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10 handy things you probably don't know Netflix can do

The end of the year is when we count our blessings: family, friends... and nearly unlimited movies and television for $10.99 a month.<p>Netflix is a powerful tool for surviving the chaos of December. You can watch movies while traveling. You can set up Christmas specials for the kiddies. You can tame …

The Secret Ingredient That Makes Boxed Cake Mix Taste Homemade

Recently, my roommate’s boyfriend lost a bet (we were trying to cut down on our dessert consumption, but he caved on vacation), and, somewhat …

Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Pancakes

Christmas Morning Pancakes<p>Serves 4 to 6; makes about 20 (3-inch pancakes) and 1/2 cup orange-honey butter<p><i>For the pancakes:</i> <br>2 cups milk, warm to the …

12 Egg Cooking Tricks I Learned In Culinary School

Egg day: the most dreaded day of culinary school.

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Roasted Garlic Dressing You'll Never Not Want to Have in the Fridge

<i>The words "hassle-free holiday trick" are music to our ears. We partnered with Delta® Faucet to announce their newest addition to the kitchen, ShieldSpray™ Technology. It makes holiday cleanup easy by keeping the splashing contained, so we're free to entertain more. And we're celebrating by sharing</i> …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Recipe: Creamy cheese tart

<b>Ingredients</b><p>380g ready-made shortcrust pastry<br>6 large eggs, separated<br>400g fresh ricotta<br>230g (1 cup) cream cheese<br>45ml (3 tbsp) fresh chives, …

How to Crimp Pie Crust

01 of 06<p>Crimping Pie Crusts Adds Style<p>Ugly and messy pies can still taste good, but beautiful pies dress up a table and make festivities festive. …

Cinnamon Roll Cake – Book of Taste

19NOV<p>Ingredients: red or yukon gold potatoes extra virgin olive oil 1/2 a packet of dry zesty Italian dressing mix garlic powder 1/3 …

The Pumpkin Scone Recipe That You Need In Your Life Right Now

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°.<p>Step 2<p>Spray foil-lined baking pans with baking spray.<p>Step 3<p>Mix flour and baking powder together in a medium-sized …

Baking

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls with Vanilla Frosting

Christmas is just around the corner and that means it’s time for traditions! Let me show you why these homemade Cinnamon Rolls are one of my families …

Baking

Cocoa mix, icebox cookies and preserved lemons: Holiday gifts from our Test Kitchen

Looking for homemade holiday gift ideas? There are so many ways to get crafty in the kitchen. Not only are handmade gifts a great way to stay on budget during the holiday season, they’re a creative and thoughtful way to show how much you care.<p>From a batch of freshly made caramels to a bowl of …

Food

Chocolate

<b>Author Notes:</b> Recipe from Erin McDowell's first (and amazing) cookbook The Fearless Baker, out on October 24th, 2017. —Catherine Lamb<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> Erin is a longtime contributor to Food52 and she is a true baking goddess – if she writes a recipe, you know it'll work. This does make a *ton* of …

Dessert

Gluten-Free Pie Crust Recipe

Making a gluten-free pie crust is actually not all that difficult, as long as you have a good gluten-free flour on hand. Here's how. Use this recipe …

Cake with Water (Without Milk, Butter, and Eggs) – Italian Nonna Recipe

This cake with water (without milk, butter, and eggs) recipe comes from my nonna Angela notebook with recipes. The <i>Torta all’acqua senza uoava, latte</i> …

Dessert

Amish Cinnamon Bread

<b>Ingredients:</b><p><b>Butter:</b><p>1 cup butter, softened<br>2 cups sugar<br>2 eggs<br>2 cups buttermilk or 2 cups milk plus 2 tablespoons vinegar or lemon juice<br>4 cups flour<br>2 …

How to Make Marzipan at Home? Basic Recipe

Marzipan is always a good idea if you adore its taste just like I do! This marzipan recipe is so easy and simple! You will make a delicious marzipan …

7 Healthy Recipes to Eat When You’ve Gone Overboard on Sweets

There’s nothing like a sugar hangover to slow you down... big time. Whether you rounded up the Reese's or savored the Skittles, the …

Healthy Eating

Garden Hacks: 10 Genius Ideas to Keep Plants Warm in Winter

Do plants need blankets in winter? Ideally not. “The true time to assist a plant that can be hurt by cold is before you plant it,” the gardening …

Physicists Just Discovered Such an Explosive Type of Fusion They Almost Hid The Results

"Luckily, it is a one-trick pony."<p>A pair of physicists discovered a new kind of fusion that occurs between quarks – and they were so concerned with …

20 Protein-Packed Meals That Don't Contain a Single Piece of Meat

"But how do you get enough protein?" is easily the most common (and often annoying) question posed to vegans and vegetarians, especially those who are highly active. But new converts need not be alarmed — as it turns out, there are tons of protein-packed options available to meatless athletes, from …

Cooking

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

Breakfast

How to Season Rice So That Everything You Eat with It Tastes Better

A simple trick for wayyy more flavorful rice.<p>I eat a lot of rice: brown, white, black, basmati, something called TexMati that I don't quite understand. I find it to be a suitable carbo-base for just about any meal. And, maybe it's because I was raised on Cream of Rice, but I've always enjoyed rice …

Sushi

Stressed? Try this 10-minute yoga routine to relax and de-stress

Summer always seems a little less stressful—there’s frosé, beach time, and lots of vacations to plan and enjoy. Then BAM, fall is all of a sudden …

6 of the funniest questions vegans get asked

<b>I’ve been vegan for the past year-and-a-half.</b><p>I’ve got a lot out of it, including some amazingly ridiculous conversations.<p>Some have been from people …

Raw deal: is there really any benefit to an uncooked diet?

I enjoy a carrot baton as much as the next hummus-loving Guardianista, but the idea of going “fully raw” leaves me as cold as a dehydrated flax-crust pizza with extra cashew cheese. While salads are indisputably delicious and there’s much to be said in favour of steak tartare, sashimi and gazpacho, …

Nutrition

The Trick To Perfectly Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I’ve never chewed on leather, but I imagine it’s a similar experience to eating overdone sweet potato skins. It boggles my mind how roasting those delicious root vegetables could result in such a creamy, tender inside yet a tough (arguably inedible) exterior. Still, the idea of scooping out sweet …

Sweet Potatoes

What you need to know about beneficial bugs

Not all insects are bad for your garden.<p>If you have plants in your garden that attract pollinators, take a closer look at what's landing on those …

11 Fantastic Vegetarian Sandwiches Guaranteed To Fill You Up

You don't just have to be meatless on Monday. I mean, whether you want to eat seasonally, sustainably, or just straight-up healthily, spending a day sans meat is a great start to the week. What’s not so great is the mess my grain bowls, salads, or soups make. They aren’t that easy to pack (anyone …

Sandwiches