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5 Essential Herbs To Fight Flu

Every year it seems the flu season is projected to be a real monster. Federal flu trackers note the virus start circulating earlier than it has in …


Citrus and Juniper Gravlax

I stand perilously on the third tier of a clumsy step stool, attempting to efficaciously excavate a buried cache from beneath a dusty tower of boxes. …


Turkish Tabbouleh Recipe -Sasha Martin | Food & Wine

2 cups (12 ounces) medium-grade bulgur

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

3 tablespoons tomato paste

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon harissa

Kosher salt

2 cups boiling water

2 tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch dice

1/3 cup finely chopped red onion

1/2 hothouse cucumber, cut into 1/4-inch dice

1 yellow …


West African Chicken Kebabs Recipe -Sasha Martin | Food & Wine


1 cup roasted peanuts

1 tablespoon finely grated ginger

3 garlic cloves, crushed

1 chicken bouillon cube

2 teaspoons paprika

1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder

1/2 teaspoon cayenne

1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, sliced crosswise 1/4 inch thick

1/4 cup canola oil

Kosher salt


16 wooden …

Chicken Recipes

Shaved Baby Artichoke and Marinated Mushroom Salad Recipe -Julia Sherman | Food & Wine

1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, plus 1 lemon half

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

3 tablespoons coarsely chopped parsley

1 teaspoon coarsely chopped oregano

1 garlic clove, smashed

6 ounces white mushrooms, trimmed and sliced

6 ounces oyster mushrooms, trimmed and …


10 Ways to Create Down-Home Charm on a Dime

In the master bedroom, forgoing custom-made curtains in favor of store-bought sheer panels kept costs way down. "They make the house feel airy and …


French-intensive garden

SIZE: 4 by 12 feet

TIME: 2 days to plant, plus prep

COST: $175

Shoulder-to-shoulder planting in double-dug soil delivers more food per square foot than …


Build a Bug Hotel

A bug hotel is part garden art and part winter habitat for beneficial insects. Here is how to make one for this weekend project.

Before we dig into …


MY DIY | Out-the-door Box Storage

If you knew how much time I spent looking for my ______ (insert keys, wallet, sunglasses here), you would really start to question my brain …


A Tissue Paper Suncatcher on Wax Paper

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I wanted to show you the new tissue paper suncatcher we made in the decorative wood frame.

The flowers in the flower petal suncatcher …


What to Prune When


How to Create Graphic Art With Your Kids!

Hello lovely Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body readers!

I’m Jennifer over from Brave New Home here to share a fail proof tutorial to create some …


How To Grow Asparagus

Beloved for its delicious young shoots, asparagus is one of the first crops of spring harvest. The perennial vegetable is rich in B vitamins, vitamin …


Avocado Cream Recipe

YIELD: Makes about 3 cups


2 ripe avocados, pitted, peeled
• 1/2 cup sour cream
• 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 2 …


Clam and Cod Chowder Recipe


Heat oil and butter in a large heavy pot over medium. Add potatoes, leeks, celery, and thyme sprigs; season with salt and pepper. Cook, …


Steamed Artichokes with Garlic Butter Recipe


Trim stems from 4 large artichokes (about 2 1/2 pounds), leaving about 1/2" long. Snap off any browned leaves, then remove top fourth of …


Pork Ragù Over Creamy Polenta Recipe


Season pork with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large heavy pot over medium. Cook pork, turning often, until evenly browned, 10–12 …


Gluten-Free Shells with Beets, Ricotta, and Pistachios Recipe


Preheat oven to 350°. Toast pistachios on a baking sheet, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, 8-10 minutes. Let cool, then chop. …


Green Garlic Prosciutto Toasts

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DIY Concrete Vanity

When I was designing the studio bathroom, I wanted to create a few interesting elements for the space. Originally, I was going to use an old dresser …



DIY Faux Ceramic Glazed Beads

My love of clay continues. I'm thinking of writing a pop up disclaimer for the blog. "Warning. High percentage of clay based projects alert. Proceed …


Fruit Juice Sweetened Gummy Bears Recipe

Fruit juice-sweetened Gummy Bears are ideal as an after-school snack and work just as well for Halloween.

My children were very upset with me last …


Rosemary Standard

Create a lush topiary with this rosemary standard.

Rosemary is one of the best plants for making a standard or tree-form topiary. Its woody stem and …


Lemon Thyme-Peach Lemonade



cup sugar


lemon thyme sprigs


cups cold water


cups lemon juice

1 1/2

cups peach nectar (11-ounce can)

Lemon slices


In a large …


Handmade Charlotte Event for YOUR kids!

San Diego friends!My friend Rachel Faucett, of Handmade Charlotte, is a Jesus follower, homeschooling veteran, and creative GENIUS. She has one of …


Going, Gluten, Gone: {Chocolate Almond Butter Bites} | Apartment34 | Food + Travel

Last week, we introduced you to January’s Tasty Tuesday series: Going, Gluten, Gone- a journey into finding yummy gluten-free treats that satisfy …


Mumbai Mules

An unconventional take on the Moscow Mule, this savory-sweet, vodka-based cocktail gets a kick from toasted coriander, cumin, cardamom, and saffron


Portable Salad Box

First published in Organic Gardening Magazine, February/March 2008.
Photography by Christa Neu
This easy-to-build, inexpensive, and portable salad box …

Organic Gardening