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How to Buy Groceries: Supermarket Shopping 101

We take you from the front door to the checkout aisle of the typical supermarket to help you buy (and not buy) food the right way<p><i>This is the second part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discussed how supermarkets try to get you to spend</i> …

Personal Finance

Thanksgiving - Advice, Tips, Recipes and more

So, my mother has been talking about the kind of dressing her mother made at Thanksgiving (dressing, not stuffing, if...<p>So I've taken advantage of …

The History of Thanksgiving Foods Will Totally Change the Way You Look at Your Holiday Table

Can’t imagine the fourth Thursday of November without a big slice of pumpkin pie? Here’s how it, and five other Thanksgiving foods, ended up on your …

Pumpkin Pie

How Long to Cook a Turkey, in One Easy Chart

You have your bird (and a recipe), but how long, exactly, are you supposed to cook it? Here’s a handy guide.<p>No Thanksgiving guest is more important …

Cooking

20 Homemade Candy Recipes for Halloween

Homemade

The Science Behind Baking Your Ideal Chocolate Chip Cookie

You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a way to bake chocolate chip cookies to please everyone.<p>There is! And, no, it's not Martha Stewart's way. It's science.<p>We've taken our cues from a few spots: a bioengineering grad student named Kendra Nyberg, who co-taught a …

Vinegar keeps coffee fresh, gets rid of sweat stains and 17 other uses

That humble, no-frills bottle of vinegar in your pantry isn’t just a salad staple; it’s an effective household cleaning agent. Here, 20 practical …

Shades of Sunday: Need help deciding a paint color?

These considerations will help you evaluate a region and a neighborhood, so you can make the right move<p>If you're up to your ears in paint chips but …

10 Simple Steps Toward Self-Sufficiency | Wake Up World

Guest writer for Wake Up World<p>In a utopian world, we would be 100% self-sufficient. We would have enough food, enough water, enough power, and enough …

23 Fairy Garden Flowers and Plants

Make Your Own Fairy Garden<p>Want to invite fairies into your garden? We rounded up the whimsical creatures' favorite flowers and plants, including …

Make Your Own Dissolving Laundry Detergent Tablets

Those little detergent tablets that you toss in the wash while the machine fills are great—you always have just the right amount for a load. Problem …

Sustainability and Tips For Creating A Sustainable Household

<b>Q:</b> What do composting, no ‘poo washing, and family cloth (reusable toilet paper) all have in common?<p><b>A:</b> These are all things that used to make me gag …

How to Build a Fort

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Outdoor<p>How to Build a Fort<p>How to make a versatile …

Woodworking

10 Things Guys Don't Want You to Know

Relationships

30 Ways To Please A Man

5 Secrets to Totally Transform Your Skin

The secret ingredient to perfect skin, no matter where you live or what you do.<p>The secret ingredient to perfect skin, no matter where you live or what you do.

How to Apply Eye Shadow for Every Eye Shape

How to highlight, shade, and line our eyes for the best results.<p>How to highlight, shade, and line our eyes for the best results. When it comes to doing our makeup we all have the same goal: to make our eyes look brighter, bigger, and more awake. So we tapped Mia Silverio, makeup artist at the Paul …

How To Make Fresh Pasta Dough in the Food Processor

<b>Combine the flour and salt.</b> Combine the flour and salt in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a blade attachment. Pulse a few times to</b> …

Strawberries in Raspberry Sauce with Thick Crème Fraîche

We have no idea if this dish comes from France, but its clever simplicity feels utterly French to us. Just take the best-tasting berries you can find …

Beyond Pepperoni: 6 Amazing Pizza-Dough Transformations

Everybody loves pizza, but after your 100th large pepperoni with extra cheese it can get a little boring. To shake things up, CHOW photographer Chris …

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