Donna- May Witte

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Top Interfacing Solutions for Bags & Totes: Fabric Depot

<i>Thank you for your support</i><i>!</i> Words to live by when you're deciding how best to interface a project. Interfacing is one of those behind-the-scenes …

Sewing

Four bra patterns we love

We’ve never attempted making bras. We can tick off knickers (The Makery do a lovely knickers kit if you’re looking to make some) but bralettes …

Living Art: 8 Plus Size Women's Sewing Patterns

This plus size collection from the January 2012 issue of <i>BurdaStyle</i> is the perfect collection for the beginner sewer as the patterns are all easy to …

Stuffed Animal Repair 101: Giving Plush Pals New Life

Despite our best efforts, accidents will happen, toys will be injured, and tears will be shed. So, what to do when your little one’s beloved seems beyond repair? Don’t give up. Do a thorough assessment before calling is quits, and see if with a little TLC, your little one and her plush love can get …

How to Make Cinnamon-Raisin Swirl Bread

<i>We bet you're already thinking about how great the French toast will be...</i><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 fall-flavored fare. For me, that means more …

Zucchini Sausage Walnut Bread Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I once had a delicious, sweet breakfast bread for brunch that had currants and sausage hidden inside. I thought it would be a great breakfast on-the-go or even better toasted in butter and enjoyed with coffee at home. Over time, I have reduced the sugar and added in some heartier …

The Key to a Simple Dinner Party? Homemade Bread

<i>Present a good loaf of homemade bread and your dinner guests won't notice you're serving scrambled eggs.</i><p>Few things speak as profoundly and as eloquently of domestic prowess as the soft scent of bread baking in the oven. You can make the finest of pastries, butcher the fiddliest of birds, fillet the …

Quick ''Mad Hungry'' Dessert Recipes

This easy chocolate cake is baked and frosted in the same pan, saving on time and cleanup.

Recipes for Movie Night

Kids and adults will clamor for this sweet, crunchy caramel corn.

Caramel

12 Things in Your Kitchen That Might Be Harming Your Health

Some of the products we take for granted -- such as the things we use every day to prepare, cook, and store our food -- raise complicated questions. Here are some common-sense answers to help you make smart decisions and maintain a healthy home.<p>Aluminum -- found in kitchen utensils, drinking water, …

Kitchens

Vegetable Fries: So Much Better than Plain Old Potato; We Have Dipping Sauces Too!

Of course you do. Especially the ones here—which are not your typical white potatoes deep-fried in hydrogenated oil. These are bright, fresh vegetables tossed with good-for-you ingredients (pumpkin seeds, wheat germ, extra-virgin olive oil) and baked to a crisp. Dip them into one of our tasty …

Restaurant Redo – Copycat Recipes - TODAY.com

Today.com<p>Video<br>• Food<br>• Health & Wellness<br>• Style<br>• Home<br>• Parents<p>More<p>Shop<p>Find out how to recreate your favorite restaurant dishes from breakfast to dessert with these famous recipes.<p>Copy restaurant-style Chinese chicken salad and spinach artichoke dip at home<p>Make restaurant-style creamy spinach and artichoke dip …

Cooking

Fight the Flab: 5 Recipes For Healthy Granola Bars

Often the hardest part of dieting is snack time, when those crunchy, salty Cheez-Its prove too addicting to say no. Well, it's time to quell those fears with these healthy granola bar recipes — that don't taste like cardboard! — to help you stay on track. From flax seeds to almonds, coconut …

ICON_SEARCH

It’s time to say goodbye to summer and return to the regular autumn routine. For us, that means returning to the kitchen as well and making sure we …

Gluten-Free

This Paleo Twix Bar Recipe Tastes Just Like the Real Thing — We Promise

<i>Being Paleo is not always easy, so when a deliciously simple recipe comes along that's also Paleo, you're going to want to jump on it. We promise this Twix Bar recipe from our friends at PaleoHacks will not dissapoint.</i><p>Going Paleo can be tough if you like sweets. Candy bars are high in sugar and low …

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 …

Breakfast

How to Make Classic White Bread

<b>Tips</b><p>To make bread without a stand mixer, stir together ingredients with a wooden spoon in a large bowl. All the loaves can be stored at room temperature for three days or frozen up to three months.<p><b>Recipes</b>

35 One-Pot Meals Just Right for Dinner Tonight

A flavor-packed triumph, this one-pot wonder pairs lemon-coriander salmon fillets with a bed of rich bacon-flecked orzo.

Cooking

25 Insanely Delicious Things To Make With 3 Ingredients

So simple they're basically magic.<p><i>Caroline Lange contributed to this post. For more, visit Food52.</i>

Flourless Salted Hot Chocolate Cookies Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A creative way to enjoy hot chocolate in the summertime: Salted hot chocolate in flourless cookie form -- a naturally gluten-free and dairy-free cookie that is crackly and chewy with gooey fudge middle.<p>This recipe is based off a simple flourless chocolate cookie recipe, but has …

23 Ways to Eat More Cake in Your Life

Cake is the perfect celebratory food. We eat it at birthday parties, it’s served at weddings, we indulge in it on holidays… the list goes on. So why not have it more often? Well, now you can, with these 23 recipes that’ll definitely satisfy any sweet tooth. Scroll on for some cake-spiration.<p>1. Cake …

The Homemade Immunity Shot Recipe You're Going To Need

Cold season has got nothing on you.<p>With cold weather on the horizon, there's no time like the present to prepare yourself for what lies ahead: cold and flu season. You can line up for the flu shot and stock up your medicine cabinet, but we think one of the most important steps you can take is …

Immune System

Muffin Pan Recipes: 27 Brilliant Bite-Size Meals and Snacks

<b>Muffin tins aren’t just for muffins -- okay, or cupcakes! They can be a real workhorse in the kitchen as long as you're armed with the right recipes. Here are our favorite unexpected things to make with these versatile tools, ranging from mac and cheese cups and mini pizzas to sticky buns and</b> …

Breakfast

The Best Copycat Chicken Recipes on the Internet

From Chipotle's spicy adobo chicken to Chick-fil-A's nuggets, many of the best restaurant dishes start with America's most popular meat (chicken). We've rounded up 12 of the best copycat recipes so that you can re-create the magic at home.

Here's the famous bread recipe Vince Wilfork talks about on 'Hard Knocks'

Vince Wilfork has been an unlikely star during this season's 'Hard Knocks,' thanks in part to the magic of snug-fitting overalls and unheard of …

Dark Chocolate and Walnut Zucchini Bread Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Despite its appearance and ingredients list, this zucchini bread, adapted from the Seven Spoons cookbook, is surprisingly not too sweet.<p>It gets its rich flavor from a generous amount of bittersweet dark chocolate, chunked into the batter. The chunks melt into the base of the bread so …

7 Ingredients You Should Never Add to Smoothies

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12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Everyone Should Be Eating (and Drinking!)

Try these natural ways to combat inflammation.<p>Most of us have searched for the 'diet' that will help us age with grace, prevent disease, lose weight, and optimize our overall health and wellness. But there could be a hidden problem that we are not addressing. A problem that could be causing …