Sharon Chaytor

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Bananas and the Best Ways to Use Them (While You Still Can)

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: There's a bunch to know about your favorite fruit.</i><p>We Americans eat <i>a lot</i> of bananas -- more than 26 pounds of them per person every year. That's more than any other type of fresh …

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Meet the Flat White, the Coffee Drink Taking the U.S. by Storm

The Australian coffee craze is about to make it big in America<p>The latest Aussie invasion has nothing to do with beers, bands, or crocodiles. But it does have a strong connection to an Australian breakfast.<p>It's the <b>flat white</b>, the Australian answer to the latte, and it's a name you should know the …

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11 Recipes That Prove Hand Pies Are the Perfect Winter Food

The world’s best cold-weather food may not be soup after all. We’d argue that thet title ought to go to the oft-overlooked hand pie. Consider this: …

Easy Butternut Squash Soup

Servings: 6-8<p>Cook Time: 35 Minutes<p>Total Time: 50 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 20-ounce packages (2-1/2 pounds) pre-cut butternut squash (if using fresh …

Sweet, Spicy, Salty Candied Pecans (AKA "Crack Nuts")

5 stars based on 209 votes<p>Photo by Alexandra Grablewski (Chronicle Books, 2018)<p>My husband calls these candied pecans “crack nuts” because they’re …

Swig Sugar Cookie Recipe (LITERALLY The Best Cookie Known To Man!!) • Vintage Revivals

Cream together Butter, Vegetable Oil, Sugars, Water, and Eggs.<p>Combine dry ingredients and slowly add to butter mixture.<p>Mix until everything is …

How to Survive the Olive Shortage

With a little know-how and common sense, you can make your stash of olive oil last you through the current olive shortage<p>In case you haven't heard, we're in the midst of an olive oil crisis.<p>Generally crappy growing weather in the Mediterranean—along with rampaging insects and various kinds of …

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The Easiest And Most Delicious Work Lunch Ideas You'll Find On Pinterest

Next time you're bored with lunch, Pinterest is here to save you.<p>Let's be real for a second -- lunch at work sucks. Monday through Friday you're faced with the same question: whether to eat your tired old sandwich or spend your lunch break waiting in line at a trendy (read: expensive) salad shop. …

Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

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Homemade Gluten-Free Popovers on gfe

This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase through them, your cost will stay the same, but <b>gfe</b> will receive a few cents for every dollar …

The Gluten-Free Gourmet Cooks Comfort Foods

Thickeners | CraftyBaking | Formerly Baking911

Food thickeners frequently are based on either Polysaccharides (starches, vegetable gums, and pectin), or proteins. A flavorless powdered starch used …

How to Make Queso Fresco, the World's Easiest Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Let's face it, there are some skills that are just cool to have. Being able to weld things, very cool. Ability to moonwalk? Always cool. And being able to turn everyday milk into wicked good cheese definitely belongs …

Hey Chef, What Can I Do With Maple Syrup?

Fall means maple syrup: drizzled over our oatmeal, glazing our salmon, sweetening our cocktails, and turning up in a billion or so other recipes on this site.<p>What are the country's culinary professionals doing with maple? Six chefs gave us a low-down of their sugar highs.<p>Candied Nuts<p><i>Born and raised</i> …

13 Appetizers You Won’t Believe Came Out of the Slow Cooker

When you have a holiday party or dinner, you can’t give every dish equal attention. Appetizers can keep your guests sated while you focus on the main …

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Egyptian Spicy Meat Pie In A Phyllo Crust Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Prepare pan: generously butter a 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.<p>To prepare filling: heat oil in a wide saute pan over moderate heat; add in the …

The Food Lab: For the Best Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Use Science, Not Sugar

Have you ever wondered why sweet potatoes are so darn insecure? They come to the table hidden under a blanket of marshmallows or a sticky-sweet layer of sugary syrup. You eat them and taste only cinnamon and nutmeg, the natural aroma of the sweet potato buried underneath layers of spices. I often …