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The perfect way to frost a cake requires a paper towel

It's as easy as pie, or, well, cake.<p>Cracked, crumbling or overcooked, a cake can still look like a million bucks with a great buttercream frosting recipe <i>and</i> the right technique. Learning how to frost a cake perfectly may seem intimidating, but there's a surprising hack that makes cake decorating as …

Dessert

Roasted Salmon with Mustard and Tarragon

Recipe<p>Servings: 6<p>Fresh tarragon pairs beautifully with salmon, and just a little goes a long way in this simple recipe.<p>Preparation<p>Position a rack in …

Recipes

20 Single-Serve Microwave Desserts For Lazy Girl Weeknights

As temperatures drop, instead of venturing out post-work, we gear up to buckle down at home. And the only thing left to complete our couch-bound, …

Dessert

Argentinian Beef Empanadas

Makes about 36<p>There are as many variations of empanadas as there are cooks in Argentina. This version was developed by BA contributor Gaby Melian, who is from Buenos Aires and was taught as a little girl by family members how to make them. After years of perfecting her method, she prefers the …

Recipes

Asian Barbecued Chicken

From:<p>Level: Easy<br>• Total: 40 min<p>Prep: 9 min<br>• Cook: 31 min<p>Yield: 4 servings<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories531Total Fat29 gramsSaturated Fat7 …

Recipes

This Rhubarb-Almond Cake Is the Only Reason I'm Turning on My Oven This Summer

By Emma Wartzman<p>I'll gladly turn my apartment into a sauna for this recipe.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>Let me the set the scene. It was a couple of weeks ago, a blazing 90 degrees outside, and <i>even hotter</i> on the top floor …

Dessert

Zucchini Cookies Recipe

"These are moist spicy cookies!"<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup margarine, softened<p>1 cup white sugar<p>1 egg<p>1 cup grated zucchini<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon …

Recipes

10 Hacks to Remove All Types of Scars and Help Them Heal

Fibrous tissue, or scar tissue, is your body’s attempt to repair what has been damaged. It’s a natural part of healing that takes a lot of time and …

Skin Care

The 5:2 Diet Helps You Lose Weight and Body Fat — If You Do It Properly

If you want to lose weight but can't stand the thought of giving up your favorite foods every day, you might consider the 5:2 diet as a possible …

Weight Loss

This Recipe Is a Major Upgrade From Standard Chocolate-Covered Bananas

<i>Upgrade chocolate-covered bananas to frozen almond banana bites for a treat loaded with healthy antioxidants with this recipe from PaleoHacks!</i><p>These frozen almond banana bites couldn't be easier to make! Dark chocolate, sliced bananas, and a bit of almond butter create a quick frozen dessert. Enjoy …

Dessert

Three Layer Chocolate Fantasy Bars

<i>Make a chocolate lover’s dream come true with these Three Layer Chocolate Fantasy Bars!</i><b>Special occasions call for special desserts and these 3 layer</b> …

Dessert

5-Minute Creamy Cold Cappuccino Pie

This creamy cold cappuccino pie is so easy to prepare, so refreshing, and creamy. If you like desserts that include coffee, like tiramisu, then this …

Dessert

Evidence Mounts That Germs May Cause Alzheimer's

In the end it will be microbes—bacteria, viruses and fungus—found to be at the root of all disease and aging, and specifically Alzheimer’s, contends geneticist Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Emile Tanzi.<p>“The two biggest threats to healthy aging have had to do with dealing with infection,” said Tanzi, who …

Dementia

The One Low-Calorie Drink You Should Avoid Because It Slows Down Your Metabolism In The Morning

Good morning, sleepyhead! Yes, you, the one who gave up her a.m. diet cola. That was a great move. Just because a can of soda has zero sugar and …

Nutrition

How to Make Cinnamon Rolls in 30 Minutes Flat

Look, I'm all for making traditional homemade-dough cinnamon rolls, but sometimes you just want the piping hot buns, dripping with butter and brown sugar, ASAP. When you're experiencing an uncontrollable jonesing for a homemade batch, but don't want to go through the whole trouble of making the …

Dessert

Unbelievable easy and tasty !!! MMM ... You Must Try this Lava chocolate cake

Unbelievable easy and tasty !!! MMM … You Must Try this Lava chocolate cake<p>July 20, 2018<p>Ingredients:<p>1 stick unsalted butter<br>• 6 ounces chocolate for …

Dessert

Quick & Easy Tips for Making Pancakes Better

Pass the syrup! These simple tips for making pancakes better ensure golden-brown goodness every time.<p>Is there anything cozier than fresh pancakes hot …

Breakfast

Chef John's Crab Cakes Recipe

"These are what crab cakes are supposed to be like. They are basically a fried lump of crabmeat, held together with a minimum of filler. …

Recipes

What to do with basil? This creamy vinaigrette is the perfect answer

'Well, we've got a bumper crop of basil.' In the early eighties, our neighbor, Donna, made that proclamation before introducing my parents to the …

Graham crackers are the best supporting actors in summer’s classic desserts

Graham crackers bear little resemblance to the virtuous, diet-friendly kind first made by the “furiously chaste Presbyterian minister and baker Sylvester Graham,” back in the 1800s. But for our purposes, that’s for the best — you can use the sweet, boxed crackers to flavor ice cream, make a lovely …

Dessert

16 Muffin Tin Desserts (That Aren’t Cupcakes)

Cheesecakes, pies, tarts and more all made in a muffin tin.<p>Mini Cherry Cheesecakes<p>These little cheesecakes make a fun dessert that’s just right for …

Cheesecake Stuffed Banana Bread

Servings: 8 Ingredients: For the Banana Bread: 2 eggs 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar ½ cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla …

Citrus Shortbread Cookies Recipe

"This recipe was given to me by my mother-in-law, one of the best cooks I know...and given that we're from south Louisiana, that's saying something. …

2-Minutes Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Quick and simple, this 2-minute chocolate peanut butter cake is the best choice when you want to eat something sweet and delicious! This dessert is …

Recipe: Blueberry Crumb Bars — Recipes from The Kitchn

Fruit pies are undeniably one of the stars of summer desserts. They're also a dessert I save for weekend baking, when I've got more time to make pie …

Lemon Cheesecake Bars Recipe

"These creamy lemon cheesecake bars have a smoother texture than the usual custard texture of a boxed lemon bar mix. I just about died when I had …

Apple Crumble Pie Recipe

"Yummy variety of apple pie that is quick and easy. It was a hit with my boyfriend's pals in university whenever I made this favorite!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

Baked Stuffed Brie with Cranberries & Walnuts Recipe

"One of the most common mistakes people make when serving cheese is not letting it come to room temperature first, so that all the flavors can be …

Carrot Cake Cheesecake from Duncan Hines® Recipe

"A scrumptious Carrot Cake Cheesecake with the added sweetness of pineapple frosting."<p>Ingredients<p>Carrot Cake:<p>1 (21.4 ounce) box Duncan Hines® Classic …

How to Follow Up With Prospects and Not Be Annoying

johnhain / PixabayFollowing up is the key to running a successful business. In the professional world, everyone is busy and just trying to keep …