Daixy

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Anyone can compost their food waste (and everyone should)

And it doesn’t have to smell.<p>When we think of composting, we tend to think of enormous dumpsters full of everything you didn’t eat for dinner that day, mixing together into an earthy, smelly, nasty concoction that seems to have a life of its own. But at its most basic level, composting is simply …

Bake This Bread Today

You should try this recipe from Jim Lahey, the founder of New York’s acclaimed Sullivan Street Bakery, as soon as possible.<p>I used to love to bake …

You Can Build Your Own Add-On Greenhouse - DIY

<i>It's a snap to design and build your own add-on greenhouse from low-cost new and salvaged materials.</i><p>You Can Build Your Own Add-On Greenhouse<p>For …

Roomba creator wants to do for gardens what he did for your floors

Let's be honest: while planting your garden can be fun, weeding it usually isn't. Not unless you enjoy crouching down for long stretches, anyway. You might not have to endure the drudgery for too much longer, though. Roomba co-creator Joe Jones and Franklin Robotics are launching Tertill, a robot …

What you need to know before painting your walls!

Painting the walls of your home shouldn't seem like a very difficult task—and it's not. However, it takes a little bit more skill than you might …

How-to Prune Basil and Propagate it the Best Way

Let me show you how to prune basil<p>If I could convince you to grow one herb in your garden, it would most certainly be basil. With its lush green …

Nature hotels: 10 places to get you back in touch with the wild | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Hear the wind whisper through the pines while perched high in a fire tower in the Cheyenne Mountains, sway in a suspended sphere in the Canadian rainforest or relax in a solar-powered yurt in the Alaskan wilderness.<p>Why not skip the predictable four walls of a traditional hotel room and …

Shake Shack Has a New Cookbook — and This Chicken Bites Recipe Will Have You *Running* to Buy It

Shake Shack is one of <i>everyone’s</i> favorite establishments, and it’s pretty well-known that they serve a heckuva lot more than a great milkshake. If you’re not in the mood to make hangover-curing recipes at home but you want some delicious greasy food and fries, Shake Shack is where it’s at. But guess …

Recipes

Signs That You're Overwatering Your Herbs

Like all plants, herbs need to watered regularly, but there is a point where you can give them too much water. The effects of overwatering can be as …

You’ll Want This Garlic Condiment on Everything

Put a few ingredients in a jar, and just let it go—aka, the easiest way to start fermenting at home.<p>Green garlic had been fermenting in a small jar on my kitchen counter for about four days when a friend kindly asked whether it'd be okay if he opened the window. Nothing reached Époisses-level …

Cooking

Vegan Mushroom Meatloaf Recipe

<i>Welcome to Meatloaf Week at Tasting Table! Honor your favorite comfort food with our best meatloaf recipes and ideas all week long.</i><p>It’s National …

Bread

Lemongrass Shortbread Cookies - Page 2 of 2

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Using your electric mixer, cream the butter, sugar, and vanilla together until it is combined.<p>MY OTHER …

5 Edible Flowers to Know About This Spring

Everyone loves flowers, and that’s just a fact. They’re beautiful, they smell nice, they inject color into our lives. So why not incorporate them …

Ask the Expert: 5 Tips to Design a Beautiful Edible Garden

The steps to creating a kitchen garden sound deceptively easy: build some raised beds, plant vegetables, harvest. Recently when we featured LA garden …

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

10 commuter towns where rising house prices allow offset of soaring travel costs in a matter of days

Zoopla data shows top 10 commuter hubs for growing property prices that refund rail fares soonest.<p>If you're a homeowner in a commuter town kicking …

19 Natural Home Cleaners People Actually Swear By

All of the cleaning power with none of the scary ingredients!

Recipe: Super Easy and Delicious Zucchini Butter

Coarsely grate the zucchini. Let it drain in a colander for 3 to 4 minutes or until you are ready to begin cooking. To hasten cooking time, squeeze …

This Youtube Chef Manages to Include a Banana in Every Recipe

It's all bulges and blenders.<p>Are you sick of watching cooking tutorials of boring people cooking boring things? Craving something a little more spicy? Allow me to introduce you to Franco Noriega, aka "Franco Cooks," an attractive chef who likes to cook with nothing but his underwear on.<p>Originally …

Harvesting And Storing Basil Leaves Fresh From The Garden

Garden fresh basil is such a yummy treat all summer long, and I crave the fresh harvest flavor during our long winter months. Harvesting and storing …

15 Kitchen Staples That Don't Go Bad for Years

Get this: Up to 40 percent of safe-to-eat food produced in America never makes it to people's plates. Not only does that equate to 70 million tons of …

Find Deep Peace With These 5 Stretches For A Good Night's Sleep

This article was originally published on September 12, 2016.<p>A wind-down routine before bed is just as important as a wake-up routine before starting …

15 Game-Changing Eyeliner Charts If You Suck At Makeup

Line 'em up up up.

Makeup Artist Uses Her Lips as a Canvas for Elaborate Works of Art

Artist Andrea Reed looks to her lips to start a highly unique project. The artist applies makeup to her facial canvas, transforming her own lips into stunningly elaborate works of art. Recently, Reed has even drawn inspiration from and sought to replicate an actual work: Katsushika Hokusai's <i>Great</i> …

United States - Official Store

SWITCH BELT<p>Versatile, adjustable and reversible, it's a "two-in-one" belt for the casual-sophisticated Ferragamo man.<p>WOMEN'S SHOES<p>WOMEN'S …

Patagonia Women's Edisto Dress

Additional Information<p>Made of lightweight 57% organic cotton/43% TENCEL® lyocell fabric, this dress comes with a sweet back-strap detail.<p>Read More …

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10 Ways to Wear Summer's Biggest Sandal Trend

In fact, these lace-ups are pretty low-key; finished in suede or, in some cases, just a pop of color, the most eye-catching part is how they tie …