New England Style Clam Dip

New England-Style Clam Dip

Recently, I was thinking about all of the questionable things I eat to this day, because of the positive associations I have between these marginal food items, and memories of time spent with my dad. Snacking was of great importance to both of my parents; a plate of vegetables and dip would almost always appear before… 

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Best of 2014

The 10 Most Popular Recipes from 2014

It’s that time of year again! In 2014, over one million people visited our website to read through the hundreds of recipes we tested each day right here in our very own kitchen. Which of these recipes were the most popular with you, our readers? Here are the most popular recipes from 2014, according to… 

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Marie Callender's "Cheesy Bacon and Egg"

America! Presents: Marie Callender’s “Cheesy Bacon and Egg” Breakfast Pot Pie

It’s been a long time since I’ve written a post in the “America! Presents” series. I’ve devoted more than enough words to prepackaged Philly cheesesteaks, Buffalo wing-flavored chicken jerky, and “Lobster Bisque” flavored potato chips. Frankly, I just didn’t know if I had it in me anymore, didn’t know if there was anything left that I… 

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Banana-Pear Upside Down Cake

Banana-Pear Upside Down Cake

I want to be the person that sits down every morning with a cup of French press coffee, the New York times crossword and fresh baked pastries in my silk pajamas. There are a few problems with this. I don’t drink coffee. I desperately want to like coffee. I love the way a freshly brewed… 

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Cheesy Breakfast Frittata

Easy Cheesy Arla Dofino Breakfast Frittata (PLUS GIVEAWAY!)

Ack! It’s the holiday season already, and there is so much to do. So much fun, crafting, gifting, wrapping, parties, eating, concerts, tree lighting, Santa letter writing, movie watching, carol singing, decorating, kissing under the mistletoe and visiting to be done. It’s a joyful time of year. But it can feel a little frenetic, especially when managing a… 

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Bacon Buttermilk Cornbread

Bacon Buttermilk Cornbread

I was reading Violet the story of Stone Soup, when I was transported to my nursery school, in the basement of the Methodist Church. It is the first book I remember. The first book I connected with. I knew I was onto something major, that all the secrets were contained in all the books. If you don’t… 

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Achiote Butter Basted Turkey with Ancho Chile Gravy

13 Thanksgiving Recipes to Awe and Amaze

If food bloggers have a Superbowl, it’s Thanksgiving Day. Oh, sure: There’s the giving thanks and the cornucopias and the shoes with big brass buckles and all that. There’s also no other holiday where you are given permission (nay, encouraged), to eat as much as is physically possible, pressing well beyond the point of simple satiation… 

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Cranberry and Ricotta Napoleon

Cranberry and Ricotta Napoleons

I miss being a kid. When I was a kid, the holidays meant running around like a banshee with my cousins, eating olives and pickles from my Grandmother’s adorable segmented dishes and sporting matching candy cane pajamas with my sister. It was magical. No worries, no pressure. Extravagant meals seemed to materialize out of thin… 

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Funded!

Kickstarting Our Food Truck, Part 3: We Did It

There’s a huge difference between the version of me that exists right now, and the one that existed a little over thirty days ago. That’s because thanks to you, the ‘Wich, Please sandwich truck is 117% funded, raising $29,457 in about a month. It’s a mandate. You want this truck to come to Rockland, Maine…. 

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