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Seafood

This 30-Minute Shrimp Scampi Is a One-Pan Wonder

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente, 7 to 9 minutes, or according to package instructions. Reserve 1/2 …

Seafood

How to Make Ice Cream Without Dairy (Or a Recipe!)

When I signed on to write a column about different varieties of vegan ice cream, I didn’t know what I was getting myself into. 14 batches later, I have a little more respect for the challenges of making homemade ice cream without eggs or dairy.<p>This isn’t my first foray into non-dairy ice cream, but …

Need A Quick Dessert In A Pinch? This Chocolate Cake Only Has TWO Ingredients

Let them eat (two-ingredient) cake!<p>View this post on Facebook<p>4 eggs, whites and yolks separated<p>9 ounces semisweet chocolate<p>Powdered sugar, to serve<p>Vanilla ice cream, to serve<p>Seasonal fruit, to serve<p>1. Preheat the oven to 325˚F (170˚C).<p>2. Place the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl and melt …

Now I'm in my 50s, young men want to date me: Welcome to the world of WHIPS

I’m in the Apple Store, praying to Steve Jobs that my laptop can’t be fixed. Because the last image on my screen as it died was an obscene selfie sent by a beautiful young man. And the last thing I need is it popping up in front of an IT guy.<p>Please don’t judge me. This is what happens to your inbox …

Relationships

Taste Beyond The Tongue

7 recipes for an overabundance of okra

Roasted, pickled, fried, stewed or baked into a cookie, this summer vegetable needs to be on your menu.<p>Okra is a staple in Southern cooking, but this …

Food

From Whipped Feta To Falafel: 11 Must-Try Mediterranean Recipes

Even if you’re staying close to home this summer, you can still take your tastebuds on a far-flung adventure. From Italy to Greece to the Middle East to North Africa, these recipes will transport you to the sunny Mediterranean Sea.<p><b>1. Creamy Whipped Feta Dip</b><p>This is an American riff on <i>htipiti</i>, the …

Food

The 10 Cakes You Should Bake This Summer

If there is one time it's worth heating up the oven during summer, it's for the promise of cake — especially one that highlights the season's fresh …

Dessert

How to Make Pineapple Flowers

Use your oven to perform a little pineapple-slice magic.<p>A Pretty Pineapple Topper<p>Pineapple is a festive fruit — we like slices on cake, welcome …

Pineapple

7 Wonderful (And Easy) Indian Dishes You Can Make At Home

Homemade Indian food? Yes, you can! From Chicken Tikka Masala to Homemade Naan, these Indian recipes are all spice-packed, easy to make, and surprisingly family-friendly.<p>1. Chicken Tikka Masala<p>Chicken tikka masala is a dish of marinated and broiled chunks of chicken in a creamy, spice-infused …

WATCH: Diver meets world's second-largest shark in Mayo... and his reaction is priceless

What would you do if the world's second-largest shark showed up during your Scuba dive?<p>For divers Gavin Ó Briain and Davy Lynn of UCD Sub-aqua …

This Is How You Turn Beans into Lunch in 6 Minutes Flat

Spicy Salmon Black Bean Salad<p>Serves 2 to 4; makes about 3 cups<p>4 ounces hot smoked salmon <br>1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed <br>1/2 medium …

Tomatoes

Should you send your kids 'educamping' this summer?

On the final day of the educational summer camp he held in Wiltshire last summer, Henry Faber wandered through fields with a dozen of his young charges to the village store to buy postcards. He was more than a little surprised when the children then stuck their stamps in the middle of their …

Kids

7 Little-Known Perfumes That Fashion Insiders Wear—They're So Cool

Perfume is such a personal thing, your signature scent should be a fragrance you love but also something that reflects your personality. And because …

Elton John: his life and career in pictures

7 Surprising (& Surprisingly Gorgeous!) Color Combinations

(Image credit: Dulux via Marie Claire Maison)<p>Here at Apartment Therapy we love our color, and unusual combinations are our Achilles' heel. If you're …

Home Decorating

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Preheat the oven to 400°F. Place pitas on a large baking sheet and set aside.<p>In a small bowl, combine tomatoes, garlic and basil. Divide mozzarella …

Cheese

Cheesecake

Position a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat to 350 degrees F.<p>To make the crust: In a small bowl, mix the cracker crumbs with the melted …

Baking

In 'Breaking Breads,' a chef divulges secrets behind his baking magic

Acclaimed baker Uri Scheft's new cookbook is a deep dive into the art of baking bread. (It's also going to make you very, very hungry.)<p>If you grew up …

Baking

Elon Musk on the 1 Creative Skill Every Founder Needs Now | Inc.com

Imagine Elon Musk, globally revered as one of the greatest living entrepreneurs, sits down with you. What's the one creative skill he'd suggest you learn to be the best founder you can be? Chances are, it's how to ask the right question.<p>Musk believes, "A lot of times the question is harder than the …

Space Travel

British Airways faces £290,000 bill after running out of toilet roll

A British Airways plane destined to take holidaymakers to the Caribbean was sat on the tarmac at Gatwick for more than five hours because there was a shortage of loo roll.<p>Passengers on BA flight 2153 to Barbados were delayed because their aircraft had not been prepared satisfactorily, forcing the …

Make Plump, Juicy Homemade Raisins by Baking Whole Grapes in Your Oven

These oven-made raisins aren’t the same as the shriveled up (but still tasty) kind you buy from the store. No, these are more flavorful, juicier, and …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The 20 best French recipes: part 1

Daniel Boulud’s coq au vin<p>Makes 8 servings<b><br>chicken legs</b> 8<b><br>onion</b> 1 medium, sliced<b><br>carrot</b> 1 medium, sliced<b><br>celery stalks</b> 2, sliced<b><br>garlic</b> 2 heads, sliced in half<b><br>sachet</b> 8 sprigs thyme, 1 fresh bay leaf, 2 tsp coriander seed, 1 tsp cracked white pepper tied up in a piece of cheesecloth with butcher’s</b> …

Onions

Watercolor Cake Is the Dreamiest (and Most Delicious) New Wedding Trend

Check out these edible works of art.<p>Watercolor wedding cakes are having a moment right now, and it's no wonder why. Decorated with beautiful brushstrokes of all shades, the edible works of art are a sure way to elevate your wedding day dessert. Whether floral, marble, or abstract, these bakers' …

Weddings