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Cauliflower Hash

Oh hello my friends, happy Football SunYAY!<p>Yes, I am excited that it is Sunday because isn't Sunday the day of delicious, indulgent …

DIY - Build a Tree Bench - Quiet Corner

This comfy, stay-cool tree bench has room for the entire family. To build it, Mark Powers chose a specially impregnated and thermally modified pine …

Woodworking

$10 DIY One Hour Upcycled Firepit

Happy weekend to you. Yesterday Joe and I wanted to do a fun and quick project for the house. We thought a firepit would be fun but didn’t like the …

Be Sure to Use a Moisture Barrier When Building Out Your Basement

Before framing the walls of your basement, install a moisture barrier to prevent water and moisture from entering the wall cavity. Here are your three best options.<p>Insulated basements can add a lot of value to your home, but before you frame up the walls and insulate them, consider these types of …

Home Improvement

Backyard BBQ Beef Brisket Recipe

<b>Description:</b> While this brisket is called backyard, there is nothing ordinary about the taste. During preparation, be sure to trim heavy fat and …

Cooking

How to Make the Best Brisket for Hanukkah

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

German Apricot Cake (Aprikosenkuchen) Recipe

• Use an 11-inch springform pan if you have one. Otherwise, try a 9x9-inch or 13x9-inch baking pan, but note that the baking times will vary.<br>• Heat oven …

Baking

Why I Regretted Hiring the 'Perfect' Employee

On paper, he looked like the ideal hire. Ivy League education. Top-notch work experience. Strong referrals. Rationally, all signs suggested I should hire him. And yet, I felt what can only be described as a "tap on the shoulder" -- an intuitive, but impossible-to-pinpoint feeling that something was …

Employment

Watch The Reactions Of These Adults Eating Lunchables

Remember how jealous you used to be of the kids whose parents let them eat Lunchables?<p>As it turns out, adults don't find them <i>quite</i> as delicious. Buzzfeed asked a group of people who grew up with Lunchables in the '90s to try a few different kinds of the packaged meals. While the pizza and breakfast …

Eating

Banish Your Belly BEFORE the Holidays

Drop pounds before the ball drops to get ahead of the game in 2015<p>The last few weeks of 2014 will be filled with family, friends, and festivities—but especially food. Rather than kick off the New Year carrying a belly like Santa’s, you should charge full speed into the holiday-eating season by …

How to Deal with a Job You Don't Like | The Art of Manliness

While in an ideal world, we’d all have our dream jobs at every period in our lives, the reality is that everyone will go through periods of not …

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Cooking

Eggs, Bacon, and Brioche: LA's 10 Best Breakfasts

<i>by Bun Boy Eats LA, LA City Guide for the Menuism Blog photos by Bun Boy Eats LA</i><p>In the wee morning hours, Los Angeles offers many ways to gorge oneself: You can roll out of bed and stumble to your local nondescript corner restaurant for something involving eggs (Kings Road Cafe comes to mind), you …

Creamy Queso with Chorizo

In defense of Velveeta: It might be lowbrow, but its texture is supreme.<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>6 oz. fresh chorizo, casings removed<p>2½ cups half-and-half<p>8 oz. Velveeta cheese, cut into cubes<p>8 oz. Monterey Jack cheese, grated<p>8 oz. sharp cheddar, grated<p>2 tablespoons chopped canned …

Recipes

The Itinerary: Two Perfect Days in Camden, Maine

Growing up in the Northeast, Maine always meant vacation, as it does for many: Sandwiching s’mores around a crackling campfire in Acadia, dipping …

New England

How Can I Keep Knots from Forming in My Neck and Shoulders?

Rid yourself of common tightness and pain at work by trying these 3 fast stretches<p>If you want to keep creaks from forming all over your body, stop sitting like a caveman at work. Hunching in front of a screen keeps muscles contracted, restricting bloodflow and oxygen and forming knots.<p>Use an …

How to Make Miso Soup

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Toss your miso packets-- we've got a homemade version of the beloved soup that comes together in the same amount time, but tastes ten times better.</i><p>There …

Recipes

Recipe: Asparagus & Prosciutto Crostini

I love asparagus just about any way I can get it: roasted and eaten straight from the pan, chopped into a hearty lunchtime salad, or even simply …

You're Wasting Thousands Of Dollars If You're Not Using These Apps and Websites Before Buying a Home

Image c/o Perry McKenna<p>As the U.S. housing market continues to falter, consumers need tools to help with house hunting more than ever. At the same time, with App Stores reaching a total of over 100 billion app downloads, the market of services promising to help potential buyers simplify their …

Real Estate

The New Rules of Hiking

Dominate the trails year-round with these seasonal backpacking tips<p>Even if you know the fundamentals of backpacking, hiking in the summer can be drastically different than hiking in the winter. Stay prepared 365 days a year with these tips from National Park employees and the top outdoor</b> …

Design Your Own Guitar—This Startup Will Build It

Moniker, a Texas company that started with two guys and a little seed money, will put customized guitars in the hands of everyday guitarists. Have it your way, because mass customization is the future of manufacturing.<p><b>Kevin Tully was in Syracuse, N.Y., studying for</b> the bar exam when a friend came …

Northeastern University

You are probably doing it wrong: How to eat pasta like an Italian

An Italian would never pair angel hair pasta with a chunky meat sauce, nor would one cover tortellini in Alfredo sauce. And an Italian would never, …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

Perfect Pedaling: Get a Better Pedal Stroke

Get the most energy from each crank revolution with these tips for proper pedaling<p>Pedaling in a simple circle is a complex thing, but mastering it can save energy, says Todd Carver, biomechanist at Colorado's Boulder Center for Sports Medicine. He says that with proper ankling (shown here; not the …