Michelle Shih

Michelle is a freelance writer for MarthaStewart.com.

Sarah Carey, our editorial director of food, wants you to perfect this classic and she's done the research.
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This delicious approach starts with a shorter shopping list because several versatile ingredients appear in more than one dish. It moves on to a revolutionary approach to cooking the turkey—in half the time and using less oven space. There's a classic stuffing and three flavor-packed vegetable sides, plus two not-to-be missed but easy-to-make pies. The result is a most memorable meal you can share with family and friends.
It comes from her latest cookbook, and it's a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
Here's what you need to know to better fry and enjoy this porky treat.
Make the most of tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, peppers, and other late-season summer produce with these fresh-from-the-farm-stand meals.
Sophie Herbert Slater, Martha's niece and a self-taught sourdough expert, shares how to shape, proof, and score this classic round loaf ready for baking.
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Here are the basic steps to starting a sourdough loaf (or focaccia or croissants).
Once your dough is rolled out to a square, it's time to laminate. Sophie's tips will guide you towards croissant success.
Plus, get answers to some of the most common questions about sourdough starters.
What you need to know about flour, sugar, butter, eggs, and other baking essentials.
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These meals will give you a vacation from too much time in the kitchen.
Our vibrant menu is easy like Sunday morning, but special enough for a holiday.  
Soul-warming and special, this meal has plenty of vegetable sides and a decadent chocolate cake.
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From step-by-step instructions for making fresh pasta dough to inspired recipes, consider this your go-to guide for dramatic, delicious pasta dishes.
Master this basic technique and use the homemade pasta dough for everything from ravioli to garganelli.
America's favorite meat is due for a flock of new recipes—and smart, surefire ways to cook it to perfection every time. Read on for some fresh dinner inspiration and all the juicy details.