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Sweet Potato Pie

The sweet potato pie at It’s All Good Bakery is delicious, says susaninsf–perfectly spiced and smooth, not too sweet, very nice crust, pleasantly firm filling. ... READ MORE

Wagashi

Wagashi are Japanese dessert items, super-sweet and in cute little seasonal shapes. They’re most frequently made from beans, rice flour, chestnut flour, sugar, and/or gelatin, says Louise. For those who deeply desire cute little Japanese desserts in READ MORE

Citron: Mussels and More on the Upper West Side

Outstanding mussels and other well-executed bistro standards are drawing crowds at Citron, which might just break the curse of its hard-luck location on Columbus Avenue. The mussels come in huge portions done three ways–mariniere (white wine and garlic) READ MORE

Toast One Squash Seed, Toast All Squash Seeds

Pumpkins don’t have the lock on tasty seeds for toasting and eating. All winter squashes have edible seeds, and they all have a similar flavor. Where they vary is in the ratio of husk thickness to size of seed inside. Modern jack o’ lantern pumpkins have READ MORE

Ye Olde Prime Ribbe

If you’re looking for an old-fashioned English prime rib dinner, check out Beckham Grill & Crown Bar, where the old-English ambience is matched by the food: prime rib with Yorkshire pudding and roast duckling with black cherry Grand Marnier sauce, says *i READ MORE

Know Your Cheese

A glossary of cheese terms. READ MORE

Popeyes Fried Turkey

The popular Popeyes Fried Chicken franchise has a deep-friend Cajun turkey that can be ordered online. It costs about $50 for a 10-12 pound bird, fully cooked, ready to heat and eat. ... READ MORE

Fall-Perfect Butternut Squash Gratin

Here’s a great dish for Thanksgiving or any autumn meal, courtesy of opiniatedchef: ... READ MORE

Two Special Crabs from Two Different Coasts

Picking meat from cooked crabs can be a messy, slow process. It’s a fun meal with a group of friends, but you’ll need a lot of napkins. The Pacific Coast boasts the big, meat-filled, Dungeness crab. To cook them, just boil up a pot of salted water, and READ MORE

Leave the Gun, Take the Prosciutto

The L.A. Times reported this week on a deadly serious game of “hide the salami” at Mozza, Mario Batali’s much-anticipated Los Angeles pizzeria. READ MORE