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Screw National Poultry Day! These 25 Badass Recipes Don't Need No Chickens in Them - One Green Planet

March 19th is National Poultry Day, a day when people celebrate their love of dishes made with chickens, turkeys, and their eggs. At One Green …

Kitchen gardens: 12 ways to reap the benefits

<b>What's the difference between a kitchen garden and a vegetable patch? Well, the biggest difference is that the kitchen garden, or potager, is both</b> …

Gardens: want spring bulbs for Easter? Then cheat

Just because you didn’t get round to planting spring bulbs last autumn doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them now<p>So you didn’t plant any bulbs last year? Perhaps, when autumn came, you were penniless, or spending all your money on inappropriate shoes or finally writing your novel, and ordering bulbs and …

Plants

25 Unexpected Low-Calorie Snacks You Can Whip Up in Seconds

For those moments when you're approaching major hanger levels.<p>For those moments when you're approaching major hanger levels.

23 Recipes For People Who Are Obsessed With Dumplings

Because everything is better wrapped in carbs.

Cooking

Ikea's New Indoor Gardening Kit Will Bring Hydroponics To The Masses

Your salad game just got fresher than ever.

Gardening

5 Crazy-Good Copycat Recipes from Your Favorite Restaurants

Sometimes I find myself returning to the same restaurant for the same dish over and over again. That's when I know it's time to try it out in my own kitchen. From CPK's Thai Crunch Salad to Starbucks' Pumpkin Scones, these copycat recipes are just as good as their restaurant versions -- if not …

31 Recipes That Celebrate the Humble Bean

As omnipresent as rice among so many cuisines, beans nevertheless tend to be unsung heroes. Maybe they're just too commonplace, too much a peasant staple, to ever fully shed their humble image. And that's okay—because, however ordinary, their nutritional profile, their versatility, their incredible …

Gluten-Free, Vegan, Sinfully Delicious Brownies

Sometimes you just want to make and devour a huge pan of brownies. We totally get that. But we also get that you want to feel good in your leggings. So here's a compromise. Delicious brownies in bite form, so they're just 150 calories.<p>There's a secret ingredient, though. And it's beans. Yup. Black …

5 Exercises to Beat Belly Jiggle in 5 Minutes

Without a single sit-up!<p>If you want to define your waist and strengthen your core, you'll need more than straight sit-ups to make a measurable difference.<p>To feel firmer in five minutes, try this quick fix from NYC-based certified fitness trainer Chris Sams, modeled by Instagram star Yovanna …

Gardening 101: Everything you need to know to plant a thriving garden

<i>The first day of spring is days away — and that means gardening season is almost in full swing!</i><p><i>Chris and Peyton Lambton, hosts of DIY’s “Yard Crashers,” crashed the plaza Friday to show what how you — yes, you — can plant a successful garden this season, no matter how much of a novice you may …

19 Low-Stress Pasta Dinners You Can Make In One Pan

Winning with w-ONE-derpot.

18 Easy Desserts That Only Look Impossible

12 Planters and Pots to Hack from Urban Outfitters’ Garden Section

If you’ve been checking out all the latest spring home collections, you’ve likely seen and lusted after Urban Outfitters’ killer garden section. From the hanging planters to the boho designs to the metallic accents, these beauties are truly inspiring for that indoor spring garden. But before you …

The Fuss-Free Way to Make Crêpes

When I received a crêpe pan and a tin of crêpe mix for my tenth birthday, my family swapped Saturday morning pancakes for a tradition of a lopsided pile of crêpes.<p>But over time, I realized that neither the specialized pan nor the mix were necessary—despite crêpes being one of the most intimidating …

Breakfast

13 Culinary Terms That'll Make You Sound Like a Professional

Do you ever wonder what people are talking about during wine tastings, on late night Food Network, or in your favorite food blogger's Instagram post? We gotchu covered in this list --keep reading, my friend.<p><b>1. Body</b><p>Photo courtesy of giphy.com<p>Just like how our boy JT wants to rock your body, so does …

So What Exactly IS Kosher Salt, Since Salt Is Already Kosher To Begin With?

So it is #blessed or what?<p>Kosher salt is a staple in recipes and many a kitchen pantry. But what <i>is</i> it? And what makes it kosher?<p>In pondering the meaning of salt (and life), we reached out to the ultimate craft salt man, Mark Bitterman. He's the selmelier and CEO of New York City salt shop The …

Kosher

St. Patrick’s Day: So What Is Corned Beef, Anyway?

Corned beef and cabbage, no matter what we’ve been raised to believe, isn’t a national Irish dish, and the tradition of eating it on Saint Patrick’s Day, far from being Irish, is as American as mom and apple pie.<p>Similarly American are Saint Patrick’s Day parades—the first was held in New York City …

Ireland

16 Tasty Rice Recipes to Add to Your Repertoire

Growing up in an Arab-American household, I ate rice daily, as does a huge percentage of the world's population. It's less of a staple in the US, but still ubiquitous—served plain as a pleasant textural contrast for beans, generously spiced and loaded with meat or vegetables in Indian-style <i>biryani</i>, …

Kidnapped by Isis at 15: 'I never thought I'd see the day when I was free'

After escaping imprisonment Nihad Alawsi wants the world to recognise what’s happening to girls in Iraq, and why coming home isn’t the end of the ordeal<p>“It was a lovely life. I had a big family and there was always a lot of laughter,” says 16-year-old Nihad Alawsi, speaking about her Yazidi …

Siblings

10 Hidden Gems of Irish Literature

In Patrick McCabe’s dark phantasmagoria set in early sixties small town Ireland <i>The Butcher Boy</i>, probably the most pitch black Irish “comedy” you’re …

WATCH: How To Make Traditional Irish Soda Bread

<b>Irish soda bread</b> gains popularity every March thanks to St. Patrick's Day but it's really a great bread to enjoy anytime of the year. If you wan to …

Soda Bread

50+ of the Best St. Patrick's Day Recipes on TheFeedfeed

13 gorgeous pieces of space jewelry we need immediately

Though the idea of space travel causes us something we’ll refer to as “extraterrestrial anxiety,” we have to admit: The universe is fascinatingly …

This Isn't Oatmeal — It's Actually . . .

You looked at this photo and thought it was a bowl of oatmeal, right? Hee-hee. Well, it's not. It's actually — get ready for this — cauliflower. It sounds a little weird, but trust me. It tastes delicious. Sometimes called cauli-oats, this version of the classic morning fave is lower in calories, …

20 Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs Without Dye

Dying Easter eggs is an iconic part of childhood. Everyone has memories of turning their fingers blue and yellow and pink as you dipped the white …

Chemicals

Required Reading: The Irish Garden

Even if there were a lot of Irish garden books about, and there aren’t, the reading of this one would be required. The photographs in <i>The Irish Garden</i> …

Modular construction is an increasingly popular way to grow a house

When Richard and Terry Jeng bought their tiny bungalow in South Arlington in 2001, they kept their clothes in the attic since the closets in their first-floor bedroom were practically nonexistent.<p>“We would sleep downstairs and go upstairs to get ready for work,” Terry Jeng says. “We often talked …

Home Improvement

New world happiness report 2016

An international team of economists just released its fourth World Happiness Report, which measures well-being in countries around the world to help guide public policy.<p>Denmark topped the list of the happiest nations, and all of the top seven countries were in the global north. Denmark was followed …

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