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How to Get Smooth Skin, Frizz-Free Hair, and Flawless Feet All Summer

Between the humidity causing your hair to frizz like an electrified cotton ball and all the skin-baring clothes you've been slipping into, smoothness has undoubtedly shimmied up to...

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Pan-Fried Noodles with Shrimp, Snap Pea, and Carrot Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Pan-Fried Noodles with Shrimp, Snap Pea, and Carrot</b><p>Ingredients1/2 pound thin Hong Kong-style noodles6 tablespoons canola oil, divided1/2 cup water1 tablespoon soy sauce1 tablespoon oyster sauce1 teaspoon sesame oil1 teaspoon white rice vinegar1 teaspoon Shaoxing wine1 …

5-Minute Flatbread Pizza with Prosciutto, Arugula, and Mozzarella Recipe

This recipe is a slight cheat on skillet pizza, since it uses pre-made flatbread instead of pizza dough. Then again, it really does only take five minutes to make, so I don't feel badly about it at all. I made two personal pizzas in succession and the first one didn't get soggy or cold by the time …

Marinated Flank Steak with Lemony Arugula and Feta Salad from 'Kitchen Garden Cookbook'

<b>Jeanne Kelley</b>'s marinated and grilled flank steak with arugula salad comes from the "Spring" chapter in her new <i>Kitchen Garden Cookbook</i>. But with its clean flavors and almost effortless preparation, the dish lands squarely in the realm of summer cooking. Besides, arugula grows year-round in many …

breakfast friday >> roasted strawberry + coconut cream pancakes

Cherry and Prosciutto Salad with Creamy Mustard Dressing - Turntable Kitchen

I’m a salad kind of girl. Though I rarely post salad recipes, I actually eat quite a bit of salad, particularly in the summer. I don’t eat salad and …

Crackers and Dips: More than Fifty Homemade Snacks - Cookbook Review

<i>Ritzy Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers – Photo by Jen Altman</i><p>There is much to be said for a good single-subject cookbook. As much as I value my …

Cherry Cheesecake Shooters

I made these incredibly easy and exceedingly cute desserts on my Food Network show on Saturday. They’re little cherry cheesecake shooters—mini …

slow-and-low dry rub oven chicken

Five years ago, I fell in love with dry-rub barbecue. Prior to the summer of 2008, I naively believed that the only way to make ribs deliciously on …

Pan-Seared Flank Steak with Shiitake Mushrooms and Pumpkin Seed Sauce Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Pan-Seared Flank Steak with Shiitake Mushrooms and Pumpkin Seed Sauce</b><p>Ingredients1/2 cup pumpkin seeds3/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves1 medium garlic clove, chopped (about 1 teaspoon)1/2 cup olive oil3 to 4 tablespoons fresh juice from 3 to 4 limesKosher salt and freshly …

15 Refreshing Drinks to Keep You Cool by the Pool This Summer

Summer is all about spending time outside. When the weather gets really hot, nothing beats a day lounging by the pool, drink in hand. Whether you have a yard full of guests or you're enjoying a relaxing solo sesh—or you're really on someone's roof or fire escape—you can't go wrong with one of these …

Peanut Butter Oat Cookies With Salted Honey Buttercream Recipe

Thick and chewy peanut butter oat cookies sandwich a salted honey butter cream filling.<p><b>Notes:</b> The buttercream frosting can be tailored to your taste: add more salt if you like, and choose your favorite honey. Just use a honey with a strong flavor (such as wildflower or orange blossom) or else …

Banana Cake Recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting

0.5<p>0.5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Banana Snack Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting<p><b>Yield:</b> About 12 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>45 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour …

Spicy Sambal Chicken and Shrimp Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> Belachan is fermented shrimp paste, a common ingredient in Southeast asian cooking. It can be found in stores that specialize in Southeast Asian ingredients. The small amount of this potent stuff is not overpowering in this dish and adds a layer of pungency, but it can be omitted if you'd …

grilled bacon salad with arugula and balsamic

You guys, I owe you an apology. It’s been nearly a month since I first encountered this grilled bacon salad and I couldn’t find a window to tell you …

The Best Drinks We Drank in June

GalleryThe Best Drinks We Drank in June<p>Each month, we compile our favorite sips—the drinks that impressed us most. Sometimes they're the concoctions of hotshot bartenders, other times they're the homemade drinks sourced from a grandma's garden. This June, the Serious Eats team traveled far and …