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Woodworking: Clever Japanese Technique for Getting Perfect-Fitting Joinery

It's called "kigoroshi" and it ensures there's no gaps<p>A half-lap joint is good-looking, functional and, once you get good at it, quick to cut with …

The 7 Most Dreaded Exercises on the Planet ... and Why They're Good for You

Be honest. There’s probably at least one exercise that makes you cringe and groan. You know the one that makes you want to quit your workout and run …

Doctors Agree—This Is the #1 Inflammation-Fighting Food

The internet has granted us an infinite amount of health and wellness information, but sometimes you need the SparkNotes version. When it comes to …

Wellness

Mexican-Style Slow-Cooker Pork Roast with Chipotle Sauce

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Chipotle Sauce<p>One 28-ounce can whole tomatoes<br>• 2 tablespoons chopped canned chipotle chiles in adobo (about 3 chiles)<br>• 5 garlic cloves<br>• 1 teaspoon dried oregano<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin<br>• 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth<p>Pork Roast<p>1 4-pound boneless pork shoulder roast, butterflied<br>• Kosher salt and …

Spaghetti bolognese is ruined by the British, top Italian chef Antonio Carluccio claims

Step into any Italian restaurant in Britain and you can guarantee that spaghetti bolognese will be on the menu.<p>But Antonio Carluccio has revealed he believes we are are ruining the classic dish – by putting herbs in it.<p>The chef, who has made his name as an expert in Italian gastronomy, revealed he …

Italian Food

Made in America: C.C. Filson

At the Filson retail store in the SoDo neighborhood in Seattle, in the literal shadow of Safeco Field, home of the hapless Seattle Mariners, a cop …

How to build a 4runner Sleeping and Storage area - Fort Collins Wedding Photographer | Denver Wedding Photographer | Colorado Wedding Photography

Note to my readers: If you find this write-up helpful, all I ask in return is that you visit my homepage and browse some of the pages on my website! …

14 easy (and cheap as chips) upgrades for your patio

Knowing how you can add a little personality and zing to your patio isn't always easy. Throw a tight budget into the mix as well and it's going to be …

16 garden rooms your neighbours would want to copy

Whether you fancy a conservatory-style garden room or a detached outbuilding in your outdoor space, we are so on board with the idea of having a …

Landscaping

The 5 best TV shows for thirty-somethings to stream online

<b>Red Oaks (Amazon Prime)</b><p><b>Genre</b>: Comedy <b><br>Creators</b>: Joe Gangemi, Gregory Jacobs <b><br>Starring</b>: Craig Roberts, Ennis Esmer, Oliver Cooper <b><br>Certificate</b>: 15 <b><br>Series</b>: 1, 2015<p><b>In a nutshell</b>: Jennifer Grey and Paul Reiser are perhaps the two big reasons for 1980s nostalgists to watch Amazon’s throwback comedy drama, with …

10 Graphs To Make You A Beef Expert In 5 Minutes

Because we love to learn new things, we’re big fans of infographics, and we had 5 minutes to spare. You too could be a beef expert! And did we …

How to Build a Fire on the Big Green Egg, in Pictures

The Big Green Egg is by far the easiest and most user-friendly charcoal grill I've ever worked with. If you are the proud owner of one and want to know how to prep it or are just looking for some basic advice on how to build a charcoal fire, allow these step-by-step photos to guide you.

BBQ

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Oh So Good Jack Daniel's Chicken Wings are fabulous! They're easy to prepare, suitable for grilling or oven and taste out of this world with a great marinade.

Oh So Good Jack Daniel’s Chicken Wings are fabulous! They’re easy to prepare, suitable for grilling or oven and taste out of this world with a great …

Recipes

The Foolproof Method to Getting Perfectly Medium-Rare Steak Every Time

Steak: delicious to eat, sometimes complicated to make. And if you, like most people, prefer yours cooked medium rare, you've undoubtedly struggled with getting that <i>perfect</i> pink and juicy center. Allow me to introduce you to your new favorite way to determine your steak's doneness: the visual …

Cooking

How to Grill Perfect Lamb Rib or Loin Chops

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Lamb's always a point of contention in my house. I love the rich, unique flavor and wondrous, delicious fat of lamb, while my wife opts out of it for the exact same reasons. In researching for this lamb-grilling guide, I may have finally swayed her to my side with …

Gas Versus Charcoal: Summer's Most Important Decision - Chowhound

<i>Header image: CHOW</i><p>Gas or charcoal grilling: It’s “the grate debate,” according to grilling guru Steven Raichlen. Gas grills are good for people who …

Barbecue 101: The Terms You Should Know

"Low and slow." It's become an accepted, almost-romanticized definition of American barbecue, but it's not the only one. Not by a long shot. Barbecue, as an American concept, can be contentious. Some purists will say barbecue is meat, smoked, with the finished product burnished on the outside, …

Why the Reverse Sear Is the Grilling Move You Need

In the heat of the moment (or the summer sun), with a beverage in one hand and more guests arriving by the minute, the grilling pressure's on. Will …

How to Save $1,378 in 52 Weeks

Are you up for the challenge?<p>You probably know that saving money is important. But when it comes to exactly how, things might not be so clear. The …

All Healthy Recipes

Simple Dark Chocolate Vegan Truffle<p>These raw chocolate truffles are a lovely alternative to the usual candy truffles made with sugar and cream that …

Dessert

How to beat anxiety without medication

A few years ago, my father was diagnosed with a fairly common form of prostate cancer. As a result, he needed surgery to get it out of his body before it spread anywhere.<p>When he got out of surgery, we were informed by the doctors that they could not remove the breathing tube at the moment. He’s a …