Sandra Norman

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This Is Absolutely the Best Way to Cook Chicken Breasts

<b>Flatten the chicken breasts:</b> Pound the chicken breasts to an even thickness with the bottom of a wide jar or glass. You can also (carefully!) use the …


How To Substitute Egg In Cooking

For bakers and pastry chefs, eggs are often an indispensable ingredient that is very difficult to do away with. Eggs are in most cases the core …

The 60-30-10 Color Rule

If you admire the beautiful bedrooms featured in decorating magazines or pinned on Pinterest, but your own bedroom is entirely neutral because you …

How to Pan Sear Salmon Perfectly, Because You're Worth It

By Alex Delany<p>Do you know how to pan sear salmon perfectly? Totally, 100%, perfectly? Every time? Well, the time to learn is now.<p>We’ll bet that you’ve eaten overcooked fish. Hell, we’ll narrow the field. <b>We’ll put money on that fact that, in your lifetime, have eaten overcooked salmon</b>. Because most …


Wrap Presents in a Flash Using This Japanese Department Store Technique

After hunting down the right holiday gifts for everyone (hopefully by using our helpful guides), it's time to lock yourself in a room and start …

This Silicone Cone Helps Keep Your Kitchen Splatter-Free

Even die-hard bacon lovers hate scrubbing grease off their stoves. Enter the Frywall, a silicone splatter guard sold by quirky e-commerce website The …

Chocolate-Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

These rich, velvety cheesecake bars feature the flavors of fall.

Yellow Butter Cake

This is the kind of classic, all-American layer cake that birthday memories are made of. It's guaranteed to please a crowd. To make an 8-inch layer cake, as featured on use 1 teaspoon salt and finish with . Adapted from

Our Favorite Cupcakes

Of all the countless cupcakes on our site, these 21 recipes are some of our absolute favorites.

Best Bacon Recipes

Savory chive-studded French toast is topped with that irresistible trio, bacon, lettuce, and tomato. Serve this easy, creative open-face BLT for brunch, lunch, or dinner.

80+ Best Furniture Websites For Online Shopping Like A Design Expert

Because who doesn't want to redecorate without leaving their couch?<p>In the name of online shopping that doesn't fry your brain, we scoured our archives and picked our editors' brains for the best furniture stores on the web. Here's to never standing in line or dealing with a moody sales associate …

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How-To Make the Best Pizza at Home

10 Houseplants That Can Survive Even The Darkest Corner

These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already crowded windowsill.<p>These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already crowded windowsill.

25 Tricks for Simplifying the Big Move

Moving, and all its attendant chores, may be inevitable. But the accompanying sense of chaos, while common, isn't necessary. This schedule outlines essential tasks, both large and small, that need to be addressed and allows several weeks for you to tend to the details (although everything can be …

11 IKEA Makeovers That Look Shockingly Luxe

Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.<p>Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.

How to Sew Curtains

Cafe Curtains<br>French bistro designers know a thing or two about ambiance. Take the classic cafe curtain: Hung at a window's midpoint, this simple drapery allows the sunshine to fill a room while providing privacy and filtered light to the diners inside.<p>Cafe curtains made from a vintage tea towel …

35 One-Pot Meals Just Right for Dinner Tonight

A flavor-packed triumph, this one-pot wonder pairs lemon-coriander salmon fillets with a bed of rich bacon-flecked orzo.

7 Places To Shop For Home Decor That Aren't Ikea

<i>Photo courtesy: Zara Home</i><p>OK, so you just moved into a new apartment and you need home things. Namely dishtowels without stains, cups sans university logos and maybe a new nightstand that isn't from Bed Bath & Beyond. Most people's natural instinct is to head straight to Ikea. But 1) the lines. And …


Home Decorating Apps: 4 Addictive Apps That Make Decorating Fun

Decorating should be enjoyable—but often it just feels daunting. Unlike an ill-fitting top that you can toss in the back of your closet and forget about, you have to live, quite literally, with bad decorating decisions, whether it's a soft-beige paint that was lovely on the swatch but looks like …

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World's Best Mac and Cheese

It's a bold claim, but this mac n' cheese from Kurt Beecher Dammeier's Pure Flavor cookbook might be the world's best.

Who Broke Up Kermit and Miss Piggy? A Look at the Suspects

By now, the last remaining thread of your childhood has likely been severed by the news that Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, of Muppets fame, have …

Cake Recipes with Fruit

We've got 27 recipes for cakes that make the most of fruit, whether it's baked right into the batter or spooned on as a topping. Try banana bourbon layer cake, apple stack cake, strawberry cream cake, and much more.

Penne with Shrimp, Feta, and Spring Vegetables

Two steps -- boil and toss -- lead to a pasta with varied tastes and textures, from sweet shrimp and fresh mint to creamy feta and crunchy snow peas.


Best French Toast Recipes

French toast is known in France as pain perdu, which translates to "lost bread," because it makes delicious use of stale or leftover bread. Once you've mastered the basic French toast recipe, a range of possibilities opens up. Try one of these French toast recipes, from apricot-stuffed French toast …

Dyeing Fabrics: Tips, Tricks, and How-Tos

Natural fibers—such as cotton, linen, silk, and wool—take dye much better than synthetics do. Dyeing is as much an art as a science, so don’t hesitate to experiment. For example, we like combining liquid dyes to come up with our own colors. Modify this technique for items other than fabric, …

How to Fold a Napkin 15 Ways

This is easy as 1, 2, 3! Start with a square dinner napkin and give it a three-way fold for an elegant angled pocket. It's handy for tucking flatware, a place card, or a printed menu.

Yoga Waistband CIRCLE SKIRT

DIY Yoga Waistband CIRCLE SKIRT. So simple, so cozy...done in 30 minutes! (Great for girls and women both!)<p>191<p>735

Stir-Frying 101

A stir-fry is an easy way to transform an assortment of simple, healthy ingredients into a harmonious whole. The cooking time is quick, so once you’re at the stove, have everything ready to go. When prepping, dry vegetables after washing them, and cut each ingredient uniformly for a crisp-tender, …

Grown-Up Mac and Cheese

Two different mac and cheese dishes from Ina Garten.<p>Ina Garten takes a classic dish to a whole new level with several kinds of cheese, crispy bacon, and a touch of basil.