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'Shower plants' will give you the perfect Insta-worthy bathroom

What's the number one problem with trying to be a regular human and buying chic plants to keep in your home? Never remembering to water them.<p>Contrary …

50 Cheesy Parmesan Recipes for Breakfast, Dinner, and Everything In-Between

We love Parmesan cheese on everything. Especially these recipes.<p><b>When it's nutty-salty-cheesy you're after</b>, only Parmesan will do. We'll eat just about anything with Parm, but these 50 recipes are particularly good.


Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

What's better than cookies? Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies, of course. That's why they are the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to</i> …


11 Essential Breakfast Sandwiches

The breakfast sandwich (egg of some kind, meat, and cheese, on toast, a sandwich roll, or an English muffin) is popular for one major reason: …


After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …


Black Bean Breakfast Tacos with Ancho Chile Salsa

4 Servings<p>As with any other canned bean, find black beans with no spices. You can always add your own spices and herbs to suit your tastes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 scallions, sliced<p>1 poblano chile, seeds removed, cut into 1/2" pieces<p>1 15-oz. can black beans, rinsed<p>2 tablespoons …


Make Overnight Oats That Actually Taste Good by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Faster, faster, faster! Make a better breakfast in a hurry by perfecting the art of overnight oats.<p>When it comes to fast, healthy breakfast options, it's hard to beat overnight oats. They're the ultimate big-batch food, meaning they easily double, triple, and quadruple in scale—and they get better …


Bing Bread

Makes two 10" or six 6" round loaves Servings<p>At Parachute in Chicago, this bacon-studded, potato-filled, cheesy sesame bread is served in 6" cast-iron pans; we adapted it to work in a 10".<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Sour Cream Butter<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>2 tablespoons …


4 Trends in Home-Office Design

This story appears in the August 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>No longer consigned to the basement or unused nook, the home office has emerged as one of the most important residential amenities, thanks to an uptick in both self-employment and flexible working trends.<p>“The home office comes …

New Jersey

A TV Set Decorator's Guide to Making Any Room Look Prime Time-Ready

Never buy all your furniture at once place and other pro secrets from The Good Wife's Beth Kushnick.<p>If you're a fan of the gorgeous rooms featured on CBS' <i>The Good Wife</i>, you're not alone. From Alicia Florrick's sophisticated Chicago apartment to the myriad stately law offices, set decorator Beth …

Articles about budget friendly brownstone renovation brooklyn on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...<p>A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century...<p>How do you make a Brooklyn brownstone more sustainable? …

San Francisco

7 Healthy School Lunch Options

Lunch tray picks that are actually healthy and nutritional for kids<p>Holy hairnets! Your child's school cafeteria actually <i>does</i> serve healthier foods …

Healthy Eating

Go Big: 39 Cocktails That Scale

Here are 43 ideas for cocktails with just a few ingredients so you can scale them as big and boozy as you want.<p><b>Have you ever wanted to be the host or hostess with the most(est)</b>? Or perhaps the very best guest? Those honors usually come with one thing: booze, and lots of it. Instead of going with a …

31 Brilliant Porch Decorating Ideas That Are Worth Stealing

Porch, whether it is inside or outside , is a very wond […]

The Chicken Recipes Hall of Fame

These chicken recipes deserve a spot in the hall of fame, because they are excellent.<p><b>We publish a lot of chicken recipes.</b> A lot. And we love them all. But there are some that have risen to the top, either because we make them over and over again, or because we've gotten great responses (keep those …


The Food Lab: Four Secrets to Improving Any Fried Chicken Recipe

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Really great Southern fried chicken needs two things: juicy, flavorful meat and an ultra-crisp and crunchy crust. Here are four quick and easy ways to achieve both. The best part? These tricks will work for <i>any</i> …

Fried Chicken

35 One-Dish Dinners That Won't Leave You With an Overflowing Sink

Make one of these one-dish dinners tonight for the easiest clean-up ever.<p><b>For everyday weeknight dinners, we love</b> the idea of a simple and hearty meat and veg dish. And we love the idea even more when it leaves just a single pot or pan to wash at the end of the meal. Skip the sink full of dishes …


