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Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

7 Foods Science Proves Will Help You Live Longer

If you're looking for the fountain of youth, stop looking in your medicine cabinet and take a closer look into your pantry. What we put in our bodies affects everything from the size of our waistlines, the condition of our hearts, and yes-even how long we live.<p>Researchers have been fascinated by …

10 Easy Ways To Detox Your Body Today

Our bodies can become overwhelmed due to the volume of toxins exposed in its environment by way of water (fluoride and other chemicals), air …

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect White Paint

Interior designer Thomas Pheasant shares his secrets on how to choose the just-right white.<p>Photo: Durston Saylor<p>With associations that veer towards the pure and simple, it's incredible how complicated choosing white paint can be. When you step into the perfect white room, the space feels balanced. …

So Apparently, We've Been Peeling Bananas All Wrong (VIDEO)

Next to apples, bananas have been a staple in my fruit consumption since as early as I could remember.<p>The way I peeled them never crossed my mind, often snapping the stem part off, digging my fingers just below stem, or cutting it in half (yeah, my mom failed me again).<p>Much like my my misadventures …

How to Make Your Own Nut Flours (Without Making Nut Butter)

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: The secrets to fine, evenly ground DIY nut flours that won't turn to butter on you.</i><p>To pulverize nuts in a food processor without turning them to paste, be sure that the …

Your Post-Weekend Detox Meal Plan

Rebalance and nourish your body after 3 days of eating less virtuously with this Monday-through-Thursday guide<p>Weekends are meant for relaxing—and, …

Healthy Eating

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61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Italian Food

The Cortado Effect: How They Do It in New York City and Spain

Patrick Janelle knows his New York Cortados—but on a trip to the drink's place of origin, he learns that an experience doesn't always taste as good as it looks<p>The reign of cappuccinos, lattes, and mochas has been overthrown! Or so it seems, because the cortado is The Order at today's best coffee …

Passion Fruit Recipes (PHOTOS)

If you wish you were somewhere tropical right now, but you can't be for any number of reasons, the next best thing would be passion fruit. We know the suggestion of substituting fruit for a vacation to somewhere warm and sandy seems laughable, but if you've ever tasted passion fruit, you know that …

Homemade Ricotta - With Cow's Milk or Goat Milk

Once you've tasted freshly made ricotta, you can't help but be hooked!<p>The first time I did was in Tuscany. The cheese was so fresh, it was still warm! I'll never forget the experience. How could something so simple be so delicious?<p>Ever since that first bite, I've been seeking out freshly made …

Pasta alla Carbonara Recipe

To ensure your eggs don't separate, warm them to room temperature before you use them. I also take a further step by warming a large bowl that I use to whisk the eggs, cheese, and pepper together. To warm the empty bowl, simply set it over your pasta pot as the water is boiling. You want the bowl …

Carb Buster Breakfast

When I was in New York City last weekend, I stayed in this hotel and ordered room service for breakfast from Fireside, the hotel’s restaurant, …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.