59 Cooking Mistakes
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59 Cooking Mistakes

Every cook, being human, errs, bungles, botches, and screws up in the kitchen once in a while. If you have not “caramelized” fruit in salt rather than sugar, you have not suffered the most embarrassing mistake made by one of our editors. We did not have to look much farther than our staff―and their encounters … Continue reading

Slicing a cake is easy, right?
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Slicing a cake is easy, right?

Slicing a cake is easy, right? Cut out a wedge, serve it, move on. Well, author Alex Bellos has a better method—thanks to renowned mathematician Sir Francis Galton—that minimizes spoiled, dry cake and makes storage super-easy. Cut slices all the way across. Let’s be fair—most of us have never really encountered the whole “dry and … Continue reading

Drink Parasols
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Drink Parasols

Drink Parasols now available at Hospitalityzoo.com Add a burst of patriotic spirit to summer sips with these red, white, and blue umbrellas. Pop one into every beverage you serve for an instant air of festivity. Besides doubling as stirrers, the little paper parasols help identify each guest’s glass. Once you’ve fashioned our patterns into umbrellas, grab yourself … Continue reading

Little cooks dream up Mother’s Day menus
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Little cooks dream up Mother’s Day menus

Little cooks dream up Mother’s Day menus Hetherington Public School students Savanna Acchione-Barr, left, Esha Adeogun and Alyssa Hunter try their hand at making pancakes in class in Windsor. The students were practising for a Mother’s Day breakfast. (TYLER BROWNBRIDGE / The Windsor Star) Beatrice Fantoni May 07, 2014 – 5:00 AM EDT Last Updated: May … Continue reading

Mother’s Day memories: Every year, these daughters cooked. Until they didn’t.
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Mother’s Day memories: Every year, these daughters cooked. Until they didn’t.

Mother’s Day memories: Every year, these daughters cooked. Until they didn’t. Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post/Tableware from Crate and Barrel – Herb and Cheese Crepes With Lemon-Herb Butter. By Kathy Gunst, Published: May 5 E-mail the writer I can still hear their voices. “Close your eyes, Mommy.” And through half-shut lids I would see my two girls walking into the … Continue reading