Janet Buttery

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Make a Pretty Woven Necklace with Beadwork

Try your hand at weaving with a fun small-scale project—make yourself a pretty woven necklace with beadwork!<p>You don’t need special equipment to pick up this new craft skill. Grab some cotton twine and a handful of beads in your favorite color, and you’ll have a unique piece of jewelry in no …

Crafting

How-To: Turn a Sweater into a Pet Bed

If I’ve learned anything from having a cat in the house, it’s that they love to sit in your pile of freshly laundered clothes. So this super soft sweater hack may be a good alternative to keep your kitty from sittin’ on your knickers!<p>Have an old saggy sweater you’d like to repurpose? Check out this …

Sweaters

6 Christmas Decorations Made From Sheet Music

Sheet music can add a certain touch of elegance to your decor, and these 6 decorations would be a wonderful addition to your Christmas decorating. …

How-To: Crochet Broomstick Lace

Broomstick lace has the kind of luxurious antique look that, probably like many of you, I’ve always filed it away in my mind in the maybe-someday-when-I-have-more-time slot, right next to beautiful bobbin lace. Oh, how wrong I was! As it turns out, crocheted broomstick lace isn’t hard at all—the …

Inspired Writing: Gorgeous Woodburned Pencils

Transform the humble pencil into a thing of beauty! Make gorgeous woodburned pencils with your own creative custom patterns and fun DIY designs.<p>I love how the right tool in the right hands can transform an ordinary object—in this case, a natural wood pencil—into an extraordinary piece of handmade …

DIY Fashion: Comic Book Shoes

Love comics? Bring some awesome geek girl fashion to your closet with a pair of DIY comic book shoes!<p>Transform beloved comic books—or any favorite book or piece of decorative paper—into a pair of trendy shoes that are uniquely yours with this detailed decoupage how-to.<p>Ready to give it a try?<p>Check …

Comic Books

Healthy Spaghetti Squash Recipes

We love our pasta as much as the next person -- probably more! -- but for an extra nutrient boost or if you're gluten-free, this unique vegetable is a tasty alternative. Make it a main by topping it with protein and sauces, or treat it simply and serve as a side. Either way, we find roasting it …

Food

12 Classic Italian Pasta Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Make

<b>Go beyond Bolognese: We have all the heavy hitters, the big names of pasta plus sauce. You'll find the classic Italian recipes you know from restaurant meals, from that spring on the Amalfi Coast, or maybe from nonna. Yes, you can and should make spaghetti Bolognese, but try these other</b> …

Cooking

Grilled Peanut Tofu Recipe on Food52

• Two 12-ounce packages extra firm tofu<br>• 2 cloves garlic<br>• 1/4 cup soy sauce<br>• 3 tablespoons peanut butter (smooth works best if making by hand, otherwise chunky is fine)<br>• 2 tablespoons honey<br>• 1 tablespoon dry sherry<br>• 1 tablespoon peanut oil<br>• Chili garlic sauce (I use the one from the sriracha company). Start with …

Tofu

Smothered Broccoli with Pepper, Onion and Raisins

Broccoli is like green beans; it takes on great character when cooked beyond crisp. I like it nearly melting and smothered in this sauté of raisins, …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Chocolate Peanut Butter Dream Bars

Licking the bowls kept getting better and better with each step and layer in the recipe.The bars truly live up to their dreamy name.If you’re a …

Dessert

Valkoinen kukkaympyräKESÄKASSI

6-säikeinen kalastajalanka<p>puuvillalangan vahvikkeena.<p>Liian pieni koukku -> napakka jälki.<p>Kahvan alku ketjusilmukoilla.<p>Pylväitä päälle.<p>Virkkasin …

Palma’s Palaces Open Their Doors

14 Jun 2014<p><b>Tags:</b> cultural tours, palaces, palma,<p>Guided tours - a real cultural treat<p>Known as <b>Cultural Guided Tours of the Courtyards and Palaces of</b> …

European Travel

10 of the best restaurants in Palma de Mallorca – on a budget

Savouring the best cuisine in the Balearics needn’t be costly, especially if you go for the lunchtime menú del día. We hunt down the best bargain restaurants in Palma de Mallorca<p>The Mallorcan capital has the best restaurants in the Balearics – and some of the worst. It’s easy to find yourself in an …

If You Can't Get Enough of Chinese Chicken Salad, Try This Much Lighter Recipe

I've had a long-standing relationship with Chinese chicken salads. I've rarely met one I didn't like — especially if it looks like a gargantuan salad tower that's covered in fried wonton goodness and hails from a chain like California Pizza Chicken or The Cheesecake Factory. Occasionally, I still …

9 Delicious Dressings That Make Anything Taste Awesome

It's all about the dressing. These homemade salad dressings are so delicious, you'll want to eat them with a spoon.<p><b>1. Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing</b><p>Cool, creamy, tangy and garlicky, this homemade ranch dressing tastes so much better than the mass-produced bottled stuff in grocery stores. Try it …

Frozen in Time: 6 Great Dive Spots in the Pristine Marine Ecosystems of Cuba

It's often noted that one of Cuba's most seductive aspects is the time capsule-y feel of the place. The old cars. The lack of traffic -- and the horse-drawn wagons -- in Havana. Unrestored mid-century architecture. For visitors, it's enchanting. For residents, not so much so, especially when those …

Golden Glow: Dye Yarn with Turmeric

Dreaming of yarn in gorgeous golden hues for your summertime knitting or crochet projects? Dye yarn with turmeric to create a glowing ombre effect!<p>Next to your garden, the spice rack is always a great place to look for natural dyes, and colorful turmeric definitely doesn’t disappoint! Raid your …

Giant Hershey’s Kiss Surprise

Okay, so the surprise is that this is not in fact a five pound oversized Hershey’s Kiss, but it is possibly the next best thing– a giant Rice Krispie treat!<p>Think of the huge smile on your valentine’s face when they receive this novelty sized symbol of affection.<p>And as much fun as they are to give …

Lifestyle

Vegan "Almond Joy" Oatmeal Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 cup steel-cut oats<p>1 1/4 cups almond milk, or other milk substitute<p>1 cup dried, unsweetened coconut, separated<p>1/4 cup plus 2 …

A Cookie a Day: Rugelach

Rugelach. It's a fun word to say, especially if you let yourself get good and phlegmy with it. Rugel-<i>aagchhhh</i>. So you've said it, and that's fun, and then you eat it, and...nope. Not even a little fun. Other, less enthused phlegmy noises ensue.<p>If you've ever had rugelach of the …

The Ultimate Guide to Eating in NYC, All in One Place

Whether you've lived in New York all your life or you're just in town to see Rockefeller Center and the Christmas Tree, our goal at Serious Eats is to point you towards something delicious. That's why we've compiled the best of our New York stories into a comprehensive guide to eating out all …

The Food Lab: My 11 Favorite Recipes of the Year, 2014

I spend so much time cooking and thinking about what I'm going to cook next that I don't often get to look back at what I've actually <i>done</i>. This has been a pretty big year for me recipe-wise, with some fun breakthroughs, some delicious staples that have made their way into my everyday life, and …

Combine Jewish Cooking With Southern Barbecue for Braised Brisket

When it comes to holiday menu planning, I have a lot of influences to consider. Raised in the D.C. suburbs, transplanted to New York Judaism, a love for all things barbecue, Texas-based Filipino in-laws...the list goes on. But one big holiday meat ties them all (or at least most of them) together: …