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Savior on a Stick

Corn Dog

Corn dogs, that ubiquitous county fair food, played a crucial, almost divine role, in keeping David alive during a detour in Dallas. Recipe included.

Congrats to the 2011 James Beard Nominees

2011 James Beard Nominees

The 2011 James Beard Award nominations were announced today at the Oregon Culinary Institute in Portland, OR. Congrats to all the happy nominees.

A Different Kind of Love: Fat and Me

Fat Cubes

Animal fat is good for you, says author and fat advocate Jennifer McLagan. She’s hell bent on converting fat-phobes into fat fanatics. Will you change?

12 Recipes to Get You Through the 12 Days of Christmas

Bacon-Cheddar Mac & Cheese

These 12 quick recipes will make getting through the Christmas holiday a lot easier. Consider them our gift to you. Merry, merry!

History of the Jelly Doughnut | Sufganiyah

Doughnut Makers

The history of the jelly doughnut, AKA the sufganiyah, goes back to the 15th century. Since then, it’s been dipped, sandwiched, and injected with savory and sweet fillings.

If It’s Thursday, It Must Be Thanksgiving (in Belgium)

Thanksgiving in Belgium

For expat Kimberley Lovato, Thanksgiving Thursday in Belgium is just another day. To introduce her daughter to the holiday, she ruins a pie and starts a tradition.

Saffron: Spendy Threads

Saffron Threads

While saffron picking in Washington state, Jess Thomson learns a thing or three about crocuses, back-breaking work, and la rosa de saffron.

Singing Grocery List

Sound of Music

Singing your grocery list may sound odd, but as David found out, paper lists get lost but a musical ditty lives forever and ever and ever.

Eating Oscar

Eating Oscar

Ten of this year’s Academy Award nominees inspire some interesting and, occasionally, odd associations for dishes to star in your own Oscar party.

A New Year for the Ages

new-years2

Early January has always been a time for rethinking and reinvention. Writer and illustrator Eric Hanson takes a backwards look at new beginnings in the foodosphere.

A Jolly Olde Christmas Redux

Jolly Old Christmas Redux

Food history editor Gary Allen looks at the food traditions of the merriest of holidays and finds interesting ties to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

Newark’s Portuguese Keep Easter Traditions Burning

Frank Alexandre makes a Portuguese lamb stew

Portuguese Easter traditions are kept alive in Newark, NJ, by preparing traditional Easter dishes of lamb, peas with eggs, and flan.

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