Louise Ball

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Nutella Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>I’ve made quite a few chocolate-peanut butter cookies in my day.<p>But had yet to bake Nutella into cookies until now. What …

valentine's day gifts

Love is in the Air!!<p>Everywhere I go I see red, pink, chocolates, cute gifts….that means <b>Valentine’s Day</b> is right around the corner.<br>Why not to give a …

{Free Printable} Valentine Coupon Book

***Spoiler Alert***<p>If you happen to be my husband-Jeff- Quit reading this post!! ;)<p>Ok... So for Valentines this year, I decided to put together stuff …

Sexy Room Service Bedroom Idea

<b>Bedroom Idea for Couples</b><p>Ready for some Room Service that will REALLY heat things up? This is the idea for you! We’ll help you give your sweetie …

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salted caramel brownies

A couple months ago, someone requested that I try my hand at caramel brownies. Amazingly, this person was not my husband, but he endorsed this idea …

peach and pecan sandy crumble

If you think about it, isn’t it strange that we’ve nominated pie as our iconic summer dessert? Do understand, I say this as someone who frequently …

rice-stuffed tomatoes

Guys, we should definitely, definitely talk about these. Here, I’ll go first: I think it’s essential that you not let another tomato season pass …

Restorative Yoga: The Art of Chilling

“It wasn’t even a <i>workout</i>,” my sister lamented over the phone after walking out of an hour-long 'Restorative Yoga' class wherein she was directed into …

Baked Pasta With Sausage, Mushrooms and Mascarpone Recipe

<b>Note:</b> I use mild Italian sausage in my pasta dish, but if you like a little heat, feel free to use spicy Italian. I also use Baby Bella mushrooms, but you could use a combination of mushrooms, or even button mushrooms if you prefer. It is best to use a short dried pasta for this dish such as penne, …

Spaghetti and Parmesan Chicken Meatballs Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> The moist smoothness of gelatin balances the lean texture of the chicken, but you can choose to omit. I also find that by not browning the meatballs first, you end up with a more tender result. The easiest way to grate white bread is to freeze it first, then grate on a box grater or pulse in …

Chorizo and mushroom pasta bake

I’ve been up in Sydney in the last few days, soaking up the beautiful sunshine and enjoying the views and water as well as all the events that were …

Penne with Mushrooms and Turkey Sausage | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Pasta with porcini and sausage makes a sensuous combination in this weeknight dish. Start with a shaved fennel salad topped with extra-virgin olive oil and Parmesan for a complete meal.<p><b>Penne with Mushrooms and Turkey Sausage</b><p>3/4 oz. (20 g.) dried porcini mushrooms<p>1 Tbs. olive oil<p>1 onion, finely …

Fettuccine with Wild Mushrooms | Williams-Sonoma Taste

A wonderful way to enjoy wild mushrooms is to sauté them with shallots and herbs, toss with tender pasta and crown the dish with Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. For a final touch, offer chunks of the cheese drizzled with aged balsamic vinegar.<p><b>Fettuccine with Wild Mushrooms</b><p>1 Tbs. olive oil<p>1 1/2 oz. (45 …

Dinner Tonight: Spaghetti Carbonara + Chard Salad

Spaghetti carbonara is one of those dishes that you talk about the entire time you're eating it. It's impossible <i>not</i> to comment on how tasty it is -- hot, salty, a little creamy, a tad smoky, a handful of simple ingredients tossed together result in such pasta magic that it's a little bit creepy. It …

Recipe Roundup: Easy Winter Pastas | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Boil a pot of pasta, toss with a simple sauce, and dinner is served! Here are our top picks for comforting pasta dishes that come together in a flash, all featuring the best of fall produce. Look to these recipes during the holiday season, whenever there are busy nights or unexpected dinner</b> …

Creamy Brussels Sprouts and Mushroom Lasagna Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Lasagna can be assembled through step 6 and covered and refrigerated for up to 5 days. To bake from the refrigerator, cover tightly with foil. Bake in a preheated 400°F oven for ten minutes, remove foil, and continue baking until browned and bubble, about 30 minutes longer.<p><b>Read more: The Food</b> …

Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs With Avocado, Tomato, Onion, and Potato Chips Recipe

Deep fried bacon-wrapped hot dogs topped with a quick salsa made with avocado, tomato, onions, and pickled jalapeños, along with mayonnaise and potato chips.<p><b>Read more: Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs With Avocado, Tomato, Onion, Mayonnaise, and Potato Chips</b><p>Ingredients8 natural casing hot dogs8 strips …

Spanish Chorizo Bites

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Richard Bertinet | Pastry: A Master Class for Everyone | Chronicle, 2013<p>These circles of pastry with a slice of …

Recipes

Skillet Suppers: Egg-in-a-Hole with Avocado, Asparagus, and Feta

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I like to think of this dish as a slightly elevated version of a skillet supper typically made by college students and recent grads. It's easy, filling, and the addition of asparagus gives it a springy, sophisticated touch. …

How To Make French Toast at Home - Recipe

<b>Whisk the eggs, half-and-half, salt, and sugar</b> in the cake pan until the egg is completely incorporated into the liquid.<p><b>Ready your cooking space:</b> …

Breakfast

Recipe Roundup: Cozy Weekend Breakfasts | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Crisp autumn mornings call for warming dishes that comfort and satisfy. Here’s are some of our favorite recipes for leisurely mornings — gather around the kitchen table, and savor the best of fall flavors.<p><b>Poached Eggs with White Bean-Tomato Ragout</b><br>White beans simmered with pancetta, rosemary and …

Weekend Entertaining: Autumn Brunch | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Fall is the unofficial season for entertaining, and we’re not just talking about Thanksgiving. This season, we’ll take every opportunity to cozy up around a table with friends and family. What better time than a crisp, leisurely weekend morning? Here, we have a brunch menu that’s simple to pull off …

5 Links to Read Before Making Holiday Breakfast

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: 'Tis the season to whip up something special for breakfast.</i><p>Most days, breakfast is something you hastily throw together in a state of morning …

Recipe Roundup: Morning Baked Goods | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Bake some joy this holiday season! <b>Cookies</b> are perfect for gifts and parties, but we have plenty of other delicious baked goods to warm up your cozy mornings, like coffee cakes, cinnamon rolls and fluffy muffins. Paired with a steaming mug of coffee, these treats are sure to please all your family …

Sunday Brunch: Double Stacked Crab Cake Sandwiches with Avocado and Bacon

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>In my opinion, crab cakes are a welcome addition to any brunch table. …