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The Case For Nude Lipstick: Alexa Chung, Beyoncé, and Beyond

Let’s add this to the list of beauty’s paradoxes: How is it that nude, a shade designed to make lips all but disappear, only heightens their sensuality? Whatever the secret, some of fashion’s favorite front-row regulars are taking a break from the bright lip trend. Take <b>Alexa Chung,</b> whose shiny …


How to Make Banh Xeo, Crisp Vietnamese Filled Crepes

How to make the hot and crunchy filled crepes known as banh xeo in Vietnam.<p><i>Banh xeo</i> translates to “sizzling cake.” Once you’ve made a batch of these lacy, ultra-crisp crepes, you’ll know why. Remember: Work quickly, and watch for splattering oil when the batter hits the pan.<p>Once oil is shimmering …


Great Food Photographer of the Month: The Gouda Life

I first found Kelly's gorgeous work on Instagram and ever since then I've become a huge fan of her work. Her photographs are as bold and refreshing as her honest attitude towards food. Check out what Kelly has to say about her food, photography and blogging!<p><b>1. Why the blog name?</b><p>I wish I could say …

Early to Rise

By the time the sun comes up on the Sonoma coast, my partner, Hilla, and I have been at the bakery for three hours. When we got here today at 3:30 …


One-Pot Wonders: Coconut Rice With Chicken Thighs

Why I don't cook everything in coconut milk is beyond me. It adds a rich flavor, creamy texture, and a sweetness that's perfectly at home in savory dishes. It's no wonder that so many tropical cuisines have some version of rice cooked in coconut milk.<p>This particular one-pot recipe, made with tender …

16 Avocado Toast Recipes That Will Instantly Upgrade Your Life

Photo credit: Dolly + Oatmeal, With Food + Love, How Sweet It Is, Faring Well, Two Peas and their Pod<p>Some foods are so simple, so easy, that they don't even seem worth talking about. But when it comes to avocado toast, it is. Avocado toast is technically just sliced or smashed avocado on top of a …

17 Mouthwatering Bacon-Wrapped Snacks You Need To Try

Bacon-wrapped cheese? Bacon-wrapped PLZ.

How to Make Grapefruit Pearls

While researching the grapefruit story in our March 2014 issue, we learned that it's possible to separate the citrus flesh into hundreds of …

Classic, Gooey Cinnamon Rolls

<i>Nick Malgieri</i><p>Nick Malgieri, the director of baking and pastry programs at The Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, created this recipe exclusively for Epicurious. The enriched yeast dough is a snap to make and even easier to shape into decadent, delicious cinnamon rolls. Best of all, …

Craving a cookie, but don't want to make an entire batch? This recipe for just TWO chewy, gooey chocolate chip cookies is totally brilliant: http://thekitc.hn/Q7BoVS

Gluten-Free Grapefruit and Orange Olive Oil Cake

Butter, for greasing<p>3⁄4 cup plus 2 tbsp. sugar<p>1⁄4 cup water<p>4 tsp. orange zest, plus 1⁄3 cup fresh juice with pulp<p>2 tsp. pink or red grapefruit zest, …

Learn how to make microwave popcorn (without actually buying microwave popcorn)! Watch the short video: http://thekitc.hn/OQQfTr

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Granola

We all want granola to be healthy. But some granolas are so sweet they could easily qualify as candy. But since I tend to spend the better part of …


This is creamy and tangy and tasty — what more do you want at a party, or during your afternoon Snack Hour? RECIPE: Whipped Feta Dip – http://thekitc.hn/1rug2zM

A no-fuss method for tender & flakey biscuits every single time: http://thekitc.hn/1ikzyd6

Change the look of a room this weekend! 10 DIY ideas to try --> http://apttherapy.com/OgdDcJ

This narrow and uninspiring galley kitchen gets an urban update --> http://apttherapy.com/1gtj5U2

Easy Marinated Mushrooms

Being married into an Italian (well, half Italian) family has been a source of great joy for me. Eating at my in-laws house is always exciting and the holidays never lack in flavor. My mother-in-law makes some seriously amazing Italian recipes, including her beef short ribs and meatballs. They are …

24 Clever Kitchen Gifts For Your Favorite Twentysomething

You're not living in the real world until you own a bicycle-shaped pizza cutter.

Onigiri 101: How to Make Japanese Rice Balls

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: Everything you need to know about making this food truck treat at home.</i><p>Onigiri are a type of Japanese rice ball made from sushi rice packed tightly around a salty …


How to Make Digestive Biscuits

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Kathryn from London Bakes is teaching us how to make a classic E</i><i>nglish cookie like a real live Londoner.</i><p>It's no secret that we Brits like a cup of …


Crisp Baked Tofu

Someday, someone is going set up a camera in my place. At least I hope so. Because over the last three years, I can safely say that the craziest …

Ruthie's Tomato Soup Cake

<i>Every other week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Food52 Assistant Editor Marian Bull shares her grandmother's recipe for a spice cake with a not-so-secret ingredient.</i><p>I was supposed to find a picture of my …


15 satisfying vegan lunch recipes to energize your day: http://thekitc.hn/1oFbq5E What are your favorite vegan recipes for lunch?

7 Quick Dinners To Make This Week

I do say food's the shit, if I do say so myself.

14 Vegan Cheeses That Will Make You Forget About The Real Thing

Cheese, sir, may I have some more?

10 Heartwarming Rescue Books

Back in April, life in our D*S family changed forever when Grace adopted Hope. (Here’s Grace getting the news!) We’ve always been strong supporters …

Adding Style: Taking "Architect" Lamps Out of the Office --> http://apttherapy.com/17ScYag Swing-arm task lamps can look right at home anywhere bright, focused light is needed. They can be stood on a countertop, mounted on the wall, or clamped on to shelves if space is really tight.