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How to Refinish a Piece of Furniture : Furniture Restoration

Salmon, Take Two

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>Remember the poached salmon from my last post? I used half of it for that salad, and set some aside for a different lunch. Here, I crumbled it up …

Spoon Fork Bacon -

This post was sponsored by the Olympus. Thank you for supporting our sponsors. It helps keep us going!<p>Right about now we are still craving all those …

10 Classic Desserts for Any Season

We're all about seasonal eating around here -- and for good reason. Eating seasonally means you get to savor flavors at their best, and appreciate the ones that won't be around for long. However, as good as a rhubarb pie is in the spring, sometimes you just feel like a plain old brownie. And that's …

8 Apps We're Using Right Now

Maybe your grandmother didn't need apps to cook, but they just might make your life a little easier. Between putting virtually any recipe at your fingertips and creating digital shopping lists, apps may be the most helpful cooking technology since the dishwasher. There are a lot of apps out there, …

Roasted Cauliflower with Parsley Sauce

http://schneiderchen.de | © 2013 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com<p>Thick "steaks" are cut from a head of cauliflower, simply seasoned and drizzled …

Sunday Dinner, 5/19

Cornmeal Crusted Fish Sandwiches with Old Bay Tartar Sauce

May 20, 2013 by Laurie McNamara<p><i>Cornmeal Crusted Fish Sandwiches; cod is crusted in cornmeal and fried, then topped with a fancied up tartar sauce and</i> …

Loaded Nachos

I take nachos very seriously.<p>Very, very seriously.<p>No, I’m serious. Don’t even joke about it. I’m not even kidding.<p>I’m being serious here.<p><i>Dead serious.</i><p>…

Grown-Up English Muffin Pizzas

So last week, my husband was in Europe for work, which is really fun for about the first three days when I can watch things like <i>Teen Mom</i> without …

A Few Bunches of Kale, 5 Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Jeanine Donofrio of Love and Lemons shows us how to get a some extra kale in our lives -- start with her</i> …

Buttermilk Poppyseed Custard Cake with Roasted Strawberries Recipe

Using buttermilk as the liquid in a custard cake and adding just the right about of poppy seeds, I achieved what, when chilled and served with roasted strawberries, tastes not unlike a cheesecake.<p><b>About the Author:</b> Anna Markow is a pastry chef obsessed with doing things that no one else does and …

BLT Chopped Salad with Corn, Feta + Avocado

BLT Chopped Salad with Corn, Feta + Avocado. (Video!)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 20, 2013 334<p>The times when I’m stoked about a salad are few and far …

Seven Layer Hummus Dip

Seven Layer Hummus Dip<p>Ingredients<p>10 wt ounces hummus<br>• 1 red onion, chopped<br>• 4 persian cucumbers, chopped<br>• 1 large beefsteak tomato, chopped<br>• 1/2 cup kalamata …

The Best Easy Crab Dip

Home > Recipes by Category > Appetizers & Snacks > Dips and Spreads > The Best Easy Crab Dip<p>June 22, 2017 // 56 <i>Comments »</i><p><i>This is the BEST easy crab</i> …

7 Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Grill

It often seems that anything cooked on the grill is instantly more delicious. This universal cooking technique also provides a way to spend as little time in the kitchen as possible, and -- let's face it -- to create a bit of a show out of your meal. Any way you look at it, grilling and summer go …

Campfire Potatoes

<i>Bon Appetit's Editor in Chief Adam Rapoport is sharing recipes and tips from his latest, The Grilling Book, all week long. We'll be rolling out his ideal Memorial Day feast -- one dish each day -- from his go-to steak to the drink in his hand.</i><p>What's better than steak and potatoes? This recipe is …

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Viable Human Embryonic Stem Cells Created By Cloning

A paper in this week’s Cell describes how a team in Oregon finally achieved what many scientists have expected–and many others have dreaded: they derived embryonic stem cells from human embryos that they created in the lab themselves.<p>Shoukhrat Mitalipov and his team at Oregon Health and Science …

Arkansas abortion ban blocked

A federal judge has temporarily blocked an Arkansas law banning abortions after 12 weeks into pregnancy, the first legal test of state early abortion laws passed in 2013.<p>Judge Susan Webber Wright of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas on Friday granted a preliminary …

Facebook’s “like” is on trial, so think twice before liking this article

There are many perils associated with Facebook faux pas (for example, “liking” an ex-girlfriend’s bikini photo or unfriending a former boss), but some are becoming more serious than others—and ending in legal battles. Turns out, seemingly innocuous Facebook clicks have deeper meanings.<p>In the <b>United</b> …

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Sistine Chapel 'has become haven for pickpockets'

Its frescoed walls and ceiling by Michelangelo make it one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world, but the Sistine Chapel has also become a haven for pickpockets, guides have warned.<p>Thefts in the 15th century chapel and in the adjoining Vatican Museums have led some tour guides to …

The Cicadas Are Coming: Here's Photographic Proof

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The cicadas haven't even reached their mating season climax and already the visual evidence of their …

The first GIFs? Prehistoric rock carvings become 'animated' under sunlight

Prehistoric human artwork is simple but breathtaking, as anyone who has seen some up close or in movies such as Werner Herzog's 2011 documentary <i>Cave of Forgotten Dreams</i> can attest. But now archaeologists say that there is more to it than meets the eye: a group of rock carvings in the Italian Alps …

Nutty finding: Olive oil, nuts can protect your brain

It might seem against all logic, but adding a little olive oil or a handful of nuts to your diet each day may help keep your mind clear, researchers reported on Monday. It’s the same diet that’s also been shown to reduce deaths from heart attacks and strokes.<p>The researchers found that people who …

Bed-sharing 'raises cot death risk fivefold'

<b>Sharing a bed with a newborn increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome fivefold, research claims.</b><p>The risk applies even if parents avoid tobacco, alcohol and drugs - other factors firmly linked to cot deaths.<p>The BMJ Open research compared nearly 1,500 cot deaths with a control group of more …

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder linked to adult obesity

Having childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder could lead to a life of<p>obesity, even if ADHDsymptoms disappear in adulthood, a new study shows.<p>The study, which followed up on 207 middle-class men who had been diagnosed with<p>ADHDas children, found that some 33 years after their diagnosis, …

How half the rice in the Chinese city of Guangzhou was poisoned by pollution

The latest in China’s rolling cascade of food safety disasters comes from Guangzhou—the capital of Guangdong province in southern China, and one of China’s largest cities—where 44% of rice samples were found to contain poisonous levels of cadmium (link in Chinese). That rice was being served to …

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