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4 Easy Ways to Start Grilling With Your Fireplace

It was a typical day on the barbecue trail: a bone-jarring drive halfway across northern Italy -- a small price to pay for what was reputed to be one of the best purveyors of <i>bistecca alla fiorentina</i> (Florentine steak). I was looking forward to real <i>chianina</i> beef (from a slow-maturing breed of …

Taiwan Eats: Hakka-Style Stir-Fry with Pork Belly and Squid

Often called simply "Hakka stir-fry" (or <i>ke jia xiao chao</i>) in Taiwan, where it is popular, this dish is exemplary of Hakka cuisine. The Hakka people have significant cultural influence on the island, and their food is no exception: salty, rich, and often employing cured and preserved ingredients, it …

Chicken Dinners: Chicken in a Pot (Poule au Pot) With Potatoes and Squash

This classic French dish has all the makings of a carefree winter evening spent warming yourself up with a good, flavorful chicken and a bottle (or two) of full bodied wine. <i>Poule au Pot</i> (chicken in a pot) is all about keeping it rustic and making it easy on the cook. Tuck the bird, seasonings, and …

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.<p>We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check daily for the style how-tos.

Street Style: Paris Fashion Week Fall 2014

Fashion month ends with a bang with the kind of major fashion that can only come from Paris. Diego Zuko snaps the style off the catwalk.<p>Fashion month ended with a bang with the kind of major fashion that can only come from Paris. Diego Zuko snapped the style off the catwalk.

Herbed Chicken Thighs Roasted in a Paper Bag

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A dish to start before work -- and finish quickly when you're home.</i><p>Combo alert!<p>I am about to tell you about a sort-of weird technique mixed with make-it-before-work ease.<p>…

Scallops with Herbed Brown Butter

4 Servings<p>Ask for “dry” scallops at your fish market; they are free of preservatives and release very little liquid while cooking, which is key to getting a good crusty sear in this easy recipe.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 lb. sea scallops, side muscle removed<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

Roast Pork Loin with Rosemary

Preheat oven to 250°. Rub pork loin with olive oil and season with salt, freshly ground black pepper, and 3 tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary leaves.<p>Lay 6 …