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Avatar the Last Airbender Recipes: Earth Kingdom Meat n’ Taters

  By Shannon Moloney Suggested song to play while cooking: Scraping Up The Pieces, by Twin Forks The Earth Kingdom, strong and proud ...
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Pesto and Playdough

by Shannon Moloney Suggested song to play while cooking/baking: Midnight Rambler by The Rolling Stones Despite the fact that I cook more ...
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Eat Like a Gilmore: Jalapeno Chipotle Macaroni and Cheese

By Nandini Ahuja Last night my left hand was in a bowl of milk. I left it in there for ten minutes ...
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Artichoke and Spinach Mac and Cheese Casserole

Suggested song to listen to while cooking: 1940 by The Submarines My first article written for Silver Spork News was about ...
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Spontaneous Spicy Chicken Quesadilla

Suggested song to play while cooking: Misty Mountain Hop, by Led Zeppelin Dearest Sporkers, as you know from my previous articles, ...
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Colombian Independence Day Ajiaco

Quick history lesson before you eat: on July 20, 1810, the discontented citizens of New Granada, South America -- now ...
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Brick Chicken

So get ready for crazy...this is something I never thought I would do in the kitchen. No, not that! Dirty ...
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Tofu and Chickpea Patties with Cucumber Mint Relish

Have you ever googled a random grouping of ingredients and hoped something delicious would turn up? Last week I did ...
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Turkey Meatballs

I had a summer job at a Chicago chain restaurant called Portillo's, and every few days this very nice elderly ...
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Beer Cheese Soup

Suggested song to play while cooking: Don’t, by Ed Sheeran Last week, I waited in agony for my workday to be ...
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Roasted Red Pepper and Ham Sandwich

A couple of weekends ago, in honor of Father's Day I decided to ask my Dad if he had any ...
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Thai Chicken with Noodles

Suggested song to play while cooking: Every Day Should Be a Holiday, by The Dandy Warhols It was the summer of ...
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Crock-Pot Spaghetti Sauce

This is not the recipe to decide to make if you are having one of those lazy days where it ...
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Tuna Noodle Casserole

NYC is a fantastic place for food (unless you're looking for southern comfort food apparently). I almost never get bored ...
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Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese Casserole

I love mac and cheese at a level that borders on insanity, because it is one of the most versatile ...
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Tabbouleh Quinoa Salad

I was the person who bought all of the boxes of “make-it-yourself” Mediterranean food from the local supermarket last month ...
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Parmesan Chicken

Good day loyal readers! I feel kinda bad that I made you work so hard and put off your alcoholic ...
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International Women’s Day

The issue of equality has dominated the news over the past year. Gender, race, and sexual orientation have been driven ...
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Cinco de Mayo Chicken Enchiladas

It is almost Cinco de Mayo weekend! Why? Because one day is just not enough! I guess it should be ...
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Easy Cheese-y Blintzes 

I was that very picky child who did not like going to eat at the deli with my family. The ...
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Italian Sausage Sandwiches

This time of year it seems like everyone at work is on a diet! They went ape-shit on the Easter ...
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From Balaboosta: Sneaky Noodles

So, I was flipping through Balaboosta the other night (ok, and by flipping I mean looking at the pretty pictures ...
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Stuffed Shells and Eggplant Parmigiana

Eating vegetarian doesn’t always have to suck, especially now that innumerable restaurants offer delectable options that showcase a broader range ...
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Carrot Stuffed Pancakes With Rabdi

Remember when Bowling for Soup begged us to remember when “music still on MTV”? That’s how we feel about the ...
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Flawless Fajitas

Growing up in South Florida, the opportunities to try awesome Latino food were endless. However, when I attended college in ...
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Sweet-n-Sour Ribs

I am about to say something un-patriotic that may just generate some hate mail. I don’t like ribs. Yes, you ...
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Coconut Shrimp & Garlic Smashed Potatoes with Orange Marmalade

There’s something about ordering shrimp off of a restaurant’s appetizer menu that inevitably ends in your dinner party’s disappointment in ...
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A Matzo Meal

This year, as I was shopping for Passover, I found myself facing a rather paltry selection of kosher foods. How ...
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Vegan Mac & Cheeze

Nowadays in the vegan world you can actually buy microwavable and stovetop pre-made mac and cheese. It’s an amazing convenience that ...
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Red Coconut Curry of Possibilities

Having a can of coconut milk in the kitchen is like having a new pair of fuchsia heels in the ...
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Black Strap Molasses Rum

I’ve been thinking about pirates too much lately. I’m obsessed with the show Black Sails (hurdy gurdy, FTW!) and have ...
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Grilled Pork Chops with Sautéed Mushrooms

The weather right now is such a tease! One minute it is a balmy 68 degrees and I am considering ...
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Gouda and Spinach Stuffed Pork Chops

What better way to shake of the last vestiges of that winter gloom than by hosting a party? Get ready ...
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Moroccan Pigeon Pie

Moroccan Pigeon Pie (or B’stilla) is famous for two things: being delicious and being an easy joke.   “Hey, I’m making pigeon ...
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Moroccan Lentil Soup

I need to face some facts about my life. French February was a bust. I’ve stumbled through my New Year’s ...
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Grilled Chicken Beer Marinade

It's St. Patrick's Day, which means it's time to drink, wear green, and drink. Wait, I said that one already ...
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Sesame Chicken

