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Why you'll want to get your hands on this free gardening book

Those weed fabrics and barriers that you just spent the weekend putting down? They're great at cutting back on weeds in the short term.<p>In the long term? Not so much. Weeds will eventually work their way back into the garden, and then you have two messes to clean up — the weeds and the battered …

Canal House Lentils

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 45 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>When cooked with aromatics and rich tomato sauce, lentils are anything but bland.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 medium leek, white and pale-green parts only, finely chopped<p>1 clove garlic, thinly sliced<p>1 tablespoon tomato paste<p>1 cup …

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Chicken Tikka Masala

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>For this chicken tikka masala recipe, the yogurt helps tenderize the chicken; the garlic, ginger, and spices in the marinade infuse it with lots of flavor. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 …

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Perfect Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken Thighs

2 to 4 main-course<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Sophisticated enough for a Sunday supper yet quick enough for Wednesday's dinner, this master recipe is all in the technique. Cook the thighs skin side down in a cast-iron skillet to render out the fat and make the skin as crisp and, dare we say, delicious as …

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Greek Mac and Cheese

Put bread into the bowl of a food processor and pulse until finely ground. Put bread crumbs and 3 tbsp. butter into a small bowl and combine; set …

Asian Ginger-Soy Sauce Chicken

444<p>15<p>1<p>Shares 460<p>Whenever I visit a foreign country, I go to the supermarket. I’ve found myself pushing carts through supermarkets in countries, from …

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Recipe of the Day: Herb-Crusted Beef Rib Roast...

The Ultimate Beef Wellington Recipe

<b>Note:</b> A center-cut beef tenderloin is also known as a Châteubriand. For best results, use a high quality all-butter puff pastry, such as Dufour. Alternatively, make your own using this recipe and technique. Foie gras pâté can be used in place of the fresh foie gras. Is using pâté, skip step 7. In …

The Food Lab Turbo: Broiled Miso Black Cod

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe …

Gremolata is the Secret to the Tastiest Simple Lentil Soup

My wife loves lentil soup, which means I make a lot of it. It's my go-to meal when I want to make something I know she'll enjoy without having to spend too much time, thought, or effort on it. The thing is, my wife likes it <i>ultra</i> simple. I mean, about as simple as you can get. Nothing more than a …

The Secret to Extra-Crispy Herb-Roasted New Potatoes: More Than a Pinch of Salt

"Kenji, why don't you ever make those salt-crusted potatoes we have back home for me?" my wife, Adri, said to me the other day as we were driving home from an afternoon at the beach. As the husband of a Colombian woman, I've come to learn a couple things about their culture. Namely, when it comes …

The Food Lab: Ultra-Crispy Roast Potatoes

How often do you get roasted potatoes that <i>look</i> like they're going to be awesomely crisp, only to find that rather than crispness, all you've got is a papery (or, worse, leathery) skin on the exterior? Getting truly crisp potatoes is harder than it seems. Simply tossing them in a bit of oil and …

The Food Lab: How to Make an Herb Butter-Rubbed Spatchcocked Roast Turkey in Under 2 Hours

So you've seen our spatchcock turkey and you're intrigued by the promise of extra-crisp skin and ultra-moist meat, all in about 90 minutes...but there's just one thing that bugs you: You're the kind of person who likes to put decals on their car or glitter on their greeting cards. In other words, …

Juicy and Tender Italian-American Meatballs in Red Sauce Recipe

What is the perfect meatball? For me, it's a plump, juicy ball of highly seasoned meat that's so tender a spoon can pass right through it with almost no resistance. Here's how I make that a reality.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A panade made from buttermilk-soaked fresh bread adds tons of moisture and …

15 Tips for Being Happy at Work

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Most Popular How-To Guides of 2014

We cover a lot of things here at Lifehacker, but we love nothing more than a good step-by-step guide. Here are our best how-tos from the year, from …

The 11 Most Important Cats Of Science

I can haz scienz?<p>[Special thanks to materials scientist Joe Spalenka for letting us use his photoshopped image of Watson And Crick Plus Chloe The Cat.]

Make the Mac and Cheese of Your Dreams by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Homemade macaroni and cheese is way better than the boxed stuff—here's how to make the perfect batch.<p>Boxed macaroni and cheese is easy. But so is whipping up a pan of the homemade version—and it tastes about 1,000 times better. But before you preheat that oven, hear us out: There are a few common …

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Discover Jamie's collection of delicious recipes, ranging in complexity using an array of ingredients you will be sure to find the perfect recipe for …

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