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Basil recipes and tips: A creative new pesto recipe and more fresh ideas

Basil is widely available, but it’s also easy to grow at home, and can thrive in a windowsill garden. If you’re a fan of this versatile herb, it might be time to spring for your own plant. In the meantime, here’s what you need to know when shopping, plus tips for storage and prep and two new …

10 Recipes That Prove You Should Eat More Melted Cheese

We probably don't need to remind you about the merits of melted cheese (right? The gooeyness. The gooeyness!). We think it's the sunniest part of any cheese plate, the best layer on a tray of nachos, a requisite on burgers. Heck, we even like cheese that has been melted, then cooled, then re-melted.<p>…

The 50 All-Time Best Cake Recipes

Cake goes hand in hand with celebrations. Birthday cakes. Wedding cakes. Graduation cakes. From the sweet end to anniversaries, to the treat on holidays, there's something that feels truly special, in comparison to other desserts, about cake. It might be the amount of work that goes into some of …

11 Best Vanilla Cake Recipes

A good slice of vanilla cake is one of the finer things in life. Check out these 11 recipes for the best vanilla cakes and you’ll forget that …

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Britain's favourite lunch? The humble cheese sandwich

The cheese sandwich has topped a list of the nation's favourite lunches<p>We live in a cosmopolitan country where everything from Chinese noodles to Moroccan-style wraps are available for lunch.<p>But a survey shows that the queen of the Monday to Friday lunchbreak is the humble cheese sandwich. And we …

Our Five Favorite Pasta Recipes

Get the most cycling benefits from everyone's favorite carb with these delicious pasta dishes—Pamela Nisevich Bede, RD

Coca-Cola Chocolate Cake

Cola cake has intrigued me for years… it seems to be somewhat of a southern specialty and I’ve always been drawn to its similarity with Texas sheet …

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Recipe: Pink Ombre Cake

<i>Taking inspiration from fashion's hottest hair trend of the moment, this beautiful and delicious pink ombre cake is sure to delight the most stylish</i> …

10 Insane Grilled Cheese Recipes Worth Dying For

<i>By Perry Santanachote</i><p>A recipe for grilled cheese may seem unnecessary, but so are ball pits, and that doesn't make them any less awesome. And unlike ball pits, there are some simple steps and affordable ingredients that can transform a standard grilled cheese into legendary status.<p>But before you …

Crock Pot Beef Roast with Caramelized Onions from Miss in the Kitchen

CrockPot Roast Beef with Caramelized Onions would taste great for a special dinner.<br>(For <b>Friday Favorites</b> we spotlight past recipes that you may have …

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Pot Roast Recipes To Feed Everyone You Know This Winter

Could there be a more appropriate dish for winter than a pot roast? We're all for seasonal eating here at HuffPost Taste, and in the seemingly endless winter months when all we want to do is consume copious amounts of comfort food, a slow-cooked braised meat dish fits in perfectly.<p>If you haven't …

Crock Pot Raspberry Chipotle Pulled Chicken

This weeks <b>Crock Pot Raspberry Chipotle Pulled Chicken</b> recipe makes a delicious sandwich on a pretzel roll. Or would be perfect for easy sliders or …

Slow-Cooker Provençal Lemon and Olive Chicken Recipe

<b>Serves 6 to 8</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 cups chopped onions<p>8 skinless chicken thighs (bone-in or boneless)<p>1 lemon, thinly sliced and seeded<p>1 cup green olives, …

Lasagna in a slow cooker? 5 recipes that prove it works!

Lasagna lovers might understandably be a little skeptical about making the dish in a slow cooker, but when you think about it, the process isn’t much different from the oven: Layer the noodles, sauce and fillings in a deep dish, and cook away. Normally, though, baking a lasagna requires a big block …

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

What's better than cookies? Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies, of course. That's why they are the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to</i> …

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10 Most Popular Recipes of 2014

It seemed like 2014 was all about Cronuts and other crazy hybrid foods. But when you look at the recipes people searched for the most, it was …

11 Best Hangover Foods

Don’t let a night out on the town lead to a bad (or missed) day on the bike. Here are 11 easy ways to cure—or even prevent—a hangover.<p>Holiday season means family, friends, parties, and drinks. All of which can lead to uncomfortable mornings spent hiding in dark rooms eating greasy food and …

No Barista Needed: How To Brew Your Own Coffee At Home

Emily Dullea of Toby's Estate Coffee shows us the easiest and best ways to make the perfect cup of coffee at home—in under five minutes.<p>Why start off your morning waiting in line at your local coffee shop when you can relax with your own perfect, homemade cup of coffee at home? While brewing your …

Good Eggs: 6 Easy, Healthy Recipes

Quick and Easy Recipes<p>Marinara-Poached Egg<p>Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a small sauté pan over medium heat. Add 1/4 small yellow onion, thinly …

How to Cook Tacos Any Night of the Week, Without a Recipe

Tacos aren't just for Tuesday. Here's how to pull together the perfect taco, using pantry staples and a little weeknight savvy<p>Taco Tuesday is one of our favorite days. But you know what we like just as much? Taco Wednesday. And Thursday. By following a few simple guidelines and stocking your pantry …

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Salted Caramel Cake from Alex Hitz

Alex's twist on an old-fashioned favorite results in a delicious — and amazing looking! — treat that's perfect for any occasion.<p>Trends are trends and traditions are traditions, and rarely do the two mix, but this cake is a hybrid. It's my favorite kind of thing — a classic with a twist. These days, …

Olive Oil Cake Recipe, Athena Calderone

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9-inch pan with olive oil, then place a sheet of parchment into cake pan. Trace interior rim of pan with your fingernail, then remove parchment and cut a circle about 1 inch beyond indentation. Place finished circle in pan and press parchment up against sides.<p>…

Make the Mac and Cheese of Your Dreams by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Homemade macaroni and cheese is way better than the boxed stuff—here's how to make the perfect batch.<p>Boxed macaroni and cheese is easy. But so is whipping up a pan of the homemade version—and it tastes about 1,000 times better. But before you preheat that oven, hear us out: There are a few common …

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DIY: Homemade York Peppermint Patties Recipe

Home > Recipes by Category > Candy & Fudge > DIY: Homemade Peppermint Patties<p>DIY: Homemade Peppermint Patties<p>October 29, 2014 // 85 <i>Comments …

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14 New Ways to Show Off Potatoes

The ever-popular, ever-praised, yet ever-humble potato: You love to enjoy them fried to a salty crunch, baked with butter, and mashed to creamy perfection. You know just how you like to prepare potatoes and you've got your favorite dishes down to a science.<p>But sometimes your potatoes are begging to …

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