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How To Clean & Restore an Old Cutting Board

A few months back I was at an estate sale and ran into a thick butcher block cutting board. It was dirty. And gross. And I almost didn’t take it …

Yes You Can: Cure and Smoke Your Own Ham!

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.<p>I’m excited to share this post with you, because it …

How to Make Fridge Pickles Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes—but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Michael Anthony, executive chef and partner of Gramercy Tavern and author of The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook,</i> …

The Best Plank Variations for You | Men's Health

<b>SIDE PLANK WITH QUAD STRETCH</b><br>This two-in-one move hits your obliques <i>and</i> improves your flexibility. "You'll not only work the muscles on the side of your torso, but you'll loosen your hip flexors, a group of muscles on the front of your hips that allow you to bring your legs toward your chest," says …

Barbacoa Beef + A Barbecue with a Big Reveal

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: Scale down a traditional barbecue feast without sacrificing flavor or flair.</i><p>There is something about big hunks of meat …

How to Make Quinine Syrup for a Better Gin and Tonic

<i>All week long, Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Portland's Clyde Common and Pepe Le Moko will be sharing recipes and techniques from his new book, The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique. Follow along to win one of five copies we’re giving away -- and to perfect your at-home cocktails.</i><p>I began my first …

Basic Homemade Mustard & Some Delicious Herbal Additions

I recently wrote about making an herbal mayonnaise. While you can always make your own mayonnaise with prepared mustard, once you discover how …

Homemade Ketchup - A Delicious and Simple Recipe

<b>My old college roommates will attest to</b> the fact that I adhere to no boundaries when it comes to eating ketchup. I once ate it slathered on a …

Homemade Flea Powder

Homemade Flea Powder – Flea, Tick, Ant, Mites, Fly, Mosquito and other Insect Repellent. Ditch the toxic chemical repellents and kill fleas and other …

Homemade Laundry Detergent

<i>I’ve been using this homemade laundry detergent for almost three years now. I’ve shared it with many friends and the “recipe” has been requested</i> …

It's Never too Late for Candy

Last day of work today before the holidays begin:) And I tried a new candy for this holiday season for Apple Cider Caramels. They did not disappoint! …

25 Delicious Camping Recipes – Six Sisters' Stuff

If you are heading out to do some camping for the 4th of July,<br>check out this list of “25 Delicious Camping Recipes.”<br>Your family will love them!<p>Click …

Summer Corn Cakes + Grilled Bread With Spinach Pesto

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>A dinner combination that's impossible to mess up.</i><p>Do not be intimidated by this dinner menu. Yes, there are a number of components -- …

5 Great Vintage-Style Motorcycles

You don't have to be vintage to ride vintage.<p>Riding a vintage-style motorcycle might actually automatically make a guy cool — and it requires way …

Make a Hotel-Inspired Key Rack

Suzanne spotted this hotel key rack on Mothology and, like all good DIYers, decided to make one of her own. Here's what she used to construct her …

Americana

French Toast Roll-Ups

Shares 33K<p>Oh these neat little French Toast Roll-Ups are perfect for breakfast or anytime. I think they make a wonderful snack. With the kiddos being …

Dinner Tonight: Fried Rice + Miso Salad

Simple fried rice is one of those dishes you eat with your head down, with little or no conversation, and an ice cold beer (not pictured, but highly recommended). Don't be put off by the long list of ingredients -- we're betting that you have most of them in your fridge already. A tangy, salty …

10 Stellar David Bowie Covers

Astronauts, Brazilian actors and more remake the Thin White Duke's greatest hits<p>On May 12th, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield posted the first music …

Griddled Polenta Cakes with Goat Cheese + Raw Kale Salad

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: A dinner inspired by the principle that a little bit of everything is better than a lot of one thing.</i><p>You've probably had this …

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

Baking

68 Healthy Recipes for 2014

Home > Recipe Roundups > 68 Healthy Recipes for 2014<p>January 2, 2014 // 17 <i>Comments »</i><p>No matter the year, no matter the circumstances, one thing is …

Another Year, Another Farro Salad

It is -15°F in Chicago right now. That is the air temperature. With the wind they are telling us it feels like -45°F. In case you’re not sure, that …

Chinese Hot and Sour Soup

<b>Prep Time</b>:<p>5 minutes <b>Soak Time</b>:<p>15 minutes <b>Cook Time</b>:<p>10 minutes <b>Total Time</b>:<p>30 minutes <b>Servings</b>: 4<p>This hot and sour soup is just packed with flavour and the …

Gingerbread Caramel Corn

Hello. My name is Heather and I am addicted to Gingerbread.<p>Seriously, I am having a “thing” about it right now. (my popcorn “thing” is old news.) …

10 Luxurious Recipes for New Year's Eve

Whether it's been the most amazing year or the worst, whether it's been <i>meh</i> or great or mediocre or spectacular, New Year's Eve calls for a celebration. It calls for opulence; it calls for luxury. Because the holidays <i>still</i> aren't over; there are still oysters to be eaten, Champagne to be toasted, …

Burt's Bees Lip Balm Homemade DIY Copycat Recipe

Shares 202K<p>I absolutely LOVE <b>Burt’s Bees Lip Balm</b> and I recreated the perfect copycat recipe from scratch!<p>History of Lip Balms<p>Our ancestors didn’t …

Pear & Caramel Pudding Cake

In the middle of making this cake for the first time, my mum's Kenwood Major died.<p>It was eighteen years old, bought when I was six. Mum taught me to …

Cranberry Quince Chutney Recipe

This wintry chutney, spiced with clove and bright with cranberries and tangerine, is versatile for the holidays either as a gift or on a cheese tray. Plus, the natural pectin in the cranberries helps it set even with a short cooking time, so you can spend less time preserving and more time partying.<p>…

9 Savory Pies for Anytime

We're going to keep this short and sweet, because you've got pies to eat. Make that short and savory. For those of you who are new around these parts, we've got a bit of a pie obsession going on. Whether they're individual or for a hungry hoard, pies are perfectly suitable for any meal, any time of …