Oh, boy. A stopped-up drain. It'll inevitably happen with any home plumbing system and your kitchen sink is no exception. That clog won't go away on its own and will require immediate attention to keep any standing water from rising. But you don't have to resort to calling an ...more
If I had to guess, I'd say your waffle maker is probably collecting dust on the highest shelf in your kitchen, or deep in some cabinet you haven't opened in years. And that's assuming you even have a waffle maker. Most people don't make waffles often enough to own an applianc ...more
Aluminum foil is one of those things that every cook, experienced or just starting out, has in their kitchen. And while we may think we know how useful this handy material can be, there are hundreds of ways we could be utilizing tinfoil to make our lives a whole lot easier. 1 ...more
Ralph Waldo Emerson once observed that "the seed of science" was "wonder," and taking a look at this nine-layer liquid tower from Steve Spangler's Sick Science! channel, one can't help but do just that — wonder. How is this possible? Is this magic or what? While it's not exac ...more
The paper towel is a wondrous invention. It allows cooks to wipe up really gross stuff without having to constantly do laundry and drain fried foods so they're crunchy and crispy instead of oily and heavy. But did you know that your humble paper towel has several other uses be ...more
You can easily make an inexpensive silicone mold in your kitchen for cheap! This is a great project to do with your kids, or just for fun! You can also use this method to easily make theatrical props and prosthetics.
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Tonight he makes pressed pork belly with gravy. Try making this quick and aromatic dish at home. Make pork belly with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay. Click through to watch this video on tastyfood.tv
A new coat of paint is an easy, cheap way to make your home look instantly better, but dealing with paint fumes for days afterward isn't so fun, especially if you have kids or pets. Most household paints have VOCs (volatile organic compounds) in them that release fumes as the ...more
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Tonight he makes roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. Don't forget the gravy. Make roast beef with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay. Click through to watch this video on tastyfood.tv
Ask the Builder host Tim Carter demonstrates how to install a kitchen faucet in some granite countertop around your sink. Putting in your own kitchen faucet isn't as hard as you think. This video walks you through hooking up the waterlines and a veggie sprayer.
Food can smell great before, during, and after cooking. A pot of stew simmering away on the stove will tantalize you all afternoon, and there's nothing better than the smell of fresh-baked cookies lingering in the house for hours. One place you don't want to smell food? On yo ...more
A little cooking mistake can lead to tough meat, spoiled food, and even a bacterial explosion in your kitchen if you're not careful. These five simple, easy-to-fix kitchen mistakes are some of the most commonly made in households around the world. Luckily, you can correct thes ...more
Prepare to get messy! In this helpful home tutorial, you'll be finding out how to unclog a kitchen sink. One of the most obvious reasons for a clogged sink is because if leftover food. But there are other things that can clog a pipe, so check out this tutorial on how to easily ...more
Just like skinning a cat, there's more than one way to sharpen a knife (disclaimer: while I advocate sharpening your knives daily, please don't ever even consider skinning a cat). There's a stone, for an uber-sharp finish; the underside of a mug, for an awesome makeshift sharp ...more
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Tonight he shows you how to make beef wellington with mushrooms. Don't even think of using regular mustard for this recipe! Make beef Wellington with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay. Click through to ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! Are you looking for some fun and unique ways to spice up your kitchen in Minecraft? How about some awesome redstone contraptions to make your kitchen the be ...more
Cooking spray is something of a gross necessity. The slimy, oddly-scented grease is perfect for keeping casserole dishes crust-free, but the oil splatter does a number on clean kitchen counters, and the lecithin ingredient can ruin nonstick cookware if not careful. Despite th ...more
There are a lot of frustrations when you're dealing with cramped living quarters, but you can do a lot of good cooking in your tiny kitchen if you make the most of your space. These storage hacks will make it easy to cook delicious meals, no matter how limited your square foot ...more
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. In this video he demonstrates how to cook up a delightfully tender roast loin of pork with lemon and sage. Make pork loin with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay. Click through to watch this video on ta ...more
Watch to learn how to say the names of things you use in the kitchen, like plates, colanders, and the stove, in French. un espirateur de table - small vaccuum une assiette creuse - a plate with a dip in the middle une assiette plate - a flat plate une balance - balance un batt ...more
How To : Turn Your Favorite Coffee Cup into a Makeshift Knife Sharpener to Tune Up Dull Kitchen Blades
With one exception, every time I've ever cut myself in the kitchen was due to a dull knife. The duller the knife, the more force you have to exert to use it and the higher the number of cuts it takes to get the job done. Of course, many would say the simple solution is to jus ...more
Even the best-maintained kitchens occasionally get a fruit fly infestation. These critters descend, lay eggs (up to 500 at a time!), and then disappear usually only after extreme cleaning efforts (i.e., finally attacking that weird puddle of goo behind your refrigerator). And ...more
Too little counter space has been the biggest annoyance in every kitchen of every apartment I've ever rented. They've all been either super small or awkwardly shaped, which means choosing between appliances and prep space. You either live with it or learn to adjust. There are ...more
It can be pretty nasty when your kitchen sink gets clogged. The kitchen is an easy sink to clog up - food, trash and tons of other junk can get caught in the delicate drain. In this 90 second tutorial, learn how to unclog that sink and get things running smoothly again. A bloc ...more
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Tonight he demonstrates who to cook up a deliciously tender herb crusted rack of lamb. Cook rack of lamb with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay. Click through to watch this video on tastyfood.tv
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. In this how to video he shows you how to prepare a sea bass in a sweet and sour pepper sauce. Cook sea bass with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay. Click through to watch this video on tastyfood.tv
My kitchen isn't nearly as well-stocked as I'd prefer, and I often come across recipes that call for odd tools and appliances I don't have. Let's just say I've resorted to some unconventional methods to get the job done without them. But that's the thing—there are few things ...more
Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com demonstrates a few simple ways to unclog a household sink. Watch and learn!
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Tonight he makes a roasted pork chop with radicchio and apples. Delicious! Cook pork chops with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay. Click through to watch this video on tastyfood.tv
However much you love cooking fried fish for dinner, there's no need for your kitchen to smell fishy for days afterward. Keep your post-cooking funky kitchen smell to a minimum by boiling cloves in water, simmering lemon peels, oven roasting coffee beans, or leaving bowls of w ...more
Big Tony The Plumber shows you how to unclog a sink. Use a snake. Go in and out of the drain with the snake until the clog is cleared. Watch the video to see it done.
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. In this video you'll learn to perfectly prepare monkfish with curried mussels. Cook monkfish with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay. Click through to watch this video on tastyfood.tv
Learn how to paint and refinish your kitchen cabinets.
You don't have to sweat it out when you remodel your kitchen. Check out this easy and inexpensive way to update your culinary space. Watch the how-to video to learn how easy it si to remodel your kitchen with a backsplash.
Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, shows some step-by-step tips to help when installing a strainer into your kitchen sink. This is a great home repair project tip.
Good home-cooking does require time, but not every step of the process has to be a time-consuming chore. Need softened butter for baking ASAP? Rather than waiting for a cold block of butter to soften at room temperature, grate the amount that you need using a cheese grater in ...more
These days, faucets are incredibly easy to install (removing old faucets is the hard part). And if you have a Delta brand single handle kitchen faucet with DIAMOND seal technology, this video will show you the steps to installing it. This is also very similar to other brands o ...more
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. In this video he shows you how to perfectly pan fry seabass with a sorrel sauce. Pan fry sea bass with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay. Click through to watch this video on tastyfood.tv
Penny pincher? A true believer in "waste not want not"? Then listen up—here's a quick tip that will save you some spare change. Scenario 1: We're all guilty of negligently abandoning a freshly bought sponge in a pot full of dirty dishes and food-littered water. Let that bad b ...more
If you're careless and tend to leave your knives lying around or in the sink, chances are you've struggled with rusty blades. Water, as it turns out, is enemy number one when it comes to keeping your knives in mint condition. To be more specific, leaving water on them for a p ...more
Many of the beauty products you buy at drug and department stores are loaded with potentially toxic ingredients like parabens, while their active ingredients are made of things like glycolic, lactic, malic, and alpha hydroxy acids and retinoids, which are all derived from food ...more
