New Recipes from The Kitchn
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) This week we have a Thanksgiving feast for you, as well as desserts to round out the sweets table at your next celebration. • New Recipes from The Kitchn The Kitchn
Nov 19, 2012
15 Quick Breads for the Thanksgiving Table
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Here are 15 recipes to fulfill your holiday bread basket needs, including classic potato dough dinner rolls, light-as-air cheese gougères, buttery angel biscuits, and a basic buttermilk quick bread with ten different flavor variations. • Thanksgiving Breads The Kitchn
Nov 16, 2012
Deb Perelman’s Tiny Smitten Kitchen Rental
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) If you follow Deb Perelman on her enormously popular blog, Smitten Kitchen, you are already familiar with one part of her East Village, NYC home kitchen very well… • Deb Perelman’s Smitten Kitchen The Kitchn
Nov 16, 2012
The Secrets of Bake Sale Best Sellers
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Do you have a bake sale coming up this season? Maybe you have a favorite recipe that always flies off the table? We put together our first bake sale last year and were a little surprised by some of the best sellers. • Bake Sale Best Sellers The Kitchn
Nov 15, 2012
How To Make a Classic Tarte Tatin
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Here’s what makes a tarte tatin so fabulous: even if your crust isn’t perfect, even if it crumbles a bit when you flip it, and even if the tarte is not perfectly centered on your serving platter, it will still taste like something that came directly from heaven. • A Classic
Nov 15, 2012
7 Tools To Make Thanksgiving Prep Easier
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) We’ve pinpointed a few cooking tools that make prepping for the Thanksgiving meal a whole lot easier— in particular tools that you might not keep on hand. Here are 7 things we think are worth having if you’re making a Thanksgiving dinner this year. • 7 Thanksgiving Tools The Kitchn
Nov 14, 2012
How To Make Easy Thanksgiving Stuffing
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Anyone else here think that the stuffing is the best part of Thanksgiving dinner? As the self-designated stuffing-maker in our house, I’ve tweaked and tested my recipe over the years until finally settling on this one easy method. • How To Make Stuffing The Kitchn
Nov 13, 2012
Tips for Mailing Food to Troops Overseas
(Image credit: Gregory Han) Do you have a friend or loved one on active duty overseas? If you’d like to send them a holiday food package this season, here are a few rules to keep in mind when shipping edible goodies to troops overseas: • Mailing Food to Troops The Kitchn
Nov 13, 2012
How To Cook a Turkey
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Are you roasting a whole turkey for the first time this year? Or perhaps you want a quick refresher to brush up on the basics? We’ll help you make your mama proud with these step-by-step instructions for roasting a delicious turkey. • How to Cook a Turkey The Kitchn
Nov 12, 2012
15 Savory Dishes for a Potluck Party
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Call me crazy, but I love a good holiday potluck. But finding that perfect dish that will simultaneously please and impress, plus be easy to shuttle along in a car or on a bus, is no small feat. Perhaps one of these this year? • 15 Potluck Dishes The Kitchn
Nov 9, 2012
Tips and Tutorials About Meat
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) How do you cook and shred a pork shoulder? How do you carve a roast chicken? What’s the secret to crispy skin? The answers to all these, plus many, many more in our definitive tips, tricks, and techniques guide to MEAT. • 28 Tips & Tutorials About Meat The Kitchn
Nov 9, 2012
10 Fall Recipes for Bacon Lovers
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Bacon really does make everything taste better. Just a little bit of that salty, savory flavor is enough to raise an otherwise ordinary dish into new stratospheres of enjoyment. Here are 10 recipes we’re currently craving: • 10 Recipes for Bacon Lovers The Kitchn
Nov 8, 2012
5 Essential Tips for Home Cooks
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Jodi Liano and Catherine Patsios recently launched The San Francisco Cooking School, a new professional cooking school that also has an extensive home cooking program. They have a real understanding of what a home cook needs to know. Here are their top tips: • Essential Tips for Home Cooks The
Nov 8, 2012
5 Great Brews for Beer-Loving Guests
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) What should you serve if you have a special guest coming who you know to be a beer aficionado? Here are five beers that should do the trick. • 5 Great Brews The Kitchn
Nov 7, 2012
How To Make Chunky Granola Clusters
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) I love chunky, clumpy sheets of granola that hold together until you chop them up. And I finally found two significant elements that will help you get deliciously clustered granola! • How To Make Chunky Granola Clusters The Kitchn
Nov 6, 2012
Panna: The Best Digital Cooking Magazine
