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Wine Awesomeness
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From our friends at Wine Awesomeness comes the chance to win a gift certificate for one of their monthly wine boxes! Each box from WA includes three bottles of wine and a booklet of suggested recipes for wine pairing. Be sure to check out the July recipe suggestions that feature delicious, easy-to-make recipes from Sheet Pan Suppers by Molly Gilbert. Start […]
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Smoke-Roasted Chicken with Horseradish Dip
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This mouthwatering recipe is featured in the upcoming TV show, Project Smoke featuring Steven Raichlen. Find more recipes from the show here. Smoke-Roasted Chicken with Horseradish Dip Serves 4 Method: Smoke-roasting Equipment: Pit Barrel Cooker; hickory chips INGREDIENTS For the chickens: Two 3-1/2 to 4 pound chickens Coarse salt (kosher or sea) and coarsely ground black pepper 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted, for basting For […]
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A Taste of New England Sweepstakes
Sarah Leah Chase’s New England Open-House Cookbook is a wide-ranging cookbook that reflects the bountiful ingredients and recipes of New England, served up in evocative prose, gorgeous full-color photographs, and 300 delicious recipes. Try the Moxie-Braised Short Rib Beef Stew from the cookbook, below. And after the recipe, don’t miss your chance to win New England […]
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Apricot Cheesecake
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Late June to early August is the perfect time to get freshly-harvested apricots. Use them for this recipe by drying them first – either in the sun, an oven or a pot. Find detailed instructions here. From the author: I love both the intense color and flavor of this cheesecake variation. During the summer I like to […]
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Piri-Piri Sauce
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West Africa’s contribution to the world of hot barbecue sauces is piri-piri—a sort of fiery vinaigrette ignited with a tiny African chili. Don’t let its size fool you, because the piri-piri pepper is a real scorcher. Piri-piri chilies may be hard to come by in the United States, unless you live near an African Iberian […]
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