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It's High Time for a Kebab Comeback with Sambal Chicken Skewers

Chicken kebabs are making a comeback with this tangy, sweet glaze.<p>It's about time the kebab takes its rightful place back at the grill. With tender, juicy meat that's entirely portable (Plates? What plates?), what's not to love? <i>Bon Appétit</i> editor-in-chief <b>Adam Rapoport</b> shows us how to make 'em like …

Cooking

One-Pot Clambake

8 Servings<p>August 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 750-milliliter bottle dry white wine<p>2 1/2 pounds small new potatoes, about 1' in diameter<p>8 live lobsters, about 1 1/4 pounds each<p>8 large eggs<p>8 ears of corn, husked, halved<p>4 celery stalks, cut diagonally into 1/2' pieces<p>1 1/2 pounds spicy smoked sausage (such …

Clams

Yes, You Want to Grill This Big and Beautiful Pork Chop Immediately

Instead of grilling individual chops for a crowd, get a massive one and cook it to share. Here's how it's done.<p>The next time you're grilling for a crowd, skip the individual pork chops and opt for a massive, triple-cut pork chop cooked to share. We don't just love a cut of meat this big because it …

Cooking

Why This Outdoor Space Is Just As Cool As You Think It Is

For the last several months I've had the image above saved on my computer. When I first came across it, I had one of those, "I want to go to there" …

Outdoor Spaces

Make A Modern Plant Stand On The Cheap

Modern-lined versions of simple items like plant stands can sometimes be frustratingly difficult to find, especially on a budget. Check out this hack …

IKEA

MAKE IT / 23

our last DIY…pretty simple, right? this one is a little more work but definitely worth it. i really do feel like there is a shortage of good looking …

Nesting: Colored Kitchen Cabinets

We've been living in full renovation mode around here. Every day there is a new project going on around here. I'm not gonna lie. I love this phase! …

DIY Idea: Make a Reclaimed Wood Planter Wall

Move over, wallpaper. Take a hike, paint! There's a new accent wall treatment in town -- and it's green from head to toe.<p>Reclaimed, up-cycled …

Wood Pallet Table DIY

For our six month (of dating) anniversary, my boyfriend got me a power drill and saw. I'm not sure what it says about me that this was, to me, THE …

Nesting: Ladder Display Makeover

We are a little ladder obsessed. I'm not sure what it is but we use ladders for everything from reaching high places (duh, that's what ladders are …

southern shandy

On Wednesday evening Sticky and I shot an e-session in this unbearable heat. As we were wrapping up the last few shots I bent down to get a low angle …

How To Build A Simple Compost Pile

<b>Gather your supplies</b><p><b>1.</b> Carbon-rich “brown” materials, such as fall leaves, straw, dead flowers from your garden, and shredded newspaper.<p><b>2.</b> …

Endless Poptails: Cucumber Honeydew Margarita Popsicles

Grab some popsicle sticks, get the tequila and leave the drunk dialing to others. We’re turning our tequila shots into a frozen Honeydew Cucumber …

TwoFaced: Eggplant

<i>"TwoFaced Tuesdays" is a joint venture between CupcakesOMG! and Jenna from The Paleo Project. Each week, we select one secret ingredient and put our</i> …

Kale Smoothies?! 3 Recipes to get you started | Recipes, Cooking Inspiration & Chef Tips

Maybe you are sold on kale in savory recipes and salads, but have you tried kale smoothies? We love adding this leafy green to our morning drinks! …

Grilled Sweet Potato Kebabs

Gone are the days of sweet potatoes only appearing on Thanksgiving tables. With increasing awareness of their versatility, great flavor, and …

Overnight, No-Cook Refrigerator Oatmeal

<b>Don't miss my follow-up post to this one with<br>8 MORE REFRIGERATOR OATMEAL FLAVORS<br>plus FAQs and more tips<br>CLICK HERE</b><p><i>This easy, no-cook "summer porridge"</i> …

Breakfast

Chia Pudding - figgy & sprout

For most of us, we can’t think of the word <i>chia</i> without thinking of Chia Pets – those enigmatic, ceramic, living dolls that were a hallmark of 1980s …

Simple Quinoa Salad

Introducing Simple Quinoa Salad, otherwise know as my “life saver salad”. It is easy to make when I’m short on time and it uses up whatever I have on …

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrots and a hint of fresh ginger are blended to create this simple yet tasty soup. Perfect for lunch or dinner. This soup is a celebration of …

Lentil Burgers + Sweet Potato Fries

A tasty burger patty that’s high in fiber and folate and easy to prepare. Serve on a whole wheat bun or pita with your favorite toppings. Even …

Orange & Pomegranate Salad

One of the most annoying questions that you come across as a vegan is: “What can you eat except for salad?”<p>I love soup, pasta, indian food, veggie …

Raw Hummus

• 1 cup sprouted chickpeas<br>• 5-6 Tbsp. lemon juice<br>• 4 Tbsp. tahini<br>• 2-3 Tbsp. cumin powder<br>• 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil<br>• 3 cloves garlic, crushed<br>• pinch of sea …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

It’s a bright and crisp autumn day. The kind of day that is cheery but demanding of a colorful bowl of tasty soup, so that’s what I whipped up! The …

Lemon Quinoa & Chickpea Salad

Today I’m sharing a simple and satisfying lunch recipe that we prepare when we need a quick but tasty meal. This Lemon Quinoa & Chickpea Salad is …

Oat Fig Bars

As the days seem to be getting colder, darker and gloomier – I just have to bake. I find it awfully therapeutic. The oven gets switched on, I toss …

Roasted Root Vegetables

As much as I embrace an easygoing approach to all things food related and try to promote creativity and substitutions whenever possible, I have to …