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The Secret Ingredient to Making Bacon *Even Better*

Bacon seems to be the one thing that always makes breakfast better. Who doesn’t love waking up to a slice (or 12) of warm, crispy, savory bacon? We’ll let you in on a secret: The trick to making bacon even better is adding a touch of sweetness and a little funky spice to the mix to create the …

Chicken Gyro Salad With Tzatziki Dressing

• Calories 463<br>• Fat 22g<br>• Sat fat 5g<br>• Cholesterol 224mg<br>• Fiber 3g<br>• Protein 49g<br>• Carbohydrate 17g<br>• Sodium 1350mg<br>• Sugar 5g<p>Calories 463<br>• Fat 22g<br>• Sat fat 5g<br>• Cholesterol …

End of the line for gasification plant

<b>Plans to refurbish the Forest Road, Newport, gasification plant have been shelved.</b><br>The plant, which has suffered repeated breakdowns and breached …

Mattress recycling jobs bring comfort to Edmonton's most vulnerable

Justice Faithful never imagined he would be making a living wage in a job he loves during the time he and his mother were going to a west end drop-in …

Why we should be turning waste into fuel

Waste-to-fuel plants produce fuels from the combustible (energy-rich) materials found in waste from households and industry. Suitable materials …

If You're Looking For a V-Day Dessert, These Cookies Are For You

Valentine's Day and chocolate go hand and hand. Once February 14th hits, our heads are filled with visions of love—dare we say, lust?—for the sweet. …

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These Houses Are Built With Blocks Made From Waste Plastic

In Bogota, 700 tons of plastic is discarded daily, with only 100 tons of that recycled. But that’s all beginning to change, thanks to the work of architect Oscar Mendez. His company, Conceptos Plásticos transforms plastic and rubber waste into a construction material, and uses it to build houses …

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27 Most Common Job Interview Questions and Answers

Want to know (or use) some of the most common interview questions and answers? Here's a comprehensive list, along with some of the best answers.<p>While some job interviewers take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, most job interviews involve an exchange of common interview questions …

22 Ways To Turn Old Junk Into New Junk

The Bizarre Pasta-Cooking Trick That Works Better Than Boiling Water

Teaser: There's bacon involved.<p>I had a life-changing pasta moment in the test kitchen last week: I cooked pasta — but I didn't even boil a pot of water. Excuse me, did you hear that?! I did <i>not</i> boil water. So how did I cook the hard noodles then? In garlicky bacon fat and chicken broth (I know, …

This Healthy Veggie Snack Tastes Just Like French Fries

We know it’s hard to share our junk food-loving hearts with veggies (just drop us off at any one of these food trucks, please!), but we’ve found a healthy veggie snack that actually taste like junk food. We’re talking big wedges of zucchini dusted with parmesan, then baked until golden. Dip them in …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

The Brown Sugar Balsamic-Glazed Pork Loin that Pinterest Loved

There's a game of telephone woven into almost every recipe: They're passed along—horizontally, from friend to friend, or vertically, from generation to generation—and inevitably, the recipe transforms, based on preferences or whatever the maker happens to have in the pantry or how legible the …

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Make Perfect, One-Minute Hollandaise Sauce with an Immersion Blender

Making hollandaise sauce the traditional way may be time-honored, but it takes a lot of effort and is easy to mess up. If you have an immersion …

Pork Chops with Dill Pickle Marinade Recipe

"Marinate center-cut pork chops in the pickling liquid of store-bought dill pickles: sounds strange, but it's a winner!"<p>Ingredients<p>4 center cut pork …

Kicked-Up Potato Pancakes Recipe

"Shredded potato with cheese, ham and more. Tasty and wonderful! I invented this during an Iron chef cooking contest I had with my family - and …

Plastic bottle cutter lets you easily turn bottles into rope

<b>Finally, a simple way to reuse the material from one of our most common 'waste' items.</b><p>What do you do with used plastic bottles? Since you're reading …

Creamy Mushroom Soup Recipe

"This fresh and creamy soup is easy to make, and filled with hearty chopped mushrooms."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup butter<p>1 cup chopped shiitake mushrooms<p>1 cup …

7 Yakitori Recipes to Make at Home

Get ready for some of the best chicken of your life.<p>In Japan, yakitori restaurants are casual, beer-soaked houses of worship for grilled, skewered …

Making Pencils from Paper Wastes

Paper industry is considered as one of the world’s largest consumers of fossil fuels and biggest industrial polluter. The industry is criticized by …

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Jamaican Recipes

From chicken curry to spicy homemade hot sauce, here are Food & Wine's best Jamaican recipes.

Mattress Recycling Is Easier Than You Think

Because one old mattress can occupy 40 cubic feet or more in a landfill, mattresses are an obvious candidate for recycling. And although 80 percent …

Banana Fritters

In 2006, I spent a wonderful, lazy week under a palm-thatched cabana on an island beach in Thailand with my dear friend Cate. Every day was exactly …

Recipes

Luscious Lemon Triangles Recipe

"A traditional lemon bar with zest! The addition of lemon zest in both the crust and filling makes this dessert even more …

10 Mess-Free Recipes for Baked Wings

Skip the fryer.<p>Frying wings is fast, but using this traditional cooking method has its downsides. The biggest, of course, being the searing-hot, …

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Can’t seem to shed your spare tire? This workout and diet program strips away excuses so you can strip away belly fat<p>Can’t seem to ever shed your spare tire? The Fast and Lean program strips away excuses so you can strip away fat.<p>It’s not a one-size-fits-all workout and diet plan. Quite the …

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

"I don't have the energy or courage to cater for a living but, if I did, this Greek lemon chicken and potatoes would be one of my go-to entrees, and …

Pork Schnitzel with Sage Butter

A pork version of the traditional German veal schnitzel, this is a great family favourite in our house. Feel free to ring the changes with the …