Meal Prep These 60 Big-Batch Recipes and Eat Well All Week

A little extra work on the weekend means you can eat well for days.<p>Nothing makes us feel more at the top of our game than meal prepping big batches of grains, beans, proteins, and sauces to mix and match for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Make a few of these recipes—from basics like roast chicken or …


17 Super Smart Ways to Keep Toys Organized

Because there's nothing more painful than stepping on a Lego.<p>Because there's nothing more painful than stepping on a Lego.

21 Juicy Watermelon Recipes for Salads, Pickles, and More

Rejoice! These 21 recipes celebrate the juiciest melon of summer: watermelon.<p><b>Is there such a thing as too much watermelon?</b> These days, we're finding ourselves putting it in soda floats, turning it into pickles—heck, we're even sticking them in a BLW (yep, that's Bacon Lettuce Watermelon) because …


7 Healthy & Flavorful Ground Turkey Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Healthy ground turkey recipes that actually taste good? It's a miracle!<p><b>Ground turkey: the leaner, healthier alternative</b> to ground beef. When it's used correctly, it's great—but, in the wrong hands and in the wrong recipe, it can be boring and tasteless. You wouldn't sub in Lou Dobbs to tell jokes …


48 Vegetarian Pastas to Make for Your Next #MeatlessMonday Dinner

Meat? We hardly miss it in these satisfying vegetarian pasta recipes.<p><b>Let's all agree right now:</b> Pasta (and some cheese) makes pretty much any vegetable better, from succulent mushrooms to sweet tomatoes. These veg-filled pastas are sure to satisfy at dinner tonight—no meat required.


20 Summer Pastas Full of Tomatoes, Herbs and More

These 20 summer pastas boast fresh herbs, tomatoes and more.<p><b>We'll happily eat pasta year-round</b>, but there's something particularly great about summer pasta. We're big fans of blanketing pasta with fresh herbs, tomatoes, and other seasonal favorites—check out 20 of our go-tos.

Italian Food

The Best Cake for Breakfast (Because Breakfast Cake Is Amazing)

What's better than cake? Breakfast cake. This one is even (almost) healthy.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to</i> …


24 Ribs Recipes to Bring Out Your Inner Pitmaster (or Grillmaster)

There is nothing better than a rack of ribs. Except for two racks of ribs. These grilled, smoked, and slow-roasted ribs recipes are the best of the best.<p><b>Nothing says, "I'm a grilling boss,"</b> like a perfectly-cooked, fall-off-the-bone-tender rack of ribs. Every single one of these recipes will turn …


Peach-Blackberry Camp Cake

8 Servings<p>Line your Dutch oven with heavy-duty foil before baking for an effortless cleanup.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake Mix<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup granulated sugar<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>½ teaspoon baking soda<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>Assembly<p>4 peaches, halved, pitted<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>Pinch …


How to Stretch Leftover Takeout Rice Into a Few Extra Weeknight Dinners

Never toss another container of leftover takeout rice again.<p>Thai, Chinese, Indian—whatever your takeout meal of choice, chances are it comes with one too many sides of rice in a little white cardboard box. And chances are you put that little white cardboard box in your fridge with the very best …

Food & Dining

21 Vinaigrette Recipes That Your Salads Need

A well-made vinaigrette is a thing of beauty. Here are some recipes to try with your salads, from traditional to creative.<p><b>Bracing, bright, acidic, and emulsified</b>: We love a good vinaigrette. Here are 21 of 'em, for all your salad-type needs.


Perfect Fish Tacos

8 Servings<p>A fish taco dream come true: crispy, light-as-air fried fish, balanced by a creamy slaw and fiery, cooling, and crunchy fixings.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Fish<p>2 pounds skinless red snapper or other mild white fish fillets<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 cup white rice flour<p>2 teaspoons kosher …