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12 Refrigerator Pickle Recipes to Get the Most Out of Your Vegetables

I've never gotten into canning—I don't grow my own produce, I'm worried about botulism, and, most of all, I'm lazy and bad with delayed gratification. Quick pickles don't have the long lifespans of canned foods, but they can be just as tasty. As the name implies, they're also fast—some can be ready …

25 Vegan Soups So Unbelievably Creamy, You'll Never Know They're Dairy-Free

No dairy? No problem. You can still have your creamy, hearty, delicious soup and eat it, too.<p>Thanks to brilliant recipes that swap heavy cream for ingredients like cashews, buttery vegetables and heart-healthy oils, lush and velvety soups can be yours for the slurping. Whether you're vegan, …

How to Make Ad Hoc's Incredible Fried Chicken Tenders for Your Super Bowl Party

If you can't make it to Thomas Keller’s casual restaurant, you should at least make this game day-friendly, chicken finger version of one of Ad Hoc’s …

15 Drink Recipes for Your Super Bowl Party

As you plot your Super Bowl gathering, you're probably thinking about spicy wings and creamy dips, epic nachos and meaty chili, potato skins and of course, a fridge full of beer. (Got wine drinkers in your group? Here's how to pick wine that'll taste great with your Super Bowl snacks.) Still, it's …

Step-By-Step Guacamole

At the Rosa Mexicano restaurants in New York City, guacamole is prepared tableside in a traditional molcajete. The result is one of the best …

11 Wing Recipes for Your Super Bowl Appetizer Spread

Truth be told, I don't know much about football. Come game day, I'm rooting for whatever team the person next to me is. But if there's one thing I …

6 Iconic Roast Chicken Recipes

For chef Michael Symon, nothing tops the wood oven-roasted chicken at Jonathan Waxman’s Barbuto and the legendary roast chicken with bread salad at …

21 Sandwiches for Your Game Day Spread

Gallery21 Sandwiches for Your Game Day Spread<p>More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>We've given you all the wings, chili, nachos, and dips your heart could desire on Super Bowl Sunday, but sometimes mere snacks just won't cut it. Perhaps you're looking for something a …

6 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Liquor Brands

We've all witnessed the heroic wit of the Most Interesting Man in the World. But have you ever wondered about the real-life tales associated with some of the world's biggest alcohol makers? Behind every great liquor brand is a great story.<p><b>1. Jack Daniel's</b><p><i>Image: bridgeandtunnelclub.com</i><p>Everyone knows …

How 18 of America's Most Classic Dishes Get Made

• Boston cream pie at Omni Parker House in Boston<br>• Frico caldo at Frasca in Boulder, CO<br>• Shrimp and grits at Poogan's Porch in Charleston<br>• Shrimp de Jonghe at Sabatino's in Chicago<p>Mushroom soup at the Grape in Dallas<br>• Last Word cocktail at the Sugar House in Detroit<br>• Pecan-crusted chicken at Backstreet Cafe in …

10 Essential Kimchi Dishes

Kimchi has had something of a moment lately, as culinary border-hoppers and microbial enthusiasts alike have celebrated the fact that the stuff is …

6 Best Bean Dips for a Super Bowl Party

You can do a lot better than that mealy stuff from the supermarket. Here, six classic bean dips to add to your festivities.<p>You can do a lot better …

10 Soup Recipes That'll Make You Go 'MMMMM'

No matter where you live in America, the winter months call for bowls full of soup all day, everyday. Here are ten recipes that will fill you up--and warm you from head to toe.<p><b>ULTIMATE CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP</b><p>A little bit of spice and a whole lot of comfort. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>CAULIFLOWER SOUP</b><p>Made with just …

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!

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37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

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23 Turnip Recipes for Main and Side Dishes

The humble root veggie is reaching a new, hip status—here are 23 turnip recipes to try in your own kitchen<p><b>Move over, potatoes—there's another starchy veggie in town.</b> The humble turnip is reaching a new, hip status (as evidenced by its appearance in one of the coolest restaurants in Brooklyn) so …

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42 Dutch Oven Recipes for Braises, Bread, and More

Is your Dutch oven collecting dust in a corner? It's time to dust it off and give it some love with one of these 42 hearty recipes.<p>Dutch ovens are made to last—seriously, Le Creuset has a lifetime guarantee—and can take the heat of the oven and a long simmer on a stovetop. That's why these heavy, …

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23 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

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40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

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9 Soups to Make with Leftover Roast Chicken

From classic chicken noodle to fantastic a Vietnamese-inspired version, here are nine amazing soups that take advantage of leftover roast …

Europe on a Budget Never Looked So Good

Who says you need to empty your bank account in order to enjoy Europe in style? Hotel search trivago.com, which now offers hostel bookings in cities across Europe, has compiled a list of some of the swankiest and eclectic hostels on the continent. Trust us, these six ultra-trendy and …

Exploring the quiet side of California Wine Country

Blooming orchards under azure skies, vivid mustard flowers beneath budding vines, and rocky hillsides wrapped in fingers of fog – it’s no wonder California’s Wine Country receives millions of annual visitors. With its mild Mediterranean climate and mineral-rich soil, Napa and Sonoma Valleys seem …

Recipes That Prove Watermelon Makes Awesome Drinks

The only thing better than eating a giant slice of watermelon is drinking one. The insanely high water content of this melon makes it a natural choice for a beverage. And its sweet flavor makes it a guaranteed favorite. If you've ever tried watermelon through a straw before, you know how right we …

The Scuttlebutt: A Sandwich to End All Sandwiches

<i>If you're like us at Food52, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: The sandwich to end all other sandwiches -- and why you should serve it at your next party.</i><p>Moving from one neighborhood to another is like a breakup, an …

Serve up Thomas Keller's simple, juicy roast chicken

Do you love chicken but don't want to be stuck in the kitchen prepping and cooking? Lucky for you, TODAY is teaming up with celebrity chefs to make things simpler for you. Join TODAY's "Super Simple Chicken: The Only Recipes You'll Ever Need," cooking series, which features 5 days of delicious …

Chicken Again? Yes! 5 Easy Recipes Your Family Will Love

We've all heard it: "Aw, Mom, chicken again?" Show your family that chicken doesn't have to be boring. With these easy, flavorful and family friendly recipes, they'll never complain about chicken for dinner again!<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, …

Avoid These 7 Common Quick Pickling Mistakes and Your Pickles Will Be Awesome

The 7 pickle mistakes you should avoid, from oversweetening your brine to mixing up your vegetables<p>Homemade pickles are the ideal foil to fatty, salty cookout food—but they're not necessarily the easiest thing to make (full disclosure: This writer has never made a good pickle, but she has hope …

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How to Make a Classic Mai Tai

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving us the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: The history of the mai tai, and how to bring a little tiki to your home bar, tonight.</i><p>The craft cocktail …