Cynde Stires

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Ian Young's Cream Cheese Frosting

Top Sweet Zucchini Cupcakes with this frosting, submitted by reader Ian Young of Oakland, California.

An indoor herb garden, you ask? Yes. It’s time to perfect that green thumb of yours

An indoor herb garden, you ask? Yes. It’s time to perfect that green thumb of yours.

Impress your guests with patriotic parfaits. Layer berries with whipped cream or yogurt in Mason jars, and finish with a festive top. They're almost too pretty to eat!

Healthy Meals to Make at Home Without Even Going to the Grocery Store? They're Real!

One of my dreamiest dreams has been this: for someone to pack a box filled with the freshest, healthiest ingredients, throw in yummy recipes, include nutrition information, and send it to me so that I can whip up meals from scratch...without having to actually leave my house. (I know. I dream …

Mix Up Your Greens Routine With These 2 Yummy Salad Recipes

Summer isn't just swimsuit season—it's salad season. When the weather's this hot, light and clean lunches are <i>definitely</i> a Do. But eating all of those veggies can sometimes lead to a salad rut. We asked the folks at Just Salad to share some recipes just for our lovely readers to help mix things up. …


Ever since I came home from Food Blog Forum, I’ve been having an itch to register for another food blog conference. I don’t think I realized how …

Self-seeding plants: how to create a fuss-free garden

The right mix of self-seeding plants can create year-round interest with minimum work.<p>The more I look at natural landscapes and the wild flowers that scatter themselves within them, the less inclined I am to garden meticulously. I want my outside space to produce food and flowers, and I want to …


DIY: The Best Garden Insecticide (and No Harmful Chemicals)

To repel spiders, aphids, and other insect pests in the garden, my neighbor Bea douses plants with an all-natural insecticide she makes with Castile …


How to Get Late-Summer Color in Your Garden

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Summer Fruit Recipe That Tastes Great and is Good For You

<b>Every year I wait impatiently for the summer fruits to come in.</b> Here in North Carolina, blueberries rein king. There are also blackberries, …


23 Outdoor Uses For Vinegar: Gardens, Vehicles and More Outside Uses

Vinegar seems to be the universal household product, a frugal and natural solution to a myriad of issues both indoor and outdoors. But we want to …