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


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.


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


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: Chocolate-Raspberry Crepe Cake with Whipped Cream

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One day I had way too much leftover whipped cream (you know, it happens sometimes..). See my spoon drowning in the excess? My roommate suggested I just throw it away to which I gasped audibly and dramatically. WASTE this heavenly, pillowy goodness?

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Instead, I decided to make a crepe cake РI had been wanting to try one and this was the perfect opportunity. See how I punched up the flavor after the jump!

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Yum: Gourmet(ish) Sandwiches

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A friend gave me¬†this gorgeous, seeded loaf of bread and what can you do with really wonderful bread except make a really wonderful sandwich? ¬†And that doesn’t mean going out and buying $20 of prosciutto (although that would be divine). You can elevate almost any sandwich with some humble ingredients.

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Yum: Oreo Mini Icebox Cakes

icebox cakes PicMonkey Collage2One day my friend told me about¬†icebox cakes and then I couldn’t get them out of my head until I tried¬†them. Icebox cakes are¬†one of those classic¬†American treats¬†that I never knew existed because to my Korean parents, dessert is cut up fruit. Fortunately,¬†they’re dead easy to make so I was able to go home immediately to try it. See a step by step how-to¬†after the jump!

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