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The Last Thing We'd Think to Do with Raisins Is Also Our Favorite

Sure, pickling and preserving stems from that age-old desire to keep things edible just a <i>little</i> bit longer. But along the way, we’ve come to appreciate the intense, bright flavors—so much so, that we’ve been known to quick-pickle almost anything (blueberries, peppers, eggs, persimmons… we could …

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10 things you didn't know you could do with a sous vide cooker

If you’re anything like me, you’re probably both intrigued and intimidated by sous vide cookers. These fancy gadgets are a favorite of many …

Flawless Milky Way Brownies Recipe

Milky way brownies are one of the best easy desserts that you can prepare. So rich, chocolatey and silky, these brownies are ideal for all chocolate …

Smartenna+ emulates seven TV antennas to find the best OTA signal

Believe it or not, some people still get their television signal over the air from antennas. It's one way cord-cutters can watch local television without purchasing a cable subscription. Getting good reception can be tricky, though. Channel Master's new Smartenna+ is an amplified, indoor TV antenna …

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Dessert

Spice Kit: How to Grow Ginger, Turmeric, and Cardamom at Home

You are familiar with the gnarly ginger root, a supermarket staple. But have you ever tasted new, pale, and tender fresh ginger, its aromatic skin so …

Plants

Raspberry-Ginger Oatmeal Cookies to Make Mary Berry Proud

Raspberry-Ginger Oatmeal Thumbprints<p>Makes about 36 cookies<p>3 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats, divided <br>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1 1/2 teaspoons …

New barbecue sauce, rub and marinade recipes for the home pitmaster

Barbecue may be our one true American food and a reminder of the power of patient smoke, with no need to fan the flames of raging fire. Whatever the focus, whether wild or farmed, from land or sea, low and slow barbecue can render our toughest to tenderness.<p>In the middle of barbecue season and with …

BBQ

10 Genius Cookie Recipes for Dads Who Love Cookies

For all the dads out there who love cookies (which has to be pretty much all dads) and especially for my dad, who loves all cookies indiscriminately, I present to you the ultimate in edible gifts: 10 genius cookies—from a salty-sweet genre-defying shortbread to the butteriest chewy-crisp macaroons, …

Dessert

Make These 18 One-Pot Meals Instead of Ordering Takeout

As sure as there are seven days in the week, I can count on the fact that at least one of those days, I'll come home from work feeling totally …

Netflix

21 Essential Philadelphia Bars

Philly has always been a place with plenty of favorite taverns and corner bars in every neighborhood. It’s long been one of the country’s best beer cities. Hell, the Citywide Special was invented here.<p>The bar scene has only improved as the city’s population exploded with millennials and …

5 Favorites: Houseplants for the Bath

The best room in the house (for your plants) is the bath. House plants perform well with natural light and shower mist; as an added bonus, they also …

Father-Daughter Dances Are Seriously BS

Can we just get rid of the father-daughter dances and mother-son events already?<p>Last month, my 8-year-old's elementary school held a "daughter dance." When she asked me to be her "date," I was thrilled. Yes, she has a father who would have been happy to go with her, but as a mom of three, I don't …

Propagating plants from cuttings

Spain holidays,Restaurants,Food and drink,Europe holidays,Travel,Spanish food and drink,Food & drink,Life and style,Restaurants<p>In our second extract from his book Grape, Olive, Pig, Matt Goulding reveals the amazing small restaurants and grills serving classic country dishes on the back roads of …

Dining Rooms

If pulling weeds makes you want to pull your hair out, there’s a simple solution

The “O” word in gardening has long been “organic,” but this year it might be “occultation.” You might well ask what that means and what it has to do with the garden — or the occult.<p>The word “occult,” which can be used as a noun, an adjective or a verb, signifies something hidden, concealed from …

Gardening

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Kids Whose Parents Make Them Do Chores Are More Successful

So drop the sponge and hand it to your child — tonight!<p>There's a reason your children are prone to tantrums when you ask them to wash the dishes — chores are <i>not</i> fun. After all, who wants to spend 20 minutes scrubbing crusted-on tomato sauce instead of watching <i>Frozen</i> for the millionth time? But …

Kids

How to Keep Your Children From Learning Stereotypes

How can modern parents raise the next generation to be free from corrosive gender and racial stereotypes? By the time children start elementary …

Pick up your crying baby now

Anyone have an annoying mother-in-law/husband/girlfriend who berates them for “spoiling” their baby by picking them up every time they cry?<p>Well, now …

Parenting

Helping kids build relationship with food is better than bribery

How can you get a fussy child to eat vegetables? It's a question that plagues many frustrated parents at countless mealtimes.<p>Some take to hiding morsels in more delicious parts of meals, while others adopt a stricter approach, refusing to let little ones leave the table until plates are clear.<p>One …

Resolve to grow a better rosemary plant. Your dinner guests will thank you.

A gardener’s resolutions, as the new year begins, are modest ones. The world won’t end if a lawn isn’t mowed on schedule, though it will grow better if it is. There is no crime in growing too many tomato seedlings, even if the time could be spent more wisely. Nevertheless, a promise to do better by …

Iceland & What I Wish I Had Known Before Going - Part 2

I went to Iceland last month for a long weekend with my friend Stephanie. We flew WOW Air from Boston and I used Citi Thank You Points to get myself …

No Kiddin': Iceland Really Has a Penis Museum

Some visitors try to keep a straight face, some giggle and some aren't sure how to act as they browse around a museum in Iceland displaying hundreds of penises from tiny knob-like appendages to giant whale organs. Said to be the only one of its kind in the world, the museum in Iceland's capital at …

15 Sous Vide Recipes to Up Your Weeknight Dinner Game

When it comes to making weeknight dinners more exciting, there are times when no amount of Pinterest scrolling can get your creative juices flowing. When the slow cooker regained crazy popularity, everyone rejoiced at the fact that there were thousands of new recipes to play with (even slow cooker …

Cooking

All of Instagram is snapping the same pic of this damn pool in Morocco

Call it the social media generation's version of a pilgrimage.<p>Hashtags and geotagging mean anyone can follow their favourite Instagrammer to even the …

Social Media

Chicken Adobo Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Assistant food editor Amelia Rampe explains why Filipino chicken adobo is the greatest recipe of all time and how to make it.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Recipes

Sous Vide Tuna Recipe

Rare seared tuna might have fallen off the menus of the most fashionable restaurants, where it ruled the scene from the late '90s through the 2000s, but that doesn't make it any less delicious. Historically, this has meant tuna served in the style of <i>tataki</i>, a traditional Japanese preparation in …

10 Bloggers Share Their Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes

While slow cookers are perfectly fine to use year-round, people start to get excited about using this trendy appliance in fall. Slow cooker meals …