Jason Laws

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These Cult-y Coconut Products Deserve a Spot in Your Pantry

Coconut oil? So last year. We're swooning over these new coconut pantry items.<p>Coconut oil? So last year. Now, the cult of coconut is taking over everything from flour to vinegar. Products made from the flesh (flour, butter) have a mild coconut flavor, while anything derived from the sap (sugar, …

Coconut

7 Movie Theater-Inspired Snacks for an Awesome Oscar Party

Celebrate Hollywood's biggest night with an incredible DIY spread of movie theater-snacks.<p>From sweet-salty popcorn to candy-coated ice cream bon …

Ice Cream

German Beer Bread With Rosemary Butter

This German Beer Bread is "knock-your-socks-off" delicious and is the perfect companion for almost any meal. Made with organic ingredients, this German Pilsner made by Pinkus, is cool light and crisp, the perfect base for this divine bread. Over the years I have found, the lighter the beer (in …

Baking

11 Gratin Recipes That Are ​*So*​ Upper-Crust

Potatoes don't own the gratin game: These hearty casseroles are made with some unexpected (but just as delicious) ingredients.<p>Potatoes don't own the gratin game. This collection of recipes is made with some surprising—but just as delicious!—ingredients.

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How to Make Guacamole's Cousin, Creamy Avocado Purée

Serious avocado lover? Well get ready.<p>This tony cousin of guacamole is a rich, buttery spread of pure, savory avocado. Tacos, burgers, chips, and …

Burgers

Slow-Cooker Chinese Spareribs

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2 racks spareribs, trimmed (about 4 pounds)<br>• 1/4 cup coarsely chopped peeled ginger<br>• 6 garlic cloves<br>• 1/2 cup hoisin sauce<br>• 1/2 cup honey<br>• 1/4 cup soy sauce<br>• 1 tablespoon molasses<br>• 1 tablespoon Chinese chile-garlic sauce, sambal oelek or other Asian chile sauce<br>• 1/2 cup water<p><b>Preparation</b><p>Grace Parisi<p>1. On …

Slow Cookers

5 Valentine's Day Quiche Recipes

Quiche—with its custardy filling and buttery pastry—makes for an incredibly romantic breakfast, brunch or even dinner.<p>From classic bacon-and-leek to …

Breakfast

Cozy and comforting: 6 slow-cooker beef recipes to try this winter

Winter's not ready to go yet. As a polar vortex descends on parts of the country, it's a great time to bust out the slow cooker. From succulent tacos to spicy short ribs, these beef recipes are guaranteed to make you feel cozy and full without spending too much time in the kitchen.<p><b>Beef and …

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3 Blue Cheeses for People Who Think They Hate Blue Cheese

If you think you don't like blue cheese, these 3 might change your mind.<p>When I was working at Murray's Cheese in N.Y.C., first as a cheesemonger, then in the classroom, I heard a lot of people say, with surprising conviction, "I don't like blue cheese." It hurt me, like a cheese knife straight in …

Blue Cheese

6 Super Bowl Snacks You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

Think beyond muffins and cupcakes.<p>Muffin tins are simply perfect for making great game day finger foods. From bite-sized macaroni and cheese to a …

Breakfast

9 Family Dinners You Can Whip Up After Work

Family meals are for bonding over good food and shouldn't require hours of planning, shopping and cooking. From <i>Pan Seared Salmon with Soy Mustard Glaze</i> to <i>Easy Garlic Butter Shrimp</i>, these nine recipes are perfect for when you need to hit the kitchen running.<p><b>1. Pan-Seared Salmon with Soy Mustard Glaze</b><p>…

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5 days of healthy dinners: Chicken paillards, chili, and salads

And so another year begins. Once again we cling to our resolutions to lose weight and get healthy like punch-drunk fighters gripping the rope, but don’t despair. TODAY Food is in your corner so you don’t have to white knuckle it. The month of January is devoted to healthy/detox/clean eating and …

Food

How to Make Root & Bone’s Amazing Signature Meatloaf

The NYC restaurant is known for its short rib and caramelized onion version of the classic dish. Here's how to make it.<p>Sometimes a happy accident in …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

The Best Travel Products of 2015

Not only is this Rimowa carry-on a stunner, but its utilitarian inside includes a quilted tech fabric with two removable dividers to maximize …

