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Yotam Ottolenghi’s potato recipes

Forget the diet police: the potato is a hero ingredient to me<p>In the nursery rhyme One Potato, Two Potatoes, Three Potatoes, Four, the number of potatoes keeps going steadily up – which makes sense to me, because they are utterly delicious. But in the real world, sales of potatoes have been going …

Food

Get inspired: 20 beautiful bathrooms where wood is the star

There was a time when wood in the bathroom was thought to be a big no-no, but thankfully, that is long behind us now, as it looks far too incredible …

Interior Design

Potluck Sides And Salads: 10 Easy Recipes For Memorial Day

Burgers and hot dogs are great, but it’s the sides and salads that make cookouts extra special. From Cilantro Lime Sweet Corn to Minted Cucumber Salad, you’ll be making these crowd-pleasing dishes all summer long.<p>1. Cilantro Lime Sweet Corn<p>This recipe from Vivian Howard’s Deep Run Roots features …

Delicious Grape Salad Recipe

"This is one of my favorite recipes handed down from my great aunt. It is simple to make and looks very pretty for the holidays or any type of shower …

Follow that Brisket! 8 Ways to Eat Through Houston’s International Food Scene

America’s fourth-largest metropolis is basically the United Nations of nosh. Tour Houston’s international food scene in eight brisket dishes.<p><i>Welcome to Eat Like a Local! From late-night burgers in Nashville to a life-changing date shake in Palm Springs, we traveled across the U.S. to find the spots</i> …

Quit Loafing Around and Make These 9x5" Loaf Pan Recipes

Your 9X5" loaf pan is so much more than a vehicle for banana bread.<p>Your 9x5" loaf pan is so much more than a vehicle for banana bread. Let these recipes inspire you. (Psst—some of these recipes call for a slightly smaller pan. Don't sweat it.)

10 DIY Projects to Transform Your Outdoor Space This Weekend

This is beautiful time of year. It's bearable to be outside, and, so, suddenly, all you want to do is be outside. If the unusually temperate weather …

20 Ways to Use IKEA RIBBA Picture Ledges All Over the House

(Image credit: Jenny Brandt for Dos Family)<p>Picture ledges are inherently versatile because they allow you to quickly and easily swap art in and out …

7 Delicious Ways to Make a Sidecar, the Too-Often Forgotten Classic Cocktail

Add this drink to your repertoire.<p>When you hear <i>classic cocktail</i>, which drink comes to mind? Unless you're a mixology buff, you probably think <i>martini</i> …

Why Your Cast-Iron Skillet is a Must-Have Grilling Tool

Get ready for grilling season!<p>Cast-iron skillets are great for all-year-long cooking on the stovetop, but their ability to take serious heat means …

Planning Your Planting: Tips for Making a Garden Plan

The best-laid plans for a garden come after living in your home for a year, watching how the sun moves throughout the day in all the seasons, how …

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Little Life Savers: Clever IKEA Hacks for Small Spaces

We love seeing the clever ways that people have taken IKEA products and either put them to new uses or made them into something different entirely — …

Misadventures in the Fragrance Trade

I have great taste. Call it a God given talent, call it an acquired skill — it is what it is. So when a friend playfully implied that the scent of my candle of choice might be disturbing the neighbors, I wondered: are my eyes deceiving my nose?<p>Luckily for me, Pratt Institute offers a crash-course …

Beauty

Your Best Bet for Revitalizing an Unhappy Houseplant

No matter how many gardening tips you read up on, or how tune with your inner Mother Nature you might be, caring for a houseplant is not an <i>if-then</i> kind of undertaking. What we know: Watering is good (with restraint), and sunlight is good (depending on what kind of world your plant's ancestors grew …

The Brown Sugar Balsamic-Glazed Pork Loin that Pinterest Loved

There's a game of telephone woven into almost every recipe: They're passed along—horizontally, from friend to friend, or vertically, from generation to generation—and inevitably, the recipe transforms, based on preferences or whatever the maker happens to have in the pantry or how legible the …

