Emily Jane Hamaker

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Slow-Cooker Short Ribs with Root Vegetables

Directions<p>Heat 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add ribs to skillet and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook …

Chicken Soup and Stew Recipes

Begin with homemade chicken stock to make a marvelous chicken noodle soup. Dill and parsley add fresh notes.


9 Easy 5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes

Do dark, gloomy winter days make you want to shovel sweets into your mouth rather than shovel that driveway? Start the New Year right with some …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Easy Marbling Tutorial

Finally tackle marbling with this tutorial. You'll be glad you did! Photos and full tutorial courtesy of Ryan Liebe and Martha Stewart.<p>570<p>3136

Craft Ornaments Tutorial: Make Your Own Personalized Wire Ornaments

With the holidays quickly approaching, I’m sure you can think of a million and one ways to put these wire names to good use. Personalized craft …

How to craft your own Instagram photo strips

With Instagram, any boring photo is only a crop, filter, and tilt-shift away from becoming a piece of art.<p>Some might argue that such laziness through filtering discourages true photographic creativity, but there's no denying the Internet's obsession with the photo social network. If anything, it's …

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How Jenny Hart from Sublime Stitching Organizes Her Embroidery Floss

I’ll admit it: There are few things that I enjoy more than snooping around other people’s workspaces. (With permission, of course!) And, I’m clearly not alone. Whenever multiple crafters are in the same place, it’s really only a matter of time before storage tips are exchanged, studio tours are …


Gold Dipped Succulent Pots

Fun, colorful, and perfect for Spring. You've got to come see how easy it is to make these "gold dipped" succulent pots!<p>303<p>1009

DIY Felt Ranunculus

How-To: Paper Snowflake Ballerina

Churning out the same old paper snow flakes year after year? Why not upgrade your winter holiday decor to includes these whimsical paper ballerinas?<p>The Krokotak blog has a simple photo tutorial and free printable template for the dancer silhouettes. These would look beautiful hanging in a window …


How-To: Paint a Bicycle

Is your trusty old bike looking a little rough? Give that faithful friend a new lease on life with this easy-to-follow bicycle painting tutorial from The Homesteady.<p>Give it a try this weekend! Click here to see the full how-to.

Sewing Tip: 5 Ways to Hand-Stitch a Hem

While machine sewing is almost always faster, some fabrics or garment styles call for a hand-sewn finish. Give your next sewing project a touch of beautiful old-school elegance with this photo-filled guide from The Coletterie that will walk you through 5 ways to hand-stitch a hem!<p>Think you’re too …


How-To: Fabric Storage Bins with Handles

Organize closets, craft rooms, and play areas with this tutorial for making your own simple and handy fabric storage bins with handles from Minki’s Work Table.<p>I’m loving the contrast fabric and bold top-stitching around the edge.<p>Whip up a few for your home! Click here to see the full how-to.


How-To: DIY Floor Pouf

Create your own comfy floor pouf in custom colors to fit your decor with this beginner-friendly sewing project that Brett Bara shared on Design Sponge!<p>Add a burst of color to your room with this crafty pouf! At 17" wide and 10" deep, it’s large enough to serve as floor seating or a foot stool. (And …


How-To: Clay Nose for a Teddy Bear

Give some extra dimension to your needle felted and sewn toys with the addition of a polymer clay nose. Francesca Boretti shares her technique on her blog, Kaleideascope.<p>I’m quite impressed with the life-like quality of Francesca’s soft sculptures, each one seems to have it’s own unique …

Texas farmer recommends 5 books every gardening enthusiast must read

When I look back to seven years ago, when I decided to opt out of industrial agriculture and grow as much of my own food as I could, I'm impressed by …

What to do with all those sweet potatoes — no marshmallows necessary

<i>Winter is coming and we’re serious about keeping farmers market produce on the menu. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Cooks shows us how to store,</i> …

78 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

55 Bean Recipes You'll Be Making All Year Long

What's for dinner tonight? These 55 great recipes for beans.<p>Beans are healthy, delicious, and cheap. Maybe THAT'S why they're called the magical fruit… Well, anyway, here's a heck of a lot of canned and dried bean recipes!

23 Slow Cooker Desserts You Need To Make This Winter

Pulled pork can wait. There's cake to eat.

How to Make Energy Bars at Home

Making your own energy bars is easy—watch this video to learn how.<p>Why shell out $5 when you can make energy bars at home? Packed with tons of flavor and punch, these DIY super snacks will power you through your most hectic days.<p>All awesome energy bars follow this formula:<p><b>BINDER</b><p>This doubles as your …

Spicy Orange Hazelnut Chocolate Bark

Makes 8 Servings<p>Dark chocolate is an antioxidant-rich treat that rounds off a day of hard work and good eating. Here, we’ve made things a bit spicier with a pinch of cayenne pepper. If you prefer your chocolate without spice, feel free to leave it out.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, …

Recipe for baked feta with tomatoes

<i>Serves 8</i><p>Popular in Greece, where it’s called bouyourdi, these slices of feta baked with tomatoes are popular as a little nibble before a meal. Serve …

16 Cookies That Can Literally Be Thrown Together At the Very Last Minute

We've all been there before.<p>Your mind is about to be blown when you find out how easy these fancy semi-homemade treats are to make. Translation: Behold the most gorgeous cookie recipes that only require a tube of store-bought dough, or few ingredients with zero effort. This piece originally …

Roquefort Crackers Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could a buttery, tender, homemade cracker steal the dinner-party spotlight? Could Roquefort crackers be the Greatest Recipe of all Time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this series as an opportunity</i> …

Recipe | Classic Cheese Puffs

<b>Delicious Appetizer Bites</b><p>This finger food will disappear <i>in seconds</i> the next time you gather with friends or family. <b>If you're planning an Easter</b> …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

Bite-Size Bacon and Cheese Scones | Williams-Sonoma Taste

These buttery, bacony cheesy scones are heaven in one easy bite. Perfect for brunch, they would also make for a great lunch alongside a bountiful salad. To take these scones over the top, add a pinch of grated cheese to the top of each one before you slide them into the oven.<p><b>Bite-Size Bacon and</b> …

Cherry-Pistachio Nougat

Makes 40 Servings<p>This pistachio nougat recipe makes you realize: why have you been buying it all of these years instead of making it?<p>December 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 cup natural unsalted pistachios<p>1 1/3 cups sugar<p>1/2 cup honey<p>1 large egg white, room temperature<p>Pinch of …