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The Time New SNL Cast Member Michael Che Braved, Accosted The Line At Franklin BBQ

Here's some video evidence of crazy brisket fans
Sep 15, 2014 3:00 pm

On Friday word hit the comedy news wires that Saturday Night Live had hired comedian Michael Che to join its cast, and team with Colin Jost behind the anchor desk on its long-running "Weekend Update" segment. This spring we hung with Che in Austin, Texas — where he was performing at the Moontower Comedy Festival. Did we interview him about funny fruit and vegetable shapes? Come on! Give us some credit. We all woke up early and hit the mythical line at Franklin Barbecue. Here’s what went down.

Veggie Samurai: Watch A Sushi Chef Conquer The Cucumber

Cleanse your palate with eye-catching morokyuu!
Sep 11, 2014 3:00 pm

If you've ever briefly marveled at a rose made out of a carrot or radish before popping it in your mouth, take a moment to witness the knife skills that go into the thoughtful salad magic Japanese chefs churn out as garnishes. Morokyuu is a dish of sliced cucumbers and red miso paste eaten as a palate cleanser. Watch a master chef transform this simple duo right before your eyes.

Today In "It's About Freaking Time" News: Freezerburns Guy Walks Off

Ng quits over Kid Cuisine: "Take this mic off me."
Sep 10, 2014 11:00 am

Every celebrity, big or small, HBO or internet, frozen food enthusiast or not, has their own "okay, enough of this shit" breaking point. YouTube series Freezerburns' Gregory Ng hit bottom after attempting to review a How To Train Your Dragon 2-themed Kid Cuisine and ...just not being able to. He couldn't do it. Now, watch him not be able to do it and find out what happened.

Video: How To Freeze Your Leftover Summer Tomatoes Before It's Too Late

Save a taste of summer for the colder months ahead
Sep 8, 2014 1:00 pm

With peak tomato season winding down — and Food Republic's first annual Tomato Week just a juicy memory now's a good time to think about setting aside some still-ripe specimens for the otherwise mealy months ahead. This video offers some good advice for freezing what's left of your late-summer bounty.

Video: Top 5 Favorites From "1000 Ways To Open A Beer"

Bet you've never used a keyboard stand to open beer
Sep 5, 2014 10:00 am

Now here's an awesome YouTube project: figure out 1000 things you can open a beer with, THEN and only then brag that you can open a beer with anything. Bonus points if you hail from Deutschland, home of beer. He's only up to 368, so expect to watch this brilliant young German open brews with many more things — maybe a tretmüle or a wäschklammer? 

Video: Steven Rinella Makes April Bloomfield's Scotch Eggs... With Wild Boar!

A peak at tonight's MeatEater breakfast episode
Aug 28, 2014 3:30 pm

Tonight marks the airing of the breakfast special episode of MeatEater, Steven Rinella’s outdoors hunting television series. Want a little preview of what to expect? Take a look at this sneak peek, which features Rinella revealing his inner April Bloomfield – or, rather, using one of her famed recipes – and frying up Scotch eggs made with wild boar.

How To Soften Butter? Smash The Hell Out Of It.

Wait for butter to soften? Nope, just beat it.
Aug 19, 2014 1:00 pm

When it comes to cold, hard butter, leave it to the culinary deities at America's Test Kitchen to solve a problem we've all tackled incorrectly with a microwave or too much waiting to count as "hurrying dinner along." Grab your rolling pin and get ready to speed things up. 

How To Core A Head Of Lettuce In One Firm Smash. No Knife Required!

Everyone has five seconds to make a salad!
Aug 18, 2014 2:00 pm

It's kind of dangerous stabbing blindly into a head of iceberg lettuce. You never really know if the tip of that knife is going to slide easily through, catch on a fibrous part or just plain slice your hand off. But if you need iceberg, you need iceberg, whether it's for a salad or as a key component of iceberg lettuce slaw for our substantially more filling barbacoa enchiladas rojas! Or a salad, that's fine too. Either way, knives away from the core — all you need's a good, firm slam. Observe.


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