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What Is Hasty Pudding?

Looking for something a little different to serve at Thanksgiving this year? Few recipes are as closely tied to New England's colonial history as hasty pudding. Although its roots reach back to Europe, this grain-based dessert began evolving into a uniquely American staple when North American …

Pumpkin Pecan Crumble Muffins

If you are a pumpkinphile like myself, a trip to your local Trader Joe's this time of year, is as excitable as Celine Dion's (NSFW) persona. Aisles are lined with all things pumpkin: beer, cereal, oatmeal, trail mix, chips, pastries, bread and frozen pumpkin waffles. Yes, I am a pumpkin lover and …

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8 Updated Takes on Carrot Cake

If you love a classic carrot cake, then you’ll adore these recipes.<p><b>1. With cocoa.</b> Baked in a loaf, this carrot cake is made extra delicious with the …

32 Genius Recipes for Thanksgiving

It's not too late to give this year's Thanksgiving menu a little genius boost. You can still take measures to save your turkey from overcooking, just by sprinkling salt on it ahead (peek at the 300+ comments and you'll see that this simple move will give you the best turkey you've ever tasted—even …

Michel Richard's Glazed and Glistening Haricots Verts Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Yes, you can substitute vegetable stock for the chicken (I've used mushroom broth to great effect) or even straight water in a pinch. And since finding dainty haricots verts isn't a sure thing, you can use this technique with whatever variety and size of green beans you find at the …

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12 Easy Recipes for a Delicious, Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Make life easy on yourself this Thanksgiving -- and avoid being a frazzled host -- by selecting dishes that are easy and/or make-ahead. When your guests arrive, you'll be ready to celebrate rather than slaving away in the kitchen or, worse, nodding off at the table.<p>From my Carrot & Sweet Potato …

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Banana Bread How I Love Thee: Let Me Count the 15 Recipes

Banana bread is one of the most versatile snacks: You can have it toasted with butter for breakfast, or frost it with cream cheese and bake it in a …

Al Roker shares his mom's sweet potato poon recipe

<i>To help get you ready for Thanksgiving, the TODAY's Take anchors are sharing some of their favorite dishes, along with the recipes, so you can make them for your guests. Willie Geist and Tamron Hall prepared their</i> scrumptious mashed potato recipes <i>and now Al Roker is sharing his mom's recipe</i> for</i> …

Tamagoyaki (pan fried rolled egg or rolled omelette) Recipe

Tamagoyaki is such a Japanese dish. When you just want eggs for breakfast or to add to a bento box for lunch, Japanese people have to make it into a …

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67 Hacks for Trader Joe's Butternut Squash Soup

At this age, and 3,000 miles from the house I grew up in, I can’t use the “But Moooommmmm, there’s nothing to eat” while listlessly staring into …

Blackened Tilapia

Servings: 4<p>Total Time: 15 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>1-1/2 teaspoons paprika<br>• 1-1/2 teaspoons light brown sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon dried oregano<br>• 3/4 teaspoon garlic …

Easy Garlic Butter Shrimp

Servings: 4 - 6<p>Total Time: 20 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds extra large or jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 …

Chocolate-Cinnamon Coffee Cake

12 Servings<p>If you like, serve this chocolate-cinnamon recipe with whipped cream or an extra dollop of yogurt—or, of course, a cup of coffee.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>½ cup blanched hazelnuts, chopped<p>2 ounces bittersweet …

Scrambled Eggs, Avocado, and Smoked Salmon on Toast

2 to 4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>This open-face sandwich makes a great meal or snack morning, noon, or night.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 Tbsp. minced fresh chives, divided<p>2 Tbsp. crème fraîche (optional)<p>6 large eggs<p>2 Tbsp. (1/4 stick) unsalted butter<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

Classic Garlic Bread

12 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>For this classic garlic bread, you can cut and butter the bread well in advance, but don’t bake it until guests arrive. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ …

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Pie Is Just the Beginning: The Best Apple Desserts to Make This Fall

Fact: The best fall desserts are the ones that have apple in them.<p><b>Fact: The best fall desserts are the ones that have apple in them.</b> Here are over a dozen of our favorites, from fritters to cobbler.

The Best Way to Make Eggs, According to BA Staffers

From scrambled to poached to boiled, here's how Bon Appétit staffers like their eggs.<p>When discussing the perfect method for frying eggs the other day, we realized: There is no right way to make eggs, only preferences. Some prefer crispy, lacy edges on their fried eggs; some like them just set, with …

15 Dinner Recipes that You Should Really Eat for Breakfast

Our favorite breakfasts look an awful lot like dinner—here are the best nontraditional breakfast foods to start your day.<p><b>It's time breakfast breaks free from its shackles.</b> Think about it: We're totally cool with pancakes and bacon for dinner, so why shouldn't we inject a little dinner food into our …

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Peach Tart Recipe on Food52

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83 Egg Recipes That We Always Crave

83 egg recipes is a lot of egg recipes. But is it enough?<p>Shockingly enough, Americans once ate twice as many eggs as they do today. Bring back the glory days with these 83 egg recipes, prepared every way you could imagine (baked! fried! poached! more!).

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How to Brine Meat -- And Why You Should Bother

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should start brining your meat -- and how to start.</i><p>Have you ever suffered the travesty that is a dry, tasteless chicken breast? Or tried to cut …

30 Zucchini Recipes for Using Up All Your Darn Zucchini

These zucchini recipes will help you make the most of one of summer's most abundant veggies.<p><b>The first sight of zucchini in your garden is a beautiful thing.</b> But then: It just keeps growing. Soon, half your fridge is taken up by zucchini. What can you do? Make these recipes, of course.

18 Strawberry Dessert Recipes We Love

Gallery18 Strawberry Dessert Recipes We Love<p>Thanks to the modern American megamart's wanton disregard for seasonality, it's possible to enjoy strawberries year-round. However, nothing beats the plump, juicy ones you can get once spring hits. Fresh strawberries have all kinds of uses, from tarts to …

Mustard Manual: Your Guide to Mustard Varieties

Mustard is one of the worlds oldest condiments, dating back to early Roman cooks, who combined ground mustard seeds with an unfermented grape juice called <i>must</i> to make the hot paste <i>mustum ardens</i>, or "burning must." This was shortened to merely "mustard" when the condiment arrived in the English …

Salted Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

Servings<p>The only chocolate sheet cake you need is a Texas chocolate sheet cake. This recipe is from one of our readers.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for baking dish<p>2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for baking dish<p>1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>2 …

Scallops with Hazelnuts and Warm Sun Gold Tomatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Quick-cooking scallops means you can have this light summer meal on the table in a matter of minutes.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup coarsely chopped skin-on hazelnuts<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1½ pound …

11 Healthy Homemade Hiking Snacks

From healthy granola to spiced nuts, here are 11 homemade hiking snacks to bring on your next outdoor excursion.<p><b>Before you take off for the nearest mountain</b>, in search of a rigorous hike in the wilderness, consider this: What are you gonna eat? We're not talking about a gourmet camping meal in the …

Spudnuts

Boil potato pieces in a 2-qt. pan of salted water until tender, 18 to 20 minutes. Drain; pass through a ricer into a bowl. Whisk flour, powder, ¾ …

Carrot Pancakes with Salted Yogurt

4 Servings<p>With a texture somewhere between a latke and a pancake, these vegetarian fritters are also gluten-free. (Thanks, chickpea flour!)<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 large eggs, beaten to blend<p>1 pound carrots (about 8 medium), peeled, coarsely grated<p>⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro<p>¼ cup chickpea …

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