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  • newIndustry Standard: Okay or Not?

    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 4:49pm -
  • Mapping the Mediterranean at the Grape Leaf
    Quick! Can you find the Mediterranean Sea on a map? This should be easy. It’s that long body of water that stretches from the Straits of Gibraltar at the far end of Spain, all the way over past Italy and Greece, the long belly of Turkey, around the…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 3:10pm -
  • Craft House: “You’re not really here for the food, are you, Bob?”
    Remember the old joke about a hunter’s repeated efforts to bag a giant grizzly bear? It’s a little too long and risque to quote here in full, but it ends with the bear lovingly whispering, “You’re not really here for the hunting, are you, Bob…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 2:22pm -
  • Signs of the apocalypse: The White Castle veggie slider
    I can’t resist mentioning this briefly, since my mini-report on the HotBytes forum and Facebook on New Year’s Day blew up with “Likes” and comments, hinting that there’s public interest in this bizarre development: White Castle, at least fo…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 2:01pm -
  • Mitchell’s Fish Market re-chains, stays about the same
    Here’s one reason why I don’t often review corporate chain eateries: They’re generally predictable. Even the good ones don’t change much, unless the stockholders scream for change, and nothing good generally comes of that. Take Mitchell’s F…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jan 15, 2:44pm -

Epicurious Louisville

  • Looking for Epicurious Louisville? Head over to...

    Looking for Epicurious Louisville? Head over to...

    Looking for Epicurious Louisville? Head over to Louisvillenoms.tumblr.com since that’s my new URL! To match my Twitter handle and my Instagram handle and bring us all into the new year! Thanks for all your support, guys! All the love. And as…
    - 32 days ago, 27 Dec 14, 1:41pm -

Ashlee Eats

  • The $10 Challenge: Manny and Merle

    The $10 Challenge: Manny and Merle

    I knew it was time to write about Manny & Merle's when I panicked over what I thought was the restaurant's closing. Rob and I happened to be downtown on a Monday evening and we decided to stop by this modern honky-tonk on Main Street. Instead of taco…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jan 15, 12:26am -
  • Sweet potatoes: an appreciation and recipe

    Sweet potatoes: an appreciation and recipe

    A dish of sweet potatoes was special-occasion food in my family. They made regular annual appearances at Thanksgiving. My mother was a working, single mom, so Thanksgiving was an endeavor best tackled in stages. Mommy would buy a big bag of swe…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 9:30am -
  • Strati Wild Italian unites the Pasta Partners

    Strati Wild Italian unites the Pasta Partners

    When I was a student at Western Kentucky University, my friend Beth and I dubbed ourselves Pasta Partners. The name came from our affinity for the pasta station in the dining hall in Garrett Conference Center. The student newspaper office was located…
    - 21 days ago, 8 Jan 15, 9:30am -
  • The $10 Challenge: Momma’s Mustard, Pickles & BBQ

    The $10 Challenge: Momma’s Mustard, Pickles & BBQ

    Now, I have a college degree under my belt and I'm working on one more. I'm smart enough to know that there is indeed rhyme and reason that explains how the folks at Momma's Mustard, Pickles & BBQ get the skin of the restaurant's wings crisp and flav…
    - 26 days ago, 2 Jan 15, 2:00pm -
  • Cue the confetti, the $10 Challenge returns today

    Cue the confetti, the $10 Challenge returns today

    Holy crap, it's been a long time since I've done a $10 Challenge.It began as procrastination. Then, working on the book kept me from doing much in my free time, let alone write something that wasn't related to the manuscript. Then, when I finally d…
    - 27 days ago, 2 Jan 15, 9:30am -

CHOW - Food News

  • newBeyond Basic Guacamole: 11 Loaded Recipes Perfect for the Super Bowl

    Beyond Basic Guacamole: 11 Loaded Recipes Perfect for the Super Bowl

    Guacamole is one of my favorite foods ever. Heck, if I had to make a list of my most beloved things in this world, period, it would still be high up there, right behind sunsets and puppies. I love making it, and have avocados and limes at the ready p…
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 2:49pm -
  • 11 Pasta Recipes to Keep You Cozy Through Winter Storm Juno and Beyond

    11 Pasta Recipes to Keep You Cozy Through Winter Storm Juno and Beyond

    There are few foods that can adapt and change with the seasons quite like pasta. It opens its embrace to vegetables like asparagus and artichoke in the spring, gets along famously with fresh tomatoes and basil in the summer, and plays host to mushroo…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 1:22pm -
  • 16 Meat-Tastic Ways to Celebrate Super Bowl 2015

    16 Meat-Tastic Ways to Celebrate Super Bowl 2015

    Let me be clear: I am not a huge football fan. I comment exclusively on the players' costumes, and the ones in gold helmets are my favorites. I’m outing myself as a sports philistine and I’m unashamed. It’s just not my thing, and I don’t have…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jan 15, 3:30pm -
  • 9 Chocolate Pies That Will Rock Your World

    9 Chocolate Pies That Will Rock Your World

    If you’re the kind of person who would always choose a slice of pie over a piece of cake, then it doesn’t get much better than a big slice of chocolate pie, perhaps one of the greatest dessert combinations of all time. Check out these nine kinds…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 7:59pm -
  • Super Bowl 2015: Beer Cocktails for the Big Game Day

    Super Bowl 2015: Beer Cocktails for the Big Game Day

    If you can’t bring yourself to drink another Keystone Light during the Super Bowl, fear not: Shaken, stirred, sometimes just poured—these beer cocktails are exactly the choice you need to make at halftime. For more Super Bowl recipes, check out o…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 6:53pm -

Start Cooking

  • Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

    Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

    In the movie Ratatouille, the little chef Remy rejoicedin discovering the pleasures of combining certain foods to maximize theirflavors. He would have certainly donehis happy dance after trying this Pear and Blue Cheese Salad! When brought toge…
    - 6 Sep 12, 8:00am -
  • Chocolate Fudge Pie

    Chocolate Fudge Pie

    This decadently rich chocolate pie recipe hasan ingredient that that is going to surprise many of you! When I told my trainer, Mr. Strong......aboutthis pie, he was extremely skeptical because that surprise ingredient is “silkentofu”. Havin…
    - 30 Aug 12, 8:00am -
  • Rice Salad Plate

    Rice Salad Plate

    I discovered this wonderful dish when it was served to me on a Finn Air flight. I loved it so much I developed my own interpretation!This rice salad is garnished with mandarin oranges and pecans, and is served with hard cooked eggs, herring (from a j…
    - 27 Aug 12, 8:00am -
  • Ploughman's Lunch

    Ploughman's Lunch

    Cold plates from around the world make a great lunch or light supper. Many require little or no cooking.  In fact you can put together a delicious Cold Mediterranean Plate with all store bought ingredients like hummus, stuffed grape leaves, feta che…
    - 23 Aug 12, 8:00am -
  • How to Cut a Pineapple

    How to Cut a Pineapple

    You can buy either whole pineapples or pre-cut fresh pineapples in the produce section of the grocery store. In my grocery store it costs almost $2 more to buy the precut pineapple.The mighty pineapple is really easy to slice, as long as you…
    - 16 Aug 12, 8:00am -

CHOW - Featured Videos

How to Make Easy Pink Lemonade - The Easiest Way
How to Make Easy Pink Lemonade - The Easiest WayLemonade is one of summer's great treats, but the store-bought stuff can be sickly sweet and filled with overly processed syrup. To help keep you cool this s...From:CHOWViews:644521128ratings…
- 22 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 1:18am -
Cook Eggs 3 Ways in the Microwave - CHOW Tip
Cook Eggs 3 Ways in the Microwave - CHOW TipThe microwave is known for its versatility and ubiquity. Eggs happen to share this reputation, and it turns out the two are perfect for each other. In this C...From:CHOWViews:7762122562ratingsTim…
- 22 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 12:43am -
Leftover Candy Canes
Leftover Candy CanesAfter the holidays, you may be left with a ton of extra candy canes. Here are some tips to put them to good use.From:CHOWViews:48731501ratingsTime:01:21More inEntertainment
- 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 9:02pm -
How to Make an Easy Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting - The Easiest Way
How to Make an Easy Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting - The Easiest WayA multilayered carrot cake can be the crown jewel of the dessert table, but it takes a herculean effort to put together. In this episode of The Easiest Way, ...From:CHO…
- 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 8:17pm -
How to Make Easy Oven-Baked Ribs - The Easiest Way
How to Make Easy Oven-Baked Ribs - The Easiest WayBaby back ribs are a summertime classic, but standing around a grill or smoker on a hot day can be a pain. In this episode of The Easiest Way, Christine Gall...From:CHOWViews:32318362rating…
- 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 5:19pm -
Baking Shortcuts Using the Microwave - CHOW Tip
Baking Shortcuts Using the Microwave - CHOW TipThe microwave is often scoffed at as an appliance too low for the seasoned baker. But Suzy Brannon of CHOW.com disagrees. Turns out the microwave's a tool th...From:CHOWViews:30427249ratingsTi…
- 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:54pm -

