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Author Notes: How to get more out of seared scallops -- and cook them perfectly every time. …

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Chi Spacca's Awe-Inspiring Meat Recipes - Bon Appétit

May 23, 2015 /

Written by Alison Roman Photographed by Marcus Nilsson

Want to make an impression? Do like Chad Colby at L.A.’s Chi Spacca and grill up huge, Flintstonian cuts of meat—we’re talking a triple-cut pork chop and a beefy bistecca—cooked to juicy, crisp-crusty perfection.

All of these recipes …

Meat

Grilled Oysters

Prepare a grill for medium-high heat. Scrub oysters. Place, cupped side down, on grate, cover grill, and grill until oysters begin to open, about 2 minutes. Transfer opened oysters to a platter (discard any that do not open). Let cool slightly, then use an oyster knife or screwdriver to pry shells …

Oysters

17 Juicy Grilled and Smoked Pork Recipes for Your Memorial Day Table

From juicy chops to fatty belly to fall-apart-tender ribs, versatile pork is the perfect "other meat" for your grilling menu. Handled properly, it's moist and flavorful, and picks up the smoke and char from the grill like nobody's business. It also takes well to being brined, rubbed, sauced, …

Pork

Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts

A vegetarian twist on a Chinese take-out standard, these sprouts deliver crunch, spice, and zing.

Instructions

Preheat oven to 425°. Toss brussels sprouts and 4 Tbsp. oil on a rimmed baking sheet; season with salt and pepper. Roast, tossing once, until softened (but not soft) and browned, 20–25 …

Asia

How To Cook Flank Steak in the Oven — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Lately, I have been all about flank steak. This cut isn't quite as fancy — or typically as expensive — as premium steaks, like ribeye and filet …

Cooking

How to Make Lemon Curd

It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.

Today: Kelsey Tenney of Appeasing a Food Geek lets us in on how to feel British, one spoonful of lemon curd at a time.

Before I had ever tasted lemon …

Lemon

Shrimp with Fresh Corn Grits

Liquid from the grated corn enriches and helps thicken the grits; fresh corn added at the end makes for nice bites.

Grate 2 ears of corn on the large holes of a box grater over a medium bowl, catching as much juice as possible; set aside. Cut kernels from remaining ear of corn into another medium …

Grits

How to Cook Squid - Bon Appétit

May 14, 2015 /

Written by Amiel Stanek

Look, squid isn’t weird anymore. When a would-be challenge food like squid becomes a ubiquitous menu item at chain restaurants like Olive Garden and The Cheesecake Factory (fried calamari, anyone?), it’s safe to say that it’s swam its way into the category of …

Squid

The Best Garlic and Parmesan Bread Recipe

One of my favorite recipes to make when I was a poor college student was garlic cheese bread. I say cheese because it depended on how poor I was that …

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Penne with Smoked Trout, Cream and Asparagus

Moist chunks of smoked fish, nubs of tender asparagus and handfuls of fresh herbs come together in this pasta that sings of spring. All you have to …

Vegetables

Meet the BLT of Your Dreams — Delicious Links

This BLT right here? This isn't just any ole' BLT. No, this sandwich is so much more than just tomato, lettuce, and bacon. This beauty pageant …

Bacon

What to Do With Leftover Takeout Rice - Bon Appétit

May 13, 2015 /

Written by Christina Chaey

Thai, Chinese, Indian—whatever your takeout meal of choice, chances are it comes with one too many sides of rice in a little white cardboard box. And chances are you put that little white cardboard box in your fridge with the very best intentions of eating it …

Fried Rice

Spring Gimlet

• 2 ounces Vikre Boreal Juniper Gin
• .75 ounces mint and pink peppercorn simple syrup (recipe below)
• 1 ounce fresh lime juice
• Powdered egg whites …

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How to Make Korean Scorched Rice - Bon Appétit

