Lois Washburn

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17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

Recipes

7 Thanksgiving Desserts That Are Way Better Than Pie

<b>1. Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust & Caramel Sauce</b><p>Pumpkin pie is always expected at Thanksgiving, but why not shake things up and make a pumpkin cheesecake instead? This 5-star recipe is the ultimate sweet ending to your Thanksgiving feast -- and no one will miss that tired ol' pumpkin …

Basil and Mozzarella Scones Recipe

Ingredients (8)<p>3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting<br>• 2 tablespoons granulated sugar<br>• 1 tablespoon baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon fine …

Frozen Lemon Meringue

This delicious frozen lemon meringue is my all-time go-to gluten-free recipe, which I like to change sometimes by experimenting with different …

Baking

Transform fruits, vegetables and herbs into homemade liqueurs

The next time you get home from the farmers market with bagfuls of strawberries, bell peppers and fennel, head straight to the liquor cabinet instead …

Experience 'the real Italy' in these 3 classic towns

We go to Italy primed for great eating -- it's part of the culture. The art and architecture aren't so bad either. Fred Plotkin is the author of the …

Salmon Baked in Cream With Sweet Bay, Thyme, and Dill From 'The Nourished Kitchen'

It's wild salmon season here in California, so I try to snag some great filets while they're available. I usually roast my fish with just a little salt and pepper, but there's nothing wrong with changing things up every once in awhile. Jennifer McGruther's salmon baked in cream from her new book,</i> …

Creamy Corn Chowder With Pancetta and Chives Recipe

There's no reason to give up soup just because warm weather has arrived. Rather, it's a great way to showcase the season's best. Case in point: this savory-sweet, luxuriously creamy corn chowder that's studded with pancetta and finished with garlicky croutons.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Blending heavy …

11 Chemicals You Might Have Already Eaten Today

Insects, rubber, mold-reducing agents, and more things you weren't really meant to digest, all thanks to Big Food!<p><b>There are huge gaps</b> in what we know about the additives in our food, and anecdotes on the Internet fill them. Before the Internet was invented, the Center for Science in the Public …