Lauren Spiegel

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The Best Banana Bread Recipe

Home > Recipes by Category > Breads > Quick Breads & Biscuits > Ultimate Banana Bread<p>Ultimate Banana Bread<p>August 11, 2014 // 79 <i>Comments »</i><p>Last week, …

Pesto, Tomato, and Mozzarella Sandwich

I returned home from Colorado on Sunday to find that my garden, in the week I’d been gone, had gone berserk. The Oklahoma heat had fully set in, …

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Excerpted from DELANCEY, by Molly Wizenberg (Simon & Schuster, 2014)<p>During Delancey's gestation, and for a long time after it opened, we ate a lot of takeout. One of our favorite quick, cheap lunches was (and still is) a Vietnamese rice noodle salad called bun, and we like it enough …

Extreme Sports

Chilled sweet-and-sour cucumber noodles with shrimp

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2 medium cucumbers, peeled<br>• 1/2 cup diced red onion<br>• 1 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined<br>• 3/4 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar<br>• 2 1/2 teaspoons sugar<br>• 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons white sesame seeds<p><b>Preparation</b><p>Equipment: A mandoline (with julienne …

Mango-Peach Breakfast Lassi

Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds mangoes (2–3), peeled, seeded, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (3 cups packed)<p>2 peaches, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (2 cups)<p>1 cup plain Greek yogurt<p>1/2 cup skim milk<p>1 teaspoon grated ginger<p>Honey (optional)<p>4 fresh mint leaves (optional)<p>Recipe …

Food

Thai Crunch Salad with Peanut Dressing

Metric Cup Measures<p>Servings: 4<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>For the Thai Peanut Dressing<p>1/4 cup creamy peanut butter<br>• 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice …

Double Chocolate Pavlova with Marscapone Whipped Cream & Raspberries

Servings: 10<p>Prep Time: 20 Minutes<p>Cook Time: 1 Hour 15 Minutes<p>Total Time: 1 Hour 35 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>For the Pavlova<p>6 large egg whites<br>• Pinch salt<br>• 1-3/4 …

Avocado Pasta Recipe

Nutrition Facts<p>Servings Per Recipe 2<p><b>Amount Per Serving</b><p>Calories from Fat 224<p><b>Calories</b> 729<p>% Daily Value*<p>43%<p><b>Total Fat</b> 28g<p>34%<p>Saturated Fat 7g<p>47%<p><b>Sodium</b> …

Food

12 Hot New Places to Eat and Drink in Portland, Oregon

In this famously locavorish city, the newest restaurants are using prime Oregon ingredients in global dishes (paella) as well as reinvented American …

How to Make Bubble Tea at Home

<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: Molly Yeh from My Name is Yeh makes iced tea fun again with the addition of boba.</i><p>Let me tell you about my relationship with textures: Since the …

Condensed Milk

An Official Orange Is the New Black Cookbook Is Coming

As the season two premiere of Netflix's hit series <b>Orange Is the New Black</b> draws closer (June 6), are you left with a hankering for the finest food Litchfield Penitentiary has to offer? Well you are in luck, because <i>Orange Is the New Black: The Cookbook</i> is coming. And it's an official one, too, …

11 Smoothies to Get You in Shape for Summer

The sun's finally out and farmers' markets are back, and this only means one thing: smoothie season. There's nothing more refreshing than a freshly blended smoothie, and certain combos will keep your skin glowing and figure fit for the summer. So dust off your blender and get to work:<p>Green …

Breakfast Smoothies 101

June 14, 2012<p>Waking up for an early morning class usually means there’s only enough time to grab something to eat fast before running out the door. …

Cake Batter Cookies With Sprinkles

Kate babbles about all things food on her own blog, Food Babbles, and about feeding her girls the best way. Here on Food Fanatic, she wows us with her commitment to homemade, fresh baking, week after week.<p>It's the little things in life, the simple pleasures. A warm cookie, freshly baked from the …

Comfort Fest: Top 5 Chocolate Cookies

Churning out a batch of gooey or crispy chocolate cookies means you can get a weeks' worth of desserts done all at once. Or, freeze the dough and …

Dinner Tonight: Pasta With Brown Butter, Cinnamon, Almonds, and Goat Cheese

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>When I moved to the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago five years ago, the area had yet to be completely and totally saturated with bars and restaurants and breweries and distilleries. But it had Lula Cafe, and even after all these years, the …

Brown Butter Cupcake Brownies

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: Find beauty in the mayhem. This weeknight-friendly, deceptively simple take on a chocolate</i> …

41 Salmon Recipes for All Your Roasting, Grilling, and Pan-Searing Needs

Salmon just never seems to get old. Here are our best easy salmon recipes to make with our favorite weeknight dinner protein.<p>We love salmon for a million reasons, but #1 is definitely salmon's versatility. Whether grilled, roasted, pan-seared, or smoked, this weeknight dinner all-star never gets …

Seafood

Teriyaki Salmon

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 10 min<p>The salmon absorbs more teriyaki flavor as it sits, making it even better (and breakfast that much quicker) if done in advance.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>1 pound salmon fillet, cut into 8 pieces<p>¼ cup Canal House Teriyaki Sauce (click for …

Seafood

Thai Peanut Chicken and Ramen Noodle Soup

To make this on the Stove: Heat a large pot over medium high heat. Add 1 tablespoon peanut oil and the chicken. Brown the chicken, stirring once or …

Curries

cucumber noodles in peanut sauce

i know that for many of you are still fighting through winter weather, but we’ve been having a heat wave (or maybe this is normal for the desert?) …

Valentine's Day Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Christina grew up in Texas, but now lives in Kansas. You may know her best for her Dessert for Two, but here on Food Fanatic, she's famous for her fantastic Dinners for Two.<p>Your favorite summertime dessert just became portable! As much as I would love to carry shortcakes, strawberries and freshly …

Thai Vegetable Slaw with Sriracha, Lime & Nut Butter Dressing

Adapted from The Fresh Energy Cookbook<p>(1) medium zucchini, julienned or chopped thin<br>• (1) medium carrot, peeled and julienned<br>• (2) cup shredded purple …

Greek Yogurt Blueberry Pancakes

Breakfast, Fruit, Healthy | January 2, 2014 | By Emily<p>It’s 2014! With every new year comes new resolutions. The top one on my list for this year is …

Chocolate Brownies

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.<p>Melt the chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl set over a …

Dessert

From the Blender: Easy Mango-Blackberry Smoothie

<b>Editor's note:</b> We're sharing a new juice or smoothie recipe every weekday in January. Got a favorite juice or smoothie combo? Tell us about it in the comments section! Looking for more smoothie and juice ideas? Start here...<p>I recently cleaned out my kitchen, attempting to free up a little counter …

Cookie Monster: Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>I don't know what it says about me that I enjoy spending time in grocery and drug stores. I find it pretty zen to wander around the aisles, browsing, shopping, alone with my thoughts. The Walgreens near my house doesn't play grating …

How to Make Creme Brulee

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help Food52 tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …