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7 Celebs Who Were Bartenders Before They Were Famous

It's easy to forget that working actors and musicians once had normal jobs. You know, just like us. That's right: Before they blew up, there were many a celebrity who waited tables, cooked in kitchens and served customers from behind the bar. Ahead, seven celebrities who were bartenders... before …

How to Make Chipotle's Guacamole Recipe

To pay, or not to pay (extra for guacamole) -- that is the question that everyone who has ever been to Chipotle has asked while <b>waiting in line</b>. Getting guacamole definitely upgrades your ~*Chipotle experience*~, but is it worth the $1.80?<p>On Sunday morning, Chipotle released their top secret …

Food

Shibuya Honey Toast

Have you ever imagined what Hansel and Gretel's captor's house may have looked like if the lot were all Japanese animations? Howl's Moving Castle made of sugar and dough? My mind has certainly wandered here... And, I think that I may have the answer. This weekend, I traveled down the enchanted path …

Breakfast

Chicken and Veggies Stir Fry: Low Calorie and Super Yummy

This skinny stir-fry is chock full of broccoli, pea pods, carrots, cabbage, onions and lean chicken breasts. <b>Each huge, fiber rich serving has 264 calories, 6 grams of fat and 7 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS.</b> You'll be so satisfied with this dish just the way it is but it can be served over brown rice …

Nutrition

Authentic Paella, Simplified

I don't know about you, but come Christmas, my Facebook feed is filled with pictures of people making paella. And yet, the best paella I ever had was on a sunny day at an outdoor café in Barcelona, Spain. In other words -- why make it only once a year? In winter?<p>Fortunately, I've known a true …

Recipes

Mystery Geek & Gamer Loot Crates

Loot Crate hails itself the first-ever subscription service for the Double Gs. Available in 1-month, 3-month, or 6-month blocks, Loot Crates ship out …

15 Recipes You Need to Make Before Summer Is Over

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Made with black beans, fresh corn, crisp bell peppers, creamy avocado and a smoky-sweet chipotle vinaigrette, this is the ultimate crowd-pleasing summer salad. It's perfect for a potluck because you can make it ahead of time. <b>GET THE</b> …

Cooking

9 Best-Ever Strawberry Dishes for Brunch

From buttery scones to refreshing bellinis, these nine amazing brunch recipes all take advantage of sweet summer strawberries.<p>From buttery scones to …

Every trailer from Gamescom: Assassin's Creed, Call of Duty, Halo 5, Metal Gear Solid V, and more

Gamescom is underway in Cologne, Germany, today, and we’re seeing a lot of new games as well as a lot more from stuff we already knew about. Publishers released dozens of new trailers today, and we’ve gone ahead and gathered them all up for you.<p>Check it all out:<p>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare<p>Mortal …

Chris Pratt's intense 'Guardians of the Galaxy' workout routine

The Riker Brothers<p>The Riker Brothers<p><b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 4-7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>We're so accustomed to seeing Chris Pratt as a bona-fide action star, it's …

The 7-minute Workout

Chris Jordan, C.S.C.S, the creator of the Johnson and Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout App, dropped by the <i>Men’s Fitness</i> office to demonstrate his …

5 Barbecue Tips From the Masters

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Everyone thinks they can grill -- but can you barbecue? For some it's a right of passage, for others it means going out to the best BBQ spot in town and just giving up on doing it at home.<p>But if you're looking to get started barbecuing …

10 of the Maddest Scientists Who Ever Lived

From guzzling bacteria to dueling for mathematics, these scientists pulled some of the craziest stunts in the history of the profession.<p>What would you do for science? These scientists gave everything you had to achieve some of the most important advances we know today. From guzzling bacteria to …

How to Make 'Grown-Up Lemonade,' Which We'll Be Drinking All Summer Long

Faced with the challenge of inventing a new summer cocktail, one Brooklyn bartender turns to the Franco-Italian liqueur genepy for a new twist<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the people and relationships that built and sustain Andrew Tarlow’s Brooklyn restaurant mini-empire.</i><p>…

