Shaundra Stephansen-Martin

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42 Crock-Pot Recipes to Try This Summer (That's Right, Summer)

Summertime, and the living is…well, hot. When stratospheric temperatures make you want to do nothing but sit in an ice bath all day, using a slow …

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

Zion Narrows

7 Numbers You Need To Know To "Vacation Forever"

How would you like to have a permanent vacation? In a blog post last week about how retirement isn’t just about numbers and the importance of having a vision of what you’d like your life to look like, my colleague Michael Smith highlighted an article about several Americans who have chosen to “stay …

What $100/Night Will Get You in 10 Cities Around the World

Using sample dates August 18 through 21, we searched the globe for hotels that have rates at just $100/night this summer. Suddenly, that trip to New York City looks much less appealing. But you'll be shocked by how gorgeous a resort you can score for just $100 in Phuket!<p>The costs of a budget motel …

Kuala Lumpur

Apricot, Cherry, and Graham Cracker Crumble

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Scenario: You’ve been blessed with the year’s best stone fruit. Don’t complicate things! Just roast it with a sprinkling of our crunchy topping in this graham cracker crumble recipe.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ pounds apricots, halved, pitted<p>10 ounces …

Recipes

25 Surprising Foods You Can Grill, from Apple Pie to Ziti

YES! You can grill apple pie, macaroni and cheese, and guacamole—plus a whole lot more.<p><i>The brightest, best cooks know: Don't ever be boxed in by expectations and conventional wisdom. Don't ever let anyone stamp out your creativity. And never, ever let anyone tell you, "No, you can't grill a piece</i> …

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Dairy made good: how to make torta de tres leches and gulab jamun | Rosie Reynolds

Delicious, nutritious milk is transformed into a duo of dreamy desserts by guest baker Rosie Reynolds: a creamy ‘three milk’ cake by way of Mexico, plus a twist on gulab jamun – the toothsome, syrupy dough balls popular in southern Asia<p>Milk is such a cheap and readily available ingredient that it’s …

Painlessdietplans.com

• Diet Plans<br>• Acid Reflux Diet<br>• Weight Loss Diet<br>• Ayurvedic Diet Plans<br>• Weight Loss Tips<br>• Diet Recipes<br>• Healthy Diet Programs<p>Related Links: Diet Plans Acid Reflux …

Ask Martha: Your Food Questions Answered

On the rare occasion that you do not finish your guacamole (who are you?), here's how to keep it fresh.

by-the-Sea-Inspired Paella

Yotam Ottolenghi re-creates a dish from the world's most perfect, most impossible to get to Mediterranean restaurant.<p><i>How do you re-create a dish from the world's most perfect, most impossible-to-get-to Mediterranean restaurant in a basic London kitchen? In his new column, Notes From My Test</i> …

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Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

PER SERVING *<p><b>Calories</b>160Calories from Fat100<p><b>% DAILY VALUE*</b><p>Total Fat11g17%<p>Saturated Fat1.5g8%<p>Trans …

Cancel the takeaway: quick Indian dishes to make at home

A satisfying, deeply flavourful Indian meal does not have to require hours of preparation, as these recipes prove<p>There are cheers as the doorbell rings. It’s Saturday night and our Indian takeaway has arrived. After mobbing the delivery guy we unpack the rogan josh (not as good as mine), the korma …

Cooking Crustaceans, Plus the Condiments That Go With Them

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>From weekends at the shore to mega-blockbuster movies in an overly air conditioned theater, some things are best enjoyed during the …

"How to Explore Consciousness" Jeff Warren at Wanderlust's Speakeasy

Slow Cooker Coconut Red Beans and Rice Recipe

It's the 24th of May, and it is STILL COLD OUTSIDE.<p>dude. this is getting old.<p>I'm trying my hardest to not complain, and to instead pretend it's …

CrockPot Smoky Refried Bean Soup Recipe

Day 88.<p>So, um, we've been sick. We're all getting better, but there is still an awful lot of lolling around whining on the couch watching hour upon …

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Pie Crust

<i>We've partnered with our friends at Diamond of California® to create a nut crust that will work for just about any pie.</i><p><i>Today: Go nuts for nut crusts—and send your next pie into the oven in one.</i><p>A lackluster crust can spoil even the most flavorful filling. Crusts are a difficult part of the pie: …

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19 No-Cook Breakfasts That Require Zero Stove Time

When we start waking up to hot and sticky mornings, we retire the stove and say good morning to these cooling, no-cook breakfasts instead.<p><b>We love oatmeal and omelets</b> as much as we love all breakfast foods (which is to say: a <i>lot</i>). But when we start waking up to hot and sticky mornings, we retire the …

Bread Baking Technique #10 - The technique behind laminated dough used for pastry, puff pastry, croissant, etc.

295<p>public<p>The croissant infographics - Max M Rasmussen<p>Laminated bread is made by making a normal bun dough and then folding it in layers with butter …

Velvety Mushroom Soup: The Best Use for Mushroom Stems

<i>Even if you’re doing your best to cook root-to-leaf and nose-to-tail, there are probably still some edible bits you’re missing. Every other Sunday,</i> <i>we'll focus on one overlooked scrap, and show you how to turn what would otherwise be trash into a dish to treasure.</i><p><i>Today: Stem your waste of mushroom</i> …

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The Best Homemade Hot Sauce Recipes

Many of us can agree on liking our food with a kick — but one of the toughest things to get a majority to agree on is the very best variety of hot …

Can a simple tea bag turn Coors Light into something worth drinking?

By Greg Kitsock<p>Greg Kitsock<p>Bio<p>Peter Martino, chief executive of Annapolis-based Capital Teas, had just closed a deal with the U.S. Naval Academy for a custom tea blend and was wondering whether other schools might be interested in their own unique brand.<p>Then the epiphany hit him: “I suspected that …

Ireland's deep-dark secret: tea brack - Flourish

I know, I know, this looks like – gulp – fruitcake.<p>Not only that, it has – double-gulp – DATES in it.<p>Are you still with me?<p>Thank you! You wouldn’t …

The 5 Most Spectacular National Park Road Trips

Nothing gets us more excited for summer than the prospect of an epic road trip: wind whipping through open car windows, highways flanked by stunning landscapes. Luckily, this is an easy reality in the U.S., thanks to an abundance of amazing national parks.<p><i>by Valerie Conners, Condᅢᄅ Nast …

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10 Great American Summer Vacations

From the beaches of New England to the mountains of Wyoming, from the Great Lakes to the California coast, America is second to none for summer fun. …

Recipe: Strawberry Cheesecake Breakfast Bars

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Butter an 8x8-inch square pan.<p>In the bowl of a food processor, pulse 1 cup of the oats until they’re just beginning to …