Twitter Is Really Upset with Nigella Lawson’s Carbonara Recipe — Kitchen Heroes

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Authentic Italian carbonara is a pasta dish made with a few simple ingredients: eggs, hard cheese like Parmigiano and Pecorino, bacon, and black pepper. It's pretty hard to mess up, right? Well, recently celebrity chef and cookbook author Nigella Lawson took to Twitter to share her take on the classic and people were not very happy about it.

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The Best Way to Use a Cup, Quart, and a Pound of Cherries — Cherry Checklist

Cherry season is upon us, and we cannot get enough of these sweet jewel-toned stone fruits. Their season is fleeting, though, so it's time to stock up and make the most of them while they're around.

To help you along, here is your cherry checklist. It's where you'll find the very best things make, bake, and stir together based on the size of your cherry haul, with no amount too small for something great!

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3 Kitchen Island Ideas You Should Steal — Kitchen Design

Kitchen islands are always a top-of-the-list item when it comes to designing a dream space from scratch, and for good reason. There are so many obvious perks to having one: More counter space! Bonus seating! Extra storage!

What's more, a stylish island can become a statement piece for a kitchen. Here are three wow-worthy island trends that take the cabinetry from a simple kitchen workhorse to a major design element.

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Recipe: Creamy Corn and Basil Orzotto — Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners

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Classic risotto will forever and always be one of my favorite dishes to make at home, but that doesn't mean I don't have room for riffs. No, this version made with orzo pasta is not traditional, but it's seriously delicious and it's got a fun name, so I think it works. It's creamy, cheesy, and flecked with summer sweetness in the form of corn kernels and chopped basil. It's also incredibly easy to throw together, thanks to the quick-cooking pasta. That means you can get a satisfying vegetarian dinner on the table in under 30 minutes.

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This Is the Easiest Way to Do Fewer Dishes — Apartment Therapy

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From Apartment Therapy → The Easiest Way to Do Fewer Dishes

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The Best French Cheese You’ve Never Heard Of — One Good Thing

You've heard of brie, bien sur! And camembert? Naturellement. If you love stinky cheese, you may even be having a love affair with Epoisses. But have you heard of Laguiole?

Laguiole (pronounced la-gee-OHL) might not be a household name, but it should be! It's the kind of cheese that cozies up next to a hunk of humble peasant loaf as easily as it balances the richness of a seared duck breast with its cultured tang. It shines in a traditional French dish of mashed potatoes, cream, and butter (also known as aligot) or alongside a glass of Cahors (a deep, earthy wine from the same birthplace of Malbec). In short, it is the perfect cheese.

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