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Flavored Butters

Shares 310K<p><b>Flavored Butters</b> are so easy to make and make a wonderful gift. They taste delicious too!<p>One of my favorite things about the holidays is …

Dessert

Homemade Baby Wipes

When I had Zander this past winter, a friend brought over some homemade baby wipes.<p>I loved them!<p>How did I NOT know about homemade baby wipes before …

Homemade Laundry Detergent

Something I’ve seen on the internet and wanted to try is homemade laundry soap. There are lots of ‘recipes’ for this online, but I wanted a powder …

Make Your Own Eyeglass Cleaner

l had two separate people in the same week ask me about a homemade version of eyeglass cleaner. The idea was such an obvious one…apparently TOO …

Copycat Recipe: Starbucks Iced Passion Tea Lemonade

I have a friend that is obsessed with Starbucks Iced Passion Tea Lemonades. She finally convinced me to stop by and try one and I have to say it was …

The Secret To Perfect Pizza Dough - Wine & Glue

The Secret to Perfect Pizza Dough! Easy to follow step by step photos that will give you the perfect pizza dough!<p>I’ve been wanting to write this post …

Foods You Had No Idea Were Named After People

Whenever a new food item is invented or discovered, be it a completely new dish or a new variety of fruit or vegetable, it needs to be named. Some people, if they're feeling scientific, go with a variation of a Latin origin. More literal-minded folks just name it whatever's closest to what the …

Asian Noodle Salad Recipe

Everyone loves a good Asian noodle salad, right? How do you like yours? I like mine with lots of colorful veggies tossed in with the noodles, so it …

asparagus-stuffed eggs

Deep in the Julia Child archives, past the <i>boeuf bouguignon</i>, onion soup, jiggling aspics and the patently untrue yarn about the chicken that fell from …

Beer Foamer

It is what it is: a Beer Foamer. What’s the point of that? Well, to those of you that are craft beer aficionados, you know that the “complete beer …

9 Surprising Uses for Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise isn't just a condiment for your sandwich; try these who-knew uses from moisturizing your skin to removing stuck-on gum to polishing …

Clean Eating | Mango-Banana Breakfast Smoothies

When Tiffany introduced the “Clean Eating” series a few weeks ago, I was inspired and excited to adjust my own diet. I’ve not exactly been …

Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee

Coffee beans don't really like being doused with hot water, because it brings out their natural acidity. By cold-brewing your coffee you can get …

The Food Lab: How to Make Creamy Vegetable Soups Without a Recipe

When I was a totally green cook with my first serious restaurant job, working under Chef Jason Bond at what's now a landmark Boston restaurant, No. 9 Park, there were many moments when I learned a new technique or perfected an old one and said to myself, "holy crap, I just made this?" But the very …

The Food Lab: Escarole and Parmesan Soup With Chicken Meatballs

"You're actually going to let me get near the stove?"<p>My wife <i>claims</i> that I'm a control freak in the kitchen. She's wrong. In fact, I'm totally willing to let her make dinner, and I offer a wide berth of latitude when it comes to how she does it. My wife gets to select her own knife from my "knives …

The Most Popular Items on McDonald's Secret Menu

McDonald's, since its founding in 1940, has exploded into a brand that is recognizable across the world, and an establishment with heavy influence on the American fast food industry. It has revolutionized the way that burger restaurants deliver food to the customer, implementing principles of the …

McDonald's

Healthy Salmon Recipes

Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Lemon, Basil and Salmon<p>This five-star-rated recipe is beloved for its healthy qualities, flavor and speed. Ready in under …

10 Restaurant Dishes to Recreate at Home

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i></i><p>One night, about a year after I had moved to New York, I was at …

7 Artichoke Recipes

Artichokes are shy little things. When at last they come into season, they emerge with utmost caution, still cloaked in spiny leaves. Press them, and they’ll squeak in protest. Handle them too quickly, and they’ll cut your fingertips. But if you are tender and patient, if you coax them gently from …

Budget-Friendly Recipes

A good meal can sometimes run a long tab. But with the right ingredients, a great meal can be made at a fraction of the price. Try one of our …

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

Cooking

These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time

U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going."<p>That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of …

Roadmap

Fried Brussels Sprouts with Smoky Honey Aioli

Fried Brussels Sprouts with Smoky Honey Aioli.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 12, 2013 88<p>I did something fabulous with Brussels sprouts.<p>Or something …

Check out this year’s Best of Boston winner, plus more top picks from years past.

Allston<p>A great diner isn’t built on food alone. Atmosphere counts, and this diner car has it in spades. There’s a black-and-white checkered floor and …

The 38 Essential Boston Restaurants, October 2013

Presenting Boston's updated <b>Eater 38</b>, your answer to any question that begins, "Can you recommend a restaurant?" This highly elite group covers the entire city, spans myriad cuisines, and collectively satisfies all of your restaurant needs. Every few months, we'll be adding pertinent restaurants …

Dirty Old Boston