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15 Houseplants That Can Remove Toxins In Your Home

"Formaldehyde? I don't know her." —Your home.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• Here's How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf<p>• Only An Expert Plant Parent Can Get 9/12 On This Quiz<p>• 9 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay This Summer

Plants

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every night.<p>1 …

Cooking

Better Than Takeout: Four Chinese Food Recipes to Make at Home

For many of us, Christmas Eve (and/or Christmas itself) wouldn’t be the same without Chinese food. But in place of the MSG-laden, refined …

Carrot Hot Dogs Recipe

"Yes, these are made with carrots! These vegan hot dogs are full of flavor and are perfect for the entire family. They can also be cooked in the …

Meera Sodha’s recipe for katsu curry with panko aubergines and pickled radishes

Katsu curry is an unlikely looking heart thief, but this mysterious brown concoction is one of Japan’s favourite dishes. In my take on it, the curry sauce is made using plenty of naturally sweet vegetables, such as carrots and onions, plus a couple of storecupboard essentials. These modest …

How to Make an Herbal Tincture - Chowhound

The word tincture has been used since at least the 15th century as a Middle English term derived from the Latin word <i>tinctura</i>, which means the act of …

The 3-Ingredient Pizza Crust That Rocks Our World

If you've ever made your own pizza crust, it was probably either for a special occasion or during a cooking class. It just feels so... gourmet. Which …

A Kid’s Room That Will Make You Want to Be a Kid Again

Van Staeyen Interieur proves that all it takes to make an incredible kid’s room is some wood, paint, and some imagination. Well, a lot of …

Meet the Salad Antidote for When You’ve Just Had Too Much

The Honest Weight Food Coop in Albany is renowned for its bulk food section. Nearly as alluring, I find, is its wall of prepared salads, which looks like the pages of a Moosewood cookbook come to life: Think Thai tofu salad, vegan kale Caesar, sweet potato bites, cilantro-lime chickpeas—each …

Recipes

Leadership by Design: 5 Reasons Designers Make Great Leaders

Design is like a lot of fields in that, if you are successful, sooner or later somebody is going to ask you to be in charge of something.<p>This may not …

Let Smoked Trout (& Some Toast) Save Your Dinner

Tinned fish has long been winning at the harried dinner hour, offering an instant boost of protein and fat, transforming carb- and vegetable-heavy dishes into complete meals: Think linguine with sardines, cannellini beans with tuna, and Niçoise salad with salmon.<p>Its success, of course, presumes one …

Recipes

A Classic Cake with Coconut in All the Right Places

I admit that I am late to loving coconut. I used to find the flavor overpowering in an “Am I eating sunscreen?” kind of way, but over time, I have learned to love it in its many forms.<p>I especially like thick, flaked coconut, which adds a little drama and a lot of delicious crispiness to the outside …

Recipes

A Spring Version of Summery Potato Salad—Sans Potatoes

For many of us, the weather continues to waffle back and forth: One day we’re grabbing our light spring jacket, the next we’re reluctantly grabbing our heavy winter coat—the one we’d been <i>sure</i> we’d worn for the last time. Stuffing our arms into puffy sleeves—and indignantly leaving behind the hat we …

Potatoes

How to Make Creamy Risotto Without a Recipe

Risotto may seem fancy, but it's actually super simple to make. Memorize this easy technique and you'll never have to look at a recipe for risotto …

Vélosophy: Swedish Bicycle Brand That Gives Back

Clean minimal bikes in an array of bright colors, where each purchase means a new bike for a young school girl in Ghana? Sign us up.<p>This is the …

This Sweet Yeasted Bread is Everything You've Wished For (& 3 Variations)

I almost don't know how to begin telling you about this bread. Okay, no—I do: It's phenomenal. It fulfills <b>the rare baking trifecta of delicious-tasting, impressive-looking, and easy to execute</b>.<p>Let me pause there. This is a yeast bread with some shaping required, so if your definition of "easy" …

Recipes

Pound Cake Recipes

Here are Food & Wine's best pound cake recipes. Find recipes for lemon pound cake, chocolate pound cake and more.

25 of the Most Confectionery Couture Looks of All Time

If pink, the hue dubbed by Diana Vreeland to be the “navy blue of India,” is comparatively a kickier color than navy, even in its most quotidian forms, then the haute couture collections find it at its most transcendent. Consider the riotous shocking pinks favored by Christian Lacroix; the pastel …

Jean-Paul Gaultier

Fabrican't Hardly Wait: Manel Torres' Long Road to Commercializing Spray-On Fabric

Fabrican is a sprayable fabric that actually contains fibers, and after curing it can be washed and re-worn. It first created an internet stir in …

9 Reasons You Should Try Square Foot Gardening

2015 is the Year of the Vegducken

Its name has yet to be confirmed—veggieducken? vegetable turducken? vegetableducken? squashducken?—but the trend is in full swing. (Move over, mom jeans.)<p><i>Epicurious' Vegducken</i><p>The premise is simple: You know a turducken? You stuff a chicken in a duck in a turkey. Now take that concept and make it …

Side Dishes

Homemade Cranberry Sauce, in a Can

My mother makes a killer homemade cranberry sauce. Or so I hear, as I’ve never actually tried it.<p>All those bits of soft-yet-still intact cranberries hold less than zero appeal for me. I once thought this might be a food neurosis I’d outgrow, but after three decades, I think it’s safe to say that I …

Recipes

How to (Safely) Transform a Butter Knife into a Steak Knife

A good set of steak knives can cost hundreds of dollars. Meanwhile, an antique set of baller butter knives from an thrift store will run a fraction of the cost. Just take them home, get intimate with a sharpening stone or a grinder, and make some DIY magic. The Seattle-based tinkerers at Chefsteps …

Straight From Tennessee, The Best Squash Casserole You Haven't Heard Of

<i>You won't find this casserole in a "Southern-inspired" New York City restaurant.</i><p>Sometimes I get dramatic about Southern food. In March, I was in Denver and my husband had requested that we eat breakfast at a restaurant described on Yelp as "Southern, Creole." I laughed maniacally and replied, …

Casseroles

Butterbeer

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Butterbeer (yes! from the magical world of harry potter!) is meant to taste "a little bit like less-sickly butterscotch." This version is nonalcoholic, so kids can have it too, but for an adult butterbeer you can replace the cider with Woodchuck hard apple cider and add a few glugs of …

Recipes

For Vegetarians, on Thanksgiving: Root Vegetable Pie

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: A big, satisfying meatless dish that you can place smack-dab in the middle of your Thanksgiving table -- with pride.</i><p>As a vegetarian on Thanksgiving, you can take two …

Recipes

Quick Bread from Four & Twenty Blackbirds—and 14 Other Loaves

<i>We're the kind of people who have to eat every three hours, and Pure Leaf Iced Tea is here to help with that.</i><p><i>Today: A quick bread recipe from Four & Twenty Blackbirds—and our next Instameet!</i><p>Quick bread is the catch-all loaf, the one you can make by just rummaging thorugh spice jars and half-empty …

Quick Bread

Make 5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge in the Freezer

When I think of fudge, my mouth immediately waters.<p>Unfortunately, those little symmetrical squares of happiness are often laden with sugar and other processed ingredients. What if I told you that you can make your own fudge, in your apartment or dorm, with only 5 ingredients and none of that nasty …

Coconut