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ICYMI: New recipes this week include a buttery cranberry cake, how to make limoncello, and cherry pistachio granola clusters: http://thekitc.hn/1ceZPDS

Shooter's Sandwich - Pressed Steak & Mushroom Sandwich - Great for Tailgating, Hunting & Picnics

Make Protein-Packed Pasta

Go old-school Sicilian to unlock new flavors<p>Meaty pastas such as Bolognese and carbonara tend to attract all the attention. And for good reason—they are hearty, timeless, and comforting.<p>Which is exactly why you should cook up a pot of pasta con le sarde, a Sicilian pasta loaded with sardines, …

Italian Food

Cookies

Searching for the best cookie recipes? Our collection of easy cookie recipes includes chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter cookies, sugar cookies, …

15 Snacks Every Brazilian Grew Up With

Passatempo anyone... Why can't I find these in America?

24 Delicious Food Gifts That Will Make Everyone Love You

Should you want to make everyone think you're the best friend/student/cousin/co-worker in the world this holiday season, it's easy (and budget friendly): Give the gift of noms.<p>Photographs by Macey Foronda<p>Labels by Chris Ritter

Finger Limes and How to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Pop Rocks come in an all-natural lime flavor.</i><p>Finger limes are a type of tiny citrus -- microcitrus actually -- native to Australia. Their name comes from the fact that they are …

31 Days of Cookies: Chocolate Coconut Balls

This year, we're celebrating the season with a month of nonstop cookies. For the seventh day of cookies, we're making it easy with Alton Brown's …

Marla Bakery's New Mission Digs

After operating as a pop-up, Marla Bakery opened recently in more permanent digs on York Street in the Mission District. The quality dough and …

9 Horrible Restaurant Trends That Need To Die In 2014

I'd rather not eat my dinner out of a toilet-bowl, thank you. Also, fries are supposed to be bad for you; can't we just leave them alone?<p>That "pork" could be anything from chops to a chicharrones, and what if I order monkfish expecting a pan roasted filet but instead end up with ceviche? While …

27 Most Epic Food Stacks Of 2013

AKA staXXX. Prepare to die of drooling.

Butter Cookies With Dried Cranberries and Roasted Pecans

The inspiration for this recipe arose a few years ago, when my mother-in-law gave me a huge bag of freshly picked pecans. I was absolutely delighted of course, but wondered what I would end up making with all these pecans.<p>Since the holidays were around the corner, making cookies was the first thing …

Sunday Brunch: Apple Brandy Doughnut Holes

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Fresh, hot doughnuts make for a great brunch on a chilly day, but the process of proofing and rising yeast tends to be a bit too daunting for your average Sunday morning. This quick and easy version of classic …

7 Secrets to the Ultimate Prime Rib for the Holidays

Overcook a chicken breast or pork chop, and you'll face few consequences. Overcook a prime rib, and your reputation as a grill master will combust faster than the Yule log.<p>Prime rib is the <i>ultimate</i> main course for a holiday dinner or New Year's Eve feast, not to mention the most majestic—and …

9 Indulgent Meals to Try in Houston

31 Days of Cookies: Peppermint Meltaways

Bake Kelsey Nixon's peppermint meltaways for your cookie swap.<p>Make peppermint cream and chocolate cookie sandwiches with this recipe on Cooking …

22 Instagram Accounts Food Lovers Should Follow In 2014

These aren't just your everyday photos of someone's dinner.

19 Audacious Ways To Make Pigs In A Blanket

...and THIS little piggy wrapped itself in pastry.

This Week in Recipes

Appetizers and Sides<p>Hasselback Potato Gratin<br>• Roasted Kabocha Squash With Soy Sauce, Butter, and Shichimi Togarashi<br>• Bhakri (Indian Unleavened Rice Bread)<br>• Black Bean, Avocado, and Egg Tostadas<p>Mains<p>Coke and Pineapple Glazed Ham<br>• Brussels Sprouts Grilled Cheese Sandwiches<br>• Ancho-Rubbed Bison Tenderloin With …

Potato Soup with Fried Almonds + Chard Salad

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: A meatless meal that raises the question: is there anything a little bit of olive oil can't do?</i><p>This is the time of year when the …

23 Most YOLO Pastas Of 2013

Pasta is always perfect. But sometimes it's fun to shake things up a little bit.

VIDEO: What Is Spiny Lobster?

For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com<p>Americans like to assume that Maine lobster is the only lobster worth knowing about. But travel to the Caribbean and you might find there's something else to compare the Northeast's most famous crustacean to.<p>We went to the British …

Sunday Sweets: Minion Mashup

Ever since I first saw "Despicable Me," I've been telling everyone that what I really need are minions.<p><i>(By Kidacity)</i><p>(And that unicorn. He's so fluffy …

The Hobbit House Giant Cupcake Cake - A Cupcake Addiction Lord of the Rings Tutorial

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

December 2, 2013<p>I needed chocolate to offset all the turkey and dressing leftovers I’ve been eating for the last few days so I made some quick …

Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

Candy Cane Mice

How funny are these little guys? I couldn't help but giggle as I made them because each seemed to take on a different personality. They're simply …