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4 Summery Recipes from GrowNYC

<i>All week long, the GrowNYC team will be sharing recipes from The Greenmarket Cookbook -- and giving away one copy each day. Now get to the market, and make the most of summer's brightest produce before the season is over.</i><p>In The Greenmarket Cookbook, Gabrielle Langholtz and the GrowNYC team have …

Recipes

22 Blueberry Recipes to Cure Your Summer Blues

The summer blues are real.<p>For most, they start to creep in around the first of August, though we've seen cases start as early as July 5. <i>The summer is fading away</i>, we'll say. <i>There are so many things we haven't gotten to, vacations we wanted to take, books we wanted to read lazily in the sunshine.</i> …

Breakfast

How French Women Curb Cravings: This 5-Minute Breakfast

All it takes is six easy ingredients and some je ne sais quoi<p>For a best-selling author who writes books with sharp titles like <i>French Women Don't Get Fat</i> and <i>French Women Don't Get Facelifts</i>, 67-year-old Mireille Guiliano isn't what you'd expect. The former Veuve Clicquot CEO is instantly warm and …

DIY Room Decor: 10 Paper Flower Tutorials

I'm decorating a going-away party for a coworker who's an avid gardener. Flowers are on the brain for both that reason, and another one I think most …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

Woodworking

5 Links to Read Before Making Pasta Salad

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Perfect pasta salads for picnics and potlucks.</i><p>The return of warm weather and sunshine means a significant increase in outdoor meals and human contact. …

Food

Everything You Need to Know About Cooking Pasta

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: How to stretch, salt, and sauce your way to the perfect pasta.</i><p>Pasta is rightfully hailed as the king of easy entertaining and weeknight dinners. It’s …

Italian Food

Cabin Waffles (DIY Waffle Mix)

Last week we packed up the pugs and some warm clothes and headed to a little cabin in the mountains for a pre-Christmas-Christmas. Gifts were …

28 DIY Vases Sprouting Up as Our Faves

With spring in sight (we swear it’s coming!), it’s time to start thinking about flowers and how you are going to display those fragrant beauties once they start blooming. Get ready to daydream about warm weather: We’ve got 28 gorgeous DIY vases to display some blooms.<p><b>1. Frosted Vase</b>: Oh la la, do …

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 …

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is the antidote

Besting holiday traffic in The Chosen One.<p>I have abandoned the interstate.<p>To hell with it. Man wasn't built to suffer at 57 mph behind untold hordes of holiday drivers, and neither was the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. Mywife and I are heading for the hills, and if the mountain takes us, it'll …

Lulu & Georgia Inspired Rugs

The other day I was over at Lulu & Georgia, drooling...as usual. Is this my life? To be spent admiring items beyond my means? Drat my ridiculously …

How to build a dining table from recycled wood - Green Diary - Green Revolution Guide by Dr Prem

A dining table is a flat surfaced table (which all tables are) standing on four or more legs depending on shape and size and is used for formal …

Pumpkin Spice Latte

<i>It's</i> always <i>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: Laura Wright from The First Mess walks us through how to put your own spin on the popular seasonal drink.</i><p>So, I'm definitely one of those purists …

Breakfast

Be a Better Guest

<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 tells you how to be a better Thanksgiving guest.</i><p><i></i><p>Thanksgiving is my …

Dessert

Drink Your Way To Younger-Looking Skin With... Beauty Shots?

After watching countless Disney movies and cartoons like "Snow White," "Don's Fountain of Youth" and "Pirates of the Caribbean," we grew up believing that there was a real fountain of youth you could drink from, with elixirs that could turn back time. Later, we were introduced to the world of …

How to Outsmart the Airlines and Beat the Shrinking Airplane Seat

The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> recently posted a brilliant article about the supposed ‘Shrinking’ airline seat, where airlines have become savvy about …

13 Words You Must Learn Before Visiting New York

When traveling, it is of utmost importance to hide the fact that you’re a tourist. If you seem like you’re not from here, you run the risk of being ripped off, shut out, or just totally humiliated by the savvier, sassier locals around you.<p>One of the diciest places to look like a tourist, of course, …

How to Make a Roux

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: It's time to get over your fear of the roux.</i><p>There are certain things that become a part of a home cook's arsenal: a good roast chicken, some killer …

Kitchens

Homemade Sweet Potato Chips

<i>It's</i> always <i>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: Laura Wright from The First Mess walks us through the ins and outs of homemade sweet potato chips.</i><p>Sweet potato chips are one of those things that …

Spices

Butter Toffee Candy Bar Shots in Edible Chocolate Shot Glasses

I can hardly believe we're sailing into November this week! As we cruise into these major holiday months, my attention is turned toward entertaining. …

John Besh's Green Olive Tapenade

<i>In Cooking from Every Angle, we hear from our fearless leaders: Food52 co-founders Amanda & Merrill.</i><p><i>Today: Merrill makes green olive tapenade from John Besh's new book, Cooking From the Heart.</i><p>I've always felt a little self-conscious about my fondness for green olives -- if everyone else prefers …

Seafood

5 Reasons to Go to Singapore

If you haven’t been to Singapore in the past three years, it’s almost as if you haven’t been there at all—and given the ambitious scope of the …

30 images of Morocco we can’t stop looking at

ARGUABLY, Morocco “has it all.” A rich culture (blend of Arab, Berber, and other African and European influences), ancient history (inhabited since …

Travel

10 Things to Know About Travel in Southeast Asia

Lots of globetrotters and backpackers have journeyed to the fertile and culturally rich Southeast Asia. Known for its beautiful beaches, mesmerizing historical sights and a touch of adventurousness, this comparatively inexpensive travel destination baits thousands amongst thousands of people every …

Get Your Body Wedding-Ready: The One Workout Move You Need for Each Type of Wedding Dress

Corpse Bride Blue Velvet Cake - Complete Tutorial

<i>Hello</i> <i>October!</i> This month brings out the kid in me like no other (even more so than Christmas!), and I get positively giddy for all things spooky. …

Why Sugar Is Just As Bad For Your Skin As It Is For Your Waistline

We all know sugar is bad for your waistline, but what about your skin? With all of the negative press sugar has been getting for its effects on heart health and obesity rates, we thought it was time to decipher its beauty ramifications -- and the results aren't pretty. We spoke to Dr. Nicholas …