Richard Krogmann

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Creating an Outdoor Shower

<b>Scout the Right Spot</b><p>Exterior walls directly outside of kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms are prime locations for an outdoor shower. Having a …

Landscaping

If You’re Not Using These Amazon Prime Features, You’re Not Getting Your Money’s Worth

Free two-day shipping was a game changer, we all know that. But did you know your Amazon Prime membership has a lot of features you probably aren’t …

How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

Woodworking

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

Video: Folding the Folding Bookstand

The June 2018 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine features an article I wrote about making a folding bookstand using scraps and copper rivets. It’s …

How to Make Your Pre-Cooked Ham Taste Amazing

Besides mini chocolate eggs, pre-cooked spiral cut hams—also known as “city hams”—have always been my favorite part of Easter. Since there is no …

Cooking

The Mini Irish Soda Bread Recipe You’ll Eat All Year Round

Traditional Irish Soda Bread is, like all “authentic” recipes, subject to strong opinions. Each household has their own version. They evolve over …

Recipes

Repel Mosquitoes with These Plants

<i>Photo by Michelle White</i><p>Did you know mosquitoes are considered to be the deadliest critter on Earth? Every year they spread a host of debilitating, …

Mosquitoes

15 Impossible-to-Kill Outdoor Plants

With summer in full swing, it’s hard not to admire the yards and gardens around town that are filled with greenery and colorful blooms. If you’ve …

Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole with Butternut Squash and Cranberries This was another one from Pinterest. It's great to have leftovers for another meal. Definitely one I would do again. 💕💯😊

10 Amazing Things You Can Do With Your Microwave Instead Of Just Reheating Food

<b>1. Cut the ends off an onion and microwave it for 30 seconds to avoid tearing up while chopping.</b><p><b>2. Heat the head of garlic in the microwave for about</b> …

The 6 Simple Steps Elon Musk Uses to Solve Any Problem

You learned these steps in elementary school, but do you ever actually use them?<p>Entrepreneur Staff<p>Associate Editor, Contributed Content<p>There were all sorts of fascinating tidbits in Neil Strauss's fantastic <i>Rolling Stone</i> feature on Elon Musk -- hints about the Tesla Truck, the man behind the genius …

Elon Musk

Dallas restaurant takes the mystery out of making soufflés

The soufflé — an essential French dish — is an individual masterpiece that rises to perfection. It is made with egg yolks and beaten egg whites, …

50 Holiday Cookies

Fill your cookie tins with batches and batches of classic cookies and creative variations.<p>Classic Sugar Cookies (No. 1)<p>Beat 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup …

4 ways to speed up Safari on your iPhone

Has browsing the Web become an exercise in frustration with Safari on your iPhone ($500 at Cricket Wireless) or iPad ($271 at Amazon.com)?<p>The first suspect to consider in this crime most foul is your Wi-Fi network itself, but if other devices are humming along at a reasonable clip and it's just a …

Operating Systems

Profitable Subpar Work – A Strategy for Selling at a Farmers Market

Most of my income comes from weekend art/farmers markets where I sell mainly turned work (bowls). I’ve learned that you need to have a bell curve of …

IMPORTANT ROUTER SKILL: Complimentary curves and making positive and negative templates

Liberty Tall Ships: Boston's Saltiest Secret

There was a time when Boston Harbor sprouted a bizarre forest of trees taller than any found on land in New England. Rather than leaves or the …

Do you want to sail around the world?

Jon Sanders spoke to Sailing Today, about how he did itYou have to have a certain kind of personality to want to sail around the world – especially …

The best toaster

<i>By Brendan Nystedt and Michael Sullivan</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article …

Shopping

Life on the Keystone XL route: where opponents fear the ‘black snake’

<b>Part one:</b> In Montana, Native Americans fear a leak could destroy their way of life, but local politicians worry about the threat of protesters above all else<p>Support our environmental reporting with a contribution or by becoming a member<br>• Keystone defiance triggers assault on a constitutional …

The President’s Secret Air Force

Air Force One is just the public face of a fleet that keeps the president safe and secure.<p><i>The following is expanded and adapted from</i> Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Secret Plan to Save Itself—While the Rest of Us Die <i>(Simon & Schuster, 2017).</i><p>The photo this winter of a smiling …

A Guide to French Bakeries

Good French bakeries are charming, alluring places, filled with crunchy baguettes, buttery <i>viennoiseries</i> and decadent pastries.<p>But in France, with</i> …

How to Make Homemade Bread

Imagine this – warm homemade bread with butter melting on top. Is your mouth watering? Good news is you can make 6 loaves of homemade bread in about …

Once You Know How to Make Brioche, All Things Are Possible

If you’ve always thought you couldn’t make brioche, you were probably right. It is a bit challenging, it takes so long that your patience will be …

How to make the perfect lemon curd

Bring a golden glow to January with a Victorian classic, and, no matter if you’re looking to be eased into the day or hit with a full-on acid trip, there’s a variation for you<p>A ray of sunshine in one of the darkest months of the year, lighter and zingier than marmalade (and considerably quicker to …

Victorian Era

'He Is Going to Test Our Democracy as It Has Never Been Tested'

Why Nixon's former lawyer John Dean worries Trump could be one of the most corrupt presidents ever—and get away with it<p>Sometime early last fall, John Dean says he began having nightmares about a Trump presidency. He would wake in the middle of the night, agitated and alarmed, struggling to calm his …

Donald Trump