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The Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)

GalleryThe Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>A grilled cheese is a grilled cheese, right? I mean, it's the first meal that most of us learn how to cook at home by ourselves. …

The Surprising Way to Tweak a Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

Improving upon a classic is a tough task. Improving upon a classic <i>cookie</i> is even more challenging. A standard chocolate chip cookie recipe follows the same general formula for good reason! Why mess with perfection?<p>However, if pressed, I can name a few characteristics of a chocolate chip cookie that …

Three recipes to breakfast like a Scandinavian | Book extract

A traditional start to a Swedish day can be found in freshly baked rolls, scone-muffins with fruit curd, and an autumnal granola, courtesy of new book Lagom<p>The Swedes are pretty early risers, which is admirable given that, for much of the year, they will wake up, have breakfast and go to work in …

Breakfast

How to Make One Gorgeous Layer Cake—Using One Sheet Pan

So you’ve got a special occasion coming up, and you want to/need to/are being made to bake a fabulous cake to celebrate. Your heart says “impressive layer cake!” but your pantry reminds you that you didn’t miraculously sprout a collection of variously-sized cake pans overnight. (It’s ok, leave the …

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

Tour an Industrial Farmhouse Style Home in Iceland

<b>Name:</b> Soffia Gardarsdottir <b><br>Location:</b> Alftanes, Iceland <b><br>Size:</b> 1991 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 9 years, owned<p>Floral designer and interior stylist Soffia …

We Tested 5 Pie Crusts to Find the Easiest, Flakiest & Best-Tasting

Are you the type who breaks into hives the minute you think about rolling out pie dough? Or the one who stays calm and cool, your pin gliding across the dough like a Ferrari down the Italian coast?<p>(Or are you the type who's really in it for the eating, not the making? You're welcome here, too. Come …

Baking

Use Berries in Abundance

My relationship with berries follows the same arc as so many relationships: ignorance, discovery, infatuation, growth, complacency and, then, happy coexistence.<p>Stage 1 — blissful ignorance — sees me growing up thinking that raspberries came in a bottle of an overly sweet cordial that you’d dilute …

The Doughnut Recipes You Didn’t Know You Needed

Blueberry-Glazed Earl Grey Doughnuts from Oh Lady Cakes<p>Summery White Chocolate and Strawberry Doughnuts from Copenhagen Cakes<p>Baked Brown Butter and Pistachio Donuts from Joy the Baker<p>Funfetti Coffee and Doughnuts Cake from The Little Epicurean<p>Maple Bourbon Bacon Chocolate Donuts from Urban Bakes

The Simplest Shortbread You Can Bake

Most good cooks have a few go-to dishes they can whip up without a recipe, dependable things to make on autopilot that can be adapted to fit their hunger, the contents of their fridge, or the occasion at hand.<p>This truth doesn’t always extend to bakers, who are often at the mercy of a more …

Baking

Vegan Pho with Seitan Recipe

Vegan pho with seitan and an incredibly powerful mix of spices - including star anise, whole cardamom and fresh ginger - to bring out an authentic …

How to bake the perfect muffin

I was the muffin and scone maker at my first bakery job, at age 17. I would pull into the parking lot around 2:30 a.m. each morning and get baking, …

Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

I made cookies for my mom for mother's day. These cookies are right up my mom’s alley: nutty brown butter, crisp edges with a soft and chewy centre, …

14 Furniture Arranging Tricks To Make Your Home Feel Bigger

It's all about fooling the eye... and taking some time to plan ahead.<p>It's a question anyone who owns furniture is forced to confront: What is the best way to arrange it? When space comes at a premium, that question becomes even trickier to answer.<p>Luckily, the folks at luxury home goods store Amara …

Furniture

25 No-Bake Chocolate and Nut Butter Recipes (Need We Say More?)

Chocolate and peanut butter is a well-known match made in heaven. But in a world of peanut allergies and strict Paleo diets, alternative nut and seed …

These 10 Desserts Are Secretly Healthy

I would choose dessert over almost anything: pizza, burgers, bagels — even pasta doesn't stand a fighting chance. As soon as something chocolatey, …

Food

Brown Bread

198<p>43<p>People often ask me if I make my own bread. Since where I live, within a one block radius of my apartment there are literally four very good …

Garlic-Rosemary Monkey Bread

Ingredients<p>12 ounces fontina cheese, shredded (about 3 cups)<br>• 7 cloves garlic, finely chopped<br>• 3 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary<br>• 2 tablespoons chopped …

Recipes

Mamma's Loving Lemon-Zest Pancakes

There's something about making pancakes for kids on the weekend that makes one feel like a good parent. Indeed J.C. would approve. No, I don't mean Jesus, though I think he'd give a thumbs up too, I'm talking about June Cleaver, the mother of all moms.<p>Watching "Leave it to Beaver" reruns on …

Rosé Doughnuts Are Going to Be Your New Obsession

I doughnut think you'll find anything cuter.<p>If your version of the main food groups are sugar, sparkles, and rosé, prepare to swoon over rosé doughnuts. They are a pink doughnut lover's dream and I doughnut think you'll ever find anything cuter:<p>If the thought of making doughnuts alone exhausts you …

How to Make Natural Food Dyes

Looking for wholesome ways to decorate special treats? It's easy to make your own natural food coloring with fruit and vegetable juices and powders. Plus new products make it a snap to create bright blues, realistic reds, and every shade in between.<p>You have probably noticed that all-natural food …

Motherhood

Get a Little Fancy with Your Basic Waffle Batter

Waffle batter and pancake batter are just about the same thing. Same ingredients, same method, but with a teensy bit more liquid and eggs. If you can …

30 Valentine’s Day Cookie Recipes to Swoon Over

Whether you’re spending Valentine’s Day with your S.O. or your squad this year, you’re obviously going to <i>need</i> some sweet treats to celebrate the day. After you’ve found romantic Valentine’s day dinner recipes and cute pink cocktail recipes, it’s time to think about dessert. These Valentine’s …

Our Most Pinned Chocolate Desserts

The people have spoken—here are our most popular chocolate dessert recipes on Pinterest<p>Our Pinterest users agree: of all life's pleasures, few are …

Dessert

an easier way to make cookies

Pretty much everything terrible about making cookies comes down to one thing: deciding you want a cookie and realizing that the expanse between now …

corn and black bean weeknight nachos

Assembly<p>2 ears corn, husked<p>1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed<p>1 large poblano<p>Nonstick spray or 2 teaspoons oil<p>2 generous cups (about 8 …

Nourishing Vegan Buddha Bowl

Instructions<p>Wild rice:<p>Cook the wild rice according to package directions.<p>Spicy chickpeas:<p>Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C (392 degrees F).<p>Place the …

Surprise Your Valentine With the Sweetest Heart-Shaped Rose Tart Recipe!

Valentine’s day is the time to go all out and surprise your loved one — or your crush — with a sweet tart that will simply melt their heart. Dessert doesn’t come any cuter, and although it may look fancy, it is actually super simple to make. Simply trace a heart — or two! — on pre-rolled puff …

Gardening 101: Raspberry

Raspberry, <i>Rubus strigosus:</i> “The Welcome Rambler”<p>Raspberries should be re-classified as one of the seven wonders of the world. Native species of the …