Michael Doyle

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This Pasta Exceeds Expectations, Is Truly Weeknight-Appropriate

I tend to have unreasonably high expectations—especially when it comes to pasta.<p>It's because I spent most of my childhood and adolescence eating plain pasta with my dinner. And I’m not talking about pasta that errs on the <i>side</i> of plain, dressed only with butter and Parmesan and chile flakes.<p><b>No, I’m</b> …

Beat the heat on a budget! DIY expert reveals how you can create a homemade solar-powered air conditioner in just FIVE MINUTES using a bucket and a fan

• <b>The materials needed to make the contraption cost under £27 online</b>• <b><br>It can be made at home in just a few minutes with some basic DIY tools</b>• <b><br>Video maker</b> …

25 DIY Fundamentals

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Now trending on TOH<p>How to Prep Your House to Sell<p>More From TOH<p>Easy Kitchen …

Build Your Own Garden Arbor Woodworking Plans

❈ Build Your Own Garden Arbor<p>Shop Plans from WOOD store® and WOOD® Magazine<p>If you've got the room, we've got the plans. This beautiful arbor stands …

7 DIY Kitchen Skills That Will Save You Money

Kitchen skills are arguably some of the most useful life skills to learn and practice. Not only do they lead to great meals and better eating all …

Building the Perfect Cheeseburger

<i>You know you love your great aunt's banana bread, but you probably don't know</i> why <i>you do. In Modern Comfort, Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt figures out what makes our favorite classics work, and then makes them even better.</i><p><i>Today: How to make the perfect cheeseburger, from bun to beef and</i> …

How long can you keep food in your cupboards?

It might to time to throw out that bag of flaked almonds you opened in the Noughties. Here's what to chuck out and when<p>As a nation it’s often said that we’re too assiduous about throwing food away.<p>After all, we Brits throw out seven million tonnes of food and drink a year - 19 per cent of what we …

3 knots a (wo)man should know: Bowline knot, trucker's hitch, 1/2 hitch

If you know how to tie a bowline knot, a trucker's hitch and a half-hitch, your days of wondering if the mattress, drywall, lumber or Christmas tree …

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When Painting Furniture

Improve a less-than-stellar piece with paint, patience, and my tricks. I had the oops moments; now you can learn from them.<p>There's no shortage of tutorials about painting furniture online. And I've used a lot of them to paint dressers, console tables, chairs, mirrors, and more. But I have found …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

Cleaning

The Only Knot You Need to Know.

Homemade Pontoon Boat<p>Homemade Roof Rack With Accessories<p>Build a Skateboard From Scrap Acrylic<p>Rockets Class<p>Awesome<p>I hate to be a drag but the knot …

21 Unique Styling Ideas For Your Bookshelves

Expertly-decorated bookcases to inspire your next bookshelf-organizing endeavor.<p>Expertly-decorated bookcases to inspire your next bookshelf-organizing endeavor. Plus, get more cool ideas for bookshelves.

Interior Design

10 Healthy Food Blogs That Make Eating Well Extremely Easy

For many people, eating healthy is a chore. When the world is filled with glorious pastas, the cheesiest of pizzas, and layers of cake, why in the world would we ever bother eating a salad? Well, fellow gluttons, it's because not only is it a good idea for us to eat a vegetable every now in then, …

Vintage DIY Bench - Shanty 2 Chic

Shares 22K<p>Hey guys! I just finished one of my favorite DIY projects yet! I have been wanting a vintage looking bench for my entry for quite sometime …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

National Curry Week: how to make the perfect curry

Top chefs and food writers share their top tips on how to cook authentic homemade curry<p><b>Vivek Singh, chef and owner of London's Cinnamon restaurants</b><p>Whenever possible, use meat on the bone. It provides the curries with much more depth and flavour. And always add whole spices to hot oil, and allow the …

A beginner's guide to drills and bits

<b>Steve Hoefer</b> returns with another guide to some of the things that make civilized life possible.<p>There are a dizzying number of ways to put a hole in …

FoodRecipes

Ratatouille<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Serves 4<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>Rich tomato sauce with soft aubergine, courgette and peppers – this vegetarian dish is a favourite with everyone.<p>Each serving provides 223kcal, 5.5g protein, 17.5g carbohydrate (of which 16g …

How to Install a Stone Walkway

We’ve been taking advantage of the change in weather. After being cooped up in the house this long winter, we are excited to get some of the …

Motorcycle Wiring 101

<i>Joe Tessitore is a strange guy. Most motorcycle builders hate working with motorcycle wiring, but not Joe. It’s his favorite part of the build, and the source of most of his business. So we’ve asked Joe to demystify electrical systems, and provide an easy guide to sparking your bike back into …

Arduino

How to Use a Rafter Square

The Rafter Square, or Speed Square, does more than mark perpendicular lines. Here's how to make sense of all the numbers on your square and get the most out of this tool.<p>The Rafter Square, or Speed Square, does more than mark perpendicular lines. Here's how to make sense of all the numbers on your …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Inside the secret world of Michelin restaurant inspectors

As a new edition of the all-powerful Michelin Guide is published, Neil Tweedie reveals the agony and the ecstasy of winning – or losing – a coveted star.<p>You would be unlikely to spot one. They try not to make frequent repeat visits to minimise the chance of recognition, and often dine in pairs, …

8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries

This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "food poisoning." Original list found in Dr. Jayson Calton and certified nutritionist Mira Calton's new book, Rich Food, Poor Food.<p><i>CORRECTION: Some studies linked in the original version of this article were concerning unrelated issues. They have been</i> …

Living Well: 11 Secrets To Freezing Fruits and Vegetables for Smoothies

Let’s talk about freezing fruits and vegetables for smoothies. When I was a little girl, I loved going to my Grandma Maxie’s house. There was always …

Recipe: Clean Green Smoothie

I have actually seen some really great green smoothie recipes across the www, and they are such a great solution for getting the right amounts of …

Living Well: 10 Secrets (Actually, Shortcuts!) For Better Cooking

<i>Photos and text by Lindsey Johnson for Design Mom.</i><p>I remember my mother wishing there were more hours in the day. So much to do! So little time! Now …

HEALTH || GREEN SMOOTHIES - HOW TO MAKE THEM & RECIPE ROUND UP

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …