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Migrants put Sweden's cozy Nordic Model under pressure | Reuters

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedes rarely use cash, but building firm owner Piotr can’t get enough of the stuff. Every week, he spends hours racing from ATM to ATM using four credit cards to withdraw up to 80,000 Swedish crowns ($9,400). He needs the cash, he says, to pay the undocumented immigrant …

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

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Bacon-Infused Carolina Fish Muddle

6 Servings<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon vegetable oil<p>1 pound wild American shrimp, peeled, deveined, shells reserved<p>8 sprigs thyme<p>4 bay leaves<p>2 28-ounce cans whole peeled tomatoes with juices<p>1 pound slab bacon, cut into 1/2' cubes, or thick-cut bacon, sliced into 1/2' strips<p>4 celery …

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Winter Shortcakes

Makes 8 Servings<p>Active Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups Biscuit Mix (click for recipe)<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into ½” cubes, chilled in freezer for 10 minutes<p>¾ cup buttermilk<p>¾ cup thinly sliced stemmed dried figs (about 2 oz.)<p>1 teaspoon finely grated …

51 Ways to Cook Root Veggies

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#TBT to These Very Special Old-School Recipes

Remember that awkward phase you went through in middle school? These recipes were our "braces, headgear, and frizzy hair" moment.<p><b>Remember how awesome we thought stirrup pants, neon sweatshirts, and feathered hair were?</b> As we've grown older, we've moved on to clothes that are more chic, …

Spiced Oat and Pear Blondies

8 Servings<p>A cross between a moist pear cake and the best oatmeal cookie you’ve ever had, these blondies will have kids adults coming back for more.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>topping<p>⅓ cup cup all-purpose flour<p>⅓ cup cup old-fashioned oats<p>¼ cup cup (packed) dark brown sugar<p>¼ teaspoon tsp. kosher salt<p>3 tablespoon …

Brown Sugar Banana Parfaits with Maple-Glazed Pecans

6 Servings<p>A twist on bananas Foster, this parfait is made with rye instead of rum and finished with caramelized-maple pecans. The parfaits can be made ahead and look great layered in freezer-proof rocks glasses or mason jars.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup pecan halves<p>¼ cup pure maple syrup<p>pinch of …

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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Roast spatchcocked chicken with chilli and smoky fried bread

Garlic, herbs and Migas, or fried crunchy bread, makes this roast spatchcocked chicken very special<p><b>SERVES</b><p>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>270g (9¾oz) coarse country bread<br>• 4 tbsp milk<br>• 1.6kg (3lb 8oz) chicken<br>• 15g (½oz) coriander<br>• 15g (½oz) flat-leaf parsley<br>• 4 garlic cloves, chopped<br>• juice of 2 lemons<br>• 125ml (4fl oz) olive oil, …

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Dirt Bombs

Makes 12 Servings<p>Like a cinnamon-sugar doughnut in muffin form. You’ve been warned.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>muffins<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¾ cup sugar<p>1 …

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30 Indulgent Winter Recipes to Help You Add that 'Extra Layer'

As the temperature drops, you *could* buy a new winter coat to stay warm—but it'd be much more fun to add on layers with these mega-indulgent recipes.<p>With bathing suit season months away and nothing stretching before us but a cold, gray, blustery, and desolate winter (ugh), we're setting aside the …

“Tater Tots” with Spicy Mayonnaise

6 Servings<p>No disrespect to the frozen tots these are based on, but making your own is way more fun than opening a bag (and they taste better, too).<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>spicy mayonnaise<p>1 cup mayonnaise<p>1 teaspoon adobo sauce from canned chipotles in adobo<p>1 teaspoon gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)<p>¼ …

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Pasta bake recipe with spinach, porcini and ricotta

The baked rigatoni recipe is really simple but over-delivers on the flavour front<p>This takes a few moments to assemble but looks brilliant. Use a vegetarian Parmesan to make this suitable for veggies.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>6-8<p><b>For the tomato sauce</b><p>3 tbsp olive oil<br>• 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced<br>• 2 x 400g/14oz tins plum …

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Hearty pasta bake recipes for winter

For an easy, make-ahead winter warmer, combine pasta with a robust sauce, then let the oven work its magic. And don’t forget the cheese<p>Colder nights call for warmer, richer food. So, hot on the heels of my fish pasta recipes, I’m moving straight into pasta al forno, which is so much more than just …

41 Gluten-Free Desserts That Won't Give You Flour FOMO

No gluten? No problem. You'll still love these desserts.<p>Whether you're gluten-free or not, these desserts will satisfy your sweet tooth. Honestly, you might not even notice that these cookies, cakes, and other treats don't have flour—they're <i>that</i> good.

