Food & Beverage

The latest DIY ideas, techniques and tools for cooking, brewing, feasting and festing.

My 15-Year Quest to Make the Ultimate DIY Coffee Roaster

My 15-Year Quest to Make the Ultimate DIY Coffee Roaster

One man’s 15-year quest to build — and rebuild, and rebuild — the ultimate DIY coffee roaster

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These Goo Filled Halloween Cupcakes Are A Great Intro To Baking

These Goo Filled Halloween Cupcakes Are A Great Intro To Baking

  I love baking and I’m always looking for more opportunities to get people to explore baking as a fun activity. I’ve seen examples of cakes and various treats with a gooey filling and thought that Halloween presented a perfect opportunity to do some kitchen exploration and see if I could bake up some yummy […]

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There’s No Better Time For a Drink: 15 Recipes From Latte to Mead

There’s No Better Time For a Drink: 15 Recipes From Latte to Mead

Like the rest of the world, we’re cooped up in our homes and frankly, there’s never been a better time for a drink. We’ve gone through our archives and found a whole pile of recipes for drinks and drink related materials that you can make in your home, both alcoholic and non. Lets start with […]

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Build This Food Takeout “Airlock” to Fight Covid-19

Build This Food Takeout “Airlock” to Fight Covid-19

 As restaurants are forced by the coronavirus crisis to close dining rooms and serve takeout only, here’s a DIY project to help them make the pivot as safely as possible, for their retail workers and their customers. San Francisco’s robotic burger restaurant, Creator, has designed a take-out transfer window that works like a mini […]

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Toilet Paper Alternatives and Other Self-Sufficiency Home Projects To Quickly Keep Your Family Fed and Entertained

Toilet Paper Alternatives and Other Self-Sufficiency Home Projects To Quickly Keep Your Family Fed and Entertained

Store and grocery shelves might be lightly stocked at the moment, but there are often DIY alternatives for the missing necessities. Here are things to make and do to help keep yourself going as we shelter in place.  Kitchen Yeast: In stores and online, it’s become hard to find bread yeast (and flour, rice, dried […]

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A Hard To Find Traditional Treat, Recreated With Ease

A Hard To Find Traditional Treat, Recreated With Ease

Dina Amin wrote in to share this video with us and the simplicity and pure accessibility were immediately striking. Here, she’s showing how to create a Moulid doll, a traditional sweet treat that seems to have fallen out of favor with retailers. We wanted to bring this tradition back since the sugar dolls are not […]

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