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Archived Since:February 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Quick Sausage, Kale, and Crouton Sauté from Smitten Kitchen Every Day

The beauty of Deb Perelman — herself, her blog, and her books — is her sense of humor, humility and grace. She understands that cooking for a family is different than cooking for your own personal creative expression, or for a group of cherished friends. When food meets the dinner deadlines of young children, life gets pretty intense. Show More Summary

Mint Chocolate Cream Pie

Ever since I can remember, chocolate cream pie has almost always been a part of my family’s holiday dessert spread. It was one of my grandpa’s favorites and my brother always requests it. My grandma was the pie-maker in our family and...Show More Summary

Meal Plan for December Week 2

This month, Summer Miller is back and excited to share her family’s meal plans for December. Happy holidays, everyone! I try to feed my family a few dishes I know they will like each week, combined with a few new items I hope they will try. Show More Summary

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Hello everyone! We hope you are staying safe and warm and enjoying the holiday spirit wherever you are. As we gear up for the festive season, we thought we might share with you a few of our favorite ideas for holiday gifts this year. Happy Holidays! Continue reading "2017 Holiday Gift Guide" »

10 Best Desserts to Take to a Holiday Party

‘Tis the season for holiday parties and all the sweet indulgences that come along with them. Have you volunteered to bring dessert to your next gathering? Here are ten of our favorites that travel well and are sure to please everyone at the party. Continue reading "10 Best Desserts to Take to a Holiday Party" »

Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)

Every December my husband and I throw our annual Christmas cookie swap. It’s a simple event that we’ve honed to turnkey tradition over the years. I throw on some hipster Christmas music, set out plenty of holiday-appropriate nibblesShow More Summary

Persimmon Cookies

Fall is the season for persimmons, and with persimmons you can make the most wonderful cookies! These persimmon cookies are cake-y and filled with walnuts and dried sweetened cranberries. I’ve topped them with a sugar glaze that includes persimmon purée and tangy orange zest. Continue reading "Persimmon Cookies" »

Sous Vide Beef Tenderloin with Port Wine and Garlic

This post is brought to you in partnership with Joule: Sous Vide by  ChefSteps.  I have always considered beef tenderloin a “high stress” meal and given it a wide berth. This is an expensive cut of meat—it’s not one that you want toShow More Summary

Cranberry Pistachio Chocolate Biscotti

If you have never made biscotti but often order them at coffee shops, you will be pleasantly surprised how easy they are to make at home. Continue reading "Cranberry Pistachio Chocolate Biscotti" »

14 Recipes to Make with AlmondMilk

What can you make with almondmilk? What CAN’T you make?! Check out this round-up of recipes from Almond Breeze: Lemon Almond Bread, Creamy Garlic Pasta, Scalloped Potatoes, and more. P.S. Try the Almond Cashew Blend from Almond Breeze to add extra creaminess to these recipes! Continue reading "14 Recipes to Make with AlmondMilk" »

Potato Herb Tart

During the holiday season, you need a few recipes that you can pull out of your proverbial back pocket – recipes that are both easy and dazzling. This potato tart fits both requirements. There are just four main ingredients: frozen puff pastry, potatoes, olive oil, and herbs. Can’t beat that. Continue reading "Potato Herb Tart" »

Slow-Roasted Salmon with Sweet Chili Glaze and Scallions

Slow-roasting is a technique that can be applied to almost any fish, but it’s especially good with salmon. Just turn down the oven heat and cook for slightly longer than usual. The total time is still minimal, but the result is a true revelation: tender, silky wedges of salmon, easily cut with a spoon. Show More Summary

3 Ways to Make a Great Cheesecake

There are lots of ways to make a great cheesecake — not all recipes require the dreaded water bath or other fussy steps! We’ve rounded up three of our favorite ways to make cheesecake: classic (with a water bath!), no-bake, and a pressure cooker version. Show More Summary

How to Keep Your Hot Cocoa from Clumping

A good cup of hot cocoa on a chilly morning is one of the things I love most this time of year. Marshmallows are not optional. But I hate those little clumps of dry cocoa that never seem to break apart or dissolve, no matter how much I whisk. So annoying! Happily, our contributor Sally has a solution. Continue reading "How to Keep Your Hot Cocoa from Clumping" »

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

Do you hate crowds? Do you have gift-giving anxiety? I do. In fact, I’ll do almost anything to stay out of the stores during the holidays. My friends all know that they will receive a gift, but that gift will come from my kitchen. Continue reading "Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix" »

Meal Plan for December Week 1

This month, Summer Miller is back and excited to share her family’s meal plans for December. Happy holidays, everyone! I need a handful of things to keep my sanity in check during the month of December. The first is nourishing food that...Show More Summary

Roasted Pepper Crostini with Olives, Capers & Caramelized Onions

This recipe is brought to you in partnership with The California Olive Committee. Oh my. You know a recipe hits it out of the park when a certain family octogenarian (my dad) comes over mid-party prep and can’t stop eating it. That’s...Show More Summary

Champagne Chocolate Truffles

These truffles have a deep chocolatey flavor with a little bit of background tanginess from the champagne. Their texture is firm but just as creamy and melt-in-your-mouth as you could hope for. Continue reading "Champagne Chocolate Truffles" »

Pressure Cooker Guinness Beef Stew

You guys, I get so much joy out of converting slow cooker recipes into brand spanking new versions for the electric pressure cooker. There are so many advantages to doing this! Everything cooks much faster, so there’s no need to plan ahead—yet you can also leave the food on the “Keep Warm” setting if you don’t get to it right away. Show More Summary

Snip Doodles (Snickerdoodle Coffee Cake) + First Look at BraveTart Cookbook

“So I have a complaint about your snickerdoodle recipe!” I told New York Times bestselling author Stella Parks as I interviewed her recently at Omnivore Books. Stella and I have been friends for years, but I had to be honest with her. Show More Summary

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