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Convention Recipe Special: Left Wings vs Right Wings

Now that the RNC is drawing to a close in Tampa and the DNC is getting ready to shake up Charlotte, we vote for a little campaign trail-gating, SL-style. That means party-centric recipes and politi-cocktails developed by our (non-partisan) Test Kitchen, just for the occasion.

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Let’s Get Ready to Tailgate!

Just a few more days until kickoff, and you can feel the excitement in the air. We’ve already voted for our school in The South’s Best Tailgate and now we’re planning out the perfect game-day spread – because we all know the most important thing is winning the game and the second most important is having the best food.

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Weeknight Cooking Made Easy

Chicken: It’s kid-approved, quick to make, and super easy to pull off great flavor. Especially now that it’s open season in the South for carefree entertaining, i.e. outdoor grilling!

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How To Cook and Eat Blue Crab

Crabs are prized for their delicately flavored, sweet white meat, and along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, blue crabs are the catch. From selection to storage, here’s how to properly enjoy this seaside favorite.

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“World Peace and Bacon Grease”

I was recently in Charleston, South Carolina, where, one evening, I had the pleasure of sharing conversation and some Basil Hayden’s bourbon with Randolph Stafford, a Charleston-based chef with Iverson Catering—and a veritable pork aficionado. As the evening came to an end, he cocked his head, pushed up his glasses, and wished me in his slow Virginia drawl “World Peace […]

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