Classic Pasta Recipes Most Definitely Worth Mastering

From baked ziti to bolognese, these 16 classic recipes will make you a pasta pro in no time.<p><b>There are an endless amount of excellent pasta recipes.</b> Instead of going down the rabbit hole, focus on these 16 classic versions. They're all excellent, and will make you a pasta master in no time.

Can Americans Make Single Malt as Well as the Scots?

The basic premise of American single malt whiskey is simple: re-create a beloved liquor associated with Scotland and perhaps Japan, single malt …

Whiskey

8 Mojito Recipes to Make All Summer Long

<i>Header image: Satsuma Mojito from CHOW</i>A traditional Cuban drink, a classic mojito is white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water, and mint leaves. …

Rum

The 7 Cardinal Rules for Making the Best Potato Salad

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Potato salad is an American classic. It’s loved by parents and kids alike, can be made ahead of time, and is as delicious on the …

Potatoes

Funfetti Sugar Cookie Bars Are Pure Happiness

Funfetti Sugar Cookie Bars will make you happy. SO happy. You know, because sprinkles!<p>Funfetti sugar cookie bars are one of those desserts that make their appearance over and over again in my kitchen. They’re pretty darn tasty, but they also feed a crowd, which makes them a perfect dessert for …

Do You Know the 5 French Mother Sauces?

At pretty much any cooking school, one of the first (if not <i>the</i> first) things that students are taught is how to make the five French mother sauces. …

High School

You'll Be Making This Negroni Granita All Summer Long

Negroni Granita is a cooling, fun way to serve this classic Italian aperitif. Serve it with cheese and crackers for an outdoor party!<p>Cooking, baking and cocktail-making is all fun and games until what you want to make doesn’t turn out exactly as you planned. Then you sit back and remember, oh …