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52 Recipes to Get Your Braise On

Our best braised recipes from short ribs to chicken.<p><b>There are few things that make us happier than a good braise.</b> After a few hands-off hours on the stove or in the oven, your final dish will be full of incredible (mostly) meat flavor. Seriously, what could be better?

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Real NY Jewish Rye Bread Recipe

"For thousands of years man has been enjoying bread. This rye bread recipe will add to this ancient enjoyment. Having lived in northwest Connecticut …

The Best of the Alps

The Alps are the ultimate playground for stylish outdoor enthusiasts. Spend days skiing powder runs or hiking to alpine lakes, then recover with a …

Food + Drink: Made in Brooklyn

Who knew? I've lived, shopped and written thirteen cookbooks in our Park Slope brownstone, and thought I knew this trendiest of boroughs pretty well. Now along comes a vibrant and user-friendly compendium called <i>Made in Brooklyn</i>, highlighting 111 exciting food and drink products made locally in …

Organizing Your Home

Getting your house organized will go a long way to maximizing efficiency. There is no single right way to do it: The trick lies in finding the way that works best for you. For the kitchen, a few basic organizing concepts can get you started.

The New Healthy 2015: Good-for-You Recipes

We're not joking—these good-for-you options are also crazy-tasty.<p><b>For as long as we can remember, the words "healthy" and "restaurant"</b> have conjured eye-roll-inducing images of health food spots serving fake meat and hippie vibes. All that's changed. Forget deprivation; these restaurant recipes are …

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Happy Thanksgiving! (stock from carcass recipe)

Of the many many reasons I have to be thankful, one of them is this blog and the enormously thoughtful, intelligent readers who drop by to read and …

Banana Applesauce Muffins

I’ve already had four of these muffins today. I don’t know if it’s me – because I’m ravenous all the time – or because these muffins are wonderful. …

5 New Ways to Use Pumpkin

<i>by guest blogger Peggy Kotsopoulos, registered holistic nutritionist, culinary consultant, and author of</i> Kitchen Cures: Revolutionize Your Health with Foods that Heal<p>While pumpkin is the quintessential representation of fall, this orange gourd has many more uses (and benefits!) beyond the notorious …

10 Cozy Fall Breakfast Recipes

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves mean it's time to turn on your oven and bake something delicious. Try these cozy breakfast recipes made from all your favorite fall ingredients -- apples, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, oats, pecans and more.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Walnuts & Raisins</b><p>…

Lavender Candles

Beyond its appealing aroma, lavender has been shown to help relieve insomnia, stress, and anxiety. Martha Stewart Living crafts director Marcie McGoldrick was inspired to include it in the home-spa products on the pages of the magazine (and in the lip balm). Enjoy the relaxing scent with candles …

5 Links to Read Before Making Ice Cream

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Keep your cool all summer long with homemade ice cream.</i><p>July is National Ice Cream Month, which is a good excuse to eat ice cream for a full 31 days. …

stuck-pot rice with lentils and yogurt

I once read that if you ask a guy what his favorite item of clothing is, he would pick the oldest thing he owns — some t-shirt he’s had since high …

kale and quinoa salad with ricotta salata

It’s not my best quality, but I have a hard time talking about kale or quinoa with a straight face. When an ingredient is <i>everywhere</i>, when it is …

10 Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Start Your Day Off Right

Do you ever feel that breakfast is the ultimate Catch-22? Without breakfast, we are not fully awake. But to prepare breakfast requires more than a …

30 Delicious Things To Cook In June

Turn off the oven and fire up the grill!<p><b>WHAT'S IN SEASON</b><p>(This will vary depending on time of the month and where you live).<p>- Strawberries<p>- Rhubarb<p>- Fava Beans<p>- Raspberries<p>- Blueberries<p>- Cherries<p>- Chard<p>- Cucumbers<p>- Cauliflower<p>- Green Beans<p>- Summer Squash<p>- Leeks<p>- Green Garlic<p>- Watercress<p>- Radishes<p>- …

The 10-Minute Core-Blasting Pilates Workout

At first glance, a Pilates studio might look like a medieval torture chamber, with strange straps and metal springs hanging from padded platforms …

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How to Learn to Sing

If you want to learn how to sing, you need to practice daily. Singing lessons will help considerably, but if you can't take them, there are still …