Mulled Wine Poached Pear Crisp, Deconstructed

November 21, 2014 | Posted by Stephanie Banyas

Crisps, cobblers, Bettys and you know the difference? Read all about it here, and watch this video for a demonstration of Stephanie's wine-y deconstructed pear crisp, featuring mulled-wine-poached pears.

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Infatuated with The Infatuation

November 18, 2014 | Posted by Elyse Tirrell

What happened when two food-obsessed guys working in the music industry decided to get together share their restaurant adventures with the world? The Infatuation was born! Bobby introduced me to this restaurant review website last year with only wonderful things to say. >> read the blog <<

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Persimmons Stuffed with Mushrooms, Bulgur and Feta

November 17, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

Wondering what would make a delicious centerpiece for a vegetarian feast, Thanksgiving or otherwise? Persimmons surprise with a starring role and they do not disappoint. While my Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast was centered around this very fruit, the meal still felt Thanksgiving-appropriate with all the familiar flavors and smells and plenty of stuffing (my favorite). &gt;&gt;get the recipe&lt;&lt;

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Turkey Roulade

November 14, 2014 | Posted by Stephanie Banyas

If you're hosting an intimate affair this holiday, why not try something a bit smaller for your Thanksgiving feast? My Thanksgiving for Two menu (of which this roulade is the centerpiece) features half the food and half the amount of work, but all the traditional smells and flavors -- and the feeling of a true celebration. &gt;&gt; get the recipes &lt;&lt;

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Pumpkin Spice Syrup

November 12, 2014 | Posted by Stephanie Banyas

Pumpkin lattes can be found everywhere this time of year, from fancy coffee shops to fast food chains. But here's a dirty secret: the pumpkin spice syrup usually found in these lattes contains artificial ingredients and no actual pumpkin! Determined to have a perfect pumpkin latte and drink it too, I decided to come up with my own syrup -- and it doesn’t only have to be used for coffee drinks! >> read the blog and get the recipe <<

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Up Your Cranberry Game

November 10, 2014 | Posted by Sally Jackson

Every year, about this time, I take part in The Great Cranberry Debate. It goes something like this (and it’s entirely in my head): Do I stick with my favorite simple sauce or branch out? Bobby makes a sweet-savory cranberry sauce that’s so good, it has inspired me to try something new this year (while still making the classic, of course). >> read the blog and get the recipe <<

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A Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast

November 10, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

Could we create a vegetarian spread that felt festive and exciting enough for Thanksgiving, without relying on turkey (...or gravy, or sausage, or bacon)? Of course we could! After hitting the market and tearing it up in the test kitchen, I emerged with a meal that is seasonal, satisfying, celebratory andfeatures my favorite traditional Thanksgiving element -- stuffing -- in an unexpected package. &gt;&gt; read the blog post and get the recipes &lt;&lt;

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Hibiscus Soda

October 29, 2014 | Posted by Stephanie Banyas

I love making my own soda. In honor of taco month on, I created a recipe for a beloved Mexican favorite: jamaica, aka hibiscus. >> get the recipe and read the blog post <<

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Toasted Almond Horchata

October 27, 2014 | Posted by Sally Jackson

Making horchata is a process, no doubt, requiring two trips to the blender, and overnight soak, and careful straining. A labor of love? Yes. Worth it? Oh yeah. >> get the recipe and read the blog post <<

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Fish Tacos Two Ways

October 20, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

The B-Team LOVES fish tacos! But we debate the age-old question: to fry, or not to fry? After developing two recipes -- beer-battered halibut and pan-roasted red chile halibut -- we have our answer. They're so good, you need to try both! &gt;&gt; read the blog post &lt;&lt;

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