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Puppy Chow: The Must-Try Chocolaty, Peanut Buttery Midwestern Snack

I feel the unnecessary need to point out that I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and I knew about muddy buddies. The chex box had this as a recipe, and it was/is glorious.

Giveaway: Win a Super-Fast Thermapen Thermometer

Pork because that is the hardest for me to cook right without a thermometer. Teal.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: High Road Ice Cream 6-Pack

I am not sure if it would be that amazing, but banana hazelnut.

AHT Giveaway: Case of Pat LaFrieda Burgers

Good people who are happy to eat lots of food.

Valentine's Day Giveaway: Win This Prime Rib

A romantic meal is one we can cook together.

Video: A San Diego Family's Backyard Chicken Story

@crispyduck13 - I think what you said is exactly why the locavore movement is considered elitest. The idea that they took a way of life that has existed for many and still exists for many more. Then some folks named it and made some money.

I am having an Indian dinner for around 25 and need some help m

What area in India are they from? I'm sure there are more questions to ask (religion, dietary restrictions, etc.) that will help in narrowing down your menu if you are looking to have the meal traditional for this specific group of people.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: The Baking Steel

Pesto, Cheese. Hmm. I need to make more homemade pizza.

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

My friend Chi Mei eating it sort of counts for my favorite way of eating it, right?

Cook the Book: 'The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook'

It has been a long time since I've cooked anything nice since I've been living in a hotel for about 3 months. I guess it would have to be just a simple dinner of sautéed chicken thighs with spinach.

Grilling in Oakland, CA

Lake Temescal is a lot of fun. However I've only been there once quite a few years ago, so I am unsure of the level of cleanliness.

Bake the Book: 'Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts'

Not exactly easy breezy, but forgiving - a fruit gallette.

Cook the Book: 'Asian Tofu'

A recent stint with some steamed tofu with shrimp on top. Simple, but delicious.

BraveTart: Make Your Own Magic Middles

I had a vague memory of these cookies from my childhood and have only recently found out that they actually existed. No one had any clue what I was talking about.