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How to Cut Bathroom Remodeling Costs

Bathrooms are where we go to pamper ourselves, which explains why 36 percent of remodelers in our survey wish they had splurged on tubs and showers, …

Home Improvement

Scrambled Egg Tacos with Avocado Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I make these late and often -- this is my back-pocket 10-minute meal after a very long day or a longer party. They're fast, good food you can eat with your hands. And because tacos often spill at random, you’re allowed to be slightly animalistic about the whole affair -- a very good …

Breakfast

7 Ways You're Ruining Your Bath Towels

You might be the reason your set is worn, dingy, and germy.<p>Bath towels are easy to toss to the side and forget. By the time you're using one out of the shower, you're probably already in a rush, so caution goes by the wayside. But double-checking your routine can help your towels last longer and …

The 10 Reno Mistakes Everybody Makes — And How to Fix Them

Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted cauliflower? Been there, done that. But roasting a whole head of cauliflower? Now we've got your attention. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p>This recipe has you slathering cauliflower in a spicy yogurt marinade and roasting it at a high temperature. The result is an amazingly delicious dish that's as dramatic …

8 Household Items Everyone Forgets To Clean—And How To Tackle Them

These everyday items have a secret: They get REALLY dirty. Here's how to clean 8 things most people forget.<p>These everyday items have a secret: They get REALLY dirty. Here's how to clean 8 things most people forget.

Chicken broth recipe

A nutrient-dense broth to use as stock, or enjoy as a soup if you are intermittent-fasting<p>This broth can be enjoyed as a soup or used as stock in other dishes from the <b>Gut Gastronomy diet</b>. You can make it in advance and freeze it, if wished, or you can make double or triple the quantity and then …

Onions

Today Only: Calvin & Hobbes Kindle Editions on Sale for $1.99, Viewable on iPad

Who doesn’t love <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i>? Bill Watterson’s comic masterpieces are currently on sale on Amazon.ca for today only, as six Kindle Editions area …

iOS Apps

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Spicy Sugared Pecans to Make Christmas Tex-ified

Sugared pecans are a time honored tradition in Texas, for just about every holiday. This spicier version is super fun for Christmas!<p>Sugared pecans are a time honored Texas tradition. They’ve been on many a holiday table in my lifetime, though this spicier version is new to me. New, and completely …

Seafood Pasta Recipes

In all its various shapes, sizes, and textures, pasta provides the perfect backdrop for your favorite combinations of seafood, sauces, and seasonings. Find great ideas for salads, casseroles, Italian-accented bowls big enough for a family -- even pad thai -- in our collection of 32 fish and …

Seafood

Why there won't be a male pill any time soon

The science to produce a male contraceptive pill is in place, so why aren't big pharmaceutical companies interested? In an extract from his new book, Peter Lloyd finds out<p>When I enter Professor Lee Smith’s office at the University of Edinburgh’s <b>Centre for Reproductive Health</b>, two things strike me: …

11 Unexpected Uses For Coffee Filters

These inexpensive staples can do a lot more than make coffee.<p><i>Marcus Guhl / Getty</i><p><b>1. Protect delicate dishes and cookware</b><p>Use a flattened coffee filter to separate stacked plates or cooking pans in your cupboard. This way, your finest china will be protected from errant scratches or nicks while …

Selling

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 …

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 …

The Quick Fix: Overnight Oats

Instructions Per 250 ml Mason jar.<p>In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup rolled oats (not instant) and a scant 1/2 cup milk – the ratio should be 1:1 but you can use almond milk or soy milk (even juice) if you prefer.<p>Stir in 1 tablespoon vanilla yogurt, 1 teaspoon liquid honey (or maple syrup), 3 …

5 Fall Salads You're About to Fall in Love With

<b>1. Kale, Apple & Pancetta Salad</b><p>Made with shredded kale, crisp pancetta, tart apples and pecans in a zingy maple vinaigrette, this salad just screams fall. It's wildly addictive -- even my husband, who is not much of a salad guy, cannot get enough of it. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. French Lentil Salad with Goat</b> …

Asian Pears + 5 Ways to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: If it's shaped like an apple and crunches like an apple, it must be...a pear.</i><p>Asian pears are true pears, but in terms of figure, they look more like apples. They tend to be round …

Food Preservation

The #1 Fried Food You Should Eat Now

Hurry up and make this recipe now before it’s too late!<p>You can have your deep-fried Oreos, your Scotch eggs, and your freakin’ cronuts. For me, there’s only one food worth frying: green tomatoes.<p>Come this time of year, I pluck the still-green hangers-on from my tomato plants. They won’t survive …

How to Use up Leftover Beer

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p>You just woke up, opening one eye slightly to assess the damage. The party’s long over, and everyone’s gone home. The only company you’re surrounded by is an …

Kitchens

Strikes justified because Syria ‘unwilling or unable to’ protect territory, Obama tells Ban

Scores of Islamic State jihadists were killed Tuesday when U.S. warplanes and cruise missiles pounded the group's Syrian heartland as U.S. President Barack Obama escalated a borderless war against terrorists.<p>"This is not America's fight alone," Mr. Obama said, publicly extolling the handful of Arab …

West Coast warming linked to naturally occurring changes

Naturally occurring changes in winds, not human-caused climate change, are responsible for most of the warming on land and in the sea along the West Coast of North America over the last century, a study has found.<p>The analysis challenges assumptions that the buildup of greenhouse gases in the …

10 Cakes for Anytime

It is the opinion of this website that we do not get enough cake in our lives. Cake should not be relegated to wedding parties or birthday festivities or the end to a celebratory meal. Because cake, when given the opportunity, is here to make your life better.<p>Did you lose your keys and stub your …

Dessert

How to Cook for a Large Group on a Budget

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Cook for a group and maintain your sanity.</i><p>More and more, …

Darwin’s Day to Yuri’s Night: some science dates to remember

<b>Darwin Day</b><p><b>12 February</b><p>Darwin’s work continues to inspire scientists worldwide. And what’s not to celebrate about the man who worked out the wonders of evolution via natural selection? A day of celebrations since the 1990s held on Darwin’s birthday.<p><b>Pi Day</b><p><b>14 March</b><p>Marked in honour of the infinitely …

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Make Braised Lamb Spicier, Brighter, and Better

Braised lamb shoulder is a Sunday classic—orange and fennel just sweeten the deal<p>Braised lamb is always good. But this version? This baby is <i>lacquered</i> with a tangy, sweet, and spiced sauce made from white wine (a whole cup of it), autumnal cinnamon sticks, and—secret weapon time—pomegranate …

Cooking

42 Dutch Oven Recipes for Braises, Bread, and More

Is your Dutch oven collecting dust in a corner? It's time to dust it off and give it some love with one of these 42 hearty recipes.<p>Dutch ovens are made to last—seriously, Le Creuset has a lifetime guarantee—and can take the heat of the oven and a long simmer on a stovetop. That's why these heavy, …

Cooking

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>This week, you turned off your air conditioner and cracked open the windows instead. Maybe you even had to grab a light jacket to wear on the way to …

Food Preservation