Category Archives: Yum: Food and Recipes

Yum: Buttery Beet Pasta with Warm Spices

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You guys. I’m kinda proud of this one. I tried something weird and new and it actually worked! Deliciously! See more about this unusually spiced, comforting dish after the jump! Continue reading

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Yum: One-Pot Chicken Thighs with Rice, Tomatoes and Greens

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I’ve always preferred legs to breasts – on chickens, of course ūüėČ ¬† Bone-in chicken thighs especially have¬†so much more character (a.k.a. fat) than chicken breasts. And the price! You just can’t beat it, especially when it’s on sale.

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That’s like 50 cents per thigh! Wowza. With the help of some bright, fresh ingredients, these chicken thighs make¬†a meal that’s balanced, satisfying and deeply flavorful – and you only need to dirty¬†one pot! See how after the jump.

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Yum: Almost-No-Bake Berries & Cream Cheese Pie

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Summer berries are here, huzzah! To celebrate, I was going to make¬†a typical fruit tart with cream cheese filling. But then I remembered this wonderful berry pie recipe from Cooks Illustrated¬†and decided to combine the two. It takes some time to put together, but if you like berries and the tangy richness¬†of cream cheese, this pie’s¬†for you!

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Yum: Vietnamese Summer Roll Party

Ever notice that¬†customizing your food makes it taste better? There’s something about being involved in the process and making choices for¬†yourself… it’s no wonder places like Chipotle and Yogurtland are doing gangbusters. So why not use this basic human psychology for your next lunch party? After the jump, see how to put together a Vietnamese Summer Roll spread so people can make their own, maybe learn something new and definitely have a blast!

Summer Rolls / FuzzyCloudDesigns

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