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Muir Glen Fire Roasted Tomatoes – Great Shortcut for Salsas

Muir Glen Fire Roasted tomatoes have a deep, rich, truly roasted flavor, yet they also taste tangy and bright. READ MORE

Oatmeal-Yogurt Pancakes

The flavor of oatmeal makes these pancakes sing for AnneInMpls, who makes extras on the weekend and reheats them in the toaster on busy mornings: READ MORE

Hanger Steak, Fast

Hanger steaks cook quickly in a cast iron skillet over high heat. READ MORE

Substitutes for Wine in Cooking

When you have to forego all alcohol in your cooking, is there any way to replace the flavor pickup that wine gives a dish? READ MORE


Sopapillas are a New Mexico specialty of deep-fried dough puffs eaten hot and spread with honey (or stuffed with your favorite taco fillings). READ MORE

Plenty of Popcorn Topping Ideas

The only limitations to what goes on top of your popcorn are your imagination and what actually tastes good. READ MORE

Variations on a Theme: Hummus

Chowhounds add a variety of things to their basic hummus recipes to change up the flavors. READ MORE

Really Thick, Really Fudgy Brownies

This recipe makes some serious brownies. READ MORE

Which Are the Good Dried Herbs?

Which dried green herbs are worth using? Very few. READ MORE

Carcass Cassoulet

niki rothman shares a method for a sort-of cheater’s cassoulet made with the trimmings from a leftover roast duck. READ MORE