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Innovation is blooming at water-wise urban farms

As California moves through its fourth summer of drought, cutting back on water use means shorter showers, fuller dishwashers and drier lawns for most people living in urban areas.<p>But for small farms nestled between city streets, saving water means recycling it — and finding new ways to keep plants …

Every Cooking And Baking Substitution You Could Ever Need, In One Perfect Chart

There's nothing worse than being in the middle of making biscuits only to realize that you're fresh out of buttermilk. Or baking a cake, and finding out someone used up the eggs. Having to run out to the store when you're in the middle of preparing something awesome to eat is the absolute worst. …

Food

The Converging Worlds of Tech and Music

It's no secret that the past few decades have seen seismic changes in the music business. From the rise in piracy, to the incredible boom of the "download the single" market, to the death and rebirth of music videos, and to streaming services revolutionizing the concept of ownership, these …

Ebola conspiracy theories: separating fact from fiction

Not everything you hear about Ebola is true. Here are five myths and conspiracy theories about the disease<p>Pauline Cafferkey, a female healthcare worker who returned from west Africa on Sunday, has become the first person to be diagnosed with <b>Ebola</b> in the UK. She arrived at the Royal Free Hospital in …

Here’s everything you need to know about the new US passports

For global travelers, a passport is a golden ticket. And starting in 2016, US passports will be getting an overhaul and catching up with the rest of the world’s protocol. It’s a lot to take on: US passport holders have increased by more than ten-fold over the past two decades. If your passport is …

Personal Data

How the French Do Detox: Inside France’s Most Star-Studded Wellness Retreat

There’s a glamorous health spa hidden deep in the French countryside where the rich and famous go for treatments far more esoteric than your average …

The Plot Against Public Education

How millionaires and billionaires are ruining our schools.<p>Bill Gates had an idea. He was passionate about it, absolutely sure he had a winner. His idea? America’s high schools were too big.<p>When a multibillionaire gets an idea, just about everybody leans in to listen. And when that idea has to do …

The stunning weirdness of Ayn Rand: Why her newfound popularity makes no sense

<b>Ayn Rand (AP)</b><p>If she were alive today, Rand herself might wonder what the big deal is<p>Evan McMurry<p>October 6, 2014 1:03pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>On <i>Last Week Tonight</i>, perhaps to balance out his less-than-friendly main segment on Obama’s drone policies, John Oliver asked a …

These Lunch Bowl Recipes Just Made Your Work Week Infinitely Better

The lunch slump -- it happens to all of us. Once you've eaten at every lunch spot around your office, and you've made every sandwich, soup and salad you can dream up, you're hit with a total loss of what to eat for your midday meal. Once it sets in, it's hard to shake. Nothing seems appetizing …

Back to School: 10 Easy Weeknight Dinners Your Family Will Love

<b>1. Broiled Asian-Style Flat Iron Steak</b><p>Flat iron steak is one of my favorite cuts of beef for home cooking. It's similar to flank or skirt steak, only much more tender -- in fact, after the tenderloin, it's the second most tender cut. Plus, it's cheap. Here, I've broiled it and topped it with a rich …

Cooking

Required Eating

Bengali fish stew is more than just a dish—it's tradition and ritual<p>“I don't like fish so much,” my grandmother used to murmur at lunch, as her …

Fortune.com

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Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

How to Use a Surplus of Zucchini

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Delicious ways to use up a bushel of zucchini -- one peck at a time.</i><p>If you're …

Spice Spice Baby: 17 Ways to Organize Your Spices

You like your meatballs a-spicy. Your lamb kebabs? Seasoned with skill. And you wouldn’t think of putting a bland salad anywhere near your dinner guests. Forget being a spice cadet. You’re a lieutenant of tang. And with your spice selection working so hard, it deserves a proper home that’s prettier …

Gardening 101: How to Root Herbs in Water

Rooting herbs in water is so easy to do that the first time it happened to me was a surprise. A friend brought me a housewarming gift–a bouquet of …

Knife Skills: How to Chiffonade Mint and Other Leafy Herbs

The first step to great food is great knife skills. Check out more Knife Skills this way!<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Cutting a chiffonade (that's super-thin ribbons) of leafy herbs is a nice way to get their flavor evenly distributed around the dish. It's pretty too. The only problem is that …

10 Chinese Herbs to Cure What Ails You

Can Chinese herbs cure what ails you? Western medicine, which has been slow to embrace the 5,000-year-old practice of traditional Chinese medicine, …

Moroccan-Spiced Roast Chicken With Creamy Cilantro Sauce From 'Kitchen Confidence'

As <b>Kelsey Nixon</b> writes in her new cookbook, <i>Kitchen Confidence</i>, roast chicken was one of the first meals she learned how to make. Her mother gave her the basics, and she has tweaked the seasoning over time. This Moroccan-inspired version is infused with a plethora of warm spices. Nixon whips up a …

Grilling: Moroccan-Spiced Rack of Lamb

Holidays call for a little splurging. And when it comes to Easter, lamb is an obvious, splurge-worthy choice. I usually end up going with the leg, but after years of holiday leg of lamb recipes, I decided I owed myself a treat and picked up a rack of lamb instead. The question was, what flavors …

Grapefruit with Chile and Rosemary

2 Servings<p>“My elementary school grapefruit, all grown up. I like the low notes of the red pepper flakes and rosemary against the sweet-tart citrus.” —Dawn Perry, senior food editor<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 red or pink grapefruit<p>2 teaspoons raw sugar<p>¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>¼ teaspoon …

Uncovering Hidden Secrets of an Ancient Spice

Do you believe in the healing power of traditional herbs and spices? That an ancient spice could help us cope with modern ailments?<p>Today the race is on to uncover the hidden benefits of turmeric, a spice that just might provide an alternative, drug-free approach to pain and inflammation, help lower …

Turmeric

Test Kitchen video tip: Toasting spices and nuts for flavor

When you want to add a little extra depth to a recipe, consider toasting any nuts or spices before adding them to the dish. Toasting helps extract the flavors and oils in the spices and nuts, lending depth and wonderfully rich flavor to a dish.<p>Toast whole spices on the stovetop using a …

Kitchens

Shopping for dried herbs and spices? Don't go to the grocery

Need to buy some dried herbs or spices? The last place you should go is your neighborhood grocery store.<p>After comparing the prices for some commonly used ingredients at a half-dozen Southern California shops, it turns out supermarkets consistently charge prices that are three to 20 times as high as …

Southern California

Everything You Need To Know About Peppercorns, The Most Widely Used Spice In The World

Pepper is one of those spices that is so ubiquitous that we definitely take it for granted. Along with salt, pepper appears on just about every table -- in restaurants and kitchens alike. It's used in cuisines across the globe, and in fact, it is the most widely used spice in the world.<p>Pepper's …

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نحن هنا لنحتفل معاً بأجمل اللحظات التي تجمعنا بكم على مائدة الطعام. أنت وماجي كل الفرق<p>للبهارات و التوابل و الأعشاب المجففة دورها الأساسي في تحضير …