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Salted Maple Honeycomb Candy

<i>In Cooking from Every Angle, we hear from our fearless leaders: Food52 co-founders Amanda & Merrill.</i><p><i>Today: Merrill shows us how to make maple candy.</i><p>A few weeks ago, Amanda and I were tasked with a tough assignment: we were asked to be judges for an ice cream contest hosted by Just Food at their …

Homemade Twix Candy Bars

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: It's Halloween come early! Kristin Rosenau of Pastry Affair shows us how to make homemade Twix bars, just in time for trick-or-treaters.</i><p>These …

Cookbook of the week: Saturday Kitchen Cooking Bible

The Saturday Kitchen Cooking Bible is full of easy family recipes from chefs including Michel Roux and Angela Hartnett<p>Whether or not you are a fan of Saturday Kitchen, the BBC’s hyperactive weekend cookery show, you can benefit from this spin-off book of 200 recipes by its starry guests, ranging …

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 …

Cooking

Parsley, Kale, and Berry Smoothie

2 Servings<p>Parsley can reinvigorate your cooking--and your health.<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) flat-leaf parsley (leaves and stems)<p>4 kale leaves (center ribs removed)<p>1 cup frozen organic berries (such as strawberries or raspberries)<p>1 banana (cut into pieces)<p>1 teaspoon ground …

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Top Pin of the Day: A Romantic Patio

See what's trending today. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>A chandelier and string of lights add even more romance to the patio of a Corona del Mar, California, house designed by owner Dana Abbott and her design partner, Kim Fiscus. A simple grid of black river rocks add …

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There was just too much goodness in Angie Hranowsky‘s portfolio so I had to do another post…featuring all of my favourite spaces. Brace yourselves!

8 Ways to Create a Family-Friendly Kitchen

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For years this has been and continues to be my favourite backyard of all time. I am determined to have this setup one day. EXACTLY as in the photo …

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OK I admit I’m choosy and hard to please. I’ve been stalking leftovers. You know … those listings that are not quite right, have bad photos or you …

24 Crazy Creative Kitchen Storage Ideas

More room to buy more things!<p>If you're lacking on kitchen storage space but aren't feeling a huge reno, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers, and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days. No demo day required!

Shopping

A Malibu Ranch With Electric Color

Nickey Kehoe wakes up a slumbering ranch.<p>Interior designers Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe inject surprising and bold color — a pink wool sofa, an electric blue dining room, a jade green kitchen island — into a Malibu house for a young, extroverted family. The result is a fun, high-energy home makeover. …

Interior Design

34 Window Treatment Ideas That'll Dramatically Improve Your View

Bonus: Some styles make your windows look bigger, too.<p>Window treatments are a seriously important — and often overlooked — part of a room. They can be functional, purely decor, or strike a balance between the two, depending on your space and the amount of natural light you receive. Whether it's …

Interior Design

A One-of-a-Kind Beach Cottage in the Hamptons

A Hamptons house packed with color and decor.<p>Designer Podge Bune takes us on a tour of her Hamptons home and shares her beach house decorating ideas. Read her full interview to see how she transformed a 1970s gray house into a unique and whimsical, English-style cottage.

Living Rooms

A Modern Kitchen with a Colorful Twist

Green cabinets and a burgundy stove.<p>Designers Carey Maloney and Hermes Mallea created a vibrant kitchen in a New York townhouse. Whether it's the brass pot rack, the green cabinets, or the burgundy stove, browse through the pictures and photos for ideas for color schemes. For more details read the …