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Strawberry Pop-Tart Pie

<i>I wrote this post as part of the Plugrá Butter Brigade. Thanks, Plugrá, for sponsoring this post and for making my favorite butter!</i><p>One of my blogger …

9 Delicious Ways to Use Sweet Summer Berries

Sweet and juicy summer berries are here! Put them to use in salads, parfaits, muffins and more...<p><b>1. Peaches & Berries with Lemon-Mint Syrup</b><p>This elegant and refreshing fruit salad is perfect for summer entertaining. It's delicious on its own as a healthy dessert but also pairs well with pound cake, …

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Chicago Restaurant Week is Underway, Through February 6th

Chicago Restaurant Week, produced by Choose Chicago, has returned for its 7th annual culinary celebration featuring more than 275 restaurants. This year Chicago Restaurant Week started earlier, but lasts longer, with four more days than years past. We're already in the thick of it, but it's not too …

Quick Tortilla Soup With Chicken and Avocado Recipe

<b>Note:</b> If you're short on time, then you can buy some good-quality tortilla chips and loosely break those into the soup. Alternatively, fry your own by frying strips of fresh corn tortillas in 350°F oil until crisp and golden brown. Crispy strips can also be made under the broiler: brush tortillas …

Lentils and Brown Rice Make a Serious Power Couple

A perfect protein, Lebanese mujadarra combines lentils and brown rice for a super healthy side dish.<p>The Mediterranean diet gets a lot of hype, and while we're all for whole grains and rich olive oil, let's not let Italy and Greece hog the spotlight. Direct your attention just a little bit east, …

White Pizza with Spinach and Bacon

<b>dough</b><br>In a large bowl, combine water, yeast, honey and olive oil. Mix with a spoon, then let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add in 2 1/2 cups …

25 Ways to Use Sriracha

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30 Minute Portobello Fried Brown Rice

30 Minute Portobello Fried Brown Rice.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> January 20, 2014 86<p>In true Jessica fashion, I have a new favorite meal.<p>No shock value there, as my …

Vegan Salted Dark Chocolate Nut Bars

<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: Save money and avoid post-sugar high crashes by making Lindsey Love from Dolly and Oatmeal's version of adult Kudos bars.</i><p>There are certain, …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

Salon’s ultimate book guide for 2013

Got gift certificates to spend? James McBride, Elizabeth Gilbert, Junot Diaz and many more have suggestions<p>Michele Filgate<p>December 26, 2013 12:45pm (UTC)<p>Salon reached out to a bunch of writers who had new books out this year to find out what their favorite book of the year was. We saw a lot of …

20 Quick and Easy Dinners in 25 Minutes or Less

Gallery20 Quick and Easy Dinners in 25 Minutes or Less<p>Not everybody is in a position to devote an hour or more to prepare an elaborate dinner, especially on a weeknight. That's why we've dipped into our recipe archives to find meals that are both seriously quick and seriously tasty.<p>In this roundup, …

30 Minute Caramelized Shallot, Spinach and Goat Cheese Garlic Butter Pasta

Caramelized Shallot, Spinach and Goat Cheese Garlic Butter Pasta.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 9, 2013 102<p>This is my give-me-a-break-from-candy-canes …

27 Cookies to Bake for the Holiday Season

What Are You Baking For The Holiday Season?<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 1, 2013 57<p>For the fourth year in a row, we are talking COOKIES! Like lots and lots …

A Thanksgiving Dinner Party: Turkey, Tips, and Aperitifs

It is Sunday morning and I am in the kitchen, slightly out of breath, still in my pajamas, wielding a massive serrated knife. I am breaking down turkey bones for stock, and I sound like a lumberjack. The Frenchman comes in to investigate. He finds me, arms extended over the sink, clutching a wing …

Cranberry Margaritas - Fresh Cranberry Ginger Vanilla Margaritas

Fresh Cranberry Ginger Vanilla Margaritas. (and sugared cranberries!) {Video!}<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 15, 2013 93<p>So I’m weird about cranberry stuff. …

Sloppy Cheesy Chicken Pasta Bake Recipe

<b>Read more: Chicken Dinners: Sloppy Cheesy Chicken Pasta Bake</b><p>Ingredients4 tablespoons (2 ounces) unsalted butter, divided3 tablespoons all-purpose flour2 cups homemade or store-bought low sodium chicken stock2 cups milk8 ounces sharp cheddar, shredded4 ounces Gruyère, shredded1/4 teaspoon chili …

Science! This is Why Hot Water Can Freeze Faster Than Cold Water

Last week researchers at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore proposed what might be the most plausible explanation yet for the Mpemba effect [PDF].<p>You've probably heard before that hot water freezes faster than cold water—that's the …

26 Truly Thrilling Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to accessorize for soup season.

White Chicken Quinoa Chili

White Chicken Quinoa Chili.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 3, 2013 81<p>This makes no sense.<p>How about I make some chili this week? says me.<p>How about I warm up to …

Boston Cream Cupcakes Recipe

For the Pastry Cream<p>1⅓ cups (320 ml) heavy cream<br>• 3 egg yolks<br>• ⅓ cup (66 grams) granulated sugar<br>• Pinch of salt<br>• 4 teaspoons cornstarch<br>• 2 tablespoons unsalted …

12 Tips for Perfect Fried Chicken, Plus a Master Recipe

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

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Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Makes about 60 Servings<p>Baking wings yields crisp skin without the mess and constant tending of frying. Divide the wings between our two sauces, or double one sauce recipe and use it on all 60 wings.<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Buffalo Sauce<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted<p>¼ teaspoon cayenne …

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September 2012

The Mozzacado Sandwich is exactly what it sounds like. And you definitely want one - http://bit.ly/16an1qn

Sausage & Corn Chile Con Queso Taco Ring

To Whom It May Concern: I’d like to submit my application to the superhero club. The superheroes we have now are all pretty unrealistic, in my …

Some of the 25 Beautiful Rainbow Pictures assembled by Ants Magazine

Some of the <i>25 Beautiful Rainbow Pictures</i> assembled by Ants Magazine. Click on the images for captions and visit the gallery for more rainbows.

Surf Photographer Captures “A Perfect Moment”

Zak Noyle, a world class surf photographer, has made his way to into our hearts already, and the photograph below only goes to show why. His …

Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Wings

You guys. Fall is in the air. As I write this, we’re having a massive thunder storm with marble-sized hail and I love the dark gray skies and the …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop