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Why You Should Be Cooking With Lavender

A useful aromatic in food since ancient Roman times
Apr 2, 2015 10:00 am

Though lavender is typically thought of as a flower, it’s also used in cooking a lot more than you probably think. Writer Linnea Covington explores the history and usefulness of this aromatic ingredient and, most importantly, how to make amazing ice cream with the stuff.

Cauliflower, Chickpea And Chard Curry Recipe

An especially delicious way to eat your vegetables
Feb 17, 2015 3:00 pm
Photo: Sami Johnson

You want good food and you want it fast. You're in luck, because we just picked up a copy of chef and TV personality Jason Roberts's new book, Good Food — Fast! Whether the goodness you crave is gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, or protein-heavy, if it makes you feel good, there's a recipe for it in here. Curry's on!

Jewish Soul Food: Crispy Fish Cakes With Pine Nuts Recipe

Squeeze a lemon wedge over these crunchy bites
Feb 4, 2015 1:00 pm
crispy fish cakes recipe

We're digging into Israeli editor and cookbook author's latest work, Jewish Soul Food. A wide-reaching cuisine with influence from around the world, Jewish food should be a part of every home cook's repertoire. These addictive crispy fish cakes are certainly no exception. 

Thai-Style Eggplant Salad Recipe

Savory roasted eggplant with tangy Thai dressing
Jan 20, 2015 3:00 pm
Photo: Michael Harlan Turkell

As of late everybody might be talking about the Hearth chef-owner's bone broth business, but Marco Canora has long been an advocate for healthy cooking. His new book, A Good Food Day, serves as both a recipe guide and a treatise for following simple rules about healthy living. Rule #1: eggplant is everyone's friend. Here's tangible, delicious proof.

Basil Garlic Popcorn Recipe

Don't just pop and serve, pimp it out!
Dec 31, 2014 12:30 pm
basil garlic popcorn
Photo: Jason Wyche

So you love popcorn, do you? Do you really love popcorn? 75 recipes' worth of it? Then you're going to want a copy of Party Popcorn, dessert blogger Ashton Epps Swank's new cookbook. Whether you're going for savory or sweet (or that perfect spot right in between) there's something for movie night in this book you're going to love.  

One French Bird: Guinea Hen Cassoulet Recipe

A French classic with fresh game and vegetables
Dec 10, 2014 1:00 pm

Tampa chef Greg Baker developed this recipe for cassoulet, a French staple dish, after a recent visit to Paris. "It’s fun to just drop back and re-evaluate the basics," he says. "It’s sort of like an experienced musician revisiting something as simple as Louie Louie; what new bit of nuance can be grasped by re-examining an old standard? In the end, it’s still a simple dish, but made stronger by questioning the details."

Clam And Sweet Potato Ceviche Recipe

Fresh seafood exploding with bright flavors
Jul 31, 2014 2:00 pm

We hosted a party in New York City with Music To Your Mouth a few weeks ago and snagged this recipe from Palmetto Bluff executive chef Brandon Carter. His calls for Sapelo Island clams, native to Georgia, but any small sweet clams like littlenecks will be delicious. 

Meatless Monday: Wild Rice Pancakes Recipe

Savory whole-grain pancakes make a great side
Jul 28, 2014 12:00 pm
Photo: Guy Ambrosino

You love your cast-iron skillet, and we love that you love it. Make the most of this bromance with The New Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook, an ode to the best, most versatile and frankly attractive pan in your kitchen. With recipes from the American South to Europe, South America, Asia and beyond, you'll have plenty of reasons to break out this book and cook something great.

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