Lesley Bedford

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I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Chickpeas

Are You Ready to Make Delicious Almond Pie Crust?

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 180<p>Fat 15g<p>Carbs 8g<p>Protein 5g<p>Nutrition Facts<p>Servings: 8<p>Amount per serving<p>Calories<p>180<p>% Daily Value*<p><b>Total Fat</b> …

Baking

An Eater’s Guide to New York City

Welcome to the Vast, Ever-Changing Food Metropolis<p>With more than eight million people spread out across 250+ neighborhoods, New York City is a true melting pot. In addition to mom-and-pops serving foods from all around the world, there are fine-dining restaurants from local and international …

Here's How to (Probably) Lock In Another Year of Amazon Prime For $99

Try not to panic, but Amazon is raising the price of Prime for the first time in four years, from $99 per year to $119. The change goes into effect …

Shopping

Evaporative off-grid toilets don't need plumbing, water or electricity

2.6 billion people around the planet don’t have access to safe toilets. Not only does this impact health, but empowerment as well: women and girls …

Off-grid

How to Wrap Your Extension Cord Like a Contractor and Eliminate Knots | The Art of Manliness

Do your extension cords look like this when you’re unraveling them, no matter how nicely they were wrapped up?<p>Today I’m going to show you a tip that …

Crispy Chickpeas Are My Goes-On-Everything Dinner MVP

By Alex Delany<p>These simple crispy chickpeas are here to improve whatever you're making for dinner.<p>I’ve always wanted to be a renaissance man. Or whatever the less pretentious-sounding version of that is. You know, someone who excels in multiple fields, someone who is always surprising friends with …

Food

Peanut Drinking Snack

4 servings<p>This spicy, sour, salty, crunchy mix isn’t your typical roasted bar nuts recipe. Fresh lime juice, red onion, chiles, and cilantro give it amazing flavor. It’s best served with spoons for scooping into your palm.<p>May 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ small red onion, finely chopped<p>2 serrano chiles, …

Flavors

Creamy Cucumber-Dill Salad

When temperatures rise, cool off with this simple side dish<p>Inspiration can come from the most unlikely places. Like the Pancake Pantry in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, a tiny town on the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. When the restaurant switches over from breakfast to lunch service …

Dilly Beans

A crisp summer bite—or an elegant Bloody Mary garnish<p>“I have been growing green beans and dill in my garden for years now with the sole purpose of putting up pints each summer,” writes the North Carolina author Ashley English in her new cookbook, <b>Southern from Scratch</b>. “Dilly beans are a delicious …

Apple Just Released A New iPhone Battery Health Feature

In iOS 11.3, available now, Apple is releasing a beta version of a new performance settings option called “iPhone Battery Health.”<p><b>If you’re still</b> <b>waiting for an iPhone replacement battery</b> <b>due to backlog, there’s another way to stop your phone from being sluggish: the new iOS 11.3 update, available</b> …

Mobile Technology

Mami’s Rum Cake

Just eight ingredients make dessert magic<p>“When my friends found out I was writing this cookbook, several asked if Mami’s rum cake would be in it,” writes Von Diaz of her Puerto Rican mother’s beloved cake in her new cookbook, <b>Coconuts & Collards: Recipes and Stories from Puerto Rico to the Deep</b> …

Netflix Has Secret Codes to Unlock Hidden Shows and Movies

It's time to re-up the queue.<p>If your Netflix queue is starting to just show you the same predictable shows and genres, this may be the hack you've been waiting for.<p>As we all know, Netflix selects our recommended shows and movies based on our previously watched queues. This means that if you share …

Traditional Hamantaschen

Preheat oven to to 350ºF and line 4 cookie sheets with parchment paper.<p>In a large bowl, add the eggs and sugar and whisk until light and foamy. Add …

The Aprons Our Food Editors Never Want to Take Off

Sewing

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts

Set it and forget it—chef Hugh Acheson’s no-fuss take on the classic Southern snack<p><i>“Green” peanuts are the raw peanut, before curing and roasting. They have a season that runs from August to November, but it can be challenging to find them north of Virginia. Still, you should make the effort to</i> …

12 Neighborhood Restaurants That Will Make You Feel Like a True New Yorker

Eat like a local at our favorite New York neighborhood joints in Manhattan and Brooklyn.<p>Somewhere between the hotspot du jour and the uninspired hole-in-the-wall is the kind of restaurant that makes you feel like a true New Yorker—where tourists are nowhere to be seen, where the servers know your …

Welcome to the Campiest Place on Earth

GREAT FALLS, Mont. — When a study recently found Great Falls the least gay-friendly city in Montana, one man wrote on a local news website, “Let’s keep it that way.”<p>Mermaids are totally tolerable, though.<p>Great Falls, home to 59,000 mostly conservative citizens, can be a soul-deadening place. …

Mermaids

Deadbeat Dads of the Bible

<i>HAGAR</i>: Wait, so, you’re just going to leave me and your son out in the desert?<p><i>ABRAHAM</i>: Yep.<p><i>HAGAR</i>: Why?<p><i>ABRAHAM</i>: God said so.<p><i>HAGAR</i>: You also told me God said that I shouldn’t hum and that I should stop snoring.<p><i>ABRAHAM</i>: God says a lot of things.<p><i>HAGAR</i>: So, this doesn’t have anything to do with your …

9 Smart and Stylish Ways to Update an Old Travel Trailer

For our three-day Airstream makeover challenge, Country Living style editors took a 1973 Argosy Airstream from drab to dreamy.<p>Calling all wayfarers, …

These 11 Scarves May Look Expensive, but They're All Under $15 and From Amazon

If you're totally obsessed with scarves, you're not alone — I have drawers filled to the brim with my favorite cold-weather accessory. These cozy pieces are one of the best parts about chilly temps. Not only do they keep you warm, but you can mix and match so many colors and patterns with pretty …

We Tested These Strange Soap-Free Spaghetti Scrubbers

I recently learned something that totally blew my mind: you <i>uh...</i> actually don't need soap to wash your dishes. Or at least, that's what one cleaning …

Cast Iron Cookware

Cornmeal Angel Biscuits Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon of the sugar in a small bowl or 1-cup glass measuring cup. Let stand 5 …

Dessert

Inverted Hip Extension With Pushup | Women's Health

<i>(Get more legs-sculpting workouts from Women's Health's Look Better Naked DVD.)</i><p>Image courtesy of Furthermore<p><b>How to:</b> Start in plank position with legs extended or knees down on floor. Extend your left leg diagonally toward ceiling, then bend your elbows by your sides, lowering your chest to the …

The Tangy Peanut Snack You'll Want to Eat by the Handful

How to make Win Son's signature bar snack at home.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. This is Trigg Brown's recipe for the roasted peanuts</i> …

Food & Dining

The Absolute Best Brewery Taprooms in New York

<i>As recently as five years ago, New York City was a pretty desolate landscape for locally brewed beer. However, a 2014 legislative change legalizing</i> …

Beer

H&M Coats Are So Good We Can Hardly Think About Anything Else

If you're anything like us, you've been daydreaming about coat weather for the entire month of October (and perhaps even some of September). And right now, we're looking to H&M's outwear section to get our fix. From cozy leopard print car coats to oversize leather moto jackets that are bound to fly …

Sour Candied Citrus Peels

Makes about 3 cups<p>These are like homemade sour candy and we can't stop eating them. Here’s an idea for leftover citrus flesh you'll have: Use the juice to make curd, then gift it in jars. This recipe is from Rebekah Turshen of City House in Nashville, TN.<p>November 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 large …

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Dessert