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The original recipe for Eggs Baked in Ham calls for two eggs, but you can see how the ham cup fell apart with the additional egg. Better to use just one.

#CookClub recipe No. 32: Baked Eggs in Ham Cups


  1. A dozen gifts for the novice cooks on your list


    There is always someone on the holiday gift list just starting out in the kitchen: the recent college graduate, the newlyweds setting up house, the niece who has discovered baking, the cousin who has gone crazy for grilling. Here's a list of a dozen basic tools to help get them started.

    1 Cast-iron skillets

    Bowl and whisk for baking.
  2. White lasagna is a good make-ahead Christmas Eve meal


    The question: What can you prepare for Christmas Eve dinner that can be made ahead and eaten whenever? It must be something that will work around the schedules of churchgoers, late arrivers, eager youngsters, adult children making several stops, and last-minute wrappers (or, heaven forbid, shoppers).

    The …

    Brussels Sprouts Lasagna uses sliced Brussels sprouts and mushrooms. Aged or smoked provolone brings gooeyness and flavor.
  3. Easy weeknight meals: Recipe for Turkey Chili and more ideas


    Christmas Edition

    Mon | Meatless meal

    Your easy Middle Eastern menu will buy you all kinds of time tonight. And time is what we need Christmas week. Make a Tabbouleh Salad using a kit from the natural food aisle and serve with Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Dip and crackers. To …

  4. You Asked For It: a recipe for brookies


    Not long ago in the DASH pamphlet inserted in the Tampa Bay Times there was a recipe for brookies. I visited the website associated with the article and couldn't find the recipe. Does anyone have it? Thank you.

    Enjoy two dessert favorites in one with brookies. And don’t forget the milk.
  5. #CookClub recipe No. 32: Baked Eggs in Ham Cups


    I like the idea of the overnight breakfast casserole for Christmas morning, but sometimes that's just too much food for a small group.

    The original recipe for Eggs Baked in Ham calls for two eggs, but you can see how the ham cup fell apart with the additional egg. Better to use just one.
  6. Create an easy but classy holiday party menu for $10 per person


    Recently, friends and I were musing about holiday parties, how many there were in the past and so few now. None of us has big ones anymore. They have become so expensive, we all agreed. And can be stressful.

    Wow your guests with Baked Brie garnished with candied nuts and pomegranate seeds.
  7. Author Laura Silver dishes on knishes



    “For Hanukkah, we have latkes. But Christmas is an important holiday for Jews. Let's harness the knish for its power to harken back to what's great about being a Jew. It's about not feeling left out."

    Mac Wachtler carries a tray of potato knishes at Brooklyn Knish in Clearwater, which his family founded in 2008. 
The family’s knishes also are sold at local outdoor markets.
  8. In Our Kitchen: baked sweet potatoes with cannellini beans, spinach


    What's for dinner?

    I know. Loaded question! Despite such an interest in home cooking and food, I often find myself asking that question and feeling panicked about having nothing especially exciting to whip up when I get home from work or working out. And by then it's already dark out … and I'm tired … …

    Baked Sweet Potatoes With Cannellini Beans and Baby Spinach taste as good as they look.
  9. Read and Feed: Alan Cumming's memoir and a recipe for stovies


    BOOK: In 2010, actor Alan Cumming appeared in an episode of the British BBC TV series Who Do You Think You Are?, which helps celebrities explore their ancestry. As the title of his memoir suggests, what Cumming learned left him understandably shocked, confused and skeptical of the new narrative suddenly imposed …

  10. Easy weeknight meals: Baked cod with artichokes, olives and more


    Mon | Meatless meal

    Open-Face Roasted Veggie Melts pair amiably with steaming mugs of tomato soup. For the veggies, coat strips of red pepper and slices of portobello mushrooms with olive oil and season with coarse salt. Place in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast for about 20 minutes …