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A Creamy One-Pot Stew With Butternut Squash and 3 Hometowns

I grew up in Miami, which means I saw calabaza pumpkins more often than any other variety of gourd. These large, squat winter squashes are native to the Caribbean and feature in popular dishes throughout the region. Visit even the most mainstream supermarket chain in Miami, and you will find a …

Recipes

10 Aioli Recipes for Your Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich - Chowhound

Thanksgiving is almost here, which means the day after Thanksgiving is almost here, which means you’re that much closer to the very best part of the …

Cooking

No Table at Carbone? Make this Signature Pasta in Your Kitchen

Step 1<p>Before cooking, grate the garlic and parmesan in two seperate bowls.<p>Step 2<p>Heat the olive oil in a large pan, and after a few seconds, add …

18 Refreshing Recipes for Lemonade and Limeade

I can't think of many things more refreshing on a hot summer day than an ice-cold glass of lemonade. I was raised on powdered mix, but as I've matured, I've graduated to the real stuff. Making your own lemonade obviously gives you far better flavor than you'd get from a powdered (or even bottled) …

Life hack alert: This is how to make an avocado ripen in only 10 minutes

Rock-hard avocados, be gone!<p>It’s an avocado recipe disaster; you’ve fancied it all day long, finally get home and set about whipping up your dinner, …

Healthy Eating

15 Home Decor Splurges That Are a Lot Cheaper to DIY Than Buy

Why buy when you can do it yourself? The pursuit of the home of your dreams can get really expensive and leave you hanging mid way when you …

Home Decorating

Make It Work: Ideas for Squeezing a Little Extra Storage Out of Your Entryway

Your entryway is a tiny room (or maybe not even a room, maybe just a little spot next to the door) that does a lot of work. And now that it's …

Design

Kitchen Renovation - The Reveal! | Blog- The New Black

I can’t believe it - but the house remodel is nearly complete! We’ve gutted the kitchen, installed new floors, and painted just about every wall or …

7 Salad Bowl Recipes That'll Make You Want to Eat Your Veggies

Salads are a super easy way to get your veggie fix, but they don't exactly make you feel warm and fuzzy inside. That's why it's time to start …

How to Make Baked Oatmeal Without a Recipe

Learning how to make baked oatmeal will save your winter morning. I always have a hard time getting out of bed, but especially on cold mornings. I …

How I Got the Cooked-On Gunk Off an Enamel Pan

If you also shared two frying pans with upwards of 50 coworkers, perhaps you wouldn't be completely surprised that one of those pans would end up like this:<p>This robin's egg blue enameled skillet lives in our staff kitchen, where we all make our coffee and lunches. This poor guy had seen a few too …

How to Make Wonton Soup at Home

I made my own soup before I even knew how to spell it. At my Montessori kindergarten, there was a proper oven and stove, one that really worked and heated up nicely. I was totally fond of the thing and volunteered to make soup for all of the other kindergarteners, on every occasion (yep, breakfast, …

Bok Choy

Triple-Layer Cookie Bars

Triple-Layer Cookie Bars Recipe<p>TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:24 servings<p>Ingredients<p><b>CRUST:</b><br>• 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 2/3 cup sugar<br>• 1/3 …

Dessert

35 Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes to Make Your Day Easier

Let’s face it: Between the really-super-late cleaning, trying to please all of your guests and, oh, the <i>food</i>, hosting Thanksgiving can get stressful. We’re sure you’ve already got the actual meal covered, but there’s a lot of waiting before you actually get to dig in (we recommend some fun holiday …

Cooking

11 Kitchen Storage Spots You Completely Forgot About

Upgrade Your Shrimp and Grits With Mushrooms, Bacon, and Gruyère

I'm halfway tempted to start this story by making some sort of joke about grits, my last name, and why the similarity is somehow a reason to believe me when I say that I've come up with the ultimate shrimp and grits recipe. But I'll spare you (this time). Instead, I'll present my case on its own …

How to Host a Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Feast

This Sunday, people around the world will celebrate China's Mid-Autumn Festival, or <i>zhong qiu jie</i>. As the last days of late summer fade and the leaves on the chestnut trees begin to turn a golden brown, families come together in the cool, crisp air to enjoy a feast under the glow of the full moon. …

Get Hooked on Apple Nachos This Fall

It's official: Apples > corn chips.<p>Nachos are one of those foods that are delicious no matter how you prep them — even if your base is far from the traditional tortilla chip. In this fall variation on the beloved appetizer (or dinner, if we're lucky), we topped slices of red and green apples with …

Kids

Spiced Honey Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Did we mention this honey cake recipe also happens to be gluten-free? (There is also a cream cheese frosting.)<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups gluten-free all-purpose baking flour<p>1½ teaspoons baking powder<p>½ teaspoon baking soda<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon<p>½ …

Dessert

10 Soups to Drown Your End-of-Summer Sorrows In

We're always sad to see summer go—but it's not gone <i>yet</i>. We're in that lovely late summer stretch when the days are still long but the evenings are getting cooler. And the best part about cool August evenings? Soup! <b>Here are 10 that both celebrate summer and make us excited about fall:</b><p>Tarragon Lemon …

Drown

Coconut Quinoa

This recipe, with its double dose of coconut, is a quinoa game-changer.<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon virgin coconut oil<p>1½ cups quinoa, rinsed well<p>1 13.5-oz. can unsweetened coconut milk<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add quinoa and cook, stirring …

Kosher

Teach her to make dan dan noodles, feed craving for a lifetime

Order the dan dan noodles, my husband urged. So I did. He's got good taste, and noodles almost always taste good. Besides, I didn't want to admit I'd never heard of dan dan.<p>The noodles, scattered with pork bits and sesame seeds, lolled in a mysterious red-brown sauce. I stabbed in my chopsticks, …

Korean Fried Chicken From Maangchi's Real Korean Cooking

You've probably had fried chicken before, but have you ever tasted KFC (that's Korean Fried Chicken)? Beneath its insanely addictive, spicy-sweet sauce is the crispiest fried chicken you'll ever eat. And better yet, that crackly, crunchy crust is something you can easily make at home—just let …

Strawberry, quinoa, spinach & cashew salad - Julia's Album

Strawberry, quinoa, spinach and cashew salad with a homemade honey-mustard balsamic vinegar dressing. It’s a delicious Summer salad, made with …

Almond Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce

Adding salt to this classic sauce lets you taste the rich complexity of the caramel, not just the sweetness. To save time, feel free to replace the almonds and butter with 1/2 cup store-bought roasted almond butter (no added sugar). Just stir in the salt and almond extract and it's recipe-ready for …

Recipes
Recipes

How Often Should I Clean That?

<b>Doing the dishes and washing your laundry are obviously things you do on the regular. But how often should you be changing your bedroom sheets? Or the ventilation hood over your kitchen stove? Each household item has a different cleaning schedule. Read on for your guide to what to clean and when to</b> …

Housekeeping

The Serious Eats Field Guide to Asian Greens

When you walk into the produce section of your local Asian supermarket, you'll probably be greeted by a dazzling but daunting display of unusual greens. They're all great, and easy to cook, but it helps to be armed with some knowledge to tell your shoots from your choys.<p>That's why we highlighted …

Yes, You Do Need Another Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

<i>You know you love your great aunt's banana bread, but you probably don't know why you do. In Modern Comfort, Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt figures out what makes our favorite classics work, and then makes them even better.</i><p><i>Today: We interrupt our regularly scheduled content to bring you the</i> …

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