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Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

What Is The Difference Between Baking Powder And Baking Soda?

<i>What is the difference between baking powder and baking soda? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Ryan Goodwin, former professional cook, on Quora:</b><p>If you’ve ever built one of those …

A Professional Baker's Insider Tips for Making the Best Macarons

<i>All this month, the Food52 Baking Club is baking through Thomas Keller and Sebastien Rouxel’s</i> Bouchon Bakery. <i>Today, Club member and professional baker Timmy Gibbons shares why the book's recipe for macarons is his favorite and reveals his secrets for making perfect macarons, every time.</i><p>When I first …

REVIEW: Nest's new $499 home security system is simple to install and made me feel a lot safer

As an extremely neurotic homeowner, I am always looking for new ways to keep my home safe and spy on my dog, to make sure he's not getting into mischief.<p>So I was extremely excited to try out the Nest Secure, the smart-home company's new $499 security system. Nest, one of Google's corporate …

Smart Homes

Sweet Pumpkin Strudel

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.<p>For the filling: Combine the pumpkin, cream cheese, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, ginger and nutmeg in a small bowl. …

Crescent Roll Cheesecake

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2 cans Pillsbury crescent rolls<br>2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened<br>1 1⁄2 tsp. vanilla<br>1⁄4 cup butter, melted<br>Cinnamon<br>Sugar<p><b>Steps</b><p>Preheat …

Apple Cheddar Muffins Recipe on Food52

• 1 cup all-purpose flour<br>• 1 cup barley flour (or more all-purpose if you don't have barley; whole-wheat would also work)<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon<br>• 1 pinch ground nutmeg<br>• 1 cup coarsely grated sharp cheddar, or in small cubes if …

How to Choose the Best Cake Pans

Cake is a complex thing. Even when you start with a flawless recipe, factors ranging from creaming technique to ingredient temperature can affect how the cake turns out. I used to work full time at a wedding-cake boutique in Greenwich, Connecticut, and I continued making wedding and …

Understanding the Painterly Value in Art

January 15, 2017<p>Alias of Ksenija Pantelić<p>When one discusses the <b>value in art</b> there are two very distinctive paths to follow. The concern with value in …

Art

Behance

The Ultimate Hong Kong Travel Guide for Food Lovers (PDF Download)

Introduction to Hong Kong<p>In this Hong Kong Travel Guide for Food Lovers you’ll find personal tips and recommendations about where to stay, things to …

Hong Kong

50 of the latest art, crafts, design and photography books to inspire you

When you can't wait to return to the normal routine this Christmas, and you're itching to get creative, the following recommended creative books will …

The 3 most important makeup swaps to make first if you’re going natural

Fundamentally, makeup is all about enhancing your natural beauty. (Unless you’re on the #nomakeup train a la Alicia Keys, in which case never mind.) …

Makeup

Don't Buy An $1,800 MacBook Pro, The Deals Will Come (Eventually)

Can you afford a $1,500 or $1,800 MacBook? I didn’t think so.<p>My advice: wait. Unless you’re also in the market for a $1,400 Apple Watch 2 with Stainless Steel Case and Fauve Barenia Leather.<p>Retailers will eventually offer discounts on the new MacBook Pros. Take the 12-inch MacBook. Roughly six …

The perfect Thanksgiving music: 5 playlists to cook, eat and clean up by

By James David Jacobs<p>Unlike Christmas or New Year’s Eve or even Halloween, Thanksgiving has no established musical repertoire. That makes sense, because it’s a relatively new tradition. But it’s also surprising, given all that music can do for us on the day. It can motivate and quicken our pace …

Australia

1<p>You should arrive at the airport for your flight to Melbourne, via Singapore.<p>2<p>From Singapore, take your connecting flight to Melbourne.<p>3<p>Welcome to Australia! Melbourne is one of the world’s greatest cities and our home for three nights is the five-star Pullman on the Park in East Melbourne, just …

These Beauty Buys Will Get You SO Many Compliments

When it comes to beauty highs, nothing beats a spontaneous compliment. Whether it's a coworker asking what highlighter you're wearing or a stranger …

A Simple Guide to Color Correcting

Why you should put green concealer on red patches<p>"When applied to the human face, the same sort of cancellation happens on the skin as it would on canvas."<p>I talked to Amy Zdunowski-Roeder, a New York-based makeup artist, about how applying a thick green gloop to my pimples and thick orange gloop to …

Tokyo, Restaurant search result : Page 1

• No smoking<br>• English menu<br>• English-speaking staff<br>• Late-night service<br>• Special diet<br>• Western cutlery<br>• Lunch<br>• Free Wi-Fi

Japan

Top 6 Pre-Prepared Japanese Foods Great for Souvenirs

Top 6 Pre-Prepared Japanese Foods Great for Souvenirs<p>Convenient and delicious Japanese pre-prepared foods are perfect for souvenirs for overseas …

Japanese Yen

Malaysian hawker chicken chop with mango kerabu

You can find this dish at hawker centres (street-food markets) in Malaysia and Singapore. Hawker dishes are colourful crowd-pleasers with bold flavours. This one comes from Penang.<p>SERVES<p>4 as part of a spread<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 chicken thighs, boned, skin on<br>• thumb-sized piece of fresh ginger, peeled and …

Pan-fried pork and prawns with cellophane noodles

The layers of flavour here – lemony coriander root, Asian celery and white pepper – are what make this dish special. It is a favourite in Bangkok’s Chinatown.<p>SERVES<p>4 as part of a spread<p>INGREDIENTS<p>about 150g fatty pork belly, sliced to the thickness of a £1 coin (enough to cover the base of a medium …

Everything we love to eat is a scam

Among the many things New Yorkers pride ourselves on is food: making it, selling it and consuming only the best, from single-slice pizza to four-star …

Coconut Iced Coffee...with Mini Chocolate Glazed Coffee Doughnuts.

In a medium bowl, combine 1 tablespoon of the yeast with 3/4 cup of the warm milk and stir to dissolve the yeast. Add 3/4 cup of the flour and stir …

World's best sake? Find it in Tohoku, Japan | CNN Travel

Editor's Note —<p>(CNN) — "No moon, no blossom. Just me drinking sake, totally alone."<p>This melancholy haiku was penned by Japanese poet Matsuo Basho in 1689, shortly before he set off on a 1,200-mile journey through Tohoku, Japan's vast northeast that reaches up to Hokkaido.<p>The trip is remembered in …