Isha Dunnam

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The Serious Eats 2013 Thanksgiving Survival Guide is Here!

The 2013 Serious Eats Thanksgiving Survival Guide is here! We're still a couple of weeks out from turkey day, but it's never too early to start planning for the bestest, tastiest, eatingest (and for most of us Serious Eaters, cookingest) holiday of the year. Want to know how to select a turkey …

65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.

Interior Design

Short Term 12, Philomena, Thor: The Dark World: this week's new films

Short Term 12 (15)<br>(Destin Cretton, 2013, US) Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr, Kaitlyn Dever, Keith Stanfield, Rami Malek. 97 mins<p>A film that makes you care about people who care about people, this compact indie doesn't have to look hard for drama in a foster care home, whose young workers need help …

What We're Reading This Weekend: Young Adult Novels with Grownup Appeal

Kids know a good story when they see one, so it’s no surprise that the best YA novels can hold an adult’s attention – and sometimes teach us a little …

You'll Never Guess Where I Had My Latest Fashion Frenzy (for Halloween and Beyond)

Since the surrealist trend seems to being going bonkers this season, I decided Frida Kahlo in her <i>Wounded Deer</i> painting would be an awesome and appropriate Halloween costume. If you've seen it, you know it's a lofty goal, even if I <i>had</i> planned way ahead of time. Ever the procrastinator, though, I …

"Go Book Yourself" Is The Tumblr Every Bookworm Needs

"Book recommendations by humans, because algorithms are so 1984."

39 Delightful Ways To Eat Sweet Potatoes This Thanksgiving

Are you excited about this meal yet? Because I sure yam.

Sweet Potatoes

19 Ways To Give Cheetos A More Meaningful Presence In Your Life

Because they deserve it.

The Tale of Two Cornbreads

<i>Beth Kirby of Local Milk carries her Southern heritage -- and the ingredients, dishes, and recipes that come with it -- with her wherever she goes. Every other Monday, that place is here.</i><p><i>Today: Two quick cornbreads -- one vegetarian, one not -- good enough to keep the Southern tradition alive.</i><p>This …

Butterscotch Pie with Curry Crust

8 Servings<p>Curry crust? Trust us: This lightly spiced crumb will win Best in Show. If you want to take it even further, add a teaspoon of toasted crushed cumin seeds, too.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>curry crumb crust<p>1 teaspoon fennel seeds<p>8 oz. vanilla wafer cookies<p>2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>2 …

25 Delicious Stuffing Recipes For Thanksgiving

Stuffing is the most delicious part of Thanksgiving. Which is really saying something.

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

Skinny Jeans

15 Amazing Ways To Spike Hot Chocolate

AKA how to live life like a GOD.

Commercial jams are the sickly sweet sisters of homemade jam, but a grasp of the science will help you get yours just right<p>The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday – but never jam today. <i>Lewis Carroll</i><p>Jam-making conjures up images of domestic idylls, an escape to the mountains to live on your …

The Antipode: A New Way To Drink Whiskey

Now that we've covered the fact that both genders like and appreciate whiskey, we can move on to the best ways to drink it (which, thankfully, there are many of). There are whiskey cocktails, whiskey on the rocks, and even whiskey you can eat, but none are quite as revolutionary as The Antipode.<p>The …

Revealed! The Recipe for Peanut Butter, Chocolate, and Caramel Cookies From How I Met Your Mother

Now that the Mother has been introduced in <i>How I Met Your Mother</i>, it somehow seems only appropriate that she knows how to make cookies. Good ones too—peanut butter, chocolate, and caramel—that she fed to Lily to get her to calm down. Oh, yum.<p><i>People</i> managed to find the recipe for the delectable …

Comfort Food Can Be Healthy Too: Try This Dairy-Free Mac and Cheese

1. Cook macaroni according to package directions.<p>2. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; add onion and cook for 5 minutes or until translucent.<p>3. Add flour and cook for another 3 minutes, stirring often. Add dairy-free milk, sea salt, and pepper, continue to mix and cook until mixture …

Grilled Salmon with Dill Butter Recipe

Do you have your grill on? Here’s a quick and easy way to grill salmon. No marinade required. The trick to grilled salmon, so that your fillets stay …

Seafood

Perfect Salmon

It never fails. If I ask my kids what they want for dinner, given anything, they almost always ask for salmon. I love it when they do because it's so healthy, so easy, and so delicious! I've found a way to make it that makes everyone happy, and it's totally quick.<p>1. The first key is to start with …

Food

Plum Crisp With Cornmeal Streusel and Bourbon Crème Fraîche

This mouthwatering crisp is made with two ingredients the U.S. South is well known for -- Bourbon and cornmeal. As it happens, these two ingredients pair incredibly well with ripe plums!<p>The cornmeal finds its way into the streusel that adorns the sweet-yet-tangy fruits. Along with the crystalline …

Vegan Dessert Recipes That Even Butter Lovers Will Crave

Going vegan can seem like a daunting commitment -- no milk? No eggs? No BUTTER? But, thankfully, there is one thing you definitely don't have to give up on as a vegan: Dessert. Ice cream, cakes, pies and cookies are still all very possible (and 100 percent delicious) on this animal-friendly …

Luscious Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Recipe (for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!)

<b>Written by Kristi Arnold</b><p>Pancakes for breakfast (and even often for dinner) are a family-favorite at our house. But we love to mix it up with different varieties. This luscious lemon ricotta pancakes recipe is filled with rich ingredients and it's absolutely packed with healthy nutrients.<p>With 1 1/2 …

Lisa Clark's Guide to Eating Gluten-, Soy-, and Dairy-free Sweets in Portland

Lisa Clark, owner of <b>Petunia's Pies and Pastries</b> in downtown Portland, has already made metaphorical lemonade, turning her multiple food allergies (gluten, soy, and dairy) into a successful business where others who face similar dietary restrictions can freely enjoy everything from freshly fried …

France vs. the U.S.: Croissant Chowdown

My friend, Julie Flanders, and the Accidental Locavore are always searching and debating the merits and sources for the best croissants in Manhattan. Together and apart, we've tried a lot of them from the usual suspects. Most have been lacking, some surprisingly awful-total wastes of money and …

The Most Life-Changing Burrito in America Is...

<b>When we asked</b> the readers of Eat Like a Man to cast their votes for America's most life-altering burrito, we had a hunch that California might get a lot of love. And it did. Burrito joints from the Golden State account for the top four finishers in our poll. What we didn't expect was that there'd …

Where Chefs Eat, According to Typography

<b>Billed as "The Ultimate Insiders' Guide"</b> in a thick, slanted, italic, comic-book-y (but not Comic Sans) typeface on its spine, Kobi Benezri's new book <i>Where Chefs Eat</i> looks pretty gorgeous, a rare book you might actually be able to judge from its cover, which alone features 10 individual typefaces. …

The Only Thing to Put on Your Steak

<i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><i>Chef Adam Sobel, Bourbon Steak, Washington, D.C.</i><p><b>Making a sauce in the pan</b> you just used to cook whatever the sauce will cover — in this case, a beautiful steak — is all about perception. It looks (and tastes) like it takes more time and training than it actually …

Surviving Whole Foods

Whole Foods is like Vegas. You go there to feel good but you leave broke, disoriented, and with the newfound knowledge that you have a vaginal disease.<p>Unlike Vegas, Whole Foods' clientele are all about mindfulness and compassion... until they get to the parking lot. Then it's war. As I pull up this …