8 Ways to Carb-Load While You Watch the Olympics

February  7, 2014

If there's one thing we know, it's that watching the Olympics works up an appetite. Not the kind of appetite that can be satiated with a cup of popcorn or pile of celery stalks, but the kind of appetite that calls for your extra-large-dinner-plates, for mounds of heaping, cheesy pasta and maple-syrup-dripping-pancakes. Think of it as a favor to the athletes: after years and years of training and working out, they'd be honored to know we're celebrating in the best way we possibly can: with the food of champions. 

Al Forno's Penne with Tomato, Cream & Five Cheeses by Genius Recipes

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Savory Gruyere Stuffed French Toast by Margy@hidethecheese


Hand-Formed Parmesan Tater Tots by CamillaMMann


Edward Giobbi's Spaghetti alla Foriana by Genius Recipes


Baker's Sign Soft Pretzels by Nicholas


Meyer Lemon Focaccia by deesiebat 


Fruit-Laden, Whole-Grain Pancakes by Nicholas


Cheese Biscuits by Merrill Stubbs


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