3-ingredient chili and BLT kebabs

Grab your foam fingers and pop open the trunk — it’s time to tailgate! Whether you’re set up in a stadium parking lot or having fun parked in your own driveway (like me and my squad), you’ll need easy-to-make meals. Here, I have two ideas that I hope will score big with your football friends: The world’s easiest three-ingredient chili and BLT kebabs smothered in creamy ranch dressing. Of course, the tailgate is optional — these goodies are touchdown-dance-worthy on your comfy couch, too!

Courtesy Joy Bauer

This recipe is a game-changer. It is, hands down, the quickest chili you

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Michigan’s Best Local Eats: Family recipe guides Nick’s Original House of Pancakes’ from-scratch meals

ANN ARBOR, MI — Nick Panos takes pride in his “from-scratch kitchen.”

“We crack our own eggs,” said Panos, owner of Nick’s Original House of Pancakes in Ann Arbor. “We make our own batter.”

The batter recipe, a close-kept secret, was created by his aunt, also a local restaurant owner.

Nick’s Original House of Pancakes, 3030 Lohr Circle, celebrates its 13th anniversary in December, Panos said. The restaurant focuses on breakfast food, serving up omelets, biscuits and gravy and, of course, pancakes.

“Obviously, pancakes are the highlight,” Panos said.

Panos serves the classics — including chocolate chip, banana and strawberry

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From Effortless Knead-Not Plant-Based Bread to 30-Minute Tortillas: 10 Vegan Recipes that Went Viral Last Week!


When everyone’s got their eyes on a recipe, you know it must have something special that you will want to try! That’s the case for these 10 vegan viral recipes that went viral last week. They’re some of the best, and trust us when we say that you don’t want to miss out on these incredible viral recipe creations from our bloggers!

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help you get healthy! And, don’t forget to check out our Popular Trends Archives!

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Nigel Slater’s recipes for carrots with cashews, and with basil cream | Food

A fat bunch of late summer carrots, long, slim and with feathery plumes, is a sight to lift the spirits. In the kitchen, they grate without turning to mush the way the early spring varieties do, and are substantial enough to become, along with onions and celery, the backbone of the first slowly simmered dish of the autumn.

Raw or lightly steamed, the carrot’s inherent sweetness is tamed with something sour – a dash of lemon juice, a spoonful of thick yoghurt or kefir, or a tangle of red cabbage. Roasted they will soften while their edges become as chewy

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Try Guys ‘No Recipe Road Trip’ Picked Up to Series at Food Network

Discovery’s Food Network is hungry for more on-the-road cooking improv escapades from the Try Guys, the YouTube viral-video comedy troupe.

The cabler picked up “No Recipe Road Trip With the Try Guys” to series, with an additional five-episode order. Food Network previously had announced a deal with the Try Guys for a one-off special of the same name; the special will now air as part of Season 1 so there will now be six episodes total. No premiere date has been set for the hour-long “No Recipe Road Trip” series, which likely will be available on both Food Network and

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Nigel Slater’s recipe for courgettes with tahini | Food

Even the largest of late-summer courgettes can make good eating when floured, seasoned and fried until crisp.

Put 4 tbsp of light tahini in a mixing bowl. Peel and crush 1 small clove of garlic to a paste, then add it to the bowl with 50ml water, 250ml of thick yoghurt and the juice of 1 lemon, stirring well.

Chop 2 tbsp of parsley leaves and add to the dressing. Roll up 8 mint leaves and shred them finely with a sharp knife. Stir them into the dressing and taste for salt. Use a small whisk if you wish

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