Lynda Bonnette

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Make Grandma Proud by Learning the Five Mother Sauces

Though many of us are hustlin’ through the week begging for Instant Pot recipes and one-pot curries, it’s nice to hit the kitchen on a Sunday to make a carefully crafted meal. But after so many quickie skillet meals, how does one get their groove back? The mother sauces, of course. There are five …

50+ Best Home Decorating Ideas of All Time

These home decor tips from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

21 Kitchen Upgrades That You Can Actually Do Yourself

Including options for renters!

Why You Need a Pillow Diffuser for Your Blow Dryer

We’ve never seen a diffuser like this before, but it may be all the rage soon enough. Backstage at NYFW’s fall shows, <i>Fashionista</i> writer Cheryl Wischhover noticed these balloon-like poufs on the ends of all the stylists’ hair dryers. It’s the Japanese Y.S. Park Ion Diffuser, and it turns your blow …

Butternut Squash and Mushroom Tacos You’re Going to Love

Spin a healthy spin on “Taco Tuesday” with these fresh and seasonal tacos. Click through for the full recipe.<p>Read More<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on Gimme Some Oven

An Oatmeal For the Gal Who Hates Oatmeal

If you’re usually not a fan of oatmeal, give this version that first toasts the oats in butter on a skillet a try. Because let’s be honest: cooking things in butter always makes things taste pretty great. Click through for the full tutorial.<p>Read More<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on How Sweet It Is

27 Breakfast Quinoa Recipes That’ll Make You Forget All About Oatmeal

Cold mornings call for a warm, hearty, flavorful breakfast. But sometimes oats can feel too heavy, waffles too time-intensive, and scrambled eggs …

Recipes

The Most Decadent Oatmeal Recipe Ever

Take your morning bowl of porridge to the next level with a bit of cinnamon, blackberry curd and white chocolate. Click through for the full recipe.<p>Read More<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on Bright Bold & Beautiful

Will You Brie Mine? 10 Hilarious Cards for Your Valentine

We’re beginning to gear up for Valentine’s Day here at Brit + Co. We have you covered on gift ideas, but what about the love notes?<p>If you’re looking for something a little nontraditional, we’ve got a fun collection of hilarious Valentine’s Day cards from the Brit + Co Shop that will surely make …

Drink More Good's Root Beer Syrup: See How It's Done

How's this for burning the midnight oil: Two nights a week at around nine in the evening, Jason Schuler heads over to the commercial kitchen in downtown Beacon, NY where he creates his Drink More Good line of artisanal soda syrups (and where he also runs an incubator for upstart food producers). …

The Kitchen Tools You Actually Need on Your Wedding Registry

Don't fill your wedding registry with stuff you'll never use—here's what you actually need<p>Yay! You're getting married! Or, you have a friend that's getting married! Registering for a wedding should be a pleasant and smartly-planned experience. But if you've ever found yourself inside a Crate & …

Let’s Celebrate! 16 Low-Carb Cakes to Bake Now

One of our favorite parts of a celebration is the birthday/wedding/breakfast-the-next-morning cake. Now, just because you or a loved one are watching the carbs for whatever reason or resolution, you won’t have to miss out. With everything from alternative flours to nuts and oats, these low-carb …

5 Exercises Women Should Be Doing Often

To get the maximum from their gym time-women should be doing these 5 exercises often. without adding more reps or more minutes they can simply turn …

Burn Baby Burn: Wood Burning 101

Confession: We are having a total love affair with our brand new wood burning tool. We first started to swoon over it while creating our Wood-Burnt Serving Board Kit, a collaboration with Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge. Now, we can’t help but find ourselves burning every piece of wood we come …

Say Yum to These Dwight Schrute-Approved Beet Recipes

There are a bunch of reasons why you should eat beets. They’re great for weight loss (hello, New Year’s resolutions!), they act as an energy boost and, for fans of <i>The Office</i>, they’re Dwight’s favorite food (duh, he owns a beet farm). His quirkiness and love for this colorful veggie inspired us to …

15 Ways to Style Tweed That Won’t Remind You of Grandma

If you associate tweed with your grandparents and old English films, it’s time to rethink the fabric. From mini skirts to oversized jackets and colorful accents, tweed comes in enough varieties to suit everyone’s personal style. To help inspire you to wear this traditional staple, we’ve put …

Sunday #FoodPorn: A Delicious New Year's Detox

If a better diet is one of your New Year’s resolutions, take notes from some of the cleanest eaters on Instagram. For today’s #foodporn, we round up a sampling of healthy ideas, from “smoothie bowls” to raw and roasted veggies.

Watch and learn: 4 must-try holiday cooking hacks

Got a holiday cooking conundrum? Food hack sleuth Katie Quinn might just have a solution for you. In TODAY.com's Easy Does It video series Quinn investigates the best way to open a pomegranate; soften butter quickly; remove pesky bits of stray eggshell; and chop onions without tears. Watch and …

The Perfect Winter Dish: Butternut Gratin

Mimi Thorisson, a big-city girl from Hong Kong, becomes an accidental blogger and chatelaine in rural France and falls head over heels in love with cooking in the process. Take a look at a comforting and delicious recipe from her new book, A Kitchen in France.<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons unsalted …

7 DIY Chinese Take-out Recipes

Anyone can make these 7 upgraded versions of classic dishes at home with these recipes.<p>It's well-known that take-out Chinese food is a Jewish …

The 14 Nerdiest Things We Learned About Food This Year

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The food facts, science, and tricks we geeked out on this year.</i><p>In 2013 I came to terms with the fact that I am a food nerd. It happened in a classroom …

10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you're James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume -- even if you're not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell.<p>In the …

Snap Away in Style With These Decorative Lens Caps

Try out Mod Podge’s “Three Dimensional” magic with this subtle yet fun accent that’ll make taking those holiday photos all the more fun. Click through for the full tutorial.<p>Read More<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on Small Good Things

12 Printable Boxes for Gifting Treats and Sweets

If your kitchen is anything like ours during the holidays, then we know it’s full of cookie batter and brownie mix, with the oven running at full blast. After all your hard work making those holiday snickerdoodles and crafting that cake, your desserts deserve more than a paper plate covered in tin …

Ozark Pudding Cake Recipe

Ingredients<p>2 large ripe but firm pears, peeled, quartered, and cored<br>• 1 cup (5 ounces) all-purpose flour<br>• 1 tsp. baking powder<br>• 1 tsp. ground ginger<br>• 1/2 …

Dessert

The Stuffing Waffle Croque Madame: The Ultimate Day-After-Thanksgiving Breakfast Sandwich

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>This day-after-Thanksgiving breakfast, made with sliced turkey served over a stuffing waffle, along with a fried egg, gravy, and cheese, gets its inspiration from a French <i>croque-madame</i>, the classic …

Nick Offerman: What I’m Thankful For

I would like to offer my gratitude for the writing of Kentucky agrarian, Wendell Berry. His essays, poetry and fiction have fertilized a crop of …

Roquefort Crackers Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could a buttery, tender, homemade cracker steal the dinner-party spotlight? Could Roquefort crackers be the Greatest Recipe of all Time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this series as an opportunity</i> …

8 Things You Should Be Telling Your Phone to Do

We know you’re good at talking *on* your phone, but are you talking enough *at* your phone? We live and Tweet by our tech, and our smartphones are smart for a reason and yet we still do a lot of the work. Let them help you cross off your to do list, be the personal assistant you wish you had and …

Egg Nests - Kirbie's Cravings

August 19, 2012<p>by Kirbie<p>I tested out a new breakfast egg cup variation this weekend. I’ve had this one in my head for a while but had no potatoes …