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Far from gloomy, darker paints create a cozy, more welcoming room

Far from gloomy, darker paints create a cozy, more welcoming room

Dark hues have a bad rap as gloomy and depressing. More likely, they're bringing home the good vibes, all year long.
Transform Asian kitchen staples into an umami-packed vegetarian soup

Transform Asian kitchen staples into an umami-packed vegetarian soup

It’s a common misconception that the best soups require long ingredient lists and hours of simmering. In fact, just a handful of high-flavor items can be transformed into an umami-bomb of a soup in just 45 minutes.
This year, why not make custom chocolates for, or with, your Valentine?

This year, why not make custom chocolates for, or with, your Valentine?

Since Cadbury popularized the fancy box of chocolates in the 19th century, the link between love and those darkly sweet treats has only grown stronger — thanks partly to years of clever marketing.
An Italian flourless chocolate cake hits the right sweet notes for Valentine's Day

An Italian flourless chocolate cake hits the right sweet notes for Valentine's Day

Chocolate is inextricably linked to Valentine’s Day, and much of it comes packaged in heart-shaped boxes.
For a romantic Valentine's Day dinner at home, a recipe that doesn't tie you down in the kitchen

For a romantic Valentine's Day dinner at home, a recipe that doesn't tie you down in the kitchen

The first decision that needs to be made on Valentine’s Day is: Eat in or go out? Since you are checking out this article and recipe, I‘m thinking that you (like me!) are of the stay-home-and-cook persuasion.
New book based on sex survey offers unprecedented look into Canadians' bedrooms

New book based on sex survey offers unprecedented look into Canadians' bedrooms

Until recently, Tina Fetner's sociology students at McMaster University were skeptical when she presented statistics about sexual activity.
Here's how to beat the hype and overcome loneliness on Valentine's Day

Here's how to beat the hype and overcome loneliness on Valentine's Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Elise Plessis hasn't been in a long-term relationship for 26 years. It's by choice, yet she still suffers FOMO when Valentine's Day rolls around.
Couple exchanges vows on Tin Hat Mountain in qathet region

Couple exchanges vows on Tin Hat Mountain in qathet region

Wedding ceremony held in backyard before helicopter ride to the peak
Before you start seeds indoors, make sure they're not duds

Before you start seeds indoors, make sure they're not duds

I’ve had just about enough of winter and am itching to get my hands dirty. I can’t do that yet in my New York garden, but I have been distracting myself by growing microgreens and dwarf strawberries on the kitchen counter.
For a comforting vegetarian meal, bake your farro with tomatoes and cheese instead of boiling it

For a comforting vegetarian meal, bake your farro with tomatoes and cheese instead of boiling it

For a cheesy — and easy — one-pot vegetarian dinner, we move our grains off the stovetop and into the oven. But first, we give them an almost effortless flavor boost.