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Easy Tailgating Recipes with Jarlsberg

Tailgating season is here, and what better to get in the spirit than with cheese! Life lesson: You can never go wrong with cheese. Trust me. Here are my top 3 easy ...

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Squid Ink Pasta

Have you ever seen a dish so eery looking? For me, squid ink pasta conjures an image of a lone fisherman, eating these dark, brooding noodles inside of his boat. The ...

CHICHA MORADA

Chicha Morada (Peruvian Purple Corn Drink)

Here's how to make chicha morada! It's a Peruvian cold purple corn drink that's sweet, fruity, and warmly spiced with cinnamon. Spike it with some good Pisco and it ...

parchment poached sea bass

Parchment-Poached Sea Bass

Fish is one of those proteins that can really intimidate home cooks. I know I was one of them. Some of my earliest cooking memories, while I was still in high school, ...

Panzanella

Panzanella (Bread and Tomato Salad) + The Best Tomato Sandwich

I used to think panzanella was just croutons in a salad. I was dead wrong. Croutons are known to be mouth roof-scratchers, but the pleasant chunks of bread in this ...

DIY Wine Cork Trivet

DIY Wine Cork Trivet

For months I've been asking people to save wine corks for me, so occasionally my collection built up. One night after dinner with Leo's family, I asked if I could ...