Seven Great Ways To Make Coffee Without A Coffee Maker

One of the most popular ways to brew coffee in Europe and throughout the world is by using a French press. To brew coffee in a French press, you simply scoop the appropriate amount of ground coffee into a beaker, add hot water, stir, and wait a few minutes.

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Can Put In Your Smoker

If you are a fan of Asian cuisine, then you may already know that smoking a hard-boiled egg is a fantastic way to infuse additional flavor into this brunch staple. Smoked eggs are a great protein-rich smoked option for vegetarians, and are an excellent way to take your deviled eggs to exotic new heights.

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Top Gardening Tools You Will Use This Spring

A trowel is one of the handiest and most helpful gardening tools that you probably didn’t know you needed. These miniature shovel-like items come in several different shapes depending on your exact needs. All of them can fit in a gardening kit, and only require one hand to use, making them a great tool to always have by your side.

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Flowers That Can Survive A Spring Frost

Geraniums are technically a perennial species but are commonly planted as annuals. These popular hearty plants love direct sunlight and flourish in any area with nutrient-rich soil. They are popular hanging plants as well, as they love light and are relatively low-maintenance. These flowers come in several colors, and while they can’t handle a deep freeze, they can tolerate a brief spring frost.

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Priceless Tips For Budget-Friendly Design

Whether you’re starting from scratch or desire a fresh look, these tips keep your design plans from outpacing your bank account.

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What To Do When A Potato Grows 'Eyes'

If you have a recipe that calls for potatoes, and the only potatoes you have are growing buds, these will probably be safe to use. In most cases, it is safe to eat potatoes that are growing new roots on their exterior, but there are steps you need to take to ensure eating them is safe and delicious.

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Where Do You Store Food If You Don’t Have A Pantry?

A kitchen does not have to have a pantry. Although it’s standard in most homes to find at least a small pantry in the kitchen, it is not a requirement. However, it would be remiss not to point out that the absence of a pantry would likely be a disadvantage when you want to sell your home.

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10 Vegetables You Can Plant In Early Spring

The key to success when planting vegetables in the early spring is knowing what species to plant. Some species do quite well in the cool shoulder seasons of early spring and late fall, while others will shrivel up and die. Only plant species that are proven to thrive in the early spring where you live. Consult with your local garden store for advice, and follow care instructions closely.

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Plants You Can Grow In A Bathroom Without Windows

One of the most popular and most tranquil plants to place in a bathroom with no natural light is lucky bamboo. This stalky and green-leafed plant is one you can find in most garden departments or any Chinatown, and it is also very easy to care for. It can tolerate very little light conditions and loves moist conditions, but it can also handle some dry weather.

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Low Maintenance Spring Flowers That Bloom Annually

Few flowers symbolize the dawn of spring more than daffodils. These yellow and orange blossoms are everywhere as soon as winter passes. One reason these spring blooms are so synonymous with the change in seasons is that they are some of the first flowers to sprout from the earth after the ground thaws.

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How To Make A Home Theater Room (On A Budget)

You likely don’t have many open, unused rooms in your home. Because of that, you must pick the perfect room to convert and dedicate to solely being a home theater. Otherwise, you will be held back during the design process if you’re worried you also need to use the room for something else.

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Why Is My Compost Is Too Wet, And How Do I Fix It?

Your compost pile should be wet, but it shouldn’t exceed 60% water. Ideally, you should maintain between 40% to 60% water content for your compost pile. The microbial organisms within your compost pile need at least some water to thrive.

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Clever Tips And Tricks To Downplay Your TV

That big black box hanging on the wall always seems to be missing from magazine pictures, designer’s reels, and the final reveal on interior design shows. It’s not a mistake or oversight. Quite the contrary, it’s intentional.

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Max vs. Hulu - Which Streaming Service is Better Value?

If you’re looking for a great streaming service, Max and Hulu both offer wonderful entertainment options. Which one is right for you?

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How To Use A Pizza Stone, And Why Your Kitchen Needs One

The first logical step to using your pizza stone is to put it in the oven. While this might seem like a no-brainer, there is a right and a wrong way to execute this first step. Make sure you place the pizza stone in the oven when it is still turned off. There are two reasons for this.

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How To Dry Herbs From Y​​our Garden For Later Use

Nothing beats fresh herbs when you are looking for a way to boost the flavor and freshness of a dish. Herbs from your garden are arguably the freshest ingredients of all, but for those living in a seasonal climate, an herb garden has a shelf life. While you can’t always grow fresh herbs throughout the year, there is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to dry and preserve your delicious home-grown ingredients for later use.

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