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Hot Day, Cool DIY Craft: How to Make an Upcycled T-shirt Yarn Plant Hanger

Old t-shirts: Everyone has some. Around my house a lot of said old T-shirts are tie-dyed. Not a Grateful Dead fan in sight, yet we have a lot of …

Crafting

Roasted Summer Vegetable Soup with Pesto | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Roasting the vegetables in the oven before pureeing them adds a depth of flavor to this summery soup, as does a dollop of freshly made pesto. You can substitute vegetable stock for the chicken stock if you would prefer a vegetarian dish.<p><b>Roasted Summer Vegetable Soup with Pesto</b><p>For the soup:<p>2 leeks, …

19 DIYS to Make Your House Smell Amazing

Who doesn’t love coming home to a nice-smelling space? A good home fragrance acts like an accessory and adds character, making your space feel extra homey. However, constantly buying candles and air fresheners can start getting expensive, and lots of them are actually polluting your home with …

Chemicals

25 Weeknight Vegetarian Recipes to Embrace #MeatlessMonday

Cooking

We Embarked On A Mission To Find The Perfect French Onion Soup- This Recipe Was The Winner!

Connect with Us<p>On Pinterest<p>We Embarked On A Mission To Find The Perfect French Onion Soup- This Recipe Was The Winner!<p>We recently embarked upon a …

Seafood Tacos with Lime-Green Chile Sauce | HBH

There really aren’t words for these tacos.<p>Well, there are plenty of words, but you know what I mean.<p>They are so good they should just be eaten, …

‘Everything’ Hamburger Buns

Remember last week when I made homemade cream cheese and I told you to save that whey?!? Yeah! I put it in hamburger buns. Yass! And since I think …

The 8 Essential Tools for Chinese Cooking

<i>As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities—but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.</i><p><i>Carolyn Phillips (Madame Huang here on Food52), great</i> …

Food & Dining

This Gorgeous Vertical Garden Will Fit in Any Space

Roll up those sleeves, throw your hair in a knot and grab your power drill for an epic woodworking DIY! This four-tier vertical planter will jazz up your yard without taking up a ton of space. Fear not, city dwellers! All you need is pinewood, twisted rope and 12 new green friends to turn your tiny …

Woodworking

The Best Thing You're Not Doing to Your Morning Eggs

Your eggs are about to get a major upgrade.<p>We've fried, scrambled, poached, baked, and boiled our way through dozens of eggs. ("Put an egg on it" is our unofficial motto around here.) But never before had we brûléed our eggs—until now. And it's kind of blowing our minds.<p><b>Alvin Cailan</b> of Eggslut in …

Breakfast

Andrew Zimmern’s 12 Best Asian Recipes

Today at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, travel expert and chef extraordinaire Andrew Zimmern gave an intro class to Asian hot pots. Zimmern’s …

Container Garden Ideas for Any Household

Plant, water, enjoy: easy-to-create container gardens to brighten every corner of your yard from spring to fall. Create a winter forest in miniature to enjoy all year long by potting low-maintenance dwarf conifers.

Miniature

How to Make Pita Bread

Make the dough following our pita bread recipe. Punch down dough and form into a ball, then turn out onto lightly floured surface.

Bread

How to Grow an Indoor Herb Garden

If you've ever looked around your apartment kitchen and wished for a more homey feel, then consider planting yourself a verdant herb garden—right on your countertop. "They provide you a sense of responsibility," says Dimitri Gatanas, owner of the Urban Garden Center in Manhattan. "It's like you …

DIY Trellis Clothes Racks

I actually didn’t realise just how useful this DIY was until I made it. I had thought about using it in the bathroom to hang towels and clothing from …

5 Flipboard Magazines for Your Alternative Garden

Who doesn’t love beautiful, bountiful gardens? I know I do, but for those of us living in an apartment, dorm or some other light- and space-challenged place, a lush garden can be an untenable dream. Add the drought in the West and calls to conserve water, and a green patch of your own can feel even …

The New Rules of Pasta Salad: How to Work With Asian Noodles

Last week I got on my high horse and proclaimed my general dislike of traditional American pasta salads. Then I laid out a set of rules for how to make pasta salad taste much, much better. Now here's the fun part, because today's the day that I explain a situation in which my rules don't hold …

Crispy Chicken Stir Fry – Chinese Takeout at Home!

Chicken Stir Fry Video (scroll down for printable recipe)//www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzzfiHJ6UvYI came up with this one evening when what I was really …

Food & Dining

18 Houseplants That Help Purify Your Home's Air

One NASA study might change how you approach the garden store.<p>You don't need to give us the hard sell on houseplants. Placing some leafy greens onto a coffee table or shelf is a great way to add some texture and breathe a little life into a room. But that's not the only reason to keep them around; …

14 recipes ready in 30 minutes or less

Long day? Want to get dinner on the table fast? From simple pasta ideas to comforting soups, vegetables, sandwiches — even shrimp and steamed mussels — here are 14 recipes that you can make in half an hour or less.<p><b>Giuseppe's mussels in sambuca:</b> Chef Giuseppe DiFronzo was happy to share his recipe …

Recipes

Every Cooking And Baking Substitution You Could Ever Need, In One Perfect Chart

There's nothing worse than being in the middle of making biscuits only to realize that you're fresh out of buttermilk. Or baking a cake, and finding out someone used up the eggs. Having to run out to the store when you're in the middle of preparing something awesome to eat is the absolute worst. …

Cooking

The Dos and Don'ts of Coffee

Everyone has their own personal habits when it comes to coffee. But the same goes for hygiene, so if it's not okay to pick your nose, it shouldn't be …

Coffee

News + Trends

The gift baskets, pecan pie, and dulce de leche cake are some of our fave food finds this season.<p>This matcha milk tea product has no added …

Seafood

Chicken Chow Mein

Although I’m definitely more of a noodle person (as opposed to a rice or bread person), Chow Mein has never been a dish that’s drawn my attention at …

Recipes

garlic herb flatbread - baking at home

Garlic herb flatbreads are best eaten still warm from the oven<p>Spring is now turning into summer and my herb garden is thriving. It is so nice to have …

The Difference Between Baking Powder And Baking Soda, In One Simple Chart

The difference between baking powder and baking soda is an enigma that has plagued the home baker since the dawn of time -- or at least since the introduction of these two chemical leaveners. They both make things rise without the need for persnickety yeast. They show up in a lot of recipes -- …

Crazy Good Maple Bacon Skillet Cornbread

Maple bacon skillet cornbread is something you just know will be good. How could it not be, with that flavor combination?!<p>As soon as you hear the words "maple" and "bacon," you know it’s going to be good. To me, it really doesn’t even matter what words come after those two because maple bacon …

Recipes