Casey Barber

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Salty-Sweet Summer Treat: Peanut Butter Caramel Drumstick Cones

Casey Barberby Casey Barber July 28, 2014

“The result of the tweaking is a homemade ice cream treat with just enough of an edge, hitting all the nostalgic notes of the original caramel-filled cone, but with a sassy underpinning.”

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Don’t Be a Square: Bake A Deep-Dish Pie

Casey Barberby Casey Barber July 7, 2014

“And if you’re afraid of making your own pie crust, I encourage you to give it a try here, since this shape covers a multitude of sins, including slumped crusts and less-than-perfect shapes. It’s a perfect excuse to go rustic.”

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Think Pink! Strawberry-Hibiscus Shandy for Summer

Casey Barberby Casey Barber June 30, 2014

“Cutting the beer with cold hibiscus tea keeps the fizz and the flavor, while making it a punchier summer sip that you can throw into a mason jar and tote around with you to the backyard, to the park, to the pool or the beach… “

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Biscuit Head Lives Up to Its Name in Asheville

Casey Barberby Casey Barber June 23, 2014

“The line constantly forming at the walk-up counter is equally a product of the restaurant’s popularity and the crippling indecisiveness that hits when you’re forced to decide whether you want sweet potato coconut gravy, jalapeño pimento cheese, mimosa fried chicken, sriracha slaw, or smoked chèvre grits with your biscuit. Or maybe all of the above.

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Ramping Up A Recipe for Classic French Onion Dip

Casey Barberby Casey Barber June 10, 2014

“It’s a more mellow variation on the pungent party starter we all know and love, and in keeping with this slightly tweaked version of the American classic, I’ve given the dip a more worldly chip pairing as well.”

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The New Jersey Sloppy Joe: A Different Kind of Deli Sandwich

Casey Barberby Casey Barber May 29, 2014

“In South Orange, the Town Hall Deli is the originator and pre-eminent purveyor of a sandwich that on first glance, is akin to a cold Reuben sandwich. Composed of two deli meats and cheese with coleslaw (the original combination being ham, tongue, and Swiss, its version of a Sloppy Joe is layered Club-style between three soft, wafer-thin slices of rye bread that have been slathered with thick Russian dressing, so thick it’s more of a spread than a loose, pourable dip).”

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