Design Inspiration from Real Homes: Gorgeous Bedrooms to Tempt You Over to the Dark Side

What's more peaceful than a bedroom draped in light, white hues? Why, one that is cocooned by dark colors, of course. If you're still not sure if you …

The Best Time To Sell A House, According To A New Study

Record low inventory has made the housing market uber competitive.<p>Just like there's a magic day to buy a plane ticket, there's a specific month when you should try to sell your house: May.<p>In a new study, researchers at Zillow found that homes listed between May 1 through May 15 sold, on average, …

Make Dinner in 30 With These 17 Quick Pasta Recipes

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Sure, there are times when I'm in the mood to spend all day on a pasta dish, be it a slow-cooked tomato sauce or a cheese- and meat-heavy lasagna Napoletana. But more often, pasta is my go-to for a quick weeknight dinner. Fortunately for me, it's …

Italian Food

Sunday Recipe: A No-Bake Chocolate Cake Fit for a Prince

Slightly northwest of Los Angeles proper is the city of Pasadena, California, a suburban enclave where Julia Child was born. It is also where confectioners and bakers Christine Moore and Cecilia Leung practice their craft at a cute shop on the edge of town called Little Flower Candy Company. For …

Dessert

Top 10 Kitchen Decor Trends to Watch for in 2016

Kitchen is not a room that you re-decorate often and it’s usually more about functionality than style. Still, it’s good to keep an eye on the latest …

12 of Lady Gaga's Most Iconic Music Videos

From "Bad Romance" to "Born This Way."<p>If there's anything we've learned from her music videos, it's that Lady Gaga is no shy girl. To celebrate her 30th birthday today, we've rounded up her most iconic, bizarre, memorable, and controversial videos over the years. Scroll through to watch them</b> …

This Bright Lowcountry Home Will Convince You to Try Moody Accent Colors

Dark shades have never looked so cheerful.<p>Every now and then, we spot a house so beautiful, it instantly puts us in a better mood. This lowcountry, cottage-style home in Bluffton, South Carolina, fits perfectly into that category.<p>From the moment we spotted the porch of this home, we knew it was …

Interior Design

Las Vegas Dining 101: A Guide for Eating and Drinking in Sin City

Table Of Contents (all h2's added automatically)<p>Las Vegas is full of restaurants to explore, new and old. Eater is here to guide you to the right spot for every situation, whether you need a reliable late-night restaurant, a swanky place to impress a date or the perfect restaurant for a business …

Texas

Sweet Onion–Marinated Skirt Steak

4 Servings<p>The white vinegar’s acidity curbs the onion’s bite and highlights its sweetness, resulting in the perfect marinade.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 small sweet onion, coarsely grated<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for grill<p>1¼ …

Must-have items for a classic wardrobe

A carefully curated classic wardrobe is something every woman should own. It’s those few staple items that work season after season, together and alone, that serve us well in times of sartorial need.<p>Like any investment buy, fit and fabric are two key things to consider when handing over your hard …

3 Ways to Wear It: The Versatile Statement Pant

One standout pair of pants you can wear 24/7.<p>We've welcomed the return of the palazzo—ahem—wide-leg pant for its magical leg-lengthening capabilities and all-around relaxed, swishy feel. Low on effort, high on impact, they're the epitome of instant chic. And even in a bold print, like this archival …

Cajun Spiced Pork Chops Recipe

"This is an incredibly flavorful recipe that is quick and easy to make. Most people keep these spices stocked in their pantry!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon …

Easy Cocktails

From blueberry margaritas to party punch and sangria, here are Food & Wine's best easy cocktail recipes.

Lasagna Stuffed Shells Recipe

"Mmmm good!"<p>Ingredients<p>18 jumbo pasta shells<p>1 1/2 pounds ground beef<p>2 tablespoons chopped onion<p>1 (12 ounce) can tomato paste<p>1 (14 ounce) can tomato …