Serious Eats

  • newCrispy Deep Fried Jalapeño Poppers

    Crispy Deep Fried Jalapeño Poppers

    After trying some of the highest-rated jalapeño popper recipes online with disastrous results, we set to work developing a method that won't let you down. These poppers have a crisp golden crust and soft melted cheese interior—all in the perfect b…
    - 21 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 2:30am -
  • newBacon, Bratwurst, and Beer Cheese Potato Skins

    Bacon, Bratwurst, and Beer Cheese Potato Skins

    One of my go-to Game Day foods has always been potato skins. This time around, we can settle for nothing less that the ultimate champion of skins—the MVP of football feasts. If we're truly bringing our appetizer A-game, we need to mix it up a bit b…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 7:30am -
  • newBagna Cauda (Anchovy-Garlic) Popcorn

    Bagna Cauda (Anchovy-Garlic) Popcorn

    Inspired by the flavors of bagna cauda, the famed Northern Italian vegetable dip made from melted butter, olive oil, garlic, and anchovies, this snack is like your classic buttered popcorn but with extra bold, grownup flavor.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 6:21am -
  • newBrown-Butter Maple Popcorn With Pecans

    Brown-Butter Maple Popcorn With Pecans

    In this addictive popcorn recipe, rich brown butter and maple syrup are cooked into a quick caramel, which is then used to both candy the pecans and coat freshly popped popcorn. A generous pinch of salt makes all those sweet-savory flavors pop.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 6:20am -
  • newMatcha and White Chocolate Popcorn

    Matcha and White Chocolate Popcorn

    In this recipe, vibrant matcha, a type of Japanese green tea, is whisked into white chocolate to form a coating for freshly popped popcorn. Slightly herbal and not-too-sweet, it has a subtle flavor that will keep you coming back for more.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 6:18am -

Simply Recipes

  • newChicken Posole Salad

    Chicken Posole Salad

    One of my favorite comforting soups is Mexican chicken posole, with a hominy-rich chicken broth, chunks of chicken, and heaped with toppings. And as anyone who loves posole knows, it’s all about the toppings—avocados, cabbage, radishes, cilan…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 8:01pm -
  • Potato Skins

    Potato Skins

    There is nothing like a plate full of crispy potato skins, filled with melty cheddar cheese, and topped with bacon bits, sour cream and green onions.Continue reading "Potato Skins" »
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jan 15, 4:27pm -
  • Pickled Beets

    Pickled Beets

    Beets are a weekly ritual around here. Usually we boil them and toss them in a sweet sour vinaigrette and keep them in the refrigerator to eat all week. The vinegar in the dressing “pickles” the beets, helping them last longer in the fridge.…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jan 15, 2:58pm -
  • Bourbon Maple Glazed Chicken Wings

    Bourbon Maple Glazed Chicken Wings

    These are sticky. These are messy. These are the best darn chicken wings I’ve ever had. As in keep them away from me or I’ll eat them all. As in protect your wings or I’ll take them when you’re not looking. As in you’ll need more napkins…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 9:11pm -
  • Beef Stroganoff

    Beef Stroganoff

    Oh Beef Stroganoff—the ultimate comfort food! Tender strips of beef and mushrooms are first sautéed in butter, then swirled with sour cream to make a creamy sauce, and served over noodles, rice, or fries. It’s not diet food, but it will make…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 4:28pm -

5 Dollar Dinners

  • newSkillet Nachos ~ New 31 Days of Skillet Dinners Recipe!

    Skillet Nachos ~ New 31 Days of Skillet Dinners Recipe!

    Ok. More iphone picts. I apologize that they aren’t as great as what we usually share. I have found my SD card and will get back to regular photos in Feb! Let’s talk about these skillet nachos and why we love them. It’s all in one pan. You know…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 5:00pm -
  • newChocolate Lava Popcorn

    Chocolate Lava Popcorn

    This stuff will knock your socks off. We love making popcorn in the air popper. Just the other day, the kids figured out that they could put the popped popcorn back into popper and it will fly everywhere when they plug it back in! (Yes, I was watchin…
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 12:30pm -
  • newSlow Cooker Smoky Brisket & Cajun 15 Bean Soup – Big Flavor for the Big Game!