Shopping

Christmas Dinner: 14 Easy, Elegant Recipes

The holidays are all about spending time with your friends and family -- not slaving away in the kitchen all day. That's why you'll love these recipes. From appetizers to dessert, they're all special enough to impress your guests, yet easy to check off your holiday to-do list.<p><b>1. Smoked Salmon Dip</b><p>If …

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The Best Appetizer Recipes To Nail Your Party

A great party could never be without good food (and yes, booze too). All too often a bunch of acquaintances are put in a room together expected to have a great time. They <i>need</i> food and drinks to break the ice and to get them feeling festive.<p>If you’re planning on heating up some mini frozen quiche …

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Make This Egg-in-a-Hole Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Bacon Immediately

Turn your egg-in-a-hole into a grilled cheese sandwich. With bacon.<p>We just <i>know</i> some recipes are going to be good before we even try them. Like this Egg-in-a-Hole Sandwich with Bacon and Cheddar. What could possibly be anything less than outstanding about a sandwich with a name like that? We could …

Breakfast

9 Banh Mi Recipes for Desk Lunch Domination

Bored with your usual smoked turkey or PB&J sandwich? Take lunch to the next level by making your own crunchy, creamy, spicy, tangy banh mi.<p>The …

Cooking

Even Lazy People Can Make This Fancy Edible Gift

Homemade infused oils are cheaper than store-bought bottles. They also happen to make great gifts.<p>Step into any specialty food shop and you'll encounter shelves of fancy vinegars and flavored oils. While the sleek packaging (such pretty bottles!) and infinite flavor combinations make them tempting …

Christmas Trees

8 Warm and Comforting Breakfast Breads

On a chilly morning, sometimes cold cereal just won't cut it. Good news: homemade bread doesn't need to be a special occasion breakfast. From tender cream scones to marbled chocolate banana bread, all of these recipes are easy to make and guaranteed to start your day off with a smile.<p><b>1. Light and</b> …

Breakfast

5 Gadgets That Keep Your Phone Alive All Day

It’s late in the day, you’ve been on the go since morning, and you’re about to head out again — maybe to the airport or perhaps out with friends. You …

Gear & Gadgets

5 Things to Do With Eggnog (Besides Drink It)

With the holidays in full swing, eggnog is, once again, ubiquitous. Why just drink it when you could eat it too? Spoon, slice or fork eggnog in one …

Eggnog

Sweet Potato Biscuits with Salted Maple Butter

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Biscuits<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 2 teaspoons baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, 8 tablespoons cubed and chilled, 2 tablespoons melted<br>• 1 cup cooked sweet potato, mashed (sweetened or spiced leftovers can be used here as well)<br>• 2/3 cup …

Baking

This Muffuletta Dip Is The One Recipe You Need To Make This Weekend

Mortadella, salami, mozzarella, ham and provolone are just some of the reasons we love the classic New Orleans sandwich, the Muffuletta. The olive salad and sheer size of the thing give us even more reason to dream about this beast of a sandwich. But sometimes, a sandwich is just too much. And when …

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Tropical Carrot Cake

True confession, I ate 1/4 of this cake by myself before pleading with my husband to take it to work. It started innocently enough, a bite here, a bite there. Then it turned into a sliver here and a sliver there. Before I knew it, my beautiful 8 inch cake looked like Pacman incarnate. Damn you …

Dessert

5 Ultra-Crispy Chicken-Fried Recipes

You can even chicken-fry chicken.<p>Steak isn’t the only thing that can be chicken-fried. You can coat almost anything with egg and seasoned flour and …

Cooking

15 Breakfasts That Celebrate Winter Citrus

Citrus fans, rejoice -- winter is here! These fruits are at their sweetest and juiciest during the winter season, ready to provide a welcome pop of brightness.<p>In the spirit of bringing a little sunshine to colder mornings, we partnered with Tropicana to round up breakfast recipes that showcase the …

Breakfast

The Simple Trick to Turning Any Stew Into a Pie

This simple trick for turning stew into pie has us wondering what we've been doing all our lives.<p>Come winter there's nothing better than tucking into something warm: your bed, the deep chair by the fire, a familiar book, or best of all, a pie. And, no, we're not talking apple.<p>We're talking <b>savory</b> …

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10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

Breakfast

The Only Thanksgiving Recipes You Really Need For A Classic Dinner

Come November, there is a flood of Thanksgiving tips, tricks and recipes all over the Internet. We know it can be overwhelming, but there's a lot of information to share about this meal. If all those articles are too much for you to handle, and you're contemplating skipping the meal altogether, we …

Cooking