Aaron Paterson

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Homemade Ice Cream Cones Recipe

"These cones are in between a crepe and store-bought sugar cones. They're a huge hit with all my friends! If you have extras, store them in an …

Baking

10 Jobs That Always Require a Professional, According to Mike Holmes

Plumbing<p>1/10<p>1/10<p>Photo Credit: Getty Images<p>Your home’s plumbing is complex, and tackling the job yourself can make a mess of your lines or cause …

Home Improvement

The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Need For the Rest of Your Life

><p>Americans are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie — one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. I'm included in that list of seekers. I've tried all sorts of recipes — including Serious Eats' so-called best chocolate chip cookies — but I'm going to …

Dessert

Is it worth it to make your own crème fraîche? Absolutely.

As a kid, I had a weird favorite food: sour cream. I simultaneously horrified and annoyed my family by dolloping copious amounts of my beloved …

Afternoon Tea

Aha! Design: A Countertop Pocket for Plates

We’ve been following furniture and interior design studio Woodchuck for a while. Its founders—woodworker Rutger de Ruiter and stylist Tinta …

Interior Design

If I can make the best pizza dough of my life, you can too

<i>Welcome to Pizza School, in which pizza-making amateur Gwen Ihnat learns the secrets from pizza-making pros.</i><p>Pizza is one of those foods that chefs on …

Italian Food

60+ Popular Restaurant Dishes — Hacked!

From Magnolia Bakery's classic vanilla cupcakes to Red Lobster's addictive Cheddar Bay Biscuits, we've rounded up the best restaurant copycat recipes. (Some even come straight from the source!) Keep reading for 68 tempting options, but be warned: you're about to get very, very hungry.

Olive Garden

A $25.9 million luxury home near Whistler Village is being auctioned off (PHOTOS)

A luxury home in Whistler on a forested estate that was previously listed for $25.9 million is now up for auction to the the highest bidder, through …

Real Estate

Hors d'Oeuvres Recipes Perfect for Summer Entertaining

Be inspired by these bite-size treats from luxury hotels, resorts, and venues.<p>Summertime for most of the country means great weather, longer days, …

Recipes

Pizza Physics: Why Brick Ovens Bake The Perfect Italian-Style Pie

The ideal Italian pizza, be it Neapolitan or Roman, has a crisp crust flecked with dark spots — marks left by a blazing hot oven. The dough is fluffy, moist and stretchy, and the toppings are piping hot. A pizzeria's brick oven pops these out to perfection, but intrepid home cooks attempting to …

New York Style

You Won't Lose Fat and Build Muscle Unless You Do These 6 Things

If you want to build lean, defined muscles efficiently, personal trainer and strength coach Susan Niebergall says, "This is a two part equation. The first part of the equation is fat loss." You do this with nutrition and exercise. Focus on creating a sustainable calorie deficit by eating whole …

Fitness

Crispy Pork Belly Recipe

"Thanks to social media, food bloggers, and celebrity chefs with too much time on their hands, pork belly was/is all the rage. It's a common sight on …

Recipes

16 Simple DIY Aquaponic Systems for Beginners

Having your very own aquaponic system is quite a big deal. It is an achievement that you can really be proud of, and it is also a great way to spend …

Aquaponics

How to Build a Raspberry Pi-Powered Retro Video Game Console

You can build a classic game system for less than $100, and it's easier than you might think. Here's how to use an inexpensive Raspberry Pi board to …

Raspberry Pi

What Is Sweetened Condensed Milk, Anyway?

By Alex Delany<p>It's sticky and milky and kind of gnarly looking, but it's a key player in some of our favorite desserts and drinks.<p>DON’T DRINK THE MILK! Not because it’s bad. But because it’s not regular milk. It’s sweetened condensed milk. Which begs the question: What is sweetened condensed milk, …

Dessert

Swimming Pool Fences: 10 Ideas for Safety & Style at Water’s Edge

A fence is an important safety feature if you have a swimming pool; you don’t want anyone drowning.<p>Legal requirements for swimming pool fences can …

Landscaping

The Best Recipes from North Carolina

We found the best recipes from North Carolina—all from the kitchens of NC cooks. Discover some low country classics, foodie faves and all around good …

North Carolina

45 Construction Terms & Concepts All Architects Should Know

For most recent graduates, it quickly becomes evident that what you learn in architecture school is not necessarily enough to become a confident …

Architecture

37 Products On Amazon Prime That Have Thousands Of Rave Reviews & Absolutely Rule

They say variety is the spice of life, and it's true. Change is just as essential to life as breathing — except when it's not. Like comfort foods, …

The Magic of Dark Chocolate Cake

The magic of dark chocolate cake is something that you can feel if you try this delicious chocolate cake! So rich, chocolatey, and moist! It will …

Eric Ripert's Blender Hollandaise Sauce Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Eggs Benedict is a classic recipe beloved by brunch-goers the world over, but most home cooks shy away from it for one reason: Hollandaise sauce. Notoriously difficult to perfect, this mother sauce is an ethereal combination of butter, eggs, and lemon juice that comes together over a …

These beautiful desert biodomes will be 100% self-sustaining

In an effort to encourage ecotourism for the millions that visit the United Arab Emirates each year, the country has officially launched the Biodomes …

Waste Management

5 Bucket-List Upgrades to Make a Killer Overland Truck

I’ve owned a 2005 four-door Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport for a decade, and it’s easily been the most reliable, adventure-worthy vehicle I’ve ever driven. The thing was bone stock for years, but I’ve recently started to explore the aftermarket options to see if I could make it more capable for long …

How To Determine How Many LED Lumens You’ll Need To Properly Light Your Space

What is enough light? The question is difficult enough but when faced with having to calculate how much LED lighting you need to create a well-lit …

Dining Rooms

Read This Before You Pick Out Your Kitchen Counters

We run through the pros and cons of some of the most popular picks for the kitchen.<p>The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but it’s the countertop …

The Best Websites for Finding a Private Campsite

The sharing economy of Uber and Airbnb has come to camping. These sites connect you to private lands where you can camp.<p>1. Tentrr<p>Ideal for new campers, or folks looking for built-in comfort, Tentrr sites include a 10-by-12-foot canvas tent with a queen-size cot, fire pit, drinking water, sun …

This is Jimmy Buffett’s Legendary Margarita Recipe

<i>This article originally appeared on InStyle.</i><p><i>To celebrate summer, we’re asking the season’s most iconic superstars to share their warm-weather</i> …

Michael Jordan's Steak Sauce Is the Undisputed GOAT

Eat like a champion.<p>Okay look, we know we're not the only ones who thought we were at least getting five games out of this year's NBA Finals. (Come <i>on</i>, J.R.) So, yeah, the season's over, but there's never a bad time for a brown butter beef fat glaze and balsamic ginger <i>jus</i>—and best of all, it comes …

11 Landscaping Hacks That Will Save You Time

Looking for ways to save time and get rid of nagging landscape problems this summer? This collection of landscaping and gardening hacks will give you …

This 5-Move Core Workout From a Trainer Will Leave You Sore and Chiseled

There are tons of ways to shape up your midsection. Most importantly, you need to be in a healthy calorie deficit and exercising regularly. But doing a solid core workout every now and then will definitely help your abs pop. Ridge Davis, personal trainer in West Hollywood, CA, shared an exclusive …