How to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner in Your Microwave

Thanksgiving is meant to be a time of reflection and solemn appreciation of the joyful bounties that our lives have bestowed upon us—or, more likely, a time to gorge on football marathons and good food. But who wants to spend every waking turkey day hour over a hot stove? Not you. Here's how you can cook an entire… » 11/22/14 12:00pm Saturday 12:00pm

Video: How to make those delicious looking porn burgers

Nobody makes a burger look better than pornburger master Matthew Ramsey. Each of his burgers are stunning works of art that you can almost taste and feel the savory meat juice just by looking at them. Here's a video he made with National Geographic that reveals how he makes his creations look so damn good. » 11/21/14 7:33pm 11/21/14 7:33pm

This guy recreated one of the craziest restaurants in the world at home

If you don't know the restaurant Alinea, know this: it's one of the best restaurants in the world and it's as much a mad science lab and art museum as it is a place to eat dinner. It's crazy, I mean they serve things like edible helium balloons. Somehow, this normal guy recreated all of that magic at home. » 11/11/14 8:24pm 11/11/14 8:24pm

This is how McDonald's makes its McRib from beginning to end

If you have ever eaten a McDonald's McRib you probably have wondered about the same just like the rest of us: How the hell they make these weird ribs that are not ribs and taste so delicious? What kind of sorcery is this? Wonder no more. This is how they do it, from raw materials to finished sandwich—in 10 steps. » 11/03/14 8:21pm 11/03/14 8:21pm

This is how KFC actually makes its fried chicken from beginning to end

We've seen beyond the greasy curtain of fast food and discovered how KFC actually makes fried chicken from the raw animal to the final product that gets put into buckets and double downs at their stores. It's basically like how your grandma would do it—except they use an infernal magic machine called "pressure frier." » 10/28/14 11:14am 10/28/14 11:14am

What's the Best Blender?

The process of selecting a blender is not nearly as simple as it should be. The potential feature set is as long as the price range is wide, and factors like durability, versatility, and even interface are all important. So head for the comments and tell us, what's the best blender? » 10/08/14 2:47pm 10/08/14 2:47pm

This Jet Engine Is Actually a Grill That Automatically Rotates Your Food

It only makes sense that a barbecue that looks like a jet engine fallen off a plane is called the Jet Grill, but—and some of you might be disappointed in this—it doesn't cook your meats via some high-powered afterburner. The design and functionality is still clever, though, as it harnesses rising heat to keep your… » 10/07/14 5:00pm 10/07/14 5:00pm

10 delicious ways countries around the world cook their steaks

With my steaks, I prefer the unbeatable seasoning one-two punch of salt and pepper. And well, maybe some garlic if I'm feeling frisky. I just like the taste of red meat too much. But around the world? You'll get steaks seasoned and marinated with orange peel, lime zest, soy sauce, shrimp paste, sugar and much more. » 9/29/14 8:31pm 9/29/14 8:31pm

Serve an 8-Bit Breakfast With This Poke-a-Pixel Wafflemaker

Quirky's approach of bringing user-submitted inventions to life pre-dates Kickstarter by quite a few years. And the company's track record at successfully producing these often highly original creations means you can actually get excited about a wafflemaker that lets you create custom pixelated images every morning.… » 9/23/14 4:07pm 9/23/14 4:07pm

Seeing cast iron skillets get made makes me want to cook

Cineastas spent some time with Mike Whitehead and Finex Cast Iron Cookware Co. to give a glimpse of how Finex is trying to reinvent something that has existed for thousands of years: cast iron. I love the slow and considered process—and I love to imagine the delicious food that will be inside them. » 9/19/14 11:40pm 9/19/14 11:40pm