Megan Derrow

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How to Tell When Literally Every Baked Good Is Done

From pies and cakes to cookies and muffins, you'll never have to guess again.<p>One of the most difficult things about being a recipe developer is translating all the sights, smells, sounds and feelings that I experience when I'm cooking into words. When I'm writing a recipe, I always try to include …

Dessert

All About Buttercream & How to Make 6 Different Types

Let’s talk about frosting—and in particular, the most commonly used word relating to frosting: buttercream.<p>Buttercream is delicious, a combination of flavorful butter mixed with plenty of sugar (and, depending on the recipe, some other ingredients) to produce a light, airy, and delightfully smooth …

Dessert

The Best Oils for Cooking, and Which to Avoid

Canola, grapeseed, olive, hemp, avocado, vegetable… the world of cooking oils is a big, confusing place. Here's how to make sense of it all.<p>When it comes to the performance and flavor, not all cooking oils are created equal. Some perform well at high temperatures, making them ideal for frying and …

Pound Cake

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

Warming Ginger Cayenne Salve For Natural Pain Relief

I have been going through surgeries on my spine since my first one, at 8 years old. It all started with scoliosis, and from there things got worse. …

All About Soy Sauce

<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: There are as many varieties of soy sauce as there are ways to cook with it -- here's what you need to know.</i><p>A quick glance down the soy sauce aisle of an …

Soysauce

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Roasting Vegetables

We share how to roast vegetables to perfection with 6 tips from our test kitchen<p>Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop 'em up, put 'em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven. Basically, yes. But there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender …

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This Cheat Sheet Shows You The Right Soaking Times for Dried Beans

Cooking with dried beans instead of canned beans has its advantages. Find the right soaking times for a variety of beans with this handy little cheat …

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Essential Tips To Make Google Search Better And Faster

Think you're an expert at Googling? There's actually a lot more buried in Google's search engine than you think.<p>Here's some tips to help you take advantage of them.<p>Get the latest Google stock price here.

AdWords

The Dark Origins of 11 Classic Nursery Rhymes

In the canon of great horror writing, Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, Bram Stoker, and Mary Shelley tend to dominate the craft. But …

Baking

Nutrition IQ: Foods to Boost Energy

Working as a health coach in NYC, I've found that many of my clients want to boost their energy levels. While there is no substitute for restorative …

Nutrition

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The Herb Body Map Infographic

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Gardening 101: How to Root Herbs in Water

Rooting herbs in water is so easy to do that the first time it happened to me was a surprise. A friend brought me a housewarming gift–a bouquet of …

Gardening

How to Google like a boss - Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips

No doubt about it, Google Search has revolutionized the way we do research. Gone are the days when we need to reside in the library for days-on-end …

Google Search

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Welcome to Inhabitat, your online guide to the best green design ideas, innovations and inspiration to build a cleaner, brighter, and better …

Green Buildings

10 Ways to Use All Purpose Healing Salve & Recipe

If I had to choose only one skin care product out of the hundreds of products I've tried over the years, this All Purpose Healing Salve would be …

Baking 101: The Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder

I tell you this with nothing but love and understanding. I tell you this as a person who received the most mediocre grades in middle school science. …

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The 4 Knives Every Home Cook Must Own

<i>-- Kelly Senyei, Epicurious</i><p><b>Get sharp about kitchen knives: Chef-instructor Brendan McDermott of New York's Institute of Culinary Education recommends chef's, paring, serrated, and boning knives and how to use and sharpen them -- knife-skills videos included</b><p>From slicing a pork loin to dicing a …

10 Marriage Tips Every WIFE Needs to Hear

There’s a blog post that’s recently gone viral, written by a divorced man featuring some really sound advice about marriage (click here to read it). …

How To Make Gravy

Exactly How My Mom Makes Her Awesome Gravy.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 10, 2013 88<p>I’m trying to be timely!<p>I’ve got to tell you that my mom is the gravy …

Hey Fran Hey — Oil Cleansing Method Update! Going on almost 2...

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Save Calories AND Money: Make Your Own Jams and Jellies

One switch that I was glad that I made was going from jelly to making my own. While jelly within itself is still a minimal amount of calories, …

Massage Oil – Coconut oil...

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Hey Fran Hey

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more-u-know: Every nutritious food contains...

Every nutritious food contains vitamins, but certain foods are known for high concentrations of certain vitamins. This infographic identifies the …

Health