Perfect French Fries
French fries should be salty, crisp, light, and not greasy. If you like these kind of thin, super-crisp fries, here's how to make them at home.
Spiked Thin Mint Milkshake
This is a Girl Scout Cookie-inspired milkshake for grown ups only, but you can leave out the booze if you want to make a version for kids.
With its herbal citrus notes, this natural cola is dark and filled with rich, sweet aromatics—a more grown-up take on a cola.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Milkshake
This shake has a mellow pumpkin flavor spiced with a pinch of cinnamon, and the addition of cream cheese makes it tangy and extra creamy.
Ginger beer is ginger ale's more ginger-intense cousin. It can be made easily at home with simple ingredients and materials.
This chili ends up with a meaty, saucy texture perfect for topping fries as well as burgers or dogs.
Puréed together and strained, the sugar-simmered cherries, vinegar, and almond extract add up to a concentrate that tastes like fresh sour cherries with just the slightest hint of sweetness.
Gravy Cheese Fries with Roasted Garlic
Call it mock poutine or disco fries, it's a comforting mess of thick-cut oven fries, shredded Gruyère, and rich beef gravy, strewn with roasted garlic.
Stupendous Strawberry Shake
A punchy combo of strawberry ice cream and sorbet, strawberry jam, and a teaspoon of lemon juice.
Pistachios give the shake a vibrant green color and lots of nutty flavor.
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DIY Root Beer
Homemade root beer is earthy, bold, and sweet all at the same time. And if a scoop of ice cream happens to fall in your glass, all the better.