Ruthanne Bernacki

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Make This Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken and Broccoli for Dinner

February is not my favorite month. While I'd like to think I'd spend time in my kitchen making long, labor-intensive dinners, like lasagna bolognese …

Cooking

How to Make the Perfect Margarita

I’d imagine most of us have had at least one or two experiences under our belts that involve a bottle of bottom-shelf tequila, a plastic jug of …

Recipe: The shortbread cookie that broke the internet

If you have a pulse and an Instagram account, or engage with food media in any capacity, you’re probably already well-aware of the internet craze …

Dessert

The World’s Easiest Make-Ahead Breakfast

Regular oatmeal comes together in mere minutes, sure—but when you’re half asleep, halfway out the door, or all the way hungover, the difference …

Breakfast

Ruby Tandoh’s recipe for cherry blondies with bay cream

Beautify your brownies with these grown-up blondies spiced up with citrus and cherries<p>Usually I like to take a recipe straight to its basest form: opera cake? Make that a chocolate sponge. Towering croquembouche? Serve ‘em a nice eclair instead. These blondies are unusual for me, then, because for …

Dessert

Recipe: Raspberry-Coconut French Macarons

For the shells:<p>Cut a piece of parchment paper to fit inside a baking sheet and draw 1 1/2- to 2-inch circles on the parchment. Flip the paper over so …

Dessert

How To Make Steak Fries

<b>Heat the oven.</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Coat a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray; set aside.<p><b>Cut the potatoes.</b> …

Recipes

28 Incredible Meals You Can Make In A Mason Jar

Now you can enjoy your favorite meals anytime, anywhere.

Recipes

Recipe: Creamy Spinach Parmesan Orzo

Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven or pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion and sauté until softened and fragrant, about 3 minutes. Add the …

Recipes

12 amazing TV shows still yet to debut on BBC and ITV in 2018

We are barely a month in to 2018, but we've already had some great television.<p>We've had McMafia air, as well as Next of Kin and Kiri.<p>Britannia has …

TV

The Best Ways to See Europe in Just 10 Days

If there’s one thing that Americans get shafted on (there’s not just one; there are loads), it’s vacation days. A 10-day trip will probably eat up a …

European Travel

The Everything Chinese Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Rhonda Lauret Parkinson<p>Featuring hundreds of recipes, such as Snow Pea Stir-fry, Hot Chicken Salad, General Tso's Chicken, and Traditional Mu Shu Pork, <i>The Everything Chinese Cookbook</i> makes preparing authentic Chinese dishes fun and easy! From basic Chinese flavors and dipping sauces, such …

Food & Dining

Compound butter is the secret to layers of flavor

If you are looking to add a layer of unexpected flavor, think compound butter. Here's how to make yourself:<p>1. Soften two sticks unsalted butter to …

Recipes

How To Crochet Eyes For Your Amigurumi

Share HodgePodge!<p>Ever wonder how to create crochet eyes for your amigurumi projects? Let me show you how in this quick tutorial!<p>Quick tip before you …

Yarn

The best true crime podcasts offer chilling insights into humanity

True crime has long been a popular genre in print and television, but since the runaway success of <i>Serial</i> in 2014, true crime has exploded in the …

Crime

No Mark upon Her

• <b>Author:</b> Deborah Crombie<p>New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie makes her mark with this absorbing, finely hued tale of suspense—a deeply atmospheric and twisting mystery full of deadly secrets, salacious lies, and unexpected betrayals involving the mysterious drowning of a Met …

Books

The Cold Dish

• <b>Author:</b> Craig Johnson<p><b>Introducing Wyoming’s Sheriff Walt Longmire in this riveting novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Hell Is Empty and As the Crow Flies, the first in the Walt Longmire Mystery Series, the basis for LONGMIRE, the hit A&E original drama series</b> <b></b><br>Fans of Ace Atkins, …

Writing

Sunday Stash Marinara Sauce

This simple, flavorful tomato sauce is a weeknight savior. Make a big batch and stash it in the freezer. Add to pastas, braises, soups, and stews in …

Cooking

Bucardo takes Apple Watch from band to necklace

<i>Note: If ordering for Valentine’s Day, the cut off date is Friday, February 6!</i><p>The Apple Watch doesn’t need to live on one’s wrist alone. Bucardo has taken this idea to new levels with its elegant lockets and pocket watches for Apple Watch. We’re excited (and highly curious) to see what Watch Store …

Smartwatches

Chocolate Chip-Cherry Cast-Iron Cookies

Special equipment: Eight 3-inch cast-iron skillets<p>Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.<p>Combine the flour, oats, baking soda and salt in a large bowl and …

Should You Wear Your Cap Brim Up or Down - And Other Cycling Style Debates

You want to reduce sun glare and show the world how focused you are, but is that worth sacrificing jauntiness and field of vision?<p><b>Why do cyclists love high socks so much?</b><p>Show up to a group ride and you’ll find socks in every color, with lengths extending to mid-calf and beyond. “I think tall socks …

Cycling

How to be a better cyclist in seven steps

<b>Becoming a better, fitter, faster cyclist doesn't need to be an experiment in self torture - cycling is fun, just set some goals and plan your riding</b> …

Cycling

This Cabbage, Sausage, and Potato Soup Is Perfect for Chilly Nights

Soup is a warm and comforting hug during the winter months, but making a soup that is truly satisfying is something of a fickle beast. If you're like …

Cooking

How To Make Beef Stew in the Slow Cooker

Tucking into a hearty bowl of tender beef stew is like dinnertime nirvana. Within the rich, beefy broth are creamy chunks of potato and carrots and …

Cooking

Recipe: Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce

Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven or large skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion, celery, and carrot, and cook until the onion is …

Cooking

10 fun knitting crochet projects to keep you busy this year

Bernat Blanket Tasselled Throw<p>1 / 10<p>If you can't make this blanket in time for this winter, you can work on it during the year to get all warm and …

Yarn

Lieutenant Kane Thrillers Books 1-3

• <b>Author:</b> E.H. Reinhard<p>Malevolent: Book One in the Cases of Lieutenant Kane Series<p>Tampa homicide lieutenant Carl Kane has a tough job. His day-to-day consists of decomposing dead bodies and removing murderers from the general public. But when two women’s bodies are found under similar circumstances, …

Books

Recipe: Honey-Garlic Chicken Stir Fry

Honey-Garlic Chicken Stir-Fry<p>Serves 4 to 6<p><i>For the sauce:</i> <br>1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth or water <br>2 tablespoons tamari or soy sauce <br>1 tablespoon …

Awesome Apple Watch tricks to get the most out of your wearable

The Apple Watch truly became a useful device with the release of the Series 3. LTE connectivity, more accurate heart rate monitoring, and faster hardware make the Apple Watch a joy to use.<p>With all of the features and functions Apple advertises, there’s still plenty of hidden tips and tricks for …

The best recent crime novels – review roundup

The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld; Dark Pines by Will Dean; Hell Bay by Kate Rhodes; Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan; The Chalk Man by CJ Tudor<p>Set in the snowy mountain forests of Oregon, <b>The Child Finder</b>(W&N, £12.99) is the second novel from bestselling American author Rene Denfeld. Naomi, the …