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3 TV Must-Haves Once You Cut the Cable Cord

Is it time for you to join in on the cord cutting movement? You know that you're only watching a few channels out of the hundreds that you're paying …

Televisions
Employment

What Can I Feed My Tomato Plant So the Fruit Gets Big? | Home Guides | SF Gate

Any longtime gardener can tell you that too much nitrogen causes tomato plants (Lycopersicon esculentum) to produce lush, green foliage but few fruits. That doesn't mean your tomatoes don't need nitrogen at all. Usually grown as an annual vegetable, tomato plants are tender perennials that can …

DIY Chicken Feed Sack Tote

Here’s a great way to repurpose, reuse and recycle your empty chicken feed sacks. It’s not a new idea: I’ve seen several online sites with …

Sewing

Here’s Why We Should Never Forget What ‘Blackfish’ Was Really About

It was recently the sixth anniversary of Dawn Brancheau’s death. She was an orca trainer at SeaWorld Orlando, who died on Feb. 24, 2010, after being …

Homemade Garden Insect Spray #Organic Gardening

Gardening<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>4 cups of warm water<br>• 1 onion<br>• 5-6 cloves of garlic<br>• 1 tbsp of cayenne pepper<br>• 1 tsp of paprika<br>• 1 tsp of dish soap<p><b>How to prepare the</b> …

4 Salads That Will Make You Love Kale

Asian Kale Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing<p>Believe or not, this salad will have you eating your vegetables (and, most surprisingly, your kale) with …

Recipes

(No Butter, No White Sugar) Maple Date Pecan Pie Bars To Die For!

Peak inside another gorgeous afternoon workshop with the ladies of Sweet Laurel Bakery and The Kitchy Kitchen. This intimate holiday event …

Baking

The 10-Minute Meals Top Health Experts Eat on Crazy Busy Days

In an ideal world, we’d always have plenty of time to whip up and savor a gourmet meal. But in the real world, we often take what we can get and …

So THAT'S Why We Should Be Eating Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are becoming a bigger and bigger part of the health food scene. And if you're someone who makes an effort to eat healthier, you may have dabbled in a chia seed recipe or two. These tiny black seeds are tasteless -- and undergo a really cool gelatinous transformation when wet -- so …

11 Macro Bowl Recipes That’ll Make You Want to Eat Healthy

Macro bowls are the “choose your own adventure” of healthy and delicious eating. Similar to a rice bowl and a simplified form of balanced eating, they’re typically comprised of a grain base, raw or cooked veggies, a protein of your choice and a healthy fat like avocado, hummus or a tasty homemade …

Healthy Eating

4 Quick and Cozy Dinners to Make in December

During the frenzy of cookie season, put these quick and cozy weeknight dishes on dinner duty.<p>You’re going to work up an appetite decorating all those cookies. That’s where these low-stress recipes come in.<p>Foolproof Fish<p>Slow-roasting fish is to cooking seafood what bumper lanes are to bowling: the …

Cooking

Top Chef Dishes

These delicious recipes include Carla Hall's creamy asparagus soup and Richard Blais's amazing spicy chicken wings.

How to Cook Ribs in the Oven for Meaty Satisfaction All Year Long

Just because it's too cold to grill outdoors doesn't meant you can't enjoy juicy, tender, falling-off-the-bone ribs. Here, seven luscious recipes for …

The Answer to Your Winter Soup Prayers

Wholesome, filling, and good for your digestive system—just three more reasons to love miso soup.<p><i>During this post-Thanksgiving, pre-holidays week, BA staffers are sharing their favorite hit-the-reset button meals. This isn't diet food—it's the stuff that we eat when we just need a ever-so-slight</i> …

Healthy Eating

7 Ways to Upgrade Boring Old Steamed Broccoli

Steamed broccoli is a go-to, healthy side dish. It’s also one of the most reviled. We can change that.<p>Here, seven easy upgrades for steamed broccoli …

Cooking

14 Hot Breakfasts to Make with Your Extra Hour

Did you remember to turn back your clocks this weekend? If so, you probably woke up this morning feeling well-rested thanks to that extra Daylight Saving Time hour of sleep—and surprised to see how bright it was. Or maybe you woke up at your normal, pre-Daylight Saving Time hour and realized you …

Breakfast

Greek Sushi, Killer Sandwiches and the Healthiest #DeskLunch

If F&W editors are great at one thing, it's eating. They're also vigilant about documenting their meals at the country's best restaurants, in the F&W …

9 amazing brussels sprouts recipes to try as a Thanksgiving side

After one traumatic childhood experience with boiled brussels sprouts, it took me 20 years to give the cruciferous vegetable another chance. My best friend was making a batch of simply sauteed brussels sprouts in olive oil for her 2 year old daughter, who L-O-V-E-D them to my surprise. I figured if …

The best way to boil an egg, according to science

Boiling an egg seems like it should be one of the easiest culinary feats to master. But as anyone who has tried knows, it isn’t. You can end up with rubbery whites, chalky yolks or half the white taken off with the shell.<p>Here’s why: An egg isn’t one thing, it’s two. The yolk and white have two …

Culinary Arts

5 Easy Quesadilla Recipes You Can Make Tonight

In order to make a great quesadilla, you really only need a tortilla and an appropriate cheese. Whether you use Oaxaca cheese as recommended by chef …

Recipes

Beets and Chard Growing Problems

Beets and Chard Growing Problems: Grow beets in spring and fall in warm summer regions, in summer and late fall in mild summer regions, and in summer …

Use, Regrow, Repeat: 4 Vegetables that Regrow in One Week

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: As proof that kitchen miracles so exist, here are four vegetables that regrow in one week with just water and sunshine.</i><p><i>Day one</i><p>It often seems like some …

Gardening