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The Complete Guide to Making Pizza at Home

For pizza lovers, a slice is more than a food—it’s an obsession. And while some can feed that obsession by buying New York-style wedges, sitting down to a wood-fired Neapolitan pie, or defrosting …

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GIF Tutorial: How to Make Sausage, with DBGB

We enlisted Aurelien Dufour, chef charcutier for the restaurants of Daniel Boulud, to teach us the secrets to his pork sausage studded with black trumpet mushrooms.…

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The Right Way to Cut a Mango, According to Alton Brown

"For a long time I wouldn’t even eat mangoes because I thought they were just too much of a pain to deal with," says Alton Brown. The chef has come up with a painless—albeit complicated—way to …

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How to Make a Smashed Cheeseburger at Home

In my constant hunt to for great burgers in NYC, I've found worthy contenders in always every imaginable category, from Jersey-style sliders to dry-aged steakhouse patties. But sadly, the New…

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The Complete Guide to Making Quick Breads

If you know how to make a quick bread, you can bake almost anything. That means that if baking scares you, or if your sweets never turn out quite right, you should start here. The formula for…

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The Complete Guide to Making Falafel at Home

All photos by Cara Eisenpress (@BGSK) The main thing you need to remember when making falafel is that simplicity is the ultimate goal. Falafel are not veggie burgers. They are not flavored…

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How to Drink Like a Grownup

Let's face it: If you've graduated from college, your keg-standing, Jäger-bombing, beer-ponging days are numbered (or at least they should be). The minute you have responsibilities like rent and…

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How to Eat Like a Cuban

What do you know about Cubans? Mojitos and Scarface, old cars and Castro? That there are a ton of them in Florida, and they make a pretty good sandwich? Cool...and then? While those…