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70 Genius Life Hacks

Get instant curb appeal<p>Paint your front door a vibrant color for a dramatic statement.<p>Gather your accessories<p>Pull out all your vases, ceramics, and …

Kitchens

Coldplay is 'Full of Dreams' on wistful new album

"Conscious uncoupling" doesn't always spell trouble.<p>After Coldplay frontman Chris Martin and now-ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow announced their split in March 2014, the British band released its sullen <i>Ghost Stories</i> just two months later: a sparse, muted breakup album which they didn't support on tour and …

Music

Penelope Casa's Garlic Green Beans (Judias Verdes con Ajo) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This technique looks embarrassingly simple, and it is. But it shakes up our habits, and with four ingredients, lets green beans become their best selves. Resist the temptation to add liquid. The beans will stew in their own juices, and their flavor will be completely undiluted. You …

Michel Richard's Glazed and Glistening Haricots Verts Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Yes, you can substitute vegetable stock for the chicken (I've used mushroom broth to great effect) or even straight water in a pinch. And since finding dainty haricots verts isn't a sure thing, you can use this technique with whatever variety and size of green beans you find at the …

Recipes

Paul Bertolli's Cauliflower Soup Recipe on Food52

Renee Erickson's Sautéed Dates Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Though these sautéed dates are a sound match for a bubbly drink (Erickson serves them next to a pile of ricotta), Molly Wizenberg also likes to eat the dates over yogurt for breakfast. You could also pit them first and add them to salad or even scrambled or fried eggs, a comforting …

Molly Wizenberg & Brandon Pettit's Red Wine Vinaigrette Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a trick for making any old vinegar taste like something fancy, with just a splash of red wine. Feel free to play around with it: Pettit also likes to reinforce white wine vinegar with dry bubbly, and he's considered apple cider vinegar with a sour beer (like Duchesse de …

Molly Stevens' Roasted Fennel, Red Onion, and Orange Salad Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Three of our winter standbys -- an orange, an onion, and a fennel bulb -- walk into an oven together, and morph into a warm winter salad that virtually dresses itself. Adapted slightly from <b>All About Roasting: A New Approach to A Classic Art</b> (W.W. Norton and Company, 2011). —Genius …

French Green Beans with Shallots

5 stars based on 32 votes<p>How can a vegetable recipe with only one tablespoon of oil and three simple ingredients — olive oil, green beans and …

Oranges, Caramelized Red Onions and Baby Spinach in Balsamic Vinaigrette

5 stars based on 3 votes<p>One of my all-time favorite restaurants is the legendary Inn at Little Washington in Washington, VA. I’ve only been there a …

12 Easy Recipes for a Delicious, Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Make life easy on yourself this Thanksgiving -- and avoid being a frazzled host -- by selecting dishes that are easy and/or make-ahead. When your guests arrive, you'll be ready to celebrate rather than slaving away in the kitchen or, worse, nodding off at the table.<p>From my Carrot & Sweet Potato …

Cooking

5 Of The Most Divine Potato Recipes In Existence

Each of these sides is so outrageously good, you'll want to upgrade them to entrée level.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Sides So Tasty You Won't Even Care About The Entree

Cooking

10 'Dump Recipes' For Slow Cookers That Make Cooking Stupid Easy

Basically, these are the easiest slow cooker recipes in the world.<p>The slow cooker is heralded for making dinner a breeze, but sometimes the recipes are not as easy as they seem. We want slow cooker meals so we don’t have to spend a whole lot of time in the kitchen, so in our minds, recipes that …

Cooking

6 Ways To Master Your Bookcase Decoration

Yes, there's more to it than your favorite books.<p>Open shelving is a matter of preference in the kitchen, but elsewhere around the house — like, say, your living room — it can be nearly impossible to avoid. (Everyone still owns books, right?) The catch is that if it isn't done right, your display of …

Strozzapreti with Spinach and Preserved Lemon

4 Servings<p>This bright, vegetarian sauce features lemon three ways: juice, zest, and preserved lemon peel.<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 Tbsp. (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided<p>1 garlic clove, crushed<p>½ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes, divided<p>¾ cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)<p>1 tsp. finely grated …

20 Pear Recipes for When You’re Tired of Apples

Don’t let apples get the spotlight all fall long. Incorporate pears into your meals this season when you can’t look at yet another apple pie. Pears are full of nutrients (think: fiber, copper, potassium and vitamins B2, C and E) — making them a superfood that is sure to keep you healthy. Pears’ …

Cranberry-Pear Crumble

6 Servings<p>A Thanksgiving-worthy dessert that can be baked in your toaster oven? Yes, please!<p>November 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds Bosc or Bartlett pears, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces<p>1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest<p>¾ teaspoon ground ginger<p>¼ teaspoon ground cardamom<p>Pinch of freshly ground black …

It's 2015, So We Gave Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes a Much

Because the most celebrated meal of the year is also the most nerve-racking (and kitchen-cluttering and disaster-prone), you need a source you can rely on. Prepare to be prepared.<p>Thanksgiving is the most celebrated meal of the year. It's also the most nerve-racking (and kitchen-cluttering and …

12 Flower Arranging Tricks That Make You Feel Like a Pro

30 Unique Bathroom Ideas to Steal

Boring isn't in our vocabulary.<p>Functional doesn't <i>have</i> to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. For even more inspiration, check out 100+ genius bathroom ideas.

17 Unexpected Ways to Make the Most of Any Space in Your House

These small space decorating ideas, storage solutions, and smart finds will help you maximize each square foot, regardless of the size of your house.<p>These small space decorating ideas, storage solutions, and smart finds will help you maximize each square foot, regardless of the size of your house. …

100 Best Songs of 2013

50<p>Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell, “Blurred Lines”<p>Yeah, it cribbed from Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give It Up." But thanks to its lascivious, …

Music

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

25 Delicious Stuffing Recipes For Thanksgiving

Stuffing is the most delicious part of Thanksgiving. Which is really saying something.

10 Easy Pieces: Front-Loading Washing Machines

When it comes to washing machines, are we biased? Yes. In our opinion, front-loading washers are it. Here are our ten picks.<p>In the five years since …

The 10 Essential Home Measurements You Should Know

These numbers will guide you in virtually any buying decision, from paint to furniture.<p>How much paint do you need? How high do you hang that chandelier? Get your measurements right with this indispensable guide that has all the numbers you'll need.<p><b>1. Dining Room Table</b><p>A 36-inch-wide rectangular …

Dining Rooms

How To Choose a Sofa: 50 Designer Tips

Everything you need to know.<p>Everything you need to know about sofas in one place. Experts such as Windsor Smith, Barbara Barry, and Steven Gambrel share how deep a sofa should be, which style goes with which, how to select pattern, and more.

10 Summer Dinner Party Mains, Without a Grill

We <i>love</i> to grill. In fact, in the summer months, we're often glued to our grill. We cherish it, rely on it, nurture it and use it for everything we can think of.<p>But when we need a break from our grill -- or, if we find ourselves without one -- we can still throw fabulous dinner parties; we can still …

MoB | Ultimate Steak Side Dishes

Next to a steak, anything is a side dish. Serve a beautifully roasted capon on the same table as a steak and you’ve got a side of capon. Traditional …