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Perfect for a party and ultrasimple to prepare, homemade pico de gallo is a recipe you're bound to trot out time and time again. Fresh tomatoes are the star in this Mexican food staple, so seek out the best, juiciest ones you can find. We used roma tomatoes here, but feel free to substitute whatever variety looks ripest at market. Watch the video to see the technique behind this fresh salsa, then print out the recipe.
Bring a taste of the taqueria home with our recipe for salsa verde, a tangy tomatillo-based dip that's a perfect pairing for everything from chips to tacos and burritos. Little more separates you from this smoky-spicy Mexican-fare favorite than a minimum of prep work and a blitz in the food processor, so what are you waiting for? Watch the video and get the easy recipe.
If you think a fruit salad just involves chopping up a bunch of fruit into a bowl, think again! Make a stunning fruit salad by prepping and seasoning the fruit as shown in the video. Following these tips will illustrate the difference between a decent and absolutely delectable fruit salad.
Take your love of cooking eggs to the next level by trying your hand at a classic French omelet. If you've never had one before, the difference between a French version and its American counterpart is simple: the French version is rolled, and thanks to a light hand and a shorter cooking time, it also has an oozy custard interior.
The basic recipe — which is little more than eggs cooked in butter with salt, pepper, and a garnish of chives — is so elemental that perfect execution is key. Learn how to make these fluffy, silky eggs when you watch our video, then print out the recipe and give it a try on your own.
Kick off your weekend with a drink that makes use of what's in season right now: ripe, plush apricots. This muddled cocktail, inspired by the classic whiskey smash, calls for just four ingredients: apricots, whiskey, lemon, and agave. Dare we say it's, well, a smash? See how it's done, and then print out the recipe so you can make one for yourself.
Next time you're tasked with dessert for a crowd, impress your guests with this stunning fresh strawberry tart. It may look like it's straight out of a magazine, but it's actually the easiest fresh fruit tart ever — all you really need is a handful of ingredients.
Be sure to go the extra mile for the freshest, off-the-vine, most fragrant berries; they'll really shine in this dessert (and, as a bonus, your entire house will smell like fresh strawberries). Then serve it to your guests with an ethereal dollop of fresh whipped cream. Ready to make this tart? Watch our video, then print out the recipe.
Our personal recipe for quick and easy tomato salsa is so addictive, you'll want to double up and make two batches — that's how fast it disappears. We'll show you how to make a true restaurant-style salsa, and let you in on a few secret ingredients that really enhance the natural flavor of tomatoes. Watch the video and keep reading to see the classic salsa recipe.
Who doesn't love throwing that unforgettable party? Get inspired to take it to the next level as we show you how to create the perfect theme for every occasion. We're excited for the remake of The Great Gatsby to hit theaters. On today's episode of Theme My Party, find out how to throw a Gatsby-scale party for a girl on a budget! From DIY glitter flutes to luxurious lemon cakes almost too pretty to eat, we're sharing tips to make sure your guests have a roaring good time. Watch the video, then keep reading for the recipes.
Get your day off on the right foot with a batch of from-scratch classic buttermilk pancakes that are so fluffy, you'll never want to buy pancake mix again. Follow host Brandi Milloy as she demonstrates just how easy it is to whip together and offers some pancake dos (turn on your oven!) as well as some don'ts (press down with a spatula). We promise it's so much better than the boxed stuff! Print out the recipe now.
Chaya restaurant in Beverly Hills stuns patrons with its elegant presentation and Franco-Asian flavors. But this restaurant-worthy salmon dish is simple to prepare in your own kitchen. We got a lesson straight from chef Shigefumi Tachibe on how to prepare this slow-marinated salmon with a soy-ginger glaze and a garnish of the restaurant's signature Asian slaw. To see the recipe, read more.
For a nice departure from a heavy meat-and-potatoes meal, keep yourself satisfied with a wholesome Asian steak and noodle salad. With plenty of crunch, tang, and color, it's just as easy and comforting as what you'd order from your favorite restaurant, only cheaper.
The key to this recipe is the ginger, soy, and lime marinade, which infuses the meat with umami-rich flavor. Watch our video to learn how this lettuce, rice noodle, and beef creation comes together, then print out the recipe and make it tonight.
The buttered rum cocktail, as the name implies, is made with a lot of spiced butter and rum. Like a spiced cookie right out of the oven, the warm cocktail is sweetened with brown sugar and orange juice. Rich and decadent, this sinful drink is sure to keep you warm during chilly months. Hosting a get-together? Make a large batch in a slow cooker and let guests serve themselves. Watch the video to see how it comes together.
This Valentine's Day, create a sweet tablescape inspired by the romance of the holiday. Join our host Brandi Milloy as she preps for a dessert party complete with rose petals, florals, romance novels, and love letters. See what's being served — chocolate-dipped strawberries, sugar-coated candies, white-chocolate-enrobed pretzels, and cherry-garnished flutes of Champagne, for a start! — and learn how to re-create it all when you watch our video.
Special thanks to Edward Marc Chocolatier, Paper & Pigtails by Kori Clark, and Sweet and Saucy Shop. On Brandi: dress by Givenchy from Forward by Elyse Walker, necklace by Capwell & Co, bracelets by Kenneth Jay Lane. Featured music: Showstopper by Brandon & Leah.
Even adults love the adorable shapes and vibrant colors of an iced cutout sugar cookie. If you've ever wondered how to decorate these festive treats at home, this video will teach you three ways to do this using royal icing. Whether you're looking to precisely pipe, spoon it on, or marble together two (or more) colors of icing, this video has you covered.
Cake pops are a festive touch to just about any occasion, from weddings to birthdays — and that includes, of course, All Hallows' Eve. Learn how to make and decorate a these basic treats on a stick, along with a few of our kitchen techniques for making these treats like the pros. Once you've mastered the technique, discover how to disguise your pops like jack-o'-lanterns for a bite that's truly befitting on Halloween. On Brandi: Jessie Steele Apron.
Buying a yoga mat is like buying a good pair of running shoes. You have to find the right fit, grip, and size. The eKO Lite Yoga Mat by Manduka is a big favorite of the FitSugar team because it's lightweight and folds up, making it easy to travel with when you're away from home. It's also completely eco-friendly and made from biodegradable rubber. Owning this mat gives you no excuse not to get a yoga fix when traveling. And when you purchase the Manduka eKO Super Lite Travel Mat, you also get free shipping!