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Five Easy Ways To Crisp Up Your Sous-Vide Steak's Crust

Cooking your steak sous-vide style will give you the most tender steak you’ve ever had. That tenderness, however, means less crispy, flavorful bits on the outside. Here are five simple ways to crisp up your sous-vide steaks crust before serving.


How Professional Chefs Upgrade Frozen Pizza

Frozen pizza is fine. It is one of the least ambitious and yet completely decent meals you can make with almost no effort. But why not aim for more than decent? With a few added toppings, you can upgrade your cardboard pizza to something resembling an actual meal.


What Causes A Squealing Shower And How To Fix It

Not looking forward to your shower giving an operatic performance every time you bathe? It’s a pretty common problem — showers that make an annoying high-pitched squeal when you run the water — but you can probably fix it yourself.


Keep A Small Apartment Tidy With A Five-Minute Cleanup Every Morning

When you live in a tiny studio apartment, the smallest lapse in cleaning can make the place look like a huge mess. Having a quick cleaning routine every morning can help.


Foolproof Techniques For Growing Plants From Seeds

Spring is almost upon us and it’s time to reacquaint yourself with your green thumb. You can just buy potted plants at your local gardening center or hardware store, but if you want to grow a large number or want to try different varieties that might otherwise be unavailable, starting from seeds is the way to go.


The Best Way To Help Potted Plants Grow Evenly

If you’ve ever had a potted plant that seemed to bend and reach towards a sunny window or light, you know you should probably move it a little closer. Getting the plant to grow evenly though, once it’s already started to bend, is trickier without hurting it. Here’s how.


Your Dog Might Not Want A Hug, Here's How To Tell

Dogs are so adorable, it’s hard not to hug them and squeeze them and love them forever. Some of them don’t want our hugs, though. Here’s how to tell if your dog’s just not that into it.


Make Cheap Door Knob Wall Stoppers And Cabinet Bumpers With Hot Glue

If you’re tired of people swinging doors open and slamming cabinets shut, you can make some cheap wall stops and bumpers with a little hot glue.


The Easiest, Tastiest Way To Use A Bunch Of Zucchini 

Zucchini is a pretty versatile vegetable. It grills great on a kebab, fries up into crunchy little coins and can even be used as a substitute for noodles, but all of those iterations pale when compared to the spreadable delight that is zucchini butter.


Will It Sous Vide? Ornery Onion Edition

Hello everyone, and welcome to the very first instalment of Will it Sous Vide?, a weekly column where I sous vide whatever the heck people want me to. This week’s most popular suggestion was onions, specifically caramelised onions.


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