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How To Make Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Sandwiches — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

I don't think it's <i>too</i> extreme to say that this whole concept of freezable breakfast sandwiches has changed my world. Or at least my mornings. …

The Freezer and Slow Cooker Connection: How to Easily Prepare a Bunch of Slow Cooker Recipes in Advance to Save Tons of Money

Recently, I’ve made a few mentions of the fact that Sarah and I (honestly, mostly Sarah, as she has <i>really</i> jumped on board with this concept since …

Cooking

Whole Wheat Stir-and-Pour Sandwich Bread. YES, it works!

If you haven’t tried this Whole Wheat Stir-and-Pour Bread yet, I’m here to give you more reasons to make it.First, you make it exactly like the title …

Step-by-Step: How to Make the Best Pie Crust

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Make the Best Pie Crust<p>I've written rather extensively about the science of pie dough, as well as on common pie crust myths that need to go away, so I won't bore you with another 5,000 words on the subject. Instead, I'll give you the short version of the story, followed …

Baking

How to Keep (Most) of Your Herb Garden Going When It's Cold

<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><i>Today: Herbs all winter long—and next spring too.</i><p>When you live north of the Mason Dixon line, …

Gardening

Eat Mediocre Parmesan... and Solve a Murder

According to restaurant reservation app OpenTable's analysis of its users, the rate of solo dining excursions have increased by 62 percent in the past 2 years, and we here at Opening Ceremony couldn't be happier. The long stigmatized ritual of eating alone needs to finally be recognized for the art …

How to freeze food to cut down on waste

<b>If you prepare food properly, then the freezer can be a tremendously effective tool for cutting down on the amount that ends up in the trash.</b><p>The …

14 Epic Grilled Cheese Recipes to Make STAT

Let’s be real: Who doesn’t love a classic grilled cheese sandwich? Grilled cheese makes for the perfect lunch staple rotation and epic late-night snack. If you’re in the mood to spice things up a bit (who isn’t?), check out the recipes below. Between the brie, Havarti and blue cheese, you’ll want …

10 Pies For Fall

Pie holds a special place in our hearts all year long, but if there ever was a month for pies to shine, November would be it. We may have nearly four weeks to daydream about which ones will make it to the table on Thanksgiving, but that doesn't mean we can't do a few trial runs along the way. We …

Beyond Casseroles: What to Cook for New Parents

It was the most grown-up thing I'd ever done: I bought a freezer. The stand-alone kind, for a corner in our garage, and it felt monumental, never mind that I'd found myself with access to a <i>garage</i>, and needed the freezer because I was about to have a <i>baby</i>. The freezer was definitely the grown-up part.<p>…

Cooking

Holey Deliciousness: 12 Heavenly Doughnut Recipes

The cake-versus-yeast debate is a matter of fierce contention. These, with their crisp edges and fluffy centers, make a compelling case for the former.

6 Secrets to a Better Hummus

Want to know how to make a creamy, dreamy hummus? Just follow these steps.<p>Want to know how to make a creamy, dreamy hummus? Just follow these</b> …

Recipes

The 50 Most Delicious Fall Soups

29 Incredibly Delicious Recipes That Start With A Can

You literally ~can~ even.

Chili, Chowder And Stew: 6 Recipes Perfect For Fall

It's finally fall which means I want to eat anything in chili, chowder or stew form. When its cold outside I can't help but crave everything warm and savory. So, I'm sharing six of my favorite recipes to serve up this season.<p><b>1. Slow-Cooker Turkey Chili</b><p><b>2. Slow-Cooker Vegetarian Chili</b><p><b>3. Slow-Cooker</b> …

This sweet and savory soy-honey-garlic chicken recipe is crazy versatile

Put down the package of blah boneless chicken breasts and pick up on the tastiness of chicken thighs this week! This Asian-inspired recipe showcases their juicy appeal in a fresh and easy stir-together sauce that infuses the whole meal with flavor.<p>Make a big batch and refrigerate or freeze to serve …

Cooking

How Much Better Does Homemade Butter Really Taste?

<i>I conducted a blind-butter tasting at Food52 to find out.</i><p>Tomato soup, baguette, and butter: These were my go-to lunch items while I studied at University of St. Andrews in Scotland. It wasn’t until my first trip home over Thanksgiving that I realized how spoiled I had become by rich, flavorful …

Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Fall is supposedly here in Santa Barbara, but with temperatures in the triple digits, one would never guess Autumn is technically in full swing. Never-the-less, it's my husband's birthday today and every year for his birthday, he requests one of three desserts: carrot cake, strawberry shortcake or …

25+ Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes That'll Steal the Show

Because we all know it's all about the extras.<p>We've got tried-and-true spins on all your favorite recipes — stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce — and some surprises thrown in the mix just for fun.

Top 10 Delicious Chocolate Dessert Bars

There is nothing that can compare to how chocolate can feel that delicious. Milk, dark, white, few bites or the whole row, no matter what kind or how …

Dessert

Roasted Pear Cake with Brown Butter Glaze

<i>Applesauce cake gets updated with roasted pear sauce and a brown butter glaze.</i><p>Spiced and fruit-filled cakes like this one are perfect fall and winter fare because they are easy to make, they warm up your house, and they make your kitchen smell totally delicious. They also make a great breakfast, …

50 Best-Ever Weight-Loss Secrets From Slim People

Whom would you rather take financial advice from: a money coach, or a self-made billionaire?Whose take on love and happiness is most appealing: a …

Steal These Florists' Tips to Create Better Bouquets at Home

We talked to some of our favorite florists about tips for creating stylish centerpieces at home.<p>There’s no better way to tell your guests that tonight is special than with a few blooms. Today’s hippest florists advise us on what to buy, how to arrange it all, and why the best centerpiece might …

Meze Madness: How to Throw a Falafel Fest at Home

A vegetarian falafel feast from the chefs of London favorite Honey & Co.<p>Falafel’s rep as cheap (drunk) student food is on its way out thanks to places like New York’s Taïm and L.A.’s Madcapra, which take sourcing and technique seriously. We’re especially enamored of the crispy, herby falafel served …

Flavors

Best Pizzas to Make This Fall

When you think fall, pizza isn’t the first food to come to mind. But it’s a terrific vehicle for delicious autumnal produce. (Bonus #ThisIsFall …

Slow-Cooker Classics

There are days when you want to lose yourself in the kitchen, enjoying the hours spent standing over the stove. And then there are all of the other days of the year. When your calendar is packed -- or when you simply want a satisfying supper -- let your slow cooker handle dinner duties. These easy …

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

The Guide to the 9 Styles of Wine (with Infographics)

<i>The idiot’s guide to wine with Madeline Puckette of the blog and book Wine Folly (colorful graphics included).</i><p>I can recall the single moment when I became fascinated with wine. Believe me, it wasn't classy.<p>I was slouching in this $5 Goodwill velveteen swivel chair (that I'd rolled home on a …