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Small-Space Garden Ideas

Feeling left behind by the grow-your-own-food revolution because you live in a gardenless apartment or have a postage-stamp yard? Take heart: Anyone with a sunny windowsill, patio, or balcony can cultivate edibles. In fact, choosing plants that are nourishing, delicious, and beautiful is the …

Small Spaces

Stream live performances from Pitchfork Music Festival this weekend

If you aren't planning a trip to Chicago's Union Park this weekend to catch the Pitchfork Music Festival, you're in luck. Performances will stream on Pitchfork.com all weekend long (July 17-19), starting with the likes of Wilco and Chvrches on Friday, Vic Mensa on Saturday and wrapping up with Run …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

Apple to Launch Public Beta Testing Programs for iOS 8.3 and iOS 9 [Updated]

Following up on the public beta program used for OS X Yosemite that allowed non-developers to try out and offer feedback on the operating system before its release, Apple will be launching similar programs for iOS 8.3 next month and iOS 9 later this year, reports <i>9to5Mac</i>.<p>...Apple intends to release …

Beta Testing

How to Make Blueberry Banana Bread

1<p><b>Preheat the oven to 350°F (175℃).</b><p>2<p><b>Grease 1 large loaf pan.</b><p>3<p><b>Mix flour, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl.</b><p>This will be referred to as the dry …

Dessert

Easy Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Today I’m going to share my <i>secret</i> super quick and easy carrot cupcake recipe. I’ve been making these cupcakes for years and they have never failed …

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing recipes are so …

Brown Butter Apple Tart

Servings<p>How to improve on a basic apple tart recipe? Add brown butter, of course.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Crust<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 cup (2 sticks) plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 cup sugar<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 large egg, beaten to blend<p>2 tablespoons heavy cream<p>…

Holiday Cookie Bake-Off: Last day for recipes!

Today is the last day to enter our fifth annual Los Angeles Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off. If you love baking for the holidays, consider sending us your best recipe — before the deadline, which is midnight tonight.<p>Submit your recipe, a photo of your cookie and a short essay explaining why your …

Advice For Christmas Cactus Care

By Nikki Tilley<br>(Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden)<p>While the Christmas cactus may be known under various names (like Thanksgiving cactus or Easter …

Plants

Cold Fudge Cake

Updated May 17, 2018<p>This recipe was under lock and key with our Test Kitchen supervisor for years. It was a family recipe and she finally did share …

The truth about coffee and tea: Which is really better for your health?

<b>(Maksim Shmeljov via Shutterstock)</b><p>The age-old question is finally answered<p>Larry Schwartz<p>November 10, 2014 9:37pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>It’s an age-old question: What’s better for you, coffee or tea? Even back in the 18th century, inquiring minds wanted to know. King …

Shocking Video Shows People With Perfect-Looking Skin Actually Have Horrible Sun Damage

Well, this is a scary way to end the summer.<p>Videographer Thomas Leveritt stopped random people on the street and had them look at themselves under an ultraviolet light, exposing sun damage invisible to the naked eye. Many were pale, young, and had otherwise perfect-looking skin. The sun damage he …