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Taste Beyond The Tongue

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

Recipes

This No-Knead, 5-Ingredient Artisanal Bread Is Super Easy to Bake

We’re serious. You can bake fresh, crusty, aromatic, artisanal bread using just FIVE ingredients. It doesn’t involve any kneading and takes less than 10 minutes of prep! We’ve always thought that baking bread was intimidating, but this recipe is a great way to dip your toes in the water. With only …

Baking

2 Simple Turkey Improvements

Here's a simple thing you can do to improve your turkey. Throw out your roasting rack. It's time to kill this old tradition whether you are cooking indoors or outdoors, whether you are roasting a turkey or prime rib.<p>The traditional roasting configuration is a U- or V-shaped wire rack that sits in a …

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.<p>Sure, you <i>want</i> to reach for a healthy snack—but if you forgot to pack cut-up veggies and the vending machine is <i>right there</i>, then odds are you're going to go with the bag of pretzels. If you …

14 Genius Hot And Tasty Breakfast Ideas

<i>Make yourself a hot breakfast to eat today, or get started on breakfasts you can eat hot the rest of the week. Here are a few chilly-morning go-tos</i> …

The Mashed Potato Recipes You Want And Need

Dive in.<p>Side dishes are often overlooked, a mere afterthought to fill up the plate. But when sides are mashed potatoes, they are the main event. They’re are buttery and fluffy, filling and savory, and all in all wholly satisfying (so long as they aren’t made with potatoes that have been stored in …

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Recipes

26 Healthier Mac and Cheese Recipes That Still Taste Indulgent

Warm, melty, and creamy—macaroni and cheese is pretty much perfect. Far too often, however, we make it from a box... which isn't the healthiest of …

Fall Soup Recipes To Warm You Up On Those Chilly Nights

Coziness in a bowl.<p>The end of summer is always met with bittersweet emotions. It's hard to say goodbye to the endless sun, but it's really nice to cuddle up in a blanket and eat heart-warming meals again. Fall promises the reintroduction of many great foods, and one of its humblest is possibly one …

The top 5 fall getaways from Toronto

Fall getaways from Toronto are all about bright and bursting foliage. Few provinces offer better opportunities to view fall colours than Ontario, and …

Toronto

30 Things Martha Thinks Everyone Should Know

We all hope the worst never happens, but we still want to be prepared to deal with emergencies. Having a fully stocked first aid kit is sure to help us take care of the small cuts, scrapes, and other problems we occasionally encounter; properly equipped, a first-aid kit might even help save our …

You Asked: Should I Eat 3 Big Meals Or Lots of Small Ones?

Compared to the traditional “three squares” approach to eating, the concept of grazing on micro-meals spread throughout the day is popular among …

McDonald's admits it copied the idea for an ad campaign from a series of photos that went viral a month ago

Kristina Bakrevski's and David Sikorski photos montage of a mock engagement with a burrito went viral last month after they were published in BuzzFeed, then picked up in other news outlets such as The Huffington Post and People.<p>On August 3 McDonald's launched a Twitter marketing campaign for its …

Loaded Cauliflower Recipe

"A great way to add some zip to your cauliflower. This recipe is low-carb and resembles a loaded potato! Very unique and down right tasty!"<p>Ingredients<p>…

Make These Eggy Breakfasts Ahead of Time and High-Five Yourself All Week

Many eggy breakfast staples — fried eggs, omelets, and scrambles — need to be prepared fresh, but not these clever recipes that can be made ahead and either eaten at room temperature or microwaved. Perfect for the busiest of mornings — cook them over the weekend or whenever you have some free time …

Breakfast

10 Recipes Every Ree Drummond Fan Should Master

If you’ve seen Ree Drummond on The Pioneer Woman, you know that she isn’t afraid to crack a joke or put a little extra TLC into every dish that she …

Crunchy Roasted Rosemary Potatoes

Now Playing<p>Ina's Parmesan Chicken 04:10<p>Ina tops her hot, crispy Parmesan Chicken with a fresh green salad.<p>Now Playing<p>Snowy Pink Coconut Bundt Cake …

How To Make The Perfect Crab Cakes

Save<p>You don’t need to be from the Chesapeake to appreciate a Maryland-style crab cake. With a hint of Old Bay seasoning – which you can omit or …

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.<p>Using 1/2 tablespoon butter grease a 9-inch springform pan and line bottom with a parchment round. Cover pan underneath …

16 Snacks That Can Take a Hike

<i>We're the kind of people who have to eat every three hours, and Pure Leaf Iced Tea is here to help with that.</i><p><i>Today: Put these snacks in your pack.</i><p>Being hungry is the worst. Being hungry while on the top of a mountain, isolated somewhere in the woods, or at a swimming hole quite literally off the …

Best mac 'n' cheese ever? We have 9 recipes

Could it possibly get any better than mac 'n' cheese for dinner? Probably not. Which is why we've included not one, but 9 mac 'n' cheese recipe options for your dining pleasure. You're welcome.<p><b>Best ever mac 'n' cheese:</b> We ran this recipe for "really the best-ever mac 'n' cheese" a few years ago -- …

Nigella Lawson's One-Step, No-Churn Ice Cream

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: 4 ingredients. 1 step. No cooking. No churning. Ice cream!</i><p>Not having an ice cream maker never stopped us before. We've done all kinds of weird stuff in the …

Dessert

4 Delicious Dinners You Can Make with Pancake Mix (Plus 1 Dessert!)

<i>It's just flour, leavening, salt and a dash of sugar -- but the base can help you make some speedy suppers that have nothing at all to do with maple syrup.</i><p>By Lynn Andriani

What Does a 1,500-Calorie-Day Look Like?

See what a day's worth of food looks like on a 1,500-calorie diet.<p>When you're trying to eat better or lose weight, sometimes you just want someone to …

Best Cake Mix Cookie Recipes

Start with a box of cake mix and get baking with these incredibly easy recipes from Camilla Saulsbury's <i>The Ultimate Cake Mix Cookie Book</i><p>The Ultimate …

Peanut Butter-Brownie-Coconut Layered Bars

We combined a peanut butter cookie, a brownie and a macaroon and made something totally wonderful-and definitely worth the effort. The bars are …

23 Light + Flavorful Pasta Recipes for Summer

Everyone loves pasta. And how could you not? With those delish noodles, creamy sauces and plethora of toppings, pasta is a go-to meal that never gets boring. But during the summer, sometimes it can feel a little too heavy to eat a giant bowl of the stuff. Instead of ditching your BFF pasta this …

Cooking

Mopping: The Basics Everyone Should Know

Even with the best precautions, some dirt will get in, and once it does, the best remedy is a good mopping. Cleaning is an endless cycle, and floor care may be the most relentless, but a little vigilance goes a long way. Learn the types of mops, how to do it the right way, and how often to do it, …