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Meatless Monday: Eggplant Steaks

Meatless Monday is a global movement, a way of life. It’s not a campaign to turn everyone in the world vegetarian or vegan; in fact, many involved are meat-lovers. Eating less meat has been proven to reduce the risk of disease, curb obesity and has important environmental impacts, too. Will you join us in giving [...]

Munchies Alert: Roy Choi’s Oreo-Crusted Chicken Tenders

Since when is a cookie a suitable dinner? Probably since Oreo asked Roy Choi to turn their cookies into the best savory snack we’ve tried in a long time. The recipe was part of a three-chef Snack Hacks challenge to use the retro classic as an ingredient in an entirely new dish. Los Angeles-based chefs [...]

Unexpected, Awesome Easter Treats

Does a tiny foil-wrapped chocolate egg just not do it for you on Easter morning? Here are some offbeat, awesome Easter treats actually worth the hunt this Sunday morning. Chocolate Jesus In the (admittedly rewritten) words of Cool Hand Luke, “I don’t care if it rains or freezes, long as I have my chocolate Jesus.” [...]

It’s Pi(e) Day, Any Way You Slice It

Today is the one day of the year when bakers, mathematicians and dessert fiends can all gather together for one homonymous celebration: pi day. That’s right, today, 3/14, is a chance to nod in thanks to 3.14159265358979323846264… with a good old slice of actual, scrumptious, fruit (or cream or chocolatey or meringue-topped) pie. So in celebration of [...]

Taste Test: Dominique Ansel’s New Cookie Shot at SXSW

Late last night, after packing into techie panels and indie film premieres, the crowds at SXSW queued more than two city blocks for a first taste of pastry wizard (and Cronut creator) Dominique Ansel’s newest invention, the milk-and-cookie shot. The dessert, a deceptively soft and gooey chocolate chip cookie shaped into a shot glass holding a [...]

Hump Day Snack: Olympic Torch Cupcakes

The Olympics over these past few weeks have been packed with festive trousers, slushy snow, Sage Kotsenburg’s holy crail and probably a whole lot of vodka. As the events at Sochi wind down this weekend, commemorate the passing of the torch to Rio 2016 with cupcakes that channel the iconic Olympic flame, featuring lemon cake baked into [...]

Sifted: Chocolate-Banana Muffins, Cinnamon Roll Bread Pudding and More Breakfasts

5 Hot Links We’re Loving: Bananas and chocolate, an unbeatable combination, get the morning stamp of approval with banana cacao nib buckwheat muffins on Pastry Affair. Swap cinnamon rolls in for the usual bread to amp up the morning sugar high with Brown-Eyed Baker‘s gooey cinnamon roll bread pudding breakfast casserole. Paprika aioli, prosciutto and chives take the [...]

31 Days of Cookies: Chocolate Diablo Cookies

This year, we’re celebrating the season with a month of nonstop cookies. It’s the final day of the 31 days of cookies, and we’re wrapping it up with the photo that inspired it all, the spicy, cakey Chocolate Diablo Cookie. Until next year… Click here for the Chocolate Diablo Cookies recipe. More cookies: All-Star Cookie [...]

31 Days of Cookies: Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

This year, we’re celebrating the season with a month of nonstop cookies. With New Year’s resolutions quickly approaching, we’re fitting in all of our vices for the 30th day of cookies: It’s time for Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies. Click here for the Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe. More cookies: All-Star Cookie Swap Food Network’s 12 [...]

31 Days of Cookies: Boozy Marmalade Shortbread Cookies

This year, we’re celebrating the season with a month of nonstop cookies. New Year’s Eve is approaching, so for the 29th day of cookies, we’re making Alie and Georgia’s liqueur-spiked boozy shortbreads. Click here for the Boozy Marmalade Shortbread Cookies recipe. More cookies: All-Star Cookie Swap Food Network’s 12 Days of Cookies

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