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Is there anything that doesn't go with bread and cheese? Stuff these sammies with everything from figs to kale.
Gooey french toast, homemade scones and puffy pancakes that rise to any occasion-treat the family to a weekend brunch. These eye-opening recipes truly wake up the first meal of the day.
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Couples in Hong Kong are the first to experience the ubiquitous Golden Arches in a new way: McMarriage! McDonald's, the king of fast food, is offering wedding packages with all the fixings: themed invitations and decorations, McDonaldland character party favors, and burgers and fries served tableside to the bride, groom and guests (later, plastic trays!). Newlyweds, take heed: The restaurant is still open to the public during your two-hour reception and your real "cake" is a pyramid of their classic single-serving apple pies.Read More »from Introducing McWeddings!
Would you get married in a McDonald's?
Text by Laura K. DePalma | Photography by Levi Brown
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- RachaelRaymag.com | Shine Food – Thu, Apr 7, 2011 5:19 PM EDT
Did you know your spice rack can double as a medicine cabinet? Thyme, cinnamon, bay leaves and nutmeg are all packed with antioxidants that fight disease and keep you looking young. Use them to punch up soups, egg dishes and marinades. For inspiration, check out these healthiest-ever 30-Minute Meals.
You won't believe what you can stuff omelets with! Whether you like Italian (green tomatoes and cheese), savory (carrots and bacon) or light (green peas and asparagus), you'll flip for our experts' creative new combos.Read More »from 9 Ways to a Perfect Omelet
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Omelets are so simple, you can experiment a lot with the filling. Explore unexpected vegetables, seasonings and shapes.
Green Tomato-and-Pecorino Omelet
Chop green tomatoes and sauté them with chives in extra-virgin olive oil until soft. For the filling, use the green tomato mixture and pecorino-romano cheese.
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Wife, mother and home cook in Venice, Florida, and winner of the Real Women of Philadelphia cooking contest
For a top-quality omelet, buy the freshest organic eggs available; they have lots more flavor.
Sauté finely grated carrots in butter until softened. Let cool, then add to the eggs with chopped fresh dill; cook and fold over. Sprinkle cooked
- RachaelRaymag.com | Shine Food – Thu, Apr 7, 2011 4:39 PM EDT
From burned-on food to airborne splatters, these stress-free solutions will destroy the evidence in no time.Read More »from 5 seriously surprising "insta-clean" fixes for cooking calamities
1. That cheesy casserole you love left the inside of the oven greasy.
FIX: Joey Green, author of Cleaning Magic, recommends mixing powdered drink mix (just scan the ingredients for grease-fighting citric acid) with 2 quarts water. Let it sit for 10 minutes, then wipe down the oven.
2. You burned the rice, and now there's a layer of scorched grains covering the bottom of the pot.
FIX: Skip the scouring: Fill the pan with hot water, then toss in a fabric-softening dryer sheet and let it sit overnight. The softening agents will loosen up the rice so it pours right out, says Linda Cobb, author of Talking Dirty with the Queen of Clean.
3. You ground some spices in the coffee grinder, and now your morning brew reeks of last night's dinner.
FIX: Grind a handful of odor-absorbing Cheerios for 30 seconds, says Mary Findley, co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cleaning. Or place a
- RachaelRaymag.com | Spring Cleaning – Mon, Apr 4, 2011 6:33 PM EDT
Sick of the same old greens? Raise the bar with six mouthwatering combos.
Let the kids have fun opening plastic eggs-these baskets were built for mature taste buds. (A sturdy colander makes the perfect foodie basket!)Read More »from Easter Baskets for Grown-Ups!
FOR THE ENTERTAINER
No-Mess Ice Cream Scoop The stacking CuisiproIce Cream Scoop sucks ice cream out of even the most frozen-solid pints, and releases a perfectly cylindrical serving atop your cone. $15, surlatable.com Instant Soda Turn any drink into soda: Just drop in a flavored Fizzie tablet. $3, tiddleewinks.com
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FOR THE KID AT HEART
Flavored Whipped Creams Blosm's Whipped Cream comes in decadent flavors like blackberry amaretto and cinnamon praline. $4 and up, myblosm.com
Giant Gummi on a Stick This Gummi Bear is 88 times the size of the mini guys, and weighs in at a whopping half-pound. (Hey, you grew up, too.) $12, fredflare.com
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FOR THE ADVENTUROUS EATER
Flowery Brownies This lavender brownie kit takes a favorite dessert up one seriously aromatic notch. The mix is infused with lavender buds. $10,