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Tahini Sauce With Garlic and Lemon Recipe

The technique of blending whole unpeeled garlic with lemon to make tahini sauce was something I read in Michael Solomonov's Zahav. With this much garlic you'd think it'd be overwhelming, but don't worry, it stays quite mild due to blending it in the lemon juice.<p>Why It Works<p>Blending whole garlic …

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#ChicEats: New York's Best Soups and Stews

With winter storm Jonas hitting hard and temperatures finally dropping all over the East Coast, it's officially soup season. While they can easily be dismissed as a routine lunch item, New York City has its fair share of stews and chowders whose creativity and craft rival your main dinner entrees. …

Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Copycat Recipe

posted by Chungah @ Damn Delicious on December 7, 2013 212 Comments »<p><i>This copycat recipe is budget-friendly, incredibly easy to make, and tastes a</i> …

Chef John's Chicken French Recipe

"Chicken French has everything I love in a recipe. It's delicious and easy, frugal, yet fancy, and everyone loves it. Better yet, it has a vague, …

Monte Cristo Sandwich Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Store Ham<p>Hams like to sweat, so it’s important to not wrap hams firmly in plastic or foil to allow a level of circulation. For ham slices, …

Breakfast

Lobster Corn Chowder

Ingredients<p>The Soup Base:<p>6 tbsp butter<br>• 1 cup chopped onion<br>• ¼ cup cream sherry<br>• 1 tsp sweet paprika<br>• 4 cups whole milk<br>• 2 cups heavy cream<br>• 1 cup dry white …

Scott DeSimon's Lobster Stew

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 1 1/4-pound lobsters (female if you have a choice; you want the roe)<p>4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, divided<p>1 large shallot, chopped<p>1 tablespoon brandy or Cognac<p>2 sprigs thyme<p>2 cups half-and-half<p>Kosher salt<p>Freshly ground white pepper<p>Tabasco<p>Recipe …

Smoked Salmon Chowder Recipe on Food52

• 1 tablespoon butter<br>• 4 shallots, finely chopped<br>• 2 celery stalks, finely chopped<br>• 4 cups chicken broth, low sodium<br>• 1 cup water<br>• 1 bay leaf<br>• 1 pound salmon filet<br>• 1 pound red skin potatoes, cubed, skin on<br>• Half of a can cream style corn (14 3/4 oz)<br>• 1 1/2 cups half and half<br>• 5.5 ounce can VitalChoice smoked salmon (or …

Filipino Recipe: Pork Sinigang Soup

We've talked before about how tamarind is the "secret ingredient" in a lot of Asian cooking. A combination of sweet and sour, it just gives some …

Blushing New England Fish Chowder Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I like my fish chowder to have tons of fish and a little bit of color. You can use any flaky white fish for this recipe to fit that first requirement, but I really think Spanish chorizo is the only way to get that nice blush. —cheese1227<p><b>Serves: 4</b><p>1 teaspoon butter<br>• 1 tablespoon olive …

42 Storage Ideas That Will Organize Your Entire House

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A mom used this extreme diet to shed 30 pounds and look like a model 5 months after giving birth

Gabrielle Rein, 31, gave birth to her first child late last year. At the time, she looked like most very pregnant people — happy, with a rather large belly.<p>Rein is the creative director of Viceroy Creative, an advertising agency that decided to rebrand itself in a powerful way last March. As part …

19 Healthy Dinners Under 500 Calories That You'll Actually Want To Eat

It's true!<p>Something else that's important is to make sure that the foods you eat are high in nutritious value. Nutrients like protein, fiber, and fat can take a while to digest and help you feel satisfied for longer — meaning fewer cravings and lower general hangry-ness. (Here's some more …

5 Power Foods That Can Help You Drop a Size

Filling up on these will actually help you lose weight.<p>Want to lose five pounds the healthy way? Put these five power foods on your plate, and eat your way to a smaller size.<p><b>1. Salmon</b>This rich protein has the power to fill you up, thanks to plenty of healthy fats that also pack metabolism-boosting …

Three Townhomes Replace One House In This Seattle Neighborhood

Malboeuf Bowie Architecture designed three townhomes in Seattle, Washington, that fit on a lot that once had just a single family home.<p>The …

Architecture

Three Trees House by DADA & Partners

DADA & Partners have designed a new home for a family in New Delhi, India.<p>The designer’s description<p>Set on a verdant land parcel dotted with large …

Architecture

Finally, All Your Closet Questions Answered by an Organizing Pro

You no longer have an excuse for a cluttered closet.<p>In case you missed it, our #dearclosetguru, Lisa Adams of LA Closet Design, took over our Instagram this past weekend and posted gorgeous closet inspiration and expert advice. Below, we've rounded up all the questions asked by readers along with …

Clothing

25+ Front Door Colors and Ideas for the Prettiest House on the Block

It's the easiest way to add instant curb appeal.<p>Go sunny with a cheery yellow, demure with a dove gray, or bold with a true red. After all, your front door is your home's first impression. Make it a good one.

Interior Design

14 Overrated Tourist Attractions Around The World — And Where To Go Instead

English writer G.K. Chesterton said that the traveler sees what he sees, while a tourist only sees what he came to see.<p>And sometimes, those tourist attractions aren't worth seeing at all.<p>Inspired by this Reddit list of overrated tourist destinations, we wanted to round up some of the biggest …

14 Ways to Cut Portions Without Feeling Hungry

The best portion control tips for easy and fast weight loss.

Nutrition

10 Easy Portion Control Tricks

When most of us sit down to eat, the last thing we want to think about is portion control. But for anyone on a diet or just looking to maintain their …

Slideshow: Secrets of Healthy Eating and Portion Control

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

20 Satisfying Lunches That Promote Weight Loss

Your lunch break just became the healthiest part of your nine to five.<p>You probably spend your mornings at work counting down the minutes 'til your much-needed lunch break, so why not double your pleasure by brown-bagging a delicious meal you can actually get excited about? Skip the drive-thru, stop …

Healthy Eating

19 Ways to Measure Perfect and Healthy Portion Sizes

Forget your measuring cups, spoons, and scale. Use this handy guide to dish up right-sized servings every time.<p>There's a difference between "portion size" and "serving size." A portion is the amount you pile on your plate, while a serving is a standard measurement of food, such as a cup or an ounce.<p>…

59 Alternative Engagement Rings for the Non-Traditional Bride

Today's bride is hardly cookie cutter–and her engagement ring shouldn't be either. In the interest of the individual, peruse these uncommon heart-stoppers.<p>In dreaming about your engagement ring, a simple solitaire rarely comes to mind. Rather than debating the nuances of a cushion cut vs. a radiant …

Jewelry

Grandy's Sausage Stuffing Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This stuffing is a Nicoletti family tradition. Unlike most sausage stuffings, which cook the sausage first and bind the stuffing with eggs, this one omits the eggs and uses the sausage as a binder. As a kid we used shrink-wrapped logs of Jimmy Dean sausage, but these days, since I …

Spicy Sriracha Chicken Wings

These crispy chicken wings get their heat from Sriracha, the Thai hot sauce that chef Michael Symon says is his favorite in the world. "We always …