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"Bedroom Plants" Are Just What You Need to Sleep Better at Night

They might also help prevent colds and allergies.<p>This spring, everyone was obsessing over "shower plants," which can help keep your bathroom clean. But the benefits of house plants don't end there. Now, more and more people on Pinterest are putting plants (whether hanging or potted) in their …

23 Japanese Recipes That Cost Less Than a Ticket to Tokyo

Though Japan is renowned for both its cuisine and its food culture, relatively few of its dishes have made their way onto menus in the US, let alone onto the tables of home cooks. True, sushi, tempura, and teriyaki-glazed fish are familiar to more Americans than ever before. But Japanese food …

10 Paint Colors With Cult Followings

Choosing a paint color can be overwhelming. Yet, for all of the thousands of colors out there, a handful have become revered go-tos that we see used …

Home Decorating

Blackout Cake

12 servings<p>According to legend (a.k.a. the Internet), this decadent chocolate cake was first created by Ebinger’s bakery in Brooklyn, New York, and named after the blackout drills during World War II. To re-create it, we learned that patience is key: giving all the separate components time to chill …

Dessert

Philippine’s Unofficial National Dish–Pork And Chicken Adobo (菲律宾 猪肉和鸡肉阿斗波) - Guai Shu Shu

<b>INTRODUCTION</b><p>I never know that pork adobo is so easy to prepare. I have eaten a few times and I remember the first time I have eaten this dish during …

Kung Pao Chicken ~ Recipe

In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for chicken and marinate for 10 minutes.<p>In another mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for sauce and set …

Fried Pork Adobo Recipe

IMAGE Toto Labrador<p>Bursting with flavor, this is Pinoy comfort food at its finest. Serve with piping hot rice and you’re set to conquer the rest of …

We So Love These 42 Miso Recipes

Miso is a funky Japanese fermented soybean paste that's probably been patiently loitering in the back of your fridge for months twiddling its thumbs, waiting for you to realize its worth.<p>Miso? That's a soup, right? Okay, yes, but also no. Miso is a funky Japanese fermented soybean paste that's …

Cooking

Better Alignment in 9 Moves

The fitness industry is flooded with programs that move the body at quick velocities aiming to burn calories and to help people aesthetically look better. While this might seem great at face value, we must not forget about the other important factors such as stretching (check out the foam rolling …

Korean Bulgogi Marinade

Beer-Braised Pork Belly Ramen

Paired with a Pilsner<p><i>Beer-braised pork belly ramen is a scrumptious Japanese-inspired noodle dish that’s made with a homemade ginger-flavored broth</i> …

15 Tasty And Delicious Recipes You Must Try

From Proper Tasty to your belly.

What I Learned from Trying the Taco Cleanse—a.k.a. the Best Non-Diet Ever | Women's Health

The Taco Cleanse was developed by four Austin-based vegans and self-proclaimed “taco scientists.” While the authors <i>did</i> eat nothing but tacos, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert for a whole month, that’s not really what the taco cleanse is all about. They wanted to poke fun at today’s diet …

Tired of Takeout? Try Making This Authentic Chinese Cold Noodle Dish at Home

Sometimes, nothing hits the spot like good old-fashioned Chinese takeout. Before you reach for the phone, consider recreating those classic flavors …

20 Essential Chinese Ingredients (and Where to Buy) | Omnivore's Cookbook

Do you often struggle with Chinese cooking because you don’t have a certain ingredient in your kitchen? Or have you discovered a delicious recipe, …

Mongolian Beef

I’ve always had a weakness for Asian takeout, so I love recreating my favorite takeout recipes at home. This recipe happens to be one of the easiest …

Onions

15 Nearly Greenless Salads for a More Colorful Lunch Routine

If you draw your salad perimeters around a selection of verdant vegetable slices, a few renegade croutons, some kind of vinaigrette, and an endless backdrop of green—well, we've done that, too. And we've had some great salads within them.<p>Greens of all sorts are great, and they definitely hold a …

Healthy Eating

Sticky Sweet and Spicy Asian Chicken Thighs

One-pan and about 45 minutes (including 30 minutes of just simmering away time) delivers this sticky, sweet and spicy chicken. Great weeknight …

Cooking (Canada)

How to Create a Cobra Braid—the Newest Fashion Week Hair Trend You Can Wear Every Day

Yep, New York fashion week is still going on. And if you find yourself constantly rolling your eyes over all the high fashion and crazy makeup looks on your Instagram feed, we've got something here that could make you happier. Over the weekend, at the Leanne Marshall show, models wore an awesome …

5 Valentine's Day Quiche Recipes

Quiche—with its custardy filling and buttery pastry—makes for an incredibly romantic breakfast, brunch or even dinner.<p>From classic bacon-and-leek to …

Gong Bao Chicken with Peanuts

宮保雞丁<b><br>Gong Bao chicken with peanuts</b><i><br>Gong bao ji ding</i><p>As far as I’m concerned, this is one of the ultimate chicken dishes: quick and easy to make, and …

Food & Dining

How To Make Dashi

How to make dashi and ramen soup with soy sauce eggs is the last post from this Stocks and Broths series. I wanted to end with something that was …

Soysauce

Slow Cooker Soup Recipes To Keep You Warm All Winter Long

Delicious, too.<p>The slow cooker is good at making so many things. It transforms big cuts of meat into a tender meal. It bakes up dessert in the blink of an eye. It even knows how to mix a cocktail. <i>And</i> it's an expert at making some of winter's most soul-warming soups and stews.<p>This time of year a big …

Cooking

The Year of the Monkey Bowl Demands Monkey Bread Pork Buns

This year, Super Bowl and Chinese New Year celebrations fall on the same Sunday. That means you have to choose between nachos and dumplings, right? …

25 Easy Desserts for Those Last-Minute Sugar Cravings

When you want something sweet and you want it now, look no further than quick-fix treats.<p><b>We love making weekend projects</b> out of elaborate cake, pastry, and pie recipes. But when we get hit by a sudden, unstoppable sugar craving, we turn to these no-fuss desserts. From the easiest cookies to the …

Dessert

Sisig (Filipino Sizzling Pork) Recipe - Chowhound

1<p>Add the pork shoulder and jowl to the cold brine and invert a small plate over them to keep them completely submerged. Cover and refrigerate at …

Pork

Pakbet (Pinakbet, Filipino Vegetable Stew) Recipe - Chowhound

Pork is easiest to thaw when placed in the refrigerator in its original wrapping. Small roasts will take three to five hours per pound, while larger …

Cooking

5 Easy Asian Chicken Recipes

Fish sauce, gochujang, sriracha and soy sauce are all punchy, delicious ingredients that impart an unreal depth of flavor to whatever you're making for dinner. Luckily, in this global age, they are all quite easy to track down at your local supermarket. And what's easier to find at the store than …

How to Make Presidential Gumbo and Pecan Pie

Food may have been what ended Zachary Taylor's presidency early, but his table spread was full of Southern delights.<p>“Old Rough and Ready” President …

Baking