The Culture Food Stir It Up!

  • Custard-in-a-pumpkin

    Tired of being assailed by cans of pumpkin purée everywhere you look, or maybe you just don't really care for pumpkin pie? Hollowed-out sugar pumpkins are filled with coconut custard in this delightful Cambodian dessert

  • Crispy buttermilk baked chicken

    It might not be exotic or innovative, but this crispy chicken, is a tasty, simple recipe you'll return to again and again.  

  • Fish and corn chowder

    This hearty chowder, chock full of potatoes, corn, fish and bacon, gets a sweet note when corn stock stands in for fish stock.

  • Pumpkin cranberry scones

    Pumpkin cranberry scones with orange zest icing made with self-rising flour and pumpkin pie filling are easy to make and have all the right flavors of fall.

  • Go bunless with wafu hamburgers

    Hamburger patties sans buns are now very popular with the low-carb/gluten-free set but the Japanese may have been the geniuses who thought of it first with their wafu hamburger.

October 29, 2014

Photos of the Day 10/29

A Cambodian student releases a dove to mark the 10th anniversary of King Norodom Sihamoni's coronation, in front of the Royal Palace, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. In a rare public speech, Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni urged his compatriots to be united for the sake of the nation.

More Stir It Up!
  • Apple fall salad

    Simple dinner salad chock-full with the flavors of autumn.

  • Harvest lasagna

    Use the abundance of summer's last vegetables to make a delicious lasagna.

  • Vidalia onion and goat cheese soufflé

    The sweetness of caramelized Vidalia onions pairs with marjoram and salty goat cheese for a light and creamy soufflé packed with flavor.

  • Winter squash and pear soup with sage

    The earthy flavor of sage complements the sweetness of this squash and pear soup. Use half and half or coconut milk to add a creamy texture.

  • Baked pumpkin doughnuts

    What better way to usher in fall than with warm, pumpkin-flavored doughnuts baked right in the oven?

  • Autumn apple nog

    This eggless, cocoa-like, nonalcoholic beverage is perfect for chilly autumn days when you want to warm up!

  • Baked potato skins

    Classic appetizer of hollowed out potato filled with cheese, bacon, and sour cream.

  • Spiced apple caramel crumb bars

    With a crumble crust and sweet syrup of apple juices, you might need a spoon to eat these decadent bars.

  • Braised chicken with artichokes and olives

    Bacon, marinated artichoke hearts, olives, garlic and lemon juice and zest combine with chicken drumsticks and thighs in this big-flavored braise.

  • How to make homemade spice blends

    Try making your favorite spice blends from scratch: garam masala, taco seasoning, Cajun spice, pumpkin spice seasoning, and more. All of these blends are easy enough to make at home using organic spices without any additives.