Alison Giacobone

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Dark and Moist Gingerbread with Cheesecake Pockets

Moist, dark, spicy, but not too sweet, this is classic gingerbread. The addition of black pepper has a historical hook: it was a common ingredient in …

Dessert

Essential Bittersweet Chocolate Cake for Improvising

Serve the cake with whipped cream or creme fraiche.<p>Makes one 8-inch cake that will serve 8 people. (For a dramatic 10-inch cake double the recipe and …

Set-It-and-Forget-It Roast Pork Shoulder

8 servings<p>Scoring the skin isn’t just for looks; it helps the fat render and makes the roast easy to slice.<p>November 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup black peppercorns<p>3 tablespoons juniper berries<p>1 tablespoon coriander seeds<p>½ cup Diamond Crystal or ¼ cup plus 1½ teaspoons Morton kosher salt<p>3 tablespoons …

Butternut Squash and Kale Stracciatella

4 servings<p>This warm, comforting riff on egg drop soup is just the thing when you’re trying to figure out what you want to eat on a Tuesday night, and it’s cold outside, and you don’t want to put too much effort into cooking.<p>October 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>½ onion, …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

How To Make Corn Casserole For Thanksgiving 2016: An Easy Recipe Anyone Can Cook And Serve

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and this means it is time to start planning the yearly Thanksgiving dinner menu.<p>You may be lucky and have the meal …

3 Unusual Sheet Pan Dinners That Are Actually Worth Making

Your weeknight dinners just got a whole lot more interesting.<p>At <i>Cooking Light</i>, we're all about trying out new and crazy cooking techniques, whether …

3 Easy Greek Yogurt Dips You Don't Need a Recipe to Make

By Alex Delany<p>Yogurt dips where you don't really need a recipe are the best kind of yogurt dips. And yeah, they taste good.<p>Dipping things in other things is fun. Schmearing things on other things is fun. Splattering and drizzling and dripping things on other things is fun too. This means that …

This Fast and Fancy Pasta Makes Brussels Sprouts the Star

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Meanwhile, place the pancetta in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until …

Kale and Sweet Potato Salad with Chicken Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Whisk together lemon juice, mustard, honey, and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt until combined. While whisking, slowly drizzle in 4 …

Spaghetti Squash Parmesan

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oven to 400°F. Place squash on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet, drizzle cut sides with 2 tablespoons of the oil, and …

Farro with Mushrooms and Bacon

1K<p>710<p>A few months ago, I was gifted a very large bag of farro, over five pounds of it. I never thought I could have enough farro, and sure enough, …

Recipes

Tips for homemade turkey stock, plus recipe ideas to spice up your Thanksgiving gravy game

Just because Thanksgiving mostly is about tradition doesn’t mean that we aren’t open to going off script when it comes to side dishes and exactly how …

The 12 Knits of Christmas 2009: Week Ten: The Melissa Scarf

Week Ten: The Melissa Scarf<p>The Melissa Scarf<br>designed exclusively for Inish Knits<br>by Michigan knitwear designer Marla Mutch<p>Materials: Louisa Harding …

11 Recipes to Help You Rethink Carrots

Better salads, smarter slaws, and flavors way beyond the standard mirepoix<p>All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory …

Santorini Beaded Necklace Free Knitting Pattern

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

Baked Ham & Cheese Ring Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

My Perfect Vanilla Bean Iced Coffee.

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Coffee

Cranberry Upside Down Cake

1K<p>2K<p>I <i>have</i> to eat fruit every day. If I don’t, I wither away psychologically. When I was in New York for a while this winter, it was tough because …

Dessert

Indian Coconut Fudge Recipe

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a fairly ancient Gujarati sweet, traditionally made using fresh coconut and milk that has been reduced for hours. As coconut trees don't readily grow where I live now, and there's no need to spend hours reducing your own milk, we make this with desiccated coconut and condensed …

Brazil's Favorite Sweet is Only 3 Ingredients

In Rio de Janeiro, where I grew up, Brigadeiro is not only the most traditional sweet, it's also the favorite one.<p>Brazilians grow up eating Brigadeiro, which are at every birthday party and pretty much any kind of celebration. <b>I tried my first when I was around 2 or 3 years old</b>. My mom told me that …

How to Make a Cheesy, Crispy, Perfect Batch of Homemade Nachos

Homemade nachos are a thing of beauty—unless they turn into a soggy mess. Here's how to make the most of any chips-and-melted-cheese situation.<p>When it comes to homemade versions of our favorite bar food, nachos are pretty easy to whip up. But there's a world of difference between …

Sherry Braised Beef Short Ribs Recipe

"Beef short ribs are pretty much foolproof, and as long as two things happen, you are in for some very fine eats. First, the beef must be really well …

Put an Egg on It: 32 Grain Bowls for Lunchtime and Anytime

The quickest, easiest one-bowl meal we can think of is a grain bowl. Here are our favorites to make for lunch time—or, anytime. Did we mention they taste great as leftovers too?<p><b>Our love for grain bowls knows no bounds.</b> Composed of, well, grain—rice, farro, barley, quinoa, kamut, you name it—and …

Healthy Eating

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

Stand Up for Flat Abs

Challenge your core with this fast belly-tightening routine you can do on your feet<p>When you want to sculpt lean, sexy abs, doing crunches is highly overrated. Why? On-your-back moves target just one part of your midsection and leave out the deep-lying muscles that cinch in your waist. This upright …

Flakiest Pie Crust

Makes two 9" pie crusts Servings<p>The best pie crust doesn't require special equipment. Using your hands is the best way to ensure that the butter ends up in irregular pieces and the dough doesn’t get overworked. Use the force!<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>1 …

Chocolate-Coconut Pound Cake

8 Servings<p>The fragrant richness of coconut oil and the tenderizing power of buttermilk make this the ultimate chocolate pound cake recipe.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>¾ …