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Lemony Kale Salad

First we prep the kale. Thoroughly rinse and pat dry the kale. Then remove the leaves from the middle vein. Some larger leaves may have additional …

Hotel Style | Ion Hotel in Iceland

2 Comments<p>Check out the Northern Lights while staying at one of Iceland's newer hotels, the Ion Hotel, in the Thingvellir National Park (Iceland’s …

Shake things up with Photo Shake Notebooks. It’s any notebook you’ve got, covered in your favorite photos, that move when you shake ‘em! Confetti and glitter are optional (but who can pass up a DIY...

Shake things up with Photo Shake Notebooks.<p>It’s any notebook you’ve got, covered in your favorite photos, that move when you shake ‘em!<p>Confetti and …

4 Ideas for Overnight Oatmeal

For me, oatmeal is one of those foods that I just plain forget about. I’ve pretty much always loved oatmeal. It’s warm, easy to customize cereal. Who …

Try This: One Pot Pasta

I love pasta. We eat it for dinner at our house quite often. Why not? It's easy and quick to make, super delicious and there's about a million and …

10 Things Your Ashes Can Do After You Die

Ashes to ashes, dust to ... diamonds? Here are 10 ways to give cremains a life after death.<p>1. An hourglass<p>Time for some symbolism! Hourglass …

Make Your Own Creme de Menthe

Impress your guests this holiday season with this easy homemade creme de menthe!<p>I’m sure you have someone in your family or circle of friends who has …

Flavors

Christmas noms: Eggnog macarons

Eggnog eggnog eggnog. Creamy spiced bozziness. What's not to love about eggnogg?<p>I have raved about my love of eggnog before, and what better way to …

2-Ingredient Nutella Brownies

Right now, at this very moment, all I can think about is these Nutella Brownies. I wish I had them next to me. I should start writing these posts …

coffee nutella macarons

i think i've really perfected my macarons recipe. yes, i'm super proud of myself. there are no longer any hollow shells or cracked/broken bottoms. …

FoodRecipes

Chocolate and hazelnut cake (Torta gianduia)<p>Preparation time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Serves 10<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>We made this as a birthday cake for Italy, which celebrated the 150th anniversary of its unification in 2011. Gianduia is a speciality of the Piedmont region and …

Dessert

99 of the Best White Elephant Gift Ideas Ever

Brit + Co never plays around when it comes to holiday parties (or any parties for that matter). But around these parts, ain’t no party like a white elephant party, because a white elephant or Secret Santa party is prime time for ridiculous gifts. From kitschy necklaces to cowhide wrapping paper, …

Nintendo Switch

How To Make A Succulent Wreath

I'm just obsessed with wreaths this year. It's really an obsession every year, but I've come across this succulent wreath and I stopped dead in my …

Chemicals

10 Unconventional Ways to Frame Art

Finding the right frame for your photos or art is an essential final step in showcasing your masterpieces. While we naturally swoon over all frames gilded and colorful, we’re currently tossing aside the conventional wood and glass display for these 10 unique ways to frame your art. From sleek …

Framing

Thai Peanut Spaghetti Squash Bowl

Making peanut sauce is like having an old childhood friend come to visit. Not the kind of friend you avoid after spotting in the grocery store during …

Chicken Coconut Soup (Tom Kah Gai) From 'Everyday Thai Cooking'

<b>Tom kah gai</b> is a Thai takeout classic, at least in my house. Between the lush coconut milk, tender chicken, and tangy, lemongrass-laced broth, it's serious comfort food. <b>Katie Chin</b>'s version in <i>Everyday Thai Cooking</i> exhibits the perfect balance between the richness of the coconut fat and the sour and …

Gluten-Free M&M's Soft Sugar Cookies Recipe

These soft sugar cookies are lightly flavored with lemon. If you don't like lemon with chocolate, omit the lemon extract.<p>At the time of this writing, some bags of M&M's carry a "may contain wheat" warning, especially flavored varieties. If you aren't comfortable using M&M's, other chocolate candies …

Pecan Cake with Sweet Potato Frosting

Pecan Cake with Sweet Potato Frosting<p>Yield: 1 6-inch layer cake<p>Serving Size: 1/8<p>Calories per serving: 231<p>Fat per serving: 12.3<p>A deconstructed sweet …

Pear Walnut and Goat Cheese Quesadillas Recipe

Cheese

Homemade Nutella…from scratch!

I am stepping up onto a soapbox right now. You’ve been warned.<p>I think we’re all aware that our food has become increasingly processed. The majority …

Captain's Table Challenge with Captain Morgan // Meyer Lemon and Sage Hot Toddy

I’m excited to announce that for the next few months, I’ll be participating in the Captain’s Table Challenge that Captain Morgan is running this …

Easy Pineapple Fried Rice

Here are some requirements I have for at homemade dinner plans. Must be easy to make. Must take less than an hour to prepare. Needs relatively simple …

Melt-in-Your-Mouth Short Rib Ragu

There’s no more satisfying fork-full than melt-in-your-mouth short ribs, especially when served over a bed of creamy polenta. This is one hearty meal you just can’t go wrong with!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>bone-in short ribs ( 5-6 pounds )<br>• Kosher salt<br>• freshly ground black pepper<br>• bacon fat, lard or oil ( …

Dijon Mustard

Roundup: 10 Alternative Ways To Display Christmas Lights

I've always loved the pretty warm glow of white christmas lights. They're festive without being over-the-top. And it turns out that you can use them …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Baked tomato cheese & bread soup Recipe

This isn’t a typical meal in our house. Cheese around here is a sometimes food because I just can’t have that much of it. But “sometimes” has to …

Recipe: Chicken Stew with Kale and Cannellini Beans

Kale and Chicken Stew<p>Serves 6-8<p>3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts <br>5 medium mixed potatoes; diced (I used Yukon gold, red and purple) <br>1 teaspoon …

Carrots