True Grit

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Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that I see no reason whatsoever for bottled dressings.”<p>Once again, we can’t help …

Julia Child

Make This Creamy Chicken Soup in the Instant Pot

January, am I right? We all want the comfort that winter foods provide, while pretending that we're sticking to our food resolutions. The struggle …

Cooking

Discipline Equals Freedom

<b>STAYING</b><p>Don’t worry about motivation. Motivation is fickle. It comes and goes. It is unreliable and when you are counting on motivation to get your …

Container Gardening: Sarah Raven’s 7 Tips for Perfect Flower Pots

Perfecting the art of container gardening is no mean feat but Sarah Raven, the Sussex-based author, grower, cook, and lifestyle guru, has built a …

Gardening

The 15 most popular Super Bowl snack recipes

The Super Bowl is this weekend, which means it's a good time to start thinking about easy, crowd-pleasing snacks to make.<p>We asked Pinterest to help us find some of the most popular recipes out there.<p>From baked zucchini chips to Triscuit pizza, below are the site's 15 most pinned snacks.

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Nigel Slater’s beef brisket recipes

It’s one of the cheapest cuts of beef, but spend an afternoon slow-cooking a brisket and you’ll reap the dividends<p>You’ll need a spoon. The broth surrounding the beef has been in the oven for four hours, along with a handful of caramelised shallots, black peppercorns, thyme sprigs and bay leaves. I …

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Growing Basil

Featured in cuisines across the globe, basil is an indispensable flavoring. Plant seeds or transplants after all danger of frost has passed and soil …

Porchetta-Style Chicken

Inspired by the traditional pork classic, tender marinated chicken breasts are spread with garlic paste, herbs, and salty pancetta before being …

One-Pot Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipe by Tasty

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Personalization

Beer Can Cabbage Is the Ultimate Grilled Vegetable

Beer can chicken is a grilling season staple, but now there’s a new beer-steamed entree in town, and it is the hearty cabbage. Sure, it’s a great …

It's time to deadhead, prune and mulch roses

June brings roses in a rainbow of colors. Keep them coming with a little judicious pruning, says Sharon Yiesla, plant knowledge specialist at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle.<p>"Clip off rose blooms once they start to fade, and you'll encourage the rosebush to grow more twigs with more buds," Yiesla …

21 places to learn critical skills that will change your life

But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal and professional, say researchers. It makes communities more productive and innovative, and gives employees the ability to cope with constantly changing workplaces.<p>Lifelong learning helps us stay sharp as we age, and is also important for …

Learning

This Vegetable Garden Cheat Sheet is the Ultimate Planting Tool

We’ve stumbled upon the ultimate cheat sheet when it comes to veggie gardens. Good To Be Home has created an incredible infographic catered to your …

MuscleWiki Helps You Discover New Exercises for Specific Muscle Groups

If you’ve ever wanted to learn a variety of new exercises for specific muscle groups, check out MuscleWiki. It’s free, easy to use, and even …

Native Perennials for a Shade Garden: 9 Favorites for Cold Climates

A walk in local woods, mountains, or native-conscious park can be inspirational for a gardener who has been dealt a shady hand. Indigenous American …

How to Decorate a Cozy Family Room

There's something irresistible about a space where you can put up your feet and sink into the sofa for an evening of doing absolutely nothing. The family room is that space where comfort is king, but that doesn't mean it can't be beautiful. Our designers shared their tips for decorating a family …

The Perfect Roast Chicken Recipe + 18 Ways to Use the Leftovers ALL Week

If there is one foodie thing we can all agree on, it’s that roast chicken *may* just be the most versatile food item in our kitchens. With one simple roast chicken we can make everything from a classic chicken noodle soup to quick and easy sheet-pan dinners. Trying out a new fitness plan or have a …

8 Clear Signs of a Successful Life That Have Nothing to Do With Money or Fame

If you're not careful you can end up chasing the wrong goals for the wrong reasons.<p>Oftentimes peoples goals are associated with making money or achieving a high level of status.<p>While there's nothing wrong with wanting either of the above, you can be lead astray by chasing after them.<p>If money and …

Motivation

17 One-Pot Spring Dinners That Go Way Beyond Pasta

Once spring rolls around, the weather pleads for you to spend more time outside rather than in the kitchen cooking elaborate meals and then having to clean up a ton of dishes. You already know all about the magical world of sheet-pan dinner recipes, but some of these one-pot meals are so quick, …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

How to Use Dumbbells to Tone Your Entire Bod

Most gyms have dumbbells to spare, but are you making the most of them? Being a lover of all things strength training, I've compiled a few of my favorite dumbbell moves to spice up your muscle-building routine. (Because you've probably met your quota for front squats and bicep curls, amiright?) …

5 Simple Exercises To Fix The Damage Your Desk Job Does

It’s been said that sitting is the new smoking, but chances are you’re not giving up your desk job, so here’s how to undo the damage.<p>We go to work hoping our days spent at the office will challenge us professionally, but in reality, living the 9-to-5 (or 6 or 7) desk jockey life can be demanding on …

53 Gorgeous Ways To Dress Your Blank And Boring Walls

Are your walls looking just a bit blah? Wall decor is the easiest feature of your home to change around and update, so why not do it more often to keep your style fresh and fabulous? Check out these amazing wall candy ideas from Hometalk bloggers, to make your space look great in an instant.<p><b>1. Hang</b> …

Decorations