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SPAGHETTI CARBONARA

Put a large saucepan of water on to boil. Finely chop the pancetta, having first removed any rind. Finely grate both cheeses and mix them together. Beat the eggs in a medium bowl, season with a little freshly grated black pepper and set everything aside. Add 1 tsp salt to the boiling water, add the […]

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ULTIMATE CHOCOLATE CAKE

Serious chocolate lover? Well, get ready, sweet stuff. You’re going to love this one. Our signature take on the classic chocolate cake is light and spongy yet devilishly decadent, and—thanks to Dutch cocoa—dark as a moonless midnight. If you want to stick to the basics, however, skip the GMS. You’ll still wind up with a […]

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MEATBALL SANDWICH

You can eat them as-is, the way I presented them in my Italian-American meatball piece. You could toss the sauce with spaghetti and set the meatballs. You could follow Nidzos  approach and make smaller meatballs that are perfect for pizza. Or you could construct one hell of a meatball sandwich. Mix together the beef, onion, breadcrumbs, […]

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HOW TO MAKE SUSHI AT HOME

Place the rice into a mixing bowl and cover with cool water. Swirl the rice in the water, pour off and repeat 2 to 3 times or until the water is clear. Place the rice and 2 cups of water into a medium saucepan and place over high heat. Bring to a boil, uncovered. Once […]

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UNSANITY TASTY BACON BURGER

I couldn’t possibly leave the great American burger . Sadly, the classic burger has gone from humble beginnings (as something brought over by German immigrants) to become a symbol of fast food and junk. But when made at home with quality ingredients, it’s an absolute joy. So, introducing my great American burger, and its little […]

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RED VELVET CAKE

 If you are making this classic cake the exact origins of red velvet cake remain a mystery, one thing is certain: its’ smooth texture and buttery-rich frosting make it an all-time favorite for any time of year. Directions : Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream […]

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MUSHROOM SOUP

Sprinkle the mushrooms with lemon juice. In a food processor, coarsely chop them. Melt butter in a large soup pot over medium-high heat; cook mushrooms in butter with 1 pinch salt until the mushrooms release all the juices; reduce heat to low. Continue to cook, stirring often, until juices evaporate and the mushrooms have to […]

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APPLE CUPCAKE

Apple Butter Cupcakes – a very easy cupcake recipe with apple butter in both the cupcake and frosting for lots of great apple flavor. Created by our contributor, She it’s not quite fall and we’re still enjoying the final bit of summer that remains, I must admit that I’m very happy for the coming fall. It has […]