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Giada's Italian pigs in a blanket, crispy chicken tenders - TODAY.com

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Giada’s kid-friendly Italian finger foods<p>Play Video - 4:29<p>Play Video - 4:29<p>More video<p>4:10 Sponsored Content Now PlayingFun and festive ideas for a no-stress New Year’s Eve party<p>4:39 Sponsored Content Now PlayingBest wines and Champagnes to make your …

Cooking

Circuit Scribe: Instantly Draw Functional Electrical Circuits on a Piece of Paper | Colossal

<p>The folks over at Urbana-based Electroninks Incorporated just launched a Kickstarter project for a new kind of pen that draws fuctional electronic …

What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario

We all know the story, or think we do.<p>Let me tell it the old way, then the new way. See which worries you most.<p>First version: Easter Island is a small 63-square-mile patch of land — more than a thousand miles from the next inhabited spot in the Pacific Ocean. In A.D. 1200 (or thereabouts), a small …

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 …

10 Famous People Killed By Bad Medicine

In the past, medicine was not so much a science as a cross between amateur alchemy and compensated sadism. And the worst quackery wasn't just …

Medicine

These Brewers Made Beer Taste Like Meat

And it's great. Really, really great. (Note: No animals were harmed during the brewing of this meaty beer.)<p><b>Greg Engert was enjoying</b> a half-smoke at Washington, D.C.'s Red Apron Butchery when he got to thinking about the sausage on his plate. Whoever makes these kinds of municipal decisions has long …

10 Essential Thanksgiving Techniques Every Cook Should Know

The 10 time-tested techniques you’ll need to ace the holiday classics, from fluffy mashed potatoes to, yes, a truly moist bird.<p>1. Baste With a Brush<p>News flash: You don’t need a baster. Use a brush to paint the drippings onto the turkey every 30 minutes or so, which keeps the bird moist and helps it …

10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Child About Food

As parents, we all say things to encourage our kids to eat healthier. Yet, in our modern, food-centric environment, even well-intentioned comments can be translated into negatives that hinder eating.<p>So, here are 10 common "food statements" parents often say to kids, how kids are likely to translate …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

How to Make Pop up Cards

<b>Do you like to make your own cards?</b> Today I’m sharing how to make pop-up cards with kids. These are easy, fun, and once kids get the hang of it it’s …

Crayons

Teach Kids to Daydream

Mental downtime makes people more creative and less anxious.<p>Today’s children are exhausted, and not just because one in three kids is not getting sufficient sleep. Sleep deprivation in kids (who require at least nine hours a night, depending on age) has been found to significantly decrease academic …

Popcorn Crunch Sundae

6 Servings<p>When adding the caramel to the popcorn and peanuts, work quickly and thoroughly to coat the other ingredients before it hardens.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Popcorn Crunch<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch pieces, plus more for pan<p>3 cups popped popcorn<p>½ cup salted roasted peanuts<p>…

Best Hoppy Beers: New Trends of 2013

The bitter truth on the newest hop trends to hit your local taproom.<p>When it comes to American craft beer, the hop is king. The female flowers of the <i>Humulus lupulus</i> bine (it climbs by wrapping its stem around a support, compared with a vine, which climbs with tendrils or suckers) supply a pale ale’s …

The Mass-Market Beer Styles You Wish Existed

<b>Beer is beer,</b> your piss-swilling friends claim. And sure, it's hard to really argue with that if all they truly like are lagers or pilsners or even white ales. You know your favorite craft brewery's equivalents are vastly superior, but they won't see much of a difference (except for the higher …

The Most Mockable Things Beer Snobs Do

Advocating, drain-pouring, note-taking, and more ridiculous shit<p><b>Butthurt.</b> I'd never really understood what that common internet epithet meant...until I started offering my opinions publicly on craft beer. Then, I quickly realized, "Wow, there sure are a lot of people out there who get …

Why You Should Smoke Your Thanksgiving Bird

<b>Things you don't want on Thanksgiving:</b> cheap scotch, an argument with your father-in-law, a bland bird.<p>I can't buy your scotch or help with the in-laws. But I can solve your turkey problem: Smoke the damn thing.<p>Poultry, generally, likes fire and smoke. (Think grilled chicken.) Big birds, like …

Classic New Orleans Muffuletta Sandwich Recipe

The classic New Orleans sandwich combines a homemade olive salad with layers of thin-sliced Italian cold cuts. The secret is to let it rest before eating so the olive juices get absorbed into the bread.<p><b>Note:</b> Giardiniera is a pickled vegetable mix that can be found in Italian delis or jarred in …