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21 Cheat Sheets You Need If You're Trying To Cook More

* prints and tapes to fridge *

Vegetarian

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

This $40 Device Adds Gigabit Ethernet to Your House Without Having to Install Anything

Even if you have fastest Wi-Fi, wired internet connections yield much faster streaming speeds, and allow you to watch your programs without …

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

No home DIYer should be without a multimeter. Here's why.<p>Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every …

The Boulevardier Is the 3-Ingredient Cocktail I'm Drinking All Winter

Like a Negroni, but, uh, better.<p>Why do winter cocktails have to be so damn wintery? I don't need seven sticks of cinnamon, half a holly tree, or a metric ton of cloves to entice me to drink booze in the winter. I don't need mulling spices or liqueur that tastes like cookies. I need something …

Colorado Rockies

Want to Pamper Your Holiday Guests? Make Gougères

Caviar and truffles are all well and good, but nothing says “I’m pampering my guests” quite like a tray of hot, crisp gougères straight from the oven.<p>It isn’t because these French cheese puffs are expensive to make. They’re not. A humble mix of grated cheese, butter and flour, they’re among the …

Baking

The 9 Best EDC Flashlights of 2017

<i>Last Updated November, 2017: We’ve added new picks and insights. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>Editor’s Choice: Streamlight ProTac …

Cabernet Franc and the Finger Lakes: Made for Each Other

Over the course of the last decade or so, only one New York State region has been recognized for the world-class wines it has produced.<p>No, it’s not the North Fork of Long Island. That is often the first guess. Perhaps the North Fork’s proximity to New York City and the Hamptons is the reason even …

Wine & Spirits

This White Pizza Sauce Will Change You

The recipe that might make you ditch tomato sauce for the rest of your pizza life.<p>Picture a slice of pizza. Crispy, chewy crust. Bubbly, melty cheese. Maybe some curled pepperoni cups or some tender, umami-packed shrooms. A glisten of olive oil. And the sauce. That herb-filled, garlicky, creamy, …

Cooking

QLED vs OLED TV: Who Wins?

When two closely related, similar sounding acronyms are bandied about, confusion is bound to ensue. Hence, QLED and OLED are causing some …

Televisions

25 Cozy Slow-Cooker Meals That Basically Make Themselves

The ultimate comfort food recipes, right this way.

Skip the Takeout, Make This Quick Pan-Fried Pork Instead

My mother was an opera singer and whenever she had an evening performance, my father would be in charge of feeding me and my big brother. Mostly we ate whatever leftovers we could find in the fridge, but on nights when he had time, there was basically only one dish he would make from scratch—pork …

Food & Dining

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking

3 New Chicken Recipes We Can't Stop Talking About

Cooking

Pull-Apart Pretzel Skillet with Beer Cheese Dip

Today I was planning on posting a different recipe, but I’m feeling very German at the moment so pretzels and beer were a must.<p>By “feeling very …

21 Whiskey Cocktails That Are Made for Winter

Dessert

Mobile Workbench With Built-in Table & Miter Saws

I've been looking at a lot of similar workbenches for a while, trying to find the right set up that would best utilize my woodworking tools and the …

Woodworking

Fresh ricotta with truffle honey, thyme and orange sourdough

You don’t have to make your own ricotta for this – though it’s very easy – but you do need fresh ricotta, not the UHT stuff you buy in tubs in the supermarket. Go to an Italian deli or a cheese shop.<p>Each element of this is very simple but it works brilliantly together. It’s served at Locanda Verde …

Recipes

Homemade Ramen Recipes That'll Hug You From The Inside Out

These are not your instant soups.<p>If the mention of ramen brings to mind the packets of Maruchan ready-to-make soup that you can get for less than a dollar, then the introduction to a proper bowl of this soup is going to rock your mind. Ramen is one of the best gifts Asia has ever given the world ― …

BMW's Electric C Evolution Is (Kinda) the i3 of Scooters, Will Come to the U.S.

It uses the same sort of batteries as the i3.<p>In addition to its new 3-Series GT and longer-range i3, BMW is showing its new C Evolution electric scooter from its Motorrad cycle division at the 2016 Paris auto show. It's fair to consider the C Evolution as the i3 of scooters, not only because of its …

SkyBell Trim Plus Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET

Startup SkyBell, makers of the $199 SkyBell HD Wi-Fi Video Doorbell, unveiled a new product at the CEDIA consumer product conference in Dallas this week -- the SkyBell Trim Plus.<p>Similar to the brand's HD doorbell, the Trim Plus boasts 1080p high-definition video resolution, night vision and access …

The Best Smart Garage-Door Controller

After spending over 20 hours wiring and rewiring garage-door openers, opening and closing the doors with our smartphones and our voices, and …

HomeMade Modern EP55 Concrete Bar

This outdoor bar with a concrete countertop is a sturdy piece of outdoor furniture that serves as a nice place to sit and have a drink or as a food …

Woodworking

HomeMade Modern EP57 Outdoor Concrete Bench

My parents wanted a bench to go with the concrete fire pit that I made for them. I decided to reuse the wooden forms from that project to make the …

Woodworking

Grow Your Own Grass Chair In Your Backyard

‘TERRA grass armchair’ by Studio Nucleo lets you grow your own furniture in your backyard. All it takes is a bunch of cardboard frames, soil, grass …

4 Tips For Home Automation Newbies

Home automation has moved us into Jetson's-like environments. Smart lights, security systems, appliances, they're all changing the way we interact with our homes and increasing our expectations for what a home can now do for us. But if you're totally in the dark (but eager to get started), try …

25 Cheap And Easy DIYs That Will Vastly Improve Your Home

It's the sacred place where you hang out in your pajamas and binge-watch TV shows. Doesn't it deserve better?