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Valli Couture's Chic Summer Hair Accessory

A headscarf and ballgown never looked better<p>When the first models appeared on Giambattatista Valli's haute couture catwalk (which has just shown in Paris), it wasn't just the clothes that vied for attention, but the ultra-chic hair accessories. A classic white headscarf tied in a floppy top …

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41 Times The Duchess of Cambridge Dressed Like Princess Diana

Kate Middleton often pays subtle sartorial tribute to her late mother-in-law.<p>As the wife of the future King of England, The Duchess of Cambridge is bound to draw comparisons between herself and her husband's late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales. Here, we're looking back at all the times Kate …

14 Shiny Ways To Be Well-Heeled This Summer

We love when the sun is beaming overhead, but we prefer to get some shine on down below, too — on our feet, that is. This season, metallic heels have …

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Scrambled Eggs, Avocado, and Smoked Salmon on Toast

2 to 4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>This open-face sandwich makes a great meal or snack morning, noon, or night.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 Tbsp. minced fresh chives, divided<p>2 Tbsp. crème fraîche (optional)<p>6 large eggs<p>2 Tbsp. (1/4 stick) unsalted butter<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

Littleneck Clams with New Potatoes and Spring Onions

6 Servings<p>New potatoes are freshly dug and have tender skins; wash them gently so that they don't tear. If they're hard to find, any small potato or fingerling variety will work.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 ounces smoked Spanish chorizo, cut into 1/4-inch pieces<p>1 1/2 pounds …

Shrimp and Grits

4 Servings<p>September 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Shrimp and Vegetables<p>1/2 cup shelled fresh fava beans (from about 1/2 pound pods) or frozen fava beans, thawed<p>Kosher salt<p>1/2 cup shelled fresh peas (from about 1/2 pound pods) or frozen peas, thawed<p>4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>1/4 pound bacon, coarsely …

Mussels with Fennel and Lovage

6 Servings<p>When gooseberries are in season, Redzepi juices them to flavor this dish. Verjus (a tart bottled juice made from unripe grapes) or a combination of white grape juice and cider vinegar make great substitutes.<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 pounds mussels, scrubbed, debearded<p>1 fennel bulb, …

Cold Sesame Noodles with Summer Vegetables

4—6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/3 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup vegetable oil<p>1 tablespoon Sriracha (hot chili sauce)<p>1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil<p>8 cups matchstick-size pieces mixed summer vegetables (such as carrots, radishes, cucumbers, and bell peppers; …

Linguine with Clams and Fennel

6 Servings<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>1 pound linguine<p>3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil plus more for drizzling<p>1/2 small fennel bulb, finely chopped, plus 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fennel fronds and more for garnish<p>6 garlic cloves, chopped<p>3/4 cup dry white wine<p>3 pounds small clams …

Roasted Asparagus Caprese Melts with Balsamic Reduction and Fried Egg

Monday deserves simple food. Simple delicious food.<p>Especially the Monday after St. Patrick’s Day. Simple is good. Quick is good. Easy is awesome.<p>Does …

Recipe Of The Day: Caramel Corn

Popcorn's pretty great. But caramel-sweetened popcorn, now that's something special. Caramel corn -- and we're not talking about Cracker Jacks here, but the real kind -- is perfectly crunchy, not too sweet, and has a hint of salt to it too. The best way to try <i>real</i> caramel corn is to make it …

Pan-Fried Noodles with Shrimp, Snap Pea, and Carrot Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Pan-Fried Noodles with Shrimp, Snap Pea, and Carrot</b><p>Ingredients1/2 pound thin Hong Kong-style noodles6 tablespoons canola oil, divided1/2 cup water1 tablespoon soy sauce1 tablespoon oyster sauce1 teaspoon sesame oil1 teaspoon white rice vinegar1 teaspoon Shaoxing wine1 …

Cooking Off the Cuff: Glazed Pork and Carrots, Hearty Food for a Waning Summer

Why do we wait (or at least think we should wait) until winter before cooking dishes like the one Jackie and I had for dinner last week: the most flavorful cut of pork -- belly -- and carrots, glazed in deeply reduced braising liquid? And when I say "we" I include myself, as anyone who follows …

How Short Ribs Make You A Better Cook

If you're looking for a restaurant-quality meal you can make with ease in your own kitchen, short ribs are the answer. This flavorful cut of meat slowly cooks down into a dish so tender you could eat it with a spoon. (Bonus: for a meal with so much flavor, short ribs are perfectly affordable, too.) …