Adding a backsplash with tile to your kitchen area is a great way to add some character to your room and is easy to clean. This tutorial will show how you can tile a kitchen backsplash in your home today. It can be a difficult task for anybody who has not had any kind of exper ...more
We all know that DNA is pretty amazing, but it's not something that most of us get much hands-on experience with. Even though it's in every living thing around us, we never see it, so we rarely think about it either. A strawberry is one of the easiest things to extract DNA fr ...more
In this video, we learn how to fix a leaky faucet in the kitchen. This is for a faucet that is leaking around the handle. You will want to start off by figuring out what type of faucet you have, and get the proper parts and repair tools for it. Next, you will need to turn off ...more
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Tonight he prepares his favorite cut of meat, venison. Its the Rolls Royce cut of meats and he cooks it up with sweet and sour pepper. Make venison with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay. Click through ...more
There's nothing in this life that we love more than making one ingredient or one food tool do multiple things. It saves money! It saves time! It makes us look smart at cocktail parties! Without further ado, here are several ways to save money, waste less food, and make the mo ...more
From emergency thread to muting an annoying drippy faucet, dental floss can do all kinds of things around the house. But it's also a great tool for a few cooking tasks. In some cases, it actually works better than the intended tool for the job. Here are 4 ways you can use dent ...more
I love cheap, nutritious food: lentils, rice, toor dal, and other beans and grains. Even popcorn. The only problem is that they usually come in floppy plastic bags that make measuring ingredients more difficult. I usually open up one corner of the bag only to have everything c ...more
Learn this great trick for getting the sharpest knife. You don't need a sharpener. All you need is a coffee mug. It must be ceramic coffee cup to work. This is how to sharpen your knife using cup! What a magical kitchen trick!
Tablets can be incredibly useful in many situations, and the kitchen is no exception. Whether you're following a recipe, using an app to convert cups to tablespoons, or getting your Gosling fix, there are a lot of reasons you might keep your tablet nearby while you're cooking. ...more
In this short clip from a remodeling shows you can learn how to install a range hood for in your kitchen. Installing a kitchen range hood can be a daunting task, but with a little patience and some ready the task can get done. Watch this how to video to get tips and hints for ...more
Beautiful cabinets really make the kitchen, don't they? Not only are cabinets handy storage, they also lend a certain level of elegance to the room depending on their craftmanship. If you would like to perform a kitchen makeover but don't want to hire someone else to do it for ...more
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Tonight he prepares crispy salmon with crushed potatoes, these aren't your typical mashed potatoes. Make crispy salmon with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay. Click through to watch this video on tasty ...more
Smoked foods are popular all over the world, but most of us don't have smokers at home. If you want smoked salmon, brisket or Gouda, you usually have to go out and buy it. Outdoor smokers aren't usually an option for city-dwellers, and the indoor versions can be pricey. If yo ...more
For me, shredded coconut is something that is eaten several times a week in a variety of ways—and that includes in savory dishes. It can be added to just about anything, and this is a good thing if you enjoy having some variety in your diet. Because I get tired of eating the s ...more
Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, shows you how to install a pot filler faucet above a cook top in your kitchen, for a beautiful looking home.
After stumbling across an interesting article by Hanne Blank—(apparent) hobbyist chef and widely known activist on the issues of weight, bisexuality, and sexuality—I've become even more fascinated by kitchen shortcuts. Former Microsoft CTO Nathan Myhrvold's recently released M ...more
Learn how to easily unblock a kitchen sink clogged with food particles in simple steps. Every time you clean your dishes and bowls at your home kitchen some food particles wash out and get clogged. When these particles are clogged the water starts to drain out slowly and bad o ...more
Minor mishaps occur all the time in the kitchen, whether you cut your finger while dicing an onion, scorched your hand in a grease fire, or burned the roof of your mouth because you were to eager to taste-test your killer pasta sauce. While the old standbys of ibuprofen, band ...more
Glazing kitchen cabinets is an easy way to give your kitchen cabinets an antique look. Meghan Carter demonstrates how to glaze kitchen cabinets, so you can enjoy the rustic feel of glazed kitchen cabinets in your home. With her instructions, you'll have no trouble producing pr ...more