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10 Always-Entertaining Party Games

Party games are a great way to bring people together, break the ice or just provide old friends with new tricks. From easy, no-frills fun to …

18 Inspired Ways to Eat Tacos for National Taco Day

Today is National Taco Day, and I'm taking advantage of this food holiday. There are many ways to enjoy tacos, so where do you start? Do you go with …

Cooking

Recipe: Upside-Down Taco Bowl

Place the coleslaw mix, cilantro, scallions, and lime zest in a large bowl and toss together. Whisk the lime juice, olive oil, cumin, and chili …

Recipes

Recipe: Turkey Taco Salad

Recipes

DIYing Vermouth May Make You Feel Like an Aspiring Witch

There are many things you don’t really need to make yourself. You don’t need to make your own furniture, or jewelry, or cheese. But, sometimes these things are fun and challenging to make, so you choose to make them yourself in spite of the fact, or perhaps precisely because of the fact, that you …

10 unforgettable road trips in Colorado

COLORADO IS ONE OF THE BEST STATES in the country to just relax and take it all in. Whether starting in Denver and the front range, down in the …

Hiking

Planning a week in Iceland ?

We have just a couple of weeks before we leave for our trip to Iceland. This is a trip that I have been dreaming about and planning for the last few months. I haven't even finished up some of my travelogues from last summer but I'm excited to write this planning post for Iceland. Like most other …

How to Make Fresh Mozzarella From Scratch

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>At Serious Eats, we're lucky enough to work right across the street from Di Palo Selects, an Italian fine-foods store that just happens to make some of the best fresh mozzarella I've ever tasted. It's milky, tender, …

Mozzarella

The 10-Minute Core-Blasting Pilates Workout

At first glance, a Pilates studio might look like a medieval torture chamber, with strange straps and metal springs hanging from padded platforms …

Workouts

Board Games That Are Super Fun to Play Solo

There’s something about the sound of dice rolling, the feeling of moving pieces around a board, and the feel of cards in your hand that make board …

Board Games

World Backup Day

So how do I backup?<p>Most people backup their files in one of two ways: to an external drive, or somewhere on the Internet.<p>It’s really easy, and you …

Top 10 Tools for a Free Online Education

For lifelong learners and self-made scholars, the internet is a priceless resource. Continue your education with these top free online tools.<p>10. Free …

Bibimbap at Home

8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 2 min<p>Total Time: 3 min<p>Buy thinly sliced beef for this bibimbap recipe at Korean markets, or ask your butcher to cut it for you.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Bulgogi<p>1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>1/3 cup finely grated Asian pear with juices<p>2 scallions, thinly sliced<p>2 garlic …

This DIY Lavender Linen Spray Makes Sleep So Sweet

The holidays are all about loved ones. Around this time of year more than any other, I get to play hostess to house guests. It’s a time I cherish—giving the spare bedroom some extra TLC, preparing sweet treats in kitchen, and, overall, making the most of the time we get to spend all together under …

The Gift of Death

Pathological consumption has become so normalised that we scarcely notice it.<p>By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th December 2012<p>There’s …

The 10-Minute Meals Top Health Experts Eat on Crazy Busy Days

In an ideal world, we’d always have plenty of time to whip up and savor a gourmet meal. But in the real world, we often take what we can get and …

This holiday season, 34 long reads to explore

Post-feast, pour another glass of wine and savor some of 2015’s best long reads, published on the Guardian and elsewhere<p>You’ve made it: your belly is full, and you’re now sitting on the couch with a glass of scotch in hand.<p>You now have a few hours to kill, so here’s a list of incredible features …

Sitting

Freezer-paper Food Packaging

Kansas City Brisket & Burnt Ends<p>Edible Plastic Pouches<p>Incredible Edible Helium Balloon<p>Cooking Class<p>What temperature setting did you use? We've got a …

Food Packaging

Banish Brutal Bathroom Smells With Your Own Homemade "Poo-Pourri"

Bathroom odors can be traumatizing whether you caused it or not. Products like Poo-Pourri and Just A Drop can help keep the stench at bay, but you …

Only Smarty Pants Make Turkey Gravy Ahead of Thanksgiving

<b>Roast the turkey pieces.</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Pat the turkey pieces dry with paper towels and place them in a …

Recipes

Ingredients

At its core, bread is made of four ingredients: flour, water, salt and some sort of leavening. It’s possible to make bread without salt, though …

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

Step-by-Step Guide to 401(k) Fund Selection : personalfinance

Employer-sponsored retirement accounts are a great way to end up with more money when you're ready to retire. 401(k) plans are the most common type, …

Retirement

The Best Frozen Yogurt Is the One You Make Yourself

More<p>Ice Cream<p>Essential flavors and the secrets to the best ice cream you'll ever make.<p>I have to hand it to the frozen yogurt people—they have a hell of a racket.<p>Few chains do as good a job of making us feel like we're in control as frozen yogurt stores. Think about every one of those …

Take a Road Trip Across the US by Train for Under $500

A road trip is an epic adventure, but you don’t need a car to see some beautiful parts of America.<p>Adventure traveler and engineer Derek Low …

Tofu Yum-Yum Rice Bowl

4 Servings<p>The marinade is ridiculously delicious; you’ll also want to use it on ribs or chicken.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Tofu<p>1 14-ounce package extra-firm tofu, drained, cut into 8 pieces<p>1 small head garlic, cloves coarsely chopped (about ¼ cup)<p>½ cup soy sauce<p>¼ cup hot chili paste (such as sambal …

Build a Homemade Vacuum Sealer With Just a Few Dollars Worth of Parts

Vacuum sealers make it possible to keep your food in airtight packages, extending its freezer storage lifetime. This DIY vacuum sealer tool will work …