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Low-Cost, Homemade Mosquito Trap - DIY

Modern technology has brought us many benefits, including mosquito traps that cost hundreds of dollars, but sometimes we overlook simple solutions to …

Cassata Siciliana

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: The ultimate Sicilian dessert and a must at the Easter table: a ricotta and chocolate-filled cake, with layers of sponge cake and pistachio …

Why do you need this soap - Activated Charcoal Facial Soap Bar - Essential Oil Soap - Natural Soap

This Activated Charcoal handmade soap is my best selling soap and here's why - my charcoal soap contains activated charcoal in addition to a combination of essential oils wonderful for any skin type, not drying just soothing. Makes a wonderful facial soap and a great all over body bar.<p>This listing …

How to Make Dukkah at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Jeanine Donofrio from Love and Lemons is sharing a versatile Middle Eastern spice mix that will spice up your life -- or at least your dinner.</i><p>For …

Spices

Currently Crushing On.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> March 22, 2014 20<p>{via}<p>this strawberry coffee cake. i love so much.<p>these korean bbq pork lettuce wraps. are everything.<p>these spiked …

Braised Marinated Artichokes Recipe

Raise your hand if you love artichokes! Usually I prepare mine steamed, with a little balsamic mayo for dipping. But this braising method is quickly …

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9 Foods Doctors Swear By

In my book "Eat it to Beat It!" I tell you what to eat and what to avoid, based on the latest medical research. That got me thinking, what do the …

Aleister Crowley: The Wickedest Man in the World Documents the Life of the Bizarre Occultist, Poet & Mountaineer

Perhaps no one single person has had such widespread influence on the countercultural turns of the 20th century as Cambridge-educated occultist and …

How to unhook all those apps with access to your data

Nick Bilton shows how to kick forgotten corporate eyes out of your Twitter, Facebook and Google accounts: "it’s time to start deleting." [NYT]

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Fried Chicken and Waffle Grilled Cheese

April is National Grilled Cheese Month, so we’re celebrating by posting a grilled cheese sandwich every day. This is No. 11. See all of our grilled …

Cooking

Quattro Formaggio Grilled Cheese Sandwich

<i>makes 1 sandwich</i><p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoons oil for cooking (I used grapeseed)<br>2 tablespoon butter, softened<br>2 slices Italian bread (though any kind will …

Grilling

Wild Mushroom Panini

Ingredients<p>canola oil cooking spray<br>• flour for dusting pan<br>• 1 Tbsp canola oil 15 mL<br>• 10 oz sliced chanterelle mushroom ( or your favorite variety) 300 …

Food

10 Cool Shipping Container Homes

Innovative shipping container homes show just how good sustainable architecture can look.<p>Beach Box<p>Its location in the Hamptons may be flattering, but …

The Only Creamed Spinach Recipe You'll Ever Need

We recently talked to you about what you need to make a good steak really great -- homemade steak sauce, in case you missed it -- and today we're going to share with you the secret to making that steak experience 100 percent complete and awesome: creamed spinach.<p>If you have a meal at any great …

38 Tofu Recipes: Stir-Fries, Stews, Dips, and More

A collection of great tofu recipes, from stews and stir-fries to dips, on the grill, and in beignets<p><b>We love tofu. There, we said it.</b> (Again.) Bean curd—whether bouncy firm, dribblingly soft, or somewhere in between—is a versatile, healthy, and, dare we say, flavorful ingredient. Make the most of it …

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English Muffin Bread

A few years ago I told my friend Sandra that I thought she should be selling toast, that it would be the Next Big Thing. I like to think that I was …

25 Movies With Unsimulated Sex

Just because the sex is real doesn't mean it's porn.

Sexuality

Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream: Homemade Gift Ideas

<i>How to make homemade shaving cream with coconut oil and shea butter that smells of a delicious rosemary-mint pairing. Great for personalized</i> …

Skin Care

Homemade Coffee Creamer - Four Different Flavor Recipes

One day, a few years ago, I decided that I was ready to start drinking coffee. The coffee aisle always smelled so good and it was getting harder to …

Coffee

Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict With Dill Hollandaise Recipe

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 recipe Foolproof Hollandaise1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill fronds4 English muffins8 slices smoked salmon4 eggs, poached with this methodSliced scallions, to garnish<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Combine hollandaise with 2 teaspoons dill. Toast the …

How to Make Chicken Noodle Soup Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Our former head of distribution and partnerships, Maddy Martin, beats back flu season with the purest,</i> …

Food Preservation

Beer Glazed Citrus Chicken with Orange Arugula Greens

Beer Glazed Citrus Chicken with Orange Arugula Greens.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> February 17, 2014 79<p>Oh hi. Here is proof that I didn’t live on the couch all last …

P. F. Chang's Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe | Six Sisters' Stuff

Sauce<p>Heat vegetable oil in a medium saucepan over medium/low heat. Don't get the oil too hot.<p>Add ginger and garlic to the pan and then quickly add …

24 Citrus Recipes with Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit

Winter is citrus season, and these 24 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible<p>Winter is citrus season, and these 21 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible.

Seafood

A Fancy Valentine's Day Menu

This fancy Valentine's Day menu features unexpected ingredients with every course, which is sure to impress your sweetheart.<p>If you want to majorly impress your sweetheart, look no further than this four-course menu. Things start sexy with an unexpected lamb tartare, and you'll keep that air of …

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Brussels Sprouts with Pine Nuts & Thyme

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: A simple, elegant side dish, with ingredients you probably have on hand already.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends</i> …

Brussels Sprouts