Recreate a childhood treat without all the preservatives.
A loaf that resembles your own face seems like a wonderful idea for Halloween dinner. At MAKE:, Matt Merkel Hess explains how to do a plaster cast of your face and then use it to make a terra cotta baking dish that will be the bread mold. Seems you could also use your face dish… READ THE REST
Rejoice all ye bakers and lovers of kinder, gentler competition reality shows. The Great British Bake-Off, known to Netflix audiences as The Great British Baking Show, is back for its eighth season. It will premier on Netflix, September 25th. I love what Boing Boing pal, Steve Silberman, said on Facebook about the show: The subversive… READ THE REST
It is wonderful to have room temperature butter around to put on the baked goods. This butter bell is the crock that makes it happen safely. Simply fill the bell with warm butter and put about 1 ¼ cm of water into the crock. Place the bell in the crock when you are not using… READ THE REST
If there was ever a better endorsement for making sure your resume skills are just as good as you say they are, look no further than Great Britain. Last week, Public Health England used an outdated Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, which inadvertently underreported the number of positive COVID-19 diagnosed cases during the week. Because of the… READ THE REST
Have you ever considered getting a digital voice recorder? They can actually be a lot more helpful than you might realize. From constructing business letters or memos to medical or legal dictation to recording meetings, interviews or lectures, voice recorders are a compact, lightweight way to store hundreds of hours of digital audio you can… READ THE REST
It used to be that go bags were almost exclusively reserved for emergency responders, journalists, and those very select few who might have to drop everything and run somewhere at a moment's notice. Maybe it's a sign of our tumultuous times, but it feels like almost everyone now has their bag of emergency supplies and… READ THE REST