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Italian Cold Lemon Cream Recipe – Best Summer Treat

In summer you can use many exotic fruits for preparing the most delicious desserts, and this cold lemon cream is one of the smoothest and simplest …

Dessert

The next best thing to seeing plants is reading about them - and these books don't disappoint

Most of us, I hope, would agree that plants are just the most wonderful things. And that although it’s hard to beat looking at beautiful plants, or even better growing them, reading about plants and the people who love them is pretty good too. Which is why the past year has been such a treat, with …

Books

So You Want Your Family To Eat Healthy: Here's Everything You Need To Know

Navigating the difficult, sometimes impossible-seeming waters of feeding our kids is one of the many great parenting challenges we all must learn to …

Nutrition

5 Ways to Use Your Instant Pot Instead of Your Stove (and Keep You Kitchen Cooler All Summer)

There's all sorts of ways to use this wonder gadget when it's sweltering outside.<p>No matter how much you love summer, most of us are not inclined to …

Cooking

Linguine with Fresh Tomatoes Recipe

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings<p>Ingredients<p>8 ounces uncooked linguine<br>• 3 medium tomatoes, chopped<br>• 6 green onions, sliced<br>• 1/2 cup …

Recipes

Crispy Chicken Thighs with Kale & Croutons Recipe on Food52

• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs<br>• 3 tablespoons kosher salt, plus more for seasoning chicken<br>• 2 pinches freshly ground black pepper<br>• 10 cups chopped Tuscan kale (about 10 ounces)<br>• 3 cups torn bread chunks (about 6 ounces)<br>• 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced<br>• 1 pinch crushed red pepper …

Recipes

Craft Room Organization and Storage Ideas

Do you have any area in your home dedicated to crafting? Whether you have an entire room, closet or just a small corner in your home dedicated for …

Storage Ideas

Blueberry Thunder Muffins

Login to rate this recipe.<p>Yield: 16 standard or 6 jumbo muffins<br>• Prep 15 mins<br>• Cool 5 mins<br>• Bake 25 mins to 30 mins<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 2 …

Breakfast

7 Delicious Instant Pot Recipes for Summer

The best selling Instant Pot can be used for more than just comfort food. Here are our favorite Instant Pot recipes for summertime warm weather dining.

Cooking

Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

These refreshing Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Bars are filled with vibrant flavors making it the perfect dessert for a summer party or family …

Dessert

Tips for Growing Apple Trees

Apples (Malus spp. and cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 3–9) are a constant presence in the supermarket, but one taste of a just-picked, perfectly ripe …

Gardening

Recipe: Slow Cooker Ravioli Lasagna — Recipes from The Kitchn

You know who's always ready to lend a helping hand when it comes to dinner?The freezer aisle. When it comes to serving homestyle lasagna with a …

Recipes

Cool Whip Chocolate Ganache

This Cool Whip chocolate ganache is so thick, rich, and creamy. It is a very simple recipe that is so delicious and ideal for numerous desserts. Here …

Dessert

7 Summer Crockpot Recipes for When It's Just Too Hot to Turn on the Oven

Summer and cooking don't really go together—heat on heat, ugh. Well, unless you're barbecuing. Okay, so maybe I should say summer and <i>indoor</i> cooking …

Cooking

What’s the Difference Between Olive Oil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

It's more than just the price.<p>At least 6,000 years before Crisco came on the scene, olive oil was the hottest commodity in a cook’s (and baker’s) …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

How To Make the Best Iced Coffee in a Hurry — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

There are several great ways to make iced coffee in advance (like Starbucks-style cold brew), but what about when you want — no, need — a cup of iced …

Coffee

What to Cook This Weekend

Good morning. What’s your first pizza memory? Chances are, it’s about a pizza you still enjoy, reflexively, whether it was a grandma slice from that joint near the boardwalk, a greasy triangle from a place in Van Nuys or the half tube of a French bread pizza going <i>ding</i> in the toaster oven on your …

Baking

3 unexpected ways to use your slow cooker

Your slow cooker is more than just a handy appliance that cooks foods while you're away. It can also be used as a double boiler, steamer and a bread maker.<p>Double its usage by making it a double boiler<p>You can turn your slow cooker into a double boiler for melting chocolate, cheeses and more using …

Cooking

Why Basil Is So Good for You—Plus 14 Ways to Use More of It All Summer Long

The herb can add a nutrient boost to everything from pasta salad to tuna sammies.<p>“The most useful thing one can know about basil,” writes Marcella …

Ice Cream

More Than Good Looks: Try These 10 Edible Flowers

By Brian Barth<p>Eating flowers seems almost heretical. If plants could talk, wouldn't they say, <i>you can look, even sniff, but please don't chow down on</i> …

Gardening

The 35 Easiest Container and Pot Friendly Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs

With spring and summer often comes the desire to plant things. If you are someone who enjoys growing and preserving your own food but you’re also …

Gardening

Recipe: Mashed Potato Cakes | Blog | THIRTEEN - New York Public Media

Mashed Potato Cakes, brought to you by Cook’s Country, airing Sundays on THIRTEEN. This comfort food comes from the episode airing Sunday, November …

Mashed

Peach Cobbler Muffins Recipe

"Made with fresh peaches, these are the best!"<p>Ingredients<p>Muffin:<p>2 cups white sugar<p>1 1/4 cups vegetable oil<p>3 eggs, lightly beaten<p>3 cups all-purpose …

Dessert

27 Cheap DIY Fence Ideas for Your Garden, Privacy, or Perimeter

Are you in need of a fence that doesn’t cost high? Maybe for your backyard, or around your garden, or maybe it is an entire perimeter fence? Well, I …

Landscaping

How To Make the Best Instant Pot Hummus — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Let's talk about hummus really quick — the best ones are silky-smooth with a creamy garlic flavor and the smoky hint of tahini. It's nice to find …

Food

Lemon Pudding Cake with Fresh Mixed Berries

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:1 hr 10 minPrep:25 minCook:45 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Intermediate<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer …

Food

The Best Baking Cookbooks, According to Pastry Chefs and Professional Bakers

For home bakers of every skill level and interest.<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an</i> …

Dessert

Chef John's Easy Apple Pie Recipe

"Not your traditional apple pie, this filling is caramelized apples held together with a very glossy, just-thick-enough apple syrup."<p>Ingredients<p>6 …

Baking

Decadent 2-Chocolate Ganache Recipe

This is a silky dark chocolate ganache that has many uses. It can be whipped to use as an icing or filling, or just poured over any cake you</b> …

Dessert

Avoid These 12 Common Vegetable Gardening Mistakes

Growing vegetables is an exciting and rewarding experience. The taste of fresh vegetables picked moments before, and the satisfaction of walking …

Gardening