Kirsten Mortenson

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Our 8 Best Macaroni and Cheese Recipes Because Nothing Is Better Than Cheesy Pasta

You'll forget about Kraft<p>Macaroni and cheese is hands-down one of our favorite pastas. Whether it's loaded with bacon, topped with bread crumbs, or …


Think outside the shell! The best cheeses for tacos + 8 cheesy taco filling ideas:

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …


23 Essential Snacks Every Super Bowl Party Should Have

Some people watch football. Everyone else, just keep dipping.


37 Super Bowl Snacks Better Than Hot Wings

Eating wings until you feel satisfied is hard and annoying. You know it's true. Here's how to better feed your buffalo sauce addiction.


How Short Ribs Make You A Better Cook

If you're looking for a restaurant-quality meal you can make with ease in your own kitchen, short ribs are the answer. This flavorful cut of meat slowly cooks down into a dish so tender you could eat it with a spoon. (Bonus: for a meal with so much flavor, short ribs are perfectly affordable, too.) …

How to Make Perfect Paella Every Time

<b>By Martha Rose Shulman</b><p>I was so saddened by the recent death of food writer Penelope Casas. I never met her, but I've long depended on her work for my own research. Her first cookbook, <i>The Foods & Wines of Spain</i>, was published in 1979 and was for decades the only act in town if you wanted to know …

Move over, sugary breakfast cereal. These savory muffins with prosciutto & chives are where it's at! Get the recipe:

Mashed Potato Cakes with Broccoli and Cheese

<i>Merrill's daughter Clara has quite the appetite -- and it's all Merrill can do to keep up. Armed with her greenmarket bag, a wooden spoon and a minimal amount of fuss, she steps into the fray.</i><p><i>Today: Merrill makes mashed potato cakes, with a twist.</i><p>I may have mentioned that Clara isn't a big fan of …


Biker jackets: the wish list – in pictures

The biker jacket has been given a feminine spin for spring – from baby blue and pink to tweed, this is the perfect jacket. Layer over a floral dress or add a pop of colour to your jean look with a purple-and-red wool version. Fear not if you are a fan of the classic black-leather biker: there are …

You're Probably Wearing The Wrong Sports Bra

Bras are complicated, with cup sizes and band sizes and all those intricate straps and closures. But sports bras are simple -- right?<p>Wrong. Turns out those stretchy undergarments have as much as going on regular bras, but we often don't give them enough attention. We spoke to bra fitting specialist …