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Corned Beef + Cabbage

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! A mouth-watering recipe to get you in the spirit. And don’t forget your horseradish cream (recipe also included). Get this recipe at Williams-Sonoma Taste … Image via Taste

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Italian-Inspired Easter Menu

No one takes Easter more seriously than the Italians. Just ask Jody Williams and Rita Sodi, the chefs behind Via Carota, the completely charming trattoria in New York’s West Village. The Easter menu that the duo created—artichokes, braised lamb, chocolate semifreddo—mirrors the restaurant’s rustic, timeless, fuss-free approach. ~ Bon Appétit Welcome Spring with this delightful menu […]

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King Cake with Cream Cheese Dough

How to explain a king cake to the uninitiated? Think of it as a giant cinnamon roll housing a tiny, plastic baby Jesus—stay with me—that’s twisted or braided into a circle, covered in icing, and liberally sprinkled with purple, green, and gold sugar. … ~ Kaitlin Bray of Food52 Get Kaitlin’s recipe here … Photo by […]

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Phyllo Crab + Avocado Cups :: EASY

The combination of crab, avocado and corn blends salty, creamy and sweet. Stuffed into crisp pastry cups, it gives you a dinner party–worthy starter in just 10 minutes. For the best results, use fresh crabmeat, which retains more flavor than frozen. ~Amanda Barnier of Canadian Living Get Amanda’s recipe HERE!

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Best Meat for Big Parties

The eternal challenge with any big barbie is ensuring all meats are cooked to the required doneness at the same time. No mean feat. Something that can really wow a crowd without getting too tricky is a giant share-steak. Ever cooked a tomahawk steak or centre-cut T-bone? They can weigh upwards of two kilos and […]

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15 black and orange recipes

Just in case you want to keep Halloween festive by eating food that matches your holiday decor (and why wouldn’t you?) here are 15 recipes. ~ Lucy Madison of Bon Appétit Get all 15 recipes, from carrot coconut soup to darkest chocolate cake HERE! Darkest Chocolate Cake: Recipe by Rick and Michael Mast Photograph by […]

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matching flowers to your menu

Don’t stop at Valentine’s Day  to make your dinners romantic … Cooking dinner for your sweetie at home? We’re all for it (in fact, we have a few ideas on what to cook). But what’s for supper is just one part of setting the sultry scene. To help you pair your meal with the most […]

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healthy game day snacks

If the typical game day menu doesn’t exactly align with your healthy eating resolutions, you’re in luck! Here, we’ve rounded up some wholesome and tasty dishes perfect for game day, so you can cheer on your favorite team, guilt free. ~ taste Get taste’s terrific assortment of guilt free game day snacks here!

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winter white

Sir Madam enthusiastically indexed every North American oyster variety they could find for their Oyster Tea Towel—and while they admit that it ended up being an impossible task, their valiant effort is beautifully rendered on 100% linen. The tea towel comes with either indigo screenprint on natural-colored linen or black screenprint on cream-colored linen, and […]

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set the table :: just a few rules

Some things never change. In regard to setting the table, those would be the following: You need something to eat on, something to eat with, something to drink from, and a napkin to wipe it off with. Flowers are always a good idea. Bread on the left, drinks on the right (to remember the latter, […]

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