As a new plant parent you have to get to know your plant: how tough it is or isn't, how much water it really craves, and if it prefers classical music or perhaps an 80s throwback.
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One hint: Add lots of salt to that pasta water.
The first rule of making a terrarium is that you don't talk about making a terrarium -- you just go buy one.
The first step to workspace zen is to hide your uglies.
On face value, building an egg sandwich is simple. But when you start to think about each element, things get complicated.
There's a trick that's as easy breezy as the islands where these sunny fruits are grown.
You never know when you'll be called on to make a cake, cut biscuits, or roll flatbread.
If you are a new or very occasional baker, here's what you need to know.
So many of my early kitchen mishaps could've been avoided if only I'd had this griddle/grill.
We are indebted to Parks and Rec for some valuable food lessons that only its quirky, food-loving crew of characters could've taught us.
Once your food is cooked, according to the time indicated on whichever recipe you are using, there are two methods to release pressure: natural and quick pressure release.
Skip the cheese plate and opt for a simple, oozy baked Brie that anyone can make -- and everyone will enjoy.
Here's how you can add your own interpretation of this elusive dish to the mix.
Once you get the feel for these sauces, you'll be able to whisk them up whenever you want to get fancy.
You're doing grits wrong. Here's how to do them right.
It's time to put down that store-bought jar.
The perfect from-scratch hot chocolate is just 3 pantry ingredients and 10 minutes away.
You'll still have room for that slice of pie afterwards -- just don't eat it on the same plate.
Here's how to achieve perfect citrus segments and leave all of the pith and membrane behind.
Your ice cream called. It wants to be covered in warm, gooey caramel sauce.
There are 3 million chicken recipes on the Internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.
Add a few to your shelf and that new you will be eating pretty well in 2015.
My ideal hot chocolate has creaminess from milk, subtle orange notes, and even a slight spiciness.
Debate rages amongst D.B. enthusiasts about which form of the dish reigns supreme.
You can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.
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