While some states, like Texas (specifically Austin, which many regard as the birthplace of BBQ), get a lot of credit for their smoked and seasoned meats and sides, the reality is there are good barbecue joints on both sides of the Mississippi and as far north as Canada. From Toronto to Santa Fe, Washington, D.C. to Austin, here are our picks for unique barbecue in North America. Prepare to get your hands dirty.See More
Why do we love curry? Let us count the ways: It's a sweet-heat blend of many spices, including turmeric (which gives curry its characteristic yellow tint), cinnamon, cloves, fenugreek, cumin, nutmeg, chiles, and coriander; it adds depth to chicken dishes, vegetable soups, and even snack mixes; and its heat is a subtle, slow burn that lets food shine. Read on for some of our favorite recipes with curry powder. Kitchen tip: Curry powder loses its pungency quickly and should be stored no longer than 2 months.View Slideshow
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A delectable sweet pepper sauce gives this herb-garlic beef tenderloin company-worthy flair.
Fill these yummy sliders with thinly sliced herb-garlic beef tenderloin, crisp radishes, and peppery watercress. Horseradish sauce adds a bit of zip.
Top these flatbread pizzas with leftover beef tenderloin, dried tomatoes, mushrooms, and sweet peppers.
For an easy, portable party dish, chop red potatoes, onions, and veggies and toss with greens, cherry tomatoes, and dressing; serve in individual cups.
Green beans are marinated in cider vinegar-dill dressing and tossed with red pepper, snow peas, and asparagus.
These vanilla cupcakes are filled with strawberry jam and topped with homemade sour cream frosting. Purchased icing flowers add a simple decorative touch.
For a creative cookout dessert, bake vanilla cupcake batter in cones, then top with a scoop of strawberry ice cream.
These cupcakes are sure to wow guests at a graduation party. To make the cap, we dipped a small cracker in chocolate, topped it with a mini M&M, and added fruit leather for the tassel.
This quick stir-fry takes just 20 minutes to make. A tangy sauce of orange juice, soy sauce, and crushed red pepper gives it a delightful kick.
For a delicious dinner that's ready in just 35 minutes, we've wrapped roasted pork tenderloin in thinly sliced zucchini strips, roasted it, and topped it with tangy pesto.
For a budget-friendly meal, cook chorizo sausage with cherry tomatoes and tomato sauce, and then spoon over potato- and onion-filled pierogies.
For a flavorful 30-minute supper, serve spice-rubbed pork with a fresh salad of green onions, mango, English cucumber, and jalapeno pepper.
Fold cheesy flatbread around hand-formed patties of garbanzo beans, carrots, and peas for a delicious, meatless meal.
For a quick dinner idea, bake panko-coated fish in the oven, and then serve with wasabi-lime-flavored mayo and crispy green beans.
Simmer chicken thighs, bok choy, and carrots in a Dijon-flavored broth for a simple supper. Fresh lemon juice, lemon peel, and lemon thyme brighten the dish.
Top these meatless burgers with spinach, feta cheese, yogurt, roasted red pepper, and red onion.
To make these bars, coat dried apples and apple-cinnamon cereal in a gooey sauce of peanut butter, caramel ice cream topping, and brown sugar.
Make these meatless burgers with mashed black-eyed peas, bread crumbs, and veggies. Cajun mayonnaise adds a kick.