How to Make Perfect Paella Every Time

<b>By Martha Rose Shulman</b><p>I was so saddened by the recent death of food writer Penelope Casas. I never met her, but I've long depended on her work for my own research. Her first cookbook, <i>The Foods & Wines of Spain</i>, was published in 1979 and was for decades the only act in town if you wanted to know …

Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe on Food52

• 1/4 pound guanciale or pancetta, cut into 1/3-inch cubes<br>• 7 large egg yolks<br>• 1 large egg<br>• 1 pound spaghetti<br>• Kosher salt<br>• Freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1/2 cup freshly-grated Pecorino, plus more for garnish<p>Put guanciale in a large skillet and place over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until fat …

Broiled Oysters + Sugar Steak with Bourbon

It's New Year's Eve, people. And whether you're staying in on the couch or heading out on the town, you deserve a Dinner. You deserve to treat yourself to the kinds of foods you probably won't eat on a Tuesday night in 2014: to toast the year ahead, to give 2013 a worthy send-off. And what a better …

Sense of Taste: Coconut Mousse Cake (Recipe)

Last week, I blogged about being naughty and not conforming to a post-New Year's diet. Eating more healthfully year-round has always been my approach, so an occasional slice of cake won't lead me into a downward spiral of gluttony.<p>I've been thinking about how the texture of food can change your …

Scallop Crudo with Citrus, Mint and Sea Salt Recipe on Food52

• 2 scallops<br>• 1/2 lime, juiced and strained<br>• 1/2 lemon, juiced<br>• 1/2 lemon, zested<br>• 1/2 lime, zested<br>• 2 pinches flaked sea salt such as Maldon or Trapani<br>• 1 tablespoon best Extra Virgin Olive Oil<br>• 4 mint leaves, finely chopped<br>• 2 scallops shells (optional)<p>Wash and dry scallops and slice into about 4 slices …

Somen Noodles with Scallops and Vegetables

in Asian, Seafood 21<p>Saaaaaaaaaaa-lurp.<p>Okay. I know you’re probably looking at those little scallops on top of those noodles and thinking you’ve seen …

Scallops and Prosciutto over Capellini Recipe on Food52

• .5 pounds small bay scallops<br>• 8-12 slices of prosciutto diced<br>• 8 cloves roasted garlic, pealed<br>• .5 cups white wine or champagne<br>• 3 tablespoons fresh basil<br>• flour for dusting<br>• salt and pepper<br>• Olive oil<br>• .5 pounds capellini pasta<p>In a large flat sided pan brown the prosciutto in a little olive oil. Remove the …

Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes

5 stars based on 810 votes<p>We had the best snow day last week. School was cancelled, work wasn’t happening, and the only thing to do was hunker down …

Pasta With Tuna, Garlic and Parsley

This recipe is the essence of easy. It uses tuna from a can and takes barely any effort at all. Yet it is beautiful and delicious -- the essence of style and artistic restraint.<p>For someone who is inclined to overkill (me), it takes an act of considerable willpower to keep from adding to this dish. …

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The Food Lab: Homemade Shin Cup-Style Spicy Korean Ramyun (Beef Noodle Soup)

When I asked you folks for your favorite instant noodle brands on Twitter a couple months back, I was chuffed to note that a great chunk of you picked <i>my</i> favorite non-Japanese noodle: <b>Shin Cup</b>. Spicy, savory, and intensely garlicky with flavor to spare, it's in a league of its own when it comes to …

Sunday Brunch: Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops with Fried Eggs

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Any combination of pork and eggs makes for a satisfying brunch, but if you're …

Charred Beef Tenderloin With Cacio e Pepe Toasted Barley and Watercress Pesto

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Beef tenderloin may look like the star in this recipe, but it's the barley that absolutely stole my heart. It's flavored in the manner of the traditional Roman pasta dish <i>cacio e pepe</i>—cheese and black …

Chicken Dinners: Chicken in a Pot (Poule au Pot) With Potatoes and Squash

This classic French dish has all the makings of a carefree winter evening spent warming yourself up with a good, flavorful chicken and a bottle (or two) of full bodied wine. <i>Poule au Pot</i> (chicken in a pot) is all about keeping it rustic and making it easy on the cook. Tuck the bird, seasonings, and …