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20 Great DIY Wedding Backdrop Ideas

Last month I had the pleasure of being part of “Team Pom Pom” for my friends’ Clay and Lisa’s wedding. Along with Victoria and Anna, I helped create …

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

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Holiday Centerpiece DIY: David Stark Luminaries

In today's video, Maxwell shows us how to make the David Stark Luminary. An easy DIY for your next dinner party, these centerpieces are customizable …

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Maxwell's Top Flatware Picks: Very High to Very Low

Replacing the tools you eat with is not only a practical upgrade, it's a super satisfying way to make a big statement on your table (Check out my Top …

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Radiant Orchid Interiors Inspired by Pantone’s 2014 Color of the Year --> http://apttherapy.com/18o78rQ By now you’ve heard the news: Pantone chose Radiant Orchid as its 2014 color of the year. In the wake of the announcement, we rounded up a gallery of interiors that put this purple-y, pinkish color to use. What your take on it? Are you looking forward to seeing more of this color over the course of the next twelve months? Here are some rooms to help you decide...

Gift Wrapping Guide: Free Printable Tags and Labels For Your Homemade Gifts

Earlier this week we showed you some fun and free printable tags for your holiday presents. Here are 10 more — designed especially for your homemade …

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Faux Snow Party: Decor, Menu, Music

I spent the last eight holiday seasons in San Francisco, a city decidedly <i>not</i> known for its snowfall. The Christmas fog and beribboned palm trees were …

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Mascarpone, Strawberry, and Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 slices honey wheat bread2 tablespoons softened mascarpone cheeseHoney, for drizzling4 to 6 large ripe strawberries, …

Spinach and Artichoke Grilled Cheese Sandwich

I’m not much for celebrating national food holidays. It seems like everyday there’s <i>sooooomething</i>.<p>We could get tipsy on National Mulled Wine Day… …

Meatless Monday: Grilled Vegetable Panini

Alice Gao, 2014, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<p><b>Meatless Monday is a global movement, a way of life</b><b>.</b> It’s not a campaign to turn everyone …

Spicy Salami Sandwich With Olive Tapenade and Goat Cheese Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Tapenade</b>:8 ounces black pitted olives (kalamata or nicoise), drained2 medium cloves garlic1/4 cup packed fresh …

fried egg sandwich with bacon and blue cheese

Due to a delightful clerical error (a scheduled babysitter when we forgot Alex would be home from work), I got to have a weekday lunch with my …

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Slow Cooker Pulled Lamb Sandwich Recipe

He promised he will be home from work by 8 and it was almost midnight. No phone calls, no messages and no news of him being well. He never does that, …

Pastrami Sandwich Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Leslie Mackie | More from Macrina | Sasquatch Books, 2012<p>Onion rye, sliced sourdough, or challah would all be great …

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A Beautifully Gooey Hot Mess: Nutella-Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>The first time I had a Brie and Nutella sandwich was at The Smile in New York, where my old friend Chef Melia Marden serves the stuff on a warm baguette. It's really darn good.<p>Nutella makes most things better. This is something most of us already know.<p>Another …

The Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)

GalleryThe Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)<p>A grilled cheese is a grilled cheese, right? I mean, it's the first meal that most of us learn how to cook at home by ourselves. It's the perfect midnight snack or soup-dipper. It's great for kids, but is never …

Roasted Eggplant and Pickled Beet Sandwiches

Meatless doesn't mean dainty. When making a veggie-centric sandwich like this roasted eggplant recipe, load up on aggressive flavors and contrasting textures, and be sure to add something substantial to sink your teeth into.<p>Ingredients<p>Roasted Eggplant and Garlic Mayo<p>1 large eggplant (1 1/2 pounds …

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Anchovy, Basil, and Tomato Sandwiches With Aioli Recipe

Rustic Italian bread slathered with garlic aioli and layered with fresh basil, sliced tomatoes, and a sprinkling of capers all make for a great match with anchovy fillets—almost like a Provencal BLT of sorts with the salty anchovies subbing in for the bacon, and basil in place of the lettuce.<p>Read …

The Food Lab: How To Make Lobster, Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado, and Tomato Sandwiches

GalleryThe Food Lab: How To Make Lobster, Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado, and Tomato Sandwiches<p>In my earlier days as a real live line cook, I spent a good deal of time shucking oysters, frying clams, and steaming lobsters at Barbara Lynch's B&G Oysters in Boston's South End. On the charter menu: the …

How to Make a Better Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

There's no wrong way to make this childhood lunch staple, but a few tweaks will make it a million times better<p>There's actually no wrong way to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Most people prefer to eat them the way Mom made them--even if that was a stingy swipe of Skippy and Smuckers on …

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The Ultimate Lobster, Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado, and Tomato Sandwiches Recipe

The ultimate lobster, bacon, lettuce, avocado, and tomato sandwiches, made with a bacon sheet, tomato filets, perfectly cooked lobster, homemade mayonnaise, and bread toasted in bacon fat.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 ripe tomatoes2 small lobsters (about 1 pound each)2 to 3 tablespoons …

Classic New Orleans Muffuletta Sandwich Recipe

The classic New Orleans sandwich combines a homemade olive salad with layers of thin-sliced Italian cold cuts. The secret is to let it rest before eating so the olive juices get absorbed into the bread.<p><b>Note:</b> Giardiniera is a pickled vegetable mix that can be found in Italian delis or jarred in …

DIY – 3 Ingredient Facial

• 3 tbsp oil (I used olive for one batch & *coconut for another)<br>• 2 tbsp honey<br>• 1/2 cup sugar<br>• *If you use coconut oil, make sure that you melt it first!

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Individual Seven Layer Dips | The Girl Who Ate Everything

<b>Individual Seven Layer Dips</b> | <i>The Girl Who Ate Everything</i><p>There’s only one kind of dip I like, and it’s Mexican layer dip. It makes my world. But what makes me sad is a Mexican layer dip that’s had a few people at it… it just looks… not appetizing. That’s why I love this idea - mini individual dips just for me! I reckon I could eat about three of these. Perfect for all the upcoming parties that we’re going to have and customizable for your preference.

Brown Butter and Peanut Brittle Ice Cream

Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter<p>2 cups heavy whipping cream<p>1 cup whole milk<p>6 large egg yolks<p>1/3 cup sugar<p>1/3 cup dark brown sugar<p>1/4 teaspoon salt<p>3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>2/3 cup coarsely chopped peanut brittle<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Melt butter in small skillet over medium-low …

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