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10 Ways That Can of Chickpeas Can Be Dinner Tonight — Recipes from The Kitchn

Chickpeas are an invaluable pantry staple that I have stocked in my kitchen at all times. We already know they can be blitzed into hummus, roasted …

Healthy Eating

15 Pickling Recipes for Everything from Eggplant to Mango to Okra

Mason jars are for more than storing your weed.<p>What is a pickle? Does it have to be a cucumber? The state of Texas believes so. Should it be fermented, like kimchi or sauerkraut? Does it have to be infinitely shelf-stable? Pickle can be both a noun and a verb, and it doesn’t even have to be a verb …

This Ginger Dressing Tastes Exactly Like it Came From a Japanese Restaurant

I am obsessed with ordering side salads at sushi restaurants. Not because I feel the need to keep my body running with leafy greens—because I love …

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This July — Recipes from The Kitchn

We're at the height of summer cooking right now, and it's all about the easy recipes that get you through the week (and leave the oven off as much as …

Make a Big Batch of This Mediterranean Pasta Salad for an Easy Summer Dinner

Enjoy the dog days of the season with this portable, vegetable-filled dinner.<p>I kick off my late-summer weekends by hitting up my local farmers market …

7 Personal Finance Books You Need to Read This Summer

It’s summertime, and that means relaxing by the pool or on the beach. But before you pick up the latest paperback thriller to read by the water, consider giving your brain a little bit more of a workout. These 7 personal finance and self-improvement titles are not only entertaining and informative, …

Personal Finance

7-Day 5-Ingredient Meal Plan

This 5-ingredient easy menu plan is just the ticket for no-fuss meals all week long. Breakfast, lunch or dinner—we’ve got you covered.<p>Day 1 …

6 Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Warren Buffett once said, “Our favorite holding period is forever.” Although “forever” may be an exaggeration (even for Buffett), it would certainly …

How to Tell If an Electric Light Switch Is Bad

Light switch<p>Step 1<p>Turn off the power to the light circuit at the breaker panel. If the specific breaker is not identified, turn off the main power …

50 Quick Summer Dinner Ideas for Lazy People

It’s 7 p.m., the sun’s still out and it’s 85 degrees. Do you <i>really</i> want to spend the night in front of the stove? (We didn’t think so.) These 50 …

Tomatoes

15 Foil-Packet Dinner Recipes That Make Cleanup a Breeze

We’re all about a cooking technique that will help us get dinner on the table quickly with no dishes. Turns out, you’ve had the answer in your …

Recipes

Penne Pasta Recipes | MyRecipes

Got some penne in the pantry? We've got tons of great recipe ideas for a perfect pasta night.

The Best Meatless Dishes to Bring to Your Next Get-Together

Whether or not you know there will be vegetarians at your next potluck, it's never a bad idea to bring something meatless just in case. Plus, more …

Food

You've Been Painting Rooms Wrong All These Years

Paint is one of the best ways to dramatically change a room, especially on a low budget. It may seem as simple as deciding on a color, buying paint, …

36 Old-Fashioned Casseroles You’ll Love for Sunday Dinner

Take it easy this Sunday and bake up one of these timeless casserole classics. Get ready for cheesy, creamy, all-in-one deliciousness that couldn’t …

Recipes

15 Italian Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re not an Italian nonna with decades of pasta-making experience, these classic recipes make an excellent (and relatively simple) introduction …

The Tax Deduction You Can't Afford to Miss

After 14 years of experience reviewing tax returns, I have seen five clients in a row miss the general sales tax deduction on line 5b of their …

Income Tax

Our Most Popular Recipes in 2017

Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There are few things the almighty Crock-Pot can't tackle, but above all else it makes getting dinner on the table a whole lot more manageable on busy …

11 Super Easy Weeknight Meals To Get You Through The Holidays

During the busy holiday season, getting weeknight dinners on the table can feel like a chore. Whether you’re planning your holiday travels, baking for a cookie swap, or wrapping presents, dinner might seem like the least important thing on your to-do list. But the family still needs to eat! From …

The Clean Water Rule: A Q&A with the EPA

On May 27, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers issued the Clean Water Rule, which is meant to clearly define …

Water

How to Make Spring Clamps Out of Plastic Pipe

Anyone who spends much time in a workshop building things with cardboard, plastic, wood, and other materials quickly comes to appreciate having clamps around. Lots of clamps. Never enough clamps. C-clamps, spring clamps, bar clamps, vises and vise grips — they’re all life savers.<p>In situations where …

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking

This Week in Recipes

• Savory Bacon-Cheddar Pancakes With Corn and Jalapeño<br>• Farinata (Italian Chickpea Pancake)<br>• Chorizo and Halloumi Pancakes With Fried Eggs<br>• Testaroli (Tuscan Pancake Pasta) With Pesto

Food

10 Mouth-Watering Recipes to Kick Off Grilling Season

Fire up the grill this weekend and impress your friends with these crowd-pleasing, easy recipes. They're sure to become your go-to favorites of the summer!<p>Fire up the grill this weekend and impress your friends with these crowd-pleasing, easy recipes. They're sure to become your go-to favorites of …

Recipes

5 Decadent Desserts You Can Hold in Your Hand

Spiked with Baileys Irish Cream, these chocolate brownies with a swirl of tangy cheesecake are cakey on the bottom, alternately fudgy and creamy in the center and crisp on top. Be sure to cut them small -- they are rich as sin!<p>Skip the plates and silverware -- these rich, sweet treats are perfect …

Recipes

5 Woodworking YouTube Channels You Should Subscribe To Today

Woodworking is a highly visual craft. There’s just something photogenic about lumber getting cut to size, dry-fit, glued or tacked together, and …

Blue Freedom Hydropower Plant

A small generator that creates power from running water using a microturbine. The electricity is stored in a 5,000mAh power bank, which has two USB …