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10 Popular Pork Chop Recipes to Make Right Now — Recipe Roundup

Pork chops can sometimes get a bad rap for being dry and bland, but that ends today. With these 10 popular recipes, you’ll be cooking up juicy, tender, flavorful chops in no time. From a reliable slow cooker version to a fast and fancy basil-plum number, you can kiss all those sad pork chop memories […]

5 Food-Themed Korean Beauty Products That Will Totally Transform Your Skin — Shopping

The outermost portion of our skin is generally made of 10 to 30 dead layers. Mine’s at about -5 at the moment, because just before I sat down to write this piece, a Korean spa Jedi took a scouring pad to my body and proceeded to power-scrub as though possessed by the Force. She then […]

Are Lodge Dutch Ovens Really as Good as Le Creuset and Staub? — Shopping

Any conversation about enameled Dutch ovens always boils down to the big three: Le Creuset, Staub, and Lodge. These are the classics, the stalwarts, the ones that consistently get the best reviews, year after year. They’re also the brands that have literally built their businesses on cast iron, while others are just dabblers looking to […]

15 Recipes for Citrus-Lovers — Recipes from The Kitchn

In these deep days of winter we have one bright glimmer: citrus season! Here we’ve gathered 15 recipes to bring some sunshine to even the gloomiest winter day. Start with classic lemons and oranges, then dive into pomelos, yuzu, and blood orange. Sweet, tart, sour, and piquant — citrus comes in many tastes and adds […]

Dandan Noodles (Tantanmen Ramen)

Ramen is super popular these days and one of my favourite bowls to order at restaurants is tantanmen ramen. After doing a bit of research I found that tantan-men ramen is based on Chinese dandan noodles, aka dandanmian, which typically consists of ground pork, chili oil and sichuan pepper served over noodles with a common […]

The Water Bottle That Makes It Easier to Drink More Water Is Currently on Sale — Amazon Deal of the Day

Saying “water is good for you” is the understatement of year. (We’ll bet our paychecks on it even though it’s only February!) And while we’re all likely drinking enough to stay alive, upping water intake has plenty of science-based perks that include things like decreased fatigue and better moods. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; […]

Instant Pot Tells Customers to Stop Using This Model Due to Risk of Overheating — Food News

Not even a month after Milo Ventimiglia had to make a Super Bowl ad to tell everyone their Crock-Pots were safe and would not catch fire unless they were living in a fictional TV melodrama, Instant Pot is actually warning customers to check their slow cookers, because some of them have been reportedly overheating and […]

These Are the Biggest New Wedding Cake Trends, According to Pinterest — Food Trends

What’s the first thing a couple does after getting engaged? Hopefully it’s inform all their friends and family, but right after that the happy couple is most likely heading to Pinterest to start their wedding planning boards. It seems like everybody uses Pinterest for wedding planning, and that means Pinterest is uniquely well-suited to predict […]

Homemade Cannoli

Good cannoli are impossible to find, but they’re more than possible to make at home—if you have the right ingredients, anyway. Start with the best-quality ricotta, something irresistibly fresh and creamy all on its own. Stirred into a batch of homemade vanilla pudding, that ricotta becomes a sweet and silky filling for the crispy homemade […]

How To Make Fry Sauce — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Last year my family relocated from Atlanta, Georgia, to Boise, Idaho. Idaho, of course, is the potato capital of the western United States, growing one-third of the nation’s Russet potatoes. Naturally, they take their french fries very seriously. Order fries at any restaurant or drive-thru and they’ll ask you the following question: “Fry sauce?” This […]

15 Winter Salads to Make for Dinner Right Now — Recipes from The Kitchn

Winter survival comes in the form of comfort food — the richer and heartier the meal, the easier it is to handle the cold. But we still need salad. In fact, with all those hefty stews and baked pastas, salads are imperative to keep things in balance. Here are 15 of our favorite winter salads […]

Coconut Chutney

This is the blueprint for the classic coconut chutney, often eaten alongside idlis and dosai, although it’s versatile enough to serve with grilled fish or vegetables. Get Recipe!

