Alan Mayes

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Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits in 20 Minutes (With Video)

<b>Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits</b> are easier AND tastier than a box mix! This recipe is so easy, it only takes one bowl, one whisk, no baking …

Pepperoni Pizza Bites

Now that I work from home, there are days when I have ZERO idea what to make for lunch. I try to keep a variety of healthy options on hand, but it …

Classic Garlic Bread

12 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>For this classic garlic bread, you can cut and butter the bread well in advance, but don’t bake it until guests arrive. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ …

Bread

51 Projects That Will Make You Bust Out the Sewing Machine

Sitting down at a sewing machine for the first time can seem like a scary task, but we promise it’s easy once you get the hang of it. Whether you’re just learning how to stitch a straight line or you’re already a pro at reading patterns, there are endless possibilities to what you can create. In …

Twice-Baked Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>If you’ve got a microwave, you can cook the potatoes in less time, but use the oven for the second bake.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 large russet potatoes<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>½ cup sour cream<p>¼ cup unsalted butter<p>¼ cup finely chopped fresh chives<p>1 …

Potatoes

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No-knead bread - Flourish

What do you need to make no-knead bread?<p>Water.<p>Salt.<p>That’s all it takes to make the crackly-crusted, chewy, light-textured, DELICIOUS bread pictured …

How to Create Your Own Colorful Jumbo Floor Pillows

Now that we’ve got you swooning over colorful living rooms, comfy couches, and DIY pillows, it’s time to make some coziness of your own! We’d definitely put this in the “weekend project” category as they take a little more time than our usual 30 minute projects.<p><b>Materials:</b> <br>– 12 yards of fabric (2 …

How to Make Your Own Compost

Remember in <i>The Lion King</i>, when Mufasa teaches Simba about the circle of life? (You know: The lions eat the antelope, eventually the lions die, the …

Gardening

Make a Waterproof Bike Light from Soda Bottle Caps

This automatic bicycle light from recycled and found parts is about the most eco-friendly DIY bike light in the world. It uses an LED placed inside a plastic bottle cap, which activates when a magnet mounted on the wheel passes a sensor, similar to how a bicycle computer works.<p>If the LED is bright, …

DIY

AirBaked Buttery Dinner Rolls

In bread maker pan, put all the ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer, or in the order listed here.<p>Select Dough setting. When the cycle is …

Dinner

From $3 IKEA floor mat to flippin' fabulous floor pouf.

Wanna know how a couple of these striped rugs<p>become this cushy piece of bum lovin'? <br>Well, sit down and relax. Let me start from the beginning.<p>I …

Chinese make-away: how to make homemade crispy duck

Is Chinese crispy duck the ultimate Asian dish in a cook’s repertoire? Try this relatively easy (and nearly authentic) recipe to impress guests – for a fraction of the cost of a takeaway<p>I was showing off to my brother-in-law recently, recounting how I once ate crispy duck at an open-air restaurant …

Pancakes

DIY Cord organizers vol. 2

One problem two solutions.<p>I sidste uge fik I jo den første af mine 3 forslag til hindre sammenkludrede ledninger <b>(se idéen her)</b>. Hvis I ikke allerede …

DIY Vegetable Bites

Hanging Storage Bins (made from recycled containers) | Make It and Love It

<i>In case you saw my quickie post yesterday, and read where I mentioned I’d be back on later in the day…..ACK, sorry about that!! Whew, what a</i> …

Drink it all in

How often do you just stop and soak in all the little joyful moments in life? I’m sure I’ve talked about this before on here, but it really is so …

DIY Clay Egg Carton

Last year I confessed I don’t make an effort to celebrate Easter. It’s usually been a while since I’ve given in to the lent cravings and the …

Chemicals

How to make poached eggs in a microwave (1 minute!)

How do you cook an egg? Whether it’s boiled, fried or scrambled, we still love them! Recently, I’ve been hankering for poached eggs. So while I …

RECIPE: Dried shrimps and chives wholemeal pancake

The word pancake to me does not make me image plain pancake sweetened with maple syrup. Instead, I fondly remember the savoury pancakes my mother so …

Breakfast

DIY Wood Shopping List Pad

This minimal wood and metal shopping list pad will look great hanging on your fridge - or keep it on your desk for a to-do list!<p>409<p>958

Shopping

6 Mistakes You're Making When Hanging a Gallery Wall

Everyone loves a good gallery wall. But how do you get it right? Here are some common mistakes people make when hanging a gallery wall.<p><i>Photo and Interior design by Amy Neunsinger</i><p><b>1. Not Using Various Artwork Sizes</b>Use a couple of larger pieces to focus the eye. "I usually vary the sizes of the …

King Arthur Flour's Never

• 6 ounces /170 grams (1 1/2 cups) self-rising flour<br>• 1/8 teaspoon salt (optional; for a saltier biscuit, add up to to 1/4 teaspoon)<br>• 6 ounces /170 grams (3/4 cup) heavy or whipping cream<p>Heat the oven to 450° F, with a rack in the top third of the oven.<br>• Mix the flour and salt together (if using), then add …

Baking

Focaccia di Recco Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> As legend has it, when the citizens of Recco where in hiding during the Crusades, they created this focaccia with what little they had (flour, water, olive oil, and some cheese). Today you can find this thin focaccia filled with melty cheese in every bakery, pizzeria, and restaurant …

Focaccia

Cooking Off the Cuff: The Only Scone Recipe You -- or Anybody Else -- Will Ever Need

Some time back in the twentieth century, Jackie and I were having afternoon tea at one of London's swanky hotels and were particularly struck by how good the scones were - even apart from the splendid jam and cream they were served with. So I asked for the recipe. The word came back from the chef: …