    Slow Cooker Smoky Brisket & Cajun 15 Bean Soup – Big Flavor for the Big Game!

    Oh my smoky good-gracious-ness. Please, take a spoon and reach through the screen for a bite. I picked up half a pound of brisket from a nearby BBQ joint and dropped into the slow cooker with a bag of beans and other pantry staples…and WOW-WY! This…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 5:00pm -
  • newChicken and Potato “Stirfry” on the Grill ~ 31 Days of Skillet Dinner Recipes

    Chicken and Potato “Stirfry” on the Grill ~ 31 Days of Skillet Dinner Recipes

    Had to sneak a grilling recipe in here! If you don’t have a grilling basket, I highly recommend that you get one before grilling season ‘officially’ resumes in a month or two. I use my grilling basket mostly for grilling veggies, but I also use…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 3:00pm -
  • newFill Your Freezer With These 13 Freezer Friendly Meals

    Fill Your Freezer With These 13 Freezer Friendly Meals

    I am all for multitasking in the kitchen, which means being smart with both my time and ingredients. I often bake muffins or snacks for lunch boxes, while making a double batch of a chili, soup or casserole. The second batch ends up in the freezer to…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 10:00am -

Food For My Family

  • Skin Balm for Everything: Ultimate DIY eBook Bundle

    Skin Balm for Everything: Ultimate DIY eBook Bundle

    How to make a healing and soothing skin balm/salve with coconut oil, olive oil, and lanolin. This makes a wonderful gift for someone you love or for yourself. Use after washing the dishes, to sooth cuts and scrapes, to soften dehydrated winter skin.…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 11:55pm -
  • School Lunches Fall-to-Winter Edition: PlanetBox

    School Lunches Fall-to-Winter Edition: PlanetBox

    A look at packing winter produce for school lunches, and a complete PlanetBox Rover system giveaway to make packing lunch in the new year a breeze. I’m not going to lie, one of my favorite things about the winter break from school was not having to…
    - 16 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 9:11am -
  • Honey and Cider Roasted Cauliflower and Butternut Squash

    Honey and Cider Roasted Cauliflower and Butternut Squash

    Cider and honey are cooked together to create a sweet and seasonal glaze for roasted cauliflower and sweet butternut squash in this holiday-ready recipe. It is the month of November, so I must roast vegetables. I’m not sure when this became a habit…
    - 64 days ago, 25 Nov 14, 4:06pm -
  • Brandied Apple Strudel {Apfelstrudel}

    Brandied Apple Strudel {Apfelstrudel}

    A recipe for classic apfelstrudel (or apple strudel, if you like) with brandied caramel apples, golden raisins, walnuts, and cinnamon spice all topped off with a brandy-spiked glaze. Yesterday we headed out as a family to the farmers market, which ha…
    - 79 days ago, 10 Nov 14, 6:14pm -
  • Winter Squash Empanadas w/ Caramelized Shallots & Goat Cheese

    Winter Squash Empanadas w/ Caramelized Shallots & Goat Cheese

    A recipe for homemade winter squash empanadas with sweet caramelized shallots, goat cheese, and fresh sage. Towards the end of summer, the asters that have been growing taller and taller, higher than high as they reach for the sunshine dwarfing the o…
    - 83 days ago, 6 Nov 14, 2:19pm -

For the Love of Cooking

  • newGnocchi with Sausage and Spinach

    Gnocchi with Sausage and Spinach

    Today was an extremely busy day so I had no time to go to the grocery store. This dinner used up ingredients I had on hand and was finished cooking within 20 minutes – perfect for a busy weekday.This was such a comforting and delicious dish. My kid…
    - 1 hour ago, 28 Jan 15, 9:46pm -
  • newRoasted Mushrooms with Balsamic and Garlic

    Roasted Mushrooms with Balsamic and Garlic

    My son has recently fallen in love with Portobello mushrooms. He will also eat cremini mushrooms because they are baby portobellos, but doesn’t like any other mushroom – funny kid. I was making some steak and asparagus for dinner tonight and deci…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 10:47pm -
  • Tangy Lemon Bars

