Melissa Donnell

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Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Corn on the Cob Recipe

"You'll never eat corn any other way!"<p>Ingredients<p>10 ears corn, husked and cleaned<p>Cajun seasoning to taste<p>salt and black pepper to taste<p>1 (1 pound) …

Stunning Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes That Aren’t Pie

Bring. It. On.<p>Clearly, here at HuffPost Taste, we’re big fans of pie. We all believe that pumpkin and pecan pie should be had in some form come Thanksgiving. But pie is not the only Thanksgiving dessert recipe that you should be making this year. Especially when your holiday cake and tart options …

Grilled Corn and Ricotta Dip

Heat the oven to 325°. Heat a grill pan over high and cook the corn until charred on all sides, 25 minutes. Cut the kernels from the cob, and purée …

Anything can be coleslaw if you know what you're doing

Now that our old pal global warming has kicked summer back into spring, no doubt you've been firing up the grill for several weeks now, charring yourself some luscious hunks of bloody, bloody meat.<p>In all seriousness, though, beloved peeps, unless you're suffering from a bit of the lycanthropy, …

Whole Wheat Olive Oil Crackers

No gimmicks, no celebrities—just great recipes from trusted sources that'd be more than welcome on your bookshelf<p>In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted …

Baking

Clam Risotto with Grilled Shrimp

5 cups homemade fish stock or store-bought<p>3 tbsp. unsalted butter<p>3 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 small shallot, minced<p>1 cup Arborio rice<p>1⁄4 cup dry white …

Curl Up With a Cup of JFK's Favorite Chowder This Winter

It doesn't get more New England than this.<p>Even before our current 24-hour news cycle, the public was fascinated by the First Family's daily routine. According to the <i>Boston Globe</i>, a young women with disabilities wrote to JFK asking what he liked to eat. "Please reply to her," Kennedy's secretary …

Recipes

Apple-Pie Cake

A cross between pie and a fruit crisp, this dramatic dessert is made with just six common ingredients.

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I Dip, You Dip, We Dip: Our Best Dips and Spreads

Never let your chips get lonely again.<p><b>We'll always love a good dip</b>. Here are our favorites, from spinach-and-artichoke (classic) to an herby feta number. Chips, ahoy!

Cooking

Mother's Sour-Cream Cookies

This simple, not-too-sweet cookie recipe comes from author Elizabeth Gilbert's "At Home on the Range," a republication of her great-grandmother's 1947 cookbook.

The 10 Best Plus-Size Sites to Shop Right Now

What's not to love about online shopping? Literally, finding your spring essentials is just a click away. But finding a fit you trust is incredibly …

5 Best Beauty Products for Holistic Health

If you’re passionate about holistic health, the beauty aisle of your drugstore can be a frustrating place. Oil-fighting cleansers, pore shrinking …

Warm Artichoke-Olive Dip

10 Servings<p>November 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 8-ounce package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed<p>3/4 cup (packed) fresh basil leaves plus additional (for garnish)<p>1 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese<p>3/4 cup green-olive tapenade<p>1 5.2-ounce garlic-and-herb cheese (such as Boursin)<p>Assorted sliced crusty …

Recipes

The 7 Elements of Easy Weight Loss

Can weight loss ever be easy? Many people I work with have said just that. But there are reasons that they are able to describe their success as easy. What sets them apart from those that have been unable to succeed?<p><b>1) Focus on behavior and personal change, not weight.</b><p>Our body and weight is a …

25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

Before you contemplate moving, you need to check out this list.<p>Whether it's a tiny powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, a small bathroom can make mornings even worse than they already are. But you don't need to move, you just need some strategic styling. We've got 20+ …

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20 Things I Learned While Cooking with Lidia Bastianich (and a Recipe!)

<i>Lidia Bastianich is an Emmy Award–winning public television host, a bestselling cookbook author, restaurateur and owner of a flourishing food and</i> …

Roast Duck with Plums

Heat oven to 350°. Season duck generously with salt and pepper and place breast side up in a roasting pan. Add 1 cup water to pan; roast duck for 1 …

All the Gowns From Spring 2015

See our favorites from the shows.<p>The gowns of Fashion Week are the true stars, taking up entire runways and stealing the show. Here, see our favorites from the shows.

10 Steps to Being Happy, According Pope Francis

Finding happiness can be hard, but for Pope Francis it is as easy as following these 10 simple rules, which he shared with the Catholic News Service, …

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

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Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

5 Unbelievable Kitchen Makeovers

Awful befores; inspiring afters<p>These complete transformations are a reminder that just about anything is possible. Check out how these five blah befores become show-stopping afters. This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.

Kitchens

Easy Roquefort Pinwheels

These delicious munchies are buttery,<p>with that wonderful blue cheese taste.<p>Easy to make, too. Buy the puff pastry<p>in your grocery store and you'll have an<p>hors d'oeuvre ready in less than thirty<p>minutes. Nothing to be ashamed of if<p>you can get in one more sunset ride.<p><b>Makes 10 to 12 …

Andrew Zimmern's Key Lime Pie

Andrew Zimmern's simple Key Lime Pie is perfectly tangy and creamy, with a crunchy graham cracker crust.<p>This is my pal Derek's recipe. He is a …

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Sriracha Ketchup Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1/2 cup ketchup2 tablespoons sriracha1 tablespoon honey2 teaspoons freshly squeezed juice from 1 lime2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves1 teaspoon rice vinegar<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Whisk together ketchup, sriracha, honey, lime juice, cilantro, and vinegar in a …

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Before I start with this classic St. Patrick’s Day dish, I have a funny and touching corned beef story to share with you. Early in my marriage, I …