Lorna Jordan-Kay

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Garlic, sweet potato and chickpea soup

Method<p>1. Put the garlic, onions and olive oil in a large saucepan with a splash of water: this creates extra steam to soften the garlic quickly. …

French Silk Pie with Chocolate-Coffee (Grounds) Crust

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>As a kid, I loved Edy's French Silk ice cream, and I'm not entirely sure why, I didn't enjoy coffee, or anything else that was coffee-flavored really, but I fell for that light, whipped texture of mocha ice cream flecked with chocolate shards and my mom and I had a carton of it on hand …

Recipes

Oops, I created a frankenfood monster: how we made Nutellasagna

The viral frankenfood “Nutellasagna” was born at the intersection of sheer genius and utter stupidity.<p>It began way back in 2014 under the guise of a marketing ploy for Robicelli’s, the bakery my husband, Matt, and I ran in Brooklyn. But truthfully, upon reflection, Nutellasagna was a middle finger …

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

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How to Find a Literary Agent for Your Book

by freeside510 / via Flickr<i>This post is one of the most popular at my site and is regularly updated.</i>In today’s market, probably 80 percent of books …

chicken chili

Although I am firmly of the belief that the internet needs another recipe for chicken crockpot chili like your groggy narrator needs another morning …

best hot fudge sauce

Over the years, I’ve reduced the sugar a little, replaced the corn syrup with honey and/or golden syrup successfully, and then this last time, I …

Cook this: Normandy apple cider rye bread fragrant, sweet and spicy

<i>Our cookbook of the week is The Rye Baker: Classic Breads from Europe and America, by award-winning author Stanley Ginsberg. Over the next four days,</i> …

Fudge Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°. Microwave the first 3 ingredients in a large microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until melted …

14 Things to DIY from Anthropologie’s Spring 2017 Home Collection

Pastel color schemes, cozy textures, cheery pops of floral and marble, oh my! These are the leading trends in Anthroplogie’s Spring 2017 home collection, and it’s hard not to want every single item. But before you drop a small fortune on a few items, why not try and hack it? The fun and fab …

Decorations

15 Apple Pie Recipes That Are (Almost) Better Than Grandma’s

When you think of apple pie, you probably have an image in your head of your grandma kneading dough and sitting the finished pie on the windowsill to cool. Those memories are all well and good, but these days we’re more into creative apple recipes that aren’t <i>so</i> traditional. You’ve got all of the …

Baking

Gardens: growing heaps of mushrooms

Now’s the time to grow gorgeous varieties in your compost heap<p>I might as well come clean now. Sweeping up autumn leaves is one of the few things about gardening that I really don’t enjoy. The slipping on soggy foliage, the long monotony, those blinking sacks that never stay open, it feels too much …

Gardening 101: Wisteria

<i>Wisteria:</i> “The Houseguest That Never Leaves”<p>You invited them to stay for a few days, and now it has been weeks. Although you asked them to stow their …

pull-apart rugelach

The single most frequently asked (possibly rhetorical but I’ve never let that stop me before) question in regards to the sweet recipes on this site …

Recipes

16 Pretty Pots de Creme for Your Next Dinner Party

We know you love desserts — dessert pizza, dessert mashups, dessert lasagna — it’s all good. But if you’re having guests over for dinner, you want something that will truly impress. You can always go the no-bake route, but when you want to do something really special, pots de creme are where it’s …

Dessert

10 Lettuce-Free Salads You'll Make All Summer Long

Who says a good salad must have greens? These crowd-pleasing salads are packed with nutritious and tasty ingredients -- from fresh corn to quinoa to avocado -- and they're 100% lettuce-free. Get ready to discover your new summer staples!<p>Who says a good salad must have greens? These crowd-pleasing …

Recipes

High Climbers - Wisteria Growing Guide - Quiet Corner

If you want to cover a wall with a spectacular climber, plant Wisteria. One of our most spectacular climbers can be relied on most years to brighten …

23 Mouthwatering Burgers for National Burger Day

Graduations are coming to an end, you’re breaking out your fun pool floats and everyone is grilling up their signature burgers — that’s right, summer is officially upon us. Every year, May 28 marks National Burger Day, a holiday that most people are pretty happy exists. Coincidentally (or not), it …

Cooking

A taste of this year's RHS Hampton Court Palace flower show

A glimpse of some top attractions at the RHS Hampton Court Palace flower show 2015<p>Macmillan Legacy Garden<p>Fashion designer David Emmanuel (below with gold medal winning garden designer Ann-Marie Powell) thought this garden looked as though it 'had been here forever' and that it felt 'wild and …

Landscape Designs for Creative and Sophisticated Garden Ideas

When you look at a <b>garden</b> with a great landscape design ideas, you will surely feel like going into it to sit and relax. Even parks are crowded with …

This award winning garden design uses concrete pipes to create seating, a water feature, and a fire pit

Alison Douglas has designed “Pipe Dream,” the winning entry in the Boutique Garden category, at the 2015 Melbourne International Flower And Garden …

What is a Keyhole Garden and Why it Might Work For You

Gardens are a proven way for increasing a person’s well-being. And, this isn’t in just one way. Sure, we know that they can provide fresh, organic …

12 Ways to Hack the Latest Items from IKEA’s New Tillfälle Collection

Usually IKEA gets major design points for its sleek Scandinavian aesthetic and modern design, but this season they took a break from their more traditional Nordic vibes and went on vacation… to Brazil. With tropical prints, bold colors and mid-century minimalism, the Tillfälle collection draws …

Decorations

14 French Toast Roll-Ups for Your Lazy Sunday Morning

Weekends are the perfect opportunity to sleep in a *little* later than normal, and spend some extra time making a leisurely breakfast. Healthy breakfast bowls are a great weekday option, but French toast is a go-to for when you’re craving something a little more… <i>naughty</i>. You already love it …

Breakfast

How to Fold an Origami Easter Bunny

In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independent web hosting company that focuses on WordPress hosting. The revenue from our hosting …

11 Gifts Your Writer Friend Will Actually Use

Along with constantly correcting your grammar and gabbing about their current literary obsession, writers are notorious for being hard to shop for. Sure, you could always go with the standard novel, from addictive books about twisted love to fashion books that satisfy their sartorial addiction, …

Libraries

Irish Potato Fondue Recipe | Mommy Evolution

Whether you’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day or searching a hearty dinner, an Irish Potato Fondue will make a lasting and yummy impression.<p>Try it as …

Cilantro Chutney Chicken

<i>Lilli chatni anna murghi kari</i><p>Lilli chatni, or cilantro chutney, will most likely be found on every Gujarati family’s kitchen table at dinner time. I …