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Foodily Blog

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Chowhound

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lemon curd

<b>Lemon Curd</b><p>(loosely adapted from <b>The River Cottage Preserves Handbook</b>)<p><i>The lemons matter quite a bit here, and if you, like me, don’t live in a</i> <i>citrus</i> …

salty pork

<b>Salty Pork</b><p>(<i>Thit Heo Ram Man</i>)<p>adapted, with gratitude, from a recipe by Julia Califano and Mai Donohue<p>Serves 4-6<p>2 tablespoons peanut oil<p>2 cloves …

car snack 5 (nut free!), and a reusable lunch giveaway

And like that, the conversation turns from popsicles to lunch boxes. It must be that moment of the summer when it instantly becomes clear that the …

Chowhound

5 Tips for Running in the Heat

A hot summer run won’t just affect you physically, either; “It can absolutely affect your attitude—which is directly linked to your physical performance,” says Karen Cogan, PhD, a sport psychologist with the U.S. Olympic Committee. Here, four ways to stay physically <i>and</i> mentally cool on the run—no …

Preparing for a Run

*Four hours before your workout, drink 12 ounces of fluid. If your urine is the shade of apple juice or darker two hours before you exercise, drink another eight to 12 ounces. If you'll be working out longer than 60 minutes, replenish with a 16-ounce sports drink every hour, or four ounces every 15 …

Rocky Road Rice Krispies Treats

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 24 treats<p><b>Prep:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>20 minutes<p>Rice Krispies Treats are always a crowd favorite; this version …

Peanut Butter-Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Home > Recipes by Category > Cookies > Peanut Butter-Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies<p>May 28, 2013 // 82 <i>Comments »</i><p>I’m an open book when it comes to …

Biscuits with Sausage Gravy Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 12 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>40 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>55 minutes<p>Fluffy buttermilk biscuits are smothered in creamy sausage …

7 of My New Favorite Cookbooks

Home > Gift Guides > 7 of My New Favorite Cookbooks<p>June 26, 2013 // 46 <i>Comments »</i><p>Real talk time.<p>My stitched-up finger is making it difficult to do …

4 Stretches To Wake You Up and Release Stress

These four stretches will help awaken a tired body and help decrease stress in the areas that typically hold a lot of tension: the lower back, the …

Pilates Abs Workout With a Chair: Part Two

If you enjoyed the first installment of this two-parter, try this routine, too. It challenges the core in different ways than the first group, …

Get Centered With These Three Heart-Openers

There's a theory that when you focus your energy on opening your heart, your energy becomes more available to the people around you. Personally, I …

Loaded Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter cookies are delicious just as they are – and that is probably why people don’t tend to stuff as many mix-ins into peanut butter cookie …

Coconut Toffee Oatmeal Cookie Bites

Coconut, toffee and oatmeal all packed into one cookie is a combination that is downright addictive. Consider this to be a warning, because these …

Chowhound

Meyer Lemon Cream Pie with Nilla Wafer Crust

What’s a barbecue without the proper dessert? A cool whipped cream topping mellows the tangy sweetness of this refreshing summer pie. Yum!<p><b>Ingredients for the pie filling:</b> <br>– 4 large egg yolks<p>– 4 tsp grated lemon zest plus 1/2 cup juice (use Meyer lemons if possible)<p>– 1 (14-oz) can sweetened …

Baking

Simple Springtime Dishes

7 Must-Haves for the Perfect Picnic

<i>Clockwise starting top left:</i><p><b>1. Upgraded H20</b><p>"To drink, just bring water flavored with lemon and mint. Refreshing, healthy, cheap!"<p><b>2. A substantial</b> …

Pretzel Making at Home

Soft pretzels are a favorite American snack, sold at both malls and at sports games, and enjoyed for their salty taste and chewy texture. But …

The Ultimate Sticky Buns

Makes 9 Servings<p>These buns can be assembled the night before, needing only a final rise before baking. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>⅔ cup whole milk<p>5 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1¾ teaspoons active dry yeast (from one ¼-ounce envelope)<p>…

Homemade Twinkies

Homemade Twinkies from Joy The Baker• 2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 3 teaspoons baking powder<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 10 Tablespoons unsalted butter, softened<br>• 1 cup …

Dessert
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
Dessert

How-To: Galaxy Twist Bleach and Tie Dye Shirt

Try a fun take on traditional tie dye with this galaxy twist bleach and tie dye shirt tutorial from iLoveToCreate designer Lauri Eaton!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to iLoveToCreate to see the full how-to!