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15 Tasty Tomato Recipes for Summer

15 easy dishes to show off peak flavor.<p>Delicious and packed with healthy antioxidants, fresh tomatoes are at their peak in late summer. Whether they're stewed, grilled, or baked in a tart, here are 15 new ways to try them.

12 Office Organization Ideas for Your Most Productive Self

Banishing clutter will make deskwork that much easier.<p>Considering all of the time you spend at the <i>actual</i> office, your home office should serve as a respite. Employ a few tips and tricks to keep it organized, and you'll wish you could WFH all day, every day.

A Coastal Kitchen With a View of Long Island Sound

In colors inspired by driftwood and sand.<p>With its waterfront location, designer Susan Drake chose colors of driftwood and sand for a Stamford, Connecticut, kitchen. Read the interview with the designer.

Decorating Cupcakes #121: The Cupcake Cupcake -with yoyomax12

Cumin Glazed Grilled Ribs with Tequila Pineapple Salsa

Along with the Avocado Chimichurri Bruschetta, we were also served some amazing frilled ribs during lunch at Border Grill. The ribs were fantastic, …

School Bus Converted into Small Home By Architecture Student

• 1 |<p>This photo shows the entire length of the converted bus home. The furniture is simple wood and the floor is made of reclaimed gym flooring. None …

Too many cucumbers in your CSA this week? Here are six recipes to try:

Making a good freezer meal really starts off with making a good meal, period. Here are 10 ideas to get you started, including this Tomato, Broccoli & Mozzarella Pasta Casserole:

Yellow Butter Cupcakes

Classic yellow butter cupcakes got perfectly with a variety of frostings -- from Chocolate Ganache Glazes to our classic Seven-Minute Frosting.


Piping Basics

All cakes are wonderful, but when piped with stars, hearts, or friendly faces, they're truly something to celebrate. Read on to learn how to use a pastry bag and pastry tips to create a unique masterpiece. It's so easy that even kids can do it!


Ganache 101

<b>Think of it as the gift that keeps on giving. Start with our easy and irresistible chocolate ganache recipe, then adapt it for all kinds of uses.</b><p>Easy as 1-2-3<p>Chop. Pour. Stir. Nothing up your sleeve, no sleight of hand. Those three basic steps are all there is to making an irresistible batch of …

Whipped Frosting

Just try not to lick the spoon when you make this basic frosting that pairs perfectly with our Versatile Vanilla Cake, , and Lemon Cake.

How to Make Pate Brisee

• 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, cold, cut into small pieces<br>• 1/4 cup ice water, plus more if needed<br>• Food processor<br>• Rolling pin<br>• Glass pie plate or metal pie tins


Ian Young's Cream Cheese Frosting

Top Sweet Zucchini Cupcakes with this frosting, submitted by reader Ian Young of Oakland, California.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

Peaches and Cream Panna Cotta Shots and My Favorite Gelatin Alternative

Friends, I know it seems like I'm always saying <i>"[...] is one of my all-time favorite desserts"</i>, and before those words lose their polish, I'd ask you …

Coconut Sorbet

Vanilla Chia Pudding

Simply Sensational Cookies

The bar for home cooking and baking has been raised in the past several of years, with more and more people starting to bake and cook actively as a …

How to make Coconut Cream Whipped Cream

Whipped cream is the perfect finishing touch for many desserts. Light and creamy, it can provide a good contrast for intensely flavored desserts, …

Blueberry Buttermilk Clafoutis

Clafoutis are always a nice way to showcase fresh fruit in a dessert that is elegant, but easy to make. The custardy french dessert can be made with …



20 More Small Cool Kitchens to Send You Off Into the Weekend

Yesterday we showed you the first round of awesome small kitchens from Apartment Therapy's Small Cool Contest, which just recently finished up. (See …

Storage Ideas

Nestle and Mars Accused of Massive Candy-Bar Price-Fixing Conspiracy in Canada

Canada’s Competition Bureau has charged Nestlé, Mars, and a group of independent wholesalers with conspiracy to commit price-fixing of chocolate bars …

Serious Entertaining: An Italian Picnic

I know the French like picnics, and if <i>The Sound Of Music</i> taught me anything, Austrians like picnics so long as there is music and matching outfits. But do Italians like picnics? They must, right?<p>I've never been to an Italian picnic, but I imagine that a real one would consist of plenty of great …

Open Thread: What's One Food You Wish You Liked?

Every summer, chefs and home cooks alike (not to mention certain food blogs) go ga-ga when those deeply colored, strangely shaped heirloom tomatoes come in to season in the city's Greenmarkets. Restaurants put together tomato-centric tasting menus, friends pop 'em like candy, and we'll certainly be …

How to Get Over Your Fear of Frying

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p>Just as Superman had his Kryptonite, even the most seasoned home cooks have their …

Is Homemade Butter Worth It?

Rising interest in DIY kitchen projects like canning and home fermentation have many people choosing to make instead of buy, in pursuit of both …