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Blacksmithing Essentials for the Beginner

Blacksmithing is by no means a dead trade, but if you watch or have watched shows like Forged in Fire, you’ll notice the modern forge has quite a few degrees of separation from the bellows and hammering of forges past. When I first got into blacksmithing, I wanted things to be modern. “This trade …

Woodworking

25 Recipes for When You Don't Feel Like Cooking

What do you cook when you just <i>can't</i>? That is, when you can't handle doing much of anything—whether that's thinking, watching the news, scrolling through Facebook, or just following an elaborate recipe with perhaps one too many steps and ingredients.<p>These 25 recipes are for when you can't: ones that …

These 18 *Genius* Canned Tuna Recipes Take Everyone’s Fave Pantry Staple to the Next Level

Notice how tuna is almost always on the top 10 list of everyone’s most valuable pantry staples. Not only is tuna a cheap and convenient source of protein, it’s also SOOOO versatile. You can make everything from tuna sandwiches to tuna melts to tuna risotto and more. And after the icky news about …

Try This To Splash It Out And Land It Close

How to slide the club under the ball<p>Greenside bunkers are not happy places for most golfers. Chunks, skulls, shanks—a lot of bad shots can be traced to a faulty setup, usually with the ball too far back and the hands too far forward. That leads to a steep crash into the sand and an ugly result.<p>The …

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Ready for the Super Bowl? Score big with these 20 recipes

Super wings, grilled shrimp cocktail, double-chocolate brownies, stuffed peppers, beer nuts and more. The Super Bowl is this Sunday — do you have a game plan ready to feed your hungry fans? Beyond the big screen TV and a cooler stocked with ice cold drinks, this is one party that's all about the …

Los Angeles

33 Braised Meat Recipes to Turn a House Into a Home

Nothing beats a tender braise on a cold day<p>Updated:<p>When the temperatures drop and snow starts to fall, we're in full-on braise mode. We'll braise …

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Yoga

Weeknight Cooking: Easy Angry Spaghetti Recipe | shopswell

I've been making this recipe since college. It's super fast and easy, perfect for those days when you're just too busy to spend a lot of time making …

25 Make-Ahead Summer Breakfasts

Breakfast is a great way to start the day off right, but there isn't always time to put together a whole spread in the morning. Rather than skipping …

Breakfast

Should You Pay Off Your Debt or Invest?

A common situation people face is deciding between paying off debt or investing. Both are admirable and necessary.<p>Paying off your debt means reduced …

Personal Finance

19 Vegan Breakfasts You Can Make in 15 Minutes or Less

When simply getting out the door without mismatched shoes is considered a feat during chaotic weekdays, whipping up a satisfying morning meal seems …

Breakfast

7 rules-of-thumb to follow in aquaponics

19 Aug 2015<p>From a media bed unit start-up in Bangkok to a fully developed 120 households deep water culture (DWC) unit in Ethiopia, aquaponics is …

The 10 Best Breakfast Sandwiches in L.A.

Fairfax sandwich at Eggslut<p>Photo: Joshua Lurie<p><b>Eggslut</b><br>To say chef Alvin Cailan's breakfast sandwiches have amassed a cult following is an …

Breakfast

41 Tasty Breakfast & Brunch Recipes To Save For Later

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This Startup Makes It Easy For Entrepreneurs To Raise Capital, Pitching Data To Attract Investors

In 2015, startups generated $98.4 billion in venture capital funding, increasing from $88.7 billion in 2014. Last year, funding rounds exceeding $100 million rose 125% from 2014, with a staggering 23 companies achieving a $1 billion valuation by the third quarter.<p>These growing statistics, coupled …

Startups

Homeowners can finance energy improvements through new mortgage programs

By Kenneth R. Harney<p>, Real Estate Columnist<p>Want to put solar panels on your roof — owning them outright rather than leasing from some third-party company? A new program that has just hit the market could help make that happen. And because it uses long-term mortgage money, the interest rates are …

Real Estate

The scientific secrets to cooking a perfect American breakfast

I am not an outstanding cook, but I can make a decent meal, which is my birth right as an Italian.<p>So you can imagine my shock when I discovered that my lunch and dinner skills were passable, but my breakfast game was really weak. And worse, <i>Americans</i> were much better than Italians at <i>making</i> their …

Breakfast

U.S. farm loan funds running out as credit crunch deepens

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. government’s $2.65 billion operating loan program for farms is close to running out of funds as cash-strapped grain farmers and cautious banks have rushed to shore up capital to survive the industry’s worst downturn in more than a decade.<p>Crop scouts and grain buyers …

How to Make the Perfect Bloody Mary

It's brunch season, and you can't have a proper brunch without one.<p>For a traditional Blood Mary, you're always going to have Worcestershire, lemon juice, salt, pepper, celery, tomato juice, horseradish—probably tabasco. But if you're feeling adventurous, it's a drink that can benefit from a little …

Hearty Crockpot Chili Recipe

Chili is a great healthy and hearty meal to warm you up after a good walk. This recipe draws its inspiration from Wendy's chili at the hamburger …

No Bake Key Lime Mango Coconut Cheese Cake Pie - Immaculate Bites

No Bake Key Lime Mango Coconut Cheese Cake Pie- This luscious cake is full of amazing lime and coconut flavor! Moist, creamy and So heavenly! …

Dessert

40 Pasta Salad Recipes You Need to Try This Summer

You'll want to whip these up every chance you get.<p>A summer picnic, potluck, or barbecue — these easy pasta salads will be your go-tos. And watch it be the first bowl to go empty. They're packed with a colorful mix of veggies, homemade dressings, and cold pastas.

Alex Guarnaschelli's Picnic Recipes - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Alex Guarnaschelli is an Iron Chef, Food Network celebrity chef, author of</i> Old-School Comfort Food <i>and the executive chef at New York City’s Butter</i> …