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This Flaky Bread Is the Best Recipe I've Ever Found in a Random Google Search

By Elaheh Nozari<p>It's buttery, flaky, and tastes like my childhood.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the flaky bread recipe that e-commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't live without.</i><p>My love for flaky bread …

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Quick-Pickled Vegetables

Makes about 1 cup<p>You can use any thinly shaved or sliced vegetable you like for this recipe. We love quick pickles on sandwiches because they add acidity and crunch. And you don't have to be someone who's "into canning" to make your own. Keep them in the fridge for days and put them on …

Food Preservation

How to roast Brussels sprouts to crispy goodness

He’s not a fan of vegetables, she confided via encrypted email. Too mushy, he claims. Could I help?<p>I didn’t know her. I didn’t know him. But it sounded serious. Sometimes a cook has to step out of her kitchen and stare down trouble. I took the case.<p>I packed my tools: knives, aprons, scale; I packed …

How to Freeze and Thaw Any Type of Bread

Perfecting the art of homemade bread baking can be a challenge, but making sure your loaves stay fresh and edible beyond a few days is an entirely …

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Smoky, Spicy Vegetarian Pasta with Eggs and Mushrooms Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Of all the pork dishes I imagine my vegetarian self eating in some alternative …

Mushrooms

Crock Pot Barbacoa Beef Tacos

<i>Hot off the press: a 4-ingredient shredded barbacoa beef recipe that’ll knock your socks off. Made simply in the crock pot, this recipe for barbacoa</i> …

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6-Ingredient No-Bake Caramel Tarts

These will be melting in your mouth.<p>Servings: 20<p>24 chocolate cream cookies<p>4 tablespoon butter, melted<p>1½ cup sugar<p>½ cup water<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>½ teaspoon vanilla<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>6 ounces dark chocolate<p><b>Topping</b><p>Sea salt<p>1. Place cookies into plastic bag and smash until fine crumbles form, or use a food …

Homemade Brown Sugar: Quicker Than a Trip to the Store

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Made-from-scratch brown sugar isn't a new idea by any stretch, but in the past, it wasn't something I ever cared about. In part, I was skeptical that a "homemade" mix of refined white sugar and mass-produced molasses could somehow taste any better than "real" …

4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Business Trips | Inc.com

Traveling for work often can be taxing on your health, mental state, and frankly, your bank account - but it doesn't have to be. The smartest business travelers know where and how to spend their time at every destination, even if it's a short stay, in order to get a little relaxation out of their …

Hospitality

How to Get an Emergency Passport

Processing a passport application can take as many as six weeks. But not all travelers have the luxury of time. Fortunately, the U.S. State …

San Francisco

Oven-Fried Brussels Sprouts | Goop

The trick to a good Brussels sprout is getting it nice and crispy, and pre-heating the baking sheet in a hot oven allows you to get that much-needed …

Brussels Sprouts

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 …

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All of the Nutrients Your Body Needs in One Bowl

<i>The following post was originally featured on Eating Bird Food and written by Brittany Mullins, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>This flavorful roasted garlic lentil soup tastes like it's been cooking all day, but cooks up in less than an hour.<p>What happened to Spring? Last week I was ready to …

Companies will sell employees Apple Watches for $25 to reach health goals

In an effort to motivate employees to maintain healthier lifestyles, a handful of companies are experimenting with providing Apple Watches for only $25.<p>According to the Wall Street Journal, Vitality Group, a health services firm, is launching the program this year at a handful of companies, …

Why KitchenAid's Latest Mixing Bowl Is Wowing Serious Cooks

Sometimes it is best to get your holiday presents on the early side. KitchenAid’s new Precise Heat Mixing Bowl ($249) arrived at our house in early December and turned out to be the key to festive holiday celebrations all month.<p>The bowl is engineered to function solo as a stand-alone slow cooker or …

Dessert

50 KitchenAid Recipes That Stand, Mix, and Deliver

Monkey bread, pretzels, easy cakes, and more ways to let the stand mixer do the work. Your arms deserve a break.<p>Did you order a KitchenAid stand mixer that’s perfectly color-coordinated with the rest of your appliances? That’s nice. (Same.) But now it’s time to get even more use out of it, with …

Ever Seen a Cat Made From Coffee?

