Krysta Pesarchick

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10 Fast One-Bowl Dinners for When You Don't Want to Cook

Despite my love for cooking, there are more nights than I care to admit when I have zero motivation, energy, or interest in cooking dinner. But I …

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

19 Summer Salads to Serve as a Main Course

Now that summer is in gear, I'm all about salads. I'm not talking side dishes—this is the season to make whole meals out of salad. A summertime dinner salad should be light and refreshing, but also filling. Greens can fit the bill if they're bulked up with ingredients like tofu and eggs, but I find …

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

15 Classic Baked Goods Every Cook Should Know

Even realtors know that there’s nothing that makes a house feel like a home as much as the smell of fresh baked goods. That’s why they always use cookie-scented candles or pop a pie in the oven right before showing a new listing. A plate of fancy stuffed cookies sitting on the counter is oh-so …

7 Five-Ingredient Baking Projects You Should Make This Weekend

Weekends were made for baking.

Chicken salad breaks the ‘same-old’ mould: Crunchy, sweet ingredients meet a tangy, buttermilk dressing

I typically think of salad with chicken as a workhorse of the healthful culinary world.It reliably gets the job done and can be good, but it is …

19 Lazy But Brilliant Recipes That Won't Let You Down

You don't need to spend hours in the kitchen to enjoy a great homemade meal.

The Best Potato Dishes Come From Ireland

From colcannon to potato galette to tender potato bread, Irish cooks make the best potatoes<p>The humble potato has a special place in Irish food. All …

20+ Soup Recipes to Help You Beat Weight Gain

Winter is the unofficial soup season, I think we can all agree to that. It's bitterly cold, gets dark out by 5 p.m., and typically nothing sounds better than curling up on the couch with a bowl of something warm and comforting, like soup.<p>Whether it's packed with an unforgivable amount of sodium or …

Healthy Eating

Taking Back Detroit

0:28<p>“I figure if I can fight for my country, I can definitely fight for my city.”<p>0:34<p>“It’s like the California gold rush here. But if we are careful and selective, we get to save neighborhoods, and how cool is that?”<p>0:31<p>“The question is: How do we protect the people most vulnerable around us as we …

16 Red Velvet Creations That Go Waaaay Beyond Cupcakes

If you’ve been on a quest for the richest, most decadent red velvet cupcake recipe, we’re here to go even further. Now you can get red velvet cookies, donuts, brownies, cheesecakes, truffles and even red velvet pancakes and waffles. That’s right! Pair one of those with our red velvet iced coffee …

Two Qualities You Need to Succeed in an Architecture Career

<i>This article was originally published by The Architect's Guide as "The Two Qualities You Need For Architecture Career Success."</i><p>In a survey of 104 …

Employment

How to Unlock Secret Settings in Windows 10

The Windows registry is a sprawling, usually impenetrable settings file covering just about every aspect of the operating system and applications …

edX Offers Free, Online Classes in Architecture, Engineering and Urbanism

Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX offers more than 800 free, online courses as well as certificates from top universities around the world, including …

Online Education

6 Ceramic Kitchen Tools That Will Change the Way You Cook

The perfect alternative to teflon, glass, and stainless steel.<p>When we say “ceramic,” you probably think of dishware, coffee mugs, and potted …

Kitchens

Cleveland: RTA “Rapid” Photo Tour

Cleveland, once the fifth largest city in the United States before its suburbs took over, is one of those cities that inherited an old-school transit …

DIY Urbanism and Top-Down Planning

Though projects tend to be hyper-local and temporary, Do It Yourself, Tactical, or Guerrilla Urbanism is an endorsement of the top-down planning …

41 amazing public space transformations captured by Google Street View

1/<p>We are a society "addicted to cars," according to the four young founders of Urb-i.<p>Nacho Doce/Reuters<p>2/<p>Traffic lanes and parking take precedent …

Akron Neighborhoods: Highland Square-West Hill

Oriented for Whom? The Impact of Transit-Oriented Development in Six L.A. Communities

Follow<p>Oriented for Whom? The Impact of Transit-Oriented Development in Six L.A. Communities<p>UCLA Masters of Urban Planning Comprehensive Project 2015 …

What Does That Air Pollution Reading Actually Mean?

Share My Air converts air quality data into more relatable terms, like the equivalent number of cigarettes smoked.<p>Recent advances in satellite measurements and portable air sensors have made it easier than ever to track fine particulate matter—the tiny junk that gets in your lungs and causes …

A Wonderfully Clear Explanation of How Road Diets Work

Planner Jeff Speck leads a video tour of four different street redesigns.<p>A road diet is a great way for cities to reclaim some of the excess street space they’ve dedicated to cars—generally preserving traffic flows while improving safety and expanding mobility to other modes. But just as food …

Once seniors are too old to drive, our transportation system totally fails them

A few years ago, my grandfather gave up his car.<p>During the early years of his retirement, he'd been very active, volunteering at the local library and chauffeuring older folks who couldn't drive themselves. Over time, he slowed down, but remained independent — so much so that after a year or so in …

Urban Design

LEED Reference Guide for Neighborhood Development | U.S. Green Building Council

Web-based Reference Guide (all rating systems)<p>The fully interactive web-based reference guide is a simple, one-stop-shop for all LEED v4 resources …