Laurie Alexander

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Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent

1 of 15<p>Having a Ball<p>Concrete spheres bring lasting beauty to any garden. Cast a half sphere at a time, using 10-, 12-, or 15-inch-diameter molds. …

Take a break and download our top 10 best iPhone apps for July

<i>Navigating the iOS App Store can be overwhelming at times. With well over a million apps, it has an impossibly large number of choices for you. Even</i> …

29 Tasty Vegetarian Paleo Recipes

Eating meat-free AND paleo is tough. But not impossible.

Apple Mug Muffin in 2 minutes

I have gotten a few requests for some quick desserts, and specifically some mug desserts. I know I am going to have some people that don’t want to …


23 On-The-Go Breakfasts That Are Actually Good For You

Put down the Pop-Tart. These healthy food bloggers have some better, tastier suggestions that will keep you full until lunch.

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.


25 Easy Party Dips You Can Make In 20 Minutes

Okay, maybe a few of them will take you 25 minutes. But all of them are definitely quick enough to whip up another batch during halftime if you run out.

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Christmas may be over, but there's still plenty of time for festive foods before the new year begins. Mac and cheese, cookies, tortes -- they're all …

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25 Ways to Use Chestnuts

’Tis the season to be roasting chestnuts over open fires (or something like that). Preparing chestnuts can be a pain, but the aroma that will fill …

Cocktail Recipe: Pure Mexican Margarita

Shake the tequila, lime juice, agave nectar, and water vigorously with ice and strain into a chilled rocks glass or coupe filled with ice. Garnish …

But really, what's the deal with butter in coffee?

Chorizo and Potato Spanish Tortilla Bites >> These omelet-like hors d’oeuvres, not to be confused with Mexican flour tortillas, are as hearty as they are delicious. Rest assured that your guests won't leave your party feeling hungry!

17 Heavenly Slab Pies That Can Feed The Whole Family

AKA: The crust lover's pie. (And if you're not a crust lover please see yourself out.)

Baked Eggs in Stuffing Cups - CHOW Recipes

These Crunchy Snacks Were Made to Fight Hangovers

Being drunk is awesome. Being hungover is decidedly not awesome. All of that gosh darned nausea. All of that pleading and praying to your maker. …

Mashed Potato, Cheddar and Chive Waffles

What am I going to do with all of these leftover mashed potatoes (said no one ever!)?<p>Make waffles!<p>How is there a solution to a problem that isn’t …

Second Day Fried Stuffing Bites with Cranberry Sauce Pesto

Now Playing<p>No-Churn Watermelon Ice Cream Slices 00:53<p>Cool off with a slice of this incredible treat.<p>Now Playing<p>Crispy Chicken Parm Balls 00:47<p>Learn …

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Fifty Shades of Kale

• <b>Author:</b> Drew Ramsey, M.D. & Jennifer Iserloh<p>Kale gets sexy in Fifty Shades of Kale by Drew Ramsey, M.D., and Jennifer Iserloh, with 50 recipes that are mouth-wateringly delicious and do a body good. <br>Release yourself from the bondage of guilt and start cooking meals with the ingredients you love: …

39 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes: Mashed, Baked & More

Mashed, roasted, or baked into a cheesy gratin—one of these 37 recipes for the potato is sure to grace your holiday table.<p><b>One of these easy, homey potato recipes</b> is sure to earn a permanent spot on your holiday table.


Mini Herbed Pommes Anna

Servings<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>12-24 small tender thyme sprigs plus 2 teaspoons coarsely chopped leaves<p>1 garlic clove, minced<p>1 3/4 pounds small waxy potatoes (such as Yukon Gold or German Butterball), each slightly larger than a golf ball<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>…


Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

One-Pot Wonders: Huevos Rancheros

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>The inspiration for this week's recipe came from a major bout of food envy. We've all fallen prey to it: drooling over a plate at a neighboring table, eyes glued as they devour their incredibly delicious looking food, …

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers With Pineapple and Teriyaki Sauce Recipe

The cure for the common skewer: brined chicken is wrapped in bacon, threaded on skewers with pineapple, grilled, and finished with a brush of teriyaki for a sweet, salty, fruity, smoky, and meaty treat.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Brine:</b>7 cups cold water1 1/2 cups soy sauce1/4 cup …

Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes

For an extra-decadent mashed potato dish, spread finished mashed potatoes out in a baking dish and top with a thin layer (about 2 Tbsp) of …

Cooking Off the Cuff: Glazed Pork and Carrots, Hearty Food for a Waning Summer

Why do we wait (or at least think we should wait) until winter before cooking dishes like the one Jackie and I had for dinner last week: the most flavorful cut of pork -- belly -- and carrots, glazed in deeply reduced braising liquid? And when I say "we" I include myself, as anyone who follows …

Curry Recipes For That Bottle On Your Spice Rack (PHOTOS)

When it comes to Indian recipes, there is one spice mixture that reigns supreme: curry. It may be best-know for its use in varieties of its namesake dish, but there are many more ways to sneak this powder into your homemade foods.<p>In fact, the best part about curry may be its versatility -- not only …