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The Speech That Could Make Elizabeth Warren the Next President of the United States

Early Friday evening Sen. Elizabeth Warren took to the Senate floor and gave a plain-spoken, barn-burning speech that could make history and put her into serious contention to be the next President of the United States.<p>There are only a handful of political speeches that have such historic impact. …

Growing Blueberries - Quick Guide and Master Grower's Tips

Do you love the taste and health benefits of blueberries? Would you like a fruit crop that will produce well in a short amount of time and doesn’t …

Gardening

10 Incredible Uses for Epsom Salt in the Garden

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So You Think Starting a Garden Will Be Easy After TEOTWAWKI, by Dr. Prepper - Part 1

It amazes me when I see one of those “Survival Garden in a Can” products that supposedly sells you the peace of mind that if you purchase these …

Gardening

Chili Mac

<i>This chili mac recipe is simple to prepare and makes a great weeknight meal that even picky kids will love!</i><p>This Chili Mac is quickly outdoing my Creamy Baked Spaghetti as our family's favorite meal. We are eating it on the regular.<p>We used to live in a little town with a Steak 'N Shake. They had …

The Secret Trick to Great Game Day Wings

You don’t need a deep fryer to cook up this fan favorite.<p>If I had a fantasy football point for every time I heard that some bar had the “best wings,” I surely wouldn’t be second-last in my league right now.<p>Let’s admit that most wings are about average. That’s because most bars buy cheap chicken …

Give student loans the finger: A new solution to a massive generational outrage

<b>(AP/Matt Rourke)</b><p>Young people and their future families are being bankrupted. Here’s a radical response to the heist of the century<p>Kyle Schmidlin<p>October 18, 2014 10:30am (UTC)<p>This post originally appeared on Third Rail News.<p>Recently, news broke that Rolling Jubilee, a nonprofit organization …

Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Begin To Come Forward

LOS ANGELES -- With the public in the U.S. and Latin America becoming increasingly skeptical of the war on drugs, key figures in a scandal that once rocked the Central Intelligence Agency are coming forward to tell their stories in a new documentary and in a series of interviews with The Huffington …

6 DIY Cured Fish Recipes for the Best Bagels Ever

Bagels on a weekend morning are a time-honored tradition for many. Take the meal up a notch by adding some homemade cured fish to the spread.<p>Bagels …

This Is What People Ate In The 18th Century. Be Happy You're Alive Today Instead.

Imagine: After a trying day of being genteel, you collapse in an oaken chair at your English countryside home sometime in the 1700s for a nice, warm snack -- fish custard! Yum!<p>According to Alyssa Connell and Marissa Nicosia, however, "yum" is decidedly NOT a reaction elicited by the dish they say …

9 Money-Saving Items to Pack on Your Next Cruise

<i>Daniel Dudek-Corrigan / Flickr</i><p>Almost every cruise passenger has experienced the "why didn't I bring it" moment at some point or another. After hours of strategically packing your bag with items to curb shipboard expenses, it's easy to overlook how add-ons (think poolside cocktails and spa …

Garlic Shrimp and White Beans

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Canned beans are your friend in this garlic shrimp recipe.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>3 garlic cloves, minced, divided<p>2 dried chiles de árbol<p>1 bay leaf, preferably fresh<p>1 1/4 cups chopped tomato (about 8 ounces)<p>Kosher …

Perfect Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken Thighs

2 to 4 main-course<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Sophisticated enough for a Sunday supper yet quick enough for Wednesday's dinner, this master recipe is all in the technique. Cook the thighs skin side down in a cast-iron skillet to render out the fat and make the skin as crisp and, dare we say, delicious as …

Grilled Stuffed Calamari - Grilled Sausage-Stuffed Squid Recipe

Urban Gardening for All

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Urban gardening often seems like an activity only reserved for the particularly ambitious among us. Without space, how can anything grow?<p>But no matter if you have a whole yard or just a windowsill, there's always potential to grow …

Drum Roll: 11 Recipes for Chicken Legs

Eating a meal with your hands always feels like an exciting and novel experience -- even if it means way more napkins and a whole lot of cleanup ahead. Remember when you were a kid, and the whole silverware deal just wasn’t your style? Well, we’re here to help you bring that mentality back.<p>One of …

10 exciting new stir-fry recipes to try this summer

Summer is the ideal season for stir-fries: It’s far too hot to fire up the oven, and stir-fry recipes typically need less than 10 minutes of cooking time. Plus, stir-fries are the perfect way to use the seasonal produce you found at the market (or whatever lingers in your crisper). It's easy enough …

Recipes

Iraqi Stuffed Onions (Dolma Mahshi)

Make the stuffing: Combine rice, parsley, oil, cilantro, pomegranate molasses, tomato paste, cumin, coriander, curry powder, salt and pepper, and 1 …

Recipes

How to Make 'Pigs in a Jacuzzi' for Breakfast

A few weeks ago we stumbled upon this morning gem. The simplicity of bread + eggs + cheese instantly appealed to both Pinterest lurkers and the less culinary inclined. If you've got a knife, spoon and oven (a toaster oven will work, too), this "breakfast hack" can be broken down into a few quick …

How to Cook the 5 Different Types of Pacific Salmon

Here are the five types of Pacific salmon—and what to do with them.<p>Another reason to choose wild salmon: the wonderful variety available. Here are the five types of Pacific salmon—and what to do with them:<p><b>Chinook</b><p>Also known as king, its nicely fatty flesh is ideal for slow-roasting.<p><b>Sockeye</b><p>Sometimes …

Seafood

Peanut Butter–Sriracha Toast

1 Servings<p>“The fresh herbs and scallion might seem strange, but they work. And the hot sauce? Makes anything better.” —Carla Lalli Music, food and features editor<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Peanut butter<p>Slice of toast<p>Sliced scallion<p>Fresh cilantro leaves<p>Sriracha<p>Fresh lime juice<p>Flaky sea salt (such …

Recipes

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

15 Non-Kitchen Tools to Use in the Kitchen

Dental floss just may be our new favorite kitchen tool—here are our favorite surprising and useful kitchen hacks.<p>In the midst of cooking, have you ever realized you were missing the necessary tools for the job? Hey, it's happened to the best of us. If you're scrappy, you've no doubt hacked a …

grilled cheese

Smoked Salmon Tartines with Fried Capers

4 Servings<p>Find hot-smoked salmon, a Pacific Northwest delicacy, at specialty grocers.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ small red onion, very thinly sliced<p>⅔ cup Champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar<p>¼ cup vegetable oil<p>2 tablespoons capers, rinsed, patted dry<p>8 slices country-style bread, toasted or …

Seafood

Step-by-Step: Build the Ultimate Raised Bed

The perfect raised bed<p>A raised bed—essentially a large planting box—is the ultimate problem solver: It offers perfect drainage, protection from …

Gardening

Starting Seeds Indoors Just Got Easier

Face it, people: Gardening can be pricey. New plants, tools, and all those extras can add up. So how do you slice your gardening budget? Consider …

6 Edible ground cover plants for backyards and gardens

Our modern love affair with grass lawns is somewhat at odds with many of our efforts to conserve water and energy in our yards, along with our desire …