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Weeknight Bolognese

Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large (12-inch) skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ground sirloin and cook, crumbling the meat with a wooden …

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers

The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.<p>TED is one of the world's premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people around, but also opening up this knowledge to …

Books

3 Brilliant Uses For Rotisserie Chicken, As Told By Home Cooks

<i>For</i> Bon Appetit<i>, by Alex Delany.</i><p>A rotisserie chicken is like <b>Martin Scorsese</b>’s GoodFellas. Stay with me. When it’s on TV (which it always is), you stop and watch, because it’s a safe bet. You can pick up at any point in the story, and it doesn’t require mental strain or devout attention — just like …

Cooking

Zucchini Fritters with Feta and Dill

5 stars based on 70 votes<p>The word fritter usually conjures up something heavy and deep-fried, but these zucchini pancakes are as light and delicate …

When the Time is Right for Bread Pudding, Make This One

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: You're not always in the mood for mush. But when you are, this bread</i> …

Go-To Seed Bars

<i>by guest blogger Patricia Helding, owner of</i> <i>Fat Witch Bakery</i> <i>and author of</i> <i>Fat Witch Bake Sale</i><p>Even a couple of days after watching the Super Bowl, you're probably still saying to yourself, "<i>What was</i> <i>I doing, dipping that many taco chips into that multi-layered dip that many times?"</i><p>Forgive yourself the …

Breakfast

Green Chili Queso Dip Recipe

The fruitiness and slight heat of roasted poblanos shine against a smooth cheesy base for one addictive dip.<p><b>Read more: Sauced: Green Chili Queso</b><p>Ingredients2 large poblano chilies1/2 pound white American cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes1/2 pound Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes2 …

14 Great Dips for Game Day

Gallery14 Great Dips for Game Day<p>If you're watching football, it's essential to have the perfect dip on hand. When tensions are running high, you need to be able to reach your chip into a delicious dip without peeling your eyes away from the screen. You need to know it'll be just right: gooey, …

Healthy Breakfast Burritos

Breakfast doesn’t have to be complicated. Make these freezer friendly breakfast burritos before your work week begins to ensure your success at …

How to Grow Succulents Indoors - Sunset

Daniel Nolan, landscape designer from Flora Grubb Gardens, shows us how to design and care for an indoor succulent container garden<p>Sunset<p>Plants are a …

Meet The Ambitious Couple Remodeling A 94-Room, 18th-Century Château

The story of buying Château de Gudanes... in the owner's own words, "clearly this isn't about logic and reason."<p>In November 2013, outside Château de Gudanes, Karina Waters jumps for joy after receiving renovation permits.<p>The story starts like this: Karina and Craig Waters were toying with the …

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

How to Order Cider in a Restaurant or Bar

A few years back, ordering a glass of cider was simple. All you needed to do was belly up to the bar and say "I'll have a cider." and the bartender would pour you a pint of whatever was available: Woodchuck, Hardcore, Ace, or even Original Sin. Back then, ordering cider by name wasn't necessary; …

Super Bowl Sunday's Wings of Desire

I dig wings as much as the next person, but I'm not the kind of guy that plans a dinner around a plate of butter-and-hot-sauce-bathed, deep-fried chicken parts. Or at least I didn't think I was—until I tried this recipe.<p>I dig wings as much as the next person, but I'm not the kind of guy that plans …

Power Lunch: Baby Kale Salad Loaded With Protein

Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce<br>• 2 tablespoons maple syrup or honey<br>• 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes or to taste<br>• 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons …

Recipes

Classic Party Fondue

4 Servings<p>Raclette is the most mild tasting of these three cheeses, while Comté and Gruyère deliver some sharpness. For a crowd-pleasing mix, try 3 parts raclette to 1 part Comté and/or Gruyère.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound raclette cheese, Comté, and/or Gruyère, grated (about 5 cups)<p>1 …

Sweet Potato Scones with Zesty Orange Glaze

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.<p>Poke several holes in a sweet potato using a fork and wrap it in foil<p>Place the wraped potato in the oven for 60 …

Coconut Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookies

<i>Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookies made with coconut flour and gluten-free rolled oats. These healthful treats are naturally sweetened and</i> …

Breakfast

Homemade Upgrade: How to Make Healthy Fettuccine Alfredo

Each month your favorite dishes get a healthy and delectable do-over with tips from Keri Glassman, R.D.<p>1 head cauliflower (2 lbs), cut into florets and steamed2 cloves garlic1 can (15 oz) cannellini beans1/2 cup vegetable stock1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese1/2 tsp black pepper1/4 lb whole-wheat …

Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Soup

Here’s the thing about cooking with slow cookers. It’s convenient. But only if you’re creating a recipe where you don’t have to dirty more than the …

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Za'atar-Spiced Beet Dip with Goat Cheese and Hazelnuts

Beets have a strong presence in the cuisine of almost every ethnic group in Jerusalem, Yotam Ottolenghi explains. They color pickling juices on the …

For people who, like, totally love food.

<i>posted by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 5, 2018 1<p>I figure that since it’s the morning after the 4th of July, BIG coffee is in order!<p>Like iced coffee soda, k?<p>Trust …

Thai Chicken Coconut Soup with Lemongrass

Place chopped chicken in a bowl and marinate it with fish sauce. Sprinkle curry powder over it and allow it to sit while you’re sautéing the …

Recipes

Roasted Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with Maple-Orange Dressing

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.<p>Chop the sweet potato into ½” cubes (I leave the peel on).<p>Spread the sweet potato chunks on a baking sheet and …

From Butternut Squash to Faux Pho, Soups to Make This Season

From butternut squash to ramen to Thai chicken, here are over 30 soups that will keep you warm this winter<p>We have a remedy for your inevitable cold-weather depression: make soup. You might be thinking, <i>nothing will cure my Seasonal Affective Disorder, not even chicken soup.</i> But have you tried our …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes

"I see the pancakes." you say, "NOW GIVE ME THE COOKIES."<p>Well, I understand your confusion. You've never had one of these pancakes before.<p>Seriously, …