Jason Trottier

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Make Monster Dovetails

I have, inexplicably, received several questions over the weekend about cutting really big dovetails for workbenches, such as on a tail vise. That’s …

Easy Chicken Parmesan Recipe

How To Make Chicken Parmesan<p>Oh how we love chicken parmesan—chicken cutlets, breaded and fried, smothered with tomato sauce, covered with Mozzarella …

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Finding Starter Projects: Free Software for Making

Learners and teachers have so many free options at their fingertips, we find that fewer are buying the higher-priced software. Just like with all kinds of making, with software these days you can do a lot with a little. Years ago, the costs of new software, especially those used by creative …

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

Rice Pudding with Fresh Pears and Honey

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Chef Sarah Ellsworth, the London Plane, Seattle, uses creamy bomba rice and orange-flower water to make an elevated rice pudding for her daughter—for breakfast: “It's a weekend treat.”<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup bomba or arborio rice<p>¼ teaspoon …

Preparing and sharpening a woodworking chisel | Paul Sellers

5 online privacy tips from an ex-FBI agent

If anyone knows about cyber surveillance, it's Mary Galligan.<p>Until recently, she led the cyber and special operations team at the FBI's New York office -- the agency's largest surveillance operation. That included catching hackers like the infamous "Sabu" and using him to hunt down other …

How to Make Fresh Pasta from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With a little assistance from Sarah Coates of The Sugar Hit, making fresh pasta doesn't have to be im-pasta-ble after all.</i><p>Making fresh pasta is …

DIY Fingerprint Scanning Garage Door Opener

Introduction: DIY Fingerprint Scanning Garage Door Opener<p>About: I am a sophomore in college studying Computer Science and Electrical Engineering and …

7 Must-Read Books on Time

Time is the most fundamental common denominator between our existence and that of everything else, it’s the yardstick by which we measure nearly every aspect of our lives, directly or indirectly, yet its nature remains one of the greatest mysteries of science. Last year, we devoured BBC’s excellent</i> …

How to cook perfect calamari

Forget sparkling conversation or good table manners: one of the most important qualities in a dining companion, as far as I'm concerned, is a fear of tentacles. As the late, great Alan Davidson put it, "cephalopods are eaten less than they might be because some people are repelled by their aspect" …

Souvlaki Gyros » Tide & Thyme

Print<p>3 lb boneless pork shoulder or butt<p>8 cloves garlic, minced <br>2 lemons, juiced <br>1/4 cup red wine vinegar <br>1/3 cup olive oil <br>1 Tbsp dried oregano <br>1 …

Big Mama's Fried Chicken Recipe on Food52

• 8 pieces chicken<br>• 3 large eggs, beaten<br>• 1 teaspoon hot sauce<br>• 1 teaspoon Worcestershire<br>• 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 3 tablespoons seasoned salt<br>• 3 tablespoons cornstarch<br>• 2 teaspoons paprika<br>• 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper<br>• 2 teaspoons black pepper<br>• 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder<br>• 1 tablespoon onion powder<p>In a medium sized …

Crispy Potato Skins

8 Servings<p>Crispy, cheesy, bacon-y—they're an irresistible Super Bowl snack. So irresistible, in fact, that you may want to make a double batch of this potato skins recipe.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 russet potatoes (about 5 lb.), scrubbed<p>Olive oil for rubbing and brushing<p>Flaky sea salt, such as Maldon<p>Freshly …

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

Dish Do-Over Cheddar Pub Burgers | Steven and Chris | CBC

Improve Attic Ventilation: Introduction

A well-ventilated attic makes for a healthier house. Here's how to keep the air moving with soffit vents.<p>In this article, we’ll tell you when you …

13 GIFs That Show You How Everyday Items Are Made

Some we use everyday, others we only ever see the final product - but how exactly are things like forks, crash barriers, springs and even camouflage …

How to Change Coolant

Let our auto repair expert save you big bucks and show you how to change your own coolant.<p>In the old days (generally before 2000), changing your …

Spicy Beer Braised Lime Chicken Enchiladas

Spicy Beer Braised Lime Chicken Enchiladas.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 19, 2013 106<p>I know I know. I just talked about enchiladas five minutes ago.<p>And now I …

Cheesy Chili Mac Recipe

Here's a really important question: <b>why doesn't chili-mac always come with extra cheesy-goo?</b><p>It's easy to do. Just make a simple ground beef chili (you can take or leave the canned beans as you see fit), add it to a simple stovetop mac and cheese (evaporated milk makes that really easy), then bake …

Chicken Enchiladas | Black Bean Enchiladas

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Cara Eisenpress | Phoebe Lapine | In the Small Kitchen | William Morrow, 2011<p>These enchiladas have two fillings: a …

How To Generate Electricity With A Bicycle [Video]

DIY hurricane survival<p>Hurricane Sandy left 7 million people without power. Chris Hackett, a Brooklyn-based artist who converts trash into useful objects, wants to help people prepare for the next power outage by teaching the finer points of homemade generator construction. In just under six …

Make a GIANT Reese's Peanut Butter Cup (Cake!) - A Cupcake Addiction How To Tutorial

How to Create Motion in Still Photographs Using the Parallax Effect

London-based artist and Make Productions founder Joe Fellows talks about how he creates motion in still photographs using the parallax effect in this …

Tutorials

After publishing Arduino tutorials for over seven years, John Boxall has taken a break for a while. You can still see the index of remaining articles …