​Performance Food: Bison Liver Pate

Want a pre-workout snack that gives you a visceral energy boost and is packed full of protein, vitamins, minerals and healthy fats? It might sound fancy, but Bison Liver Pate is cheap and easy to make. And damn good. » 7/29/14 2:01pm 7/29/14 2:01pm

Alton Brown shows you how to make your own delicious peanut butter

Why make your own? Because it'll taste better than any store bought chunky or creamy crap you buy from the store and it's not that hard to do yourself! Or at least, not that hard for an Alton Brown recipe. Just fry peanuts with peanut oil in a wok, let them cool down and then throw them in a food processor. He has his… » 5/21/14 10:41pm 5/21/14 10:41pm

Keep Your Cookbooks Clean With a Temporary Recipe Tattoo on Your Arm

The cookbooks I've used in my life have endured drippings, grease splatters, and one especially harrowingly bath in a pot of tomato soup. Let's face it, a big block of paper is an inconvenient thing to lug around the kitchen. But there's an ingenious little idea that puts tattoos in a perfectly convenient place to… » 5/09/14 3:40pm 5/09/14 3:40pm

How to Make the Best Limoncello You've Ever Had

Limoncello! That sweet, tart, and refreshingItalian after-dinner digestif can be a wonderful thing. But, typically, when you go for the store-bought stuff it's cloyingly sweet, and doesn't have any of that fresh zip to it. Here's the good news: It's simple to make at home and customize it to your own taste, giving you… » 2/28/14 5:00pm 2/28/14 5:00pm

Shooting Challenge: Your Family's Thanksgiving Recipe

Every family has some dish that only they eat on Thanksgiving. Maybe it's from the old world. Maybe it's some amalgamation of mincemeat and lime flavored gelatin. For this week's Shooting Challenge, I want you to share it—and the recipe. » 11/26/13 4:20pm 11/26/13 4:20pm

The Easiest Way to Upgrade Your Gin and Tonic

As the name suggests, there are really only two components to a gin and tonic (unless you count the lime), which means only two ways to screw it up. It's easy enough to avoid a bad gin. Bad tonic water, though, is the rule, not the exception. Look at a label and you'll see cheap high-fructose corn syrup is the first… » 8/30/13 5:00pm 8/30/13 5:00pm

Gojee: Make a Meal With the Scraps in Your Pantry

You can get stuck in a rut in the kitchen where you end up making the same boring dishes night after night. If you find yourself in this position, Gojee will save your from culinary boredom. » 9/10/12 6:00pm 9/10/12 6:00pm

How To Make Your Own Damn Hot Dog Stuffed Crust Pizza Right Now

The great tragedy of modernist American cuisine is that the Pizza Hut hot dog stuffed crust pizza isn't available here. If you wanted one, you had to travel internationally—until now. Because Gizmodo loves you/wants to kill you, we brought this pizza to America where it belongs. » 4/13/12 3:20pm 4/13/12 3:20pm

Reader Recipes: 31 Dishes You Always Eat at Thanksgiving

Every family has their own special Thanksgiving dishes. For this week's Shooting Challenge, 31 of you shared your very personal culinary traditions. You shared a taste of your families...even though many of you have lost the people behind the memories. » 11/29/11 2:00pm 11/29/11 2:00pm

The Man on the Tin Can: Chef Boyardee Was a Real Chef

Chef Boyardee is pretty much synonymous with cheap, processed pasta, but that wasn't always the case. The Boyardee empire actually started as an Italian restaurant in Cleveland that taught its customers how to make their dishes at home. » 5/18/11 8:15pm 5/18/11 8:15pm

Ikea Cookbook Recipes Brought to Life in Visual Feasts for the Eye

Last year's Ikea cookbook showcased some of the most amazing product photography we'd ever seen. Now, thanks to the wonders of moving pictures, we can see them brought to life in mini adverts. [Carl Kleiner via Ignant via Photojojo] » 3/14/11 11:20am 3/14/11 11:20am

Google Search Updates: Less Content Farm Spam, More Recipes

Two awesome things are happening with Google's search engine. First, Google is finally going after the content farms that flood their search results with posts that care more about SEO than content. Wanting to filter that noise out, Google is pushing forward a new search algorithm which identifies posts from those… » 2/24/11 10:45pm 2/24/11 10:45pm

Coca-Cola's Secret Recipe Finally Revealed (Updated)

The secret recipe of Coke has been hidden and locked down for 125 years. But apparently, not anymore. This American Life says they've found the ingredients that make up the delicious bubbly cola and have revealed it to our delight. Updated » 2/15/11 4:00pm 2/15/11 4:00pm

How To Conjure Up Authentic Horror Movie Blood

If you want fake blood done right, you've got to turn to the professionals. And I'm pretty sure the "I wish this blood were real/yours" look in this man's eyes qualifies him as professional. » 10/30/10 10:00am 10/30/10 10:00am

The Epicurious iPad App Is Mouthwatering

The free Epicurious app for the iPad takes the impressive achievement of the iPhone version—packing Gourmet's Big Yellow Cookbook into a finger-friendly format—and adds some serious garnish. Now the cookbook looks as delicious as the food itself. [iTunes] » 4/01/10 8:40pm 4/01/10 8:40pm

Bing Adds Food Recipe Search to Make You Drool

I'm liking Bing more and more every day. Not only it looks and feels better than Google, but its specialized searches are great. Like the new food recipe search. Check out the nice results, and the useful criteria bar. » 1/22/10 11:37am 1/22/10 11:37am

A MacGyver Chef Thanksgiving: Making Choco-Cranberry Mousse With a Hair…

To honor this most culinary holiday, I found a dessert recipe that, in true MacGyver fashion, can be made with equipment found in a hotel room. Here, a hair dryer provides heat—but couldn't save this disasterpiece. » 11/26/09 1:00pm 11/26/09 1:00pm

Lifehacker's Five Best Recipe Managers

Our occasionally culinary cousins over at Lifehacker may have jumped the gun on Gastronomodo Taste Test by a few weeks, but I'll let this one slide, because it's helpful: Here are five good ways to manage your recipes. » 8/26/09 5:40pm 8/26/09 5:40pm

Kitchen Timer Follows Recipes To a Tee

I have never understood how people can claim that they can't cook. I mean, how hard is it to follow a recipe? Still, there are ways to make things even easier—like this unique kitchen timer concept. » 8/19/09 11:20pm 8/19/09 11:20pm