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How To Quick Pickle Any Vegetable — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Cool, briny pickles straight from the fridge are one of the simplest pleasures of summer. Quick pickling is also a brilliant solution for preserving …

Recipes

Grilled Thai Ginger-Garlic Pork Chops

Recipe<p>Servings: four.<p>Serve these chops with Cilantro-Mint Sauce or Fresh Plum Salsa or a simple Thai salad of sweet onions, cucumbers, and carrots in …

Recipes

Middle Eastern Recipes

• Recipes<br>• Cuisine• <b><br>Middle Eastern</b><p>Sort:<p>Most Popular<p>latest<p>Middle Eastern The Best Baba GanoushA few simple tricks make this the richest, smokiest, creamiest baba ganoush in town.<p>Middle Eastern Hummus Fries With Spicy Tahini DipNot fried hummus, but a crispy chickpea-flour snack paired with a spicy tahini …

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The Papa John's Dude Has Resigned After Saying N-Word During PR Exercise

His defense was a familiar script we've read before.<p>Papa John’s founder John Schnatter has seen himself in hot water before, but this time, he’s …

Why You Have to Poop in the Morning, According to Science

The early bird also gets a satisfying bowel movement.<p>Morning poops are the best poops — so says gastroenterologist Dr. Sarina Pasricha. And the art …

Picking the Perfect Paint Color! 5 Colors That You Can’t Screw Up

In a world where there are quite literally millions of paint color options, how do you tackle the daunting task of choosing the right one for your …

Water Heater Maintenance: Extend Water Heater Life

A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing<p>Place a bucket below the discharge pipe and gently lift the lever on the pressure-relief …

Here's Why You Won't Make Money Flipping Houses

Who among us hasn't entertained visions of buying a distressed house, fixing it up, and selling it for a handsome profit? HGTV shows make it look …

'Fat Bombs' Are Key to Keto Diet Success, Experts Say

The ketogenic diet has emerged as the weight-loss plan for women who want to shed fat fast, and for good reason: This very low-carb, high-fat way of …

Linguists Say We Might Be Able to Communicate With Aliens If We Ever Encounter Them

If humans ever encountered extraterrestrials, would we be able to communicate with them? That was the question posed by linguists from across the …

7 Secrets to Loading Your Dishwasher the Right Way

Everyone has a favorite way to load the dishwasher. But guess what: These tips will help you do it right.<p>You never realize how vital your dishwasher …

Shrimp and Chorizo Mixed Grill

This crowd-pleasing mixed grill features lots of fresh spring asparagus, making it just the thing for your Memorial Day cookout. The accompanying …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

15 Stylish Houseplants That Actually Thrive In Low Light

Hard to kill, easy on the eyes.<p>(Be cautious if you have pets, though — some of these can be toxic.)

You’ll Never Regret Painting Your Entire House in This Color

Take your neutrals game up a notch by painting your entire home in an unexpected hue. Our favorite of the moment is Farrow & Ball Pale Powder (No. …

This Is The Absolute Best Gray Paint Color, According To Our Decorating Editor

The last few years—decades really—have brought a lot of gray. (And white and beige and off white and cream and well, you get it.) Neutrals are …

Why I'm Obsessed with This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Most of the internet food world has spent the last six months going gaga over Alison Roman's salted chocolate chip shortbread cookies, but as a mom …

7 outdoor adventures in Louisiana you’ve probably never considered

Louisiana is a state where you can spot gators in swamps, catch crawfish in bayous, and reel in speckled trout or redfish from the Gulf of Mexico. …

12 Mouthwatering Margarita Recipes

1 of 12<p>The Coastal Margarita<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Pomegranate Margarita<p>3 of 12<p>CORZO Mayan Margarita<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Key Lime Margarita<p>Advertisement<p>5 …

Magic Lemon Pie Recipe

"Lemon Meringue Pie using sweetened condensed milk and bottled lemon juice."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crust<p>1/2 cup lemon juice<p>1 …

5 Common Mistakes People Make While Renovating Their House

Renovating (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)<p>Renovating your house can be a pretty chaotic thing. While the end result is always worth it, getting till …

How to get rid of ‘screen burn’ on your windows

By Jeanne Huber<p><i>Q: Two or three windows in my townhouse appear to have the screen etched onto the outside, yet I can't feel anything there. I've tried using regular glass cleaner, but nothing comes off. The windows were installed in 1998 and are welded-vinyl windows, double hung. What could this be,</i> …

Cleaning

The *Very* Fancy Cantonese Sauce Chefs Adore, Home Cook-ified

There are condiments, and then there’s XO sauce. It may not be a household name like Sriracha, but those who are familiar with the Chinese condiment revere it as much as college students like squeezing the rooster. Even the name, inadvertently suggestive of intimate affairs, is alluring.<p>Like a …

Green living room ideas – redecorate with the summer’s most harmonious hues

For a laid-back, soothing feel, introduce these natural, easy-on-the-eye shades to your living room<p>You might think it’s a little dark to put on the …

Expert Advice: Three No-Fail Color Palettes for Walls, Ceiling, and Trim

Never underestimate the power of paint—a fresh coat goes a long way toward reframing a space without the time or commitment of a remodel. But …

20 Meatless Casseroles That Almost Require No Effort

If you ask us, there's nothing like a nice comforting meal for dinner, no matter the season. Whether you're a full-time vegetarian trying to add …

Two weeks in Panama - The Perfect Itinerary - Central America

Central America, Panama<p>The Perfect Panama Itinerary<p>9 Comments<p><i>(This post contains affiliate links, for more information read this</i> <i>privacy …

DIY Staghorn Fern Mounting - Gardening Solutions - University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Staghorn Fern Mounting Tutorial<p>Staghorn ferns (<i>Platycerium</i> spp.) are tropical plants that, despite their exotic appearance, shouldn't be too …

Lokal A-Frame

Maurice River, New Jersey<p>The Lokal A-Frame is a boutique vacation home rental 50 minutes outside of Philadelphia. It was designed and renovated by Chad and Courtney Ludeman - the team behind Lokal Hotel and the 100K House. The home was purchased from the original owners who built the A-Frame on a …

Living Rooms

Everything You Need to Know About Cottage Gardens

When the British garden writer Christopher Lloyd declared that “gardening, like living, should be fun,” he must have been thinking about cottage …