Mary Kyd

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Crispy Potato Cake with Garlic and Parsley

This crispy potato cake is a decadent side that goes with almost everything—especially breakfast.<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided, plus more for pan<p>6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>3 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, sliced ¼” thick<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>6 …

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

Cooking

Wedding Chicken

“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered by a throw-together marinade.<p>Ingredients<p>10 …

Seafood

10 First-Year Games for You and Baby

Playtime with your baby is more than fun and games -- it also teaches your infant valuable life lessons. Use these baby games for girls and boys to educate and entertain your little one.<p>Take a koosh ball or other soft ball and squish it into a small container with a lid. Close the lid. Ask your …

5 Reasons Modern-Day Parenting Is in Crisis, According to a British Nanny

I generally am quite an optimistic person. I tend to believe that everything will work out for the best unless the evidence is overwhelmingly to the contrary, and anyone who knows me will tell you that I am not prone to drama. That's why when I say that modern parenting is in serious trouble -- …

10 Things Moms of Boys Must Do

If you could see my uterus, it’s probably blue. And has a beard. Why? Because this baby factory only makes boys.<p>This fact was a little bit of a …

Grilled Lamb Kefta

Lamb and yogurt is a classic combination. You'll be scraping the plate with pita.<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon fennel seed<p>1 teaspoon cumin seed<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>4 garlic cloves, chopped<p>1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves<p>1 cup fresh cilantro leaves and tender stems, plus more for serving<p>1 cup fresh …

Spices

Freebie & Tutorial | Paper Gift Boxes for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day approaching, this freebie and tutorial will be useful, especially if you’re giving small gifts to your loved ones. Lauren from The …

Footprint Stepping Stone Misses a Step

One of the peskiest things about babies, aside from the crying and leaky diapers and mashed banana in your carpet, is that they insist on getting …

Shamrock Stamping

Make your own shamrock shaped stamps from wine corks and a rubber band! A great activity for St. Patrick’s Day, perfect for making cards.<p>Get the …

Rubber Bands

How to Get Rid of Kitchen Smells with Natural Remedies

How Bon Appétit staffers get rid of bad kitchen smells with natural ingredients like lemons, baking soda, incense, and vinegar<p>We're not too proud to admit that sometimes our kitchens can get a little...funky. From blackberry caramel sauce to soy-glazed chicken thighs to homemade ramen, sometimes …

Homemade

How to Design a Smarter, Better, Easier to Use (and Clean!) Kitchen

Here are 9 tips for designing your kitchen in a functional and fashionable way.<p>With fall upon us, we're deep into cleaning mode. We've thrown open our windows and have commenced washing the floors, scrubbing grime from the cabinets, and, our least favorite task ever, scouring our stovetops. Elbow …

Kitchens

Perfect Homemade Iced Coffee

I’m not a coffee drinker. I prefer hot or cold tea, with an occasional hot chocolate in the winter. I have a lot of friends that drink coffee and I’m …

Tutorial: 10-minute gathered t-shirt shrug

Beth from The Renegade Seamstress shares a tutorial at eHow showing how to refashion a plain t-shirt into this gathered shrug. It’s a super fast, …

Are Tin Cans the New Mason Jar? 13 Tin Can DIYs

Craft projects can get pricey. But let us tell you something you don’t know. You likely have unsuspecting supplies lying around your own home… specifically, in your garbage. After your next batch of chili, peel the label off that can of beans, and you have yourself some mighty fine crafting …

Chemicals

10 Awesome 100-Year-Old Crafts for Kids

At the dawn of the 20th century, middle class children were less likely than at any time in history to spend their days toiling for survival next to …

Tim Keates comments on Tarragon Chicken

Chicken with tarragon is good. I have been living in Italy for nearly 50 years and, to my delight, about 15 years ago some supermarkets here began to …

Autumn Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holders

Ready for Thanksgiving? Here’s a last minute DIY to spruce up your table and a craft that the kids can have their hand at too!<p>Get the instructions …

Elsie’s DIY Dining Room Table

Never in my wildest DIY-dreams did I think we would build a gigantic kitchen table! After searching (a LOT) and not finding the perfect table, we …

House Design

Brick House

The other side of the living room needed something large. A statement piece I think real designers would call it. Well, I fell in love with the …

diy mounted shelving

our living room wall is HUGE. and of course, there’s a big fireplace in the middle so there isn’t room for a large credenza or console. just one cute …

individual crudités // white bean basil hummus

I hosted our bi-monthly book club gathering last week. If you know me, you are well aware how much I love hosting parties; amazing food, cocktails, …

DIY Homemade Non-Toxic Playdough

DIY Homemade Playdough is easy to make, cheap, non-toxic and most of the ingredients can be found right in your kitchen.<p>468<p>1608