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Food & Drink

15 Simple, Delicious Ways to Prepare Chicken

Need a good meal to end a hard day? Check out these simple to make chicken recipes!

The ultimate guide to tipping everyone

You'll be surprised by what the delivery guy expects you to tip if you've waited an hour for your food.

How Fish Sauce Is Made: A Visit With a Fish Sauce Maker in Sa Chau, Vietnam — Maker Tour

Who: Vu Thi Hoa and Vu Van Hai What: Fish sauce Where: Sa Chau, Vietnam Vu Van Hai makes fish sauce in the yard of his house. Urns of finished sauce line up next to vats of aging fish, baskets for straining the liquid out of the fish, and ceramic bowls for separating out the good stuff. When it comes to fish sauce, it doesn’t get any more authentic than this. Mr. Hai’s setup is common in Sa Chau, Vietnam. The small coastal town has a deep history of making fish sauce. I talked to the experts in Sa Chau to find out how they make their sauce, from fish to bottle, and all the mysterious steps in between.

16 things you didn't know about Chipotle

No, McDonald's doesn't own them.

Healthy Grilling Tips: Reduce Carcinogens by 99 Percent!

Hint: Do NOT use conventional, store-bought marinade. They can triple the amount of carcinogens that form on your grilled meat!

A Beginner's Guide to Navigating the Farmers Market -

Chef Sandy Hall of Black Tree in NYC schools us on how to make the most of your visit to the farmers market.

Ethnic food enclaves: the 16 best international eating hubs in the USA

While every city might have a Little China, you'll be in Big Trouble if you assert that they're all created equal.

How To Easily Poach an Egg — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

When I eye a dish and think, 'That would be so much better with an egg on top,' what I usually have in mind is a poached egg. Poached eggs are cooked by slipping them naked into a bath of gently simmering water, and they come out with silky, easily pierced whites, and golden, gooey yolks. I dearly love poached eggs, but they have a reputation for being difficult or finicky. Hardly. Let me show you how I poach an egg; there's really nothing to it.

26 Foods You Should Learn To Cook In Your Twenties

And the recipes to use to learn the best versions.

What Is A Food Coma (and does it exist)?

Despite the seemingly comical name, this one is actually a medically recognized condition known as post-prandial somnolence. Unlinke a real coma, food coma is the completely natural feeling of fatigue

Ingredients 101: Use Baking Soda to Neutralize Bitter & Sour Flavors in Food

Baking soda is a powdery miracle. Not only is it the secret ingredient to making mashed potatoes fluffy, it can help you make authentic-tasting soft pretzels at home and caramelize onions in half the time. It's actually got lots of surprising uses you might not know about, and one of them is that a pinch or two can correct sour and bitter tastes in your food. This old baking soda 'meets all requirements of U.S. Pharmacopoeia'.. Where Baking Soda Falls on the pH Scale The pH measurement determines whether a substance is an acid or a base on a scale from 0 to 14. Acidic falls into the 0 to 6

What to Store in Your Refrigerator Humidity Drawers — Tips from The Kitchn

Do you actually know how to set the crisper or humidity drawers in your fridge? Or do you just bump the notches towards the middle as a safety precaution? As to the contents of those drawers, perhaps you fill them haphazardly: all greens in one drawer, fruits in the other, everything else where there's room. Sounds good enough, until some things seem to go bad faster than others! It's high time you learn how to use these refrigerator drawers properly... for the fruits and veggies' sake!

8 Ways To Extend the Life of Milk (& What to Do Once It's Spoiled)

Milk's gotten so expensive that it's more important than ever to extend its life. Here's how.

The 16 essential regional burger styles in America

The slugburger really doesn't have slugs in it. We promise.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Mayonnaise

Few refrigerator staples inspire as much devotion and distaste as mayonnaise. Beloved by some, called 'the devil's condiment' by others, mayo is nonetheless number one: market research firm Euromonito

You Should Buy the Cheap Generic Versions of These 25 Foods — Grocery Shopping Tips

There's no real science behind knowing when to buy generic or store-brand foods, and when to stick to your favorite (and probably more expensive) name brand. But we all know that you'll do your grocery bill a serious favor when you shun labels. Think of it this way: name brand foods are subsidizing their own marketing, so you're often paying for more than what will end up on your plate. Over the years and with countless taste tests, I've compiled my own list of when to buy brand and when to buy the item at the bottom of the shelf with the lowest price tag.

11 Proven Health Benefits of Garlic

Here are 11 health benefits of garlic that are supported by human research studies.

Everything You Need to Know About Korean Barbecue

If you've ever been intimidated by the thought of trying Korean barbecue, this guide is for you. After one bite of crispy, thinly sliced pork belly or juicy beef short ribs, you'll forget everything you thought you knew about barbecue. From what to order to how to eat it, this 10Best guide offers everything you need to know about Korean barbecue.

We Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For…Frozen Custard?

The many, and often subtle, differences between all those frozen desserts you’ve been eating all summer long.

I Ate Taco Bell's Entire New Dollar Menu in One Sitting, and Here's What I Learned

For the record, I don't recommend this. When Adweek reported yesterday that Taco Bell had rolled out a new dollar menu with nary a TV ad, I felt it was AdFreak's responsibility to bring you vital information about exactly what you can expect from this cornucopia of consumer value.

The Essential Techniques That Every Home Cook Should Know

We've rounded up the most important, most basic cooking techniques that every home cook should know. Think of this as Cooking 101.

How to Cook Broccoli, Kale, & Other Brassicas So They Actually Taste Good

It's universally known that broccoli, kale, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and all cruciferous vegetables (also known as brassicas) are good for you—but you probably don't know exactly how good they really are. A recent study by Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine show that cruciferous veggies like broccoli and kale can actually clear air pollutants from your body. A 1999 study shows an 'inverse association' between brassica consumption and cancer. In other words: the more brassicas people eat, the less cancer they tend to have. However, many people

Cucumbers and 11 of the Best Ways to Use Them

Cucumbers are mostly made of water, but these crunchy cucurbits have more substance than you might think.

The anatomy of a kitchen staff: a guide to what everyone actually does

Ever wonder what the hell everyone in a restaurant kitchen is actually doing?