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Origami Lampshade Made From Wallpaper

Designing on a budget? Sleek and modern lighting solutions don’t have to break the bank, especially when sculptural paper is at play. Here we’ve …

Pumpkin Magic Custard Cake Recipe

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.<p>Melt the butter and set it aside to cool.<p>Warm the milk until it is lukewarm and set it aside.<p>Whip the egg whites with the …

11 Better-For-You Baking Swaps

There’s something that feels so right about indulging in a rich brownie or a frosted, fluffy cupcake. But it’s no secret that baking staples aren’t making anyone’s superfood list.<p>Luckily, we’ve found a way to help you feel better about treating yourself: make some simple substitutes in your …

How-To: Paper House Luminary

When I spotted this DIY paper luminary project by Cathe Holden at Just Something I Made, it really lit up my day! Cathe provides a template that you can print onto paper and cut out by hand. I am thinking of converting this into a pattern my Silhouette machine can cut for me. I would love to make a …

Crafting

Unique Grilling: Vietnamese Grilled Shrimp Summer Rolls

Vietnamese summer rightfully earn their name—the combination of fresh greens, tangy pickles, and grilled seafoods or meats that fill their thin rice wrappers certainly delivers seasonal flavors.<p>For these particular summer rolls, I marinated shrimp in a ubiquitous Vietnamese combination of fish …

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Gifts from the Kitchen: 22 Edible Holiday Presents You Can Make at Home

From spicy mustard to chocolate bark, make your holiday gifts for family and friends right in your own kitchen<p>If the thought of going to a crowded mall and picking out the perfect present for everyone on your list is stressing you out, just don't do it. Make your friends and family thoughtful gifts …

Dessert

Homemade Marshmallow Creme Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> About 2 cups<p><b>Prep:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>20 minutes<p>Ingredients:<p>¾ cup granulated sugar<br>• ½ cup light corn syrup<br>• ¼ cup water<br>• Pinch …

Carrot Pudding with a Brown Sugar Sauce

Comfort Foods Desserts Puddings Sauces simple desserts<p>April 16, 2013<p>to Read (<p>Words)<p>This is a very old recipe which I have had in my files for a very …

Spices of Life: A Round-Up of Homemade Spice Blends

A year or so spent working for a fine spice merchant left me with a lifelong appreciation for spices and their place in the kitchen. The series I’ve …

Avocado Coconut Ice Cream

102<p>12<p>6<p>Shares 120<p>When I was younger, we used to go to a restaurant in Los Angeles, the long-gone Scandia. It was one of those places where they would …

[Not] Cooking Off the Cuff In London: Lamb-Pumpkin Hot Pot From Kew Gardens

Jackie and I are still traveling and, thus, I'm still not cooking at home, off the cuff or otherwise. By next week, we should be back in the groove.<p>In the meantime, here is a dish picked up in a somewhat unlikely place: London's Royal Botanic Gardens, better known as Kew Gardens. We were lucky to …

South Indian Lime Rice Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil or ghee2 Serrano chilis, slit in half lengthwise1 teaspoon black mustard seeds1 teaspoon de-husked black lentils (urad dal)1 teaspoon split yellow gram (chana dal)2 tablespoons roasted peanuts8 curry leaves1 teaspoon turmeric powder2 1/2 …

Fresh Ginger Syrup

1K<p>300<p>9<p>Shares 2K<p>Many moons ago, I worked with Bruce Cost at the now-shuttered Monsoon restaurant in San Francisco. Bruce is an amazing Asian cook and …

Craquelin

446<p>34<p>7<p>Shares 487<p>If you’ve ever wondered how French pastry shops make cream puffs with that distinctive decorative crackly topping, look no further. …

Felt Tote Bag

This soft felt bag is simple enough to make in multiples for shopping trips and stylish enough to use as a tote.

Handbags

Baker's Apron

Using the template, cut an apron form.<p>With a disappearing-ink pen, mark 2 lines parallel to the bottom edge, as indicated by notches on template (one 20 1/4 inches from bottom, the other 16 inches above the first). Fold the apron so the vertical lines meet, creating a pocket. Iron in place.<p>Use the …

Sewing

Fresh Tomato and Caramelized Onion Jam Recipe

Caramelized onion method by J. Kenji López-Alt<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients3/4 pounds yellow onions (about 2 medium), finely sliced1 tablespoon butter1 1/2 pounds roma tomatoes (about 6 medium), peeled, cored, seeded, and finely chopped1/2 cup white sugar1/4 cup light brown sugar2 tablespoons …

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 …

Tamarind Fish Curry Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 fillets king fish (or any firm fleshed sea fish) about 6 ounces each1 teaspoon turmeric powderKosher salt11/2 …

Crostini With Fontina and Tomato Marmalade From 'The Glorious Vegetables of Italy'

I've noticed a recent trend in cookbooks to hide a recipe for tomato-based jam, conserve, marmalade, or chutney somewhere in the pages. The tomato preserve will usually show up in a sandwich recipe, or else on a burger or cracker. Most of them taste okay, but they're often too sweet or too savory …

Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe | Vintage Mixer

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.<p>Chop cauliflower florets into chunks. Pulse the cauliflower in a food processor until it resembles a fine grain, like …

Yotam Ottolenghi: 10 of his best chicken and poultry dishes

The most delicious recipes from Ottolenghi's Guardian columns – from cardamom chicken with yoghurt and almonds to roast guinea fowl with fennel crumble<p>Warm roast chicken and bread salad<p>"This was my attempt at recreating a dish I had at Zuni Cafe in San Francisco," says Ottolenghi. "I made it from …

How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …

Programming

Yotam Ottolenghi's vegetarian mezze recipes

We all, at some point, want to do things differently – break the rules a little, throw off our parents' habits – so what better a target for the home …

The 10 best nut recipes

Absolutely almond cake<p>Simply heaven for almond fans, but you could make it with ground pistachios if you prefer. Best served in very small squares …

Make your own Thai coconut pineapple drink

<b>T</b>he coconut used to have a doubtful reputation in this country. In films it was always an agent of ridicule, either boffing the unsuspecting on the …

Cook

On Saturday 13 April in Cook, you'll find:<p>Ten best nut recipes<p>How to make an absolutely almond cake, raw nut butter, chipotle and lime mixed nuts, …