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Recipes

15 Spice Blends We Can't Live Without

Our favorite store-bought spice mixes, because sometimes it's nice to have the work done for you.<p>At <i>Bon Appétit</i>, we're all about making homemade spice mixes, but sometimes it's nice to have the work done for you. In times of need—aka when we're too lazy to do more than toss seasoned chicken into a …

Cooking

9 Golden Recipes That Show Why Turmeric Is Still Trending (and for Good Reason)

After being labeled a "superfood" so quickly even avocado got whiplash, turmeric has been popping up all over trendy food lists. Though research is …

Healthy Eating

9 travel hacks you'll wish you knew all along

Already taking a trip or just planning your next one? These tips will help you save time, money and sanity.<p>Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much for that flight? Forget to pack some important items? What happens if your flight is delayed or canceled?<p>As always, knowledge is power. The more you …

18 Reasons to Make Pork Chops Your New Fave Weeknight Meal

The search for compelling weeknight dinner recipes is always ongoing. Just when you think you’re set with slow cooker chicken recipes, you realize that you need more than poultry in your life. You include healthy salmon into your routine and vegetarian tacos for meatless Monday, but there’s still …

Cooking

Take Your Storage Up A Level With These Smart Shelving Hacks

Cheap shelving is easy to come by, but the inexpensive options that are little more than glorified pieces of plywood won't add much interest to a …

House Design

26 Very Long Books Worth the Time They’ll Take to Read

Binge-watching is easy; just drag the laptop into bed and go. But savoring a book of, say, 800 pages or longer is a <i>project</i>. No book that size is …

Literature

Words in your ears: the 10 best books podcasts

A bookseller and writer chooses his favourite audio options for those occasions when actually reading a book would be ill-advised<p>You can’t read books all the time; trust me, I’ve tried (and like I said to the officer, at least I wasn’t texting and driving). The next best thing is a good books …

Cooking Tips from Bloggers

Yo, wannabe Bobby Flay or Rachael Ray—you don’t need a culinary degree, a fancy kitchen or a show on The Food Network to be a good cook. The key to …

Healthy Eating

10 Awesome Bloggers Share Their Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes

While slow cookers are perfectly fine to use year-round, people start to get excited about using this trendy appliance in fall. Slow cooker meals …

Cooking

10 Best Indian Chicken Curry Recipes - Page 2 of 10

Chicken Tikka Masala<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>2 Tbsp curry or tandoori paste<br>2 Tbsp natural yogurt<br>2 chicken breasts, skinned and chopped<br>3 Tbsp single cream<br>200 gm / 7 …

17 Books To Drop Everything and Read Right Now

Now that fall is here, the idea of wrapping up in a comfy fleece blanket with a cup of cider and a good book is all-encompassing. From lesser-known …

Books

Easy and Inexpensive Way to Clean Grout Yourself

Easy and Inexpensive Way to Clean Grout Yourself<p>Save Money Cleaning Grout Yourself<p>Ceramic tile is so beautiful when it is first installed, but over …

Home Improvement

This Is What Foodies Make When They Don't Have Time to Cook

You’ve spent hours toiling at your desk, ticked a torrent of tasks off your to-do list, and finally arrived home. But before you can relax on the …

5 Dirty Secrets to a " Less Work " Garden - Quiet Corner

It took over 20 years of gardening to realize that I didn’t have to work so hard to achieve a fruitful harvest. As the limitless energy of my youth …

Gardening

These Cucumber Sushi Rolls Are Refreshingly Amazing

There's no denying the refreshing qualities of a cucumber.<p>Sushi is the answer to hot-weather dining. It doesn’t demand the use of an oven ― a must during sweltering summer months ― and it fills us up without making us feel bloated. It’s basically all we want when the heat is beating us down, …

My favorite Fine Gardening articles ever! - FineGardening

<b>Recently Steve Aitken, FG’s editor, asked the FG editors to name our favorite article from the past 20+ years of FG. That’s a tough one! Rather than</b> …

Gardening

'Stranger Things' creators explain it all about season 1

I really enjoyed Netflix’s <i>Stranger Things</i>, an unapologetic tribute to the works of Steven Spielberg, Stephen King, John Carpenter, and other masters …

8 Fresh Ways to Green Up Your Indoor Space

With urban living on the rise, many of us no longer have so much as a balcony to our names, let alone a lawn or a garden. But being an apartment …

West Elm

Meet David Phillips, The Guy Who Earned 1.2 Million Airline Miles With Chocolate Pudding

David Phillips is a deal-finding genius, and you can travel like him too.<p>If there’s anyone who knows how to hack a travel deal, it’s DavidPhillips.<p>In 1999, the civil engineer from California catapulted into fame after he earned a whopping 1.2 million airline miles by taking advantage of a Healthy …

Zucchini Fritters for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!

Come summer, zucchini is abundant. But it's also pretty available (and pretty tasty) all year round. I love to shred zucchini and sauté it in butter for a quick veg to eat at any meal, but I was recently looking for a way to make it even yummier as a side or maybe a vegetarian main.<p>Enter the …

The One Tonic I Recommend For Amazing Sleep: An M.D. Explains

<i>Ellen Vora, M.D., is a holistic psychiatrist practicing with Frank Lipman, M.D., at the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in NYC. This week, we're</i> …

Alternative Medicine

10 meals to build muscle on a low-carb diet

BLT Summer Rolls with Avocado<p>Serves 4<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>8 slices bacon<p>1/2 - 1 large tomato<p>1/2 - 1 avocado<p>4 rice paper wrappers<p>4 large butter lettuce leaves<p>8 …

Recipes

This self-watering herb garden is completely idiot-proof

It's not always easy to keep house plants alive. Most are self-effacing by nature — they're background decorations. Spend a few days at a business trip and oops, your basil or cilantro is gone.<p>Fortunately for you cold-blooded plant killers out there, a new product can stop you from claiming more …

Gardening

15 Things You Should Be Grilling (That You Probably Aren't)

1. Watermelon.<p>Everybody knows that burgers are great on the grill. And hot dogs take on a welcomed char that just isn't possible when cooked in the microwave. But those aren't the only foods that benefit from a little outdoor cooking. We're not talking chicken or steak either -- no, it's time to …

12 Summer Sandwiches for Weekday Lunches

Making a great sandwich is an art form. Too often we settle for boring stacks of bread, meat, cheese, and veggies. Yes, they are easy to assemble, …

How to Build a Sleek Outdoor Sofa for Cheap

Buying pre-made outdoor patio furniture can be expensive, but this DIY outdoor sofa can be made in a day using basic supplies from your home store.<p>There's nothing better than enjoying a summer evening while lounging on patio sofa, but pre-made patio furniture is anything but cheap. Still, don't let …

Furniture

5 Flat-Pack Furniture Companies That Are Cooler Than IKEA

Sick of disposable furniture but can’t afford high-end stuff? A new genre of companies fit somewhere in between–and they ship to your door.<p>While companies like ABC Home and Design Within Reach tout the idea of bringing high design to the masses, their items are still out of reach for most of us. …

Searching the Sunny Florida Keys for Netflix's Darkest Show

When you raise kids here, it's all about the water," our captain said. We'd just launched from the marina at The Stoned Crab in Key West, and Tony Osborn, the co-owner of the restaurant and the adjacent Ibis Bay Resort, had agreed to show us a part of the Keys that you don't normally see—to pull …

Bloodline (TV Series)