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8 Speedy Recipes to Help Fight Inflammation

Chances are, you’ve heard of inflammation. It’s develops in our bodies and has no outwardly recognizable symptoms, but it does have long-term links …

Wellness

Denis Johnson posthumously awarded Prize for American Fiction

The Prize for American Fiction arrives tinged with sadness this year. Denis Johnson, who died in May, has been named winner of the award by the Library of Congress. His widow, Cindy Johnson, will accept the prize on his behalf during the National Book Festival in Washington on Sept. 2.<p>Denis Johnson …

Vegetable and Green Salad Recipes

Lettuce, vegetables, and fruits are the stars of these salads. Make the most of in-season produce with recipes that will have you going back for …

7 Healthy Guacamole Recipes That Are Perfect for Your Next Party

Whether you’re in search of the perfect party dip or a condiment for your favorite weeknight Mexican meal, avocados are your essential ingredient. …

Classic Scottish Shortbread

The simplicity of shortbread makes it popular, and the butter flavor is amazing. I sometimes add vanilla powder for extra flavor. A simple egg wash …

Cook Your Salmon in Foil for Tender, Flaky Results

Sometimes cooking a big piece of fish can be intimidating. Is it undercooked? Overcooked? Just right? Luckily there's an almost foolproof method for …

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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18 Classic Stir-Fries Everyone Should Learn How to Make

Learning how to make classic stir-fries means you don't have to resort to takeout every time a craving strikes. You might be surprised by how easy beef and broccoli, chicken lo mein, shrimp pad Thai, and more restaurant favorites are to cook at home. Ditch the delivery fee and stay in with these 18 …

Recipes

16 Best Morning Bun & Coffee Cake Recipes

Chocolate Apricot Wreath<p>Imagine an extravagant cinnamon roll twisted into a ring, and you’ve got the idea here. The filling riffs on a recipe in <i>Plum</i> …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Basic Pizza Dough

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in flours, olive oil, and salt to form a soft dough.<p>Step …

57 Ways - 26. Dispose Of Adhesives, Aerosols, Household Cleaners And Other Hazardous Waste Safely

1. Aim for a healthy lawn rather than a perfect lawn <br>2. Cut the grass without gas <br>3. Prevent insect, disease, and weed problems in the garden <br>4. …

11 houseplants it is almost impossible for even the laziest gardener to kill

Fancy having a little piece of the outdoors on your windowsill, or some gorgeous plants on the centre of your coffee table?<p>Some of us don't really have green fingers - it's easy to forget to water and seeing your proudly purchased plant turn to crumbly brown fronds can be very depressing.<p>Here's a …

All About Buttercream & How to Make 6 Different Types

Let’s talk about frosting—and in particular, the most commonly used word relating to frosting: buttercream.<p>Buttercream is delicious, a combination of flavorful butter mixed with plenty of sugar (and, depending on the recipe, some other ingredients) to produce a light, airy, and delightfully smooth …

Easy Vegan Recipes

From black bean soup to tofu biryani, here are some of Food & Wine's best easy vegan recipes.

A Guide to Starting Seeds Indoors

<b>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</b><p>As a gardener, you know that your kitchen windowsill is one of your greatest assets. It is brightly lit and …

churros

Prior to a few months ago, the full extent of my understanding of churros was:<p>They’re long cake dougnuts.<br>• They must be very difficult to make or they …