Eileen Ballard

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All-Natural Homemade Weed Killers That Really Work

Yes, your lawn is manicured and beautiful, but did you know that such perfection can actually make it more susceptible to weeds? Dandelion, crab …

Gardening

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

'No more' or we vote you out: students lead huge U.S. anti-gun rallies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chanting "never again," hundreds of thousands of young Americans and their supporters answered a call to action from survivors of last month's Florida high school massacre and rallied across the United States on Saturday to demand tighter gun laws.<p>In some of the biggest U.S. …

Guns

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

They weren’t the first mass-shooting victims the Florida radiologist saw—but their wounds were radically different.<p>As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history simply read “gunshot wound.” I have been a radiologist in one of the busiest trauma centers in the …

16 Bridal Hair Accessories for Truly Unforgettable Wedding Hair in 2018

When your wedding day arrives, one thing’s for sure: You want your hairstyle to be truly unforgettable. Pinterest set the tone for stunning nuptials with their bridal style trends for 2018, and we took it a step further by perusing the most swoon-worthy hairstyles and wedding hair accessories out …

Six of the best rice bowl recipes

For each recipe, you need 400g Japanese white rice, cooked by the absorption method: rinse the rice until the water runs clear, put in a saucepan with 520ml water, then cover with a lid and bring to a boil on a high heat. Listen to check that it’s boiling – do not remove the lid – then reduce the …

Onions

The Epically Good Dip I Serve At Every Super Bowl Party

This caramelized onion dip won't last long, so make extra. It's that good, trust us.<p>I remember the first time I had caramelized onion dip. A friend …

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Leeks and Mushrooms Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together olive oil, 1 tablespoon salt, paprika, thyme, 1 teaspoon black pepper, and cayenne in a small bowl. Rub mixture on …

Country Lifestyle

Ina Garten's Spinach Cheddar Soufflé

The star of Food Network’s <i>Barefoot Contessa</i> shares a vegetarian dish “that comes out perfectly every single time.”<p>Ina Garten’s Spinach Cheddar Soufflé<p>…

Egg Fried Rice

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a medium saucepan, bring 2 1/4 cups of water to a boil. Add the rice and a generous pinch of salt, and return to a boil. Stir …

We Just Found the Tiny House of Your Dreams

Who knew it was possible to fit this much charm in 396 square feet?<p>To all those tiny houses outside of the South, we don’t want to say we told you …

New Orleans Beignets

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Make the yeast mixture: Combine yeast, 1/2 cup warm water, and 1 tsp. granulated sugar in bowl of a heavy-duty stand mixer; let …

Classic Cannoli

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place flour, shortening, vinegar, salt, 1 egg, and 2 tablespoons of the granulated sugar in bowl of a heavy-duty electric stand …

The Easiest Way to Make Candied Nuts Is With Your Slow Cooker

Candied nuts are one of those things that are equal parts treat and snack, and are just at home in a bowl of ice cream as the are in a salad. Their …

Coconut Cream Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°.<p>Step 2<p>Fit dough into a 9-inch pie plate coated with cooking spray. Fold edges under; flute. Line dough with …

Million Dollar Pound Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. (The butter will become a lighter yellow color; this is an …

Easy Slab Pies For a Crowd

Your sheet pan really can do it all.<p>Jelly roll pan, sheet pan, baking sheet–no matter what you call it, we consider it the most versatile tool in the …

Baking

Eggnog Spice Cake with Bourbon Custard Filling and Eggnog Buttercream Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Bourbon Custard Filling: Whisk together granulated sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a heavy saucepan. Whisk together …

9 Delicious Crock-Pot Chicken Recipes

Need fresh ideas for chicken? Toss your favorite bird into the slow cooker, set it, and forget it until dinnertime.<p>Slow-Cooker Chicken Tikka …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

15 Delicious Things You Can Make In Your Microwave This Weekend In Less Than 15 Minutes

We have all been there: crazy hungry, home alone, maybe broke, and with that tingling sensation saying, "I think I want to cook today". You move …

How to make the perfect moist chocolate cake

Every year hundreds, if not thousands, of cookbooks are released. Beautifully bound, rarely do these tomes truly aim to teach. But now a new book in …

7 homemade barbecue sauce recipes for your grilling pleasure

You’ve grilled, smoked or roasted your way to much success — now your meaty (or vegetable!) creations need a sauce. Here are seven of our favorites, from the Recipe Finder.<p><i>[One of these 10 quick sauces can rescue a boring plate]</i><p>Espresso Barbecue Sauce, pictured above. From Aaron Franklin, the …

BBQ

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Trump administration wants to overhaul the way you repay student loans

The Trump administration put its largest stamp on the student loan system yet with a plan to overhaul the way borrowers repay their debts that …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

8 ways to avoid paying an airline change fee

Most of us have resigned ourselves to paying the fee to change our itinerary, no matter how far out the trip still is, but you shouldn't have to.<p>We dug deeper to find eight sneaky ways to get around paying those penalties.<p>Not everyone knows that their non-refundable ticket actually comes with a …

Designer Turns Her Ordinary Bathroom Into an Extraordinary Work of Art Inspired by Nature

Fashion designer Roza Khamitova had a dilemma. She had gathered so many sketches of potential scarf designs for her clothing line, Shovava, that they no longer fit in the boxes and bins under her bed. Instead of moving them to a bigger closet or a space inside her desk, she decided to use them for …

Clothing