Mary Lougheed

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These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell

Picture Stories<p>Photographer Beth Moon traveled the world in search of centuries-old trees.<p>Over three trillion trees live on planet Earth, and yet we know so few of their stories. Of course all trees play an important role—purifying the air, hosting the feathered and the furry, teaching kids (and …

Nature

Bobby's Crunch Burger

4 Servings<p>It might sound radical, but adding water to the pan makes total sense: The steam will help cook the burger through, while preserving moisture at the same time.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Coleslaw<p>½ cup mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar<p>1 tablespoon finely grated yellow onion<p>2 …

Sweet Potato Curry

12 Servings<p>This one-dish wonder grants you immunity from even the most gluten-averse, meat-abstaining, fat-conscious houseguests. And it tastes as good as ever reheated.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 lemongrass stalk, tough outer layer removed, coarsely chopped<p>1 2” piece ginger, peeled, chopped<p>4 …

10 Foods That Are Surprisingly Good Cleaners

Add these kitchen staples to your cleaning arsenal. Seriously.<p>Your go-to cleaners might come in a bottle, but when tackling a tricky stain, it's worth cleaning outside the box. Try these fridge and pantry finds to freshen and brighten nearly every area of your home.<p><b>1. Lemons</b>Citrus can zap grime …

Spare Rib Recipes Missing From Your Life

The problem with spare ribs is that they don't have the same ring as baby back ribs. Sadly no one wrote a jingle about this cut of meat. But we assure you, its inferiority ends there. When it comes to quality and flavor, spare ribs are where it's at. Some even say spare ribs are tastier than baby …

7 Irish Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

You don't have to be Irish to celebrate this delicious day. Try one (or all) of these traditional Irish dishes to make your Tuesday extra tasty.<p><b>1. Irish Cream Tiramisu</b><p>Break out the Baileys. This fun twist on tiramisu, from one of my all-time favorite cookbooks, <i>Nigella Express</i> by Nigella Lawson, is …

Wanna Be a Great Baker? Master Pâte à Choux First

Pate a choux is one baking recipe that you absolutely must master. Here's how to do it.<p><i>Welcome to Baking 1-2-3, by associate food editor Claire Saffitz. Each month, she’ll guide you through a three-step baking process. The first recipe is for the beginners out there, the second for</i> …

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Is A Simulated Brain Conscious?

Scott Aaronson's answer has implications for C-3PO, the universe and the odds that you are a Boltzmann Brain.<p>Imagine standing in an open field with a bucket of water balloons and a couple of friends. You've decided to play a game called "Mind." Each of you has your own set of rules. Maybe Molly …

These Quick Thai Noodles are Better than Takeout

These spicy rice noodles are deliciously easy.<p>Whip up a bowl of these hot pepper rice noodles in less time than it would take to get delivery from your favorite Thai place. And feel free to swap out chicken for the protein of your choice. Beef, shrimp, and tofu all work great.<p>Get the Recipe: Hot …

Feel Amazing: Detox Kale Salad

Detox kale salad that won't make you miss a thing. From avocado to walnuts, this salad has it all.<p>From time to time, we could all use a little detox. Whether we're detoxing from a 4-hour Grey's Anatomy re-run marathon, an epic Facebook stalking session, or our weekend cinnamon roll bender, changing …

What to Cook in August

End summer on a strong note with our must-cook dishes for August<p>August is the last full month of summer, and we're excited to make the most of it in …

Recipes

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The 4 Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking

Harness the power of the ultimate piece of kitchen hardware<p>The more you cook, the more you realize that the best kitchen tools are often the simplest. One sharp chef’s knife is far more valuable than a 62-piece knife set. One big stainless-steel bowl will do more for you than the latest plastic …

Preserved: Spiced Mango Chutney

This time of year, when fresh green shoots are just starting to arrive at my farmer's market, I go a little crazy with anticipation for the local growing season to pick up the pace. This is when a trip to the international grocery store can be so incredibly inspiring.<p>Bags of green peanuts, piles of …

The 5 Middle Eastern Pantry Staples, from Pomegranate Molasses to Ras-El-Hanout

From pomegranate molasses to ras-el-hanout, the 5 most common (and important) Middle Eastern ingredients to keep in your pantry<p>Middle Eastern dishes combine fresh, tangy, and fragrant flavors. Here are 5 of the most common (and important) ingredients:<p>1. Tahini<p>Used in dressings, sauces, dips, even …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from France

Ah, <i>le jardin í la française.</i> No need to add the word <i>formal</i> to that phrase, because when it comes to French gardens, formal is a given. We’ve all seen …

Landscaping

IKEA 2015 Catalog Sneak Peek: Stylists' Ideas Worth Stealing

Any minute now, the annual IKEA catalog will drop. It's a once-a-year "event" for anyone who loves design, in large part thanks to the super-smart …

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

Easy Marinades with 5 Ingredients or Less

*And* we have a fool-proof formula for developing your own<p>We know that our columnists, the Canal House ladies, love a good dry rub. But in the <i>BA</i> Test Kitchen, sometimes we like to wet things down with a flavor-packed marinade. Smash some garlic cloves, toss in some fresh herbs, add a splash of oil …

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Fresh Lasagna

Fancy lady lunch time! I love this dish for a luncheon because a) look how fancy b) it's suuuuper simple c) you can make it ahead of time. This is exactly the kind of recipe I love to make: sophisticated but simple to make. Thinly sliced zucchini replaces the pasta, and roasted tomatoes add a …

Love chicken? These simple recipes are all you'll need for the week

Do you love chicken but don't want to be stuck in the kitchen prepping and cooking? Lucky for you, TODAY is teaming up with celebrity chefs to make things simpler for you. This week, TODAY is launching a cooking series titled "Super Simple Chicken: The Only Recipes You'll Ever Need," which features …

Cooking

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

iPad: $1.50 per year

If you fully drain and charge your iPad every other day it will use about 12 kWh of electricity per year. Source: Electric Power Research Institute

Electricity