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Pork, Plums, Scallions, and Jalapeños? Grill 'Em All in One Sandwich!

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>I love my life in New York City. I live in a neighborhood that's an international crossroads overflowing with amazing food, have an apartment I adore, and even a large, sanctuary-like garden that I share with my neighbors. But all …

Awesome New Riffs on Strawberries and Cream

You could eat your berries with whipped cream and sugar, or you could try these creamy-crunchy riffs instead.<p>There are few things that give us more joy than biting into a perfectly ripe, sweet summer strawberry (or 12). But when we want a little extra sumpin' to eat with them, we won't settle for …

Dessert

A Strawberry-Lemon Radler (or Shandy, or Neither?)

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast—because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Via the transitive property, a radler—this one, with strawberry-lemon syrup—can be a brunch drink.</i><p>When I …

Everything You Need To Know About Rapidly Aged Whiskeys

Including whether or not you should drink them.<p>Whiskey is often called the "nectar of the gods." But if that's the case, the gods are surely trolling us. Why else would they make something that only becomes delicious after aging in barrels for many, many, <i>many</i> years?<p>Elijah Craig 12, Lagavulin 16, …

An Unexpected Twist on a Classic Lemonade

<i>You know you love your great aunt's banana bread, but you probably don't know why you do. In Modern Comfort, Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt figures out what makes our favorite classics work, and then makes them even better.</i><p><i>Today: Add vanilla simple syrup to classic lemonade and there's no</i> …

Rum Glazed Coconut Bread Pudding Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Coconut Bread Pudding is a crazy popular Caribbean dessert, and for good reason: it’s like a cozy sweater for the belly. This recipe was adapted from a woman named Jennifer Molnar who took a cooking class in Saint Kitts & Nevis. When I saw the rum, brown sugar, butter, and coconut, I …

Salted Caramel Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe, originally published in <b>Southern Living Magazine</b>, is to die for! Full of chocolatey goodness and topped with sweet, toasted pecans. This has been a family favorite for many years, and will continue to be for years to come. What can be better on a chilly fall holiday? …

Vera Obias' Cheddar & Black Pepper Cornbread Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> How to make even better cornbread? Treat it more like a biscuit (or scone, or pie crust). The same cold pockets of butter that make a scone crunch outside and billow through the middle do good things for cornbread too. You can bake them into miniature loaves or free-form like scones, …

Cook's Illustrated Foolproof Pie Crust Recipe on Food52

• 1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2 teaspoon table salt<br>• 1 tablespoon sugar<br>• 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter (3/4 stick), cut into 1/4-inch slices<br>• 1/4 cup chilled solid vegetable shortening, cut into 2 pieces<br>• 2 tablespoons vodka, cold<br>• 2 tablespoons cold water<p>Process 3/4 cups flour, salt, and …

Sweet Cream Bundt Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I don't know what the origin of this cake is, but I got the recipe years ago from a neighbor, who didn't know where it originated from either. If any of you readers out there have heard of this cake and have any idea of its origin -- please let me know! In any event this is seriously …

Honey Pumpkin Biscuits Recipe on Food52

• 2 cups all purpose flour (250 grams)<br>• 1 teaspoon flaky sea salt<br>• 1 tablespoon baking powder<br>• 2 teaspoons cinnamon<br>• 1 teaspoon ginger<br>• One pinch of ground cloves<br>• 4 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 1/3 cup pumpkin purée (100 grams)<br>• 6 tablespoons honey (100 grams)<br>• 3/4 cup buttermilk (180 grams/200mL)<p>Heat oven to 425° …

Mini Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

Every baker needs a great red velvet recipe in their arsenal. This is mine. I have tried at least 5 different red velvet recipes, but none of them …

carrot graham layer cake

It has been 1 year, 6 months and 6 days since I last shared a recipe for a stacked, filled, and unconscionably indulgent layer cake on this site, an …

12 Surprising Ingredients You Should Probably Start Freezing Now

When you come home after a long day, sometimes it's all you can do to muster up the energy to cook. And when you do finally rally and get something started, if you're missing an ingredient, it can thwart the whole endeavor. Who wants to make a trip out in the cold for one tiny ingredient from the …

Pancakes

Shop Like the Pros and Order Your Beef Online

These days, you can purchase nearly anything online. Beef is no exception. From traditional mail-order companies like Omaha Steaks to farm-direct …

3 Delicious Spice Mixes You Can Make at Home

Make your own seasoning blend— it’s a no-fuss way to wow your taste buds.<p>Make your own seasoning blend— it’s a no-fuss way to wow your taste …

DIY drawer unit

I wanted to improve the space in the entrance, and we really needed a storage (bike helmets, caps, motorbike equipment…a lot of stuff). Making a …

22 Egg Recipes to Kickstart Your Morning

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are a staple of my diet, and while I eat plenty for lunch and dinner, they're still most often seen on my breakfast table. Versatile, affordable, with a nice dose of protein to kick off your day, it's no wonder that eggs …

Chocolate Hamantaschen

The cookies can be stored at room temperature for up to a week.

Recipes

Chai Latte Soap

Sometimes its more about the presentation than the actual soap. I just had to feature this tutorial not just for the soap recipe but the adorable way …

Chai

DIY: Sunny Citrus Votives

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Project Restyle: Photo Decoupage

We haven't shared a Project Restyle in quite some time. The basic idea is you take something (furniture, clothing, etc.) and refresh it into …

Crafting

Use Your Arms to Knit This Cozy Circle Scarf in Under 30 Minutes

Truth time: I love crafting, but when it comes to knitting I ALWAYS get frustrated. I was lucky to grow up with a great teacher, my grandma, but year after year we would need to start from the beginning because of angry battles in which the yarn won. My main trouble was figuring out how to hold the …

DIY soy candles

Handmade soy candles will provide all-natural, nontoxic golden glow for your decor-obsessed friend.<p><b>Instructions for making soy candles:</b><p><b>1.</b> Melt the …

Candles

Get Geometric With This Modern Jewelry DIY

This year we’re getting smart with our jewelry making and giving ourselves a little geometry 101. As our math professors promised, there are endless possibilities, so we tried our hand at creating a few of these geometric designs in the form of statement necklaces, pendants, bracelets and earrings. …

How To: Make Your Own Soap

Making your own handmade soap sounds daunting and intimidating at first. I had no idea it was even possible before stumbling across a book on making gift baskets at my local half-priced bookstore. In the book was a bath and body basket that included handmade soap, and my brain perked up and said, …

How-To: Make a Spoon Ring

If you’ve ever admired a spoon ring and wondered about making them yourself, you’re in luck! Caitlin from The Merrythought will walk you through the whole process—from pretty spoon to stylish piece of DIY jewelry—in her easy-to-follow spoon ring tutorial.<p>Like Caitlin, I too have a collection of …

homemade beeswax candles DIY

Napkin-Folded Pillowcases

Brighten outdoor spaces with decorative pillows made from cloth napkins. Use spares when their matches have been tossed or lost, or buy single napkins that catch your eye.

Outdoor Spaces

DIY Dream Pillows

This year I’ve become almost obsessively interested in learning about herbs and both their healing and magical properties. I love making my own scent …