Brooklyn Rae Somelofski

192 Flips | 7 Magazines | 1 Like | @BrooklynRae1rba | Keep up with Brooklyn Rae Somelofski on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Brooklyn Rae Somelofski”

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

Hot Dogs to Seek Out Across the Continent

Las Vegas

Fourth of July Tropical Ice Pops

Happy Fourth of July! We are headed to Colorado to visit friends and family and enjoy the beautiful Rockies. Before we leave, here is a patriotic treat to savor on these warm summer days.<p><b>Title</b>: Fourth of July Tropical Ice Pops<p><b>Author</b>: Dough Mamma<p><b>Prep time</b>: 5 mins<p><b>Total time</b>: 5 mins<p><b>Serves</b>: 6<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>…

Meatball Sliders Are Perfect for a 4th of July BBQ - Chowhound

Hamburgers are great and all, but this 4th of July, why not make meatball sliders for your backyard (or even rooftop) barbecue?<p>Watch Daniel Holzman …

Cooking

Believe It or Not, We Found a Replacement for Grilled Cheese

Dominique Ansel, the inventor of the Cronut, gave us the recipe to his favorite sandwich. We'll never look at grilled cheese the same way again.<p>Here's an important question that's always stumped me: <i>What is better than a grilled cheese sandwich?</i> Good news, it took me 30 years—a testament to Kraft …

Make Sonoran Hot Dogs, And You'll Never Go Back

The Sonoran hot dog is a dog like no other. It's not topped with mustard and relish, the American dog's good old standbys. It hails from Northwest Mexico (near Sonora, to be more exact) and wears a costume closet's worth of hats: It's the perfect post-night-out drunk food and it fills eager …

Essential Cocktails for July Entertaining

It's time for Endless Summer. Get the most out of the season while it's still here.<p>Have you hitched your hammock to the nearest tree? Good.<p>Now you'll need a beverage to keep cool while you're waiting for the fireworks.<p>Perhaps you want to fire up the blender for a sophisticated slushy. Or maybe a …

Punch of July: How to Make Your Party Amazing

It's time for Endless Summer. Get the most out of the season while it's still here.<p>The Fourth of July is about as democratic as a holiday can get. So why not make the drink menu just as equal-opportunity as the buffet of hamburgers, hotdogs, potato salad and -- if you're lucky -- pie?<p>For the second …

If You Love Beer, You'll Love This Chicken Sandwich

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: A boozy chicken sandwich that was made for long weekends.</i><p>With a long weekend full of outdoor barbecues on the horizon, we'll need more than just a flimsy sandwich to keep us going long enough …

How to Grill Corn the Right Way

You deserve only the best, so throw your corn on the grill.<p>Corn is a summer staple because it's the best there is. But you know what makes corn better than the best? Throwing it on a grill and getting some char on those kernels. The technique is easy, convenient, and loads it up with smoky depth …

Cooking

For Some of the Best Fried Chicken, Look to...the Tuscan Jews?

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>New York, circa 2004. I'm the sous chef at Beppe, chef Cesare Casella's now-closed Tuscan restaurant on 23rd Street just west of Park Avenue South, and the menu overflows with his signature dishes. There's the …

The Chemistry of Barbecue and You

According to the Hearth, Patio, and Barbecue Association (HPBA), about 80 percent of American households own barbecue grills. Most popular days for grilling, says the HPBA, are Labor Day, Memorial Day, and the Fourth of July—though a good 60 percent of grill owners grill steadily year-round, …

This is How You Turn a Watermelon Into a Giant Cocktail

So you can focus on the grill, not mixing drinks.<p>As if the Internet needed one more clever way to refashion a watermelon: We've turned the sweet summer melon into a keg, one massive Jell-O shot, shot glasses, and now a JUG (can't stop, won't stop). This idea came to me from the Italian food site …

10 Breakfast Ideas to Make You Foodgasm

Breakfast is not something anyone should skip, so why not make it luscious? From <i>superfood smoothies</i> to <i>breakfast bowls</i>, I've got a few mouthwatering ideas to get you in the mood. As The Sensual Foodie, making food sexy is my specialty. No more boring egg and stale toast breakfasts. You can forget …

