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24 Essentials Every Toolbox Should Have

• Safety glasses<br>• Electric drill<br>• Drill bits<br>• Pencil<br>• Permanent marker<br>• 6-in-1 screwdriver<br>• Wrench<br>• Wood glue<br>• Extension cord<br>• Hot glue gun<br>• Hot glue sticks<br>• Super …

Sandpaper

Fat Unicorn Cakes Are Basically The Best Thing Ever

Fat unicorn cakes exist and they’re glorious<p>You know that feeling of pure bliss you get when you’ve just eaten a bunch of ooey gooey cake? That …

Dessert

11 Incredible Things You Can Build Using Only 2 x 4s

This common lumber stock can be used to make almost anything.<p>2 x 4s are available everywhere, which make them an easy and inexpensive building material. They can be cut down into smaller sizes or used as-is to make furniture and projects of all sizes.<p>One important tip before you build 2 x 4 …

Woodworking

How to Make a Bomb Cheese Plate For Under $30 at Whole Foods

Creating an amazing cheese plate is no joke.<p>Pretty much everyone knows that Whole Foods is <i>the</i> market to shop at, especially if you're healthy, …

How to Break Up With a Friend (and Not Feel Guilty)

“You're the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” - Jim Rohn<p>Do your closest five friends reflect the real you—your goals, …

How to Make Greek-Style Chicken

For this Mediterranean-inspired dinner, we process the protein with fresh oregano, garlic, and red pepper to insure speedy cooking while packing in …

There’s a right and a wrong way to use your Instant Pot

“In a so-called high-pressure age we are now doing high-pressure cooking,” wrote Jane Nickerson for the the New York Times in April of 1946, and the statement is true again some 70 years later.<p>Back then in the post-war era, home cooks were all about their pressure cookers. In 1950, The New York …

Cooking

Dita Von Teese's Diet: Here's How the Sexiest Woman in the World Keeps Her Killer Body

If you're still looking for a way to get in shape for summer 2018, why not take some inspiration from one of the sexiest women in the world? Dita Von …

Pretzel Bites

Makes about 64<p>These pretzel nubbins are crunchy on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside. Instead of using lye, which can be hard to find and work with, we achieved the deep mahogany color by boiling them in a baking soda bath. Make sure you serve them with our Spicy Cheddar Cheese Spread; …

Baking

A Professional Baker's Insider Tips for Making the Best Macarons

<i>All this month, the Food52 Baking Club is baking through Thomas Keller and Sebastien Rouxel’s</i> Bouchon Bakery. <i>Today, Club member and professional baker Timmy Gibbons shares why the book's recipe for macarons is his favorite and reveals his secrets for making perfect macarons, every time.</i><p>When I first …

Braised Lamb Shanks with Parmesan-Chive Grits Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Sprinkle lamb with 2 ½ teaspoons salt and 1 teaspoon pepper. …

This Whole30 Instant Pot Recipe Went Totally Crazy on Pinterest

As cliché as it is, we always find ourselves considering a new diet or health plan come January of each year. If your Pinterest feed is any …

Cooking

What 100 Calories of Salad Ingredients Looks Like

If you’ve made a vow to muscle more veggies into your diet, you might be perusing the salad options at your local salad bar, lunch joint, or …

This Gyro-Inspired Casserole Is the Perfect Dish for the Inebriated

Hello, and welcome back to <i>Will It Casserole?</i>, the column where I take your delicious concepts and re-imagine them as delicious casserole creations. …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

How Long to Marinate Chicken (and All Meat) for Maximum Flavor

By Alex Delany<p>You're probably marinating your meat for too long. This is how long to marinate chicken, beef, and pork so that you get the most bang for your buck.<p>Marinating meat is like stretching. Stretching is important. You know, before going for a run or playing in your coed rec soccer league …

Cooking

2 Experts Explain How Your Diet Needs to Change When You Lift Weights

You may notice that you're positively starving when you leave the gym after a particularly sweaty session. It's natural for the body to crave more food when you're doing more exercise, but just because you're eating more calories doesn't mean you shouldn't be strategic about what you're putting …

Nutrition

Assassin's Creed Origins Adds Free Update And Premium DLC This Month

A variety of new content is on the way to Assassin's Creed Origins this year. That begins this month, when a free update and the first DLC expansion will be released alongside the return of a limited-time event on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.<p>At some point in January, Origins will receive a free update, …

What Your Instant Pot Buttons Mean

The Instant Pot is user friendly in so much as it is a very safe, self-contained, all-in-one multi-cooker, but its user interface is not exactly …

Everything You Need to Know About Your New Instant Pot

Prepare to join the millions that are already obsessed.<p>January 03, 2018<p>If you got together with family and friends this holiday season, there is a …

21 Hella Cheap Ways To Make Your Bathroom Look More Expensive

Because it should be your happy place.

Sinusitis

10 Instant Pot appetizers for New Year's Eve

Get your party prep done quicker with these recipes.<p>The Instant Pot, a popular brand of electric slow cooker, keeps growing in popularity. It takes …

Got an Instant Pot? This Is the Only Cookbook You Need

Readers love its recipes and resource guides.<p>If it feels like everyone in America got an Instant Pot for Christmas, it’s not hard to see why.<p>These …

Seven smart home hub commands you can’t live without

<b>If you’ve bought or received a smart hub this Christmas, like the Amazon Echo or Google Home, we’ve rounded up some top commands to help you make the</b> …

Thousands Once Spoke His Language in the Amazon. Now, He’s the Only One.

INTUTO, Peru — Amadeo García García rushed upriver in his canoe, slipping into the hidden, booby-trapped camp where his brother Juan lay dying.<p>Juan writhed in pain and shook uncontrollably as his fever rose, battling malaria. As Amadeo consoled him, the sick man muttered back in words that no one …

9 Things You Should Know the First Time You Use an Instant Pot

It’s really big.<p>There’s a lot <i>not</i> to like about the Instant Pot. Its logo calls to mind an ‘80s mall store—Claire’s Boutique meets 5-7-9—and not in a …

How to enable Google Home 'Guest mode'

The Google Home, Home Mini and Home Max can be great party companions, filling the room with music or podcasts and taking occasional breaks to answer …

Profiteroles

Special equipment: Pastry bag fitted with large straight tip<p>Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.<p>In a small saucepan combine the water, butter and salt and …

Linguistics professor unearths Yoda’s ‘native language’

A professor of linguistics believes he has worked out Yoda’s native language – Hawaiian.<p>David Adger, of Queen Mary University of London, has …

Linguistics

How to bake Camembert

Camembert is a soft, creamy cheese with a bloomy rind usually made from cow’s milk. It has become popular in winter and particularly at Christmas, …