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TheRunawaySpoon

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Food Moments in Movies

Woman of the Year with Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. She's a working gal trying to win his heart. Her attempt to cook breakfast is hysterical.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: La Quercia's Pork Belly Heaven Package

Video: How to Caramelize Onions in 15 Minutes

I make huge batches of caramelized onions in the slow cooker and freeze them in batches. Always have them on hand. Just butter and onions cooked for many hours. Deep brown and sweetly caramelized.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: La Quercia's Cured Meat Experience

Wrapped around pears stuffed with gorganzola and baked. Or a paniniwith fig jam and taleggio.

The Crisper Whisperer: Garlic Scape Tart

I love scapes, particularly in GarlicScape Beef Satay. The scapes are the skewers, and in the marinade and sauce. http://bit.ly/bSxECZ

Cook the Book: 'Cooking in the Moment'

I love eating seasonally, and so look forward to each new wonder. I have just put up a big batch of strawberry jam, picked the last of the peas from my vine for dinner and I am looking forward to tomatoes, other berries, corn (especially corn). I wait all year for each season, and make the most of them when they come around.

Peeps Week: Bouquet of Peeps (Bopeep?)

Here's my contribution to the Peep fest. Peep Mousse. A more refined way to eat Peeps. In case you were looking for a more refined way to eat Peeps. http://therunawayspoon.com/blog/2011/04/peep-mousse/

Cook the Book: 'At Elizabeth David's Table'

Actually, Elizabeth David and Jane Grigson. And a childhood meeting with Julia Child.

What do I do with grits?

SE Staff Picks: Favorite Party Snacks

I'm all about the Bacon Popcorn! Popped in fat, drizzled with drippings, sprinkled with baocn dust. http://bit.ly/hyg8Ww

Thanksgiving Cocktail Inspiration

I always make a big pitcher of Autumn Sangria for the pre-feast nibbles. http://therunawayspoon.com/blog/2010/11/autumn-sangria/

Weekend Cook and Tell: Beyond Tofurkey: Venerable Vegetarian Thanksgiving Options

Butternut and Sage Lasagne would be a great vegetarian Thanksgiving meal. http://therunawayspoon.com/blog/2010/10/butternut-and-sage-lasagna/

Hot Chocolate recipes, please!

Serious Heat: Three Spicy Recipes for Day of the Dead

I make these Chicken Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce every year for Halloween, but always set aside an extra portion for the Day of the Dead. http://bit.ly/ded2LD

In Season: Tomatoes

I love to make this simple tomato soup base from fresh tomatoes and freeze it. I can thaw it out and season it up however I want! http://bit.ly/9rZcEU

36 Hours in New Orleans: The Budget Edition

And don't foget Mother's for lunch for po boys or the Debris. So good. Jaques Imo's has a decently priced dinner and good food. Creole Creamery for creole cream cheese ice cream.

The Crisper Whisperer: How Not to Cook

I love these Simple Thai Beef Salad Cups http://bit.ly/cfYfGp or maybe a little Watermelon Gazpacho http://bit.ly/dkfpC2. Cold soup is one of my favorite summer treats.

Recap: Top Chef DC, Episode 3

I am finding the contestants unlikeable as well and not enjoying the season very much. Maybe because it ran directly after TC Masters, which was so companionable and friendly. That being said, I think that was one of the most gracious leave-takings of an eliminated chef I've seen.

By the way - I think a "picnic" is a different thing. This was a grilling challenge in my opinion, not a picnic. I know it was on the lawn, put picnic makes me think of packed, portable food. Anyone else?

Cook the Book: The Good Stuff Cookbook

Huey's, the original in Midtown, in Memphis, Tennessee. Love me a Huey Burger!

The Crisper Whisperer: 7 Things To Do with Garlic Scapes

I love scape pesto - but I went out on a limb and made Garlic Scape Beef Satay - scape skewers, scape marinade, scape and peanut satay sauce.
http://therunawayspoon.com/blog/2010/06/garlic-scape-beef-satay/

Memphis in May 2010: An Introduction to the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

Barbecue fest is awesome - just driving around downtown with the windows down and smelling all that smokin' pig is a joy. And though you can't taste the competition BBQ, there are local BBQ resturants that have trucks where you can buy. And all the great joints in town are open as well.

Pizza Hummus from Tribe

A shame - trying to equate healthier foods with unhealthy foods for sales. I know tons of kids who love hummus and eat it for a snack everyday - even with veggies! Why combine the two ideas? teach kids that healthy can be tasty!

Drinko de Mayo

Suggestions for cooking for many at the beach

New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp - the best gather round the table fun for a beach house. Easy, messy, fun and absolutely delicious!!! http://tinyurl.com/234szy8

Finding Cane Syrup in NYC

Thought you might find this interesting - some info about cane syrup and another recipe to use up the bottle when you find it! http://tinyurl.com/2ftdayq

You can also buy Steen's Cane syrup through Amazon. It's worth it! http://www.amazon.com/Cane-Syrup-Steens-100-ChefShop/dp/B00155X14G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=grocery&qid=1272231610&sr=8-1