Lee Ann Day

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Build and Mount Your Own Floating Shelves for About Seven Bucks

Floating shelves are a great way to add some shelving to your house without taking up a ton of space. YouTuber DIY Creators shows off how to build …

Woodworking

This Guy’s Letter To Subway Just Might Be The Most Thoughtful Complaint You’ll Ever Read

I am a writer, which means I’ve spent a very long time in the service industry. I’ve had things thrown at me, been spit on and even once had my life threatened just for following a policy that I didn’t create but had to follow. Sometimes, workers are at the mercy of a product shipments. There’s …

How to Make Japanese Kewpie Mayo at Home

There are several reasons that chefs, and seemingly every person in Japan, are obsessed with Kewpie mayonnaise and its brethren.<p>It comes is a soft squeeze bottle with a fine tip for zigzagging artfully across okonomiyaki, a bowl of rice, or an oversized fine-dining plate.<br>• It’s tangy, rich and …

Japanese Food

The Food Lab Turbo: No-Cook Blender Tomato Soup in Just 5 Minutes

I'm not gonna lie: You've got to be <i>extra</i> lazy if you're looking for ways to speed up a recipe that only takes 15 minutes to begin with, but you know what? My New Year's resolutions were to eat better, tastier food and to cook smarter, not to do more work than I have to.<p>My original 15-Minute Creamy …

How To: Make Easy Imitation Caviar at Home

At first glance, caviar doesn't seem overly appealing to the masses; not very many people would be willing to spend upwards of $1,000 on a tiny …

33 Life Lessons We Learned From Home Design in 2015

This year, <b>we stretched the limits of how we nest</b>—to do so with more ambition, intentionality, and style than we ever have before.<p>Sarah built and stained her own table, Kenzi got down and dirty with paint and shelves, Amanda wallpapered a room, Leslie transformed her tiny kitchen nook, Alexis proved …

Home Decorating

Aromatherapy Shower Bombs

Add the baking soda to a bowl and slowly add the water while stirring constantly. Add just enough water (between 1/4 and 1/3 cup of water) to make a …

Food

27 Instant Fixes For Nagging Problems Around the House

Super-simple solutions for common household headaches.<p>Water coming from the cold water tap can be pretty chilly during the winter (or year-round if …

This French Onion Soup Is the Reason Slow Cookers Exist

<b>Season the onions.</b> Place the onions in a 5-quart or larger slow cooker. Stir in the butter, oil, salt, and a generous amount of pepper.<p><b>Cook on LOW</b> …

Food Preservation

Upgrade Your Shrimp and Grits With Mushrooms, Bacon, and Gruyère

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I'm halfway tempted to start this story by making some sort of joke about grits, my last name, and why the similarity is somehow a reason to believe me when I say that I've come up with the ultimate shrimp and grits recipe. But I'll spare you (this time). Instead, …

Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef<p>Author: Alyssa<p>Prep time: 10 mins<p>Cook time: 4 hours<p>Total time: 4 hours 10 mins<p>Beef that slow cooks to tender melt in your …

Cooking

Duck Legs With Mushrooms | Williams-Sonoma Taste

If you’re in a rut cooking chicken for dinner, try something new this weekend by trying out this easy recipe for roasted duck legs. The method of steaming the duck legs before roasting used here helps melt away some of the excess fat and renders the skin astonishingly crisp.<p><b>Balsamic Duck Legs with</b> …

Why Vinegar Should Be a Home Bar Staple

Fresh citrus is the traditional way of adding acidity to cocktails, but it’s not the only way.<p>Vinegars like apple cider and balsamic also lend a …

Seafood Pastas

These hearty recipes include angel hair pasta with squid, mussels, and zucchini and seafood capellini with saffron.

