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The 15-Second Dinner Party Dessert Plate

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 5:12 PM

BY Sheela Prakash

It's sophisticated. It's indulgent. And it really only takes a bar of chocolate (or two).

This one goes out to all those dinner party hosts who are afraid--or just plain resentful--of dessert: You don't need to make soufflés. You don't need to buy a box of pastries....

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6 Tricks to Give Stale Tortilla Chips New Life

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 10:39 AM

By Sheela Prakash, EPICURIOUS

Tortilla chips go stale fast. Don't throw them out: put that sad, half-empty bag in your pantry to good use.

While there are definitely days when I can tackle an entire bag of tortilla chips with nothing more than a jar of salsa, most of the...

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Every Recipe in When Harry Met Sally

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2015 | 4:38 PM

By The Epicurious Editors

Upon its release in 1989, When Harry Met Sally was met with both critical and box office success, earning an Oscar nod, five Golden Globe nominations, and more than $92 million. 25 years later, it remains one of cinema's most beloved romantic comedies. The Rob Reiner-directed...

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17 Fast and Easy Breakfast Hacks

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2015 | 2:58 PM


Waking up is hard enough. So let's make breakfast easy. Here, tips and tricks to make the morning meal better, faster.


No jam? No problem. Just...

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How to Throw a Vegan Dinner Party

(3) Comments | Posted February 12, 2015 | 2:46 PM

By Gabriella Vigoreaux, Epicurious

Great news--your vegan friend is coming over for dinner! is your carnivore pal. Here, vegan bloggers tip you off on how to satisfy both.

Vegans are pretty easy to figure out, right? No meat, no poultry, no fish. No dairy. No honey (wait--no honey?). No...

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These Are the Best Onion Rings You'll Ever Make at Home

(2) Comments | Posted February 11, 2015 | 4:11 PM

By Matt Duckor, Epicurious

Photo by Ditte Isager

Most of the foods we loved in our youth are forgettable when you really think about it. Eating Bagel Bites is like struggling to chew off damp pieces of cardboard. Lunchables were clearly dreamed up...

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These Southern Noodles Are the Ultimate Comfort Food

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2015 | 3:23 PM

By Gabriella Vigoreaux, Epicurious

Photo by Ditte Isager

Not familiar with potlikker? Well, we're a bit obsessed with the smoky liquid that's left behind after boiling greens. Don't you dare throw it away because, as every true Southerner knows, the stuff is liquid...

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Eating in the Shower, and Other Insights From the 2015 Epi Reader's Poll

(2) Comments | Posted February 4, 2015 | 12:55 PM

By David Tamarkin, Epicurious

Five-thousand Epicurious readers can't be wrong. Except maybe on that peanut butter thing.

A few weeks ago, Epicurious reached out to you, our readers, in an effort to get to know you better. We had questions, but they weren't about your job or your kids (not...

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The Only 3 Knives You Need

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2015 | 3:47 PM

by Rhoda Boone

Has this happened to you? It's 2 a.m., you've cleaned the freezer out of gelato, maybe had a few beers. Without warning, a gentleman on TV starts cutting through a tin can--with a kitchen knife! Or maybe it's the other guy, the one hawking an entire set...

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9 of the Best Winter Soups to Pack for Lunch

(0) Comments | Posted January 15, 2015 | 11:56 AM

by Sheela Prakash

With winter in full force, the standard brown-bag lunch just won't cut it. A sandwich filled with cold deli meats? A salad of chilled lettuce? Let's revisit that stuff in the spring. Right now, we need something hot that will warm us from the inside out. In...

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6 Superseeds to Sprinkle on Everything This Year

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 3:15 PM

by Gabriella Vigoreaux, EPICURIOUS

Last year supergreens were all the rage, but this year we're thinking a little smaller -- we're thinking superseeds. Never have such tiny foods packed such a nutritious punch. Superseeds (like flax, chia, sunflower, and pumpkin seeds) are chock full of dietary fiber, protein,...

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It's Time to Up Your Instant Ramen Game

(1) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 11:39 AM

by Sheela Prakash, EPICURIOUS

Courtesy of Amazon

We served ramen realness all day in preparation for Ramen Weekend (Jan 10 & 11)--a national holiday we completely made up.

Earlier today, my colleague Gabi noted that most people kick off...

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Broccoli 'Breadcrumbs' Will Take Your Casseroles to the Next Level

(1) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 8:30 PM

by Gabriella Vigoreaux

Romulo Yanes

I first encountered veg-crumbs (vegetable breadcrumbs) in a post on Heidi Swanson's blog 101 Cookbooks in which she topped mac-and-cheese with a broccoli-basil-breadcrumb crust. To say my curiosity was peaked is an understatement. I immediately wanted...

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4 Tasty Slow Cooker Cocktails for a Crowd

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2015 | 12:57 PM

By Gabriella Vigoreaux, EPICURIOUS

We've been praising the slow cooker lately as the unsung hero of quick and cozy weeknight dinners. And while that gentle, consistent heat is brilliant for braising stews and simmering oatmeal, it's also perfect for gently infusing holiday spices into your favorite warm cocktails....

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You Won't Believe All These Cookies Came from the Same Dough

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2015 | 12:13 PM

By Rhoda Boone, EPICURIOUS

Photo by Tara Donne, food and prop styling by Diana Yen

If there's one thing that you can customize to any occasion, it's cookies. Whether you're baking some love into Valentine's Day bites or serving sweet treats to...

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Throw a Hanukkah Fry Fest

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 4:27 PM

By Leah Koenig, Epicurious

Eating foods fried in oil is one of the greatest pleasures of celebrating Hanukkah. In America, the most beloved Hanukkah foods include latkes (potato pancakes) and sufganiyot (jelly doughnuts). And these two deep-fried hors d'oeuvres are certainly a great place to start....

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Why You Should Switch to Dried Beans

(2) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 11:57 AM

By Gabriella Vigoreaux

Let's talk about beans. They are so nutritious and elemental to our diets. They're cheap, versatile, and as easy to cook as opening up a can, right? We're here to tell you to put aside the can opener and start cooking more with dried...

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Dress up Onion Dip for the Holidays

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 11:31 AM

By Leah Koenig, Epicurious

Onion dip is the belle of many a holiday season ball, and for good reason. Creamy, piquant, and so so shamelessly rich, it adds an air of festivity to any appetizer table. And it is equally at home scooped up with potato chips at a casual...

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The Year of the Spatchcocked Turkey (and Why You Should Do It All the Time)

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2014 | 9:55 AM

By Matt Duckor, Epicurious

There's zero question that 2014 was The Year of the Spatchcocked Turkey.

Literally everyone wrote about it: Bon Appétit, Serious Eats, The Kitchn, and Tasting Table, just to name a few. And, of course, we featured the...

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Marinated Olives Are The Ultimate DIY Holiday Snack

(0) Comments | Posted December 10, 2014 | 5:36 PM

By Sheela Prakash

photo by Diane Fields

A bowl or two of marinated olives are an essential part of any good cocktail party, whether it's your annual holiday bash or just a casual gathering with friends. You can find olives marinated...

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