Laurie Stradling

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Chili Caramelized Thai Butternut Squash Lettuce Wraps

Thai Butternut Squash Lettuce Wraps.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 30, 2013 73<p>Hello lunch.<p>I’m back on the bandwagon of my “new favorite thing.”<p>This is it. For …

The Real-Life Neuroscience Behind Zombies

Most of the zombies you see on television and in movies moan and groan, and pull and tear, and lumber and shuffle, and remain highly focused on …

Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe

For the Bottom Layer<p>6 tablespoons (3 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into 6 pieces, plus extra for greasing pan<br>• 7 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely …

Basil Chicken Coconut Curry Recipe

One of the things I love about curries is that they are so varied and adaptable—from soupy to thick and creamy, from mild to fiery, in colors yellow, …

Food

25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …

Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

rhubarb cream cheese hand pies

A few weeks ago, I retold the sad tale of the late rhubarb meringue tart that met its end when it slid off the plate and managed to coat nearly every …

lobster and potato salad

One of the aspects of my personality that I should probably be less proud to admit to is that I can be a tad bit lazy. I often consider doing <i>many</i> …

Marion Cunningham's Boston Brown Bread Muffins

Remember when muffins used to not be cake without frosting, but sort of semi-sweet, relatively wholesome breakfast treats? When I think about …

greek salad with lemon and oregano

Recently, I attempted to roughly outline the parameters of the gap between the recipes you see here on this site and what I might have made for …

essential raised waffles

This recipe is nothing new. It was first published, as far as I can gather, in 1896 in The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer …

Bon Appetit's Roasted Chicken Legs with Lemon and Oregano

Every so often a little recipe comes along that is just a sheer stroke of brilliance. I love recipes like that. I <i>live</i> for recipes like that. The most …

Cooking for the Whole30

It's been a week since I started the Whole30. Seven whole days! And so far, what irritates me the most is figuring out breakfast. I'm usually a toast …

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 …

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Spicy Feta-Olive Salad

The other day, I missed Hugo's dinnertime window by ten minutes. Ten measly minutes! By the time I sat him in his high chair, it was all over. He …

Marcella Hazan's Broccoli and Pasta Soup

I'm sorry about dropping off the face of the earth last week. I really had no intention of going silent, but Hugo stopped napping - just <i>stopped</i>, yes, …

Yotam Ottolenghi's Crisp Couscous and Saffron Cakes

I always forget about couscous. It's such a good thing to have around and yet, I don't know, I feel like I overdosed on those Near East packages in …

Melissa Clark's Chicken Curry with Sweet Potatoes

Sometimes a recipe so good comes along that it threatens to blow everything else you've ever eaten clean out of the water. Melissa Clark's chicken …

How I Spend My Wednesday Afternoons

As you may or may not know, Optimistic. and I are Cub Scout den leaders, which means we spend an hour every Wednesday trying to teach things to …

Nothing can come of nothing...: Rachael of "The Chronicles of Abigail"