Michael Western

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Here’s the science behind why pickle fried chicken is delicious

Chicken’s greatest power is its ability to retain flavor, which is why you should regularly prep your poultry in a savory brine. One such brine being embraced by everyone from <i>Bon Appétit</i> to KFC: pickle juice.<p>Yes, pickles have seen their share of dubious hype (see: pickle pops and pickle-juice …

Recipes

This Super-Simple Trick for Crispy Chicken Skin Is a No Brainer You'll Use for the Rest of Time

We’ve all been there. You put hours into marinating your chicken only to end up with sad, flabby, who-wants-to-eat-this skin. Well, fret no more …

Cooking

Here's How to Salt Pasta Water

When I was in culinary school, an instructor once said, "salt your water when making pasta like the ocean and your water when making rice like your …

Recipes

Barbecue Beef Cups Recipe

"This is a quick and easy recipe given to me by a friend. My family loves it."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 pound lean ground beef<p>1/2 cup barbeque sauce<p>1 tablespoon …

Food

How to Make Your Own Barn Wood

It’s easy to do, looks authentic and saves 
you a fortune!<p>There are a few essential tools for this project. The first is an angle grinder. It doesn’t …

Woodworking

Refined and Refreshing: Trendy Powder Rooms in Gray and Turquoise

The line between traditional bathrooms and powder rooms is quickly getting blurred these days and what we once considered as mere powder rooms are …

Interior Design

A Quick Way To Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal

The front door is like the pendant on a necklace — a small detail, perhaps, but one that says a lot about the owner. And if today’s front doors are …

Home Decorating

7 Things You Can Purge From Your Kitchen—and Instantly Double Your Storage Space

Want to double your kitchen counter space and triple your drawer space? You don't need a costly renovation, just a deliberate decluttering session. …

Renovations

These 8 Common Bedroom Layout Mistakes Actually Take Moments to Fix

You'd think that bedroom layouts are easy to figure out. You pick the best wall for the bed, flank it with a couple of nightstands, maybe add a …

Home Decorating

Avocado Egg-In-A-Hole

If this seems strangely familiar, it's because it's at the center of our (much-loved) avocado egg-in-a-hole toast. We make this variation when we're …

Breakfast

Mongolian Meatball Cabbage Cups

When we made our Mongolian Meatball Ramen, people freaked the eff out. Like they were actually considering licking the skillet clean in a very …

Recipes

Kids rule at this cozy summer cabin

When you think of sleeping quarters at a rustic cabin, you probably imagine bunk beds, rickety floorboards, and mouse-chewed blankets. This cozy …

Northern California

Make Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp for Dinner

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Recipes

The problem-solving storage that will save your home from clutter

Keep things tidy with Ideal Home and Very<p>Aah, school holidays. Isn’t it lovely having the kids at home? But we could do without their toys out on the …

Living Rooms

16 Simple Bedroom Ideas to Make Your Space Look Expensive

Even when you've spent many hours decorating your master bedroom, it can start feeling a little stale after a few months or years. That's when the …

Home Decorating

Best Modern Farm House Design Products From Walmart

Thanks to the <i>Fixer Upper</i> craze—which bears little signs of stopping, despite the show’s finale—it’s safe to say that the whole modern-farmhouse …

House Design

What an egg breakfast looks like in 10 places around the world

1/<p>Enjoy a Full English in the United Kingdom.<p>camaforbusiness/Shutterstock<p>Also known as a "fry-up," the traditional English breakfast includes fried …

Breakfast

Pickled Red Onions

There’s hardly a salad, sandwich, plate of eggs, cheese and charcuterie board, or platter of meat that wouldn’t be happier joined by a heap of …

Food

12 White Paints Designers Use Over and Over

Move over, 50 Shades of Grey;when it comes to painting your walls, it's more like 50 shades of white. Design lovers know there's no such thing as one …

Home Decorating

Where to Eat Great Lobster Rolls from Coast to Coast

Lobster rolls are seaside paradise in sandwich form — but you don't need to be on the water to enjoy a great one. Here are some of the nation's …

14 Farmhouse Finds to Decorate Your Small Space

| Sun., Aug. 12, 2018 6:00 AM<p>How you decorate your home says a lot about you, so choosing an aesthetic can be borderline stressful.<p>However, if you've …

Small Spaces

How to get the nautical look: 3 really easy coastal-themed interior ideas

Proof that you don’t have to live by the sea to bring some coastal style into your home.<p><b>Living by the sea really is good for you. Studies have found that a home by the sea can lead to better health. Whilst the sea air is good for your sleep, the beach is a great spot to exercise, and the coastal</b> …

Home Decorating

How to Upgrade Your Bathroom Without Spending a Fortune

Five easy yet significant swaps to help you reinvent your space.<p>Renovating a bathroom can be a costly endeavor, hence why most tend to fare away from …

Home Decorating

How to decorate with Gen Z yellow – the next big colour trend

Say hello to yellow, the hottest colour of the summer, by welcoming a splash of sunshine into your home<p>With the Pantone Color Institute coining ‘Gen …

Home Decorating

How to Make Mismatched Decor Feel Cohesive

We've all been there—trying to decorate a first apartment or home on a beer budget when you have champagne taste. Hand-me-downs often come easy from …

Home Decorating

Sticky Sesame Cauliflower Wings Are Better than Actual Wings

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Recipes

Breakfast Sausage Apple Sandwiches

Ingredients<p>Breakfast Sausages:<p>450 g ground pork<p>2 teaspoons maple syrup<p>1 teaspoon finely chopped thyme<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1/2 teaspoon pepper<p>1 teaspoon …

Living Room Lighting Ideas That Inspire Us To Think Outside The Box

In case you didn’t already know this, the artificial lighting can greatly emphasize the way we perceive a space, the mood created inside and the …

Interior Design

Bubba's Best BBQ Sauce Recipe

"A hot-sweet sauce that is good on just about anything. You can use any kind of cola in this recipe, just don't use diet cola. It makes the sauce …

Recipes

Downsizing the Toilet Transforms This Modest Sao Paulo Apartment!

Sometimes all you need is slight tweaks and a simple change in the floor plan of your home to give I an entirely new look. This modern apartment in</b> …