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This Garlicky Chicken with Mozzarella Is a Dinner Dream

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Cooking

7 Ways to Earn $1,000 on the Side While You Pursue Your Dreams

Are you pursuing your dream? You need a side income. This article shows you jobs that can earn you $1,000 monthly on the side.

Motivation

17 Nutrition Tips That Change Your Life

Easy Hacks for Health, Muscle, Fat Loss and More<p>1 – Use vinegar to get lean and build muscle.<p>Take 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before you go …

Nutrition

27 Easy Pasta Recipes That Don't Use Sauce From A Jar, Because You Deserve Better

There's a time and a place for jarred tomato sauce. This is not it.<p>You want to make dinner with your eyes closed and both hands tied behind your back, right? It’s just a guess, based on the internet’s mass hysteria over sheet pan dinner recipes and 3-ingredient weeknight wonders.<p>There’s only one …

Cooking

Dandelion Salve Recipe

Dandelions are one of my favorite plants! They’re the epitome of cheerful resilience and have so many uses and health benefits!<p>I always find it …

Survival at Home

Blackout! - Power Outage Checklist

In preparation for National Geographic’s debut of American Blackout this coming Sunday; I wanted to create my own power outage checklist for …

Instant hot cocoa is awful, and it's starch's fault. Here's how to make your own.

Swiss Miss is a miss.<p>There is a time and a place for instant hot cocoa. It’s called “when you want it right this second and have nothing better on hand.” Hot chocolate mix is fine in a pinch, but the reality is that the homemade variety is far tastier, and surprisingly easy to make. Plus, you can …

Dessert

7 Mantras for Those Who Have Lost Their Motivation and Hope

Earlier today, I was sitting on a park bench eating a sandwich for lunch when an elderly couple pulled their car up under a nearby oak tree. They …

Old Age

Make-Ahead Gravy is a Pro Thanksgiving Move

Make this gravy ahead of time so you're not sweating over the stove at the last minute.<p>After the turkey, nothing inspires quite as much anxiety as the gravy. A lot of this pressure comes from the hectic, hands-on making of the roux, separating the pan drippings, and heating the stock while your …

Cooking

Pumpkin Risotto Recipe, Most Delicious Halloween Pumpkin Recipe

<b>Pumpkin Risotto</b><p>Think Pumpkin Risotto is too hard to make? Think again! This Pumpkin Risotto is creamy, light and with a scrumptious punch of pancetta, it's a whole new take on the traditional version. Vegetarian? Leave out the pancetta and this recipe is still guaranteed to be FULL of flavour.<p>Are …

Weekend Project: DIY Tomato Cages

Too many homegrown tomatoes? Not a problem we're familiar with. The more fruit you raise, though, the more likely some of it will end up on the ground, susceptible to fungus and rot.<p>While "determinate" varieties such as Romas reach only 4 feet tall or so, "indeterminate" varieties -- think 'Better …

Urban Farming: Growing For Profit – $75,000 on 1/3 acre

Curtis Stone is a hard working and driven man who started his own business using other people’s backyards for farming in an urban environment. He …

Urban Agriculture

Is This the Best Recipe for Beef Stew Ever? | Men's Health

And making beef bourguignon is easy. Or, at least this recipe from Chef Daniel Davey makes it so.<p>You take a hearty portion of beef and combine it with onions, mushrooms, carrots, and red wine. Then you slow-cook everything until the meat turns incredibly tender.<p>Davey’s version is so straightforward …

5 Spice Rubs That Make Chicken Mind-Blowingly Delicious

Because there’s so much more to life than lemon pepper<p>Cooking a big batch of chicken breasts on Sunday is one of the easiest ways to prep protein for your entire week. But eating the same thing day after day is boring as hell.<p>Enter: spice rubs. Whip up several of these mixtures so you can roast …

This DIY Rotisserie BBQ Pit Will Have Your Mouth Watering

With summer coming to an end, everyone needs to get one last project in before the weather turns cold. What better way to end summer than to put …

DIY Building Plans for a Picnic Table

DIY Project: Picnic Table Plans<p>These plans will show you how to build a 6' picnic table.<p>Picnic Table: Material / Cut List<p><b>Disc.</b><p><b>Qty.</b><p><b>Size</b><p>table top (2x6)<p>5<p>…

Woodworking

What To Eat Every Night For The Entire Month

If "What are we having for dinner?" is a question that fills you with dread every single night, maybe it's time to stop asking it.<p>Our brilliant solution: meal templates. Simply assign a different theme (say, "pizza" or "casserole") to each night of the month and then cook something that falls into …

How to Make Fresh Mozzarella From Scratch

At Serious Eats, we're lucky enough to work right across the street from Di Palo Selects, an Italian fine-foods store that just happens to make some of the best fresh mozzarella I've ever tasted. It's milky, tender, and mild, with a faint layer of cream beneath the skin that gushes a little when …

DIY bratwurst will make your Oktoberfest or tailgate parties sizzle

It's officially fall, and that means two things for sausage lovers: Oktoberfest and football. And while you can hit up any number of Oktoberfest celebrations here in the Southland — or buy your own sausages for your next tailgate party — why not make your own bratwurst?<p>This is a recipe for all you …

BBQ

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

Dessert

The Crazy Scrambled Egg Hack You Have To See To Believe

Every day, it seems, we find a new, more complicated way to cook eggs. We bake where we once hard-boiled, brûlée where we once fried -- and if all else fails, we trot out the sous vide machine. But for perfect, no-frills scrambled eggs, the secret is dead simple: Poach them.<p>This technique, which …

Green Thumb Grow Lights

Welding Plastics: Instructables Robot Nightlight<p>DIY Baby Gate<p>Pocket Zen Garden<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Nicely thought out, and it would keep the …

Arduino

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How to Make English Muffins with All the Nooks & Crannies

Food52's Test Kitchen Manager Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the ABCs of baking.<p>Today: Homemade English muffins beat the store-bought variety every time.<p>I never understood the allure of the English muffin. I would see commercials and packaging boasting nooks and …

How to Build a PC from Scratch - Step by Step PC Building Guide

How to Build a PC - Step by Step Guide<p>Let's learn how to build a PC today... without any pain or fuss. Even if you're a complete beginner, there IS …

The Fifties - Soaring Or Snoring?

Let's talk about the forgotten 50s. There's not much work out there that focuses on the developmental psychology of these years, but their significance for a generative later life is profound.<p>Through your 20s you're humming along, pretty fast-paced, hopefully having a variety of experiences and …

How to Eat Healthy at Every Meal

So many delicious ways to feel virtuous.<p><b>Healthy Dinners in 40 Minutes Or Less</b><p><b>Foods with 100 Calories</b><p><b>30 Delicious Ways To Eat Your Greens</b><p><b>Better For You No-Bake Desserts</b><p><b>12 Healthy Snacks For Guilt-Free Grazing</b><p><b>Healthy Snacks & Party Food</b><p><b>New Takes On Fruit Salad</b><p><b>Healthy Weeknight Dinner Recipes</b><p><b>8 Summer</b> …

When I Started Asking This One Question Everything Changed

A few years back I wrote a short lived, but well-loved, advice column called Honestleigh.com. It was launched after I had learned a profound piece of wisdom, that threw me for a loop. The advice I had read was: "You should never give advice unless someone asks."<p>The thought of only giving advice …