Kyle’s Updated and Colorful Gem Kitchen Spotlight

One of our most popular Kitchen Spotlights came from Kyle, an Apartment Therapy blogger who lives in Boston and has a sunny, colorful kitchen. You loved her built-in windowseat, bright cushions, and sensible storage. Well, Kyle updated her apartment and we've got a sneak peek at the changed-up kitchen! More


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What is Bulgarian Buttermilk?

2009_04_16-buttermilk.jpgYesterday, we went shopping for buttermilk for a cake recipe and found two choices: low-fat or Bulgarian. Bulgarian? More


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How to Make Onion-Skin Easter Eggs

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It's Easter egg time at our house. Last year we brought you the story of Huevos Haminados, a Passover tradition of dying eggs with onion skins. This year, I decided to try it with both yellow and red onions, on white and brown eggs. The result was a gentle palate of reds and browns.

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What’s the Deal With Black Chickens?

2009_03_25-BlackChicken.jpgHave you ever seen a black chicken? We don't mean a black-feathered chicken; we mean a Silkie chicken, which is black-pigmented right down to its bones. They aren't commonly found in the grocery store, but you might see them in Asian groceries. What's the deal with these black chickens, and do they taste different than the paler breed? More


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Afternoon Snack: Yogurt Swirled with Peanut Butter, Honey, and Graham Crackers — Snack Ideas from The Kitchn

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Did you eat graham crackers with peanut butter when you were a kid? We did. (Of course, you won't find peanut butter anywhere near a preschool these days...) Here's a grown-up version of that snack that satisfies our sweet tooth but has a nice kick of tangy, unsweetened yogurt.

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Recipe: Bourbon Cough Syrup for Grownups

It seems like winter colds strike with a vengeance right now, at the end of the season. In my household we drink literally gallons of ginger and honey tea during the cold months. Fresh ginger tea is delicious, and it wards off colds pretty well. But when I was felled last week by a particularly nasty cough, I had to turn to something stronger.

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