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Pork Chops with Fresh Tomato, Onion, Garlic, and Feta Recipe. Martha Stewart's Perfect Baked Macaroni & Cheese - Food on Shine. Every week on Food52.com, we're digging up Genius Recipes -- the ones that make us rethink cooking myths, get us talking, and change the way we cook.

Martha Stewart's Perfect Baked Macaroni & Cheese - Food on Shine

This week's installment: The key to perfectly creamy baked macaroni and cheese, courtesy of Martha Stewart. - Kristen Miglore, Senior Editor, Food52.com No matter how haggard we may feel about our the state of our country -- we, as a nation, will always have macaroni and cheese. It's a French sauce wrapped around an Italian dried noodle, shot through with cheese. And, according to legend, it was all magically brought together for the first time by Thomas Jefferson. Ever since Jefferson got his macaroni machine, and possibly even before that, American home cooks have been on a quest to get it right -- we want the bouncy noodles, the creamy cheese sauce, and the crunchy cap.

>>Related: See 9 Speedy, Simple Weeknight Pastas on Shine. If you find yourself on this quest, just listen to Martha Stewart. Martha Stewart's Macaroni and Cheese 1. 2. Baked Mac and Cheese. Ramen Hacks: 30+ Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Instant Noodles. SLIDESHOW: Ramen Hacks: 30+ Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Instant Noodles [Photographs: J.

Ramen Hacks: 30+ Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Instant Noodles

Kenji Lopez-Alt] Ramen in the U.S. has come a long way. Once known only in its 10-for-a-dollar instant-lunch form—a staple of offices and dorm rooms all around the '80s and '90s—high-end real ramen shops are springing up left and right on both coasts and everywhere in between. As a half-Japanese kid in the '80s, I grew up eating instant ramen at least once a week, and it still holds a special place in my gut. That said, my tastes have changed and expanded considerably over the years, and sometimes that little flavoring packet just isn't enough. As a card-carrying member of the Ramen Transmogrification Society of Greater New York,* it is my duty, my honor, and my privilege to share with you some of our methods and recipes.

For full, step-by-step instructions on any of these dishes, please click through the slideshow above. * Our membership is pretty thin right now—care to join? Simple Add-ins. Garlic butter roasted mushrooms. A repeat offender in the lede-burier category, let me begin with what matters: this is absolutely my new favorite quick and obsessively delicious way to prepare mushrooms.

garlic butter roasted mushrooms

And now, a story. Once upon a time, I was a vegetarian who loved going to steakhouses. A friends birthday would approach and out of kindness to me, they’d start talking about gathering friends at a restaurant that had vegetarian options and I’d beg them to go to a steakhouse instead. “It’s your birthday! I know you want a steak! If only I knew the secret: escargot! I found this recipe a while back on Gourmet.com, something that hadn’t made the cut of what had to have been their final issue (moment of silence, but do you know what’s almost as wonderful?). Garlic Butter Roasted Mushrooms Perfect as can be from Gourmet.com Preheat oven to 450°F with rack in middle.

Homemade Flour Tortillas Recipe. Cook the Book: Creamy Mushroom Pâté. Shiitake mushrooms.

Cook the Book: Creamy Mushroom Pâté

Photograph by marcelo träsel on Flickr Let me begin by saying that I love pâté. Mousses, terrines, galantines, rillettes, even the ubiquitous liverwurst. Give me some toast points and a few cornichons and I am in heaven. So what am I doing writing about pâté during a week of vegetarian recipes? Gellles has succeeded in creating a spread that rivals a meat-based pâté in both its rich deliciousness and calorie count. Win '100 Best Vegetarian Recipes' As always with our Cook the Book feature, we have five (5) copies of 100 Best Vegetarian Recipes to give away this week. Wonton Wrappers Recipe.