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Cornbread Tamale Pie Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could cornbread tamale pie—a quick and spicy chili topped with cornbread—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them.</i> …

Cooking

9 Brilliant Books That Will Change How You See True Crime

By Caitlin Kleinschmidt | Off the Shelf<p>I love true crime. There, I said it. Though often maligned due to its associations with lurid tabloids and pulpy courtroom dramas, there are examples of the genre that are literary in quality and aspiration (and I can just feel the condescending eye-rolls from …

Books

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

Canadian dollar advances amid broadly lower greenback

The Canadian dollar was higher Monday amid general U.S. dollar weakness and rising commodity prices.<p>The loonie climbed 0.26 of a cent to 96.7 cents (U.S.).<p>The September crude contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange shed early gains and moved down 74 cents to $107.13 a barrel.<p>But prices have …

Perfect Miters Every Time

Pro tips for making perfect miters<p>Whether you're banding a tabletop or making a picture frame, make sure the wood color and the grain pattern match …

Woodworking

Pretty DIY composting system doubles as a planter

Two weeks ago, I embarked on a project to start composting in my apartment. And although I have yet to dive into the world of vermiculture—composting …

Gardening
Books

The surprising benefits of reading before bed

Our eyes pingpong back and forth from Facebook posts to open chat boxes, unclicked emails to GIFs of dancing cats, scanning for keywords but barely digesting what we see. Average time spent on an online article is 15 seconds.<p>In 2014, the Pew Research Center revealed that one-quarter of American …

Sleep

6 Helpful DIY Wall Organizers That Look Good, Too

(Image credit: Passion Shake)<p>Always forgetting your keys? Never did come up with a smart way to store your mail (and bills)? Just feel like you need …

Crafting

Raven: The five books that got me hooked on crime fiction

<b>I became hooked on</b> crime fiction thanks to the encouragement of my mum who started me reading, and gave me the keys to the crime kingdom with her …

Books

10 Inspired Gardening Projects for Kids

Spring has finally sprung! It's time to get outdoors with your little sprouts and have fun exploring, learning and playing. The garden is a great …

How to Get Organized: 2 Solutions From Philosophy and Kindergarten

Being disorganized causes huge problems.<p>Via Organizing from the Inside Out:<p>• Americans waste nine million hours per day searching for misplaced …

Productivity

50 Great Genre-Bending Books Everyone Should Read

Sometimes, it seems as though the arguments about genre — be it poetry vs. fiction, fiction vs. nonfiction, literary fiction vs. SF vs. fantasy vs. …

How to get healthy soil for happy plants

Natural biological controls are a gardener’s new best friend<p>'Well, I think the answer lies in the soil.” This catchphrase from farmer Arthur Fallowfield (played by Kenneth Williams in Round the Horne) was played for laughs, but scientists are beginning to understand the huge significance of soil. …

Los Angeles Wood Pergolas, Patio Covers, Arbors & Beautiful Trellises

Wood Arbors, Pergolas, Patio Covers & Trellises<p>Looking for a beautiful, affordable wood arbor, dining pergola, patio cover, gazebo or garden trellis? …

Landscaping

10 Easy Pieces: Salt and Pepper Grinders from Around the World

Pepper mills first appeared in European kitchens in the 14th century. Today the concept of pepper grinding remains much the same, but the look of the …

​Stop Chrome from Running In the Background After You Close It

Some Google Chrome extensions may keep your browser awake even when the browser is closed or minimized. This could slow down your computer, increase …

Ladies: If You’re Upset That Your Partner Doesn’t Help You Around The House, The Answer Is Simple

Ladies, stop. Just… stop. Stop telling me about how your partner doesn’t contribute as much as you’d like to the household chores.<p>I really don’t want …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Salted Caramel Cake from Alex Hitz

Alex's twist on an old-fashioned favorite results in a delicious — and amazing looking! — treat that's perfect for any occasion.<p>Trends are trends and traditions are traditions, and rarely do the two mix, but this cake is a hybrid. It's my favorite kind of thing — a classic with a twist. These days, …

Dessert

10 Genius Ways to Use a Muffin Tin

<i>Get the recipe at Skinnytaste.</i><p><b>Freeze PB&J</b><br>Muffin Tin Mania one-ups the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich with this frozen, crust-free treat, made from a simple fresh berry puree and a mixture of peanut butter and evaporated milk. Unlike ice cream sold by the pint or quart, these are perfectly …

DIY Car Upholstery Cleaner - Kalyn Brooke

Shares 109.6K<p>This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here.<p>Can you believe Summer is just about over? Pretty soon it …

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The Best New Shade Perennials for 2014

1 of 23<p>Every year, dozens of new varieties of perennials come on the market. We've narrowed down our favorite perennials for shade to help you …

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

<b>Clarifying moisturizer:</b> Mix a few drops of coconut water with a few drops of lemon juice. The coconut will hydrate your skin, and lemon will clear and brighten it.<p><b>Elbow and knee bleacher:</b> "If your elbows and knees appear dark, simply rub them with half of a lemon," says Patrice Coleman, owner of …