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How to Make Pastrami from Scratch

Pastrami on club with spicy mustard may be the ultimate comfort food. It seems indulgent and simply delicious — but most of us probably have no clue …

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

Nutrition

10 best foods for your heart

<b>(CNN) —</b> Keeping your heart healthy is about more than avoiding fast food and overly processed chow. You can also pump up your heart's health by choosing foods that will help reduce cholesterol, lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation.<p>Which food groups have the most science behind their …

Nutrition

14 Bread Recipes, From Focaccia and Challah to Dinner Rolls and Bagels

You've had a few weeks to practice your quick breads by now, so I assume you're an expert. If you feel like you've conquered the world of tea brack and scones, it's time to move on to yeasted breads. Breadmaking gets more intense when yeast enters the picture—you have to deal with kneading, rising, …

BraveTart: How to Make Old-Fashioned Apple Pie, No Gimmicks Required

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I believe in having recipes for every occasion, especially when that means multiple options for putting dessert on the table. Different techniques lend themselves to different circumstances; what makes sense for a lazy Saturday afternoon won't cut it on a harried …

The Food Lab: Batter and Breading Basics for Frying

<i>Editor's Note: This article is adapted from my book,</i> The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. <i>I hope you enjoy it. You can buy the book here and find more Food Lab content here. Visit my personal website and sign up for my newsletter to hear about my upcoming second book and live …

Food & Dining

How to Grill Turkey Legs

The biggest problem with turkey is that most people think of it only as a holiday food. Of course, this is mainly due to the size of your average …

The Food Lab: How to Make New Orleans Red Beans and Rice

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Whoever came up with the expression "a case of the Mondays" probably never spent much time in New Orleans.<p>Head to any classic New Orleans restaurant on a Monday, and you're likely to spot red beans and rice running as a special. (An even better plan: Get invited …

Cooking

An Introduction to the Maillard Reaction: The Science of Browning, Aroma, and Flavor

If you're a regular reader of Serious Eats, you've definitely seen us refer to the Maillard reaction time and again. That's because the Maillard reaction is responsible for the browned, complex flavors that make bread taste toasty and malty, burgers taste charred, and coffee taste dark and robust. …

Chemistry

The Food Lab: The Reverse Sear Is the Best Way to Cook a Steak, Period

I've been using and writing about the reverse sear—the technique of slow-cooking a steak or roast before finishing it off with a hot sear—for well over a decade now, but I've never written a definitive guide for using it on steaks. It's a really remarkable method, and if you're looking for a steak …

The Definitive Guide to Steak

Steak

Stew Science: Why You Shouldn't Cook Your Beef All Day

As anyone who has ever tried to eat at a dozen Nashville hot fried chicken joints in the course of one day can tell you, you absolutely <i>can</i> have too much of a good thing.<p>I used to be of the mindset that if cooking a stew for a long time is a good idea, then cooking it even longer is a better idea. I …

Cooking

Guacamole Recipes

Recipes

What to Do With Leftover Herb Stems

The first kitchen chore I was ever tasked with was picking cilantro leaves. It happened one Sunday morning, as my father was making <i>aloo paratha</i>, the flaky Indian flatbread that's stuffed with spiced mashed potatoes. I was loitering impatiently at the edge of the kitchen, and he asked me to go …

Why Isn't This Working? 5 Variables That Affect Recipe Timing

Whether you're baking Irish soda bread, simmering a sauce, cooking a custard, or just whipping up some sugar cookies, timing is crucial. Who wants to put a batch of bagels in the oven at 2 a.m.? Knowing how long each step of a recipe should take is a vital part of planning, so it's maddening when …

Cookies

Spelt Strawberry Muffins with Rhubarb Butter

Spelt Muffins:<p>1/2 cup diced strawberries (about 1/2 pound)<p>1 1/4 cup spelt flour<p>1 cup all-purpose<p>1/4 cup brown sugar<p>1/4 cup white sugar<p>1 teaspoon …

Breakfast

Bacon & Egg Breakfast Muffins

4.89 from 42 votes<p>Print<p>Bacon and Egg Muffins<p>Prep Time<p>15 mins<p>Cook Time<p>20 mins<p>Total Time<p>35 mins<p>Bacon and eggs...in a muffin! These are great for "grab …

Breakfast
Game of Thrones

8 easy tricks to have more space

Space-saving tricks aren't just for those with small homes, in any size home you can benefit from the space-saving techniques we will help you to …

Bathroom design ideas from top interior architects

If there's one room in the house that's guaranteed to make you a little sad, it's an outdated bathroom. The issue is compounded even further if the …

8 small home storage solutions

Our modern homes are getting smaller and smaller, as per the pressures of the economic, blooming city centres and the pressures of eco-consciousness. …

Living Rooms

30 Bathroom Design Ideas Complete With Arranging The Small Space and Modern Design In It - RooHome | Designs & Plans

Roohome.com – Do you still looking for designing your bathroom? Did you already find the best bathroom design ideas? A bathroom is one of the parts …

Before and after: a home that went from dull to daring!

Usually, you wouldn't dare to dream that a dingy old place like this could ever be transformed into a perfect apartment. It was empty, bare, dark …

Interior Design

6 Tips for Perfecting Your Kitchen Remodel Photos

Photo: Eric Piasecki<p>Steven Gambrel is justly famous for designing sophisticated, richly layered interiors. But in each of his projects, one room always stands out for excellence: the kitchen. Gambrel’s are clean without being cold, eclectic but never jarring. Handsome industrial lighting, lacquered …

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15 beautiful courtyards that you must see

Courtyards have been an essential component of Indian architecture for centuries. Traditionally, they were a part of most joint family homes as they …

Landscaping

1970 kit house modified as sustainable Far Pond residence with modern appeal - Quiet Corner

Far from the madding crowd, in the lap of nature, Bates Masi architects have designed beautiful Far Pond, a two storey villa, in Southampton, New …

Top 20 Tiny Home Designs and their Costs - Smart Green Living Ideas

If you don’t want or can’t afford a brand spanking new, five bedroom home that occupies 4,000 sq. ft., don’t despair! 😉 There’s still a chance for …

IKEA-Style Home Can Be Built in 4 Days Using Only a Screwdriver

French architecture firm Multipod Studio has come up with a revolutionary housing prototype – the PopUp House. This unique dwelling comes in the form …

Top 20 Shipping Container Home Designs and their Costs 2017

There is a hot new trend: shipping container homes. Basically, you modify and re-purpose used shipping containers and stick them together to build a …

Living Rooms