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A winter romesco sauce

Good on everything

Editor’s Choice


Fritter: Get ideas, give ideas.
madonnadelpiatto 4 Feb 2012, 05:13 AM

cappelletti pasta made with kamut flour

similar to tortellini but smaller, cappelletti are deliciously served in a steaming chicken soup, ideal at this time of the year

meatballsandmilkshakes 1 Feb 2012, 09:20 PM

Delicious Sicilian Tuna Meatballs

These tuna meatballs are my new favorites and not heavy like the meat version.

art and lemons 31 Jan 2012, 08:35 AM

kitchen craft: popcorn

video + recipe for salted almond & honey butter popcorn

Olga 25 Jan 2012, 11:00 AM

Potato Balls in Tomato Sauce

These potato balls in tomato sauce are so much easier than gnocchi. Yeet, incredibly satisfying! Make them any weeknight or for Sunday dinner.

art and lemons 16 Jan 2012, 03:38 PM

oatmeal sandwich bread

makes terrific toast adapted from Kim Boyce’s spectacular “Good to the Grain”

Mariana Kavroulaki 12 Jan 2012, 02:50 AM

Best thing on a cold night: trachana soup

Cold nights call for a warm bowl of trachanas soup, rich and satisfying.

JeanE23 9 Jan 2012, 09:13 PM

Mushroom-Barley Soup

Why do none of my cookbooks have a good recipe for this? But, of course, a quick Culinate search turned up a post from a member with the perfect recipe.

Mariana Kavroulaki 8 Jan 2012, 01:13 AM

A box of ganache cubes

Ganache is not just an easy chocolate sauce...

JeanE23 2 Jan 2012, 06:06 PM

New Year’s Good Luck Charm

Made a Black-Eyed Pea and Vegetable Stew this year to ensure the good fortune that this bean promises.

art and lemons 2 Jan 2012, 05:51 PM


the video plus a recipe for caesar salad (without eggs, Parmesan, or anchovies...)

Mariana Kavroulaki 29 Dec 2011, 01:10 PM

Watch this video to see how to make and decorate a traditional New year bread- pie from Attica / Greece

JeanE23 28 Dec 2011, 05:22 PM

Festive Holiday Dish

Looking for a more interesting bean salad to take to an office potluck, I found this festive holiday-colored Chickpea With Roasted Red Pepper Salad recipe at Smitten Kitchen blog. Quite tasty, too!

Olga 27 Dec 2011, 10:28 AM


What’s your favorite rugelach filling? I share four fillings I made last weekend. Nutella is my favorite!

Caroline Cummins 24 Dec 2011, 02:15 PM

when is whole milk not whole milk?

when it’s the new kroger brand simple truth, which contains milk, skim milk, anchovy and/or sardines (for the omega-3s), and fish gelatin from tilapia. well, at least it’s organic, right?

art and lemons 15 Dec 2011, 04:20 PM

gifts for the season

—books, films, and kitchen stuff... you won’t want to miss!

art and lemons 13 Dec 2011, 12:22 PM

a quick holiday fix

nutty red pepper and thyme dip

Mariana Kavroulaki 13 Dec 2011, 12:29 AM

Pumpkin recipes with a twist

Anchovies served over a small bed of pumpkin slices and pastry triangles filled with pumpkin cream.

Olga 9 Dec 2011, 01:55 PM


Have you ever cooked a neck of a goat!? I tried and failed. So instead, I made sweet potato & pea ragu. You win some, you lose some.

Savannah 8 Dec 2011, 05:24 PM

Stuffed pumpkin

Whether you’re hosting a Re-Thanksgiving (like me!), or a December holiday feast, this stuffed pumpkin with gruyère and parmesan will be perfect for your meat-free eaters.

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