Marinated Flank Steak for the Perfect Backyard Dinner

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It wouldn't be summer without bringing a little of your backyard garden to the dinner table. Keep a country theme while trying these veggie-infused crowd pleasers for your next outdoor fete. Marinated Flank Steak with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes (4 servings) INGREDIENTS Marinade 1/4 cup canola oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons fresh lemon... read more

3 Berry Superfood Smoothies You’ll Love to Wake Up To

Give yourself a healthy boost to get through the long work day--swap coffee, sugar and other short-term fixes for an antioxidant-packed, power boosting smoothie. Here are three delicious versions you can try at home: The Peanut Butter Jelly Time INGREDIENTS 6oz of Brasilia Blueberry Bai 1 cup of fresh strawberries 1/4 cup of oats 1... read more

National Doughnut Day Recipe: Coffee Doughnut Bites

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Happy National Doughnut Day! In honor of this sweet-treat holiday, we snagged a recipe for beyond-delicious doughnut bites from the Cooking Channel's Extra Virgin stars, Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos. Prep Time: 45 minutes Ingredients:   2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup freshly brewed Lavazza... read more

A Sweet and Savory Menu for Your Summer Barbecuing

Now that it's unofficially summer, barbecues are making outdoor dining perfect for sharing time with family and friends. Rather than resorting to old-fashioned hamburgers and hot dogs, kick your grilling game up a notch with this simple yet impressive sweet and savory menu. Get ready to fire up the grill! Barbecued Corn with Bacon and... read more

Cookbook Crave: Breakfast Dishes You Can Make in the Microwave

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By now you’ve tried every type of mug cake, but now it’s time to try out some mug meals. If you’re looking for a quick, on-the-go breakfast (and who isn’t?) look no further than your microwave. These three recipes will make your mornings easier and speedier without having to skip the most important meal... read more

Cookbook Crave: Chocolate Desserts with Only Half the Guilt

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We all know the importance of staying healthy but we also like to have a little something sweet every now and again. Cue the answer to this dilemma: Baking with Less Sugar. In her latest cookbook, Joanne Chang, pastry chef and owner of Flour Bakery + Cafe in Boston, gives us... read more

How to Make a Tropical Pineapple Cake

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Give your guests a tropical treat with this cake that looks like a pineapple! In preparation for the fast-approaching summer months, this is one cake that is perfect for dinner parties, backyard barbecues, or even a fabulous centerpiece for your dessert table. What You’ll Need: For the cake: 1 recipe Perfect Pound Cake Mix,... read more

Wake Up Your Taste Buds With This Coffee-Crusted Rib Eye Steak Recipe

Bring your favorite breakfast beverage to the dinner table. This steak recipe calls for a delicious coffee rub that anyone, not just coffee lovers,will enjoy. Serve with some creamy potatoes on the side and you’ve got yourself an easy weeknight meal. What You’ll Need: 2 (8-ounce) rib eye steaks 2 tablespoons... read more

Pretty Petite Cakes to Serve on Mother’s Day

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Treat mom to something special this Mother’s Day with these petite bundt cakes. With flavors like chocolate blackberry and vanilla lavender, these sweet treats are both delicious and elegant. Not only do they taste amazing but they look pretty enough to fit in with the rest of your table decor. Chocolate Bundt Cake with... read more

A Delicious Mother’s Day Menu That Would Make Her Proud

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As an alternative to (or in addition to!) hosting a standard Mother’s Day brunch, consider treating mom to a delicious homemade dinner and decadent dessert. Think of it as your way of giving back for all those years she spent packing your school lunch box. Insalata de Cicoria e Noci / Chicory Salad with... read more