May 12, 2015 /

Written by Christina Chaey

When I was growing up, my mom would almost always make rice with a rice cooker. But on special occasions, she’d make a pot of stovetop rice. The rice itself wasn’t especially better than the stuff that came out of the cooker. But she’d always make sure to …

Korean Food

Doughnut Chips

Chips are great, be they of the potato, bagel or pretzel variety. (We'll even snack on the kale kind when feeling virtuous.) So why do sweets get left out of the equation? Enter doughnut chips. All you need is half an hour and a waffle iron, and you'll end up with crispy caramelized chips made from …

Dessert

10 Recipes to Serve Mom In Bed

What's your favorite way to say "thank you" to your mom? Do you take her to get her nails done, treat her to a massage, or send her flowers? Or, do you take her to her favorite lunch spot, bake her cookies, then offer to do her laundry?

This Sunday, shower your mom with gestures of your …

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Salt-and-Pepper Shrimp

Crunchy shrimp (thanks for the help, cornstarch!) gets its zesty, floral heat from Sichuan peppercorns. It's hard to believe that a main course this complex comes together so quickly.

Using kitchen shears, cut along the backs of shrimp through shells and just deep enough to expose veins; remove …

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Not Your Average (Garlic Cheddar) Biscuit Recipe

If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.

Today: Never say no to light, lofty, cheese-laced garlic biscuits.

Oh, what's that? You don't need another biscuit recipe? Stop that. Take it …

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Asian Ginger-Soy Sauce Chicken

Whenever I visit a foreign country, I go to the supermarket. I’ve found myself pushing carts through supermarkets in countries, from Mexico and …

8 Breakfast Pastries You Can (and Should) Make at Home

Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.

Today: If you only do one thing this weekend, bake yourself breakfast.

There is something to be said for a fresh-baked breakfast: A …

Pastries

Orecchiette with Sautéed Cherry Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Basil Pesto Recipe on Food52

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Author Notes: I ate this at Fork Restaurant in Philadelphia as a first course — it was so light …

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How to Make Homemade Dark Chocolate Turtles with Medjool Dates

It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.

Today: Jodi Kay of Happy Hearted Kitchen revisits her favorite childhood treat with date-filled, chocolate-covered turtles.

Turtles and I go way back. As a …

Chocolate

Whole roasted cheesy cauliflower recipe

The outside of the cauliflower – thanks to the yoghurt and cheese – turns golden and crisp, while the inside is sweet and tender

To serve, just cut out wedges or slices – and if you’re not on a health kick then I’d insist on a cheesy sauce to drown it with.

SERVES

4-6

INGREDIENTS

1 medium …

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How to Make Indian Fried Chicken

It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.

Today: Michelle Peters-Jones of The Tiffin Box shows us why it's time for Indian spicy fried chicken to take the spotlight.

Chicken 65 might have an …

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How to Make Pesto - Bon Appétit

April 19, 2015 /

Written by Rochelle Bilow

There’s nothing quite like a good pesto: Fresh, vibrant, green, with just enough richness (thanks, cheese and nuts!) to keep things from feeling austere. We slather it on bread, sauce our pasta with it, and use it as a dip for veggies. While we happily make …

Recipes

Red Velvet Pancakes

Directions

Whisk the cream cheese, sour cream, milk and confectioners' sugar until smooth in a medium bowl; set aside.

Sift the flour, cocoa powder, …

Cooking

How to Choose Best Survival Backpack: Tips and Tricks From an Expert

We know by now that when it comes to surviving and preparing for natural disasters things don’t need to be treated with superficiality. Disasters can …

Backpacking

How to Make Roast Duck Lettuce Wraps at Home

It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.

Today: Betty of le jus d'orange demonstrates how to make roast duck lettuce wraps—no need to go to your favorite Chinese hole-in-the-wall.

Let's talk …

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Crock Pot Carnitas

True carnitas cook in lard like a confit but ain’t nobody got time for that. Or, maybe I should say ain’t nobody got 2 gallons of lard for that. I …

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