Chicken and Biscuits

6 to 8 Servings<p>Everyone has a favorite, but we think you'll agree this is the best chicken and biscuits recipe you've ever tried.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Soup<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>1½ lb lb. skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>8 medium carrots (about 1 …

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7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Beef Stew

From using the wrong cut of beef to overthickening the stew, the most common ways home cooks ruin beef stew<p>It's stew season! We've been taking advantage of the chill in the air, and making warm, cozy dishes like chili, posole, and chicken stew for dinner. But there's one stew to rule them all: beef …

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Potato and Celery Root Gratin with Leeks

8 to 10 Servings<p>November 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups heavy cream<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled<p>1 sprig thyme plus 3 tsp. fresh thyme leaves, divided<p>2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, divided<p>3 leeks, white and pale-green parts only, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise<p>Kosher Salt<p>2 pounds russet …

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Aromatic Pork and Noodle Soup

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Vietnamese pho is built on a long-simmered and aromatic stock infused with charred ginger and onion, spices, and fish sauce, ladled over rice noodles and most commonly served with thin slices of beef. This is not that. We borrowed the technique of …

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Photograph: Romas Foord for the Observer<p>Romas Foord for the Observer<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/10/22/1413991574128/49bdc989-21d6-4e25-a72e-ab95e1714d4f-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Romas Foord for the Observer<p>Romas Foord for the …

The Pizzadilla: This Is What Happens When a Quesadilla and a Pizza Make Sweet Love

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Last week, I posted a quick-and-dirty recipe for making world-class bar-style pizza out of a flour tortilla and a cast iron skillet. And, while I may have been a little hyperbolic …

55 Bean Recipes You'll Be Making All Year Long

What's for dinner tonight? These 55 great recipes for beans.<p>Beans are healthy, delicious, and cheap. Maybe THAT'S why they're called the magical fruit… Well, anyway, here's a heck of a lot of canned and dried bean recipes!

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Orecchiette Carbonara with Charred Brussels Sprouts

4 Servings<p>Chef Philip Krajeck, Rolf and Daughters, Nashville, says the key to this dish is getting a good char on the brussels sprouts, which helps balance the richness of the porky, eggy sauce. Salt draws moisture out of the leaves, which might make them soggy, so he doesn’t season them.<p>September …

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Chicken and Dumplings with Mushrooms

6 Servings<p>This chicken and dumpling recipe with mushrooms will become your go-to for a warming winter supper.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>chicken Stew<p>6 oz. slab bacon, cut into ¼” pieces<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>4 chicken legs (drumsticks with thighs; about 2 lb.)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

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Best Christmas food: Iceland for mince pies, Asda for stuffing

First taste tests for Christmas foods are in, and Good Housekeeping magazine has some surprises in this year's rankings<p>Iceland has crafted the best mince pies this year, while Asda sells delicious stuffing and Tesco is the place to buy fig puddings, the first of the Christmas taste tests for 2014 …

Delicious dishes that can be ready in minutes, including chicken and pasta from top cooks, compiled by Observer Food Monthly<p>This is so simple it hardly needs a recipe, but it really shows that no matter what the poverty and suffering of the Sicilian people at various points in their history, they …

Halloween Pumpkin Cookies | My Virgin Kitchen

How to Make a Peanut Butter Cup the Size of a Pizza

Do you like peanut butter cups? Of course you do! Now it's time to super-size that love—into a PBC cake the size of a small pizza<p>It will come as no surprise to reveal we're Big Fans of peanut butter cups. We like them so much we ate a whole bunch to find out which brand is the best. But for serious …