Rachel Xu

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This Ice Cream Is So Healthy You Can Eat It for Breakfast

We’ve officially hit the height of summer, otherwise known as peak ice cream consumption season. While ice cream usually falls into the category of …

26 Delicious Ways to Eat Eggs for Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

There really isn't a more versatile ingredient to always have on hand in the refrigerator than eggs. Eggs help us start our days off right and give …

This Marinated Zucchini Recipe Is Changing the Way I Make All Vegetables

Lemony ricotta. Marinated veg. Crunchy hazelnuts. It’s how I want to eat everything now.<p>When it comes to summer produce, zucchini never gets much love. I admit I was part of the problem...until I tried this marinated zucchini with hazelnuts and ricotta recipe. If all summer squash were seared, …

The $2 Ingredient That Will Make Your Chicken Taste So Much More Flavorful

<i>"Of all the ingredients used in Italian cooking, none produces headier flavor than anchovies. … Chopped anchovy dissolving into the cooking juices of</i> …

David Eyre's Pancake I Food52

6 Recipes That Prove You Should Be Eating Eggs for Dinner

1<p>Poached Eggs With Chile Butter and Yogurt<p>This recipe is guaranteed to hit the spot, thanks to a satisfying combination of warm pita bread, garlicky …

These Sheet Pan Garlic Mushrooms Are Side Dish Goals

We often see mushrooms as a welcome addition to an already tasty side dish or protein on a menu, but we forget they are delicious all on their own. …

Cooking

20 best recipes under £10 for four people: part 2

Felicity Cloake’s baked lamb, Simon Hopkinson’s gruyère tart and Olia Hercules’s whole roasted cauliflower – cheap dishes to feed four or more<p>Sformata is an Italian dish, similar to a souffle or rather like a baked flan but without the pastry shell – the word <i>sformata</i> means misshapen. Leafy greens …

Cauliflower

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

13 French Foods You Should Know About That Aren’t a Croissant

Forest House

The Forest House is a spectacular family retreat in Northern California. Nestled among tall trees in a forested hill area, the unique house features …

Architecture

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

Let's catch up with the rest of the world.<p>We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate.<p>For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest …

Healthy Eating

A Healthy Pasta Salad You Won't Be Embarrassed to Serve Your Friends

Repeat after us: Pasta salad doesn't need mayo.<p>The term pasta salad can, frankly, make the heart sink. Images spring to mind of bowtie noodles prepared hours before serving, thick with mayonnaise, home to all sorts of unseasoned raw veg. This dish has been brought along by one too many well-meaning …

5 Killer Color Palettes To Try if You Love Blue

(Image credit: Consort)<p>Blue is undoubtedly one of the most popular colors in home decor. Navy blue, cornflower blue, cobalt blue...hues of the …

Home Decorating

Grilled Salad Is So Much Better Than It Sounds. Here's How To Nail It.

The first step on your way to grill mastery is romaine.<p>Chances are, you’re going to eat a lot of salad this summer. And while there are more ways you can put that meal together than you can imagine ― with the fresh corn, watermelon, tomatoes, zucchini and greens available in abundance ― sometimes …

Healthy Eating

This Is How You Turn a Sunday Indulgence Into a Healthy Breakfast

Is there anything better than rolling out of bed on a Sunday, leaving your pajamas on, turning on your favorite playlist, and fixing yourself a cup …

Bacon and Egg Ramen.

Holy freaking flavor. I just put bacon and eggs in your ramen!I don’t even know what else to say.I have officially found my new favorite comfort …

Recipes

Five classic French recipes by Pierre Koffman

From cassoulet to creme caramel, delicious dishes from OFM’s 2016 Lifetime Achievement award-winner<p>A cassoulet is perhaps the most famous dish from south-west France and there are countless variations across the region, with as many hotly debated arguments about which is the best, which is the …

The 5 Most Popular Comfort Food Recipes on Pinterest Right Now

ONE-POT CREAMY GARLIC PASTA<p>Surprise of the century: This luscious fettucine alfredo-style pasta dish actually has no cream at all. Get the …

Little Room, Big Style: Small Space Decorating Done Right

August is often a time for big moves: maybe you’re moving into a dorm room, or perhaps you just signed a lease on your very own apartment. Either way, decorating a smaller space can be challenging!<p>Not to worry — we have some top-notch tips that can help you transform a small space into a haute …

Home Decorating

These 1-Pot Pasta Recipes Are the Answer to Quick and Easy Dinner

Does dinner get any easier than one-pot pasta? When you need to throw dinner together in a matter of minutes, turn to any of these 27 recipes where every single thing is cooked in the same pot as the pasta. There's sure to be a recipe that speaks to you, from one-pot tomato basil pasta to one-pot …

The Colors Everyone Will Be Talking About in 2017

Next year, interior designers will be drawing inspiration from your personality.<p>We're more than halfway through 2016, which means one thing: It's already time to discuss which home decor trends will define next year.<p>On the color front, sophisticated hues are poised to take center stage, according …

The brilliant (and healthy!) 15-minute dinner recipes you’ll want to make every night

You prepped your overnight oats and packed your lunch the night before, but if your stomach is growling by the time you get home from work (or a …

Healthy Eating

Eggs en Cocotte: An Easy (But Often Forgotten) Egg Breakfast

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>It's a shame people don't think to prepare eggs <i>en cocotte</i> way more often—it's such an easy, elegant way of serving eggs. If you're not familiar with it, "en cocotte" is a method of baking eggs individually in small vessels. …

Breakfast

This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

National Parks

Crazy Good Mini Cranberry Cheesecakes

No Bake Cranberry Orange Cheesecakes are perfect for any holiday gathering. Bright flavors of the Fall and Winter seasons meld together into terrific bites of bliss.<p>Here I go again with the mini desserts. I just can't help myself! There's something just SO elegant about rows of petite serving cups, …

Dessert

DIY Ideas for Creating the Coziest Bedroom Ever

It's fall, the season of falling leaves and apple picking and pumpkin spice, which means that it will soon be winter, the season of never leaving the …

How To Clean an Oven Without Harsh Chemicals

Forget harmful oven cleaners: This two ingredient, all-natural recipe is great for more recent stains, like quickly cleaning up the lasagna spillage …

Cleaning

Table of Contents: The New Landscape

What’s ahead for next year? We’re looking at the new landscape, and we like what we see. Join us this week:<p>Monday<p>A new kind of kitchen garden: …

Violet's Beautiful Next Bedroom

<b>Name:</b> Violet (2) <b><br>Location:</b> Omaha, Nebraska<p>This vintage inspired room doubles as a playroom and guest room (perfect for slumber parties with cousins). …

Farmhouses