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Firecracker Shots

Nothing says patriotism like gelatin shots! Kick off the 4th of July festivities with these red and blue gelatin cups sweetened with Blue Curacao and …

Recipes

Six of the best chilled summer soups

<b>Cucumber and avocado soup with mango salsa</b><p>Prep <b>20 min</b><br>Serves <b>4</b><p>For the soup<b><br>2 large cucumbers</b>,peeledandcoarselychopped<b><br>1 large hass avocado</b><b><br>2</b> <b>spring onions</b>,whiteand green parts, chopped<b><br>80ml water</b><b><br>2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice</b><b><br>¼ tsp salt</b><b><br>¼ tsp black pepper</b><p>For the salsa<b><br>170g</b> <b>mango</b>,cubed<b><br>75g fresh</b>, <b>raw corn</b> …

Recipes

Breakfast Sandwiches Beyond Your Typical Bacon, Egg, And Cheese

Breakfast fans out there know just how satisfying a breakfast sandwich can be. But all too often, we’re racing out the door, grabbing a protein bar …

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Make This Lemon Chicken Pasta Salad ASAP

When you hear the words "pasta salad," what comes to mind? If it's a sad, flavorless bowl of mayo-dressed noodles, know that this recipe is far from …

The Houstonian Hotel Shared the Recipe for Barbara Bush’s “Famous” Chocolate Chip Cookies

They're “sweet and firm,” just like the former First Lady.<p>The Houstonian Hotel has been whipping up Barbara Bush’s chocolate chip cookies since 2016.<p>“They’re sweet and firm,” Catherine Rodriguez, head pastry chef at the Houstonian, recently told CultureMap—two adjectives many would use to describe …

These Are the 5 Most Beloved Pizza Toppings Ever

Trendy pizza toppings come and go, but few topping combinations are so everlasting that they become iconic pizzas in their own right. These are the …

Your Quiche Is Missing a Tater Tot Crust

Quiche can often feel like a pair of cotton ankle socks. They’re fine, and you’re used to them, but most are usually pretty similar to every other …

Breakfast

10 Tour Pro Ball Striking Tips

Need help with your ball striking? Check out these superb tips from 10 of the world's best players<p><b>10 Tour Pro Ball Striking Tips</b><p>As golfers, we are …

Our Hands-On Review of the Flightscope MEVO Golf Launch Monitor

The golf tracker is feature-loaded but still small enough to carry onto the course.<p>Numbers are everywhere in golf these days. For many golfers, …

Golf

Monster Muffaletta

• 2 boule or Italian round loaves, about 9 inches, sesame seeds on top preferred<br>• 1 pound thinly sliced aged provolone cheese<br>• 1 pound thinly sliced …

This Rice Krispies Treat Recipe For One Is The Easiest Dessert You Can Make For Yourself

When it comes to classic sweets, I think we can all agree that Rice Krispies Treats are high up on the list. Between the crunchy cereal and gooey …

Dessert

Recipe: Focaccia is especially good right from your own oven, topped with sea salt and rosemary

<i>Makes 12 pieces or enough to serve 6</i><p>Focaccia is especially good from your own oven. Use these chilly winter days to practice making a simple yeast …

Baking

Butternut Squash Baked Pasta Is the Ultimate Healthy Winter Comfort Food

It's spicy, it's creamy, and it feeds a crowd.<p>As someone who grew up in the Bay Area, I on’t think of myself as a baked pasta expert. I love them, and one of the first recipes I developed at <i>Bon Appétit</i> was a tuna casserole, but I haven’t made many baked pastas since. Healthyish editor <b>Amanda Shapiro</b> …

Eggnog Cookies

These eggnog cookies are made with prepared eggnog and spices. The cookies are perfect for tree-trimming and holiday guests.<p>The cookies are very easy …

19 Healthy Thanksgiving Sides To Round Out Your Table

The 5 Best Appetizers to Bring to This Year's Friendsgiving

I think we can all agree that appetizers are a must for any and all Friendsgiving feasts. The very best pre-dinner bites are easy to pull together …

This White Pizza Sauce Will Change You

The recipe that might make you ditch tomato sauce for the rest of your pizza life.<p>Picture a slice of pizza. Crispy, chewy crust. Bubbly, melty cheese. Maybe some curled pepperoni cups or some tender, umami-packed shrooms. A glisten of olive oil. And the sauce. That herb-filled, garlicky, creamy, …

Recipe: How to Make an Apricot Galette

Have you ever made a galette, or a free-form pie? No? Please address this immediately — if not sooner. And if you have, you know you want to make one again. If you like pie, but don’t like the hassle — digging through cupboards to find the right pie dish, worrying about the top and bottom crust …

Baking

11 Avocado Dips That Aren't Guacamole

There's a whole world of avocado dips that are not guacamole recipes. Though we love pure, unadulterated mashed avocado, shelling out $2 an avo isn't exactly affordable for a party scene. These particular recipes may be slightly more affordable as they make use of beans, edamame, cream cheese, and …

11 Snack-y Dinners for Movie Nights in the Park

When it comes to enjoying a warm summer night, nothing beats kicking back in a cozy lawn chair and enjoying a flick beneath a starry sky. Much like any movie night, having a good collection of snacks is super important. But we’re talkin’ more than buttery popcorn here, folks: Tapa-tizers can double …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

15 Classic Baked Goods Every Cook Should Know

Even realtors know that there’s nothing that makes a house feel like a home as much as the smell of fresh baked goods. That’s why they always use cookie-scented candles or pop a pie in the oven right before showing a new listing. A plate of fancy stuffed cookies sitting on the counter is oh-so …

How yoga can make you swing faster

That headline is not hyperbole. Hip mobility plays a key role in creating more speed when you swing the club, and a few great yoga poses can help you internally and externally rotate the hip joint to get that speed.<p>Better mobility translates to faster swings, but not necessarily because it allows …

Yoga

Weekend Recipe: Mixed Berry Scones

1. FOR THE SCONES: Adjust oven rack to upper-middle position and heat oven to 425 degrees. Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. If your …

Recipes

50 Gorgeously Bright Easter Dessert Recipes to Celebrate Spring

Whether you’re a total newbie or a bona fide pastry chef, spring is the PERFECT time to take your dessert-making to the *next level* — and Easter is the pinnacle holiday of springtime. Here are 50 of our favorite Easter dessert recipes to swoon over, from rainbow cakes and Peep desserts to carrot …

Bake the perfect blueberry muffin

We’ve all done it: Baked a blueberry muffin that emerged from the oven in a state of utter purple-itude, the berries a wet mass at the bottom of the …

We'll get you in golf shape in five weeks

You've probably dumped your New Year's fitness resolution by now, but don't let it bother you. With golf season ramping up and the Masters only five weeks away, we've asked Golf Digest Fitness Advisor Ben Shear to put together a "crash program" of exercises to get you ready for golf season.<p>He …

Grapefruit Curd Pie Recipe | Williams Sonoma Taste

Fresh, citrusy grapefruit and fragrant basil shine in this unusual but delicious pie. For a simpler version, serve with plain whipped cream instead, or top each slice with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.<p><b>Grapefruit Curd Pie with Basil Whipped Cream</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 round <b>basic pie dough</b><br>• 5 eggs plus 7 egg …

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