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By Ana Kinkaid | Culinary News and Trends

How To Eat Sushi The Right Way

Plus, a look at some Tokyo spots to help you get it right.<p>Though this might come as a surprise, any sushi chef worth his toro will tell you that the most important component of sushi is rice, not fish. And that's because if a chef's rice is off in any way, or not seasoned property, the entire meal …

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10 Cake Decorating Tips

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Heavenly Squares: 7 Decadent Dessert Bar Recipes

Easy to make and even easier to eat, dessert bars are always a hit over the holidays. From Chocolate Chip Pecan Blondies to Luscious Lemon Squares, these handheld sweets will have everyone reaching for seconds (and thirds!).<p><b>1. Baileys Cheesecake-Marbled Brownies</b><p>Spiked with Baileys Irish Cream, …

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Roasted Vegetables with Asian Honey Ginger Glaze

<i>Seasonal roasted vegetables with an Asian-style honey ginger garlic glaze – a great side dish for any time of year, and perfect for sharing with</i> …

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Grilled Oysters Are Better With Butter: How to Make the Best Barbecued Oysters

I am an oyster <i>fiend</i>. You may think that with my recent transplant to the West Coast, I'd be in oyster heaven right now, but there's a catch: I'm an <i>Atlantic</i> oyster fiend. Oyster experts may tell me that the smaller, creamier, more robustly flavored Pacific oyster is the true connoisseur's oyster. …

10 Best Apples To Look For At The Farmers' Market

These standout varieties will add depth and taste to all your fall recipes.<p>To experience the diversity of apples—one of the <b>world's healthiest foods</b>, …

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No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

You are going to love this super easy to make no bake chocolate peanut butter pie recipe made with just 4 ingredients! Almost sounds too good to be …

How to cook perfect oysters Rockefeller

Give the salty half-shell favourites a deluxe Christmas upgrade. But what is the secret to recreating the original New Orleans greens?<p>For those of us smitten with their saline charms, oysters are one of few foodstuffs immediately evocative of celebration. Whether borne aloft through a noisy …

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A Shamelessly French Chicken in Cider

“Ah, they are not rising!” Marianne Tober cried, in a near panic over her <i>gougères</i>. They weren’t just cheese puffs; they were her Burgundian birthright, well-salted dairy fat given airy form, and her mother’s recipe had never failed her before. But it was true: The gougères in her oven were lying …

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Chef John Tesar wants to teach you a better way to cook a steak | Cooking

Chef John Tesar has been busy. He just finished his first cookbook. He returns to <i>Top Chef</i> as Season 14 airs on Thursday. And besides keeping Knife …

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Very Special Tomato Spice Cake Recipe

Recipe by: SHERRI LEIGH<p>"Tomato sauce is the secret special ingredient in this easy recipe for a spice cake packed with walnuts and …

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Olive Oil, Cardamom and Blood Orange Polenta Cake

<i>Vegan cake recipe – olive oil, cardamom and blood orange polenta cake</i><p>So – what to do on a rather dull Saturday? Not quite raining, not quite cold but …

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Recipe: The Picnic loaf

How to cook baked potato soup | Spectator Life

This soup was, to be frank, a catalogue of disasters. I am not sure that I’ve ever got into such a mess making such a simple dish. It is therefore testament to how fantastically satisfying and delicious it is that, rather than write off this weekend’s culinary escapades and do my very best to …

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The Food Lab Fundamentals: The Science of Heat vs. Temperature

This is an exclusive excerpt from my book, <i>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science</i>, a grand exploration of the world of food science and how it can make everyday home cooking easier and more delicious. It's on sale now anywhere books are sold, or online.<p>What Is Cooking?<p>I know you're eager …

Best Carolina BBQ Meat Sauce Recipe

Recipe by: TRIPPER<p>"I can't take all the credit for this stuff. I have had to search, and snoop and experiment to get it right. (Thanks Big Daddy's!) …

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Roasted Garlic Duchess Potatoes - December 2015 Recipes

Find all the recipes from the December 2015 issue of <i>Southern Living.</i><p>The holidays are one of our favorite times of year, and at <i>Southern Living</i> our …

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garlic soup

Garlic Soup<p>A hearty, fortifying garlic soup recipe made with roasted and sautéed garlic along with potatoes, shallots, and fresh herbs.<p>Author: …

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Chipotle and Cheddar Buttermilk Biscuits

Delicious buttermilk biscuits with a bit of a bite and of course, a good bit of cheesy goodness!I am a huge fan of biscuits. It’s probably due to the …

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Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge (2-Ingredient) Recipe

Recipe by: Amanda Brown<p>"Yummy, sweet, salty, sink-your-teeth-in delicious fudge that is both healthy and delicious!"<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Added to shopping …

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How long to cook a turkey, in one easy chart

You have your bird (and a recipe), but how long, exactly, are you supposed to cook it? Here’s a handy guide.<p>No Thanksgiving guest is more important …

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Rethinking Swiss Meringue: Lighter, Fluffier, and More Stable

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Meringue is the puffy heart of every sweet soufflé, the airy start to classic buttercream, the basis of seven-minute frosting, the secret to flawless <i>macarons</i>, the chewy-crisp foundation of pavlova, and the fluffy cloud atop a lemon pie. While there are countless …

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Grilled Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots

Grilled bacon wrapped tater tots are one of the most exciting tailgating recipes I have seen in a long time. These are so tasty and easy that your …

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Bacon Wrapped Turkey Breast

Bacon Wrapped Turkey Breast is a real treat. It’s a lot easier to work with than a whole turkey. When done right I think that brining is the key to …

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(Non-Chicken Soup) Recipes for the Soul

Last weekend there was a national uptick in cooking: long simmers, kneading, and focused knife work specifically. (This is an unconfirmed report but supported by circumstantial evidence among our editorial team of ten-ish.)<p>We cooked enough to feed our respective blocks—some of us did share with the …

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Mexican-Style Thanksgiving: Savory Black Beans

When I was in college in Texas, many years ago, my off-campus house was often the gathering place for friends. And when friends gathered, we made …

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Stuffed Cabbage Rolls | Vegetable Recipes

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>1 leek<br>• 750 g carrots<br>• 4 cloves of garlic<br>• 25 g toasted almonds , plus extra to serve<br>• a few sprigs of fresh dill<br>• 50 g feta cheese<br>• 2 …

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These mashed potatoes are so good they’ll be the star of Thanksgiving dinner

<i>Editor’s note: This year, our Thanksgiving meal is a virtual potluck. Writers and editors signed up to provide one of 11 dishes, then tested recipes and brought contenders to a final taste-off for a vote. Here are the winning mashed potatoes.</i><p>True to stereotype, my mother’s side of the family — …

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