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14 Scrumptious Summer Crock Pot Recipes

There’s seriously nothing better coming home to the sweet smell of dinner waiting for you. No, you don’t have to hire a butler to make this a reality. We’re talking crock pots, the ultimate kitchen appliance when it comes to stress-free meals. If you can chop an onion and open a few cans, you can …

7 rainy day games to play with your dog

When it's too nasty outside to get exercise, these games will keep your dog's mind and body engaged.<p>A rainy day doesn't mean you and your dog have to …

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12 Houses That Are Straight Out Of 'Lord Of The Rings'

Our friends at Estately helped us find a handful of houses currently for sale that look straight out of "Lord of the Rings."<p>They range from sprawling landscapes and castles to cottages that could have been plucked from The Shire.

Decorating With A Neutral Color Palette, Ideas, Images

The latest trend in interior design and decorating has seen a grand and at times vibrant use of colors that dazzle with energy and playfulness. The …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

The Healthiest Summer Sangria EVER

Consider this your new favorite drink.<p>Summer without sangria just doesn't feel right. The only problem: You may accidentally be pouring on the sugar and calories if you're not paying attention to what you throw in that pitcher. But it's easy to give this drink a healthy makeover without sacrificing …

Deliciously Clever Food Face Art

Playing with your food is an act which is frowned upon by our parents when we’re young, but as we grow older and gain the privilege of eating …

Superfoods - Moist Turkey Burger Recipe

Salted Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Chip Cookies

5<p>5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Salted Peanut Cup Chocolate Chip Cookies<p><b>Yield:</b> 30 to 32 cookies<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>24 hours<p>A peanut …

Basmati Rice Salad with Peas, Mint, and Lemon Recipe

Nothing says <i>spring</i> like peas and mint. My friend Kathi came over the other day and shared with me one of her favorite picnic salad recipes showcasing …

3 Breakfast Taco Recipes You'll Definitely Want to Make

Our test kitchen created three breakfast taco recipes. From chorizo and sweet potato to poblanos and queso fresco, here's how they're making our mornings better—and tastier.<p>Listen, we love tacos. We love them for lunch, we love them for dinner, and we especially love them for late-night snacks. We …

Four Knife Cuts Every Cook Should Know

Once you have a few good knives in your kitchen, you need to know the right way to use them. The folks at Serious Eats put together a basic guide to …

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10 Design Essentials for the Ultimate Tablescape

Now that spring is finally here it’s time to throw open your doors and let the entertaining begin! Whether you’re breaking in the backyard grill with the first barbeque of the year or pulling out the stops for an elegant bridal shower lunch, creating the right atmosphere is half the fun. Here are …

My New Favorite White Bean Hummus

Two months from today we’ll be leaving Morocco to spend some time in the States. Two months! Words cannot accurately describe how great this concept …

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A Classy Spring Feast

<i>Food52's Managing Editor Brette Warshaw is throwing</i> <i>no-stress weeknight parties for anyone, anytime, and (almost) every kitchen. You're invited.</i><p><i>Today: How to make a Monday night feel special.</i><p>Usually, when I think of a "special night," I think of times when I'm on my couch without pants on, watching …

One-pot surf and turf! Steamed mussels with spicy sausage, more - TODAY.com

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Make a low-cost surf and turf<p>Play Video - 3:44<p>Play Video - 3:44<p>More video<p>7:23 Sponsored Content Now PlayingAimee Olexy makes her summer scallops and lemonade cocktail<p>4:18 Sponsored Content Now PlayingLaura Vitale makes delicious 1-pan herb-crusted …

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Cold Oven Pound Cake

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A pound cake that goes rogue in all the right places.</i><p>Who isn’t a fan of pound cake? It is unapologetic in its density, and expects that you will consider it a meal. …

Poached Eggs over Scafata

4 Servings<p>If ever there was a dish to make vegetables and eggs look (and taste) decadent, this is it. Cooking the spring produce in olive oil delivers deep, luxurious flavor. You’ll want some toast.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 spring onion bulb, sliced<p>1 fresh red chile, halved lengthwise<p>2 garlic …

Cheese 101: All About Fresh Milk Cheese

<i>Editor's Note: The world of cheese can be overwhelming. Over the next few months, Liz Thorpe, author and founder of The People's Cheese, will guide us through everything from the foundations of the cheese family tree to the intricacies of some curd-nerd buzzwords. She'll tell us what to expect with</i> …

Make a Bowl of Dan Dan Noodles

What happens when you mix traditional Chinese food and Tex-Mex? A damn good meal<p>There are good food combinations and there are bad food combinations. Examples of bad food combinations are endless, evidenced most recently by the Dr. Moreau-like fast food hybrids of Taco Bell’s Waffle Taco and …

How to Make a Vinaigrette Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's Associate Editor Kenzi Wilbur holds vinaigrettes near and dear to her heart. This is how she makes</i> …

Stroopwafels! One Of The World's Greatest Cookies

Photo Credit: Chocolate and Carrots<p>Stroopwafels are one of the world's best, and most sorely underrated cookies. These amazing Dutch cookies consist of a thin layer of caramel-like syrup sandwiched between two wafers. They originated in a city called Gouda in the Netherlands (better known for its …

Stir-Fried Okra with Shallots, Chile, and Ginger

4 Servings<p>Working in batches ensures golden and tender okra, not soft and slimy.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup vegetable oil<p>2 large shallots, thinly sliced<p>4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>1 serrano chile, thinly sliced<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped peeled ginger<p>1 pound fresh okra, halved lengthwise, quartered if …

Lasagna Rollups

On Saturday’s episode of my Food Network show, I cooked a handful of recipes for Edna Mae, my husband’s wonderful, perfect, lovely grandmother. All …

Vegan Foods You Already Love -- And Didn't Even Know Were Vegan

<i>by Michelle Kretzer, Vegan Dining Columnist for the Menuism Vegan Dining Blog</i><p>So you're not much of a salad person. Believe me, I get it -- neither am I. Some people adore a bowlful of chopped raw vegetables. Personally, I would rather opt for starvation. Fortunately, for me, it's easy to be vegan …

Killer Spinach Salads with Hot Bacon Dressing

Killer Spinach Salads with Hot Bacon Dressing.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 12, 2014 92<p>I’m about to convince you that this salad is dessert.<p>I mean, I guess it …

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