Carla Faber

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Double Chocolate Banana Bread That Vegans and Omnivores Alike Will Adore

<i>The following post was originally featured on Always Order Dessert and written by Alejandra Ramos, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>I'll be honest: vegan baking is usually not my go-to. I love baking with butter. I love baking with eggs. I love baking with milk (or cream!). I use them liberally …

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14 international coffee recipes for a double shot of culture

Get your international buzz on.<p>There's nothing like a cup of hot coffee to get us going on Monday mornings. However, drinking down our usual brew can …

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The best pancake recipes

There's no need to wait until Shrove Tuesday to get your pancake fix - these recipes make the perfect weekend brunch.<p>Pancakes are quick, easy and always a crowd-pleaser for breakfast (and lunch, and dinner).<p>Here, we have compiled our our favourite pancake recipes. There really is something for …

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11 Savory and Sweet Breakfast for Dinner Ideas

Breakfast for dinner will always have a special place in our hearts. From a coffee cocktail to cheesy eggs, this is our dream menu.<p><b>Sometimes, all we really want for dinner is…breakfast.</b> Here's our dream Breakfast-for-Dinner menu, from a spiked coffee cocktail to the perfect scrambled eggs.

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How to Decorate Holiday Cookies Like a Pro

Holiday cookie decorating 101: Everything you know for cookies that look as good as they taste.<p>Holiday cookies are delicious no matter what they look like, but there comes a time in every baker's life when the tub o' frosting and squeeze tubes of food coloring will no longer suffice. If you're …

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14 Incredible Meals You Need to Try Before the End of the Year

From fish to French toast, these were our favorite foods of 2014. Eat up if you missed out

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New-Look Bloody Mary

8 Servings<p>This spicy bloody mary will cure…whatever…happened last night.<p>January 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 cups tomato juice (preferably Campbell's)<p>1 cup dill pickle juice<p>1/4 cup fresh lemon juice<p>1 tablespoon prepared horseradish<p>2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce<p>2 teaspoons curry powder<p>1 teaspoon …

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25 Hershey's Kisses Recipes That'll Get You Chocolate Wasted

There's something so special about a kiss: It's personal, it's sweet and when it's made out of chocolate, it's positively delicious. Hershey's Kisses always deliver on all three counts; their iconic silver foil is a pleasure to unwrap and you can be sure of a consistent chocolate flavor every …

Fantastic fudge! Make this foolproof holiday favorite in 3 easy steps

For many of us, it just doesn't feel like the holidays until we have a few squares of fudge — it's an irresistible edible gift that we're happy to both give and receive. And fudge is the perfect family treat to make and share together, especially with this simple three-step recipe. Just heat, stir …

5 Hearty Soups and Stews to Warm You Up

<b>1. White Chicken Chili</b><p>I've tried many white chicken chili recipes over the years, but none as satisfying as this one. The best part is that it's made with a rotisserie chicken, which makes it a one-pot meal you can have on the dinner table in under an hour. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken & Matzo Ball …

Sweet Potato and Kale Coconut Curry Soup

Red curry makes this light and healthy Sweet Potato & Kale Coconut Curry Soup perfect for a cozy meal. If you wish, make it more hearty by adding …

A Lighter Spinach and Parmesan Egg Drop Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> After the leftovers from the holidays have cleared out of the fridge, you'll want something light yet comforting. This soup is a stracciatella with spinach, sans egg yolks—quick and easy! —inpatskitchen<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> This soup is the perfect quick, light meal—it really could not be …

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Graham Cracker Cookies

<i>These graham cracker cookies are loaded with crushed graham crackers and melty chocolate chips for an amazing twist on a classic cookie.</i><p>My mama is always asking me how I come up with ideas for new recipes. And I'm all, I dunno, I guess I'm just magic?<p>Unfortunately, that's a lie. I don't have one …

What Vietnamese Coffee Culture Gets Right, Beyond Sweetened Condensed Milk

Vietnamese coffee is famous for its sweetened condensed milk, as it should be. Thick, dreamy and yes, incredibly sugary, sweetened condensed milk is the perfect counterbalance for the incredibly strong, dark-roasted Vietnamese coffee. If you're dubious about the merits of sweetened condensed milk …

The Simple Secret to the Ultimate Pico de Gallo

For fresher-tasting salsa, shake in these ingredients<p>One of the saddest culinary sights to witness is watching premade salsa plop from a jar into a serving dish. The tomatoes, suffocating under a sodium-laden sauce, splat unceremoniously. You can smell the chemical tang in the air. The tortilla …

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Ritz Recipes That Make The Most Of The Best Crackers On The Planet

