Carolina Nyen

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Yellow Salad with Citrus-Date Vinaigrette

Makes ¾ cup<p>The dates act as both a sweetener and an emulsifier in this citrusy, mustardy vinaigrette.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 Medjool dates, pitted<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons fresh orange juice<p>1 tablespoon whole grain Dijon mustard<p>½ teaspoon ground cumin<p>Kosher salt …

Gluten-Free Nectarine Crisp + Sweet Thyme Crumble

This crisp is one of my favorite ways to take advantage of the beautiful stone fruits just coming into season.<p>It works wonderfully as a light, fresh …

Gluten-Free

Three-Bean Salad

6 Servings<p>You've got plenty of options for this salad: butter beans, lima beans, black-eyed peas, or navy beans. Just be sure to use green beans for some color.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 shallot, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest<p>1/4 cup fresh lemon juice<p>1 15-ounce can butter beans or lima …

my 3 favorite toddler art activities

As I shared a while back, Lucy's little brain is developing and growing so fast and gone are the days where she is dazzled by paint! I used to be …

Sewing with Silk

This past November I made a trip up to Portland, perhaps one of my favorite cities of all time. There were so many highlights from the trip but right …

Sewing

Free OnLine Sewing Classes

Have I mentioned that I started teaching again? Well, I’m excited to say that I am and I LOVE it! I forgot just how much I enjoy the interaction of …

Quilting

How to Use a Memory Palace to Boost Your Vocabulary

<i>The clever use of mnemonics is something I talk about a lot when I try to get beginner language learners into acquiring new words quickly. It's</i> …

Nutty Grain and Oat Bars

makes about 16 Servings<p>We can’t stress it enough: Pack the mixture as tightly as possible into the loaf pan. This is essential for the slices to hold together when cut.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>6 large Medjool dates, pitted, chopped<p>1 cup pure maple syrup<p>2 tablespoons …

Ceviche Verde

Servings<p>August 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound fresh Pacific halibut or other firm-fleshed fish<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>3 tablespoons fresh lime juice<p>2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted<p>3/4 cup green olives, sliced<p>1/2 cup tomatillos, diced<p>1/4 cup onion, very finely chopped<p>1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves<p>1 …

9 Thought-Provoking Lessons From the Best TED Talks of 2014

A few hours of TV watching can give you a year's worth of wisdom.<p>The presents have been opened. The guests have gone home. It's time to get into your jammies and snuggle down on the sofa for some well-deserved relaxation and maybe a little TV: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>, <i>Miracle on 34th Street</i>, or one of …

How-To: Gingerbread House Style Bird Feeder

If you didn’t get a chance to make a gingerbread house this Christmas, and can’t stand to look at another baked good anyway, then this bird seed house may be the perfect project for you!<p>Don’t worry if you don’t own these super handy gingerbread house cookie cutters, you can always use a knife and a …

Crafting

One Of These 21 Movies Will Probably Win Best Picture At The 2015 Oscars

<i>Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing editor Christopher Rosen and entertainment editor Matthew Jacobs will pore over awards season and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 87th</i> …

The Oscars

DIY: Make Designer Switch Plates

Most wall plates and light switch covers lack personality and flair. Yet it’s so easy to turn them into something special with very simple materials- …

Make Stained Glass Mosaic Wall Light

Happy 2015!!! To start this wonderful year off, I want to share with you a very special project – a surprise birthday gift I made for my dear hubby …

Notre Dame

how to make sugar scrub {the perfect gift!}

‘Tis the craziest time of year, for all of us wrapping it up with festivities galore. And ’tis also the season for gift giving. So I decided to try …

The Incredible Beauty and Colorful Diversity of Agate

Dense bands, striking colors, fine grain, milky surfaces, and glittering pockets of crystals are just some of the features commonly found in agate. Viewed up close, the gemstone often resembles completely otherworldly sights, ranging from galactic nebulae to neon-hued, microscopic bacteria, as seen …

Movable Shelving System Transforms a Single Room into Separate Spaces

As cities continue to grow in population, there's always the challenge of doing more with less – especially when it comes to housing. How do we make a small space feel and act like a larger one? The Madrid-based firm PKMN Architectures came up with the <i>All I Own House</i> as a solution to this …

Sharing Economy Series: How Udemy ramped up without paid advertising

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Wrap Yourself In L.A. Landmarks With These Handmade Quilts

Los Angeles-based artist Ellen November has been quilting for 30 years and sewing since she was 10. Recently, we spotted some of her work on the design blog <i>If It’s Hip, It’s Here</i>: a collection of graphic quilts inspired by the Thomas Guides of Los Angeles, and the history of the region. The lines …

Turn Your Photo into An Artwork

Have you ever wanted to do something a little different with your photographs? Not stop with the simple click of the shutter and turn it into an …

Tutorials

21 Adorable Photos of Animals Surrounded by the Snow

For those of you who are in the northeast, you woke up on Monday morning to an usual case of cold weather as a storm dumped huge piles of snow. The early blast is making it feel more like winter than fall. In fact, more than 130,000 home and businesses in Maine were left without electricity as of …

Weather

PUMPKIN BREAD WITH TOASTED WALNUT CINNAMON SWIRL

PUMPKIN BREAD WITH TOASTED WALNUT CINNAMON SWIRL // One 9-inch loaf<p>Recipe adapted from At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen by Amy Chaplin<p>The recipe is …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>'Tis the season for cozy, comforting food: Our favorite fall ingredients, like apples, winter squash, and cinnamon, are making their way into …

What You Should Always Keep In Your Pantry (and Fridge, and Freezer)

From quinoa to eggs, here's what you actually need in your pantry, fridge, and freezer at all times<p>It's the age-old, seven-word question that plagues nearly every home cook at some point, no matter how skilled he or she is: "What should I make for dinner tonight?"<p>Despite the neverending number of …

No Barista Needed: How To Brew Your Own Coffee At Home

Emily Dullea of Toby's Estate Coffee shows us the easiest and best ways to make the perfect cup of coffee at home—in under five minutes.<p>Why start off your morning waiting in line at your local coffee shop when you can relax with your own perfect, homemade cup of coffee at home? While brewing your …

Making Cheese at Home Is Actually Easy (And Can Take Less Than 15 Minutes)

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Making cheese might seem like a large undertaking, but if you pick the right variety of cheese it can be simple!<p>Claudia Lucero's book 'One Hour Cheese' explains how to make everything from ricotta to mozzarella in - yes - less than one …

Ricotta

Shake Things up: Make Your Own Pinot Noir Sea Salt

Making flavored sea salts is quick, easy and fun, not to mention a wonderful and adventurous addition to every chef's kitchen arsenal. Flavored salts can either be used as a rub for meat or seafood prior to cooking, or added as a finishing touch to fresh vegetables and, believe it or not, even …

Vegetables

‘Where to Start Chart’ is an Interactive Photography Skill Tree for Beginners

‘Where to Start Chart’ is an infographic designed to help beginner photographers work their way through the settings on their camera. Produced by …

A Design Maestro Turns His Hand To A New Challenge: Wine

Can the same principles that Alberto Alessi uses to run his chic design factory work for cultivating grapes?<p>When Alberto Alessi, head of the world-famous Italian design factory that bears his last name, sits down to decide whether to manufacture a new product, he runs it through a carefully devised …