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Chipotle Beer Shrimp Quesadillas with Spicy Guac

Chipotle Beer Shrimp Quesadillas with Spicy Guac.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 18, 2013 113<p>There is one thing I am craving during this heat wave.<p>And I mean, …

Rolled Flank Steak with Pesto from 'Canal House Cooks Every Day'

Once you've blitzed up a batch of seriously savory <b>anchovy-laced pesto</b>, what better use for it than to roll it up inside a flank steak? <b>Melissa Hamilton</b> and <b>Christopher Hirsheimer</b>'s technique for stuffing, rolling, and grilling the steak in <i>Canal House Cooks Every Day</i> highlights the flank steak's …

Freezer Cooking!

Tomorrow’s Food Network episode is one of my favorites so far, for a couple of reasons. One, it chronicles the last day of a week of freezer cooking …

Pulled Pork Recipe - Spotlight: DJ BBQ

Steakhouse Chicken Parmesan

Heat oil in a 12" skillet until an instant-read thermometer reads 325°. Working in batches, season chicken with salt and pepper and dredge in flour, …

How to make Pizza Balls

Grandma's Zucchini Bread

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Jacqui Scoggin (a.k.a. goodthingsgrow) shares the first recipe that got her eating zucchini.</i><p>Zucchini bread: two words that conjure up many memories for me. This recipe …

Zucchini

Jalapeño Jelly from 'Little Jars, Big Flavors'

I am not usually one for "semi-homemade" anything, but I take exception for one of the best hors d'oeurves of all time: store-bought pepper jelly slathered atop a block of cream cheese. The spicy sweetness of the jelly is a perfect match for the cool and tangy cheese, and it spreads gracefully atop …

Shiny Happy Poppers

Nothing puts a smile on people’s faces faster while at the same time setting their tongues ablaze, like these grilled jalapeño poppers. Sans cheese, …

Recipes

Homemade Fried Chicken Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 611

Spicy Basil Bloody Mary Mix

<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: Phoebe Lapine from Feed Me Phoebe turns fresh summertime tomatoes into a Bloody Mary mix that will exceed even the highest standards.</i><p>Like any …

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Since we got our pressure cooker for Christmas, I’ve sadly only used it a handful of times. We don’t cook much for dinner anymore, since usually all …

Watermelon Strawberry Citrus Sangria

There is a thing in the world… it’s called Really Bad Sangria. This is not that.<p>Really Bad Sangria is a mixture of cheap red wine (not cool, but not …

Freddie’s Deli

[<b>Update</b>: As of November 2015, Freddie’s Deli has closed and Kristin has turned it into GreenHouse.]<p>Parisians have been welcoming an influx of foods …

Crab Spring Rolls

4 oz. backfin crabmeat (small chunks from the rear fin area), picked through to remove any bits of shell<p>4 oz. medium shrimp, finely chopped<p>3 oz. …

The Ultimate Bacon Cheeseburgers Recipe

The ultimate bacon cheeseburger with beef cooked in bacon fat, a bacon fat mayonnaise, onions caramelized in bacon fat, buns toasted in bacon fat, and a crisp bacon weave topping.<p><b>Read more: The Burger Lab: How To Make The Ultimate Bacon Cheeseburger</b><p>Ingredients12 slices thick-cut, naturally smoked …

Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork With Dr Pepper Recipe

This dish calls for a slow cooker, but if you don't have one, you can cook it in a covered Dutch oven. Either way, this pulled pork is a long, slow braise that will leave your house smelling amazing, and that's my idea of the perfect meal.<p><b>Read more: Comfort Me With: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Dr</b> …

Million Dollar Chicken - Roast Chicken with Creme Fraiche, Shallot, Lemon, & Aleppo Pepper Glaze

Are Canned Beans Safe? | Stonesoup

If you’ve been following Stonesoup for a while or if you’ve read my print book 5 Ingredients 10 Minutes, you’ve probably noticed that I use a lot of …

Thin Crust Pizza Recipe

For the Dough:<p>3 cups bread flour, plus more for work surface<br>• 2 teaspoons granulated sugar<br>• ½ teaspoon instant (rapid-rise) yeast<br>• 1⅓ cups ice water<br>• 1 …

Slow-Cooked Green Beans - Amazing Southern-Style Green Beans

A Mexican Feast

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Gabriella shows you how to ditch the takeout menu and make Mexican food at …

8 Perfect Picnic Foods

Picture this: You and a group of friends sitting on a blanket. You're on the beach -- or in a park if you prefer. You're laughing, talking, playing cards or catch. You're shading your eyes from the bright and warm sun as you read a book. And then there's food, packed away in tupperware, to be …

Watermelon and Blackberry Sangria Recipe

The definition of refreshing, this sangria works well for a party since it's ready and prepped in the fridge.<p><b>Read more: 3 Refreshing Blackberry Cocktails to Make at Home</b><p>Ingredients1/3 cup sugar1/3 cup water3 tablespoons fresh juice from about 3 limes1 1/2 cups cubed watermelon1 cup blackberries2 …

5 Links to Read Before Making an Icebox Cake

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master a cooking technique. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Cookies and cream come together in the ultimate no-bake summer dessert.</i><p>We’re slightly obsessed with icebox cake around here. It doesn’t ask much of you -- just …

On Green Pancakes and Cooking with Kids

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you Nicholas Day -- on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>On how parents cook with kids dangling from their limbs.</i><p>Having children changes you. Specifically, it changes how you chop an onion.<p>Before I had …

Summer Rolls

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: Gena wraps up everything she loves about summer into light and</i> …

For Food-Friendly Wines, Consider the Rhône Valley

<i>We may have food down cold, but wine? This is where we'll conquer it. Join us; we don't want to drink alone.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>When it comes to wine, we've found your dinner party pinch hitter.</i><p>You can stop looking for your go-to wines: we've found them, they're from the Rhône Valley of France, and they want to …

A cake for midsummer

I made this cake last summer, but somehow never got around to writing about it even though it was perfection. Who knows what happened—something …