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24 Thanksgiving Green Bean Recipes That Are Actually Exciting

These green bean recipes just may steal the spotlight on Thanksgiving.<p>There's always room for a green bean casserole recipe at our Thanksgiving feast, but we wouldn't kick these alternate dishes off the table, either.

Cooking

Make Salted Caramel Sauce from Scratch

Take on the challenge of homemade salted caramel and drizzle over anything and everything<p>There are a lot of important milestones in life: riding a bike, earning your first paycheck, getting married and...making caramel from scratch? Yup. It's a daunting challenge, but you can do it. Come on, you …

Dessert

Oatmeal Walnut Butterscotch Pie

<i>Thank you to Diamond of California for sponsoring this post.</i><p>As usual I have a lot of <i>blah blah</i> and <i>yadda yadda</i> about the recipe down below, but if …

A Simple Roast Turkey

Servings<p>A simply roasted turkey recipe, glazed with rosemary-infused butter.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 12-14-pound turkey, giblets and neck removed, at room temperature for 1 hour t<p>3 tablespoons kosher salt (optional)<p>1 1/2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper<p>1 medium onion, quartered<p>2 celery …

Sweet Potato Biscuit Pillows with Honey and Coconut Oil

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: Biscuits that live up to their name. (Seriously.)</i><p>WHO: TheWimpyVegetarian is a blogger, food writer, and cooking teacher …

Coconut

11 New Ways to Use Leftovers

You're probably a little full right now. You convinced yourself the annual post-meal nap was due to tryptohphan (it's not!), and you gave plenty of thanks. But it's not time write off Thanksgiving just yet -- your Tupperware is stuffed to the brim. Why not transform your leftovers into dishes that …

Welsh Rarebit

Take a Load off with These Pan-Seared Sausages

Adding seared apples and fresh, crunchy watercress will make your hearty sausage brunch feel a lot lighter<p><b>It’s the freakin’ weekend, which means you should not be awake early enough for breakfast. Sleep in. It’s all about brunch.</b><p>Usually, we like to roll into the weekend with a towering pile of …

Sausages

Black Bean, Avocado, and Egg Tostadas Recipe

<b>Read more: Sunday Brunch: Black Bean, Avocado, and Egg Tostadas</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Black Beans</b>:1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)1/2 jalapeño pepper, finely chopped (about 1 tablespoon)1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves, plus more for garnish1/4 teaspoon …

How to Make Crème Brûlée

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Grab</i> …

Recipes

Mini-Cornish Pasty

I'm continuing my autumn pie-mania with a savory turn today: the Cornish pasty. I know, I know, it's past unofficial pie season and we're now in …

Easy Homemade Eggnog (FAK Friday)

I’m going to come right out and say it… I never used to be a big fan of eggnog. Even as a kid, I found it to be cloyingly sweet. Just one sip and I …

Homestyle Chicken & Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings.<p>The quintessential winter comfort food.<p>And formerly one of our favorite meals to dine on back in the day when we used to eat at …

Peppermint Brownies ⋆ Sweet Cs Designs

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.<p>Lightly grease silicone muffin pan with cooking spray or butter.<p>In a large bowl, combine sugar and butter and mix until …

Garlic & chilli prawns with pepperberry & saltbush

Place the prawns, garlic, chilli, pepperberries and a good pinch of sea salt into a bowl, Mix well and refrigerate until needed.<p>In a small bowl …

Caramel Apple Sweet Rolls

This just in: <i>Sweet rolls are taking over the universe.</i><p>At least that’s the conclusion one might draw if they read my site regularly and see the …

Slow Cooker Chicken Tomatillo Tacos

<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>It's not rocket science that slow-cooked food tastes good—it's given time to build maximum flavor. Fortunately, the effort to prepare it in this case is …

Sunday Brunch: Carrot Cake Pancakes With Sweet Orange Cream

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Carrot cake isn't for everyone, but for those who like the rich spiced …

How to Make a French Omelette

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today</i>: <i>Camille</i> …

Eggs

These bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with almonds are super easy to make, require very few ingredients, and we've never had a single one left over after the party. Get the recipe ->>>> http://thekitc.hn/1kM7C3n

Crab Rangoon

December 30, 2013<p><i>This crisp, fried wonton is loaded with cream cheese and crab goodness, and it’s an absolute party favorite!</i><p>Knowing that this is my …

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<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: A cookie with the perfect combination of fat, flavor, and comfort. Who needs detox?</i><p>Year round, …

Recipes

Sunday Brunch: Potato, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Quiche

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Hearty quiches make for a great brunch, but after the holidays I try and …

D.I.Y. Delicious

• <b>Author:</b> Vanessa Barrington<p>For crafty green types who want to master the fundamentals of a scratch pantry and have graduated from simple weekend jam and baking activities, this book offers a wide variety of recipes and blueprints for artisanal food projects. Forty projects with accompanying recipes …

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Menu for Jan. 4, Day 3 of the Food Lover's Cleanse 2014

Day 3 of the Food Lover's Cleanse 2014 begins with eggs and proceeds (naturally) to chicken—and then steak for dinner, because why not?<p><b>Breakfast:</b><p>Two-Egg Omelet with Red Pepper–Walnut Spread<p><b>Lunch:</b><p>Chicken, Cabbage, and Tangerine Salad<p><b>Snack: Pear slices with chèvre and 1 teaspoon hazelnuts</b><p><b>Dinner:</b><p>Warm …

Sunday Supper: Slow Cooker Mexican Beef With Lime Crema and Pinto Beans

<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>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Offering the ultimate in one-pot cooking, this fall-apart Mexican-style …