Sonia Bethea

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Garlic Companion Planting: Plant Companions For Garlic

Garlic is one of the best companion crops out there. A natural pest and fungus deterrent with few incompatible neighbors, garlic is a good crop to …

5 Ways to Use an Entire Bottle of Old Bay Seasoning

"I remember my mother's Parker Houses being laced with salty, savory Old Bay and a mean aged cheddar," says chef Jonathan Sawyer who uses a teaspoon …

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

Glazed Carrots with Cardamom and Ginger

Most people cook carrots in water, Shawn McClain says, which dulls their flavor. His secret to keeping them supertasty is to cook them in carrot …

Beet and Ginger Salad

This simple and refreshing salad is easy-to-make and absolutely delicious.

Ginger-Roasted Parsnips

<b>Good News:</b> Parsnips contain antioxidants and vitamins A and C. "They're our favorite root vegetable," according to Clark Frasier. "We grow them …

Mint Pesto

308<p>12<p>Shares 320<p>Holidays always feel like a sprint to me. Perhaps because I spent a lot of time working in restaurant kitchens, holidays don’t feel so …

The Complete Menu for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016

All the recipes you need for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016, in one convenient location.<p>Welcome to the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016! This year, we're bringing you a handful of new recipes, as well as some of our favorites over the last five years of the Cleanse. This menu serves 4 for dinner and 1-2 …

Healthy Eating

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

These Make-Ahead Desserts Just Won Thanksgiving

<i>BY BON APPETIT</i><p>Credit: Christopher Testani<p>This year, we found a way to make even pumpkin pie more modern (dare we say more beautiful). And if you really can't go there, we've got some crazy-delicious new suggestions:<p><b>1. Pumpkin-Caramel Tart with Toasted-Hazelnut Crust</b> <i>(above)</i><p>A press-in crust, short …

Baking

10 Best Plants to Propagate from Cuttings

<i>This week’s guest blogger is James White, a kombucha tea-sipping blogger who focuses on green building and sustainable living via his family blog</i> …

Photograph: Nasa/JHUAPL/SWRI<p>A high-resolution image of Pluto taken by New Horizons shows small features, from craters to faulted mountain blocks, to the texted surface of the vast basin informally called Sputnik …

Solar System

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books

Homemade Italian Coffee-Filled Chocolates

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Skye McAlpine of From My Dining Table shows us how to make an Italian favorite—a simple but potent coffee- and cream-filled chocolate.</i><p>In Venice, …

Gardening Pt V: DIY Insecticides + Herbicides

If you garden, you know the shock and horror of going out for your morning watering and finding that a little pest has eaten the leaves of your …

Gardening

Is Your House Making You Sick? 5 Ways to Purify Home Air Naturally

Would it shock you to know that the air you're breathing indoors can be up to 5 times worse than the air outside? Neglecting the quality of the air …

Growing Baby Ginger as a New Backyard Vegetable Garden Crop — Veggie Gardening Tips

Growing baby ginger in the home garden sure sounds interesting; but isn’t ginger a tropical plant that’s not suitable for the climates here in the …

10 Uses for Wood Ashes

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>Ideas | More in Fireplaces<p>10 Uses for Wood Ashes<p>Get fired up about …

Home Improvement

How to grow potatoes in pots

Not only fantastic if you're short on space, growing potatoes in containers make for a delicious crop<p>A few years ago I briefly gave up on growing potatoes on my allotment. They took up too much space, all through summer, squeezing out other crops, and they got hit by blight. They were just far too …

Deer Resistant Plant Recommendations

Plant Recommendations for Special Conditions<p>Plants Deer Eat Less Often<p>There may be hope for your landscape after deer damage and decimate your …