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DIY Rice Powder Scrub: an Asian Skin Whitening Secret I Homemade Skin Brightening Mask.

Ice Cream Machine<p>Fairy/Firefly Lantern<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>How many ml the milk should be?<br>The grinded rice flour how many grams?<br>The spoon …

Skin Care

This Clever Duvet Cover Trick is Going to Change Your Life

The "duvet burrito" makes changing your cover SO much easier.<p>Nothing says frustrating like trying to put on a duvet cover by yourself. In a world of iPhones, robo-vacuums, and all sorts of tech gadgets, you'd think we would have found a simpler solution to this cumbersome housekeeping task by now. …

Bay Scallop Chowder Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> My family celebrates Christmas eve by sitting down to a big dinner. Back when my …

20 Ancient Quotes To Inspire You When You Need A Kick In The Ass

Many people today lead hard lives, full of stress, worry, and unfulfilled dreams. However when we complain, we sometimes forget to put things in …

Todd Coleman's Potato Gratin Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> A potato gratin that cooks in half the time, can be made ahead, and -- best of all …

How to Make Miso Soup Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Let a savory, warming broth be the blank canvas of your winter meals.</i><p>Resolutions aside, January is the time …

Flavors

New England Spider Cake Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This is a two-bowl, all-of-the-ingredients-are-already-in-your-pantry sort of …

Herb Ravioli Soup

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat olive oil over medium heat in a medium pot. Add onion and carrots and sauté until onions are translucent and slightly golden …

Pasta

Pork Stew with White Beans and Butternut Squash Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Serves 12</b><p><b>For the Beans</b><p>1/4 pound small, dry white beans<br>• Kosher salt<br>• 1/4 teaspoon black peppercorns<br>• 1 …

Roasted Sausage, Tomatoes, and Peppers Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Serves 4</b><p>10 ounces small sweet peppers<br>• 1 pound (about 10) medium tomatoes on the vine<br>• 1/2 cup …

Country Style Vegetable Soup with Fermented Black Beans and Tofu Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> I found inspiration for this soup in a dish I first tasted shortly after I arrived …

How to Make Frozen Yogurt Cookbook Release and Giveaway! (Closed)

This week marks the official release of my latest cookbook, <i>How to Make Frozen Yogurt</i>. The book is part of Storey’s Basics series and it is designed …

2 Better-for-You Dessert Recipes

Nothing says romance like making a homemade dessert for your loved one. But these aren’t just any desserts I’m talking about. These sweet nothings …

Dessert

Butter-Basted Halibut Steaks with Capers

4 Servings<p>Get the pan smoking hot so the halibut won’t stick. Let it get a good sear on the first side, which will also help it release.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 14–16-oz. bone-in halibut steaks (1”–1¼” thick)<p>Kosher salt and coarsely ground black pepper<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>¼ cup (½ stick) …

Seafood

Baked Eggs with Mushrooms and Gruyere Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> What can I say about baked eggs? They're so good. The texture of a nicely baked …

How to Make Snack Mix Without a Recipe, Savory or Sweet

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: With just 4 steps and a trip to the spice cabinet, you can elevate all of the snacks already in your pantry</i> …

The 4-Ingredient Martinez

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving us the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>A deceptively simple, 4-ingredient cocktail for before dinner, after work, and during any cocktail party</i> …

Homemade Gluten-Free Peanut Sauce

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With her recipe for nutritious, from-scratch peanut sauce, Phoebe Lapine from Feed Me Phoebe</i> <i></i><i>might single-handedly shut down the Chinese take-out</i> …

Yellow Split Pea Dal

209<p>SHARES<p>You can easily master this classic Indian dish in a rice cooker. If your cooker comes with a steamer basket, try steaming fresh cauliflower …

Broccoli Raab with Spicy Peanut-Miso Dressing

Related Recipes<p>This soba salad is a great take-along lunch because the flavors of the peanut dressing develop over time. <i>...read more</i><p>Cold noodle …

Tofu
Seafood

Quinoatmeal with Apple and Toasted Walnuts

1 serving<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup red quinoa<p>1/4 cup steel-cut oats<p>1/2 cup almond milk, plus more for serving<p>1 pinch kosher salt<p>1 pinch ground cinnamon, plus more for serving<p>1 tbsp chopped walnuts<p>1/2 apple, shredded<p>Recipe Preparation<p>The night before cooking, rinse quinoa thoroughly and drain. Combine …

Breakfast

Coconut-Date Bites Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup sesame seeds<br>• 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut<br>• 10 Medjool dates, pitted (1½ cups)<br>• 1/2 tsp. kosher salt<br>• 1/2 tsp. ground …

How to Condition and Plant a Bale of Straw for Gardening

Conditioning and Planting a Bale of Straw for Gardening.<p>When it comes to thrifty, versatile ways to garden, it’s hard to beat gardening using a bale …

This Secret Beauty Weapon Is In Your Pantry

A hot bowl of oatmeal works wonders for your spirits on a cold Monday morning. But one form of the heart-healthy grains in particular—colloidal …