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8 Indoor Plants to Improve Your Quality of Life (Part 1) - Meraki

Ever wondered if the plants you placed indoors can be more than just for beautification? Yes, indoor plants can improve your quality of life in many …

100 Ways to Eat Eggs

Eggs take to just about anything you throw at them—or rather, to anything you thrown them <i>in</i>. From crack and splat to whisk and pour, they're your best friend in the kitchen from high noon to night. There are very few other ingredients that are so versatile, that can be cooked in so many different …

Quick and Crispy Vegetable Fritters - Quiet Corner

Quick and Crispy Vegetable Fritters Recipe<p>Crispy and light, these fritters are great for brunch or a snack.<br>All you need is 25 minutes and a few …

7 Refreshing Ways to Use Lemongrass

Add bright flavor to your favorite dishes.<p>From terrific summer drinks to amazing fruit salad, here's how to use the delicious herb.<p>Fresh lemongrass …

Pasta with Garlic and Oil

<i>Aglio e Olio</i><p>It pays to use high-quality extra-virgin olive oil in this dish.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 pound spaghetti<br>• Salt<br>• 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 12 …

Italian Food

Chicken Parmesan Recipes

Fried, slathered in sauce and dripping with melty mozzarella, there truly is nothing more comforting than a plate of chicken parmesan. The classic …

Make These Meals Ahead, and Never Wonder What's for Dinner Again

It's that time where we're beginning to reflect on the past year and look forward to the year ahead—a round, friendly-sounding 2016. And, having already realized that the easiest way to eat healthfully is to cook at home, we know that cooking more, and eating more home-cooked food, is a very worthy …

Food

King Arthur Flour's 2-Ingredient Never-Fail Biscuits

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>How to turn 2 ingredients into perfect biscuits in less time than it takes to drink your coffee. Extra genius points: The formula is so simple, you'll</i> …

18 Sweet + Savory French Toast Recipes

Today is National French Toast Day, folks! And this deserves a sweet (or savory) celebration. Whether you’re a classic kind of girl who loves syrup and sweetness or you’re searching for a stuffed and savory breakfast recipe, there are all kinds of uniquely delicious French toast recipes for you. In …

How to Use Leftover Fish

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Don't throw that fish away! Here are 10 ideas to give it new life so that you can eat happily ever after.</i><p>There are some things that we're happy to …

This No-Knead, 5-Ingredient Artisanal Bread Is Super Easy to Bake

We’re serious. You can bake fresh, crusty, aromatic, artisanal bread using just FIVE ingredients. It doesn’t involve any kneading and takes less than 10 minutes of prep! We’ve always thought that baking bread was intimidating, but this recipe is a great way to dip your toes in the water. With only …

50 Amazingly Clever Cheat Sheets To Simplify Home Decorating Projects - Page...

41. The Simple Staging for Home Decorating.<p><b>Infographic Source: Visual.ly</b><p>42. How to Feng Shui Your Home<p><b>Infographic Source: Sheknows</b><p>43. How to Hang …

Home Decorating

The only 10 curry recipes you'll ever need

<b>National Curry Week</b> begins today with events taking place across the country to celebrate one of <b>Britain's most popular dishes</b>.<p>In order to inspire us, the chef and food writer <b></b><b>Maunika Gowardhan</b> has shared her top 10 recipes for the perfect Indian feast. She has included classics such as Tandoori and …

The Best Cutting Boards & How to Care for Them

By Leslie Stephens<p>Today: Cutting boards are some of the most-used kitchen tools, so it's important to choose the best one for your cooking style. Here's everything you need to know about each material.<p>More: How to care for a wooden cutting board<p>In the realm of kitchen tools, cutting boards get the …

Articles about 5 scandinavian kitchens we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>The modern kitchen is the most hardworking, yet inviting, space in the home.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas …

San Francisco

Mongolian Beef, An “Authentic” Recipe

What, exactly, are the origins of Mongolian Beef? It’s definitely not Mongolian… In fact, in Mongolia, more often than not, meat is simply boiled and …

The Most Flavorful Zucchini is Also the Simplest Make-Ahead Side

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The genius summer side you can make whenever you have 15 minutes, and then completely forget about.</i><p>Maybe you have an avowed zucchini hater on your hands and you are determined to …

21 Vinaigrette Recipes That Your Salads Need

A well-made vinaigrette is a thing of beauty. Here are some recipes to try with your salads, from traditional to creative.<p><b>Bracing, bright, acidic, and emulsified</b>: We love a good vinaigrette. Here are 21 of 'em, for all your salad-type needs.

Will These Be the Best Pancakes You Make All Year?

<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: These cornmeal and chorizo pancakes are just as good topped with tart fruit and maple syrup as they are</i> …

18 Clever YouTube Food Hacks to Make You a Smarter, Faster Cook

Perfect poached eggs, softened butter in a flash, and more hacks from the internet.<p>We've learned lots of interesting food hacks (we usually call them...tips) over time, and many of them come from the depths of the internet. Some people fall down the YouTube rabbit hole while watching music videos …

28 Grilled Chicken Recipes to Make This Summer

From barbecued wings to beer-can chicken, here are all the grilled yard bird recipes you need.<p><b>Grilled chicken is a rite of summer.</b> Whether skewered, flattened, brined, spiced, or cooked on a beer can, there are lots (and lots) of ways to do it right. Here are our favorite recipes for the humble …

Cooking

This Cake Will Turn Your World Upside Down

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: What goes up must come down. And what goes upside-down cake must come out</i> …

Spicy Lobster Pasta

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>There’s something special about lobster you’ve prepared yourself, but if cooking one on a weeknight isn’t your speed, buy cooked lobster or shrimp instead.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 ounces spaghetti<p>Kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 tablespoons …

Here's How To Make The Perfect Homemade Salad Dressing

Let's be honest here, the only thing many of us really care about when it comes to salad is the dressing. That's where all the flavor is, and that's what makes a salad memorable. Heck, that's often what makes salads edible.<p>But if you don't make your own dressings, you're stuck with the store-bought …

Soffritto: A Not-So-Secret Secret Ingredient

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Catherine Lamb shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Meet soffritto, the secret ingredient that's really</i> three</i> …

Compound Butters Will Make Any Dish a Fancy (and Flavorful) Treat

Learn what compound butter is and how to use it, plus three easy recipes for sweet and savory compound butters.<p>On its own butter is, of course, a …

German Apricot Cake (Aprikosenkuchen) Recipe

• Heat oven to 350 F. Coat pan with cooking spray and set aside.<br>• In a large bowl, cream the butter with the sugar and vanilla or vanilla sugar. Beat in …

Roasted Garlic Soup with Potatoes, Shallots, and Fresh Herbs

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.<p>Trim root end off one head of garlic. Set cloves, trimmed side down, in a small, oven-proof ramekin. Add 1 teaspoon …

The Kitchen Cheat Sheet: A Comprehensive Guide Cooks Everywhere Would Love to Have

I have a treat for you today. It's a handy cheat sheet for cooks that I found a while back while surfing the web, made by Everest.co.uk, to help …

Chocolate Cake Recipes That Are Easy to Make From Scratch

Is it possible to turn down a slice of chocolate cake? From birthday parties to moments of weakness as you pass a bakery window, that first bite of a …