Kelly Chen

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Olive Oil Poached Tuna - How to Make Tuna Confit & Conserva

A Whole New World of Whole-Grain Breakfasts

By now, most people know that increasing their intake of whole grains can help them reap more nutrients, lose weight, lower levels of "bad" …

Sloppy Joes for dinner is nostalgia at its finest - at least for this Midwestern-raised girl. Get the recipe: http://thekitc.hn/1hIOMZ0

Skip Ordering Takeout and Make These Chicken Tacos Instead!

For an excuse-proof plan to avoid ordering takeout, make the mango salsa ahead of time, buy pre-shredded cabbage, and put the chicken in the fridge to marinate the night before. With a little bit of prep work, home-cooked dinner has never been quicker!<p>Charred Chicken Avocado Tacos<p>2 boneless, …

Seafood

A Wood Herb-Drying Rack or Utensil Rail

(Image credit: Less and More)<p>After singing the praises of air-drying the laundry over at Apartment Therapy, I couldn't help but think of drying herbs …

Herbs

We Heart Nail Art: 20 Valentine’s Day Manis to Fall For

Regardless <i>how</i> hot your little red dress is for Valentine’s Day, you just can’t nail the picture-perfect look without a killer mani. I mean, can you think of another major holiday that revolves so much around hand holding? So prime your digits by busting out your fave pink and red hues and brace …

Nail Art

DIY Paper Pom Pom Gift Topper

As you wrap up this year’s wrapping, perfect your technique on this paper pom pom to make your gifts stand out from the crowd.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>scissors<br>• tissue paper ( 4 sheets )<br>• Bone folder or credit card<br>• string<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onPaper & Stitch

Chemicals

The 8 Best Healthy Holiday Finger Foods

Hors d'oeuvres are probably my favorite category of food. I remember from a very young age my ability at parties to find the door that all the cater waiters would come out of. Then I'd post-up right outside of it and attack, instead of chatting with all the boring adults in the living room.<p>I've …

Living Rooms

Classic Ciabatta Bread

<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: Lionel Vatinet, author of A Passion for Bread and baker at La Farm Bakery, shows us that as long as you have a stainless steel bowl and a little</i> …

Gifts from the Kitchen: 22 Edible Holiday Presents You Can Make at Home

From spicy mustard to chocolate bark, make your holiday gifts for family and friends right in your own kitchen<p>If the thought of going to a crowded mall and picking out the perfect present for everyone on your list is stressing you out, just don't do it. Make your friends and family thoughtful gifts …

Dessert

Cookie-Baking Chemistry: How To Engineer Your Perfect Sweet Treat

In a time-lapse video, a baking cookie almost looks like a creature coming alive as it spreads out and then rises up. Credit: B.W.F/Vimeo.com<p>Baking cookies is almost magical. You put little balls of wet, white dough into the oven and out pop brown, crispy, tasty biscuits.<p>"In a time-lapse video, it …

Zagat

How to Bake Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

Vegan recipes may seem daunting, but a few simple ingredient swaps are all it takes to make a delectable dessert without any dairy or eggs.<p><b>Vegan</b> …

Besides Winter, 6 Reasons to Love Soup

Tara Donne, FOOD NETWORK : 2012, Television Food Network, G.P.<p>I've always had the dream of being that mom on the block who just always happens to …

Have a Homemade Halloween — Fall Fest

Andrew Purcell<p>Whether you're hosting a full-fledged Halloween bash or whipping up a low-key celebration tonight, throw a party that's just as much …

Patience + Sugar: How to Make Your Own Caramel Apples

Making your own caramel might seem daunting, but it is actually remarkably easy — you just need sugar and patience. And when the reward is gorgeous …

DIY Constellation Flashlight

Now that the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer, we’re looking for more ways to keep our little guy occupied after the sun …

Guest Post With Idle Wife: Napkin Folding 101.

<i>I am so happy to introduce you to my talented friend, Kristin from the lovely blog, Idle Wife. Don’t let the name fool you, she’s not what you’d</i> …

Easy Recipes & How To Cook Guides - TV Schedules

DIY Confetti Bowl for You to Try!

<b>Images Source: sharehomedesign</b><p>Here is a fun project that you can use for your kids activity time. This will not only provide your kids with a fun …

Making Kid-Friendly Chili (There's a Trick)

I must have made chili 10 times, all different ways — chicken chili, chili con carne, chili with corn, chili without corn — and the kids wouldn't go …

The Veggie Table: Navigating Thanksgiving

Tara Donne, Tara Donne<p>Maybe this is your first Thanksgiving as a vegetarian, or perhaps you're hosting your first vegan guests at a holiday dinner. …

How to Make Wildly Inspired, Wicked-Good Waffles Out of Anything

After wrapping up our <b>waffle project</b>, we in Food Network Kitchens kept thinking of new things we wanted to waffle. Let's share the fun: You waffle …

5 New Ways to Prepare Pears

Anna Quaglia<p>It's a fabulous time of year for pears! Take advantage of the fruit's sweet flavor and dose of fiber and potassium by making these …