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Does the Octopus Have a Soul?

They’re slippery, clever, and adaptable, and a fascinating new book showcases evidence that these eight-legged terrors of the deep may even be able …

Clean Your Grill, And Other Hot Holiday Tips From Alton Brown

<i>Editor's note: A version of this story was originally published in May 2012.</i><p>If there's one grilling tip to remember this Memorial Day weekend, it should be this: Flame is bad.<p>"Flame does nasty things to food," food historian and science guy Alton Brown tells NPR's Scott Simon.<p>"[Flame] makes soot, …

Upgrade Your Burger With Secret Sauce

Make a great burger even better with this topping<p>Every once in a while I’ll crave a Big Mac. It’s not the overcooked beef patties, the floppy buns, or the strands of warm lettuce that induce this urge. It’s the Big Mac’s special sauce. That creamy, tangy, pumped-up tarter sauce is so good it …

Recipes

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Sardines in Spicy Tomato Sauce from 'The Adobo Road Cookbook'

For <b>Marvin Gapultos</b>, canned sardines in tomato sauce were the ultimate bachelor comfort food. These days, however, he has ditched the can for a fresh version featured in his new cookbook, <i>The Adobo Road</i>. His sauce is a perfect example of the melting pot of culinary influences in the Philippines: …

Chipotle Beef Tacos with Caramelized Onions (Tacos de Carne Asada Enchipotlada) Recipe

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 …

French in a Flash: Herbes de Provence Grilled Steak Recipe

Few things hang better in thick summer air than the smell of grilling steak. There's something about the meaty haze clouding up the already hazy air and hanging there, calling everyone to the grill like a clanging dinnertime gong. I imagine it must be something like an ex-smoker walking through a …

Spice-Rubbed Grilled Skirt Steak Recipe

A rub of cumin, ancho chili powder, cinnamon, and paprika gives grilled skirt steak a smoky, spicy, and slightly sweet flavor.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons cumin2 tablespoons ancho chili powder2 tablespoons paprika1 tablespoon salt1 tablespoon black pepper1 tablespoon cinnamon8 …

Steakhouse-Style Grilled Marinated Flank Steak Recipe

A Worcestershire and anchovy-based marinade delivers classic A-1 flavor (albeit in a much, much tastier form than the bottled glop).Cutting some Worcestershire sauce and chopped anchovies with a bit of soy, a good amount of Dijon mustard, some sugar, and garlic, then shaking the whole thing up with …

Grilled Chipotle-Rubbed Steaks with Lime Butter Recipe

Adapted from <i>Food & Wine.</i><p>Compound butter is one of the easiest, yet most impressive ways to make a meal more delicious. Even though it's nothing more than softened butter with herbs or spices or other flavorings whipped into it, somehow it achieves a level of refinement that comes across as very …

Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Campfire Potatoes

<i>Bon Appetit's Editor in Chief Adam Rapoport is sharing recipes and tips from his latest, The Grilling Book, all week long. We'll be rolling out his ideal Memorial Day feast -- one dish each day -- from his go-to steak to the drink in his hand.</i><p>What's better than steak and potatoes? This recipe is …

Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

<i>Bon Appetit's Editor in Chief Adam Rapoport is sharing recipes and tips from his latest, The Grilling Book, all week long. We'll be rolling out his ideal Memorial Day feast -- one dish each day -- from his go-to steak to the drink in his hand.</i><p>Americans love skirt steak, but a lot of us don't know …

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Bacon Wrapped Caramelized Sesame Asparagus

Bacon Wrapped Caramelized Sesame Asparagus. {Video!}<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> April 3, 2012 165<p>I hate to say it, but these little green stems are growing on …

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Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

How To Make Boozy French Toast

BRUNCH PARTY! Get some whiskey and invite everyone over.<p><b>When you're having friends over for brunch, it's nice not to have to worry about cooking in front of them. I like that I can make this dish the night before, by myself, listening to some music and drinking a little bourbon before it goes into</b> …

Easy Appetizer Recipe: Garlic and Herb Marinated Mozzarella Bites

Heat olive oil and garlic in a small sauce pan over medium low heat until bubbling gently. Remove from heat and allow to cool for a few minutes. Stir …

Stir-Fried Szechuan Green Beans & Shiitake Mushrooms

4.5 stars based on 9 votes<p>Too often meat takes center stage at the dinner table and vegetables are left with mere supporting roles. Or at least …

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Grill Recipe: Grilled Chicken Legs with Dijon & White Wine Glaze

For the brine, in a large stock pot, cover the chicken with about 12 cups of cold water. In a microwave-proof bowl, heat 4 cups of water until almost …

Recipes

Double-Fried Chicken With Lemons and Jalapenos Recipe

<b>Note</b>: Using a deep-fryer makes temperature management easy, but a large Dutch oven, outfitted with a thermometer, works just fine. Just be sure to keep the temperature at a steady 325°F.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by …

Italian Recipe: Fiocchetti with Pears and Parmesan Cream

For the pasta, combine the flour and salt in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a blade attachment and pulse a few times to mix. Add the eggs …

Recipe: Braised Summer Pork Shank (Adaptable For Any Season)

Preheat the oven to 300°F.<p>If the pork has a thick layer of fat, make cross-hatch cuts with a very sharp knife, deep enough to just split the …

Marinated Greek Chicken Tostadas

Marinated Greek Chicken Tostadas.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 26, 2013 68<p>I did something good.<p>Remember the whipped feta?<p>I spread that all over a warm and crispy …

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Bacon- and Gouda-Stuffed Meatloaf With Tomato Marmalade and Loaded Smashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: The meat tastes wonderful the next day, sliced and tucked into crusty bread with a wisp of mayonnaise and a dollop of tomato relish.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the …

Texas-Style Smoked Brisket

12 to 16 Servings<p>Beef brisket and a backyard smoker: It doesn't get any more "Texas" than that.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 10–12-pound whole beef brisket, fat trimmed to 1/4-inch thickness<p>1/3 cup kosher salt<p>1/3 cup freshly ground black pepper<p>Equipment<p>A charcoal grill and a drip tray<p>A chimney …

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Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes

For an extra-decadent mashed potato dish, spread finished mashed potatoes out in a baking dish and top with a thin layer (about 2 Tbsp) of …