The white stuff is finally falling in the Snowies and Alpine types are getting ready to strap on their boots and skis and head for the slopes. But sitting in an office one day and plummeting down a mountainside the next is asking for injury. Experts recommend six weeks of preparation, so here’s how to get thighs of iron and buns of steel and get the most out your winter holiday.
Candles are far more effective for lighting than heating. However, with a heat-resistant container and a couple of flower pots, you can turn those candles into a space heater.
Cup of hot chocolate sound good to you? This video from America’s Test Kitchen shows you how to make your own “instant” hot chocolate from real chocolate.
You’ve probably heard about slow cookers, and how they can save you time and money in the kitchen. Most people use them for slowly-simmered soups and stews — but did you know you can make cheesecake in your slow cooker? What about barbecue ribs? Let’s talk about some unexpected, delicious meals that are surprisingly slow cooker-friendly.
Live in one of those parts of Australia where the temperature regularly drops below zero? (Hi Canberra!) Make the most of it by turning soft drink into a slurpee without the use of a freezer.