Mike Sansom

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The Easy Potato Side Dish That Will Become the Star of Your Meal

Some people like to start with the meat, the bird, the main event, whatever it is, but I like to plan around potatoes. Maybe a giant pot of mash …

30 Bacon Recipes That Prove It's The Best Food On Earth

Bacon is bae. Duh.<p>For more, <b>like Spoon University on Facebook</b> or <b>pin them on Pinterest</b>.

Breakfast

Try the Franklin Barbecue espresso sauce Al Roker is obsessing over

Our resident barbecue aficionado Al Roker isn’t normally a sauce guy, but ever since he ate at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas during a recent trip there, he can’t stop talking about the stuff.<p>“You have to understand,” he tells TODAY.com, “the espresso barbecue sauce has changed me.”<p>Lucky for …

30 One-Bite Appetizers for Your Super Bowl Party

Super Bowl Sunday is one of our favorite times to chow down on everything from guacamole to queso, but it’s not alllllll about the chips and dip. These bite-size appetizers know how to bring the flavor in a BIG way. Even if your team didn’t make it to the big game this year, we know you’ll have a …

Cooking

27 Diagrams That Make Cooking So Much Easier

Including easy ingredient substitutions, basic knife skills, meat marinating times, and more.

Cast Iron Skillet

18 Easy Slow Cooker Snacks That Will Feed A Crowd

Bites in bulk.

Cooking

25 Best Christmas BBQ Recipes

01 of 25<p>This is a classic prime rib recipe cooked on the grill. The secret is to keep the temperature low enough during cooking and to remove it from …

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decadent hot chocolate mix

Here is how I’ve made hot chocolate for most of my life: heat some milk in a saucepan, add a bit of unsweetened cocoa and sugar and whisk. Form …

Making A Classic Blooming Onion At Home Is A Lot Easier Than You Might Think! Guests Are Always Impressed!

For some people, indulgence is sitting down at the kitchen counter in the middle of the night and chowing down on baked goods of some sort. For …

10 Easy Recipes for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

I used to host elaborate Thanksgiving celebrations, where I'd cook and prepare for days on end, only to be completely exhausted by the time my guests arrived on Thanksgiving day. After one glass of wine, I'd be nodding off at the table, dreaming of my pillow!<p>I used to host elaborate Thanksgiving …

Recipes

Giant Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls

#BakeYourOwnBread, #TwelveLoaves, baking, bread, Cinnamon Rolls, Epicurious, Pumpkin, Pumpkin Spice, veggies, winter squash, yeast, YeastSpotting<p>It …

Mashed Potato Croquettes

Makes 18 Servings<p>We thought mashed potatoes' stock plummeted on Day 2—until we had these croquettes. Crispy yet creamy, potatoes might be better as leftovers.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large egg yolks<p>2 cups cold mashed potatoes<p>½ cup grated Parmesan<p>2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped<p>1 tablespoon …

Mashed

Meatballs & String Beans Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could meatballs with string beans—a Southern Italian (via New England) taste of summer's end—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to</i> …

Cooking

How to Make Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies

<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: Sarah Kieffer of The Vanilla Bean Blog makes a grown-up version of oatmeal cream pies that would make Little Debbie proud. Pack them up for your</i> …

Recipes

25 Cheap and Easy 3-Ingredient Smoothie Recipes

Fire up your blenders, folks! Smoothies are a quick and convenient way to get a blast of nutrients, including protein, carbs and vitamins A, B, C and …

Lone Star Breakfast Taco From 'Tacolicious'

One of the great discoveries of my life, made on an epic family road trip through Texas when I was in the eighth grade, was the breakfast burrito. All the greatest hits from a good Southern breakfast—eggs, sausage or bacon, potatoes, plus cheese and hot sauce or salsa—wrapped up in a warm flour …

Poblano Corn Chowder

It’s chile season! My poblanos are taking over the garden right now so I thought I would cook up a few into a hearty corn chowder.<p>The soup consists …

Caramelized Peach, Mascarpone and Dark Chocolate Grilled Cheese

Caramelized Peach, Mascarpone and Dark Chocolate Grilled Cheese.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 7, 2014 74<p>I… want to jump through my computer screen.<p>So I can eat …

Caramelized apple burrito (burrito de manzana) recipe

Forget meat burritos: nothing goes better in a crispy casing than stewed apples with cinnamon and vanilla ice cream<p>I love this dish for its simplicity. My time living in the US taught me a love for apple pie and this takes the same simple principle that stewed, spiced apples in a crispy casing are …

Homemade Waffle Cones

Today is an appropriate day for an ice cream party because 1. Apparently, according to <b>my Instagram feed</b>, it was just National Ice Cream Day, and 2. …

grilled peach splits + news!

The problem, if there could be one, is that if a 30-something with a kid out of diapers ever says to a group of people, “I have news!” certain …

Blueberry Muffin Smoothie

Skip the muffin and drink a healthy, gluten-free Blueberry Muffin Smoothie that tastes like one instead!<p>A few weeks ago I mentioned that I’ve been …

BBQ Chicken Nachos with Buttermilk Onion Rings

<b>buttermilk onion rings</b><br>A few hours or even the night before, add the onions to a baking dish. Pour the buttermilk over top making sure to fully …