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Toast! It’s not just for breakfast! I am of the opinion that more often than not, toasting a piece of bread makes it better. And slathering on some sort of mix of toppings makes it a meal. The next time you’re hungry but feeling too lazy to cook anything crazy, whip up one of these… READ MORE »


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Don’t worry, Pasquale Sciarappa, I am never entirely sure how to pronounce Worchestershire sauce either, but if you ask me, your Italian pronunciation, “won-cha-STEER sa-OOH-chay,” is abbastanza buono. Check out all of Pasquale’s Italian cooking demos on YouTube. [Reddit] … READ MORE »


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Football season is in full swing, and all that time spent rejiggering your fantasy team, debating with your coworkers about who has better defense, and going hoarse screaming at the television screen every Thursday, Sunday and Monday works up quite an appetite. Who better to show us how to whip up some tasty tailgating snacks… READ MORE »


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Football season is in full swing, and all that time spent rejiggering your fantasy team, debating with your coworkers about who has better defense, and going hoarse screaming at the television screen every Thursday, Sunday and Monday works up quite an appetite. Who better to show us how to whip up some tasty tailgating snacks… READ MORE »


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Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,READ MORE »


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In middle school, I took a cooking class and a “life skills” class, each of which promised to prepare me for fancy grown-up tasks like adequately feeding myself, running a household and holding a baby the right way. Instead, I learned a slew of pointless tasks that did nothing to prepare me for grownup-dom. High school… READ MORE »


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It’s 65 degrees out in Chicago, and that means it’s STEW SEASON! I get really excited about stew because of the variety of accoutrements you can eat with it — rice, couscous, chips, crackers, bread, potatoes. Plus it’s basically thick soup, which is the best kind of soup, with a lot of meat in it,… READ MORE »


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It’s apple-picking season! The good news: coming home with sooooo many appppplesssss. The bad news: WTF do you do with sooooo many appppplesssss anyway? Here are 13 ideas! … READ MORE »


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So it turns out you guys are as big of freaks about butter as I am! I really did feel weird writing my Ode to Butter until a rash of you swooped in and expressed how dedicated to butter you are, too. There’s nothing like the Internet to build communities you didn’t know you needed. READ MORE »


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Sometimes, the best things come in little packages. Correction: crispy little packages that melt in your mouth. Getting hungry? Here are 10 recipes for wontons that will deliver little bites of AMAZING straight into your mouth. … READ MORE »


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Summer produce is just the best. Peaches, watermelon, plums, cherries, eggplant, green beans, tomatoes and, my personal favorite, CORN. During the summer months, I find myself serving corn-on-the-cob as a side with at least half of my home cooked meals, boiling it for only a few minutes so the kernels keep some of their crunch,… READ MORE »


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I love toast. I love butter. I especially love toast slathered in butter. And nothing ruins a perfectly good piece of toast like cold, hard butter that refuses to spread, breaks the bread and nestles into little chunks that refuse to melt. And then when you bite into it? Dry toast with chunks… READ MORE »


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Ahh, rum. There’s something about the smooth taste of cold rum that makes you want to sit by the ocean, strum a guitar and let the warm breeze blow. To celebrate National Rum Day on August 16 (today!), you’ll find me at the closest beach bar with a cool concoction in hand and Kenny Chesney… READ MORE »


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Chips are the ultimate snack, so why limit your selection to just potatoes? Here are 11 recipe suggestions to get you started. … READ MORE »


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Cream pie is one of those things I don’t enjoy often enough. Light, creamy and fluffy, I can eat an entire one by myself. Try whipping up one of these cream pies and grab a fork for an indulgent night. … READ MORE »


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I’m coming out. I’m a buttersexual. Or, I mean, my tongue is, but my tongue is part of me, so. What I’m saying is, I’m just not at all attracted to canola oil. Jam is great and maybe once in a while I’m sort of interested in it on my toast, but in general, I’m… READ MORE »


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I am planning my first trip to Tuscany and with every click I find myself drooling over prosciutto. Can one eat prosciutto at every meal for seven days? I will report back in October. Until then, here are some yummy ways to work this delicate salty meat into every meal. … READ MORE »


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I just had the most amazing sandwich.  One of my favorite local lunch spots, Spreads, is featuring a Sheep’s Milk Ricotta Sandwich with roasted tomatoes and olive tapenade.  This veggie sandwich is light and lusciously satisfying on a hot summer day.  Ricotta, fresh or cooked, is a delightful compliment to sweet and savory dishes. No wonder so many… READ MORE »


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Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,READ MORE »


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I have made it pretty clear how I feel about mayo (see Frisky Eats: Chicken Salad), but I was recently sent Just Mayo, a vegan garlic mayo, to try out and it has me dreaming of BLTs, one of the only foods that I actually like with mayo. But let’s not limit ourselves to just any BLTs… READ MORE »


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