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10 Homemade Stocks for All Your Soup Needs

Don't ever throw those bones away—utilize them to make these 10 flavorful, long-simmering stocks.<p><b>There's nothing like a large pot of simmering goodness</b> to welcome you home after a long, tiring day. In case you didn't know, stock, as opposed to broth, is made with bones, and the collagen from those …

Cooking

22 Supermarket Items You Should Leave on the Shelf (and What to Get Instead)

The best life advice I've ever gotten was from my high school physics teacher. His philosophy? It's <i>okay</i> to be lazy. Good, in fact. You should <i>want</i> to do things the easiest way possible, as that's what's going to drive you toward finding ever-more efficient ways to do them. Of course, the unspoken …

Cooking

57 Small Things to Do for Yourself This Coming Year

<i>Day 28 of 30 Days of Thoughtful Giving: start something small.</i><p>Raise your hand if you're already worried about drifting from your new year's resolution.<p>The thing with resolutions is that they can be <i>so</i> huge (Run a marathon! Learn to cook! Travel more!) that they can be hard to keep them, let alone …

Tacos: The Ultimate Guide - Chowhound

<i>A deep dive into one of the world’s essential dishes.</i><p>It’s hard to think of another food with the dual identity of tacos.<p>On any given night in Mexico …

Easy Chinese recipes to cook at home

Crispy aromatic duck<p>You may be surprised to learn that the roots of this dish are not to be found in the Forbidden City in Beijing, but in the kitchens of 1960s north London. A former chef from the Chinese embassy, who was a master in the traditional methods of making Peking duck, set up his own …

Healthy Mexican

These delicious and healthy Mexican recipes include sizzling fajitas, creamy guacamole, fantastic tacos and more.

Cooking

How to Make Sticky Buns

Make your own incredible pecan sticky buns using our easy step-by-step tutorial.

Baking

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

Breakfast
Andy Warhol

31 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

Our annual calendar is back! Do one (or many) of these good deeds and spread the holiday karma.<p><b>1. Teach an Afghan girl to skateboard—and to lead.</b> $10 to skateistan.org gets three students to classes in the sport plus training in human rights.<p><b>2. Keep a preemie alive.</b> Every year one million premature …

Human Rights

8 Uncommon Ways To Show You're Thankful

When we show people we are thankful for them, it doesn’t just make <i>them</i> feel good. It’s actually good for <i>us</i> as well. In fact, Dr. Martin Seligman, a former president of the American Psychological Association, and his colleagues found that tangible expressions of gratitude can reduce depression and …

Food

DIY Large-Scale Picture Frame

I can’t tell you how many times I have wanted to frame something really big to create a whole lot of impact, only to shy away from the idea, since …

Woodworking

DIY Monogram Clay Keychains

Have I told you before that I collected keychains as a child? Only the cool kids did it, and I know this because I was the only person I knew who was …

How To Strip and Refinish Wood Furniture

(Image credit: June Bhongjan)<p>You'd never know it, but this Mid-Century Modern credenza was once disguised in flat white paint. For twenty bucks, it …

Woodworking

9 of our favorite pancake recipes, ever

Pancakes are one of those simple culinary marvels – ladle some batter on a hot griddle and watch them puff up slowly, their fragrant aroma gently waking you (and maybe the rest of the house). Serve them fresh and hot, baptized with warm syrup or whatever you prefer as a topping. We’ve compiled nine …

40 Different, Delicious Ways To Eat Hot Dogs

The humble hot dog, as unassuming as it may be, has the ability to spark some heated debates. If you top your dog with ketchup in front of the wrong person, you'll likely get an earful. Others will have the same reaction over mustard. But the condiment debate is thrown out the window with one look …

Hot Dogs

Chinese Hamburger(Rou Jia Mo)-Pork Belly Buns

Chinese Hamburger-Rou Jia Mo(sometimes named as pork belly buns)<p><b>Roujiamo</b> is originated from Shaanxi province, also known as Chinese style hamburger. …

Food & Dining

The Best Thing You're Not Doing to Your Morning Eggs

Your eggs are about to get a major upgrade.<p>We've fried, scrambled, poached, baked, and boiled our way through dozens of eggs. ("Put an egg on it" is our unofficial motto around here.) But never before had we brûléed our eggs—until now. And it's kind of blowing our minds.<p><b>Alvin Cailan</b> of Eggslut in …

Breakfast

Garlic Confit Is the Magic Secret to Loving Any Vegetable

Garlic confit is my secret ingredient, my special sauce, one of my all-time favorite tricks to give any vegetable a makeover. It's a play on an old …

Food Preservation

The Serious Eats Guide to Sugar

Some people get their kicks from an algebraic formula, some like theories of perpetual motion, and others get all jazzed about the periodic table. I am not, nor have I ever been, any of these people. Science and math were filed away in a back cabinet of my brain somewhere, sometime after high …

131 Actionable Ideas from Ten Books I Wish I Had Read Ages Ago

I highly recommend you read these books and form your own takes. But if you only have 45–90 seconds time blocks, here is a list of times to go …

MANGO CURRY with CHICKPEAS

Finally sharing this amazing recipe from Richa Hingle's newest cookbook. It is the best curry I have ever had / made and you need it in your life, …

Curries

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

Care For Your Wear

Five tips to make sure your gear lasts<p>Cycling apparel provides protection, comfort and a place to carry tools and nutrition. With proper care, your gear can last for years. Without it, you'll be the guy with the saggy spandex and pilly jersey. Follow these tips to get the most out of your wears—and …

Washing Machines

Exercise Makes You Smarter as You Age

A new study finds that endurance sports like cycling may help prevent cognitive decline<p>Here’s more reason to keep riding well after you’ve eclipsed 40 years old: Endurance exercise may keep your brain working at full-tilt as you age, according to a new study in the journal <i>Medicine & Science in</i> …

The Brain

Amazing Tips for Beginner Bike Riders

During their inaugural year of riding, people soak up enormous amounts of knowledge about how to ride--often by making blunders. Here, some notes from the steepest slope on the learning curve, and a guide to avoiding common rookie mistakes.<p><b>IT'S SIMPLE TO START RIDING A BIKE</b> if all you're going to …

North Carolina

Shaving your legs makes you faster

The question why do cyclists shave their legs? is an enduring one in the world of (predominantly) road cycling. Answers given range from 'it helps …

Cycling

Your New Ride To Space

You don’t need a rocket to leave Earth. There’s a slower, gentler trip in the works—and it comes with a cocktail.<p>When Alan Eustace lifted off into space from the New Mexico desert this past October, it was with a quiet whoosh, and a slight jostle of his harness. The 57-year-old computer scientist …

You May Be Getting More Sleep Than You Think

Overactive brains can lead people, even those with insomnia, to underestimate how much they’re sleeping<p>Have you ever had nights when you feel like you barely slept, only to hear from your partner in the morning that you were actually out like a light?<p>It turns out that many people are terrible …

Sleep