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15 Recipes You Need to Make Before Summer Is Over

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Made with black beans, fresh corn, crisp bell peppers, creamy avocado and a smoky-sweet chipotle vinaigrette, this is the ultimate crowd-pleasing summer salad. It's perfect for a potluck because you can make it ahead of time. <b>GET THE</b> …

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Crispy Baked Tofu with Honey-Sesame Glaze

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 20 mins<br>• Cook Time: 30 mins<br>• Total Time: 50 minutes<br>• Yield: 4<br>• Category: Entree<p>★★★★★<p>4.9 from 65 reviews<p>Tender, caramelized …

soft pretzel buns and knots

Guess what we’re making this weekend?<p>I have been obsessed with make soft pretzels at home since about 16 seconds after I learned that you could, 7 …

valerie’s french chocolate cake

My friend Valerie makes one chocolate cake. No, I don’t mean one chocolate cake for school birthday cupcakes and one for grown-up dinner parties, one …

Here's Every Summer Salad Recipe You Should Eat This Season

Summers are made for salads -- big, green, leafy salads filled with all the great produce the season has to offer. We're looking at you, okra and eggplant. And yes, obviously you too, corn and zucchini. Need we even mention tomatoes? Oh, the glorious dishes we'll be making with summer …

The Best Summer Apps for Cookouts, Dinner Parties, and Just Because

20 summer appetizers to get your party started, from mini shrimp rolls to guacamole with a twist.<p><b>Nothing kicks off a cookout like some small bites</b> (and, okay, cocktails). Get the party started with these light and summery apps.

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14 Butter Recipes to Consume with Wild Abandon

Butter is back! Here are some of our favorite butter-forward recipes.<p>We've always been unabashed butter lovers. So we couldn't have been happier when <i>New York Times</i>'s Mark Bittman recently declared that butter was back in favor. In honor of its triumphant return (though, did it ever really go …

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fresh spinach pasta

I had the strangest weekend. My husband went to New Orleans for a bachelor party and my in-laws insisted upon watching my son for one of the nights …

35 Radish Recipes That Are More Than Just Snacks

These radish recipes celebrate the spiciest root veggie of them all.<p><b>Radishes are one of our favorite snacks.</b> They're healthy...but also taste especially great with butter (just sayin'). Here are our favorite ways to eat 'em—roots, tops, and all.

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Smoky Chicken Tinga Tacos

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>My co-workers and I have a semi-regular lunchtime tradition of hitting up our favorite Mexican joint for Fiesta Friday (or it could also be Mole Monday, Taco Tuesday, Oaxacan Wednesday, or Torta Thursday). I'm …

Step Aside, Strawberries: It's Rhubarb's Time to Shine

Rhubarb makes a fine stand-in for strawberry in these shortcakes.<p>Sure, strawberries are great, but let's face it: They can be a little, well, ho-hum sometimes. Especially when they're out of season—which is now (out of season strawberries really just don't taste like much). So that's where rhubarb …

What to Eat at the Gander, Recette Chef Jesse Schenker’s New Flatiron Restaurant

Three-year-old Recette is the kind of neighborhood place that’s elegant and ambitious, yet doesn’t feel too fussy for a weekday meal. But this time, …

whole-grain cinnamon swirl bread

A couple weeks ago, when we lamented the fact that the people who raised us and claimed to love us still didn’t find it in their hearts to provide us …

15 Food Reasons Italians Are Better At Life (PHOTOS)

As much as we love our spaghetti & meatballs and fettucini Alfredo, we would gladly give them up for an authentic meal in Italy any day. This hot-blooded country serves up plate after plate of simple, well-rounded pasta dishes. They are masters with the eggplant. And they have blessed us all with …

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This Outrageously Flavorful Cake Will Make Teatime a Little Wilder

This moist little tea cake looks innocent enough, but inside is a wild child that'll surprise you with tangy pear, fragrant almonds, and a dollop of sweet tahini.<p>Here's a great way to unbutton an otherwise buttoned-up afternoon tea. After you've poured out your loose-leaf oolong, let your taste …

Snapshots from the Mediterranean: The 25 Best Things I Ate in Cyprus

GallerySnapshots from the Mediterranean: The 25 Best Things I Ate in Cyprus<p>When I told people I was going to Cyprus for Christmas vacation, I got a lot of blank looks. The small Mediterranean island is a popular summertime destination for European tourists and expats (particularly Brits), but few …

Polenta With Winter Salad, Poached Egg, and Blue Cheese From 'Feast'

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>One of my favorite dishes to make in the winter is a big bowl of polenta topped with a scoop of whatever leftover vegetables are rolling around in the fridge. Sarah Copeland seems to be of the same mind. She has four (yes, …

Winter minestrone >> http://bit.ly/1erDMks Patience is the key to this soul-satisfying soup chock-full of winter greens. Its depth of flavor comes from cooking the soffritto—a mixture of pancetta, onion, celery, carrots, and the ribs from the chard—for a good 45 minutes and from browning the tomato paste.

Mini-Cornish Pasty

I'm continuing my autumn pie-mania with a savory turn today: the Cornish pasty. I know, I know, it's past unofficial pie season and we're now in …

Caramel Apple Sweet Rolls

This just in: <i>Sweet rolls are taking over the universe.</i><p>At least that’s the conclusion one might draw if they read my site regularly and see the …

Donations to allow blind NY man who fell on subway tracks to keep guide dog

Enough donations have been raised to allow a blind man to keep the aging guide dog that went onto the subway tracks with him when the man lost consciousness and fell from a station platform, officials say.<p>"The spirit of giving, Christmas ... exists in New York," a tearful Cecil Williams said …

Whole Wheat, Triple-Ginger Ginger Snaps

<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: With cookie-eating sesaon right around the corner, we're bringing back one of our favorite Small Batches: Megan Fleiner's from passports &</i> …

8 Recipes with Butternut Squash

It is easy to overlook butternut squash. An autumn and winter workhorse that may seem as common as carrots, butternut squash may not exactly inspire culinary fireworks when more exotic and colorful squash varieties -- like kabocha, acorn, and delicata -- beckon from the market. (Plus, let’s face …

Butterscotch Apple Mini Galettes

November 4, 2013<p>We’re talking personal pies. Flat little freeform pies that are full of charm. They’re casual and fancy at the same time. And you can …

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Drinking Buddies – review

First published on Thu 31 Oct 2013 17.15 EDT<p>Joe Swanberg, a director and actor associated with the briefly detectable mumblecore movement, has made a lo-fi relationship drama that is interesting, if unevenly presented. It comes in and out of dramatic focus, and its grip on your attention tightens …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

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From the Archives: Chicken and "Slick" Dumplings

<b>Editor's Note:</b> From the Archives serves up popular existing recipes from our archives.<p>Chicken and dumplings aren't just chicken and dumplings. Some folks make theirs with tender, moist, and fluffy dumplings simmered in the broth. Others bake theirs open, topped with biscuits that brown on top and …

Bake the Book: Apple-and-Caramel Aged Gouda Crostata

Chances are you've tried apple pie with a cheddar crust, or a lazy version that's just a slice of pie served with cheese. <i>Sweet</i> takes it a step farther, using aged Gouda instead of cheddar for an unexpected tang that still melds well with the mellow sweetness of apples.<p><b>Tips & Tweaks:</b> Making crust …