Sara Allard

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Herbed Potato Stacks Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray. Cut potatoes into 1⁄16-inch-thick slices using a mandoline or …

Country Lifestyle

Baking 1-2-3: How to Make the Silkiest, Smoothest Lemon Curd

Lemon curd is an iconic dessert—learn how to make three versions of it, from no-bake lemon bars to a stunning pie.<p><i>Welcome to Baking 1-2-3, by associate food editor Claire Saffitz. Each month, she'll guide you through a three-step baking process. The first recipe is for the beginners out there, the</i> …

Baking

Top Southern Chef Shares Where to Eat Now in New Orleans

When I recently hit New Orleans for the first time, I had only 24 hours to consume what so many chefs tell me is one of America's best food cities. So I enlisted the aid of one of the South's most talented chefs, Derek Emerson of Jackson, Mississippi's highly acclaimed Walker's Drive-In, Local 463, …

New Orleans

A Better, Truer, More Southern Way to Make Grits

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: You're doing grits wrong. Here's how to do them right. (Hint: It will involve some coddling.)</i><p>I’d be wise to trust a chef with four restaurants, a marquis spot on an …

How to Cook Lemon Chicken Like a Pro with Chef Amanda Freitag

There's an art to a perfectly tender roast lemon chicken—but it's also easier than you think. Watch this video to learn the technique.<p>Quick: Name a dish that's simple to prepare, citrusy, roasted, and ranks with the best comfort food there is. You said lemon chicken, right? This weeknight staple …

Cooking

Dorie Greenspan's Hot (and Cold) Chocolate

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The perfect from-scratch hot chocolate -- and a cozier Valentine's Day -- is just 3 pantry ingredients and 10 minutes away.</i><p>Think about trying to get a …

7 Classic Decorating Lessons That Will Transform Any House

In his first apartment, Connecticut-based Sam Allen gives drama a capital "D" with seven classic decorating lessons that enliven his previously generic sheetrock-lined rooms.<p>In his first apartment, Connecticut-based Sam Allen gives drama a capital "D" with seven classic decorating lessons that …

Easy Yard Makeover Ideas for a Fresh Start

We’re still in the middle of winter, but my heart is already with spring! I’ve been dreaming of warm evenings filled with cool breezes and dinners on …

Outdoor Spaces

9 Cheap Ways to Make Your Bathroom Feel Luxurious

Create your own spa-like oasis without spending a fortune.<p><b>1. Think fluffy</b><p>If you're going to splurge <i>anywhere</i> in your bathroom, update your towels and bath rug first. A soft, fluffy, neutral-colored towel goes a long way if you're trying to turn your basic bathroom into a spa-like oasis. Not sure …

10 Unexpected Ways to Add Color to Your Kitchen

Unique ways to give your space a bold look.<p>Switch out your sink for a colorful one, order some bold appliances, or give your backsplash a bright look.

20 Ways to Create a French Country Kitchen

If you love style that is warm, comfortable, and beautiful all at the same time, you’re likely a fan of French country designs. A French country …

Kitchens

7 Amazing Bathroom Makeovers You Won't Believe

Dramatic before-and-after photos.<p>Before-and-after photos of dramatic transformations. Get inspired for your next renovation project.

4 Spaces Dramatically Improved By A Single Piece Of Art

A colorful, abstract painting sets these relatively neutral rooms in a different direction.<p>Here, interior designer Christopher Maya incorporates a contemporary painting by Leora Armstrong into a primary color palette.<p>A painting by Brian Grosdidier and Jay Shinn brings color into a breakfast room in …

Before & After: A Basic Kitchen Gets a Major Personality Upgrade

This blogger didn't settle for bare bones.<p>It's easy to look at a basic kitchen and feel uninspired: The builder-grade cabinets, simple laminate countertops, harsh overhead lighting, and the total absence of color. But blogger Kaylor Little of Fisherman's Wife Furniture looked at the bare bones …

Kitchens

These Two Siblings are Dedicated to Carrying on the Family Shirt Business

Co-owners and designers Kelly and David Hamilton work together to continue the Hamilton legacy.

Clothing

Before and After: A Builder-Grade Bathroom Gets Major Personality

Don't settle for a basic bathroom.<p>It's easy to look at a builder-grade bathroom and feel defeated: That bland rectangular mirror, boring beige walls, simple countertop, and honey-colored wood. But instead of accepting defeat, blogger Centsational Girl took the bathroom in her new home as …