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Breaking Open a Lock with a Paper Clip, a Screwdriver, or a Metal Can Is Really Easy

You’re not going to be a master locksmith after you watch this video showing you three ways to break open a lock, but you might stop putting your …

These Workouts Will Help You Stay Fit After the Apocalypse

“Unfortunately, when chaos erupts, you won’t be able to access your local gym or counsel with a personal trainer,” writes Jesse at Fallout Fitness. …

The Strongest Link: 11 Recipes for Tastier Hot Dogs and Sausages This July 4th

Cheap and crowd-pleasing, hot dogs and sausages are an old cookout standby, and understandably so. They're thought of as easy to cook—although I've suffered through enough carbonized hot dogs and mealy brats to know that it's not quite as simple as all that. Sure, you can cook a pretty decent …

Growing Plants Vertically - Quiet Corner

Vertical Growing Using vertical space frees the ground space for other crops. Examples of vegetables that grow well vertically on a trellis or fence …

Gardening

23 Skinny Summer Snacks For Your Afternoon Slump

Fresh ideas for the hottest days.<p>We're all about eating between meals, which every nutritionist and study assures us is a good thing. The key, come 4 p.m., is choosing something that's both healthy and satisfying. These fresh ideas will do just that.

Healthy Eating

Everything You Need to Stock Your First Home Bar

If you want the perfect home bar for hosting parties and mixing cocktails, these essentials will cover all the bases.<p>In this video from the Cocktail …

Easy 3-Ingredient Energy Bars to Make at Home

<b>Roast the nuts (optional).</b> Nuts can be used raw or roasted; roasting will add a toasty, nutty depth to the bars. If desired, roast the nuts at 350°F …

Dessert

This Recipe For Garlic Parmesan Wings Is Perfect For Chicken Wing Lovers

Delivered with a side of happiness.<p>Serving Size: about 20 wings<p>2 pounds chicken wings<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon black pepper<p>1 tablespoon Italian seasoning<p>1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese<p>4 garlic cloves, finely minced<p>1/4 cup tablespoons olive oil<p>1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley<p>1. …

Cheese

ethereally smooth hummus

For as long as I have written this website — yes, even longer than it has been since I told you the wee white lie that Paula Wolfert’s hummus was all …

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

<i>Garlic Mashed Cauliflower Recipe with Rosemary may be healthier, but tastes just as good as Mashed Potatoes! This Mashed Cauliflower is perfect for</i> …

Food

Thai Mi, You’ll Like Mi!

New Work, RecipesJun 02 2014Comments Off<p>Summer has finally arrived in the Twin Cities and we are beyond thrilled at the Hare household. Ecstatic. We …

Soysauce

Smashed Lemon Potatoes

Side dishes can make a good meal great. They are the supporting actors to a well-prepared piece of meat, which, if performing well, can hog the …

Roasted Carrots with Fennel and Goats Cheese

4 min read<p>Roasted Carrots with Fennel and Goats Cheese<p>Earthy and creamy. It's all about balance.<p>2<p>Roasted carrots with fennel and goats cheese is a …

Grilled Japanese Eggplant with Tahini Sauce Recipe

Fellow gardeners, do you ever plant something because you like the look of it, but grow more than you know what to do with? That’s been my …

The Canyon Bistro’s French Onion Soup

The location of Topanga is in the Santa Monica Mountains, between Pacific Palisades and Malibu. Topanga is known as a bohemian enclave attracting …

Chipotle and Cheddar Buttermilk Biscuits

Delicious buttermilk biscuits with a bit of a bite and of course, a good bit of cheesy goodness!I am a huge fan of biscuits. It’s probably due to the …

Cooking (Canada)

The Best Oils to Care for Your Wooden Cutting Board

When I first got my wooden cutting board, I was excited to use it, but also very sure I was going to ruin everything. I got over it, but I would have …

