Susan Coury

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Make Your Own Healthy Beef Jerky

You can have your potato chips, your pretzels, and your chipotle-infused-honey-roasted-sea-salt-inflected-$7.99-a-tub almonds. For me, there’s only one snack that really matters. I’ll never forget the first time I ate jerky. My friend’s dad was a hunter and he’d spent the previous weekend breaking …

Watercress and Our 10 Favorite Ways to Use It

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: The delicate green with a not-so-delicate flavor.</i><p>Watercress is one of the oldest leafy greens consumed by humans, and like so many other vegetables, it has had its fair share of …

Gardening

Double Helix Mitts Knitting Pattern

30 Dumbbell Exercises Missing From Your Routine

If a workout consists of popping a squat on the 50-pound dumbbell to chat it up with friends, it may be time try something new. Dumbbell exercises …

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Harry Potter's New Leaky Cauldron Pub Opens Soon Inside Universal Studios

<b>The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley</b> theme park opens this summer at Universal Studios Orlando and here's a look at its main restaurant, <b>the Leaky Cauldron</b>, the "popular wizarding pub and inn" and from the series. A press release notes that to ensure that the space was as authentic as …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Watermelon Tomato Salad + Blueberry Grappa Sauce

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Double up on summer fruit for dinner and dessert.</i><p>You've waited all fall, winter, and spring for summer fruit to arrive at the …

Ice Cream

Vanilla Crumb Cake

A coffee cake with a buttery crumb topping is hard to resist. Most crumb toppings include cinnamon or other spices, both because spices add a great …

Margarita Cheesecake Bars

I’ve been in a margarita mood ever since my pre-Cinco de Mayo Blood Orange Margaritas, and have been keeping my eye out for desserts that could use a …

Cookies and Cream Cake

About five years ago, I developed a serious obsession with Eclair Cake. After tasting this delicious concoction of pudding, graham crackers and …

The Summer Soup That Lowers Blood Pressure

The olive oil and other vegetables in gazpacho have similarly beneficial effects, the study found.<p>Here's what you'll need for a quick, easy gazpacho:<p>2 large ripe tomatoes, cored<br>• 1 cucumber, peeled and seeded<br>• 1 green bell pepper, seeded<br>• 2 garlic cloves, peeled<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1 tablespoon …

Bites from other Blogs

• Ever since I was a kid, I’ve loved the orange and vanilla flavor combination of the creamsicle. It has just the right balance of citrus and cream, …

TASTE | TASTE

TASTE | TASTE

25 Surprising Foods You Can Grill, from Apple Pie to Ziti

YES! You can grill apple pie, macaroni and cheese, and guacamole—plus a whole lot more.<p><i>The brightest, best cooks know: Don't ever be boxed in by expectations and conventional wisdom. Don't ever let anyone stamp out your creativity. And never, ever let anyone tell you, "No, you can't grill a piece</i> …

Cooking

How-To: DIY Watermelon Donuts

Celebrate National Donut Day this week by making your donuts look like watermelon slices with this clever tutorial from Paper & Stitch.<p>So, playing to the fact that summer is right around the corner, I made watermelon donuts. Because nothing says summer like watermelon, right? Plus, it’s my second …

Chemicals

30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …

Our Trip Down Memory Lane with Jennifer Steinhauer

<i>All week long, our very own Jennifer Steinhauer from Weeknights with Jenny has shared recipes from her new book Treat Yourself: 70 Classic Snacks You Loved as a Kid (and Still Love Today).</i><p><i>Today: Put on your favorite classics and get out the chocolate -- we're looking back at Jenny's most clever</i> …

Ice Cream

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.

Our Most Spectacular Strawberry Recipes

<b>Strawberries are sugar-sweet, affordable, and omnipresent -- even if you can't pick your own, you'll find pints and quarts of them at roadside stands and red seas of them in the produce aisle. Make these delectable berries the star in breakfast dishes, desserts, and even salads.</b><p>Strawberry Basics<p><b>In</b> …

Food

Knitting Pattern: Slip Stitch Mosaic Tote

In need of a summer knitting project? This cute slip stitch mosaic tote pattern from Lion Brand Yarn is definitely catching my eye!<p><b>Fair warning:</b> You’ll have to sign up for an account before you can download the free pattern.<p>What summer yarn projects are you working on?

33 Genius Three-Ingredient Recipes

Yep, it really can be this easy.

Ice Cream

18 Delicious Ice Cream Sandwiches That'll Instantly Make You Happy

Tall stacks of cookies and ice cream make all dreams seem so reachable.

Dessert

Oatmeal Walnut Butterscotch Pie

<i>Thank you to Diamond of California for sponsoring this post.</i><p>As usual I have a lot of <i>blah blah</i> and <i>yadda yadda</i> about the recipe down below, but if …

Candied Nuts with Almonds Give a Little Smoke, a Little Spice, and a Little Sweet

This spicy, smoky twist on the classic street-vendor candied nut is perfect for a pre-dinner cocktail hour.<p>Before you even see them, you can smell those sticky-sweet candied nuts you can get at street carts in the Big Apple. That roasty, warm smell travels a whole city block, luring you to the …

New York City

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination of fat, flavor, and comfort. Who needs detox?</i><p>Year round, …

Dessert