Kim Blakeman

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Practical Knots: The Essential Step-By-St...

• <b>Author:</b> Geoffrey Budworth<p>A comprehensive guide to simple knots and basic rope work covering 90 different knots, bends, hitches, loops and braids. Throughout the book clearly written instructions and an amazing 630 close-up photographs show every stage of every knot in perfect detail to guarantee …

21 Food Superstitions You Should Really Know About

From spilling salt to cutting bananas, here are 21 kitchen-related superstitions you should be aware of.<p>Everyone knows that garlic wards off vampires and that spilling salt is terrible luck. But did you know that you should never cut a banana with a knife? And speaking of knives, did you know that …

How Readers Cooked EVERY RECIPE From Our September Issue

Our favorite submissions from Bitten Word's Cover to Cover challenge, in which participants cooked from our September Restaurant Issue.<p>If you haven't been following along, the Bitten Word Cover to Cover 2013, in which the Washington, D.C.–based food bloggers <b>Clay Dunn</b> and <b>Zach Patton</b> asked some 485 …