Rachal McCown

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8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Sweet Potatoes

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

Cooking

30 DIY Decorations for Halloween

Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday, but I usually channel all my energy into making a costume versus decorating my home. That might change …

Decorations

In terms of sheer comfort, casseroles are high on the list of our favorite autumn cooking. 10 Hearty Casseroles That Welcome Fall - http://bit.ly/15hzx4w

30+ Stylish Home Bars

Cocktail hour just got way more fun.<p>Expecting guests? Shake things up with these refreshing design ideas.

The 8 Skincare Secrets You Need To Know Now, According To Dr. Perricone

We all want beautiful skin, but we may not know how to achieve it. Should we be slathering on more creams? Exfoliating every day? What about all of those oils being thrown at us?<p>Luckily, we got the expert opinion of Dr. Perricone himself on the confusing world that is skin maintenance. The health …

Homemade Face Scrubs for Every Skin Type

Yes, we know there are a ton of face scrubs out there, but it’s hard to find exactly the right one to fit your skin type. Which means that making a custom one to fit your skin’s needs is the way to go. Plus, you’ll already have half of the ingredients in your kitchen. It’s a win-win situation!<p>We’ll …

How To Make Flavored Butter

This is extremely satisfying and useful.

Dessert

DIY Deck Garden

Absolutely love this idea. And so simple as well!<p>Michelle of StitchWishDesigns has created a herb/vegetable garden for the deck and I love the …

Vegetable Gardens

28 DIY Salvage Makeovers

Before: Shipping pallet, After: Outdoor table<p>Shipping pallets lurk everywhere: abandoned behind grocery stores, stacked in the corners of big-box …

DIY

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

10 Clever DIY Dress Hacks

What’s the best part about summer fashion? You can literally wear a dress every day of the week! If you’ve got a good crop of dresses but are totally bored of them, here are 10 ways to transform them into brand new duds.<p>1. Shoulder-less Shirt Dress: Take an oversized shirt and turn it into a hot …

Dinner Tonight: Broiled Tofu with Miso Glaze and Asparagus

Try as I might, I will never tire of in-season asparagus. But I do try to switch things up to make sure things stay interesting in the kitchen. One of my favorite variations is to pair the green stalks with white miso, a trick I first learned from this David Chang recipe. While it might sound like …

29 Dishes to Bring to Your Next Picnic

Gallery29 Dishes to Bring to Your Next Picnic<p>With summer in full swing, there's no better place to be than outside. Forget the pool. Forget the beach. Gather up your favorite checkered blanket, a bottle of water (or wine, if you're feeling adventurous), and a few picnic favorites and head to the …

The 50 Best Craft Beers In America In 2013, According To Zymurgy Magazine

Geeks love lists -- in theory, if not always in practice. Film geeks eagerly anticipate the decennial release of Sight and Sound magazine's lists of the greatest films of all time. Board game geeks love to track their favorite releases on the "Top Game" list on BoardGameGeek.com. Wikipedia geeks …

37 Delicious Ways To Eat Caprese

Tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella are best friends and belong together everywhere. For instance: in a sandwich! On a pizza! In an omelet! On a cracker! In your mouth!

Cooking

20 Summer Side Dishes

Whether you're cooking for a potluck BBQ or a weeknight dinner at home, these summer side dishes are sure to please.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Summer Side Dishes

17 Delicious Ways To Use Up Old Bananas

A squishy, spotty banana's just a muffin you haven't made yet.

Breakfast

28 Gorgeous DIY Hairstyles

Still rocking a rotation of hair down, in a bun held together by two pencils, and a side braid? Us too, and it’s about time we mix things up! We’ve scoured the web for the hottest summer hairstyles, from beachy waves to top knots, with a whole lot of braids in between. Be sure to let us know which …

5 Bands You Should Be Listening To This Weekend

Lucky for you, we at FILTER love listening to everything and have compiled a list of bands we think you should be listening to right now!<p>May birthed some epic albums by a batch of our favorite artists, so for this installment, we're featuring those recent albums that we're <i>still</i> listening to on …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

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33 Stylish DIY Shoe Hacks

No matter whether you’re all about the ballet flat, love a strappy pair of sandals, or are always looking for a little color-blocked height, we’re guessing that you like a good pair of shoes. But lately you find yourself looking at the bottom of your closet, filled with bins of shoes, and just want …

This Week in Recipes

Appetizers & Condiments<p>Jalapeño Jam<p>Mains<p>Skillet Ground Lamb with Asparagus, Peas, and Tzatziki Sauce<br>• Cheese Curd, Asparagus, and Prosciutto Pasta Salad<br>• Roasted Chicken With Tomato-Mint Panzanella<br>• Arugula, Salmon, and Leek Tart<br>• Rustic Chicken Stew with Tomatoes, Olives, and Red Wine<br>• Chicken Enchilada …

12 Awesome Concrete and Cinder Block Outdoor DIY Projects!

Concrete, cement, and cinder block are all pretty mundane building materials. But with some creativity and elbow grease, you can put them to work …

DIY

Sophisticated DIY Mirrors That Are Cool and Affordable

Nothing reflects a stylish home better than a beautiful mirror. Bringing depth and light into a room, mirrors have a way of transforming a space …

40 DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

You’ve got your Father’s Day card picked out, but what about making a handmade gift for your old man? From wine bottle tumblers to homemade beef jerky, here are 40 DIY gift ideas for Father’s Day!<p>1. Shrinky Dink Tie Tacks: When is the last time you thought about shrinky dinks? Seriously. This …

Black Bean, Corn, and Red Pepper Salad with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette

This is the ultimate summer salad, and it's perfect for entertaining. Not only is it festive and colorful, but you can make it ahead of time—in fact, you should, because it gets better and better the longer it sits.<p>Get The Recipe!<p><b>Black Bean, Corn, and Red Pepper Salad with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette</b> …

29 Pasta Salads To Chill Out With This Summer

Hey bro, you like noodles? Cool, me too.

Healthy Eating