Melissa Barnwell

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Complaining, for Your Health

The mental and physical benefits of airing your grievances<p>In his 1964 book <i>Games People Play</i>, psychiatrist Eric Berne describes what he calls the “Yes, but” communication pattern: First, one person states a problem. Next, another person responds by offering suggestions on how to solve it. The first …

How to Make a Winter Pesto With Kale, Collards, and More

You don't have to wait until summer to make pesto. Forget the basil and make one of these winter pestos, instead.<p>Basil pesto may be a classic, but it's not the only sauce on the block. In fact, once the weather cools down, we find ourselves reaching for hardier leaves, like kale. You can still make …

14 Places You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

Are you <i>sure</i> you booked a trip to Mon-tree-awl? Or are you instead headed to Muhn-trawl?<p>Pronouncing the correct name of a city or country can make it sound like a whole new place. Accurate accentuation can also really help you jive with locals.<p>Study a few place names you may have been saying wrong …

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Croque-Monsieur or Madame: French Grilled-Cheese Sandwich!

A <b>Croque-Monsieur</b> is simply a yummy grilled ham and cheese sandwich. It originated in French cafés and bars as a quick snack. Typically,Emmental or …

The Lasagna Grilled Cheese | BS' in the Kitchen

The Lasagna Grilled Cheese<p>Author: BS' in the Kitchen<p>Recipe type: Grilled Cheese Sandwich<p>Prep time: 20 mins<p>Cook time: 10 mins<p>Total time: 30 …

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 …

Chinese Pork Adobo

Recipes knock on my door every single day. They come in, take off their shoes and stay comfortable in the kitchen. Some stay for a while…. some …

S'more Mason Jar Dessert

As a rustic-chic bride, the thought of having a bonfire during my reception sounds amazing! Going hand in hand with a bonfire comes delicious s'mores …

Power Up! 3 Paleo Breakfasts That Will Give You TONS Of Energy

Photographed By Tommy Kearns.<p>Like many busy people, I've always had a complicated relationship with breakfast. For years, more often than not, …

The 8 Stews You Should Cook This Season

Yes, we know, it feels like we were just talking about tomatoes. And peaches. And hell, spring break. But it's time to face it; it's time to get out that Dutch oven, it's time for a glass of red wine, it's time -- oh yes -- to make some stew.<p>Whether it's for a weeknight dinner or a Sunday project, …

Raw Asparagus Caesar Salad

I know it may sound strange, but crisp raw asparagus makes a wonderful salad. Here, it's chopped into bite-sized pieces and tossed with a creamy Caesar vinaigrette and freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano.<p><i>Thanks to Shauna Sever, from the popular Piece of Cake blog, for inspiring this recipe.</i>

fried egg sandwich with bacon and blue cheese

Due to a delightful clerical error (a scheduled babysitter when we forgot Alex would be home from work), I got to have a weekday lunch with my …

Bottoms Up! Irish Cream Hot Fudge Cupcakes

Whenever dessert can be interactive, that's a plus in my book. I love dishing up sweets that will make people feel special, and for me, that doesn't …

Pear with ham and a horseradish cream

January 25, 2013<p>Sometimes I have this “mornings” when I don’t have time for anything. And it does not matter that I get up early, it’s just one of …

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry

A few weeks back we had a good friend return from India on a service trip. Ever since she came home with photos of brightly decorated buildings and …

Mozzarella, Pesto, Arugula, and Parmesan Bruschetta

Go ahead and play around with the greens and pesto that top this bruschetta: Spinach, kale, and parsley are all options.

Banana Bread with Nutella Swirls

Banana Bread with Nutella Swirls<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups flour, plus more for dusting pan<br>• 1/2 cup shredded coconut<br>• 3/4 cups sugar<br>• 1 teas baking soda<br>• 1/2 teas …

Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Popsicles

July 6, 2012<p><b>The following post, photos, and recipe for Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Popsicles is a guest post from my friend, Jamie of My Baking</b> …

Chocolate Mousse Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Dark Chocolate Mousse<p><b>Yield:</b> 6 to 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>3 hours 30 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>3 hours 30 minutes<p>A fabulous recipe for classic …

Grilled Caprese Sandwich with Arugula Pesto

Every now and then, I get a hankering for a really good grilled cheese sandwich. After spending three weeks in Asia without a bite of cheese and very …

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

3 tbsp. olive oil<p>40 cloves garlic, peeled (you can use up to 100 cloves)<p>1 (3 to 4-lb.) chicken, cut into 8 pieces<p>1⁄2 cup dry vermouth<p>3⁄4 cup chicken …

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Arugula Scramble with Kale Pesto Recipe

arugula scramble with kale pesto<p>Ingredients<p>4 eggs, whisked with a splash of water or milk and a pinch of salt<br>• 1 teaspoon olive oil, for the pan<br>• a few …

Grilled Cheese With Guacamole Might Be The Best Thing Ever

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I admit it: I was a hot avocado snob. Look around you, I'm sure you know one. I'm talking about people who scoff at the idea of serving avocado at any temperature other than cool. People who hear of tempura-fried …

Sauteed Garlic Lemon Pork Chops with Mushroom and Onion

Pictures by Savoring the Thyme<p><b>Sauteed Garlic Lemon Pork Chops with Mushroom and Onion</b><p>Wyoming is crazy! We went from 60 degree weather to 60 mph winds …

Lebanese Roasted Stuffed Onions • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

The first step is to soak your rice in a bowl cool water. The rice will absorb some of the water -- we'll drain off the water in a later step.<p>Fill a …

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The 10 best sandwich recipes

Bill Oglethorpe's Borough Market three-cheese toastie<p>The aim with this exceptional toasted cheese sandwich is to let the ingredients speak for themselves. The montgomery cheddar is made with raw milk and matured as a cloth‑bound cheese for 18 months. A small proportion of comté and ogleshield …

Feta, my way!

I adore all kinds of cheeses. Creamy, hard, salty, blue, stinky..it doesn’t matter. I love them all. This recipe is just a simple, no fuss way to …