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5 Super-Refreshing Sangrias You Should Make Right Now

Here, five fantastic sangrias to make before the end of summer.<p>Here, five fantastic sangrias to make before the end of summer.<p>1. Watermelon …

handmade dolls - boho beauties

In a contest between the toys taking over your house and you, most of the time it’s clear who’s the coolest: you. Unfortunately, these dolls may …

Mini Piñata Tutorial – Cinco de Mayo Mariachi Band! | Hideous! Dreadful! Stinky!

| DIY, doll, eco, entertaining, papercraft, party, upcycle |<p>This post contains affiliate links.<p>Last year, I made Mini Piñata Dancing Girls for Cinco …

Homemade Dumpling Wrappers

Our Best Seafood Pasta Recipes with Crab, Anchovy, Lobster and More

Place a bowl of pasta + seafood in front of us, and it's almost guaranteed we'll want seconds. Here are our best seafood pasta recipes.<p><b>Fact: Pasta makes everything better.</b> This is especially true with seafood—we love that briny, fishy-in-the-best-way taste paired with some kind of noodle. Here are …

24 Brilliant White Sofa Ideas For A Stylish Living Room

A white sofa is a great anchor. Now, bring it to life with everything else in your living room.<p>There's a fine line between bland and beautiful when it comes to decorating around a white sofa. These living rooms got it just right.

15 Real Life Storage Solutions for Kids Rooms --> http://on.apttherapy.com/Jevr39 Figuring out cute and practical storage solutions for your kids' rooms can be a challenge, especially if you can't do major installations. But that doesn't mean you're out of options! Here are fifteen examples from real kids rooms of storage ideas...

Style Forecast: Sofa Trends for 2014 & Beyond --> http://on.apttherapy.com/mxAPTf New sofa styles for 2014 are harkening back to classic themes - a Scandinavian take on mid-century, natural wood legs, colorful upholstery, tufted details and retro silhouettes. Let's take a look at some of the sofa designs that are sure to please through this year and many more to come...

14 Foods That Are Healthier Than Kale

Yes, it's true.<p>Kale has been having a moment for quite some time now, mostly because it's green and healthy and tasty–at least as far as lettuce goes. As any registered dietitian will tell you, the veggie does pack a ridiculous amount of healthy vitamins and minerals per calorie. But a new William …

Our Best Melon Recipes for Cantaloupe, Honeydew, and Watermelon

This summer, take juicy, ripe cantaloupes, honeydews, and more beyond the fruit plate. These are our best melon recipes.<p><b>This summer, take juicy, ripe melons beyond the fruit plate</b>. Spiced-up salads, a refreshing soup, and a revamped <i>caprese</i> bring new life to cantaloupe, honeydew, watermelon, and …

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12 Dishes to Make With Your Kids

We all have a dish that reminds us of childhood: grilled cheese, ramen, brownies. The first whiff instantly transports us to our childhood kitchens, <i></i>where we once waited wide-eyed for our food to be placed in front of us, legs swinging restlessly from our chairs.<p>After the first bite, we experience a …

5 reasons to drink coffee before your workout - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Registered dietician Cynthia Sass is Health magazine's contributing nutrition editor.</i><p><b>(Health.com)</b> -- Half of Americans start their day with coffee, and according to recent study, working out after downing a cup of java may offer a weight-loss advantage.<p>The Spanish study, published in …

Chicken Mozzarella Pasta

This delicious pasta really is the total package: Hearty, easy, full of cheese, and bursting with carbs! All the qualities I look for in a …

Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter

Chicken Potstickers

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Molly Yeh from my name is yeh shares a dumpling recipe that pleases year after year.</i><p><i></i><p>There was a time when approximately half of my diet consisted of potsticker wrappers. …

Pasta With Tuna, Garlic and Parsley

This recipe is the essence of easy. It uses tuna from a can and takes barely any effort at all. Yet it is beautiful and delicious -- the essence of style and artistic restraint.<p>For someone who is inclined to overkill (me), it takes an act of considerable willpower to keep from adding to this dish. …

The Food Lab: Homemade Shin Cup-Style Spicy Korean Ramyun (Beef Noodle Soup)

When I asked you folks for your favorite instant noodle brands on Twitter a couple months back, I was chuffed to note that a great chunk of you picked <i>my</i> favorite non-Japanese noodle: <b>Shin Cup</b>. Spicy, savory, and intensely garlicky with flavor to spare, it's in a league of its own when it comes to …

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

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The Most Basic Marinade Of All Time Is Also One Of The Best

If one theme has emerged over the past decade in the culinary world, it is probably that simplicity is king. Gone are the days when fancier, more elaborate and more expensive meant better. Chefs are focused on showcasing high quality ingredients with minimal preparation instead of tirelessly …

How to Make a Summer Fruit Galette (And Why You Should)

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Pie is great. Galettes are better. Associate Editor Marian Bull is here to explain why.</i><p>We all know how wonderful and lovely and perfect pie is. It is butter’s highest …

Food TV

Spanish-language channel Telemundo's <i>Top Chef</i> spin-off, <i>Top Chef Estrellas</i>, has been picked up for a second season. Unlike the Bravo show, <i>Top Chef Estrellas</i> (translation: stars) features <b>celebrities</b> — not professional chefs — competing in a weekly culinary competition for charity, with actual chefs …

20 Things You Should Do With a Chocolate Chip Cookie

There's nothing more satisfying than a warm, fresh out-of-the-oven chocolate chip cookie. When you lift it off the tray and it's oozing with gooey, melted chocolate, there's nothing on Earth that can give you more joy than that simply decadent cookie. National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day only rolls …

Dessert

Chicken Breasts Dijon

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 pounds)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 small leeks, white and pale-green parts only, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)<p>1 small onion, minced (about 1/2 cup)<p>4 garlic cloves, minced<p>2 cups …

Grilled Romaine Lettuce Salad with Blue Cheese and Bacon

Heat bacon in a 12" skillet over medium heat, and cook, turning once, until crisp and fat is rendered, about 10 minutes. Transfer bacon to a plate, …

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.

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