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Scandinavian Recipes

Pickled herring, cured salmon, meatballs and rye bread are all staples of Scandinavian food, popular in countries like Sweden, Norway and Denmark. …

Recipes

Every Jam, Preserve, and Sauce Recipe to Savor All That Summer Produce

Summer is coming to a close, and we gotta make sure we get our fill of the farmers’ market. The stone fruit, heirloom tomatoes, and all the berries are calling our name. If you feel like you haven’t quite gotten enough, consider the age-old tradition of preserving. Not only is it a fun evening or …

Cooking

Make Your Own German Bread

If you crave German bread look no further. You can make real German bread at home with these bread recipes. Because everything is natural, some dough …

Food

11 Bakery Favorites You Can Make at Home

Breakfast lovers, listen up. We’ve figured out a way for you to enjoy show-stopping scones, sticky buns, Bundt cakes, and pastries without ever …

Breakfast

Danish Rye Bread

Loaded with seeds and unapologetically twangy, this is the ultimate whole grain bread<p>In a small bowl, mix ¾ cup cold water, the rye kernels, and the …

Bread

Crock-Pot’s best-selling 6 Quart Cook & Carry Slow Cooker for $32 shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon has the stainless steel Crock-Pot 6-Quart Programmable Cook & Carry Slow Cooker with Digital Timer (SCCPVL610-S) for <b>$31.98</b> …

How to Make Focaccia Like Chris Bianco

Bakers, serious bakers, are a special breed drawn to the mysterious alchemy of yeasted dough. Their practice borders on obsession. Flour coats their eyelashes (and, after decades of baking, clouds their vision), dried dough crusts over their cuticles, and breadcrumbs hide in the folds of their …

Baking

Making cured salmon gravlax at home lets paupers eat like kings

Once I went to a fancy grocer and ordered five slices of gravlax from the deli counter. I was in one of those moods. Outside the store I ate the …

Seafood

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

Healthy Peanut Butter Recipes That Satisfy Your Cravings

There’s no denying the allure of peanut butter and jelly, or even peanut butter and chocolate. Unfortunately, those two classic PB combos aren’t necessarily the healthiest.<p>But, fellow peanut butter lovers, we have good news for you: we’ve found 15 recipes that sneak peanut butter into our lives …

Healthy Eating
Baking

The Science Behind Fonts (And How They Make You Feel)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I’ve noticed how seemingly small things like font and the spacing between …

Come, Let's Climb This Skyscraping Cinnamon Bread to the Moon

Maida Heatter ends the headnote of her aptly-named "Mile-High Cinnamon Bread" with a direct order: <b>"Have your camera ready for this."</b> <i>Listen to Maida.</i><p>While there's a solid line-up of very good swirl breads out there (you'll find four at the bottom of this post), the first thing you'll notice about …

16 Greenery-Hued Recipes That Showcase Pantone’s Color of the Year

Pantone has announced its color of the year for 2017, and we could <i>not</i> be more obsessed. Greenery — a yellow-green shade — represents all things natural, earthy and energetic. In the words of Pantone, it is “symbolic of new beginnings.” Well, we’re down with that! And what better way to celebrate …

Food

20 Inspiring Dinners That Will Help You Eat Around the Globe

Dinner can be a struggle: You’re tired, time-strapped and fresh out of ideas. Well, put those casserole recipes away in favor of international inspiration. Stumped on where to start? Read on for 20 global classics like paella and beef stroganoff that will take your tastebuds on their best journey …

Cooking

17 Sweet Copycat Recipes to Indulge Your Inner Child

My parents cooked often when I was growing up, but my sweets were more likely to come from the freezer section or the baked-goods aisle (what parent has the time to put a lovingly homemade dessert on the table night after night?). They may not have been what you'd call sophisticated or nuanced, but …

Dessert

13 Delicious Recipes You Can Make In A Dutch Oven

Slow cookers might be the appliance everyone thinks of when the season turns chilly, but Dutch ovens are the real workhorses of any cold-weather kitchen.A Dutch oven is basically just a large, heavy cooking pot, but they’re good for anything from braising to bread baking.<p>Their only downfall is that …

