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Your Dinner Plan for Tonight: Shrimp Tacos with Guacamole & Sprout Slaw

Want to eat something fresher and lighter than prime rib and holiday cookies this week? Here's a menu for you — a fast yet deliciously fresh assembly …

Cold Weather Recipe: Cheesy Chicken and Mushroom Lasagna

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a large, rectangular casserole dish or lasagna pan. Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil.<p>In …

Tactical Laser-Guided Pizza Cutter

Large, One-Topping with Extra Precision<p>Tactical laser-guided pizza cutter for all your precision pizza needs<br>• For cutting accurate (and fair) pizza …

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They Call It, "The Remedy For Everything But Death"

This humble, but immensely powerful seed, kills MRSA, heals the chemical weapon poisoned body, stimulates regeneration of the dying beta cells within …

21 Foods New England Does Better Than Anywhere Else

Stop trying to make Manhattan clam chowder happen. It's not going to happen.

How to Make Mozzarella at Home

<b>You chop up the cheese curds</b> with a knife. I just slice it up, make little pieces — three by one inch slices — and put it in a stainless steel bowl. It's got to be stainless steel because you put in the boiling water, and stainless steel keeps the water hot.<p>You put boiling water inside — cover the …

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How to Make Sushi

8 Shares<p>Last week the girls and I visited our local Japanese market, Nikka. We had planned on making sushi for dinner, but really I had no clue what …

White Bean Stew with Winter Squash and Kale Recipe

<i>Based on the Chilean Porotos Granados, this vegan white bean stew includes butternut squash, kale, and fresh basil for a hearty and flavorful one-pot</i> …

Austin-Style Breakfast Tacos – Recipe

<i>Austin-Style Breakfast Tacos</i>I‘ve had the good fortune to travel to Austin a couple of times in the last year or so, and it is always good fun. Like …

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31 Awesome Dips for Football Noshing

31 dip recipes, from guacamole to salsa to hummus, that are good for serving at football parties.<p>Dips are the best thing to serve at a football party (other than wings). Here's why:<p>They require one hand. (This is important: This means a beer can remain in your other hand at all times.)<p>You can …

Kids on Gender Politics: Amusing and Poignant Responses from Children in the 1970s-1980s

<i>“Children help us to mediate between the ideal and the real,”</i> MoMA’s Juliet Kinchin observed in her wonderful design history of childhood. Indeed, children have a singular way of seeing even the most complex of cultural phenomena with disarming clarity. From <b>Letters to Ms., 1972-1987</b> (<i>public …

Concierge Service: 7 Apps and Websites to Make Doing Your Daily Chores a Little Easier

These innovative websites and apps will help you with your everyday domestic errands and tasks.<p><b>Keeping House</b><br>You like things <i>just so</i> in your home, but find it difficult to keep them that way. Enter House Pad, a brand-new app developed by Michael Bruno, founder of the website 1stdibs, to help him …

Everyday Pad Thai | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Serves 4 <br>Total time: 30 minutes || Active time: 30 minutes<p><i>Photo by Vanessa Rees</i><p>Here it is: the quintessential sweet and sour Thai noodle. Also, the …

Rigatoni Torte with Ricotta and Fall Vegetables

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 10-inch springform pan with cooking spray. Bring large pot of salted water to a boil with fresh sage sprigs; use this …

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Erin and Nathan's Echo Park kitchen is so cheery and unassuming, and very well-suited to its owners, who run a bohemian clothing shop: http://thekitc.hn/1bzy7ma

Steamed Dumplings With Shiitake Mushrooms in Sichuan Soup Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Steamed Dumplings With Shiitake Mushrooms in Sichuan Soup</b><p>Ingredients24 small Chinese dumplings, fresh or frozen1 tablespoon canola oil4 ounces shiitake mushrooms, ends removed, caps sliced 1/2-inch thickKosher salt3 cups homemade or store-bought low-sodium chicken stock4 …

Warm Artichoke-Olive Dip

10 Servings<p>November 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 8-ounce package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed<p>3/4 cup (packed) fresh basil leaves plus additional (for garnish)<p>1 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese<p>3/4 cup green-olive tapenade<p>1 5.2-ounce garlic-and-herb cheese (such as Boursin)<p>Assorted sliced crusty …

Grilled Flatbreads with Apples, Bacon, and Onion

8 Servings<p>Use store-bought pizza dough as the canvas for this spin on Alsatian pizza.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter<p>2 tablespoons all-purpose flour plus more<p>1 cup whole milk<p>3/4 cup coarsely grated cheddar, Gruyère, or Fontina cheese (2 ounces)<p>Cayenne …

One Bowl Baking: Reese's Pieces Peanut Butter Blondies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>When I was thinking of a festive, fall-themed cookie to make, Reese's Pieces came to mind. Enrobed in bright orange, yellow, and brown, the leaf-like colors are perfect. And the hot heat of an oven? These little candies say bring it …

Heidi Swanson's Chickpea Stew with Saffron, Yogurt, and Garlic Recipe on Food52

• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped<br>• Fine-grain sea salt<br>• 3 cups cooked chickpeas or 1 1/2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained<br>• 4 cups vegetable broth<br>• 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped<br>• 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads (2 modest pinches)<br>• 3 large egg yolks, lightly beaten<br>• 1 cup …

Secret Ingredient Beef Stew Recipe on Food52

Yam and Peanut Stew with Kale Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Rich, nutrient dense, sweet, savory, and spicy, this stew is the ideal winter comfort food. Garnish with green onions and crushed roasted and salted peanuts for an extra kick! —Gena Hamshaw<p><b>Serves: 4</b><b><br>Prep time: 15 min</b><b><br>Cook time: 1 hrs 5 min</b><p>1 tablespoon Olive oil<br>• 1 Yellow onion, diced<br>• 2 …

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Red Roasted Asian Beef Stew Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is my version of a beef stew that is very common in Chinese households. The name is my attempt at a literal translation of the Chinese style of braising meats with soy sauce, wine, and sugar. I included some traditional ingredients (star anise and rock sugar) and some that are …

Time to change up your rental kitchen! Try these temporary Mibo tile tattoos from 2Jane: http://thekitc.hn/1cMS1eJ

This hot cranberry punch with sage & peppercorn is the perfect digestif for your Thanksgiving meal: http://thekitc.hn/1cMFacx

Ravioli Lasagna

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a 9-by-13-inch casserole dish with nonstick spray.<p>2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium …