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Bang Bang Chicken

June 6, 2014<p><i>Amazingly crisp chicken bites drizzled with sweet chili mayo – so good, you’ll want to double or triple the recipe!</i><p>So our move back to …

Red Velvet Cake

I am having some mixed emotions as I write this post. I am ashamed and excited at the same time. It started on Wednesday night this week when I was …

Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line muffin tin with paper liners or spray with non-stick cooking spray. Place 1 whole Oreo in the bottom of each …

Foodily Blog

Empanadas de Pina - The Best Pineapple Empanadas Recipe

Combine the anise seeds, cinnamon stick, and ½ cup of water. Steep in the microwave for 1½ minutes, strain to keep liquid, and set aside.<p>Melt the …

cooking.com by Hoffman Media

Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Somehow, I never tire of cookies. No matter how many HUNDREDS of batches I’ve made in my life I still crave them regularly. That’s why I’m always …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

How to Make Nachos with Thanksgiving Leftovers

What to do with all those containers of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and cranberry sauce? Turn them into nachos, the awesomest snack imaginable<p>Let’s take a minute to acknowledge what we’re all really grateful for this year: <b>Leftovers</b>. They’re perfect, really. You’re in the middle of a four-day …

Turkey in Mole Poblano

Stem chiles; shake seeds into a bowl. Tear chiles into pieces; set aside. Measure 4 tbsp. chile seeds (discard the rest) and 4 tbsp. sesame seeds …

Recipes

5 Edible Holiday Gifts To Start Making NOW

<i>by Gabriella Vigoreaux</i><p>Hot and Sweet Mustard | <i>Photo: Hirsheimer and Hamilton</i><p>Do you like to surprise friends and family members with edible gifts around the holidays? If so, you know that a lot of these gifts, especially the ones in jars, cans, and bottles, take a few weeks to make, infuse, and …

Spices

Sunday Supper: Short Rib, Caramelized Onion, and Gouda Grilled Cheese

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>After buying a copy of Tom Colicchio's <i>'wichcraft: Craft a Sandwich into a Meal—And a Meal into a Sandwich</i>, I …

Garlic-and-Rosemary Grilled Chicken with Scallions

4 Servings<p>Make sure you keep your grill at a steady medium-level heat; if it’s too hot, the chicken will char without cooking through.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 3½–4-lb. chicken, backbone removed<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 sprigs rosemary<p>2 heads of garlic, halved crosswise<p>2 …

Lobster Bisque Pot Pies

Lobster Pot Pies.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 4, 2014 90<p>I’ve made one of the best things ever of the summer.<p>It is still summer, right? Butter soaked …

Chicken Avocado Pizza

I just got home from a soccer tournament all weekend and was making plans for what I’m cooking all week when I remembered a recipe I photographed a …

12 Recipes to Cook on Your Summer Vacation

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>12 very Phyllis dishes to cook on your summer vacation and beyond.</i><p>Phyllis’ first post went up in …

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Italian-Style Eggplant Parmesan (Melanzane alla Parmigiana) Recipe

Sweet, silky, and absolutely delicious, the breading-free version of eggplant parm that's made in Italy is well worth trying, especially in late summer, when eggplant and tomatoes are at their best. This version has no Parmigiano-Reggiano, and an incredibly clean, fresh flavor as a result, but feel …

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

Salmon and Asparagus Kebabs Recipe

Tip<p>How to Pick Salmon<p>Always look for a salmon that is firm to the touch, but bounces back if you press the flesh. The cut shouldn't have any liquid …

Top Easy Tailgate Food

Christina Dimacali, chef and instructor at Clean Your Plate, offers up some of her favorite recipes for a tailgate party. These recipes can be made …

Del Posto's Best Recipe Isn't on the Menu—In Fact, It Never Even Leaves the Basement

New York’s Del Posto might have four stars and all that, but according to pastry chef Brooks Headley, the best food there never leaves the basement<p>I have two rules for my staff at Del Posto.<p>One: Call your mom. Often. If you need a few days to go visit her, no problem—I will cover your shift. When …

Spiced Salmon Kebabs

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>Here's a little trick: Thread salmon pieces onto two skewers so they don't flip and spin every time you turn them on the grill.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano<p>2 teaspoons sesame seeds<p>1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>1 teaspoon kosher …

Unique Grilling: Vietnamese Grilled Shrimp Summer Rolls

Vietnamese summer rightfully earn their name—the combination of fresh greens, tangy pickles, and grilled seafoods or meats that fill their thin rice wrappers certainly delivers seasonal flavors.<p>For these particular summer rolls, I marinated shrimp in a ubiquitous Vietnamese combination of fish …

Whipped Frosting

Just try not to lick the spoon when you make this basic frosting that pairs perfectly with our Versatile Vanilla Cake, , and Lemon Cake.

nancy’s chopped salad

When it comes to meal salads, I feel pretty much everything you need to know is summed up by one of my favorite commercials of all time, which …