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How to move to Costa Rica and live there on the cheap

Living in a country chock-full of beautiful beaches, rainforests, and incredible wildlife where you can adopt a simple, relaxed lifestyle is not …

Central America

Jamie's Feast - Welcome to Jamie's World

Recipes

Butter Tarts!

Good morning. Greetings from Canada, where I traveled this week to celebrate with Times subscribers and those we would like to be Times subscribers on the occasion of our publication, in print today, of our Food section devoted to some of the pleasures of Canadian food and drink.<p>So before we get to …

Baking

No-Bake Salted Dark Chocolate Cookie Bars

Step 1<p>Process chocolate wafers in a food processor until completely crushed, 1 to 2 minutes. Add melted butter and ¾ cup of the chocolate spread. …

Novel recipes: cream puffs from The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield

That meant the cream puffs had come. Godber’s were famous for their cream puffs. Nobody ever thought of making them at home.‘Bring them in and put them on the table, my girl,’ ordered cook.Sadie brought them in and went back to the door. Of course Laura and Jose were far too grown-up to really care …

Dessert

The Great British Baking Show's Paul Hollywood shares his Victoria Sponge recipe

Every once in a while we want to do more than just salivate while watching <i>The Great British Baking Show</i> — we want to taste those treats for real! So …

Lemon Snowball Cookies

In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, cornstarch and salt, set aside.<p>In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix …

How to organize a pantry and Pantry Organization Ideas

Staying on top of grocery shopping can be a difficult task, especially when you have a disorganized or dysfunctional pantry. Today, I’m sharing my …

Freebies

KFC recipe challenge: Tribune kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Countless recipes have been tried out in the Tribune test kitchen but never one quite like this.<p>Our mission: find out if 11 ingredients handwritten on a piece of paper could be the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices that go into Kentucky Fried Chicken's Original Recipe — a closely guarded formula …

Spiced Prune Cake With Cream Cheese Icing Recipe

Moist dried plums, warm spice, and crunchy walnuts flavor this cream cheese drizzled cake.<p><b>Notes:</b>If drizzling with icing, refrigerate leftovers.<p><b>About the Author:</b> Yvonne Ruperti is a food writer, recipe developer, former bakery owner, and author of <i>The Complete Idiot's Guide To Easy Artisan Bread</i>. You …

Gingerbread Christmas Tree Cookies

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p>5 Freestyle Points 106 calories<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>2 hours 30 min<p>These Gingerbread cookies are made with a fraction …

The 8 Best Clean Sunscreens

We’re always looking for clean and non-toxic sunscreens—with the complicating factor that they can’t be impossible to apply. Like most products in …