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Yes, You Can Pickle That

<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: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at home, it's</i> …

Gardening

The multi-tool must-have.

Forget your heavy, bulky, ugly tools and check out the Tool Pen! No larger than a stylus, it’s the all-in-one, slim and sleek alternative to …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

Baking

Scottish Oatcakes

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: A fantasy-worthy breakfast, for when you're not in Scotland.</i><p>I have this fantasy of traveling around …

Breakfast

Cook's Illustrated's Foolproof Pie Crust

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The secret pie crust ingredient (and technique) that changed what we thought we knew about pie.</i><p>We all get in pie ruts. Well, crust ruts.<p>While what goes on …

Baking

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Heartbleed Bug: How To Update All Your Passwords In Just 10 Minutes

By now you’ve heard all about the catastrophic Heartbleed bug and how it has siphoned passwords, credit card numbers, emails and other data to the vampires who would drain all of us dry. From your love life (OKCupid) to your tax returns, there’s a lot at stake.<p>Since 66% of web servers are …

Artist Transforms Obsolete Devices into Autonomous Drawing Machines

As part of her MA work at the Design Academy Eindhoven, artist and graphic designer Echo Yang created a fascinating series entitled <i>Autonomous Machines</i> that transforms analog devices into autonomous drawing machines. The objects, ranging from a tin chicken toy to a windup alarm clock to an old …

Information Architecture

The Science Behind 'Brain Training'

Increasing fluid intelligence has proven beneficial for people diagnosed with ADHD, and selling memory improvement is a big business. Are the claims overheated?<p>In 2002, Torkel Klingberg, a psychologist at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute, published a study involving 14 children with attention deficit …

Baby hearts need rhythm to grow the right way - Futurity

Developing hearts need to expand and contract rhythmically—even before they have blood to pump—in order for their valves to grow correctly.

Medical Technology

Elizabeth Newson obituary

Developmental psychologist who made important advances in autism research<p>The developmental psychologist Elizabeth Newson, who has died aged 84, challenged the orthodoxy of her profession by emphasising the importance of observing children at play and of involving parents in assessments of their …

Brazil

How To Build (And Sustain) A Remote Workforce

Your best talent might be just out of commuting reach. How to expand your remote workplace, without overreaching your resources.<p>Despite the 2013 uproar caused by Yahoo CEO Marisa Meyer’s decision to ban the company’s remote working policy, telecommuting is still thriving, and it’s easy to see why. …

Find Your Ideal Business in 5 Simple Steps

The dream isn't out of reach if you're willing to follow these steps.<p><b>Define your dream:</b> <b>Write down your goals.</b> Have you ever gone to a grocery store without knowing what you want to buy? Chances are you always have a list with you, at least a mental one. Your dream business demands similar action. …

Small Business

How I Run a $16 Million Company Out of My Living Room

Allison O'Kelly created Mom Corps to spend more time with her kids--and help other working moms do the same.<p><i>Allison O'Kelly was on the corporate fast track: She had an M.B.A. from Harvard, had worked as a CPA at KPMG, and was climbing the executive ladder at Toys "R" Us. But everything changed when</i> …

Parenting

Intensive Gardening: Grow More Food in Less Space (With the Least Work!) - Organic Gardening

Whether you grow food on a spacious homestead or are digging into your first urban garden, ditching the plant-by-rows approach and instead adopting …

Gardening

How To Make Soap: A Natural Homemade Soap for DIY Cleaning Recipes

Since publishing our homemade laundry detergent article back in 2009, we’ve had several readers comment on the types of bar soap we recommend in our …

Build a Dehydrator

PREVIOUS NEXT<p>Introduction<p>Sun-dried tomatoes, apples, and other fruits and vegetables are delicious, but they’re not always cheap. A dehydrator can …

The Home Depot Logo

Build a DIY fire pit using pavers<p>A fire pit makes for a wonderful gathering place, and installing one is an easy afternoon project.<br>Learn how to build …

15 Ways to Fix Everything With Vinegar

Made a mess? Look no further than your kitchen cupboard<p>Made a mess? Look no further than your kitchen cupboard

Jar Lantern

Introduction: Jar Lantern<p>The Jar Lantern is a contemporary take on the traditional gas lantern. It was inspired by seeing sunlight refract through my …

DIY

Guide to Life: Season a Cast Iron Skillet

Deep in the Mississippi Delta we once saw an elderly woman who could barely walk flip cornbread — with a toss, aerially, unaided but for the Holy …

The Best Homemade Tomato Cages - Organic Gardening

One of the simplest tomato cages is a rigid metal livestock panel used as a trellis. Another option: Build these simple wooden “tomato ladders.” …

Vertical Gardening Techniques for Maximum Returns - Organic Gardening

Whether your garden is large or small, you can make better use of every square inch by using vertical gardening techniques to grow upright crops. …

Gardening

Everything You Need to Know About Pruning and Dividing Plants

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Now trending on TOH<p>How to Create Succulent Art<p>More From TOH<p>LAST CHANCE to …

Low Maintenance Gardening - You Are Never Too Old...Or Young To Have A Garden!

A few weeks back, after writing an article about canning and growing our own food at the farm (How The Garden Feeds Us) – Mary and I were amazed at …

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The best seeds to order in 2014

Here are some tempting seed ideas from the best nurseries and catalogues<p>During autumn and winter, the seed companies’ catalogues flutter through the letterbox, and it’s one of the new year’s pleasures to leaf through them and dream of next season’s goodies. I admit, I usually order the same …

Gardening

POWER GREEN SALAD

It was funny how similar in sentiment Hugh and my Valentine's cards were. They essentially said "I don't know how the hell we are going to pull all …

Malpua - Indian Pancake Dessert Recipe by Manjula