Ritz crackers are the best crackers. It's that simple. Buttery, crunchy and salty with a hint of sweetness, they fill us with a childlike joy. With the holidays coming up, Ritz should be making appearances at all of your parties. Trust us, you'll outshine everyone in the room if you arrive with a …

Alton Brown's Perfect Roast Turkey for Thanksgiving

I remember my first turkey. I was 25; it was 20 pounds. I had no idea what I was doing, so I snagged a recipe from a glossy food mag that promised to produce the perfect turkey. The ingredients required for the stuffing and the glaze cost exactly two dollars more than the turkey itself, not …

8 Easy Fixes for Thanksgiving Meal Mishaps

Grandma Rose isn't speaking to Aunt Essie. Cousin Jim just converted to "Jediism." Ruffles threw up on the living-room rug.<p>You have enough Thanksgiving woes without having to worry about the meal. From fixing dry stuffing to thickening watery gravy, here are a few of the cleverest Turkey Day rehab …

Detox Soup to Make You Feel Awesome

Detox Soup is a great way to kick the new year off. This gluten-free recipe can be used during an official "cleanse" or to kick-start a conscious eating plan for 2015!<p>Ok, so if you’re going out on New Year’s Eve, do yourself a favor and make this soup one or two days before the festive first, and …

Here's Your Thanksgiving Prep Timeline for This Weekend

There's no way around it—Turkey Day is busy. Here's your Thanksgiving prep timeline.<p>There's no way around it: Thanksgiving is a busy day. Smart cooks start baking and cooking a day or two in advance—pie crust can certainly be baked the day before, and your turkey <i>should</i> be thawed well in advance of …

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43 Cauliflower Recipes We Want to Eat All the Time

You know what's actually pretty frickin' awesome? Cauliflower.<p><b>You know what's actually pretty frickin' awesome? Cauliflower.</b> It can take on so many flavors, and goes especially great with bright, vibrant ingredients like lemon and capers. Here are over 43 recipes we wholeheartedly endorse.

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Your Mashed Potatoes Are Good. These Are Better.

Every taste of these smooth and buttery spuds aims straight for the brain’s pleasure center.<p>Every taste of these smooth and buttery spuds aims straight for the brain’s pleasure center. Follow these <i>BA</i>-approved tips and we guarantee your potatoes will be a Thanksgiving table hit.<p>Pick Your Spud<p>We use …

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Top Hotel Chefs Dish Out Their Exclusive Thanksgiving Recipes

Soon everyone will be gathered around the table to give thanks for family, friends, football and delicious food -- it's the one day a year where over-indulging is not just accepted, it's encouraged.<p>In the spirit of good ol' Turkey Day, hotel search trivago.com presents the signature thanksgiving …

The Secret to Thomas Keller's Roast Turkey Is Doing Absolutely Nothing

by Adina Steiman<p>A Thanksgiving Turkey | Photo: Romulo Yanes<p>When we asked renowned chef Thomas Keller to share his favorite recipe for roast turkey with us, as a kind of sequel to his insanely popular My Favorite Simple Roast Chicken, we expected to be amazed by a brilliant, cheffy trick that would …

Shrimp Po'Boy

makes 4 Servings<p>In this shrimp po boy recipe, the paper-thin crust and pillowy crumb of a New Orleans–style French roll is essential—as is Crystal hot sauce.<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>1 teaspoon garlic powder<p>1 teaspoon paprika<p>1/2 teaspoon dried …

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Cherry Pie with Almond Crumble

Sour cherries are a time-honored choice for pies -- they lend a lovely tartness that their sweet cousins Bing and Rainier cherries just can't offer.

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 …

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Start baking Thanksgiving pies early! Make Magnolia's pumpkin praline, apple and more

As the "chief baking officer" of New York's famous Magnolia Bakery, Bobbie Lloyd knows a few things about making pies and other pastries — and she's letting us in on some of her secrets! Lloyd shared recipes for the bakery's pumpkin praline pie, caramel apple lattice pie, cranberry-pear pecan …

9 Great Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Between the gravy, pecan pie, and stuffing, Thanksgiving is not the most gluten-free friendly holiday. But with an eye towards seasonal produce and a few little tweaks, you can easily round out the turkey day traditional dishes with sides that accommodate a variety of dietary restrictions.<p>Keeping …

Why Turkeys Are So Much Better Roasted Upside Down

<i>By Stacy Adimando</i><p>Once you've <b>salted</b>, <b>tied</b> and <b>buttered</b> that Thanksgiving bird, you'd think the cooking part would be easy. <b>But there's just one thing that can trip you up:</b> Overcooking the breast meat (and/or undercooking the thigh meat).<p><b>It's a flaw in the design of the turkey</b>, when you think about it: …