Recipe: Crunchy Cabbage & Peanut Slaw — Quick and Easy Vegetarian Dinners

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This deceptively simple mix of cabbage, peanuts, and rice vinegar with oil is one of the easiest ways to round out a meal. It's all in how you cut the cabbage: the mix is light and feathery yet satisfying at the same time. This is my attempt to imitate it, and it's also a basic element in one of my favorite meals for a crowd, slow cooker hoisin pork wraps.


This Is the Best Episode of Barefoot Contessa — Food TV

When challenged to track down the best Barefoot Contessa episode, I was sure it would feature beach picnics, themed dinner parties, or the company of much-adored Jeffrey, sighing into pasta. I hadn't watched a new episode in years, preferring to treat Barefoot Contessa like a security blanket or comfort food. I returned to the early episodes again and again, ready to be soothed by the dulcet tones of "How bad can that be?" and the crinkle of linen shirts.

Then I watched episode four from Season 23, "Cook Like a Pro: Fearless Food."

Never before have I felt like a Food Network star was peering directly into my soul and telling me exactly how to sort out my life alongside my pastry dough.

I want this for you, intrepid viewer. To watch that swingy quasi-lob, to bliss out on the ASMR scrape and clink of metal teaspoons, to get a weird and powerful infusion of courage from watching a woman eat soufflé with a giant ladle.

Lets dig in, shall we?


This Map Will Tell You When Fall Foliage Will Peak Across the U.S. — Apartment Therapy

From Apartment Therapy → Plan Your Leaf Peeping: Here's When Fall Foliage Will Peak Across The US


How Long Will Raw Chicken Stay Good in the Fridge? — Tips from The Kitchn

It happens to us all: We hit the grocery store over the weekend with the best intentions to cook our way through the week, but the week gets the best of us. We're left with half-empty containers of milk and packages of raw chicken that we can't get to. Just how long do we have until they're spoiled? In terms of that raw chicken, here's how long you actually have.


The Most Important Step When Painting Your Kitchen Cabinets — Paint Project

With any paint project, it's all about the prep. I learned this the hard way when I tried to paint without priming, or thought I might be able to get straight edges without using painters' tape — not possible (at least for me!).

But kitchen cabinets are especially tricky because, if you really do it properly, you need to take everything apart. We're talking everything. You have to take off every single door and drawer face. And every hinge. And every drawer pull and knob.

Besides it being a time-consuming process, it's one that can go wrong quickly if you don't do this one thing: Number the doors and drawers before you take them off.


Pumpkin Spice Lattes Are Officially Back at Starbucks for 2017 — Food News

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Fall has become synonymous with one particular squash-themed beverage: the Pumpkin Spice Latte. The Starbucks drink has spiked in popularity and each year fans eagerly wait to learn when the drink will make its debut. If you've been twiddling your thumbs waiting for your favorite coffee drink, then I have good news: Starbucks announced today that its fall menu has officially been released and it includes the Pumpkin Spice Latte, or PSL.


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