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The Iconic Weber Kettle Grill Turns 60

Meathead | Posted 09.08.2012 | Home

There are better designs for grills, among them the top end Hasty Bakes, and there are cheaper grills, but the modern Weber Kettle has achieved icon status.

Upstate South Carolina (Culinary & Sentimental) Road Trip

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 09.07.2012 | Good News
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

In the South, the South I thought I knew, the times they are a'changin' . . . and it's about time. The mills and moonshine are gone. What's replacing them -- big-box Walmart stores, Pizza Huts and enclaves of rich, northern retirees -- are fast-changing the landscape I (and all the Bolemans, Smiths and Shirleys before me called home).

PHOTOS: The 2012 MAD Food Camp

Honest Cooking | Posted 09.05.2012 | Home
Honest Cooking

For two days, many of the world's most famous chefs gathered in Copenhagen for the second edition of the MAD Symposium.

PHOTOS: Feels Like Home In Paris

Sivan Askayo | Posted 09.05.2012 | Travel
Sivan Askayo

I've been to Paris a few times recently but in my latest visit I really felt like home there. Here's how.

100 Food-Oriented Ways To Spend Your Summer Vacation

Anna Brones | Posted 09.04.2012 | Taste
Anna Brones

Welcome to the official Foodie Underground Guide to Summer, with a list of everything you ever wanted to do when it comes to food, and a few things you never thought of.

Book Review: Five Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking

Mary Hall | Posted 09.04.2012 | Home
Mary Hall

The book lets you understand what is in the food you are preparing and provides valuable education to those striving for a healthy lifestyle.

Easy Cole Slaw

Laura Kumin | Posted 09.02.2012 | Taste
Laura Kumin

The best salad for a picnic on a hot day -- whether it is July 4th or later in the summer -- is one that you can prepare beforehand and that won't spoil in the heat. Here's one that fits the bill -- plus it's easy to make and tastes great.

Hamburger Secrets: How The Zen Master Prepares A Real Happy Meal

Meathead | Posted 09.01.2012 | Taste

"Give a man a burger and he will gladly pay you Tuesday. Teach a man to make a burger and he will feed his family as if every day is Sunday." -- Meathead

You Don't Like To Cook? I Don't Want To Hear About It.

Will Levitt | Posted 09.30.2013 | Taste
Will Levitt

I love spending long days in the kitchen, taking my time to make a batch of cookies or chopping up the vegetables for dinner. But while I feel that way, I know not everyone does.

'BBQ Pitmasters' Finale: A Fine Finish As We Pay Cheeky Respect To The Godfather

Meathead | Posted 09.01.2012 | Home

It was winner-take-all as the five victors from the preliminaries competed for $50,000, the title 'Kingsford BBQ Pitmasters Grand Champion,' and a spot in the Kingsford Invitational.

Debunking Beer Can Chicken: A Waste Of Good Beer, And Dangerous

Meathead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Think about this: You've never seen a fine dining restaurant serve Beer Can Chicken, have you? That's because real chefs know it is not the best way to roast a chicken.

Vegan 4th of July Recipes

Carolyn Scott | Posted 08.28.2012 | Home
Carolyn Scott

It's time to break out the red, white and blue decorations, dust off the grill and party your swimsuit off! It's a time to celebrate summer, but let's not forget that it's a time to party patriotic.

Lunches With Nora

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Nora casually reminded me about that little cooking movie she had just made with Meryl Streep. Of course! Then she started telling me about this chicken recipe that she had made the night before. In honor of her memory, I thought I'd share "Nora's Famous Chicken" with all of you.

7 Summery Pastas

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Summer has officially arrived, and with it the season's heavy heat has settled in. So, it's time for easy-to-throw-together meals that can serve one or an entire beach house full of guests.

BBQ Pitmasters Week 5: Finalists Set, But Where Are The Big Guns?

Meathead | Posted 08.25.2012 | Home

That sets up a highly competitive final on July 8 with the pitmasters answering the burning question, who goes home with the $50,000?

Quinoa Sushi Hand Rolls, a Recipe and a Realization

Michelle Won | Posted 08.21.2012 | Home
Michelle Won

The health nut in me was overjoyed by the opportunity to have a healthier hand roll. Eat rolls, don't get rolls.

8 Foolproof Desserts For A Barbecue (With Wine Pairings!)

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Here are our 9 favorite classic party desserts for a barbecue -- cakes, cookies, ice cream and pudding -- with wine pairings provided by Dennis Keohane from invino.

'BBQ Pitmasters' Week 4 Review: Is This Traditional Barbecue?

Meathead | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home

Competition barbecue has moved so far from traditional Southern barbecue that it must be considered a style of cooking unto itself, as different from the original as is Korean Barbecue.

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8 Summery BBQ Sides

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

From fresh salads to grilled veggies and seasonal gratins, we've got eight festive dishes to round out your barbecues all summer long.

Food Studies, Cooking and Kitchen Chats

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 08.12.2012 | College
Fabio Parasecoli

I realized that most people had an easier time making sense of food writing as a respectable and enviable occupation than wrapping their mind around food as an object of serious scholarly pursuit.

7 Burgers For Father's Day

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

So you think your dad is special, huh? Then what better way to show it that than to cook him a burger that's as special as he is.

Guy Fieri Talks Kids, Cooking and Father's Day (VIDEO)

Jim Higley | Posted 08.12.2012 | Impact
Jim Higley

I recently spent some time with Guy Fieri at the Better Homes and Gardens Chill and Grill Festival to learn more about his foundation, Cooking with Kids.

New Life for Stale Bread

Martha Nelson | Posted 08.12.2012 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

I held the crumbling old address book. Twenty-seven family and friends were gone, their addresses no longer needed for sending the unexpected note, Christmas gift or birthday card.

BBQ Pitmasters Episode 3: Pulling The Trigger; All According To Script; And Is This Really Blind?

Meathead | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home

Sadly there is little room for creativity in competition barbecue nowadays. If barbecue is part of the culinary arts, then the judges and cooks should take a look at other forms.