The 5 Best White Wines for Cooking — Wine for Food-Lovers

Do you remember your first bite of linguine with white wine clam sauce, lobster bisque with sherry, or savory chicken Marsala? Cooking with white wine brings balance, fruit, and acidity to so many of our favorite recipes. Once you move past grocery store “cooking wine” (and I strongly advise you to do so!) and introduce […]

How To Make 2-Ingredient Banana Pancakes — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

These pancakes are bananas. No, I mean they are literally made from bananas. And eggs. Eggs and bananas, and that’s it. I can see that look you’re giving me right now, but you just have to trust. These two ingredients, whisked together and given a little skillet love, are truly something magical. Don’t believe me? […]

Sichuan Chili Oil

Chili oil is a common ingredient in Asian cuisines and it's super easy to make your own! At it's base chili oil is oil and chili pepper flakes! You simply heat the oil, add the chili pepper flakes and let cool/sit so that the chili pepper heat is infused into the oil! You can add […]

Mexican Shredded Beef Enchiladas

Enchiladas are are always welcome in my books! You really can't go wrong taking a tasty filling, wrapping it up in a tortilla, smothering it with sauce and cheese and baking it until the sauce is bubbling and the cheese is all nice and melted and good! These enchiladas are stuffed with tender Mexican pulled […]

Costco Just Made All Your Dessert Dreams Come True — Grocery News

Nutella is one of the most popular and versatile spreads there is. You can put it on toast or graham crackers, pour it over ice cream, use it as an ingredient in any number of simple and fancy desserts, dip fruit into it, or you can just eat it right out of the jar with […]

Mary Berry's New Cooking Show Is Going to Be a Classic — Food TV

Earlier this year Mary Berry announced that she’d gotten rid of her dining room to remodel herself a much larger kitchen, and it sounds like that was a good plan. Her new show will take place in her own home, and she’s going to need room for all of us. READ MORE »

Bill Gates Doesn't Know How Much Groceries Really Cost — Pop Culture

Do really, really rich people compare prices at Trader Joe’s and Costco like us plebeians? Do they know where to buy the cheapest bananas, or that Costco has four-and-a-half-pound tubs of knockoff Nutella for under $8? To no one’s surprise, the answer is probably no. Or at least that’s the case when it comes to […]

Ultimate Fudgy Cocoa Brownies

Brownies have to be one of my all time favourite treats and I like them nice and thick, moist and fudgy! The trick to getting fudgy brownies is to have a higher fat to flour ratio and to have more moisture and this recipe accomplishes this by using 1 cup butter, 2 cups sugar, and […]

Starbucks Is Coming Out with a New Color-Changing Cold Brew in Asia — Pop Culture

Do you love the colorful, Instagram-ready swirls of the Unicorn Frappuccino, but want something to drink that is not an enormous sugar bomb? Well, Starbucks is coming out with a new kind of color-changing cold brew coffee that is like drinking a rainbow in a glass — a very caffeinated rainbow. READ MORE »

Ina Garten Just Shared Her Favorite Pizza on Instagram — Pop Culture

If you stop and think about the best pizza you’ve ever had in your life, what comes to mind? I lived in Chicago for many years, so the competition for best pie is pretty steep. Is the pizza just topped with cheese? Is it topped with farm-raised meats? Is it deep-dish, thin-crust, or wood-fired? Is […]

Braised Lamb Shoulder With Dried Chilies and Dates

This set-it-and-forget-it dish is perfect for a lazy Sunday when you’d rather curl up on the couch than slave over a stove. All it takes is a few minutes of simple prep and a Dutch oven does the rest of the work. This tender braised lamb is packed with flavor from powerhouse ingredients like smokey […]

How To Make the Best Chocolate Avocado Pudding — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Creamy, smooth, sweet, and satisfying, chocolate pudding is a treat that always invites a smile. One version of chocolate pudding has been rising in popularity for the past few years, and it’s with very good reason. As the interest in plant-based food increases, the seismic shift from boxed mixes or stovetop versions found their hero […]

Cook Your Zodiac Sign: 10 Recipes for Perfect for Pisces — Recipes from The Kitchn

There are all sorts of ways to decide what to cook, but perhaps the most fun and frivolous is letting your zodiac sign decide. Each zodiac sign has a distinct set of personality traits, and with that plenty of spot-on recipes to match. So whether you read your horoscope and always gasp “that’s me!” or […]

