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67 DIY Backyard Ideas That Won't Break the Bank

Easy backyard decorating ideas, coming right up!<p>1 of 68<p>Repurpose a Stock Tank As a Pool<p>The stock tank pool trend is only gaining traction, and for …

Lowe's

I’ve Been Making Asian Nachos for Years—and Now Everybody Wants Them

We come across a lot of food trends—yes, like the currently hot Asian nachos. It’s our job to go through them and use years of cooking and eating …

Cooking

The Viral Recipes That Are Taking Over The Internet

Photo by @kelsey_thefarmersdaughter Every once in a while, there’s a single recipe—a sauce from a famous chef, or a dinner idea from home cook—that captures the attention of home cooks and, all of a sudden, it’s everywhere. It starts on dinner tables across the country, then trickles it’s way up to …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

This Weeknight Curry Made Us Love Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts

It's really that good.<p>Last month, I was tasked with creating a saucy, comforting chicken recipe that could easily be made on a weeknight. I accepted the challenge and upped the ante by using boneless, skinless chicken, which cooks quickly but can lack flavor compared to bone-in, skin-on chicken …

This Blogger Found the Best Pumpkin Pie on the Internet

Are you on Thanksgiving pie duty this year? If you're having trouble sifting through all the pumpkin pie recipes on the internet (there are a lot of …

Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts

6 Servings<p>A vegetarian twist on a Chinese take-out standard, these sprouts deliver crunch, spice, and zing.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds Brussels sprouts, halved<p>5 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>3 garlic cloves, finely …

Herby Barley Salad with Butter-Basted Mushrooms

8 Servings<p>Any chewy grain, such as wheat berries, farro, or even brown rice, can replace the barley.<p>November 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup hulled, hull-less, or pearl barley<p>Kosher salt<p>2 shallots, thinly sliced into rings<p>⅓ cup vegetable oil<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>8 ounces mushrooms (such as maitake, …

Nigel Slater’s Bonfire Night baked sausage and beetroot recipes

If ever there’s a time for comfort food, it’s 5 November. Serve delicious beetroot, sausages and, of course, baked potatoes<p>It is 5 November, Bonfire Night. A chance to light up the sky with shooting stars of pink and gold, dance around the flames and to warm all-comers with a pot of fat sausages …

Sausages

How To Make Meatballs: The Easiest, Simplest Method — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

When I get a craving for meatballs, I have a very specific meatball in mind: They're completely tender all the way through without even a hint of …

Food

One-Pot Beef Stroganoff for Busy Weeknights and Lazy Cooks

One-Pot Weeknight Beef Stroganoff<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided <br>8 ounces cremini mushrooms, stems trimmed and sliced 1/4 inch …

Butternut Squash and Kale Stracciatella

4 servings<p>This warm, comforting riff on egg drop soup is just the thing when you’re trying to figure out what you want to eat on a Tuesday night, and it’s cold outside, and you don’t want to put too much effort into cooking.<p>October 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>½ onion, …

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

4 Essential Steps to Create a Fabulous and Functional Home Office

Shop a similar look: Chairs | Planter | End Table<p>Too often, creating a functional home office ends up at the bottom of our to-do lists. Most of us …

Home Decorating

How to make Lamb and Lentil Curry

Chris Barber grew up helping his mother and grandfather in the kitchen and so it is hardly surprising that he is a whizz at cooking.<p>Chris won last …

Recipes

How to Roast a Chicken: The Ultimate Recipe, Tips, and More

It's time to nail the perfect bird every time, including limitless possibilities for riffing on it.<p>People tend to be intimidated by roast chicken. They think it's easy to overcook, or to have inconsistencies between dry white meat and under-done dark meat. They're afraid the skin will turn out …

Recipes

The 15 Shades of White Paint Top Designers Swear By

For many, plain white walls conjure thoughts of rental apartments, bland spaces, or primed canvases waiting for color. But the right white paint can be transformative—highlighting art, enhancing woodwork, reflecting light, setting the stage for a calm oasis, or providing a clean backdrop for …

5 Fall-Is-Here Recipes We're Making This Week

These fall-ish recipes will ease you into full comfort food mode.<p>It's time to transition from bountiful summer produce to comforting fall food. If you're not ready to commit to all the fall food, make something fall-<i>ish</i>—not full blown braises, but they'll still make you feel a little warm and cozy. …

How to make Meat and Guinness Pie

Television personality Nadia Sawalha shares a comfort food recipe that she loves making.<p>Her top tip is: "The long, slow cooking needed for this …

Cabbage, Mushroom, and Bacon Pasta Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Bring a large saucepan filled with water to a boil over high.<p>Step 2<p>While water comes to a boil, cook bacon in a large skillet …

Why verbena has captured our garden hearts | Alys Fowler

It fits in effortlessly, pleases pollinators and it’s easy to take cuttings, says Alys Fowler<p>It sometimes seems that every car park, roundabout, back garden or park is smattered with <i>Verbena bonariensis</i>. It is not a “designer” plant any more – that ship sailed long ago – but it fits in effortlessly …

DIY

Americans love mulch — and many of us are misusing it

Autumn is knocking on the door, an optimal time for certain annual tasks in the garden — reseeding a threadbare lawn, planting trees and shrubs and dividing tired perennials.<p>But these tasks seem to spur the most fastidious among us into further action by cutting back every waning perennial and …

Gardening

Best Cooking Method for Steak: The Reverse Sear | The Art of Manliness

While on book tour in Chicago a few months back, I had the honor and pleasure of sitting down to enjoy a leisurely meal, and a few cold beers, with …

BBQ

Got Fresh Tomatoes? Make This 6-Ingredient Soup ASAP.

Right about now you're probably swimming in fresh heirloom tomatoes from the farmers market. First you'll simply slice them up and enjoy them as is, …

Chicken Escabèche

4 servings<p>You know what your Tuesday-night chicken wants? An irresistible tangy-sweet bath.<p>September 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon cumin seeds<p>1 tablespoon coriander seeds<p>⅓ cup plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>1 medium carrot, peeled, chopped<p>6 garlic cloves, smashed<p>1 bay leaf<p>⅔ cup …

Sleep In, Then Make the Best Blueberry Pancakes of Your Life This Weekend

These ricotta pancakes are extremely fluffy thanks to a little trick.<p>When your friends know you love to cook—and even worse if they know you do it professionally—you get a lot of “so when are you gonna make me dinner?”. I even got a very specific, "can you make me pancakes?" request last summer …

These Chicken Skewers Are My Best Friend (Kind Of)

By Alex Delany<p>There's no messing up with these spicy, sambal-laced grilled chicken skewers. They've always been there for me, and they'll always be there for you.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the sambal</i> …

Cooking

This Indian Butter Chicken Is the Perfect 30-Minute Meal

There's something magical about picking up some spicy Indian takeout and pouring yourself a cold glass of Riesling on a night when you really don't …

The 10 Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

When you're searching for easy, nourishing meals for your family, slow cooker chicken recipes are the answer. From classics like chicken noodle soup …