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20 Reasons Why You Should Use Epsom Salt In the Garden

My dear German friends live in a picturesque little town of Waldenbuch near Stuttgart. And it was them who taught me some valuable lessons about …

Fix this lemon blueberry buckle for dessert ... or breakfast

A rustic dish dating back to early America, the buckle is a simple cake studded with fruit, usually berries. Sometimes the fruit is folded into the batter before baking, sometimes it's sprinkled over the top.<p>Make the most of the summer blueberries available right now with this recipe, which …

How to Make Sweater Mittens Out of an Old Sweater

A cold weather needs a warm remedy! And one way to care for yourself in times of chilly weather is with the help of a pair of mittens. Learn how to …

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Jon Stewart’s Final Daily Show: A Tribute to the Comedy Universe He Created

His legacy: a class of correspondents, a national allergy to bullshit, and a Bruce Springsteen dance party.<p>There was no better proof of <i>The Daily Show</i>’s cultural impact than the first 15 minutes of Jon Stewart’s episode. A slow cascade of previous correspondents, from current stars <b>Jessica Williams</b> …

8 Steps to Follow When Converting a Cake Recipe to Cupcakes

On Cupcake Project, I’ve converted every imaginable kind of cake to cupcakes. I’ve made angel food cupcakes, pound cake cupcakes, upside-down cake …

Roast Chicken Recipes For The Easiest Dinner Ever

How Sweet It Is, Cafe Johnsonia, Feasting at Home, Adventures in Cooking, Foodie Crush<p>Nigella Lawson said it best: "You could probably get through life without knowing how to roast a chicken, but the question is, would you want to?"<p>If you don't wholeheartedly agree with Lawson's sentiment, we're …

Nigella's Flourless Chocolate Orange Cake

In an interview a few days ago, the reporter asked me if I think of my blog as being more savory or sweet. Because of the name, people always assume …

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Fire Up Your Hidden Fat Burners

Working these oft-neglected muscles sculpts a killer body—and cranks your metabolism to full throttle.<p>If you're looking to melt inches off your stomach, legs, or arms, the last thing you want to do is devote all your gym time to those assets. (In case you need a reminder, spot reducing is woefully …

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7 Ways To Make Your Home A Greener Place

Want to go green, but don't have the time or budget for a complete renovation? Easily make your home more eco-friendly with these seven simple DIY projects.<p>"Living a greener life" seems like a tall order, especially if you're renting or can't afford to renovate your home using eco-friendly …

26 Fall Cocktails That Are Just Perfect for Thanksgiving

If you're on bartender duty this year, these festive drinks will make you look like a pro.<p>Keep guests happy while you're putting the finishing touches on the Thanksgiving spread. A kitted-out bar with a few specialty sips should do the trick.

8 Disgusting Facts About Thanksgiving Food

What you need to know before you hit the grocery store pre-feast<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>Back when the Native Americans and Pilgrims broke bread over their first Thanksgiving dinner, they were celebrating their first …

Cozy Up With 11 Holiday Coffee Blends

You know it’s the holidays when you use coffee mugs for every drink that hits your mouth throughout the day. We’ve briefed you on some boozy brews to sip on, PSL alternatives and tea lattes galore, but what about regular old joe? Before you head out to Starbucks for a cup of holiday-spiced coffee, …

23 Thanksgiving Dishes You Can Make In A Crock Pot

Your oven is sick of spending the holidays all alone.

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

Homemade Maple Pumpkin Butter Recipe (with free printable labels)

This delicious homemade Maple Pumpkin Butter is a wonderful autumn treat - thick and spreadable, perfect on toast or apples or bagels, or even ( - if …

2X4: Four Ways to Kill Weeds with Everyday Items

Nothing ruins a pristine yard faster than a bunch of crabgrass, but store-bought weed killers can pack a serious chemical punch! This spring, try …

How to Make a Classic Mai Tai

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving us the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: The history of the mai tai, and how to bring a little tiki to your home bar, tonight.</i><p>The craft cocktail …

How To Rescue Your Old Yellowed Pillows

It’s just a reality of life: over time the natural oils from your body will seep into your pillow. However, that doesn’t change the fact that …

Easy Spinach Soufflés

Light, fluffy and loaded with great spinach flavor, Andrew Zimmern’s soufflés are perfect for brunch, lunch or a light dinner.<p>The minute they hear …

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

8 Recipes Every Garlic Lover Should Know

In this week’s Mad Genius Tips video, F&W Test Kitchen genius Justin Chapple revealed the trick to making garlic paste at home. Now that you have …

7 Recipes to Make Before Bananas Go Extinct

Here are seven delicious banana recipes to enjoy before Bananageddon.<p>Bananas as we know them are in danger. The culprit is a fungus, commonly known …

5 Must-Try Tequila Drink Recipes

We trust you can make Margaritas and you've probably got the Paloma down pat, but there is much more fun to be had with tequila, if you're ready to branch out.<p>We recommend using 100% agave tequila, but that doesn't mean you have to use top-shelf bottles. Here are 7 great less-expensive options to …

Homemade All-Natural All-Purpose Vinegar Citrus Cleaner

We’re always looking for homemade cleaner recipes! I was turned on to this all-purpose citrus cleaner about a year ago by a friend and decided to …

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