Kristen Johnson

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Cheesy Potatoes, a Michigan Classic

Over Thanksgiving, <i>The New York Times</i> ran a map of the most googled recipes from every state. It provided hours of fun on Facebook and Google (Frog Eye Salad, anyone?) and led my dear former blog coordinator, Dana Blinder, who left me to move back to Michigan to be closer to her family, to share her …

The Holiday Desserts You Have to Make This Year: Cookies, Brittle, Lollipops, and More

Holiday treats aren't just about cookies anymore. They're also about candies that come in a dazzling array of colors and unusual flavor combinations.<p><b>Holiday treats aren't just about cookies anymore.</b> They're also about candies that come in a dazzling array of colors and unusual flavor combinations. …

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How to Get More out of Your Slow Cooker

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you Nicholas Day -- on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: Dust off your slow cooker -- first up, it's time for some cabbage.</i><p>The last time we talked about slow cookers, I was nice. I said they cooked …

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Carbonara Recipes That Should Be In Your Weekly Rotation This Winter

Carbonara is one of those dishes that proves that the simple things in life are often the best. Made with eggs, cheese and pork, carbonara is as easy to put together at it is to consume in massive quantities. It's traditionally made with pancetta or guanciale, but can also be made with bacon. This …

22 Show-Stopping Roasts for Your Holiday Table

If your extended family only gets together for dinner a couple times a year, you should make each meal count with a show-stopping centerpiece. This holiday season cooks across the country are going to be making elegant roasts, and you should join them. We have 22 festive recipes that are sure to …

Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes That Prove This Mighty Machine Isn't Just For Meat

Slow cookers have the reputation of being meat machines. While they have the unique ability to tenderize meat with minimal effort, the assumption that slow cookers are best for meaty dishes overlooks the amazing ways they can transform your vegetables.<p>First of all, it recently came to our attention …

Build The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich | Men's Health

It’s time you reclaim the breakfast sandwich. This recipe from 25 Degrees, a boutique burger shop with locations in Los Angels, Chicago, and Bangkok, proves that even when you’re pressed for time, you can whip up a superlative hand-held breakfast.<p>Make the herbed mayo in advance, fry up some …

How to Season Pork Shoulder Like You Mean It

Can I interest you in some pork shoulder? The exterior crusty and spicy. The meat moist and tender enough to pull apart with your fingers. I thought so. Pork shoulder is the ultimate cut of meat for smoking and grilling, and barbecue cultures as varied as Mexican (<i>cochinita pibil</i>, anyone?), German …

4 Super Fast Ways to Use Kale

From nutty kale chips to garlicky kale sandwiches, here are four terrific quick dishes to make with kale.<p><i>From nutty kale chips to garlicky kale</i> …

All About Duck (And How to Make Duck à l'Orange)

<i>A French classic.</i><p>Just when you thought you had heard enough talk of roasting birds, here I am. What a jerk! Don’t worry, though; there will be no turkey talk today. Today, it’s all about the duck.<p>The first time I ever ate duck was at a Peking duck restaurant in Boston’s Chinatown -- it was wrapped …

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Let Us Introduce You to the Experimental Booze You'll Never Get Your Hands on

There's a whole lot of whisky, gin, tequila and more that is nigh-on impossible to snag. Perhaps it's made in limited quantities and "allocated" before you ever get the chance to see it, like fine Bordeaux or Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23-year bourbon. Perhaps it's only available in a few …

8 Ways Chefs Upgrade Meatballs

There are endless ways to vary a meatball, from the type of meat to the fillers and seasonings. Here are upgrades from eight great chefs.<p>Meatballs …

31 Tiny House Hacks To Maximize Your Space

Just because your house is small doesn't mean you can't live large.

Living Rooms

Tag: Landscaping 101

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What Do Minimalists Do With All Their Stuff?

If you’ve ever started a spring cleaning project, you know that it can be an overwhelming task. There are times when life just gets overwhelming and …

Construction has been approved for the world's largest telescope

The world's largest telescope is finally going to see the light of day. The European Southern Observatory's Council announced earlier today that it had greenlit the planned construction project in Chile, which means that humans will have access to the aptly named "European Extremely Large …