Best Food Reading for 02/27/2017

German Pretzel Dumplings (Serviettenknödel) Recipe | SAVEUR “These savory dumplings are great for sopping up the juices from sauerbraten and other braised meats. Start with day-old pretzels to help the dough crisp up more quickly.” tags: f Chicken Soup with Pork Dumplings Recipe | SAVEUR “These traditional Siberian half-moon dumplings,…

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General Reading for 11/20/2016

Pecan Pie Truffles Recipe – NYT Cooking “These festive truffles from Hannah Kaminsky, a columnist at VegNews Magazine, combine the rich flavors of pecan pie under a thin layer of smooth chocolate. Like traditional rum balls, these offer a slightly alcoholic kick, so be sure to monitor any underage guests.”…

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Best Food Reading for 03/15/2016

U.S. Wins World Championship Cheese Contest for the First Time in 30 Years | Food & Wine “We know that America makes amazing cheeses, but for all too long our delicious domestic offerings have gone underappreciated by the rest of the world. Finally, though, our curds are getting the praise they…

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Best Food Reading for 02/21/2016

Spanish Braised Chicken with Sherry and Saffron (Pollo en Pepitoria) “To make pollo en pepitoria that was rich but balanced, we brightened the lush nut- and egg yolk–thickened sauce with canned tomatoes (more consistent year-round than fresh tomatoes) and a little lemon juice. Adding some of the braising liquid to…

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Best Food Reading for 02/08/2016

How to Make Buttermilk Ranch in a Jar “My homemade dressing doesn’t try to emulate store-bought versions, because if that’s what you’re craving, then only the original will do. Instead, I’ve come up with a tangy rendition, packed with herbs and with enough body to coat greens and vegetables without…

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Best Food Reading for 12/31/2015

Poutine Recipe | SAVEUR “The province’s gastronomic achievements may reach dizzying heights, but Quebec may forever be known as the place where poutine began. An unabashedly savory collage of french-fried potatoes, beef gravy, and squeaky-fresh cheese curds, poutine is perhaps the ultimate late-night snack. This recipes comes to us from…

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Best Food Reading for 12/29/2015

Scalloped Potatoes Recipe | Martha Stewart “This scalloped potatoes recipe is a traditional recipe that can be prepped the night before serving. Creamy with a cheesy topping, scalloped potatoes can easily play side dish to almost any main course. Serve scalloped potatoes with your favorite meat and watch your family…

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Best Food Reading for 11/05/2015

How to Understand and Enjoy Cheesesteaks | Lucky Peach “Philadelphia and cheesesteaks: two nouns synonymous in the annals of our national culinary lore. Popular history goes that sometime in the 1930s, Pat and Harry Olivieri operated a hot dog cart in South Philly, one that would soon become Pat’s King…

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Best Food Reading for 11/02/2015

Vermont Cheddar Mashed Potatoes Recipe – NYT Cooking “To some, Cheddar is synonymous with Vermont, even if it is produced in several other states, too. For most, mashed potatoes are an absolute essential for a proper Thanksgiving table. Combining them seems natural, whether customary or not. Using two-year-old aged Vermont…

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Best Food Reading for 10/29/2015

Go Around the World in Chicken Wings | SAVEUR “Here we’ve relied on some tried-and-true flavor combinations from across the globe to produce chicken wings with worlds of flavor. From Mexican-inspired smoky chipotle wings, dripping with avocado crema to coconut-braised drumettes courtesy of Indonesia—and of course, the other KFC—this collection…

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Best Food Reading for 10/28/2015

The Fight for Authentic Barbecue – The New Yorker “Rocky Mount is within the eastern North Carolina sphere of influence, where barbecue means the whole hog, chopped, with a vinegar-based sauce that is flavored with pepper. To the west of the DMZ lies territory controlled by the forces of what…

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Best Food Reading for 10/16/2015

The Ultimate Guide to Soy Sauce | Epicurious.com “Light vs dark, naturally brewed vs chemically produced: here’s how to know which sauce to buy.” tags:f soy sauce Rosemary Chicken, Bacon and Potato Soup | Food & Wine “Potatoes and bacon make this hearty chicken soup extra satisfying.” tags:f rosemary chicken…

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Best Food Reading for 10/04/2015

Recipe: Chicken Tikka Masala — Weeknight Dinner Recipes from The Kitchn | The Kitchn “Although chicken tikka masala is more British than Indian, you’d be hard-pressed to find an Indian restaurant that doesn’t have this creamy, bright-orange dish featured prominently on its menu. But if you do, you’re welcome to…

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Best Food Reading for 09/13/2015

French Bread Pizzas With Ricotta, Roasted Tomatoes, and Pesto Recipe | Epicurious.com “Creamy ricotta cheese, herby pesto, and roasted cherry tomatoes give these French bread pizzas bright flavor and a fresh look.” tags: f french bread pizza Butter Chicken Recipe – NYT Cooking “In its purest form, it is yogurt-and-spice-marinated…

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Best Food Reading for 08/25/2015

Inside the Maple Syrup Beat: Reporter’s Notebook – The New York Times “Until I wrote about a very unusual robbery three years ago, I really did not know much about the industry that produces most of the syrup bottled by Maple Joe and other processors around the world. It is,…

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Best Food Reading for 08/17/2015

No Sugar Dry Barbecue Rub Recipe – Food.com “Gives a rich full American barbecue flavor. Rub it on whole or chicken pieces, pork, beef or fish. Low cost to make and stores well without refrigeration. We sometimes sprinkle on salads for a sparkling flavor.” tags: f barbecue sugar recipe dry…

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What I’m Reading on 10/14/2014

Hungarian Meatballs recipe on Food52.com “This recipe is a weekend project, best attempted with a friend. But believe us, after doing all the chopping and measuring, you will not be let down. Bogre’s meatballs defy gravity, and the spicy sauce pulses with paprika, rosemary and mushrooms. A few tips: mix…

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Daily links for 06/30/2011

Kitchen Window: July Fourth Barbecue From America’s Melting Pot : NPR “And sometimes the embrace is more like a bear hug. Giddau’s lambburgers are still a favorite on my family’s grill, but these days, so is Greek-style chicken marinated in oregano and lemon, spicy Spanish chorizo and clams and big,…

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Daily links for 06/20/2011

When WiFi doesn’t work: a guide to home networking alternatives “If you live an old home or building, you already know the limits of WiFi. Despite the improved range of 802.11n coupled with improved throughput at greater distances‚ WiFi doesn’t work magic. Buildings with brick or stucco-over-chicken-wire walls resist the…

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