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Panna is a brand new bi-monthly digital cooking magazine that comes to your iPad through a free app, and it is, quite frankly, amazing. Read on for more on how Panna works and for why I think this magazine is so terrific. • Panna Digital Cooking Magazine The Kitchn
Nov 6, 2012
Election Night Cocktail: The El Presidente
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) The name itself and the fact that it’s delicious make the El Presidente cocktail the perfect drink of choice while you’re nervously waiting out the election results on Tuesday. • An Election Night Cocktail Recipe The Kitchn
Nov 5, 2012
15 Fabulous Ways To Eat Fall Vegetables
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) We’ve run across so many recipes lately for fall vegetables we just couldn’t possibly keep them to ourselves. Here are a few of our favorites that have already gone into our “to make soon” pile. See one that catches your eye? • Fall Vegetables The Kitchn
Nov 5, 2012
A Multipurpose Kitchen Shelf
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) We absolutely love the look of this bookshelf. Don’t you? The top half is great for storing cookbooks, dishes, and serving ware, while the small cubby drawers on the bottom are perfect for flatware… • Beautiful Kitchen Shelf The Kitchn
Nov 2, 2012
15 Hostess Gifts Under $15
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Hostess gifts don’t have to be expensive, but they should make the recipient feel like they’re getting a special treat — a bottle of elderflower soda, for example, or a tin of wild harvested tea. Here are 15 favorites: • 15 Hostess Gifts Under $15 The Kitchn
Nov 2, 2012
On Introducing Fine Cheese To Children
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) There’s something to be said for exposing young kids to new flavors. Sharing food builds bond and prepares your young’ins for a life full of unique and fulfilling food experiences. Plus, it’s much more fun to raise an adventurous eater than a picky one. • Make Mongers of the Kids
Nov 2, 2012
How To Make Sparkling Cider at Home
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) We’re always amazed by how truly easy it is to make things like sparkling cider at home. All you do is add a bit of yeast to some juice, bottle in recycled soda bottles, and wait for it to carbonate. Presto chango, fizzy cider! • How To Make Sparkling Cider
Nov 1, 2012
Maker Tour: Visiting Brooklyn Soda Works
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) It all started on a whim. Back in early 2010, Antonio, a chemist, and his partner Caroline, an artist, just wanted to make a good ginger beer at home, but what followed was the basis for a new business… • Brooklyn Soda Works The Kitchn
Nov 1, 2012
15 Scrumptious Pumpkin Recipes
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) You guys — it’s pumpkin season! Of course, pumpkin has so much more to offer than just pumpkin pie. Take baked pumpkin steel-cut oatmeal, for instance, or soft, cakey pumpkin spice cookies. Are these on your fall menu yet? • 15 Pumpkin Recipes The Kitchn
Oct 31, 2012
10 Spooky, Clever Foods For Halloween
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Once a year you’re allowed to delve into the dark, twisted part of your mind and come up with something that’ll scare the bejeesus out of people. These 10 Halloween recipes are sufficiently spooky… • Creepy Halloween Food The Kitchn
Oct 31, 2012
Before & After: Julie’s Kitchen Makeover
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) When Los Angeles writer Julie Wolfson purchased her house, the outdated kitchen came with a “hideously ugly” tile floor and a barely functioning oven. Now, thirteen years after moving in, she finally has the kitchen she dreamed about. • Kitchen Before & After The Kitchn
Oct 30, 2012
6 Ideas for Pumpkin Seeds
So you’ve scooped all the slimy, messy insides out of your pumpkins. Whatever you do, save the seeds! Roasted pumpkin seeds are a great fall snack, and a healthy break from all of your Halloween candy. Here are few ideas: • Pumpkin Seed Ideas The Kitchn
Oct 30, 2012
Use a Card Catalog to Store Flatware
Low on drawer space in your kitchen? Repurpose a vintage card catalog into a handy kitchen storage piece! The drawers are perfectly sized for flatware and other cooking utensils, and you can even label them so you remember what goes where. Love this idea! • Card Catalog Storage The Kitchn
Oct 29, 2012
Tip: Store Dry Yeast in the Freezer
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) There is absolutely nothing more disappointing than getting ready for a big baking project and then realizing your yeast has expired. But no longer! Stored in the freezer, our dry yeast will keep for months past that expiration date. • Freeze Dry Yeast The Kitchn
Oct 26, 2012
10 Hearty Vegetarian Pasta Recipes
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Whether you’re looking for a big baked pasta dish to serve guests or a cozy one-bowl meal of pasta e fagioli, these hearty vegetarian pasta recipes will satisfy your cravings. • Vegetarian Pasta Recipes The Kitchn
Oct 26, 2012
How To Make Fresh Pasta From Scratch
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Do you know how easy it is to make pasta at home? Really easy! Here’s a great recipe for a basic egg pasta and a step-by-step guide through the entire process. • How To Make Fresh Pasta The Kitchn
Oct 25, 2012
Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen? Try This!
