Lauren Harad

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Chocolate, pear and hazelnut frangipane tart

Our kitchen garden cook goes nuts for hazelnuts at this time of year – try her delicious recipes that make the most of this seasonal treat.<p>We have a …

Baking

This Dessert Will Wow Your Guests: Gingerbread Layer Cake With Salted Whiskey Caramel

Layer cakes are so fun to make, and this one—with a salted whiskey caramel sauce that's both in the frosting and on top of the cake—was an especially fun project for Thanksgiving morning. It <b>was</b> a bit of work. (To save time, make the cake layers the night before.) But for a special occasion, it's …

Snickerdoodle apple bread

Forget banana bread. Nothing beats a warm slice of apple bread topped with cinnamon sugar. This quick bread is dense, moist, and most importantly, …

Grandma DiLaura's Italian Ricotta Gnocchi Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I grew up going to my Italian grandmother's every Sunday for dinner. I have fond memories of handmade pasta drying on a rack, big pots of sauce simmering away on the stove and stinky hard Italian cheeses that I loved to snack on, even as a child. But my most favorite Sundays at …

Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

This was awesome! One of the truly authentic recipes I’ve been able to make. I served this with my Thai Dragon Noodles but you can easily serve this …

Baked Mac & Cheese for Less Than 200 Calories Per Serving

This recipe cuts calories and fat from the traditional recipe without losing out on any of the cheesiness, thanks to the bold flavors of Parmesan, …

Butternut Squash and Saffron Risotto (Risotto alla Zucca e Zafferano)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A golden-hued risotto with creamy butternut squash, inspired by fall in Tuscany.</i><p>This delicate, golden-hued risotto with creamy butternut squash is …

Cracklin' Cornbread From 'Heritage'

As Sean Brock says in the introduction to this recipe in his new cookbook, <i>Heritage</i>, the perfect cornbread is the subject of much debate. My mother, who was from the southern Appalachians, always made the distinction between Southern cornbread (made with flour and sugar) and Mountain cornbread (no …

Healthy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Honey-Sweetened Almond Chocolate Chip Granola Bars<p>Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 20 mins<br>• Total Time: 20 mins<br>• Yield: 14 to 16 bars<br>• Category: Snack<p>★★★★★<p>…

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Shows Why Azure Is A Serious Threat To Amazon And Google

At a press event held in San Francisco, Nadella gave a bunch of figures that show Azure's rapidly growing business. He said more than 80% of Fortune 500 companies used Azure, resulting in a revenue run rate of nearly $4.4 billion.<p>Although the revenue run rate is not the actual sales amount — but …

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

Notes<p><i>Recipe adapted from my honey-sweetened pumpkin bread.</i><p><b>*Oil options:</b> I love coconut oil here. I used unrefined coconut oil and can hardly taste it …

Sesame Chicken Fingers with Spicy Orange Dipping Sauce Recipe

Chicken fingers! The ultimate finger food, perfect for dipping. The challenge is, how to make crispy tender chicken fingers without having to deep …

This Night Sky Timelapse Video Will Take Your Breath Away

What is it about timelapse videos that makes them so fascinating? They compress hours of footage into seconds, speeding up the pace of things as we …