Lisa Vandiver

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Lemony Pasta with Asparagus

• Sea salt<br>• 1 pound asparagus<br>• 3 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1 garlic clove, peeled and smashed<br>• Grated zest of 1 lemon (Meyer, if possible)<br>• 1/2 pound spaghetti<br>• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• Juice of 1 lemon (Meyer, if possible)<br>• Freshly ground black pepper<br>• Freshly grated parmesan cheese, for serving<br>• 4 tablespoons fresh …


Puffy and Fluffy Ricotta Pancakes with Orange and Fig

• 2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 2 tablespoons baking powder<br>• 2 teaspoons baking soda<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 1/3 cup sugar<br>• 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted, plus more for the griddle<br>• 1 cup buttermilk<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1/2 cup full-fat ricotta<br>• Zest of 1/2 an orange<br>• 4 tablespoons fig jam<br>• 1/2 cup roughly chopped dried figs<p>Preheat the oven …


The Late Night in Puglia That Gave Us Martha Stewart's One-Pan Pasta (+ 7 New Ones)

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The one-pan pasta that took over the internet (and changed the way we think about cooking pasta)—plus 7 new spins.</i><p>This genius pasta makes its own sauce, all in one pan, in 9 …


Make-Ahead Alaska Blueberry, Lemon, and Thyme Cinnamon Rolls

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>The dough in this recipe is straight from a 1943 copy of 'America's Cookbook,' which belonged to my grandmother. The filling is straight from the wild blueberry patches of Alaska, but any berry will work well here. Note: wild berries tend to be a little smaller and a little juicier …



• 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 cup whole milk<br>• 4 eggs<br>• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for greasing the pan<p>Preheat the oven to 425º F. Brush the cups of a popover pan with melted butter and place in the oven while it preheats.<br>• In a large bowl, whisk the flour and salt to …


Everything (Plus Chives) Baked Potato Puff Pastries

• 4 medium Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes<br>• 4 pieces cooked bacon, crumbled into medium sized bits<br>• at least 4 tablespoons Salted butter<br>• 4 tablespoons mascarpone cheese<br>• 4 tablespoons crumbled cheese - your preference, or feta or chevre<br>• 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated<br>• 3 to 4 teaspoons Meyer lemon juice, …


Mango Banana Bread

• 1 cup sugar<br>• 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• 2 ripe bananas<br>• 1/2 1 ripe mango, cubed<br>• 1 tablespoon milk<br>• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon<br>• 2 cups flour<br>• 1 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 3/4 teaspoon vanilla<p>Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Grease or line a loaf …


Browned Butter Banana Bread

• scant 1/3 cups butter<br>• 1/2 cup sugar<br>• 1 cup mashed banana<br>• 1 egg<br>• 1/4 cup plain yogurt<br>• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• 1/2 teaspoon walnut bitters (maybe I went crazy; totally optional)<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 3/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 3/4 cup flour<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brown the butter over medium heat, stirring …


Popovers with Strawberry Butter

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Fluffy, golden brown popovers smeared with fresh strawberry butter.<p><b>Makes: 10 popovers</b><p><b>Butter</b><p>1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature<br>• 2 tablespoons powdered sugar<br>• 1 pinch kosher salt<br>• 1/4 cup diced fresh strawberries<p>Beat the butter, powdered sugar, and salt in the bowl of an electric …


Grilled Corn and Pickled Shallot Bruschetta

• 1 French baguette, sliced 1/2-inch thick<br>• 1/4 cup olive oil<br>• 2 large shallots, diced<br>• 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar<br>• 4 ears fresh corn, shucked<br>• 4 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced<br>• 1/4 cup chopped basil leaves<br>• 2 garlic cloves, minced<br>• Kosher salt<br>• Freshly ground black pepper<p>Preheat the oven to 400°F. Arrange the …


Onion-Cheddar Beer Biscuits

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This has been a favorite of mine for a long time. Caramelized onions and a Dijon-balsamic dressing turn boring, bland biscuits into a delicious snack or accompaniment to dinner. The addition of beer gives it an extra zesty complexity.<p><b>Makes: 12</b><p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<br>• 4 cups sliced …


Simply The Best Banana Bread

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This banana bread is quick and easy to make and even better to take a bite of. It is under 15 ingredients and utilizes your over ripe bananas! Banana bread should be moist, sweet, and simple. You can check all that off!<p><b>Makes: 1 large loaf or 2 small</b><p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter (for …


Savory Breakfast Bread Pudding

• 4 slices Rhodes Bread, cubed (4 cups)<br>• 3 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese<br>• 1 pound Italian sausage, browned and drained<br>• 4 green onions, thinly sliced<br>• 1/4 cup minced fresh basil<br>• 1/4 cup brown sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon dried oregano<br>• 1 teaspoon garlic powder<br>• 6 eggs<br>• 1 1/2 heavy whipping cream<br>• 1/2 salt and pepper<br>• 1/2 …


Bread Dumplings with Sage Brown Butter

• 2 old bread rolls, crusts removed, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 10oz)<br>• 1 1/2 cups milk<br>• 1 shallot, minced<br>• 1 small garlic clove, minced<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 6 tablespoons butter<br>• 2 tablespoons grated Parmigiano Reggiano<br>• 24 small sage leaves (or 6 large ones cut into pieces)<br>• Juice of one lemon<br>• Extra virgin oil<br>• Salt and freshly …


The Simple Pleasure of Everyday, 5-Ingredient Italian Bread

My grandfather Nonno Corrado's bread is simple: simple to make, simple to eat (with anything really.) It's five ingredients and hardly any work. And he taught it to me, so when I make it, I get to think about him.<p>A mischievous and headstrong kid, he grew up in a small town called Oliveto, in the …

caribbean banana lime bread

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This is not your typically ultra-sweet banana-flavored quick bread. The unusual addition of lime juice and coconut make the bananas soar. If you’ve got some bananas too ripe to eat, make this bread now.<p>The smell of this bread in your kitchen as it bakes is heavenly. I think this quick …


7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p>You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1.</b> …


19 Savory Pumpkin Seed Recipes to Make This Season

A great pumpkin pie recipe paired with a seasonal latte is an autumn dream. But even with all our PSLs and pumpkin love, we’ve been neglecting an integral part of our beloved gourd — the seeds! Yes, they’re all goopy and gross when you’re scooping them out to make a jack-o’-lantern, but did you …

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Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Cute Kid Notes

23 Pictures Of Cats That Will Destroy Your Faith In Cat Education

Seriously cats, what are they teaching you there?