Jacob Backer

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How to Make the Best Swedish Meatballs

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>What is a Swedish meatball?<p>That might sound like a stupid question, because most of us have a pretty clear idea: They tend to be small, flavored with warm spices, coated in gravy, and sometimes stabbed with toothpicks. You know, plus lingonberries and IKEA and …

How to Buy Groceries: Supermarket Shopping 101

We take you from the front door to the checkout aisle of the typical supermarket to help you buy (and not buy) food the right way<p><i>This is the second part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discussed how supermarkets try to get you to spend</i> …

Personal Finance

Make the Best Meatballs You'll Ever Eat

Proof that four kinds of meat are better than one<p>Sorry, Mom. These are the best meatballs I’ve ever had.<p>Sure, all balls of meat are delicious by definition. But these meatballs contain <i>four</i> different kinds of meat. And <i>homemade</i> breadcrumbs. And a kind of preserved Italian chile that I’d never heard …

14 New Ways to Show Off Potatoes

The ever-popular, ever-praised, yet ever-humble potato: You love to enjoy them fried to a salty crunch, baked with butter, and mashed to creamy perfection. You know just how you like to prepare potatoes and you've got your favorite dishes down to a science.<p>But sometimes your potatoes are begging to …

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10 Picky Eater-Approved Recipes (That You'll Love Too)

The recipes that I get most excited to share are the ones that appeal to my kids as much as they appeal to me -- and let's face it, that's not frequently the case! Here are 10 favorite dinner recipes that have all gotten the thumbs-up from my picky eaters.<p>The recipes that I get most excited to …

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