Lydia Blanar

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Peruvian Ceviche

4 to 6 Servings<p>Haven't you always wanted to make a dish that required Leche De Tigre? Well, in this Peruvian ceviche recipe, you can.<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Leche de Tigre<p>2/3 cup fresh lime juice<p>2 garlic cloves, smashed<p>1 tablespoon (packed) chopped fresh cilantro leaves<p>1/2 ají limo or habanero …


Baklava Pull-Apart Bread

I can't tell you how many times I've drooled over the thought of making pull-apart bread in my own kitchen. I've seen all different varieties - sweet …

Furtif Evercut Knives Only Need Sharpening Once Every 25 Years

Today the term “technology” is primarily defined by electronic devices. But there’s another aspect of technology which plays a significant role in …


Tres Leches Cake

16 Servings<p>Hailing from Latin America, this tres leches cake gets its name from incorporating three kinds of milk: evaporated, condensed, and regular whole milk.<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter (for pan)<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour plus more<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>6 …


Layered Coconut and Lime Bars

I’ve had quite a few different coconut and lime bars. In fact, I never turn down a chance to try one because I’m such a fan of this flavor …

The Cheat Sheet for Beef

Wish you knew how to decide which cut of beef to buy? This infographic will inform you about the type of meat, the cost, and method to cook it.

Gluten-Free Goddess Recipes

15 Bites, Dips & Nibbles for Game Day

In my opinion, it's not Super Bowl Sunday unless there's a table groaning under the weight of as many cheese-laden and bacon-flecked dishes as …


How to Make Sichuan Chili Oil

A step-by-step guide to making your own Sichuan-style chili oil, with ingredients you can get at Asian supermarkets or online<p>If you're going to get into Sichuan cuisine—the most fiery and, to my mind, most flavorful of Chinese cooking styles—you are going to need some chili oil. It goes on …

Food & Dining

Spa Water Is A Real Thing And People Apparently Love It (PHOTOS)

Hi, everyone. Just wanted to check in with you on a new thing I learned: spa water is a real thing and people really seem to love it. This, as you might be able to imagine from my tone, is brand new news to me. I had no idea how pervasive spa water culture had become until very recently, so I just …

Coffee and Kahlua Brownie Bites

A bottle of Kahlua or Homemade Vanilla Coffee Liqueur is a great thing to have around the kitchen. This is partly because you can use it to make …

27 Red Velvet Desserts That Want To Be Your Valentine

Some things are meant to be.