Bacon isn't hard to cook on the stovetop, but every cook who's been hit by splattering fat knows it's not the most pleasant kitchen task to tackle. If you're cooking bacon for a lot of people, you can avoid this by cooking it in the oven on a roasting rack, DIY or otherwise. ...more
Without water, human beings can only survive for a few days. When you are out in the wilderness, knowing how to collect safe drinking water can be a matter of life or death. Large plastic bags are extremely handy for collecting condensation from grass and tree leaves, as well ...more
Everyone has a junk drawer in their kitchen. It's like an unspoken rule. The junk drawer is full of all the strange bits of what not that accumulates in your home over time. Everything in there is useful, and you never want to throw any of it away for fear that you might need ...more
This video will show you how to keep shrimp alive for live bait fishing. Fishing with live bait is a great technique.
Forget the rise of the machines. Tardigrades are set to outlive everything — even the bots. When the last echo of a whisper in a cell phone has long dissipated into space, the water bears will still be hanging out. In Hollywood, there is a never-ending march of movies set in ...more
Without water, there is no life. That's the rule, and it applies everywhere- even on Minecraft servers. Check out this video to learn how to build a bucket and create an infinite water source in Minecraft. This will really come in handy.
A bouquet of fresh roses is wonderful but real roses soon fade and die. Make a rose that will last forever, or at least a lot longer that a freshly cut one. Give your rose to someone special or use it as a decoration. Give that special someone a rose that will survive without ...more
W.H. Auden wrote, “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” Indeed, the average American home uses 140 to 170 gallons of water every day. Cut that in half with some water-saving tips. You Will Need: * A water-efficient toilet * A little food coloring * A lo ...more
As a kid, my mother would always bring the noodles onto the table in a colander, then bring the pot of sauce she cooked separately. So I grew up with the idea that pasta and sauce were two separate entities that you combined table-side, and continued to eat pasta that way well ...more
We're wild for whipped cream in our coffee, atop our brownies, and in-between wafer cookies, so we always have some in our fridge. To be specific, we always have homemade whipped cream in our fridge, because the taste is just so much better than the pre-made stuff. Don't Miss ...more
What's not to love about a glass of wine? It tastes delicious. It takes the edge off your day. It helps you and your guests unwind and lets the conversation flow. All in all, it's a beautiful thing. What's not so beautiful is having someone knock over a giant glass of red and ...more
Learn how to choose an indoor plant. You don’t need a green thumb to have houseplants that flourish; you just need to know which ones will thrive in your home. You Will Need * Informed purchases * Hardy varieties Step 1. Consider your schedule Consider your schedule. If yo ...more