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What could be better as an afternoon snack than a batch of freshly baked homemade biscotti? Teaspoon‘s Chocolate Hazelnut Biscotti offer a twist on this classic cookie that is sure to appeal to chocoholics everywhere. The biscotti start with a mixture of ground hazelnuts, dark chocolate and brown sugar. This mixture brings a lot of...

The Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich You Will Every Eat

There is no better comfort food than a melty, crispy grilled cheese. They are no longer the American cheese slice and white bread that they once were. Grilled cheese has gone gourmet!

Sky View Café: A Delicious View From Seattle's Tallest Building

You can’t get higher on the West Coast for a view of the majestic mountains and glistening sun on Puget Sound than the Sky View Observatory at Columbia Center.

Dark Chocolate Guinness Cake With Baileys Buttercream From Food Memoir "Life From Scratch"

A hundred thoughts raced through my head when my eyes crossed this gorgeous confection; those thoughts somehow distilling down into a relatively coherent

Tantalizing Tahini French Toast

Tahini French toast is a new take on a breakfast classic.  Challah bread is dipped in custard and grilled before it is covered in sweet honey, rich tahini, cinnamon and flaked sea salt.

How to Make Thai Peanut Sauce

Creamy peanut dipping sauce is made with all-natural peanut butter and a mixture of fragrant spices including garlic, fish sauce, sesame oil, and lime juice.

The Food Lab: For the Best Sichuan Dry-Fried Green Beans, Ditch the Wok and Turn on the Broiler

Gan bian si ji—Sichuan-style dry-fried green beans with chilies and pickles—are one of the best and most mistranslated vegetable dishes in the world. Today that dish and I are on a road trip back to authenticity, and we're going to be driving that minibus over some uncharted territory.

The Serious Eats Guide to Food Photography

Taking great photographs of food is a hard-earned skill—after all, that's why some people are lucky enough to get paid for it. But it's also a lot easier to hone these days, no matter who you are; even a smartphone can yield gorgeous, high-quality images. Show More Summary

Did Someone Say Candy? Homemade Twix Recipe

12 hours agoFood & Drink / Cooking : Foodista

Cooking is an extremely useful skill. It's even more important when you realize that you can make your own candies in the comfort of your kitchen. No more late night runs to the 7-11 for a candy bar craving.

How Banana Pudding Became a Southern Icon

Banana pudding has a strong, genuine Southern identity that stretches back more than half a century. Earlier versions of the dessert go back even further. The real question is not whether it's Southern, but when and how it got that ...

While the house is quiet

Today is our Sunday, and everyone but me is napping, sleepy after a lunch of cheese toast and cucumber salad. While the house is quiet, I should probably be doing tax paperwork and résumé reading and other sacred rituals of small business...Show More Summary

Pear Walnut Cake, A Family Tradition

There are very few things that a cake won't cure. From gray days and heavy rain to sickness and nostalgia. This winter has been brutal for a lot of folks. Here we have been spared from the general malaise of being stuck in a never ending cycle of snow days, blizzards and freezing temperatures. Show More Summary

Anna's California Miso Avocado Salad

There is a list of impressive cookbooks queuing up for release this spring. Thoughtful, beautiful titles filled with writing and recipes that make you excited to light up your kitchen. I've been cooking from a number of these books, and can't wait to single out a few favorites in the coming weeks. Show More Summary

What I’m Reading – February 2015

This month was  less prolific than last – in part because I have taken up knitting, which lends itself to TV-watching more than reading, sadly, but which is a marvelous stress reducer (until you have to frog the last 10 rows you knit...Show More Summary

How to Use Tea in Baked Goods

At its simplest, tea is a beverage made from pouring hot water over cured tea leaves. We have a huge variety of teas available to us because it is easy to add flowers, spices and herbs to those basic leaves to create a wide range of wonderful beverages in all kinds of different flavors. Tea...

Re-Introducing Soubise: The Classic Three Ingredient Onion Sauce That Deserves a Comeback

Part of being a good cook is being able to pull off show-stopping centerpiece dishes that require lots of work and planning. Another part, though, is knowing how to be creative with limited ingredients and time. Here's one recipe to add to your in-a-pinch arsenal: soubise sauce.

Casa Noble Meets Ubons, Pit Master's Hot & Spicy

Ubons Barbeque has been a favorite of mine since I attended the Big Apple Block Party several years ago.  You see I have always sought out that balance of sweet to sassy, the burnt bits and the fiercely individualisti

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