Possibly the world's greatest ginger snap. If you're passing around a cookie plate after dinner, this is what you want on it. If you want to give a gift of homemade cookies, these are the ones you want to give. 3 minutes to make the dough.
Pizza. The big cooking revelation. Watching flour and water become pizza dough. Watching pizza dough become a pizza crust. In your own oven. If I can do this, you and everyone you know can, too. And you probably don't know anybody who doesn't love pizza. It's Thoughtful Thursday, the first day of the always thoughtful BCS Gift Guide.
A gift that's practical, surprising, healthy, cheap and delicious. Add it to your diet to dramatically lower risk of heart attack, diabetes and overeating. And improve your holiday party snack repertoire. Here's Day 9 of the BCS Gift Guide.
A light, bright, crunchy salad to balance your Thanksgiving turkey. 40 cents per serving of sweet, aromatic and spicy salad. Totally refreshing.
If red wine goes with your Thanksgiving dinner, so does this unsweetened, non-alcoholic, deeply flavored soda. Better Cheaper Slimmer Grape Soda Pop. It's actually kind of elegant. If alcohol's not the thing for you or a guest, this is the drink to serve. Cool for kids, too.
Granita is what the Italians call it. You might call it a slushy or shave ice. It's frozen fruit juice. No equipment needed. This flavor's a wake-up call for your mouth before dessert. Or for dessert. Could come in handy on Thanksgiving.
Five minutes to greatness. Spicy Peanut Sesame sauce. Intense, refreshing flavor for any vegetable. Especially for crisp, crunchy barely cooked ones like the fresh, flavorful string beans I just used.
Let's be clear: this is about turkey in one of the world's great sauces. It has nothing to do with the small, burrowing animal. In fact, the sauce is vegan. And it may be the richest, most explosively flavorful sauce you'll ever have. In Mexico, it elevates turkey to greatness.
The best meatballs I've ever had. The ricotta cheese keeps them light and airy. The finely ground veal and grated parmigiano make them deeply flavorful. Less than $5 for a very large serving, including spaghetti and sauce.
News Flash! Really. Even if you're genetically predisposed to coronary artery diseases, a healthy lifestyle can reduce your susceptibility by 50%. Yup. Just by eating and exercising well and not smoking. Click for the conclusions of the study that will be published later today.