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Many people love the idea of a slow cooker because it seems so simple - open the pot, insert ingredients, cover the pot, turn on the heat, then leave it alone. Eight hours later, after a hard day at the office or chasing the kids, you uncover the … more
Slow cookers have legions of fans. I am not among them. It's partly philosophical, partly practical. Let's start with the latter. Truth is, I'm just not good at producing food that tastes all that great in a slow cooker. Whatever I make ends up … more
Picture this: After a long day at the office (or at the kids' soccer field or wherever) you turn the key to open your front door, and you are greeted by the heady aroma of a steamy, meaty stew. You have been richly rewarded for spending mere minutes … more
Over the years, I've developed a simple system for processing the hundreds of cookbooks that cross my desk every year. It's the six-pile process. Pile No. 1 is where the books get stacked as soon as they are delivered. There they await … more
If you've never made risotto before, you're missing out on a great candidate for a weeknight meal. With no more at hand than the right rice, an onion, some broth and a wedge of Parmesan, you have dinner. Like omelets or tortillas, risotto is … more
Chocolate-covered Cheez-Its, wedding cake Cheez-Its, even a Cheez-It cocktail... They're all out there. Ditto for Cheez-It jewelry and even Cheez-It tattoos (would that be Cheez-tats?). There's a legion of cracker hackers out there and they're … more
It's true... Despite what the kids think, not all Halloween treats need to rot your teeth on contact. Which isn't to say the goodies we've gathered here - a muddy punch and a granola-like snack - don't have a sweet side. Rather, we decided to … more
To be honest, I had no idea about Rice Krispies Treats. That is, I certainly knew of them, but I'd never made them. And I never knew just how delicious they could be. The first time I made them, I used the original recipe. It was good, but I felt … more
Admittedly, it sounds like a Halloween trick. Chocolate hummus. It's either disgusting or just a cruel joke, right? Neither, actually. But when I first saw it sold alongside "real" hummus at the grocer, I decided it had to be one of those. There … more
Ina Garten is a best-selling cookbook author, an Emmy-winning television host and the doyenne of casual elegance. But on a recent afternoon, the so-called "Barefoot Contessa" star looked around her East Hampton, New York, kitchen … more
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