Josh Baker

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This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

Crime

How to grow delicious fresh mushrooms on a windowsill or a log

Mushroom growing has a similar vibe to mushroom stuffing – who has the time? But if you look on mushrooms as a perennial vegetable, growing your own starts to look a little less “show-off canapé” and a little more “perfectly sensible”.<p>Just as you would weed, prepare and manure your soil before …

20 Crazy-Delicious Crock-Pot Recipes for the Whole Family

Piping-hot, hearty meals that pretty much cook themselves might sound like a dream—but a crock-pot, aka slow cooker, makes them a reality. We’ve …

18 Crock Pot Treats Perfect For Cold Nights

Warm up with these comforting treats.

Growing Amazing Squashes And Gourds In Tunnels Will Simply Amaze You!

<b>Squash</b><p>Both winter and summer squashes can be found within the Cucurbita genus of this food family. Common varieties of winter squash include:<p>1. …

A 700-Year-Old Farming Technique Can Make Your Soil Superior Fertile!

Very old farming techniques almost always carry old wisdoms.So, it is foolish to think that agricultural improvements move in a straight line: no …

Cowboy Caviar Recipe

<b>You’ll Need (for the salad):</b><p>1 drained and rinsed can of corn.<br>1 drained and rinsed can of black beans.<br>2 diced tomatoes.<br>1-2 diced avocados.<br>1 diced …

Plants

A Cake You Can Take With You Anywhere

Over the years, and almost without meaning to, I have become an obsessive collector — not of objects but of recipes. I have accumulated boxes’ and files’ worth. I search for them casually in print and online, and relentlessly, determinedly and often shamelessly when I’m out, whether close to home …

Dessert

20 gadgets under $20 that you'll actually use every day

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Shopping

Best Ever Chocolate Pound Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Grease the 9x5 inch loaf pan and line it with the baking paper<p>2<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven at 325 degrees F.<p>3<p>Done<p>In a bowl mix together flour and …

10 mega myths about farming to remember on your next grocery run

Most of us don’t spend our days plowing fields or wrangling cattle. We’re part of the 99 percent of Americans who eat food, but don’t produce it. Because of our intimate relationship with food, and because it's so crucial to our health and the environment,people should be very concerned about how …

Agriculture

What you need to know before you walk the Camino de Santiago

<b>Before the movie The Way made it famous, no one really knew about El Camino de Santiago, otherwise known as The Way of Saint James.</b><p>If you are still …

Hiking

Hero Houseplants That Thrive Even in Really Dark Rooms

One of the biggest frustrations of low-light living spaces is the difficult job of keeping houseplants happy. While all plants do need some sun to …

Plants

A One Acre Self Sustaining Homestead How To

Homesteading is an incredibly challenging endeavor for those people who choose to live that kind of life. However, for those who have no idea what is …

Solar Power

Curl Up With a Cup of JFK's Favorite Chowder This Winter

It doesn't get more New England than this.<p>Even before our current 24-hour news cycle, the public was fascinated by the First Family's daily routine. According to the <i>Boston Globe</i>, a young women with disabilities wrote to JFK asking what he liked to eat. "Please reply to her," Kennedy's secretary …

This might be your new favorite seafood chowder recipe

Rich and creamy, with large pieces of firm white fish, shrimp, scallops and tender vegetables, it's hard to beat a hearty bowl of chowder. This recipe, from Durty Nelly's Irish pub in Nova Scotia, makes a generous amount — enough if you're serving family or company — and the flavors continue to …

Slow cooker cranberry apple cider with cinnamon

Slow cooker cranberry apple cider with cinnamon<p>Try your hand at making homemade cranberry apple cider — in a crockpot! This recipe calls for slow …

Slow Cookers

24 Insanely Clever Things You Can Do With Pool Noodles

Who noodle you could do so much?

20 Ways to Use Your Cast Iron Skillet on the Grill

No kitchen is complete without a cast iron skillet, and that's especially true if you also own a grill. You can adapt just about any stovetop cast …

Cooking

9 Charts That Will Stop You From Botching a Recipe Ever Again

Eggs

Making a Water Garden

Bring an exotic touch to your patio, water garden, deck, or yard by making a small water garden in a tub.<p>Use a plastic or glazed ceramic container or …

Epic Marvel Superhero Lamp Made With Cheap Action Figures

Craft projects don't have to involve expensive tools, tons of brand new materials or a head full of building techniques, and the simplest project can …

Thrifting

8 Ways To Turn Instant Ramen Into A Gourmet Meal

Those cheap little packages of dried noodle blocks that totally sustained you while writing your thesis? (Postmodern feminist theory FTW!) Well, turns out that there are plenty of delicious ways to cook them. Here, eight of our favorite recipes that go way beyond the microwave.<p><b>15-Minute Ramen and</b> …

Cooking

TODAY Food Club

Take a seat at our table! Share recipes, join our Kitchen Q&A, get our weekly newsletter, and connect with cooks like you.<p>Spicy ground beef, slow cooker, award winning chili! Just brown the ground beef, put it in a slow cooker, add some delicious beans, veggies, and spices and cook! Simple, easy, …

Buca di Beppo's heart-shaped lasagna

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Ingredients<p>1.5 cups ricotta cheese<br>• 1 whole beaten egg<br>• 1/2 tablespoon chopped parsley<br>• 2 teaspoons minced garlic<br>• 1 box lasagna noodles<br>• 3/4 cup marinara sauce<br>• 1 1/2 cups Italian cheese blend<br>• 2 teaspoons Parmesan cheese<br>• 2 cups meat sauce<br>• Equipment: 9-inch heart-shaped cake pan<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. Preheat …

Italian Food

How To Turn Your Favorite Veggies Into Gnocchi

Italian gnocchi are one of the greatest pleasures in life. Bite-sized, cloud-like dumplings, typically made from potato, they basically taste like an edible hug.<p>While potato is the most common base to make gnocchi, it's not the only ingredient that can be used. Butternut squash, sweet potato, and …

Italian Food