Best Food Reading for 08/17/2017

Butter-Poached Shrimp with Grits | The Splendid Table “Shrimp/prawns, so often overcooked in boiling water, are beautifully poached in butter—they remain tender, do not become rubbery, and develop an almost unfamiliar sweetness. What better pairing for buttery shrimp than butter-loving grits? One of the great regional American dishes, it is…

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Best Food Reading for 08/16/2017

Applebee’s Gives Up On Millennials After Failed Rebranding Efforts : The Salt : NPR “Applebee’s wanted to lure millennials with dishes like barbecue shrimp in a sriracha-lime sauce; chicken wonton tacos; and a pork, ham and bacon sandwich. But that triple pork bonanza — and the rest of the company’s…

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Best Food Reading for 08/03/2017

Pad Thai | America’s Test Kitchen “The best pad Thai recipe should feature clean, fresh, not-too-sweet flavors; perfectly cooked noodles; and plenty of plump, juicy shrimp with tender bits of scrambled egg. To get the noodles right, we soaked rice sticks in hot tap water for 20 minutes before stir-frying…

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Best Food Reading for 07/25/2017

How My Sourdough Starter Took Over My Life “The worst part was that that sourdough starter was not even my first victim. The spring before (must be Mother Nature kicking in) I had also attempted to nurture a starter—this one began with mashed red grapes and rye flour—and it, too,…

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Best Food Reading for 05/28/2017

10 Flavor-Packed Leaves From Around the World to Bring Into Your Kitchen | SAVEUR “Lettuces are lovely and herbs are essential, but they’re hardly the only foliage deployed in cooking. For centuries, European cheesemakers have aged their wares in deciduous tree leaves, and the oak’s naturally tannic greenery has acted…

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Best Food Reading for 04/29/2017

North Shore Shrimp Scampi | The Splendid Table “On our way to surfer’s Nirvana, the north shore of Oahu, we stopped for lunch at Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck for an island favorite, shrimp scampi–the most garlicky, luscious scampi we’d eaten.” tags: f shrimp Roasted Corn and Chorizo Chowder | The Splendid…

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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 12/23/2015

Cardamom Butter Crescents Recipe – NYT Cooking “The egg whites in the batter keep these buttery shortbread-like cookies crumbly and light (and provide a place for all those spare egg whites you accumulate during holiday baking). The cardamom flavor is pronounced, so use the freshest cardamom you can find. These…

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Best Food Reading for 12/16/2015

Shrimp-and-Crab Gumbo Recipe – Donald Link | Food & Wine “This gumbo from chef-owner Donald Link of Herbsaint in New Orleans owes its flavor to the roux, a mix of flour and oil that’s cooked until it’s coffee-colored.” tags: f gumbo shrimp Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite…

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Best Food Reading for 12/06/2015

Shrimp Fra Diavolo Recipe – America’s Test Kitchen “For a dish that didn’t remind us of rubbery seafood in spicy marinara, we started by getting the shrimp’s briny flavor to come out of its shell.” tags: f shrimp Cuban-Style Appetizer Recipes | POPSUGAR Latina “Whether you’re the one hosting a…

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