Leah Shrestha

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56 Brilliant Woodworking Tips for Beginners

Woodworking is a blast, but it can be intimidating for beginners. Luckily, our readers and editors love passing along their go-to tips.<p>Clamping up …

Woodworking

DIY Home Decor Ideas That Can Improve Your Home Right Now

If you want to improve your home, to make it look and feel more inviting, more like you or simply more enjoyable there are all sorts of interesting …

Living Rooms

Our Favorite Lentil Recipes

Protein- and fiber-rich lentils are among the world's oldest cultivated crops. Here, our favorite recipes featuring the most convenient dried …

Healthy Eating

How to Make Thick & Creamy Smoothies Without Bananas

Bananas are ubiquitous in smoothie recipes, but what if you're allergic or you simply don't like them? Fortunately bananas aren't the only path to a …

Breakfast

Pity the fool who can't love pasta fazool

If you’re like me (from New Jersey with a last name ending in a vowel), you very likely grew up eating “pasta fazool,” long before we found out that …

Recipes

Honeydew-Jalapeño Margaritas Are Fire

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine tequila and jalapeño in a bowl; let stand 2 to 4 hours. Pour through a small wire-mesh strainer into a bowl. Discard …

Recipes

How to enjoy an anti-inflammatory diet (which could save your life)

Inflammatory foods could increase the risk of aggressive breast cancer, researchers suggested this week, and a new study points the finger firmly at processed convenience foods and ‘lazy cooking’.<p>It found that women who ate the most inflammatory foods were 39 per cent more likely to develop any …

Nutrition

10 Vegetarian Dishes to Bring to the Potluck — Recipes from The Kitchn

Whether or not you know there will be vegetarians at your next potluck, it's never a bad idea to bring something meatless just in case. Plus, more …

Cooking

All life on Earth, in one staggering chart

Scientists estimated the mass of all life. It’s mind boggling.<p>By weight, human beings are insignificant.<p>If everyone on the planet were to step on one side of a giant balance scale, and all the bacteria on Earth were to be placed on the other side, we’d shoot violently upward. That’s because all the …

Biology

Everything You Need to Know About Tomatoes

Everybody knows a tomato is a fruit, not a vegetable, but do we know why? Horticulturally speaking, the answer is simple. True fruits develop from …

Gardening

Veggie Sunday lunch

Sunday lunch is not just about roast meat, go veggie with our mouthwatering recipes.<p>Stuffed vegetablesby Rick SteinMain course<p>Torta pasqualeby Gennaro ContaldoMain course<p>Nut roastby Emily AngleMain course<p>Butternut squash with Persian pistachio pesto, feta and pomegranate seedsby Sabrina GhayourSide …

Food

Michele Curtis's pistachio, white chocolate and raspberry blondies recipe

I have a love affair with blondies, and this particular combination of pistachio nuts, white chocolate and raspberries is a match made in heaven.<p>Pistachio, white chocolate and raspberry blondies<p><i>Makes 12</i><p>200g soft butter<br>400g white chocolate melts (buttons)<br>220g caster (superfine) sugar<br>4 eggs<br>2 tsp …

Dessert

Grilling Your Meat with THIS Herb Reduces the Risk of Carcinogens

There are few things better than grilling outside when the weather warms up, but if you’re cooking your meat at a high temperature (who isn’t?), …

Cooking

This Pink Paint Color Is "Sophisticated and Soft But Definitely Not Too Sweet"

Last year, Millennial Pink was the hue of the moment. Everything from velvet accent chairs and chic sofas to marble countertops could be found in the …

Home Decorating

The dark side of the trendy avocado

Our love of guacamole is leaving Chilean villagers without water.<p>In the United States, only a third of the avocados we eat are grown domestically. Of …

Forestry

Oldest European Tree Found—And It's Having a Growth Spurt

A Heldreich's pine discovered in southern Italy has been thriving in a remote part of a national park for 1,230 years.<p>A craggy pine tree growing in southern Italy is 1,230 years old, making it the oldest tree in Europe that has been scientifically dated.<p>Moreover, the ancient pine seems to be living …

National Parks

6 Recipes That Prove You Should Be Eating Eggs for Dinner

1<p>Poached Eggs With Chile Butter and Yogurt<p>This recipe is guaranteed to hit the spot, thanks to a satisfying combination of warm pita bread, garlicky …

Tomato Avocado and Grilled Corn Salad Recipe

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Grill: 10 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium ear sweet corn, husks removed<br>• 3 large red tomatoes, sliced<br>• 3 …

19 Vegan Breakfast Ideas Perfect for When You're in a Rush

Hold the eggs, sub tofu, please!<p>May 24, 2018<p>When you think about vegan-friendly breakfast options, chances are good that elaborate dishes come to …

Rubber Eraser Child Protector

Small children always seem to bump their head on the underside of a countertop when they stand up. To protect them from future bumps, glue a rubber …

Cream Cheese Ice Cream

Step 1<p>Whisk together first 3 ingredients in a large heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture …

Mixed Berry Scones With Lemon Ginger Glaze

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°.<p>Step 2<p>Gently beat egg in a medium bowl. Stir in vanilla extract, ½ cup heavy cream, and granulated …

Recipes

Alon Shaya is America’s king of hummus—heed his advice

Take a good look at this man. His name is Alon Shaya. Maybe you’re a fellow restaurant geek and know about his beloved restaurants in New …

Turmeric Scrambled Eggs: Your 21st Century Brunch Plate

Get in your morning protein with an extra dose of anti-inflammatory turmeric, which also helps intensify the color of the eggs.<p>Breakfast potatoes are …

Breakfast

Japan’s biggest bestseller is a philosophy book on “The Courage to be Disliked”

When I visited Japan last November, I asked a few people whether everyone was as obsessed with Marie Kondo, the Japanese guru who inspires millions with her treatise on the magic of tidying up, as Americans were. Sure, they said. They knew about Kondo. But the real phenomenon, they told me, was a …

There Were Some Very British Responses To The American Preacher At The Royal Wedding

Keep calm and carry on trying not to laugh.<p>American preacher Michael Curry stole the show at the Royal Wedding with an impassioned sermon. The Chicagoan bishop gave an emotional address about acceptance and love while quoting Martin Luther King.<p>But it all proved a bit much for some of the …

Chocolate-Avocado Pudding With Coconut Peanut Butter Whip

Plant lovers rejoice—this vegan pudding delivers ultra-creamy lusciousness with absolutely <i>zero</i> dairy.<p>Buttery avocado provides silky texture, while …

WATCH: Does Citronella Actually Work? Here's What Science Says

Many of the best family memories are made while sitting on a porch on a summer evening in the South. Until the mosquitoes come out anyway.<p>As the …

How to Repot an Orchid (Without Killing It)

Congratulations, orchid lover! You’re one of an elite few who have managed to find the right balance of water, sunlight, date nights, and long walks …

Plants

Hawaii's Sunscreen Ban Doesn't Hit Until 2021, but the Reason for It Is Scary

Sunscreen is the best it's ever been. It's lightweight, fast-absorbing, beautifully fragranced, and at long last a pleasure to use. There's just one problem: Despite 2014's Sunscreen Innovation Act, the FDA hasn't OK'd any new sunscreen ingredients in 10 years. And now researchers are finding …

Skin Care