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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Bacon & Potato Leek Soup

http://tweetmeme.com/i/scripts/button.js Ah, soup weather in New England. The air in Salem is finally turning a little colder, at least in the evenings. There are few things I love more on a nippy night than having...

How to Make Pulled Pork in the Oven

I knew I wanted to make pulled pork. I also knew that our grill wasn't set up, and we don't have a smoker yet (yet!). I figured, "OK, it's a pork shoulder. I'll braise it." And that's where it all started.

Cajun Catfish Bites

Hands down, this is our favorite way to prepare catfish: Cut into chunks, coated with spicy breading, then shallow fried 'til golden brown.

Pad Thai

Pad Thai, perhaps Thailand's most infamous noodle dish, has dozens of incarnations—including several regional variations—each one a slightly different take on the mouthwatering combination of sweet, salty, and sour flavors. Some are super spicy,...

Chipotle Lime Chicken Fingers with Sour Cherry Compote

Mmm, mmm, mmm. Give me a plate of these and a big glass of sangria and I'm a very happy mouse. These chicken fingers are a perfect foil for one of my favorite flavor...

Bacon, Basil & Tomato Pizza

Homemade pizza is one of my favorite ways to feed a crowd. This particular pizza combines two of my favorite things: bacon and cheese. Think of it as a mouthwatering take on a BLT in pizza form.

Super Simple French Fries (Crisp & Crunchy in Just One Step)

No soaking? Only one fry? Start the potatoes in cold (yes, cold) oil? Come on. I had to try it. And man, am I glad I did. Hands down, these are the easiest, most delicious fries I've ever made.

Sesame Noodles

These noodles are one of my favorite things to bring to a picnic. They're a little salty, a little sweet, and only get better once they sit in the fridge overnight. They're super simple to...

Oven-Baked BBQ Chicken

OK, so this is cheating. Well, sort of. This may not be real barbecue, but it is one of my favorite ways to make chicken legs: Indoors. In the oven. Seared, then smothered in hot,...

Garlic & Herb Roasted Pork Shoulder

C'mon. Let's do some magic tricks in the kitchen. We'll start by making a feast that's fit for a king�for practically pennies. All you need is a sharp knife, a few hours, and a...