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Savory Vegetable Bread Pudding From 'The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook'

Okay, tag this one for cold weather. Beyond rich, this bread pudding from <i>The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook</i> by Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer Purcell (co-authored with Sandy Gluck) is total diet-busting comfort food.<p>Though the name might, at first glance, suggest some virtuousness from the …

Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa Recipe

It’s Labor Day weekend and the unofficial end of the summer holidays (though for some kids, school started a couple weeks ago!) We’ve been …

Bratwurst-Stuffed Cabbage Rolls With Smoky Bacon-Tomato Sauce Recipe

In recognition of the transition from summer to fall, this dish takes a summertime staple—bratwurst—and turns it into a filling with rice for stuffed cabbage rolls. The rolls are then bathed in a bacon-and-beer-infused tomato sauce and baked until tender.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>The smoky tomato sauce …

Italian-Style Eggplant Parmesan (Melanzane alla Parmigiana) Recipe

Sweet, silky, and absolutely delicious, the breading-free version of eggplant parm that's made in Italy is well worth trying, especially in late summer, when eggplant and tomatoes are at their best. This version has no Parmigiano-Reggiano, and an incredibly clean, fresh flavor as a result, but feel …

3 Things To Do With: BREAD

5 Tips for Better Homemade Sausage

<i>Today, Ryan Farr, founder of 4505 Meats and author of Sausage Making: The Definitive Guide with Recipes</i> <i>is taking our sausage-making skills up a few notches. Get your grinders and spices ready, folks: There's no going back to mediocre sausage.</i><p><b>1. Get your (cold) meat and ingredients ready.</b> Before you …

Strawberry-Almond Baked Oatmeal Recipe

Oven-baking oatmeal is a great alternative to stovetop because it's hands-free. It's easy to add in as many extra flavorings (fruit, spices, nuts) as you want. Here, big, juicy strawberries and crunchy almonds will trick you into thinking this dish is more dessert than breakfast.<p><b>Why this recipe</b> …

Cinnamon-Apple Baked Oatmeal Recipe

Oven-baking oatmeal is a great alternative to stovetop because it's hands-free. It's easy to add in as many extra flavorings (fruit, spices, nuts) as you want. Here, soft apples and cinnamon spice are natural additions to this easy fuss-free baked rendition.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Oven baking is a …

14 Summer Desserts from Willow Bird Baking (plus some from other blogs!) - Willow Bird Baking

<i>Thanks, Foodie, for sponsoring this post.</i><p>Thank you so much for filling out my reader survey! If you haven’t yet, you can still do so here. I’m not …

Lance Armstrong in Purgatory: The After-Life

After a great fall, what do we remember? We remember the cheating, and the lies. We remember the cult of personality that we eagerly embraced, and then felt betrayed by. But what of the man who fell? What about the work he didn't cheat at? What about the 16 years Lance Armstrong spent building a …

The Grandest Home To Ever Be Squeezed Into 550 Square Feet

Tiny, but grand in spirit.<p>Designer Peter Dunham's apartment may be tiny but it's grand in spirit, packed with exuberant patterns and colorful personality.

Epicurious – Recipes, Menu Ideas, Videos & Cooking Tips

Cook This Now<p>Sauté asparagus hot and fast in a skillet to soften and slightly char, then toss in a soy dressing with crushed peanuts and shredded …

Mediterranean Potato Salad Recipe

How is it that it’s almost Memorial Day already? ‘Splain it to me Lucy! When I was a kid, a week seemed like an eternity.<p>Now, well into …

Spicy Cauliflower Stir-Fry

Consider this penance for <b>the brownie recipe</b> I posted Monday.<p>Ha.<p>That said, <i>ohhhhhhhhhh</i> this is good. So simple, so delightful, so delicious. I first …

Shakshuka: I Owe You - Turntable Kitchen

“I owe you a phone call” is what my friends and I say to each other whenever we find ourselves exchanging a flurry of emails and text messages with …

No Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 763

How Many British Movies Have You Seen?

Anglophile? Cinephile? This quiz is for you.

Emma Stone Is Our Lip Sync Hero

She always wins no matter what.<p>Emma Stone might just be the number one contender in Jimmy Fallon's ever-fierce lip synch competition.<p>The 25-year-old actress stopped by the late night talk show to promote <i>The Amazing Spiderman 2</i>, eventually taking the mic into her own hands and fearlessly going to …

Deb's Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Last summer I started a recipe review series. I thought it would be a great excuse to tackle the long list of online recipes I want to try. I started …

Double Crust Chicken Pot Pie

I have my routines.<p>I get my oil changed every three months. I get my hair cut every eight weeks. I feed my cat every day at 5pm. I drag my butt to …

The Hottest Bridesmaid Dress Trends for Fall 2014

<i>By Simone Hill for TheKnot.com</i><p>Sexy back cutouts, fit-and-flare skirts and whimsical gauzy overlays are what make this season’s bridesmaid dresses stand out.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The Hottest Bridesmaid Dress Trends for Fall 2014<p><b>Also on The Knot:</b><p>What your engagement ring says about you<br>• 500+ wedding ideas to …

NYC's Cat Cafe About As Amazing As It Sounds

America's first ever cat cafe open for a very limited time in New York City this week. It's, well, purrfectly adorable.<p>The pop-up cafe, which is hosted in an event space and will be open through Sunday, has generated so much buzz that enthusiastic crowds have had to wait in catastrophic lines …

11 Recipes for Derby Day

With the Kentucky Derby right around the corner, we've got bourbon and heavy duty snacks on the brain -- anything that can sustain us for a full day of bets and wide-brimmed hats. The race itself may only last a few minutes, but you'll work up an appetite cheering, and plus -- these treats are …

Simon Majumdar's Red Lentil Dahl (Life Saving Dahl)

Simon Majumdar's dahl recipe can't be beat! We served it atop red rice with mint leaves and yogurt. For the story behind the dish, see the 5 Quick …

Veggie Quiche Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 754

15 Treats for Your Colleagues (and You)

If you were wondering whether you should eat that snack on your desk, the answer is yes. Always. Because snacks are our mid-day champions, our loyal friends who inspire us to press on despite those long hours ahead. And when you bring them to the office? You’re nothing short of a weekday …

Nom Nom Truck (San Francisco)

The Nom Nom Truck leverages the street-eater's penchant for classic handheld foods like tacos and those delicious Banh Mi sandwiches of Vietnamese origin. Founded by Jennifer Green and Misa Chien in 2009 with $25,000 of family capital and personal savings, the business has gone to post sales in the …

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Narendra Modi could be India’s next prime minister. So why won’t he talk to his wife?

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45 Things You Never Knew About Ryan Gosling

He is perfect. And so, so weird.<p>1. He was cast in <i>The Notebook</i> because the director thought he wasn't cool or good-looking.<p>2. For real. This is what happened when Ryan met the director of <i>The Notebook</i>: "When I got there, he was standing in his backyard, and he looked at me and said, 'I want you to …

Lily Allen Talks Motherhood, Online Haters and Her New LP ‘Sheezus’

Lily Allen’s upcoming LP <i>Sheezus</i> (in stores May 6th) is the British pop star’s first new album in four years, and there were times during the hiatus …