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3 Ingredient Melt In Your Mouth Shortbread Cookies Recipe

Preheat oven to 350°F.<p>Combine all ingredients and mix for a FULL 10 minutes.<p>Yes, I said a full 10 minutes!<p>Mixture will start out very dry and crumbly …

Photos: Building a Raspberry Pi laptop

Box of delights<p>This is the Pi-Top - a laptop in a box that you build yourself.<p>Assembling a laptop sounds daunting but in reality the Pi-Top is about …

How I Built the Media Center of My Dreams for Under $500

Between the Blu-Ray player, cable box, laptop, and everything else hooked up to your TV, your home theater situation is a mess. Here’s how I rolled …

11 Recipes for Slow Cooker Beans Perfect for a BBQ

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Baked beans are a no-brainer for any summer BBQ. But with a slow cooker, you have so many options that require almost no effort – …

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How to fix the Lightning connector on your iPhone 5c

There are two security screws that secure the screen to the frame and they sit on each side of the dock connector. Use your <b>5-point security</b> …

Fantastic Way To Beautify Your Garden – Make a Raised Bed Garden Out Of Cinder Blocks

Cinder blocks are one really amazing material – they are inexpensive, reliable and strong. The usage of this material can be a wide and they are very …

Landscaping

How to Build a Portuguese Wood Fired Brick Pizza Oven

Introduction: How to Build a Portuguese Wood Fired Brick Pizza Oven<p>About: We are importers of wood fired pizza ovens from Italy and Portugal. We are …

Table Saw Workbench With Wood Storage

Wooden Gordian Knot<p>Wood and Acrylic Knife Box<p>Perfect Wooden Sphere<p>PVC Class<p>Great article. I am actually building something similar, but with extra …

Texas farmer recommends 5 books every gardening enthusiast must read

When I look back to seven years ago, when I decided to opt out of industrial agriculture and grow as much of my own food as I could, I'm impressed by …

17 Best-Loved Holiday Cookies and Bars

<b>1. Almond Biscotti</b><p>Inspired by the almond biscotti served at the celebrated Zuni Cafe in San Francisco, these Italian-style cookies are are made by forming a fragrant, almond-studded dough into loaves, partially baking it, slicing it and then baking it again. They are everything you want a good …

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9 Easy Recipes for Homemade Holiday Gifts

Homemade treats make wonderful holiday gifts -- and wouldn't you rather spend time in your kitchen than brave the crowds at the mall?<p><b>1. Homemade Granola</b><p>Packed in a jar or pretty tin, homemade granola makes the perfect edible gift. This version, inspired by the granola served The Inn at Occidental …

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Detox Soup to Make You Feel Awesome

Detox Soup is a great way to kick the new year off. This gluten-free recipe can be used during an official "cleanse" or to kick-start a conscious eating plan for 2015!<p>Ok, so if you’re going out on New Year’s Eve, do yourself a favor and make this soup one or two days before the festive first, and …

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Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust and Caramel Sauce

Metric Cup Measures<p>Servings: Makes one 9-inch cake, serving 12.<p>Total Time: 2 Hours<p>Ingredients<p>For the Crust<p>7-1/2 ounces gingersnaps (or 1-1/2 cups …

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DIY 400 Watt Wind Turbine

"The Giving Tree" Power Carved Log Bench<p>Modern Shop Stool From Two 2×4s<p>Wooden Magic 8-Ball<p>PVC Class<p>What's the wind speed normally where you live and …

HOW TO: Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet Stocked with Edible Remedies

Hippocrates once said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” We often fail to take this advice as literally as Hippocrates meant it! …

DIY Wind Turbine

"The Giving Tree" Power Carved Log Bench<p>Modern Shop Stool From Two 2×4s<p>Wooden Magic 8-Ball<p>PVC Class<p>Won't the wires tangle if the thing turns toward …

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DIY: Dried Vegetables, Colonial Style

An autumn tradition in my family, our annual walk on the “Battlefield Road” retraces the footsteps of Paul Revere from Lexington to Concord. Here, in …

This Sleek Media Player Has Raspberry Pi Inside

Mo Volans from FiveNinjas shares Slice at World Maker Faire New York 2014. It’s a set-top media player that’s based on the brand new Raspberry Pi Compute Module. They’re in the process of crowdfunding the project, and have met their funding goal. Since it’s based on the Raspberry Pi hardware and …

6 Things You Learn About Food, After Cooking on a Farm

Spend a year as a farm cook and you'll learn a lot about eating local and cooking seasonally. BA associate web editor Rochelle Bilow shares her tips.<p>Before I joined the <i>Bon Appétit</i> team, I lived and worked on a small, full-diet farm in Central New York. "Full-diet" meant whole-hog—that is, we grew, …

How to Pack a Jar Salad

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Another -- and arguably the best -- use for your mason jar.</i><p>Last week, I spilled a jar …

Man turns unused basement room into a log cabin replica

For most of us, having a log cabin is only a place we can rent from time to time to get away from the madness in the city. Owning one is out of our reach, however building one is a different matter altogether and doesn’t require a fortune to do so, provided you have an extra room and some basic …

Garlic Asiago Bread Recipe

5 1 1<p>Garlic Asiago Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home<p>5 1 1<p>My friends and family rave about this recipe. It has chunks of cheese and fabulous garlic …

Supersize Your DIY Computing With Tiny Titan

Mmm, cores of Raspberry Pis.<p>Oak Ridge National Laboratory is most famously home to the Titan supercomputer, capable of performing more than 20 quadrillion calculations every second. But the lab also houses the lesser known “Tiny Titan,” whose nine processing units, or “cores,” are made from …

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Cowboy Bark: Trader Joe's Copycat Recipe

Cowboy Bark: Trader Joe’s Copycat Recipe<p><i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>Have you tried Cowboy Bark?<p>If you haven’t, don’t even start. It’s so addictively …