Jaime Biondi

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How to Make the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies You've Ever Eaten (in 5 Easy Steps)

The truth about sex and pizza also applies to chocolate chip cookies: There are many, many ways to make them (over 50 recipes on this site alone), …

Renters: White walls are your greatest decorating asset

Good news, renters. White is in. When two major paint companies, Benjamin Moore and Sherwin-Williams, chose shades of white for their pick of 2016 (Simply White and Alabaster, respectively), your plain, unpaintable walls became your greatest asset.<p>“White makes the space look bigger,” says Pamela …

Home Decorating

The Complete Menu for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016

All the recipes you need for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016, in one convenient location.<p>Welcome to the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016! This year, we're bringing you a handful of new recipes, as well as some of our favorites over the last five years of the Cleanse. This menu serves 4 for dinner and 1-2 …

Healthy Eating

José Andrés's Spanish-Inspired Christmas

Chef José Andrés combines Spanish and American flavors for a Christmas feast featuring a stellar sausage-stuffed rack of pork.

Wines to Go Well With Thanksgiving Dinner

The gastronomic challenge to find wines that will go with the wide array of flavors--from sweet potatoes with marshmallows to cranberry sauce, from Brussels sprouts to well-seasoned, herb-inflected stuffing and marshmallows--makes choosing bottles for Thanksgiving daunting. Especially since one's …

Graphic Design Trends Fading in 2015

To say that graphics are the fabrication of visual statement won’t be wrong at all. It is an art of combining ideas, pictures as well as texts into …

Graphic Design

28 Mantel Decorating Ideas for a Fresh Fireplace

A tastefully designed mantel is one of the most important design aspects of a living space. It’s often the first thing the eye is drawn to when …

Skillet-Roasted Cauliflower with Panko

4 Servings<p>Browning, then steaming the cauliflower lets you get color on it while ensuring it’s tender in the center.<p>November 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons pine nuts<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>¼ cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)<p>1 large head of cauliflower, cut into florets with some stalk …

New Mexican Recipes, From Street Food to Michelin Worthy

Mexican food is often liked more than it is appreciated, enjoying more popularity than respect.<p>That's starting to change as we learn more about the …

Cream Cheese Frosting

Try Martha Stewart's quick and easy cream cheese frosting recipe! Cream cheese frosting is a delicious delight atop cupcakes and a favorite on pumpkin cake, carrot cake and more!

Dessert

Inside a Hidden New York City Museum Devoted to Graphic Design

Although <b>graphic design</b> is a younger artistic field than painting or sculpture, within the past decade, art museums have increasingly <b>expanded</b> their collections of design and devoted more resources to its study, <b>preservation</b>, and display. New Yorkers are lucky to have several solid options for viewing …

Chilaquiles Casserole Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

Breakfast

The Top New Restaurants Now Open In Philadelphia This Fall

Autumn's here, and with it comes a whole crop of restaurant openings in Philadelphia. Shake up your season by checking out the top new spots …

grilled cheese

The Food Lab's Ultra-Gooey Stovetop Mac and Cheese Recipe

<i>–Reprinted from The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science with permission from W.W. Norton</i><p>Why It Works<p>Starting the pasta in cold water works just as well as adding it to already-boiling water but cooks faster and with less energy.<br>• A combination of multiple thickeners and emulsifying …

10 Items to Take Your Wall Art Game to the Next Level

Take a look around you right now. Does your space truly reflect who you REALLY are? Are you surrounded by items and decorations that are inspirational, make you feel happy and motivate you to be your very best self? It’s a lot to ask for from a wall hanging, but we’ve found a few options in our B + …

6 Tested and Perfected Canned Pumpkin Recipes

It's pumpkin season! Orange cans of pumpkin purée are everywhere -- put this fall pantry staple to good use with these pumpkin-packed recipes the whole family will love.<p><b>1. Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Pumpkin Glaze</b><p>Perfect for a fall morning with a cup of coffee, these golden-orange scones are packed …

The Best Taco Recipes On The Planet

Life doesn't get better than this.<p>There are tacos and then there are <i>tacos</i>. If you think of tacos as just a quick weeknight dinner, not something to get excited about, then you’ve never really had a <i>taco</i>. Forgettable tacos are usually the kind that come out of a box, with a packet for seasoning and …

Cooking

30 Aesthetically Pleasing Color Combinations

A visually-appealing color combination goes a long way in creating a seamless, inviting, and fun output. Regardless if you’re making the perfect …

Avocado Chicken Salad

The concept is simple—a quick, basic chicken salad that uses mashed avocado as a binder instead of the more traditional mayonnaise.That was my idea …

16 Trader Joe's Foods You Need To Discover (And Then Hoard)

Did someone say pudding?<p>You're already going to Trader Joe's for the cookie butter, and most of us swear by Two Buck Chuck (which is now actually $3 at most locations).<p>But there are many, <i>many</i> Trader Joe's finds that you're not paying enough attention to ... unless you're a brilliant shopper, that …

Food

Philadelphia Must-Dos

Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Philadelphia—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Bartram’s Garden</b><p>George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson strolled these still-bucolic meadows and gardens on the Schuylkill River, claiming the oldest gingko …

32 Examples of Clean Flat Web Design Mockups

Flat design has seeped into the fabric of website design and mobile apps alike. Many popular interfaces are switching over to flat design because …

20 Inspirational & Creative Business Cards for Designers

The timeless business card is one of the most important marketing and networking tools a creative professional can possess. It not only delivers your …

Letterpress

A Beginner’s Guide to Kerning Like a Designer

<i>Have you ever looked at a word or phrase you’re typesetting and something just looked off about it?</i>It might just be a kerning problem. Kerning refers …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Carne Asada

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>To say "I'm going to develop a recipe for carne asada" is akin to saying "Bartender, get me a beer, please." The immediate follow-up is likely to be "I'm afraid you're going to have to be a bit more specific than …

13 New Ways to Cook with Pumpkin

PSLs: You know 'em, you love 'em, you're kind of tired of all the hubbub surrounding them (not to mention the lines at Starbucks). Luckily we've rounded up 13 terrific pumpkin recipes you can make at home to satisfy your autumnal cravings--none of which involve somebody misspelling your name on the …

Fall Travel To Longwood Gardens

Summer may be fading and gardens limping into fall, but at historic Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, you can still wander the lush grounds and grand Conservatory and wonder at the botanical treasures that Pierre S. du Pont created on his 1,077-acre property.<p>If you are already …

Travel

56 Pork Dinner Recipes That Are Surprisingly Easy

Our favorite recipes—from caramelized chops and slow-braised pork shoulder to spicy enchiladas—are guaranteed to put pork in your weeknight dinner rotation.<p><b>If chicken and beef are your stand-by meats, you've been missing out;</b> the other white meat is just as flavorful and easy to transform into …

Cooking

Break Up with Your Delivery Guy! 12 Doable "Takeout" Recipes That Will Ease the Pain

<b>While we love ordering takeout in a pinch, we can't deny that comfort food tastes better when it's cooked at home. It's also healthier and, more often than not, faster! With that in mind, here are a dozen popular "takeout" recipes that you can easily whip up in your own kitchen. (You can even eat</b> …