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Challah, Baked on the Grill

<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: Camille Storch -- off-grid cabin dweller, goat milker, and writer of Wayward Spark -- shows us that the best tool for baking brick oven-style</i> …

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35 Delicious Ways To Use Zucchini

What to do when zucchinis seem to fall in love and raise entire families in your fridge drawer? Here's how to cope with a squash population problem.

Grilled Figs Stuffed With Goat Cheese Recipe

Sometimes it's the most simple recipe that really shines. Take these <b>grilled figs with goat cheese</b>: they were made to be a very fast side to snack on while grilling pizza some afternoon, but it quickly became clear that these were the unexpected star of the meal.<p>All there is to them is cutting a …

Kohlrabi Is Weird! And Here's What You Can Do With It

So.... Kohlrabi. Yeah. It's a little <i>out there</i> as far as the pantheon of commonly known vegetables goes. It's somewhat reminiscent of broccoli stems. …

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An Early Spring Lunch: Deviled Egg Salad With Parsley

Where would we be without the hen's egg? Could we have fought wars or invented the telephone without it to sustain us? Would the American diner still have far too many pages of breakfast options? Probably not, but, either way, I'd like to dedicate this post to Mother Nature for creating such a …

A Sandwich a Day: Breaded Steak Sandwich at Ricobene's

Ready for another Chicago sandwich classic? Follow me to the northeast corner of Bridgeport, where a sliver of 26th Street is cut off from the rest of the neighborhood by ten lanes of I-90/94. There you'll find <b>Ricobene's</b>, an enormous quick-service Italian restaurant famous for serving a <b>breaded</b> …

A Sandwich a Day: Goat Cheese and Beets at Valley Shepherd

In this great city of ours, one could eat a different sandwich every day of the year—so that's what we'll do. Here's A Sandwich a Day, our daily look at sandwiches around New York. Got a sandwich we should check out? Let us know. <i>—The Mgmt.</i><p>What the <b>Goat Cheese and Beet</b> sandwich ($8.50) from <b>Valley</b> …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Polenta Versus Grits: What's the Difference?

When I was researching my book months back, I wrote Robers with some questions about cornmeal and he discussed the confusion even further: Most grits …

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Mozzarella Recipes For Those Who Can Never Have Too Much Cheese (PHOTOS)

There are a lot of great cheeses out there. And clearly we're fans of all of them. We can't get enough of the sharpness of cheddar; and the creaminess of goat cheese gets us every time. And we will forever have a soft spot in our hearts for mozzarella cheese -- whether it's fresh buffalo or the …

25 Single-Serving Desserts Just For You

Put down the pint of ice cream. Treat yo self.<p>Mmhmm, that's right, this is all for you. Find the recipe here.<p>The best combination in the history of food is a warm cookie topped with ice cream. Find the recipe here.<p>This recipe cheats a little and uses frozen cinnamon rolls. Whatever, dessert is …

Make Your Own Beef Jerky from Scratch

Think outside the tin: Make tasty treats with pie crust

While there’s nothing like a delicious home-cooked meal made from scratch, it’s nice to have a helpful hand in the kitchen every now and then. Whether it’s those pre-mixed spice packets that you like to use for your weeknight tacos or a box of a spring salad mix, there are some shortcuts that we as …

Impress Guests With Marinated Beet Salad

Prepare the do-ahead dish that makes you look big-league<p>Maybe you’ve run into this problem before: You have a bunch of people coming over to eat, you have the recipe picked out, and you realize—far too late in the day—that it requires way more work than you thought it did. Guests begin to arrive, …

Poll: Vegan Pizza, Way or No Way?

A vegan pie doesn't always call for controversial faux cheese or dry, under-seasoned bread. During his Vegan Experience, Kenji developed some pretty tantalizing recipes for vegan pizzas. How many Slice'rs out there have given vegan pies a shot? Is it an absolute no-no, or are you open to the world …

DIY vs. Buy: How to Make Your Own Orange Soda

Most orange soda has more in common with orange the color than the fruit, but that doesn't stop me from craving it. The reason I drink soda isn't because I think it's full of vitamins and minerals. I drink it because it tastes good. My idea of the perfect orange soda is the fast-food fountain …

A Sandwich a Day: Roast Chicken Pita at Nick's Pit Stop

Somehow I managed to live in Bucktown for a year without ever setting foot in <b>Nick's Pit Stop</b>. This is even though I promised to eventually make my way in every time I walked by. Five years later, and I finally decided to see what I had been missing. Two words: grilled chicken. Like Chicken Planet …