Sharon McMillion

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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 …

12 Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits - Why It Should Be In Every Home

Vinegar – the acidic liquid produced by the fermentation process of all manner of fruits, vegetables and grains – is one of the oldest and most …

32 Amazing Websites That Will Actually Save You Money

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

Looking to get into vegetable growing? This cheat sheet will get you started and turn you into a pro in no time.

9 Creative Composting Ideas From Across the Country

Composting is a truly democratic method of recycling, doable no matter where you live and what size your home is. 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 …

Gardening

7 Natural Remedies for Mosquito Bites to Instantly Relieve the Itch

Shares 2K<p>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 …

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

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, and despairing “it turned into stinky black sludge” wannabes. With my cool, slow way of making compost, failure isn’t an …

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 …

Home Improvement

Anchors Array! Hanging Stuff on the Wall Without a Stud

Studs? Forget those guys. Theyre never around when you need them most, like when youre hanging items on the wall. Use one of these 7 hollow-wall anchors instead.

Naked Salve!

• 1 cup coconut oil<br>• 1 cup organic olive oil<br>• 4 tablespoons organic beeswax pastilles<br>• 1/2 teaspoon vitamin e oil<br>• 1/2 teaspoon rosehip seed oil …

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> …

Bell Peppers

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, …

Creativity

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

If you had to come up with a top 10 list of uncomfortable situations, being stuck inside on a hot day without air conditioning is probably on there. …

Fine Seasonal Eating

In my earliest days in San Francisco, some friends and I went really deep with soft rock. We cherished our ridiculous record collections – from Air …

San Francisco

Green Pizza with a Cauliflower Base

It struck us that we haven’t posted a pizza recipe here in a while. Which perhaps had you thinking that we don’t eat pizza very often in our home? …

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. …

Green Kitchen Stories

Bad Jokes and Good Spreads<p>After having spent 30 minutes listening to my soon eight-year-old daughter telling a joke, I can tell you with 100% …

Home

This is likely not the first time, nor will it be the last, you'll hear praises for Melissa's cookbook, The Minimalist Kitchen, in the food …

Food

A Couple Cooks

Hundreds Gathered Worldwide for the Pretty Simple Dinner Party!<p>Read More »<p>Vegan Banh Mi with Ginger Lime Hummus<p>Read More »

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 …

Clean Energy

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 …

Dental Care

Organic Green Roots

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 …

Cheese

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 …