Jessica Pennington

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14 Ways to Cook with Caramel

This salty, sweet flavor combo easily amps up your favorite popcorn and nut mix. When added to cookies, pies, or cakes, it creates a creamy layer of …

Dessert

A Surprisingly Simple Layer Cake, Frosted With Magic (Basically)

If you like the flavor of almond, this is your cake. If you like pastry cream and custard-y sweets (think vanilla bean-flecked creme brûlée), this is your cake. If you like astoundingly delicious desserts that happen to be light and delicate and easy to eat three slices of, then this is definitely …

Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cookies Recipe on Food52

• 1 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temp<br>• 2/3 cup powdered sugar<br>• 1/2 lemon, zested<br>• 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from the zested lemon half)<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground lavender<br>• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• 2 cups flour<p>In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the butter and …

The Best Ways to Make Creamy Pasta Without Cream

It's hard to beat the level of comfort provided by a pasta dish that's coated in a heavy cream sauce, like fettuccine Alfredo or penne alla vodka. …

Italian Food

The Trick To Smooth, Melty, Austin Diner–Worthy Queso

There’s a difference between the jarred queso I pop into the microwave as guests walk through the door and the ooey, gooey appetizer gracing Tex-Mex restaurant tables. The former usually congeals untouched; the latter, I’m tempted to lick out of the bowl.<p>Great homemade queso takes a little longer …

These Cast-Iron Recipes Will Take You From Breakfast to Dessert

Easy skillet recipes for every meal of the day.<p>If you own a cast-iron skillet, you adore it. If you don’t own a cast-iron skillet, we suggest you buy …

Breakfast

These R.D.-Approved Weekly Meal Plans Will Change Your Meal Prep Game

Healthy eating doesn't have to be complicated. That said, the planning can be a little bit of a pain. You need to find recipes, put together a …

Make Stuffed Naan Pockets and Eat Them All Week

Welcome back to <i>Sunday Sustenance</i>, the column highlighting simple meals for lazy days. I’ve recently started making bread for myself, and it is one of …

Ham & Cheese Jambon Pastries

<i>Ham and cheese jambon pastries are puff pastry pockets sold at deli counters all over Ireland. They are perfect for breakfast on the go or as a snack.</i><p>…

Beans Aren't Just Good for Your Heart, They're Also Great for Your Waistline

Ever wonder if bean diet can be good for you? Want to see the results of a low-carb diet without suffering from bread withdrawal? Studies show that …

Treat yourself to the most decadent rice pudding around

With this rice pudding in hand — made simply in the slow cooker and served with fresh fruit – you may need never try another recipe of its kind. I …

Recipes

14 Delicious Ways to Eat White Beans

If you're anything like me, odds are you have at least seven different cans of beans in your pantry at all times—some exciting, some not so much. …

Vegan Blueberry Banana Scones

An easy recipe for The BEST Vegan Blueberry Banana Scones!By now, you probably already know I have a thing for scones. You probably <i>also</i> already know …

29 Useless Pieces Of Trivia You'll Want To Tell Everyone Right Away

"Yoda and Miss Piggy were voiced by the same person."<p>—Sophomaniac<p>—wofflestomp<p>—CrookedKeith<p>—McSmallFries<p>—Solgrynn<p>—monkus2k<p>—Darth_Draper<p>—kborschel<p>—youryellowumbrella<p>—ac2cvn71<p>—jimmiethefish<p>—MarlaTheTumor<p>—Abysmal_Abyss<p>—fabytta5<p>—No_name_Johnson<p>—chrisPmaplebaconRD<p>Some responses have been edited for …

The 9 healthy recipes that people are freaking out over on Pinterest right now

Pinterest is a goldmine of healthy recipe inspo, but sometimes it can seem like there’s too much of a good thing: All those photos can be <i>a lot</i> to …

Social Media

This Is the Most Popular Slaw Recipe on Pinterest

When it comes to summertime favorites, grilled cheeseburgers, buttery lobster, and icy margaritas seem to grab the spotlight. But they can't handle …

Cooking

Apple Empanadas with Almond Pastry Cream

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.<p>In a large saute pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the apples …

Nephew Of Colonel Sanders Revealed The Secret Ingredients Of KFC's Fried Chicken

<i>By: Evan Jankens</i> <br>@kingofthekc<p>Whether it’s original or extra crispy, KFC is phenomenal. There are things in this world we may never know like how many …

Recipes

If You Make This Homemade Sourdough Bread, You'll Never Want Store-Bought Again

Homemade bread is everything.<p>Starter:<p>2 cups warm water<p>1¼ teaspoon (1 packet) dry yeast<p>3½ cups flour<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>Bread:<p>4 cups flour<p>2 teaspoon salt<p>1¼ cup water<p>1 cup starter, stir before using<p>1. In a glass bowl, add water and yeast. Mix the yeast into the water and let it sit for a couple minutes.<p>…

Baking

The Best Zucchini Noodle Recipes You Could Ask For

Long live zoodles!<p>Zucchini is a versatile veggie. It can be turned into taco shells, you can use it as a healthy alternative to pizza crust, and perhaps best of all, you can easily spiralize this green summertime squash and turn it into a plate of zucchini noodles, also known as zoodles.<p>Zoodles are …

Healthy Eating

28 Comfort Food Recipes With No Meat Or Dairy

Whether you're vegan, vegetarian or just want to try something new, you don't have to live a life without mac and cheese.

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 04.16.2017

<i>This week’s healthy vegetarian meal plan includes lots of variety, and all sorts of tasty health benefits! Be sure to print the grocery list to make</i> …

15 Shakshuka Recipes for Breakfast or Dinner

If you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of person who doesn’t like to plan out meals, then eggs are probably a constant in your kitchen. Whether they’re for a protein-filled breakfast or a last-minute dinner, eggs are a total lifesaver AND budget friendly . Since you’ve met your monthly …

Oven-Baked Vegetable Samosas [Vegan]

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18 Classic Japanese Dishes You Can Make At Home

Drop the instant ramen and bookmark this right now.

The Best Homemade Ramen Soup Recipes

Chicken noodle soup has got nothing on these ramen recipes.<p>Traditional Japanese ramen ― the broth-y noodle soup loaded with umami flavors and often times topped with a soft boiled egg ― can take a long time to perfect. Ramen masters spend years honing their craft. But most of us living stateside …

There's a spherical treehouse hotel in Canada that is ultimate camping goals — and it's not even that expensive

The Free Spirit Spheres, located in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, are part of a resort that allows guests to spend the night in suspended …

21 Instant Pot Dinner Ideas You Need To Try

We're kind of obsessed with this thing, TBH.

Cooking

Looking for a spiralizer recipe? Try this vegan beet pasta with cilantro pesto

Maybe you bought a spiralizer in an attempt to keep that New Year's resolution to eat more vegetables. Or maybe you found one in your holiday stocking, and it's been staring at you from a corner in your kitchen for more than a month now. However you ended up with one, now is as good a time as any …

Food

12 Life-Changing Skincare Products to Try Before You Die

We're tried a lot of skin products—as in, so many—so a peek at our bathroom vanities might make you think we moonlight as estheticians (which, …