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Braised Brussels sprouts praised

December 4, 2019, 6:04am Food

The latest cookbook from America’s Test Kitchen is “The Side Dish Bible,” a curated collection of 1,001 recipes for everything from roasted artichokes to stuffed zucchini. Read story

Spaghetti and meatballs recipe even better the second day

December 4, 2019, 6:02am Food

Tasty, light meatballs in a rich pasta sauce are an American favorite. The meatballs in this recipe are made with bread soaked in water and squeezed dry. This makes them very light and fluffy. Read story

Easy chickpeas dish good for any meal

December 4, 2019, 6:02am Food

During this busy holiday time of year, it can be easy to lose track of all the meals you need to be eating. That’s where a dish like this one comes in handy: It’s got just a few ingredients, many of them pantry staples. It’s hearty enough for dinner, light enough for lunch, flexible enough for eaters of various dietary persuasions. (Just turn it into a side for carnivores or… Read story

Sheet pan cauliflower robust dish

December 4, 2019, 6:01am Food

The stone fruit flavors and minerality of a dry Masciarelli Trebbiano d’Abruzzo 2017 ($12.99) ideally match the robust flavors of the roasted cauliflower, onions, and vinaigrette. Read story

Mulching, watering help plants avert winterkill

December 3, 2019, 6:05am Life

Wind-driven air and too little precipitation are common wintertime side effects that can damage drought-sensitive trees, lawns and shrubs. Read story

Here’s how to cut the cord on electronics-related clutter

December 3, 2019, 6:04am Life

Every household has different organizing challenges. Sometimes people have too many clothes, books, or toys and not enough space for them. Other times, a home’s kitchen cabinets aren’t properly organized, or the home office is full of stacks of paper that no one wants to look through. But the one organizing challenge that seems to exist in every house is a box of old cables, plugs and other miscellaneous tech… Read story

Deck the Halls: 5 easy, elegant ways to decorate for holidays

December 3, 2019, 6:04am Life

It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but between hosting holiday festivities, shopping for presents and working full time, it can feel like the most stressful. Read story

Expert in linens offers rules to dress your table

December 3, 2019, 6:03am Life

Jane Scott Hodges knows something about table linens. The founder of the luxury company Leontine Linens works directly with interior designers and also is the author of “Linens: For Every Room and Occasion.” Here’s her best advice on entertaining — beautifully and practically — with linens. Read story

Gardening With Allen: Gardening gives life meaning, structure

December 3, 2019, 6:02am Latest News

Life becomes so hectic this time of year that we find ourselves coming and going at the same time. It sometimes helps to take a few minutes to relax and ask ourselves what is important and meaningful in life. What are some things which give joy, peace and stability in a hectic world? Read story

Energy Adviser: Make the switch to LED lights

December 3, 2019, 6:01am Life

If you haven’t done so already, you’re probably gearing up to put up a tree, hang the stockings and cover your home, inside and out, in bright festive lights. Read story