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How to Make Mozzarella at Home

Making your own mozzarella at home is much easier — and enjoyable — than you might think. All that’s needed need is some good cheese curds and a few pieces of equipment most cooks probably already have in the kitchen.

Ode to a Toaster

In this little appliance I roast everything from apricots to zucchini, eggs to turnips, fluke to scallops — all without cooking myself in the process.

How to Use a Solar Cooker

From a National Geographic video to directions for building a backyard oven, these resources will help you make hay while the sun shines.