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Cinnamon Sugar Breakfast Puffs

<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, binging on whipped cream and scones, building snow forts, trying to find the source of creeks, spiking hot chocolate, climbing mountains, and other …

Breakfast

Sriracha Maple Bacon

<b>Author Notes:</b> An easy way to make yourself very popular at brunch. —fiveandspice<p><b>Serves about 4 to 6 as a side dish</b><p>1 pound thick-cut bacon<br>• 3 tablespoons grade B maple syrup<br>• 2 teaspoons Sriracha (use more or less to taste)<p>Heat your oven to 400° F and line a couple of rimmed baking sheets with parchment …

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Bread pudding

Applesauce Carrot Bread with Pecan Streusel

<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> …

Dessert

Deep South Apple Cake

<b>Author Notes:</b> Want an explosion of fresh apple? My Mississippi Delta born mum's recipe will do it. With 3 cups of apple to 3 cups of flour, it only JUST holds together, but the taste is so divine, you won't mind the crumble. Take care when removing this cake from the pan - it requires delicate …

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Graham Cracker Layer Cake

<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 …

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Hot Milk Cake

<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 …

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Recipes

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! …

Pancakes

Blueberry Buckle with Lemon Syrup

We sure do have some goofy-named foods in America. Britain has their “fools” and “messes,” and France has “bêtises,” which translates to …

Recipes

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Goat Cheese

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>Roasted Cauliflower<p>Preheat oven to 475°. Bring wine, oil, kosher salt, juice, butter, red pepper flakes, sugar, bay leaf, and 8 cups …

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Parmesan-Roasted Potatoes

Cooking the potatoes on a wire rack lets hot air circulate around them, so they get extra crisp.<p>Place a rack in upper third of oven; preheat to 400°. Toss potatoes and oil in a large bowl; season with salt and pepper. Place potatoes, cut side up, on a wire rack set inside a rimmed baking sheet; …

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Vietnamese Chicken-Noodle Salad Recipe - Kay Chun | Food & Wine

How to make this recipe<p>Preheat the oven to 350°. Spread the sesame seeds on a rimmed baking sheet and toast for about 5 minutes, until golden. Transfer to a food processor. Add the oil, lime juice, fish sauce, garlic, ginger and 3 tablespoons of water. Puree until smooth and season the sauce with …

Tagliatelle with Braised Chicken and Figs Recipe - Kyle Bailey | Food & Wine

• Preheat the oven to 350°. In a large enameled cast-iron casserole, heat the oil. Season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper and cook over moderately high heat, turning, until browned, about 5 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a plate.<br>• Add the carrot, onion and celery to the casserole and cook …

Duck à l'Orange Recipe - Jacques Pépin | Food & Wine

Suggested Pairing<p>Although Pinot Noir is a classic pairing with duck, Côtes-du-Rhône, when made with mostly Grenache, often has an orange or tangerine flavor that makes it spectacular with the sauce in this dish.

Easy Chicken Lasagna Recipe - Todd Porter and Diane Cu | Food & Wine

• Preheat oven to 375°. Lightly coat a 2-quart baking dish with olive oil and set aside.<br>• Cook lasagna noodles until al dente according to package instructions. Rinse under cold water until cool. Lay the cooked pasta flat and set aside.<br>• In a medium bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, egg, …

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 …

Biscuits

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>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>20 mins<p>Total time<p>30 mins<p>Bacon and brie make an easy pasta sauce for this easy fettuccine …