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New Orleans Crabmeat Bon Bons for the Big Game

<b>Super Bowl Sunday</b> is a near-religious, magical 24-hour period in which three things take sole focus of your brain: football, commercials, and snacks. Right? Right. That said, we felt terrible that in the midst of our Super Bowl Snack Showdown, New Orleans, the host of the big game, could not …

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

I'm a firm believer that the simple pleasures in life are the most satisfying, and a warm chocolate chip cookie (preferably with a glass of ice-cold …

Buttermilk Baked Chicken

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Fit a sheet tray with a wire rack and spray with nonstick cooking spray.<p>Mix together buttermilk, lemon juice, hot …

Give it a Swirl: Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: This choose-your-own-adventure cheesecake can be elegant or messy, but is delicious either way.</i><p>Earlier this week, while loitering in …

Our Best Glazed Recipes for Dinner, Dessert, and Everything in Between

Who doesn't love a good lacquer? These recipes for ham, cookies, cakes, and more, are all beautifully glazed.<p><b>The best things in life are glazed.</b> Here are 27 of them, from ham to cookies to cake.

Recipes

Caprese Sandwich With Avocado

Caprese Sandwich With Avocado<p>Ingredients<p>2 (About 250 g) Buffalo Mozzarella Balls, sliced<br>2 Ripe Heirloom Tomatoes, sliced<br>A Handful Basil Leaves, torn<br>2 …

How to Cook an Entire Salmon: Gill to Tail

<b>We dare you to find a restaurant</b> that doesn't lay claim to its "farm-to-table" mission. We get it. Chefs everywhere are sourcing from farms — although we're not sure where we thought they were getting these ingredients before. Add to the list of foodie buzzwords: nose-to-tail. Or perhaps you've …

A bright and vibrant bread for the onset of spring. [recipe soon!]

Short Rib Sandwiches

My unbridled love for short ribs is no secret. I’ve written love sonnets about them here before. Short ribs are amazing and beautiful and magical, …

Copycat Soft Batch Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Home > Recipes by Category > Cookies > Soft Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies<p>Soft Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies<p>March 20, 2014 // 51 <i>Comments »</i><p>I think we can …

9 Fish Recipes for Fridays

Tomorrow is the first Friday of Lent. Categorized by self-denial and sacrifice, Lent begins each year the day after Fat Tuesday and subsequently imparts millions of Christians with symptoms of gustatory whiplash. A literal feast turned famine, modern-day participants traditionally choose one vice …

Banana Bread, Brie and Chocolate Grilled Cheese.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> March 7, 2014 77<p>This is why facebook is the devil.<p>I had banana bread.<p>I wanted chocolate.<p>A day doesn’t go by where I don’t desire …

Bailey's Mint Oreo Icebox Cake (only 4 ingredients!)

I accidentally made you a St. Patrick’s Day dessert.<p>I saw approximately 850 bajillion new Oreo flavors at the grocery store and had to buy them. …

Devils Food Cake Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 734

This might not technically be "pizza" but it's still delicious. And it still needs to happen in your kitchen ASAP. RECIPE: Truffled Potato & Goat Cheese Flatbread: http://thekitc.hn/MCmq7x

One Pan, Two Plates

• <b>Author:</b> Carla Snyder<p>One pan + fresh ingredients = dinner for two! With an emphasis on reducing prep time and the usual sinkful of dishes, cooking instructor Carla Snyder serves up the ideal couple's guide to simple, complete, and truly delicious meals—imagine Balsamic Braised Chicken Thighs with …

Sunday Supper: Soy-Glazed Roast Chicken

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>Recently, Chicago's Stephanie Izard (Girl & the Goat, Little Goat and Little Goat Bread) came out with a line of sauces and rubs. Let me tell you, they're …

Mint Hot Fudge Sundaes

Makes 6 Servings<p>Pretty sundaes that have tons of mint flavor—in the fudge sauce, sugar topping, ice cream, and crumbled cookies.<p>August 2008Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips<p>1/4 cup light corn syrup<p>1/4 cup water<p>2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter<p>2 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1 ounce …

Lupita Nyong’o On Her Magical Journey from Kenya to ‘12 Years A Slave’ and Possible Oscar Glory

Lupita Nyong’o was plucked from obscurity and is now the frontrunner to win an Oscar for her riveting turn in 12 Years A Slave. The actress opens up …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Did you stay up late every night this week watching the Olympics and <i>House of Cards</i>? Yeah, so did we. The result of which was a frantic, …

Easy Coconut Shrimp Curry Recipe (with video)

Coconut shrimp curry is one of those quick and easy weeknight dishes. Unadorned, but so satisfying. Convenient too, if you, like me, happen to keep a …

How to Make Croissants Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 727

Boy Blue Recipe

This riff on the classic King Cole cocktail subs in Hochstadter's Rock and Rye for the bourbon and simple syrup and increases the dose of Fernet Branca. Instead of an orange garnish, you'll add a little orange curaçao.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 ounces Hochstadter's Rock and Rye3/4 ounce …

King Cole Recipe

Pineapple and Fernet Branca in an Old Fashioned? Thought that might get your attention.<p><b>Note:</b> To make simple syrup, combine 1 cup water with 1 cup sugar in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Cool before using. Simple syrup will keep in a sealed …

Roasted Pork Belly (Balinese Style) - Video Recipe

Southern Fried Chicken Wings Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Here’s how to make Southern fried chicken wings, those crispy battered little lovelies that Southerners believe—correctly—are the</i> …

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Cake Pops Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Wondering how to make cake pops from scratch? It’s easy. Here’s simple directions on turning almost any kind of cake and everyday</i> …

Waffles!

Oh my GOSH, I love waffles. We had them a couple of times when we were in Colorado, and no offense to pancakes or anything…but I was reminded just …

Gluten-Free No-Bake Chocolate Pretzel Bites Recipe

This filling tastes great sandwiched between two small pretzels. If you prefer, you can make "truffles" out the fillings. Simply roll the filling into balls, using about one tablespoon of cookie mixture. Chill and then dip into melted chocolate.<p>Variations<p>For <b>Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites</b>, …