Lauren Davis

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Skinny Oreo Cheesecake Dessert

I know, I know. It’s January: you’re dieting. But you can still have this Skinny Oreo Cheesecake Dessert! Eat it with a spoon or use it for …

Dessert

The Hottest Restaurants in Nashville Right Now, December 2017

More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: Where should I eat right now? What are the newest and hottest restaurants? For that very reason, we offer the Eater Heatmap, which will change periodically to highlight where the food and drink-crazed masses are …

Vital Weekday Breakfast Spots to Know in Nashville

Music City has a bustling weekend brunch scene, but sometimes what you really need is a solid weekday breakfast to get the day started off right. Here are 11 spots that should not be missed, listed in alphabetical order.<p>Tucked away in a residential area near MetroCenter, Big Al’s Deli opens at 6 …

50 Hearty (And Easy) Chili Recipes

It's time to step up your chili game<p>It's time to step up your chili game<p>If you want more hearty meals for cold months, try these easy fall slow cooker recipes.

Cooking

16 Fancy Slow Cooker Appetizers to Wow Guests at Your Awards Show Party

Prepping for an awards show party is no easy feat. From all of the themed DIY Golden Globe party decorating to printing out ballots (because <i>obviously</i> you and your friends will be guessing who’ll take home the gold), when exactly are you supposed to put together a fabulous menu? Take some of the …

Cooking

Totally Tangy Baked French Fries Recipe

Recipe by: amanda1432<p>"Southwestern flavors blend with spicy mustard for a zippy alternative to deep-fried fries. Feel free to increase the cayenne, …

Cooking

Banana Bread Bars with Brown Butter Frosting Recipe

Recipe by: AllieGeekPi<p>"Banana bread bars with brown butter frosting."<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.<p>Ingredients<p>45 m<p>Original …

Janet's Rich Banana Bread Recipe

Recipe by: vjonsson<p>"This is the moistest banana bread that I have ever tasted. It's also very easy to make!"<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Added to shopping list. Go …

Best Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

The best Napa Valley wineries to visit feature a tasting room in a cave, artisanal cheese pairings, on-site sommeliers and more <i>—Megan Krigbaum (with</i> …

18 reasons to visit Argentina – including a secret German village and the world's most beautiful bookshop

Argentina celebrates 201 years of independence today. Here are a few good excuses to visit:<p>1. You can ride with gauchos<p>Argentinian cowboys wear actual chaps, drink Mate tea so bitter it makes you gurn, raise and wrestle cattle, and at night sing folk songs about love and loss. Gauchos traditionally …

Argentina

Pappa al Pomodoro: The Tuscan Tomato Soup for Every Season

I was flipping through several of my 19th-century cookbooks recently, and was reminded of how different they were back then. One of the most surprising things was the frequent inclusion of whole chapters on feeding the ill and infirm. Cookbooks from those times weren't just aspirational guides full …

Braised Mexican Chicken | Goop

Insanely delicious. While it benefits from a few extra prep steps, it’s perfect for tacos, burritos, and that whole jam.<p>4 bone-in and skin-on chicken …

Recipes

my old-school baked ziti

The night before I went to the hospital to have this little nugget, in one last burst of frenetic nesting — a tornado of focused, effective energy I …

Chef Marcus Samuelsson's Harlem-Approved Fried Chicken

"Ripping fried chicken and dipping it in a really great hot sauce makes me think, okay, I’m home."<p><i>What's in your refrigerator at any given time says a lot about you. In this series, GQ reached out to famous chefs with a deceptively simple, if revealing, question: What do you cook when you're by</i> …

What's the secret to Al Roker's perfect roasted chicken? Crispy, salty skin!

