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How-To: Invisibly Join Pieces of Quilt Binding

Quilt binding not quite long enough? Join multiple short binding pieces together without ruining the look of your quilt with this neat, clean, and nearly invisible binding joining method that Diane Knott shared on Craftsy.<p>This joining technique is an especially great tool to have in your back …

Quilting

delicious. magazine

Chocolate banana upside down cake. Sure, why not<p>http://www.deliciousmagazine.co.uk/articles/banana-recipes-2

Tutorial: Mitred Bias Corners

In the final of this mini series of bias binding posts - the first two are here & here - we tackle mitred corners. In particular we are looking at …

Sewing Tips: Sew Bias Binding with a Sewing Machine

Pre-packaged and handmade bias binding (also known as bias tape) is a great tool for neatly finishing the edges of garments and other sewing projects, and it’s one of my favorite ways to add a splash of contrast color to collars and hems. But, every once in a while—especially when I’m sleepy—I …

delicious. magazine

Banish those weekend blues and cosy up with a bowl of potato, leek and Stilton soup.<p>http://www.deliciousmagazine.co.uk/…/potato-leek-and-stilto…

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These chicken kievs have been made healthier but still retain a gorgeous, oozy garlicky centre that everyone …

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Souffléd smoked haddock tart – light, fluffy soufflé in a crumbly, buttery tart case.<p>Sophisticated Sunday …

all butter, really flaky pie dough

I don’t believe in perfection, in life or in the kitchen. At best, everything we do is a work in progress that gets a tad closer each time we nudge …

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Planning a bonfire night feast? These chicken, chorizo and cider pot pies are definitely the way to go. But maybe you want to test them out this …

delicious. magazine

Get yourself some shortcrust pastry and indulge in the delights of a chicken, leek and gruyère tart. Plus, find a tip on the page on what to do with …

Haddock, spinach and Gruyère gratin - delicious. magazine

• 75g butter<br>• 30g plain flour<br>• 450ml full-cream milk<br>• 1kg fresh spinach, washed and large stalks removed<br>• 4 x 150g thick pieces<br>• skinned haddock fillet<br>• 150g …

delicious. magazine

Quick and easy dinner idea. Chicken, bacon, garlic, leek and thyme with a cheesy potato hat... ready in an hour. Now we're …

Pineapple Banana Pops

<b>By Katie Goodman</b><p>Popsicles are a favorite summer treat in our house. With outside temperatures teetering dangerously towards 100 degrees Fahrenheit, homemade popsicles are the perfect healthy treat to cool off during the long, hot afternoons.<p>It’s simple to make your own 100% fruit popsicles at home, …

New Mexico

Doctor Who Cross-Stitch with All of the Doctors

If you’re a crafty Whovian, chances are good that you’ve already seen at least one version of this Doctor Who-inspired cross-stitch design from weelittlestitches. But, did you know that they’ve updated the pattern to include the latest Doctor(s)?<p>Ready to get geeky? Check out this post on the …

How-To: Make A Bath Bomb

Take a cozy staycation from the endlessly snowy outdoors with this enticing bath bomb tutorial from Instructables user Rye Soap Kitchen.

Flashback: Quilting 101: A Simple Patchwork Block

<b>By Lish Dorset</b><p>Raise your hand if you’ve ever wanted to try quilting but thought it would be too hard. (Okay, I can’t really can’t see you on the internet, but I’ll bet there are some of you raising your hand.) I felt the very same way not too long ago. My mom started quilting when I was in high …

Roast Leg of Lamb Recipe

This classic roast leg of lamb recipe is seasoned with garlic and rosemary. We roast it at a high temperature for a short time to brown the exterior, …

Homemade Tomato Sauce Recipe

This tomato sauce recipe is by far the best tomato sauce recipe I have ever made. The sauce may be a little more fiddly than some with quite a lot of …

Indian chicken salad

Tandoori chicken is an all-time Indian great - team with coriander salad with cooling mango and coconut<p>Ingredients<p>4 large skinless chicken breasts<br>• 1 …

Chutney

Rhubarb & orange cake

Make the most of seasonal fruit in this rustic bake with almond topping - serve it warm from the oven, as a pudding, or with afternoon …

Baking

Silly twits ice cream

You don't have to own an ice-cream maker to enjoy a homemade, freezer friendly staple<p>Ingredients<p>4 eggs<br>• 1 tsp vanilla extract<br>• 140g caster sugar<br>• 300ml pot …

Ice Cream

Cheese & Marmite pasties

Love it or hate it, Marmite works beautifully with cheese and onion when baked up in shortcrust parcels<p>Ingredients<p>500g potato, peeled and grated<br>• 200g …

Marmite

Two-Tone Hammock

Don’t you just want to lounge on your own DIY two-toned hammock all summer long? All LIFE long, for that matter. You can if you follow this excellent tutorial by Design Milk.

Plants & Seeds

Plants & Seeds<p>Maranta Lemon Prayer Plant<p>$29.99USD from Amazon<p>Plants & Seeds<p>Calathea Medallion<p>$19.00USD from The Sill<p>Plants & Seeds<p>Calathea Potted …

Required Reading: The Edible Balcony

I used to live in a basement flat near London’s King’s Cross, with a little courtyard. It was full of pots and was lovely really, except for two …