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Think Beyond Anchovies: 5 Flavor Brighteners to Buy Right Now

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Catherine Lamb shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Save yourself from bland, repetitive meals with these 5</i> …

Recipes That Use Science to Make Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baking is the most delicious home chemistry course around. Unlike cooking, which is more forgiving with its “pinch of this” and “handful of that,” …

Dessert

5 Simple Ways To Do Basics (Without Spending A Fortune)

<b>The following article has been sponsored by Target.</b><p>These days it’s important to know where to shop when it comes to your basics. Basics are the …

Buying Your First Suit - Everything You Need To Know

There’s a lot that can go wrong when <b>buying your first suit</b>. We’ve taken the time to compile some simple rules to help you evolve for wearing Dad’s …

How To Shine Shoes Like A Real Man: The Men's Essential Guide

There’s fashion advice that real men should know how to do even if they can afford to pay someone else to do it for them – whether that’s mending an …

How to Iron Dress Pants [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness

Several weeks ago, I posted a video on how to iron a dress shirt. Today we follow up with a video on how to iron your dress pants without getting …

How To Apply Cologne - A Gentleman's Guide

Choosing, applying and storing cologne is probably some of the most exact science most guys will ever have to carry out on a day to day basis, with …

How Should A Suit Fit? An Essential Guide

Ever wondered ‘how should a suit fit’? If you’re going to go to the trouble of wearing a suit, you don’t want it to look average. You don’t want it …

Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

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24 Remarkable Places To Stay Around The World

The National Geographic Society recently announced its collection of the most inspirational sustainable hotels and lodges around the world.<p>These hotels are devoted to preserving the local environment and culture while still offering top-notch service and amenities to guests.<p>Each of the 24 hotels …

Travel Photography

Chickpea Soup Recipe by Vicky Ratnani

How to Make Chickpea Soup<p><i>1.</i>In a hot pan add the leeks, celery, onions, garlic, chives, rosemary, thyme and sage.<p><i>2.</i>Add the chopped zucchini, squash, …

Food Preservation

Roasted Red Pepper and Red Lentil Soup

An infinite number of footsteps have left traces on my kitchen floor in the past few weeks. Warm fire glowed in the kitchen stove. The home was full …

Hot & Spicy Green Chilli Chicken Recipe

Undoubtedly, if you eat chicken then you must have tasted chilli chicken at least once in your lifetime. It's simply delicious, isn't it? But most of …

Masala peanut chaat recipe | Peanut chaat recipe

Peanut chaat recipe<p><b>Recipe Cuisine:</b> Indian | <b>Recipe Category:</b> Snack <b><br>Prep Time</b>: 5 mins | <b>Cook time</b>: 5 mins | <b>Serves</b>: 2<p>Ingredients<p><i>Roasted peanuts*</i> - 1 …

Homemade Basic Pizza Dough Recipe - How to make pizza dough from scratch

I wanted to post basic homemade pizza dough recipe with correct measures as I have been experimenting a lot making adjustments to the pizza dough …

Barnyard millet idli dosa | Millet idli dosa recipe

Soak both millet and urad dal (with methi seeds) separately for 3 hrs. I kept urad dal in fridge for an hour after 2 hrs of soaking. This prevents …