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Gooey Chocolate Coconut Cream Skillet Cake

<i>Before I say anything else, I just want to thank you all so much for your kind words about my engagement! You guys are the best.</i><p>This whole ‘getting …

Mango Coconut Bread

Mango is one of those fruits that I typically just eat fresh, rather than saving for a baking project. The firm, juicy fruit has a fantastic texture …

One Bowl Baking: Pineapple Coconut Muffins

Who doesn't love the quintessential tropical summer flavor combination of pineapple and coconut? I know I do, though preferably when used in conjunction with rum. Except when it comes to breakfast. Though many a vacation morning I'd gladly wake up to a heavily blitzed pina colada, most days dictate …

Chewy Brown Sugar Cookies Recipe

These warm and chewy brown sugar cookies really hit the spot, and in only 30 minutes.<p>Why It Works<p>melting the butter makes for denser, chewier cookies.<br>• Rolling the dough in brown sugar doubles down on brown sugar flavor while adding a crackly texture to the exterior.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients14 …

Recipes with Cheddar

In our view, cheddar makes everything better, whether classic casseroles and gratins, cheese-topped chili, or creamy …

Cooking

Our 19 Favorite Foreign Candies to Buy When Traveling

For us, no trip abroad is complete without stocking up on these foreign candies, from mango bars to marshmallow-covered shortbread<p>They say you should eat like a local when you travel. Well, you know what locals eat more often than four-star dinners? <b>Candy</b>. Here are our picks for the best candies to …

Flavors

How to Make Your Own Pickled Ginger from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With help from Molly Yeh of My Name is Yeh, pickled ginger is stepping out of wasabi's overbearing shadow.</i><p>I feel sorry for pickled ginger.<p>It’s …

Raw Coconut Bok Choy Spicy Soup

It started raining late last night. Liquid silver falling from the sky. Some would say, liquid gold when you take into account the drought we have …

Mexican Sweet Potato Casserole

Instructions<p>Preheat the oven to 350F.<p>Grate the sweet potatoes with a grater with large holes.<p>Mix the quinoa, beans, onion, asparagus, corn and salsa …

Spicy Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: Weeknight dinner, in its highest form.</i><p>It is very difficult to surprise my children with new dishes. I can slave over the stove for hours on end, and they will barely …

Vegan Quinoa, Broccoli, and Kale Curry Recipe

When I'm in the mood for a big bowl of flavor-packed vegetables, this is the recipe for me. Curried quinoa with caramelized broccoli and cauliflower makes for a high-protein meal that comes together in less than 30 minutes and makes me feel great. It's a perfect weeknight dinner.<p><b>Why this recipe</b> …

Pulled BBQ Spaghetti Squash

This is a continuation of our grilled spaghetti squash fascination. We love the stuff. This came about after some leftover Spaghetti Squash Ribs were …

10 Chinese Herbs to Cure What Ails You

Can Chinese herbs cure what ails you? Western medicine, which has been slow to embrace the 5,000-year-old practice of traditional Chinese medicine, …

Coconut Crusted Chicken with Cashew Curry Sauce

Instructions<p>Preheat oven to 400F.<p>Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/2 tsp salt.<p>In a large ziplock bag combine 2 TBSP cornstarch and the red pepper.<p>In a …

An Ingenious Tip to Keep Berries Fresh: The Video

Fresh berries are one of summer's great pleasures, but they don't come cheap — which makes it even more disappointing when a basket of strawberries …

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