Eileen Schoenmoser

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Gardening 101: Sea Kelp for Healthy Houseplants

Sea kelp is a superfood for humans and plants too. It’s packed with 70 micronutrients and among them is cytokinin, a growth hormone that promotes …

Plants

15 Kitchen DIYs That Take One Hour Or Less

Want to spruce up your kitchen but don't have much time on your hands? These 15 super-simple DIY projects take less than an hour to complete.<p><b>1. Repaint your mugs</b><p><i>This Heart of Mine</i><p>Are you the unfortunate owner of a set of mugs you just can't fall in love with? Unless they're a priceless family …

The Perfect Roast Chicken from The Kitchn

Sara Kate Gillingham and Faith Durand, the editors of the popular blog The Kitchn, hold forth on tools, techniques, and cooking the perfect bird. For more recipes, check out The Kitchn Cookbook.<p><i>Photo: Leela Cyd</i><p>Skillet-Roasted Whole Chicken Serves 4<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon coarse salt<p>1 teaspoon …

9 Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

The key ingredients you need just might be hiding in your pantry.<p>These mix-it-yourself cleaners use environmentally friendly ingredients — like baking soda and vinegar — and are quite inexpensive. If you've run out of your favorite cleaning solution, don't run to the store; try one of these …

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Before and After: 5 Favorite Garden Rehabs

We know the landscape architect and designer members of our Architect/Designer Directory are talented, but nothing drives the point home like a good …

Landscaping

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Why Apple Pay took so long to get here

Among the debut of new iPhone models and the reveal of its long-awaited Watch, Apple (AAPL) on Tuesday announced a new mobile payments system, named …

Everything Old is New Again: Tile Countertops, Then and Now

From Planning & Remodeling Kitchens, published 1979, via Dry Dock Shop<p>(Image credit: Planning & Remodeling Kitchens)<p>In 1979, when this kitchen first …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Meatless marathon: Eat vegetarian for a week with these fabulous, easy meat-free recipes

Ready to take Meatless Monday to the next level and go vegetarian for a full week? Whether you want to do it for health or ethical reasons, or just expand the repertoire of delicious veggie recipes you can add to your diet, now's the perfect time to give meatless eating a shot: It's National …

Hidden Honolulu: step away from the crowds in Hawaii's capital

Heading for Honolulu? Then you’re probably going to spend time in Waikiki. For many people, the popular beachfront district is all they see of the Hawaiian capital. However, there’s more to the city than tourist-thronged streets and beaches. When you feel like a break from the crowds, take time to …

Best of the Hotline: How to Save Fresh Herbs

<i>Some questions on the Hotline have staying power, and for good reason -- they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Keep those fresh herbs going all through fall and winter.</i><p>As summer winds down, you might be wondering how you …

Herbs

Napa's Restaurant and Wine Industry Begins to Rebuild After Earthquake

At 3 a.m. Sunday, August 24, most residents of the Napa Valley were awoken by a <b>6.1-magnitude earthquake</b>, the largest the region has felt in nearly 25 years. According to the most recent Napa city data, the quake injured 120 people and caused an estimated $300 million in structural damage to homes …

Chris Cosentino Wire

San Francisco-based chef <b>Chris Cosentino</b> attended MAD 4 last week and Sprudge cornered the chef to talk about his home coffee set up: "I have every imaginable piece of equipment in my home. Y'know, everybody kinda laughs when they come over. I've got a <b>Chemex</b>, I've got a press pot, I've got an …

Mmm, biscuits: Southern chefs spill the secrets to fluffy, flaky, perfect homemade biscuits

Need some consolation now that summer is almost over? September happens to be National Biscuit Month—the perfect excuse to bake up a buttery, fragrant, comforting batch (or two, or three). And you don't have to be Southern, or even a professional baker, to make the fluffiest, flakiest, tastiest …

Surprise! Hello Kitty Is Not a Cat

Hello Kitty! You have seen her on your eight-year-old cousin’s backpack and your college roommate’s tote bag (“I . . . uh, got this when I was younger!”), on a dress worn by Lady Gaga and the track list of Avril Lavigne’s most recent album. Hello Kitty has become something of a behemoth, reportedly …

The Most Incredible Use Of 425 Square Feet You've Ever Seen

It’s really hard to make 425 square feet look spacious but Specht Harpman Architects managed to do just that in this once awkward New York City …

New York City

Roasted Garden Tomato Sauce

Tomatoes, tomatoes. August is when I typically have them going absolutely bonkers in the garden, but I’m also so busy with back to school stuff that …

This face-tracking projection is the craziest thing you'll see today

We've seen a whole bunch of projection-mapping videos, but this demo raises the bar, training the projection to recognize a model's face and follow her as she moves it. The result is basically real-life CGI — a real-time layer of animated light that's inseparable from the object itself. People say …

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Sarah Schoenfeld Makes Art by Dropping Drugs onto Film Negatives

What you're looking at is a sample of speed that was mixed with water and dropped onto an exposed film negative. Weirdly, it looks like speed feels.<p>That big photo in the middle is a sample of speed. It was mixed with water and then dropped from a pipette onto an exposed film negative. It was then …

Chocolate-Caramel Cake with Sea Salt

10 Servings<p>Mayonnaise in the batter isn’t as weird as it sounds—it’s just eggs and oil, after all. It’s also why this cake is so moist.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1¾ teaspoons baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon …

Dessert

5 Links to Read Before Pickling

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Your guide to pickle perfection.</i><p>It's hard to mention pickles these days without an eye roll from someone lamenting their trendiness and their …

Food

7 Ways to Serve Clams

Clams’ briny juices scream of the ocean, making them extra delicious in the summer. Here are seven ways to prepare them.<p>Clams’ briny juices scream of …

Ina Garten Demystified

The folks over at Vox breakdown just how oversized-shirt lover and Food Network's resident fancy pants <b>Ina Garten</b> "went from a <b>nuclear policy analyst</b> to running a food store in the Hamptons." The article also explains why Garten is so beloved: The fact that she "<b>provides aspirational inspiration</b>" …

Asparagus with Bacon and Hard-Boiled Eggs

8 Servings<p>We think fat spears of asparagus have the best texture. White ones take a little longer to cook, so boil them separately.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 oz. bacon (about 4 slices)<p>2 bunches green and/or white asparagus (about 2 lb.), trimmed, ends peeled if thick<p>Kosher salt<p>½ small shallot, …

Asparagus