50 Things You Need to Eat in LA Before You Die

Los Angeles is undoubtedly one of the best foodie cities in the country. From Mexican, to Vietnamese, to food truck fare, they've got it all and it's all sooooo good.<p>Since you can't possibly get to every restaurant in the area, I narrowed it down to the top 50 things you need to eat in LA before …

The Illustrated Guide To Every Meaningful Donut

<i>By: Andy Kryza</i><p><i>Credit: Meghann Stephenson/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>Donuts are the Hansel of the pastry world: so hot right now! But with so many variations out there, it can be hard to tell your crullers from your long johns... and that's before paczki join the party. To help you sort through the …

5 Steps to Becoming a Backyard Barbecue Master

Chef Daniel Wright of Pontiac barbecue and bourbon bar in Cincinnati is on a mission: to get cooks out of the kitchen and into the backyard this …

Put an Egg on It: 20 Great Ways to Eat Fried or Poached Eggs

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I can't tell you how many times a simple egg has saved my life, or at least my day. That's because adding a perfectly fried or poached egg, its runny yolk surrounded by creamy white, can turn just about anything into a …

Cooking

Make the Sweetest Baked Goods Around by Avoiding These Frosting Common Mistakes

Homemade frosting is about 1000% better than the store-bought stuff. Make sure you knock it out of the park by avoiding these common mistakes.<p>Cake is good, but frosting is better. The sugary, buttery concoction has the power to turn even the most ho-hum baked goods into special treats. At first …

Nutella-Stuffed Pancakes Have Renewed Our Faith In Humanity

Breakfast has never been so beautiful.<p>Take a look at this beautiful stack.<p>Never has there ever been a more beautiful sight to grace the breakfast table, and we've come across some truly breathtaking pancakes, waffles and biscuits in our time. These pancakes are so beautiful it's hard to believe …

40 Recipes that Are American as Apple Pie (and Burgers and Pancakes and Wings)

Burgers, fries, and pie with a side of the American dream.<p><b>Whenever we hear the phrase,</b> "American as apple pie," we can't help but think of all the other great foods that are deserving of the slogan. Okay, so maybe nachos, spaghetti and meatballs, and pizza aren't exactly U.S.A.-born-and-bred. But …

10 Steps to Becoming a Burger Expert

By Leslie Stephens<p>Our definitive guide to burgers--for now, and to carry you well through tailgating season.<p>More: 5 tricks to making a mind-blowing burger<p>Burgers are easy: Just buy a patty at the store, grill it, and serve. But great burgers--those juicy, …

Cooking

@_rosallie and #PieMeOver bring something special to Spring Valley. Check out Al Mancini's review in our latest issue or on VegasSeven.com. 📷: #Rosallie's #duckconfit sandwich, by @krystalrmrz #vegasseven #vegas #vegaseats

The Apple Recipes That You've Been Waiting For All Year

Twenty-six recipes that take advantage of fall's greatest gift.<p>One of our favorite things about fall is the fact that we can start cooking hearty dishes again. Between the mac and cheese, bowls and bowls of soup, and apples -- in all their varieties -- it's easy to say goodbye to the long days of …

How to Make Cinnamon-Raisin Swirl Bread

We bet you're already thinking about how great the French toast will be...<p>More: How to make frosted cinnamon rolls at home<p>We still have a few more days of summer on the calendar, but kids all over the country are trading in their swim trunks for backpacks and I am slowly shifting my baking to more …

How to Make Your Caramel 100x More Exciting: Replace Cream with Fruit

It feels like we've known about caramel since the beginning of time.<p>But the Romans, the Byzantines, the members of the Ming dynasty, the dinosaurs (!) did <i>not</i> spoon caramel sauce over their ice cream. Because <b>in 1993, its existence was still news</b> (in the U.S., at least).<p>In a <i>New York Times</i> article, …

Fast Sketch - Three-point perspective

Improve Your Buildings in Watercolour - Part Two

How to Draw a City using 1-Point Perspective: A Bird's Eye View