The Easiest, Least Expensive Way to Get a Realistic-Looking Faux Marble Countertop — Kitchen Makeover

Marble is as pricey as it is gorgeous, but there’s no real substitute for it, right? If you want the look of marble, you’ll just have to save up forever, or make do with something totally temporary like … contact paper, I guess? Prepare to have your mind blown. READ MORE »

20 Slow-Cooker Soups, Stews, and Braises to Make When You're Snowed In — Recipes from The Kitchn

Slow cookers are often used by busy people who are rushing out the door and want a hot, ready-to-go meal when they return. But the slow cooker works just as well for the more leisurely paced snow day. Imagine throwing a soup together in the slow cooker upon hearing the news that you’re not going […]

My Friend and I Created a Pie Contest for Our Hometown and This Is What We Learned — Life in the Kitchen

Three years ago I lamented to my dear friend Joya Rose that I missed the chance of a lifetime to enter a pie contest in Los Angeles. She said we should create our own in our small town of Santa Barbara, and we did just that. This was our third year running the #SBPieContest. There […]

5 Smart Tips for Managing Your Grocery Budget — Money Goals, Kitchen Solutions

Here at Kitchn we believe that getting in control of your finances starts with food. Do you want to save up for a special trip? Or maybe you’re trying to lower your student debt? Keeping a close watch on your grocery budget can help. Being a smart shopper and planner can save you a whole […]

How To Braise Beef Short Ribs in a Dutch Oven — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Short ribs are the quintessential caveman cut, straight out of Fred Flinstone’s larder, with their hunks of rich meat on the bone, looking primal and carnivore-ready. They’re a rich winter meal, too, easy and forgiving to cook under their sleek caps of fat, melting into tender chunks of pull-apart beef in the oven. If you’re […]

Lacy Brown Butter and Ricotta Cookies

These thin and lacy cookies are oh-so-slightly crisp around the edges, with chewy middles that are nutty and rich—eating them is like mainlining brown butter. The secret to their incredible texture is ricotta, which helps the cookies bubble and spread as they bake. Get Recipe!

Caramelized White Chocolate Is the New Dark Chocolate — Food Trends

White chocolate has gotten a bad rap for far too long. True, it’s extremely sweet and tends to lack the complexity of dark and milk chocolate, but white-chocolate loyalists have been arguing for years that white chocolate has the capacity to be complex and toasty — all you have to do is caramelize it. READ […]

How I Made the Most of "Bland" Food When My Iron Stomach Betrayed Me — Personal History

The night I made the pork shoulder pasta was the night I lost the ability to brag about my iron stomach. I was starving by the time we sat down to eat the rich, meaty dish sprinkled with cheese, finished with a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil and a splash of apple cider vinegar. It […]

Egg Drop Soup

Another classic dish at Chinese restaurants is egg drop soup! This is a super simple soup where a egg is poured into simmering chicken broth in a thin stream the cooks into smooth ribbons that gives the soup an amazing creamy texture. I like to use a homemade chicken broth for this to maximize flavour […]

3 Times My Dutch Oven Is Better than a Slow Cooker (and the One Time It's Not) — Strong Opinions

Sometimes I feel like a pariah of the food world, carrying around a dark secret that I fear will get me banished from my career and knocked off my perch as a so-called professional. Friends have laughed in my face when I’ve shared it with them in confidence, but I guess it’s finally time to […]

Why This Is the Only Glass That Belongs on Your Bar Cart — Amazon Deal of the Day

A confluence of craft cocktail culture and the show Mad Men made me, like so many others, realize that my apartment wasn’t complete without a bar cart. After much hunting, my roommate and I found this Target one, which managed to have the ’50s vibe at a broke millennial’s price tag. Once we filled it […]

10 Easy & Delicious Chocolate Dessert Ideas — Recipes from The Kitchn

As far as chocolate desserts are concerned, I firmly believe they should be easy (since that just means you can dig into them sooner!). These decadent treats are simple and straightforward — ideal for that mid-week sweet tooth or an impromptu celebration. From caramel-swirled brownies and pretzel-studded bark to molten chocolate cobbler and creamy pudding, […]

BraveTart: Glossy Fudge Brownies

A glossy, paper-thin crust is a sure sign of brownies loaded with cocoa butter, and a solid indication that their flavor will shine through as well. To that end, these brownies are made with dark chocolate and high-fat Dutch cocoa, a one-two punch that gives them a powerful chocolate flavor, one that’s underscored by the […]

