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Foam Party Causes Corneal Abrasion And Vision Problems

Keep the foam in the tub, kids.<p>Foam parties, at which you dance in a club amid several feet of soapy bubbles, apparently still exist, which, fine, do what you want to do, kids. But! If you do go to one of these parties, do not rub your eyes, or you could end up with abrasions on your cornea and …

Plantwatch: Britain's native lime tree

Warm sunshine brought out masses of wildflowers this summer, including many rarities such as the lesser butterfly orchid. Lime trees also did well in the heat – they need hot summers to flower and set seeds. Unfortunately, limes have a bad reputation for the sticky mess they drop on cars parked …

Cook the Whole Fish You Just Caught

Marcus Nilsson<p><i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>How to Make Bryan Caswell's Whole Fish</b> <i>Reef, Houston</i><p><i>Serves two.</i><p><i>Tip: Most whole-fish recipes call for dry roasting — stuffing with herbs and baking. But it usually turns out exactly that: dry. Caswell poaches fish in its liquidy natural habitat.</i><p><b>This is a</b> …

Why Are Honeycrisp Apples So Damn Expensive?

<b>I would argue that the first time</b> you find yourself grumbling about <i>prices these days</i> marks a rite of passage on par with the shedding of baby teeth, tasting your first legal beer, or buying your first home. It tends to happen over something really trivial, like postage stamps, or a vending machine …

New Orleans Crabmeat Bon Bons for the Big Game

<b>Super Bowl Sunday</b> is a near-religious, magical 24-hour period in which three things take sole focus of your brain: football, commercials, and snacks. Right? Right. That said, we felt terrible that in the midst of our Super Bowl Snack Showdown, New Orleans, the host of the big game, could not …

Crab Bisque Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> About 4 servings<p>MY OTHER RECIPES<p><b>Prep:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>40 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour<p>A quick recipe for a robust and flavorful …

Gooey Caramel Twix Bars Recipe

Not your average bar cookie. Crunchy Twix bars, pecans, bittersweet chocolate, and a homemade caramel all set over a buttery shortbread crust.<p><b>Notes:</b> Brushing down the sides of the pan will help prevent the caramel from crystallizing. If one area of the pan begins to brown more quickly, gently swirl …

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The Basics of Tequila

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Erik Lombardo, bar manager of Maialino in New York City, teaches us all about tequila --</i> <i>brought to you by Patrón Tequila. Sign up for a chance to dine</i> …

Cheaper than Takeout: Make Chinese Food at Home

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Gabriella tells you how to make your regular takeout order at home.</i><p><i></i><p>American Chinese …

Savory Tomato Pork Stew Recipe

<b>Note:</b> This pork stew takes a few hours to cook, so it's a great candidate for a weekend supper or preparing in a slow cooker (cook on the low setting for 6 to 8 hours). Super rich and tart, I recommend serving it with a loaf of crusty bread to sop up whatever's left at the bottom of the bowl. If …

Grilled Greek-Style Meatloaf with Herbed Potatoes and Grilled Lemon Recipe

<b>Note</b>: If you prefer to make this in the oven, feel free to. The cooking times will be roughly the same when the oven is set to 350°F. As for the potatoes, you can skip the microwave cooking, in which case they'll need 30 to 40 minutes of oven time depending on size.<p>recipeEvery recipe we publish is …

Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffin Cake Recipe

This recipe also makes lovely muffins. For muffins, divide batter evenly among 16 paper-lined muffin cavities. Bake until muffins are golden brown and spring back to the touch (a cake tester inserted into the center of a muffin should come out clean), about 25 minutes.<p>Recipe adapted from<i><br>The Rosie's</i> …

Yellow Tomato Bloody Mary Recipe

I've learned a lot of things in the past year, working on QUITOKEETO. I've learned - it's preferable to be on the ground floor (and not on a third …

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How to Cook a Lobster

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Get yourself to a shoreline and melt some butter -- this is how to cook a lobster.</i><p>It's a tough time to be talking about lobster. They're no longer just …

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25 Spaces That Perfectly Illustrate Beautiful Kitchen Organization

Yes, storage can actually be stunning.<p>Yes, storage can actually be stunning. In these rooms, open shelving, glass cabinets and savvy kitchen islands make for orderly and tasteful kitchens.

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18 Ways to Add a Pop of Color to Your Furniture

Grab your paint brushes, people.<p>Top designers give tips and tricks for updating your old furniture to make it look like brand new. All it takes is (drumroll, please) a coat of paint!

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Abandoned Dry Cleaning Shop Converted to Modern Home

From the dilapidated remains of an old dry cleaning shop wedged between two buildings in Barcelona, Spain has risen a modern split-level family home …

This Gadget Automatically Tunes Any Guitar In Seconds

The TronicalTune is your very own pocket roadie<p>Throughout their 23-year history, automatic guitar tuners have remained stubbornly complex systems that cost thousands of dollars and require tedious professional installation. Chris Adams, CEO of Tronical in Hamburg, Germany, has figured out a way …

How We Remember To Remember

The way our brain handles remembering to remember something, called prospective memory, has been somewhat of a mystery to scientists, until now.<p>"Remind me not to forget…" I often say to my roommate. My phone charger. The sandwich I made to take to work. The bill I need to put in the mail.<p>The way …

Why Some Male Turkeys Are So Damned Sexy

It's not what you have, it's how you use it.<p>For male wild turkeys, reproduction is an all-family effort. Less attractive males often don't get to mate, but they're still driven to ensure their genetic material is passed on. So they help their brightly colored, dominant brothers seduce hens in a …