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Make Angry Shrimp Cocktail! | Men's Health

It’s time to demand better from our shrimp cocktail.<p>It’s time to get angry.<p>Ingenious chef David Burke takes that sad supermarket shrimp tray and reinvents every ingredient. Instead of steaming the shrimp, he coats them in a dusting of spicy flour then and sears them in a skillet until crispy. For …

13 Comfort Foods for a Long Winter

The idea that we look to a groundhog for meteorological predictions is endearingly naïve -- as is the fact that, at the tip-top of February, we would expect anything less than 6 more dark, chilly weeks. One of the great mistakes of the Western world: vesting a rodent with such power, never once …

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

Dessert

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

The 25 Best Comfort Foods, In Order... Can't say we are surprised by The Huffington Post's #1 choice! What is your favorite cheese for the ultimate grilled cheese? We can't get enough of a Red Hawk grilled cheese! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/31/best-comfort-food_n_4698104.html