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Magic Flan Cake

Life feels a little crazy right now because in two short months the manuscript for my second cookbook is due. As you can imagine, I've been spending …

one-hour homemade ricotta

If you have an hour and a stove and enjoy delicious things then I have a weekend kitchen project just for you! Homemade ricotta! Making cheese is …

Colorblock Bias Blanket

Whenever I am faced with a pile of undeniably beautiful yarn, I turn to an old-friend-of-a-project, the Colorblock Bias Blanket. It is a project that …

Epicurious – Recipes, Menu Ideas, Videos & Cooking Tips

Kitchen 101: How to Cook an Artichoke

I love artichokes but haven’t a clue how to turn the seemingly inviolable bud into a food; I conducted an unscientific poll among friends and …

Galette des rois

787<p>2K<p>Starting in late December, pastry shops in Paris start jumping the gun, and windows and showcases begin filling up with <b>Galettes des rois</b>, or …

Homemade Vanilla Coffee Liqueur

Kahlúa is a coffee liqueur that is very popular with coffee lovers and is something I often use in baking to add an extra boost of coffee flavor to …

Community Picks -- Frosting

The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Recipe for Frosting contest.<p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can …

Chocolate Turtle Pumpkin Torte

Sometimes I'll fall in love with a song and listen to it on repeat for hours. It satisfies some longing in the soul. That's kind of how I feel right …

New Treeline Striped Cardigan

Back in the very early days of the Purl Bee when we had about a dozen readers, a quarter of whom were our mothers, we posted a pattern for a sweater …

Vanilla Bean Malt Cake

Recipes

Carefree Caramel Cake

September 30, 2013<p>Cake. Caramel. Get Carried away!<p>Gather your ingredients. Butter, flour, sugar, milk, eggs, baking powder, salt and vanilla.<p>Then …

Lisa Appignanesi's top 10 books about Paris

Gustave Flaubert,Poetry,Fiction,Classics,Marcel Proust,Ernest Hemingway,Simone de Beauvoir,Books,Paris,France,World news,Paris holidays,France holidays,Europe holidays,Travel,Culture,Charles Baudelaire<p>From Baudelaire to Balzac to Proust, these 10 titles provide an insider's guide to a city of …

Simple Springtime Dishes

slow-and-low dry rub oven chicken

Five years ago, I fell in love with dry-rub barbecue. Prior to the summer of 2008, I naively believed that the only way to make ribs deliciously on …

Neiman Marcus Cookies

Jump to the recipe<p><i>The story behind these Neiman Marcus cookies may be an urban legend but the resulting oatmeal chocolate chip cookie is very, very</i> …

How-To: Hexie Clock IKEA Hack

From the very first moment I saw the new hexie clock at my local IKEA, I knew that crafters were going to have an absolute field day with custom upgrades. True to form, Jodie from Sew Fearless created this awesome tutorial for making your own fabric-covered hexie clock.<p>So perfect for sewing rooms …

Sewing

Tutorial: Perfect & pretty pleats or tucks

I used to have issues with pleats.<p>I don’t mean sewing them, I mean wearing them. After a brief infatuation with pleated plaid schoolgirl skirts (I …

Raspberry-Champagne Layer Cake with Victorian Cake Pulls

Sometimes the gravity of how fast time passes hits me all at once. It knocks me flat. I find myself lying on the floor eye-to-eye with …

Hawthorn by Colette Patterns

Turn heads in this curve-hugging classic that combines gamine styling with a flattering and feminine fit. Hawthorn has that late 1950s charm with …

Whipped Feta Recipe

Applesauce Brownies

I bake brownies all the time because they are such a crowd pleaser, but every time that I bake a batch, someone will tell me that they just have to …

Tunisian Crochet Basics

Tunisian crochet (also called afghan stitch) is my newest yarn crafting obsession, and I love the luxuriously thick and beautifully textured fabric it produces. Because it’s an old technique that’s a fairly new crafting trend, there aren’t a ton of modern resources out there for beginners, so I’m …

One-Pan Pasta

I am here to tell you about a recipe for pasta that you cook in one pan. <i>One pan, people!</i> Dried noodles, sauce ingredients, water—they all get thrown …

Homemade Fajita Seasoning

June 14, 2013 by Laurie McNamara<p><i>Goodbye store-bought and hello, Homemade Fajita Seasoning! Save your money and use those jars of spices to whip up</i> …

Simple Springtime Dishes

homemade wheat thins

So, the problem, if there could be one, with having a slight obsession with making homemade version of snack-aisle favorites — goldfish crackers, …

cauliflower-feta fritters with pomegranate

I know what you’re thinking; you don’t even need to say it: It’s time for a fritter intervention. A frittervention? Here, I’ll go first: My name is …

lentil soup with sausage, chard and garlic

<b>On the stove:</b> Heat 1/4 cup olive oil (enough to generously coat bottom of pot) in a large pot on medium to medium-high heat. When hot, add the …

salted caramel brownies

A couple months ago, someone requested that I try my hand at caramel brownies. Amazingly, this person was not my husband, but he endorsed this idea …