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Top 10 Summer Picnic Foods

Watermelon

Photo: Hajime Nakano

It’s a lovely summer day; the sun is twinkling through the tree branches, the birds are singing arias, and the clouds are as a fluffy as meringues in the forget-me-not sky. It’s the perfect day for packing …

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Watermelon Mini Cake Delights

Served as a desert,  or savored as a summer snack, this recipe is vegan, fresh, and full of raw goodness for every occasion! Would you have guessed that the paste on top of these watermelon squares was made from a …

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Fresh Corn and Avocado Salad

If you’re in search for a cool summer recipe that doesn’t require hours in a hot kitchen, let me introduce you to raw cooking site Gone Raw, a vegan recipe bazaar for raw, vegan foodies around the world to …

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Different But the Same

If you’ve ever wondered what the supermarket shelves looked like to your parents or grandparents, the blog Different But the Same can offer some answers. This consumer-culture-lovin’ site compares vintage packaging with their current incarnations, …

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Baconized Jalapeño Poppers

BY CHRISTEN, WRITING TEAM INTERN

I’ve always had a taste for spice; the more of an emergency in my mouth, the better. So, of course, I’m a die-hard fan of jalapeño poppers. From time to time, though, a true appetizer-eater …

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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Layered Cupcakes

First time’s the charm, if you’re hobby baker Cara Sapida. The local reporter and pal of our Head of Advertising, Michelle, whipped up her first original recipe to submit to Pillsbury’s annual Bake-Off contest, only to end up as a …

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Mexican Tortilla Bake & Homemade Horchata

I’m not a vegan, but I am a proud vegetarian who enjoys cooking and baking without using dairy or animal products as often as possible. As a lover of Mexican food and lasagna, I was thrilled to stumble across a …

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Grandpap Vic’s Risotto

In many families, the matriarch rules the kitchen. However, I daresay that my grandfather is the best cook in my family — just don’t tell my grandma, okay?

My 100% Italian grandfather’s risotto is super delicious and fairly simple to …

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New England Clam 'Chowdah'

Why is it that the colder it gets, the more we want to eat? With winter dragging on, I find myself cooking more than ever. My latest kitchen obsession is the new slow cooker my mother sent me from Massachusetts, …

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We're Flippin' Over National Pancake Week!

Holy crêpe! Pancakes are great!

In honor of National Pancake Week, we hit the griddle with specialty flapjack recipes from ModCloth fans. Check ‘em out after the jump.…

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Super Bowl Snowbank Chili

After 20 inches of snow and 50 hours inside this weekend, I was ready to escape the increasingly annoying indoors for a friend’s Super Bowl extravaganza and a fine feast of Super Bowl Snowbank Chili last night! Unfortunately, the roads …

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Cynthia Steffe's Apple Crisp

As a general rule, I avoid the kitchen. I can’t stand cooking. Really, I can’t. But even I felt the tiniest quiver of excitement when we got the CFDA’s American Fashion Cookbook at work. After a few of my fellow …

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Potato, Tomato, Cheese, Peas & Beans Bake

For these cold winter months, take it from lumberjacks, mountain climbers, and your mom — it’s good to get a hearty meal in ya! Baked dishes with starches and proteins and a bit of veggies tossed in for vitamins and …

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