Travel You Can Taste: A Culinary Armchair Adventure

Travel You Can Taste: A Culinary Armchair Adventure

If spring break wasn’t in the cards this year, plan a recipe road trip instead.

This culinary journey hits the must-try defining dishes from all 50 states.

First stops:

Connecticut’s New Haven-Style White Clam Pizza
Kansas City-Style Ribs
Virginia Ham Biscuits

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Tags: American cuisine American Recipes

Easy Vegan Naan

Easy Vegan Naan

For as much Indian food as we eat in our home (takeout and homemade), it was about time I knew how to make a good vegan naan. I’ve been working on this recipe for a while now, and it’s finally ready to be released into the world!

I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised with how easy it is to throw together. Let’s do this!

This recipe is simple, requiring just 7 basic ingredients you likely have on hand right now.

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Fluffy Chickpea Scramble (30 minutes!)

Fluffy Chickpea Scramble (30 minutes!)

Chickpea scramble! Ever tried one?

It’s the perfect solution when you want something egg scramble-like without eggs or tofu (no shade on tofu, but some folks avoid soy, so this is another workaround).

Chickpeas are a delicious source of plant-based protein and fiber, and they take on flavors well. The only “problem” with chickpeas as a base is 1) they don’t bind together well, and 2) they don’t quite emulate the fluffy texture of eggs or tofu.

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Get Excited for Ramps

Get Excited for Ramps

Fleeting, wild and desperately coveted, ramps are the spring allium equivalent of a teenage summer romance. Plucked by foragers throughout the East Coast and Midwest, ramps are a two-for-one bonanza of pickle-worthy bulbs and sauté-ready leaves.

If you happen to come across a bunch at an area farmers’ market, grab it and try these springy takes:

Pickled Ramps
Pan-Roasted Chicken with Morels, Ramps and Frothed Parmesan
Steak with Seasonal Ramp Relish and Green Pea Grits
Skirt Steak with Fingerlings and Ramp Leaves with a Pickle Sauce
Grilled Pea and Potato Salad with Asparagus and Ramps

More of the ramp-age:

25 Ways to Use Ramps
In Season: Ramps

Peep This: New Life for Easter Leftovers

Peep This: New Life for Easter Leftovers

Now that the Easter feast has finished, don’t let all the leftover candies and colored eggs go to waste. Transform those same-old-same-old seasonal staples into exciting snacks with these easy recipes:

Easter Dessert Peep-Za
Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon
Easter Candy Bark
Chesapeake Bay Deviled Eggs

Dessert Recipes That Use Up Easter Peeps
Deviled Egg Recipes

Pump Up Your Passover Spread

Pump Up Your Passover Spread

No matter that (unleavened) bread is banned from the Passover table; you can still create a flavor-packed spread worthy of this festival of freedom. From savory to sweet, these sumptuous dishes will make you forget all about flour:

Noodle Kugel
Flourless Chocolate-Almond Cake
Truffled, Shiitake Matzo Ball Soup
Passover Cobbler

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Grilled Cheese Greatness

Grilled Cheese Greatness

Why is April National Grilled Cheese Month? We’d guess it’s because few things go better with April showers than grilled cheese and a companion dunking bowl of tomato soup. But regardless the reason, we’re stoked that the entire month is dedicated to the nostalgic favorite. Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month with these old-school takes and new-school twists on the always-golden sandwich:

Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions
Grilled Cheese with Apple and Bacon
Parmesan-Crusted Grilled Cheese
Black Bean Hummus and Gouda Grilled Cheese
Mozzarella Grilled Cheese

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The Final Four: Game-Changing Flavors

The Final Four: Game-Changing Flavors

As the clock counts down to the Final Four games of March Madness this weekend, it’s time to turn your attention to the spread … the snack spread, that is. With college basketball teams from Washington, Oregon, North Carolina and South Carolina facing off on Saturday, will your party playbook favor the flavors of the Pacific Northwest or the cuisines of the Carolinas? Looking to both regions for inspiration, we’ve rounded up a roster of winning recipes.

The Carolinas

Saucy Barbecue

The Carolinas are known for serving succulent ‘cue smothered in tangy sauces. Put their iconic pulled pork sandwiches, smoked ribs and signature sauces into play on the party platter.

North Carolina Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich
Carolina-Style Pulled Pork
North Carolina House Ribs
Smoked Ribs with Carolina-Style BBQ Sauce
South Carolina-Style BBQ Sauce
Eastern North Carolina Barbecue

Shrimp Appetizers

Get in on the dunking action come game day with an appetizer inspired by the Carolinas’ coastal waters. Shr..

Why We’re Stalking Rhubarb

Why We’re Stalking Rhubarb

Step aside, strawberries. The start of spring belongs to rhubarb. It may be a semi-tough stalk that needs a lot of time to stew, but rhubarb yields a tart, sweet result that is so much better than the usual seasonal superstars.

If you plan to land a few ’barbs in your kitchen, here’s where to start:

Rhubarb Pie
Rhubarb Parfait
Honey-Rhubarb Ice Cream
Rhubarb Water

12 Ways to Sweeten Those Stalks of Rhubarb

Win Tia Mowry’s Cookbook

Win Tia Mowry’s Cookbook

This is your chance to win Tia Mowry’s new cookbook. But first, you should know why this cookbook exists. Tia has a condition called endometriosis that made it difficult to conceive a child. After advice from doctors and a lot of research, she decided to make changes to a major part of her life: the food she eats. Once she improved her diet, her migraines stopped, her skin cleared up and she was finally able to get pregnant. Now with a busy acting career and a five-year-old son, Tia has to balance an extremely busy schedule while maintaining the diet that literally changed her life.

Tia wants to inspire you with over 100 practical recipes (including her healthier take on fried chicken!) for people who want to feel great, but who don’t have a lot of time.

We’re giving three of you each a copy of Whole New You: How Real Food Transforms Your Life, for a Healthier, More Gorgeous You. To enter the sweepstakes, flip through our gallery of Tia’s best recipes from her show Tia Mowry at Home,..

Munch Madness: Recipes from the Best College Restaurants

Munch Madness: Recipes from the Best College Restaurants

We decided the madness shouldn’t be limited just to the basketball court. We pitted the best dishes from college towns against each other in our “Bracket Battle: Best College Eats” tournament. Check out the best college food in the country from campus restaurants and find out how to make it all at home.

When Comfort Foods Collide

When Comfort Foods Collide

Why indulge in one classic dish when you can enjoy two of your favorite foods at once? We fused 10 iconic comfort foods into five over-the-top recipes. Doughnuts and cake? (Answer: Uh huh.)

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