How to Make Your Own Halloween Candy

If you want to make homemade Halloween candy, we've rounded up recipes for DIY Reese's peanut butter cups, Snickers, Crunch Bars, sour gummy bears, and more. The best things about Halloween are candy...



The Kitchn: The Transformative Power of Tending Seeds

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . To protect the plants, the land, and the water is to protect Indigenous people. We are inseparable from them. As the metallic scent of winter enters the air, I begin to reflect on the l...

Gardening could be an essential part of astronaut self-care

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

" . . . Since arriving at the station, they have completed the survey on a monthly basis, answering questions like: How much time they spend in the greenhouse each month; what kind of activities th...

Homemade Mexican chorizo

by Maine2Oregon 8 months ago

If you have a recipe and/or thoughts about making chorizo with ground beef, I'd appreciate hearing from you. Thank you.

"Don't be weird about gardening"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

" . . . So I decided to suck at gardening. No one, absolutely no one is relying on the output of my ratty raised beds and motley containers for their sustenance, and also nature is a fickle bitch. ...

New green coffee order arrived!

by Eiron 10 months ago

Always exciting to get a new order of green coffee! Six different varietals -- four to drink as Single Origin (SO) and two to blend as a modern-day Mokha Java. Also included in this order of mostly...

Scientists Create Meat from Human Cells But Claim It’s Not Cannibalism

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . The team sees growing Ourboros Steaks as do-it-yourself project – not-cannibals will be able to buy a DIY kit containing swabs for collecting cheek cells, pre-grown scaffolds made from mush...

Growing Asian Vegetables in Cool Summers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Thursday, March 4 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm "This workshop will cover the basics of cultivating different varieties of Asian vegetables in the cool summers of the Bay Areas coastline. We will explore...

which alcohol is more preferred between rum and vodka for making pure vanilla bean extract ??

by hae young 11 years ago

hey! which alcohol is more preferred between rum and vodka for making pure vanilla bean extract ??? and can anyone suggest some authentic recipe of that PVBE?

Charcuterie Chalet for the Holidays

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

As artfully arranged cheese and charcuterie grazing boards https://www.instagram.com/p/B4tGWiAB6DR/ grew in popularity, the new trend for crafting these bites into do-it-yourself structures mimicki...

Making yogurt without using commercial yogurt or starter

by Sherri 15 years ago

I have been asked how to make yogurt without using any commercial products that can be purchased. In other words, how to make yogurt from scratch. Searching my library, I've found no help. All...

Pine tree bitters/extract/liqueur?

by YAYME 4 years ago

Hey, wise scholars of this board. I used everclear and branch of a fir tree and made pine tree extract. It tastes like pine and I'm thinking of making it into bitters, or liqueur. If I go that rout...

How to get the chew into gummies?

by foxspirit 6 years ago

Trying to make my own gummies. Browsed around and most of the recipes calls for taking some kind of flavored liquid (commonly juice), plain gelatin, and sugar and melting it all together over low h...

Vanilla Extract - DIY

by JerkPork 3 years ago

Is Vodka what most producers use? What do you guys use? Most recipes call for it as it is neutral. Any tips for a first timer? The price has skyrocketed the past year so the time has come to ma...

DIY coco lopez

by tweetie 7 years ago

on a coconut cake odyssey and ATK's recipe calls for Coco Lopez. I have made the cake and it's a keeper but would prefer not to use something so processed. Been reading about how to make my own a...

I just made yogurt starter using red chili pepper stems

by PatsyWalker 9 years ago

I've been wanting to try this for some time. Using a commercial yogurt as a starter is fine but the subsequent generations are much weaker than the original. Ditto for the powdered probiotics. I...

Build a meat curing box

by sheriff 12 years ago

I'm interested in building a small meat curing box to make salumis, bacon, etc. I've done some research and there are some pretty elaborate contraptions that people have concoted using old freezer...

I bought Kitchenaid Meat Grinder, now what?

by walker 11 years ago

My favorite butcher in San Francisco, Bryan's, has great ground chuck but I've decided I want to grind my own (am I a control freak?). What do I ask for? Center cut chuck? Do I need to buy fat f...

Taco bar for 150 HELP

by abigail_miller 4 years ago

I’m doing a DIY taco bar for 150 people. I’m wondering how much meat(chicken and ground beef) as well as toppings I will need. I found one lady on Pinterest who did hers but I’m not sure how correc...

Maybe You Can Fix That Broken Keurig Coffee Maker

by Antilope 8 years ago

Maybe You Can Fix That Broken Keurig Coffee Maker . My Keurig B70 Platinum coffee maker quit working recently. I have had it for nearly 5 years. I went through all of the de-scaling and cleaning ...