Michael Weiner

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Penny Can Stove Tutorial

Penny stove? I was confused too but Sensible Prepper made a wonderful video tutorial that helped straighten me out. This little ‘contraption’ is …

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

How to tie an Adjustable Guyline Knot

Sometimes called a slippery adjustable loop, an adjustable guy-line knot is very useful to know, particularly for those interested in bushcraft. …

Guide to Land Navigation with Military Grid Reference System

The ability to navigate terrain with a map and compass is a skill-set that’s become lost in recent years due to technological advances like GPS and …

​How To Sharpen Any Knife

A sharp knife isn't just sharper, it's a safer, more efficient, more precise tool. And, like most people, your knives are probably dull. Here's how …

Knives

How to Braise Meat Like a Professional Chef

Want restaurant-quality braised short ribs and super gourmet demi-glace sauce too? Of course you do.<p>I used to work at a restaurant in Seattle where one of my responsibilities was to get the braise going every morning before the rest of the chefs showed up. All day long, the restaurant filled with …

Recipes

See What You’ll Look Like In 20 Years

Disagree? Well in 20 years, you can prove the software wrong.<p>I always hoped to be a silver fox. But I’m a pug. I guess people like pugs.<p>I’m looking at my face in 20 years–myself at age 52–because for whatever self-loathing reason, I was compelled to take part in this strange “Futureself” …

Sweet, Spicy, Salty Candied Pecans (AKA "Crack Nuts")

5 stars based on 209 votes<p>Photo by Alexandra Grablewski (Chronicle Books, 2018)<p>My husband calls these candied pecans “crack nuts” because they’re …

Detox Soup to Make You Feel Awesome

Detox Soup is a great way to kick the new year off. This gluten-free recipe can be used during an official "cleanse" or to kick-start a conscious eating plan for 2015!<p>Ok, so if you’re going out on New Year’s Eve, do yourself a favor and make this soup one or two days before the festive first, and …

Gluten-Free

Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

Cooking

How to Braise Meat without a Recipe (Seriously!)

By Bon Appétit<p>Learn the basics of braising and you can transform even the toughest cut of meat into a tender, succulent masterpiece. Here's how to braise meat—no recipe necessary.<p>Real talk: You don't need a recipe to make the braise of your dreams. Not that there's anything wrong with following a …

Cooking

Crispy Green Bean Fries

It's 3 p.m. You're well aware that you should be reaching for something virtuous to snack on. Luckily, we've figured out how to make vegetables more alluring when hunger strikes. These oven-baked green beans are the answer. They're easy, satisfying and not at all bad for you.<p>It's 3 p.m. You're well …

Recipes

On the Side: What to Bring to a Holiday Supper

A side dish, FYI, does not mean pita bread and hummus, no matter how much parsley you sprinkle on top.<p>How many years has this happened to you?<p>You get invited for a holiday supper and surprise!<p>You are asked to bring a side dish.<p>Oy vey!<p>Sure, you could try the ol... lemme bring the wine trick, but one …

Recipes

How To Cook Grits Like A Southerner

Finally, someone shows us the way.<p>There are many traditional foods from the South that have been adopted all over the country. You can get biscuits at any hour of the day in NYC. Soul food can be found as far west as Portland. But grits, that dish of cornmeal, hasn't taken off with the same …

Healthy Baked Eggplant Parmesan

I hope you enjoy this melt-in-your-mouth eggplant parmesan as much as we do!<p>Eggplant parmesan was the first Italian recipe I learned to make after marrying my husband over 17 years ago. I always loved and admired the way his grandmother Rosie rallied family and friends around her table for a …

Recipes

Perfectly Grilled Chicken Breasts with Lemon Zest, Garlic & Herb Marinade

5 stars based on 79 votes<p>This is my basic, go-to grilled chicken — perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or cookout — and so versatile. You can serve …

Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes

Now that the time has come, I can indulge my pumpkin cravings to my heart's content.<p><i>Every other Thursday,ᅡᅠGena Hamshawᅡᅠof the blogᅡᅠChoosing Rawᅡᅠshares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Warm, fluffy, weekday-friendly pancakes to cure your fall cravings.</i><p>It’s …

Pancakes

One Pot Suppers

The leaves are changing. There's a briskness in the air. It's time to think about rib-sticking, soul-filling food!<p>Well biscuits, sadly summer is over. Can I just take a moment to say:<p>WAAAAAAAAA!<p>Okay I'm over it.<p>Fall is here. The leaves are changing. There's a briskness in the air. It's time to …

Gluten-Free

Why You Should Make Your Own Granola

For more flavor, go beyond the bag<p>There’s a long list of foods that always taste better when you make them yourself compared to when you buy them at the store: apple pie, pasta, pickles, and so on.But it’s not until you make the recipe below that you realize granola should be on that list. Homemade …

Easy Butternut Squash Soup

Servings: 6-8<p>Cook Time: 35 Minutes<p>Total Time: 50 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 20-ounce packages (2-1/2 pounds) pre-cut butternut squash (if using fresh …