Icebox Dinner Rolls

Let’s face it, anything with the word icebox in the name makes you think of your grandma’s kitchen and those stories about milk showing up at your door in glass containers. While some of those recipes might have fallen by the wayside, a notable few have grown more and more popular. Our favorite? The Icebox Dinner Roll. Icebox Dinner Rolls Icebox […]

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World Flavor Wednesday: Indian

This week, World Flavor Wednesday is travelling to the land of fragrant curries and kebabs. Indian cuisine is ever evolving, constantly being shaped by religious and cultural traditions, as well as regional availability of ingredients. Indian cuisine is heavily based on spices, which lend unique colors and flavors to each dish. Cumin, cardamom, chili, turmeric, coriander, fenugreek, cinnamon, saffron, ginger […]

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An Afternoon with Morgan Murphy, Author of Off the Eaten Path

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Morgan Murphy, author of Off the Eaten Path, and talking to him about his newest book, Off the Eaten Path: Second Helpings. This book is full of recipes from restaurants of every kind, all scattered across the South. From pies to salads and smoothies to comfort foods, this book has got it […]

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8 Gadgets that Will Save Time in the Kitchen

Everyone knows that sharp knives make kitchen work easier. There’s also a host of other gadgets that can shave off time spent in the kitchen, but it really depends on what you cook the most. Start with good knives, cutting boards, and measuring tools and go from there. Then take a look at investing in the following: A knife sharpener […]

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Tips for Successful Stir-Frying

Stir-frying is a good option for busy people who don’t have much time for weeknight meals. When done correctly, your food can be done cooking in as little as five minutes! The high temperature required for stir-frying sears food quickly and preserves the natural juices. Here are some tips for successful stir-frying and which ingredients to use: Vegetables: Use veggies with high […]

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Cake of the Week: Bird’s Nest Cake

With Easter less than a week away, you’re probably wrapped up in thoughts of brunch, Easter-egg hunts on a nice spring day, and tons of sugary sweets. If you’re looking for a real show-stopping Easter cake recipe, we have plenty of them. But if you’re looking for something that’s easy and fun for your whole family to make, you need to […]

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Cooking with Plantains

I recently returned from a trip to Nicaragua—a blissful week of playing in the ocean, gawking at volcanoes, and overloading on fresh fish and Nicaraguan beer. I’m currently in the “I can’t believe I’ve been back for an entire week!” stage of post-vacation depression, and with nothing left from my trip but some unfortunate tan lines, have been looking for little reminders at […]

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Cook Quickly with Small Ingredients

When it comes to cooking, the bigger something is, the longer it will take to cook. We all have those weeknights that call for quick meals, so try cooking with smaller-sized ingredients. For example, baby vegetables cook faster than their full-grown counterparts. Here are some more options for smaller-sized foods: Chicken: breasts and thighs Beef: flank, sirloin, strip, rib-eye, and t-bone […]

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Homemade Hamburger Helper

If you were anything like me, you had a parent who lovingly made homemade dinners for you, made sure you had a lunch (or at least money!) for school, and even treated you to a homemade cookie or cake now and again. However, if you were really anything like me, you also begged that loving parent to pleasepleasePLEASE order pizza, pick […]

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How to Save Time in the Supermarket

We’ve all got to get our groceries somewhere, but sometimes taking a trip to the store can seem like so much more than a simple “trip”. It’s nice to take your time browsing up and down the aisles occasionally, but most of us are there to grab our groceries and go. Here are some tips to get you in and […]

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