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One Bowl Baking: Sweet Story Valentine Cake

One of the reasons I got into baking was because of my great grandmother. No birthday or holiday went without one of her fabulous cake creations, including this awesomely pink cake that she made on Valentine's Day. Listed in her worn out, handwritten recipe book as "Sweet Story Cake," this sweet …

Make Love Not War With This Black Bass

Opposites attract in this dish of black bass with rosemary, olives, and orange juice<p>Opposites attract, and maybe that's why bitter, sweet, and briny flavors work so well together. This recipe for black bass combines rosemary, orange juice, and black olives into a dish that whispers love, not …


10 Delicious Snow Day Recipes to Make With Kids

When the kids are home on a snow day, they need fun indoor activities to keep busy after sledding. Keep them happy and warm in the kitchen with these simple and delicious recipes.<p><b>1. Soft Pretzels</b><p>These soft pretzels taste just like Auntie Anne's, and they're as much fun to make as they are to eat.</b> …

Dinner Tonight: Sautéed Salmon With Potatoes and Creamy Anchovy Sauce

My wife was not looking forward to this one. That's to put it mildly. Salmon with anchovy sauce and boiled potatoes? Even writing it out sounds strange. But trust me, it somehow all works beautifully together. Even my wife cleaned her plate.<p>So where did this come from? Consider this a combination …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …


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9 Awesome Margarita Recipes to Quench Your Thirst for Tequila

We'd never turn down one of these 9 frosty margarita recipes.<p>Whether you prefer your 'ritas shaken up with triple sec and lime or blended up with an avocado (trust us—it works!), these 9 recipes will help you get your tequila fix, stat. Bottoms up!


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Cook The Ultimate Chicken Soup | Men's Health

This version from California chef Brandon Sharp adds an edge of freshness with green beans, roasted red peppers, and fresh herbs. Plus, it swaps in tastier chicken thighs for the standard breasts, creating a richer broth.<p>It’s magical.<p><b>Chicken noodle soup</b><i><br>Recipe by Brandon Sharp, executive chef of</i> …

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