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Sharpening Blades the Scary-Sharp Way

Cris from Get Hands Dirty has published a quick video on how she sharpens her knives and chisels. There are so many videos, so many techniques, and so many hard-held opinions on what’s the best way is to sharpen a blade. Here is one method.<p>Cris uses a hard, flat piece of kitchen marble, 4 grades of …

Woodworking

This 10-Minute Exercise Is Scientifically Proven to Make You Feel Better About Yourself

Here's what happened when psychologist Renee Engeln tried it on about 1,500 young women.<p>Do you feel confident, secure, and generally good about yourself? Or are you constantly piling on self-criticism, scolding yourself for your many failings, and especially for the way you look? If your answer is …

Happiness

How to Make Cinnamon Rolls in 30 Minutes Flat

Look, I'm all for making traditional homemade-dough cinnamon rolls, but sometimes you just want the piping hot buns, dripping with butter and brown sugar, ASAP. When you're experiencing an uncontrollable jonesing for a homemade batch, but don't want to go through the whole trouble of making the …

Dessert

Quick Yeast Rolls Recipe

"This easy yeast roll recipe was given to me by my Great, Great Grandmother. I used it a couple of years ago in our state fair and received first …

Margaret Fulton's beef and vermicelli noodle salad recipe

Beef and vermicelli noodle salad<p><i>serves 4</i><p>250g rice vermicelli noodles<br>1 Lebanese cucumber<br>1 large carrot, grated coarsely<br>1/2 cup mint leaves<br>1/3 cup fresh coriander leaves<br>500g thick rump steak<br>1 tbsp chopped toasted peanuts (optional)<p><b>Dressing</b><br>2 tbsp brown sugar<br>1/4 cup lime juice<br>1 tbsp fish sauce<br>1 red …

Recipes

15 Veggie Sandwiches That Are Actually Exciting

Even though sandwiches aren't something I usually associate with lots of veggies, it turns out there are kind of a lot of veggie-packed sandwiches …

Make This Easy Grilled Chicken with Avocado for Dinner — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

5 Quick and Easy Spring Dinners — Next Week's Meal Plan

Some weeks, meal planning is the only defense we have against eating out or hitting a drive-thru every single night. When our schedules are super …

Delicious Side Dishes That’ll Steal the Show at Your Next Potluck

Guaranteed to please.<p>When it comes to any potluck, the side dishes can make all the difference between a ho-hum supper and a real crowd-pleasing …

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Ultimate Nutella Brownies | One Pot Chef

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Come Home to These Slow Cooker Chicken Parm Meatballs

Want the cheesy, tomato-y goodness of chicken Parmesan without all the breading and frying? With the help of ground chicken and the slow cooker, you …

Food

25 Easy Sunday Dinner Ideas Using Chicken That'll Kickstart Your Week

Cure your Sunday blues, in one fowl swoop.<p>Nothing keeps the Sunday scaries away like digging into a comforting home-cooked meal with your family. …

Cooking

How to Build a Modern Pergola

There’s nothing quite like a beautiful, modern pergola to add value to your home’s exterior. When that pergola is a streamlined, two-toned piece of …

You Can Make These Oatmeal Protein Cookies In 20 Minutes Flat

These oatmeal cookies use Greek yogurt and protein powder to balance out the sweet stuff.<p>Switch up your go-to snack with these blueberry lemon …

Dessert

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Our chocolate hummus recipe will satisfy any chocolate craving, and it's rich in protein (a total bonus).<p>Not going to lie, when I first heard …

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

19 Tofu Recipes to Treat Your Curd the Way It Deserves

Though tofu often gets a bad rap in this country, it's <i>so</i> much more than a bland substitute for meat. Its mild flavor makes it incredibly versatile, and, in many East Asian dishes, like <i>mapo tofu</i>, it's often combined with pork or beef for an intriguing interplay of flavors and textures. Nevertheless, …

How to Build a Drip Irrigation System - DIY

Proper watering is one of the most important aspects of growing your own vegetables. On a recent trip to Virginia, I met Scott and Susan Hill of Hill …

Gardening

19 vegan food hacks that will change your life

Following a vegan diet is pretty easy these days. Whether you aim to eat more plant-based food for your health, the environment or the animals, …

This Is The Turkey Burger Recipe You've Been Waiting For

It's the juiciest, most flavorful turkey burger we've ever had. (And we've had a lot of turkey burgers).<p>Turkey burgers receive a fair amount of disparagement, and it’s not unfounded. Usually, turkey burger recipes result in something so lifeless and tasteless that drowning one in ketchup (that most …

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

How to Make Next-Level Salad Dressings Without a Recipe

Enough with the store-bought, okay?<p>For whatever reason, homemade dressings can come across somewhat intimidating to the average home cook, and I will …

"Where Should I Keep My...?": Solving the Ultimate Small Space Dilemmas

Squeeze every last bit of storage space out of your dwelling, no matter its size.<p>When you’re renting, square footage is something to be savored, not squandered. It’s hard enough finding a home for your everyday must-haves, let alone bulky, infrequently used, or off-season items like snowshoes, pool …

That Cake From Ina Garten's New Book Is Actually REALLY Complicated To Make

That's a LOT of dedication to frosting, Ina.<p>If there’s one thing people know about Ina Garten ― the Food Network’s “Barefoot Contessa” ― it’s that she loves cooking for her husband, Jeffrey. Their love story is one that rivals even the most famous celebrity relationships. And it’s given many people …

Dessert

13 Super Tasty Recipes That Will Satisfy Your Life In 2016

From BuzzFeedTasty to your belly.