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Pie Is Just the Beginning: The Best Apple Desserts to Make This Fall

Fact: The best fall desserts are the ones that have apple in them.<p><b>Fact: The best fall desserts are the ones that have apple in them.</b> Here are over a dozen of our favorites, from fritters to cobbler.

5 Common Mushroom Cooking Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

From stews to scrambles, mushrooms bring depth and body to a myriad of dishes. But when you're sautéing them, be wary of these 4 common mistakes.<p>Earthy, meaty, and packed with umami, mushrooms are a great way to add depth and body to a dish. Whether they're chanterelles, buttons, shiitakes, or …

The Real Reason You Hate the Gym (and What to Do About It)

<b>Who you are:</b> You do not enjoy exercise. You hate to sweat. Endorphins don't work on you, either. (And, by the way, you are not fooled by the name …


6 Ridiculously Delicious Ways to Enjoy Watermelon

Put down that wedge and try one of these unique recipes, where the summer fruit gets incorporated into lemonade, salads, frozen treats and more.<p>Blend …


3 Sudden Warning Signs That Could Save Your Life

Your Breath Smells Like Nail Polish Remover<p><b>What it might mean:</b> Possible symptom of diabetes<p>Over 80 million Americans suffer from diabetes. …


Makeup Expiration Dates Not to Ignore


5 Things the Dying Want Us to Know

<b>1. The 72-hour mark is when it begins.</b><p>After losing my sister and father within nine weeks, I spent five years investigating what happens when we die. …

10 Surprising Things You Can Clean in Your Dishwasher

The things you didn't know you could put in the dishwasher.<p>Your dishwasher has been holding out on you. Sure, "dishes" are in the name, but this machine can clean so much more.<p><b>1. Kitchen exhaust filter</b>Avoid getting messy, gunky oil buildup on your filter by cleaning it in the dishwasher once a …

What Could Go Wrong With Your Bath's Best Linens?

Even high-quality towels can need extra care. Here's what to do.<p><b>They Smell Musty</b>No one likes a stinky towel, especially after you've just taken a nice hot shower. If your clean towels have a lingering odor, try washing them using the hottest water the towels can tolerate along with 1 to 2 cups of …

Designing a Small and Glamorous Guest Bathroom

Amy Meier explains how she decorated a compact guest bathroom in Coronado, California, with rich materials and textures.<p><b>Christine Pittel: What is that gorgeous striated stone on the walls?</b><p><b>Amy Meier:</b> It's not stone. It's wallpaper. This house is on Coronado Island, opposite San Diego, and the beach …

10 Unique Ways to Style a Perfect Mantel

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The Right Flowers For Every Occasion (And Feeling)

The perfect blooms.<p>Our friends at The Salonniere recently shared the secret language of flowers, which got us thinking: Who wouldn't want to know the perfect bloom for every emotion and occasion? PLUS: Don't miss their history on the topic

#2: Trim Your Spending (Without Changing Your Lifestyle)

Nope. Here's how.<p>Most financial planners say you need to set aside at least 10% to 15% of your pay to fund a long, comfortable retirement. In fact, a …

5 Ways to Live a Champagne Lifestyle on a Beer Budget

Sarah Coates of the Sugar Hit shares her tips for eating and cooking cheaply.<p><i>Here, the blogs you should be reading right now with recipes and tips</i> …

11 Things It's Best to Buy Organic

10 Ways to Become a Morning Person

Ever wonder why you’re able to stay up until 2 am, while your best friend can’s make it until 10 pm? It has everything to do with your internal …

HOUSE TOUR: Is This The Most Relaxing Home You've Ever Seen?

After renewing his love of the sea while living on the Greek island of Santorini, hotelier Costis Psychas finds an even more secluded spot to create his ultimate water world.<p>After renewing his love of the sea while living on the Greek island of Santorini, hotelier Costis Psychas finds an even more …

35 Best Wall Decor Ideas To Liven Up A Large, Blank Space

Artwork isn't the only way of dressing up a dull wall.<p>A big, windowless wall can be the perfect canvas for creative decor ideas. Don't let that blank space go to waste! Take a look at these genius wall decor ideas that will liven up any space.

10 Decorating Myths To Stop Believing NOW

Don't believe everything you hear! We're debunking the decorating myths you (and your home) can be free from<p>Don't believe everything you hear! We're debunking the decorating myths you (and your home) can be free from

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brown butter pumpkin cookies with apple cider glaze

I have met quite a few pumpkin cookies in my day that I like. I’ve met one or two with cream cheese frosting that were outstanding, a few with …

Pumpkin Spoon Bread

8 Servings<p>We make lots of things from scratch on Thanksgiving, but pumpkin purée isn’t one of them. Libby’s is our favorite brand.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ cups whole milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 cup stone-ground yellow cornmeal<p>1 cup canned pure pumpkin purée<p>3 …