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Custom Zipper Pouch in Three Styles: Dritz® Labels

One of the top “Mother Skills” is the ability to carry all kinds of things at one time, expertly balancing everything in two hands without breaking a …

Sewing

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

11 Sweet Scone Recipes You'll Want to Bake Immediately

Wherever you stand on the age-old debate of which comes first, jam or cream, one thing is certain: scones are truly delicious. And if you're open to a few lively flavors, we've found some rather worthy additions to add to your repertoire alongside the classic British scone recipe. From chocolate …

Breakfast

Easy Garlic Knots

Sprinkle flour lightly over your work surface. Roll the pizza dough into a disc and sprinkle both sides lightly with flour. Cut the dough into 10 …

Threading

Garlic Broth

Sick days (real ones, at least) are unpredictable, so having a back-pocket broth that doesn’t require recipe planning should be part of your medicine …

Garlic

How to Make a Cover Hem with a Serger

A cover hem is a professional-style "serged" hem that traditionally has two to three lines of parallel stitching on the right side and a looper …

Sewing

Stackable Scrap Bucket Pattern - The Sewing Loft

Print out pattern pieces and tape together to create the base of bucket. Following manufactures instructions, adhere fusible to wrong side of main …

Sewing

The Best Chicken Soup Ever Recipe

"This soup my Grandmother used to make when we didn't feel well. I have doctored it up a bit."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (2 to 3 pound) whole chicken<p>3 stalks …

Cooking

15 Exotic Biryanis From In And Around India You Should Know About Before Calling Yourself A Foodie

If <i>biryani</i> is your bae, then this article is for you. Here are scrumptious 15 <i>biryanis</i> that you must try at least once in your life: <b>Kalyani Biryani</b>The …

Biryani

Guacamole

Ingredients<p>3 ripe avocados<br>• 1/4 cup cilantro (with stems), chopped<br>• 1 clove garlic , minced<br>• 2 tablespoons lime juice<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<p>Nutritional facts Per …

Food

Vegetable Foil Packets

<i>These vegetable foil packets are perfect for oven, grill or campfire. A mix of vegetables is seasoned with a simple homemade spice mix and cooked in</i> …

Food

How to sew a curved hem

Learning how to hem a curve comes in very handy, especially when making dresses or circle skirts. Here is an easy method that will give you a smooth, …

Neat

Tips For Sewing Denim

Denim is a very popular fabric these days and is synonymous with jeans. Today term “jeans” usually refers to a specific style of pants, called Blue …

Sewing

The Mouthwatering Dinner You Can Make with Just 5 Ingredients (And Kids Love It, Too)

I always thought Dutch baby pancakes had to be dusted with powdered sugar and served with strawberries for breakfast. And because I tend to prefer …

Breakfast

10 of the Easiest, Fanciest One-Layer Cakes

Two- or three-layer cakes are all well and good, but it's hard to argue with the ease of a one-layer cake. While usually thought to be humble and …

Dessert

Exactly How I Went From Running a 12-Minute Mile to a 7-Minute Mile

It's confession time. I've always been afraid of running. I absolutely dreaded it in high school and whenever it was mile day, I found a way to get "sick" so I could skip PE class. If I tried a little in my mile times, I could finish it in 10 to 11 minutes, but most of the time, I was averaging 12 …

Fitness

SalScilla Farms Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

"null"<p>Ingredients<p>3 large bone-in chicken breast with skin<p>5/8 t salt<p>1/4 teaspoon pepper<p>2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil<p>1 large diced white onion …

Soup

Almost-Famous Garden Salad

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:25 minPrep:25 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories221 calorieTotal Fat19 gramsSaturated …

Food

Bella Coco Store

A (Mostly) One-Bowl Banana-Spice Cake With Plenty of Southern Charm

Whether or not you’ve ever actually had a piece hummingbird cake before, you’ve probably seen it on your favorite southern food blog. The quirkily named, cream cheese–slathered banana-spice cake with crushed pineapple and chopped nuts has been gracing the kitchens of southerners for …

Dessert

Tutorial: Easy 15-minute tote bag

This 15-minute tote bag by Alicia from Sew What Alicia makes a fun and quick afternoon sewing project! It would also be a great first sewing project, …

Sewing

Make these beautiful pressed flower glass coasters in 3 simple steps

Use this simple craft idea to create a wonderful lasting arrangement.<p><b>If you're planning on entertaining friends and family this spring/summer then you'll know that your hosting skills is just as important as presentation, especially when it comes to setting the table.</b><p>If you fancy indulging in a bit …

Crafting

Buttery German Apple Cake

8 servings<p>This gorgeous cake was unanimously crowned the best of the best from this year’s Readers’ Choice Week recipe submissions. We love the simple method to get that professional shingled look without having to layer each individual apple slice. Make sure the butter is truly room temperature, …

Dessert

Ciabatta Bread Recipe

"This very simple recipe can be made in the bread machine using the dough cycle. I make it at least 3 times a week."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups water<p>1 1/2 …

Baking

Chili-Lime Chicken Kabobs Recipe

"I invented this recipe for a quick dinner. I only marinated the chicken for one hour, but I am sure if you marinate longer, it would taste even …

Chicken Breast

How to Make Croissants

Welcome to the April Baking Challenge!The April Baking Challenge is an advanced one. I’m challenging you to bake croissants. If you’re about to run …

Breakfast

15 Taco Salads That'll Spice Your Healthy Lunches All the Way Up

There's nothing like a satisfying taco, but if you're counting your calories you already know you have to switch some of the ingredients out to …

Healthy Eating

Tutorial: Elastic thread shirred top

A stretchy shirring makes the perfect spring tops and summer cover ups! And it’s easy to do with elastic thread. You can find an easy tutorial over …

Sewing

5 Minute Reusable Swiffer Cover DIY (No-Sew!)

I love the look of the dark wood floors we have in our home, but let me tell you that they are a bit high-maintenance to clean. It’s not that they …

Sewing

This Healthy Kung Pao Chicken Comes Together in 20 Minutes

Looking for an easy dinner that really packs a punch? Kung pao chicken is your best bet. But before you place an order at your local takeout joint, …

Food