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8 Things You Didn't Know About Nut Butters

Fun facts about a favorite source of protein
Jul 15, 2014 9:00 am

While the plastic jar of Peter Pan is hardly going out of style, some consumers have left the ubiquitous jars of industrial peanut butter sitting on the shelf in favor of a new regime of gourmet brands and exotic sounding nut butters like hazelnut, almond and cashew. And, as more purveyors come on the market, the popularity of this product continues to grow for various reasons. Here are eight things you might not know.

Beer Shampoo, Because You Know It's Good For Your Hair

Rub some hops into your discerning scalp palate
Jul 22, 2013 10:01 am

Ever heard that pouring a can of beer over your head will make your hair shiny and lustrous? Yeah, I never bought that either; if you pour beer on my head, I will punch you in the face. I'll make an exception for Atlantic Farms' hops shampoo, however.

Calamity Chang On Pleasuring Your Mouth

Burlesque star spices up dinner theater
Feb 29, 2012 1:01 pm
Calamity Chang

Talking sexy foods and why your girlfriend might like burlesque as much as you do

Live From Brooklyn, It's Anthony Bourdain

Bourdain makes his NYC stage debut this June
Feb 21, 2012 3:16 pm
Anthony Bourdain

You've watched him eat street food in Southeast Asia on No Reservations and barnstorm into town for a quick bite between flights on The Layover. But as Anthony Bourdain has cursed and rhapsodized his way around the world during his culinary travels, he's always seemed a little, well, distant. Now's your chance to change that. 

Live From Brooklyn, It's Anthony Bourdain

Bourdain makes his NYC stage debut this June
Feb 17, 2012 1:01 pm
Anthony Bourdain

You've watched him eat street food in Southeast Asia on No Reservations and barnstorm into town for a quick bite between flights on The Layover. But as Anthony Bourdain has cursed and rhapsodized his way around the world during his culinary travels, he's always seemed a little, well, distant. Now's your chance to change that. 

A Very Expensive Dinner For Sale

How much for a Michael White and Mario Batali meal?
Oct 26, 2011 2:46 pm
Chef Michael White

I thought it was impressive a few years back when a friend picked up a check for one of the best meals I’ve ever had in New York City. It was at Jean-Georges and the check for four people was – I couldn’t help but steal a glance –  $1,200.

Spicy Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Kick off your dinner party with this delicious app
Jul 25, 2011 7:01 pm
Photo: alanagkelly on Flickr

We love how mushrooms provide an edible transport for all types of fillings from leeks and goat cheese to pepperoni and mozzarella. We chose a mix of spicy Italian sausage and sweet Italian sausage to give our earthy mushrooms a meaty filling. Top with a little melted Parmesan cheese and you've got a simple appetizer that looks as good as it tastes.

Roasted Tomatillo Chile Salsa Recipe

Great salsa for dipping, for taco-topping, and more
Apr 9, 2011 2:49 pm
Photo: lorises on Flickr

This salsa gets depth and heat from chilies and brightness from the cilantro. Not just for tacos, it can top almost every fish dish and it's great on eggs and burgers too. It's suprisingly easy to make, with either fresh or canned tomatillos. And its refreshing flavor makes it ideal for a late spring or summer...

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