Knicks Nosh: Eat Like Amar'e Stoudemire

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Eat like an NBA player

Being No. 1 isn't easy--especially in this city. Fortunately, the Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire has personal chef Max Hardy to whip up meals in a New York minute--making calories count on the court.

Chef Max specializes in a variety of cuisines including: American, Asian, Caribbean, French, and Kosher. One entrée recipe--low in calories and low in fat--is the Pecan Crusted Chicken Breast. Even without the skin (to cut calories), the all-star dish is packed with flavor and protein (26 grams). Here's how to make it.

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How to Make Hostess Treats At Home

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Hostess has long been the king that sits atop a sugary throne of plastic-wrapped baked goods. But after the company announced that they're closing almost all of their distribution centers, we thought it might be a good idea to learn how to make the treats on your own.

The company may no longer host us (couldn't resist!) on a journey towards cakey happiness, but these recipes might help to ward off Twinkie hoarding.


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A Very Vegan Turkey Day: Hold the Meat!

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Turkey and ham are staples of Thanksgiving dinner, but if there's a vegetarian or vegan guest, what's there to gobble down? Rather than relying on veggies and dreary dairy-free dishes - here are some ways to make a milk- and meat-free meal marvelous:

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Chocolate Blizzard? Tis Just About the Season: Some Cold Weather Treats

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Dark Chocolate and Peppermint Popcorn from Popcorn, Indiana

Blockbuster movies, cooking for the holidays, and snow sports signify winter months, but the coldest season of the year wouldn't be complete without festive goodies to sweeten your seasonal hobbies.

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What Are You Cooking During Hurricane Sandy?

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Jessica Goodman
Comfort food during Hurricane Sandy

Aside from staying dry and safe during Hurricane Sandy, don't forget to stay full. We wanted to whip something up to help ride out the storm, but because the local bodega only had pasta left, the only thing left to do was scrounge around the kitchen.

We found eggs, flour, sugar, butter, vanilla, baking soda, an old packet of Reese's peanut butter chips, and some months-old cocoa powder. Chocolate-peanut-butter-chip cookies commence.

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How to Make Barbecue Chicken Wings From Virgil's

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Virgil's BBQ Wings
With baseball playoffs and the NFL season in full swing, it's time for game-day food. Today we have for you a recipe for barbecue chicken wings courtesy of Virgil's Real Barbecue. The recipe yields 15 chicken wings.

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How to Make Pumpkin Pancakes From Chef Julio Genao

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Chef Julio Genao is the executive chef at Casa Nonna, an upscale Italian eatery in midtown. Although he's typically whipping up Italian specialties, he does have a couple of seasonal ones up his sleeves.

Pumpkin is all the rage today, and Genao has tapped into that with a pumpkin-pancake recipe with maple butter and walnuts. Full recipe after the jump.

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How to Make the Lemony Shrimp Salad From LuLu & Me

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Here's a recipe from LuLu & Me, a charming neighborhood restaurant in Flatiron with a focus on seasonal ingredients. This simple shrimp salad works magic with produce straight from the Union Square Greenmarket.

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Tasty Tailgate Treats: Ceviche and Crab Dip

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With football season underway, Jets and Giants fans don't agree on much. From the sidelines, however, chef Aaron Sanchez, of Food Network's Heat Seekers and Chopped, has created two tasty tailgate dishes for Gang Green and G-Men devotees to devour, regardless of touchdowns or team turmoil. Jets fans can use a green bag of popships, Giants fans the blue.

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How To Make A Grilled Cheese Sandwich From Delicatessen

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Today we have a recipe from Delicatessen, a diner on the edge of Lafayette and Prince. They're sharing how to make their grilled cheese sandwich with applewood smoked bacon, beef steak tomatoes, and a chive puree.

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