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) What do you do when you find yourself with two or more helpers in the kitchen? Do you get distracted or panicked? Take a cue from food television chefs and try the sous chef technique to take control of the situation. • The Sous Chef Technique The Kitchn
Oct 24, 2012
Boiled Dry: Can This Pot Be Saved?
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) It happens to the best of us — at least, that’s what I told myself after letting a stainless steel pot boil dry last week. The pot had burned completely dry, turning shades of black, brown, and blue, with a chalky black residue on the interior. Was it salvageable? • Can
Oct 24, 2012
15 Fast, Fresh Pasta Recipes
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) These pasta and other noodle recipes are meant to be made just after you shrug off your coat, and tossed while you relax back into an evening at home, sipping a glass of wine. This is pasta that brings you home, and feeds you when you need it most. • 15
Oct 23, 2012
9 Delicious Ways To Enhance Boxed Soup
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) While I would like to live in a world where I eat homemade soup all the time, the truth is I usually keep a few of those aseptic boxed soups in the pantry. In general, boxed soups aren’t that bad but here are nine little tricks I use to improve their
Oct 23, 2012
1 Tiny Kitchen, 3 Renovation Scenarios
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) What makes a $2,000 kitchen renovation different from a $62,000 renovation? Take a tiny rental kitchen in Brooklyn, bring in a few expert opinions, and get three different renovation proposals that run the gamut on price. • 3 Renovation Scenarios The Kitchn
Oct 22, 2012
Hate Washing Dishes? Here’s a Trick!
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Doing the dishes is my least favorite kitchen task, hands down. This is why I’ve instituted a “one soapy sponge” policy to help keep the chaos under control. • Soapy Sponge Trick The Kitchn
Oct 19, 2012
Fall Project: DIY Cider Mulling Spices
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) I recently found myself gravitating towards the bulk tea aisle, where I picked up a jug of apple cider and an over-priced satchel of mulling spices. When I returned home, my boyfriend chided me for falling into the “mulling spice trap.” • DIY Mulling Spices The Kitchn
Oct 19, 2012
5 Tips for Hosting a Soup Party
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) My favorite kind of gathering to throw this time of year is a soup party. It encourages a very informal mingling and gives me a chance to flex my soup muscles and try a few new recipes. Here are a few tips that will allow for a no-fail night: • Soup
Oct 18, 2012
7 Principles For Great Slow Cooker Soup
(Image credit: Emma Christensen) If you’re trying to adapt a regular soup recipe to your slow cooker or improve one you’ve already made, here are a few slow-cooking tips to help you make the best soup ever. • Slow Cooker Tips for Soup The Kitchn
Oct 18, 2012
How To Make Easy Chicken Noodle Soup
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) You’ve got the sniffles. It’s chilly outside. You want nothing more than to wrap yourself in a big ol’ blanket and settle down with a mug of chicken noodle soup. Am I right? Then this is the recipe for you. • Easy Chicken Noodle Soup The Kitchn
Oct 17, 2012
10 Peanut Butter Treats for Fall
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Peanut butter and honey popcorn recipe, peanut butter and jelly cookies, granola, fudge-topped oatmeal cookies, PB & fruit “sushi”, and one-ingredient ice cream with a dollop of peanut butter— they’re all here! • Peanut Butter Treats The Kitchn
Oct 17, 2012
20 Soup Recipes To Warm and Satisfy
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) We have 20 favorite recipes to get you started on your own soup adventures this fall. There are colorful recipes, like kale and chicken stew, and a creamy soup of Red Kuri squash and coconut milk. And don’t forget the cheesy potato soup… with bacon! • 20 Soup Recipes The
Oct 16, 2012
Before & After: A Galley Kitchen Makeover
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) When Kitchn reader Kathryn and her husband found the weekend house of their dreams, it was perfect in almost every way. While it did have a huge garden (great for Kathryn’s intense gardening obsession), the kitchen was small and outdated… • Galley Kitchen Makeover The Kitchn
Oct 16, 2012
The Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Last spring we asked for your kitchen renovation advice, and you had plenty to say! Now three professionals are sharing their views on the do’s and don’ts of kitchen design. Here’s what they say: • Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes The Kitchn
Oct 15, 2012
Review: The Handyaid Jar & Bottle Opener
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) In a world of throwaway, useless kitchen gadgets, the Handyaid stands out as something inexpensive, yet enduring. Although I only discovered it recently, I already consider it one of my essential kitchen tools. • Handyaid Jar & Bottle Opener The Kitchn
Oct 15, 2012
Why Pizza Makes the Best Breakfast
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) The best way to have pizza for breakfast is the hot, fresh-baked way, complete with gooey egg on top. It’s also the sort of the perfect way to eat an egg, with creamy ricotta or tangy tomato sauce underneath… • Pizza For Breakfast The Kitchn
Oct 12, 2012
A Visit to Jester King: Craft Beer in Austin
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Jester King, an authentic farmhouse brewery nestled along the open landscape of Texas Hill Country, incorporates wild yeast and interesting techniques (barrel aging, natural carbonation) to elevate beer into something truly special. • A Visit to Jester King The Kitchn
Oct 12, 2012
The Undying Decor Pumpkin!
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Once a year the pumpkin is transformed from a roly-poly squash into an agent of mystery. But jack-o-lanterns aren’t the scariest pumpkin iteration. Try on a few of these undying decor trends to really spook the neighbors! • Undying Decor Pumpkin The Kitchn
Oct 11, 2012
Our Essential Kitchen Cleaning Tools
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Whether you’re setting up a kitchen for the first time or looking to pare back down to the basics, our Essentials Guides are here to help. Today we look at the cleaning tools and solutions needed to keep your kitchen in good shape! • Essential Kitchen Cleaning The Kitchn
Oct 11, 2012
All About: Drawer Dishwashers
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) What are the pros and cons of dish drawers? Do you have them? What has your experience been? • All About Drawer Dishwashers The Kitchn
Oct 10, 2012
15 Recipes for Pizza, Flatbread, and More!
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Do you love pizza? We certainly do! Are you ready to make your first pizza of the season? Maybe you’d like to try to make pizza for the first time ever? Here is some of our best pizza inspiration: • Pizza and Beyond! The Kitchn
Oct 9, 2012
A Visit to the Rialto Market in Venice, Italy
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) A week ago Faith was in Venice, Italy, for a short trip, and of course she had to check out the market while she was there! The most famous market, the Rialto, of necessity has something of a tourist flair. Take a peek! • Rialto Market, Venice The Kitchn
Oct 9, 2012
A Faster, Easier Way to Chop Herbs
(Image credit: Faith Durand) Here’s a great little tip we picked up at a cooking class in Paris a couple years ago — a faster, easier way to mince fresh herbs. It’s so easy we wondered why we had never thought of it! (Classic sign of a good tip, right?) • Faster Way to Chop
Oct 8, 2012
How To Use the Fridge Humidity Drawers
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Have you solved the mystery of the humidity drawer in your fridge? Last week, after seeing carrots and cucumbers not survive their time in these cryogenic chambers, we figured we had to look into how to use them properly. • Fridge Humidity Drawers The Kitchn
Oct 5, 2012
The Kitchn Is Hiring
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Are you an avid home cook and reader of The Kitchn? Do you enjoy blogging, photography, and sharing your own family kitchen adventures? We are hiring a new contributor for the site. Interested? Read on to see what we’re looking for. • The Kitchn Is Hiring The Kitchn
Oct 5, 2012
10 Unique Veggie Burger Recipes
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Beans and grains, we love you in veggie burgers, but we’re asking you to take a backseat for this one. Like the name implies, the star ingredients in these 10 recipes are all vegetables, from beets and micro sprouts to broccoli and corn. • Unique Veggie Burgers The Kitchn
Oct 4, 2012
How To Pick, Cook & Eat Brussels Sprouts
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) The time for Brussels sprouts is nigh, my friends! I’ll be having Brussels sprouts roasted, pan-seared, steamed, and hashed from now until they disappear into from market shelves. • All About Brussels Sprouts The Kitchn
Oct 4, 2012
All About: Terracotta Kitchen Floor Tiles
