Shannon Perry

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Remembering “The Movie”

“<i>In our family, there was no clear line between religion and fly fishing.</i>”Those words, written by Norman Maclean and published in 1976, introduced a …

All About Leavening for Baking and Cooking

Leaveners are used in baked goods to improve texture and visual appearance. They create air pockets within a dough or batter to give the final …

Baking

What's the Difference Between a Lake and a Pond?

Around 71 percent of the Earth's surface is covered in water, which is why geographers have coined so many names to describe the forms it takes. But …

University of London

The Upper Rio Grande: Colorado’s best-kept Secret

Standing beside the crumbling adobe barn across the river, the old mule eyed me with contempt. I was wading mid-current in heavy water, working hard …

Thoughts on contemporary hopper design

<b>Thoughts on contemporary hopper design</b><p><i>By Ed Herbst</i><p>At the recent fly fishing expo in Johannesburg, Marc Petitjean said that, as a professional fly …

Fishing

A CEO with ADHD says these rules can make anyone more successful

Having ADHD is paradoxical. There are amazing highs and soul-crushing lows. You can be on top of the world, while secretly sure you can’t accomplish …

Watch: How a goofy skin flick opened the doors for the American porn industry

‘The Immoral Mr. Teas’ took smut films mainstream<p>Russ Meyer’s 1959 film <i>The Immoral Mr. Teas</i> featured little dialogue, a simple plotline…and lots of …

11 Dream Trout Spots Around the World

My colleagues at <i>Field & Stream</i> recently published their list of 20 dream trips for the ultimate big-game adventure. Though I love to hunt, I’m more …

Fishing

Flies and Strategies for Big Tailwater Browns

The access points are already busy at 7 a.m. as guides and their clients prepare to fish in time for the morning hatch. Small Sulphurs and midges, …

A beginner’s guide to pickling

Grown too many vegetables? Sick of making chutney? There is an alternative…<p>Your harvests may have been bountiful, but by now you must be bored with making chutney. It’s time to embrace brine. With the help of salt water, a process known as lacto-fermentation can give surplus veg a new lease of life.<p>…

Tomatoes

12 Things You Can Do to Help Native Bees

Roll Out the Green Carpet for Native Pollinators<p>Whether we know it or not, we've declared war on our native bees. Habitat destruction, …

Gardening

Video: Build a Backyard Propane Forge for Less than $100

What the heck? Why would I want a forge, I’m a woodworker! Ah, but I have had the pleasure of watching a forge in action (very cool, lots of fire and …

Woodworking

All About Growing Peppers - Organic Gardening

(<i>For details on growing many other vegetables and fruits, visit our</i> Crop at a Glance <i>collection page</i>.)<p>Peppers present some of the summer garden’s …

Before You Build Raised Beds

Raised bed gardening may seem like it's only for small-scale home gardeners, but the small farmer and homesteader will find that raised bed gardening …

How to Build a Raised Bed for Gardening

01 of 05<p>Build the Frame of the Raised Bed<p>What is a raised bed? A raised bed is simply a box on the ground that holds soil for plants to grow in. It …

This Handy Chart Shows Which Cooking Methods to Use With Different Ingredients

Shopping for food at the grocery store is the easy part of making dinner—figuring out how to turn your haul into a meal you’ll actually want to eat …

San Francisco

1-acre permaculture farm in Australia feeds 50 families

This family in Australia completely shifted the way they source their food – with remarkable success. When wife Nici suffered an illness, the Coopers …

The Best Fish Species for Backyard Aquaculture & How to Source Them

You’ve spent months researching the perfect aquaculture or aquaponics system and getting it all set up. Now it’s time to stock your tanks with fish. …

What to Put in Your Go-Bag in Case of an Emergency

From forest fires to floods, natural disasters have dominated the news of late. But even if your region hasn’t been afflicted by tropical storms or …

Forestry

Please, Mister Custer…

I think I wrote about this back in 2006, but so what? As Ed Zern pointed out, would you listen to Beethoven’s 9th Symphony just once? At any rate, …

How to Catch Trout All Autumn Long

Pride, as the preacher says, goeth before the fall. I’ve seen it in others and it’s happened to me—after a summer spent dialing in the trout streams, …

Ask the Experts: What Are Your Top 5 Fall Flies?

A few months ago, we introduced a new weekly “Ask the Experts” Column and asked you to pose some questions for our panel of experts. Our latest …

Fishing

Spice Up Your Summer with These Fruit-Based Hot Sauce Recipes - Chowhound

If you can’t handle the heat, stay out of the kitchen. Or at least when it comes to making hot sauce. Not all of us are fans of foods that are …

This Service Lets You Go to All the Movies You Want For Only $10, and AMC Is Furious

Sick of paying an arm and a leg and promising to hand over your first-born child just to go to the movie theater these days? You're not alone. Thankfully, MoviePass is here to help. The startup, which has been around since 2011 and is led by Netflix cofounder and former Red Box executive Mitch …

Redbox

Uncovered WWII Blueprints Could Be Used to Restore a Mosquito Plane

Airbus uncovered something unexpected while shuttering its factory in Flintshire, UK: a trove of aircraft blueprints dating back to World War II. …

60 Books Every Outdoorsman Should Read

Some old things refuse to die out. Outdoor books refuse to perish. The ones here refuse to go away because they are quite legitimately masterpieces, …

Books

July mid month: new & companion plantings, seed saving, tomato ripening, your gardens, onions, compost - No Dig Organic Gardening

The season of second/successional plantings is well underway, see below. See how my first plantings were made, and the harvests they gave, in a new …

20 great resources for learning graphic design

Maybe you’re right at the start of your graphic design career or studies. Or maybe you’ve been doing it for a few years, but still feel there are …

Grilling: 8 easy steps to your own barbecue

Thinking of buying a bbq for the summer? Why not build one yourself!<p>If there is one thing a lot of South Africans love doing, it’s to stand around an …

BBQ

Mad Max: Fury Road is dense with myths, but Max is the biggest of all

No, using a couple of mammoth, mountainside pipes to pour water down on the thirsty post-apocalyptic hordes of <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> didn’t make any …