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Your New Summertime Oatmeal Alternative: Raw Buckwheat Porridge

<i>Every other Thursday on Food52, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>A hearty breakfast porridge to keep you cool -- even in the dog days of summer.</i><p>There are few things I love more than porridge. It’s the thick texture, the …

Easy tip for biking in a skirt, all you need is a penny and a rubber band

How to bike while wearing a skirt is not something I've ever really thought about, I have to admit. But if I ever decide to ride while wearing a …

The Iri Lamp Creates a Primal, Bonfire-Like Glow Anywhere in Your Home

The Iri lamp is designed to explore the connection between humankind and nature. Our first method of generating light was fire, and this lamp’s …

Design

How Chefs Cook with Unripe Fruits, Vegetables

From green strawberries to fresh garbanzo beans, chefs around the country are harnessing the flavor power of unripe fruit, nuts, and vegetables<p>If you've ever eaten a fried green tomato, that crackly-crusted round of tangy, late summer deliciousness, you already understand the genius of cooking with …

DIY Beaded Plant Hangers

Which Radishes Are Best for Snacking? For Pickling? Our Guide, from French Breakfasts to Easter Eggs

You can do anything with radishes—eat them raw, pickled, roasted, and more. Here's how to use 5 different kinds, from French Breakfasts to Easter Eggs<p>Anything I can dip in butter and salt is my idea of a perfect food. That’s why I love radishes—from French Breakfasts, with their diminutive size and …

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

Cooking

The Fruitiest, Juiciest Recipes for Ice Pops, Paletas, and Homemade Popsicles

Homemade Popsicles, ice pops, and paletas are easy to throw together, perfectly cool on a sweltering day, and our favorite way to highlight the season’s best produce<p><b>Why do we love ice pops?</b> Let us count the ways: They’re perfectly cool on a sweltering day; they’re surprisingly easy to throw …

Broccoli-Sprout Beverage Can Detoxify Pollutants

China has a serious pollution problem and it’s harming the health of people who live there—even those living outside of the biggest cities.<p>But …

Artist's powerful embroidered landscapes capture forces of nature

Like quilting, the tradition of embroidery evokes images of stuffy old grandmas at afternoon tea. Lima, Peru born textile artist Ana Teresa Barboza …

DIY Portable Bucket Air Conditioner | Hunker

credit: Debbie Williams<p>Step 1<p>Supplies for this project are cheap and readily available. Five gallon buckets can often be recycled from painters or …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

Vayu Cashmere Scarves

Susan Easton has worked at powerhouse creative firms like Milton Glaser, Pentagram, Razorfish and Disney but found that the corporate life wasn't for her. When we first met, in 2012, she had just succumbed to her travel bug and founded From The Road, a retail outlet that develops items from each …

How to Make Homemade Curry Paste

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: To make your Thai food fresher, spicier, and more vibrant, start with a batch of Megan Scott of The Joy Kitchen's homemade curry paste.</i><p>When I …

40 Spinach Recipes to Make You Stronger than Popeye

40 spinach recipes that we love, from a sauté to green juice<p><b>Run through a juicer, folded into party dip</b>, or served in an updated salad, the original “leafy green” shows us its muscles (and its versatility). Here are 40 great spinach recipes.

42 flowers you can eat

The culinary use of flowers dates back thousands of years to the Chinese, Greek and Romans. Many cultures use flowers in their traditional cooking — …

DIY Natural Calendula Balm Recipe

This natural homemade calendula balm recipe can be used topically to treat minor cuts, bruises, and stings that come with summer fun.<p>402<p>981

Clay Pot Smoker

Make an inexpensive smoker with stuff you can get at a home improvement store.<p>Barbecue is not the same thing as grilling.<p>True barbecue involves cooking meat over low heat for a long time – often for many hours. I have a grill (a Weber kettle), but having to manage the fire for hours isn’t a lot of …

Stinging Nettles and the Best Ways to Eat 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: Cardoons aren’t the only vegetable with built-in armor. Meet a green that can put up a fight.</i><p>Like some of our other vegetal friends, stinging nettles are considered a weed, and in …

Botany

Friday Cocktails: Homemade Irish Cream

The longest I've ever spent on Irish soil was an hour in an Athens-bound plane as it refueled at the Shannon International Airport, but the view from …

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Pistachio Milk is Awesome, and You Should Make Some at Home

If you've never tried homemade nut milks, you're missing out: creamy and luscious-tasting, these beverages—whether they're made from almonds, cashews, hazelnuts or pecans—are a far cry from their pasteurized grocery store counterparts, which are fine in your morning cereal but usually not quite …

1 Head of Celery, 5 Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where Food52 will show you how to stretch your staples every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Go simple or go fancy -- chances are, we've got a way to use up all your celery.</i><p>Celery seems to be …

The science and magic of pastry

If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe. <i>Carl Sagan</i><p>Most pies offer a degree of mystery: a top crust that fuels anticipation and hides the wonders to come. They allow the chef a "reveal" moment, when the blackbirds come flying out. Jam tarts – the recipe …

6 Margarita Recipes for National Margarita Day

National Margarita Day, February 22nd, is <i>not</i> one of the holidays on our calendar. We get the day off, but that's because it's Saturday, not because we like to mix our tequila with other stuff. We are not throwing a National Margarita Day party, and we will not be drinking margaritas at it.<p>But you …

Make Tequila And Lime Cured Salmon | Men's Health

If you coat a fish in salt, through the mysticism of science, the salt will draw moisture out from within the fish, causing the proteins to “cook” and preserving the fish. After buying the fish and covering it with a salt mixture, all you really need to do is wait for the lusciousness to …

The Vegan Experience: Crispy Kung Pao Tofu

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Welcome to the third year of The Vegan Experience! All month we're exploring the vegan lifestyle, from dining out to eating in, developing a slew of delicious recipes for vegan appetizers, snacks, and entrées along the way. For more posts in the series, check here!<p>Things I …

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3 Simple Steps to Boost Your Wine Pleasure

There are numerous levels on which we "enjoy" a glass of wine. It may be simply a drink: an aperitif at the cocktail reception preceding a business dinner is perfectly served by a glass of vino merely decent; a quaffable red or white that gives us something to hang on to, and that doesn't overwhelm …