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Reasons To Roast A Chicken

Adam Roberts | Posted 07.17.2011 | Food
Adam Roberts

Of all the many different things that I've cooked over the years, nothing is more simple or more satisfying than a roast chicken dinner.

Everything You Need to Know About Charcoal

Meathead | Posted 07.13.2011 | Food
Meathead

Let's ask the question: What's the best form of charcoal? Wood embers? Hardwood lump charcoal? Charcoal briquets?

Dinner & A Movie: A Menu For Scorsese's Age of Innocence

Food52 | Posted 07.12.2011 | Food
Food52

Our videographer at food52, Elena Parker (a serious food and film buff), is really good at throwing movie-themed dinner parties. Below is her classy 1...

How To Host A Non-Awkward At-Home Date

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 07.12.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Whether you're a guy or a girl, inviting a date back to your place, at 7pm (rather than 3am) can be both an exhilarating and intimidating experience.

What Recipe Do You Want To Be Remembered For?

Food52 | Posted 07.10.2011 | Food
Food52

What recipe do you want to be remembered for -- by your children (real or hypothetical) or even among friends? It's a heavy question, we know, but a g...

Julia Child's Recipe For Best Friends

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Julia and Avis met in person for the first time in Paris, two years and 120 letters after they first became acquainted. Over that time period, their relationship had gone from one of being total strangers to intimate soulmates.

'Clean Stoves' Would Save Lives, Cut Pollution

Hillary Clinton | Posted 07.06.2011 | Green
Hillary Clinton

For nearly half of the world's population, cooking at home is a deeply dangerous act. In fact, it poses one of the most serious health risks in the developing world, and it's a major threat to the environment.

Six Mother's Day Menus

Food52 | Posted 07.06.2011 | Food
Food52

Kids, are you taking notes? 3 breakfasts-in-bed and 3 celebratory dinners that mom's little helpers (or big ones) can tackle with pride. Breakfast in...

How To Appreciate Your Spring Fruits and Vegetables

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 07.06.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

We're in the interlude between winter and spring right now; by the calendar, we're into spring, but the local vegetable offerings would seem to indica...

A Cinco de Mayo Menu

Kitchen Daily | JJ Goode | Posted 07.02.2011 | Food

Mexico City-native Roberto SantibaƱez grew up staring into his grandmother's mole pot, but it took an education in French cooking at Paris's Le Cordo...

WATCH: Epic Meal Time Kids Edition

Posted 06.28.2011 | Comedy

Fighting childhood obesity might be Michelle Obama's pet cause, and she may have Beyonce on her side, but we don't know how much of a chance they stan...

WATCH: Epic Meal Time's Drunk Interview Goes Exactly How It Should

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 06.25.2011 | Comedy

It's common internet knowledge that the boys at Epic Meal Time don't mess around when it comes to making crazy foods, so it should come as no surprise...

Urban Spring Foraging: Harvesting Wild Greens in NYC Parks w/Leda Meredith, Part 1

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.21.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

Meet Leda Meredith, author of The Locavore's Handbook and one of New York City's most well-known urban foragers. We visited Prospect Park in Brooklyn ...

Tortilla Española: Trial & Error

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 06.21.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Last summer, my friend Josh asked me to help him throw a dinner party for twelve or so of his friends. We were doing a lot of catering at that point, ...

Easter Feaster

Carolyn Scott | Posted 06.20.2011 | Food
Carolyn Scott

Spring has sprung and the Easter bunny is on his way! I've put together a healthy, vegan version of a traditional Easter meal: hot cross buns, pineapple glazed 'ham,' straw-barb pie and more!

Beyond The Dining Hall: All About Pancakes

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 06.20.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

The pancake-waffle debate has not been as widely publicized or polarized as the Great Cake-Pie Schism that has defined the past decade. And while my f...

The Splendid Table: How To Hard Boil & Peel Eggs

The Splendid Table | Posted 06.20.2011 | Food
The Splendid Table

Eggs are not easy. Those innocent looking little ovoids are seething with complexes. Peeling is tricky when the egg's very fresh because it has a high acid content.

Spring Appetizers & Sides For The Weekend

Honest Cooking | Posted 06.13.2011 | Food
Honest Cooking

With weekend arriving, there's a little more time to make those attractive and delicious appetizers and side dishes we all love. Here are ten fresh sp...

Pig Out Healthily This Passover

Carolyn Scott | Posted 06.13.2011 | Food
Carolyn Scott

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Better Than The Box: The Top 5 Bottles of Wine Under $7

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 06.12.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

A few months back I was on a date with a sommelier and was giddy at the prospect of learning underground information about the best wines. After my da...

How Mushrooms Became As American As Apple Pie

Time | Posted 06.11.2011 | Food

Fungus that grows on rot might not, at first, seem the perfect image of our culinary ideals. And yet, if there is one food that can most perfectly sym...

Girl Meets Grill

Jennifer Evans Gardner | Posted 06.07.2011 | Food
Jennifer Evans Gardner

I can't grill. Or barbecue. And I certainly cannot smoke. It seems that all my life, the menfolk have taken over the "Q duties." So I remained clueless as to the ways of outdoor cooking. Until now.

How To Buy A Grill

Meathead | Posted 06.07.2011 | Food
Meathead

The snow has melted, the robins are back, and it's time to recycle that old piece of junk out back and get serious about amping up your outdoor cooking chops.

Cooking Dinner With Jonathan Waxman

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.06.2011 | Food

Jonathan Waxman, the successful owner of Barbuto in New York City, talks about his newly released cookbook. Called Italian, My Way, it's filled with a...

Look Ma, No Oven! Dorm Room Cashew Chicken (In The Microwave)

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 06.06.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Not only are Asian-inspired meals quick and easy to throw together, they're a cheap and healthy alternative to take out -- no need to tip or deep-fry anything.