mummy kids dinner :: happy halloween

No need to be too meticulous when wrapping these spooky versions of pigs in blankets; the raggedy look suits the mummy theme to a “tee.” Total Time: 55 min  Prep: 30 min ...

caramel apples LFR

caramel apples

  Forget chocolate bars and candy corn this Halloween; grab some popsicle sticks and have some fun making a real treat this year. Get creative and garnish the apples with ...


how to carve a pumpkin

Start by making a cavity in the middle of your pumpkin to remove the seeds. Draw a circle on the base of the pumpkin, cut it out using a knife ...



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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basic crepes

Martha Stewart’s crepe recipe is easier to make than you think! Crepes, considered French-style pancakes, can be dressed up with sweet or savory toppings and flavorful fillings. In France, crepes are enthusiastically received any time of day, at breakfast, brunch, lunch, tea, or dinner. So, bon appetit! {Need some extra pointers? Check out Taste for step […]

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give yogurt a breakfast boost

Lauren Salkeld There’s a reason — or several, actually — why yogurt is such a popular breakfast. Packed with calcium, protein and good-for-you probiotics, yogurt is one of the best foods you can eat to kick off your morning. It’s also quick and easy to prepare, and keeps you full until lunchtime. Plus, yogurt is […]

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three ingredient cocktail

Credit goes to Remy Cointreau’s mixologist Kyle Ford for creating this weirdly addictive sip. It’s based on two ingredients we don’t typically see as the stars at the bar: Cointreau and Fernet Branca. This makes for one killer little cocktail. Grab your shaker and some bar nuts, and mix up a Black Lily for a […]

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matilda, maple and garlic pork shoulder with crispy skin

This recipe is for those who love crispy skin or falling-apart meat, this showstopper has something for everyone. ENunn shares her fantastic recipe with Food52 {make sure to flip thru the slide show of her process} … Via Food52, Review: WHO: ENunn is a writer in Chicago. WHAT: A tender pork shoulder that is the definition […]

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pistachio + goat cheese ball

Bon Appétit has done it again. This delectable Green Goddess, Pistachio and Goat Cheese Ball is a must for any get together … or just for yourself! You want all of your ingredients at room temperature to make sure the mixture is smooth and homogenous. INGREDIENTS 4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 4 ounces goat […]

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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 mandoline or a food processor) 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped finely PREPARATION Preheat […]

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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 is a member of the Cruciferae family which includes the more familiar turnip, broccoli, cabbage, kale, mustard, bok choy, and rapeseed (canola). The large, bulbous root […]

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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 entire article, here. “Chia is one of my favorite superfoods to recommend,” says natural food chef Julie Morris, author ofSuperfood Cuisine: Cooking with Nature’s Most […]

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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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