chad johannesen

Small Bites to Bring: 15 Savory Dishes for a Holiday Potluck Party

Call me crazy, but I love a good holiday potluck. Filling my plate with a taste of this, a scoop of that, one or two of those — hand me a fork and I'm in foodie heaven. But before that can happen comes the agony of deciding what to bring myself. Finding that perfect dish that will simultaneously please and impress, plus be easy to shuttle along in a car or on a bus, is no small feat. Perhaps one of these this year? More


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How To Deal with a Downed Tree

2012118KN1.jpegWhether it's a tornado, flood, high winds, or a hurricane that causes a tree to go down, there are lots of things to think about. How to clean it up, what to do with all of that wood, and ultimately how to replace it are questions that come to mind.

Dealing with a Downed Tree
  Apartment Therapy


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Sustainable Seafood: 9 Best Choices & Recipes to Make Tonight

Seafood is a healthy and tasty addition to the weekly meal rotation, but finding the best choices for your family and the environment can be complicated and confusing. We're here to make it a little easier, with nine seafood options graded "Best Choice" by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch guide, along with recipes for preparing them. More


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Try This: Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs — The Cheesemonger

2012_11_5-cheesymeatball1.jpgLast month's Everyday Food magazine shared a great way to make your meatballs literally burst with cheese. It's easy to do, and while they recommend using ground chicken for a different take on chicken Parmesan, you can choose whatever meatball you like best. More


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Are You the Noisy Upstairs Neighbor?

2012117KN2.jpegA reader wrote for advice about how to deal with her downstairs neighbors: "while we are tiptoeing, they think we are stomping around. What should we do?"

Are You the Noisy Neighbor?
  Apartment Therapy


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Tracey and Jason’s Shades of Green Kitchen — Kitchen Spotlight

The Viking stove and refrigerator in this San Francisco kitchen may have been the biggest indulgence, but owners Tracey and Jason say that's not what grabs people's attention. "People are drawn to our color choices for the kitchen," they tell Apartment Therapy in this 2010 House Tour, referring to the shades of green paired with black countertops, cream cabinets, and a few splashy red accents. More


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