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Bittman’s Kitchen: A Fast and Furious Turkey Lunch

Source: Grub Street NY

A few extra ingredients make this variation on a grilled cheese sandwich feel like a special treat, but it’s still no work to throw together. Thanks to the broiled and premade pesto, this lunch is ready in under ten minutes.

Broiled Turkey With Brie and Pesto
8 ounces Brie
4 tablespoons …

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Bittman’s Kitchen: A Chicken Dinner in Under 13 Minutes

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A few easy tricks make this chicken dinner lightning quick. Top these with an avocado salad, and you’ll have a healthy meal ready to go in just about 12 minutes.

Ingredients:
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons paprika
Salt and pepper
2 garlic cloves
2 avocados
1 small red onion
1 cup cherry …

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Bittman’s Kitchen: Make the Fastest-Possible Grilled Cheese

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A grilled cheese is simple, reliable, and satisfying. You probably even have the ingredients on hand right now. Now, it’s time to optimize the recipe: By cooking the sandwiches under the broiler, you’ll be able to have snacks for a whole crowd in just a few minutes. Follow the technique …

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You’re Only 9 Minutes Away From Homemade Poke

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Poke is extremely popular right now, and if you try this recipe, you’ll see why. It’s full of craveable flavors like sesame oil and soy, the daikon gives it a nice crunch, and it’s all built on top of healthy lean tuna. Most important: It’s ready in less than ten …

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Bittman’s Kitchen: Make Thai-Style Steak Wraps in Under 10 Minutes

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For a fresh meal that’s ready in under ten minutes, skirt steak is your best friend. The meat only takes a few minutes to cook, and you can throw together a quick sauce in the meantime.

Serves 4
1 1/2 pounds skirt steak
Salt and pepper
2 limes
1 fresh hot chile
2 tablespoons peanuts
1/4 …

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Mark Bittman’s Breakfast Bruschetta Is the Perfect Busy-Morning Meal

Source: Grub Street NY

Some days, breakfast needs to happen quickly, but that doesn’t necessitate toaster waffles or fast-food sandwiches. This breakfast bruschetta is endlessly versatile. Use strawberries and peaches (or whatever fruit you have on hand) and just follow the basic rules. You can have a satisfying meal ready in under 13 minutes.

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You Need to Try Rabbit Lasagna

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Lasagna is perfect food. The combination of slow-cooked meat, melty cheese, and thick sheets of homemade pasta might be the most comforting recipe in existence. The rabbit lasagna that’s served at New York City’s Peasant somehow manages to improve on that equation. Watch chefs Frank DeCarlo and Sixto Coronel …

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Have Your Own Cheers Moment at Midtown’s Best Bar for Drinks After Work

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Hudson Malone is a haven in midtown. In a land of loud, overcrowded bars, it provides a classic bar atmosphere with a personal touch. You can go there to have a beer and recover from the day, and count on the fact that owner Doug Quinn will remember your …

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Grilled-Corn Salad Is the Perfect Way to Enjoy Summer Produce

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This time of year, anyone who cooks thinks of grilling, corn, and tomatoes. I think the simplest — and best — thing to do is to put that all together into a light, versatile salad. Grilling the corn is an easy way to deepen its sweetness, and a healthy dose …

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New York’s Best Bar Food Will Satisfy Every Drunk Craving

Source: Grub Street NY

Bar food usually means burgers, fries, and wings. At Bar Goto, owner Kenta Goto is doing things a little differently. He told Grub Street’s Sierra Tishgart that he hoped to create a “Japanese-style American Bar.” While he didn’t turn his back on familiar American bar food like wings and …

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Grill Some Duck Legs Before Summer Is Over

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Before I tried it, if you’d asked me whether duck legs could be grilled successfully, I would have guessed no.

I would have been wrong. I now know that the answer to any question about cooking duck legs is this: With time, they become tender. Like pork ribs, duck legs …

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This Tropical Toast Just Might Be Your New Go-to Breakfast on Weekends

Source: Grub Street NY

Bright orange juice and creamy coconut milk make a much more interesting custard for French toast than regular milk. A warm fruit topping made with fresh pineapple and shredded coconut adds sweetness and eliminates the need for loads of maple syrup and powdered sugar. (If you’ve got a juicer, try …

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This Tropical Toast Just Might Be Your New Go-to Breakfast on Weekends

Source: Grub Street NY

Bright orange juice and creamy coconut milk make a much more interesting custard for French toast than regular milk. A warm fruit topping made with fresh pineapple and shredded coconut adds sweetness and eliminates the need for loads of maple syrup and powdered sugar. (If you’ve got a juicer, try …

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Check Out the View at New York’s Best Rooftop Bar

Source: Grub Street NY

Westlight, on the 22nd floor of the William Vale hotel in Williamsburg, boasts 360-degree views of Manhattan, Queens, and portions of Brooklyn. Plus, the food and drinks (overseen by Andrew Carmellini) are fantastic, and a reservation system manages crowds. Watch Grub Street’s Sierra Tishgart explain why it’s New …

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Check Out the View at New York’s Best Rooftop Bar

Source: Grub Street NY

Westlight, on the 22nd floor of the William Vale hotel in Williamsburg, boasts 360-degree views of Manhattan, Queens, and portions of Brooklyn. Plus, the food and drinks (overseen by Andrew Carmellini) are fantastic, and a reservation system manages crowds. Watch Grub Street’s Sierra Tishgart explain why it’s New …

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This Real Ranch Dressing Is Fantastic on Just About Everything

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Homemade ranch dressing is infinitely better than store-bought: It’s free of artificial ingredients — especially if you make your own mayonnaise — and the flavor is much fresher and brighter. It’s also endlessly versatile, and you can mix in other ingredients as you see fit. (I’ve included a few below.) The …

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This Fried Chicken Is the Easiest, and Best, I’ve Ever Made

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I’ve made fried chicken for as long as I’ve been cooking, but I might go five years without making it. I began with a Paula Peck recipe that contained cinnamon in the coating — not bad, I still do that occasionally — and cooked the chicken mostly covered. …

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This Tomato Crumble Is the Perfect Summer Side Dish

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The topping on this cobblerlike pie is a savory streusel that miraculously holds up in the fridge for a day or two without getting soggy. When you’re shopping for cherry tomatoes, make sure they’re all relatively the same size, so they cook evenly. You can serve this as a main …

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Where to Go at 3 a.m. If you Need a Beer or Borscht

Source: Grub Street NY

This lively 24-hour hot spot has been an East Village staple for decades. With an eclectic selection of traditional diner fare combined with delicious Ukrainian dishes, this restaurant serves up great food, no matter how many drinks you’ve had.

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The Best Bar in Bushwick Serves Up Great Cocktails, Burlesque

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Part Burning Man, part burlesque, and totally glitter-queer, this gorgeous, roomy bar combines great cocktails with a roomy performance venue. The Bushwick hot spot offers a dazzling array of events, from sweaty dance parties, bingo, bottomless brunch, and even an amateur burlesque night. Oh, yeah, and there’s a delicious …

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Witness the Creation of NYC’s Best Cannoli in 60 Delectable Seconds

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For this superb cannoli, you’ll have to venture deep into Brooklyn, but trust us — it’s totally worth it. This family-run bakery has been making cannoli the traditional way since 1978, with ingredients imported all the way from Italy.

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The Best Pizza in Staten Island Will Make You Forget You’re Not in Manhattan

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Staten Island may be a hike for a lot of New Yorkers, but the trek’s worth it if you swing by this pizza joint. Open since 1960, this local hot spot serves up a killer vodka pie. The décor doesn’t look like much from the outside, but the pizza is …

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NYC’s Best Steakhouse Is So Good, You’ll Forget You’re Overlooking Central Park

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Grab a table by the window overlooking Central Park, while enjoying a double-cut côte de boeuf from this Columbus Circle restaurant. Impeccable service, opulent sides, and a great wine selection deem this the absolute best steakhouse in the city.

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