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Meadow Mocktails | Food & Wine

• Make the lavender syrup Combine all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook over moderate heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat, cover and let steep for 2 hours. Strain the syrup through a fine sieve.
• Make the mocktails In a mini …


Halibut in Parchment with Corn and Tomatoes Recipe -Kristen Kish | Food & Wine

One 1 1/2-pound center-cut skinless halibut fillet (1 inch thick)

1 tablespoon sugar

2 teaspoons fennel seeds

1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns, plus ground pepper for seasoning

1 teaspoon whole coriander seeds

2 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt, plus more for seasoning

4 ears of corn, kernels cut off 3, 1 …


Blueberry Hand Pies

Kids love to get a pint-size sweet.

Preheat oven to 375°.Roll out dough on a floured surface to a 15x12-inch rectangle. Cut into 6 rectangles.

Toss blueberries, lemon zest, lemon juice, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Brush edges of rectangles with water; mound some blueberries in center of each. …


Salted Caramel-Filled Fudge Brownies Recipe -Anya von Bremzen | Food & Wine

• Make the caramel In a medium saucepan, cook the sugar with the water over moderate heat, swirling the pan frequently, until a dark amber caramel forms. Slowly drizzle in the cream, then whisk in the butter and sea salt. Transfer the caramel to a small bowl 
and refrigerate until thickened, about 2 …


Indian-Spiced Short Ribs Recipe -Michael Voltaggio | Food & Wine

• Preheat the oven to 325°. In a small skillet, toast the coriander and cumin seeds over moderately high heat, shaking the pan constantly, until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Transfer the seeds to a spice grinder and let cool. Add the peppercorns, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, crushed red pepper …


How to Shuck, Store, Serve, and Cook Oysters

September 17, 2014 /

Written by Danielle Walsh

It’s one thing to belly up to your favorite oyster bar and order a dozen. It’s another if you want to order a dozen from your fish monger and crack them open yourself—or cook them into a stew, or fry them into crunchy bundles of happiness. These bivalves …


How to Start Beekeeping: What All the Buzz Is About

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No wonder more and more folks are making a beeline for beekeeping — a single hive of these tiny, social pollinators can provide 40 to …


Ragout of Lamb and Spring Vegetables with Farro Recipe


Tie together oregano, thyme, rosemary, and bay leaves with kitchen twine.

Heat 1/4 cup oil in a large heavy pot over medium-high. Season …


Crispy-Skinned Fish Recipe


1. Dry Out
Starting with parched skin is the key to a pro result— try to cook wet fish and it's going to steam, stick, rip, and generally …


How to Make a Perfect Martini - Bon Appétit

March 30, 2015 /

Written by Bon Appétit Photographed by Michael Graydon + Nikole Herriott Illustration by Joe Wilson

This is Cook Like a Pro, in which experts share tips, tricks, and techniques that elevate a good dish to an unforgettable one.

The Pro > Audrey Saunders

Owner / Pegu Club / New York …


How to Make a Perfect French Omelet - Bon Appétit

March 30, 2015 /

Written by Christina Chaey

Here’s the good news: You can absolutely make this sumptuous, custardy French omelet at home. Even better news: Though it may take a few tries to get it perfect, even your “failures” will be delicious. We put Petit Trois chef Ludo Lefebvre’s fine-tuned …


Rhubarb Cake, An Easy Easter Dessert - Bon Appétit

April 3, 2015 /

Written by Rochelle Bilow

We love spring for lots of reasons: Fresh, tender greens, asparagus all of the ways, and the first warm days of the year. But there’s one springtime perk that trumps them all, and that’s the fresh fruit desserts we get to finally (finally!) bake and eat. One …


Fregola with Green Peas, Mint, and Ricotta

We remixed pasta e fagioli, turning the brothy pasta into a welcome party for our favorite seasonal triumvirate: peas, mint, and ricotta.

Cook fregola in a large pot of boiling salted water until very al dente, 6–8 minutes. Drain pasta (do not rinse), reserving 1 cup pasta cooking liquid.

Heat 2 …


Blueberries Growing Guide

Varieties + Soil
The first key to success is to pick the right variety for your climate and to give it company. Blueberries produce more and bigger …


How to Put Together Your Own Mother's Day Bouquet

Mom will love this bundle of precious flowers! You can repurpose vases, mugs, teacups, or pretty votives that you already have in your home, or take a trip to a thrift store.


To create these three darling posies, you will need to source:

- 3 assorted small vessels. I've used vintage Fire …


Yum, We Love . . . Mint Juleps!

I went up the street to the local produce market yesterday to pickup a little fresh mint. And by a little I mean, my hand-basket was overflowing. In …

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Tea Cup Bird Feeder

I saw this idea at the flea market and couldn't wait to try it out myself. Can you believe they were charging $10 each for these? Wow! First, collect …


5 Essential Herbs To Fight Flu

Every year it seems the flu season is projected to be a real monster. Federal flu trackers note the virus start circulating earlier than it has in …

Citrus Gravlax Recipe

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I stand perilously on the third tier of a clumsy step stool, attempting to efficaciously excavate a buried cache …


Turkish Tabbouleh Recipe -Sasha Martin | Food & Wine

2 cups (12 ounces) medium-grade bulgur

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

3 tablespoons tomato paste

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon harissa

Kosher salt

2 cups boiling water

2 tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch dice

1/3 cup finely chopped red onion

1/2 hothouse cucumber, cut into 1/4-inch dice

1 yellow …


West African Chicken Kebabs Recipe -Sasha Martin | Food & Wine


1 cup roasted peanuts

1 tablespoon finely grated ginger

3 garlic cloves, crushed

1 chicken bouillon cube

2 teaspoons paprika

1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder

1/2 teaspoon cayenne

1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, sliced crosswise 1/4 inch thick

1/4 cup canola oil

Kosher salt


16 wooden …

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Shaved Baby Artichoke and Marinated Mushroom Salad Recipe -Julia Sherman | Food & Wine

1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, plus 1 lemon half

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

3 tablespoons coarsely chopped parsley

1 teaspoon coarsely chopped oregano

1 garlic clove, smashed

6 ounces white mushrooms, trimmed and sliced

6 ounces oyster mushrooms, trimmed and …


10 Ways to Create Down-Home Charm on a Dime

In the master bedroom, forgoing custom-made curtains in favor of store-bought sheer panels kept costs way down. "They make the house feel airy and …

French-intensive garden

SIZE: 4 by 12 feet

TIME: 2 days to plant, plus prep

COST: $175

Shoulder-to-shoulder planting in double-dug soil delivers more food per square foot than …


Build a Bug Hotel

A bug hotel is part garden art and part winter habitat for beneficial insects. Here is how to make one for this weekend project.

Before we dig into …

MY DIY | Out-the-door Box Storage

If you knew how much time I spent looking for my ______ (insert keys, wallet, sunglasses here), you would really start to question my brain …


A Tissue Paper Suncatcher on Wax Paper

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I wanted to show you the new tissue paper suncatcher we made in the decorative wood frame.

The flowers in the flower petal suncatcher …

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How to Create Graphic Art With Your Kids!

Hello lovely Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body readers!

I’m Jennifer over from Brave New Home here to share a fail proof tutorial to create some …

How To Grow Asparagus

Beloved for its delicious young shoots, asparagus is one of the first crops of spring harvest. The perennial vegetable is rich in B vitamins, vitamin …