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20+ Funny And Clever Illustrations By Spanish Artist Nacho Diaz

Today we're stepping into the funny and unconventional illustration world of Nacho Diaz (previously here). This Spain-based artist enjoys putting …

Why whisky tastes better with a wee drop of water

For many people, adding anything to a single malt whisky is close to sacrilege, but it's generally acknowledged that adding a drop or two of water to …

Ethanol

Recipe: Miso-Roasted Asparagus Soba Noodle Salad

Preheat the oven to 375°F.<p>Toast sunflower seeds in a large, dry skillet over medium heat until fragrant and slightly golden, about 5 minutes. Add …

Asparagus

Indian Yellow Split Pea Dal Recipe - Vegetarian/vegan

This vegetarian yellow split pea dhal recipe is one of the most popular vegetarian recipes here on TheSpruce. Dal, sometimes spelled dahl or dhal, is …

These 7 Gadgets Are Your New Business Trip Essentials

Even business travel should be a pleasure, not a drain. To make it so, you need headphones to keep the noise down in transit, a tablet to sneak in …

Powerbank

Brussels Sprout Slaw with Coconut Bacon

What’s that? We need yet another reason to love Brussels sprouts more than we already do? (Yes, we totally do).Presenting a warm and savory Brussels …

Brussels Sprouts

No-Bake Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

There are good no-bake bars, and then there are really amazing no-bake bars that people gush over and remember for months to come. These are most …

Dessert

Even when this Italian soup doesn’t go as planned, it’s still good

The next time you’re frustrated by a dish that doesn’t turn out picture-perfect, the proper attitude is: So what? Refer to Exhibit A, shown at right. It’s a third and rather hurried attempt to re-create the Italian egg drop soup called stracciatella, which has cheese in it but is not to be confused …

Eggs

Stuffed Shells Are Here To Make All Your Dreams Come True

Spaghetti. Penne. Even a box or two of mac and cheese. We will admit to making all those things regularly in our kitchens. But, for all its cheesy …

Healthy French Recipes

These fantastic healthy French recipes include Gwyneth Paltrow's hot Niçoise salad, a knife-and-fork shrimp stew, ratatouille spirals and more.

Healthy Comfort Food: Sweet Potato Noodles With Kale + Creamy Cashew Sauce

The sweet potato, kale, and onion combo is one of my favorites in general, but the addition of the Cheesy Cashew Cream takes this dish to a whole new …

Food

31 vegan recipes to get you through Veganuary

It’s that time again – thousands of people from all over the world will be going vegan – that is not eating any meat, dairy, eggs or anything else …

27 Cool Gifts For Women in Their 30s

Stuck on what to get the 30-something lady in your life? We chose gifts that are both beautiful and useful. She'll be so pleased with these choices, and you'll be happy you chose something off of this list! Take a look at the perfect presents for women in their 30s.<p>Pointed Loafers<p>Crescent Hanging …

Cubic Zirconia

Dress Your iPhone & MacBook in Marble With These Covers

Uniqfind is currently offering these minimalistic Apple covers in blush and vanilla marble finishes.<p>Created specifically for Apple products, each …

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

How to Pull Off Vegan Thanksgiving

True life: How one food editor pulls off an entire vegan Thanksgiving without butter.<p><i>Amelia Rampe is an assistant food editor at BA and the genius behind one of our Greatest Recipes of All Time, Chicken Adobo. If there’s one person who’s not loving that chicken adobo, it’s her husband, because he’s</i> …

Vegan

14 Vegan Cauliflower “Wings” to Get You Hungry for Game Day

It’s a known fact that game day is synonymous with chicken wings. Whether they’re classic Buffalo or baked Korean chicken wings, no tailgate or home soirée is complete without them. But what about your veggie-loving or even vegan friends? Enter: Cauliflower wings! Cauliflower fried rice is already …

24 Outlet Stores That You Didn't Know You Could Shop Online

Stay home, save money, become a baller.

A Turmeric + Garlic Naan Recipe That's (Surprise!) Gluten-Free

<i>Amy Shah, MD, an Ivy League–trained, double-board-certified physician, masterfully integrates mainstream medicine with Eastern thought and a</i> …

Food

25 Places To Shop When You Break Up With Forever 21

Because you're already feeling Forever 22.

We Tried the Weirdest New Beers Out There—and We Mean Weird

From dung-smoked whale testicles—stay with us—to chocolate oyster stouts, experimental beers are having a moment.<p>From dung-smoked whale testicles—stay with us—to chocolate oyster stouts, experimental beers are having a moment. It might be a marketing moment. But nevertheless, a moment so important …

Alcohol

Freezer-Friendly Everything Bagel Bombs

Raise your hand if you don’t have time in the morning before work to make yourself a filling, healthy, and delicious breakfast.Hello, my fellow …

Breakfast

Your Green Juice is Missing Something

Is your green juice no longer green to you? Your carrot-orange-ginger losing its zip? While vodka might be the first option that comes to mind for improving the matter (just me?), there's another, work-appropriate way to bring life back into your juice routine.<p>At New York's Maialino, they have a …

Food

El Bokeh Wall: How To Make Gorgeous Backgrounds Using Aluminum Foil

“El Bokeh Wall” is a photographic technique by Laya Gerlock where aluminum foil is used to create bokeh, the aesthetic quality of the blur in the …

15 Recipes that Prove Cardamom Makes Everything Taste Better

Cardamom may be expensive, so put the spice to good use in these 15 recipes.<p>Cardamom is wonderfully strong and fragrant, and using fresh pods makes a world of difference in flavor. Just keep in mind that 10 pods equals 1½ teaspoons ground cardamom when you're out shopping, because you'll soon be …

Cooking

Amethyst Wedding Cake Whose Baker Was Clearly Under A Lot Of Pressure

This cake was under so much pressure that it crystalized into this beautiful amethyst. Or did it? The work of cake-master Rachel, of Intricate …

A 100-Year-Old Church Transformed Into A Skate Park Painted With Colorful Graffiti

A historic church in the Spanish city of llanera was transformed into a skate-park earlier this year by La Iglesia Skate; titled Kaos Temple, it has …

31 Gorgeous Furniture Upgrades For Your Grown Up Apartment

Fancy up your apartment for cheap.

American Single Malt Whiskey Is Very Much a Thing

<i>This post originally appeared on Vinepair</i><p>If you’ve learned how to read a whiskey label, you may have fallen in love with whiskey, and you probably …

16 Emma Watson-Approved Books to Add to Your Reading List

Because who better to get a rec from than Belle/Hermione?<p>As we all know by now, Emma Watson is playing Belle in the live-action remake of <i>Beauty in the Beast</i>. As we also know (from our<p>childhoodlifelong obsession with Disney princesses), Belle is the ultimate bookworm. Therefore, by the transitive …