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The 15-minute dish that will wow weeknight dinner guests

Presented by Perdue<p>Hosting your monthly book club or women’s circle at your place always <i>sounds</i> like a good idea—until it’s the night before and …

The Burger Lab: How To Make The Ultimate Bacon Cheeseburger

GalleryThe Burger Lab: How To Make The Ultimate Bacon Cheeseburger<p>It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter …

The Food Lab Turbo: These Pimento-Jalapeño Cheeseburgers Will Knock You Out

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe experiments.<p>More<p>…

11 Simple Changes That Help Your Body Burn More Fat

Looking at our culture, it doesn't take long to see how obsessed we are with dieting and working out. We all want to be at a healthy weight in order …

Wellness

Veggie Burger Recipes That'll Make You A Believer

They're so much better than they used to be.<p>In the dawn of the commercial veggie burger era, it seemed our only options were frozen patties made by the likes of Boca Burger, Gardenburger and MorningStar Farms. Their intentions were good, they didn’t contain meat, and ... well, those are the only …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Everything You Could Possibly Want To Know About Protein Powder

Working out the best protein powder for you is often more painful than legs day with a hangover. To find out what you actually need from a protein …

Give Pulled Pork a Day Off: Serve Pulled Lamb Instead

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Some days are pulled pork days. But every once in a while you wake up and say, "Pulled lamb—that's what I want. Long-cooked shredded lamb, tossed in a spiced barbecue sauce. And then, like, a slaw with mustard seeds." I mean this …

Cooking

How to Turn Cheap Chicken Thighs Into a Fancy Dinner Entree

People don’t really associated chicken with indulgence but, when prepared with love and care (and lots of fat), it can be downright special. Taking a …

Cooking

This Surprising Costco Newcomer Has Sold 1,000,000 Times in Less Than 60 Days

In recent years, the vegan trend has gone mainstream, and one peddler of meatless burgers has got some impressive data to prove it: Don Lee Farms has …

Burgers

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

20 Protein-Packed Meals That Don't Contain a Single Piece of Meat

"But how do you get enough protein?" is easily the most common (and often annoying) question posed to vegans and vegetarians, especially those who are highly active. But new converts need not be alarmed — as it turns out, there are tons of protein-packed options available to meatless athletes, from …

The Food Lab's Reading List, Day 3: The Making of a Chef

<i>Author's Note: I recently built myself a new bookshelf in the kitchen, and in the process of reorganizing my ever-expanding book collection, I ended up blowing the dust off of more than a few majorly dog-eared pages. Old friends that carried me through college, my early days of faking it in fancy</i> …

The Burger Lab's Top 10 Tips for Making Better Burgers

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p><i>Editor's Note: Since this article was originally published, the photographs have been changed, the text has been lightly edited for clarity, and the tip order has been updated, but the content is the same.</i><p>More<p>Grilling<p>All the tips and recipes you need for the …

We Tried To Make Copycat Recipes Of Popular Chain Restaurant Foods And They Were Pretty Legit

From In-N-Out to Shake Shack!<p><b>Chris's thoughts:</b> I was pleasantly surprised by the look and, more importantly, the taste of these fries — they’re super close to the real thing! Also, when I’ve ordered Animal Style fries to go in the past, sometimes they'd get excessively soggy on the drive home, so …

Whataburger

The 7 Rules of Perfect Pita Bread

Staring through the oven door as pita bread bakes is the best part of making it at home. When I teach my baking class, the culinary students are always amazed as the pita breads blow up like balloons, seemingly about to pop. If not done right, though, the pitas won't puff and get that big pocket in …

Baking

Pressure Cooker Cola-Braised Beef Short Ribs

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

Chia Seed Pudding 4 Ways | Recipes

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

How to Create the Ultimate Black Bean Burger

It only takes a handful of simple ingredients and a few minutes to create the ultimate black bean burger. Our guide will show you how!

9 Rules for the Best Homemade Pizza OF YOUR LIFE

The mastermind behind Pizzeria Beddia lets us in on his homemade pizza guidelines.<p>I didn’t start out as some formally trained chef guy. I brewed beer for a living until I was almost 30. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? While I was working at a brewery outside Mito in Japan, I happened to eat the …

Recipes

How to improve your health and energy level with a plant-based diet

Vegan is a five-letter word that can be hard to swallow. Switching to a vegan diet can also feel overwhelming for some. And for many people, sticking …

Nutrition

The secret to great fried chicken: Dunk in brine before dunking in oil

Of all the pain-in-the-ass dishes to cook at home, fried chicken ranks high. But unlike, say, slaving over your kitchen for a chocolate soufflé, the …

Asian Spice Rubbed Ribs with Pineapple-Ginger BBQ Sauce and Black and White Sesame Seeds

BBQ Sauce:<p>2 tablespoons canola oil<p>4 cloves garlic, smashed<p>3-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped<p>1 large Spanish onion, coarsely chopped<p>3 cups …

Recipes

Oaxaca Burger with Manchego, Avocado and Pickled Habanero Onions

Central Mexico's Oaxaca is home to a refined cuisine of earthy, spicy flavors and its crowning glory is mole. Gathering the ingredients needed to …

The Food Lab: Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken Wings With Xi'an Flavors Bring the Heat

I'd put chicken wings right up there with pizza and nachos as official candidates for foods-that-should-be-their-own-food-group, and while Buffalo-style wings, with their hot, drippy, tangy, buttery, garlicky sauce, might be the reigning champion of the category,* there are an awful lot of scrappy …

For Smooth, Stable Cheese Sauces, Cornstarch and Evaporated Milk Are Your Friends

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I don't know much about football, but I <i>do</i> know that if you're stuck watching a game at your friend's house, for no discernible reason other than to see New York teams get creamed, you'll be much happier if you've got …

Protein

Stew Science: How to Choose the Best Cuts for Beef Stew

I pity the fool who brings fists to a knife fight, knives to a gunfight, and guns to nuclear Armageddon. Similarly, I'll never understand the person who brings lean beef to the stew pot. And that's where the question arises: What <i>is</i> the best cut of beef for beef stew?<p>Let's take a step back so I can …

BBQ

The Food Lab: The Science of the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>"Stop making cookies."<p><i>I'm sorry, what was that dear?</i><p>"I said, <b>stop making cookies</b>."<p><i>That's odd</i>, I thought to myself. <i>Why would she be saying that? Wouldn't any wife be pleased to be married to a husband who fills the house with the aroma</i> …

23 Japanese Recipes That Cost Less Than a Ticket to Tokyo

Though Japan is renowned for both its cuisine and its food culture, relatively few of its dishes have made their way onto menus in the US, let alone onto the tables of home cooks. True, sushi, tempura, and teriyaki-glazed fish are familiar to more Americans than ever before. But Japanese food …