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DIY Devil Dogs: The Sweetest Sandwich Around

A homemade version of a commercial cake that's based on a traditional whoopie pie. Is this art imitating life, or the other way around?

Don't Toss Those Pits! Make This Fruity Cherry-Infused Whipped Cream Instead

Stop tossing out those cherry pits! This something-from-nothing recipe will help you squeeze out every last drop of flavor summer cherries have to offer, without any of the risks or labor associated with a proper noyau.

Nita Nita: The Life and Death of a Neighborhood Bar

What happens when it's time to say good-bye to a bar you love.

10 Perfect Potato Salad Recipes for a July 4th Spread

A good old-fashioned potato salad is a must on your July 4th menu, but "good old-fashioned" doesn't have to mean a pile of mushy boiled potatoes drowning in mayonnaise. Here are 10 recipes that prove a little effort invested in a potato salad can go a long way.

Easiest Summer Ever: How to Make Your Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Salad Even Better

Since I first learned of it, in 2005, watermelon and feta salad with mint has become a staple summertime dish at my place, and I've learned a few things when adapting that recipe for home use. One: You can get rid of pretty much all of the extraneous ingredients. Show More Summary

The Big Green Egg and Beyond: The 10 Best Kamado Smokers and Grills

I'd say that kamados are the best residential outdoor ovens going. You may have heard of the Big Green Egg, but it isn't the only kamado out there. Here are my recommendations.

Definitive Guide to Steak

Proven techniques, dozens of carefully honed recipes, and your FAQs, answered: All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.

Olive Brine + Mezcal = Your New Favorite Martini

You're going to like this salty-refreshing cocktail quite a bit.

Why I Prefer Teaspoons to Grams: 6 Measuring Mistakes That Derail Dessert

Are your measuring spoons too big or too small? Is your digital scale even sensitive enough to handle grams? Here are six sneaky obstacles that may be ruining your dessert prep.

How to Make Salmon Poke With Macadamia Nuts and Fried Shallots

Salmon isn't a Hawaiian fish, but it's still great in poke, the Hawaiian raw-fish salad. Because of its fattier texture and more robust flavor, salmon can stand up to some stronger mix-ins at the poke bar.

The Best Way to Clean Your Filthy Microplane, Zester, or Grater

I live a dishwasher-free existence, which means I'm forever losing bits of knuckle to my Microplane, box grater, garlic press, and other sharp, tiny-holed tools in service of keeping them clean. Even if you do have a dishwasher, once those bits of food have dried onto your grater or Microplane, a thorough wash cycle doesn't always get the job done. Show More Summary

Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote: The Versatile Sweet-Tart Spring Fruit Sauce

This classic springtime combination is incredibly versatile: Just add more or less sugar, depending on whether you'll be eating it as dessert or not.

Ahi Poke: The Simple Hawaiian Dish That's Best Made at Home

Poke (pronounced poh-keh), a raw-fish salad, is like the hamburger of Hawaii, ubiquitous at family gatherings, parties, tailgates, and supermarket delis across the islands. Or, because the name refers to the way in which the fish is cut, perhaps it's more accurate to say that poke is like the chopped salad of Hawaii. My version features both traditional and modern twists.

The 10 Best Pellet Smokers

While many folks struggle trying to get cheap offset and bullet smokers to work, with a pellet smoker, it's easy to make the best smoked ribs, brisket, and pulled pork in the neighborhood. Here are our recommendations on the best brands to buy.

Easiest Summer Ever

Quick and simple summer recipes starring the best summer produce. No shoes required.

Homemade Cool Whip: How to Make the Best Freezer-Safe Whipped Cream

Thanks to the magic of gelatin, you can make a super-stable whipped cream that can endure the coldest depths of your freezer as well as the height of a summer afternoon. Did I mention the part where it's lower in fat than plain ol' whipped cream?

The Easy Steps to Perfectly Tender Pulpo Gallego (Galician Octopus)

Pulpo gallego, one of the most famous tapas dishes from Galicia, Spain, features rounds of tender octopus topped with olive oil, salt, and Spanish paprika. Here's how to make it.

Screw Pristine Whites: I Want My Fried Eggs FRIED

The first time I tasted truly fried eggs was in Thailand, where a lady with a mobile wok burner served me a plate of rice topped with phat ka-phrao. As I held the plate, she added more oil to the wok and heated it up until it was almost smoking before slipping an egg into it. Show More Summary

Father's Day Gift Guide

Cooking gear, tasty whiskey, and many more great gift ideas for Dad.

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