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Gouda and Spinach Stuffed Pork Chops Recipe

"This turned out absolutely delicious! It's become a much requested dinner - and is fairly easy to make!"<p>Ingredients<p>4 (6 ounce) thick cut pork chops<p>8 …

Tartine's Pizza Dough

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Chad Robertson's Tartine Pizza/Pita dough recipe as published in NY Times Cooking. Makes 8 311g dough balls. Very good and easy to do. I find I get a nice blistery crust, good raise, and it holds up well to toppings. I use an Uuni 2s pizza oven which works a treat and will cook the …

Recipes

I Tried Making Instant Pot Yogurt and Can Attest to Its Awesomeness

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our</i> <i>Hit Refresh</i> <i>series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Recently I tried making yogurt in the Instant Pot, …

Slow Cookers

The Five New Recipes I'm Making for Dinner in the New Year

Did you make any resolutions around cooking for 2018? Mine is to try some new recipes this month to get me out of a little cheese and wine rut the …

Our Most Popular Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There really is nothing the slow cooker can't do. This year it became my go-to for working even more meatless recipes into my meal plan. It's a …

Sheet Pan Bacon and Egg Breakfast Sandwiches with Overnight Focaccia

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>A dream to create a breakfast sandwich for a crowd made entirely on a sheet pan (or three) led to this sandwich. Inspiration from: Justin Chapple's bacon weave, Ali Slagle's Sheet Pan Eggs, and focaccia from Bread Toast Crumbs.<p>Real talk: This is a bit of an undertaking, but I think it …

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Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

An Appetizer So Good It Should Be Dinner

When you’re invited to a friend’s house for dinner, it’s impolite to gobble so many of the hors d’oeuvres that you have no room for the rest of the meal.<p>But the stuffed, roasted mini sweet peppers that my friend Meline Toumani made were so ridiculously tasty that I just didn’t have the will to …

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A No-Fuss, Spicy Cucumber & Fennel Salad To Help You Escape Food Comas

There are times—usually after beach vacations, holidays, or dessert cookbook photoshoots—when my body feels like a slow-moving mass. I recoil at the sight of chewy cookies, frosty milkshakes, or crispy fries. A sort of primal urge drives me to the produce section of my grocery store in search of …

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Best Ever Coconut Cream Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>To make the cake, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cut out 3 8-inch round pieces of parchment paper and place them in the bottom of 3 …

This Street Artist Found His Voice In The Midst Of Personal Turmoil

There’s a certain degree of obsession that’s intertwined with being a great artist. An intense devotion to the craft that manifests itself in various ways. Visual artists have a way of looking at the world that’s entirely unique, and their immersion in and search for beauty is often all …

Art

Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt, set aside. In the bowl of an …

Peanut Butter Banana Brownies Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

New Nordic Gardens: learn the secrets of Scandi style

Flip through any glossy interior magazine and Scandinavian-inspired designs are all you’ll see. But where are the gardens? Dutch, American and English plots proliferate, but few from northern Europe. A recent book: New Nordic Gardens: Scandinavian Landscape Design by Annika Zetterman sheds light on …

peanut butter swirled brownies

Heat oven: To 350°F (175°C).<p>Line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment and coat the bottom and sides with nonstick cooking spray or butter.<p>Make …

Remarkably Sweet Low-Carb Smoothie For Weight Loss

You think you're doing your body good by having a smoothie made with tons of fresh fruit, but if you load up on the banana, mango, strawberries, and blueberries, you could be sipping down a crazy amount of carbs. Here's a recipe that has about half the carbs of a basic smoothie recipe, at just …

Food & Dining

17 Cottage Pie Recipes With an Irresistible Mashed Potato *Crust*

There’s no more satisfying comfort food this time of year than a hearty pot pie. But rolling out pastry dough is not exactly synonymous with *relax* mode, amiright? Enter cottage pie, with all the meat-and-gravy stew you crave topped with a mashed tater crust. Similar to shepherd’s pie, but made …

Cooking

This Prefab Cabin Was Built in 10 Days for Only $80,000

The cabin is in Russia, but the builder is now accepting pre-orders in the U.S.<p>Nestled in the woods of Kazan, a city in southwest Russia, sits a 1,184-square-foot DublDom, one of several DublDom modular prefab homes designed by the Moscow-based architect firm, Bio Architects.<p>What makes the DublDom …

Prefab Homes

A Delicious Hot Chocolate Crawl Through Paris

Paris is an epicure’s dream. Culinary delights wow and tempt from storefront windows down every street and alleyway. Bakeries and pastry shops are filled with literal eye candy—macarons, pain au chocolat, and buttery kouign-amann, to name a few—that will lure you in without any hesitation. Tempting …

France

A shrimp dish so easy you’ll turn to it time and time again

By Bonnie S. Benwick<p>Bonnie S. Benwick<p>Deputy Food editor and recipe editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Recipes featured in this space are often tweaked to save a step or two, but we’ve added an extra one here — with your convenience in mind.<p>Shrimp With Spicy Cashew Sauce builds on a seafood stock. But who keeps …

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Here's how to make simple flatbreads with crave-worthy toppings

Baked, grilled or cooked on a cast-iron skillet, flatbreads are some of the simplest breads to make. They're also fun to eat. Flatbreads can be torn …

28 Best Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss

If you're sipping on a smoothie in the morning to lose weight, don't just throw a million healthy ingredients into the blender and hope for the best! It needs to follow this formula for weight loss. You can stray from the formula a little, but aim to keep it between 300 and 400 calories, and it …

Weight Loss

Japanese Artist Worked 10 Hours/Day For 3.5 Years To Create His Giant Pen & Ink Drawing

Japan is an example of a tough nation stronger than its buildings. After the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and the tsunami that followed, Japan was hurting …

Architects turn a cramped apartment into a gorgeous loft where the owner's cats can roam freely

Taiwanese architects ST Studio renovated a cramped, two-bedroom apartment in Taipei and turned it into a flexible loft that doubles as a spacious …