Dena Lozano

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Graham Elliot Shutters Grahamwich in Chicago

Chef <b>Graham Elliot</b> has closed his Chicago sandwich shop <b>Grahamwich</b>. According to the <i>Chicago Tribune</i>, the restaurant "quietly closed its doors" yesterday, their last service having been at the Lollopalooza festival, where Elliot is the culinary director. Grahamwich opened in 2010, its opening quickly …

How To Microwave Mug Cakes That Actually Taste Good

Attention, dorm-bound people. Here are some important tips and recipes from the author of a new mug cake cookbook.<p>Microwave mug cakes are not as good as real cakes. But they are awesome in a different way: You can make them fast enough to satisfy an emergency homemade treat craving without an oven, …

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Sloe Gin

Makes 1 Servings<p>Sloe gin, used in this drink from Josephine House, Austin, is a liqueur made by steeping sloe berries (sour wild plums) in gin with some sugar.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 ounces sloe gin (preferably Plymouth)<p>3–4 oz. tonic water<p>1 lemon wedge<p>Dash of orange bitters<p>Recipe …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

We never get tired of @rapo4's Ligurian pesto recipe. Check it out on bonappetit.com (Photo by @alxgrossmn)

The Nanaimo Bar: Another Reason to Consider Moving to Canada

If you grew up in Canada or in the Pacific Northwest, you may be familiar with the Nanaimo Bar, a no-bake, triple-layered confection that gets its name from Nanaimo (pronounced Na-NYE-mo), a city on Vancouver Island in British Columbia.<p>I originally made these bars—many moons ago—to thank my …

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Ron Ben-Israel on Changing the Course of Wedding Cakes

"When I was younger it was about a reaction to what was of the age... Now I don't have to rebel, I just have to do fun stuff."<p>It's hard to peg pastry chef Ron Ben-Israel when you watch him on Sweet Genius, the competition show where he throws absurd savory ingredients into the dessert mix or …

The Last Chocolate Cake Recipe You Will Ever Need

Always on the lookout for the best chocolate cake recipes, we were delighted to find this one! It's been called "delicious" by non-chocolate cake eaters, and requested for many a birthday and more non-occasions. The cake itself is made from scratch with buttermilk and plenty of eggs to keep it …