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Cheese Mayo Is the Condiment You Need to Make 

When it comes to burgers, I prefer to keep things simple. A thin, smashed patty, a good melty cheese, maybe a little onion, tomato, and pickles. I don’t need fried eggs, avocado, or super thicc bacon. I am, however, very into the idea of cheese mayonnaise, which frankly streamlines my already simple burger even…Read more… […]

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The Best Meatless Ways to Use Liquid Smoke

Liquid smoke, an additive that imparts a charred wood flavor to food without using a smoker, has been dismissed as both “cheating” and “nasty” but, if used with a delicate hand, it can produce some tasty results.. I love liquid smoke in my apartment-approved, smoke-free, sous-vide ribs, but it has other clever uses,…Read more… Continue […]

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Make a Big Batch of This Shrimp Base and Use It in Every Meal

In this age of “instant” appliances and meal kits, recipes that take more than an hour are often optimized and streamlined, or ignored completely. But flavor extraction can take time, and this intense, shrimp-packed sauce base is worth every minute.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Use Wine That Is No Longer Drinkable In the Kitchen

I know that none of you ever leave a bottle of wine anything less than completely drained, but sometimes people make mistakes, and a bit of “extra” wine may oxidize. But even if you can’t drink it, this now-vinegary, fermented grape juice doesn’t need to be tossed.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Make Your Own Big Mac Sauce

The recipe for McDonald’s Big Mac sauce has allegedly been leaked online and it is—as most mass-produced sauces are—a long list of oil, corn syrup, stabilizers, emulsifiers, flavorings, and preservatives. It’s (kind of) interesting, but not exactly helpful for those who want to replicate the sweet and tangy special…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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This DIY Recipe for that McDonald’s Szechuan Sauce from “Rick and Morty” Is Pretty Damn Good

Rick and Morty is back and, thanks to the teaser premier that aired back in April, so is an insane amount of enthusiasm for “Szechuan Sauce,” a limited edition nugget sauce that was released to help promote the 1998 Disney film Mulan.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Make Pesto From Kitchen Scraps

In terms of savory no-cook sauces, it’s hard to beat pesto. You can spread it on bread, toss it with grilled vegetables, drizzle it on fish, or use it as a pasta sauce. Though it’s usually made with fresh basil, it can actually be made with almost any green thing, including kitchen scraps.Read more… Continue […]

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Two Easy Ways to Make Hollandaise for Your Mother’s Day Brunch

Eggs Benedict is the undisputed star of brunch, but that tricky Hollandaise sauce can frustrate even experienced home cooks. Luckily, we’ve found two super easy ways to make the silky sauce, neither of which requires a double boiler or a ton of whisking.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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