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11 Things You Didn't Know You Shouldn't Put in the Dishwasher

(8) Comments | Posted August 4, 2015 | 9:48 AM

by Sheela Prakash, Epicurious


The beauty of a dishwasher is that you can just toss everything in it after dinner, let it run, and sit back and relax, right? Unfortunately, that's...

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The Ingredient You Didn't Know You Should Be Adding to Your Steak

(33) Comments | Posted August 4, 2015 | 9:48 AM

by Matt Duckor, Epicurious


So you're ready for summer grilling. You've purchased the perfect grill, and you've procured the latest, greatest cuts of steak.

Cut to you throwing that glorious piece of meat onto a blazing...

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6 Great American Sandwiches

(46) Comments | Posted July 31, 2015 | 8:52 AM

by Tommy Werner, Epicurious

The best way to make a sandwich: Bread. America. Bread. Read on for our favorite lunch picks from sea to shining sea.

1. North Carolina Pulled-Pork Barbecue

Whether it's mustard sauce in the South, vinegar in North Carolina, or white...

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How to Tell If Your Steak Is Cooked Without a Thermometer

(22) Comments | Posted July 23, 2015 | 12:17 PM

by Sheela Prakash, Epicurious

My tiny New York City apartment doesn't have any outdoor space, so when I recently spent some time in a rental house in Florida, I cooked on the grill.

A lot.

Like, for every meal.

One night, when I was grilling steak, I ran...

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How to Make the Perfect Five-Minute Dinner

(5) Comments | Posted July 15, 2015 | 4:44 PM

by Katherine Sacks, Epicurious

Getting home late tonight? This is what you want to cook.

Look, I'm just as big a fan of cooking projects as the next guy. Spend all day preparing a big pot of soup, roasting a slab of meat, or grilling giant racks of...

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How To Make Homemade Pasta In One Minute

(0) Comments | Posted July 13, 2015 | 5:13 PM

by Sheela Prakash, Epicurious

2015-07-13-1436821614-513322-558c151a81ac1e502367b982_EP_06222015_Frascatelli_finalshot_9x4.jpg PHOTO BY CHELSEA KYLE, FOOD STYLING BY KATHERINE SACKS

Making fresh pasta from scratch sounds impossible on harried weeknights, when even boiling water for a box of spaghetti can feel like a strain. But not only is...

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How to Keep Ice Cream Free From Freezer Burn

(0) Comments | Posted June 18, 2015 | 2:15 PM

by Tommy Werner, Epicurious

You've picked up the finest pint at the store. Maybe you've even made your own ice cream. You've sampled a little (or maybe a lot) before shutting it into the freezer. But when an ice cream craving strikes again, what will you find...

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Your Complete Guide to Drinking Rosé Wine All Summer Long

(0) Comments | Posted June 15, 2015 | 12:46 PM

by Matt Duckor, Epicurious

Think pink, drink pink.


Rosé isn't just a beverage--it's lifestyle.

At least that's the idea behind Yes Way Rosé, the

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The 4 Ultimate Slow Cooker Summer Sandwiches

(2) Comments | Posted June 11, 2015 | 5:10 PM

by Sheela Prakash, Epicurious

Like thick wool sweaters and heavy rubber boots, slow cookers belong in the back of the closet when summer rolls around. Right?


I'm here to tell you that kicking those appliances to the curb when the sun starts shining is a fool's...

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The Margarita-Rosé Cocktail Mashup Your Summer Needs

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2015 | 11:58 AM

by Matt Duckor, Epicurious


As soon as June hits, my drinking regimen undergoes two seismic shifts.

First, I start making pitchers of margaritas. Mine only have three ingredients: Tequila, lime juice, and agave...

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5 New Ways to Use Olive Oil in Your Cooking

(1) Comments | Posted June 9, 2015 | 11:42 AM

by Katherine Sacks, Epicurious

I recently bought a fantastic bottle of olive, a delicious smoked oil so incredible that I couldn't help putting it on everything I ate. First, I whisked it into a salad dressing. Then I drizzled it over my coconut sorbet dessert. Then I had a little...

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6 Non-Beef Burgers So Good You Won't Miss a Thing

(3) Comments | Posted June 5, 2015 | 11:01 AM

By The Editors of Epicurious

With some kitchen smarts and great flavors, you don't need beef for a good burger. Read on for 6 incredible burgers, minus the beef.

Photo Credit: Photo by Romulo Yanes

1. Turkey Cheddar Burgers


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Can I Use My Wood Board for Meat? And Other Cutting Board Conundrums

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 12:28 PM

by Sheela Prakash, Epicurious

I've broken every unwritten cutting board rule there is: I don't wipe my wood board with mineral oil. I let my boards soak in the sink. I don't use a separate board for prepping raw meat.

So when I recently decided to replace the...

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The Secret to the Best Ever French Onion Dip

(1) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 10:24 AM

By Matt Duckor, Epicurious

The last thing I expected Cortney Burns to make was the best French onion dip I've ever had.

A bit of background: Burns is one half of the duo behind San Francisco's Bar Tartine. Along with co-chef Nick Balla, the pair...

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3 Ways the Home Cook Can Help Solve the Water Crisis

(0) Comments | Posted May 15, 2015 | 4:51 PM

by Tommy Werner, Epicurious

"You did the cooking, I'll do the dishes."

Those golden words are generally how I get relieved from dealing with the post-dinner pile of dirty plates. Epi's Associate Food Editor, Anna Stockwell, isn't always as lucky--she shares dishwashing duties with her boyfriend. They've...

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How to Defrost Any Meat

(26) Comments | Posted May 15, 2015 | 2:49 PM

by Matt Duckor, Epicurious

You've got three options.

The freezer is one of our favorite assets in the kitchen. We've constantly got ours stocked with frozen sausages, fish, ground beef, and other proteins that make quick weeknight meals in a pinch, all without having to run to the...

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5 Ways to Turn a Can of Tuna Into Dinner

(2) Comments | Posted May 13, 2015 | 4:36 PM

By Katherine Sacks, Epicurious

If I need to get dinner on the table fast, I'm looking to pantry all-stars to help get me there. One of my favorites? A can of tuna fish: easy, cheap, and shelf-stable, I always keep a few cans around for last-minute meals. And while...

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How to Transform a Bag of Frozen Peas Into a Fancy Party Snack

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

By Adina Steiman, Epicurious

Long before you actually start spotting spring vegetables at the market, you probably start craving anything green, tender, and sweet--in other words, pretty much anything that doesn't taste like a rutabaga. Good news: there's something you can do while you wait for spring...

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A 4-Step Plan to Satisfying Salads

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2015 | 11:25 AM

By Anna Stockwell, Epicurious

To really understand my four-step process when building a great salad, I have to first explain how my brain works in relation to food. I crave food not just by flavor but by texture and temperature. In creating a new recipe or a meal,...

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The Best Kitchen Tool You're Not Using? Scissors

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2015 | 1:44 PM

By Sheela Prakash, Epicurious

Think scissors are only for arts and crafts? Hardly. Rhoda Boone, our Epicurious Food Editor, relies on a good pair of kitchen shears to do a whole lot of things knives can do, but better. It's an inexpensive tool that's essential...

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