Kris Starbird

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Shanghai Style Spring Rolls Recipe

Before immigrating to the US when I was sixteen, this was the only spring roll recipe I knew. It’s not to say that other versions didn’t exist, it’s …

13 Recipes for Chow Mein Noodles

Skip the takeout menu entirely and make your own delicious chow mein noodles instead. From standard shrimp chow mein to creative cold noodle dishes, …

Food & Dining

Avoid These Common Mistakes and Make a Flawless Crème Brûlée

Très fabulous. Be cautious of these common mistakes, and your crème brûlée will be every bit as good as your favorite French restaurant's.<p>Just what <i>is</i> it about crème brûlée? Even the words sound unattainably fancy; the sort of dish better left to a swanky French restaurant (you know, the kind with …

Dessert

12 Quirky Houses Built Purely Out of Spite

See which people took their neighbor tiffs to a whole other level.<p>See which people took their neighbor tiffs to a whole other level. This article originally appeared on CountryLiving.com

27 Holiday Salads We Love

Gallery27 Holiday Salads We Love<p>Making a great, crowd-pleasing salad shouldn't be hard. From a winter citrus salad with jewel-toned oranges and clementines to a medley of winter greens, we've got 27 salad recipes that'll keep you coming back for more. And more. And...yeah...some more.<p>Get the …

Popovers

Preheat oven to 425°. Sift together flour and salt into a bowl.<p>Whisk together eggs, whole milk, and butter in a bowl. Then add to flour, stirring …

Breakfast

A New England Chef's Secret for Cooking Tons of Lobster

Chef Jasper White didn’t invent the clambake, but he did patent his system for cooking large amounts of lobster at Summer Shack in Boston.<p>Chef Jasper …

Anthony Bourdain Is a Cat Person & 24 Other Shocking Facts About America's Favorite Culinary Explorer

In this week's issue of <i>Us Weekly</i>, everyone's favorite culinary explorer/<i>Parts Unknown</i> host <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> shares 25 facts about himself that have (mostly) not yet been revealed to the public in his famous memoir, the multitude of interviews he's conducted over the years, or on his twitter feed.<p>The …

The Funniest Food-Related Articles of 2014

<i>We love to laugh,</i><i><br>Loud and long and clear.</i><i><br>We love to laugh --</i><i><br>So ev'rybody can hear</i><p><i>The more you laugh,</i><i><br>The more you fill with glee --</i><i><br>And the more the glee,</i><i><br>The more we're a merrier we!</i><p>For the sake of merrymaking and laughing, we've rounded up the food-related articles around the 'net that made us laugh …

Comfort Food

Everything You Need to Know About Your Epic Holiday Ham

From gleaming yuletide beast to savagely picked-over bone, in six relatively easy steps.<p><i>Published in the December 2014 issue</i><p><b>When the writer Dorothy Parker</b> defined eternity as "two people and a ham," she wasn't kidding. Once the plate-sized portions are carved out, you're still left with a mountain …

Acquainted

What will be the biggest food trends of 2015?

We gaze into our crystal ball to work out what we'll be eating in 2015, from cauliflower to coconut sugar<p><b>Coconut sugar</b><p>If 2014 was all about coconut water, next year will see coconut sugar take centrestage. Full of important nutrients like iron and zinc, coconut sugar has a lower glycemic index (a …

Why Home-Cooked Food Never Tastes Like Restaurant Food

When we set out to cook a meal, be it for our family or a romantic evening for two, we always have a vision in our minds of what we want the finished product to look and taste like. That vision usually closely resembles what you might find at a restaurant, with elegant plating, refined flavors, and …

Jean Shrimpton the Style Icon

In honor of The Shrimp's birthday, we rounded up the model's most iconic photos from the era which she helped define.<p>The '60s and '70s fashion scene was dominated by Jean Shrimpton for her ultra mod and glam look. In honor of The Shrimp's birthday, we rounded up the model's most iconic photos from …

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Backyard Kitchen in Berkeley, Ceramics Included<p>by Annie Quigley<p>At Home in the Netherlands with a DIY Serial Remodeler and …

Candy Corn Sugar Cookie Bars

These Candy Corn Sugar Cookie Bars are so simple and perfect for Halloween parties!<p>Sometimes you don’t have 40 hundred minutes to create a treat that …

Dessert

Halloween Cauldron Cupcakes

These Halloween Cauldron Cupcakes are a quick and easy way to make any celebration special!<p>So it’s a Halloween Party all week you guys!<p>Kristan and I …

Dessert

Creep to This: Anatomy Pumpkins

We’ve been waiting for this moment for a while here at Brit + Co. We all love to get creepier than a Steve Buscemi character in an Adam Sandler movie and finally the holiday that makes it acceptable is so very near. And what could be creepier than human bones and major organs!?<p>Good news, you don’t …

13 Horrifying + Healthy Halloween Recipes

Yes, the main focus at Halloween is on sweets and candy. But if you’re trying to stay healthy while still serving spooky snacks there are plenty of options out there. We collected 13 of our favorite ghoulish recipes to enjoy.<p>1. Boo-Nana Pops: Frozen bananas (covered in chocolate or white chocolate) …

Grab a Handful of Our Pumpkin Seed Puppy Chow

It’s not even October, but we’ve been pumpkin carving up a storm here at Brit HQ. If you’ve been busy trying out our pumpkin carving basics or high-tech pumpkins, you probably have some extra pumpkin seeds around the house. Lucky for you, we’ve got the perfect way to use them up! Introducing our …

2 Ways to Make Chic No-Carve Pumpkins

For this week’s chic take on pumpkins, we turn to two of our favorite DIY tricks: stripes and studs! By combining black and white stripes with gold polka dots (by way of studs), we’ve created a suite of pumpkins chic enough for the most sophisticated of soirees.<p>Don’t forget to stock up on …

15 Must-Makes for a Chic Halloween Soiree

Next up on our list of Halloween parties, a more sophisticated soiree! This party’s got everything you need to be the most chic hostess around, and we think a modern day Beetlejuice would definitely approve. That dude’s got serious style points, don’t you think?<p>And don’t forget to hit up our …

- Trendenser

Behöver du inspiration för Halloween eller letar du efter enkelt pyssel att göra tillsammans med barnen nu i höst? För ett par veckor sedan plåtade …

65+ Non-Cheesy Halloween Cocktails Your Party Needs

Go ahead, pick your poison.<p>Go ahead, pick your poison.

Halloween Basics: 4 Ways to Carve a Pumpkin (Free Printables Included!)

We dug right into the Halloween spirit last week with some no-carve pumpkins, high-tech pumpkins, pumpkin seed recipes, and more. Now we’re ready to get our hands slimy with an art that dates back to 17th century Ireland and Scotland, where carved vegetables were used to light the way in the dark …

20 Spooktacular Decor DIYs for Halloween

Putting together this roundup of spooktacular Halloween DIYs gave us chills! From creepy crawly spiders to apothecary jars containing who knows what, there are tons of ways to haunt your house for the holiday. We’ll be sharing our own spooky decorating and party ideas starting next week, but to get …

17 Spooky Serving Pieces for Your Halloween Bash

When you’re thinking about all the decorating you need to do for your Halloween party, it’s easy to focus on the pumpkins and haunted house decorations and forget all about your table. But with this collection of spooky serving pieces, you’ll scare up a great buffet setup in no time. Plus, several …