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A pinch here, a sprinkle there: Yotam Ottolenghi's recipes to sate salty-sweet cravings

This week's recipes are connected by a sweet and salty theme. But how to celebrate those two flavours when sugar and salt are, for many, public enemies number one and two? While the message about fat, dairy and carbohydrates changes, confusingly, from one month to the next, the voices that champion …

11 Reasons To Drink A Tbsp Of Apple Cider Vinegar Daily + More Uses

42K Shares<p>You’ve probably heard the claims. But even if you are aware of all that apple cider vinegar has to offer, you might find it hard to believe …

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Become a vegetable growing pro in no time with this handy cheat sheet.

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

9 Creative Composting Ideas From Across the Country

Exactly how you compost will vary depending on your state's regulations, climate and amount of rainfall. Here are 9 creative home solutions from composters across the country (and one Canadian).<p>Composting is a truly democratic method of recycling, doable no matter where you live and what size your …

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7 Natural Remedies for Mosquito Bites to Instantly Relieve the Itch

I’m always a mosquito magnet during the summer! Not only do they always come after me more than anyone else when I’m out, but I also get what’s …

Want rich, crumbly compost the easy way? Become a worm listener

John Walker’s method is so foolproof, even the squeamish will succeed. Follow these tips and wriggly workers will do the rest<p>If you can’t make some crumbly, dark brown garden compost my way, then all hope is lost. It’s guaranteed to tempt even the most devout compostophobes, compost-making virgins, …

How to Replace a Fluorescent Light Ballast

Stop fluorescent lights from flickering and humming with a new ballast.<p>Unplug the fixture or turn off the power at the main panel. Remove the …

Hollow-Wall Anchors: How to Hang Something on the Wall Without a Stud

There's never a stud when you need one. If you're looking for a clever solution to hang a picture or other fixture to drywall, try one of these.<p>Whether fastening a framed picture, mirror, shelf, or curtain rod to a wall, it's always best to screw or nail directly into a wall stud. Unfortunately, …

Naked Salve!

December 04, 2013 80 Comments<p><i>...who said carrier oil couldn't be fun?</i><p>I've really been meaning to do this for a long time, make CW Naked Salve! Free …

What Nobody Tells You About Your Favorite Tourist Attractions

We've all felt the blow of a travel letdown and ridden the high when a place far exceeds our expectations.<p>Before your next visit to a major tourist attraction, brace yourself -- for better or for worse -- by learning what you're <i>really</i> in for.<p><b>The Great Wall of China is STEEP.</b><p>One trekker recalls …

Finger Knitting

Finger knitting is a really good way of getting children interested in wool crafts, and it is very easy to learn. It also helps to improve a child’s …

Grilled Vegetable Gyros Recipe with Cucumber-Mint Sauce

<i>A gyro is a Greek dish of lamb roasted on a vertical spit. Since Greek-style spice blends really pack a flavor punch, you won’t miss the meat with</i> …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Thai Crunch Salad with Peanut Dressing

Ingredients<p>For the Thai Peanut Dressing<p>1/4 cup creamy peanut butter<br>• 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar<br>• 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, from one …

DIY Portable Bucket Air Conditioner | Hunker

credit: Debbie Williams<p>Step 1<p>Supplies for this project are cheap and readily available. Five gallon buckets can often be recycled from painters or …

Fine Seasonal Eating

Spring in Portland is something else. In California, it meant asparagus and strawberries and a few cherry blossoms. It meant longer days. It felt …

Comment on Green Pizza with a Cauliflower Base by josephine

Hi. Thanks for your post. I have tasted fruit and meat pizzas but not vegetable one. I would like to make it in my house very soon now that i have …

Korean Kimchi Wraps

A few days before Christmas, David’s uncle invited the whole family for a pre-Christmas dinner. The thing is that he’s not a fan of Christmas food. …

The healthy vegetarian recipe blog

Creamy Spinach Penne with Watermelon<p>Hi friends, hope you’ve had a great summer. We took a little break from the blog as we have been in Copenhagen …

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GLUTEN FREE ZUCCHINI MUFFINS<p><i>Makes 10</i><p>I have used super fine brown rice flour in a baking before and many of you noted that it is a bit tricky to …

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SolTech's Beautiful Glass Roof Tiles Heat Your Home With Solar Energy

SolTech Energy, a Swedish company selling solutions for clean solar power, has developed a unique home heating system contained within roofing tiles …

Permanent Marker Removal

Have you ever found permanent marker on your hardwood floors?<p>I certainly have.<p>And now you won’t need to worry if you find yourself in the same spot I …

5 Herbs That Repel Flies: http://www.herbs-info.com/blog/5-herbs-that-repel-flies/?c=ogr Before you spray your home with poisons, give these herbs a try. They also deter a number of other insects. Click the link to learn what they are, and please share! #flies #herbs #repeller #basil #bayleaves #lavender #tansy #pennyroyal

Artichokes with Parmesan–Black Pepper Yogurt

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Any sharp, salty cheese will work in this dip; try Pecorino or feta.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest<p>3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided<p>4 large artichokes, stems trimmed, top 1" removed, tips of remaining leaves …

PHYLLIS'S RAW ASPARAGUS + FENNEL SALAD

I'm sure those of you who regularly read food blogs are well aware of Phyllis Grant and her bad ass blog, Dash and Bella. Phyllis's writing is funny, …

How to Make Your Own Pickled Ginger from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With help from Molly Yeh of My Name is Yeh, pickled ginger is stepping out of wasabi's overbearing shadow.</i><p>I feel sorry for pickled ginger.<p>It’s …