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17 Creative Dishes to Make With Cauliflower

You'll never look at this curious white vegetable the same way again.<p>You'll never look at this curious white vegetable the same way again.

How one artist transforms her sketches into awesome 3D sculptures

When you search the word <i>ceramics</i> in the thesaurus, these are the synonyms that appear: tableware, pots, crockery, terra cotta. These terms are …

One-Pot Chicken Recipes for Hectic Weeknights

<b>You have your main ingredient -- chicken -- but how to cook it? All these recipes require is one pot, pan, or baking dish and can be prepared with little effort and minimal cleanup.</b><p>Chicken, Fennel, and Artichoke Fricassee<p>Take one skillet and add chicken thighs, artichoke hearts, red onion, and …

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Mingky Tinky Tiger + the Biddle Diddle Dee

How-To: Crocheted Rainbow Shoelaces

Apparently, wearing rainbow shoelaces in support of soccer (ahem, football) anti-homophobia efforts in the UK is a Thing, and I think that’s pretty awesome! Show your support—or just sport some fantastic fancy shoelaces—with this fun crocheted rainbow shoelaces tutorial that La from messyla shared …

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Crochet Rope Edging - neat little edge stitch.

Crochet Rope Edging<br>Very Easy<p>This crochet rope edging (also known as Crab Stitch) is so easy you'll be working it on everything. At first it will feel …

You Will Never Eat Ice Cream the Same Way Again

A brownie bowl is exactly what your summer needed.<p>If your favorite thing about summer is ice cream, then get prepare yourself. Dreyer's Ice Cream has come up with a few ideas so genius, we can't believe we've lived this long without them: Rather than just serving ice cream in a bowl (boring!), tyou …

DIY Dim Sum: How to Make Authentic Soup Dumplings at Home

Making soup dumplings isn't hard. Okay, it kind of is. But this step-by-step video will teach you everything you need to know.<p>Soup dumplings fall in the category of "delicious things we love to order when we're out, but would never even dream of making at home." Until now, that is. This dim sum …

How to Make a Custom Bench People Will Never Believe You DIYed

You may have noticed that lately we’ve been getting into DIY furniture. From reupholstering ottomans to building vertical gardens, we are having a bit of a romance with all things furniture. Today we’re taking that one step further and making a bench from scratch. Jury is out on its weight-bearing …

Crave-Worthy Carrot Cake Recipes

We find ourselves coming back to this classic loaf again and again. It hits all the right spots when we're struck by a carrot cake craving.

Dessert

How to Make a Soothing Lavender Sleep Spray

Spray this lavender tonic around the room for relaxing treat that will put your mind at ease and help you find more restful sleep.<p>Lavender Sleep Spray<p>Yields 16 ounces<p>Materials<p>- 2 cups distilled water<br>- 3/4 cup dried lavender flowers or 1 cup fresh flowers<br>- 1/4 cup witch hazel or vodka<br>- 70 drops of …

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Three Little Pigs Used to Live in This Countryside Cottage

What was once a pigsty (literally) is now a cozy vacation rental.<p>This adorable cottage in Cornwall, England once functioned as a piggery, and was home to three little pigs. But now this former pigsty is just bursting with country charm.<p>Situated just three miles from Perranporth Beach, the Libertine …

Lemon Cream Scones Are Breakfast Perfection

Lemon cream scones are everything you'd ever want in a scone - light, bright, and sweet as can be. A perfect way to start the day!<p>When I think of brunch, I always think of scones -- cream scones, tender and lightly sweet, are the best part of any brunch. I am counting on these lemon cream scones, …

HOW TO LEARN DRAWING! UNCONVENTIONAL way to draw things, it's Easy and Helpfull.

For those who like drawing and art! and never even tried to draw any thing cuz he think he never have any talent! this instructable could be your …

14 DIY Vegan Cheeses That Taste Awesome

If you’re newly vegan or allergic to dairy, you may fantasize about eating a giant wheel of brie and feel hopeless that you’ll ever get to taste that wonderful buttery cheese again. Have no fear. You can either buy yourself mountains of awesome vegan cheeses (Really! They don’t taste like plastic!) …

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

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Coffee Cake Recipes

Whether you serve it for breakfast, brunch, an afternoon snack, or dessert, coffee cake is an all-time favorite. We've got 12 recipes, including classic cinnamon coffee cake and cherry-streusel coffee cake.

Cake

The Bloomin' Onion Recipe That Rivals The Outback Classic

Bloomin' Onion fans, you might want to sit down for this one. The Outback Steakhouse classic can now be yours, in your home, whenever you want.<p>For the uninitiated, the Bloomin' Onion is a legendary appetizer at the chain restaurant. It's a massive, fried onion that's been cut into the shape of a …

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Dog Training - It's All About the Relationship

Your dog’s behavior doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase (or seen it written here): “The dog is always right”? The reason is …

Pets

How to Manage Depression | The Art of Manliness

Everyone loves a good, clear, easily grasped narrative. “X leads to Y.” “A causes B.”<p>But as we’ve seen over the course of this series, the nature of …

Best Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors

I began growing my own vegetable seedlings more than 30 years ago, and I still remember my sad first attempts. Many seedlings keeled over and died, …

Gardening

Cold Weather Knitting: Reversible Cowl

I don’t know how the weather is where you live, but here in Brooklyn, it has been stupid cold for more than a week. Like, well below freezing cold. Curse the fact that you’re living in a drafty old brownstone cold. Zip a hot water bottle into your hoodie cold. (I’m not kidding. Even as I write …

Knitting

DIY Patchwork Sofa

<i>Don’t miss out! Follow DIYcozyHome.com on Facebook and bring more love and life into your home.</i><p>I have seen a lot of these sofas floating around the …

Easy Patterns You Can Knit While Watching TV

We’ve all been there: you’re dying to knit, but you’re also dying to watch the latest episode of your favorite TV show. Our free time is precious, so …

Think You Can't Knit? You Just Haven't Found This Yet.

Why would you possibly want to knit a sweater when you can just as easily (actually, WAY more easily) pick one out from a store? That's the question my brother asked me over winter break, when he found me curled up in a chair with an armful of yarn and knitting needles. (For the record, he also …

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Chocolate Peppermint Meringue Christmas Trees

This recipe is gluten and dairy-free. The Christmas tree, artificial or real? We went artificial a few years ago. I do miss the lovely pine scent …