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The Basics of Candy Making

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

Homemade Chocolate Gifts: Easy Almond Bark and Molded Chocolates

For unique yet inexpensive gift giving, mold chocolate and make chocolate bark. We all want to stand

How To Throw The Greatest Fourth of July Party Ever

Independence Day is one of many people’s most favorite holiday of the year. Adults and kids alike

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

8 Food Gift Ideas for Friends and Family

For those hard to please friends and family members, giving the gift of food just might be the answer to your holiday woes!

Adding More Fruits and Vegetables to Your Diet

New dietary guidelines have increased the recommended number of fruit and vegetable servings from five

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.

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.

Crafting Your Signature Cocktail

Don't just pour a drink - pour your drink.

Homebrewing Head to Head: The Super Bowl of DIY Beer

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

The Health Benefits of Avacados

by Elizabeth Pivonka, Ph.D., R.D., President, Produce for Better Health Foundation The pleasing taste

The Simple Process of Home Brewing

Do you want to save money on beer?

How to Make Sassafras Tea from your Sassafras Tree

Sassafras tea tastes good there is no doubt about that. It was the favored drink for the young, especially

What to Do With Your Apples This Fall

Don't limit yourself this fall to just making apple pie with the abundent supply of apples flooding

Learning to Love Red Wine: Six Easy Steps

Many of us love our glass of white wine, but when it comes to red wine, well ... we just don't

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

How to Make Healthy and Delicious Pomegranate Juice

Pomegranate juice is well know for being full of vitamin C and antioxidants. Making your own juice is

Cookie Recipes From The DIY Forum

Compiled by Alden Smith Doityourself.com is a lot more than hammer and nails and how to articles. DIY

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

Infused oils and vinegars for dipping and topping have become increasingly popular for use as hors d'oeuvres

Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange

The holiday season is all about spending time with friends and loved ones. Hosting a cookie exchange

How to Make Celery Juice

Drinking juice from fruits and vegetables is an excellent way to get your vitamins and minerals, and

Motivation for Following a Healthy Diet Plan

Sticking to a healthy diet plan is the most effective way to enjoy good health, stay fit and lose weight

How to Make Catnip Tea

Catnip tea has a number of health benefits. It soothes respiratory distress and sinusitis, helping with

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 Oregano Tea

Oregano tea has a number of health benefits. Researchers have identified two chemicals in oregano which

5 Tips for Teaching a Cooking Class

If you have a good understanding of food and how to cook, then you could hold your own cooking class.

How to Make Lemon Syrup

Lemon Syrup is used to make cool drinks for the summer and to add to various recipes, especially desserts.

How to Make Lemongrass Tea

Lemongrass tea is made from a perennial grass which can be grown in a garden or a container. As a tropical

Prepare Gas BBQ for the Summer

Get ready for the grilling season.

Replacing Meat In Your Meals

A lot of people who have considered vegetarianism get a little anxious when they think of sitting down

The Pros And Cons Of Vegetarianism

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

Canned Soup

Canned soup is an easy and convenient solution when you do not have time in your day to cook a home made

8 Health Benefits to Drinking Jasmine Tea

Jasmine tea is a scented variety of tea that has been consumed for generations in Southeast Asia. Jasmine

How to Make Pomegranate Tea

Pomegranate tea is a tasty way to receive the health benefits of this unique fruit. Pomegranate is known

How to Make Lemon Balm Tea

Lemon balm tea has a number of health benefits as well as a gentle, lemony-mint taste. It helps with

How to Cook a T Bone Steak

The T Bone Steak is one of the most popular steaks on the market. There are many ways to cook a T Bone

Planning the Perfect Labor Day Party

Labor Day is the perfect time for one last great summer party!

How to Make a Delicious Clover Tea

Clover grows wild in many areas, and it has long been used as a herbal remedy, often in the form of clover

How to Make Home Made Wine With Vegetable

While amateur vintners commonly produce home made wine using various fruits, vegetable wine is another

How Long Should Home Brew Wine be Fermented?

When making you're own home brew wine, it is important that you allow it to ferment for the appropriate

Build Your Own Barrel for Home Wine Making

If you are into home wine making, you need barrels to store your wines in them. If you want to construct