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Baked Eggs in Avocado Cups With Feta and Mint Recipe

Whoever first thought of cracking an egg into the center of a halved avocado and baking it is a genius in my book. In this easy 20-minute meal, avocado is filled with an egg and baked on top of naan to create a decadent avocado toast that's enhanced with feta, mint, and crunchy pepitas.<p><b>Why this</b> …

A Creamy Herb Dressing, Minus the Cream

A creamy homemade vinaigrette without the cream? It couldn't be easier.<p>Sometimes we crave a creamy vinaigrette without the heft of buttermilk or, well, cream. Listen, we know we're asking a lot here—luckily this dairy-less wonder with dill, fennel, and garlic fits the bill.<p>Get the recipe: Creamy …

Homemade

The Look for Less: Garrett's Living Room on a Budget

I love Small Cool time. The gorgeous rooms and ingenious solutions for space-challenged homes show that personality, artistry, and organization are …

Living Rooms

DIY 'Kool-Aid'

One of the biggest health mistakes most people make is simply what they choose to drink. Soda, juice, sweetened teas, ‘fruit’ beverages and the list …

Hot Oat & Quinoa Cereal

4 Servings<p>If you think quinoa is only good for savory salads and pilafs, you're missing out. Pair it with steel-cut oats to amplify its hearty flavor. A little maple syrup brings out its sweet side.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup dried fruit (such as barberries, cranberries, or goji berries)<p>½ cup steel-cut …

Breakfast

plain to pattern

This pattern might look a bit familiar and you’d be right! I liked the dabbed paint affect from the DIY phone pouch so much that I thought it needed …

Eatsy: Spicy Zucchini Pickles

My step-grandmother Mary Ann grew up with a family of twelve on a farm in rural Tennessee. Their modest home, located at the western edge of the Appalachian mountains, was part of a tiny community called Possum Trot. In fact, she and her sisters wrote a book about the food they grew up eating,</i> …

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Publishing

Before & After: A $90 Weekend Kitchen Refresh

I thought I would spend the weekend painting the cabinets and refinishing the hardware just to see what happened. I was really in the anything is …

The Doors

One Afternoon, One Paint Color: 8 Simple But Sweet IKEA Hacks

(Image credit: Design*Sponge)<p>While elaborate IKEA hacks that completely transform a furniture piece into something else entirely are impressive, tiny …

Hacking

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

Healthy Eating

Spring Carrot, Radish and Quinoa Salad with Herbed Avocado

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 20 mins<br>• Cook Time: 15 mins<br>• Total Time: 35 minutes<br>• Yield: 2<br>• Category: Salad<p>★★★★★<p>5 from 5 reviews<p>This fresh and filling …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

13 Wondrous Things to Do with Canned Beans

Yes, there's something beautiful in a pot of beans, simmering away: of spooning up its garlicky, brothy goodness, of stretching it all week, of feeling whole and useful and efficient. That's all wonderful. But when dinner needs to have happened five minutes ago, and you're looking for something to …

Cooking

Vegan: Crispy Smoked Mushroom "Bacon"

<b>UPDATE:</b> We've updated this recipe. Check out the newest version right this way!<p>A while back, I created a graph that represented the cravings I get as a vegan. At the upper end of that scale are two things: cheese and bacon. I was able to kick the cheese craving with this Vegan Nacho Sauce recipe. …

15 Thanksgiving Salads to Brighten Up Your Meal

On a table sagging under the weight of turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and who knows what other dishes, it's easy for a salad to go ignored. It's especially easy to ignore it if the salad is an afterthought, something thrown together in a couple minutes right before people …

Simple Homemade Vegetable Broth

Anything you do with this broth will make you proud. Sip it by the cup for a lift; simmer it into soups, stews, pilafs, curries and sauces.<p>A simple …

Dwell

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Home Tours

Greek-Style Vegetable Casserole

6 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 zucchini (about 8 ounces), cut crosswise into four sections, then lengthwise into quarters<p>1 small red onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt<p>1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into 1-inch wedges<p>1/2 pound green beans, trimmed<p>1 14-ounce can …

Zucchini

Golden Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are one of my favorite comfort foods, and it's not hard to make them taste amazing. The easy way, my friends, is fat. A lot of it. I …

Cavolfiore Palma a la Leah (Pan

Parsley

Let Roasted Vegetables Transform Your Lunches

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, in partnership with Earthbound Farm, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: All the reason we need to roast extra vegetables</i> …

Healthy Eating

Latin American adventures for the whole family

Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to stop travelling altogether. In fact, bringing the kids along for your next Latin American adventure can be an enriching experience for everybody involved. It’s easier than you think, and just a few simple guidelines can keep your …

DIY Home Projects

Chickpea and Broccoli Bowl with Tahini Sauce Recipe

<b>Chickpea:</b> We’ve got to stop meeting like this.<p><b>Quinoa:</b> Why, when we fit together so beautifully, your Rubenesque form nestled in my bed of tiny …

A Grain, A Green, A Bean

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Gabriella gives you a mantra to repeat when dinner feels too difficult.</i><p>There are …

Healthy Eating

Less Is More: Paint Trim & Moulding for a Color Pop

Color really is the best way to liven up a room and make it memorable, but you don't have to use a ton of it to get your desired results. Here are …

Interior Design

5 Color Rules Worth Breaking

You know what they say about rules, right? Around here we like to think of them more as loose guidelines. Whatever you call 'em, here are five that …

Handy

How to Make Quinoa Salad Without A Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: How to make any quinoa salad, using whatever ingredients you like, in 5 steps flat.</i><p>This is my secret weapon …

Food