Brandi Viescas

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How-To: Concrete Door Stoppers

A door stopper is one of those things that you probably wouldn’t put on your wedding registry, or even your Christmas wish list. It’s not something you think of until you actually need to use it. After seeing these super simple concrete and rope door stoppers, they are definitely on my To-Make …

DIY “Poison” Toffee Apples

Nothing beats a homemade caramel apple, but if you’re looking for something a little more ominous this Halloween, then you might try whipping up a batch of these “poison” toffee apples from Simply Delicious. By simply adding a few drops of black gel food coloring to your homemade toffee, this …

Make Black Licorice From Scratch

If you’re a black licorice lover, then sink your teeth into this delicious-looking recipe by Christina Lane of Desserts for Two over on Food52. And if you’re not a licorice lover, then take a look at Lane’s appeal to give homemade licorice a try:<p>Even if you think you’re a card-carrying member of …

Tutorial: Cuff hem pajama pants

Tutorial: Cuff hem pajama pants<p>When the weather turns cool, our thoughts turn to… snuggly pajamas! Melissa from Melly Sews shares a tutorial at Riley …

10 Shrinky Dinks That Will Make You Rethink Shrinky Dinks

When you picture Shrinky Dinks, do you remember the cheesy kid crafts that you did in the 80s? Shrinky Dink crafts have come a long way, baby! Check …

How to Make Yogurt Biscuits 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: Food52's Provisions Editor, Posie Harwood, teaches us how to make light, fluffy biscuits without butter or</i> …

How to Make Sweetened Condensed Milk 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: Stephanie Le from I Am a Food Blog introduces us to the perfect addition to toast and coffee -- and it only calls for two ingredients.</i><p>I have fond …

All About Dulce de Leche -- And How to Make It

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Learn how to make addictive, spreadable dulce de leche with only milk, sugar, and time.</i><p>Dulce de leche is a popular South American caramel sauce composed …

Sage Julep

Related Recipes<p>Simple syrup, a common cocktail ingredient, is nothing more than equal parts water and sugar. Herbs, citrus, and spices can be added …

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rich homemade ricotta

A few years ago, I made ricotta for the first time. I suspect a good lot of you just read that — the part where I <i>made</i> cheese/played …

homesick texan carnitas

I am embarrassed by how long it took me to discover carnitas, or “little meats” that are usually braised then roasted, and are as far I quickly …

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …