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Curries are the secret champions of flexible comfort food: a richly aromatic base that’s not exactly a soup or a stew, but still packed with bangin’ flavor that screams, “Yes, add that random ingredient, it will still taste amazing!” Even fruit. Virtually any tropical fruit is a winner in curry, but the fantastically fatty queen of them all, avocado, creates a delicious velvety base in this classic Thai green curry. Like anything made with fresh avocado, this curry should be consumed immediately. Avocado Green Curry Serves 2...
Photo courtesy Kat Craddock Did you know that many pizzerias are happy to sell you raw dough for home use? This clutch home-cooking shortcut has saved us loads of time and is endlessly versatile. Use it as a base for grilled pizzas, skillet naan, or these easy bakery-style calzones. They are delicious hot out of the oven or as the cornerstone of your next picnic lunch.Once you have the method down, try swapping out your favorite fillings. Calzones are a great way to use up small...
Anthony Bourdain has been a certified BUST crush for many years, and usually we are content to drool his delicious dishes on TV. But now, he has a new cookbook out, Appetites, that includes recipes that even those of us who are not so skilled in the kitchen can attempt and master. The cookbook contains recipes that Bourdain makes for his family: his wife is a professional martial artist, and they have a nine-year-old daughter. “Mostly, these recipes are direct lifts from imperfect memories of childhood...
Round up your besties for a night of frightfully delicious dishes! MEAT HEAD Ingredients1 plastic skull (ours is from amazon.com)½ pound prosciutto (the fattier the better because it helps the meat stick) DirectionsWash the skull with dish soap, rinse, and dry. Start by wrapping the inside of the jaw and underside of the skull in prosciutto; as you lay the meat down, smooth out any wrinkles. Try to overlap pieces and work with the natural curves of the skull. Once you have the underside done, flip the skull...
While movie theater cuisine is traditionally synonymous with buckets of buttery popcorn, overflowing glasses of Coca-Cola and super-sized candy portions, The Food Film Festival wants you to forget everything that you know about snacking at the cinema. The Film Food Festival is a “multisensory food and film experience” hosted at the AMC Empire 25 Theater in Times Square in New York from October 20-23. This event is comprised of four days of film-foodie action, in which attendees watch films about food while simultaneously having the opportunity...
Here at BUST, we love inspiring women, and we love cocktails, so what could be better than a project that combines the two? In the new book Drink Like A Woman, writer Jeanette Hurt and illustrator Paige Clark bring us cocktails inspired by great women both historical and fictional, including Frida Kahlo (Frida Kahlúa); Nellie Bly (Nellie Bly-Tai); Harriet Tubman (Tubmantini); Rosie the Riveter (Rosé the Riveter); Princess Leia (Kissed By A Wookie); and many, many more. We're excited to share three of those recipes with you...
Rolling In Dough THE WOMAN BEHIND NORTH CAROLINA’S SMOKE SIGNALS BAKERY SHARES HER FAMOUS PIZZA RECIPEPhoto Courtesy of Tara Jensen Tara Jensen recently posted a photo on Instagram (@bakerhands) of a beautifully charred crust topped with colorful veggies. The caption read: “Pizza is my boyfriend.” For the 34-year-old artist and baker, pizza has definitely been a community builder. When she decided to go full force into her baking career by moving to a compound in rural North Carolina and turning its wood-fired oven bakery into Smoke Signals,...
A couple of years ago, a friend of mine convinced me to try drinking kombucha in order to get some probiotics in my system during a particularly pesky bout of digestive struggles (I’ll spare you the details). She warned me that kombucha is an acquired taste, but told me to just grin and bear it at first until I could get used to it. I’ll admit that the first sip I took was a little weird, but by the time I finished the whole bottle...
Sometimes, I just want the cocktail without the hangover. Delicious, non-alcoholic drinks are both underrated and amazing. Here are some fun, yummy mocktails to make on your sober night.  Raspberry Lemonade Fizz This drink is perfect for those long, summer days.  Strawberry Pina Colada A must-have for every beach getaway, and it's good for you too! Citrus Strawberry You won't believe how delicious this unexpected fruit pairing is.  Frozen Peach Bellini A classic cocktail, without the champagne and with all the yummy peach goodness. Grapefruit and Rosemary Great for every sophisticated brunch. Mint Mojito This non-alcoholic mojito...
Imagine yourself on a gorgeous beach: The sun is shining, you have a steamy, hot copy of BUST and you've just reached the one-handed reads section, and tucked into your chair's convenient cupholder is one of these bad girls. Well, whether you're at a beach or at home, thinking about beaches, you can make one of these cocktails to go with your wicked, sandy fantasies. The drinks were created by Lynn Calvo, a Long Island bar owner and mixed drink aficionado, as part of her new book, Tiki...