I hate to admit it, but I'm always searching for a gift for dad at the last minute. I start scheming up ideas weeks before Father's Day, but for some reason, I just can't get it together! Luckily, there are tons of DIY projects that you can whip up the weekend of!
It's a strangely warm and sunny winter day today and I've got the itch to get outside and grill something. A personal-sized mini grill made from items around the house seems like the perfect lunch-making tool to me! Just throw on some fresh veggies and you've got yourself a tasty treat. Continue Reading
Compound butters combine the best of both worlds - the bright and bold punches of fresh herbs and seasonings with the velvety wonderfulness of whole butter. Whether the grills are a-blazing with summer-fresh produce, or the fall harvest has you aching for one last ear of grilled corn, there's every reason to create all sorts of 'em to keep on hand.
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S'mores from the microwave are convenient, but just don't offer that toasty goodness of the open flame. Instructable-r JWilson27 offers a step-by-step to create a mini, safe grill/firepit for inside s'moring....
(1) Cedar Plank
(4) Bolts - 1/4 inch and 2 and 1/2 inches tall
(4) Nuts - 1/4 inch
(4) Optional washers for the bolts
(1) 2.5oz Stainless Steel Condiment Cup
(1) Box of cheap toothpick
For theContinue Reading
Regardless of the sort of food you'll be creating this holiday season, you certainly don't want to under OR overcook your dishes. Use the right thermometer for the job, and count on perfectl feasts everytime.
Digital Remote Thermometer. $20-30 A probe connects to the digital unit that stays outside the oven. This makes it perfect for roasted dishes, i.e. your Thanksgiving turkey, as it prevents frequent opening and closing the door. Look for aContinue Reading
Disclaimer: Though I do identify as a male, I am by no means a suburban beef-worshipper with a tacky apron that won’t let anyone else’s spatula touch my holy grates. But as with sautéing, roasting, broiling, braising, and the like, grilling is an essential and obtainable mode of cooking for the home chef. It is, in fact, probably humankind’s oldest, and most misunderstood, method of heat application.
So, whether you’ve got aContinue Reading