Recipes & Ideas

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3 Trees with Edible Bark

If you know how to prepare them, they can be healthy snacks.

How to Cook Dry Beans

Once they're soaked or boiled, you have plenty of options.

How to Bake Bread

Nothing compares to a good, old fashioned home made loaf.

How to Cook with the Food in Your Pantry

These quick tips can help you make a tasty meal from basics.

How to Make Homemade Marshmallows

Skip the bag and head straight for homemade goodness.

How To Make Four Easy Holiday Treats

These tasty, seasonal snacks take less than an hour to make.

How to Use Every Part of a Pumpkin

From stem to seeds, get the absolute most out of this fruit.

How To Dry Age Meat at Home

Dry aging meat can make it more tender and flavorful.

5 Road Trip Snacks to Cook With Your Car's Engine

Pop these under the hood for your next long haul.

Cookie Recipes From The DIY Forum

Whip up some yummy!

8 Food Gift Ideas for Friends and Family

Whip up yummy gifts that are bound to be readily appreciated

Make Your Own Bee-Free Honey

This vegan-friendly condiment will quickly become a staple.

How to Make Lemon Balm Tea

Lemon balm tea has a number of health benefits.

How Long Should Home Brew Wine be Fermented?

It makes all the difference for flavor and potency.

Dipping Oils and Vinegars: How to Safely Prepare Homemade Infused Mixes

Learn how to easily and safely create dipping infusions at home and add a layer of complexity to your meals or package your creations for unique gift-giving.

Homemade Chocolate Gifts: Easy Almond Bark and Molded Chocolates

These homemade chocolate treat ideas are impressive and can fit every budget

10 Surprising Ways to Serve a Hotdog

Whether you're planning a kid's party, barbecue bash, or themed festivities, these crazy takes on the traditional hot dog will be sure to leave your guests' stomachs satisfied as well as tickled by these unique and often humorous renditions of an American classic.

How To Throw The Greatest Fourth of July Party Ever

This burger recipe is going to be a conversation piece at this year’s celebration

Planning the Perfect Labor Day Party

Plan a party you'll remember with these tips and the perfect farewell to summer cocktail recipe

Prepare Gas BBQ for the Summer

Make sure you don't miss any of these steps when getting ready for the grilling season

Replacing Meat In Your Meals

A guide to reducing or eliminating meat

The Pros And Cons Of Vegetarianism

Everything that we do has consequences. Eating junk food makes us fat, raises blood pressure and puts

The Simple Process of Home Brewing

Do you want to save money on beer while experiencing the traditional flavor that commercial beer isn't able to provide?

The Sweet Truth About Sugar Substitutes

First it was calories, then it was fat, now America's growing dietary concern is sugar. In fact, sugar

Top Tips For Using A Steamer

If you have a steamer (the type you plug in, rather than the kind you use over a saucepan), the chances

What to Do With Your Apples This Fall

7 savory and sweet recipes incorporate seasonal apples into main courses and afternoon snacks

Homebrewing Head to Head: The Super Bowl of DIY Beer

Two champions face off - and no one is wearing a helmet.

Crafting Your Signature Cocktail

Don't just pour a drink—pour your drink using these standardized foundations for creating one of a kind cocktails delivered directly from craft spirit Artisans

Hot Chocolate Hacks That Are Sure to Hit the Spot

Say goodbye to instant powdered drinks and upgrade your hot chocolate with these clever DIY hacks.

Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange

Get together to celebrate the holidays and have fun cutting down on your gift-giving labor at the same time

Great Grilling Recipes

Fire up the grill anytime with these delicious recipes

How to Make Ice Cream Jello

A few simple steps add a creamy twist to a fruity gelatin dessert

How to Make Homemade Wine With Vegetables

Become a Vintner in your own home with this wine recipe made from vegetables and fruits

8 Health Benefits to Drinking Jasmine Tea

A holistic drink to bring balance to the body

How to Make Healthy and Delicious Pomegranate Juice

Make an antioxidant rich refresher with this bright, winter seasonal fruit

Motivation for Following a Healthy Diet Plan

With some foresight and mental preparation—achieving your dieting goal becomes an easily moderated piece of cake

Adding More Fruits and Vegetables to Your Diet

Get creative with these tips to increase your intake of valuable sources of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber

Canned Soup

Why you shouldn't overlook this customizable meal option as a go to for your busier days

The Basics of Candy Making

Creating your own candies is easy when you start with these ingredients, items, and tips.

How to Make Pomegranate Tea

Kick up your routine tea a notch by transforming it into a nutritious, tangy pomegranate tea

How to Make a Delicious Clover Tea

Prepare wild and homegrown red clover for a nutritious beverage served hot or cold

Eating Green: 3 Turnip Greens Recipes

Turnip greens have small and tender leaves that can be prepared a number of ways for a great side dish

How to Make Catnip Tea

Catnip doesn’t only appeal to cats—it’s a healthy, soothing tea commonly enjoyed by people too

How to Make Sassafras Tea from your Sassafras Tree

Enjoy the benefits of this American heritage tea in 7 easy steps

Learning to Love Red Wine: Six Easy Steps

If you're only drinking white, expand your horizons!