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16 recipes to keep you healthy through the holiday season

The year is almost over, which means the time for New Year's resolutions is almost upon us. If eating healthy is in your future, these 16 recipes can …

5 movies to Netflix and chill to this weekend

This week’s set of Netflix recommendations includes a Shakespearean teen comedy, a magical documentary and a Game of Thrones star or two.<p>Depending on …

The 32 Best Books to Read This Summer

Funny, moody, scary, fiery, canny, and bloody books.<p>Swimsuit? Check. Sunglasses? Check. Three books, because you couldn't choose just one? Check. From complicated meditations on motherhood to dark thrillers that still slot perfectly into a beach bag, here are the 32 books to put on your summer …

Star Chefs' Favorite Holiday Cocktails

Star chefs share their favorite holiday cocktails like Marcus Samuelsson's tart cranberry caipirinha and Kevin Sbraga's Puerto Rican eggnog.

Here's Why a Bloody Bull is Better Than a Bloody Mary

I come from a long line of Bloody Mary lovers. Proof: At my parents’ house, we drink them before dinner. It doesn’t matter what time it is, we’re …

Bacon, Caramelized Onion, and Gruyere Focaccia | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Rich with olive oil, nutty Gruyere cheese, crisp thick-cut bacon and sweet onions, this focaccia is like taking a trip to the Alsace. Serve it as an appetizer, part of a brunch, or in place of bread at the dinner table.<p><b>Bacon, Caramelized Onion, and Gruyere Focaccia</b><p>1 package (2 1/4 tsp. ) active dry …

Gruyere

Cheesy Crab & Artichoke Bread

One of the things I look forward to most every December is my friend (and realtor extraordinaire) Brandi’s cookie exchange. Two dozen women each …

Dining Rooms

How to Cook a Steak Perfectly Every Time: Use the Reverse Sear Hack - Great Ideas : People.com

Overcooked beef — it’s one of cooking’s most heartbreaking tales.<p>You know the scenario: In an effort to treat yourself, you head to the grocery …

BBQ

Put That Cucumber Down—Pickle This Instead

Last summer I was lucky enough to be the recipient of a friend’s backyard vegetable bounty.<p>Nearly every week I could count on opening my front door to find a basket teeming with beefsteak tomatoes, cucumbers, snap peas, chard, kale, and tubs of Sun Gold cherry tomatoes. I could also count on …

Food Preservation

Pork Humba (Visayan Pork Adobo)

<i>Adobo</i> is a quintessential Filipino stewed or braised dish prepared using these basic ingredients – meat or vegetable, soy sauce, vinegar and garlic – …

55 Lamb Recipes, from Chops to Roasts to Kebabs

Change up your dinner routine with dozens of lamb recipes.<p>Sure, lamb is a great main to serve for a holiday like Passover or Easter, but why save it for special occasions? It also deserves a spot on your table any night, as quick-cooking chops, easy stir-fries, grilled kebabs, and juicy burgers. …

Cooking

5 Unexpected Ways to Use Cream Cheese

<i>Today: Set your cream cheese free from the chains of your bagel. Here are new ways to use the schmear.</i><p>Cream cheese is not sophisticated. It lacks the sexiness of an oozing Camembert or soft ricotta, and it’s certainly no match for an aged cheddar -- but that's part of its charm. Cream cheese is …

Breakfast

Sausage, Cheddar and Grits Frittata

I fell down such a strange Internet rabbit hole this week. There were makeup tutorial videos, doomsday prepper podcasts, and a weird amount of …

Everything You Need to Know About Pie Crust

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: You</i> …

Baking

15 Food Instagram Accounts That Will Make You Oh-So-Hungry

Sure, we can all post a half-decent photo of poached eggs at brunch, but these 15 amazing food Instagram accounts are on a whole other level. …

The Easiest Way to Recreate Your Favorite Thai Green Curry

Heat the oil in a 4-quart (or larger) Dutch oven or heavy pot set over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the curry paste. Be cautious, as it …

The Best Brunch Recipes in the History of Everything

Things you are good at: gathering friends and pouring mimosas. Things we can make you better at: your brunch spread. Here are the top 10 dishes you need to be the boss of breakfast. Fair warning, make a double batch of the candied bacon. It goes fast.<p><b>Eggs In A Basket</b><p>Egg in a hole, egg in a basket, …

The French Way To The Perfect Breakfast Sandwich

A few years ago, I was eating my way around New York City and found myself at Buvette for brunch. Their croque madame was heaven on a plate. This is …

Breakfast Banh Mi Sandwiches

This outstanding Vietnamese banh mi includes duck pâté and spicy pickles along with, less conventionally, five-spice-flavored bacon and a fried egg.</b> …

23 Skillet Cakes That Anyone Can Make

So effortlessly classy, it feels like cheating.

Dessert

Different Solutions

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Daag curry base: the most useful curry recipe you'll ever read

Simple curry base daag is one of Britain’s most-searched-for recipes according to Google - make a big batch to freeze and use later for a huge array of dishes<p>Just reading an <b>Indian cookery book</b> makes me want to go and have a lie-down. The yard-long list of ingredients, most of which need a special …

Curries

Baked Eggs with Spinach, Asparagus, and Prosciutto

Bake the eggs, in their nests of crusty bread, until the whites are just set. When you cut into the egg, the still-liquid yolk acts as a sauce. If …

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Preheat the oven to 400°F. Butter a 12-cup muffin tin.<p>In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cornmeal, 1/2 cup of the cheese, herbs, baking powder, …

How to Build an Easy (and Impressive) Brunch for Easter

Easter feels like a daytime holiday, doesn't it? Something about the egg hunts, the spring theme, and all that ham makes it the perfect occasion for …

Kale Smoothie for Breakfast

When the winter darkness starts to feel heavy it is time to freshen up and find new energy. Starting your day with a boosting Green Kale Smoothie will help you to tackle early dark mornings and remind you that brighter days are ahead.<p>I love breakfast and I definitely do not function properly …

Outbuilding of the Week: A Salvaged Shed in a Napa Garden

Cara Davies remembers the day the city inspector came to take a final look at her garden before signing off on the building permit: “He came around …