March 26, 2014 What do lemony aioli, red pepper sauce and herb gravy have in common? These versions owe their smooth, creamy consistency to nuts. Even if you're vegan or gluten-free, they've got you covered.
March 19, 2014 Like an international secret agent, the zest of tangerines and mandarins and oranges finds its way into Szechuan stir-fries, Mesopotamian couscous and Iberian sweets.
March 12, 2014 The typical green-themed cookie or cupcake is no match for these alcohol-infused treats. Celebrate with Kahlua cake, a mint-liqueur milkshake, wine-soaked fruit salad or beer-glazed bacon candy.
The best quality salt cod typically is sold as nearly white whole fillets, 2 or more inches thick in the thickest parts, often packed in coarse salt in wooden boxes.
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March 5, 2014 Why eat preserved cod when fresh is so readily available? The salt transforms it into savory, complex comfort food, and nearly every country bordering the Atlantic Ocean has a version of it.
February 26, 2014 On the day of indulgence before the austere season of Lent, celebrate as you're meant to: with a hearty helping of dough and fat.
February 19, 2014 They're creamy, delicious, full of nutrients — and, as a crop, they have a complex history. But banana enthusiast Laura B. Weiss keeps it simple in her appreciation of America's No. 1 fruit, with sweet suggestions for breakfast and dessert.
February 12, 2014 These edible treasures would be too pretty to eat — if they weren't so delicious. Bake a batch of gingerbread or shortbread hearts, bedeck them with royal icing — and if it suits your mood, break them in half before devouring them.
February 5, 2014 Books published in the 19th and early 20th centuries brought Amanda Moniz back to a food career she thought she had left behind. Inspired by their recipes — and, she says, by their pursuit of independence through cooking and writing — the former pastry chef sets a table for Black History Month.
January 29, 2014 Cooking for a crowd for the big game? Put away the pots and pans, and turn to these party-friendly dishes. Then you can settle onto the couch in front of the TV instead of getting stuck in the kitchen.
January 22, 2014 This fresh, fleeting delicacy, harvested through March, softens the harsh blow of winter. One or two large, plump scallops — raw, seared or tucked in crisp, maple-roasted bacon — can serve as the crowning jewels of a dish.
January 14, 2014 The breakfast staple makes a move to the grown-ups' table, punching up a pork roast and veggies, pecan pie and a cocktail.
January 8, 2014 Take out the idling bottles of spirits in your home bar and make something exciting. There's no distilling or science involved — just fresh fruits, spices, herbs and more, plus ample alcohol and a bit of time for infusing.
Sheri Castle's quick bread is based on popular beer bread recipes but uses hard apple cider instead.
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December 31, 2013 With these tipply dishes, a spirited New Year's can come from the kitchen as well as the bar.
Susie Chang's story on the versatility of buttermilk was a hit with Kitchen Window readers. Or maybe it was this mouthwatering photo of "double fluffy" biscuits that reeled them in.
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December 24, 2013 From buttermilk to Brussels sprouts, DIY yogurt to nostalgic sweets, here's a roundup of Kitchen Window's most-clicked stories of 2013.
December 18, 2013 What's cozier than curling up by a window on a starry night, watching a few starry flakes of snow drifting down, nibbling the sugary points of a star cookie one by one? Nibbling three different types of star cookies!
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