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How to Smoke Garlic (Smoked Garlic Recipe)

How to Make Homemade Striped Pasta

Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich

Food, Recipes

How to Smoke Garlic (Smoked Garlic Recipe)

How to Smoke Garlic (Smoked Garlic Recipe)

Smoked garlic is like normal garlic that started working at a 1960’s ad agency and suddenly operates with a cool stoicism. Smoked garlic is basically roasted garlic with a bit of smokiness (do I have to even say this? Yes. #SEO). It gets some natural sweetness from the roasting process and then a smoky layer of flavor that is pretty dynamite….

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Scallion Latkes with Sesame Cream (Asian Latkes)

Scallion Latkes with Sesame Cream (Asian Latkes) Recipe

Scallion latkes with sesame cream (or Asian latkes) are the carb-bomb-adapted-from-a-Chanukah-tradition you never knew you needed. As New Yorkers, we have eaten and ranked many latkes in our day and live to tell the greasy tales (comforting hole in the wall with a side of chopped liver: Eisenberg’s in Flatiron; dressed up with caviar with a seltzer coffee: Russ & Daughters Cafe;  at 4AM…

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Russian Braided Bread with Pesto Filling

Russian Pesto Braided Bread Recipe

Russian braided bread is the decorative bread that Mary Berry deserves (RIP) (gone too soon) (but actually watch The Great American Baking Show). This decadent bread is made with a pesto filling and is basically a great excuse to eat a jar of pesto. Did I mention that Russian baking is low key next level? SO MANY LAYERS. This funky looking bread swirl…

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Colombian Hot Dog (Perro Caliente Colombiano) recipe

Let’s talk about hot dogs. You can literally identify cities from just looking at a hot dog from that region. Sure–you can kinda do that with pizza–but call me Mr. 305 because we International. Hot dog city identification is not just limited to the confines of the U.S., and today I have the pleasure of introducing you to the Colombian hot…

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French Pain D’Epi Wheat Stalk Bread Recipe

French Pain D'Epi Wheat Stalk Bread Recipe

French Pain D’Epi (wheat stalk bread) is a super easy bread that is harder to spell than it is to bake. This rustic French epi bread is named for its resemblance to wheat stalk and makes for an awesome pull apart bread for a potluck or a next level centerpiece if you’re vying for a Great British Bake Off spot (just kidding)…

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Crusted Cheez-It Fried Chicken Tenders

Step up your snack game with this easy Cheez-Its fried chicken recipe that uses crushed cheese crackers to crust crispy fried chicken strips.

Snack harder by making Cheez-It fried chicken, I black barn dare you. In case you couldn’t get enough of our other decadent fried chicken recipes (Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich, Instant ramen fried chicken, etc.), we decided to step up our game with recipes using Cheez Its, everyone’s favorite cheese cracker snack if we’re being honest with ourselves (sorry, Cheddar Bunnies). Also,…

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Food

The World’s First Clear Miso Ramen (Hakkaisan Day @ Ippudo NY)

The World's First Clear Miso Ramen (Hakkaisan Day @ Ippudo NY)

In Ippudo’s most recent mission to make the funnest experimental ramen in the world, Master Fumihiro “Foo” Kanegae has created the world’s first clear miso ramen to honor famed sake maker’s Hakkaisan Day (8/8 for $8.88, of course). Hakkaisan sake, also known as “Eight Peaks,” is a world famous and deliciously drinkable sake. And if you don’t know Ippudo, well, you clearly…

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Savory Pithivier Recipe

Chicken Fennel and Roasted Tomato Savory Pithivier

In the savory baking world, the savory pithivier is hands down the most under appreciated. While you may enjoy yourself the occasional chicken pot pie or late night Austalian pie floater now and again, the savoury pithivier is France’s delicate, flaky answer to the international demand for meat pies. Originating in Pithiviers, France, the pithivier is a French puff pastry recipe that involves…

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Drink, Recipes

Sake Bloody Mary Cocktail

Sake Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe

A Sake Bloody Mary is like a normal bloody mary that’s not weak as hell. As much as I love a good bloody mary, 9/10 of the ones I order in restaurants and bars just miss the mark. Too spicy, unnecessary decadent snacks as garnish, and don’t get me started on the ones doused in liquid smoke. Let’s brunch better, guys. Fortunately,…

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Ghostbusters Hi-C Ecto Cooler Recipe

You didn’t have a childhood in the 1990’s if you didn’t drink Hi-C Ecto Cooler, straight up. In a 90’s landscape filled with insane snack game competition, Ecto Cooler E Juice achieved upper echelon status and with good reason: it was green, it was sugary and it was inspired by Ghostbusters. And do I even need to say more about a movie…

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