Magdalena De Beer

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Oreos From Scratch

Did you know that Oreo cookies are the number one brand of cookies sold across the world? Oreos are more preferred than the cherished chocolate chip cookie, making the Oreo the Beyonce of the cookie world and demoting the sad faced chocolate chip cookie to Justin Bieber status.<p>Oreos have been …

Introducing The New Pig In A Blanket

Asparagus, melon, cauliflower: What do these three foods have in common? They're all exponentially more delicious when wrapped in prosciutto. Keeping with that theme, we'd like to introduce you to our newest creation: prosciutto bites.<p>Think of this appetizer as a reverse pig in a blanket.<p><b>Get the</b> …

The Only Formula You Need to Make Your Best-Ever Fruit Pie Filling

Ready to fill that buttery pie crust with a pile of gorgeous, ripe fruit? We're here to set you up for pie filling success.<p>Fruit, sugar, cornstarch, acid, extras. These are the only things you need to remember to turn out a perfect pie filling. You've already read our step-by-step guide to the …

How to Make a Whole Roasted Fish

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>If you’ve ever been to a restaurant and been brave enough to order a whole fish, complete with head and tail, you know that you are …

5 Family-Friendly Dinners You Need to Try

Is it time to branch out from the same few meals you make over and over again? <i>Everyone</i> in my family gave these recipes an enthusiastic thumbs-up.<p><b>1. Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli</b><p>This delicious pasta dish is adapted from <i>Lidia's Italian Table</i> by Lidia Bastianich. Not only is it quick and easy …

13 Vegan Ice Cream Recipes That Are Better Than The Real Thing

Photo credit: Edible Perspective, Minimalist Baker, Two Peas and their Pod, This Rawsome Life<p>Ice cream is, at its very core, a dairy-rich dessert. It has not been a friend to the lactose intolerant or vegans, which doesn't seem fair when you consider how very amazing this frozen treat is to eat. …

4 Summery Weeknight Dishes to Make in June

Ring in the real start of summer with a bright cucumber salad, a juicy stone fruit crumble, and a light pasta with no-cook olive sauce.<p>Finally—it's summer! That means no-cook pasta sauce, spicy grilled short ribs, and cool, crunchy cukes. And for dessert? A no-fuss crumble to celebrate all that …

17 Cobblers, Crumbles, Crisps, and Buckles That Make Us Want to Eat All the Berries and Crumbs

With so many berries to choose from, why not make a cobbler, crisp, crumble, or buckle? Here are 18 so good you'll want to dig well below the crumbly top layer and polish off the whole thing.<p><b>When someone shows up to a party with a truly beautiful berry cobbler,</b> crumble, buckle, or crisp, our jaws …

Dessert

Honey and Herbs Sing in 492's Saint Basil Cocktail

The Disco Sour at Charleston newbie <b>492</b> calls for pisco, lemon and Velvet Falernum, but it's cobalt blue-hued Butterfly Pea flower ice that causes the psychedelic-looking elixir to shift from purple to pink as the cubes melt. And mirroring the bar's creativity—which also involves asparagus and yerba …

Snack, Sip, Repeat: 16 Dishes and Drinks to Do Happy Hour Right

<i>We're the kind of people who have to eat every three hours, and Pure Leaf Iced Tea is here to help with that.</i><p><i>Today: Once you've had a homemade happy hour, you'll never go back.</i><p>I've never met a happy hour I didn’t enjoy—the drinks, the snacks, the afternoon glow. But not all happy hours are created …

How to Make Ice Cream Cake Even Better Than Baskin-Robbins

For best results, choose at least two different flavors of ice cream.<p>Ask anyone who has a summertime birthday and they'll tell you that there's no match for an ice cream cake. Whether you're a fan of Carvel or Baskin-Robbins, there are few frozen desserts as delicious as a cold and creamy ice cream …

5 Negroni Week-Inspired Cocktails

Negroni Week is in full swing with bars across the globe mixing up the classic combination of gin, Campari and sweet vermouth--as well as inspired riffs--and donating a portion of the proceeds to charities of their choice. Now in its third year, Imbibe launched Negroni Week as a way to celebrate a …

Pitcher Perfect

We can do better by iced tea. It's refreshing, endlessly sippable and pairs well with just about any warm-weather meal, but it often gets short …

Arnold Palmer

Everyday Detox

• <b>Author:</b> Megan Gilmore<p><b>A healthy guide to detoxing naturally, all year round--no dieting, juice fasting, or calorie counting required--to lose weight, improve digestion, sleep better, and feel great, featuring 100 properly combined recipes for every meal of the day.</b><p>Most diets and cleanses have …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Hiking

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

How to Make a Ramen Burger

So you've read our most recent ramen burger review and you perhaps are thinking of trying it out for yourself. What can you do?<p>Thus far my closest run-in with a ramen burger in the wild was at the San Francisco Street Food Festival a few weeks ago. I didn't actually get a chance to taste one due to …

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

How to Make Herb Infused Simple Syrups - Recipes

Carefully rinse your herbs clean. You will use one type of herb for each batch of simple syrup. Here, I am making three batches - basil, rosemary, …

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• A WordPress.com account. Don’t have an account? All you need is an email address and password — register here!<br>• Permission from the site owner. Once …

Grow Your Own Indoor Herbs

Salt Lake City Green joined forces with KUTV2 this morning to show viewers how easy it is to grow your own indoor herb garden! View the …

Art Basil

1. Make the chicken: In a large skillet, combine the chicken with the lemon slices, onion, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, red-pepper flakes and red …

Peaches poached in white wine, citrus and herbs recipe

The perfect dessert when peaches are at their best; usually in June, July and August.<p>Although we are creating an orchard at Le manoir in which peaches and apricots will feature, the best come either from France or Italy. White peaches have the ideal flavour and we believe they justify the extra …

Sour power

I was recently asked what I meant by saying I look for "drama in the mouth" when eating. I certainly don't want every mouthful to make a statement, …

Basil Varieties | Growing Basil

<b>Sweet Basil</b> Classic Italian basil, used in tomato sauce, pesto and salads.<p><b>Purple Ruffles Basil</b> Ruffled, large and frilly purple leaves. Beautiful and …

Grilled Peaches with Marjoram Infused Whipped Cream

One of my favorite things about living in Los Angeles is the produce. Farmers’ markets are abundant with seasonal, scrumptious fruits and veggies …