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These Practical Uses for a Whipping Siphon Go Way Beyond Whipped Cream

Whipping siphons tools that seem best for fancy restaurant chefs. I appreciate everything you can do with them, but I’m not topping my weeknight …

drinks

Make Matt Jennings' Killer No-Recipe Spring Pickles

Preserve the season's best produce with Boston chef Matt Jennings' fool-proof pickles.<p>Spring is a magical season that’s here and gone before you know …

Al's Lemon Vanilla Dutch Baby with Blueberry Sauce

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Batter<p>1 cup flour<br>• 1 tablespoon sugar<br>• 4 eggs, room temperature<br>• 1 cup whole milk, room temperature<br>• 1 tablespoon lemon zest<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla paste<br>• 4 tablespoons butter<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<p>Blueberry sauce<p>4 cups blueberries<br>• 2 tablespoons water<br>• ½ cup of sugar<br>• 1 tablespoon lemon juice<br>• 1 tablespoon lemon …

Recipes

Hibiscus Vitamin C Toner Mist

A simple vitamin C toner recipe that's easy to make, inexpensive and highly effective at strengthening the skin's defenses against aging.The post …

6 Smart Gardening Tips, So You Can Stop Killing Your Basil Plants

Three restaurant gardeners share their secrets and tips.<p>Farm-to-table fever means more restaurants with farmers on their payroll. These three green thumbs share their gardening secrets.<p><b>1. Make Every Inch Count</b><p>If space is at a premium—and isn’t it always?—don’t waste it growing the biggest produce …

5 Easy Tips For Perfectly Reheated And Delicious Leftovers

<b>Give those dishes a second shot.</b><p><i>For SELF, by Audrey Bruno.</i><p>Photo: Louise Lister, Getty Images/Graphic by Jocelyn Runice<p>Coming home to leftovers or pre-prepared freezer-meals is the best. Figuring out how to reheat them is not. While the microwave may seem like a great option, it can often leave you …