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Recipe: Beet greens with golden raisins and pine nuts (Cime di rape con uve sultanine e pignoli) - California Cookbook

Sputnik came to mind the first time I bought kohlrabi, that odd-looking member of the cabbage family, with its enlarged corm and stems shooting upward all in the same direction. Buy a kohlrabi, cut off the leaves and you will see what I mean.<p>Although the famous Russian satellite eventually came …

Recipe: Cool rice and cucumber salad - California Cookbook

The world is cruel and unfair. Mediocrities are loved beyond all reason while their betters languish unappreciated. Consider the tragic case of rice salad. It's enough to make you weep. Walk by any deli case today and you'll see bowl after bowl of salads made with pasta, but hardly a single one …

New Potato and Pea Salad with Mustard and Mint Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This is one of those recipes that just naturally built itself in my mind - the …

Black Bean and Corn Burgers Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> These veggie burgers are a little bit spicy, thanks to a mixture of paprika, …

11 Healthy Homemade Hiking Snacks

From healthy granola to spiced nuts, here are 11 homemade hiking snacks to bring on your next outdoor excursion.<p><b>Before you take off for the nearest mountain</b>, in search of a rigorous hike in the wilderness, consider this: What are you gonna eat? We're not talking about a gourmet camping meal in the …

Healthy Eating

25 Women Reveal The Weirdest Opening Messages They’ve Gotten On Online Dating Sites

Online dating is a weird, weird world. You have to have a trifecta of good photos, a great bio, and killer conversational skills to separate yourself …

25 Amazing Ways to Use Epsom Salt

My grandma was a huge fan of Epsom salt—she used it for <i>everything</i>! People of her generation knew the many health benefits of Epsom salt and I’ve …

Alternative Medicine

10 Maya Angelou Quotes That'll Make You Love Life and Get Sh*t Done

Inspiration straight from a legend<p>Maya Angelou, the renowned poet and author, passed away this morning at age 86. Celebrate her life and honor her legacy with these 10 motivational quotes—they're guaranteed to stir up feelings of determination, pride, and compassion.<p>"Success is liking yourself, …

Asian Noodle Salad Recipe

Everyone loves a good Asian noodle salad, right? How do you like yours? I like mine with lots of colorful veggies tossed in with the noodles, so it …

Soysauce

Grilled Chicken & Strawberry Salad Wrap

Would it be a cliché to say “yum” on a cooking website? If so, I’m in big,big trouble.<p>And furthermore: <i>Yum.</i><p>I made this deliciously simple salad after …

How to Grill Bananas (and Other Fruit)

<i>In our new weekly series On the Grill, our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld shows us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill all your favorite fruits, and a recipe for</i> <i>Grilled Bananas with Buttered Maple Sauce and English Almond Toffee.</i><p>I …

Tangy Slow-Cooker Brisket With Potatoes and Sweet Peppers Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 1/2 tablespoons olive oilKosher saltCracked black pepper3 pound beef brisket1 medium onion, minced2 bell peppers, seeded and sliced2 pounds small potatoes, such as fingerlings2 14.5-ounce cans fire-roasted, diced tomatoes1 tablespoons brown sugar1 1/2 tablespoons …

Broccoli Apple Soup Recipe

You’ll just have to trust me on this one. Broccoli and apples aren’t two foods that you would expect to find together in a soup, or in anything for …

Food Preservation

Slow-Cooker Filipino Pork With Garlic Fried Rice Recipe

<b>Note</b>: You can substitute apple cider vinegar for white wine vinegar, but the results will be sweeter. If you use distilled white vinegar reduce the amount by 1- to 1-1/2 teaspoons.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Pork:</b>1 large onion, thinly sliced (about 1 1/2 cups), divided3 pounds bone-in …

Easy Gazpacho Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients6 ounces hearty bread, crusts removed, torn into 1- to 2-inch chunks3 pounds (about 4 large) very ripe tomatoes, cored …

Mulled White-Wine Sangria

Punch is easier to prepare than individual cocktails -- especially when entertaining a crowd.

Peach Julep

4 Servings<p>Good ginger beers are made with actual ginger and deliver a nose-tingling hit of spice along with bubbles. Look for Fever-Tree, Reed’s, or Fentimans brands.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Ginger Syrup<p>1 1”-piece ginger, peeled, thinly sliced<p>1 whole cardamom pod, cracked<p>¼ cup sugar<p>Assembly<p>2 ripe …

Ginger

The Black Friars Cobbler

Makes 2 Servings<p>February 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>10 fresh blackberries<p>1/4 cup Plymouth sloe gin<p>1/4 cup mezcal (such as Sombra or Del Maguey Vida)<p>3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons pure cane syrup (such as Steen's)<p>3 cups (about) crushed ice<p>Additional fresh blackberries (for garnish)<p>Recipe …

Carbohydrates

Riesling Sangria with Lychees

“Our consulting beverage director, Peter Vestinos, makes fun of my drinks because they’re always a little sweeter than he likes,” says chef Bill Kim. …

Recipes

Amante Picante Margarita

Mixologists are still reacting against too-sweet drinks. This spicy margarita combines three savory ingredients: jalapeño, cilantro and cucumber.</b> …

Recipes

Fresh Tomato Bloody Marys

The ingredients for Andreas Viestad's fiery Bloody Mary all come from his garden. Like a classic Bloody Mary made with tomato juice, it's a delicious …

England

Agricole-Guava Cooler

<i>Rhum agricole</i> has a grassy flavor that's delicious in this cocktail from San Francisco's rum-loving Smuggler's Cove. <b>A Summer Cocktail Tip</b> <b>More</b> …

Cocktails

Top 5 Blog Posts of the Week:Fun Doormats, A London Penthouse, and More

From fun doormat designs to a penthouse in a historic London landmark, here's our weekly roundup of the shelter blogosphere.<p><b>This week's favorite links:</b><p>Cute Doormat Designs. POPSUGAR Home<p>A Space Where Vintage Meets Modern. Hunted Interior<p>Quick Ways to Add Color at Home. Decorology<p>A Breakfast Room …