Jenny Ruth Tucker

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The Era of the Microbiome

We live in a microbial world. You are covered in a cloud of about 100 trillion microorganisms, collectively known as your microbiome. Your home, and …

Seminar in Oslo - The Marshall Protocol

Recipe: Bacon & Egg Potato Salad with Homemade Mayo (aka PHD Potato Salad)

The Perfect Homemade Chicken Nugget (Gluten-Free, Paleo Recipe)

I have always been proud of my Paleo "Chick-fil-A" nugget recipe from a couple years back, and it has definitely been a hit with readers. If fact, I'm sure a few of you stumbled upon my little blog because of them. But to be honest, I've never been satisfied with the texture of the nuggets …

An super smart alternative to tofu...you're not dreaming! It's Genius Chickpea Tofu and it's all kinds of amazing. Get the recipe here: http://www.mynewroots.org/site/2014/04/genius-chickpea-tofu/

Hanging Vegetable Garden – What Vegetables Can Be Grown Upside Down

Home grown vegetables are a wonderful addition to any table. But adding them to your diet when you live in a place with limited space can be …

Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers

Must-Grow Kitchen Garden Herb Plants – The Ultimate Growing Guide Index

No garden is complete without an herb garden. Whether you use them for cooking, preserving, or home remedies, here is a list of must-have herbs from …

5 Gin Drinks You Should Make This Spring

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for spring. If you've dealt with anything like this past DC winter, you're probably sick of the weekly blizzards and ready to bust out those hot pants (or whatever it is the kids are wearing these days). More importantly, it's time to start thinking about …

Fermenting revolution: lessons in health-giving recipes

<b>What was the occasion?</b><br>I'm a health writer, and among other things, I have a strong belief in the health benefits of incorporating fermented foods into the diet. Fermentation increases the beneficial bacteria, vitamins and enzymes present in foods and makes the nutrients they contain more available …

The hidden farms of Chicago - Google Earth Blog

NPR’s <i>The Salt</i> recently took a look at Chicago and the many “hidden farms” that can be found on rooftops around the city.<p>Researcher John Taylor from …

How-To: Industrial Pipe Floor Lamp

Embrace your industrial side! Live out your vaguely steampunk decor fantasies with this awesome industrial pipe floor lamp tutorial from How About Orange.<p>Ready to start building? Check out the step-by-step instructions here.

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Olek’s Yarnbombed Bus TV Show Ad

Infamous crocheter Olek gave the full yarn bombing treatment to a New York City bus that she covered in crocheted acrylic yarn featuring a stylish design advertising the new FX show Fargo.

How-To: Weave a Rag Rug

Whether you need some extra padding in front of the kitchen sink or you’re looking for a simple pop of color to bring together your home decor, you definitely can’t go wrong with this woven rag rug tutorial from Laura at A Beautiful Mess.<p>Ready to get started? Grab some goodies from your fabric …

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Eye Catching Polymer Clay

This week was all about the eye catching – neat patterns, vibrant colours. We have a yarn bowl by Angela Hickey (something I’d only seen in pottery …

Arduino Controlled Cooling/Heating System for Beer Fermentation

Temperature control during fermentation is a key factor for the perfect home-brew, and it’s mandatory if you would like to brew like a professional. There are lot of techniques that are used to control classic fridge or heating element and lot of automation implementations—this project started out …

DIY Sriracha “Rooster” Sauce

Impress your chili-head friends by busting out this homemade Sriracha-style hot sauce!<p><i>This project first appeared in MAKE Volume 38, on page 96.</i><p>Sriracha pepper sauce as we know it today has been popularized by Huy Fong Foods in California and their big red bottle (complete with a giant rooster logo …

First marijuana vending machine for consumers unveiled in Colorado

Vending machines that serve up pot have existed for some time, but up until now have only lived behind counters at medical marijuana dispensaries. Now, the very first weed vending machine that customers can access has finally made its debut in Avon, Colorado. Herbal Elements, a local medical …

The 3 Stretches You Need to Do Every Day

Don't scam on these—they're important!<p>Stretching is kinda like drinking enough water during the day: You know you need to do it, but chances are, you probably don't do enough of it. Well, to make things as easy as possible for you, we checked in with stretching expert Beret Kirkeby, orthopedic …

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Fresh Lime Juice: WTF?

<i>by Dave Arnold</i><p>When it comes to lime juice, freshest is best…right? Not so fast!<p>At Tales of the Cocktail one of my co-speakers, Death and Co …

Toasted Barley Risotto with Spinach and Herb Purée

The sun is out (it’s going to be nearly 70° today!), birds are singing, and it is supposed to snow on Monday. It is spring in Chicago—which looks a …

Cactus Pears and 10 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:</i> <i>Beneath their prickly exterior lies a technicolored treat.</i><p>Another addition to the collection of <i>Who first figured out this was edible?</i> produce, cactus pears are the fruit of -- wait …

Lemon-Honey Glazed Chicken, Peppers and Whole Garlics

The idea for this chicken began with a North African tagine-style stew. But I prefer what roasting does to the chicken thighs; the lemon-honey glaze …