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Archived Since:March 9, 2008

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Test Kitchen tip: Natural vs. Dutch-process cocoa powder ... and a recipe

Like chocolate, cocoa powder is made from cacao beans. After the beans are processed into a paste known as chocolate liqueur, some of the cocoa butter is removed and the remaining solids are pulverized into a powder.

Save your bacon with Baconness Bonanza - The 'Ultimate Bacon Cookware'

Does the thought of your bacon shrinking while it cooks keep you up at night? Does the ability to cook only a few slices of bacon at a time stress you out? Forget the ravages of disease, war and terror, helping pets in shelters and whether or not we should be immunizing our kids; at least...

E.P. & L.P.'s Louis Tikaram digs up favorite Fijian flavors

Ask many people about their favorite meal, and they might name a Michelin-starred restaurant. For 29-year-old Australian chef Louis Tikaram, it involves a pit in the ground and plenty of dirt. Tikaram, who will head the kitchen at E.P. & L.P. (for "extended play and long play"), a restaurant...

Test Kitchen video tip: Brown butter for flavoring... and a recipe

To give your dishes a little added depth and richness, consider incorporating browned butter into the recipe.

Easy dinner recipes: Dinner using 9 ingredients or less

How's this for easy: Dinner tonight using 9 ingredients or less -- and each dish comes together in 50 minutes or less. Because sometimes you want dinner simple and fast, yet still filling. We understand.

'50 Shades of Grey' cocktail is $50, includes edible lingerie, handcuffs, flogger

If you're one of the millions of people who went to see "Fifty Shades of Grey" this weekend, with its countless scenes of bondage and kinky foreplay, chances are you're in need of a stiff drink, and a cold shower. The Old Homestead Steakhouse in New York City is hoping it can help with at least...

Kale may be cool, but don't forget the chard, with 12 recipes

There’s not a lot Swiss about Swiss chard, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t love it anyway.

Sushi underwear does exist. So do cheeseburger panties.

Any food porn lover will tell you, nothing is sexier than a double cheeseburger dripping with meat juice and melted cheese, a plate of silky toro sashimi or a thick and creamy milkshake, with a cherry on top. And now Naja, a San Francisco-based lingerie company, is putting food porn on its...

Weekend project: Homemade and Greek-style yogurt

Ever thought about making your own yogurt, but thought the process was too involved, or that you might need special equipment or supplies? A while back, cookbook legend Marion Cunningham did a piece on quick fruit-based desserts for Food. She included a simple technique for homemade yogurt,...

Easy (after) dinner recipes: Cake, ice cream and more for beer lovers

It's Friday. You've made it. Have your beer and eat it too with these tempting after-dinner treats:

Easy dinner recipes: Three simple ideas for shrimp lovers

Love shrimp? If you can't get enough of America's favorite shellfish, check out these tempting recipe ideas:

Union's Bruce Kalman is latest addition to Grand Central Market

Union restaurant’s Bruce Kalman is the latest big-name chef to join the party at downtown’s Grand Central Market. He’ll be opening a pasta bar and market there sometime this summer.

Why does one of America's top pastry chefs want you to skip dessert?

It might seem odd that Emily Luchetti, one of the legends in American pastry, is urging people to skip sweets. But it’s all a matter of perspective.

Valentine's Day: Tips to plan a great meal at home -- and 43 recipes

So you’re planning a romantic dinner at home for Valentine’s Day. Whether this is your first time cooking for someone new, or you’ve celebrated with the same person for years, this is one meal you want to be special. 

Weekend project: DIY stove-top smoker

Sometimes nothing beats smoking a nice cut of meat outdoors on a lazy, hot day -- that is, as long as the weather cooperates. But the great outdoors can get a little testy, especially during these winter months. Even in Southern California.

Scratch Bar chef declares Back of the House Appreciation Month, #BAM

If you’re part of a restaurant’s back of the house staff, also known as the BOH in the industry, chef Phillip Frankland Lee wants to treat you to a free meal. The Scratch Bar and the Gadarene Swine chef has declared the entire month of February Back of the House Appreciation...

Easy (after-)dinner recipes: It's Friday, reward yourself with pie

It's Friday. You've made it. Reward yourself with pie! From Key lime to strawberry or coconut, each of these treats comes together in about an hour or less.

Changes at Venice's beloved Rose Cafe stir up protests

Watch out if you’re thinking about messing with a landmark. Bill Chait might have thought he was doing a good thing by buying Venice’s beloved artist hangout Rose Café and updating the food with Jason Neroni in the kitchen.

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