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45 Chickpea Recipes That Aren't Hummus

Chickpeas are for way more than hummus. Here's how we use 'em<p><b>There's a whole chickpea world out there beyond hummus</b>. From crunchy, spicy snacks to main ingredients, chickpeas are one of the best ingredients you can keep in your pantry. In fact, keep a lot.

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22 Hot Sandwiches You Need to Make to Get Through Winter

For those days when all you want is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection.<p><b>Sometimes all you want on a frigid winter day</b> is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection. Beware: There's a lot of cheese ahead.

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10 Fantastic and Filling Vegetarian Entrées

In the eight years that I was a vegetarian, I often found that my veggie-centric preferences were the afterthought of the party. More often than not, …

7 Crock Pot Entrées to Add to Your Dinner Arsenal

Search the Internet for slow cooker entrées, and you’ll find there’s no shortage of recipes online. But you’ll likely also discover that the majority …

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9 Inventive Lasagnas: No-Boil Noodles Are Just the Beginning

Traditional lasagna is delicious—nobody would ever deny that. But sometimes you want to do something more interesting than just heat up a Stouffer’s …

Recipes

9 Side Dishes You Won’t Believe Came Out of a Crock Pot

Slow cookers are a trusty go-to for large pieces of meat like pot roast and pulled pork, but what’s not as known is the fact that they can make many …

11 Savory Quiches Perfect for a Party

Quiche is one of the most beloved and easy recipes for entertaining a crowd: With a few eggs, some cheese, and whatever add-ins strike your fancy, …

The New Healthy 2015: Good-for-You Recipes

We're not joking—these good-for-you options are also crazy-tasty.<p><b>For as long as we can remember, the words "healthy" and "restaurant"</b> have conjured eye-roll-inducing images of health food spots serving fake meat and hippie vibes. All that's changed. Forget deprivation; these restaurant recipes are …

Breakfast

BA’s Best Macaroni and Cheese

4 Servings<p>Don’t be alarmed if the sauce looks thin at first: It will continue to thicken as it bakes with the noodles. This recipe also easily doubles—because one can't have too much mac 'n' cheese. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons …

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Green Risotto With Mushrooms (Vegan) Recipe

Creamy risotto tinted bright green with spinach and herbs, served with pan-seared mushrooms.<p><b>Note</b>: I prefer using Carnaroli rice for its slightly longer grains and firmer texture. Feel free to use any risotto-style rice like Arborio or Vailone Nano.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1/2 cup loosely …

Pressure Cooker Butternut Squash Risotto With Frizzled Sage and Brown Butter Recipe

With the help of a pressure cooker, risotto becomes an insanely easy and hands-off dish. Here, it's loaded with layer upon layer of the flavors of fall: butternut squash, sage, brown butter, and just a hint of apple and maple syrup to round it out.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Why It …

Cauliflower Pepper Masala Curry - By VahChef @ VahRehVah.com

Spinach Artichoke Hand Pies | Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts

Preheat oven to 350.<p>To start your filling, in a medium sauce pan over medium/high heat. Melt butter and whisk in flour until a thick paste forms. …

Sautéed Zucchini and Cherry Tomatoes

Servings: 4<p>Total Time: 15 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil<br>• 1 small red onion, diced<br>• 1 pound zucchini (2-3 medium), cut into …

Grilled Cheese Bliss: Tomato Basil Vegan Panini with Roasted Pepper

Two things there are <i>never</i> enough of: hours in the day - and counter space in the kitchen.<p>Sorry waffle iron, ice cream machine and panini press, you …

Hazelnut Recipes That Aren't For Dessert

Despite what Nutella freaks may tell you, hazelnuts are not just for dessert. Yes, hazelnuts and chocolate are a match made in heaven and yes, their rich, nutty flavor can turn a tired torte into a masterpiece. We love hazelnut gelato and think hazelnut tiramisu is pretty genius. We know, however, …

Shroom for manoeuvre: Yotam Ottolenghi’s mushroom recipes for the festive season

It’s not just the presents under the tree that can be wrapped at Christmas. I love filling squares of parchment paper with a variety of wild, exotic and baby button mushrooms, slices of cooked potato or celeriac, crushed garlic, chopped herbs, double cream and a splash of aniseedy liquor, to seal …

Easy Homemade Turnovers

Yum<p>Yum <br>With puff pastry at your disposal in the frozen section of the grocery store you can make your very own turnovers with a variety of fillings …

Beyond Paleo: Is Eating Like a Viking the Next It Diet?

<i>Europe is heeding the call of the Norse: A diet rich in berries, fish, nuts, and game is charting a course to boosting health and losing pounds. Kate Christensen reports on the New Nordic phenomenon.</i><p>My father’s grandparents came from Norway and settled in the Scandinavian bastion of Minnesota. As a …