Michelle Sikala

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101 things to do in London

The best things to do in London<p>1<p>RBG Kew<p>Attractions, Parks and gardens<p>Wander around Temperate House in Kew Gardens<p>Kew<p>The return of the newly restored …

Thanksgiving Sides So Easy, Your Kids Can Make Them

From smashed potatoes to a vibrant, healthy slaw, 7 dishes your kids can help make for Thanksgiving.<p>On Thanksgiving, it's not ALL about the turkey. Yeah, your feathered friend is kind of a big deal, but there are some other important things you should not forget: Your kids and your sides.<p>Well, you …

10 Essential Thanksgiving Techniques Every Cook Should Know

The 10 time-tested techniques you’ll need to ace the holiday classics, from fluffy mashed potatoes to, yes, a truly moist bird.<p>1. Baste With a Brush<p>News flash: You don’t need a baster. Use a brush to paint the drippings onto the turkey every 30 minutes or so, which keeps the bird moist and helps it …

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How to Buy, Store, and Make Mallomars, in Season in November

Tips on buying, storing, and cooking Mallomars, in season in November<p><i>Autumn is upon us. Root vegetables, squash, and hearty greens are coming from the ground. But beyond the bounty of the farmers market, there’s another seasonal treat out there: a dark, delectable outsider that hails not from the</i> …

Crab lasagne

A creamy pasta bake with crab, cod and leeks that can be made ahead and frozen, then baked for an occasion<p>Ingredients<p>600ml milk<br>• ¼ tsp ground nutmeg<br>• 85g …

Chard-stuffed roast lamb

Shoulder of lamb is a juicy and flavoursome cut- stuff with robust green chard plus raisins, pine nuts and olives for Mediterranean flavour<p>Ingredients<p>…

Hot chocolate milkshakes

An indulgent and warming treat that neither kids nor grown-ups will be able to resist<p>Ingredients<p>200g plain chocolate (we used 70% cocoa)<br>• 600ml …

Bruno Loubet's Christmas roast pheasant recipe

Turkey is not such a big tradition in France so I've never hesitated to cook something like pheasant. The cep powder enhances the rich earthiness of the game bird and although ceps are not traditionally part of Christmas dinner here, when I was a child my mother would dry them in the autumn so that …

Duck and pork hand pies recipe

These delicious pork and duck pies can be eaten hot or cold<p><i>Makes 4</i><p>So called because one will fit in the hand. I love these domed individual pies mostly for the crunchy pastry – hot water crust, made with duck fat, which can be eaten hot or cold. You can omit the pork or use only duck meat making up …

Two Sons Recreate 20-Year-Old Pictures for Their Mom

Redditor olias32 decided to get creative and rummage through some old photos of him and his brother to recreate as adults for his mom's 55th birthday. The thoughtful gift idea would surely tug at the mother's heartstrings while tickling her funny bone as she browsed through the collection of images …

Articles about 7 comfy cozy bedrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>When couples are in love, it does show everywhere! But the bedroom is perhaps the place where it is expressed the most.<p>The modern bedroom is a personal place that reflects your …

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Sometimes I’ll come up with a clever idea for a recipe and think that it’s the best thing ever. I’ll pat myself on the back for my creativity, a little enamored with the concept. Then I’ll check the Internet. Everything has already been done, of course, and it’s something that I have to make peace …

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Best dSLR Cameras for Beginners in 2018

The Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D continues the line's tradition of being the crowd-pleasing choice for family photographers.<p>Lightweight and compact with …

How to teach … photography

Students of all ages are fascinated by taking photos – and, now photography has gone digital, it is easy and cheap to get your students snapping. The Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help schools harness the potential of photography and use it as a really powerful cross-curricular …

How Much Does Color Define A Logo?

Graphic designer Paula Rupolo swapped the colors of competing brands’ logos. Blue Coke, anyone?<p>Seeing a logo that’s been in your life for years all-of-a-sudden rendered in different colors can be as jarring as a friend’s sudden dye job. They just don’t look like themselves. And if they just don’t …

Food52

Inside Flipboard / October 14, 2013<p>How you eat is how you live. That’s the “cooking manifesto” of Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, creators of …

Collard and Pecan Pesto

8 Servings<p>A dip that proves collards don’t have to be stewed for hours to be delicious.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ small bunch collard greens, center ribs and stems removed<p>Kosher salt<p>½ cup olive oil<p>¼ cup toasted pecans<p>2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<p>½ teaspoon honey<p>¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper …

The Perfect Guide to Pasta Shapes | The Chiappas

The Ultimate BBQ Grilled Steak | DJ BBQ

Hearst Magazines

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How to Lose Weight in 7 Days

Need to lose weight fast? Like in one week? Implement one simple tweak every day to feel lighter and firmer in just 7 days.<p>7 Days to Slim<p>Looking for a realistic deadline diet? Make these tiny tweaks from <b>Shape-Up Shortcuts</b>, a NEW amazing book from Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., <i>Women's Health</i> magazine's senior …

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Lamb cutlets with cider, mint and crème-fraîche sauce recipe

A sauce made with Calvados, cider and crème-fraîche is the perfect match for best-end lamb cutlets.<p>A great old-fashioned dish from Normandy, home of particularly delicious crème fraîche.<p><i>Serves six</i><p><b>For the sauce:</b> <br>15g (½oz) unsalted butter<br>2 shallots, very finely chopped<br>slug of Calvados or brandy<br>150ml …

Sour-cream and vodka ice cream recipe

A grown-up version of vanilla ice cream, made with sour cream and a splash of vodka – perfect with baked fruits.<p>I’m almost scared to admit that I’m not the biggest fan of plain vanilla ice cream (made with regular cream). I like something with a touch of acidity, which this has (not to mention a …

21 Smoothie Recipes That Are Actually Good

With ingredients like kale, apples, parsley, spinach, kiwi, and avocado, these 21 smoothie recipes are the quickest, easiest way to get in your fruits and veggies.<p><b>Ready in under ten minutes</b> and packed with fruits and veggies, these creamy drinks are our go-to for an easy breakfast (or snack). …

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Wilted Escarole Salad

8 Servings<p>Sturdy escarole can sit for a few minutes, even when tossed with a warm vinaigrette<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ loaf country-style bread (about 8 oz.), crust removed, torn into 1” pieces (about 5 cups)<p>7 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 garlic …

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

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Dynamic Beach House Integrating Volumes in Its Structure by SPG Architects

Meet the amazing and dynamic Beach Walk House located on Fire Island, New York, a project designed by SPG Architects. As you can see, the house’s …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

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The Big Black Book Fall Preview: The Essentials

<b>Gentlemen:</b> Allow us to introduce your building blocks for a more stylish and successful fall and winter — of the moment, made to last, and loaded with luxury, integrity, and value. Enjoy responsibly. (Or, you know, let 'er rip. Up to you.) See them all in the slideshow.<p><b>The Story Behind a Piombo</b> …