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I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

Productivity

A Spicy Pork Tenderloin Bowl That's So Easy You Hardly Need This Recipe

Finally, a weeknight pork tenderloin recipe we can get behind.<p>Most weeknights, recipes are banned in my kitchen. My dinner game plan is blessedly bare-bones: Take whatever vegetables are currently hanging out in my fridge, add some spicy tofu or smoked salmon, and lay the whole thing over cooked …

15 Chicken Thigh Recipes for Busy Weeknights

Everything I want in my perfect weeknight dinner can be found in a pack of chicken thighs. No matter how I cook it (the options are endless), I know …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s chicken recipes

In my house, where the children forever negotiate what they’ll be given at mealtimes while the grownups keep pledging (in vain, obviously), “I’m not getting into this conversation”, chicken is the one food that unifies the family ranks. It appears on our table in endless configurations, the simple …

Recipes

Baked Pasta Dishes

These comforting recipes include star chef Grant Achatz's perfect mac and cheese, easy ravioli lasagna and cheesy baked rigatoni.

Animal Ball: Photos by Aditya Aryanto

After the popularity of his series Minecraft In Real Life, Jakarta-based photo retoucher Aditya Aryanto continues the series with his latest project …

Photo Manipulation

​This Weekend: Do This To Your Bedroom Right Now

Chilly weather and holidays call for sleeping in and cuddling with fluffy blankets. But the cozy vibe is anything but restful if all you see is …

Cleaning

How to Make Rice Pilaf Fluffy, Fragrant, and Perfect Every Time

By Claire Saffitz<p>The ingredients might change, but the fundamentals of how to make rice pilaf stay the same. Here's how to nail one of our favorite sides every single time.<p>Rice pilaf can seem sad. Plain. Boring. But if you know how to make rice pilaf, yours will be quite the opposite. You just need …

The Tangy Peanut Snack You'll Want to Eat by the Handful

How to make Win Son's signature bar snack at home.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. This is Trigg Brown's recipe for the roasted peanuts</i> …

Food

Sky-High Paper Wigs Topped With Modern Luxuries by Asya Kozina | Colossal

<p>Paper artist Asya Kozina was inspired by the decadent wigs found in Baroque and Rococo still lifes, tall masses of hair adorned with objects that …

Family Portraits Illustrated with Paper by Jotaká | Colossal

<p>Spanish illustrator Juan Carlos aka Jotaka created this fantastic series of paper family portraits by rendering his bendy illustrated characters in …

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

6 servings<p>Make this recipe your own depending on what you’ve got in the house. You could substitute beer for the wine, and a grainy/spicy mustard for the tomato paste, or use pork shoulder instead of beef chuck. Read more slow cooker tips here.<p>September 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 4-pound boneless beef …

10 Chefs' Tips for Upgrading Slow Cooker Recipes

Your slow cooker food doesn't need to be bland and boring. These tips will transform the way you think about Crock Pots.<p>Slow cooker recipes can be mushy bombs sometimes, but they don't have to. We've all had a watery, bland soup or an overcooked chicken "casserole"—and those dishes were victims of …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

Steel Wire Fairy Sculptures by Robin Wight

Enchanting fairy sculptures made from stainless steel wire by UK-based artist Robin Wight. The idea to do these types of sculptures came to him while …

Sculpture

This Chicken Scarpariello Has a Sauce We Want to Lick Off the Plate

When you can't decide between chicken or sausage and peppers—so you have both.<p>Even after working in kitchens for years, I'm still a sucker for food porn. I was watching an old episode of <i>Lidia's Italy</i> recently and she was making one of her mom's chicken recipes. The close-ups of the golden, browned …

The Starting Over Exercise To Unclutter Your Whole Kitchen

We are really <i>in</i> this now! Week one of the September Sweep saw us setting up a few systems and rules, and now we're halfway through week two and …

Countertops

Room Sweep! You're 20 Minutes from a Clutter-Free Bedroom

Your bedroom should be — nay... it <i>needs</i> to be — a peaceful place. Who can lay their head down for a good night's rest while they're surrounded by a …

Minimalism

An Uncluttered Home Begins With This Simple System

It's Monday! We're into week two of our decluttering program and the assignment I have for you today is a doozie—attacking a problem area that I know …

Try This 20-Minute Entryway Decluttering Sweep

The hardest part about decluttering has to be the "getting started." Without a real nudge to dive in and actually <i>do it</i>, you might never feel the urge …

Minimalism

How to Finally Slay Your Home's Clutter Monster

We all have a monster in the closet (or garage, or attic, or basement, or storage unit, <i>or...</i> you get the picture). A clutter monster—one big old pile …

5 Questions to Ask Yourself When You're Decluttering

The Rules<p>If the answer to all of these questions is "no," get rid of it.<p><b>1. Have I used this item in the past year?</b><p>This one's easy. Try to remember a …

Minimalism

Let's Go! The September Sweep Begins With One Simple Step

The thought of getting your home under control can feel like a bit of an ordeal sometimes (especially if you're like me and suffer from an ailment I …

Minimalism

Which Pasta Shapes to Use When: A Definitive Guide

By Alex Delany<p>Short pasta? Long pasta? Pasta with holes? Which pasta shape is best? Well, that all depends on what kind of sauce you're working with.<p>You might be a penne person. You might be a spaghetti person. You might be the kind of person who declares allegiance to certain pasta shapes, be they …

The Summer Pasta We Can't Stop Making

The super-indulgent-tasting pasta that is mostly made of vegetables.<p>You're only one technique away from your new favorite summer pasta: <b>caramelizing zucchini</b>. Often people treat zucchini like it's precious, but the squash can actually take a lot of heat. Once zucchini is cooked down, all of the …

Insect Wings Made to Look Like Flowers by Seb Janiak

Photos of insect wings manipulated to look like blooming flowers by Paris-based fine art photographer Seb Janiak. This series entitled <i>Mimesis</i>, a …

Romanesco: Cooler Than Broccoli, Maybe Even More Delicious

It looks like miniature Christmas trees and tastes like broccoli. Yep, we're into romanesco.<p><i>One of the best parts about our test kitchen manager, Brad Leone's, job is his weekly trip to the farmers' market. It's his responsibility to supply the kitchen with ripe produce, protein, and pantry staples</i> …

This Neglected Detail Makes a Big Difference in Your Kitchen

This is a post about a part of your kitchen that you may not have even known existed. I had to work at an architecture firm before I learned that the …

Uncovering Long-Forgotten Treasures in an 18th-Century French Château

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Carrots

<i>Golden brown, crisp brussels sprouts and carrots tossed in balsamic vinegar and maple syrup. Simply AMAZING!</i>I will not eat brussels sprouts… unless …

Food