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Harissa

Put chiles into a medium bowl, cover with boiling water, and let sit until softened, about 20 minutes. Heat caraway, coriander, and cumin in an 8" …

Spices

Salmon Gravlax

<b>Andrew Zimmern’s Kitchen Adventures</b> I adore curing, pickling and fermenting foods. However, most cured fish recipes like gravlax are tricky because …

Seafood

How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos With Your Phone

<i>Roberto Trm / Flickr</i><p>There may be no better travel companion than your smartphone. Beyond putting useful information at your fingertips, these devices allow you to take detailed, high-quality images on the fly, often replacing bulky digital SLR cameras. While the smartphone camera's point-and-shoot …

Mobile Photography

Crisp Baked Tofu

Someday, someone is going set up a camera in my place. At least I hope so. Because over the last three years, I can safely say that the craziest …

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad Bowl

One thing I love about traveling is that I get to read. As much as we all love to be connected, it’s nice to be somewhere – like 5000 feet up in the …

Josey Baker’s Adventure Bread

4K<p>3K<p>8<p>Shares 7K<p>It gives me a little frowny face when people tell me that they can’t find good bread in America. But I’m turnin’ that frown upside down …

Vietnamese Noodle Salad

This salad has it all going on! it’s hot, its cold, it spicy, it’s sweet, it’s healthy ..and it’s something you will probably start craving …

Make Your Own Detox Drink for Daily Enjoyment & Cleansing

Whether you’re just trying to steer clear of the sugary drinks, or aim to really help your body flush out any toxins lurking in your system, this …

Alternative Medicine

Magnesium Oil: Benefits, Uses & DIY Spray Recipe

I’ve written before about how I use magnesium daily and why I feel it is such a vital part of overall wellness. Many people don’t get enough of this …

Juicing Vegetables

The Superfoods Facial: Why You Need It And How To Make It

Jack-O-Lantern carving season has come and gone, but the perks of the pumpkin extend far beyond Halloween. At the Joanna Vargas spa in NYC, pumpkin …

Skin Care

Recipes For Beauty: Sweet Potatoes

With trees turning all hues of vibrant red, yellow, and orange, fall gives us the most distinctive landscape of any season. But leaves aren’t the …

Make Your Own 20-Minute Pumpkin Face Mask

Even when Halloween season wraps up, pumpkins still pop up everywhere during fall: in lattes, baked goods, and on the front stoops of the houses in …

Skin Care

Perfume for Your Closet: DIY Linen Spray

Perfume can perk you up, but if you’re behind on laundry, you’ll need more than a dab behind the ears! Thankfully, it’s easy to whip up a batch of …

Beauty

How To Make Your Own Detangler

When I was a kid, I had really long hair. My mom would have me shampoo it, and then sit with me, using a torture device (comb) to untangle the knots. …

Two-Ingredient DIY Coconut Hair Treatment

Along with everyone else in the world, we have already trumpeted the many beauty benefits of coconut oil. Applied topically, it helps to soothe, …

Hair Care

DIY Peppermint Foot Scrub and Lotion

In case you didn’t already know, winter is torture on the feet. You have to leave most of the “fancy” shoes in your closet for months (thanks, ice …

DIY Floral Lip Balm & Sugar Scrub

[pinit]<br>Hi everyone! After a short break, I’m back with another easy DIY for you! There are so many DIY posts for homemade beauty products out there, …

Heart Bath Bombs

These heart shaped bath bombs are easy to make with the kids, and they smell of vanilla and roses.<p>543<p>1432

Orange Coconut Whipped Body Butter | Henry Happened

<b>Orange Coconut Whipped Body Butter</b> | <i>Henry Happened</i><p>I love the body butter at the Body Shop, but it’s so expensive… luckily it’s really easy to make! You can find coconut oil at the health food shops - it’s not only great to use on your body, but in your cooking too. If you’re not keen on oranges, you can try using any body safe scent - try verbena for a lemony-coconut scent or add more coconut for a coconut-coconut scent!

How to Make Your Own Makeup Remover Wipes

By now, we all know what a lifesaver makeup wipes can be. You get in from a long night out, fall into bed, and then realize you’ve forgotten to wash …

Egg On Your Face Is Totally A Good Thing — For Your Skin

photo: courtesy of pachd.<p>This just in: Starting today, we're officially making a case for eggs as the eighth wonder of the world. Why? Because only …

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

Baking