Nick Carter

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Cranberry-Ginger Pear Pie

For the Crust:<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon granulated sugar<br>• ½ teaspoon salt<br>• 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, cubed and chilled<br>• 2 to 4 tablespoons …

How To Turn A Beer Can Into The Only Camping Stove You'll Ever Need

You can whip one of these up in a matter of minutes. They’re so easy to make and they work really well. First find yourself some scissors and a …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Cooking

40 DIY Home Decor Ideas That Aren't Just For Christmas

The holidays are so ephemeral. These stylish decorating ideas are festive, yet they also work beyond the month of December.

Chemicals

The Energy Metals Conundrum

The seemingly unending debates about if <b>sustainable power</b> could ever become economic are over.<p>And the greenies won.<p><b>Wind and solar power</b> generation are …

How-To: Fall Burlap Table Runner

Get crafty while you’re waiting for the pies to bake: whip up a last-minute fall burlap table runner with this simple tutorial from Dream Book Design!<p>Ready to get started? Head over to Dream Book Design to see the full how-to.

Publication Design

Build a Simple Solar Air Heater - Renewable Energy

After walking into my workshop one December morning and feeling a bone-chilling 10 degrees, I decided to install a heating system. Given the rising …

Natural Gas

Raspberry Sweet Mint Smoothie Recipe

This past month I've been making a lot of smoothies and infused waters at home. This recipe is my favorite flavor combination that I've found so far! …

Create Your Very Own Thermal Imaging Camera With An Arduino Nano (video)

If you enjoy creating projects using the Arduino platform you might be interested in this awesome thermal imaging camera which has been created using …

How to Choose Healthy Pots and Pans

Despite the ease and con­ve­nience of non-stick pots and pans such as Teflon, many health conscious people are tossing their non-stick and replacing …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Brussels Sprouts, In Season in December

Tips on buying, storing, and cooking Brussels sprouts, in season in December<p>Earthy, nutty-tasting Brussels sprouts get a bad rap because they are so easy to overcook, resulting in a mushy texture and pungent aroma. When cooked properly, these little cabbages are crisp-tender, with a pleasant crunch …

Cooking

DIY Winter Candles

Anna-Rosa of My Lifebox wanted to decorate her home for winter so she came up with this clever DIY Winter Candles project.<p>I don’t know about you but when I think about winter two things definitely come in mind..woolen knits and snuggling down in front of a fire place. Ok, of course I cannot show …

Candles

How To Retire On Time With No Worries

Frankly speaking, the biggest advantage of any single investor is time. How big an advantage? Big enough to allow an ordinary saver to retire well with no worries.<p>That’s not what happens, of course. Most people do it completely backwards, waiting until their 40s to start thinking about retirement. …

DIY Metallic Mason Jars.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 5, 2013 75<p>I did a craft I did a craft I did a craft!<p>This… is huge. For me. You know it.<p>So. My brother’s girlfriend, Mary, is …

Building a solar power generator - Green Diary - Green Revolution Guide by Dr Prem

• Fetch a small solar panel from market. The solar panel must be one rated and more than 12 volts. You can find the solar panel in an RV or marine …

Clean Energy

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2013

We cover a ton of DIY projects here on Lifehacker and they're easy to miss or forget about unless you're working on a project right then and there. …

How To Make Candles - Natural Beeswax Candles

<b>Nothing provides a cozy warmth in your home like</b> the soft glow of a candle. So, what if you could enjoy the charm of candlelight, and also be …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Lemons, in Season in December

Tips for buying, storing, and cooking with lemons, in season in December.<p>Thankfully, lemons are readily available throughout the year—it would be hard to imagine grilled fish without a spritz of lemon or a citrus-less drink in the summertime. But, like almost all produce, lemons <i>do</i> have an actual …

Seafood

How To Make Ginger Ale - Sweetened Naturally

<b>When I was younger</b>, I never understood why people enjoyed ginger ale. I thought it had a funky taste and I didn’t appreciate the overly-enthusiastic …

Self-sufficiency

Make An LED Holiday Light Out Of Pennies

And a lemon, and some other stuff. But mostly pennies.<p>Skip the tangled strings of holiday lights this year and go wireless using a few copper-coated cents. U.S. pennies minted since 1982 conceal a zinc core. If exposed to acid, the zinc dissolves and frees electrons for use in a circuit. The …

cheer

How to Make a Wooden Viking-Style Beer Mug

Flanders, Belgium designer bricobart of Yak-Proof demonstrates how to make a Viking-style beer mug out of wood in his step-by-step Instructables …

Woodworking

25 Days of Cookies for Your Holiday Baking: Day 17, Old-Fashioned Fruitcake Cookies

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 17: Old-Fashioned Fruitcake Cookies<p><i>Every day in December through Christmas, we’re sharing a cookie recipe. Forget the 12 Days of Christmas—these are the 25 Days of Cookies.</i><p>We know. This one's a little confusing. It has "cookie" in …

Dessert

Vegetable Garden Planning for Beginners

If you're a <b>beginner vegetable gardener</b>, here are basics on vegetable garden planning: site selection, plot size, which vegetables to grow, and other …

Gardening

Tips and Tricks for Making Juice, No Recipes Required

This is a guide to help you squeeze the most possible deliciousness out of your juicer, even without using recipes. We'll talk flavor balance, texture, and tips for getting the most out of your equipment and ingredients.<p>First things first: juices and smoothies are different beasts. That may seem …

The Guy's Guide to Green Juice

You break out the blender and whip up smoothies and shakes like it's NBD. But when it comes to juicing, you're a late adopter, confused by lingo like …

Caramelized Onion, Gruyere + Pepper Bacon Whole Wheat Pizza

In a large bowl, combine water, yeast, honey and olive oil. Mix with a spoon, then let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add in 2 cups flour and …