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13 Smashed Potato Recipes That Make a *Perf* Spring BBQ Side

Potatoes are *almost* a perfect food. They’re delicious and satisfying in every form, from mashed potatoes to fried latkes to potato soup. But when you’re looking for the quickest and easiest cooking method that doesn’t skimp on tastiness, you can’t do better than smashed potatoes — there’s zero …

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Guy Fieri's Texas chili recipe is so rich and flavorful, you'll never turn back

Guy Fieri knows his chili. The <i>Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives</i> host is pretty much always eating something meat covered on Food Network, and when it comes …

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Is sugar the world’s most popular drug? | Gary Taubes

It eases pain, seems to be addictive and shows every sign of causing long-term health problems. Is it time to quit sugar for good?<p>Imagine a drug that can intoxicate us, can infuse us with energy and can be taken by mouth. It doesn’t have to be injected, smoked, or snorted for us to experience its …

Frank Sinatra's Fettuccine Recipe Is the Perfect Dinner Dish

We'd expect nothing less from the Italian-American crooner.<p>Before you commit to the latest diet trend and swear off carbs entirely in 2017, you'll want to give Frank Sinatra's famous fettuccine recipe a try. Originally published in <i>The Sinatra Celebrity Cookbook: Barbara, Frank, and Friends</i> …

Crosscut Sled For The Table Saw - A Simple Table Saw Sled

Simple Crosscut Sled<br>For the Table Saw<p>You might want to make this dedicated crosscut sled if you cut a lot of stock at 90 degrees to the blade. It's …

Cool Wood Projects for Guys, Build Your Own DIY wood Countertops

<b>Cool Wood Projects for Guys, Build Your Own DIY wood Countertops —</b> Learning how to build diy wood countertops for your cool wood projects not only …

Beam Is a Simple No-Waste Sideboard Made from a Single Sheet of Plywood

The result of a number of experiments aimed at maximizing the material, structure and aesthetics of a 4’x8′ sheet of Baltic birch plywood, Beam is a …

Tardu Kuman's Stoa Design: Simple Joints, Awesome Furniture

I just stumbled across—and am totally in love with— the construction of this simple bookcase. Called the Stoa Kitap 03, it's the work of …

Furniture

The Best Scotch Whiskies Under $100

<i>This definitive guide to affordable Scotch explores everything you need to know about the world’s most popular single malt whisky, including</i> …

Make a Flat-Pack Picnic Table That You Can Always Bring With You

This handy picnic table can be assembled at the park or beach and is made from a single piece of plywood.<p>Arriving at a park to find all of the picnic tables occupied puts a real damper on your afternoon BBQ plans. Avoid that scenario by bringing your own picnic table, one that can be stored and …

Why Buy a Belt Sander When You Can Build Your Own?

It's always better when you do it yourself.<p>Master woodworker Matthias Wandel has been slowly building out his workshop with more and more homemade equipment. Last time it was a lathe, and now it's a belt sander. And if you want to follow in his DIY footsteps (who wouldn't!) his latest video on his …

Hire a fabricator for a steel / wood bench (sitting / not work bench)? - AR15.Com Archive | WOOD werk★ | Pinterest | Ar15, Bench and Steel

Hire a fabricator for a steel / wood bench (sitting / not work bench)? - AR15.Com Archive | WOOD werk★ | Pinterest | Ar15, Bench and Steel

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Organic farming isn't about living in the past. It's about creating a healthy future

<b>To the editor:</b> Henry I. Miller, formerly of the FDA, is choosing to ignore the elephant in the room: the fact that many countries have now banned GMOs due to safety concerns. (Re "Fear the granola bar, not GMOs," Opinion, June 30) He also fails to mention the many studies that link GMOs to serious …

Student Drug Informant Found With a Bullet in His Head and Rocks in His Backpack

On Andrew Sadek’s 20th birthday, North Dakota police made him an offer: moonlight as a confidential informant and avoid rotting in prison.<p>It was …

Crime

The 10 most terrifying TV shows of all time

As BBC One’s period chiller The Living & The Dead <i>(Tuesdays at 9.00pm)</i> petrifies viewers, we count down the top 10 terrifying TV shows of all time. Apologies to The Walking Dead, Penny Dreadful, Chocky, Fringe, Hannibal, The League of Gentlemen and Tales from the Crypt - you weren’t quite scary …

Baby potatoes baked in parchment with thyme and black olive butter

SERVES<p>6 as a side dish<p>INGREDIENTS<p>35g butter, softened<br>• 35g pitted black olives, finely chopped<br>• 1 small clove garlic, crushed<br>• Squeeze of lemon juice<br>• 540g baby waxy potatoes (they should be really small, halve them if not)<br>• 6 sprigs of thyme<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 200C/gas mark 6.<p>Mash the butter and …

8 Easy Sangria Recipes to Break Out at Your Next Summer Party

That will have them coming back for seconds (and thirds)...<p>When you're looking to serve up a refreshing sweet drink this summer, zero in on the crowd-pleasing effects of a chilled pitcher of sangria. Eight super simple recipes, right this way...

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Tasty Recipes For The Start Of Grilling Season This Memorial Day Weekend

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — It’s time to get out the hot dogs and hamburgers because it’s the start of grilling season.<p>Many people will be cooking on the …

Homemade 2-Ingredient Dusting Spray

When it comes to describing a dusting spray, the last thing most people think about is the phrase <i>two-ingredient</i>.In fact, just trying to learn about …

How to Grill Ribs Perfectly Every Time - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>The Institute of Culinary Education is one of the largest culinary schools in the world, offering both professional and recreational programs in New</i> …

DIY - Adirondack Chair and Table - Quiet Corner

It’s a good thing that so many plastic patio chairs are designed to stack, and the aluminum ones fold up flat. That means we can get them put away …