Ana Maria Volpe

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Sorry, Hotdogs: These Grilled Carrots With Avocado Are My Perfect Summer Food

Hunks of avocado and fresh mint? I'm in love.<p>Each summer, I divide food into two categories: picnic food and everything else. If I can’t eat it outdoors, surrounded by friends with an Aperol spritz in hand, I’m not interested.<p>These grilled carrots with avocado are the epitome of picnic food: fresh …

Recipes

How to cook the perfect stuffed courgettes

Stuffed marrows reek of wartime privation; giant, woolly things made to stand in for everything from meat to bananas, thanks to their overwhelming lack of any discernible flavour. Stuffed courgettes, with their thinner skins and creamy flesh, are a far more attractive prospect, however, and popular …

Recipes

8 Shrimp Scampi Recipes Made for Alfresco Summer Dining

The early months of summer practically beg you start cooking and dining outdoors. After months spent huddling indoors due to cold weather, everyone …

Seafood

Coconut Macaroons III Recipe

"This recipe has won many 1st place ribbons at my state fair. They are very simple to make."<p>Ingredients<p>2/3 cup all-purpose flour<p>5 1/2 cups flaked …

Dessert

Easy Biscuits Recipe

Simple and flaky and perfect when slathered in a ton of butter.<p>Makes 7 biscuits<p>Prep: 10 minutes<p>Total: 30 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 ½ cups|380 grams all-purpose flour<p>2 tablespoons baking powder<p>1 tablespoon granulated sugar<p>1 ½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>8 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cubed<p>1 cup buttermilk<p>1 …

Breakfast

I Tried Chrissy Teigen's Banana Bread Recipe & It Was Seriously Unreal

<i>You've been there before: You're scrolling through your Instagram feed when you see your favorite celeb post about their favorite new product — a</i> …

There's a Secret to Making Saltines Even Better

In a time of cracker and flatbread abundance, the pedestrian saltine gets short shrift. The grocery aisle teems with boxes of whole grain …

This Homemade Hummus Is So Good You’ll Never Buy It From the Store Again

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve made hummus from scratch, both for personal and professional reasons. Working in professional kitchens and …

9x13 Chicken Recipes So Delicious You’ll Make Them Again and Again

Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.<p>The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy …

Cooking

The Stovetop Quiche I Made Entirely By Accident Might Just Be My New Favorite Dinner

My kitchen experiments aren't always successful—but this one was a total home run.<p>A frittata is my reliable clean-out-the-fridge, …

30 Days of Avocado Recipes

Avocado is a fruit that has gotten its fair share of hype in recent years — which it owes largely to the delicious innovation that is smashing it on …

Key Lime Icebox Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Whisk together first 3 ingredients in a heavy saucepan. Whisk together egg yolks and half-and-half in a bowl. Gradually whisk egg …

Dessert

How to Master a Traditional Caramel Flan

Step 1<p>Place the dish that you plan to use for the flan into a larger dish that will serve as a water bath when cooking and preheat the oven to 325° …

Crispy Honey-Lemon Chicken Thighs Are a Budget-Friendly Weeknight Meal

Sure, chicken breasts are healthy and versatile, but let’s be real: The thighs are the real winner. They’re cheaper, juicier, and more flavorful, yet they’re often overlooked. Why not give them the love they deserve? Enter crispy chicken thighs with honey-lemon pan sauce. Quick, easy, and involving …

Recipes

Our Soup Diet Melts Off 24 Pounds in a Week

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps folks lose nine,15, even 24 pounds in a single week. And that’s not even the best part. …

Food Preservation

Ask Polly: ‘Is Agreeing to a Casual Relationship Undignified?’

<b>Dear Polly,</b><p>I am a 44-year-old woman who grew up in a toxic, abusive, dysfunctional home. Very poor. Married a narcissist when I was 20 years old, was …

10 things in your home you never clean — but should

About 8 in 10 Americans say it's important to keep a clean home, a recent survey by global cleaning technology company Kärcher found. But some parts of the house get more TLC than others.<p>Your kitchen countertops might be spotless, for instance, but can you remember the last time you cleaned your …

Cleaning

Empaths and narcissists make a 'toxic' partnership — here's why they're attracted to each other

Opposites attract — or so we are told. While this rule has potential to broaden your horizons, people who are poles apart might be drawn together for all the wrong reasons.<p>Narcissists, for example, are attracted to people they will get the greatest use from. Often, this means they pursue and target …

4 easy things all women can do now to prevent Alzheimer's disease

Love, feed, and care for your most overworked and overlooked body part – your brain. It will thank you now, and love you back later.<p>1 Move …

Alzheimer's Disease

6 Red Flags That You’re Codependent…And What To Do Next

A healthy relationship means two people growing together—instead of into each other. While the purpose of this connection is to find someone who has …

Immigrants In The U.S. Illegally Say 'We're Not Hypothetical'

Jin Park remembers where he was when Donald Trump announced his presidential bid in June, 2015. He was alone in his Harvard dorm room and watching Trump on TV.<p>"When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best," Trump told the crowd at New York's Trump Tower, "They're bringing drugs. …