Shannon Swanson

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Lemon Cake with Fruit

12 servings<p>Whatever you don’t finish for dessert, you should eat for breakfast. This cake was inspired by New York Times writer Marian Burros’s famous plum torte recipe that ran in the newspaper every September from 1983 until 1989. Her original recipe calls for small plums that sink into the …

Dessert

Butter Biscuit Peach Cobbler Recipe

"This is my grandmother's Southern homemade peach cobbler recipe, handed down to my mother in Louisiana. It's made with cinnamon, nutmeg, and buttery …

Baking

Cook this: Beets and carrots with cumin and haydari from How to Eat a Peach

<i>Our cookbook of the week is How to Eat a Peach by award-winning British food writer Diana Henry. Over the next four days, we’ll feature recipes from</i> …

Foodie Friday: Spice up spring with this coconut curry bowl recipe

<i>Every week on Foodie Friday cookbook author and Gourmet Warehouse founder Caren McSherry joins CKNW’s Simi Sara with another recipe to wow your</i> …

Dreamy, creamy zabaglione might just be Italian for heaven

Zabaglione is fun to say, tricky to spell, and so tasty to eat. Italians spell it Zabaione, and in Argentina and Uruguay it is sambayón. Regardless …

Fight winter blues with hash brown quiche and marinated lentils

Quiche seems like a springtime dish — and it's especially handy if you have a glut of eggs left over from Easter.<p>This version skips the pastry and is …

Anna Olson's Guide to Making the Perfect Cheesecake

If you’re in charge of hosting the family for Easter brunch or planning a springtime get together, cheesecake is ideal for serving a group. This …

This Is the Most Popular Chili Recipe on Pinterest

Chili is a problem-solver in my kitchen. When I'm not sure what to make, or when I want a meal that makes a bunch of leftovers so I don't have to …

You Need These Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes in Your Life

When you combine certain foods together they become extra special, like taco pizza or spaghetti and chili (which is still debatable if you're not …

Cooking

General Tso's Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Special equipment: a deep-frying thermometer<p>Sandwich Build:<p>For the marinade and chicken: In a bowl, whisk together the hoisin, vinegar, soy sauce, …

Recipes

Smitten Kitchen Shares Her Favorite Weeknight Meals

Deb Perelman has always been the kind of cook I aspire to be. Her recipes on Smitten Kitchen check all the boxes for what I want to make on any given …

Cooking

Meyer Lemon Buttermilk Bundt Cake - The Washington Post

For the filling: Whisk together the Meyer Lemon Curd and cream cheese until smooth, with no white streaks.<p>For the cake: Combine the shortening and 1 tablespoon of flour in a small bowl, to create a paste. Use your fingers or a paper towel to generously coat the inside of the Bundt pan with the …

Dessert

Lose Weight by Planning Ahead With These 45 Lunch Meal-Prep Ideas

Maybe you've been meal prepping like a badass for years, or maybe you're just starting this week. Wherever you are in your meal-prep journey, here are some delicious, nourishing lunch ideas for inspiration. We're already looking forward to lunch next week!

Healthy Eating

This Carne Asada Burrito Casserole Is a Highbrow Stoner's Delight

Hello, and welcome back to <i>Will It Casserole?</i>, the column where I take your delicious concepts and re-imagine them as delicious casserole creations. …

Kung Pao Shrimp Recipe

Make Kung Pao sauce: In a medium saucepan, whisk together chicken stock, cornstarch, soy sauce, chili garlic sauce, sugar, vinegar, and sesame oil. …

13 recipes for National Pizza Day to help you make amazing pizza at home

Sure, you could go out or order in for National Pizza Day — and there are a ton of Pizza Day freebies and deals — but if you're more of a DIY-er, why not make your own delicious pie at home?<p>Learn to make a classic Margherita pie or get creative with a cauliflower crust. Whatever your pizza fancy, …

Cooking

Jamaican Meat Pie Footballs

What better way to celebrate the big game than with a spicy meat-filled patty shaped like a football? Nothing is wasted here -- even the puff pastry …

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Cooking

Chef-Approved Vegan Sauces That Add Tons of Flavor to Your Meals

If the new year has you motivated to eat more plant-based foods, we're with you. We drowned ourselves in hot chocolate (and of course we said yes to …

Food

33 Recipes That Freeze Well (To Surprise Yourself With Later)

Make your own freezer meals of baked ziti, soups, and...well, cookie dough.<p>There are some days that you get on a roll with cooking and have more food than you know what to do with. When you're feeling particularly motivated, make big batches of recipes that freeze well, and stow away leftovers for …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Creamy Lentil Soup

Simple flavors and a rustic touch will make this soup an instant home-cooked favorite, especially on chilly, wintry days. Inexpensive dried lentils …

31 Delicious Things To Cook In January

All you need to start the new year right.

Eggnog Pound Cake

<i>This eggnog pound cake, made with rum, nutmeg, eggnog, and studded with currants, is the perfect Christmas Bundt cake or hostess gift.</i>Adapted from …

Dessert

10 Absolutely Delicious Ways to Turn Mushrooms into Dinner

When it comes to adding vegetables to dinner, there are two camps: the ones I pick in an effort to feel like I'm doing something good for myself (aka …

Cooking

Best-Ever Lemon Bars

Stir together butter, 1/4 cup sugar, vanilla and salt. Add one cup flour; mix just until incorporated. Press evenly into the bottom of an aluminum …

Dessert

Lemon Pecan Slab Pie

• Level: Easy<p>Total: 1 hr 30 min (includes cooling time)<br>• Active: 20 min<p>Yield: 10 to 12 servings<p>Nonstick cooking spray, for the baking sheet<p>Two 14.1-ounce …

Crock-Pot Chicken Recipes

From chicken and white bean cassoulet to slow cooker sweet paprika chicken tacos, try these easy crock-pot chicken recipes for hearty and warming …