Curt Beyer

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How to Make Peppermint Essential Oil (Extract)

I grow mint in pots on my patio. Earlier this summer I spiffed up the planters from our old apartment with green outdoor paint I had leftover from my …

How to Make Quinine Syrup for a Better Gin and Tonic

<i>All week long, Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Portland's Clyde Common and Pepe Le Moko will be sharing recipes and techniques from his new book, The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique. Follow along to win one of five copies we’re giving away -- and to perfect your at-home cocktails.</i><p>I began my first …

Flavors

Grilled Rib-Eye Steaks with Parsley, Celery & Blue Cheese

Intro<p>I dipped my toes into the crisp water of the puget sound today. I needed the biting cold relief from the water to cool me down from the heat. …

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad Bowl

261<p>23<p>Shares 284<p>One thing I love about traveling is that I get to read. As much as we all love to be connected, it’s nice to be somewhere – like 5000 …

Slow-Cooked Korean Short Ribs With Green Onion and Pear Recipe

Braised short ribs are one of the most comforting of comfort foods, but they're not exactly summer fare. By borrowing some tricks from Korean cooking—such as flavoring them with a <i>kalbi</i>-style sauce and topping them with refreshing green onion and pear—this version transforms them into a …

Homemade Jelly Donut Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 787

Grilled Corn with Honey-Ginger Barbecue Sauce: http://bit.ly/1xn6b0L

All About Smoking + A Pulled Pork Sandwich

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: A smoky, fuss-free pulled pork sandwich -- just in time for barbecue season.</i><p>The barbecue we know today is a far cry from …

Create a Stunning String Bowl for Your Home

In this tutorial you'll learn how to make a sculptural string bowl for your home. This is the kind of satisfying DIY project that is not only …

5 Links to Read Before Grilling Steak

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Show dad how much you care -- with grilled steak.</i><p>Raise your hand if you made reservations at a fancy steakhouse for Father's Day. You know what sounds …

Spicy Summer Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce: http://bit.ly/1oVnAc0

Yes, You Can Pickle That

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at home, it's</i> …

The 10-Minute Rule for Cooking Fish

I shied away from cooking fish for many years. I grew up hating eating fish. But after my tastes matured and I realized that finned flesh is pretty …

Fun and Easy Outdoor DIY Projects

Spring is on the way so it is time to think about some Fun and Easy Outdoor DIY Projects! Yep…in just a little while you will be out in the …

Summer Project -- Make Giant Bubbles!

When we were walking through New York’s Central Park a couple weeks ago, we came upon a man making giant bubbles. Ella was mesmerized. She thought it …

35 Creative DIY Ways Of How To Make Backyard More Funny

Summer is coming and it’s time to thinking about how to make the outdoor life more colorful. You can enjoy the sunshine, natural and the fresh air …

DIY Mosaic Projects With Which You Can Change Your Home’s Décor

Creating custom features for your home is what makes interior decorating so fun and interesting. You get to choose the tiles for the bathroom, the …

Home Improvement

Turn a Vintage Painting into a Cabinet

Step-by-step instructions for crafting a piece of art into a useful storage space<p>Step-by-step instructions for crafting a piece of art into a useful …

Hide Your TV! - DIY Projects

When living in a smaller home, there isn’t a lot of space to hide those every day items that make our lives better, but don’t exactly add to the …

10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to …

Spices

11 Time-Saving Tips

<b>2. Make quick beds.</b> <br>Create a new perennial garden simply by slicing under turf with a spade, flipping it upside down, and then covering the area with …

16 DIY Outdoor Furniture Pieces

Create a garden rain chain

by Debra Anchors<p>Image Credit: Creative Commons photo by <b>contraption</b><p>A rain chain downspout is a wonderful way to manage water run-off around the home. …

An extra hand in the garden

by Debra Anchors<p>Image by <b>Jacki Cammidge</b> and <b>Blue Fox Farm</b><p>I was inspired by an idea I found over on Blue Fox Farm. Jacki Cammidge created her hypertufa …

DIY: How to Build an Industrial Hanging Shelf

If you like the look of clean lines and contemporary shelving but have an oddly sized space, you can use this tutorial to create your own custom …

Refresh The Outdoor Areas With Smart DIY Projects On A Budget

You don’t always have to spend a fortune if you want to make your yard look stunning when there are so many inspiring outdoor DIY projects you can …

Mil Dots for Sure Shots?

The question arose about the difference between a mil and minute of angle, so I'll try and define both without giving myself a migraine. A minute of …

Deviled Eggs With Crispy Shallots and Chilies Recipe

Sweet and savory Thai-style fried shallots are a natural pair for lemony deviled eggs with hot diced chilies.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients6 hard boiled or hard steamed eggs, peeled and halved lengthwise3 tablespoons mayonnaise1 1/2 tablespoons finely diced …

Onion Soup

Perhaps my all time favorite comfort food is onion soup gratinee, or Soupe à l’Oignon <i>Gratinée</i> . I have what you might call a passion and devotion for …