See the foam artwork of the barista that’s blowing minds.<p>Meet Paulo Asi. He’s one of our Partners from the Bay Area and we’re so lucky we found him. …

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19 Holiday Cake Recipes to Make You Forget About Pie

The holiday dessert scene has seen a long-running affinity for pie. While we’re hard pressed to find people who actively avoid the sweet treat, it’s about time that other decadent desserts get a shot at the center of the table. If you can’t let pie go, by all means have both, but trust: These …

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19 things you can make instead of a whole-roasted turkey this Thanksgiving

For those who are either looking for a new main course or who just want an easier way to prepare the bird, we've put together a list of 20 Thanksgiving plates to try this year.<p>From mini turkey pies to a crown roast of lamb, here are 20 ways to spice up your holiday meal. We've included some of our …

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13 3-Ingredient Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Your aunt just called — she’s totally overwhelmed with cooking her turkey day feast and needs you to whip up a few Thanksgiving side dishes, STAT. Last year we introduced you to three-ingredient recipes that <i>killed it</i> at your Friendsgiving dinner, so we thought we’d bring you 13 more. Scroll on to …

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15 Meringue Recipes to Whip Up for the Holiday Season

One of the best parts about the holiday season is all of the sweets you get to eat. What other time of the year can you eat as much pie as you want and not feel bad about it? Probably never, so we’re going to enjoy it while it lasts. This season, whip up a batch of meringues to give as hostess …

Dessert

6 Brussels Sprouts Recipes That Will Change Your Life

Roasting is just the beginning.<p>Bring some flavor to your Thanksgiving table (or everyday table) with these 6 irresistible brussels sprouts recipes.<p><b>Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts</b><p>You could roast your sprouts with some olive oil and call it a day. Or you could toss them in a honey-Sriracha sauce, then …

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This No-Knead, 5-Ingredient Artisanal Bread Is Super Easy to Bake

We’re serious. You can bake fresh, crusty, aromatic, artisanal bread using just FIVE ingredients. It doesn’t involve any kneading and takes less than 10 minutes of prep! We’ve always thought that baking bread was intimidating, but this recipe is a great way to dip your toes in the water. With only …

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Cool Beans: 5 Great Cold Brew Coffee Makers

Iced coffee has been a longstanding warm-weather alternative to the hot stuff since forever, but there have always been drawbacks. As you’d expect, …

Property for Sale? Try These Staging Tips to Up Your Home Value

Are you selling your house? Home staging can help sell your home up to 30 percent more money than an un-staged home. Staging can cost anywhere from $5,000 to $500,000, but using our expert tips will cost you little to no money! Here is an inside look at a luxurious loft we staged in New York.<p>Style …

The 7 Most Financially Savvy Home Upgrades You Can Make

When it comes to home improvement, some dollars stretch more than others. And if you’re on a limited budget, it becomes even more important to spend …

Home Improvement

30 Great Kitchen Design Ideas

Fabulous ideas for any kitchen.<p>If you're ready to design a kitchen but don't know where to start, we've got just the thing to help. From the simple to the sublime, our collection of 30 fabulous kitchen ideas — gathered from some of the nation's best designers — is sure to inspire. Plus: 60 …

10 Apps To Download Before A DIY Project

These days, the most invaluable tool for inspiring and organizing any home design project fits in your back pocket. Whether you want to compare and contrast new potential paint colors for your den, find a coffee table that fits in your living room <i>and</i> your budget, or plan a complete kitchen …

Home Decorating

15 Truffle Oil Recipes to Make You Feel Fancy

Considering it sold for an estimated cool mil’, it doesn’t look like the recently unearthed world’s largest white truffle will be in our budget any time soon. Thankfully, we can still get a taste of the fancy fungi in a much more cost-effective form: truffle oil. These 15 recipes all feature the …

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29 Frozen Puff Pastry Recipes, Both Savory & Sweet

We've got an infinite number of frozen puff pastry ideas. Here are 29 of them.<p><b>Want to stock your kitchen with a</b> secret weapon? From last-minute hors' d'oeuvres to hearty dinners and easy desserts, frozen puff pastry is the workhorse of a busy kitchen (our favorite brand is the all-butter Dufour). …

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