How-To

Meathead’s Science of Grilling

Grilling guru Meathead Goldwyn explains how grilling works—you know, thermodynamics and pyrotechnics and other science-y stuff—in plain terms. You’re gonna like the homework.

A person mashing avocado into a bowl of easy guacamole on a table with salt, avocado, cilantro, lime, and chiles.

Easy Guacamole

Easy as heck, this guacamole takes a minimalistic approach that keeps ingredients to the essentials yet doesn’t disappoint. Sorta tricky to come by that these days. And yet here we are.

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A cook demonstrating how to grill asparagus with several rafts of asparagus spears connected with wooden skewers.

How to Grill Asparagus

Never again curse as your pricey spears of asparagus fall between the grill rack into oblivion. All you need is this simple trick.

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A person holding a black bean burger filled with spinach, tomato, onion, and asparagus.

Black Bean Burger

Easy. Healthy. Spicy. Vegan. And satiating as heck. That’s what you get from this inspired collision of ingredients that come together in the form of a veggie burger.

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Five jars of jam, two apricot and three strawberry rhubarb jam, with some wildflowers.

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

A small-batch jam from the famed Sarabeth’s Bakery that takes just half an hour of (barely any) effort. And there’s no proper canning required. Simply stash it in the fridge.

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A platter of pickle-brined fried chicken with pieces of dill pickle, and a bottle of beer.

Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken

Pickle-brined fried chicken?! Oh yes we did! Folks are calling it fried chicken perfection. And you won’t want to skip the Sriracha honey dipping sauce.

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Homemade Greek yogurt being strained through cheesecloth into a white bowl with a spoon and a small bowl of honey beside it.

Homemade Greek Yogurt

This is the homemade Greek yogurt of your dreams. Seriously. Folks are calling it the creamiest and most loveliest homemade yogurt ever.

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A small white dish of gochujang, a Korean chile past with a spoon, jar, and bowl beside it.

Cheater’s Gochujang

Got gochujang? If not, you need to make this simple cheater’s version that’s a quick stand-in for when you don’t have time to make the authentic Korean chile paste with a sweet heat and some serious umami.

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