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[Japanese Recipes] Smashed Cucumbers with Sesame Sauce

<b>Smashed Cucumbers with Sesame Sauce</b> is often treated as an accessory vegetable; tossed into salad or sliced for sandwiches to add crunch. Cucumbers …

11 Sneaky Ways to Use Adhesive Hooks

They're great for so much more than hanging your keys by the door.<p>These organizing super stars are great for so much more than hanging your keys by the door. This piece originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.

15 Secrets Every Home Cook Should Know

When it comes to prepping a well-made meal, safety and flavor take equal billing for professional chefs.<p>There's an expression used to define what goes on behind-the-scenes in a restaurant kitchen: "choreographed chaos." An efficient kitchen staff operates quickly, quietly, and keeps up with the …

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Oldest gospel found in a mummy mask?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Media outlets have been abuzz this week with the news that the oldest fragment of a New Testament gospel -- and thus the earliest witness of Jesus' life and ministry -- had been discovered hidden inside an Egyptian mummy mask and was going to be published.<p>The announcement of the papyrus' …

Archaeology

Comment on Easy Teriyaki Chicken Wings Recipe! {Just 3 Ingredients} by Lori Lassiter

May I double the recipe? If so, how much time should I add to the cooking?<br>Thanks!

Cooking

15 Secrets Every Home Cook Should Know

When it comes to prepping a well-made meal, safety and flavor take equal billing for professional chefs.<p>There's an expression used to define what goes on behind-the-scenes in a restaurant kitchen: "choreographed chaos." An efficient kitchen staff operates quickly, quietly, and keeps up with the …

How to cook the perfect vegetarian haggis

Haggis, I’ve always thought, is one of those dishes best left to the experts. I briefly considered testing this theory this year, but Graeme Taylor of A Scots Larder promptly put me off by quoting a recipe in his possession: “Leave the windpipe out of the pan to disgorge the phlegm.” Call me …

British Cuisine

Ruby Tandoh’s best bakes

It’s a little over a year now since I wrote my first baking column for Cook. The weeks and months thereafter have blurred into a sugary haze, yet the recipes that punctuated them are etched so sharply in my memory that even now I can taste the summer’s vanilla-flecked creme brulee, or the golden …

Baking

10 Unique Lighting Ideas for Your Bedroom

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Tea

See the House Reese Witherspoon Plans to Renovate

The Oscar-winner recently bought a Nashville mansion.<p><i>Photos: Getty Images, Zillow</i><p>Reese Witherspoon and her husband Jim Toth have purchased a historic mansion in the actress's hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. According to Zillow, the house was built by a prominent Nashville family and was purchased …

30 Cozy Bedrooms You'll Want to Lounge in All Day

HOUSE OF THE DAY: A Lavish NYC Penthouse Hits The Market For $66 Million

The price is astounding, and if it sells at the list price, it would become the most expensive apartment building sold in downtown New York, according to Curbed.<p>The 7,241-square-foot apartment features six bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms, a gym, home theater, wine cellar, and beautiful rooftop patio.

Poha Cutlet Recipe

पोहा कटलेट (Poha Cutlet Recipe) एक बहुत ही स्वादिष्ट और जल्दी बनने वाली डिश है जिसे आप स्टार्टर, स्नैक, टी टाइम या फिर ब्रेकफास्ट आदि के लिये बहुत ही …