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Knife Skills: How to Mince Fresh Sage Leaves

This quick video will show you how to properly mince sage for recipes.

Hold the Lobster: Shrimp Fra Diavolo Hits All the Right Notes

Lobster fra diavolo is a classic Italian-American pasta dish, but the lobster version is a lot easier for restaurants than home cooks. Shrimp make an excellent stand-in, as long as you know how to infuse the spicy tomato sauce with some real shellfish flavor.

Valentine's Day Features

Valentine's Day-inspired reads to cozy up to.

14 Valentine's Recipes for a Romantic Dinner at Home

From the ultimate dry-aged ribeye to homemade pasta, we've got 14 dishes to help you show your partner how much you love them.

How to Make Bakery-Style Chocolate Scones

With their crispy tops, crunchy bottoms, and light but tender middles (not to mention those gooey pockets of molten chocolate), these scones are everything I ever wanted in a last-minute Valentine's Day treat.

Valentine's Day Drink Recipes

Wine recommendations, beer tips, and the best cocktails to kick off your evening.

Valentine's Day Wine: The Best Sparkling Rosés Under $30

We asked sommeliers and wine experts from around the country for their favorite sparkling rosés under $30. Here are their selections.

Pretty in Pink: Chocolate Cherry Layer Cake for Valentine's Day

This pretty pink cake can be whipped up in no time at all, with whatever kind of cocoa powder you have on hand, whether natural or Dutch. The secret to its rise is tart cherry juice, a flavor that's echoed in the tart cherry whipped cream frosting.

Special Sauce: Ivan Orkin on the Art of the Slurp

On this week's Special Sauce, I continue my far-reaching conversation with great cook and ramen master, Ivan Orkin, of Ivan Ramen fame.

Low-Key Valentine's Dinner: Easy Seared Scallops With Leek Risotto

Seared sea scallops, a rich and creamy leek risotto, and an easy but flavorful brown butter and lemon sauce come together for a show-stopping Valentine's Day dinner that doesn't require hours and hours of cooking.

Solo Menu for Valentine's Day

Not in the mood for romance? A greasy, meaty, cheesy menu to chase the Valentine's Day clichés away.

From Napoleon to Nutella: The Birth of the Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread

Nutella's squat, oddly shaped jar has become a culinary icon across the globe, thanks to the addictively rich and creamy chocolate-and-hazelnut spread housed within. But, while the marriage of chocolate and hazelnut may seem as natural as that of salt and pepper or bread and butter, its origin story isn't nearly so simple.

Valentine's Day Romantic Dishes

Tasty Valentine's Day appetizers and entrées to set the mood.

How to Make Osso Buco (Italian Braised Veal Shanks)

Osso buco is a classic Milanese dish of braised veal shanks in a hearty wine- and vegetable-based sauce. The marrow in the shank bones bathes everything in its rich flavor as it renders during the braise, while a bright mixture of parsley, lemon zest, and garlic (known as gremolada in Italian) finishes the dish off.

The Food Lab's Top 30 Hot Sauces, in No Particular Order

Naming a "best" hot sauce is an impossible task, so I won't even attempt to limit my hot sauce recommendations to a single bottle, or even to a top five or 10. Nope: These are 30 of my favorite hot sauces.

11 Valentine's Day Desserts to Butter Up Your Honey

11 of our favorite Valentine's Day dessert recipes; we're sure you'll find the perfect dish for your special someone.

Divided States of Chili: A Guide to America's Most Contentious Stew

An introduction to one of America's most contentious foods, plus a breakdown of varieties that any aspiring chili-head should know.

Game Day Drink and Cocktail Recipes

Our best beer pairing suggestions for Game Day, plus recipes for spicy Bloody Marys, classic margaritas, batched cocktails, and more viewing-party drinks to keep your crowd happy.

Dinner for Two: Braised Short Ribs With Honey, Soy, and Orange

These braised beef short ribs are layered with complex Chinese flavors, including soy, orange, five-spice powder, ginger, and more. Serve them on mashed potatoes one day; shred the meat and fold it into awesome tacos the next.

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