Cathy Bowen

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Sautéed Zucchini with Basil Leaves

• 10 small zucchini and summer squash, preferably from your garden, cut into 3/8 inch rounds<br>• olive oil or butter<br>• 8 basil leaves<br>• Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper<p>Place a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the oil or butter. Once the pan is hot or the butter has stopped foaming add the zucchini. …

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Grilled Summer Squash with Charred Chickpeas, Raisins + Garlic-Yogurt Sauce

• 3 medium, mixed summer squash (such as zucchini, yellow, pattypan), cut lengthwise into 1-inch wedges<br>• 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<br>• 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest plus lemon wedges for serving<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 2 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed<br>• 4 garlic cloves<br>• 1/4 …

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Staying In(stant): Your New Favorite Scandinavian Thriller

Photo: Courtesy SVT1.<p><i>Full disclosure: We love TV. So much so that sometimes we'd rather spend a whole weekend in front of the tube than dancing in da</i> …

9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells

Never do another bicep curl again<p>Dumbbells are good for way more than just bicep curls and overhead presses. Sure, they help make your arms look amazing, but they can also tone up your <i>entire</i> body. So the next time you want to change things up in your workout, try a few of these moves from the</i> …

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Panzanella

I made Panzanella this week for a segment on a future Food Network episode, and I was reminded once again just how much I love and adore it. In a …

Frozen Lemon Custard

Making homemade ice cream is a funny thing. For something that has to be eaten quickly, it almost always requires some intermediate-ish kitchen …

Don't Let Another Summer Go by Without Making Atlantic Beach Pie

<i>With Genius Recipes correspondent Kristen off in a dark, cookie-filled cave somewhere finishing up the Genius Desserts cookbook manuscript, we're re-running our best ever Genius summer desserts. Wish her luck! And make this pie.</i><p>If lemon meringue is the poodle of pies, this one is the scraggly mutt …

Raspberry and Pomegranate Smoothie with Green Tea Ice Cubes

Don’t look at me with those sad-clown eyes (wait… is that a thing?). It can’t be all <b>Peach Cobbler Cinnamon Rolls</b> around here. That’s unrealistic …

The Vegetarian BBQ "Boss Man" Salad with Yogurt Ranch Dressing

Long ago, my family would get BBQ for dinner at least once a month from The Germantown Commissary, a fixture in the old town square in the suburb …

Stir-Fried Chicken With Mushrooms and Oyster Sauce Recipe

This quick and simple stir-fry features both fresh and dried mushrooms for maximum flavor and texture, and chicken that's been water-velveted—an easy technique that guarantees tender, silky meat.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Marinating the chicken strips in a mixture of cornstarch, egg white, wine, and …

Omelet Scones.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 24, 2014 64<p>I am officially fah-reaking out about these scones.<p>Like I cannot even take it.<p>It’s everything you want inside of your …

One-Pot French Onion Pasta

I’m already anticipating Sunday.<p>Talk about putting the cart before the horse. We haven’t even hopped around the weekend enough to make it to …

Why You Have to Move Sideways to Get a Great Rear Profile

The need-to-know for a beautiful booty<p>The glutes are the largest muscles in the body, so the more you use them, the greater your body's overall calorie-burning potential. It'll take more than just squats and lunges to get your butt in gear, though. To be truly well rounded (literally and …

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Cleaning Your Dishwasher 101

You may think that cleaning your dishwasher is a silly thing to need to do. After all, it uses hot water and soap to clean all of those dishes, so …

Lavender and Cypress foot soak

How-To: Concrete Candle Holders From Plastic Bottles

I love the irreverent aesthetic these candle holders made from plastic bottles and concrete have in this clever tutorial from DIY Candy, as well as the juxtaposition between the expandability of the plastic and permanence of the concrete in these charmingly useful objects.<p>[via Wattlebird]

Lego Marble Run

Shares 0<p>Challenge the kids to build a Lego marble run using ours as a guide. Then have races – who can be the fastest?!<p>Shares 0<p>Get the instructions …

Eatsy: Chili Lime Watermelon Popsicles

One of my favorite street snacks in Mexico is sliced fruit doused in an alluringly tangy and potent mix of chili, salt, and lime juice. I love how salt tastes on fruit, amplifying and highlighting its sweetness, and it should go without saying that chili and lime only enunciate the flavors more. On …