Carrie Cusack

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Cheesy Potatoes, a Michigan Classic

Over Thanksgiving, <i>The New York Times</i> ran a map of the most googled recipes from every state. It provided hours of fun on Facebook and Google (Frog Eye Salad, anyone?) and led my dear former blog coordinator, Dana Blinder, who left me to move back to Michigan to be closer to her family, to share her …

Stunning Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes That Aren't Pie

Clearly, here at HuffPost Taste, we're big fans of pie. We all believe that pumpkin and pecan pie should be had in some form come Thanksgiving. But pie is not the only Thanksgiving dessert recipe that you should be making this year. Especially when your holiday cake and tart options look this …

Quick! Eat These 90 Recipes Before The World Runs Out Of Chocolate

We've heard it before, and we certainly don't want to hear it again: chocolate shortage. Two words that not only have the ability tests one's strength of character, but also the strength of one's sugar addiction. Especially when the rumors of a looming global shortage of chocolate might actually be …

22 Vegetarian Meals That Have More Protein Than A McDonald's Burger

There are countless, delicious ways to fit protein into a vegetarian diet -- ways that go beyond downing a chalky shake made from an unidentifiable powder. Beans, tofu, eggs and veggies are just a couple of items on the long list of whole foods that pack a meat-free protein punch.<p>Carnivores may …

30 Twists On Apple Pie Recipes To Switch Up Your Baking Game

When it comes to pie, apple is a classic choice. But who wants to stick with classic (ahem, boring) when there are so many other options out there? We're not saying we don't like apple pie -- everyone likes the combination of apple and cinnamon -- we're saying we like its flavor so much that we …

Kale Recipes Prove That Healthy And Delicious Can Co-Exist

Kale is one of the healthiest vegetables on earth. We know, we know, you're probably saying, "But guys, aren't ALL vegetables healthy? Isn't that part of being a vegetable?" Well, sure. But we think kale is particularly amazing and we are going to tell you why.<p>Kale, like all leafy greens, is loaded …

Oatmeal Cookie Recipes That Are Anything But Wholesome

Oatmeal raisin is the Goody Two-Shoes of the cookie world. Chocolate Chip is the popular one. Peanut butter is the fun one. Macaroons are the rebellious ones. But oatmeal raisin is wholesome through and through. Which is why when it comes to cookies, oatmeal raisin wins only in being the least …

These Oatmeal Recipes Are Worth Waking Up For

When it comes to breakfast rankings, oatmeal is pretty much at the bottom of the totem pole. Very few people actually <i>want</i> to eat oatmeal -- especially when pancakes and bacon are an option. It's just boring. But we eat it since it's good for our health.<p>Lucky for your health and palate, this is one …

Yes, You Can Turn Kale Into Brownies

Since kale has come onto the dinning scene it has made a stand like no other leafy green before it. It basically replaced lettuce in the salad bowl. It has cozied up next to our favorite potato chips in the grocery aisle. Kale is making its presence known. And it's making a bold statement in …

How Short Ribs Make You A Better Cook

If you're looking for a restaurant-quality meal you can make with ease in your own kitchen, short ribs are the answer. This flavorful cut of meat slowly cooks down into a dish so tender you could eat it with a spoon. (Bonus: for a meal with so much flavor, short ribs are perfectly affordable, too.) …

15 Decadent Brownie Recipes

I pretty much love all brownies and there’s something about Fall that gets me in the mood to bake brownies like it’s my j-o-b. Wait, baking brownies …

Rice Paper Banh Mi with Pork Meatballs Recipe

<b>For the dipping sauce:</b><p>1<p>In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the water, rice vinegar, and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar …

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7 Fall Recipes from Food Bloggers You Should Have Bookmarked

Fall is here, and you know the drill: The leaves start to change colors, the weather gets a little colder, and our appetites change from grilled …

