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15 DIY Self Watering Planters That Make Container Gardening Easy | TODAY.com

One of the things that I worry about when I go away from home for a night or more is my plants. I always worry that I won’t be able to find someone to come in and water them for me. Plus, I stay pretty busy throughout the week and often forget to water them when I should. Do you have this problem? …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s kale recipes

If Popeye had been born in the 21st century, he would surely be shoving kale down his famous pipe to boost his powers, rather than spinach, and it wouldn’t have come out of a tin, either. Fresh kale’s much-vaunted health benefits are discussed at such length these days that we often forget quite …

Food & Dining

The Flavor Enhancer You Don’t Need to Tell Anyone About

When food obsessives announce that they have discovered a delicious new thing to eat, generally the first or second thing they’ll tell you is the secret ingredient or special technique that makes it possible. These bleats of discovery can be exciting, at least for those of us who thrill to the …

Food Preservation

Yotam Ottolenghi’s lentil recipes

A day after Black Friday and with just a month to go until Christmas, now is a time I turn to lentils. Lentils are, for me, the culinary equivalent of the calm before the storm, a simple, clear and perfect moment before the party kicks off.<p>For better and for worse, the next four weeks are a …

Sweet Potatoes

Korean Cold Noodles on a Tray, Jaengban Makguksu

Korean Pickled Perilla Leaves (Kkaennip Jangajji)

<i>One of my favourite Korean banchan – pickled perilla leaves recipe! It’s so delicious and addictive! You will be hooked instantly!</i><p>Today I would like …

11 secret Italian villages to visit before the crowds do

Rome? Been there. Venice? Done that. Florence? Bought the statue-of-David postcard. While this triumvirate of tourist destinations is a must-do for any first-time visitor to Italy, many of the country’s greatest charms can only be experienced in small Italian villages — places where you can slip …

Italy

Mughlai Biryani Indian Recipe

A regal dish, Mughlai biryani is fit for a king and was probably eaten by many too. This recipe combines ingredients typical in the Mughlai style of …

13 Easy Greek Dishes That’ll Transport You to Greece

You’ve had many day dreams where you’re sitting on the shores of Mykonos, surrounded by the sea and gorgeous white and blue buildings. Ahhh… the wanderlust is so very real. For a quick Mediterranean fix, try a night filled with delicious homemade Greek dishes including all of hummus and pita and …

Vegetarian White Bean Chili Recipe - Health

Step 1<p>Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, and celery; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 8 …

23 Miso Recipes So You Can Finally Use That Entire Jar (and Not Just for Soup)

There’s something comforting about miso soup. It could be the fact that it’s scientifically proven to help cure hangovers, or it could be that light, …

Apple Oatmeal Bake {No Eggs, No Flour, Gluten Free}

<i>The best apple oatmeal bake you will ever taste! Crispy on the outside, moist on the inside, sweet and addictive.</i><p>This is also an eggless oatmeal bake …

From pavlova to cheesecake: Yotam Ottolenghi’s 10 perfect dessert recipes

My first job in a kitchen was whisking egg whites. It was the 1990s, and I was training by day and assisting the pastry chef in a fancy restaurant at night. I spent most of my time beating egg whites for vanilla soufflés; three months in, I was a soufflé expert.<p>So it must be fate that I made my …

Baking

Crispy Salmon Fillets with Sesame-Soy Drizzle

We give the salmon a quick brine, which seasons it throughout and keeps it moist. But the brine makes it all the more important to air-dry in the …

Seafood

Jammy, Vibrant Moroccan Dips—One Red, One Green

From Italian caponata to ratatouille in France, many warm-weather cuisines have developed recipes that make the most of late summer’s sun-loving vegetables. Morocco is no exception. There, a cooked vegetable jam called matbucha reigns.<p>As with most traditional dishes, there are as many variations to …

Spices

This Sheet Pan Orange-Garlic Chicken Is a Weeknight Win

Have you ever tried mojo? The cuban sauce is heavy on the garlic and orange juice, and it happens to be a delicious marinade for chicken. With a …

Jaengban Guksu (Korean Cold Noodles and Vegetables)

This year, the summer solstice arrived with a record-breaking heat wave in the U.S. East Coast. It’s only June, and we had temperatures near 100 …

Make These DIY Suet Cakes To Attract Local Birds To Your Yard

Fat, seeds, and peanut butter are all you need!<p>Want to <i>really</i> attract <b>birds</b> to your yard? Go a step beyond <b>birdseed</b> and offer up some suet cakes to your …

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Most seeds will germinate and grow with no more encouragement than contact with moist soil, while others, particularly woody plants and wildflowers, remain dormant until the time is right. In the wild, environmental triggers tell dormant seeds when their time has come. Under a gardener’s care, …

5 easy chopped salads that can see you through summer

When I’m in need of a summertime “grab and run” meal that has extreme flavor and crunch, chopped salads are my answer. The five I turn to most are easy to pack and don’t require cooking.<p><i>[Make the recipe: Spicy Beet and Carrot Coleslaw]</i><p>Inspired by the Southern Indian carrot coleslaw my mother would …

Food

Ukoy Dulong Recipe

Ukoy Dulong is a type of Filipino fish fritter with mung bean sprouts. This is one ukoy version that I like most because dulong is one of my favorite …

Audio Mixing

7 Easy DIY Recipes For Deterring Garden Pests, Diseases, And Unwanted Wildlife

Keep pests, diseases, and critters out of your garden with a homemade spray you can whip up in less than five minutes.<p>Even <b>the most organic of</b> …

Yogurt Caesar Salad Dressing Lightens Up A Classic Dish

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Klara's Traditional Croatian Stuffed Cabbage Recipe - Sarma

This recipe for Croatian stuffed cabbage or <i>sarma</i> is from Klara Cvitanovich. She is the owner with her husband and son, Drago and Tommy Cvitanovich, …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s meze recipes

I’ ve just got back from a trip to Georgia, the delicious details of which will no doubt feed my imagination, and these pages, at some point in the future. That visit was immediately followed by a sad couple of days in Israel, where I attended a shiva, the Jewish week of family mourning after a …

Greek Food

Beyond Basil: A Fresh Take on Pesto

Think you know pesto? The classic Italian sauce has an ironbound list of ingredients: basil, garlic, pine nuts, Parmigiano, olive oil. But don’t let …

Pesto

Greek Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

<i>Greek Stuffed Sweet Potatoes-baked sweet potatoes topped with chickpeas, tomatoes, cucumber, kalamata olives, red onion, feta cheese, and tzatziki</i> …

Food

How to Make Pâté at Home and Be a Person Who Eats Liver

Pâté sounds intimidating—there's something about those accents. But it's really not hard to make!<p>Pâté sounds intimidating. There’s something about the circumflex over the a, the accent over the e, that adds a sense of mystique. There must be something elaborate and French to do, some mysterious …

The Brain

Carrot-Coconut Soup with Fresh Ginger

The blades of a powerful Vitamix blender reach such a high speed that they create enough heat to friction-cook ingredients, making it a convenient tool for preparing soups like this one, which is bursting with the fresh flavor of carrots, ginger and orange juice. Paired with a loaf of crusty bread …

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