Savor and share: Super Bowl party favorites

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America’s collective tailgate party, otherwise known as the Super Bowl, is drawing near. So don’t be thrown for a loss — send us your favorite Super Bowl party recipe for the Recipe Box of Jan. 24. You can post recipes on the Recipe Box blog at http:/blog.timesunion.com/recipebox or mail them to Recipe Box, Times Union, [...] [Read More]
Categories: Reader favorites

What’s That?: Updated

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We asked readers of the Recipe Box blog to identify the kitchen item pictured. Here are some of the guesses: ‘‘Hard boiled egg slicer’’ ‘‘Tool used to cut cheese’’ ‘‘Rack for drying sweaters’’ As many of you correctly guessed, it is a horizontal cake slicer. Made by Westmark, it sells for $19.99 at Compliments to [...] [Read More]
Categories: Capital Region, Contests

McCormick forecasts 2013 flavors

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McCormick is known to be a global leader in flavor. For the last 13 years McCormick has identified the new and trending flavors for the upcoming years. The Flavor Forecast is known to popularize unfamiliar ingredients. McCormick’s flavor forecast consists of the five identified trends that the company believes will create new sensations and innovations [...] [Read More]
Categories: New products

Savor and share: Baked goods

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It’s the time of year when most of us don’t mind having the oven on. Send your favorite recipes for baked goods for the Recipe Box of Jan. 17. You can post recipes on the Recipe Box blog at http:/blog.timesunion.com/recipebox or mail them to Recipe Box, Times Union, Box 15000, Albany, NY 12211. You might [...] [Read More]
Categories: General

What’s That?: Updated

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We asked readers of the Recipe Box blog to identify the kitchen item pictured. Here are some of the guesses: ‘‘Hot dog roasting fork’’ ‘‘Roasting stick for marshmallows’’ ‘‘Olive fork’’ As many of you correctly guessed, it is a pickle picker, which enables the user to pluck a pickle from the jar and remove it [...] [Read More]
Categories: Capital Region, Contests

Savor and share: Poultry

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We’re asking for ideas for cooking poultry, and the pun possibilities are painful: Don’t duck your responsibility, don’t be a chicken (or a turkey), get a feather in your cap — we’ll skip anything involving goose. But do be a feathered friend and send your poultry recipes for the Recipe Box of Jan. 10. You [...] [Read More]
Categories: Reader favorites

What’s That?: Updated

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We asked readers of the Recipe Box blog to identify the kitchen item pictured. Here are some of the guesses: ‘‘Cookie press’’ ‘‘Food stamper printer’’ ‘‘Wine bottle opener’’ It is a cupcake plunger, and sells for $4.95 at Spoon & Whisk. This week’s randomly selected winner is Pat. Check out the Recipe Box (http:/blog.timesunion.com/recipebox) on [...] [Read More]
Categories: Contests, General

Savor and Share: Family favorites

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There’s nothing like preparing an old family favorite to make you feel conected to your culinary heritage, whatever that might be. Send your family favorite recipes for the Recipe Box of Jan. 3. Post recipes using the comment link below. You might just win a cookbook for your efforts. Please include your name, address, phone [...] [Read More]
Categories: Reader favorites