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This Browned Butter Maple Hummus Will Make You Rethink the Genre

In what I can only call “a crisis of faith,” I have made the trend known as “dessert hummus” and found it to be very pleasing. When it was first (gently) suggested I explore dessert hummus by my (sweet and understanding) editor, I demanded a phone call, so alarmed by the concept was I.Read more… […]

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Go to a Casual Restaurant for Valentine’s Day

It is, ironically, difficult to have a pleasant date night on Valentine’s Day, when every “nice” restaurant replaces their normal menu with a mandatory and expensive prix fixe. Some couples actually like those dinners, and have a fun pre-packaged date night. Other couples like to cook at home, or to ignore the holiday…Read more… Continue […]

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Food Valentines That Aren’t Chocolate

I love a Whitman’s sampler, but I buy those for myself February 15th, at Walgreens, when they are half-off. Though I’m not one to turn down a box of chocolate on Valentine’s Day, giving them can feel a little impersonal, and we can do better.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Salted Butter Has Always Been the Secret to Better Cookies

Alison Roman’s salted butter chocolate chunk shortbread cookies are everywhere. Bon Appétit, Eater, Nylon, Smitten Kitchen, and The New York Times have covered them in glowing detail; The Cookies pop up on my Instagram discover feed literally every day. The best recipes are more than the sum of their parts, but the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What Is the One Food Habit You Wish You Could Break?

Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. This week, I’d like to talk about our bad habits and failures, and see if we can help each other be better (or we could just revel in our […]

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You Need a Mini Cast Iron Pan

It’s a pretty popular culinary opinion that everyone should own a cast iron pan, but I am of the opinion that everyone should also own a mini cast iron pan. Like its classic, 12-inch counterpart, the mini has a myriad of delicious uses from appetizers to dessert. Here are my favorites:Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Salt Bae Announces a Burger Chain In the Works

Salt Bae, after less than a month of his Nusr-Et opening in New York, has announced he’ll be continuing his food domination with a chain of cheap burger joints in America. The description of the burger project has been compared to Shake Shake but with the inclusion of table service and alcoholic beverage options. Entitled Salt […]

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This Super Bowl Casserole Is a Home Run 

Hello, and welcome back to Will It Casserole?, the column where I take your delicious concepts and re-imagine them as delicious casserole creations. This week we are making a veritable hat-trick of taste, and combining my three favorite football-watching snacks.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Super Bowl Snacks for Your Vegan Friends

Justin Timberlake will be performing a much-watched concert this Sunday and, as with any kind of entertainment consumption, you may want to get some snacks. If you are an omnivore trash panda like myself, this is an easy task. But, if you abstain from eating animals and their byproducts, indulging in the salty, fatty,…Read more… […]

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Instant Pot Buffalo Wings Are Fast, Easy, and Very Good

My fellow Americans, the annual Final Handegg is upon us. I’m a simple, soccer-loving girl from upstate New York, and as such, I have simple tastes: this Sunday, I would like to eat my weight in Buffalo wings, ruthlessly ogle some be-Spandexed butts, and—God willing—see Tom Brady cry big, fat tears of shame on…Read more… […]

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