Barbara Anne Johnston

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Smart Banana Bread Pancakes

With back-to-school starting, we look for breakfasts that can please the whole family and fuel you up. My favorite: a stack of lightly sweetened pancakes. Traditional pancakes normally do not satisfy me -- although I love the taste of them. Because most pancakes are not very nutrient-rich, I end up …

How to Ripen Fruit Faster

<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: You don't have to wait any longer -- here's how to speed up your fruit's ripening.</i><p>Think on this: all of the lush fruits and vegetables that fill our …

Recipe Of The Day: Sweet Potato Chips

Potato chips have a very special place in our lives. Next to (or sometimes in) our sandwiches, keeping us company as we watch tv, satisfying our stomachs and hearts alike. We like them any which way: barbecue, kettle, even sweet potato. One way they're particularly good is when homemade. If you're …

5 Sexy Summer Bedroom Designs

See 5 light, airy, and romantic spaces.<p>These bedrooms are all light, airy, and romantic - perfect for warm nights!

A Pure White California Beach Cottage

Tour a tranquil cottage on the coast.<p>Designer Carolyn Espley-Miller decorated her Carpinteria, California, beach house with white walls, slipcovered seating, and antiques to create a tranquil and serene space. Get more decorating ideas for coastal homes.

Heirloom Tomato Recipe: The Only One You'll Ever Need (PHOTO)

When you have your hands on some of summer's best heirloom tomatoes, you had better be sure you know what to do with them. It's not everyday that you'll get these beauties in your kitchen. When it comes to heirloom tomatoes, you don't have to do much to get the most out of their flavor. Actually, …

Luscious Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Recipe (for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!)

<b>Written by Kristi Arnold</b><p>Pancakes for breakfast (and even often for dinner) are a family-favorite at our house. But we love to mix it up with different varieties. This luscious lemon ricotta pancakes recipe is filled with rich ingredients and it's absolutely packed with healthy nutrients.<p>With 1 1/2 …

How to Make Perfect Paella Every Time

<b>By Martha Rose Shulman</b><p>I was so saddened by the recent death of food writer Penelope Casas. I never met her, but I've long depended on her work for my own research. Her first cookbook, <i>The Foods & Wines of Spain</i>, was published in 1979 and was for decades the only act in town if you wanted to know …

DIY Home Projects

Decorating with Bright Colors

Barbara was hired to renovate this home for a family of four in L.A.’s Los Feliz neighborhood.<p>On the second-floor landing, Barbara Bestor turned a nondescript wooden built-in into a focal point by painting it a gleaming sunny yellow. "A shiny finish makes a piece pop out, adding character to the …

Home Decorating

Arranging Family Photos

The wall of pictures in the home of Martha Stewart Living editorial director Gael Towey and her husband, Stephen Doyle, looks as if it has grown up alongside the family. There are photos from the couple's wedding 23 years ago; a painting of a moth that their daughter, Maud, 21, painted in high …

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

Home Office Organization

Organizing a cluttered office space can be a tall task, but it's much less daunting with the right storage equipment.<p>Anduin Havens, art director for "The Martha Stewart Show," shares innovative storage solutions for any home office -- whether you're buying or DIYing.<p>Martha Stewart Closets<br>Don't let …

10 Clever Cleaning Tricks

Before you throw out that old kitchen apron, stash your essential spring-cleaning supplies in the pockets and use it as you go from room to room. It will leave your hands free to scrub and polish and you won't have to lug a heavy cleaning bucket around the house.<p>To create storage compartments, turn …

Sewing

Simple Springtime Dishes

Our Easiest Cupcakes

Bake up a batch of our easiest cupcakes for a nearly effortless treat.

Cupcakes

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies

This classic recipe is always a hit with the family.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Quick Budget-Friendly Recipes

Your taste buds and wallet will achieve perfect harmony with our selection of quick meals, including stovetop mac and cheese, braised pork chops, meatballs, and roasted chicken tacos.

Comfort Food

Simple Springtime Dishes

Simple Springtime Dishes

Whipped Frosting

Just try not to lick the spoon when you make this basic frosting that pairs perfectly with our Versatile Vanilla Cake, , and Lemon Cake.

How to Make Pate Brisee

• 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, cold, cut into small pieces<br>• 1/4 cup ice water, plus more if needed<br>• Food processor<br>• Rolling pin<br>• Glass pie plate or metal pie tins

Baking

Ian Young's Cream Cheese Frosting

Top Sweet Zucchini Cupcakes with this frosting, submitted by reader Ian Young of Oakland, California.

Cupcakes

Perfect Seven-Minute Frosting

This cake frosting is named for the length of time it must be beaten in the final stage.

Cake

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

Hey America! We've Got the Recipes You're Searching for on Google

From pizza dough to French toast to lasagna, here are the top 10 most popular recipes, according to Google<p>Yes, it's a little creepy—but <b>we know what you search for on Google</b>. Well, anyone can find out, really; just look at Google Trends. It's not like we have the NSA hacking into your computers or …

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