Ben Matzke

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7 Satisfying Vegetarian Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Spread

When it comes to Thanksgiving season, turkey tends to be a show stealer — but it’s high time this holiday’s delectable meatless options got some …

17 Vegetarian Recipes for Meatless Mondays

In case you were wondering, Meatless Monday is not part of an agenda to create a vegetarian nation. It was actually introduced as a way to advocate one-day vegetarianism as a step to preventing illness associated with excessive meat consumption <i>and</i> to reduce our carbon footprint. In celebration of …

Cooking

Vegan Mexican Layer Dip

I’m not a big sports person, but the onset of fall gets me in the mood for game day-style snacking.<p>Notice I said “style.”<p>There is no actual game …

The Best of All Worlds: A Creamy, Chunky, Vegetarian Chowder

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: You shouldn't have to decide between creamy soup and chunky soup.</i> …

How to Eat a Lot of Apples, on the Cheap

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: How to handle cooking enormous amounts of apples, from</i> …

Healthy Eating

Breakfast mug cake recipes: Try these sweet morning treats

You may already be a fan of mug cakes — the single-serving microwave cakes you create in a cup make pretty irresistible desserts. Easy? Check. Convenient? Check. Delicious? Check. Waistline-friendly portion control? Check. But if you haven't tried mug cakes for breakfast, you're in for a treat.<p>Get …

Breakfast

Why pumpkin puree is your fall cooking must-have (plus 3 easy recipes)

Want to know the secret to the best sweet and savory pumpkin dishes? It all starts with canned pumpkin puree. Ereka Vetrini shares her tips for cooking with pumpkin puree and demonstrates three recipes from Allrecipes<i>:</i> Savory turkey chili, double-layer pumpkin cheesecake and mini pumpkin whoopie …

Baking

9 Ways to Make Apple Cake

Apple pie gets all the love, but apple cakes are homier and (often) less fussy. Here are nine takes on an apple cake to try this weekend.<p>Apple pie …

Waffle-Iron Hash Browns Recipe

Using the waffle iron to make hash browns means you get crunchy bits on both sides. You get silky smooth potato inside. And you get all of this without having to flip the potatoes or fuss over them in the pan. You may never make hash browns any other way again.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Squeezing the …

Repurpose That Muffin Tin to Make the Perfect Apple Pie

<i>By Dennis Prescott</i><p><i>Photo © Dennis Prescott</i><p>For me, there are few things better than warm apple pie and vanilla ice cream. It's the perfect comfort food. This version allows guests to have their own individual pies. And let's be honest, when it comes to pie, sharing is hard. This solves that</b> …

Baking

Binging on Starbucks pumpkin spice lattes? Save cash and calories with this easy DIY recipe

A coffee drink so famous it goes by its initials, the Starbucks pumpkin spice latte has a devout following. Like Halloween candy and Christmas decorations, the drink seems to debut earlier and earlier each year; this year, a special code allowed super-fans to get a taste in advance of the PSL's …

Food

Chloe's Vegan Italian Kitchen

• <b>Author:</b> Chloe Coscarelli<p>Popular vegan chef and winner of the Food Network’s <i>Cupcake Wars</i> Chloe Coscarelli digs into her Italian roots to create more than 150 recipes inspired by the most popular cuisine in the world.<p>If you think a healthy vegan diet means giving up pasta in creamy sauce, cheesy …

Forager Sandwich

Makes 4 Servings<p>“Acid and texture are the most important things,” says chef Eli Kulp, High Street on Market, Philadelphia. His hearty vegetarian breakfast sandwich—with its mix of marinated mushrooms, soft eggs, melted cheese, and a buttery toasted roll—proves his point.<p>September …

Mushrooms

Le Pop Tart From 'The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free'

Though it may have been modeled after the original foil-wrapped toaster pastry, <i>The Everyday Art of Gluten Free</i> turns out a version with a tender, flaky crust and thick, sweet icing that falls somewhere between pop tart and toaster strudel. Not that we're complaining: the homemade fruit filling and …

Stovetop Eggplant With Harissa, Chickpeas, and Cumin Yogurt Recipe

Eggplants have always been a difficult vegetable for me. They come in different shapes, sizes, colors, and stripes and are surrounded by dos and don'ts. But with enough delicious recipes under your belt, it's pretty easy to overlook the post-cooking appearance and realize that all those dos and …

Momo Dumplings

I'm in France right now, for a relatively quick trip. Or, another way to think of it, a quick trip flanked by two long flights. I took it as an …

Roasted Red Pepper Labneh

Servings<p>Chef Einat Admony’s keys to getting kids to eat yogurt: Make it bright red and thicker than ice cream.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 whole roasted red pepper from a jar<p>1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice<p>½ teaspoon honey<p>2 cups labneh (Lebanese strained yogurt; click for recipe)<p>Kosher salt<p>Recipe …

Ice Cream

Zucchini Fritters

4 Servings<p>Squeeze out as much liquid from the grated vegetable as possible. The little bit of cornstarch that the recipe calls for in the batter also helps these zucchini fritters get nice and crispy.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Soy Dipping Sauce<p>3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1 tablespoon reduced-sodium …

Zucchini

How to Make Sweet Corn Risotto, From Kernel to Cob

<i>Today: Merrill teaches us how to make a sweet corn risotto, using everything from kernel to cob, to celebrate the warmer months.</i><p><i>This article is brought to you by our friends at Sunshine Sweet Corn. We used their fresh spring corn from Florida, which comes into season in April.</i><p>There's something …

Watch The Unused (and Awesome) ‘Iron Man 3′ Opening Credits

If you saw 'Iron Man 3' this weekend (and considering how much money it made, we're going to assume you did) and stayed for the post-credits scene, …

Scientists in Uruguay Create First Glow in the Dark Sheep

Little Bo Peep would never have lost this flock. Scientists from the Animal Reproduction Institute of Uruguay (IRAUy) have created the first glow in …

Fall Camping Cocktail Recipe: Smoked Maple Bourbon Chai Tea Toddy

Some happy hours, like this week's, aren't conducted in a standard bar or kitchen. Here in the northeast, the fall foliage is at its peak. It sounds …

Chai

Jumpy dew drops clean cicada wings - Futurity

DUKE (US) — As cicadas on the East Coast begin emerging from their 17-year slumber, …

Researchers Develop Smartphone That Curls When You Receive a Call

Researchers at Queen's University's Human Media Lab have developed a new smartphone that can morph its shape to indicate an incoming phone call, text …

'Time Crystals' Could Upend Physicists' Theory of Time

In February 2012, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Frank Wilczek decided to go public with a strange and, he worried, somewhat embarrassing idea. …

Deviled Cheese Toasts

4 Servings<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 ounces grated sharp cheddar<p>¼ cup chopped dill pickles<p>¼ cup mayonnaise<p>2 tablespoons chopped pimientos<p>Kosher salt<p>Hot sauce<p>4 slices country-style bread, toasted<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Preheat broiler. Combine cheddar, pickles, mayonnaise, and pimientos in a medium bowl; …

Roasted Eggplant and Pickled Beet Sandwiches

4 Servings<p>Meatless doesn't mean dainty. When making a veggie-centric sandwich like this roasted eggplant recipe, load up on aggressive flavors and contrasting textures, and be sure to add something substantial to sink your teeth into.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Roasted Eggplant and Garlic Mayo<p>1 large …