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How to Get Browner, Crispier Roasted Vegetables

The trick to browner roasted vegetables that are anything but limp isn't a secret ingredient or special tool—it's time.<p>In Sarah's recent piece about the Maillard reaction (a.k.a. that scientific thing responsible for a good sear on a steak, crispy edges of roasted potatoes, and brown edges of fried …

Vegetables

The Easiest Way to Plan for Leftovers Right Now

If you're going to do one ounce of prep this Thanksgiving week, make it this.<p>You know our Parker House Rolls? The fluffy, butter-brushed pull-apart buns of divinity pictured at the top of this page? Our food director <b>Carla Lalli Music</b> is pre-making batches of them (they're freezable—but more on that …

Baking

Creamy Garlic Chicken Spanakopita Skillet Recipe

Cozy up to this filling Greek-inspired dish, which turns traditional spanakopita, made with feta, spinach, dill, and scallions, into a one-skillet meal with the addition of chicken and a garlicky gravy.<p>Why It Works<p>Cooking the chicken in butter browns it quickly, keeping the interior …

How to Make $30,000 a year Blogging

If you’re anything like the overwhelmed blogger I spoke to a few years ago, who thought making a full time living from her blog was basically …

Blogging

Channel the Artist in You: 7 Blogging Mistakes to Fix

There are over 153,000,000 blogs on the web today. And every second on this planet, a new blog is created. And whether you are a freelancer whose …

Infographics

Mary Poppins crochet pattern in Spanish

Little Cat: Free Amigurumi crochet pattern

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I’ll never forget the first time I pulled a whole roasted chicken from the oven. Juicy and golden, it was a beautiful sight. I almost didn’t want to …

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4668-1_0.jpg <br>Dry-Brined Spiced Citrus Turkey<p>The first few times you cook a Thanksgiving turkey can be a series of trial and error. At our home, there …

LG says its G3 will be the first phone to get Android 5.0 Lollipop

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>It seems like there’s a race to get Android 5.0 Lollipop out to phones, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. This weekend, LG …

How to Get Your Product Hunted Like a Pro

<i>Poornima Vijayashanker is the founder of Femgineer, helping entrepreneurs and tech professionals (especially women) level up their careers. This post originally appeared on the Femgineer blog.</i><p>Back in 2007 I was working on my first startup, Mint.com, and in our efforts to be scrappy, we explored a …

Oscar de la Renta: From the Archives

Take a look back at some of Oscar de la Renta’s greatest moments in <i>W</i>—and see them all on the designer’s mood board.

12 Problems Only People With Great Taste Understand

Yes, your home looks amazing, but it's not without inconvenience.<p><b>1. You walk into any store—low- or high-end</b><b>—and your favorite item is always the most expensive one.</b> Who knew that little brass tray would ring up as more than certain pieces of furniture?<p><b>2. You've had to stop watching makeover shows</b> …

Brown Butter Pound Cake

It's been snowing all day in Oxford. I spent most of the day in the kitchen, watching the flakes fall and gather outside.<p>I've made this pound cake …

Pretzel Bagels

Part bagel, part pretzel. A Pretzel Bagel delivers the best of both types of bread because you can enjoy it as-is (or topped with mustard), like a …

Cream Biscuits - Easy Light & Flaky Cream Biscuits

Coffee, Cinnamon and Hazelnut Cakes

Buy hazelnuts. Toast hazelnuts. Make these Coffee, Cinnamon and Hazelnut Cakes. If you already have toasted hazelnuts in your pantry, then you can …

Chocolate and Walnut Scones

Fruit scones are all very well and good, but now and then, something richer is required. A generous scoop of dark chocolate chunks sweeten a buttermilk-based batter to make these <i>Irish Pantry</i> teatime treats.<p>Recipe reprinted with permission from IRISH PANTRY: Traditional Breads, Preserves, and …

Crazy Crust Apple Pie

This is a recipe that I found on a hand-typed recipe card (as in, it was typed on a typewriter) tucked inside of one of my grandmother’s cookbooks. I …

Dan Leader's 4-Hour Baguette

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: You can make baguettes at home -- in 4 hours, from nothing -- and they'll disappear faster than your favorite bakery's.</i><p>Raise your hand if you've always wanted …

Baking

Chocolate Marble Bread Recipe Demonstration - Joyofbaking.com

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How-To: Kitchener Stitch for Joining Seams in Knitting

Beautifully join two knitting pieces with active stitches together with this helpful kitchener stitch tutorial from the Purl Bee!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to the Purl Bee to see how it’s done.