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Slow Cooker Hot Wings and 7 More Low-Stress Game-Night Snacks

No true fan can summon the concentration to do complicated party foods for game-watching night. Starting with the best (and easiest) crockpot chicken …

Steak Skewers with Scallion Dipping Sauce

4 Servings<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Meat and Marinade<p>1 cup canned unsweetened coconut milk<p>1/4 cup fish sauce (such as nuoc nam or nam pla)<p>2 tablespoons palm sugar or (packed) light brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon fresh lime juice<p>6 garlic cloves<p>4 red or green Thai chiles, stemmed<p>2 lemongrass stalks, bottom …

Lobster Bisque Pot Pies

Lobster Pot Pies.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 4, 2014 88<p>I’ve made one of the best things ever of the summer.<p>It is still summer, right? Butter soaked …

Authentic Chili Recipe a.k.a. Bowl of Red

Yes! An Authentic Chili Recipe that is packed with tender beef, flavorful dried chilies and no beans in sight. Don’t worry, you will never miss them! …

New England Clam Chowder Recipe

Ingredients (15)<p>2 1/2 pounds small hard-shell clams, such as Manila<br>• 1 medium yellow onion, small dice, peel and scraps reserved<br>• 1 medium celery stalk, …

Recipes

Sautéed Chicken with Olives, Capers and Lemons

Just like how I like my desserts both salty and sweet, I really dig a dinner that combines bright and briny flavors with each and every savory, …

Bacon, Ranch, and Chicken Mac and Cheese

Dress up classic macaroni and cheese with applewood-smoked bacon, chicken, and Ranch dressing-inspired seasonings for a delicious twist on this …

Cooking

25 Delicious Dips to Serve at Your Next Shindig

As the new year kicks off to an exciting start, we’re betting that you’ll have at least a few people over sometime in the next few months. Whether it’s to catch up on a casual evening or a big Superbowl Bash, you’re going to need some snacks to set out. Dip is the perfect solution. No matter what …

Hot Crab and Artichoke Dip

Hot Crab and Artichoke Dip is an easy appetizer to throw together. Find out the tricks to take it over the top! <br>What a game yesterday! My beloved …

Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake

Cook pasta according to package directions.<p>Preheat oven to 350F.<p>Stir sour cream into prepared Alfredo sauce. Add cooked pasta and set aside.<p>Lightly …

Roasted Spiced Lamb Ribs With Whole Grain Mustard Sauce Recipe

In the rib hall of fame, pork and beef are obvious winners. But lamb ribs need to be inducted right away: they're rich, meaty, juicy, and packed with flavor. This easy recipe features spiced, roasted ribs with a robust whole grain mustard sauce.<p><b>Why this Recipe Works:</b><p>Lamb ribs need to be cooked low …

The Best Creamy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

I grew up eating my mom's layered chicken enchilada casseroles made with canned sauce and tons of sour cream. While I've still got a soft spot in my heart for that dish, this version, with its smoky charred poblano salsa, tender braised chicken thighs, and moderate use of cream and cheese, is its …

Blue Cheese, Pear, and Hazelnut Smørrebrød (Danish Open-Faced Sandwich) Recipe

Cheese smørrebrød (Danish open-faced sandwiches) are eaten to conclude a meal. This version with tangy blue cheese, mellow pear, and toasted hazelnuts is sweet without being cloying.<p><b>Note:</b> If you cannot access rugbrød, substitute bread with a dark, whole grain rye.<p><b>Read more: Meet Smørrebrød, the</b> …

Smoky Candied Almonds Recipe

Coated in an addictive glaze that's flavored with smoked paprika, these roasted almonds will be a hit at any gathering.<p><b>Why This Recipe Works:</b><p>A single egg white helps create a candy coating that's light and crisp, without being overly airy.<br>• A moderate oven toasts the nuts just enough while reducing …

Olive-Rosemary Spiced Cashews Recipe

The savory Mediterranean flavors of olive and rosemary make these roasted cashews an addictive snack.<p><b>Why This Recipe Works:</b><p>Dehydrating the rosemary and olives in the microwave is quick, with great tasting results.<br>• A light candy coating helps balance the otherwise savory and salty flavor of the</b> …

Lazy-Day Slow-Cooker Mushroom Soup Recipe

After a quick (but crucial!) roast in a hot oven, a mix of lemony oil and red wine vinegar-kissed mushrooms, onion and garlic make their way to the slow cooker, where they linger with dairy for hours before turning into luxurious, pureed mushroom soup.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Mushrooms are pre-roasted …

Slow Cookers

The Best Potato-Leek Soup Recipe

An easy potato-leek soup that takes no shortcuts to deliver the best flavor and texture possible. A touch of buttermilk and potatoes pressed through a ricer are the secret.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>The recommended method here is to press the potatoes through a ricer (instead of using a blender), which …

Recipes

Cheesy Crab & Artichoke Bread

One of the things I look forward to most every December is my friend (and realtor extraordinaire) Brandi’s cookie exchange. Two dozen women each …

200 Recipes for Football Season

Football Food! [200 Recipes For Football Season.]<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 31, 2014 48<p>For the third year running, I’m going to shove a whole bunch of my …

Waffled Pumpkin Custard Recipe

This is no pumpkin waffle—it's a nicely spiced, lightly sweet custard that cooks in the waffle iron in minutes.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Graham cracker crumbs lend their pie-like flavor without requiring the labor of making a crust.<br>• If your oven is otherwise occupied—not unusual during the holidays—your …

Waffled Mashed Potatoes With Bacon, Scallion, and Cheddar Recipe

This recipe is adapted from <i>Easy Gourmet: Awesome Recipes Anyone Can Cook</i>. Waffling your leftover mashed potatoes gives them a second life that may be even better than their first.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>The high, two-sided heat of the waffle iron crisps the ridges of the potatoes and provides crunch …

Crab Cake Sliders with Pineapple Kiwi Salsa

Crab Cake Sliders with Pineapple Kiwi Salsa.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> January 30, 2012 121<p>This is one time in your life I’m going to say that you really want …

Crispy Mashed Potato Casserole With Bacon, Cheese, and Scallions Recipe

Mashed potatoes don't generally reheat well, but with the help of sour cream, this mashed potato casserole can be made days in advance, and reheated with no loss in quality. A crispy topping of <i>panko</i> bread crumbs, bacon, cheddar cheese, and scallions adds crunch and the flavor of fully loaded baked …

Tuscan Meatloaf with Mushroom Sauce Recipe

My father pulled this Tuscan meatloaf recipe by Marcella Hazan from the New York Times magazine a few months ago and we gave it a try the other …

Food

Spicy Lamb Stew Recipe

We love lamb around here, every which way—braised, roasted, grilled, and even made into meatballs. Here is a spicy lamb stew, that is almost beefy in …

Easy Beer Mac and Cheese

Easy Beer Mac and Cheese.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 17, 2011 369<p>I have a very important, life-altering question.<p>Is there anything better than macaroni and …

Old-School Meat Loaf

This recipe was one of the five meals my mom had in her heavy weeknight rotation to feed our family of six. I loved the way she made three holes in …

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Steak and Eggs Benedict with Béarnaise Sauce Recipe

Tip<p>How to Store Eggs<p>Eggs should keep a consistent and low temperature. This is best achieved by placing their carton in the center of your fridge. …