Xia Gordon

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Laken's Dorm Room Redo: Style Inspiration

Gone are the days when dorm decor was just posters and milk crates. Dorm living has come a long way on the sophistication scale, and students are …

Posters

Laken's Dorm Room Redo: Before & After Reveal

Laken, the college freshman we introduced you to last week, is all moved in and set up, and ready to start classes this week. She took her college …

IKEA

Eating Out...at Home: Backyard Dining

I've been trying to take advantage of this mild August weather (unheard of in the D.C.-Baltimore area) by eating as many meals as possible in my …

Food & Dining

Jim's Artist Studio at 118 Winston

<b>Name:</b> Jim Olarte, artist in residence at 118 Winston <b><br>Location:</b> Downtown Los Angeles, California <b><br>Size:</b> 400 square feet <b><br>Years in business:</b> 30 years<p>Jim …

Pacific Ocean

The Best Basics: Good, Cheap Curtains & Drapes

Curtain panels are a necessity for privacy and what I'll call visual softness, but that fabric can cost you. If you're in the market for some, check …

J.C. Penney

Small Space Solutions: Off-the-Wall Room Dividers that Work

I've always lived in small spaces, and even wrote about how I prefer it here. Not only do I like the design challenge of a smaller apartment, but …

Small Spaces

Crêpes With Herb and Goat Cheese Scrambled Eggs Recipe

At once delicate and substantial, savory crêpes are perfectly suited for brunch. Softly scrambled eggs make a wonderful filling, especially with the addition of creamy goat cheese.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Crepes</b>:1 cup all purpose flour1 1/2 cups milk4 eggs, beatenKosher salt4 …

Grilled Flank Steak with Pistachio-Mint Pesto and Roasted Beets Recipe

Offering an update on traditional pesto, this minty rendition finishes marinated, grilled flank steak and is served with roasted golden beets.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the …

Chipotle Shrimp and Cheese Torta Recipe

Shrimp maintain their juicy integrity even under an avalanche of toppings—no batter required. Plus I could cook them in a chipotle and tomato mixture, so the salsa was built right in.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 bolillo rolls or sturdy hero rolls1 (15-ounce) can whole tomatoes, drained2 canned …

Zucchini-Corn Fritters

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 14 to 15 fritters<p><b>Prep:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>25 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>45 minutes<p>Quick zucchini and corn fritters make a perfect …

Poppadums with Chile-Spiked Onion and Avocado Pomegranate Dip from 'Indian Cooking Unfolded'

My only experience eating poppadums has been in Indian restaurants, with a couple of chutneys served alongside. The crackers have always seemed ethereally light and magically crisp. I never would have thought to serve them at home, and knew nothing about preparing them. This dead-simple appetizer …

Blueberry Pizza with Whipped Ricotta + Caramelized Shallots

Blueberry Pizza with Whipped Ricotta + Caramelized Shallots.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 26, 2013 88<p>Don’t freak out.<p>This isn’t weird. I swear.<p>But this pizza? …

Dinner Tonight: Dad's Favorite Seafood Stew + Grilled Corn with Basil Butter

Surreal as it may seem, it is officially the final week of summer. The season has flown and hopefully you were able to take advantage of all the lovely ingredients summer has to offer. And if not, you still have time. This week's Dinner Tonight takes advantage of summer's favorite offerings, …

Cooking

Clotilde Dusoulier's Green Pancakes

<i>All week long, Clotilde Dusoulier of Chocolate & Zucchini will be sharing recipes from her latest, The French Market Cookbook, answering our questions, and giving away copies of her book to a few lucky readers. With her as our guest editor, we're feeling slightly more French -- and significantly</i> …

Pancakes

Watermelon Tomato Salad with Cumin and Fennel

<i>In Cooking from Every Angle, we hear from our fearless leaders: Food52 co-founders Amanda & Merrill.</i><p><i>Today: Amanda shows us a new take on watermelon tomato salad.</i><p>The first time I tasted watermelon tomato salad was in the late 90s at a steak house on the Upper East Side, not a place you expect to …

Curries

Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies

I love cookies.<p>I love allllllll kinds of cookies.<p>I especially love cookies I don’t know very well!<p>(Sorry. <i>About Last Night</i> reference. I was going to …

Corn, Avocado, and Radish Tartine Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 slices of hearty bread, such as French pain au levain or sourdough4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided1 …

7 DIY Projects for the Overachiever in All of Us

Convenience, as far as food is concerned, does not cater to the obsessed. It does not cater to those passionate about the process, those who are at their happiest digging their hands into a squishy ball of dough or spending hours scouring the internet and their bookshelves for their next …

Ice Cream

A Vacation-Worthy Lunch

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>We're on vacation in Wainscott, NY, this week, so lunch is a bit more free-form, and is often cobbled together with leftovers, farm stand produce, …

Food

Put a Filter on It: Snack Time

<i>It's no secret -- we love a good 'gram. Here, we'll be posting our favorite Instagram from the food world, on a different theme each week. This week, we're taking a break from a busy day to enjoy a snack.</i><p>Everyone has a favorite meal. Maybe you spend all night dreaming of breakfast, all morning …

Pulled Eggplant BBQ

Click HERE to order our new cookbook, <i>The Chubby Vegetarian: 100 Inspired Vegetable Recipes for the Modern Table</i> <i>(Susan Schadt Press, November 2016).</i> …