Spicy Garlic Shrimp Pasta

This quick and easy spicy garlic shrimp pasta is one of my favourite recipes for busy weeknight meals or for special occasions! The combination of shrimp in spicy garlic tomato sauce using Pomì organic chopped tomatoes comes together with almost no effort and it's sure to impress! If you're still looking for a last minute […]

7 Bad Housekeeping Habits to Quit Right Now — Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn

Clutter is just a fact of life. Stuff piles up, messes are made, and dealing with it all becomes one of many things on your to-do list. Easy enough to manage when life is calm and work is steady, but when things get hectic, it’s more and more tempting to let things slide and deal […]

How To Make Chewy Brownies — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

How do you like your brownies? They tend to fall into three major categories, with their own diehard fans: cakey, fudgy, or chewy. All have their advantages (the dense richness of brownies that are closer to fudge than any baked good; the lightness and flavor of ones that run closer to cake). But chewy brownies […]

Recipe: Easy Balsamic Glazed Steak Tips and Mushrooms — Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners

Maybe you’ve never heard of steak tips before, or maybe you’ve been eating them this whole time. I was introduced to the inexpensive cut by my husband’s New England-based family. It’s an inexpensive cut of beef that has a loose-grain texture, perfect for soaking up marinades like this soy and balsamic one that’s salty and […]

Jennifer Garner Sold Girl Scout Cookies in Front of a Grocery Store Like a Regular Mom — Pop Culture

When I hear about a movie star selling Girl Scout cookies, the first thing that comes to mind is Shelley Long as mink-wearing troop leader Phyllis Nefler in Troop Beverly Hills. Nobody believes me when I tell them about that 1989 movie about a Girl Scout troop of hyper-rich Hollywood kids who go “camping” at […]

Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Next up in my V-day dessert lineup is a red velvet white chocolate chip skillet cookie that I came across on pinterest a while ago. Chocolate chip cookies are an absolute favourite and the idea of a single huge skillet cookie that you eat with a spoon was a must try! This skillet cookie is […]

28 Essential Southern Recipes and How to Make Them from Scratch — Recipes from The Kitchn

A vision of Southern cooking includes platters of biscuits, pimento cheese sandwiches, and sweet tea on porches — all very accurate. But Southern food is so much more than that too. Interested in mastering a few Southern classics? We’ve rounded up 28 Southern recipes from our archives — some very traditional, and some more contemporary. […]

How To Make Rosé Gummies — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Take everything you love about your favorite bottle of rosé — that lush, pale pink color; the crisp, refreshing finish; a fruity, just sweet-enough edge — and now imagine it packed into a gummy bear! That collision between the candy we munched on as kids (and probably still do now) and the “it” wine of […]

Cranachan (Scottish Whipped Cream With Whisky, Raspberries, and Toasted Oats)

Cranachan is the classic Scottish dessert of Scotch-spiked whipped cream layered with raspberries and toasted oats and sweetened with honey. It’s as easy as it is delicious. Get Recipe!

10 Amazingly Beautiful Kitchens You Won't Believe Are IKEA — Kitchen Design

There’s a reason IKEA cabinets are such a popular choice for new kitchens: they’re incredibly affordable. The cabinets are also quite versatile, lending themselves to all kinds of configurations and finishes, some of which might not look anything like anything you’ve seen in their catalog. Here are 10 of our favorite IKEA kitchens, in envelope-pushing […]

Joanna Gaines Shares Her Wild Pregnancy Cravings on Instagram — Pop Culture

There’s nothing quite like being massively pregnant and waking up in the middle of the night with an overwhelming desire to eat something really weird. Pickles and ice cream might be the most traditional pregnancy cravings, but Fixer Upper star Joanna Gaines uses her pickles to age copper and apparently wakes up at night with […]

A Classic Romantic Valentine's Menu for Two — Menus from The Kitchn

There are plenty of clichés that surround Valentine’s Day, and eating a classic steak dinner is one of them. It’s one I really love subscribing too, however, because it’s just plain old fun to recreate a steakhouse experience at home and I am all about an excuse to do so. This menu is as classic […]