<i>There are few things more comforting and satisfying than a juicy roasted chicken. AL Roker likes to make his with crispy salty skin, inspired by the popular dish served at San Francisco's Zuni Cafe.</i><p>Al's Salty Skin Chicken<p>Anthony Quintano / TODAY

Perfect Meatballs: Amanda Freitag's Easy Recipe

You might recognize Amanda Freitag from the set of the Food Network's <i>Chopped</i> and <i>Iron Chef America</i>. She also happens to be one of New York City's most celebrated culinary names and has worked with luminaries such as Jean-Georges Vongerichten (at Vong), Alain Passard (at Paris' Arpege), and Diane …

Italian Food

Eating Well in Martha's Vineyard

<b>Steamed-to-order lobster at Larsen's.</b><p>Martha's Vineyard, a lovely island off the coast of Cape Cod, is happily composed of disparate communities, each picturesque in its own way. Posh and architecturally traditional, Edgartown has hoards of blondes parading with sunglasses propped on their heads, …

Savory Muffins Will Make You Question Your Usual Breakfast Pastry

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Falling for savory muffins, one cheesy, herby bite at a time.</i><p>This week, I had a rather steamy encounter …

Recipes

The late-summer side dish welcome at any party

I confess: I am somewhat of a lazy cook. It is not that I am willing to cut corners and sacrifice good technique; instead my strategy is to choose unfussy dishes that yield the most pleasure and satisfaction for the least amount of effort, especially in the summer, when I prefer to spend more time …

Lemon Juice

Italian Turkey and Tomato Basil Eggplant Roll Pasta Bake | HBH

I know that some of you are currently dealing with some seriously hot temperatures.<p>But I’m going to tell you to turn your oven on anyway (clearly I …

Eggplant

Firey Szechuan Peanut and Chili Zucchini Noodles.

I made us the bestest lunch today.The post Firey Szechuan Peanut and Chili Zucchini Noodles. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

Zucchini

Summer Spaghetti with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil

I just finished reading my friend Jess’s fantastic new book. We finally (finally!) met in person about a month ago after spending years following …

Here’s How April Bloomfield Does Healthy Gazpacho: 3 Exclusive Recipes for the Weekend

In these sweltering days, it’s perfectly normal to experience cravings of ice cream and ice water exclusively—anything warmer may seem to border on masochistic. Alas, swimming, surfing, and even lounging on the beach require a healthy source of sustenance. Which brings us to gazpacho: The chilled …

Healthy Eating

Eggplant Lasagna Boats

So this is how I am dealing with it still being summer and all the fall-like weather we have been having.<p>I am making summer foods the cozy way – and …

Browned Butter Banana Bread

Very few people get excited about banana bread and I happen to be one of those people. Whenever I am at a potluck and I see poor old banana bread sitting in a corner by itself, I kind of feel sorry for it. What did it ever do to me? Well, nothing-and I suppose that's the problem.<p>Perhaps I am not a …

Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli

5 stars based on 91 votes<p>Sometimes it seems impossible to make a meal the whole family loves: what one child happily eats, the other one is “not in …

Recipes

A steak for all seasons.

I’m going to tell you about some steak now. We haven’t beefed in a while, you and I…waxed poetic about the magic of red meat (Vegetarians, cover your …

Recipes

Recipe: S'mores Brownies

To make the brownies:<p>Increase the oven temperature to 350°F and prepare the brownie layer. In a medium saucepan over low heat, add the butter and …

Dessert

How to Eat (and Drink) Your Way Around Charleston, South Carolina

<i>Welcome to The Holy City, the culture and culinary capital of the lowcountry.</i><p><i>Photo by andrewpickneyinn.com via Flickr</i><p>Before visiting any new city, town, or hamlet, I have to research it online to find the best possible places to eat and drink. <b>My attitude is that if I'm only going to have a few</b> …

Shepard Fairey

Easiest Summer Ever: Peperonata (Sautéed Bell Peppers With Tomato, Onion, and Garlic)

Quick: How many dishes can you name with bell peppers as the one and only star ingredient?<p>I asked myself this question recently and got stuck on crudités. And even that's not a good answer, because a raw vegetable platter gives equal billing to all the other options, from celery sticks to …