Blake Brannon

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14 Salmon Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

When something is as healthy, reliable and easy to prepare as salmon is, it’s easy to fall into a rut with the same, basic recipes. But it’s such a …

The Most Beautiful Cakes We're Planning to Bake in 2018

Easy on the eyes and bursting with flavor.<p>With the start of the New Year comes our annual declaration of ambitious resolutions for the coming months …

Dessert

The Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes We're Making on Repeat

Fall is all about desserts like pies, crumbles, and cakes—if you can put seasonal fruit in it, you’re golden. There’s nothing quite like picking your …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Cubed Watermelon, Cucumber and Feta Salad

This impressive checkerboard salad doesn't require any special ingredients-- just a little extra time cutting refreshing watermelon and cucumber into …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Also try this double chocolate zucchini bread!We haven’t had a double dose of chocolate in awhile. Two weeks is long enough, right? Actually, I stand …

Moroccan Chicken Skewers with Herb Sauce

For the chicken:<p>1 tablespoon Hungarian paprika<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons …

Best Ever Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownie Layer Cake

Once the brownies are cool, it’s time to put the layers together. You can pile the cookie dough onto the brownies, stack the layers and leave messy …

The Secret Ingredient in This Key Lime Pie Is Avocados!

Not all desserts need to be sugary and sweet. This key lime pie is both tart and creamy, making it the perfect treat for a hot night. Made with avocados and coconut cream, it's vegan — but dairy-lovers will enjoy it too! If you're not a fan of lime but still want a vegan treat, you should try our …

My Favourite Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and butter two 8-inch round cake pans. Grab some parchment paper and trace two outlines of the cake pan. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Cocoa-Nut Energy Bites

Makes 18<p>Choose dates that are soft and pliable—even if that means pitting them yourself.<p>May 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon virgin coconut oil, melted, cooled, plus more for pan<p>3 tablespoons cacao nibs<p>5 ounces pitted Medjool dates (about 8)<p>½ cup nut butter<p>3 tablespoons ground chia seeds, flaxseed …

35 Brand Spanking New Recipes Featuring Trendy Ancient Grains

If you’re getting tired of the usual rice or pasta and are looking for something new to eat, try looking back in time to ancient grains. Eating …

Plot Twist: The Most Genius Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Is Also Vegan

World, this is the genius chocolate chip cookie we've been waiting for. <b>Oh, and one other thing: It's vegan.</b><p>Notice that I didn't say it's genius <i>for</i> a vegan chocolate chip cookie or <i>in spite of</i> it. This cookie, which comes from Ovenly founders Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin, can rest entirely on its …

5 Ways to Fall-ify Your Coffee (Without any Pumpkin Spice Whatsoever)

When fall chill sets in, you'll want to know how to make a warming morning brew at home (that doesn't involve pumpkin).<p>So long, sweet summer, and the bubbly nitros, cold brew tonics, and rosemary iced lattes we grew to love. Fall calls for comforting coffees, full of warming spices like …

60 Fall Recipes We're Looking Forward to Making

All the fall recipes we're looking forward to cooking now that summer is (nearly) over.<p><b>Oh no ... it's actually happening.</b> The end of summer is fast approaching, and we're gearing up for shorter days, longer nights, cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, sweatshirts, and football. Not only is the …

Cooking

Our Best Seafood Pasta Recipes with Crab, Anchovy, Lobster and More

Place a bowl of pasta + seafood in front of us, and it's almost guaranteed we'll want seconds. Here are our best seafood pasta recipes.<p><b>Fact: Pasta makes everything better.</b> This is especially true with seafood—we love that briny, fishy-in-the-best-way taste paired with some kind of noodle. Here are …

17 Cobblers, Crumbles, Crisps, and Buckles That Make Us Want to Eat All the Berries and Crumbs

With so many berries to choose from, why not make a cobbler, crisp, crumble, or buckle? Here are 18 so good you'll want to dig well below the crumbly top layer and polish off the whole thing.<p><b>When someone shows up to a party with a truly beautiful berry cobbler,</b> crumble, buckle, or crisp, our jaws …

Baking

An Ex-Apple Engineer Takes On The Furniture Industry With Couches You Can FedEx

Campaign, a Bay Area startup, yanks buying furniture into the 21st century.<p>Brad Sewell—formerly a design and manufacturing engineer at Apple—thinks we’re buying furniture all wrong. The problems, as Sewell told Co.Design, lie in high shipping costs, lengthy shipping time, and crappy materials that …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Lifestyle

Pumpkin Cake—and Proud of It

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: A pumpkin cake that isn't ashamed of who it is.</i><p>I am going to admit something that I might not have admitted two years ago …

Chester Gerl's Squid with Watercress Salsa Verde

<i>All week long, the GrowNYC team will be sharing recipes from The Greenmarket Cookbook -- and giving away one copy each day. Now get to the market, and make the most of summer's brightest produce before the season is over.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>This squid -- paired with a peppery salsa verde -- blows all others out</i> …

Nigella Lawson's One-Step, No-Churn Ice Cream

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: 4 ingredients. 1 step. No cooking. No churning. Ice cream!</i><p>Not having an ice cream maker never stopped us before. We've done all kinds of weird stuff in the …

Salmon with a Thai Curry Sauce + Rice Noodle Salad

It might be summer, but you don't feel like you're on vacation. You take road trips on the weekends, but during the week, you're constantly in a rush. Tonight, it's time to slow down. The one good part about the season's balmy weather is that it makes it easy to pretend you're in Southeast Asia. …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Summer food is great for many reasons (ice cream! barbecues!), not the least of which is the abundance of color, vibrancy, and flavor. This weekend, …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy Friday! We hope you came here hungry, because we found plenty of delicious recipes -- from green goddess sandwiches and salt-baked sea bass, to …