rutabaga chips

  What does Brian of A Thought for Food do with a lonely Rutabaga? He makes baked rutabaga chips, of course! INGREDIENTS 1 large rutabaga, peeled and sliced thinly (can use a ...


rutabaga :: in season

Commonly called a swede, turnip, root turnip, or yellow turnip, the rutabaga (Brassica napobrassica) is not a turnip at all but a cross between a turnip and a cabbage. It ...

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chia seeds :: four great ways

What are chia seeds and how do you use them? Check out our expert tips on the culinary uses of this awesome superfood. {via Canadian Living by Kat Tancock} Read Kat’s ...



pumpkin spice latte

Makes one latte. INGREDIENTS 1 cup 2% milk (whole or 1% milk ...

breakfast lasagna

Just about every fat-laden breakfast favorite is in here: maple-soaked pancakes (which ...

how to make cornbread

A classic quick bread that should be in every cook’s recipe collection. ...

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addictive roasted pumpkin seeds

Try out these deliciously crunchy and tasty pumpkin seeds from Angela’s Oh She Glows! Great step-by-step instructions with terrific photos {here}. 1. Clean the seeds. The annoying-but-necessary task is that you have to meticulously clean the seeds until there are no signs of pumpkin guts. After picking off the strands, give them a GOOD rinse […]

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autumn cocktails

Sweet fall apples and pears are ideal for eating out of hand, baking in pies, and adding to salads, but they can be a wonderful seasonal addition to cocktails, too. Embrace autumn with one of these libations featuring the flavors of apple and pear, from a whiskey drink sweetened with boiled cider syrup to an […]

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hot fudge chocolate pudding cake

Decadent and delicious. It will be your go-to cake for all special occasions. Minutes to Prepare: 5 Minutes to Cook: 35 Number of Servings: 6 INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 cup sugar, divided 1 cup flour 1/2 cup cocoa, divided 2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 cup milk 1/3 cup butter, melted 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract […]

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lemon chicken soup

Flavored with minced garlic, lemon zest, and bay leaves, this soup is comfort in a bowl. Keep it on hand all season long. Ingredients 6 skin-on, bone-in chicken breasts 2 large onions, chopped 5 celery ribs, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 (1-lb.) package carrots, sliced 4 teaspoons lemon zest 2 […]

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winter squash guide

Butternut squash, acorn squash, spaghetti squash, and pumpkins rarely have a pristine appearance. But as they cook, they become sweet and rich on the palate, while holding a gorgeous autumn hue. {all about winter squash via Cooking Light, by Su Reid; front page featured image via Gab and Gobble – this New York Food Blogger offers […]

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pumpkin and bourbon mousse

This spicy reinterpretation of a traditional pumpkin pie will wow guests while still satisfying traditionalists. SERVES 4–6 INGREDIENTS ¾ cup sugar 6 tbsp. bourbon ½ tsp. kosher salt ½ tsp. ground ginger ½ tsp. ground cinnamon ¼ tsp. freshly grated nutmeg ¼ tsp. ground cloves 8 eggs, yolks and whites separated 1 cup canned pumpkin […]

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the perfect pour :: beer

How to Pour the Perfect Pint A carefully poured pint has enough head to showcase its aroma, but not so much that the beer spills over the glass. Three simple steps yield a crown fit for a king. 1. Choose a clean glass. (What kind? See DRAFT’s Glassware Guide, here.) The glass should be free […]

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how to drink beer

7 steps to enjoying the perfect pint. Use clean glassware. (What kind? See DRAFT’s Glassware Guide, here.) Glasses should be free of soap, lipstick, food oils, and anything else that may taint a beer’s flavor. If you’re served a dirty glass, speak up: A good bartender will happily provide a fresh pour. Make sure your […]

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beer marinated pork tenderloins with red cabbage

You need only a small amount of beer to flavor the sauce. We trust you know what to do with the rest of that bottle. SERVINGS: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 pork tenderloins (1½–1¾ lb. total) {be sure to get yours at Wagshal’s} ¼ cup lager ¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoon (packed) brown sugar 1 […]

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halloween treat: witch hat

Candy Filled Witches Hat There is a sweet surprise lurking in these witches’ hats. Once you crack them open, it’s just one magical treat after another. INGREDIENTS 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) black and/or green chocolate coating wafers, (such as Merckens) 12 sugar cones 2 cups (500 mL) assorted Halloween candies 12 chocolate wafer cookies Assorted […]

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