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five no bake energy bars + bites

We rounded up five of the most delectable energy boosting snacks found on the web. Blueberry Lemon Energy Bites Like peanut butter and jelly, blueberry and lemon are simply better ...


cherries :: in season

Maybe it’s their short season that makes perfectly ripe, fresh cherries such an unrivaled treat, whether eaten fresh, cooked on the stovetop or baked into bright, sweet-tart desserts. As they hit ...


grilled eggplant naan wraps + tahini-yogurt

Because naan breads are so thick, they don’t get as soggy as other breads. Grill extra eggplant so you can have these sandwiches throughout the week. {via Sunset} Get the ...



creative spring salads

Spring Salad with Creamy Goat Cheese Dressing Recipe via Cooking Channel by ...
moscow mulefeature

moscow mule :: classic cocktail

A little background history: The cocktail was invented in 1941 by John ...

ghost pepper :: not the hottest

The bhut jolokia, also known as bih jolokia, u-morok, ghost pepper, ghost ...

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noteworthy rhubarb cocktails

In ‘What We Hunger For’, Douglas Bauer writes of scouring the streets of New Orleans with MFK Fisher, in search of the perfect Ramos gin fizz. Bauer’s moving account of his friendship with the legendary writer inspired us to experiment with this classic 19th century cocktail, which we updated with rhubarb and rosewater. Intensely refreshing. The […]

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limoncello-gin cocktail

If you’re firing up the grill already, throw some thyme sprigs over the fire to coax out the herb’s floral qualities. Check out the Fine Cooking’s Drinks & Entertaining Guide for more drink recipes perfect for a cookout. Serves 1. By Robert Hellen from Fine Cooking, Issue 105 2 large sprigs fresh thyme; more for garnish 1/2 fl. […]

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5 ways to make a better iced coffee

Stumptown Coffee‘s Katie Bernstein shows Food52 how to make our cold brew better — from gear to add-ins, like ice cream and booze. Good iced coffee is much more than just the sum of its parts. The right method and the right coffee to use also depend on what you’re going for — if you want a […]

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Italian shellfish stew

This dish makes for a fast and healthy lunch or dinner — shellfish are a source of lean protein, and they cook quickly in the tomato-based stew. The ingredients pick up the flavors of garlic, red pepper flakes and red wine to perfection. {via Williams-Sonoma’s Taste} INGREDIENTS 2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil 1 large yellow onion, […]

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the smitten kitchen cookbook

I’m sure that if you’re into blogs and into food, you’ve already seen Smitten Kitchen: a lovely food blog from self-taught cook and photographer Deb Perelman. Her food seems to tread a very clever line: not too saintly-healthy but not dripping in fat either, very rarely a fancy or expensive ingredient, and a love and […]

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farmer’s market guide

The How and Why of Buying from Local Growers From hot summer days through those cool early fall months, farmers markets are in full swing, yielding a bounty of beautiful, fresh, local produce. Visiting a farmers market is a lovely weekend outing, but there are many other reasons to bypass the market for your weekly fresh fruits and vegetables. Read Sarah […]

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it’s all about the honey, honey

When Epicurious writer fell in love with honey, she fell in love hard—and her cooking life became all the better for it. Now, she shares how you, too, can become a honey addict. {article by: Sheela Prakash | 05.13.15 | via Epicurious}  STEP 1: LEARN HOW HONEY HAPPENS STEP 2: ALIGN YOURSELF WITH A VARIETAL STEP 3: […]

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quinoa salads :: extra healthy

Featuring delicious produce and protein-rich quinoa. Make a big batch to serve for lunch throughout the week. {via Cooking Light; photo source: Howard Puckett} View Recipe: Colorful Quick Quinoa Grecian Salad Loaded with healthy kale and creamy avocado, this great quinoa recipe is both satisfying and full of flavor and texture. {via Food & Wine; photo […]

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my new roots :: great read

New Veg: My New Roots by Sarah Britton (Appetite by Random House, $30) A holistic nutritionist, Toronto native Britton rose to culinary stardom via her hugely popular blog, My New Roots. Preferring the term “plant-based whole foods” to “vegetarian,” her meat-free dishes blend the same flavour-building principles and aesthetic appeal as famed Israeli chef Yotam […]

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delicious no fuss popsicles

Healthy Chocolate-Chia Pudding Pop These pops are uber-fudgy, thanks to a combo of chia seeds and cocoa powder. If you don’t have the patience to wait for the frozen version-no problem, the pudding is just as delicious. {via FoodNetwork} Serves 4 1 1/4 cups 2-percent milk 2 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 3 tablespoons unsweetened […]

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