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Mixology Monday: Cherries – Liquidity Preference

Today’s Mixology Monday theme is cherries, a flavor that seems to go wrong more often than it goes right. Says host Andrea at Gin Hound:<p>Singapore Gin …

Friday Cocktail Hour: The Cosmopolitan

The Cosmopolitan. Photo by Donna Turner Ruhlman<p>What else with the fried chicken for a graduation lunch? Any special beverages for graduation? “Kathy …

Friday Cocktail Hour: The Boulevardier

The Boulevardier. Photos by Donna Turner Ruhlman.<p>Were it not for the Internet, my guess is that only the most devoted barfly would know about the …

Peanut Butter Bacon Pancakes

I can smell my neighbor’s bacon.<p>That’s not a euphemism. If it were, you’d have permission to kick me in the shin and be officially grossed out.<p>I can …

Slow Cooker Refried Beans

So we have quite a few bean recipes on Our Best Bites–I mean, we’re not the beaniest blog out there, but I’ve come a long way from the newlywed …

Mango, Avocado, and Banana Smoothie

It all started with a silly T.V. commercial for a dinner special at Chili's. We were mesmerized by a close-up of a bright, perfectly chopped …

Baked Cinnamon French Toast

Do you remember having cinnamon toast as a kid? What a vice that was. Bread, butter, cinnamon, and sugar for breakfast! This dish combines that …

Purple Potato Pierogi

If you've never had a pierogi, allow me to describe it to you: it's like a cheesy, potato-y, onion-y ravioli that is seared in butter. These things …

Vegetarian Orange Beef with Portobellos and Satsumas

Many people don't realize that satsumas and clementines are fall fruits. They are at their peak right when it's starting to get cold outside. I'm not …

Couscous and Feta Stuffed Eggplant

We've had this dish on several occasions, and it's always a hit with both of us. The red pepper and apple add some nice sweet notes to the couscous …

Recipe: Corn, Tomato & Black Bean Tostadas with Creamy Cilantro Dressing

In a small food processor, combine all the ingredients for the dressing except the grapeseed oil and process until the mixture is very smooth. …

Recipes

Meatballs Emilia

Avocado Chicken Suiza Enchilada

Yesterday I sat on the deck at lunchtime and it hit me. Fall has arrived.<p>It’s only a few days past Labor Day and while I’m fondly reminiscing about …

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Sardines in Spicy Tomato Sauce from 'The Adobo Road Cookbook'

For <b>Marvin Gapultos</b>, canned sardines in tomato sauce were the ultimate bachelor comfort food. These days, however, he has ditched the can for a fresh version featured in his new cookbook, <i>The Adobo Road</i>. His sauce is a perfect example of the melting pot of culinary influences in the Philippines: …

Pan-Roasted Brined Pork Chop

2 Servings<p>Brining these pork chops makes them moist, tender, and seasoned throughout, and the sugar helps create a dark, caramelized sheen. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup kosher salt<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon …

Roast Beef Tenderloin with Caesar Crust

8 Servings<p>Lightly salting a center-cut tenderloin, a.k.a. chateaubriand, overnight allows the salt to penetrate this luxurious roast and keep it extra-flavorful and juicy.<p>December 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 4-pound center-cut beef tenderloin, fat and silverskin trimmed<p>Kosher salt<p>4 teaspoons freshly …

Bacon Deviled Eggs

Makes 24 Servings<p>Want to take your deviled eggs recipe to the next level? One word: bacon.<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 large eggs<p>3 slices bacon<p>2 tablespoons melted butter (if needed)<p>1/3 cup mayonnaise<p>2 teaspoons Dijon mustard<p>1 heaping tablespoon chopped scallions, plus more scallions, thinly …

Chipotle Beef Tacos with Caramelized Onions (Tacos de Carne Asada Enchipotlada) Recipe

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

Bacon Wrapped Marmite Chicken Legs Recipe

<b>Read more: British Bites: Bacon Wrapped Marmite Chicken Legs</b><p>Ingredients1 1/3 cup homemade or store-bought low sodium chicken stock, divided3 teaspoons Marmite3 teaspoons brown sugar4 chicken legs, skin removed8 strips bacon2 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons flourreserved drippingsKosher salt and …

Skillet Egg-in-a-Hole with Avocado, Asparagus, and Feta Recipe

You can use either a biscuit cutter or a glass to make the round in the bread, and you can really use any bread you like, so long as it's wide enough to cut the round while leaving enough remaining surface to soak up the yolk (you can use the cut-out center for dipping, as well). I opted for feta …

Herb-Marinated Steak and Soft Scrambled Eggs Recipe

<b>Read more: Sunday Brunch: Herb-Marinated Steak and Soft Scrambled Eggs</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Steak:</b>2 sprigs oregano, finely chopped3 sprigs thyme, finely chopped1 sprig tarragon, finely chopped5 sprigs cilantro, finely chopped3 sprigs parsley, finely chopped2 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 thai chili, …

Beef Braised in Guinness Recipe

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

Chipotle Grilled Chicken Thighs with Spicy Tomatillo Sauce Recipe

Ingredients (16)<p>For the chicken:<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<br>• 2 teaspoons ground coriander<br>• 2 teaspoons granulated sugar<br>• 1 1/4 teaspoons chipotle powder<br>• 2 …

Smoked Barbecue Baby Back Ribs Recipe

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

Grilled Skirt Steak with Red Miso Recipe

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

Red Curry with Shrimp, Zucchini, and Carrot Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Red Curry with Shrimp, Zucchini, and Carrot</b><p>Ingredients1 (14 ounce) can coconut milk4 tablespoons red curry paste2 small zucchini, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 3 cups)2 small carrots, peeled, ends trimmed, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 2 cups)1 to 2 jalapeños, stemmed, …

How To Make Fresh Pasta Dough in the Food Processor

<b>Combine the flour and salt.</b> Combine the flour and salt in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a blade attachment. Pulse a few times to</b> …

Baking

Grilled Garlic- and Herb-Marinated Hanger Steak Recipe

You want to make sure that you cook your hanger steak to medium-rare or medium, no more, no less. Unlike, say, a ribeye steak, which will still be pretty tender and juicy at medium or beyond, a hanger steak has a very coarse texture with a distinct grain running through it. Anywhere beyond medium, …