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Homemade Almond Joy Candy Bars

<i>Every Friday, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Kristin Rosenau of Pastry Affair introduces us to Candy Bar Friday with homemade Almond Joys, ready in just 30 minutes.</i><p>A few years ago, I started a weekly tradition …

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Pumpkin Muffins

Here's the plain truth: making a quick bread takes too long in the oven (50 minutes!). If I'm going to bake something, I want it fast. Therefore, I always make quick breads and muffins in my tiny cupcake tin, making them just the right size to eat three -- which is still less calories than eating …

Lahmacun

4 Servings<p>This thin, crisp Turkish flatbread is typically rolled into a cone before eating.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Tomato Sauce<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>½ small onion, chopped<p>1 garlic clove, chopped<p>½ serrano chile, seeded, chopped<p>1 14-oz. can whole peeled tomatoes<p>¼ cup canned piquillo peppers, …

10 New Burgers to Try Right Now

New England Lobster Rolls with Lemon Chive Mayonnaise

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: No need to travel to New England for its quintessential summer food.</i><p>WHO: Sonali aka The Foodie Physician is a culinary …

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Pesto Grilled Shrimp

<b>Prep Time</b>:<p>10 minutes <b>Marinate Time</b>:<p>20 minutes <b>Cook Time</b>:<p>10 minutes <b>Total Time</b>:<p>40 minutes <b>Servings</b>: 4<p>Light fresh and summery basil pesto marinated grilled …

Chipotle Recipes: Put This Pepper To Good Use (PHOTOS)

If dinners are starting to get a little bland, it's time you consider adding some heat to your recipes. Between jalapenos and red chile peppers, you've got options when you want some spice. But don't forget about chipotle chiles.<p>Chipotle chiles are just a smoke-dried jalapeño, but their maturity …

Pumpkin Pancakes with Bourbon Vanilla Maple Syrup

In a large bowl combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, allspice, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and salt. Whisk together.<p>In a medium …

Dinner Tonight: Pork Belly BLT with Cherry Tomatoes

Let's say you want a BLT, except it's not quite peak tomato season and you only have a slab of raw pork belly, not bacon. That's the terrible dilemma I faced this week when I was struck with an uncontrollable urge for a BLT, but without all the ingredients to execute it flawlessly. Was that going …

Chocolate Fig Biscotti Recipe

For a grown-up friendly cookie, try these not too sweet chocolate biscotti with figs.<p>adapted from <i>Gourmet</i><p><b>Read more: Cookie Monster: Chocolate Fig Biscotti</b><p>Ingredients2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt6 tablespoons butter, at room temperature1 …

How to Make Texas-Style Smoked Brisket in a Gas Grill

Making a real Texas-style smoked brisket will take all day, but it's eminently doable (even in a gas grill), and you can demand everyone call you "pitmaster"<p>In Texas, barbecue is about beef: specifically brisket, the cut by which any joint is judged. Brisket has become a favorite of restaurant …

The Burger Lab: How To Make Surf & Turf Burgers (Bacon- and Lobster-Topped Burgers)

There's not really much to making a perfect Surf N' Turf burger. All you need is some impeccably good beef and lobster and absolutely perfect execution. Easy, right? Here's how.<p>The burger starts as any other burger does: with really good ground beef. For the best results, you'll want to grind …

How to Cook Octopus

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef Camille Becerra will go beyond the basics to help you tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Never make</i> …

Pot Pie

It doesn’t get much better than pot pie. It just doesn’t. It’s that brothy gravy…that golden, crisp crust…those tender, flavorful vegetables.<p>Gosh, …

Fig, salami and goat cheese flat bread

Nutrition Facts<p>Serving Size<p>589g<p>Yields<p>3<p>Amount Per Serving<p>Calories 1345<p>Calories from Fat 683<p>% Daily Value *<p>Total Fat 76g<p>117%<p>Saturated Fat 32g<p>158%<p>Trans …

Fig Newtons | Tracey's Culinary Adventures

I received the Flour Bakery cookbook for Christmas this past year, and upon my initial flip through, these fig newtons were the first thing that …

Fried Chicken and Coleslaw Sandwiches Recipe

Brined, fried chicken thighs in soft toasted buns with cole slaw.<p><b>Note:</b> If desired, replace brine in step 1 with 3 cups of Kosher dill pickle juice. Proceed as directed.<p><b>Read more: Fried Chicken Sandwiches with Coleslaw</b><p>IngredientsKosher saltSugar8 boneless skinless chicken thighs2 tablespoon freshly …

Salted Butter Chocolate Sauce

113<p>1<p>When it comes to baking and desserts, one doesn’t necessarily think of salt as a flavor. But more and more, I keep considering, and …

Recipe: Meyer lemon-cured fillet of salmon with white asparagus, chioggia beets, toasted hazelnuts and watercress mousseline

<i>NOTE: Master Class columns are intended for ambitious home cooks, and some of the recipes may call for special ingredients or equipment. When that is the case, we will provide an alternative method for the main element of the dish so it can be prepared even without this ingredient or</b> …

How to make Baked Sweet Potato Fries

<i>Learn how to make crisp sweet potato fries at home. Baked, not fried – so you can feel good about eating them!</i><p>I have a confession.<p>I am not only …

hawaiian marinated flank steak

My husband announced that I needed more <i>meat</i> recipes on the blog.<p>Typical guy.<p>But he was right- I glanced over my recipe collection and realized I only …

Clark's Oyster Bar's Cioppino

6 to 8 Servings<p>This cioppino recipe uses bottled clam juice, a smart shortcut to a robust broth. Recipe by Tom Moorman and Larry McGuire, Clark’s Oyster Bar, Austin<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Broth<p>2 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 medium onion, finely chopped<p>4 garlic cloves, chopped<p>1 teaspoon dried basil<p>1 teaspoon dried …

Recipe Of The Day: Crab Chowder

There are a lot of great ways to eat crab. At a boil, in a rich tomato sauce, on potato chips and in soup too. In the summer, when crabs are at their finest, crab chowder is one of our favorite ways to enjoy them. Paired with fresh summer corn, this crab chowder recipe makes those long summer …

Crunchy Fried Chocolate Wontons Recipe

Wontons for dessert? You betcha. These crunchy chocolate filled envelopes are delicate, light as air, and dusted with sweet Chinese five spice.<p>Notes:<p>Make sure the wontons are sealed well to prevent chocolate from seeping out during frying.<br>• Keep unused wontons covered while working to keep them from …

Homemade Croissants

<i>Every other Friday, we'll be sharing dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because weekends are the sweetest part of the week.</i><p><i>Today: Yossy shows us how to make perfectly flaky croissants at home.</i><p>There is nothing finer than a warm, buttery pastry on a cool fall morning. So I …

Roasted Apple Butter

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Carey Nershi from Reclaiming Provincial makes butter from whole apples -- peels, cores, and all.</i><p>Apples are the harbingers of fall in many places, …