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New England Cinnamon Sugar-Cider Donuts

Whisk flours, 2 tsp. cinnamon, baking powder, soda, and salt in a bowl; set aside. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat …

Colorful Woven Harvest Baskets from Barebones

Impervious to rain, dampness, and the occasional misdirected hose, a set of harvest baskets from Barebones (woven from durable sea grass) is welcome …

Guide to Pruning a Gardenia Bush : Garden Savvy

A Kit to Turn Your Kitchen into a Goat Cheese Creamery

Tucked in the town of Elkmont in rural Alabama, Belle Chevre has been making French-style goat cheese for the past 20 years. The award-winning …

Homemade Eggshell Plant Fertilizer : The Chef's Garden

How to Grow Healthy Gardenias : Garden Savvy

A call for the cuckoo: how to help an endangered bird

I don't know what it is about the cuckoo that makes my heart sing, but I could happily sit all day listening to its call. Something about it taps …

How to Use Hay to Control Weeds in a Vegetable Garden : Garden Space

How to Sharpen Chainsaw Teeth : Lawn Care & Power Tools

Growing Spinach as a Fall Crop : The Chef's Garden

How to Mulch Around Tomatoes : The Chef's Garden

Dawn Soap & Garden Pests : Grow Guru

Plant of the week: Clematis 'Top to Bottom'

<b>What is it?</b> Every plant has a downside, and the downside to clematis is its "bare legs": there are lots of flower up top, but precious little in the …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

The MacGyver Mindset: Outdoor Tips, Tricks & DIYs

Whether you're just in your backyard or off somewhere in the woods camping overnight, these DIYs will help you enjoy your time spent outdoors. Some …

Camping

French Fries - Two Ways

Rinse the cut fries with cold water until the water runs clear. Place in a large bowl and cover with water. Refrigerate for at least 45 minutes or up …

Dutch Baby Pancake

Heat oven to 425°. Whisk eggs in a large bowl, and then add flour, milk, and nutmeg; whisk until blended but still slightly lumpy.<p>Heat butter in a …

Strawberry-Basil Crumble/Crisp

Writing my cookbook was an interesting experience for me and not just because I was burning through 5-pound bags of sugar at least once a week. When …

7 tips for growing mad giant basil plants

In our post about composting pet waste Homie Maria told us how she used dung beetles in her backyard to keep her dog's poop in... Read more<p>A couple …

Just Veggies Archives

If there is one garden dream that I have it is that all my tomatoes...<p>130 Views<p>I counted last year’s cucumber harvest on one hand. It was dismal. …

Vegetables

Herbal Essence: Just Add Water

I’m not good at remembering to drink water. The number of glasses I drink on a daily basis often doesn’t move beyond two–never mind the recommended …

June 2013 | Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine

Growing Basil, How to Grow Basil

Growing Basil, the Scent<br>of Summer<p>Growing basil is an indispensable summer ritual. The first time you squeeze a handful of leaves under your nose, and …

Gardening

Homemade Fajita Seasoning

June 14, 2013 by Laurie McNamara<p><i>Goodbye store-bought and hello, Homemade Fajita Seasoning! Save your money and use those jars of spices to whip up</i> …

Cooked Salsa Verde

<i>Every Friday, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today, Pati Jinich -- salsa expert and author of Pati's Mexican Table -- shares a recipe for salsa verde that will put any store-bought dip to shame.</i><p>Cooked Salsa Verde is, …

Camp Cobbler

<i>“If you are divided from your body, you are also divided from the body of the world. Which then appears to be other than you, separate from you,</i> …

Baking

How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy

Jaroslav Flegr is no kook. And yet, for years, he suspected his mind had been taken over by parasites that had invaded his brain. So the prolific biologist took his science-fiction hunch into the lab. What he’s now discovering will startle you. Could tiny organisms carried by house cats be creeping …

montereybayaquarium:

<b>Peacock Mantis Shrimp — He’s Baaaaack!</b><p>Tiny, deadly and gorgeous. That’s the peacock mantis shrimp, and we just placed one on exhibit in our Splash Zone galleries.<p>You’ll have to work a bit to see it. It’s housed — alone — in a small aquarium inside the Coral Crawl tunnel in Splash Zone. But it’s well worth the effort!<p>This is the first time we’ve hosted a mantis shrimp since 2001 when one of them stowed away inside some coral rock and earned us international headlines and live CNN coverage. …

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies : A Tasty Kitchen Recipe!

May 31, 2013 by Laurie McNamara<p>Let’s talk about blondies. Is that cool? I mean what else do you have to do? Work? Laundry? I mean this is obviously …