Cooking

How to make the perfect mashed potatoes, according to science

As food writer Jeffrey Steingarten says in <i>The Man Who Ate Everything</i>, “the potato is the most important vegetable in the world.” Over 10 billion bushels of potatoes are grown every year, and you can live for 167 days eating just potatoes, Steingarten says (you’d have to eat about 3 3/4 pounds per …

Food

7 Crustless Quiche Recipes That Are Way Easier to Cook Than the OG

Say goodbye to a stressful morning (and any hungry houseguests) with one of these easy-to-make recipes, most of which require just 10 to 15 minutes …

Breakfast

15 Thanksgiving Appetizers and Snacks for Maximum Overeating

When I was growing up, Thanksgiving was always a marathon day of food. Sure, dinner was an elaborate affair, but we actually started eating hours before sitting down at the table, and the appetizers were as important as the turkey and mashed potatoes. We blamed the snacking on the fact that dinner …

Cooking

How to Make Your Own Healthy Halloween Candy

Fun-sized, foiled-wrapped, sugar-sweet candies will be available everywhere you turn from now until Halloween. Rather than picking up a Twix every time, make healthy alternatives readily available to satisfy your sweet cravings without the guilt (and cavities). From a chocolatey, crispy quinoa …

How to cook the perfect jambalaya

This creole/cajun classic is a hearty one-pot that hits the spot like nothing else. And, ingredients-wise, almost anything goes – just don’t stint on the sausage …<p>Jambalaya – one of those dishes that’s almost as satisfying to say as to eat. Almost, but not quite, because this cajun/creole favourite …

Seafood

The Slow Cooker Recipes You've Been Waiting For

The slow cooker is our best friend this time of year. As the days get shorter and we find ourselves low on energy, the slow cooker picks up the slack by cooking dinner for us. Not only can it effortlessly take a big hunk of meat and cook it into a tender meal, but it can do so when we’re not home. …

Cooking

Creeping It Real With These Tea-Licious Frankenstein Halloween Cookies Recipe

Halloween is just around the corner, and what’s better than creeping it real with some tea-rrific matcha Frankenstein cookies. These may look like a pain in the neck to make, but they are actually quite simple — you may just need some patience! Take these babies to your next Halloween party, but …

Dessert

These 30-Minute Recipes Will Save Your Weeknight Butt

Did somebody say "fast weeknight dinner ideas"? Oh, it was these 30-minutes-or-fewer recipes.<p>You always have to eat dinner, but you don't always have oodles of time to cook it. Enter: These easy, low-stress recipes that go from <i>mise en place</i> to plated dinner in 30 minutes. Or less.

Cooking

America is eating way less of one unhealthy food

For one thing, their portion sizes were likely far smaller. For another, they were eating way more red meat.<p>Things like beef and lamb surged in popularity in the mid 1970s, but they are less common in today's restaurants and grocery stores, thanks to a hefty amount of research, which first emerged …

Nutrition

18 Snacks (and 6 Podcasts) to Get You to and through Memorial Day

Long weekends (with Memorial Day kicking off a whole season of them) mean getting out of town: You'll be guiding the car to a faraway friend's house, or heading out on a hike, or staying home and getting as far away as you can from your daily routine (meet you in the park?). And wherever you go and …

20 best vegetarian recipes: part 1

Romy Gill’s chana dal with chapati<p>There are so many different ways of cooking chana dal. My dad worked in the steel plant in Burnpur in West Bengal – people came from different states to work there, so my growing-up years in India were spent eating the most delicious food ever.<p>Serves 4-6<b><br>chana dal</b> …

Onions

Claire Ptak’s mango buttercream chiffon cake recipe

Before I moved to London, I had never thought much of mangoes. I’d tried them plenty of times from the supermarket, and even picked them off wild trees during a backpacking trip in my 20s in Central America. But they had never caught my attention in the way other exotic fruits had.<p>I think what …

Dessert

Hallo, Berlin! Where to Find the City's Best Food and Drink Right Now

In Europe’s artiest city, dinner used to mean currywurst and a Pilsner. Now, new restaurants rival gallery openings, and local produce is high design. Make way for the New German Cuisine.<p>Of all the reasons to visit Berlin, food has never been one of them. Stunning art, a compelling history, wild …