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Daily Dish: Monday

By Whole Story Editors, February 1, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors


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Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Today we’re talking about party planning for Sunday’s big game.

Game Day Recipe Playbook

Spice up your spread with these ideas! First up, score some good luck with a symbolic dish to represent your team. Next, add some healthy snacks to your lineup. (...

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Full February for Foodies

By Kara Chiles, February 1, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Kara Chiles

February is the little month that could. While it always comes up a few days shorter than the rest, it packs in twice the number of activities. Editorial Director Kara Chiles gives us the rundown of what events are worth marking your calendars and making your shopping lists.

From the Big Game to the Big Awards Show — and a few sweet spots in between — there’s a reason why we’ve taken to calling it Foodie February around here.

Winning Game Day:  The only thing more likely to shut down a city than last month’s snowstorm is the Big Game on Feb. 7. For those of us who are more football-adjacent than enthusiast, it’s still a great day to chow down. Food Editor Molly Siegler brings the...

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Favorite New Recipe: Crispy Baked Oyster Caesar Salad Bites

By Molly Siegler, February 1, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Molly Siegler

We asked Molly Siegler, our food editor, to share one of her favorite new recipes coming out of our test kitchen. 

Crispy Baked Oyster Caesar Salad Bites

Get the Recipe: Crispy Baked Oyster Caesar Salad Bites

Oysters are very romantic. Also, I definitely read somewhere that garlic is good for your heart. Ergo, garlic (in the Caesar dressing) is romantic. So, I conclude that this is the...
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Valentine's Day Essentials: Oysters

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, January 31, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Raw Oysters with Classic Mignonette Garnish

Oysters have long been associated with love. Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, is commonly depicted springing forth from the sea on an oyster shell. And it’s reported that Casanova, the 18th century lover, had dozens of them for breakfast. Whether or not oysters are an aphrodisiac, their luxurious texture and practically indefinable taste are rightly captured by a French poet as “like kissing the sea on the lips.” Oysters are certainly worth embracing this Valentine’s Day — or any special...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, January 31, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

The new year means new routines, new goals and new tweaks to daily life. If your goal is to cook more dinners from home, you’ve come to the right place. Meal planning is a key to home-cooked success. We’ve picked seven recipes that will help you put a delicious dinner on the table every night this week.

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Tagine

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Tagine RecipeHealth Starts Here, Vegan, Vegetarian


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