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Cheesy Potatoes, a Michigan Classic

Over Thanksgiving, <i>The New York Times</i> ran a map of the most googled recipes from every state. It provided hours of fun on Facebook and Google (Frog Eye Salad, anyone?) and led my dear former blog coordinator, Dana Blinder, who left me to move back to Michigan to be closer to her family, to share her …

Batter-Fried Chicken Recipe

<i>This batter-fried chicken recipe is proof that it doesn’t take buttermilk or beer or an insufferably long overnight brine to make crispy Southern</i> …

Cooking

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Slow Cooker Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pot Roast Sandwiches

Crockpot Brown Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pulled Pot Roast Sandwiches.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 13, 2013 139<p>It’s Friday. Let’s do this thang.<p>This crockpot …

Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Appetizers & Snacks > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40 <i>Comments »</i><p>As far as I’m …

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Blackberry Stuffed Scones

<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: Bake some scones. Your day will be better for it.</i><p>I really think that there are very few of life’s little …

Breakfast

Cheesy Corn Chowder with Bacon + Gorgonzola

Cheesy Corn Chowder with Bacon + Gorgonzola.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 19, 2013 67<p>Let’s eat some comfort in a bowl!<p>I’ve been overdoing it on the …

Recipes

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Look at This Giant Bug!

The largest adult insect ever found actually seems sort of cuddly<p>This amazing/disturbing picture is of a giant weta, the world's biggest insect at a whopping 71 grams in weight. Wetas are cricket- or grasshopper-like insects native to the smaller islands of New Zealand, having been eradicated from …

Recipe Of The Day: Beef Skewers

The beauty behind this beef skewer recipe is that while it might take 30 minutes to prep, this appetizer takes no more than three minutes to actually cook. The real work in this beef skewer recipe is the miso glaze. It's made with freshly sauteed garlic, soy sauce, red miso and sesame oil and it …

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NYC: Bring on the Mush at Island Burgers and Shakes

Island Burgers and Shakes<p>422 Amsterdam Ave, New York NY 10024‎ (map); 212-877-7934; islandburgersandshakes.com<b><br>Cooking Method:</b> Grilled... barely.<b><br>Short Order:</b> Big, fat, mushy burgers with plenty of heft but very little flavor.<b><br>Want Fries With That?</b> You might consider *only* ordering fries and onion …