Monthly Archive:: September 2017
Instructions Preheat oven to 400ºF and prick potatoes with a fork. Cover the potatoes tightly with foil and bake until soft, about 1 hour. Remove from oven and cut the top off the potato and scoop potato flesh out. Place in a bowl and mix with the butter, sour cream, bacon, and salt and pepper.
If you’re like us, your work week is insanely busy; your to-do lists are overloaded and your inboxes are out of control. And then, the weekend arrives with the promise of redemption: This will be the weekend you do all the things that have been preventing your ascension to greatness. You will answer your emails.
Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 0 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 bottle red wine 1 1/2 cups pomegranate juice 1/3 cup Grand Marnier 1/4 cup brandy 3 Tbsp sugar 2 lemons, chopped 3/4 cup pomegranate seeds Instructions In a large pitcher stir together the red wine, pomegranate juice, Grand Marnier, brandy, sugar, lemons, and pomegranate
When it comes to entertaining, the Barefoot Contessa is a bonafide queen. Between wowing a crowd and making lovey-dovey meals for her man, Jeffrey, Ina Garten runs the world of classic cooking. When you want to take a page from her book but have less than half the time, you need to get creative. That’s
Instructions In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat together the butter and sugars until fluffy. Add in the egg and vanilla and stir. In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, and cornstarch. Stir into the wet ingredients and fold in the chocolate chips. Place a piece of parchment paper
My husband is finally home after a few weeks of traveling for work, and I am taking full advantage of him being home to help with dinner and kid wrangling. We’re celebrating him being home, his belated birthday, and a new home with a week of our family’s favorite dinner. There’s nothing fancy in the
The fish sold in your local market can be broken down into two basic categories: Flat fish, like flounder, sole, and halibut, which have lean, white flesh and a delicate flavor, and are ideal for fish novices; and round fish, which are broken down by their relative richness. There’s oily fish—dinner-party staples like salmon, trout,
“How was your day?” Every couple sharing an evening meal together has asked this question. It’s a fine question; you care about each other, after all, and are genuinely interested in what happened that day! But sometimes, especially for couples who’ve been together a long time, dinner conversations can settle into the same grooves night
Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 0 minutes INGREDIENTS 3 oz tequila 1 1/2 oz Cointreau 1 lime, squeezed 1/2 oz olive brine lime wedges and olives Instructions In a shaker filled with ice add the tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, and olive brine. Shake 15 seconds then drain into a martini glass. Garnish with
Let’s get right to the point: You already know that fish is good for you, so we won’t waste any time going into how research shows it can improve body composition, suppress appetite, or make you smarter than you already are. If you like fish, you’re probably already eating it. If you don’t, we get