Michele Dowdy

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Removing the Galaxy Note 9’s physical buttons is easier than you might think

• JerryRigEverything’s latest durability test video has revealed that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9’s physical buttons are surprisingly easy to remove.<br>• The buttons can come off with a knife, they don’t appear to be in danger of falling out accidentally.<p>The JerryRigEverything YouTube Channel has subjected …

The 3 Best Ways to Make a Great Michelada

Frosty carbonation. Citrus acidity. Lip-smacking heat with a wave of cooling, ice-cold refreshment. The michelada just may be summer‘s most …

This is the only sweet potato soup recipe you need for fall—and it’s totally vegan

Once store shelves start transitioning from displaying pool floaties and straw hats to all things pumpkin spice, it’s officially time to dust off …

These 5 Slow Cooker Recipes Need Only 5 Ingredients and a Glance — Snapshot Cooking

<i>Welcome to Snapshot Cooking, the home of Kitchn's easiest recipes. These mini recipes are so simple you can practically cook from the</i> …

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Top Korean carrier: Over half of Note 9 orders were for most-expensive version

• According to a Korean telecom, over half of Note 9 pre-orders are for the 512GB version.<br>• The incredibly expensive maxed-out Note 9 costs over $1,200.<br>• Another Korean telecom says that Note 9 pre-orders exceed those for the Galaxy S9.<p>Even though the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 isn’t due to ship to customers …

How to Keep Avocados From Going Bad (Seriously!)

It’s the rare trip to the grocery store when I’ll find an ideal avocado with almost-black skin, a bright green spot under its stem nub, and the same …

Grill Like a Pro! 25 Foolproof Grilling Recipes For Complete Beginners

"Grilling" and "intimidating" don't have to be part of the same sentence. If you're a complete beginner, look no further than these easy grilling recipes anyone can master, from basic grilled shrimp to juicy grilled chicken and grilled vegetables kabobs perfect for an outdoor party. Throwing …

A look at Chrome’s new tab design

Chrome's big UI revamp gets another version on nightly builds.<p>Chrome is getting a major redesign soon, and this week new changes have started to land …

The Secret to Making the Best Banana Pudding Ever

Some people are kind of snobby about their ingredients—I’m embarrassed to admit that I’m one of them. You’ll never find me pulling a premade piecrust …

These 10 Vegetarian Instant Pot Recipes Are the Filling Fix You Need in a Flash

It's safe to assume that at this point in its widely heralded notoriety, the Instant Pot is known by most people who have spent some time in the …

Recipes

7 surprising, health-boosting uses for fresh ginger

Ginger works wonders as a flavoring agent (you most often see it popping up in Asian and Indian cuisines), but it’s also becoming more recognized by …

The Completely Addictive Method For Grilling Burgers

I've grilled many burgers in my day, many of which were decent but none of which were restaurant-quality — that is, until I learned this technique from America's Test Kitchen. It's by far the most foolproof way to grill a burger with a charred exterior and juicy pink interior. The most important …

Watermelon Granita

June 05, 2018<p>This easy dessert is a simple take on a summertime staple. Watermelon packs vitamins C and A and lycopene, a potent antioxidant. It’s …

Prolific home-grown French beans can save you money, says Jack Wallington

When I first started my allotment I was taken aback by the volume of French beans produced by a small number of plants around one wigwam. I’d pick them all but, as if by magic, only days later the attractive vines were laden again, going on all summer.<p>Between two of us we had more beans than we …

The CNET Smart Garden comes to life

The One Carb You Should Have Right After You Wake Up For A Better Day

If you want to start your day off with a bang – and a great deal of long-lasting energy that powers you through the morning — grapefruit and coffee …

10 Salad Bar Healthy Hacks at Whole Foods That Won't Break the Bank - Videos - Chowhound

5 Episodes<p>An exploration of foods that transcend cultures and borders around the world.<p>27 Episodes<p>Follow<p>Stories of undiscovered people, places, and …

17 Delicious Overnight Oats Recipes That Future You Will Thank You For

Pumpkin spice or PB&J?<p>All you need to do is soak rolled oats in (dairy or non-dairy) milk for a few hours in the fridge, and the oats will reach that perfect consistency. They allow you to quickly prep a week's worth of breakfasts at once, and you can customize the basic formula with different …

How to Make General Tso's Chicken on the Grill

This fun twist on barbecue chicken borrows flavors from a Chinese takeout favorite. We grill the chicken without any of the glazy sauce brushed on …

46 Sensational Side Dishes for Your Next Summer Party

Take your picnics, barbecues, and cookouts to the next level with these delicious side dishes.<p>1 of 46<p>Creamy Potato Salad<p>You can easily customize this …

6 Easy, Healthy Dinner Ideas For When You Just Don’t Want To Cook

Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet is what we all strive to do. But it’s hard to stick to that goal when you’ve got a busy schedule, or if you’re …

Secure any WiFi connection with this portable VPN device

Public WiFi is not unlike a public water fountain or a public bathroom — most of the time it’s fine to use, but depending on where you are, it can be</i> …

Don't have enough power outlets? Here's what you can do

There are only two power outlets in my bedroom, and both are hidden behind furniture. That means I rely on power strips to plug in my phone charger, Kindle charger, laptop charger, alarm clock, lamps, TV, sewing machine, Chromecast and the list just keeps going.<p>If, like me, your outlets are at …

Thin Spaghetti with Garlic, Red Pepper and Olive Oil Recipe

"Thin spaghetti tossed with garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes and grated cheese makes a quick and easy weeknight meal."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) box …

How to grow your own veg: a beginner’s guide

<b>Where do I start?</b><p>First, write down which fruit, veg and herbs you love to eat, then cross off those less likely to crop in the UK (bananas and avocados, say). If space is at a premium, don’t grow inexpensive staples such as jacket spuds, peas or onions. Instead, go for favourites that don’t store …

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25+ Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Slow Cookers

14 Easy, Vegan-Friendly Weeknight Dinners

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Old-Fashioned Chicken And Dumplings Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place chicken, celery, and carrots in a Dutch oven; add water and 2 teaspoons of the salt. Bring to a boil over high; cover, …

Perfect Pancake Recipes

These warm, fluffy pancake recipes will give you a reason to rise and shine in the morning.<p>Hot off the griddle, thick, fluffy, crispy on the outside, …