Laura Van Der Griendt

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Homemade Scallion Pancakes Are Way Easier Than You Think

When I moved away to college, scallion pancakes were one of the first foods I learned to make. My parents used to always laugh when I ordered this dish in restaurants (in China, they're eaten as street food but not at fine dining restaurants).<p>Related: 16 Savory Pancakes and Waffles to Eat for …

21 Signs That Prove Booksellers Are The Absolute Best

Books on books on books.<p>H/T mysharona1987

24 Movies You Should Watch This Season

If spring is the season of slim pickings at the movies, and summer the time for celluloid junk food, then autumn—the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, as John Keats once called it—is when the cinematic chefs serve up their most ambitious fare. Every single week you’ll find movies that, even …

Classic falafel recipe

These delicious, deep-fried chickpea patties are perfect stuffed in a pitta bread and eaten with hummus, yogurt or tahini sauce<p>One of Egypt's national dishes, where they are made with dried, white broad beans and chickpeas. I make falafel with chickpeas alone.<p>SERVES<p>Makes about 30 …

Sick? Cook Yourself to Health with Recipes for Soup, Tea, and More

From brothy soups to cleansing teas, these are the recipes we reach for when we're feeling under the weather.<p><b>Hold onto your mugs:</b> These 30 recipes for brothy soups, cleansing teas, and zingy fruit- and veg-packed juices are practically meant for the days when you're feeling under the weather. So go …

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Italian Eggplant Recipes

Silky, tender eggplant is at the heart of so many Italian favorites, including eggplant parm and caponata, not to mention molto pasta and pizza creations.<p>Layers of garlicky homemade tomato sauce, meaty fried eggplant, and melted layers of Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses: This is the ultimate recipe …

Italian Food

9 Best-Ever Tomato Soups

In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W's tomato virtuoso Justin Chapple demonstrates the supereasy trick to peeling a tomato. Now that the …

Ricotta and Parmesan Spread Recipe

PER SERVING *<p><b>Calories</b>120Calories from Fat50<p><b>% DAILY VALUE*</b><p>Total Fat6g9%<p>Saturated Fat3g15%<p>Trans …

Prosciutto Havarti Spinach Bundles

Cocktail hour here, means little trays of cheese, appetizers and cocktails. We enjoy cocktail hour with my parents at least once a month (even though …

Arepas

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Chef Ryan Pera, Coltivare Pizza & Garden, Houston, learned the art of arepas from his sister-in-law. Now, this recipe is his easy Sunday meal of choice, packed with leftovers or farm-fresh produce.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups arepa flour …

3 Awesome Ways to Fill Crispy Potato Boats

In the F&W Test Kitchen, we recycle a lot of ingredients that people might normally discard. For instance, instead of composting potato skins we bake …

5 Healthy, Delicious and Low-Calorie Weight Loss Recipes

When I was a child my mom used to make the best pancakes for dinner. She would make zucchini pancakes, carrot pancakes, potato pancakes and even …

How to Make a Super Easy Oven-Roasted Fish Without a Recipe

This baked fish could not be easier to make. So make it already!<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, in effort for you to create your own spin. Today…oven-roasted fish with</i> …

Healthy Weeknight Dinner Recipes

Boring food just isn't our thing.<p>See the full list of healthy weeknight dinner recipes here.<p><b>Falafel Salad With Spicy Yogurt Sauce</b><p>Conventional? Snooze. If we're going to eat a platefull of vegetables, you bet we're gonna make every last bite interesting. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Citrus, Fennel and Avocado Salad</b><p>…

6 Awesome Ways to Eat Scrambled Eggs for Breakfast

Scrambled eggs are a perfect weekday breakfast option—here are six great ways to cook them.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot.</i> …

Zucchini-Herb Fritters with Garlic Yogurt

Makes about 12 Servings<p>Squeezing the liquid out of the zucchini is the secret to crisp fritters. (The potato helps, too.)<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Garlic Yogurt<p>½ cup plain yogurt (not Greek)<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 teaspoon honey<p>1 …

Recipes

50 reasons to get excited about toast

Toast gets a major makeover with the help of the Food Network and one very passionate Instagrammer.<p>Toast #8: Pesto-Avocado (All photos: Kim …

Breakfast

17 Fringe-tastic Necklaces to Make Now

Tassels: They aren’t just for your nana’s curtains anymore. Nope. They’re popping up in decor, fringe-y fashion and even jewelry. We are lovin’ all the fun, on-trend DIYs with these tassels and fringe accents. The best part? Since you can craft your tassels out of thread that comes in basically …

The Secret to the Best Ever French Onion Dip

<i>By Matt Duckor, Epicurious</i><p>The last thing I expected Cortney Burns to make was the best French onion dip I've ever had.<p>A bit of background: Burns is one half of the duo behind San Francisco's Bar Tartine. Along with co-chef Nick Balla, the pair has garnered all sorts of critical acclaim for melding …

Why You Only Need 37 Items in Your Closet

It seems that less is definitely more these days. Taking that idea to the next level is blogger Caroline Rector of Unfancy. She's one of a few who have dared to whittle their wardrobe down to a mere 37 pieces to wear for a full season. No shopping or swapping allowed.<p>Here's how it works.<p><b>What Is a</b> …

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Simple Chicken curry | Good Food Channel

Ingredients<p>3 blades mace<br>• 9 green cardamom<br>• 6 black cardamom<br>• 1 tsp coriander seeds<br>• 4 tbsp vegetable oil<br>• 2 onions, finely sliced<br>• 3 bay leaves<br>• 10 cloves<br>• ½ tsp …

Rustic Chickpea Stew with Apricots & Turnip {slow-cooker recipe}

Rustic Chickpea Stew with Apricots & Turnip {slow-cooker recipe}<p>Author: Aimee<p>Prep time: 15 mins<p>Cook time: 6 hours<p>Total time: 6 hours 15 mins<p>Make use …

Mushroom Risotto with Peas

Directions<p>In a large skillet heat butter over medium heat until melted. Add mushrooms, shallots, and garlic; cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until …

Honey Lime Sriracha Shrimp Pasta Recipe

With Spring in the air, I’m finding ways to lighten up dinner while still delivering amazingly delicious tastes. I’ve been working on mixing together …

Seafood

7 Fuss-Free Recipes for an Elegant Mother’s Day Dinner

If there’s one person who deserves a day celebrating how great she is, it’s definitely Mom. And considering the woman changed your diaper most of …

New potato and chorizo hash with asparagus, poached egg recipe

Make use of the season's asparagus with this delicious hash recipe - it's just right for a long, lazy brunch<p><b>SERVES</b><p>2<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>600g new potatoes, scrubbed & halved or quartered if large<br>• 2 tbsp olive oil<br>• 1 red onion, chopped<br>• 2 cooking chorizo sausages (200-250g), skin removed & meat crumbled<br>• 2 tbsp …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Roasted Mushroom Soup

If you've told yourself a long time ago that you do not care for mushroom soup, you simply must try again! I'm speaking from personal experience and …

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22 Places All Book Lovers Must Go

Travel by the book.