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Tencent of China Raises Its Stake in Struggling Snap

Less than 24 hours after disappointing Wall Street yet again, Snap promoted a new vote of confidence from a significant backer: Tencent Holdings, the Chinese internet giant.<p>In a regulatory filing on Wednesday, Snap, the parent of the disappearing messaging app Snapchat, disclosed that Tencent had …

A Miracle Treatment to Make Your Feet Feel Like They Checked Into a Spa

Whether you’ve been pounding the city pavement to chase after cherry blossoms or crouching in the garden to harvest your garlic scapes, your feet …

The Secrets of How to Make Soap in a Slow Cooker

Learn How to Make Soap in a Slow CookerWhen I first started learning how to make soap, somewhere in the back of my mind was the question: how can I …

Honeyed 5-Spice Wings with Creamy Cilantro Dip

Honeyed 5-Spice Wings with Creamy Cilantro Dip<p>For the wings:<p>9 whole chicken wings (~3 lbs)<br>1 tablespoon 5-spice powder<br>2 teaspoons cayenne pepper<br>salt<br>2 teaspoons honey<br>2 teaspoons soy sauce<br>For the dip:<br>½ cup minced cilantro<br>½ cup sour cream<br>¼ cup light mayonnaise<br>juice from ½ lemon (~1.5 T)<br>salt<br>pepper<p>Preheat the oven to 500 F.<br>If you have whole chicken wings, separate them at the joints into 3 sections, as pictured. (For this recipe, you’ll only need the wings and drummettes. I usually pop the wing tips …

Grace Young's Stir-Fried Lettuce

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A near-instant springy green vegetable before the springy greens. (And, yes, you can cook lettuce -- here's why you should.)</i><p>It's easy to think that lettuce …

Recipes

10 Easy Pieces: Garden Kneelers

Getting out in the garden for spring cleaning and planting is tough on a gardener’s knees. Garden kneeling pads to the rescue. Here’s a round up of …

Greek-Style Rice Pilaf With Chicken Thighs Recipe

As a lover of quick and easy dishes, pilafs—simple dishes of rice cooked in broth—come up in my repertoire all the time. They're an insanely easy way to produce a flavor-packed meal in a single pan with minimum fuss.This version combines chicken and rice with Greek flavors like lemon, oregano, and …

Super Kale Pesto Recipe

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 5 mins<br>• Cook Time: 8 mins<br>• Total Time: 13 minutes<br>• Yield: 6<br>• Category: Entree<br>• Cuisine: Italian<p>★★★★★<p>4.8 from 28 reviews<p>This …

The Weekend Dish 3/29/2014

Home > The Weekend Dish > The Weekend Dish 3/29/2014<p>March 29, 2014 // 6 <i>Comments »</i><p>Happy Saturday!<p>I hope you all had a fantastic week and are enjoying …

Sun Jar DIY

They light up my life, they bring me hope, to carry on …<p>But these DIY Solar Jars really do light up my life!<p><b>Sun Jar DIY How To</b><p>* Spray jars with …

Recycle Tire Planter - Under $80.00

I saw the same photo on Pinterest that everyone else saw... you know the one with flowers flowing out of some colorful tires. I knew I had to do it! …

Nigel Slater's gnocchi with spinach and dolcelatte recipe

The recipe<p>Put a large pan of water on to boil. When the water is boiling, salt it lightly and add 500g of gnocchi. Cook for 3 or 4 minutes, until they rise to the surface, then drain.<p>Tip the gnocchi into a lightly buttered baking dish and set the oven at 180C/gas mark 4. Wash 150g of spinach and, …

President Obama Stew (Chicken Casserole) From 'My Irish Table'

As the story goes, <b>Cathal Armstrong</b> was cooking a variation of his mother's chicken casserole at home on his day off from working at his flagship Restaurant Eve when he got a phone call: President Obama was on his way to dine at Armstrong's restaurant. Armstrong dropped what he was doing and headed …

Buttermilk Hushpuppies Recipe

These fried cornmeal batter nuggets are crunchy on the outside and moist with buttermilk on the inside. Finish them with a spicy cayenne remoulade sauce on the side.<p><b>Notes:</b>For varying salt preferences, I've offered a range. I suggest starting with the less amount, taste the batter or fry one, and …

Best Oatmeal Cookies Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>The best oatmeal cookies are easy and healthy and exactly what you want, whether chewy or crispy, and made with whichever</i> …

The Very Best Brownie Recipe

Let’s rewind to Valentine’s Day. I’m single. I’m not feeling well. My mom is in town and our plan is to eat dinner and watch movies. As the sun goes …

How to grow asparagus in your garden

Guy Barter, RHS chief horticultural adviser, gives a few timely tips on how to grow asparagus.<p>Asparagus is a traditional dish and it is extremely easy to grow, despite the mystique that sometimes surrounds its culture. It thrives on well-drained soil or in raised beds in a sunny site.<p><b>Getting started</b><p>…

Gardening

How to Read a Fertilizer Label : Fertilizer & Gardening

Wing It: 16 Approaches to a DIY Birdbath

Welcome feathered friends to your backyard with a DIY birdbath modeled after any of the following inspiring designs.<p>Branch Out<p>1/16<p>Building a DIY …

broccoli, cheddar and wild rice casserole

Although my parents <i>claim</i> to have loved us, there were all sorts of delicious foods that my sister and I knew our friends got to eat in their homes …

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Extracts 101: Vanilla, Mint, Lemon, Almond

This fall was a busy one for me. I started grad school and by the end of September, I was buried under a mountain of research, homework, and paper …