Alyssa Lucero

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The Perfect Mocktail for Gin Lovers

Seven years ago, chef Tony Messina of Boston’s Uni started to get migraines. That, unfortunately, meant no more post-shift cocktails. Now, Messina …

Cinnabon Muffins Are Everything

Cinnabon muffins with pumpkin get their delectable texture from a secret ingredient -- coffee creamer! The whole family will love them.<p>It’s that time of year when I go a little bit crazy over a certain orange squash. Yes, it’s true. I’m totally nuts about pumpkin. Every fall I bake like pumpkin is …

Breakfast

Croque-Monsieur

Makes 4 Servings<p>Grilled ham and cheese: nothing to scoff at. Baked ham and cheese with velvety béchamel oozing out all over the place: mind-altering.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>béchamel<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>1½ cups whole milk<p>2 tablespoons whole grain mustard<p>½ teaspoon …

Mango Avocado Smoothie

• 1 1/2 cups frozen mango<br>• 1 cup orange juice (or 1/2 cup orange juice + 1/2 cup water)<br>• 1/2-1 cup almond milk<br>• 1/2 avocado<br>• 2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut …

Portable Pies are the Best Pies

Ever been tempted to eat an entire pie by yourself? Now you can! Enter the blueberry hand pie.<p>There is no greater joy than holding an entire pie in your hands and then eating the entire thing. Of course, this sort of irresponsible behavior is also rather conducive to bellyaches. So how is one …

How to Make Chinese Steamed Buns 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: Whether you like your Chinese buns plain or filled, steamed or pan-fried, sweet or savory,</i> <i>Cynthia of Two Red Bowls</i> <i>is here to show you how to make</i> …

Peach Dutch Baby Pancake with Cherry Compote

6 to 8 Servings<p>Think of this Dutch baby recipe as one gigantic, stress-free pancake.<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Compote<p>1/4 cup honey<p>2 3' strips lemon peel<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>2 cups cups fresh (or frozen, thawed) cherries (about 1 lb.), stemmed, pitted, halved<p>Pancake<p>4 tablespoons (1/2 …

Sriracha-Maple Bacon

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Bacon was once thought to be perfect, impossible to improve -- until now.</i><p>Flashback to this past January: …