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Breakfast and Brunch: Mancakes

4.54 / 5 Stars | 22 Reviews by Chef John "Chef John's Mancakes-sweet-and-savory cornmeal pancakes made with bacon, cheese, and green onions--are perfect for big appetites and special breakfasts." View Complete Recipe Details and Rev...

Desserts: Blackberry Upside Down Cake

3.67 / 5 Stars | 3 Reviews by PamelaP "An easy and beautiful cake to make with fresh summer berries. It's great to take to a party or picnic." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

Trusted Brands: Recipes and Tips: Honey-Spiced Peaches

4.56 / 5 Stars | 7 Reviews by Ball(R) Canning & Recipes "Serve up a taste of summer any time of year when you preserve fresh, ripe peaches with honey and spices." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

BBQ & Grilling: Rusty Chicken Thighs

4.4 / 5 Stars | 34 Reviews by Chef John "A marinade for grilled chicken thighs is a little sweet, a little tangy, and a little hot thanks to maple syrup, rice vinegar, and plenty of seasonings. You can use chicken breasts, too." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

Dinner: Broccoli Chicken Divan

4.3 / 5 Stars | 837 Reviews by TERRY C "Fresh broccoli and chicken bake in a savory sauce topped with a crunchy, cheesy topping for a casserole they'll love." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

Review: Ventisquero Grey 2012 Pinot Noir and 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

We covered the “Grey” line from Chilean producer Ventisquero late last year, and now the winery is back with two more releases, both from international varietals. Thoughts follow. 2012 Ventisquero Grey [Glacier] Pinot Noir Leyda Valley Las Terrazas Vineyard – … Continue reading ?

Easy Dinner Recipes: Mini Chicken Pot Pies

There's no denying that homemade chicken pot pie is a luxury that most of us cannot prepare on a weekly basis.  These mini chicken pot pies are the shortcut version of this classic comfort food.  A quick and easy creamy chicken sauce is made with chicken stock and cheddar cheese.

Giveaway: $100 Amazon Gift Card

Over 350 Steamy Kitchen Giveaways to date! Can you believe it? We have had over 350 giveaways here at Steamy Kitchen so we thought it would be a great time to celebrate! So we are giving away a $100 gift card from so you can buy yourself a nice gift! See how nice we are. Things...

PCA Jury Being Picked Today From 52 Remaining Prospects

After three days of work to select a jury for the criminal trial of three former Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) executives, the final 52 prospective jurors will return this morning for “the striking process.” U.S. District Court Judge W. Louis Sands hopes to have a 12-member jury and four alternates selected today so the... Continue Reading

‘Hygiene Failings’ Being Investigated at UK Poultry Processing Plants

A five-month Guardian investigation which uncovered “hygiene failings” at two of the largest UK poultry processors has prompted the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and three major supermarkets in the UK to launch their own inquiries. The allegations have been directed at two factories owned by 2 Sisters Food Group which supply fresh chicken and chicken... Continue Reading

The Easiest Way to Microwave Corn on the Cob

A video came my way on Facebook the other day for a drop dead easy way of cooking corn on the cob. Like my favorite grilling method for cooking corn, you don’t shuck the corn first, but leave it in its husk. After a few minutes on high,...Show More Summary

DeLauro Introduces Bill to Tax Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Nationwide

On Wednesday, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax (SWEET) Act — a tax on drinks such as sodas, energy drinks, sweet teas and sports drinks that she first announced at the National Soda Summit in Washington, D.C., on June 5. The SWEET Act would institute an excise tax of 1 cent per... Continue Reading

Pluot Summer Salad

A lot of the fruit salads this time of year are sweet. Juicy, ripe fragrant fruit with a sweet dressing - summer bliss bite after bite. These compositions live in the dessert category of my brain. That said, there are often times I feel compelled to snap fruit salads out of dessert-land and lead them over to the savory side of the spectrum. Show More Summary

Why Would Anyone Want to Work Out Until They Puke?

As intense exercise programs like CrossFit and P90X gain popularity, a look at the psychology of pushing your limits—and when that can be a bad idea.

Banks of Blood and Sperm

How the idea of a "bank" shapes the way people think about storing and distributing body fluids

Quick and Easy Oven-Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Fennel and Onions

This easy side dish is both healthy and the perfect accompaniment to any meal. Barbecue grills can quickly get overcrowded, so this scrumptious dish can be roasting in the oven while you grill outside!

Banh Mi Bowls and Other Glorious Gluten-Free Dinners

Sadly, gluten-free meals have a stigma attached to them.  Often, we are under the impression that a wheat-free meal is not as tasty as its wheaty counterpart.  These recipes prove that this is simply not true.

4 Rice Recipes From Around the World

Rice, this small but significant grain is apart of the culinary history of many countries. It has weaved its way through Asia, the Middle East, South America and more and has become a staple food for the majority of the world's population. In Mexico, it's served alongside pinto beans.

Repurposed WW ll Nerve Agents, and Other Things that Caught My Attention (The Title of the Very First Post 8 Years Ago on This Blog)

kitchen door, circa 2006 Come in. Have a cup of wild blackberry tea. Let's figure out your local foodshed, which is like your watershed, only with food. It's all the rage in certain circles--trying to eat local, and sustainably, within 100--250 miles from your home. Show More Summary

Raw Goat Milk Cheese Recalled for Possible E. coli Contamination

The Southwestern Wisconsin Dairy Goat Products Cooperative of Mt. Sterling, WI, is recalling Raw Milk Mild Cheddar Cheese Lot Code 103-114 because it may be contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O111:H8 bacteria. The recall was initiated after a case of two five-pound loaves in the original packaging was collected on July 8 from an... Continue Reading

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