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Where I Cook: Meg of Beard & Bonnet — Kitchen Tour

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Who cooks and eats here: Meg van der Kruik of Beard & Bonnet, a vegetarian and gluten-free food blog, her husband Todd, and her children Eliza and Kash.
Where: Long Beach, CA
Rent or Own? Rent

I’m always smitten by a living space that fully represents the personalities of its inhabitants. You know the kind. It’s more than just a space — there is life to it, a story. Meg’s house is definitely one of these places. (Within about five minutes of being there, I casually asked Meg if she wouldn’t mind coming over and helping me redesign my entire house. She chuckled, but I meant it.) Nestled around the corner of the main living space is her kitchen, which Meg admits is the most used room in the entire house. Let’s take a look, shall we?

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Kale & Brussels Sprouts Had a Love Child, and Its Name Is BrusselKale

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Valentine's Day may be over, but it left a few gifts in its wake. Red kale and Brussels sprouts got busy, and they cooked up a new baby vegetable to grace our tables this year. World, meet BrusselKale. Isn't she cute?

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SPONSORED POST: High-Tech Homes We Love — Dyson

From flatscreens to top-of-the-line kitchen appliances, technological touches can make a great home even better, all while seamlessly fitting into the space's aesthetic. Case in point: our readers, who know a thing or two about incorporating high-tech elements without feeling like they're living in a spaceship. Here are a few of our favorite examples.

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Recipe: Baked Spaghetti Squash Carbonara — Recipes from The Kitchn

How do you feel about spaghetti squash? Do you consider it a bad joke of a vegetable, promising carbs without remorse, but actually offering a bowl of slippery, slimy strings? Or do you love it for its teasing imitation of spaghetti, still holding its own with sweetness and a toothsome bite?

Actually — never mind. I don't really care how you feel about spaghetti squash. Because I know how everyone feels about spaghetti carbonara, and this baked spaghetti squash carbonara is going to warm your pasta-loving heart in exactly the same way. Except, with way fewer calories. And isn't that really the point of spaghetti squash, if we're all being honest?

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Red Miso Udon with Onsen Tomago & Agave-Cinnamon-Lime Roasted Carrots — Delicious Links

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Baked eggs with leeks and asparagus; sesame and jaggery bars; red miso undon with onsen tomago in today's Delicious Links.

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What Is This Weird Pastry Tool Used For? — Good Questions

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Q: Hi, I've been trying to identify this tool for a couple of months with no luck. I believe it has something to do with pastries. Can you please assist?

Sent by Cindy

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