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
13 delicious ideas for late fall potluck parties.
A Parmesan cheese-bread crumb mixture tops this hearty supper featuring bow tie pasta, chicken, artichokes, and Monterey Jack cheese. Crushed red pepper adds a touch of heat.
For a chili that's sure to satisfy the meat lovers in your family, try this recipe: It combines beef and bacon. Mix your classic cheddar topper with fresh oregano for a new twist.
A simple-to-make fruit chutney puts an irresistible spin on pork sandwiches.
Ever had homemade ranch dressing? Drizzle our recipe -- updated with a dash of smoked paprika -- over a mix of lettuce and pear tomatoes and discover why it's been a favorite for 50 years.
Cream cheese, three different kinds of olives, and roasted red pepper strips fill these irresistible small bites.
Chock-full of fennel, this thick and chunky hot dip is reminiscent of hot artichoke dips, but with a mild anise flavor.
A luscious cream cheese frosting tops these cinnamon-spiced cupcakes. Shredded orange peel makes a gorgeous garnish.
A swirl of cream cheese takes these pecan-topped chocolate brownies to the next level. Toasting the pecans bring out their rich flavor.