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Five Badass Female Spies Who Deserve Their Own World War II Movie

Psst, Hollywood: Why stop with the fictional operative Marion Cotillard plays in Allied?<p>Writer <b>Steven Knight</b> has said that his new film, <i>Allied</i>, is based on a story about World War II spies that he heard third-hand from an old girlfriend. It could well have been more than an urban legend, though: …

Mixed Apple Pie with Hazelnut Crumb Crust and Maple Cream Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I spent the past summer working at a summer camp in upstate New York. We made a Thanksgiving dinner every Thursday night for the campers. Besides the requisite turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes, we also made apple pie from scratch. This is my version, which uses toasted hazelnuts …

Baking

Mini Asian Meatballs in Lettuce Cups

1. Finely chop together garlic, ginger, and scallions. In a bowl, gently combine garlic mixture with ground beef, fish sauce, and salt. Form mixture into 52 meatballs, each 1 inch in diameter.<p>2. Heat oil in a large skillet over high. Working in batches, fry meatballs until browned and cooked …

Caramelized Garlic, Spinach, and Cheddar Tart

4 Servings<p>The unsung hero of this dish? The nutty-sweet garlic.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>All-Butter Pie Dough (click here for recipe)<p>All-purpose flour (for surface)<p>5 large eggs<p>3 heads of garlic, cloves peeled<p>Kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar<p>1 tablespoon pure maple …

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Pan-Roasted Chicken with Harissa Chickpeas

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Harissa is a great shortcut ingredient to flavor, but no two jars (or tubes) are the same. Taste first—if it seems very spicy, use a bit less. You can always stir more into the chickpeas when the dish is finished. Learn how to make this recipe and more …

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Nearing Enough: Simple Living Lessons - Homesteading and Livestock

<i>Learn more about homesteaders Helen and Scott Nearing and their simple living lessons of self-sufficiency.</i><p>Simple Living Lessons From the Nearings<p>By …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

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Chocolate Avocado Mousse + A Dark Chocolate Giveaway - Adventures in Cooking

I have returned from my trip to Oregon with good news, we found a house we loved, we made an offer on it, and our offer was accepted!!! Sooooo as …

Roasted Garlic and Smoky Greens Soup Recipe

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

8 TED Talks That Will Inspire You To Become A Minimalist

I call myself a “frequently failing, but always aspiring minimalist.” There’s a powerful consumer drive inside of me, but I work effortfully to …

Dry-Brining Is How Neat Freaks Season Thanksgiving Turkey

<b>Mix the dry brine together:</b> Mix the salt, pepper, and herbs together in a small bowl.<p><b>Remove the turkey from the packaging and remove any unnecessary</b> …

lacto-fermented hot sauce

Last weekend, I got to teach a preservation workshop with <b>Margaret Roach</b>. I loved it–the group was wonderful, we were surrounded by ripe tomatoes, and …

The Food Lab: Use the Oven to Make the Best Darned Italian American Red Sauce You've Ever Tasted

All week we're celebrating Italian-American classics. Check out more Italian-American recipes and taste tests this way!<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I've been hitting the sauce hard recently.<p>I'm talking red sauce here. You might know it as gravy. The Italian-American staple that …

How to Make Kale Chips (Better)

Because there is a better way!<p>Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that greens are good for you. You probably also know that kale tops the charts when it comes to nutrients per bite. But if the leafy green hasn't always been your family's favorite, it's time to introduce kale chips to …

How To Make Homemade Fresh Mozzarella

<b>Prepare the Citric Acid and Rennet:</b> Measure out 1 cup of water. Stir in the citric acid until dissolved. Measure out 1/4 cup of water in a separate …

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

Breakfast Recipe: Savory Muffins with Prosciutto & Chives

I grew up in a sprawling, voracious family that loved cereal so much we didn't wait until breakfast to indulge. When my mom came home from the store …

Recipe: Red Kidney Bean Curry with Rice (Rajmah Chawal)

Wash and drain the basmati rice. Place in a heavy pot with a tight fitting lid. Add the boiling water and saffron, bring it to a slow simmer, and …

Juice Your Way...to a Better Period!

Periods are not fair. I know menstruation is linked with the moon’s cycles and it’s all mysterious and beautiful and we cis-women are honored to …

Sunday Suppers at Lucques by Suzanne Goin

<i>Sunday Suppers at Lucques</i> is not the oldest cookbook on my shelf, nor is it the most used. It is, however, one of my most beloved for its tone, for …

Pork and Squash Stew with Chiles

6 Servings<p>This stew calls for water instead of stock to be added. The pork shoulder will create a rich cooking liquid on its own.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 pounds boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt), cut into 2” pieces<p>1 tablespoon ground coriander<p>10 cloves garlic finely chopped, divided<p>1 …

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lazy pizza dough + favorite margherita pizza

Raise your hand if you never get pizza right when you make it at home — that the dough doesn’t rise in the time the recipe says it should or it’s …

How To Make Homemade Sauerkraut in a Mason Jar

<b>Clean everything:</b> When fermenting anything, it's best to give the good, beneficial bacteria every chance of succeeding by starting off with as clean …

Joanne Chang's Hot and Sour Soup

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A Chinese restaurant classic strips off its winter coat, and you get the post-holiday soup you've been waiting for.</i><p>Hot and sour is what we hanker for when we're …

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