How to: Make Custom Cake Candles Using Cookie Cutters

By: Diy maven Nov 08, 2013

With the help of cookie cutters, these custom-made cake candles couldn't be easier to make. The secret—besides theContinue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Mushroom Cassoulet

By: Matt allison Nov 01, 2013

Mushroom Cassoulet

I'm pretty much in love with mushrooms, the culinary variety, in case any clarification was needed. As conscious omnivores we tend to eat less meat these day, but choice grade, ethical reared and local where… Continue Reading

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Spicy Skillet Spinach Artichoke Dip For Those Cold Autumn Days

By: Lexy.b.ward Nov 01, 2013

Halloween is behind us. Thanksgiving is ahead. This spinach artichoke dip is perfect for those cold fall days! It's also perfect as an appetizer for your Thanksgiving feast!  … Continue Reading

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Elegantly Understated Two-Tone Kitchen Makeover

By: Diy maven Nov 01, 2013

The owner of this kitchen had the benefit of a great contractor who saw fit to move the home's front entrance and remove a partition wall to allow the new kitchen to have full depth cabinets on both both sides of the room and toContinue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Vegetable Jalfrezi & Fragrant Rice

By: Matt allison Oct 25, 2013

Vegetable Jalfrezi & Fragrant Rice

I love a good old Jalfrezi. I tend to use it as a great way of cleaning out my refrigerator, you know, that last bit of summer squash, the remaining half of that red bell pepper etc. While I've listed a couple vegetables below, feel free to add in your own as its a great way to make use of… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Haunted Gingerbread Houses to Inspire or Make

By: Diy maven Oct 25, 2013

Years ago, my brother-in-law and I made a gingerbread house, Christmas-style. If memory serves, it turned out pretty cute, but I haven't attempted to make another one since. However, having rounded up these haunted gingerbread (actually, most are chocolate) creations, a second attempt is in order, but for Halloween, of… Continue Reading

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20+ Spooky Halloween Cocktail and Punch Recipes

By: Capreek Oct 24, 2013

Put the "boo" in booze this Halloween and give your party goers something to scream about with these spooky cocktail and punch recipes! We've rounded up 22 of our faves -- check 'em out… Continue Reading

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Play Guess the Gadget: The VINTAGE Edition

By: Diy maven Oct 18, 2013

Thought it was about time to play another guess-the-gadget game. But to make things interesting, this time we're going back in time to kitchens of yesteryear. As always, hints along

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Fava Bean and Pea Pesto Penne

By: Matt allison Oct 18, 2013

Fava Bean and Pea Pesto Penne

I know we're going into Fall and this dish is more indicative of Summer, but gosh, it's delicious and SO simple to put together!

I know the thought of homemade pesto might scare some, but this recipe is pretty fail safe, just bang the ingredients into a handheld blender, wizz, and you're ready to go. The… Continue Reading

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How to Bake a Pumpkin Pie In a PUMPKIN

By: Diy maven Oct 18, 2013

My culinary mind is blown with this one, my friends. A pumpkin pie baked in a pumpkin?! Okay, technically, it's baked in a squash,Continue Reading

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Roundup: 12 Delightful DIY Halloween Treats

By: Diy maven Oct 11, 2013

From spooky to creepy to beautiful, these 12 Halloween treats are some we'd love to make, give, and serve!

Scary and absolutely luscious are these 'Witchy Black Candy Apples.' Too pretty to eat, but, then again,Continue Reading

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A Baked Donuts DIY for the Weekend

By: Brittnimehlhoff Oct 04, 2013

I've always steered clear of donut recipes because I don't have a fryer and cooking things in grease kind of freaks me out, but that doesn't mean that I don't love donuts. So when I found a baked recipe that doesn't require frying, I got kind of excited. Plus, one of the three flavors is maple bacon. I mean, really!?… Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Grilled Chicken On Sweet Tomato & White Beans

By: Matt allison Oct 04, 2013

Grilled Chicken On Sweet Tomato & White Beans

I love cooking, but sometimes you just want a simple dish that tastes great, but without the hassle of cleaning pots, pans and dishes and that doesn't require loads of prep time, this recipe ticks all those… Continue Reading

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Roundup: Our Favorite Fall Snack and Treat Recipes

By: Faith-towers Oct 04, 2013

It's that time of year when apples flood the farm stands and candy corn starts showing up at the grocery store. These types of seasonal items are fun to experiment with in the kitchen - here are ten absolutely delicious recipes that you'd be crazy… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Industrial Kitchen Island

By: Diy maven Oct 04, 2013

We take a trip down under to see how to make this very handy, industrial center island, complete with removable chopping block. Angle iron makes it go together superContinue Reading

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