Thinkstock/istockphotoWe can't think of a reason why anyone wouldn't love eggs Benedict, unless of course you just have an aversion to eggs in general.
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The dish is rich, full of flavor, and there are so many varieties that you can enjoy it for any meal, not just brunch.
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While the tried-and-true classic version is always great, we're pushing the envelope here and getting a little creative with the poached egg dish.
Rather than create a menu of endless options for guests to choose from, why not hone in on one dish and have your visitors make it their own?
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It would be rude as a host or hostess to ignore the palate preferences of your guests, so make sure to poll your friends on if they like eggs Benedict before you create an entire brunch based around the beloved dish. Once that's squared away, get to planning.
Follow these few steps and have a
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According to The Daily Mail, Comboco in London's Soho neighborhood has rolled out a line of breakfast-flavored gelato, including a Bloody Mary gelato with a celery garnish that's said to be able to help cure a hangover.
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Ice cream in general might be an excellent hangover cure, because apparently eating something cold causes blood to go up to the brain in an attempt to keep it warm. (We cannot, however, imagine much worse than the sensation of having an ice cream headache and a bad hangover at the same time.)
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Momofuku Ssäm Bar, New York City (pictured above)
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Flickr/MarcChronicSome art is meant to be touched, but in the case of food museums, it's also meant to be tasted. This genre of museum can spotlight a specific food or brand, and museums around the world exhibit everything from a given food's history to creative variations of a certain dish.Read More »from The World’s Tastiest Food Museums
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Spam Museum: Austin, Minn.
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Blast the Soundtrack
The soundtrack - produced by industry icon Jay-Z - is as anticipated as the film itself. The tech-infused track list boasts talent from Beyoncé to Jack White. The 17-track deluxe edition of the album will be sold exclusively at Target, and features three bonus songs. Turn up the tunes and dance like you're a guest at one of Jay's fabulous fêtes.
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Monte MathewsIn gas station lots, at midtown curbs, and by parks blocks from your office, idling food trucks serve tacos, lobster rolls, burgers, burritos, grilled cheese, pizza, sous-vide dishes, and high-end French food you'll pay $10 or less for. Food trucks leverage lower overhead, brave (mostly) outdated municipal restrictions, random (and targeted) police ticketing, and misdirected ire of insecure brick-and-mortar restaurants who often stir up trouble. Food trucks are far from the latest food trend, but when it comes to great food made quickly (and by the "little guy"), they're one of the best things.Read More »from The Best Food Truck in America
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Cake in a Jar
A blogger discovered that at a patisserie named Country of Origin just outside of Mumbai, India, they're selling layer cakes in a jar. The flavors include "haute" chocolate and hazelnut, cookie dough, caramel and cream, cookie dough and hazelnut crème, red velvet, and Black Forest cake. You bring it home, microwave the whole jar for 30 seconds, and enjoy.
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Pluck Yolk Extractor
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Jane BruceThe fudge pop is a pretty interesting frozen treat, when you think about it. It's not exactly an ice cream bar, as it's not exactly frozen chocolate ice cream on a stick. It has a gooier, fudgier consistency than chocolate ice cream, and a different flavor altogether.Read More »from The Best Store Bought Fudge Pop
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ModernFarmerIf you think that paper magazines have been completely replaced by shiny digital editions, or that indie magazines are limited to the music scene, you are missing out on a lot of quirky, sometimes narrowly-focused food magazines.Read More »from Great Food Magazines You Should Be Reading
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Modern Farmer (pictured above)
Just launched this month, Modern Farmer is for "people who care about where their food comes from," and whether you want to start your own garden or just know where food comes from and where it's going, this magazine will enlighten you. Be forewarned: the images will make you want to run out and buy a plow or an exotic chicken! Four issues (one
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Hamburger-Stuffed Potatoes Recipe
For the hamburger mixture:
3 large russet potatoes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 pound lean ground beef or turkey
1 tablespoon ketchup
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
3 tablespoons tomato paste
1/4 cup Sneaky Chef Green Purée
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 tablespoons plain low-fat Greek yogurt
1/2 teaspoon salt
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For the hamburger mixture: Preheat the oven to 450