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Homemade Pita bread recipe – Book of Taste

19NOV<p>Ingredients: red or yukon gold potatoes extra virgin olive oil 1/2 a packet of dry zesty Italian dressing mix garlic powder 1/3 …

The Best Way to Organize All Your Bags of Gluten-Free Flour

As a gluten-free cook and baker, I typically have around 12 to 15 different flours and starches in my kitchen. From chickpea and coconut to sorghum …

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Beef Enchilada Casserole

This tasty Mexican-style casserole will surely become a family favorite. This is an excellent casserole to bake for a family meal. Or take it along …

The 15 Best Bathroom Colors According to Interior Designers

With names like "Tranquility" and "Borrowed Light," these paint shades are bound to give your bathroom a serene vibe.<p>Whether you embrace the spa-like oasis vibe or opt for dramatic design, bathrooms are so full of decorating potential. Whatever your taste, experts say choosing the right shade of …

7 tips and tricks for navigating the iPad on iOS 11

Apple's iPad is like a brand-new device after installing iOS 11.<p>After installing iOS 11 on an iPad, you're undoubtedly going to notice things are way different. For starters, there's a bona fide app dock now. Also, multitasking has been completely redone. Here are a few tips and tricks for …

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12 Stovetop Chicken Dinners That Take 30 Minutes or Less

Eaten simple or dressed up, hot or cold, in sandwiches or salads, chicken is one of those things that's pretty perfect all year long. Ovens, on the …

New barbecue sauce, rub and marinade recipes for the home pitmaster

Barbecue may be our one true American food and a reminder of the power of patient smoke, with no need to fan the flames of raging fire. Whatever the focus, whether wild or farmed, from land or sea, low and slow barbecue can render our toughest to tenderness.<p>In the middle of barbecue season and with …

26 Pressure Cooker Recipes for Quick and Easy Meals

Thanks to the Instant Pot charming the aprons off home cooks everywhere (and for good reason), the humble pressure cooker is finally getting its …

Avoid “Dirty” Photos with This Simple 3-Step Process for Cleaning Your Camera’s Sensor (VIDEO)

Dirty camera sensors are a common source of degraded image quality, resulting in tedious post-processing work to clean up the photograph. This …

Greek Meatballs with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce and Rice Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat broiler with oven rack 6 inches from heat. Place ground chuck, feta cheese, oregano, parsley, crushed red pepper, egg, 1 …

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If you want to sell your home for more money, these are the colors you should paint your walls

According to a new analysis by Zillow, paint color should definitely be a change you consider.<p>After analyzing more than 32,000 listing photos of homes that have sold across the US, Zillow came up with a list of the colors that performed the best.<p>For example, homes that are painted "greige," a shade …

Dining Rooms

30 *Totally* Impressive Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

For some, the idea of cooking from scratch sounds like a nuisance; why waste time making your own sauces, spices, and spreads when you can grab them ready-made at the store? But more people are taking the homemade route these days, and we encourage you to give it a go. Salad dressing is an easy …

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, these tricks aren’t really hidden at all. …

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The Easiest and Most Efficient Way to Color Correct Any Image

White balancing shots is not always as easy of a task as it seems. Sometimes, a gray card cannot be used, other times the lighting is too poor and …

So, "Cloud Bread" Is A Thing And It’s Actually Delicious

All you need are three ingredients.

Photoshop Tip: How to Make Eyes ‘Pop’ in 30 Seconds

There’s a simple way to make your subject’s eyes pop in a portrait, and it doesn’t involve touching vibrance, saturation, luminosity, or any other …

9 Crazy-Good Seafood Recipes To Try This Week

Seafood isn't just for summer -- these sensational recipes are a welcome reprieve from meat-heavy winter meals.<p><b>1. Cioppino (Fisherman's Stew)</b><p>Brimming with fresh seafood in a tomato and wine broth that tastes like the sea, Cioppino is an Italian-American fish stew. Serve it with garlic bread or a …

Queen Elizabeth's Drop Scones Are the Perfect Addition to Your Next Teatime

President Eisenhower was a huge fan of these "scotch pancakes."<p>Even if you can't afford to live like the British royal family (apparently, castles in the UK don't come cheap. Who knew?), you <i>can</i> afford to bake like them. In 1960, Queen Elizabeth II treated then-President Dwight Eisenhower and his …

9 easy gluten-free dinners (that don't even seem gluten-free)

The past few years have showered us with a whole lot of research about gluten intolerance and allergies. There are about 3 million Americans who have …

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Frank Sinatra's Fettuccine Recipe Is the Perfect Dinner Dish

We'd expect nothing less from the Italian-American crooner.<p>Before you commit to the latest diet trend and swear off carbs entirely in 2017, you'll want to give Frank Sinatra's famous fettuccine recipe a try. Originally published in <i>The Sinatra Celebrity Cookbook: Barbara, Frank, and Friends</i> …

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Make your own dumplings for dinner tonight. It's easier than you think.

If you're in the mood for dumplings, you could spend an hour waiting for the <i>xiao long bao</i> at Din Tai Fung, drive to Hacienda Heights for the potstickers at Earthen, or brave the numb-taste dumplings at Chengdu Taste. Or you could make your own dumplings tonight.<p>This pork dumpling recipe, from Ruth …

Food & Dining

How To Make The Flakiest Pie Crust You've Ever Eaten

Follow these super-easy instructions to wow your family and friends.<p>While no one is going to say that making piecrust from scratch is simple, it’s …

10 of Our Best Baking Lessons of the Year

Baking requires patient precision and a mastering of technique, yet it doesn't have to be difficult or out of reach. These 10 lessons were our most …

Dessert

The Best Recipe for Flan

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. There are about 11,000 reasons to love the Times reporter Julia Moskin, but up in the top 100 is the way she dives deep …

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Giada De Laurentiis's 20 Most Popular Pasta Recipes You Need in Your Life

Fact: Giada De Laurentiis is queen of pasta. If you need proof, look no further than her 20 most popular pasta recipes on Food Network, from classic lasagna to lemon spaghetti and creamy penne with shrimp. If your idea of a good meal involves plenty of carbs and cheese, these are the trusted …

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8 Useful iPad Features You May Not Even Know You Have

These features are intended to make aging easier.<p>Sure you’ve semi-figured out Siri and maybe even have mastered FaceTiming with the grandkids. But Apple would like you to know that you’ve just discovered the tip of the iPad iceberg. Here are some other lesser-known features that Apple thinks will …

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The Best Apps for the iPhone 7 Plus Dual Camera

If you’ve dropped a few extra hundred dollars on the iPhone 7 Plus and its fancy dual-camera, then you’ll want to be sure of getting your money’s …

Chicken Pot Shepherd's Pie

In a 4-qt. saucepan, cook potatoes in generously salted water until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and pass in a potato ricer back into the pan. Add …

Chicken Saltimbocca Recipe

<i>This chicken saltimbocca is essentially an Italian rendition of chicken cordon bleu that’s just as lovely as its French counterpart. Just cutlets and</i> …

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