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12 Of The Best Hiking Routes In Washington State, USA

Whenever I think of Washington, I think of lush green forests, the gorgeous city of Seattle, and, of course, snow-capped mountains that seem to go on …

The Only Creamed Spinach Recipe You'll Ever Need

We recently talked to you about what you need to make a good steak really great -- homemade steak sauce, in case you missed it -- and today we're going to share with you the secret to making that steak experience 100 percent complete and awesome: creamed spinach.<p>If you have a meal at any great …

31 Delicious Things To Cook In March

If it's warm enough to actually go to the farmer's market, you might as well take advantage.<p><b>WHAT'S IN SEASON:</b><p>(This will vary depending on the time of the month and where you live.)<p>Artichokes<p>Arugula<p>Asparagus<p>Avocados<p>Beets<p>Broccoli<p>Brussels …

Thai Mexican Chicken Soup

I came up with this recipe recently when I went over to Katherine and Barlow's shared home up on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County. The deal was I'd bring dinner, they'd host. Their home is in the midst of the redwoods... so much in the midst there is actually a redwood tree coming up out of their …

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Valentine's Day Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Christina grew up in Texas, but now lives in Kansas. You may know her best for her Dessert for Two, but here on Food Fanatic, she's famous for her fantastic Dinners for Two.<p>Your favorite summertime dessert just became portable! As much as I would love to carry shortcakes, strawberries and freshly …

Swiss Chard and Lemon Ricotta Pasta Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is an easy, last minute dinner since you might have many of the ingredients on hand. If you don't have any swiss chard, kale, spinach and arugula also work great. If you use kale, I recommend removing the tough central stem. If you use either arugula or baby spinach leaves, you …

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Edward Giobbi's Spaghetti alla Foriana Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> "This is my father’s recipe," writes Eugenia Bone, "one I often serve to vegetarians, who almost always have an epiphany when they taste it on spaghetti." And not only does the sauce keep for other uses, covered in olive oil in the fridge, it gets better and better. The aromas of …

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Perfect Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken Thighs

2 to 4 main-course<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Sophisticated enough for a Sunday supper yet quick enough for Wednesday's dinner, this master recipe is all in the technique. Cook the thighs skin side down in a cast-iron skillet to render out the fat and make the skin as crisp and, dare we say, delicious as …

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Yummy Butternut Squash Pasta Recipe With Parmesan, Nutmeg and Sage

I'm always looking for recipes that put fall and winter flavors like butternut squash to work in vegetarian fare. A thoughtful pasta recipe like this one is a great way to turn meatless meals into a main course. If you're looking for festive fare that satisfies both vegetarians and your …

Honey Soy Chicken - Table for Two®

Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a 8x8" oven-proof pan with 2 layers of tin foil. I HIGHLY advise using foil in this dish because soy …

Where to Eat in Philadelphia Now

Powered by mom-and-pop-friendly rents, a rich talent pool, and a ravenous dining public, the restaurant scene in Philadelphia is in a constant state …

Chicken-Apricot Skewers

6 Servings<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup canned light unsweetened coconut milk<p>1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt<p>1/2 cup smooth peanut butter<p>1/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)<p>2 teaspoons (packed) light brown sugar<p>2 garlic cloves<p>3/4 teaspoon kosher salt plus more for seasoning<p>1/4 cup (loosely …

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Lemon and Oregano

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 lemon<p>4 large or 8 small skin-on, boneless chicken thighs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 teaspoons olive oil, divided<p>3 sprigs oregano<p>1 tablespoon minced shallot<p>1/2 garlic clove, minced<p>1/8 teaspoon crushed red …

Butter Lettuce, Chicken, and Cherry Salad

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup fresh lemon juice<p>3 tablespoons Dijon mustard<p>3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill<p>2 tablespoons honey<p>1 garlic clove, minced<p>1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 Perfect Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs, fat from …

Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi's Basic Hummus Recipe on Food52

• 1 1/4 cups dried chickpeas<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 6 1/2 cups water<br>• 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons tahini (light roast)<br>• 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice<br>• 4 cloves garlic, crushed<br>• 6 1/2 tablespoons ice cold water<br>• Salt<br>• Good quality olive oil, to serve (optional)<p>The night before, put the chickpeas in a …

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Strawberry, Avocado and Bacon Salad with Creamy Dressing

This salad is the perfect combination between salty bacon, juicy strawberries, cool and creamy avocado and tangy dressing!

Creamy Polenta with Chicken, Caramelized Shallots, Arugula Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> Pre-cooked chicken will make this recipe easy. Instant or standard polenta can be sued for this recipe. See package for timing details. Cooking time may differ depending on your polenta of choice. When cooking polenta, place a lid on top of pot, askew, to prevent polenta from spattering. …

Spicy Cumin Lamb Skewers Recipe

A marriage of Middle Eastern and Chinese influence, these earthy, spicy, and pungent lamb skewers deliver such a unique flavor that they seem persistently exciting.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients3 tablespoons cumin1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil2 tablespoons soy sauce1 tablespoon dry sherry2 …

Simply the Best, Food Edition

On tomorrow’s Food Network show, I list a bunch of “Bests” in my world: Everything from the Best Grilled Cheese to the Best Scrambled Eggs…and a few …

Master Buttermilk Brine

Makes 1 quart<p>This recipe makes enough brine for one 3½–4-pound chicken or 4 pounds of chicken pieces.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 quart buttermilk<p>4 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<p>Whole chicken and/or chicken pieces<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine buttermilk, salt, and pepper in a …

Shaved Squash Salad with Sunflower Seeds

4 Servings<p>“I love the richness of the feta and the crunch of the sunflower seeds against the tender squash.” —Dawn Perry, senior food editor<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large summer squash<p>2 Tbsp. olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1/4 cup crumbled feta<p>1/4 cup torn fresh basil<p>2 …

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Buttermilk Bacon Blue Smashed Potatoes

Buttermilk Bacon Blue Smashed Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 15, 2012 80<p>Keeping in the spirit of untraditional traditional foods…<p>…let’s make …

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Seared Chicken Cutlets with Blue Cheese, Figs and Parsley

in Chicken, Dinner 18<p>Fiiiiiigaro, figaro, figaro, figaro, figaroooooooo.<p>Sorry. I’m randomly using evaporated milk in my coffee this morning and I …

Herb Gorgonzola Crusted Artichokes with Parmesan Hollandaise

<b>Herb Gorgonzola Artichokes</b><p>Cut the stem from the bottom of the artichokes so it can sit upright, then trim off the tops of the pointy leaves with …