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Cinnamon Sugar Breakfast Puffs Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a recipe I got from my childhood best friend, college roommate, and partner in all things related to having tea parties, bingeing on whipped cream and scones, building snow forts, trying to find the source of creeks, spiking hot chocolate, climbing mountains, and other …

Dessert

Sriracha Maple Bacon Recipe on Food52

• Heat your oven to 400° F and line a couple of rimmed baking sheets with parchment or foil. Lay your bacon out on the baking sheets making sure the pieces don't overlap.<br>• Mix together the maple syrup and sriracha in a small bowl and brush the bacon slices on both sides with it. You should still have a …

Recipes

Perfect Pancakes Recipe on Food52

Savory Sausage, Greens and Slow Roasted Tomato Bread Pudding Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I love savory bread puddings. They are the kind of one dish meal that I could eat every day, since you can use virtually any combination of vegetables, cheese and meat that you have on hand. This one contrasts a crispy bread top with a soft, silky, pudding bottom, incorporating sweet, …

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Applesauce Carrot Bread with Pecan Streusel Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I couldn't decide whether I wanted to make applesauce bread or carrot bread so...whammo! A mash-up of the two. It's basically just what you'd expect, a ridiculously moist, warmly spiced "bread" that's part apple cake and part carrot cake and all delicious —fiveandspice<p><b>Makes: 1</b> …

Baking

Deep South Apple Cake Recipe on Food52

• 2 cups sugar<br>• 1 1/2 cups cooking oil of your choice<br>• 2 teaspoons vanilla extract<br>• 1/2 juice of a lemon<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 3 cups flour<br>• 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda<br>• 3 cups peeled and chopped fresh apples<br>• 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans (optional)<br>• 2 eggs, well beaten<p>Preheat oven to 325 (160C). Grease a tube pan and dust …

Recipes

The Perfect Apple Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A long love affair with fall apples led me on my quest for the perfect apple cake. I've already got the pie thing down. When trying different cake recipes, I found the right combination, from using different techniques and varying quantities from several recipes, all mashed into one. …

Dessert

Heavenly Apple Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Though not even approaching being eligible for a beauty contest, this cake seems to be irresistible. It stays fresh and gooey for days (that is if there's any left) and it's really very simple. The recipe originated in a community cookbook that I used regularly for years. The cake was …

Dessert

S'mores Icebox Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Icebox cakes are delicious in every flavor and shape, but this s'mores version (inspired by the blog Completely Delicious) is perfect for summer. No oven required, and you get the nostalgic toasted flavor of s'mores in cake form. —Posie (Harwood) Brien<p><b>Makes: 1 cake</b><p><b>For the cake:</b><p>2 cups …

Dessert

Graham Cracker Layer Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This delicate, nutty cake is similar to a basic yellow cake but most of the flour is replaced with graham cracker crumbs. Adapted from an old Nabisco recipe, it tastes exactly like a graham cracker in cake form. The frosting recipe pictured is sdebrango's Whipped Chocolate Caramel …

Dessert

Hot Milk Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe comes from my grandmother, and my mom has been making it for my dad's birthday/Father's Day (which tend to fall on the same weekend) for as long as I can remember. I would describe it as having a flavor similar to pound cake, but with a lighter crumb. It's wonderful plain …

Dessert

Carrot

<b>Author Notes:</b> Flour is somewhat famous for its carrot cake. Or maybe it’s just that it is my husband Christopher’s most favorite Flour cake, so in my mind it’s the most famous cake we have. Countless special occasions have been celebrated by the Chang-Myers household with a slice of carrot cake and …

Dessert

16 Savory Pancakes and Waffles to Eat for Breakfast (or Dinner)

Breakfast for dinner is one of our all-time favorite treats: Waffles, omelets, and pancakes are all special on their own, but somehow it really feels like we're getting away with something when we get to wash down a short stack with a glass of red.<p>But waffles and pancakes need not be sweet only! …

Blueberry Buckle with Lemon Syrup

391<p>14<p>Shares 405<p>We sure do have some goofy-named foods in America. Britain has their “fools” and “messes,” and France has “bêtises,” which translates …

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Goat Cheese

6 Servings<p>This dish has become a signature of Domenica chef Alon Shaya. Precooking the cauliflower in seasoned poaching liquid infuses it with flavor; roasting makes it crisp.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Roasted Cauliflower<p>2 1/2 cups dry white wine<p>1/3 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup kosher salt<p>3 tablespoons fresh …

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Parmesan-Roasted Potatoes

8 Servings<p>Cooking the potatoes on a wire rack lets hot air circulate around them, so they get extra crisp.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved<p>½ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 oz. finely grated Parmesan<p>¾ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf …

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Vietnamese Chicken-Noodle Salad

This dish is a terrific meal-in-one, with cool rice noodles, shredded chicken and fresh vegetables and herbs. <b>Slideshow:</b> Amazing One-Dish Pastas

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Tagliatelle with Braised Chicken and Figs

This Spanish-inspired pasta from chef Kyle Bailey is rich and complex-tasting, thanks to a sauce made from chicken braising liquid that’s reduced …

Duck à l'Orange

<b>Andrew Zimmern’s Kitchen Adventures</b> When I was growing up in NYC in the ’60s, my dad would take me out every week for roast duck at any of the half …

Easy Chicken Lasagna

Paired with a simple green salad and some crusty bread, this chicken lasagna is an easy weeknight meal. <b>Plus:</b> More Pasta Recipes

Chicken Nachos

It’s Super Bowl week, and you know what that means: NACHOS!<p>I mean, come on. It really is all about the nachos.<p>(Don’t tell the Seahawks and Patriots I …

Cayenne Cheddar Breakfast Biscuits

There are biscuit sandwiches…and then there are OH MY GOODNESS, <b>BISCUIT SANDWICHES</b>!!!!!<p>This one happens to be in the latter category.<p>Start with the …

Tuxedo Brownie Torte - Taste and Tell

I love it when I have an occasion to make a dessert. I used to make tons of desserts, but with only the 3 of us, I feel guilty making dessert more …

Lemon Meringue Pie {The Daring Bakers} - Taste and Tell

It seems like I just posted about last month’s Yule Log yesterday – I can’t believe it’s already time for another Daring Baker’s post!!<p>This month’s …

Lemon Meringue Hand Pies - Taste and Tell

<i>Forget the crust! This take on a lemon meringue pie is perfect for a warm day. Meringue cookies are sandwiched with graham cracker ice cream and</i> …

Frosted Butterscotch Cookies - Taste and Tell

My husband loves Oreo cookies. Loves them. He’ll eat homemade cookies, and even really likes some that I make, but if faced between the decision of a …

Thai Shrimp and Noodles - Taste and Tell

Usually, when I am planning my meals, I’ll plan 3 meals at a time. First, I’ll chose a recipe from the Cookbook of the Month. Then, I will usually …

Key West Penne - Taste and Tell

Key West Penne<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>20 mins<p>Total time<p>30 mins<p>Restaurant quality food at home! This Key West Penne is filled with shrimp, scallops, …

Sausage Carbonara Pasta - Taste and Tell

<i>A traditional carbonara pasta is combined with sausage and bacon in this indulgent Sausage Carbonara Pasta.</i><p><i>Photos Updated February 2015</i><p>Yum <br>I can’t …

Bacon and Brie Fettuccine - Taste and Tell

Bacon and Brie Fettuccine<p>Bacon and brie make an easy pasta sauce for this easy fettuccine dinner.<p><b>Prep Time:</b> 10 minutes• <b><br>Cook Time:</b> 20 minutes• <b><br>Total …