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Understanding Port: The Perfect Post-Dinner Drink

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Wine is a popular dinner companion, however what about the drink for when the meal is complete? It might be time for a fortified wine, and port is often the best beverage for the job.<p>But what are the characteristics and differences in …

My Gazpacho Soup

Tomatoes are at their best during late summer. <b>Chilled gazpacho soup is an Andalusian specialty that showcases the humble tomato beautifully.</b><p>This recipe offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy those succulent sun-kissed tomatoes, while helping you to cool off from the summer heat.<p><b>Gazpacho …

Recipes

Blackberry-Vinegar Caramel Sauce

Makes about 1½ cups<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>This revelatory sauce starts with a dry caramel, meaning no water is added to the sugar. It will take on color quickly and is less likely to crystallize.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup sugar<p>¼ cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>10 oz. fresh or frozen …

Valentine's Day Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Christina grew up in Texas, but now lives in Kansas. You may know her best for her Dessert for Two, but here on Food Fanatic, she's famous for her fantastic Dinners for Two.<p>Your favorite summertime dessert just became portable! As much as I would love to carry shortcakes, strawberries and freshly …

Dessert

Olive Oil Poached Eggs with Italian Chicories and Speck

<i>For two weeks, our friends at the Good Food Awards will be sharing articles, tips, and recipes from some of their judges, friends, and past GFA winners. Each day will feature a different category, from chocolate to charcuterie to cheese. And if you'd like to score some of the goods competing in</i> …

Grapefruit with Vanilla-Honey and Coconut

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: What you really want to eat right now.</i><p>‘Tis the season of good intentions, of swearing you’ll keep a diary …

Sense of Taste: Coconut Mousse Cake (Recipe)

Last week, I blogged about being naughty and not conforming to a post-New Year's diet. Eating more healthfully year-round has always been my approach, so an occasional slice of cake won't lead me into a downward spiral of gluttony.<p>I've been thinking about how the texture of food can change your …

Dessert

Sunday Brunch: Carrot Cake Pancakes With Sweet Orange Cream

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Carrot cake isn't for everyone, but for those who like the rich spiced …

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination of fat, flavor, and comfort. Who needs detox?</i><p>Year round, …

Book Club: Every Grain of Rice // Gong Bao Chicken with Peanuts

I’ve always been a bit of a bookworm. When I was at the height of my reading-frenzy, which was probably 4th or 5th grade, I used to keep lists of …

Stir-Fried Asparagus with Shiitakes and Sesame Seeds | Williams-Sonoma Taste

This quick dish pairs tender asparagus with meaty shiitake mushrooms for a satisfying vegetable stir-fry. Substitute vegetable stock for chicken stock to make it fully vegetarian.<p><b>Stir-Fried Asparagus with Shiitakes and Sesame Seeds</b><p>1 lb. asparagus, tough ends snapped off<p>3 Tbs. canola or grapeseed oil<p>…

Sticky Sriracha Wings

Chicken wings can be a glorious thing when they're fresh, hot and coated with great sauce (or great spice like this recipe I want to try when I work …

This soup is super simple to prepare, but has enough flourishes — herby meatballs and a last-minute addition of cheesy egg ribbons, to make it special. RECIPE: Italian Wedding Soup>>> http://thekitc.hn/1dic4pd

Banana Walnut Bread Recipe by Ann Low

<b>You’ll be surprised that it still stays very soft and fresh even when it’s chilled. Definitely a keeper recipe.</b><br>By Ann Low<p>Banana Walnut Bread<p>Print<p>Prep …

Blackberry Yogurt Popsicles

<b>The tartness of the blackberries pairs well with the sweet vanilla yogurt and honey definitely adds a unique taste to the recipe.</b><br>By Mansi Desai <br>I am …

Caramelized Salmon

Caramelized salmon.<p>Do I need to go on? Because the word caramelized pretty much speaks itself straight into my soul.<p>There’s just something about food …

Hazenlut Panna Cotta With A Honey Cocoa Glaze - Adventures in Cooking

Sometimes in the summer I find myself craving the nutty flavors of fall, slightly over-excited for the next season on the docket. But the heat…oh the …

Cookie and Kate

Let’s welcome June produce one day early! Market vegetables and fruits are becoming more colorful. This month, I’m excited to make more salads and …

Coffee Panna Cotta Recipe by Sanjeeta Kk on Honest Cooking

<b>You can use gelatin in place of the agar powder. Because either will make the dessert firmer the longer the panna cotta sits, reduce the amount if</b> …

The Secret to the Perfect Pie Dough by Jackie Dodd on Honest Cooking

<b>Before you embark on baking any pie this Labor Day, find out the tricks to making the perfect pie crust.</b><br>By Jackie Dodd<p>Pie dough is the secret to any …

Thai

<b>If you can’t find fresh lemongrass, most grocery stores will carry a paste version in a tube that works just fine in this flavorful soup.</b><br>By Debra …

Icelandic Pancakes Pönnukökur

<b>These thin crepe-like pancakes make an excellent addition to afternoon tea, or spread with jam and folded up with whipped cream, they are a delicacy</b> …

Chicken Escalopes with Olive, Caper & Tomato dressing - Simply Delicious

By Alida Ryder<p>In Chicken, Dinner/Supper, Gluten Free, Quick and Easy<p>14<p>Subscribe<p>Get all our recipes sent to you for FREE!<p>Easy healthy chicken …

Garlic Butter Pasta with Spinach and Parmesan

Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons butter<br>• 2 cloves garlic<br>• 2 sprigs thyme (or rosemary)<br>• 2-3 handfuls baby spinach<br>• 8 ounces pasta<br>• 3/4 cup shredded parmesan<p>Instructions<p>…

Five-Ingredient Meals: Fall's Favorite Soup

We’ve been talking about getting back to basic flavor combinations for this month’s Tasty Tuesday series and today’s recipe exudes that classic …

Boozy Guinness Ice Cream Floats | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Who says ice cream floats are only for kids? A scoop of coffee ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate turn rich, dark Irish stout beer into a celebratory dessert drink for adults.<p><b>Boozy Guinness Ice Cream Floats</b><p>1 pint (16 fl. oz./500 ml) coffee ice cream<p>4 Tbs. (2 fl. oz./60 ml) chocolate syrup<p>2 cans …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Sri Lanka: nirvana for beach lovers

Sri Lanka overwhelms the senses. The air is heavy with the scent of jasmine, the food richly spiced and the landscape one of utter beauty; the radiant green rice paddies, forests of swaying palm trees and mountains puckered in tea plantations are utterly bewitching. But for many people Sri Lanka …

The Different Cancún: Another Side of Paradise

The pearls of praise for the place called Cancún often sheen to dizzying effect. There is no refuting that this stretch of soft sand caressing the warm, clear waters of the Caribbean is the acreage of paradise, a dazzling tropical necklace that evokes powerful, even passionate imagery. The acclaim …