Cheap Eats

// Tacos, flautas, and burritos at Taco Loco

The Somerville spot is serving up some of the best Mexican food in the area.

// CanBeSmart Curry and other unusual recipes from ‘Ig Nobel Cookbook’

The 40-page guffaw includes recipes from Nobel laureates, past winners of the Ig Nobel prize, and organizers of the Ig Nobel ceremony.

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// Recipe for sliced apple cake

Thinly sliced apples sit on a thin layer of not-too-sweet cake slightly spiced with nutmeg.

seasonal RECIPE

// Recipe for ginger-apple cake

Fall apples, shredded and seasoned with lots of gingerbread spices, melt into tenderness in this fall cake.

Jewish Holiday RECIPE

// Recipe for grated beet salad

The recipe is from Brookline’s Jerusalem Pita.

Jewish Holiday RECIPE

// Recipe for tzimmes cake

Full of sweet potatoes, carrots, dried fruits, and nuts, tzimmes cake is carrot cake’s Jewish holiday cousin.

Jewish Holiday RECIPE

// Recipe for sour cream apple streusel cake

This impossibly moist apple cake is swirled with brown sugar and topped with streusel.

Jewish Holiday RECIPE

// Recipe for kasha varnishkes

Kasha, or buckwheat kernels or groats, has a strong toasty-nutty flavor and aroma and tender grainy texture.

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// Chocolate bars made with honey, not sugar

Pure 7 Chocolate bars are made with organic cacao powder, organic cacao butter, raw local honey, and a handful of other organic ingredients.

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// Time to flesh out eggplant

Now starring at farmers’ markets and farm stands: glossy-skinned eggplant with unique shapes and colors.

17sunday - Molly Kravitz' recipe for steak and eggs with zucchini vinaigrette. (Karoline Boehm Goodnick)

Karoline Boehm Goodnick for the boston globe

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Updated steak and eggs, then egg salad with pancakes

Save some eggs from steak and eggs dinner for egg salad to serve with buckwheat pancakes.

Gary Kim (above left) and Julian Armstrong at their Anju Noodle Bar (near left) in Kittery, Maine. The menu includes shoyu ramen (top) and the steamed pork bun (middle left).

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Kimchi at the core of Kittery noodle bar

Anju Noodle Bar in Kittery, Maine, is a bright, airy little space serving rich bowls of shoyu ramen, fluffy pork buns, and Korean-style rice bowls.


Samuel Fromartz’s quest to make the perfect baguette

The adventure ultimately took Fromartz to bakeries in Paris, Berlin, California, and Vermont.

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At a White House rich in coffee lore, no word on president’s preference

It turns out that the Obama White House makes it nearly impossible to find the source of its coffee and how it is prepared.

// Cooking tip from food editor Sheryl Julian

Instead of starting with flour and water to make your own crackers, start with big squares of whole-wheat lavash bread (available at many supermarkets, often next to pita). With kitchen shears, cut rectangles from the large flat lavash, line them on a baking sheet, spray with olive oil, sprinkle sparingly with salt, and bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden.

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// The buzz on coffee and the people who drink it

Presidential coffee history, the Costco coffee habits of Michael Dukakis, and a journey for the perfect cup.

Barbecue in Boston

// Boston’s 10 best BBQ joints

We decree which spots serve the tastiest ribs, pulled pork, brisket, and other smoked specialties.

Globe Magazine

// The food issue

How “Top Chef” Kristen Kish enterains, plus Clover Food Lab’s secret ingredient.

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The cover for the September 14 2014 issue

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The cover for the August 24 2014 issue

The cover for the August 17 2014 issue

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// Cookies

20 recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth.