All We Can Eat: Recipes


Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Salsify: You don’t say? Well, you should.

“Roots” cookbook author Diane Morgan stops in to show us why.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  01:20 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes | Tags:  recipes, Diane Morgan

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Cauliflower’s 140-character study

Cooking Off the Cuff is inspired by a Twitter recipe and a recent trip to Japan.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, All We Can Eat

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Election Night eats at home: A guide

How to prepare for what could be a long evening; recipes included.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, All We Can Eat | Tags:  Election Night recipes, comfort food recipes

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/26/2012

Impromptu pierogi: Why not?

The best option for Cooking Off the Cuff kale leftovers turns out to be a Polish one.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012

How to eat veggies in winter: A celeriac-leek tart

Cooking Off the Cuff transforms celery root and leeks into a versatile tart that can be enjoyed during the cold months to come.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 09/26/2012

The painstaking process of making Persian rice

Iranians pride themselves on their fluffy, long-grain rice, and for good reason: It takes time and patience to prepare it.

By Tim Carman  |  07:45 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Recipes | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/21/2012

A mushroom-bean dish that doesn’t need drama

Cooking Off the Cuff re-creates an earthy Florentine dish without the tableside theatrics.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/15/2012

Apple cake that smells like ‘my grandmother’s kitchen’

A recipe from Joan Nathan’s 1988 “Jewish Holiday Kitchen” remains much in demand.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/14/2012

A fruity twist on goat cheese-stuffed vegetables

Cooking Off the Cuff borrows an ingredient from southern Europe for his cheese-stuffed peppers.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/07/2012

The three-ingredient pasta sauce

Cooking Off the Cuff’s deceptively luxurious sauce is perfect for those late-summer tomatoes still at the market.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Tristar berries allow you to mix once forbidden fruits

Tristar berries grow into September and October, allowing you to combine them with tomatoes for a haunting dish.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Tomato and pepper, a bit of red-on-red alchemy

Cooking Off the Cuff with ripe tomatoes is even more rewarding when sweet red peppers are at their best.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, All We Can Eat

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Immigrant’s Table extra: Kraut Rocks

The classic German dish of fermented cabbage gets a boost from a D.C. celebrity chef.

By Tim Carman  |  03:56 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Recipes | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Searching for the ‘essence’ of summer tomatoes

Cooking Off the Cuff suggests you save the gel and juice inside your tomatoes and turn them into a tasty sauce.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, In Season | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Duck one way: The old-fashioned way

Cooking Off the Cuff turns to Andre Soltner for inspiration on how to prepare a rich, crispy duck without the fuss.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Immigrant’s Table extra: Ya pears

With its firm texture and mild sweetness, the Chinese import could be perfect for those recipes that call for barely ripe pears.

By Tim Carman  |  02:15 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Corn risotto that’ll make you smile from ear to ear

Cooking Off the Cuff develops a recipe that features (almost) no flavors other than those of corn.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/27/2012

A ponzu scheme for summer vegetables

Cooking Off the Cuff knows the secret for taking summer produce to the next level: a little dash of Japanese umami.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Cucumber-wakame salad: a taste of earth and sea

Cooking Off the Cuff riffs on a Japanese-flavored dish and creates the perfect side for tuna salad sandwiches.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Cucumber, got your number

Why you should slice and salt at the start of a salad recipe.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, All We Can Eat

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/13/2012

The raw or the cooked? Tuna prefers the latter.

While excellent raw, tuna benefits from Cooking Off the Cuff’s quick-fire approach in this Sicilian-style recipe.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/06/2012

The Mess that’s a cinch to make

Our Cooking Off the Cuff columnist’s ode to the English college dessert.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, All We Can Eat

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/05/2012

Boozy fruit in jars

If you find yourself with a fruit surplus, think six months down the road. And alcohol.

By Jeremy Bowers  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes

Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 07/03/2012

15 fabulous fruit desserts for the Fourth

Parfaits, popsicles, plums, puddings and ice box cake: Celebrate.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  07:02 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 06/29/2012

Troisgros’s classic sorrel sauce: A oui thing

The Cooking Off the Cuff columnist digs deep into French nouvelle cuisine for this classic fish dish.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:45 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 06/28/2012

The Mandarin’s Egg Salad Wrapped in Tortilla

With chef Anupam Banerjee’s recipe, you no longer have to visit the posh hotel to enjoy this rich egg salad.

By Tim Carman  |  02:50 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Recipes | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 06/22/2012

Cantaloupe cool

The fruit’s just in farmers markets now; here are six ways to enjoy it.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  01:00 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, All We Can Eat, Recipes, Recipes

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/22/2012

How to turn Swiss chard into a stuffed pie

The Cooking Off the Cuff columnist transforms this common market green into an uncommonly delicious main.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Wine-infused Popsicles, perfect for summer

People’s pops have developed a pair of recipes that turn Popsicles into a genuine adult treat.

By Tim Carman  |  08:00 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Beet poetry: the root vegetable stir-fried in vinegar

Our Cooking Off the Cuff columnist recreates a fondly remembered dish from Paris, circa the late 1970s.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/14/2012

The best sweet and sour chicken. Period.

A Silver Spring Chinese grandmother and former catering cook takes the classic dish to new heights, earning Staff Favorites status.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Staff Favorites, Recipes | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Sunchoke soup, the chef’s way

Tips on Chris Nugent’s elegant restaurant recipe, wherein you, too, can create a frothy finish.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  02:37 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Recipes

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/11/2012

Get on the good foot with pied de cochon at home

A fondly remembered meal at Central Michel Richard inspires the author to create his own stuffed pig’s leg.

By Jim Webster  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Jim Webster

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/08/2012

A “mess” that’ll make you clean your plate

The Cooking Off the Cuff columnist stirs things up with a meat-free take on huevos rotos.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/01/2012

Seasonal ‘scallion’ pancakes: Flaky pastry made easy

The Cooking Off the Cuff columnist shares his shortcut for simple, flaky pastry — just perfect for these Chinese pancakes.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Turnip side down: Nose-to-tail cooking for veggies

The Cooking Off the Cuff columnist borrows from the world of whole-animal cooking for his simple turnip dish.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week, Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Can you cook onions in a dry pan? Yes, but why?

Tales of the Testers: A reader-submitted barbecue sauce challenges the notion that you need fat or water in a pan to cook onions.

By Tim Carman  |  02:30 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Early season asparagus, simply prepared

Ed Schneider runs into early asparagus at the market and has to revamp his entire dinner.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 05/10/2012

The chicken that flew from Chicago to Capitol Hill

You and your family can eat what members of Congress had today, compliments of Chicago high school students.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  02:00 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: A salsa switcheroo

Ed Schneider ditches the parsley for his Italian salsa verde and discovers that arugula works just fine.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/27/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Yankee’s Rio Grande fantasy

Ed Schneider swears he’ll never use pork and beef again after making a Mexican stew with lamb riblets.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Aroma therapy

Ed Schneider subs out rutabaga and arugula for two out-of-season ingredients — and discovers a potent combination.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Lambing time

Ed Schneider takes four lamb chops and turns them into a stock — and tonight’s dinner.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 04/03/2012

Briskets I have loved

Food editor reflects on the main course her guests have come to expect.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  03:50 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Easy snacks for late-night April Madness munchies

The men’s finale doesn’t tip off until 9:23 p.m. (EST). These easy snacks might cater to your late-night munching desires.

By Tim Carman  |  03:30 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: On ramps

Ed Schneider shares a simple method for toning down the assertive aroma of those wild onions.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Washington Post cookbook set for spring 2013

Time Capsule Press will collaborate with the Food section on its debut cookbook.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Books, Recipes | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/23/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: A lamb lies down in ’kraut

Ed Schneider offers a twist on Alsatian choucroute: good sauerkraut topped with a pink slice of lamb.

By Edward Schneider  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/16/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Not your standard pancakes

Scottish drop scones look like regular pancakes — but taste nothing like them.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/09/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: An out-of-season special

Ed Schneider combines cauliflower, canned tomatoes and pasta for a tasty, if untrendy, dish.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Updating a classic

Ed Schneider’s take on a tarte flambee substitutes roasted squash for creme fraiche and fresh cheese.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Tom Sietsema picks his favorite Romney family recipe

Will it be Lenore Romney’s hamburger stroganoff or Ann Romney’s turkey burgers?

By Emily Heil  |  06:00 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Emily Heil

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Mitt Romney’s family recipes: It’s wife vs. mother

Which Romney recipe will win? Cast your vote before Tom Sietsema casts his!

By Emily Heil  |  03:15 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Emily Heil

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Apple cheeks

Ed Schneider discovers that hard cider adds a nice wet kiss to veal cheeks.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Roast chicken, overnight stock, next-day soup

If your freezer’s full, let the slow-cooker transform your roast-chicken carcass into a stock with immediate dividends.

By Cathy Barrow  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Welcome back, poulet

Revisiting a classic French dish after many years has its rewards.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Smoke Signals: A 3-course affair with your grill

Don’t have dinner reservations for tonight? Smoke Signals will help you light your Valentine’s fire.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: The potsticker approach

A potentially poor outcome is offset by fusion technique.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Chocolate gems for Valentine’s Day

A baker’s dozen of our favorites, including gluten-free, low-fat and fruity options.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Food Memory: Soup in the Caucasus

A hearty pot of bean stew evokes the warmth of Russian and Georgian home cooks.

By Jenny Holm  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Tart reform

Ed Schneider takes an onion tart and transforms it into an irresistible appetizer with a simple mushroom topping.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 02/02/2012

How to use your leftover egg whites

Here are sweet and savory suggestions for surplus egg whites.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:05 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/01/2012

An edible Super Bowl bet: NY cuisine vs. Boston’s traditional bites

Re-create the bet between Govs. Cuomo and Patrick with these recipes for traditional New York and Boston dishes.

By Cara Kelly  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food, Recipes | Tags:  Cara Kelly, Super Bowl

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 02/01/2012

Super Bowl recipes: Snacks

Fill your spread for the big game with an array of bite-size food.

By Becky Krystal  |  10:27 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Super Bowl

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 01/30/2012

Super Bowl recipes: Dip into these party options

No matter your guests’ taste, these diverse dips are sure to please the crowd.

By Becky Krystal  |  04:48 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Super Bowl, Becky Krystal

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/27/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Currying flavor

Ed Schneider is back with more garbanzos, this time stewed in a lamb curry.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Recipes for the Chinese New Year

Help celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Dragon with these dishes.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:17 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 01/20/2012

Winter citrus recipes: Key Ingredient

Full of Vitamin C, these dishes will see you through the cold months.

By Becky Krystal  |  01:54 PM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Crazy for chickpeas

Ed Schneider returns from Barcelona with a taste for garbanzos — and a method to magnify their unique flavor.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/13/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: ’Nduja in my belly

Pork-on-pork action for dinner? Man, it was spicy.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes | Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 01/06/2012

Shepherd’s pie recipes: Key Ingredient

Let these variations of the Irish classic warm you up this winter.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:32 PM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/06/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Adult JELL-O

You don’t have to give up gelatin desserts just because you prefer sweets without disodium phosphate.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/05/2012

The most popular recipe of 2011 was . . .

We’ve gathered the numbers and summoned the courage to present you with a final Food section list of the Year That Was.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 12/29/2011

Black-eyed pea recipes for the New Year

Kick off 2012 with a wish for luck and some added fiber in your diet.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:00 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 12/23/2011

Christmas recipes: Breakfast

Add further joy to your family’s Christmas morning with any of these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:15 PM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/23/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: A salty tale

When Ed Schneider wants to add flavor and texture to cod, he pulls out the kosher salt.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 12/22/2011

The Food section’s best and worst dishes of 2011

The Food section picks its favorite — and least favorite — dishes for the year.

By Tim Carman  |  05:45 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Recipes, Staff Favorites | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Doughnut recipes: Key Ingredient

Don’t fear frying. These fluffy treats will make the effort worth it.

By Becky Krystal  |  01:50 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Whole Foods pulls matzoh from Hanukkah display

The Foggy Bottom store apologizes for featuring the symbolic food of Passover in its Hanukkah display.

By Jessica Goldstein  |  12:10 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Jessica Goldstein

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Hanukkah recipes: How to build better latkes

Even if you’ve gotten past a fear of frying, these tips from the pros may improve your season’s best efforts.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  04:00 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Jamie Stachowski: New media maverick?

The charcuterie maker hopes to build a recipe search engine too good for Google to ignore.

By Tim Carman  |  03:00 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Maple-walnut tart

As Edward Schneider discovers, even a perfect pie recipe can be improved.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Which holiday cookie are you? Take our quiz.

Take our quiz for recipe suggestions.

By Cara Kelly  |  03:45 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Meat and potatoes

You don’t need a stocked pantry to prepare Lancashire hotpot, but you might want to have bacon handy.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Chocolate cookies for holiday baking

Whether you like your cookies with a chocolate dough or studded with chocolate morsels, you’ll find these recipes enticing.

By Cara Kelly and Becky Krystal  |  02:10 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Cara Kelly

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Sugar cookie recipes for holiday baking

Whether you’re in search of a basic or jazzed-up sugar cookie, our Recipe Finder has the answer.

By Becky Krystal  |  04:56 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Better than bacon

Replace the bacon in your Brussels sprouts with another rich source of umami: mushrooms

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Holiday candy: Fudge, marshmallows and more

Fill out your dessert spread with these bite-sized treats.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:49 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/25/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Tuscan twist

Tuscan kale in pasta all’amatriciana? Don’t thumb your nose at it until you’ve tried it.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Vegetarian and vegan recipes for Thanksgiving

Meat and other animal products don’t have to be a part of the holiday.

By Becky Krystal  |  02:57 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Tomato paste as veggies: The whole picture

Tomato paste may be nutritious on its own, but it can be a whole ‘nother thing in pizza.

By Tim Carman  |  05:30 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Gluten-free recipes for Thanksgiving

If you or someone you’re hosting is eating gluten-free, we have some suggestions.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:51 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/18/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Fungal finger food

Hen of the woods mushrooms as a pre-dinner snack? You bet.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Key Ingredient: Carrots

Take home some of the carrots showing up at area farmers markets, and try these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:03 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Apples with horseradish

A trip to Vienna inspires homemade apfelkren, an easy horseradish-spiked sauce that enlivens meats.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Key Ingredient: Bitters

If you liked this week’s Spirits recipes featuring bitters, try these suggestions from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:59 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Key Ingredient: Chestnuts

If you liked this week’s chestnut soup recipe, try these ideas from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  01:23 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Key Ingredient: Cake

If you’re looking for a dessert to serve at your next birthday party, afternoon tea or any other occasion, try these ideas from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:59 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Key Ingredient: Pears

Pick up some pears this week, and try these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:47 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, In Season | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: A root cause

Ed Schneider would like you to embrace celery root for dinner, and he has just the recipe.

By Edward Schneider  |  10:10 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Key Ingredient: Turmeric

If you liked this week’s Bengali recipes featuring turmeric, try these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:57 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Key Ingredient: Brussels sprouts

If you liked this week’s Brussels sprouts recipe, try these other ideas from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:50 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Key Ingredient: Jacques Pepin

If you’re a fan of Jacques Pepin, try these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:55 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Key Ingredient: Cauliflower

Take home some of the cauliflower showing up at area farmers markets, and try these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:09 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In Season, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 10/27/2011

Key Ingredient: Eggs

If you liked this week’s recipe for Banh Mi Scrambled Eggs, try these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:18 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 10/26/2011

Key Ingredient: Diwali

Celebrate the festival of Diwali with these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:59 AM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Key Ingredient: Oysters

If you like oysters, try these suggestions from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:46 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 10/24/2011

Key Ingredient: Halloween recipes

Try making some of these sweet treats for your Halloween party.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:50 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 10/21/2011

Key Ingredient: Pumpkin recipes for fall

Nothing says fall quite like pumpkins, so try these ideas from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  01:23 PM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 10/21/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: The breakfast tease

These “cinnamon rolls,” stuffed with pork and chilis, are not snacks for your morning coffee.

By Edward Schneider  |  09:00 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 10/20/2011

Key Ingredient: Microwave cooking

If you liked this week’s microwave-based recipes, try these ideas from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  01:00 PM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 10/19/2011

Key Ingredient: Olive oil

If you liked this week’s olive oil recipes, try these from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:07 PM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Key Ingredient: Ginger

If you like ginger root, try these suggestions from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:59 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 10/17/2011

Key Ingredient: Texas vs. St. Louis

Now that we know this year’s World Series teams, mark the occasion with these Texas and St. Louis recipes.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:59 AM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Key Ingredient: Broccoli

Take home the broccoli showing up at area farmers markets, and try these ideas from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:59 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, In Season | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Key Ingredient: Jose Andres

If you liked this week’s recipes from Ferran Adria, try these Jose Andres dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:59 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Spanish disquisition

Ed Schneider finds peppers and potatoes at the market — and starts thinking about Spain.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 10/13/2011

State dinner food: Korean recipes

Join in celebrating our Korean ally with a few dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  01:39 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 10/12/2011

Key Ingredient: Meatballs

If you liked this week’s Grilled Salmon Meatballs recipe, try these suggestions from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:01 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 10/11/2011

Key Ingredient: College

Students tired of the same old dorm food should try these ideas from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:59 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 10/10/2011

The Voltaggio brothers’ stadium show for VOLT ink.

Bryan and Michael Voltaggio plan to unveil their debut cookbook, with rock-star-like fanfare, at Keys stadium.

By Tim Carman  |  02:15 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 10/10/2011

Key Ingredient: Columbus Day

Try these recipes featuring food that changed the culture of the New World.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:52 AM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 10/07/2011

Key Ingredient: Beets

If you don’t mind stained fingers, buy some local beets, and check out these ideas from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:57 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/07/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: A fish story

When it comes to this simple fish dish, it really is all about the ingredients.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 10/06/2011

Key Ingredient: Sesame seeds

If you liked this week’s recipe for Sesame-Coated Chicken, try these suggestions from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:04 PM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 10/03/2011

Carla Hall tackles some truly tough kitchen disasters

Overcooked green beans? C’mon, Carla, we’ve got some real cooking disasters for you to fix.

By Tim Carman  |  02:45 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television, Recipes | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/03/2011

Key Ingredient: Yom Kippur

If you’re still planning the food for your post-fast meal, try these ideas from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 09/30/2011

Key Ingredient: Collards

Take advantage of the appearance of collards at area farmers markets with these recipes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:40 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, In Season | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 09/29/2011

Key Ingredient: Flour

If you liked this week’s Lisa Yockelson recipes, try these from our Recipe Finder database.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:30 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Key Ingredient: China

If you liked this week’s Chinese recipes, try these from our Recipe Finder database.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:30 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Key Ingredient: Pork chops

If you liked this week’s pork chop recipes, try these from our Recipe Finder database.

By Becky Krystal  |  02:43 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Doritos inventor dies at age 97, so let the chips fall

Pay tribute to Arch West, the investor of Doritos, by dipping into these salsas.

By Tim Carman  |  03:30 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: The right stuff(ing)

Corn makes for a lighter, seasonal stuffing, just perfect for bell peppers.

By Edward Schneider  |  04:00 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: A garden variety sauce

Ed Schneider wanders into his garden and finds the perfect herb for a summer lamb sauce.

By Edward Schneider  |  05:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/26/2011

Cooking off the Cuff: A glaze of glory

Two unlikely partners come together in a Chinese-style treatment.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Get the lard out

Summer tomatoes are perfect for Hungarian lecso — unless you prefer the fruit with fewer adornments.

By Edward Schneider  |  03:30 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 08/15/2011

The Family Dish: Reentry, aided by anchovies

Domenica Marchetti’s post-vacation dish calls for the best little tinned fish you can find.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  02:00 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes | Tags:  Domenica Marchetti, Family Dish

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/05/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Poverty food for a down economy

Fresh cucumbers, salt, sugar, lemon, sour cream and dill. What could be more perfect on a hot summer day?

By Edward Schneider  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 08/01/2011

The Family Dish: Nuts for cold sesame noodles

The recipe may never be perfect, but it hardly matters. Everyone loves cold sesame noodles.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  08:00 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes | Tags:  Domenica Marchetti, Family Dish

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Cooking pasta like risotto

There’s more than one way to cook pasta, and Ed Schneider will tell you how.

By Edward Schneider  |  05:00 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 07/25/2011

The Family Dish: Lobster? Roll with it.

Everyone’s favorite crustaceans combine in this easy, delicious New England classic.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  06:15 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes | Tags:  Domenica Marchetti, Family Dish

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Ricotta gnocchi

It sounds labor-intensive, but ricotta gnocchi delivers its many pleasures with little effort.

By Edward Schneider  |  06:15 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Smoke Signals: The shell(fish) game

Chef Barton Seaver knows the secret to grilling perfect lobster every time.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:10 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Pea and spring onion risotto

Peas and rice: Perfect for hot summer days when you don’t feel like eating much.

By Edward Schneider  |  05:30 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Harry Potter edition

Get to know your Potter cuisine as the final chapter of the cinematic series opens tomorrow.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 07/08/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Urban spare ribs

Summer may call for BBQ ribs, but city dwellers know that ribs respond well to smoke-free ovens, too.

By Edward Schneider  |  10:30 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:40 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: The perfect Pimm’s Cup

Skip the saccharine soda and make a Pimm’s Cup with your own infused simple syrup.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:40 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Corned beef and...broccoli rabe?

Ditch the standard side of cabbage and try this zippy combination of broccoli rabe and mustard seeds.

By Edward Schneider  |  04:30 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Jinich serves up corn three ways on Today

Whether in a salad, a torte or just served “crazy,” the D.C. chef offers up ways to prepare summer corn.

By Tim Carman  |  01:00 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 06/24/2011

Jinich to cook on Today show this morning

The Washington chef will demo three recipes for Matt Lauer and the gang.

By Tim Carman  |  06:00 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 05/27/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Liberals love beer

Liberals love suds, and conservatives love soda. A look at food preferences from both sides of the aisle.

By Tim Carman  |  02:00 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Books, Chefs, Food Politics, Media, Recipes, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Telling Wal-Mart where to go

D.C. Mayor Gray plays hardball with Wal-Mart on where to place stores. Plus: Jewish delis ponder their future.

By Tim Carman  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Holiday, Media, Recipes, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 05/25/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: ‘Old’ news

Companies have discovered the benefits of nostalgia packaging. Plus: Tamales take the rap!

By Tim Carman  |  11:50 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: The Gilt-ed Age begins

Former Gourmet editor Ruth Reichl’s new online magazine wants to sell you stuff.

By Tim Carman  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 05/17/2011

Foodily now offers nutritional info. But how good is it?

Foodily drops the latest bomb in the recipe search engine wars. It can provide USDA nutritional info with each dish.

By Tim Carman  |  07:30 AM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Bovine barbecue

Want to take on a real grilling challenge this summer? Try barbecuing a whole cow.

By Tim Carman  |  01:00 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 04/29/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: 6 volumes, 350 corrections

Does someone need a good copy editor? The first edition of “Modernist Cuisine” had hundreds of errors.

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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/27/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Your chemical cocktail diet

Think you eat healthy? Think again. Chemicals, additives and genetically modified foods are everywhere.

By Tim Carman  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Moms make you fat

Feeling fat? Blame your mom and her pregnancy diet. Plus: Restaurant composting is cool!

By Tim Carman  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Eminently quotable

Sexism in a Gordon Ramsay kitchen. New food rules. These and other quotable news in today’s Lunch Room Chatter.

By Tim Carman  |  12:15 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Those depraved cupcakes!

The thick, sugary layer of frosting on America’s cupcakes is surely a sign of our pending fall. Plus: Drunk doctors!

By Tim Carman  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 04/19/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Real men eat tofu

Myth No. 1: Giving up meat will emasculate you. Myth No. 2: International treaties are saving fish in the Mediterranean.

By Tim Carman  |  12:15 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 04/19/2011

Easter Bread, an Italian favorite

Food blogger Jennifer Perillo’s take on the rich, sweet holiday treat of her childhood.

By Jennifer Perillo  |  09:30 AM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 04/13/2011

A brisket for beginners and slow cookers

If you haven’t made this Passover entree before, here’s a good place to start.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  08:00 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/11/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: L.A. loves Five Guys

Five Guys’s rampant expansionism in Southern California has some rethinking their love for In-N-Out burgers.

By Tim Carman  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: prophylactic lawsuits

A group of organic farmers are suing Monsanto to prevent Monsanto from suing organic farmers.

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Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 03/30/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Veganism won’t kill you

Anthony Bourdain doesn’t think much of food writers, and one food writer doesn’t think much of Denny’s Baconalia.

By Tim Carman  |  01:45 PM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/25/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Google prefers liars

Why Google’s new recipe search won’t help your cooking and why New York’s supermarkets hate the new green carts.

By Tim Carman  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 03/14/2011

Make Michel Richard’s chicken nuggets at home

You don’t have to shell out $30 to sample the chef’s fried nuggets. You just have to be willing to suffer.

By Tim Carman  |  05:46 PM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 03/14/2011

Simple and green for March 15

Darina Allen, Ireland’s “Julia Child,” says skip the corned beef on St. Patrick’s Day.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  04:27 PM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:20 PM ET, 03/09/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Chefs as tweet freaks

Lunch Room Chatter ponders the hypocrisy of Wisconsin lawmakers and chefs who spend too much time on Twitter.

By Tim Carman  |  08:20 PM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 03/07/2011

How to secure a last-minute king cake

Still looking for king cakes? We got you covered.

By Tim Carman  |  07:01 PM ET, 03/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/02/2011

Super Bowl Smackdown III: Pigs or the wings?

In 2009, Joe Yonan's wing recipe killed Bonnie Benwick and Jamie Stachowski's grown-up take on pigs in a blanket. Time for revenge?

By Tim Carman  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 01/14/2011

Tales of the Testers: What about 'Noma'?

A trusted Friend of Food braves a few recipes from the cookbook on just about everybody's top 2010 list.

By Carol Blymire  |  02:00 PM ET, 01/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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