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Rainbow ricotta gnocchi

SERVES<p>3 - 4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>500g ricotta<br>• 1 large egg<br>• 50g grated Parmesan cheese<br>• 100g '00’ flour, plus extra for dusting (you could also use plain flour)<br>• Polenta/semolina, for dusting<p>Optional colour ingredients (per 500g ricotta)<p>Pink: 1 tsp beetroot powder<br>• Green: 1 tbsp kale crumbs (leaves blitzed to a fine …

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

As a travel writer since 1997, I have visited 100 countries, and I make 20 to 30 trips a year. I am always being asked where in the world I'd most like to go. In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die. This includes, of course, the biggie …

South-east Asia

10 Glittering Holiday Entertaining Finds Under $15

Add some sparkle with finds under $15.<p>Sparkling coasters, cocktail napkins, barware, and more — all under $15 — to add shine to your holiday table.

Easy Apple Pie Filling for the Holidays

Tracy fell in love with locavorism, and built a business out of Canning & Preserving. She shares all sorts of recipes on Sugarcrafter, and her passion for canning here, but we love her rhubarb jam most of all.<p>Baking is one of my favorite pastimes during the holidays because I just love to prepare …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …


25 Delicious Stuffing Recipes For Thanksgiving

Stuffing is the most delicious part of Thanksgiving. Which is really saying something.

50 Thanksgiving Foods Full Of Bacon

Here's proof that bacon can be part of every dish on your holiday table.

8 Hot Burgers to Try in San Francisco Right Now

16 Sex Toys So Pretty They Don't Look Like Sex Toys

Like, can-leave-out-in-front-of-houseguests-and-not-be-embarrassed pretty.<p>Because no one (looking at you, airport security) really needs to know, here are 16 ultra-discreet vibrators and sex-ccessories so chic that no one would ever guess what they really are.

17 Cover Songs That Are Way Better Than The Original

Among the most affecting songs out right now is Willie Nelson's cover of Coldplay's "The Scientist" for that wildly popular Chipotle commercial about sustainable food.<p>It got us thinking: what other cover songs are actually better than the original recording?<p>We wanted to gather 17 examples where an …

Willie Nelson

A New Twist on the Nautical Knot

The monkey’s fist knot is a sailor’s classic, tied around a stone and used to add weight to rope and, on occasion, as a weapon. Its form has an …

Charlotte Moss's Wine List

Our guest pop-up editor for the November 2013 issue shares her favorite wines. Try a few of these at your next party.<p><b>White:</b><br>2010 One Woman Wines Estate Reserve Chardonnay, $40<p>2008 Baron de Ladoucette, Pouilly-Fume, $95<p>2010 Patz & Hall Chardonnay, $21<p>2010 Hyde de Villaine Chardonnay, $60<p>2011 …


18 Rooms with Breathtaking Views

Vistas of the ocean, mountains, pools, and, gardens.<p>Not only are these rooms impeccably decorated, they also feature vistas of the ocean, mountains, pools, and gardens.

Living Rooms

10 Unique and Creative Kitchens

You've never seen a design like this before.<p>From a kitchen in a barn to one designed completely in steel, you've never seen a kitchen like this before.

24 Crazy Creative Kitchen Storage Ideas

More room to buy more things!<p>If you're lacking on kitchen storage space but aren't feeling a huge reno, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers, and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days. No demo day required!

101 Home Makeover Ideas from 101 Designers

From a new coat of paint to better light bulbs.<p>So you want to do something different to your home right now? Here are 101 ideas from 101 designers, and there's something for every room.

10 Happy Kitchens

Beautiful White Bedrooms

19 Homemade Halloween Decorations for a Festive Celebration

How do you celebrate Halloween? Do you hand out candy to the trick-or-treaters? Perhaps you host a Halloween party of your very own! Or maybe you …

Take Note! 13 DIY Stationery Ideas

For as much as we love tech, sometimes the best way to express a sentiment is with a hand-written card. With that in mind, we rounded up a handful of ways to make your own stationery. Whether you use them for yourself or make a set to give it as a gift, you’ll always have the perfect card on hand …

7 DIY Crayon Lipsticks to Make Now

Around here, we love DIY beauty goodies and lipstick in equal measure. After seeing DIY crayon lipstick recipes around the web, we decided it was …


Santa Monica to celebrate opening of new oceanfront park today

Santa Monica will officially celebrate the opening of the city's new $46.1-million oceanfront park on Saturday.<p>The celebration, which begins at 11 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m., will feature music, crafts, storytelling, food trucks and tours of the new Tongva Park, officials said. The park covers …

Seven Cruises for People Who Hate Cruises (Photos)

Open Water<p>Cruises don't have to mean massive boats and potential disasters. Andrew Harper picks seven sailing trips that even cruise haters will love.<p>…

Flank Steak on Texas Toast with Chimichurri Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a substantial sandwich,tender flank steak that I marinaded in chimichurri and pan seared. I grilled the brioche that's cut extra thick, made a chimichurri mayonnaise, and added slices of fresh tomato. The steak would be equally delicious grilled. - sdebrango —sdebrango<p><b>Food52</b> …

155 Years Before the First Animated Gif, Joseph Plateau Set Images in Motion with the Phenakistoscope | Colossal

<p>Nearly 155 years before CompuServe debuted the first animated gif in 1987, Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau unveiled an invention called the …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …