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Five Fun and Easy Ice Cube Tray Recipes You Should Try Right Away

You probably use your ice cube trays only for freezing plain H2O, but these inexpensive trays are much more versatile and cool (pun intended) than you’d think.<p>You can use them for all sorts of things — from organizing your jewelry and office supplies to storing herbs and making bath fizzies and tea …

Baking

How to: Make DIY Wooden Shot Glasses

It's a new year, and for the next twelve months, I'm committed to trying to make every object in my life something of true value. Call it a …

Woodworking

Houseplants 101: How to Propagate Plants

As a garden designer who also loves making homemade gifts, I often propagate my houseplants. Giving away or swapping the plant babies is a rewarding …

Plants

Best Chocolate Cake Recipe

When I came across this recipe I knew I had to make it, and I was not disappointed! This Chocolate Cake Recipe is seriously rich and amazingly …

Dessert

10 Most Popular Sauce Recipes on Pinterest

Barbecue season is in full swing, and it's time for some new marinades and dipping sauces to impress your guests. We're bringing you the top trending …

Cooking

All About Rhubarb Plants - Organic Gardening

Your won’t have to spend all winter and half the following summer yearning for freshly picked, homegrown fruit once you put in a rhubarb patch. …

Organic Gardening

Make This: DIY Fire Brick Blowtorch Forge

I've been looking at making a small forge for a while now. The main goal is to dip my toe into metal working just a little bit, so something that can …

Woodworking

Picking the Perfect Paint Color! 5 Colors That You Can’t Screw Up

In a world where there are quite literally millions of paint color options, how do you tackle the daunting task of choosing the right one for your …

How To Make 12 Classic Sauces [Infographic]

We've talked about sauces that everyone should be able to make, and all of the meal options they can go into, but this graphic packs 12 of them into …

Cooking

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

Donald Trump is the president I didn’t want, but now I know we need

I admit that I was wrong about Trump. He's not a clown, and he is delivering on his promises.<p>Over the years, my caricatures of Donald Trump have evolved but not as much as my opinion of him.<p>When Trump announced he was running for president, I admit that I didn't take this millionaire, hotel …

Donald Trump

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

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Eric Ripert's Blender Hollandaise Sauce Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Eggs Benedict is a classic recipe beloved by brunch-goers the world over, but most home cooks shy away from it for one reason: Hollandaise sauce. Notoriously difficult to perfect, this mother sauce is an ethereal combination of butter, eggs, and lemon juice that comes together over a …

The Most Surprising Way To Cook Shrimp

It only takes cooking shrimp once to notice that they’ll morph from undercooked to overcooked in the course of a minute. Deliciously sweet and unique …

Paul Hollywood's scones recipe

Preheat the oven to 220C (200C fan assisted)/425F/Gas 7.<p>Lightly grease a baking tray with butter and line it with baking or silicone paper (not greaseproof).<p>Put 450g/15½oz of the flour into a large bowl and add the butter. Rub the flour and butter together with your fingers to create a …

Baking

How to Make the Creamiest, Crunchiest Coleslaw You've Ever Tasted

This basic coleslaw recipe is sure to be a hit at your next summer cookout.<p>Creamy, crunchy, and tangy all at once, coleslaw really is the …

Cooking

How to Identify, Avoid, and Treat Poison Ivy

Once it's happened to you, you never forget it: You're hiking when you brush up against a patch of poison ivy. A few days later, your body is covered …

Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie | America's Test Kitchen

This dough is unusually moist and requires a full 1/4 cup of flour when rolling it out to prevent it from sticking. Rhubarb varies in the amount of …

7 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Making Pickles

Who doesn’t love pickles? Here’s how to avoid the most common mistakes when you’re making them at home.<p>Homemade pickles couldn’t be easier. (If you …

23 Awesome DIY Smokehouse Plans You Can Build in the Backyard

Do you enjoy smoking your meat? I mean, who doesn’t love homemade bacon or ham? After exploring the world of smoking meat here recently, I have to …

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

Creamy Buttermilk Dressing

From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2013<p>This creamy buttermilk-herb dressing recipe is perfect tossed with mixed greens, as a dressing for cold pasta …

How to Make San Francisco Sourdough Starter Video

In this six-part series called “Follow the Sourdough,” Chef John shows you how to make sourdough bread, from beginning to end. And where do you …

22 Genius Baking Hacks That Will Make Dessert Even Better

Turn a crumpled cake into tasty cake pops!

Steak Masters Dish About Their Favorite Cuts of Steak

Like coffee orders, the way you have your eggs, or your opinion on cilantro, your steak preferences are individual to your palate. Where some might …

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. …

Amazing White Clam Sauce Recipe

"I got this recipe from an old boyfriend, and have modified it over the years. My husband and I have this at least every two weeks with a big loaf of …

ruffled milk pie

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush a 9-inch round cake pan lightly with butter, then use a large sheet of parchment paper to fit into the bottom and …

There's a Secret to Making Saltines Even Better

In a time of cracker and flatbread abundance, the pedestrian saltine gets short shrift. The grocery aisle teems with boxes of whole grain …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …