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50 Hour Soy Emergency Candles! how to make ---> http://diycozyhome.com/make-your-own-50-hour-soy-emergency-candles/ These are especially handy to have during the winter when the days are so short and winter storms can leave you especially vulnerable to power outages. Head over to the blog for the full instructions. ~Linda

7 Strength Moves Runners Should Do

Improve your running game by adding these resistance moves to your training regimen<p>Surprise—there’s more to running well than just putting one foot in front of the other. With a regular strength-training routine, you’ll build muscle to make you leaner, more powerful, and less prone to injury. (And, …

Workouts

Words From a Father to His Daughter (From the Makeup Aisle)

Dear Little One,<p>As I write this, I'm sitting in the makeup aisle of our local Target store. A friend recently texted me from a different makeup aisle and told me it felt like one of the most oppressive places in the world. I wanted to find out what he meant. And now that I'm sitting here, I'm …

Sow in haste, regret at leisure

There is always a moment once Christmas is long past and Valentine's Day looms on the horizon when I am overcome by the need to sow seeds. The trigger may be the sight of the first snowdrop breaking ground in the garden, or the arrival of yet another veg box creaking with parsnips and cabbages. My …

How to grow potatoes in your garden

Potatoes are one of the easiest crops to grow in your garden if you follow these simple tips.<p>In a recent survey of Vermont gardeners, only about one …

You Can Do It! First-Time Vegetable Gardening for the Black-Thumbed

Some of you may feel like no matter what you try to grow, it dies. Too much water, not enough water, too much sun, too much shade, or… it just dies …

Garlic Brown Sugar Flank Steak with Cilantro Chimichurri

Garlic Brown Sugar Flank Steak with Chimichurri.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> January 27, 2014 159<p>You guys. I’m kinda sorta glad it’s Monday. Officially getting old …

How to Make Guacamole Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often</i><p><i>Today: Don't settle for inferior versions -- t</i><i>he guac of your dreams is just around the corner.</i><p>Having grown up in …

Guacamole

7 Beyond-Easy Chicken Recipes

Seriously—the longest one tops out at 30 minutes

Cooking

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

Cooking

Sweet & Clever Valentine’s Day Cards #5

If you’re a fan of hand-lettering, great typography, and fun illustration, then I think you’re going to dig this group of lovely love cards. Looking …

DIY: Bottle-Fed Paperwhites

Chilly weather means that I spend a lot more time inside than I’d like to. Happily, I’ve found one January treat that brightens even my most …

To DIY For: 25 Wall Art Gifts You Can Make

If you got excited when you saw this list of 100 wall art DIY projects or couldn’t wait to try our wire wall writing project then you’ll love our latest roundup. These 25 projects are present-perfect and will make any friend or family member thrilled. Not to mention you get the added bonus of …

Wall Art

Sweet Georgia Browns

I'm so excited. I feel like I should be contributing to that "Top Secret Recipes" book. I have cracked the code to Purdy's Sweet Georgia Browns. If …

Homemade Cocktail Bitters: Cherry Vanilla Bitters, Chocolate Bitters, Grapefruit Bitters and Strawberry Ginger Bitters

<b>cherry vanilla bitters</b><br>Jar #1: In one jar, add the dried cherries and bourbon. Shake well.<br>Jar #2: In the second jar, add the tonka beans, cardamom …

40 DIY Home Decor Ideas That Aren't Just For Christmas

The holidays are so ephemeral. These stylish decorating ideas are festive, yet they also work beyond the month of December.

Christmas Trees

How to Throw a Holiday Party on the Cheap

Your guests will never know you budgeted, we promise

Cranberry Sorbet Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 1 quart<p><b>Prep:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>12 hours<p>A bright and refreshing cranberry sorbet is the perfect end to a …

Penne with Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomatoes (Freezer Meal)

Crisp Pork Cutlets with Citrus Salsa Verde

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: Put some June in your November.</i><p>Pork is the friend of the weeknight cook. It cooks quickly, produces a richer, more satisfying dinner than its speed-cooking-white-meat …

Recipes

Chicken Potstickers

<b>Makes: about 20</b><b><br>Prep time: 40 min</b><b><br>Cook time: 20 min</b><p><b>For the wrappers</b><p>2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<br>• 1/2 cup boiling water<br>• 1/2 cup cold water<p>In a medium bowl, combine flour and salt. Gradually stir in boiling water until you have a mealy mixture. Gradually add …

Recipes

Chicken Potstickers

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Molly Yeh from my name is yeh shares a dumpling recipe that pleases year after year.</i><p><i></i><p>There was a time when approximately half of my diet consisted of potsticker wrappers. …

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Orange and Ginger Spiced Cranberry Sauce

Orange and Ginger Spiced Cranberry Sauce<p>Yield: 2 cups<p>Prep Time: 5 minutes<p>Cook Time: 20 minutes<p>Total Time: 25 minutes<p><i>Homemade cranberry sauce is crazy</i> …

Alexa Meade on Why and How She Began Turning People Into Real Life Paintings

Alexa Meade turned her first person into a real life, three-dimensional painting in April of 2009. Now, four years later, she is known the world over …

Cook's Illustrated's Foolproof Pie Crust

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The secret pie crust ingredient (and technique) that changed what we thought we knew about pie.</i><p>We all get in pie ruts. Well, crust ruts.<p>While what goes on …

Pie

Easy Cream of Tomato Soup

Cream of tomato soup always reminds me of the standard Friday fare in the school cafeteria. It was my favorite hot lunch day of all, although I am …

lazy pizza dough + favorite margherita pizza

Raise your hand if you never get pizza right when you make it at home — that the dough doesn’t rise in the time the recipe says it should or it’s …

Roast Duck Recipe Stuffed with Farro

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Taylor Boetticher | Toponia Miller | In the Charcuterie | Ten Speed Press, 2013<p>Golden, crispy roast duck is a festive …