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11 Quick Meals from Store-Bought Rotisserie Chicken

11 Quick Meals from Store-Bought Rotisserie Chicken

Give yourself a break on your busy weeknights. It's alright to take a few shortcuts when making your home-cooked dinner. Yes, you are proud of your from-scratch values, yet you don't have to be 100-percent dedicated to it if time is short. A rotisserie chicken is your friend when it comes to easing up on the work involved in your mealtime prep. Cultivate that relationship once in awhile and breathe a little easier with the added support. READ MORE

This Millennial Will Help You Master Sous Vide Cooking at Home

This Millennial Will Help You Master Sous Vide Cooking at Home

Lisa Fetterman has a way about her. You want to resent her success  — in her mid-20s, she invented the world's first home immersion circulator for sous vide cooking, raised $582,000 in 30 days for the project on Kickstarter, authored a New York Times best-selling cookbook in its fifth printing four months after release, earned both a Forbes and Zagat "30 Under 30" ranking, and visited the White House to demonstrate her invention — but you can't hate her, because she's just so damn likable. So if anyone is going to help you master sous vide cooking at home, it's enthusiastic, smart, funny Fetterman. READ MORE

How to Make Aioli (and Why It’s Worth the Effort)

How to Make Aioli (and Why It’s Worth the Effort)

The difference between Hellmann's mayonnaise and a homemade aioli is like comparing boxed macaroni with powdered cheese to a homemade macaroni casserole with cheddar, crusty on top and gooey inside. Store-bought mayonnaise is great for sandwiches or in tuna or pasta salads, but when you need this condiment to take center stage as a sauce, you want something more dreamy, more transportive. Aioli lifts your crab cakes, asparagus, deviled eggs, and fries to another level of heaven. As a sauce or dip, aioli can transform your meal — not merely moisturize it. READ MORE

How to Cook Kale

How to Cook Kale

Kale us crazy, but we aren't over kale yet. By "not over," we mean most of us are either disgusted and flabbergasted by the popularity of the bitter green or we're still proud alumni of Kale University — and we're blending kale smoothies, baking kale chips, and tossing kale salad. That brings us to the point: how to cook kale. Of course you can cook kale many different ways, but you almost always start the same way. READ MORE

How to Make Dessert for Two

How to Make Dessert for Two

When a craving overtakes you, sometimes you have to satisfy it. We get it. You can't stop dreaming of rich, fudgy brownies cradling crystals of fleur de sel, moist pound cake bursting with lemon sunshine, caressed by a dollop of fresh whipped cream and crowned by glittering berries, or smooth, yet intense, hazelnut gelato, so sultry on the tongue you wish it would never end. These sweet, decadent, and sometimes forbidden foods are salacious in and of themselves, whether it's Valentine's Day or not. The trick is to make this dessert an exclusive, one-night-only engagement for you and your plus-one. READ MORE

15 Tips and Tricks to Cook Dinner Faster

15 Tips and Tricks to Cook Dinner Faster

You worked all day. You're stressed, tired, and hungry. Now you've got to figure out dinner. Fast. You have others to think of too. READ MORE

How to Cook Scallops

How to Cook Scallops

Scallops are expensive, elegant, and fragile, but somehow quick and easy at the same time. Searing scallops is a simple matter that requ... READ MORE

How to Use a Crock-Pot

How to Use a Crock-Pot

A Crock-Pot takes up a lot of counter and cupboard space, but it's convenient and doesn't take a lot of headspace. This no-brainer is one of our favorite cooking methods when it gets chilly outside because it's ideal for comforting soups, stews, beans, and heavy, cheap cuts of meat that turn tender after receiving the low-and-slow cooking treatment. While it may not be rocket science, you can mess it up. So remember these tips and get simmering. READ MORE

New Year’s Day Brunch: Tips for Throwing the First Party of 2017

New Year’s Day Brunch: Tips for Throwing the First Party of 2017

An easy, make-ahead menu to share with friends. READ MORE

How to Brown Butter

How to Brown Butter

Bakers swoon about browned butter. They swear by the sweet, nutty depth this simple extra step adds to their cookies, breads, and well, pumpkin gnocchi drenched in delicious brown butter sage sauce. Browned butter is what you get when you melt butter down until the water is cooked out and the milk solids separate and turn a golden brown. READ MORE