    Tangy Lemon Bars

    We had friends come over for dinner. I made Julia Child’s Favorite Roasted Chicken with Creamy Mashed Potatoes and my friend brought a delicious spinach salad. I found a recipe for tangy lemon bars on Oprah.com that looked too good to resisit. They…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 10:18pm -
  • Turkey, Cranberry, and Cream Cheese on Toasted Ciabatta

    Turkey, Cranberry, and Cream Cheese on Toasted Ciabatta

    My friend Mo introduced me to this sandwich and I have loved it ever since. I gathered together the ingredients to make one for lunch today. I toasted the ciabatta then slathered it with cream cheese followed by the rest of the ingredients. The combi…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 1:13am -
  • Parade’s Community Kitchen ~ Super Bowl Recipe Round-Up: Here are some of my favorite game day dishes

    Parade’s Community Kitchen ~ Super Bowl Recipe Round-Up: Here are some of my favorite game day dishes

    This weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table is a round up of recipes for your Super Bowl Party. Click here to see the recipes. Are you ready for some football? Although I am not a huge fan of watching football, I am a huge fan of getting to…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 10:48am -

Almost Bourdain

  • Appelbeignets (Dutch Apple Fritters)

    Appelbeignets (Dutch Apple Fritters)

    Appelbeignets (Dutch Apple Fritters) are another sweet snack besides Oliebollen that are traditionally eaten in Holland on New Years Eve.<!-- Almost Bourdain - top ad 728 x 90 -->(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});Apples…
    - 21 Jun 14, 10:00pm -
  • Cantonese-style Roast Duck Recipe

    Cantonese-style Roast Duck Recipe

    This Cantonese-style roast duck recipe uses the traditional technique of cooking - from the drying process, to creating the distinctive, mouth-watering sauce that we all love!I urge you to try this recipe soon, you know you are up for a memorable m…
    - 19 Jun 14, 10:00pm -
  • Banana Spring Rolls, Coconut Tapioca Pearls, Kaffir Lime Syrup & Toasted Coconut Flakes Recipe

    Banana Spring Rolls, Coconut Tapioca Pearls, Kaffir Lime Syrup & Toasted Coconut Flakes Recipe

    Banana Spring Rolls, Coconut Tapioca Pearls, Kaffir Lime Syrup & Toasted Coconut Flakes RecipeServes 4<!-- Almost Bourdain - top ad 728 x 90 -->(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});IngredientsCoconut tapioca pearls:1/4 cup…
    - 18 Jun 14, 10:38am -
  • Babi Kecap (Slow Braised Pork with Ginger, Chilli & Sweet Soy Sauce)

    Babi Kecap (Slow Braised Pork with Ginger, Chilli & Sweet Soy Sauce)

    <!-- Almost Bourdain - top ad 728 x 90 -->(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});Babi Kecap Recipe(Adapted from Rick Stein's Far East Odyssey)Serves 6Ingredients2 tbsp vegetable oil100 g shallots, thinly sliced50 g garlic, c…
    - 1 May 14, 1:05pm -
  • Malaysian Sambal Ikan Bilis Burger Recipe

    Malaysian Sambal Ikan Bilis Burger Recipe

    <!-- Almost Bourdain - top ad 728 x 90 -->(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});'Burger Malaysia' is a popular miniature sized snack available in 'pasar malams' (night markets) in Malaysia.The mini yeast buns are deep-fried…
    - 29 Apr 14, 10:26am -

Food and Drinks on Flickr

Salmon, coconut rice, spinach, curry
Salmon, coconut rice, spinach, curry
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Braised Beef and Tendon Noodle Soup - Everyday Noodles
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fragole con crema di mascarpone
- 3 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 8:04pm -
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Project 365 - 1/28/2015 - 28/365
- 4 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 7:11pm -
Fresh sweet fruits
Fresh sweet fruits
- 4 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 6:47pm -
Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms
Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms
- 6 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 4:44pm -
larajanethorpe butternut soup4
larajanethorpe butternut soup4
- 9 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 2:18pm -
larajanethorpe pSausage casserole
larajanethorpe pSausage casserole
- 9 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 2:18pm -
Homemade raw pastured cow milk yogurt at bed time served in a cup I made.
Homemade raw pastured cow milk yogurt at bed time served in a cup I made.
- 19 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 4:27am -