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Salad: Sweet and Savory Broccoli Salad

5 / 5 Stars | 1 Review by Eric Bassett "A salad of broccoli, bacon, raisins, cashews, and onion gets a simple and sweet mayonnaise-based dressing in this easy recipe." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

U.S. Recipes: Heather's Fried Chicken

4.58 / 5 Stars | 15 Reviews by Heather "Chicken thighs and drumsticks marinate all day or overnight in seasoned buttermilk before being floured and deep-fried in this Southern-style treat." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

Lunch: Celery Salad

4.53 / 5 Stars | 41 Reviews by Willow "A cool, crisp salad adds crunch and contrast to any menu. You can also use dried cranberries and walnuts." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

Review: Jardesca Blanco California Aperitiva

Drinkhacker pal Duggan McDonnell — of Encanto Pisco fame — is up to some new tricks. His latest project: Jardesca, a lightly fortified, aromatic wine. Esseentially part of the vermouth/Lillet category, Jardesca is a blend of sweet and...Show More Summary

Vinography Images: Rain at Last

Rain at Last A double rainbow frames Sonoma county vineyards. Northern California finally got a good rainstorm this week. We still desperately need more, but it was a good start. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on...Show More Summary

Vilsack: No Regulatory Fix for COOL

Last weekend, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack told the 2014 National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) convention that there is no regulatory fix for country-of-origin labeling (COOL). After the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) ruling in favor of Canada and Mexico in an ongoing dispute with the U.S. over COOL, a team at the Department of... Continue Reading

Ongoing Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Sprouts

At least 63 people  in 10 states have been sickened in a multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to bean sprouts, reported the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Friday. Bean sprouts distributed by Wonton Foods, Inc. of Brooklyn, NY have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Enteriitdis that has sickened people in Connecticut, Maine,... Continue Reading

5 Vegetarian Recipes to Serve Instead of a Tofurkey

When you have to make a vegetarian main dish for Thanksgiving, Tofurkey is usually the first thing that comes to mind.  There are so many other delicious vegetarian options that are healthier than the meat-free butterball.

Turkey Pot Pie

Thanksgiving dinner usually centers around a whole, roasted turkey and the side dishes that accompany the bird. A whole turkey is a great thing to serve when you have a big crowd to feed, but if you have a smaller group, a whole bird can present some problems. First, it is fairly time consuming to...

Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Everybody seems to have their favorite way of making mashed potatoes. Some cook them with the peel on, some without. Some add a little of the cooking water to the mashed potatoes for extra starch. I have found that the single thing that makes the biggest difference for making perfect creamy, heavenly potatoes is the type of potatoes you use. Show More Summary

Meet Roy Welland who is selling $15 million of wine

Roy Welland is a big-time collector. It’s well known that his collection served as the core of the restaurant CRU, which he owned. But it’s not well known that his collection also helped out Alinea when they first opened. That’s oneShow More Summary

10 Travel-Friendly Thanksgiving Dishes for Hitting the Road (PHOTOS)

Post by Maressa Brown. For anyone who isn't hosting but also isn't dining out this Thanksgiving, a special conundrum arises: What can you bring to Turkey Day dinner at someone else's home that will withstand holiday travel? Given that...Show More Summary

Watch a Brief History of the Hamburger, From Khan to Car Hops

Here's a two-minute lesson from National Geographic Channel's 'EAT: The Story of Food'

'Diner Porn' Book Launches Kickstarter; SFA Kicks Off Gravy Podcast

Plus a collaboration between Shake Shack and Big Gay Ice Cream. KICKSTARTIN'— Tom Smith and Alecia Eberhardt, the team behind the Diner Porn blog, have turned to Kickstarter to help fund the first Diner Porn book. The duo are seeking...Show More Summary

At Last, Macaroni and Cheese Can Be Enjoyed Inside a Doughnut

Have stunt-food makes run out of ideas? The professional stunt burger makers at Philadelphia's PYT are heading out of their weird-burger comfort zone and straight into the realm of unnecessary food mash-ups: Behold the Bacon Mac & Cheese Donut, which yes, stuffs a glazed doughnut with bacon-laden macaroni and cheese, then tops it with bacon crumbles. Show More Summary

Africa Nears Eradication of Polio

A rigorous vaccination campaign has nearly eliminated the crippling infectious disease from Nigeria and the continent at large, according to a new CDC report.

NYC Restaurant Fined $5,000 for 'Unintentionally' Gender-Specific Want Ad

Seeking a "waitress" or "hostess" violates civil rights laws. New York City business owners should be careful of (perhaps unintentionally) using gendered language in job ads. The New York Post reports the owners of Sistina, an Italian...Show More Summary

A Good Appetite: Broccoli and Potato Soup With Rich, Complex Flavors

Searing the broccoli florets on one side adds dimension to this soup. (Article plus video.)

Social Q’s: Snooze, You Lose

Questions about Thanksgiving invitation responses, advice about big announcements, holiday potluck changes and acceptable timing for guests.

Gluten-Free People Are Really Screwing Over Cheap Italian Chains

As Americans rebel against gluten, sales are down at pasta-centric chains. Is the increasingly ubiquitous gluten-free trend screwing things up for Italian restaurant chains? According to Nation's Restaurant News, "it's a tough time for...Show More Summary

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