Linda Smith

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Braised Balsamic Chicken Recipe

"This chicken is good with either rice or pasta. Green beans make a nice side dish."<p>Ingredients<p>6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves<p>1 teaspoon …

Spiced Beef Kabobs with Herbed Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Soak skewers in water 30 minutes. Meanwhile, place bread and water to cover in a small bowl; let stand 10 minutes. Using hands, …

How to make sourdough bread using homemade yeast starter

If you've been pondering playing around with a sourdough starter — creating a natural leavening agent by cultivating wild yeast using a paste of …

The Best Lemon-Garlic Chicken Comes from the Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Lemon-Garlic Chicken Breast<p>Serves 4<p>1 tablespoon olive oil <br>4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds total) <br>1/2 teaspoon kosher …

How to Start Your Own Sourdough Bread Starter

It’s the beginning of a beautiful friendship.<p>A sourdough bread starter may be one of the most peculiar, yet (obviously) essential ingredients needed …

Bread

Breakfast Lasagna Will Get You Through These Next Few Days

Lasagna is a powerful, thoughtful act of love, care, and precision. Lasagna is an art form. Lasagna cannot be just thrown together last minute to get …

Step Up Your January Meal-Prep Game With These 3 Healthy Recipes

Picking a meal-prep strategy for a food resolution is one thing. But finding the right recipes to make during said plan? Well, that's something else …

Healthy Eating

10 reasons you should wake up earlier and how to do it

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” - Ben Franklin<p>“Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as …

Time Management

Tuscan Lentils with Sausage Recipe on Food52

• 2 cups dry green lentils<br>• 1 bay leaf<br>• 1 sprig fresh thyme + 1 tsp chopped<br>• 1 sprig fresh rosemary + 1 tsp chopped<br>• 4 large ripe tomatoes, skinned, deseeded and diced<br>• 1/2 cup hot water<br>• 2 carrots diced small<br>• 1 small red onion<br>• 2 garlic cloves<br>• 2 or 3 Italian Sausages<br>• 1/4 cup White Wine<br>• Salt and pepper<br>• Extra Virgin …

Garlic Soup

Homemade garlic soup is the perfect dish to make when you start to feel rundown. Garlic is nature's antibiotic. Watch this quick and easy …

Recipes

The 20 Coolest Christmas Songs For An Alternative Yule

So this is Christmas? As we’re knee-deep in Yuletide adverts, Slade’s ‘Merry Xmas Everybody’ and Wizzard’s ‘I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday’ …

Music

23 dreamy A-frame cabins we love

You may not own an A-frame, but you can dream<p>An architectural icon from 1950 to about 1975, the A-frame is one of the most beloved vacation homes of the past, a triangle-design built for lounging on outdoor decks and staring at nature. A-frames can come in any size, and in today’s …

The 10 Most Essential Winter Slow Cooker Recipes

While the slow cooker is really an all-season tool in the kitchen, it shines most in the cold winter months, when it can work overtime churning out …

No-Bake Baileys® Cheesecake Balls Recipe

"Boozy chocolate-coated cheesecake balls with no need to bake, they only take 15 minutes or so (if you don't include the chilling between each step)."<p>…

Jam On: the Universal Jam Recipe – Real Food

It was spring of 2008, the strawberries were gorgeous and cheap at the farmers market, and I got carried away. When I came back to my senses, I was …

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes of November (Minus the Turkey!)

Like so many of us here at Kitchn, you, dear readers, have been readying yourselves for winter and the holiday season by saving recipes for every …

Cranberry Cream Cheese Crescent Bundles

These party-ready cream cheese and cranberry crescent roll bundles are an excellent way to celebrate any occasion. Unlike fresh cranberries, dried …

Directions<p>For the Five Spice Cranberries<p>Step 1<p>Bring the Port, brown sugar, cranberries and vinegar to a boil in a medium-sized saucepan over …

Dessert

These Are the Keto Breakfast Recipes You've Been Waiting For

You've probably heard about this whole keto diet trend that's been going around. Brave souls have been giving up carbs and substituting them with creative dishes that are just as delicious! The whole idea behind the keto (short for ketogenic) diet is that if there aren't carbs to use for energy, …

Breakfast

Classic Fried Chicken

This fried chicken recipe makes enough for about 8 people. For best results, fry the chicken breasts separately at a slightly lower temperature, …

Oozy, Cheesy, Glorious Patty Melts Don't Need a Recipe

I made it well into my twenties without experiencing the glory (glory!) that is a patty melt sandwich. How I turned out so successfully eating only regular old sandwiches will remain a mystery. I kid, but truly, we’d all be better off with more pleasure in our lives, and the grand old patty melt …

An Incredible Brazilian Home That Celebrates Art, Travel, and Nature

In Franca, Brazil, mf+arquitetos designs a unique residence for their art-loving client in just five months.<p>With a goal of blurring the lines between indoors and outdoors, mf+arquitetos was recruited to design a personal residence that would be architecturally simple and timeless, as well as …

Easy 15-Minute Honey Lime Chicken

You'll never want to eat anything else for dinner ever again.<p>November 06, 2017<p>We all know the common complaints about cooking and eating healthy in …

How to Make Easy Turkey (or Chicken) Gravy

01 of 07<p>How to Make Easy Turkey Gravy<p>Use turkey stock to make this easy gravy if you can find it, or use a good quality low sodium chicken stock. You …

Recipes

50 Holiday Cookies

Fill your cookie tins with batches and batches of classic cookies and creative variations.<p>Classic Sugar Cookies (No. 1)<p>Beat 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup …

Cornmeal Angel Biscuits Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon of the sugar in a small bowl or 1-cup glass measuring cup. Let stand 5 …

The Lost Art of Cooking With Lard - Real Food

Most of us long for the authenticity of old-fashioned recipes, in which farm-fresh ingredients contribute honest flavors. Free-range eggs, with their …

Nutrition

Higher food and clothing prices drives retail sales growth

<b>Higher prices for food and clothing prices driven up by the weak pound fuelled retail sales growth last month.</b><p>British Retail Consortium (BRC) and KPMG figures showed that like-for-like retail sales rose 1.9% in September<p>That was far higher than the 0.4% increase for the same month last year. Total …