Slow Cooker Bourbon Ribs for Father's Day

<i>Welcome to Slow Cooker Sunday! Plug in and chill out for what’s supposed to be the laziest day of the week.</i><p><b>Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs with Bourbon</b> …

Smoked Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings - Spicy Sriracha Onion Rings

This recipe right here is why Twitter is so magical. One night I was messing around on it and I noticed that one of my twitter buddies Joe posted a …

BBQ

Breakfast Churros with Cinnamon Sugar Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> The first time I tasted a churro, I was in Los Angeles with a friend and we stopped at a street cart selling Mexican food. The churros were amazing: sweet and sticky, crunchy outside and chewy inside. I had two orders and I made my friend take me to the same cart every day for the …

How to Make Homemade Dog Biscuits

<i>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.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Our test kitchen assistant Erin McDowell shows us how to make dog treats -- from scratch.</i><p>The first time I cooked for my dog was, not surprisingly, …

Buvette's Rosemary Potato Chips

<i>All week long Jody Williams, the chef at New York's beloved Buvette restaurant, will be sharing recipes from her new book, Buvette: The Pleasure of Good Food. Follow along to win one of five copies we're giving away -- and to add a little more Paris into your life.</i><p><i>Today: The humble potato chip gets</i> …

Learn The Secret Trick To Cooking Salmon

All you need is a lot of wine and a little time.<p>Salmon takes a beating. Grillers often slap a salmon fillet on the grill, torch the holy heck out of it, and serve the fish adorned with the gnarly char. Roasters crank their ovens to 450°F and then sweat the salmon until the fillet relinquishes its …

How to Save an Overly Salty or Spicy Dish

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Next time you over-season your dish, don't panic -- just follow these tips.</i><p>We've all been there. You're expecting guests at any moment, you've just …

Kitchens

Here's the casserole cousin of the Spanish frittata: a potato gratin, baked in golden eggs, with a touch of red pepper for color and taste. It's a sunny breakfast casserole to eat any time of day! RECIPE: http://thekitc.hn/1i7I9Bo

The Super Easy Trick to Making the Perfect Fried Egg, Every Time

Forget everything you know about frying eggs. The quickest and easiest way to fry an egg with flawless results every single time doesn't even require watching the egg or flipping it. We're not going to be that guy and tell you that you're doing it wrong, but we will say our method is better than …

Breakfast

Steven Soria's 5 tips for the very best banana pancakes: http://thekitc.hn/1pqPTn8

How To Turn A Clothespin Into A Matchstick Gun

Update your desktop arsenal with this creation<p>DIY enthusiast Grant Thompson, who previously made a 10-penny battery that powered a small light for almost two weeks, is at it again. Inspired by another project tutorial, Thompson created seven variations of a mini-pistol that can fire matches over 20 …

Crafting

Robocup

<i>Dead or alive, you're coming with me.</i> Robocop might drag you kicking and screaming out of bed in the morning like a big douchebag, but Robocup plays …

Turtle Shell Wireless Boombox

Though not yet skilled enough to earn itself Ninja status, the Turtle Shell Bluetooth speaker does amount to more than your average armored reptile. …

Giveaway: Nintendo Controller Coffee Table

This Nintendo controller won't help you navigate Link through the dungeons of Hyrule, but it will help you navigate beer and Cheetos from knee level …

Rustic Porch Swing Bed

Even if I weren't the Laziest Man Alive I could get down with a king-size mattress hoisted atop a solid wood porch swing bed. Swaying supine in the …

Onigiri 101: How to Make Japanese Rice Balls

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: Everything you need to know about making this food truck treat at home.</i><p>Onigiri are a type of Japanese rice ball made from sushi rice packed tightly around a salty …