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) How do terracotta floor tiles perform and hold up in a kitchen? Do you have terracotta tiles in your kitchen? Share your experiences with us! • Terracotta Kitchen Tiles The Kitchn
Oct 3, 2012
10 Minty Fresh Kitchens
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Are you reminded of your grandmother’s kitchen when you see mint green cabinets? The color mint is definitely a little retro-feeling, but like all things vintage, at some point it’s bound to make a comeback. • 10 Minty Fresh Kitchens The Kitchn
Oct 3, 2012
20 Ways To Eat Fall Vegetables for Dinner
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) October blew in the door last night, and here we are, anticipating the bounty of fall vegetables. What if you want to make autumn vegetables play the star? Here are 20 ideas to put vegetables in the center of your table tonight. • Fall Vegetables for Dinner The Kitchn
Oct 2, 2012
How To Make Vegetable Stock
(Image credit: Emma Christensen) Every time we make vegetable stock, we wonder why we ever bother buying it in the store. It’s so easy! Chop up some vegetables, cover with water, and simmer. Done. And all in just a little over an hour. • How To Make Vegetable Stock The Kitchn
Oct 2, 2012
Understated, Luxurious Italian Kitchen Tiles
This past week I took a trip to Venice, Italy, and this included a short jaunt to Bologna to check out the huge European tile show, CERSAIE. I came away with serious tile lust for a particular luxury Italian tile company. • Italian Tile for the Kitchen The Kitchn
Oct 1, 2012
What Are Your Top 5 Freezer Essentials?
What constitutes a “well-stocked freezer” depends a lot on where we live, how we cook and entertain, and how big our freezers are. What are your essentials? Here are five of my own. • Top 5 Freezer Essentials The Kitchn
Oct 1, 2012
Thoughts & Advice For the Wedding Meal
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Since it is fall and wedding planning may be in the cards for some readers, I thought it’d be a good time to share some tips for putting your own personal touch on the wedding meal. • Wedding Meal Advice The Kitchn
Sep 28, 2012
Beatrix Potter’s Recipe for Gingerbread
Today Beatrix Potter’s very rare personal recipe book will go on sale in London. The 161-year-old book recipe book is full of family recipes, and thanks to an official release by the book’s handlers, we have the actual gingerbread recipe here! • Beatrix Potter’s Gingerbread The Kitchn
Sep 28, 2012
10 Sweet Honey Jars and Pots
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Honey can be quite the unwieldy ingredient. How do you store it? If you want something attractive, consider one of these sweet honey jars or pots. From jars designed to emulate a bee hive to simple ceramic pots, there are lovely choices for every style. • 10 Honey Jars and Pots
Sep 27, 2012
20 Smoothie Tips, Hints, and Recipes
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Smoothies are a fast, easy breakfast, and many of us are devoted to our morning shake. So we’ve rounded up our best ideas and tips covering everything from blenders to protein powder, plus inspiring recipes with fruit, greens, and even whole grains. • 20 Smoothie Tips & Recipes The Kitchn
Sep 27, 2012
Kitchen Tour: A Zesty, Radiant Kitchen
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) We go behind the scenes of the food blog Love & Lemons for a tour of the pristine cottage-modern kitchen where all their lovely food and photography are produced. • A Zesty, Radiant Kitchen The Kitchn
Sep 26, 2012
6 Ways to Tidy Your Pantry in 10 Minutes
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Sometimes we don’t have time for a full cleanup and overhaul of our kitchen storage, but still, the smallest effort can make the largest difference. Here are six things to do tonight that will only take you 10 minutes. • A Tidy Pantry in 10 Minutes The Kitchn
Sep 26, 2012
Choosing the Right Freezer Containers
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) The right packaging will ensure that frozen foods retain their flavor, color, and texture, without developing freezer burn or absorbing other flavors and odors. The following containers are suitable for frozen foods: • Choosing the Right Freezer Containers The Kitchn
Sep 25, 2012
15 Dinner Recipes to Double & Freeze
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) There are so many recipes that can make a little extra to be squirreled away in the freezer for a later time. These little packages from the past are a huge gift to your future self when you are busy, stressed, and in need of a quick fix. • 15 Double
Sep 25, 2012