Jon Phelps

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Chef John's Butter Puff Biscuit Dough Recipe

"This biscuit dough is similar to puff pastry but uses a much less fussy procedure. It works great for fruit tarts, ham and cheese turnovers, and …

Baking

Cilantro Lime Butter

Kitchen hack alert! Pour any unused butter in an ice cube tray and keep it in the freezer. Pop one out any time you need and add to freshly boiled …

Recipes

The Realtors' Last Hurrah

If you’ve ever bought or sold a home, you know the complexity and frustration—and the high fees—involved in this critical transaction. You probably used a professional Realtor throughout the process, who guided you through scores of listings and home tours and helped you put together specific …

Real Estate

Why Garage Floor Epoxy Peels Up and How to Prevent It | Pinterest | Epoxy, Etchings and Concrete

Housing Sours Suddenly; It Won't Come Back Anytime Soon

The housing market has begun to sour , and in remarkably short order. In just a few months, the real estate environment has gone from bidding wars to a paucity of buyers. Construction activity has slowed and home prices have begun to slip. The weakness is hardly a surprise, since past pricing …

Real Estate

Millennials Are Obsessed with These Four Kitchen Trends

A new survey reveals these youngsters' must-haves in their home cooking quarters.<p>Can you guess what the most important room in the house for …

Kitchens

How to: Direct Water Away from Your House

Proper water drainage for your property is one of <i>the</i> most important long-term preventative measures you can implement. Water build up due to …

Home Improvement

6 Nashville Tourist Trap Restaurants That Are Actually Good

These spots are worth braving the crowds for, occasionally<p>It can be hard to keep up with the city’s changing culinary landscape, but the variety of new restaurants certainly makes it easier to avoid the influx of tourists which seems to grow exponentially with each Broadway visit. And while it is …

Pancakes

Bourbon Street Rib-Eye Steak Recipe

"After eating this style of steak in a restaurant a few times, I worked on making my own marinade. The results are tender and do not have an …

BBQ

The 7 Biggest Design Trends of 2019, According to the IKEA Catalog

1 of 7<p>Design Trend #1: Bold Kitchens<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 7<p>Design Trend #2: Clutter, Done Right<p>3 of 7<p>Design Trend #3: Closet Alternatives<p>Advertisement<p>4 …

Trends

Skip the Franklin Barbecue Line, Try These Four Nearby Places Instead

Yes, <b>Franklin Barbecue</b> makes some of the country’s best smoked meats ever. It’s equally as true that lines can be really annoying for many factors: it’s too hot, it’s raining, who has that much time to waste, and so forth. Or, ya know, the lauded barbecue joint is on vacation, much like it is now.<p>If …

BBQ

Olympic National Park's 10 Best Hikes

As soon as you arrive in Olympic National Park, the first thing you’ll want to do is get out of the car and lose yourself in the deep forests, …

Hiking

Do Carbs Make You Fat? | The Art of Manliness

For the past ten years, carbohydrates have been labeled as public health enemy number one by many popular diet books, websites, and health gurus. …

Nutrition

The Best-Ever Crab Cakes

Step 1<p>Whisk together first 5 ingredients in a bowl. Gently stir in crab, panko, and parsley. Shape mixture into 12 (3-inch) patties, pressing gently …

Recipes

How to Stop Mice Before They Come in Your House

Make sure mice don't get inside with a bait station outside<p>At my rental properties, I control mice by exterminating them before they come inside. I …

What Do Real Estate Agents Really Do Anymore?

Today I want to take a tangent and discuss real estate — specifically real estate agents. I have a good family friend that is looking to buy their …

Real Estate

Real Estate Comps: Resources for Determining Your House Value

The days of calling your local Realtor or hiring an expensive appraiser just to find out what your home is worth are falling behind us. Appraisers …

Real Estate

5 Tips to Choosing the Best Comparables

If you are in the market to sell, or perhaps buy a home, you will soon come face-to-face with comparables, or “comps” as they are known. Comps are …

5 features every fixer-upper should have BEFORE you purchase

Renovating a fixer-upper is not for the faint of heart. It takes money, hard work, and patience. But if you're able to pull off a successful transformation, you'll reap the benefits.<p>“Fixing up a house is an incredible opportunity, but should never be viewed as a TV show. It’s real life,” says …

Real Estate

This Woman Has Made More Than $7,500 Selling on Facebook Marketplace—Here Are Her Secrets

Selling on Facebook Marketplace may sound like an intimidating prospect, but it can be simple, especially if you have a skill or hobby you can use to …

Selling

15 Dos And Don'ts Of Property Maintenance Homeowners Should Be Aware Of

Many homeowners take great efforts and spend time to renovate their homes to provide that personal touch. While there is nothing wrong with making upgrades to enhance the appearance of a property, the next buyer may not appreciate them as much as you do. You may think that when it’s time to sell …

Real Estate

The Ultimate Maine Road Trip

I live, it turns out, to swerve. Along Maine's Route 1 as it pushes northeast past Portland, a flurry of signs crops up every few minutes or so, …

New England

Argentinian Beef Empanadas

Makes about 36<p>There are as many variations of empanadas as there are cooks in Argentina. This version was developed by BA contributor Gaby Melian, who is from Buenos Aires and was taught as a little girl by family members how to make them. After years of perfecting her method, she prefers the …

Recipes

Baked Sriracha Sambal Thai Garlic Chili Chicken Wings

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees<p>Place the chopped up chicken wings on aluminum foil placed on top of a baking sheet<p>Sprinkle reduced sodium baking …

Recipes

The Best Small Beach Towns for People Who Want to Escape the Crowds

1 of 13<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Cape May, New Jersey<p>3 of 13<p>Ogunquit, Maine<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Chatham, Massachusetts<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 13<p>Cannon Beach, …

New Jersey

Here’s Why You Should Use Spray Foam over Fiberglass

Trying to choose an insulation method? After comparing the two, spray foam is clearly the better option. Here’s why you should consider it.<p>Obviously, …

Home Improvement

Top 3 Spray Foam Insulation Sprays To Consider Using

Not sure which spray foam to choose from? These have been reviewed as the top spray foams that will give you the most bang for your buck!<p>If you …

Using Two-Note Chords to Play the Blues, Part 1

When learning how to play jazz guitar, one of the main items we need to tackle is playing effective, jazzy-sounding chords that properly outline the …

Electric Guitar

Why You Forget Names Immediately—And How to Remember Them

Of all the social gaffes, none is perhaps more common than meeting a new person, exchanging names and promptly forgetting theirs — forcing you to …

Self-help

The Encyclopedia Of Alternate Guitar Tunings

Joni Mitchell, Keith Richards, Robert Johnson, Ani DiFranco, and Bob Dylan. What do they have in common? For one, they've experimented with alternate …

Guitar