Miriam Nieminen

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10 ways to kill time at the airport

Your bags have been checked, your boarding pass issued... and now you’ve got hours to wait before getting on your plane. What can you do with an airport layover?<p>Plenty, as it turns out. Here are some of our suggestions:<p>Exercise<p>Feeling your muscles atrophy from all those flight delays? Hit the gym! …

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Nail Art Hack! How to Make Perfect Itsy-Bitsy Triangles

Learn how to make your own tiny geo nail decals with this tutorial. Hint: all you need is a tear-off paper pallet, polish, and scissors!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Nail polish<br>• tear-off paper pallet<br>• scissors<br>• tweezers<br>• small, sharp scissors<br>• orange stick/ tweezers<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onSmall Good Things

Feta, my way!

I adore all kinds of cheeses. Creamy, hard, salty, blue, stinky..it doesn’t matter. I love them all. This recipe is just a simple, no fuss way to …

Homemade Croissants

One of my favorite things about our new apartment is that we have space for an honest to goodness dining table. I mean, sitting on the floor and …

Prosciutto & Gruyere Croissants

processor danish pastry:<p>1/4 cup (60 ml) warm water<p>1/2 cup (125 ml) milk at room temperature<p>1 large egg at room temperature<p>2 1/4 cups (10 1/8 oz | …

Simplest Red Fruit Salad ever & some of our favorite Summertime recipes!

Life, our book and travel to foreign lands have kept us away. We have a guest post and several recipes waiting to be posted and shared with the world …

Honey Lavender Cookies with Pistachios

I am sure I am not unique in finding baking therapeutic. When things are not going the way I'd like, it is very comforting to go to the kitchen and …

Perfectly Crispy Roasted Potatoes - Let the Baking Begin!

Turn oven to 400F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper, set aside.<p>Thoroughly wash the potatoes under running water. Cut each potato in half.<p>Soak …

Grilled Cherry Tomato Skewers on Toast with Goat Cheese

<i>This grilled cherry tomato skewers recipe is updated with a new video. Enjoy! This is the first in a series we’re sharing for Summer on our favorite</i> …

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Free Technique Classes: Perfect Pizza | Williams-Sonoma Taste

• This hour-long technique class is <b>FREE</b> and includes tastings of prepared dishes.<br>• Participants enjoy 10% savings on select same-day store purchases.<br>• Available at all stores; class times vary by store location.<br>• Class size is limited so <b>call your local store to register</b>.

Chile Lime Shrimp with Roasted Poblano Cream

Intro<p>I want to tell you all about this recipe. I would like to sit down with you and urge you to get some shrimp marinating immediately because the …

75 Tasty Instagram Accounts Every Foodie Should Follow

75 Instagram Accounts Every Food Lover Should Follow<p>1. @sarkababicka<p>2. @alice_gao<p>3. @cannellevanille<p>4. @davidlebovitz<p>5. @jamieoliver<p>6. @smoothdude<p>7. …

Easy Peasy Veggie Fries Recipe

<i>By Gabrielle. Photos by Lindsey Johnson.</i><p>Here’s another post I wrote for Pottery Barn Kids new Building Blocks blog. It was created and published …

Penne with Mushrooms and Turkey Sausage | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Pasta with porcini and sausage makes a sensuous combination in this weeknight dish. Start with a shaved fennel salad topped with extra-virgin olive oil and Parmesan for a complete meal.<p><b>Penne with Mushrooms and Turkey Sausage</b><p>3/4 oz. (20 g.) dried porcini mushrooms<p>1 Tbs. olive oil<p>1 onion, finely …

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Easy Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

You can make this absolutely delicious, <i>Easy Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup</i> in just 20 minutes! Perfect for a comforting homemade mushroom soup any …

Bourbon Salted Caramels

I guess it’s time we kick it into full gear and discuss homemade holiday gifts! I’m trying to get my head in the game…but I’m still mustering up the …

Spice Up with Asian Spices • Just One Cookbook

I have virtually met many wonderful readers and bloggers since I started blogging two and half years ago. Some of them became my lifelong friends, …

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11 Super Herbs and Spices for Your Health

There’s a reason explorers traveled thousands of miles and crossed oceans for herbs and spices. Besides making cuisine more delectable, they’ve been long used to promote health and cure disease.<p>We’ve already covered the super foods you should consider, so this time we’ll take a look at the herbs …

These 10 Spices Will Instantly Make You A Better Cook

For all of you out there who think you just can't cook, we have something to tell you: yes, you can. Julia Child wasn't lying when she said anyone can cook. She may have been talking about French cooking, but it's true for all types of cuisine.<p>There's no magic to cooking. People aren't born with a …

Found out Your Dinner Guests Are Vegetarians? No Problem!

We had some new friends (Babycakes' best friend from school and her family) over for dinner one weekend.<p>Which wouldn't seem like a big deal, <b>but I found out at the last minute that they were vegetarians.</b> There went my pork tenderloin plans right out the window! <i>Say what?!?!</i> Why didn't I know this …

Executive Editor Faith Durand's favorite healthy work lunch? A delicious kale & quinoa salad with dates, almonds, and citrus dressing: http://thekitc.hn/1mRQkQF

How to Make Cheeto-Crusted Jalapeño Poppers

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: You don't even have to know the rules of the game to enjoy the year's biggest day in football -- at least not when Molly Yeh's game-changing,</i> …

14 Burger Concepts Worth Watching in 2014

The burger category continually remakes itself. New concepts are created. One-offs morph into multi-unit endeavors. Small chains spread out and away from their home markets. New names become familiar brands. Below are 14 concepts that are on the move. These are concepts that might not be well known …

What Your Style Says About You

I was off to Berlin for a few days of rest and relaxation. While standing in line at the check-in counter of the Dubai Airport, I remembered that my phone needed recharging. All those "can't-live-without" apps have been draining the juice out of my battery. Diving into my suitcase, and ruffling …

GoldieBlox vs. Beastie Boys: Why That Adorable "Girls" Parody Ad Counts as Fair Use

Photo: Goldieblox/YouTube<p>GoldieBlox is brilliant. The company, which makes construction toys specifically for little girls in an aim to excite them about engineering, recently released a delightful, exuberant ad which has gone massively viral and might get them into the Super Bowl. The ad depicts …

Lauren Conrad Finally Spills The Beans On Her Engagement

Photo: Matt Jones/Cosmopolitan.<p>The fact that Lauren Conrad will have a to-die-for California wedding is pretty much a given. But, the fact that she …

The Simplest Way To Save A Shaky Relationship

Photo: <b>Jim Smeal</b>/BEImages.<p><i>Sure, everything changes once you become a mom, but that doesn’t have to mean sacrificing style. Elizabeth Street, an</i> …

Cate Blanchett, Bradley Cooper, & A Dead Fish? This You Have To See

Cate Blanchett is talking to a dead fish with its eyeball rolling out, Bradley Cooper is dancing in the rain talking about money troubles, and Greta …