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A Loaf of Bread That Tastes Exactly like Stuffing (Really!)

Call it stuffing, call it dressing, call it whatever you want: It's utterly, addictively delicious. I consider stuffing the unsung hero of the Thanksgiving table. Give me the choice to eat only <i>one</i> dish (perish the thought!), and I'd choose stuffing, hands down. For starters, it's far and away the …

Remember This Simple, 4-Part Formula, Make Any Pot Pie

What do you look forward to on Thanksgiving? The turkey? The stuffing? The pie? Personally, I find myself looking past the holiday and towards pot pie, which I especially appreciate as an excellent means of using leftovers, breathing new life into things like roasted carrots and turkey. Something …

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16 Snacks That Are Travel-Ready & Gift-Appropriate

Do yourself a favor this holiday season: Instead of trying to coordinate travel snacks to pack <i>and</i> thoughtful, I-made-it-just-for-you edible gifts for family, friends, or any and all hosts, just double the recipe.<p>You can make something that's both giftable and snackable in the same time it takes to …

How a Failed Cookie Experiment Turned into a Weeknight Pasta Recipe

A lot of accidents aren't happy. Cavatelli with Asiago Oat Crumbs is the exception. As QueenSashy, the recipe's mastermind, says in the recipe's headnote:<p>Sometimes great kitchen disasters lead to most surprising dishes. I have a wonderful recipe for cookies with flour, cheese and butter, and was …

20 Best Chicken Soups Ever

Who doesn’t love a delicious bowl of hot soup? It’s healthy, it’s tasty, it’s good for you. And when it comes to chicken, well, we just love it.<p>So …

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T-Mobile is giving every customer a share of its stock

T-Mobile had another of its un-carrier events today, which now have so many regular giveaways they are starting to look like an episode of Oprah.<p>First, the company announced that every current T-Mobile account holder on a postpaid plan will get one share of common stock in the company, which is …

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Slow Cooker Chicken Mole Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Store Chicken<p>Raw or cooked chicken can be stored in a refrigerator for a few days, though it’s important to prevent raw chicken juices from …

How to cook the perfect aloo tikki

Aloo tikki, or spiced potato fritters, are to northern Indian and Pakistan what the chip is to Britain: a near ubiquitous street food, best served hot, crisp, and satisfyingly salty. Substitute ketchup for chutney, and a banana leaf for a twist of newspaper (or, less romantically, a foil dish for a …

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Chinese Noodles 101: How to Make Lo Mein With Beef and Broccoli

From crispy pan-fried noodles to a bowl of wonton noodle soup, fresh Chinese egg noodles are a staple of Chinese restaurants. Just like Italian pasta or ramen, when cooked properly, they should have a firm bite and springy texture, and the wide variation in thickness and springiness makes Chinese …

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Arrange the chicken breasts in the slow cooker so that they are not overlapping.<p>In a medium bowl, whisk together the honey, soy sauce, blackberry …

73 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

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11 Best Pasta Recipes for Fall

From creamy butternut squash to umami-packed mushrooms, fall produce makes for incredible, comforting pastas.<p>Here, 11 of our favorite fall pastas …

6 Ways to Make Piccata

Want dinner fast? Try piccata. The Italian dish of thinly sliced, pounded meat, dredged in flour, browned in butter and topped with a lemony, white …

How to Make Arepas, with a Helpful GIF

Chef Ryan Pera's arepas are his easy Sunday meal of choice, packed with leftovers or farm-fresh produce. Here's how to make them<p>To make chef <b>Ryan Pera</b>’s arepas, buy the right kind of masa. You want <b>arepa flour</b> (a.k.a. masarepa, made from cooked and milled corn), not masa harina (dried corn flour). …

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Homemade Wonton Soup Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Kombu is giant sea kelp. It can be found in most Asian grocers. Yellow chives can be found in Chinese grocers. If unavailable, green chives or scallions can be used in their place. Both the broth and the wontons can be made ahead and frozen. To freeze the wontons, place them on a …

Tortilla Soup

8 Servings<p>This tortilla soup has everything you want: chicken, corn, and, of course, chiles.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 4-pound chicken<p>1 onion, quartered<p>1 carrot, peeled, chopped<p>5 garlic cloves, smashed<p>2 dried chipotle chiles<p>1 jalapeño (with seeds), halved lengthwise<p>7 cilantro sprigs<p>3 tablespoons (or more) …

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Filipino Recipe: Pork Sinigang Soup

We've talked before about how tamarind is the "secret ingredient" in a lot of Asian cooking. A combination of sweet and sour, it just gives some …

Beef Stew Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

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20 Quick Meat Recipes Because You Need Some Food, Stat

These meat recipes are for when you need to get dinner on the table... fast.<p><b>We get it</b>—you don't always have time for a slow-cooked meat dish, or you don't always think ahead to marinate something a day in advance. Guess what: We don't either. These 20 recipes are for those times: when you just …

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19 Recipes That Call for Wine, So You Can Drink More Wine

We love cooking with wine…and yes, sometimes we do even put it in our food.<p><b>'Fess up: Sometimes you cook a recipe that calls for wine</b> so you can finish the bottle. There's no shame in that—nor is there any in making a dish in order to pour yourself a glass. These recipes are the perfect excuse to …

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60 Fall Recipes We're Looking Forward to Making

All the fall recipes we're looking forward to cooking now that summer is (nearly) over.<p><b>Oh no ... it's actually happening.</b> The end of summer is fast approaching, and we're gearing up for shorter days, longer nights, cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, sweatshirts, and football. Not only is the …

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8 Sauces for Grilled Shrimp

Since grilled shrimp cooks in mere minutes, spend a little time making a spectacular sauce to toss with them or serve alongside.<p>Since grilled shrimp …

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3 No-Cook Pasta Sauces You Should Have Up Your Sleeve at All Times

Three simple pasta sauces that come together in minutes, with zero stove time? Sign us up.<p>Skip the stove and toss together one of these three pasta crowd pleasers. They're not just simple, quick, and endlessly customizable: They're about to become your new favorite ways to top linguine, …

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Two-Egg Omelet with Red Pepper–Walnut Spread

1 serving<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>2 large eggs, lightly beaten<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper<p>1 tablespoon Red Pepper–Walnut Spread<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Heat oil in an 8" nonstick skillet over medium heat. Season eggs with salt and pepper. Add eggs to skillet and cook, stirring …

Breakfast

Roasted Beef, Mushroom, and Barley Soup

Roasting concentrates the flavors of the beef and mushrooms, which gives this hearty barley soup a deep, rich character.

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Baked salmon with hummus and herbs

The inspiration for this came from a recipe I saw for a pasta salad with salmon and hummus. The combination really resonates, because of the Middle Eastern vibe with a sort of wacky Australian-hybrid approach. Ultimately, though, it is a London creation, because it really came together when I first …

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Winter Squash Carbonara with Pancetta and Sage

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Kabocha squash is made for purées.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 oz. pancetta (Italian bacon), chopped<p>1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh sage<p>1 2-lb. kabocha or butternut squash, peeled, seeded, cut into ½” pieces (about 3 cups)<p>1 …

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