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Frozen Dark 'n Stormy Recipe

Frozen Dark 'n Stormy Recipe from Food Republic• 1 cup ice<br>• 2 ounces Goslings Black Seal Rum<br>• 1 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice<br>• 1 ounce Five Spice Ginger …

Rum

London Broil With Creamy Horseradish Sauce Recipe

London Broil With Creamy Horseradish Sauce Recipe from Food Republic• 3 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 2 teaspoons lemon juice<br>• 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar<br>• 2 …

Seafood

Comfort Cakes: The Allure of the Hummingbird Cake

Oh, how could you not love a tall, thickly-frosted cake, especially when its layers are a luscious combination of banana, pineapple, and coconut?<p>Frosting fills the layers and coats the top and sides of the cake and is often applied with swoops and swirls -- texture is everything here. The finishing …

carrot salad with tahini and crisped chickpeas

I have been gushing in the margins about David Lebovitz’s carrot salad (pardon! <i>salade de carottes râpées</i>) since I made it for the first time four …

nancy’s chopped salad

When it comes to meal salads, I feel pretty much everything you need to know is summed up by one of my favorite commercials of all time, which …

pasta and fried zucchini salad

Every time I make an Ottolenghi recipe, I become convinced that he has finally lost his mind. <i>Really, turmeric, black sesame seeds and parmesan</i> …

blue sky bran muffins

I am likely the last person in New York City to learn about Blue Sky Bakery muffins, and it’s all my fault because I wasn’t paying attention. Why …

dark chocolate coconut macaroons

2014 has been mostly about the chocolate thus far, which is the kind of thing that happens when you outsource what-to-cook-next decisions to my …

easiest fridge dill pickles

Every summer, I make a note on my Oh My God Good Vegetables Are Finally Here! cooking to-do list (what, you don’t keep one?) to post about how to …

apricot pistachio squares

Let me just get the obvious out of the way because I know what you’re thinking: what am I doing here? Shouldn’t I be packing for our move, which is …