Gifts for Foodies

: Enjoy Fresher Food and More Delicious Meals with Sub-Zero and Wolf

There’s nothing like summertime produce at the peak of ripeness. But how can you help the season’s bounty last longer and create dazzling dishes with it? Sub-Zero, the food preservation specialist, continues to pioneer technology that will keep your food fresher longer. And Wolf, the cooking specialist, distills eight decades of professional cooking into control so precise, delicious results are […]

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Food Gift: White Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites

As if I ever need an excuse to make White Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites from the Birmingham Junior League cookbook, Tables of Content, I have been in full food gift making mode this week to share with friends, family, and the people that help me out from day to day. From my coworkers, daughter’s teachers, security guards at work, our postal delivery […]

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It’s Here! Announcing MyRecipes America’s Favorite Food

MyRecipes.com is thrilled to announce the launch of our first cookbook, America’s Favorite Food. With 200 of our best performing recipes that continuously receive the top ratings and most audience reviews, this book is designed to make at-home cooking easier and more enjoyable. Thanks to our exclusive SCAN-IT/COOK-IT™ feature you can scan more than 130 vibrant, full-color photographs with your smartphone and […]

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How to Make a Simple Syrup

Simple syrup  is frequenly used to sweeten summer cocktails, iced tea, lemonade and other sweet beverages.  It’s primarily used as a substitute for granulated sugar, but when you make a simple syrup with herbs, fruits or other aromatics, the simple syrup can add a whole new dept of flavor to your recipe.  You can buy simple syrup, but making your […]

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Cooking with Todd English

I don't always love celebrity chef cookbooks because the recipes are often too complicated and hard to reproduce in a home kitchen.  But the new cookbook from Todd English seems to be an exception.  It's called Cooking in Everyday English, The ABCs of Great Flavor at Home, Oxmoor House, 2011. I love the quote from Leonardo da Vinci on the […]

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The Office Fairy Strikes Again: Pecan-Topped Pumpkin Bread

As you might imagine, working at a food website in a heavily fooded company (do you read Southern Living or Cooking Light?) means unique perks, like when someone mentions they've left a goodie by the coffeepot, it's just as likely to be homemade cupcakes as it is a full-on pork roast from this afternoon's photo shoot. That said, if you're […]

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An Ode to My Standing Mixer

 For years, I dreamed of a standing mixer, a kitchen fixture that would whip whites, cream the makings of cakes, and, most importantly, look lovely on my counter. Then, the best thing happened: I got one, and it was even better than I had imagined. I could make cookie dough in minutes! Cake batters practically melted in my shiny steel […]

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Great Home Knife Sharpener

By Contributor Brianne Britzius I think that most cooks of all levels would agree that the most important kitchen tool is a sharp knife. It  does the work of chopping and slicing for you so that you aren't sawing and hacking away at your ingredients — and possibly your fingers! But what about when your knives become dull? In the […]

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Turkish Delight

  I've heard of Turkish Delight in the past, but to be honest, the only time was in the song "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)" and I was never really sure what they were referring to. Well now that I know, I can tell you, it's worth singing about.  My cousin recently did a study abroad program in Prague and traveled to […]

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Food Gifts to Mail

Ideas for homemade Christmas food gifts are everywhere, but I had to dig deeper to find things that are easy to mail to friends scattered around the country and world.

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