Elle Hoover

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3-Ingredient Instant Pot Recipes That Fit Any Budget

The Instant Pot — the programmable electric pressure cooker — was one of the most popular gifts over the holidays, and continues to be a hot …

Trees and Plants to Grow for an All-Year Fruit Garden

If you have a little space for a garden, you’re probably growing seasonal vegetables—but there’s never a bad time of year to grow fruit, either. This …

Comfort food hacks: 4 easy ways to cook up your favorite winter dishes

<i>From lasagna soup to cornbread waffles, Justin Chapple, the kitchen guru behind</i> Food & Wine's <i>Mad Genius Tips, demos time-saving ways to cook up cold weather favorites.</i>

How to whip cream - Flourish

Light and airy as a cloud, there’s nothing quite like a spoonful of freshly whipped cream. Once you learn how to whip cream, you’ll never have to …

Anyone Can Grow Herbs With This Super-Helpful Chart

This will be the year you finally get it right.<p>If you've longed to top homemade pizza with fresh basil, or snip chives over your morning omelet on a whim, battling with a black thumb can be discouraging. But the best way to grow herbs isn't a mystery — it's a science, and you can totally improve on …

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How To: 10 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Eat Once & Regrow Forever

There are some ingredients I cook with so often I can never buy too many of them, and most of them are produce. Onions, garlic and fresh herbs are …

Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

Show Mom your love with a delicious stack of our test kitchen's tried-and-true pancakes. Follow our step-by-step guide, then serve with whipped cream, strawberries, and maple syrup—it's like having strawberry shortcake for brunch!

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

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What All Women (and Men) Can Learn From Sheryl Sandberg's Marriage

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has told women, "Who you marry is the single most important career decision you make." And she's right: A study of Harvard Business School graduates (Sandberg received her M.B.A. from Harvard, coincidentally) found that husbands—not kids—were more likely to hold women …

This Is How You Peel An Entire Bag Of Potatoes In Under 60 Seconds

A whole bag, in less than sixty seconds.<p>There are a lot of reasons to peel potatoes -- cheese fries, tater tots and potato salad, to name a few -- but that doesn't make the work of peeling them any less of a chore. It's not that this kitchen task is hard, being that it doesn't require even the …

Grilled Zucchini and Leeks with Walnuts and Herbs

4 Servings<p>We like the texture of the leeks and zucchini when left al dente—if grilled too long, they’ll both go floppy.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup walnuts<p>1 garlic clove, finely grated<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>5 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 large …

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Transform fruits, vegetables and herbs into homemade liqueurs

The next time you get home from the farmers market with bagfuls of strawberries, bell peppers and fennel, head straight to the liquor cabinet instead …

Blueberry Lemon Thyme Pie in a Bourbon Crust

Before this week, I hadn’t made a pie in a <i>really</i> long time. I had almost forgotten how fun it is to make a pie.<p>There’s something really special about …

Summer Savory, Satureja hortensis Plant Care Guide

Summer savory is the better known of the Savory species. It is an annual, but otherwise is similar in use to the perennial Winter savory. Winter …

The benefits of lemon balm

I'm helping to revive and replant the ethnobotanical garden at the University of Kent. One of our tasks is to revamp the garden's plant catalogue to make it interactive, as well as more useful for a range of disciplines.<p>One of the plants in the catalogue - lemon balm - stands outs as an ideal plant …

Six unusual herbs to sow in your garden

These six herbs are a good investment for flavour – whatever the weather throws at us .<p>I am an almost tediously optimistic grower – I’ve planted orchards of pecans and almonds, for heaven’s sake – but this long winter has tested my positivity. Last March, for a week and a half, I dug the veg plot …

Herbs for Tea

comments (8) March 29th, 2012<p><b>susan belsinger</b>, contributor<p>14 users recommend<p>Here is a list of favorite herbs for tea. You can plant these in a garden …

Five Ultimate Iced Tea Recipes

Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Iced tea is as much a part of summer as maxi dresses and movie sequels. But a lot of bottled teas load up on sugar or artificial ingredients—not so refreshing. …

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How to grow broccoli | Grow your own

Not everyone would jump at the chance to grow broccoli, but those who do will be in for a treat

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Read J.K. Rowling's new post for the latest Harry Potter 'gossip'

<i>Can’t get enough of Harry Potter? Then this is for you.</i> <i>Since March, best-selling author J. K. Rowling has been writing original stories about the imaginary 2014 Quidditch World Cup Finals for</i> Pottermore<i>, the online home for the world of Harry Potter.</i><p><i>Rowling shared her latest Pottermore.com</i> <i>story</i> …

8 ways to extract unique flavors from whole spices

During a recent demonstration with Lynne Rossetto Kasper, author and Indian cooking teacher Raghavan Iyer preached the versatility of buying whole …