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16 Clever Designer Solutions to the Most Common Small-Space Conundrums

An old home with a lack of square footage might feel limiting to some, but the 900-square-foot, 1900s-era Sunset Smart Cottage proves any space can be transformed with strategic decorating and innovative home gadgets. Even the interior design concept for the cottage involved an emerging tech trend: …

Home Decorating

How to Maintain Your Gas Grill

Grills take a lot of abuse—from in-season smoke and grease to off-season snow and ice. And while our gas grill ratings are packed with info on how a …

Cook Out

Be Afraid Because Science Says Some Snakes Hunt in Packs

It’s the worst nightmare of anyone who suffers from ophidiophobia. According to a new study, snakes are not the solitary hunters and eaters we …

5 things you probably didn’t know about Amritsari cuisine

The Noodle Salads We're Bringing to Every Summer Party

These pasta salad recipes are so good, you'll forget to miss the mayo.<p>Whenever I see a pasta salad at a summer potluck or barbecue, I want it to be <i>so good,</i> but it never is. Often, those fusilli-or-cavatappi numbers are mayonnaise-y and heavy with with weird bits of carrot and bell pepper. For our …

Recipes

The Food Lab: How to Make Kickass Quesadillas

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>The other day, I made a quesadilla for my wife, Adri, before stepping out of the house. A few minutes later, she texted me to reluctantly let me know that my quesadillas have always …

Cooking

Woman who’s travelled for five years reveals how she can afford it

Nina Ragusa, now 31, from Florida, US, departed for Bangkok, Thailand a month before her 26th birthday — and has only returned home twice since.<p>She …

10 Tips From Travel Experts, Flight Attendants and Other Frequent Fliers

Don't forget these travel tips as your pack for your next business trip.<p>For those of us who travel for work, we've come to expect that certain things are bound to go wrong from flight delays to long airport security lines and luggage mishaps.<p>To prepare for this article, I spoke to several expert …

7 Breakfast Recipes to Fuel Your Presidents’ Day Sale Shopping

Start Presidents' Day off right with a filling breakfast that will keep you going as you peruse the racks.<p>From luscious scrambled eggs to …

Eat These Breakfast Week Special Dishes

<b>Baked Eggs in Smoked Tomato Sauce at</b> <b>Osteria Posto</b><p>Executive chef Robert Fathman is serving up baked eggs in a smoked tomato sauce with merguez, olives, and grilled bread.<p>Available for lunch from February 15 through February 18 for $15.<p><b>Huevos Rancheros Taco at</b> <b>Painted Burro</b><p>Two corn tortillas, refried …

15 Braises to Maximize Your Meal Returns

<b>In the marketplace of the food world, braising is a smart investment.</b> Your costs are low (little effort, inexpensive cuts of meat) and your earnings are high (tender, crazy flavorful meat or vegetables in a sauce that has cooked itself). Sure, braised dishes need some time to appreciate, but that …

Cooking

11 Takeout Favorites That Take Less Time to Cook than Delivery

Up until a few weeks ago, there were several things I had never even considered making at home:<p>The bacon, egg, and cheese bagel from my corner bodega (it's a gooey masterpiece).<br>• Orange chicken—my Panda Express love runs too deep, and do I <i>really</i> want to know how its made?<br>• The cold-busting Thai …

Fish Tacos

These delicious fish tacos include spicy shrimp tostadas, crispy Reuben-inspired hybrids and more.

Take all the time you need: Why Miovision offers unlimited vacation days

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>Any good business leader will tell you that his or her …

Cook Korean Food at Home (Without Smoke/Fire/Kimchi Everywhere)

The best way to keep your fridge from smelling like a kimchi factory, and more tips from the wise authors of Koreatown: A Cookbook.<p>With the very smart decision to cook Korean food comes a level of responsibility. With highly fermented kimchis and dishes with names like “dead body soup” (don’t …

Korean Food

Our Recent Favorite Recipes From the Test Kitchen

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard Winner. It's a recipe that may not have won—or even been entered in—a contest, but that we know, love, and can't keep to ourselves. Here are our recent favorites.</i><p>Thai Iced Tea Ice Cream by Chris W.<p>Holy Smoke Santa Maria Tri Tip by …

15 photos that will make you want to travel to Indonesia

We've put together a collection of photos of some of the country's most awe-inspiring natural and cultural sites that will leave you yearning to explore them in person.<p>From crystal clear volcanic lakes to ethereal floating temples, here are 15 pictures that will make you want to travel to Indonesia.

What it's Really like to Fly Overseas in First Class

I'm not going to make you wait until the end of my column to tell you that it is<p>FANTASTIC!<p>As a travel writer, I don't fly first class, or even business for that matter. I pay for my fares anywhere. I pay for hotels, food, anything a tourist would pay for.<p><b>The Delay.</b><p>As I was flying from Miami to …

Valley of Zion

6 Simple Soups Perfect for Autumn

The fall days are getting shorter and cooler. Warm up with these simple and delicious soups, all ready in 50 minutes -- or less!<p><b>1. Indian Spiced Red Lentil & Chicken Soup</b><p>Made with a rotisserie chicken and canned coconut milk, this easy version of Mulligatawny soup is a one-pot supper that you can …

14 Five-Ingredient Tapas

Some of these pre-dinner snacks nod to Spain, where tapas originated, while others take cues from other parts of the world. The commonality: Each of …

A Simple Trick For Keeping Bananas Riper, Longer

Ten bananas for $1.50 sounds like such a good idea... until it's four days later and you've eaten one. Here's a quick trick for keeping your favorite fruit yellow longer.<p><b>What you need:</b> A pre-ripe (somewhat green) bunch of bananas and some plastic wrap.<p><b>What you do:</b> Break apart the bananas and secure …

Food and Drink

We've scoured the globe in search of hidden gems to experience around the world. These irresistible eats capture the essence of place.<p><i>From the October 2015 issue of</i> Traveler <i>magazine</i><p>Reasons to Travel Now: 34-53<p><b>34. PUCKER UP IN ZANZIBAR:</b><p>Tangy fresh tamarind juice makes for a restorative breakfast on …

Ice Cream

Class Up Your Life With Glassy, Fried Nuts

Plain nuts are great. Shiny, deep fried nuts are greater. In the above video, the experts over at Seattle-based ChefSteps demo exactly how to turn regular old pecans or peanuts into fried, shiny, sweet toppings. Check it out and head this way for the full recipe.

Peanuts

Best Spots to See Wildlife in the U.S.

Bison! Wolves! Great white sharks! When it comes to walking on the wild side, our nation is home to a big, beautiful array of mammals, birds, and …

Coconut Banana Chia for Breakfast? Obviously, Yes

Your breakfast is about to get a whole lot better, thanks to that can of coconut milk lurking in your cabinet.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on</i> …

Boston Must-Dos

Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Boston—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area</b> <br>“Wonderful way to tie in the urban experience with a nature experience, or even if you just want to get out on the water.”—Ethan Gilsdorf, “10 …

New England

10 Toaster Oven Hacks You Need to Try Right Now

So you thought the toaster oven was just for making toast? Think again. Aside from the usual bread with melted cheese, your toaster is capable of a …