My Family Eggnog Recipe 4 cups Whiskey (preferably Canadian) 2 cups Brandy 1 cup dark Jamaican Rum (try Smith & Cross) 1 cup light Puerto Rican Rum 1 quart whole milk, 1 quart heavy cream. 1 dozen eggs 1 pound sugar Separate eggs. Whisk sugar and egg yolks together until smooth. Pour liquor into yolks and sugar slowly, whisking constantly. (This will cook the yolks, so if they aren’t whisked smooth with the sugar you will have bits of solid yolk floating in the nog) Add milk and cream, still whisking. Beat egg whites to soft peaks, then fold in Let sit in the fridge for at least 24 hours. Serve with fresh-ground nutmeg on top in very small glasses.

<b>My Family Eggnog Recipe</b><p>4 cups Whiskey (preferably Canadian)<br>2 cups Brandy<br>1 cup dark Jamaican Rum (try Smith & Cross)<br>1 cup light Puerto Rican Rum<br>1 …

Blood Orange Bourbon Smash with Spicy Vanilla Sugar

Blood Orange Bourbon Smash with Spicy Vanilla Sugar.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> February 12, 2015 91<p>Please pretend this is a Jem valentine.<p>I think I say this every …

Greek Food

The Best Cheap Booze for Classic Holiday Cocktails

While December calls for splurging on a few pricey wines and liquors to be sipped and savored from your finest glassware, it's also a time when you should feel no shame in paying a little less for your booze. That's because large-batch cold-weather beverages get most of their rich flavor from their …

Christmas Appetizers

Set the tone for a holiday feast with beautiful, delicious appetizers. Whether you're hosting a casual get-together or a lavish affair, these small …

Cooking

How to Cook Ribs in the Oven for Meaty Satisfaction All Year Long

Just because it's too cold to grill outdoors doesn't meant you can't enjoy juicy, tender, falling-off-the-bone ribs. Here, seven luscious recipes for …

Here Are 2015’s Biggest Pop Songs–All Mashed Up Into a Single 4-Minute Earworm

DJ Earworm just released his annual United State of Pop mash-up for 2015’s hit songs and you will not be able to resist jamming out to it.<p>“You already know what it is” is something rappers and singers have lately taken to saying during the intro to some songs. Whip/Nae Nae-exhibitionist Silentó is …

Music

Sopa Azteca

Ingredients<p>1largedried pasilla (negro) chile, stemmed and seeded<br>• 115-ounce can diced tomatoes in juice (preferably fire-roasted)<br>• 2tablespoons vegetable …

7 podcasts for your inner detective

We get it, Internet — you love <i>Serial</i>.<p>Created as a spinoff of the wildly successful radio show and podcast <i>This American Life</i>, <i>Serial</i> tells the true …

Gingerbread French Toast: Your Go-To Holiday Breakfast

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, finds a way to eat gingerbread for breakfast.</i><p>Breakfast is easily overlooked come holiday season. Up against pot roasts, peppermint bark, and all manner of Christmas cookies, breakfast doesn't stand much of a chance.<p>It's …

Breakfast

Why I Make Thomas Keller's Bread Pudding Every Thanksgiving

<i>Burnt edges make some meals taste better, but not all—and that's why we paired up with If You Care to share a recipe that benefits from a little coverage.</i><p>I don't remember when I first started making Thomas Keller’s Leek Bread Pudding for Thanksgiving, only that I thought it silly it’d never …

Thomas Keller

Creamy Garlic Chicken Spanakopita Skillet Recipe

Cozy up to this filling Greek-inspired dish, which turns traditional spanakopita, made with feta, spinach, dill, and scallions, into a one-skillet meal with the addition of chicken and a garlicky gravy.<p>Why It Works<p>Cooking the chicken in butter browns it quickly, keeping the interior …

5 Spice Rubs That Make Chicken Mind-Blowingly Delicious

Because there’s so much more to life than lemon pepper<p>Cooking a big batch of chicken breasts on Sunday is one of the easiest ways to prep protein for your entire week. But eating the same thing day after day is boring as hell.<p>Enter: spice rubs. Whip up several of these mixtures so you can roast …