Despite the name, this is not a how-to for your favorite Chinese takeout. Not to worry, I am not trying ...
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Vegan Pozole

Pozole is a Mexican soup that dates back to the pre-Columbian era. Originally, this dish was made out of human ...
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Champorado: Reflections on Kidhood

When I was young cooking was an enigma to me, and most mysterious of all was the breakfast porridge, champorado, ...
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The (Condiment) Imitation Game

Today, we explore the art of imitation in a sandwich spread. What happens when the imitation surpasses the original? You congratulate ...
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Lunch Munchin’

Even though I’d been holding down a job for a few months, I had never quite gotten the hang of ...
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Stuffed Red Bell Peppers

I am writing this recipe to expose the metaphorical man behind the curtain. For years many of us have been ...
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Avocado Chili

Salutations, lovely Sporkers! To those of you who are still dealing with aching livers from the insanity of Fat Tuesday ...
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Avocado Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is unique because the base of the salad, the sauce itself, is avocados. That’s right... creamy delicious ...
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Coconut Milk Curry Chicken

I’ve always been a fan of Thai food and one of my most loved dishes is chicken satay. The subtle ...
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The Best Blizzard Buddy: Hot & Sour Soup  

There was a rush of panic and frenzied shopping trips to stock up on kale, toilet paper, and other necessities ...
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Ten Minute Peanut Sauce

Sometimes it’s a good idea to cook something out of your comfort zone. Though, if you’re anything like me, the ...
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A Brave New World of Pan-Seared Scallops

Ladies and gentlemen! Let me start off by saying happy New Year and welcome to 2015. I’m determined to make ...
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Quick Fix Dinner Mix: Jasmine Rice and Teriyaki Chicken

I have a deep love of foods I can eat in bowls. Truth be told, I would pretty much eat ...
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Spicy Cajun Seafood Stew

America is cold, sporkers. It’s colder than any of us want it to be. When we come home at the ...
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Single Serving Yellow Curry

It’s fucking cold out. Most of the U.S. is experiencing the god awful feeling of your nose freezing up when ...
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Balsamic-Glazed Pork Chops

I still remember the first time I had shallots. I was at a hole-in-the-wall pub just outside the London city ...
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F*cking French Toast

Some people have intricate great-grandma's pot roast type recipes that are handed down to each generation. Then there's me. I ...
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Fourth Day of Christmas: Four Roast Beef Tips

Remember that song about the Twelve Days of Christmas? Sure you do. There were some drummers, some birds, some rings… ...
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Feta-Stuffed Red Peppers

I like cooking. A lot. The more complicated, the better. But when you live in a small apartment and don't ...
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Quiche in a Mug

I'm proud to announce that I've perfected the art of cooking in the microwave. A box of Mac & Cheese? ...
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Lancashire Hotpot

Prince Harry, who just last year was compared to Jaime Lannister, has revealed a shocking secret. Despite the confidence and ...
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Thanksgiving Leftover Leftovers Nachos

By now you’ve been valiantly plowing away through your Thanksgiving leftovers and you’re not sure you can ever look at ...
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Smoked Pork Sausage with Hard Cider Sauce

Not everyone likes turkey. It’s not a sin. And for those who don’t like turkey, Thanksgiving can be a rather ...
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Whiskey Glazed Roasted Turkey

Thanksgiving and turkey are inseparable. There are lots of alternatives out there for the modern chef, but we wanted to ...
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Tragedy Lasagna

My aunt Nancy has a special recipe called Tragedy Lasagna. No, the food itself isn’t tragically bad, unless for some ...
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Creative Ramen Recipes

The school year is already underway and I'm living vicariously through my Facebook friends still in college. I'm having trouble ...
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Falling for Comfort Food – Pumpkin Chili

This transition to cooler weather means its time for all the warm foods I love – soup, stew and chili ...
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Día de los Muertos

Here at Silver Spork we're all about holidays. All of them. Holidays are an excuse to get together with friends ...
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Pizza Across the World: Mediterranean

Pizza has its history in many different countries. Even though pizza is often associated with Italian cuisine, early Greeks cooked ...
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Pizza Across the Nation: Chicago

Oftentimes, the Midwest is mistaken for an isolated landmass, completely cut off from civilization. But that’s not the case. The ...
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National Taco Day Disaster

It came to my attention earlier this week that a very important holiday is upon us. No, it’s not Halloween ...
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Spicy Potato, Bok Choy, and Shallot Hash

Were you drunk last night? Don’t lie to us. We were too. Little bit of gin and whiskey, some vodka, ...
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Jalapeno Scallion Mac ‘n Cheese

Jalapenos and scallions are the only green things that really matter to me. Sorry, Ralph Nader. I was a little excited ...
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Avocado Tomato Grilled Cheese

Everyone's been turning simple staples into deluxe eats, and Silver Spork is on board. Grilled cheese has also traded up ...
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How to Cook the Best Bacon

Bacon. Might as well be a sentence in itself, because it sure as Hell is a statement. Bacon. It even ...
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Vegetarian Korma

Do you know those days when you’re really jonesing for Indian food, usually the days between Sunday and, well, the ...
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Gallo Pinto

So, all of your friends studied abroad but you? Sucks to suck. Lucky for you I was eligible for enough ...
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