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Travel You Can Taste: A Culinary Armchair Adventure

  If spring break wasn’t in the cards this year, plan a recipe road trip instead. This culinary journey hits the must-try defining dishes from all 50 states. First stops: Connecticut’s New Haven-Style White Clam Pizza Kansas City-Style Ribs Virginia Ham Biscuits Get all the recipes.

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Strawberry Oat Crumble Bars


Strawberry Crumble Bars are the perfect treat for spring and summer, with a buttery crust, soft strawberry filling inside and a crunchy crumble on top. These bars are a great way to make a quick and easy strawberry dessert that everybody will enjoy.

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Strawberry Chocolate Mirror Cake


Srawberry and chocolate mirror cake, made with a soft dark chocolate cake at the bottom, followed by a white chocolate mousse, a strawberry jelly insert and a dark chocolate mirror glaze. This cake looks really impressive and tastes absolutely amazing.

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Get Excited for Ramps

Plucked by foragers in wild patches throughout the East Coast and Midwest, ramps are a two-for-one find, with pickle-worthy bulbs and sauté-ready leaves.

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Raspberry Macarons - Italian Meringue


These raspberry macarons made with white chocolate and raspberry filling are one of my favorite combinations, the sweetness of the shells are very well balanced by the tart raspberries.

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Chicken Marsala


Chicken Marsala is one of the most comforting dishes to prepare for a quick dinner or lunch or whenever you need to prepare something impressive for your guests. Chicken prepared this way is really flavorful dues to the Marsala wine, mushrooms and shallots. It is best served alongside pasta, mashed potatoes or rice.

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Baked Parmesan Sweet Potato Fries


One of the most important steps to good and crispy sweet potato fries is to cut them evenly into ¼ inch sticks as much as possible. If you cut them too thick they might not turn crispy at all. Also, using a coating of cornstarch really helps to get extra crispy fries, as the starch absorb the moisture and help create a crispy crust while the interior remain soft and tender.

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No-Bake Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake


This triple chocolate mousse cake is rich, chocolaty and decadent, hardly not to fall in love with it from the first bite. Three airy layers of chocolate goodness on top of an oreo crust, is simply hard to resist.

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Caramel Carrot Cake


Carrot Cake - two layers of really moist carrot cake frosted with the best caramel cream cheese frosting ever and topped with plenty of caramel sauce. Toasted pecans also bring a great texture and flavor .

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Peep This: New Life for Easter Leftovers

Now that the Easter feast has finished, don’t let all the leftover candies and colored eggs go to waste. Transform those same-old-same-old seasonal staples into exciting snacks with these easy recipes: Easter Dessert Peep-Za Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon Easter Candy Bark Chesapeake Bay Deviled Eggs Dessert Recipes That Use Up Easter Peeps Deviled Egg […]

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Pump Up Your Passover Spread

No matter that (unleavened) bread is banned from the Passover table; you can still create a flavor-packed spread worthy of this festival of freedom. From savory to sweet, these sumptuous dishes will make you forget all about flour: Noodle Kugel Flourless Chocolate-Almond Cake Truffled, Shiitake Matzo Ball Soup Passover Cobbler Get all the recipes.

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Grilled Cheese Greatness

Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month with these old-school takes and new-school twists on the always-golden sandwich.

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The Final Four: Game-Changing Flavors

As the clock counts down to the Final Four games of March Madness this weekend, it’s time to turn your attention to the spread … the snack spread, that is.

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Walnut Lemon Bars


I have always found these walnut lemon bars quite elegant and with a delicate flavor combination. Pairing chocolate with lemon and walnuts is by far one of the best combinations. These bars are made with a walnut dense layer at the bottom followed by a lemony creamy layer in the middle and topped with chocolate ganache.

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Rough Puff Pastry


Every time I make rough puff pastry I am surprised of the flaky and crispy pastries I get using this method. This quick recipe that incorporate the butter into the flour, and involves just some repeated rolling and folding without needing to refrigerate between, takes no more than 15 minute to prepare and gets very similar results to a classic puff pastry dough, which is by far much more time consuming until to be ready for baking.

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Win Tia Mowry’s Cookbook

This is your chance to win Tia Mowry’s new cookbook. But first, you should know why this cookbook exists. Tia has a condition called endometriosis that made it difficult to conceive a child. After advice from doctors and a lot of research, she decided to make changes to a major part of her life: the […]

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Chicken Stromboli


This Chicken Stromboli is a delicious dish you can prepare whenever you have leftover chicken or turkey and it makes a great lunch or appetizer. If you are in a hurry you can even use store-bought dough, but making the dough from scratch whenever this is possible, improves the quality of this recipe.

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Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Cookies


f you like chocolate, cookies and especially Nutella this is the right recipe for you. Decadent, rich, soft and chewy chocolaty cookie stuffed with melted Nutella, makes them simply irresistible.

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Munch Madness: Recipes from the Best College Restaurants

We decided the madness shouldn’t be limited just to the basketball court. We pitted the best dishes from college towns against each other in our “Bracket Battle: Best College Eats” tournament. Check out the best college food in the country from campus restaurants and find out how to make it all at home.

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Brown Butter Blondies


Blondies are one of the easiest desserts you can make with an amazing texture and flavor. Brown sugar is one of the main ingredients alongside butter and vanilla. You can make it with melted butter or either brown butter, though browning the butter enhances the caramel flavor and makes them totally irresistible.

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Chocolate Swiss Roll


This Chocolate Swiss Roll is a rich, chocolaty and decadent dessert, a rewarding treat for chocolate lovers. A chocolate sponge cake is filled with a chocolate mousse filling and drizzled with chocolate ganache on top. It is simply heavenly delicious.

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Quiche Lorraine


Quiche Lorraine is a great dish to serve for breakfast or lunch but it also makes a great appetizer for special occasions. Can be served warm or at room temperature and it keeps refrigerated for several days.

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Answers to Life’s Most-Pressing Food Questions

Get pumped for our new animated series The Snackdown that will answer the food-classification questions that keep us up at night. The show premieres on the site and our Facebook page on March 1. Watch the teaser after the jump:

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When Comfort Foods Collide

Why indulge in one classic dish when you can enjoy two of your favorite foods at once? We fused 10 iconic comfort foods into five over-the-top recipes. Doughnuts and cake? (Answer: Uh huh.) Get all the recipes.

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Baked Sesame Salmon


his Baked Sesame Salmon recipe is very easy and quick to prepare. The salmon pieces are marinated in a soy sauce, honey, ginger, sesame oil and garlic mixture which gives salmon a great flavor and a great balance between sweet and spicy. There’s no way not to fall in love with this recipe from the first bite.

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No-Bake White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake


This No-Bake White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake is one of the best no-bake cheesecakes ever and it’s very easy to prepare. The raspberry heart shapes on top makes it ideal for Valentine’s Day but is perfect for any other occasion as well. As white chocolate is used, not only it brings an amazing flavor alongside the lemon zest but there is no need for gelatin to help it set up.

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Austrian Germknödel - Yeast Dumplings


Germknödel is a large yeast dough dumpling, slightly sweet, filled with a thick plum jam called Powidl, steamed and served hot with a vanilla sauce and a mixture of ground poppy seeds and powdered sugar on top. This can be served either as dessert or as a main dish and it is one of the best dishes to serve in a cold winter day.

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Magic Custard Cake


This Magic Custard Cake while is baking it forms into three layers. A spongy one on top, a custard one in the middle and a dense layer at the bottom. The add of lemon zest really makes this cake quite delicate and can be an impressive and elegant dessert for any occasion.

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  • Travel You Can Taste: A Culinary Armchair Adventure
      If spring break wasn’t in the cards this year, plan a recipe road trip instead. This culinary journey hits the must-try defining dishes from all 50 states. First stops: Connecticut’s New Haven-Style White Clam Pizza Kansas City-Style Ribs Virginia Ham Biscuits Get all the recipes.
  • Get Excited for Ramps
    Plucked by foragers in wild patches throughout the East Coast and Midwest, ramps are a two-for-one find, with pickle-worthy bulbs and sauté-ready leaves.
  • Peep This: New Life for Easter Leftovers
    Now that the Easter feast has finished, don’t let all the leftover candies and colored eggs go to waste. Transform those same-old-same-old seasonal staples into exciting snacks with these easy recipes: Easter Dessert Peep-Za Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon Easter Candy Bark Chesapeake Bay Deviled Eggs Dessert Recipes That Use Up Easter Peeps Deviled Egg […]
  • Pump Up Your Passover Spread
    No matter that (unleavened) bread is banned from the Passover table; you can still create a flavor-packed spread worthy of this festival of freedom. From savory to sweet, these sumptuous dishes will make you forget all about flour: Noodle Kugel Flourless Chocolate-Almond Cake Truffled, Shiitake Matzo Ball Soup Passover Cobbler Get all the recipes.
  • Grilled Cheese Greatness
    Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month with these old-school takes and new-school twists on the always-golden sandwich.