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Entries Tagged as 'Home Cooks'

Homemade: Microwave Popcorn from a Paper Bag

May 3rd, 2012 · 2 Comments

I hate the gunk that’s in microwave popcorn – weird oils, flavorings and who knows what? – and have lately been making popcorn on the stove, the old-fashioned way, using a jar of kernels and a little oil. Now, I’ll invest in some brown paper lunch sacks and make my own microwaveable popcorn that’s fat-free. […]

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Tags: Home Cooks · Snacks

Gifts for Cooks: Aprons for Mother-Daughter-Sons or Just Stylin’ Cooks

November 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments

The most stylish aprons we’ve seen lately come from Libby Jacobs in Fort Lauderdale, who sews like the slightly crazy woman she is. Using retro barkcloth, vibrant modern prints and vintage linens or neckties, Jacobs stitches up jackets, vests, skirts, purses, pillows and these fun aprons. Ultimate artsy recycling Browsing her closet-sized store, Libby’s Mixed […]

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Tags: Home Cooks · What's Happening Here

Dining How-Tos – Set a Proper Table

September 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

My friend Alyson Seligman who writes the witty and fashion-forward Average Girl’s Guide blog had a great post on setting a proper table, with explanation. She had some fabulous table designs pictured as well – inspiration for setting a gorgeous table. I like her ideas, but I like this table-setting illustration from Replacements.com – a […]

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Tags: Holiday cooking · Home Cooks