Meghan Luksic

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soft pretzel buns and knots

Guess what we’re making this weekend?<p>I have been obsessed with make soft pretzels at home since about 16 seconds after I learned that you could, 7 …

Great Snacks for Runners

What to choose to fill you up (but not out!)<p>My nephew, Lawton, loves to snack. He walks into the pantry, closes the glass door behind him, thinks no one can see him, and reaches for either the chips or the cookies. He's three years old. I'm decades older but in truth, I'm not that different. I too …

Heavenly Handmade Pasta

Although sometimes a laborious task, making homemade pasta can be a rewarding and delicious feat. But getting the perfect pasta can be tricky. You …

10 Spring Salads We Love

Gallery10 Spring Salads We Love<p>After a long, hard winter, spring is finally here. Ready to head to the market and stock up on the bounty of fresh produce? We've pulled together ten of our favorite salads to make the most of spring's vegetables. Check them all out in the slideshow or go straight to …

Introducing the 9-bottle bar! A guide to building a small (yet mighty) home bar: http://thekitc.hn/1cxOh56 How many of these bottles do you already have?

Bake the Best Macaroni and Cheese

<i>By Paul Kita,</i> <i>senior associate editor at</i> Men's Health<p>Every once and a while, it's good to indulge. In fact, indulgence is part of a healthy diet. The best eating plans are ones that operate on inclusion, not exclusion. Think about it: When someone tells you that you can't eat pizza, what does that …

Fried Chicken Biscuits

4 Servings<p>Fried chicken on a hot buttered biscuit—what’s not to like?<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>chicken cutlets<p>1 cup buttermilk<p>1 tablespoon hot sauce<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<p>¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>4 skinless, boneless chicken cutlets (about 1½ lb. total), …

Biscuits

Kale Chopped Salad With Pan-Roasted Portobello and Parmesan-Sesame Crisps

Kale leaves are a bit tough to eat raw, but chop them up and they suddenly become tender! Here the chopped kale is tossed with pan-roasted Portobello mushrooms that have also been cut in small pieces -- thus infusing every forkful of the salad with their robust flavor. The salad is then topped with …

21 Ways To Take Mashed Potatoes To The Next Level

Hulk smash that mash (...or just add some cheese & chives).

Cooking

How to Eat Cheese Fondue the Proper Swiss/French Way

Like most things Swiss and/or French, the classic cold-weather dish operates under its own code of politesse<p>Like all reasonable human beings, we interpret snowy weather as Mother Nature's subliminal message to do one simple thing: <b>eat cheese fondue</b>. But before you dive into a big gooey pot of, say, …

Weather

parmesan broth with kale and white beans

This soup is the very best thing I ate in December, which is saying a lot for a month that involved the purchase of at least 4 pounds of butter. And …

In Defense of Eating Alone

Last night, like many nights before, I ate alone. In public. On purpose. I sat at the bar in a well-regarded Italian restaurant and ordered a bowl of spaghetti and a glass of wine. I picked a seat in the middle of the bar, which was not crowded, and was polite, if not necessarily chatty, with the …

10 Simple Things to Make You Happier in Your Kitchen

The 10 Simple Things to Make You Happier at Home post over on Apartment Therapy has inspired me to think about a similar post for The Kitchn. What …

Kitchens

The best way to keep guacamole green, and other tips that blew our minds this year: http://thekitc.hn/18Fzovu

17 Warm And Cozy Breads To Bake When It's Cold Outside

And OMG imagine the smell in your kitchen.<p>A light, muffin-topped loaf with an ample amount of cinnamon butter swirled inside.<p><i>Makes 1 loaf</i><p>For the bread dough<p>3/4 cup milk<p>1/4 cup room temperature water<p>1 package active dry yeast<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened<p>5 to 5 1/2 …

Baking

How To Put Together A Great Cheese Plate At A Regular Supermarket

You don’t have to serve Kraft singles at a party just because you didn't go to a fancy cheese shop. There is another way.<p>If you are standing in a nice cheese shop, putting together a delicious cheese plate for a party is a very easy two-step process: Ask the salesperson for recommendations and buy …

Cheese