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Baddest Bug: C. Diff Hits Half a Million Americans

More than 450,000 Americans get infected with the deadly bug Clostridium difficile each year, according to a new report. And almost all cases are caused by the overuse of antibiotics.<p>“C. difficile was responsible for almost half a million infections and was associated with approximately 29,000 …

Healthier Jambalaya For Fat Tuesday

Our healthy jambalaya made with whole grain farro and succulent shrimp. Who could resist this spicy supper?!<p>Especially during the cold months, I love cooking jambalaya, a classic Louisiana Creole dish made with rice and spices. I enjoy it so much mainly because it’s an easy one-pot meal that tastes …

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7 Garlic Bread Recipes to Keep Vampires at Bay

Garlic bread­­––vampires hate it, your sweet Nonna from Queens loves it, and there’s absolutely no way that spaghetti can save face without a hunk of …

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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Gung Hay Fat Choy! Yesterday marked the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, and we're celebrating with dumplings, mochi cakes, steak kow, fried rice, …

This Ingredient Takes Sweet Potato Fries to the Next Level

<i>By Sarah-Jane Bedwell</i>, SELF<p><i>photo: Romulo A Yanes</i><p>Did you know that when they're cooked, sweet potatoes' immune-boosting vitamin C content increases, to nearly a quarter of what you need in a day? That's why we're such a fan of crispy sweet potato fries--simply baked or roasted with a little salt and …

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11 Beef Recipes You Should Master: It’s What’s for Dinner

Nutrient-rich and full of iron, beef is a versatile meat that cooks quickly and is just as delicious in a winter stew as it is grilled outdoors in …

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7 Vegetarian Dinners Even Carnivores Will Devour

Whether you are expecting a vegetarian guest or just want to mix up your family's dinner routine, you'll wow everyone with these meatless meals.<p><b>1. White Bean Ragout</b><p>A quick ragout of white beans, sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs in a robustly flavored broth makes a satisfying vegetarian main …

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8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

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Fully loaded: 5 Super Bowl-worthy potato skin recipes you need in your life

There's a reason why potato skins have been a go-to party snack for decades: They're inexpensive, simple to make and, once you add meat and cheese, become a satisfying mini-meal for your guests.<p>Although the traditional cheddar-chive mash-up is certainly delicious, the mild-tasting, versatile potato …

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Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings and the Secret to Crispy Baked Wings!

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Ingredients:<p>1 bunch kale, stemmed and finely chopped<br>• 2 cups grated carrots<br>• 1/2 avocado<br>• 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion<br>• 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice<br>• 2 …

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Combine chopped thyme, sugar, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Rub mixture all over pork. Place on a rack in a roasting pan. Cover loosely and …

11 Ways to Satisfy Your Cinnamon Roll Cravings

It’s chilly and gray outside, you have a ton of holiday shopping to do, and there isn’t much that can cheer you up—except, of course, for cinnamon …

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15 Fabulous Make-Ahead Holiday Recipes

When it comes to holiday entertaining, there's nothing worse than being stressed out and stuck in the kitchen while your guests enjoy the party. The key is to plan a menu that can be made almost entirely ahead of time. All of these dishes can -- and often should -- be made in advance so you can …

Our 15 Most Popular Entertaining Recipes from 2014

Did you throw dinner parties in 2014? Did people gather around your table and pass plates and laugh and ask for seconds and linger over final bites of cake and sips of wine? Did you spend your Saturday afternoons baking, or rolling pasta dough, or braising things, then welcome friends with an apron …

Best-Ever Potato and Leek Soup

This potato and leek soup from Andrew Zimmern is a riff on the classic vichyssoise and makes a large batch perfect for freezing.<p>Yes, I know, this is …

9 Reasons You Should Definitely Make Scrambled Eggs Today

Who doesn't like breakfast for dinner?<p>Whether its breakfast, lunch or dinner, chefs Michael Symon and Kristen Kish both agree that scrambled eggs are …

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 …

5 Crowd-Pleasing DIY Happy Hour Snacks

Here, five tasty snacks to make that will be a hit at any home happy hour.<p>Master chef Jacques Pépin knows that a good host makes people happy. Here, …

Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries

Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 8, 2014 73<p>Friday fries! We’re doing it.<p>Especially because if there is a time a place to …

Sesame Crusted Tofu

• 1 (16oz) package extra-firm tofu<br>• 1 egg<br>• 3 tablespoons panko bread crumbs<br>• 2 tablespoons white sesame seeds<br>• 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds<br>• canola oil for …

Yes, You Can Get Kids to Eat Fish. (Yes, Even Picky Kids.)

No, really—you can get your kids to eat fish. All you need is patience, some vacation trickery, and a little deep-fried magic<p>As children of the ’80s, we didn’t have the most ideal exposure to seafood. It consisted mostly of Martini glasses filled with flaccid shrimp at our parents’ cocktail …

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8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …

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Geoffrey Zakarian's Creamy-Spicy Avocado Sauce

Chef Geoffrey Zakarian of The Lambs Club in New York shares an unusual recipe for a creamy avocado-based sauce. His new book, My Perfect Pantry, …

15 Juicy Burgers for the Fourth of July

Here are 15 amazing burgers from F&W’s grilling experts and star chefs like Bobby Flay.<p>Here are 15 amazing burgers from F&W’s grilling experts and …

Why We Love Skirt Steak: Flavor, Flavor, Price

We love skirt steak because it's cost-effective and flavorful. Here's how to grill it at home.<p>There are a few reasons why we love skirt steak: It's meaty and delicious, plus about half the price of a rib eye (seriously!). If you're really looking to maximize the flavor of your skirt steak, <i>Bon</i> …

8 Easy Summer Recipes You'll Make Over and Over Again

<b>1. Asian Kale Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing</b><p>Believe or not, this salad will have you eating your vegetables (and, most surprisingly, your kale) with pleasure and abandon. Bright, bold flavors and textures abound: earthy kale; cool and crunchy carrots, bell peppers and red cabbage; toasted …

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Southwestern Grilled Chicken with Lime Butter

Southwestern Grilled Chicken Recipe with Lime Butter<p><b>Yield:</b> 8<p><b>Prep Time:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Cook Time:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>50 minutes<p>Grilled chicken doesn’t get …

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Ingredients<p>25 frozen ravioli- thawed<br>• 1 c. Italian breadcrumbs<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1/2 c. fat-free evaporated milk (or milk/buttermilk)<br>• Canola oil as needed<br>• 1 jar …

Sriracha Carne Asada Recipe

One of my new favorite cookbooks isn’t all about BBQ. In fact very little of it is strictly for the grill. It’s called <i>The Sriracha Cookbook</i>. You may …