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7 Quick And Delicious Dinners To Make If You Have No Free Time

Fast and tasty doesn't have to mean time-consuming.

The Only Carrot Recipe You'll Ever Need

Guys. Forget everything you know about cooked carrots. Forget cutting them into little pieces. Forget boiling them. Because from now on, this is the only carrot recipe you'll ever need.<p>We keep the carrots whole, season them with a dash of red-wine vinegar and a sprinkle of cumin, and then roast …

Cooking

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

How to Braise Meat Like a Professional Chef

I used to work at a restaurant in Seattle where one of my responsibilities was to get the braise going every morning before the rest of the chefs showed up. All day long, the restaurant filled with heaven-sent meat perfume. UNLIKE braising at the restaurant, I actually get to sit down and enjoy the …

BBQ

English Christmas Food Makes Us Want To Move Across The Pond

As of today, we're in the double digits of December, which is both incredibly scary and very exciting, because Christmas is really close. With Christmas in plain sight on the calendar, it's officially time to start panicking about holiday shopping (and then calming yourself with gift inspiration …

Recipes For Homemade Pear Butter

If you have a bounty of fresh pears on hand, you can preserve them for year round use by making a lovely fruit butter.<p>This is easy to do (you can …

Carbonara Recipes That Should Be In Your Weekly Rotation This Winter

Carbonara is one of those dishes that proves that the simple things in life are often the best. Made with eggs, cheese and pork, carbonara is as easy to put together at it is to consume in massive quantities. It's traditionally made with pancetta or guanciale, but can also be made with bacon. This …

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

11 Unexpected Uses For Coffee Filters

These inexpensive staples can do a lot more than make coffee.<p><i>Marcus Guhl / Getty</i><p><b>1. Protect delicate dishes and cookware</b><p>Use a flattened coffee filter to separate stacked plates or cooking pans in your cupboard. This way, your finest china will be protected from errant scratches or nicks while …

Cleaning

16 Winter Pasta Recipes to Keep You Warm and Well-Fed

Braised meat, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese—it's all here in these cozy pasta dishes.<p><b>We'll eat pasta any time of year</b>, but winter pasta dishes are especially satisfying. Braised meats, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese: It's all here, in these 16 pasta dishes perfect for …

10 Cozy Fall Breakfast Recipes

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves mean it's time to turn on your oven and bake something delicious. Try these cozy breakfast recipes made from all your favorite fall ingredients -- apples, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, oats, pecans and more.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Walnuts & Raisins</b><p>…

Breakfast

Focaccia di Recco - Rustic Cheese-Filled Italian Flatbread

Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe

Julia Berger, founder of Julia B. linens, shares her Carrot Ginger Soup recipe. See her fall tablescape.<p><b>Makes about 4 servings</b><p>- 1 Sweet yellow onion, chopped<p>- 6 carrots, peeled and chopped<p>- 1 garlic clove, chopped<p>- 3 sprigs of thyme<p>- 3 TBS grated ginger<p>- 3 TBS olive oil<p>- 1 TBS salted butter<p>- ground …

Five Minute Bourbon Balls

This year my Christmas candy wishlist is bigger than ever! It's making a real mess of things in my kitchen, but in the end those dirty dishes are …

How To Make Gravy

Exactly How My Mom Makes Her Awesome Gravy.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 10, 2013 88<p>I’m trying to be timely!<p>I’ve got to tell you that my mom is the gravy …

10 Vices That Are Actually Good For You

It turns out these so-called health offenders can actually strengthen your muscles, up your gym performance, boost your immune system, fight flab, and even prevent chronic diseases. Not bad for "unhealthy" habits, eh?<p>Here, 10 vices you can finally embrace guilt-free.<p><b>1. Sleeping In</b><p>Go ahead—hit the …

Wellness