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Read This and You'll Always Want to Keep a Can of Chickpeas in Your Pantry

Yes, there is hummus. And chocolate hummus. But did you know a wallet-friendly can of chickpeas can do a whole lot more than collapse into a swirl of …

Healthy Eating

The 10 Most Anticipated Restaurants in Austin, Winter 2018

2017 is almost over, so it's time to look ahead to the slate of new restaurants coming to Austin in the <b>winter of 2018</b>. It’s an exciting season full of new projects from celebrated chefs, like Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin’s collaborative Asian smokehouse <b>Loro</b>, the ever-so-trendy all-day casual cafes …

These 14 Boozy Poke Cake Recipes Will MAKE Your Day

Sheet cake is always a tasty treat — especially when you need to feed a crowd. But nothing WOWs like a poke cake, and they’re easy-peasy to make. Just bake as usual, poke holes in it, then pour syrup over the top. Dessert doesn’t get any better than this unless, wait for it, that syrup has a bit of …

Dessert

21 Christmas Cookies, Candies, Cakes and Other Treats That'll Have Santa Begging for More

More by Brianne<p>The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s time to make all the sweets. Edible gifts, cookie platters, class parties, and …

Dessert

5 Hacks for Canned Coconut Milk

Coconut Milk in a glass on dark wooden background (close-up shot)<p>With its creamy goodness, canned coconut milk is more useful around the kitchen than …

Food

What Is Elixir and Why Are Coffee Pros Confounded by It?

Elixir is a new coffee beverage purportedly brewed with sound waves. A few articles across the web have referenced the drinks' curious origins, which began in Sydney, Australia, home of founder Lee Safar. But Eater was able procure the first official interview with the Elixir engineer.<p>While Safar …

Modular Staircase Attaches to Any Tree for Easy Access to Top

Whether you're building a treehouse or looking for a way up to a large branch, <i>CanopyStair</i> will get you there. Designers Robert McIntyre and Thor ter Kulve created the modular system of steps that can be attached without using tools or hammering into the tree. They form a spiral path around the …

SeaScape Floating Villa Features Stylized Triangular Pontoon Base

Coastal living concept has been unveiled by BMT Asia Pacific that offers you unique experience, more than style and luxury. <b>SeaScape</b> is concept of …

Deep-Fried Stuffed Olives (Olive all'Ascolana)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i></i><p>While Olives all'Ascolana -- moreish, deep-fried olives stuffed with a meat filling -- hail from the province of Ascoli Piceno in Italy's central Le Marche …

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 …

Charlie Palmer's Irresistible Ahi Tuna Tartare Recipe for the Super Bowl

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17 things we learned about roasting from Michael Ruhlman

Michael Ruhlman, author of <i>Ruhlman's How to Roast</i>, talked about roasting on WNYC's The Leonard Lopate Show. (Find their full conversation here.)<p><b>1. The</b> …

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5 Gin Cocktails to Try Right This Second

Gin is a master of disguise. The clean, botanical tones of the clear spirit appear to take a backseat to more dominant flavors--but without gin, a cocktail's overall luster would be lost.<p>To truly appreciate the magic of gin's undercover effect, try five cocktails that pair the spirit with …

9 Chex Mix Recipes Perfect for a Party

Rule number one of a successful party: Always have some Chex Mix. Chex Party Mix has been a staple for over 50 years and can be thrown together in a …

Radicchio and Our 11 Favorite Ways to Use It

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Winter vegetables can be rad.</i><p>How often have you been at the farmers market and, unsure of how to pronouce the vegetable you're looking at, mumbled "I'll have one of those" under …

How to Make Perfect Brittle

Learn how to make truly great brittle in this step-by-step video.<p>What sets great brittle apart from so-so brittle is a thin, shatteringly crisp consistency. The trick? Knead and stretch it while hot. Watch how we pull it off in this video:<p>Get the Recipe: Golden Cashew Curry Brittle<p>See more Salty …

The Five Commandments for Making Perfect Biscuits

At Olamaie in Austin, the off-menu biscuits are available by request only. People have been known to protest when they run out. Here, chefs Michael …

Whip it Real Good: How to Make Whipped Cream at Home

Making homemade whipped cream is easy—just don't make these common mistakes!<p>We love whipped cream. Is there any dessert that a dollop of this creamy, dreamy stuff can't improve? But here's what we love even more than whipped cream: <i>Homemade</i> whipped cream. Sure, the aerosol can stuff is good for …

Dessert

How Breweries Are Using Salt to Make Beer Better

We all know that salt is food's best friend. Turns out, the same is true for beer<p><i>This is Foaming at the Mouth, Joshua M. Bernstein’s hopped-up adventures in the ever-expanding universe of beer. And yes, he would like another round, please.</i><p>Be it breakfast, lunch, or dinner, my wife and I are ever at …

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Oreo Peanut Butter Is A Black Abyss We'd Like To Fall Into (PHOTO)

We love peanut butter around here. Whether natural, regular, creamy or chunky, we're pretty happy to indulge in it any time. We're also pretty big fans of cookie butter (aka Biscoff spread, aka Speculoos). We thought we'd encountered all the cookie butter possibilities that existed on earth. And …

17 Recipes for Oktoberfest—i.e., They're Great with Beer

From schnitzel and sausages to cabbage and pretzel, 18 recipes for food that goes great with beer—for Oktoberfest or whenever you like<p>Oktoberfest: A time of beer, beer, and more beer, right? While there's a lot beer, there's also a lot you probably never even knew about this German brewfest. …

Cooking

Nibble Pan: Have Your Cake (and Taste It Too)

Making cakes for a crowd can be a little nerve-wracking. Without cutting into the cake and ruining its presentation, how can you make sure it tastes …

31 Awesome Dips for Football Noshing

31 dip recipes, from guacamole to salsa to hummus, that are good for serving at football parties.<p>Dips are the best thing to serve at a football party (other than wings). Here's why:<p>They require one hand. (This is important: This means a beer can remain in your other hand at all times.)<p>You can …

Cooking

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Makes about 60 Servings<p>Baking wings yields crisp skin without the mess and constant tending of frying. Divide the wings between our two sauces, or double one sauce recipe and use it on all 60 wings.<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Buffalo Sauce<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted<p>¼ teaspoon cayenne …

Recipes

Six Coffee Shops That Pay Attention to What’s in Your Cup and on Your Plate

It used to be that if you were serious about running a coffee bar, you didn’t give the food you served—if you offered food—much thought. You made …

Jagerbomb Jell-O Shots Recipe To Make For Your Next Party (PHOTO)

We know most people cringe with not-so-fond memories of bright red, green and yellow Jell-O shots scraped from little plastic cups in college. The kind that we ate way too many of in a single night and instantly regretted the next day. But guys, it's time to reconsider this college classic. Jell-O …