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Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Jerk Shrimp Tacos with Spicy Melon Salsa

Jerk Shrimp Tacos with Spicy Melon Salsa.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 3, 2013 66<p>Is there anything more constant in life than Mondays and tacos?<p>Nope. Not in …

Easy Movie Nachos with Fontina Queso + Candied Jalapeños

To prepare jalapeños, combine vinegar, water, lime juice and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, whisking to dissolve the sugar then reduce …

New Orleans-Style Barbecue Shrimp from 'Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking'

First things first, let's get this straight: barbecue shrimp is not <i>barbecue</i> in the low-heat, wood-smoked, or whole-hog sense of the term. Barbecue <i>shrimp</i> requires only quick stove-top cooking with no grill in sight. But what it does have in common with barbecue is the spicy, saucy mess than ensues …

Heavenly Banana Pudding Parfaits

Banana Pudding is an old-fashioned Southern dessert traditionally made with layers of Nilla wafers, instant vanilla pudding and sliced bananas. Depending on who's making it, it's either topped with baked meringue, sweetened whipped cream or cookies. I've tried every variation and many different …

Double-Fried Chicken With Lemons and Jalapenos Recipe

<b>Note</b>: Using a deep-fryer makes temperature management easy, but a large Dutch oven, outfitted with a thermometer, works just fine. Just be sure to keep the temperature at a steady 325°F.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Double-Fried Chicken With Lemons and Jalapenos</b><p>IngredientsOne whole large chicken cut …

Skillet Chicken Fajitas with Avocado Recipe

<b>About the Author</b>: Yasmin Fahr is a food lover, writer, and cook. Follow her @yasminfahr for more updates on her eating adventures and discoveries, which will most likely include tomatoes. And probably feta. Happy eating!<p><b>Read more: Skillet Supper: Chicken Fajitas with Avocado</b><p>Ingredients1 1/2 pounds …

Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes

For an extra-decadent mashed potato dish, spread finished mashed potatoes out in a baking dish and top with a thin layer (about 2 Tbsp) of …

From Szechuan to Senegal, Cheap Eats is Now Online

<i>Washingtonian's</i> Cheap Eats issue is now online, and it's pretty jam-packed with tips for those looking to spend <b>$25 or less</b> on a meal. The emphasis is international cuisine, so the graphics-heavy online version is organized by region, with tips for <b>Chinese</b>, <b>Ethiopian</b>, Vietnamese and further-flung …

7 Summer Restaurant Deals for Every Day of the Week

If there’s ever a time to get out and about during the week, it’s those balmy summer days when the evenings are long and the workdays short. …

Washington D.C.

Bananas Foster Cheesecake

Grilled Chicken Tacos

4 Servings<p>These chicken tacos are made with thighs, which are more flavorful than chicken breasts; plus, they're less expensive. Put them to work in any fast weeknight preparation, starting with these spiced tacos.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium onion, cut into wedges, keeping root intact<p>2 garlic …

Greasy Spoons Week: All About Diners and Dives

<i>This week's top dish from Eater DC, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...</i><p><i>[Photo: R. Lopez]</i><p><b>GREASY SPOONS WEEK</b>— It's Greasy Spoons Week over at Eater which means a ton of <b>diner-related content</b>. Up first: a map of the area's <b>iconic Greasy Spoons</b>.<p><b>U STREET</b>— For a piece of D.C. history, check out …

Bride on a Budget: July and August Deals

We’re headed into the dog days of summer, but the deals aren’t slowing down. Unless otherwise noted, all of the offers below are available until …

Weddings

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NPR’s Ophira Eisenberg Could Write a Book on Dating—and She Has

Photograph by Anya Garrett.<p><i>[NOTE: This interview contains some adult language and sexual content.]</i><p>In a culture seemingly obsessed with selling women …

Relationships

Rum Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting

Treat your sweet tooth to taste trip to the islands courtesy of our rum cupcakes made with yellow cake mix, dark rum and toasted coconut. ...MORE+ …

Nutrition

Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Spice-Rubbed Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

<b>Read more: Serious Heat: Spicy Fried Chicken</b><p>Ingredients1 tablespoon kosher salt2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper1/4 cup brown sugar3 tablespoons chile powder1 tablespoon smoked paprika1 tablespoon sweet paprika1 tablespoon cayenne pepper8 to 10 bone-in, skinless chicken thighs and drumsticksCanola …

The 38 Essential Washington Restaurants, July 2013

It's time to update the <b>Eater 38</b>, your answer and ours to any question that begins, "Can you recommend a restaurant?" This highly elite group covers the entire city and surrounding areas, spans myriad cuisines, and collectively satisfies all of your restaurant needs, save for those occasions when <b>you</b> …

18 Microwave Snacks You Can Cook In A Mug

Perfect for a dorm room. Or for not a dorm room.<p>Get the recipe from The Saint Louis Post.<p>Get the recipe from Spark Recipes.<p>No-hassle brunch for one. Find the recipe for french toast here.<p>Find the recipe for "Baked" Oatmeal on Food and Whine.<p>Find the recipe here.<p>Find the recipe for coffee cake …

Grilled Brown-Sugar Peaches with White Chocolate

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted<p>2 tablespoons (packed) dark brown sugar<p>1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>4 unpeeled peaches, halved, pitted<p>1/3 cup finely chopped white chocolate<p>3 tablespoons coarsely chopped toasted salted …

Recipes

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers With Pineapple and Teriyaki Sauce Recipe

The cure for the common skewer: brined chicken is wrapped in bacon, threaded on skewers with pineapple, grilled, and finished with a brush of teriyaki for a sweet, salty, fruity, smoky, and meaty treat.<p><b>Read more: Grilling: Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers with Pineapple and Teriyaki</b> …

Pan-Fried Noodles with Shrimp, Snap Pea, and Carrot Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Pan-Fried Noodles with Shrimp, Snap Pea, and Carrot</b><p>Ingredients1/2 pound thin Hong Kong-style noodles6 tablespoons canola oil, divided1/2 cup water1 tablespoon soy sauce1 tablespoon oyster sauce1 teaspoon sesame oil1 teaspoon white rice vinegar1 teaspoon Shaoxing wine1 …

Smoked Sausage and Corn Frittata Recipe

PER SERVING *<p><b>Calories</b>190Calories from Fat80<p><b>% DAILY VALUE*</b><p>Total Fat9g14%<p>Saturated Fat4g20%<p>Trans …

Baked Avocado Bacon and Eggs

<b>Prep Time</b>:<p>5 minutes <b>Cook Time</b>:<p>15 minutes <b>Total Time</b>:<p>20 minutes <b>Servings</b>: 1<p>Warm and creamy avocados baked with eggs in them and topped with crispy bacon …