Leslie I. Barnes

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The Summer Elixir My Sister Drinks on the Hottest of Days

For two summers in a row now, my younger sister has come to visit me in New York City. She arrives at my apartment, tanned, in dusty work boots and always, always, some kind of frayed denim. We hug and kiss, and almost immediately she’s pulling from her backpack: firm, jubilant green beans; tight …

Cider

No-Cook, No-Sweat, No-Churn Lemon Ice Cream From a Southern Cooking Legend

<i>Every week in Genius Recipes—often with your help—Food52 Creative Director and lifelong Genius-hunter Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that will change the way you cook.</i><p>No matter how sticky-hot it is—or how slim the supplies in your kitchen happen to be—if you have a working freezer, you can …

Everything You Need to Know About Bearded Iris

After 13 years as head gardener of England’s world-famous gardens at Sissinghurst Castle, Sarah Cook may have been forgiven for putting her feet up …

Plant Those Sprouted Kitchen Onions - Organic Gardening

I'll come back from a long trip to find sprouted vegetables in my kitchen. Today, I'd like to talk about sprouted onions. Of course, if they aren't …

Gardening

14 Reasons Why Raised Beds Are The Best Way to Garden

Raised bed gardening is not a new concept. Traditional gardeners used to double dig their beds to form rectangular or circular mounds 1-1 ½ ft. high, …

How to Plant a Tree - Farm and Garden

Trees play a vital role in providing habitat, beauty and utility in our surroundings. Deciduous trees disrupt the wind and shade our homes from the …

The snow is gone and the sun is out. It’s time to sow your first seeds | The Star

Want to save money? Enjoy a gorgeous and productive garden?<p>You can achieve substantial savings, with a host of flowers and vegetables, by planting …

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Carne Asada

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — April 22, 2018<p>When it comes to the <b>best carne asada</b>, I’ve had my fair share in Mexico. And the truth is there’s no …

Potatoes could be your child’s passage into gardening | The Star

You don’t have to be a magician for a kid in your life to think you are. Just dig up a potato and watch their eyes widen.<p>Watching a vegetable reveal …

Gardening

Bike gears: shifting explained for beginners

<b>If you haven’t a clue how many gears your bike has, how many you actually need or even how to use them properly, don’t worry — you’re not alone. We</b> …

How to Make Herbal Vinegars - Food - Heirloom Gardner

<b>Q:</b> How do you make herbal vinegars? Which vinegars and herbs work best?<p><b>A:</b> Start with a good-quality vinegar — white, red, or rice wine vinegar; …

Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork) Recipe

"Char siu literally means fork burn/roast-'Char' being fork (both noun and verb) and siu being burn/roast-after the traditional cooking method for …

Pies and Tarts

These incredible desserts include Momofuku pastry chef Christina Tosi's luscious brown butter custard pie.

1 Great Donut Recipe, 5 Amazing Fillings

Homemade donuts are hard to beat. Fill them with luscious cream, fresh fruit jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they become fluffy, tender pillows …

Here Is How You Can Grow Your Own Spinach In Containers

Spinach, or Spinacia oleracea, is considered to be one of the world’s healthiest produce.This dark green leafy vegetable is full of antioxidants and …

5 Minutes Now Gets You Cold Brew All Week

<i>What can you do with just five minutes? Actually, way more than you think! Introducing Food52 in 5: your cheat sheet for speedy, delicious recipes, fun mini projects, and more.</i><p>My preferred way to spend a Sunday morning is perched at the kitchen table, one hand paging through my (always-accruing) …

The 5 French “Mother” Sauces That Guarantee a Great Meal

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4 Secrets To Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors – Grow Your Own Plants!

When it comes to starting vegetable seeds indoors, it doesn’t have to take expensive equipment, or a lot of work. In fact, with just a few tricks, …

Gardening

Blueberry Plant : How To Grow Blueberries From Seed

Today, let’s throw some light on the process of how to grow blueberries from seed as very few of you know about this method of cultivating these …

How to mulch in autumn | Alys Fowler

Mulching can happen at any time of year, but doing it in autumn makes a lot of sense<p>I filled my pockets with shiny black pebbles I’d collected from the beach. They felt wonderful to dip into, cool and smooth, almost as good as dipping your fingers in a sack of broad bean seeds. Of course, once I …

6 things you must do to take care of your garden plants in winter

Take a few preparatory steps so the weather doesn't get the better of them<p>Winter brings with it some tumultuous weather which can be tough for our …

A former White House pastry chef reveals the low-sugar desserts the Obamas requested all the time

As the White House’s head pastry chef, Bill Yosses was charged by Michelle Obama with making desserts that were if not quite healthy, at least</i> …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping