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36 Gifts for Men That Will Suit Every Type of Guy in Your Life

Whether you call him your dad, your dude, your bro or your bestie, the man in your life is gonna need a gift this holiday — that’s a no-brainer. But what’s not so much of one is what to get him. If shopping for him is a liiiittle tricker than scooping up gifts for mom or a cheap stocking stuffer …

Shopping

There's a new cheaper alternative to Ikea

The company, called Greycork, makes sofas ($450), chaise lounges ($300), side tables ($75), coffee tables, ($125), and bookshelves ($200). Each piece of furniture is shipped to customers in a medium-sized box and can be assembled in under four minutes without the use of any tools.<p>The furniture, …

Furniture

Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”

As romance gets swiped from the screen, some twentysomethings aren’t liking what they see.<p>It’s a balmy night in Manhattan’s financial district, and at a sports bar called Stout, everyone is Tindering. The tables are filled with young women and men who’ve been chasing money and deals on Wall Street …

When He Lined A Pan With Bacon, I Started Drooling. Then He Flipped It Over And I Lost My Mind.

Some people say that the bacon craze is over, that all the recipes have been discovered and devoured, and that we should move on to something new. I …

Recipes

The Genius Secret Ingredient Your Sautéed Mushrooms Are Missing

<i>Every week—often with your help—Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Why you should be putting pickle brine in your fancy sautéed mushrooms, and all kinds of other places.</i><p>Dill pickle brine's chief function is to preserve cucumbers …

Recipes

Luxury Lotus Tent: Yurt-Like Shelter Packs Into Duffle Bag

Unless you’re the hardcore backpacking type, chances are you’ve had a camping experience in a squat, flimsy tent that left you wishing for the …

Camping

23 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier

Whether you've got two green thumbs or you're an avowed plant-murderer, you need these tips.

7 Simple Changes to Make Your Press Release Soar

Ninety-nine percent of press releases are utter crap. Make yours good and get some attention.<p>PR people are sometimes surprised when I tell them that I immediately toss more than 99 percent of all releases I get. Literally, many hundreds come in a week. If I do something with two, it's unusual. …

Writing

How to Build the Great Cheese Plate

As author of "The Cheese Chronicles" and former vice president of Murray's Cheese, Liz Thorpe knows a thing or two about everyone's favorite party food. Currently she is traveling the world researching her next book, "Complete Cheese." Look for it in 2016 -- in the meantime, take her advice on …

Recipes

Icelandic Pancakes Pönnukökur

<b>These thin crepe-like pancakes make an excellent addition to afternoon tea, or spread with jam and folded up with whipped cream, they are a delicacy</b> …

Big Bear + S'mores - Adventures in Cooking

Around mid-October, I begin to pine for the vibrant colors of the Oregon autumn, and look wistfully out the window at the relatively brownish …

How to Make Oven-Fried Bacon

4.5<p>4.5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Oven-Fried Bacon<p><b>Yield:</b> 12 slices of bacon<p><b>Prep:</b><p>5 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>35 minutes<p>Making bacon in the oven …

How To Make The Perfect Poached Egg And Never End Up With A Sloppy Mess Again (PHOTOS)

Listen. Poached eggs are delicious, and I doubt you need to be convinced of that. What you <i>do</i> need to be convinced of, however, is that poaching eggs is easy. Before you start throwing things at your screen, just hear us out.<p>For some reason, many home cooks seem to be paralyzed by a fear of poaching …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Breakfast

Caring For Your New Bulldog Puppy

Here's a step-by-step guide on how to bring a new puppy into your household, and make him feel welcome and comfortable.<p>Bringing a new puppy into the …

Pets

Health

Wellness<p>The Mighty<p>Here are seven things you should always keep in your chronic illness tackle box.<p>Wellness<p>Woman's Day<p>Here's how I finally found peace …

Caninesandcouture.com

• Dog Fashion<br>• Dog Fashion Accessories<br>• Dog Articles<br>• Fashion Articles<br>• Fashion Tips<br>• Lifestyle Articles<br>• Food Articles<p>Related Links: Dog Fashion Dog Fashion …

Links We Love: Food Hacks

Happy Sunday! As always, Links We Love brings you our favorite health and fitness information from around the web. This week, we're looking at …

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Put an Egg on It

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Gabriella shows you how to dress up even the simplest meal with an egg.</i><p>There is a …

Healthy Eating

27 Best Summer Party Hacks

Barbecues are awesome by nature and they don't need to be fancy. But use even one of these tips and you will feel like a genius — and have more time to hang.<p>More great tips here from Martha Stewart.

Secret Weapon | Pepper Vinegar

Fire up your meals with this unsung sauce<p>Hot sauce connoisseurs know that pure hellfire isn’t the only ingredient in a supreme bottle.<p>The best hot sauces balance both heat <i>and</i> tang, delivering a kick of vinegar to bring out the flavors of a dish instead of smothering them under an inferno of …

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