Cierra Aminu

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lamb meatballs with feta and lemon

Despite trying to provide ample evidence here, nobody believes me when I say that I get no special pleasure out of weeknight cooking — and guys, it’s …

broccoli, cheddar and wild rice casserole

Although my parents <i>claim</i> to have loved us, there were all sorts of delicious foods that my sister and I knew our friends got to eat in their homes …

stuck-pot rice with lentils and yogurt

I once read that if you ask a guy what his favorite item of clothing is, he would pick the oldest thing he owns — some t-shirt he’s had since high …

chocolate peanut butter cheesecake

This birthday cake was assigned to the side of the family whose dessert preferences can be roughly summarized as <b>chocolate + anything else</b>, but if …

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How to Choose a Digital Meat Thermometer

A digital meat thermometer is a quick, convenient way to make sure your roasts come out perfectly, neither dried out nor unsafely raw. But which one …

How to Make Guacamole Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often</i><p><i>Today: Don't settle for inferior versions -- t</i><i>he guac of your dreams is just around the corner.</i><p>Having grown up in …

7 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Soup (PHOTOS)

We love soup here at HuffPost Taste. We like it with pumpkin, and with potato. We like it thick enough to stand a spoon up in. We even like it with our grilled cheese. But what we don't like is when someone makes a bad pot of soup.<p>Soup is a simple dish to make. It doesn't call for complicated …

spring vegetable potstickers

It’s been over six years since I mooned here over a lost dumpling love. Dumplings are kind of a fixation for me; I am unwaveringly convinced that …

bee sting cake

Nobody could mistake me for a person who moves quickly. I “run” at a treadmill speed that would never catch a thief, and barely these days, a …

apple mosaic tart with salted caramel

My husband likes to joke that every other comment on this site in the month of October is, “Help! I went apple picking and I brought home 20 pounds …

sweet potato cake with marshmallow frosting

I hope you don’t mind me going briefly off-topic here. I know that the holiday week demands exclusive chatter about giblets and squash and all the …

parmesan broth with kale and white beans

This soup is the very best thing I ate in December, which is saying a lot for a month that involved the purchase of at least 4 pounds of butter. And …

About Herbs app review: 200 plus monographs to help you heal

Introduction<p>About Herbs is an iPhone and iPod touch app that helps you learn how to properly use various easily found herbs. It also includes several …

Nigel Slater's lamb with spiced parsnip mash recipe

The recipe<p>Peel 800g of parsnips, cut them into large pieces and boil or steam for 15 minutes or until they are soft enough to mash. Put the cooked parsnips in the bowl of a food processor or mixer, add 50g of butter, a little salt and a generous grinding of black pepper, then process or mash to a …

Spicy Spiked Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>The addition of an anise-flavored liqueur turns this hot cocoa into the liquid version of chocolate-covered licorice.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ ancho chile, lightly crushed<p>1 cinnamon stick<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 oz. bittersweet …

Liqueurs

These 10 Spices Will Instantly Make You A Better Cook

For all of you out there who think you just can't cook, we have something to tell you: yes, you can. Julia Child wasn't lying when she said anyone can cook. She may have been talking about French cooking, but it's true for all types of cuisine.<p>There's no magic to cooking. People aren't born with a …

Spice-Rubbed Grilled Flap Meat (Sirloin Tip) Recipe

Flap meat, also known as sirloin tip, is one of the most tender and flavorful cuts for your dollar. The key is to use a great spice rub for flavor and to slice thinly against the grain for tenderness.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns, toasted1 teaspoon coriander …

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

Black bean brownies may sound extremely unappealing, but I can assure you they are phenomenal. You will not notice the black beans in these, I promise.<p>I put this to the test on my mother-in-law. Now, she usually turns her nose up at my healthy meals and any attempts to make things healthier, lower …

Dessert

Jerk Chicken Wings - Spicy Jamaican Jerk Hot Wings Recipe