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How To Make Perfect Meringue | Cupcake Jemma

Chocolate Mojito Cupcakes

My third post for Better Homes and Gardens' <i>Month of Cakes</i> is a refreshing take on grasshopper cupcakes. Fluffy whipped cream is flavored with mint, …

Homemade Marshmallows Stuffed With Nutella -with yoyomax12

Raspberry Chocolate No-Bake Cheesecake -with yoyomax12

Feast Your Eyes On These 21 Jaw-Dropping Ombre Cakes

A cake is the ultimate centerpiece at any wedding reception, baby shower, bridal shower or birthday bash. Guests feast their eyes upon it long before they sink their teeth into it, and if you’ve hired a photographer, he or she will be sure to capture the cake in all of its delectable glory. So, …

Tutorial: 4-step easy maxi skirt

Liz from Cotton & Curls shares a tutorial for making this gorgeous maxi skirt in just 4 easy steps. The long gathered skirt is soft and flowy, …

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Grilled Shrimp With Lime Powder Recipe

Grilled Shrimp With Lime Powder Recipe from Food Republic• 2 cups tightly packed fresh flat-leaf parsley<br>• 6 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 3 tablespoons freshly …

How Daniel Boulud Makes a Midnight Snack

Daniel Boulud's midnight snack is something we'd happily eat any hour of the day.<p><b>What does one of the world's greatest French chefs</b> eat when he gets home from a long night of work? When recently asked that very question while in Las Vegas, <b>Daniel Boulud</b> pulled out his phone, brandishing a recent …

Eggs

Eat Your Mayonnaise with a Side of Tater Tots

Homemade tater tots! What's not to love?<p>You've know how, when you're at a party and a platter of raw vegetables appears? Nobody actually really enjoys eating the limp celery; it's the dip we're really after, right? So, wouldn't it be better if we could put delicious dip <i>on delicious things</i>? It makes …

How to Use Edible Flowers in Salads, Cocktails, and More

Farmers' markets are glowing with all kinds of edible blossoms, and ABC Kitchen chef Dan Kluger is here to explain how you can eat them at home<p>Normally, this is where we'd write something clever about April showers bringing May flowers, but honestly, we're so entranced by the incredible array of …

What We're Cooking for Memorial Day

From ribs to potato salad, here are 12 cookout-friendly recipes BA staffers are making for Memorial Day.<p>Hallelujah, it's finally Memorial Day weekend! And you know what that means: <i>BA</i> staffers are doing some serious cooking. From barbecued ribs to homemade mayo for potato salad, here's what we'll be …

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Foodily Blog

How to bake the perfect cinnamon buns

Have you fallen for this Scandinavian classic or do your loyalties lie with the chelsea, cream or iced bun? And which other Nordic treats have you got a taste for?<p>I've got a bit of a soft spot for the sticky bun, a treat with a whiff of the Billy Bunter about it. These aren't the cream buns of the …

Take a Dip: Cooling Snacks for Easy Summer Entertaining

This bright blend uses traditional hummus ingredients like tahini, garlic, and lemon to give minted sweet-pea puree a Mediterranean backbone.

Food

5 Ways to Make a Better Ice Cream Sandwich + A Giveaway!

<i>When you think of summer, chances are, you think of ice cream sandwiches: finger tips sticky with cookie bits and ice cream melting down your hand.</i><p><i>Today, we're bringing on ice cream sandwich expert Natasha Case, co-founder of Coolhaus Ice Cream, to share some of her expert sandwich building tips --</i> …

Our Best Honey Recipes for Drinks, Sides, Meats, and—of Course—Dessert

These recipes are the perfect excuse to get your fingers a little sticky.<p><b>Honey isn't just for afternoon tea.</b> From a glazed ham to a caramelized pudding, these recipes are the perfect excuse to get your fingers a little sticky.

Slow-roasted pork belly with mashed potato

A slow-roasted pork belly recipe, from Marcus Verberne of London's Roast restaurant.<p>“This is by far our most popular dish at Roast,” says Marcus Verberne, whose British restaurant overlooks the wine traders and pork pie stalls in the heart of Borough Market in Southwark. “We cook around 150 pork …

Tutorial: How to Quickly and Easily Colorize B&W Images in Photoshop Using Curves

This colorization tutorial by IceFlowStudios is actually a couple of years old now, but we only just now stumbled across it and we just had to share. …

5 Tips to Seriously Improve Your Food Photography Techniques

Food photography is arguably one of the most challenging types of photography out there. Like painting, you start with a blank canvas and build. …

Nutella Marbled Pound Cake - with yoyomax12

Newlywed Must-Haves

So when my husband and I had been married, like, 2 years or something, we had some friends who were celebrating their sixth or seventh wedding …

10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …

Surface to Structure: An Origami Exhibition Featuring 80 Paper Artists at Cooper Union | Colossal

<p>A huge exhibition of 80 contemporary origami artists featuring 120 paper creations is planned to take place this summer at Cooper Union in New York. …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Everest Base Camp

Knife Skills: How to Cut Citrus Fruit Into Wedges, Slices, and Suprèmes

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>This week, we're gonna show you how to cut citrus fruits into slices (rounds), wedges, and <i>suprèmes</i> (a.k.a. fancy-pants segments). Seems like simple stuff, right? And it is, but doing it right can make a world of difference in how your finished dishes look <i>and</i> taste.<p>…

Fluffy Brown Sugar Icing {Pat's Recipes}

In this small quaint town, there are few people that you don’t run into on a daily basis. It’s been a culture shock, a climate shock, and <i>definitely</i> a …

Buon Appetito! 20 Yummy Homemade Pasta Sauces

We’re pretty sure that pasta is one of those foods that’s just universally loved by everyone. It’s right up there with chocolate chip cookies. We’ve already shown you some awesome ways to make pasta at home, so why not go all out and make your own sauce, too? Make them today, and enjoy them …