Megan C

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Make Cabinets the Easy Way

Okay, let’s hear ’em—your excuses for not making those cabinets you could use everywhere from your kitchen to your workshop: “Oooh, they have doors.” …

Woodworking

Work Your Entire Body With This Supercharged TRX Workout

Blackberry Ice Cream

<i>This blackberry ice cream is homemade goodness made with fresh blackberries, sugar, eggs, heavy cream, creme fraiche or crema, and lime juice.</i> …

Baking

DIY A Stylish Mid Century Plant Stand

Stylish

Elfin Hats for Adults

This week’s snowfall in New York City may not have been historic, but in the early hours of Tuesday morning it did have us all behaving like little …

Lemon Artichoke Slow Cooker Chicken

I know, I know… it’s the middle of summer (or at least, it’s supposed to be…) and I’m giving you a slow cooker recipe. Pfft! You’re probably like:</i> …

Healthy Quinoa Chicken Curry Bowls

And so it begins!<p>This recipe was lovingly cooked, photographed, and snarfed down in .3 seconds from the very new, very bright, and very extra …

Lisa Oz's Lentils with Chia Seeds Recipe

Aromatics and herbs transform vegetables from simple to spectacular.<p><b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p><i>Note: Chia seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acids and have a</i> …

Six Tips on Disciplining Children from an Experienced Teacher

Have you noticed how kids behave differently at school than at home? As an early education teacher, one of the most common questions I get from …

DIY: Wood Honeycomb Shelves

Even though we veered away from the original design for the revamped <b>shared kids space</b>, my son had his heart set on honeycomb shelves after I showed …

Michelin Names 59 Chicago Restaurants Offering Value for Money - Bloomberg

Michelin today named 59 Chicago-area restaurants serving good-quality, inexpensive food.<p>New winners of the Bib Gourmand award include Parachute, a …

Cozy Knit Baby Blanket

Knit blanket works up beautifully! Pattern review and link to video on picking up stitches along a knit edge. Great pattern for beginners.<p>327<p>1696

Knit: Bitty Baby Booties

My cousin is expecting her first baby, and I couldn't resist making her a little something to celebrate. This will be only the second baby in the …

Summer isn't over yet! 5 ways to savor the peak days of summer squash

Summer may be winding down, but summer squash—zucchini, pattypan, crookneck, yellow squash and more— is still piled high everywhere from farmers' markets to your local grocery story (and maybe even in your backyard). Running out of ideas for how to use it? Here are five unusual, ingenious ways to …

15 Recipes You Need to Make Before Summer Is Over

This is, without a doubt, one of the simplest, prettiest, most delicious cakes you'll ever make. You can whip it up and have it in the oven in under 15 minutes, and it keeps well for days. What more could you ask for?<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Made with black …

Recipes

Cuban Sandwich with Zucchini Pickles

8 Servings<p>Park 121 makes its own zucchini pickles for these messy (in a good way) sandwiches; substitute with thinly sliced dill or bread-and-butter pickles if you like.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>zucchini pickles<p>1 ½ cups apple cider vinegar<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon ground turmeric<p>1 teaspoon mustard powder<p>1 …

Recipes

Dark Chocolate Waffles

6 Servings<p>Buttermilk brings slight tang and moisture to the batter, while olive oil offers fruity richness. Choose a mild-flavored (not too peppery) type of oil for these waffles.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>¼ cup (packed) brown sugar<p>2 teaspoons …

Plum Tarts with Honey and Black Pepper

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Consider this a two-ingredient tart. Besides the plums and pastry, we bet you have everything else on hand.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 sheet frozen puff pastry (one 14-oz. package or half of 17.3-oz. package), thawed according to package directions<p>1 …

How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

Eggs

10 To-Dos After the Honeymoon

Welcome back from your honeymoon! Hopefully you've fully recovered from the excitement and stress of planning your wedding with a romantic trip for …

Summer Babe

Makes 1 Servings<p>The bartenders at Reynard, in Brooklyn, use Greenhook Ginsmiths’s botanical American dry gin in this citrusy cocktail, but feel free to make it with your favorite.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 ounces gin<p>¾ ounces Génépy des Alpes<p>¾ ounces fresh lemon juice<p>Lemon twist (for serving)<p>Recipe …

The Elvis

Makes 1 Servings<p>Bitter notes from grapefruit and ale balance the floral sweetness of the gin and liqueur—one sip and it will all make sense.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 oz. fresh pink grapefruit juice<p>1½ oz. London dry gin<p>¼ oz. St-Germain (elderflower liqueur)<p>India Pale Ale (for serving)<p>Grapefruit …

How to Make 'Grown-Up Lemonade,' Which We'll Be Drinking All Summer Long

Faced with the challenge of inventing a new summer cocktail, one Brooklyn bartender turns to the Franco-Italian liqueur genepy for a new twist<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the people and relationships that built and sustain Andrew Tarlow’s Brooklyn restaurant mini-empire.</i><p>…

The 4-Move Fat Fryer

Skyrocket your metabolism and crush calories with this five-minute challenge<p>You don't have to spend hours at the gym to burn more fat. The key to igniting your metabolism is working as many muscles as possible, as hard as possible, says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT! Body Plan.</i><p>Take …

Homework Assignment for a Happier Marriage

After the wedding day, it helpful for couples to take it a step further, and begin to outline a road map for married life. I like to think of it as a Personal Marriage Manual (PMM) or as a Homework Assignment for a Happier Marriage.<p>When I begin to work with a couple on creating their wedding …

Postcards

Chicken in Tomato Sauce With Chickpeas and Kale Recipe

In this quick, easy, and delicious one-pot dinner, chicken breasts are seared, then gently cooked in an herb-filled tomato sauce with chickpeas and hearty kale. Topped with crunchy, seasoned breadcrumbs, this rustic meal comes together in 45 minutes.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Browning the chicken first …

The best food halls in NYC and what you should eat

Best food halls in NYC<p>1<p>Restaurants, Food court<p>The Bowery Market<p>East Village<p>This East Village mini food hall is out in the open air, with crimped tin …

Food Trucks

Why I See Marriage as a Verb, Not a Noun

I got married at an age that would be considered young in certain circles, but not shockingly so in most. I was twenty-five, nearly twenty-six on my …