Yes, There Is Such a Thing as Easy Duck Confit

And you thought there was no such thing as "easy" duck confit.<p>Although many duck confit recipes will ask you to purchase several jars' worth of pricey duck fat, we're here to tell you the dirty little secret those recipes won't tell you: <b>You don’t actually need duck fat to make an equally juicy,</b> …

Cooking

33 Gooey, Cheesy Super Bowl Party Recipes

From monkey bread to queso, here are 33 addictively cheesy things to serve this Sunday.<p>On no other day do we so recklessly consume thousands of calories in food and beer as we do on Super Bowl Sunday. And while there are plenty of delicious veggie options, not to mention wings a-plenty, let's be …

Cooking

You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

Are you still trying to think of a clever goal to work toward this year? How about challenging yourself to learn a new skill? Or even better, several!<p>…

Online Education

Get Serious About Strength and Balance With One-Legged Squats

The pistol squat is a one-legged movement that provides all the muscle-building benefits of regular squats while challenging your balance. It’s super …

14 Bark and Brittle Recipes for Gifts and/or Bribes

Chocolatey, salty, nutty, and even spicy bark recipe that make great gifts.<p>We're suckers for crispy-crunchy brittles and chocolate-y barks. And then there are the salty, peanut buttery—even spicy ones. They're easy to make in bulk for thoughtful gifts guaranteed to disappear. We've got 12 recipes …

Dessert

SLAYER: '666 Red Ale' Officially Licensed Beer Now Available From Sweden's NILS OSCAR COMPANY

Veteran California thrashers <b>SLAYER</b> have released an officially licensed beer, <b>Slayer 666 Red Ale</b>. The 6.5% ABV beverage is brewed by the <b>Nils Oscar</b> …

The Cheeseburger Recipes You Shouldn't Live Without

So much ooey, gooey, glorious cheese.<p>In life there are burgers and then there are <i>cheeseburgers</i>, and though the only notable difference between the two is only a slice of cheese, it is a significant one nonetheless. One is good and makes us happy, but the other makes us feel all warm and fuzzy …

Cooking

Pad Prik King

4 Servings<p>This vegetarian Thai curry is less spicy and more fragrant than you might expect; add a dried chile de árbol if you like heat.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 large dried New Mexico chiles<p>½ 14-ounce package extra-firm tofu<p>2 shallots, coarsely chopped<p>8 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped<p>1 1-inch …

Curries

Linguine with Green Olive Sauce and Zesty Breadcrumbs

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Bursting with the big brash flavors of green olives, anchovies, and capers, this herbaceous pasta sauce isn't afraid to bite back.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon plus ½ cup olive oil<p>¼ cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

Italian Food

Popcorn with Herb Salt

4 Servings<p>The salt acts as an abrasive to help break down the herbs. The mixture is quite salty as a result, so season sparingly at first, then to your liking.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh rosemary<p>2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh thyme<p>1 tablespoons kosher salt<p>8 cups just-popped …

Popcorn

Shellfish Boil with Spicy Green Dipping Sauce

8 Servings<p>This shellfish boil is a one-pot seafood feast that would take hours on a regular stovetop burner.<p>August 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound thick-cut smoked bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces<p>3 large onions, chopped<p>2 large fennel bulbs, chopped<p>1 750 ml bottle dry white wine<p>1 cup kosher salt<p>16 ounces …

Seafood

Cherry-Lime Hand Pies

Makes 16 Servings<p>Despite the egg along the seal, and the crimps for extra insurance, the fruit juices will run; that’s what the parchment paper is there for.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Crust<p>2½ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 cup (2 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>Filling and …

Baking

Crab Cakes with Roasted Tomatillo Mayo

Makes 20 Servings<p>Try not to pack the crab mixture too tightly; you want these to just hold their shape so they fry up light and airy. And remember: Crab cakes are only as good as the crab you use; buy the best you can afford.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>tomatillo mayo<p>3 medium tomatillos, husks removed, …

Eggs