Jacob Brooks

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20 Grilled Skewer Recipes to Get You Ready for Barbecue Season

It’s *finally* that time. We’re consistently feeling the sun on our skin, the stores are full of brightly colored fashions and the neighbors are already grilling. Ready to jump on the outdoor-cooking bandwagon? There’s no better grill-ready meal than kabob recipes full of your favorite meats and …

Our Best Tips & Decorations For Covering a Big Blank Wall

If you've ever moved into a new home, you know how large the prospect of covering all the walls looms—even if you brought lots of art with you! And for plenty of us, indecision (or fear of drills, or a tendency towards procrastination, or a busy life, or the passively-expressed wish that your …

Crafting

7 Chicken Dishes to Eat All Week (and What to Serve with Them)

We always start out with good intentions—armed with binders full of dinner inspiration, well-meaning grocery lists, and recipe collections dedicated to "Easy Weeknight Dinners!"—but some weeks, making dinner from scratch every single night <i>just</i> isn't going to happen. Our solution? Cheat the</b> …

Cooking

14 slow cooker recipes that will make spring cooking easier

1 /14: Springtime Crock-Pot minestrone<p>1/14 :Springtime Crock-Pot minestrone<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Make minestrone the easy way using fresh spinach, asparagus …

Grilled Seafood Paella

Traditionally made over an outdoor fire, paella doesn't get any better than this seafood version. The quick broth made here from shrimp shells adds a …

How to Concoct, Savour and Serve Four Classic Cocktails

Rising mixologist Sean Blake reveals the best way to create and serve his very favourite beverages<p>“Being in the particular the elucidation of the …

Art Deco

11 Incredible Brunch Dishes To Get You Pumped For The Weekend

New Orleans is ripe with brunch offerings these days, and the city's newest brunch additions are stepping up the game with dishes that vary from Southern-fried indulgences to Italian-inspired bites. Here are ten new brunch dishes to try right now.<p>The focaccia at Compere Lapin:<p>The grass fed brunch …

14 Golden Snacks to Serve at Your Last-Minute Golden Globes Party

Surprise! It's awards season! (Did it sneak up on you like it snuck up on me?) Whether or not you're a film and/or television buff, whether or not you have a ball gown tucked away for just such occasions, pop open some Champagne and fix some of the finest of finger foods.<p><b>Here are 14 golden ways to</b> …

Golden Globes

Egg-in-a-Hole Grilled Cheese, Fried Chicken, and Other Breakfast Amazingness

Our 5 favorite breakfasts to dig into on Christmas morning. (After presents are opened, of course.)<p>Once the gifts have been torn open and the stockings unstuffed, it’s a glorious, indulgent breakfast—think cornmeal biscuits bathed in chorizo-studded gravy—that makes the day. Hey, Santa came and …

Breakfast

The Ultimate Cheesy, Eggy Breakfast Requires Only Two Ingredients

You might've thought there wasn't <i>another</i> way to cook eggs—or a strategy lazier than ordering an egg and cheese. You might've also thought you couldn't possibly be hungry after your Thanksgiving feast.<p>But here we are, with empty bellies and fridges and no desire to eat another leftover.<p>Do you have …

Breakfast

15 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

Once winter arrives in all of its icy glory, it’s understandable that you’ll want to burrow under the covers and solely sip soup for dinner. And after a long day at the office, it’s less than likely that you’ll be tempted to gather ingredients and start chopping. That’s why these crock pot soup …

9 High Protein Breakfast Ideas That Can Keep You Fuller

Adding protein to breakfast can help you feel full longer and decrease snacking. Here are 9 high protein breakfast Ideas that are healthy and …

Breakfast

12 Amazing Things Will Happen When You Stop Drinking Soft Drinks

Soft drinks have been around for decades. They’re a staple drink at parties, restaurants, and in many homes. Unfortunately, soft drinks are extremely …

Wellness

17 Classic Italian Street Foods That Everyone Should Try Once

Image: The Huffington Post Creative Labs<p>It’s no secret that Italy has America beat when it comes to homegrown cuisine. From creamy <i>carbonara</i> to melt-in-your-mouth <i>burrata</i>, Italian fare boasts some of the most drool-worthy dishes to ever grace our dinner tables (and our stomachs). Try as we might to …

Six coffee-making mistakes

Making the perfect cup of coffee is the type of task caffeine lovers around the world take very seriously. Here are six mistakes to avoid along the way<p>The aroma of fresh coffee is one of the joys of daily life for millions of people but everyone has their preferred method of preparing a cup. …

Coffee

Bagel Egg in a Hole Breakfast Recipe

<b>Author Notes:</b> Better than the sum of its parts because 1. the bagel gets griddled 2. one bagel feeds two people 3. it's a toad in a hole. —Ali Slagle<p><b>Makes: 2</b><p>1 bagel<br>• 1 tablespoon butter<br>• 2 eggs<br>• Salt and freshly ground pepper<p>Cut the bagel in half. If the hole isn't very big—ie, you can't imagine a yolk …

Breakfast

Unbelievable 5 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Waffle Bites

<i>5 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Waffle Bites are so easy, you won't believe it. You just need four ingredients and five minutes for this silly easy breakfast!</i><p>This recipe is almost embarrassing. But it was too amazing not to share. Because WHO doesn’t have 5 minutes?! I have 5 minutes to spare almost every …

How Professional Chefs Set Up Their Own Kitchens

22 Smart Ikea Hacks For Your Lovely Household

Renown worldwide IKEA deserves its place in the hall of fame thanks to its ability to provide simple designer items worldwide for a reasonable price. …

Hacking

Rum 101

Rum

15 Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes to Liven Up Your Holiday

The turkey is in the oven, table is set, potatoes are mashed and all your guests have arrived. Okay, not for a little bit, but we’re giving you some Thanksgiving recipes and ideas a little early this year. There’s only one thing left to do and that’s mix up a cocktail (that is, if you don’t already …

17 Genius Tips & Tricks For If You Own A Slow Cooker

How to easily cut cleanup time, figure out high vs. low, and slow-cook like a pro.

Cooking

12 Paint Colors That Will Flatter Everyone in the Room

Conventional wisdom says pink gives you a glow, but that's just the beginning.<p>A room is only as good as how you feel it in (or we think so, anyway). For a wall color that makes you look and feel great, start with these hues, recommended by interior designers.

31 Mini Pies to Try This Fall

They say that good things come in small packages, and when it comes to mini pies, it’s definitely true. Whether sweet or savory, these 31 picks are just perfect for dressing up your appetizer and dessert displays during Thanksgiving, or any upcoming fall gathering. Some of them are even so …

25 Best Foods to Eat for Muscle Definition

If you want to look fit and toned, your kitchen game has to be as strong as your game in the gym.<p>Pumping iron is important for muscle growth, but so …

Nutrition

35 DIY Container Ideas to Completely Declutter Your Home

Ever feel like you're in a heavy downpour of clutter? When the 'stuff' build-up reaches a dangerously high level, rein in your panic and bring out your creative side, with these life-saving DIY containers. Get ready to coral your porch clutter, banish your toiletry mess, and cure your hallway …