Make This Avocado Miso Toast With Poached Egg, Have No Regrets

The divinity that is avocado toast is unparalleled: It's full of texture, creamy <i>and</i> crunchy. It makes #brunch Instagram shots exponentially prettier. <i>And</i>, it can be whipped up in a matter of minutes. As heavenly as it is in its purest form (just avocado, just toast, maybe a sprinkle of salt and a …

7 Ways to Make Corn Chowder

What’s the best way to eat delicious late-summer corn as we transition into fall? You got it: in a bowl of the world’s most comforting soup.<p>What’s …

12 Yeasted Bread Recipes to Conquer

Let’s admit something few are willing to: Breads that involve yeast can be a bit intimidating. You’re working with something that’s alive, after all. The risk of disappointment from a loaf that does not rise because the yeast is inactive or the conditions aren’t just right may lead you to take the …

Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato, and Pumpkin Recipes that Prove Orange Really Is the New Black

It's time: pumpkins, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes are starting to appear at the farmers' market. Here are 22 ways to use this seasonally appropriate produce<p><b>It's almost fall—therefore, everyone is going bonkers for butternut squash, pumpkin, and sweet potato.</b> As well they should. These …

Beer Brownies

I have a soft spot for brownies. Well… actually, don’t we all?<p>Brownies were the first thing I learned how to bake in the kitchen. My parents kept the …

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Orange Chicken

I made this Orange Chicken on my Food Network show a few weeks ago, and I just realized yesterday that I’d never shared the recipe here on my totes …

Cold Soba Noodles With Kale, Avocado, and Miso-Sesame Dressing Recipe

Cold buckwheat noodles and finely chopped kale are tossed together with silky bites of wakame, crunchy bean sprouts, creamy avocado and a sesame-miso dressing for a healthy and light dinner that's ready in less than 30 minutes.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A neutral oil such as vegetable or peanut is …

Salted Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

For the Dough:<p>¾ cup (170 grams) whole milk, 110 degrees F<br>• 2¼ teaspoons instant yeast<br>• 3 eggs, at room temperature<br>• 4¼ (510 grams) cups all-purpose flour<br>• ½ …

Cheesecake-Stuffed Pumpkin Bread

I spent one summer in college working as a research tech in my developmental neuroscience lab with students from all over the country. One of the new …

How to Make a Funfetti Cake from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Make an artifically delicious childhood treat a little bit more authentic. Molly Yeh from My Name is Yeh shows us how.</i><p>Deep in the heart of Park …

Baklava Pull-Apart Bread

I can't tell you how many times I've drooled over the thought of making pull-apart bread in my own kitchen. I've seen all different varieties - sweet …

Mocha-Coconut Tiramisu From 'Seriously Delish'

No doubt you've tried multiple iterations of tiramisu, and are familiar with the coffee-and-cream flavors of the original. This version uses whipped coconut milk in place of traditional whipped cream, and a splash of coconut rum to further bring out the coconut flavor. It's a welcome inclusion, and …

Baking Bootcamp: Apple Pie Biscuits

Baking is all about sharing. Sharing recipes, sharing techniques, and most definitely sharing biscuits!<p>It’s time for our second challenge in the …

Grilled Orange-Glazed Baby Back Ribs With Chile-Peanut Dust From 'The Big-Flavor Grill'

Asian flavors seem to bring out the best in pork. So if you're working with a gorgeous rack of grilled baby back ribs, dousing them in gingery, orangey, soy sauce is a pretty great way to go, like in this recipe from <i>The Big-Flavor Grill</i>, by Chris Schlesinger and John Willoughby.<p>True to their …

Oktoberfest German Beer Cheese Spread

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Prep:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>10 minutes<p>A cheesy mustard spread made with German beer – perfect for dipping pretzels!<p>Ingredients:<p>16 …

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Real-Deal Khao Soi Gai (Northern Thai Coconut Curry Noodle Soup With Chicken) Recipe

Rich, creamy, and packed with uncompromising flavor from a slew of aromatics and shrimp paste, this classic Northern Thai soup combines tender braised chicken in a coconut-y curry broth with boiled and fried noodles. Our version is the real deal, straight from the streets of Chiang Mai.<p><b>Why this</b> …