Joanne Latty

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How To Make The Best Guacamole: Tips And Mistakes To Avoid

We don't mess around when it comes to guacamole. We understand the importance of this simple avocado dip. No party is really worth it unless there's guacamole -- and a lot of it. Honestly, it's the only reason we even think about tortilla chips.<p>Guacamole is just one of those foods that makes people …

Recipe Of The Day: Shrimp Scampi

When you need dinner in a hurry, you can't go wrong with shrimp scampi. This simple dish of pasta topped with quickly sauteed shrimp makes a meal that everyone is always happy with -- and it comes together in no time. While there are many variations on shrimp scampi, we're fans of the ones that use …

Recipe Of The Day: Apple Tart

We know how strongly people feel about apple pie. They love it above pecan pie, and even more than pumpkin. And while we have nothing against apple pie, sometimes we want to showcase our fall apples in another type of dessert -- like in an apple tart recipe flavored with brandied caramel.<p>Apple tart …

How Short Ribs Make You A Better Cook

If you're looking for a restaurant-quality meal you can make with ease in your own kitchen, short ribs are the answer. This flavorful cut of meat slowly cooks down into a dish so tender you could eat it with a spoon. (Bonus: for a meal with so much flavor, short ribs are perfectly affordable, too.) …

Chicken Drumstick Recipes: Go Ahead, Eat With Your Hands (PHOTOS)

When it comes to chicken, drumsticks are the perfect section -- they have the finger-food element of wings, but the versatility of breasts. Kids love them, adults love them, and they make for just another way to avoid getting stuck in a chicken recipe rut.<p>Basically, when it comes to dinner foods …

5 Cookbooks I Forgot to Write About, OK?

It has been a dangerous year for cookbook lovers, so much so that the following disaster scene played out in my recent dream:<p><i>It's quiet. I am watching</i> Fletch <i>and petting Pappy Van Winkle's little Maltese dog head. A fly lands on the shelf, upsetting stacks of cookbooks. In minutes, smoking wreckage</i> …

The Best Steak of Your Life: Flip the Script

The most common method of cooking a steak involves first searing each side in a hot pan and then finishing it to the desired temperature in an oven. It's a solid technique, but it can be hard to know exactly <b>what's going on inside your steak.</b><p><b>Searing is the easy part, getting that perfect medium-rare</b> …

Hand Pies Are The Cutest Dessert Of All Time (PHOTOS)

Whether it be apple pies, frozen pies, or even tiny hipster pies, there are few desserts we love more than we love pie. But you know what's even better than pie? Hand pies.<p>Okay, we know, that's kind of cheating because it is still technically pie. But these handheld desserts deserve a category all …

It's National Dessert Day! 5 Perfect Recipes to Make Right Now

<b>From Zester Daily contributors</b><p>This <b>Frozen Mineola Soufflé</b> from <b>Elaine Corn</b> is a make-ahead dish that's easy to store in the freezer, then withdraw at the end of a dinner party, ready to go. Decorate with optional whipped cream flowers and candied pieces of minneola peel, remove the collar and -- …

Pumpkin Dessert Recipes To Sweeten Up Fall (PHOTOS)

Along with copious amounts of candy, the quest for the perfect costume, and an excuse to finally re-watch your favorite childhood movies, pumpkins are one of the most important parts of the Halloween season.<p>Though most of us visit the pumpkin patch to make Jack-O-Lanterns or even roasted pumpkin …

The Fazool Trilogy: Part Three

Of the Italian-American all star bean trio I have written about in the <b>Fazool Trilogy</b>, it is this dish that most refer to when they speak in that slang my high school Italian teacher reviled, "fazool."<p>And in honor of my high school Italian teacher's pet name for me, "pigrone" or lazybones, I've …

Easy Apple Pie Filling for the Holidays

Tracy fell in love with locavorism, and built a business out of Canning & Preserving. She shares all sorts of recipes on Sugarcrafter, and her passion for canning here, but we love her rhubarb jam most of all.<p>Baking is one of my favorite pastimes during the holidays because I just love to prepare …

Ted Cruz Was On Meet The Press And Struggled With Brevity, So Here's The Short Version

As Cruz has demonstrated troubles with prolixity -- and because these troubles make everyone's life a little harder -- I am going to boil his answers in a Sunday "Meet the Press" interview down into their simplest form so that for once, Ted Cruz doesn't have to be such a long-winded pain in the ass …