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Heat-seeking vegetables can be planted now

Now the days are longer and the night temperatures are more consistently near 10 C, so it’s time to plant the majority of our heat-loving …

Gardening

My favorite foolproof carrot cake recipe

<b>Because there are two types of people in this world, carrot cake lovers and carrot cake lovers.</b><p>Thank heavens for cake, that's all I can say. Whether …

Dessert

50 Weird Ways You Can Make $50

Recycling wine corks, playing chess and driving new cars are just some of the ways you can earn easy cash.<p>If you have a smartphone or tablet, the …

Personal Finance

15 Irresistible Takes on Mexican Street Corn

Smeared with a magical combo of mayonnaise, sour cream, cheese, chili spices and lime, Mexican street corn is a must-have summertime snack. Here are …

Cooking

Amazing Apple Crisp Recipes To Make Any Season

And now we’re drooling.<p>Apple crisp recipes are some of the easiest desserts to make, but that doesn’t mean they lack any flavor. Apple crisps come in …

Baking

Researchers Uncover Gut Bacteria's Potential Role In Multiple Sclerosis

A new study by researchers at Harvard University Medical School, published today in <i>Nature</i>, has uncovered new pathways mediating inflammation in Multiple Sclerosis (MS), involving molecules produced by gut bacteria breaking down food, which could lead to new treatment options for patients.<p>In MS, the …

Neuroscience

15 Gin Cocktails You’re Missing Out On

There's nothing like a few cheeky gin cocktails to wet your whistle. These classic drinks are perfect for every season.<p>Say hello to the …

Wine & Spirits

All-Natural Homemade Weed Killers That Really Work

Yes, your lawn is manicured and beautiful, but did you know that such perfection can actually make it more susceptible to weeds? Dandelion, crab …

Gardening

How To Grow An Unlimited Amount Of Tomatoes Using JUST 4 SLICES And Some Dirt!

Tomatoes are probably the most favorite ingredients and most commonly used in a salad. However, their use doesn’t stop there. From decoration of the …

Tomatoes

The Best Way to Plant a Strawberry Pot

Strawberry pots can be challenging The best way to plant a strawberry pot is to take precautions against erosion, drying out, and choosing the best …

Gardening

17 Ways to Make Chicken a Fast and Fancy Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

Cooking

How to turn your garden in to an enchanting party venue.

Patterned Teepees for Guests<p>Create a cinema screen with a projector and a sheet<p>Light Up Your Trees<p>Ivy and Festoon Lights<p>Floral Table Decoration<p>DIY …

13 Repair Tricks From Our Grandfathers That Are Still Relevant Today

Before the days of the Internet, we turned to our inventive grandfathers for fix-it help since they could easily and quickly solve just about any …

DIY

Simple Food, Easy Recipes | Real Simple

Delivery food service, DoorDash, takes a deep-dive into maternity ward delivery.<p>Move over mozzarella sticks. These salty French fry-like cheese …

World's Best Lasagna Recipe

"It takes a little work, but it is worth it."<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound sweet Italian sausage<p>3/4 pound lean ground beef<p>1/2 cup minced onion<p>2 cloves garlic, …

Italian Food

Growing and Harvesting Your own Organic Broccoli

Broccoli is an excellent veggie to grow for gardeners of all skill-level, from novice to expert. It is also one of the most nutritious vegetables …

11 Colorful Bird Feeders You Can DIY

Remember bird feeders from elementary school craft time? It’s totally time to bring birdhouses back now that you have a yard/patio/balcony of your own. These DIY feeders are colorful, creative, and eco-friendly, to say nothing of great viewing for your cat. Grab the paint, pick up some seed, and …

The Benefits of Dairy Goats

<i>Looking to add some goats to your homestead?</i> Goat School (Down East, 2011), <i>by Janice Spaulding, is part manual, part cookbook, and is perfect for</i> …

Pantry+2: A New Strategy for Easy Weeknight Dinners

As soon as people find out what I do for work they start asking me for cooking advice. The conversations usually go like this:<p>Them: "How can I make …

Apple Turnovers Recipe

"Delicious, yet so easy to make. Anyone can do these classic apple turnovers!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons lemon juice<p>4 cups water<p>4 Granny Smith apples - …

Twice As Nice: 5 Twists on the Twice-Baked Potato

Twice-baked potatoes are the perfect side. Try one of these fun versions.<p>Horseradish-Bacon Twice-Baked Potatoes<p>Sour cream and bacon are safe bets …

6 slow cooker hacks that will make you a better cook

• <b>When using your slow cooker, make sure you don't fill it to the brim so that you can give your food room to steam and expand.</b>• <b><br>Browning your meats</b> …

Trader Joe’s New 27-Layer Pastries Are Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

The term "croissini" is intriguing on its own, but seeing "27 Layer Sesame Croissini" on Trader Joe's' website demanded my immediate attention. I had …

10 Easy Pieces: Tomato Cages

Think of tomato cages as scaffolding: You need a support system to keep vines from sagging (or snapping off) under the weight of heavy fruit. Match …

Oooh, This Spotify for Cookbooks Gives You Access to More Than 100,000 Recipes

Hi, we’re PureWow and we have a cookbook hoarding problem. Our stacks runneth over...and we just can’t stop.<p>Enter Ckbk, a new subscription service …

Celebrity Farmer: Meet Jean-Martin Fortier, Canada’s ‘Six Figure’ Organic Micro-Gardener

If you’ve not already heard of Jean-Martin Fortier, allow us to introduce you to a rising star, the Canadian organic farmer whose notion of …

Slow-Cooker Baked Beans So Good You’ll Eat Them Straight Up

We set out to recreate the Boston-baked beans of our youth with a homemade touch. If you’re not about to sit over the stove stirring a pot for hours until your elbows start to flare up (yay, adulthood), then utilize your trusty slow cooker to make the time-honored dish. Once you get a taste of …

We Found the Secret to Perfectly Baked Cookies

There’s nothing worse than opening the oven to find freshly charred cookies. That’s especially true you’ve got a weekend’s worth of bake sale prep in …

Danish Cinnamon Snails Recipe

"Americans would call these cinnamon rolls--but this version is the original Danish version and it's absolutely wonderful. They are traditionally …

Composting for Serious Gardeners - Organic Gardening

<i>With more than forty years of experience redefining gardening's boundaries, author Will Bonsall shows how readers can eliminate the use of off-farm</i> …