Amber Mogg

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In Japan a Chef Will Come to Your House to Cook for You and Your Cat

Sadly, most fine dining establishments scoff at the idea of bringing an adorable cat with you. But thankfully, nothing prevents you from fulfilling …

Science Says It's OK to Watch That Kitten Video at Work

A new study offers good news for those who like to break up their workday by fooling around online.<p>If you're like most people, occasionally you can't resist the pull of a cute video when you really should be working. Maybe your friend emails you a link to a baby panda taking its first steps, or …

Did This Cat Almost Bust A Thief Stealing A Donation Box?

Daisy was filmed digging around in the suspect's bag, just seconds after he'd stashed the cash.<p>Move over, Lassie. There may be a new crime-busting pet in town.<p>Surveillance footage shows brave cat Daisy digging around in a man's bag just seconds after he'd swiped a charity donation box -- containing …

4 Ways to Use Up Leftover Halloween Candy

Now that Halloween is over I'm sure you're stuck with a ton of leftover candy. Here are four delicious recipes to help you use it up in a yummy and unique way!<p><b>1. Milky Way Brownies</b><p><b>2. Halloween Candy Apple Salad</b><p><b>3. Oreo Ice Cream Pie</b><p><b>4. No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake</b><p><b>You May Also Like:</b><p>Cookies and Cream Martini<p>…

Kitchen Rescue: How to Fix Bad Salad Dressing

A perfect salad dressing is balanced. Salty pulls against sweet; the tang of acid tempers the fattiness of oil. No one flavor should dominate.<p>Instead, the elements of a dressing should harmonize, like a barbershop quartet lending back-up to your salad.<p>While there are plenty of excellent recipes out …

The Best Sweet Potato Cake is Entirely Gluten-Free

Got sweet potatoes? Then why make pie when you can have cake? And <b>why not also ditch the all-purpose flour for something more interesting?</b><p>As it happens, a combination of rice and oat flours makes the world’s best carrot cake—really—so why shouldn’t the same combo of flours and spices make an amazing …

Your Monday Lunch Break Reading List

Life moves pretty fast, as Ferris Bueller says. Here's a selection of our favorite stories from the site this weekend.<p><b>Saturday</b><p>We considered the merits of salt baking.<br>• Did Daylight Savings trip you up? We wrote a haiku (or two) to help you get over it.<p><b>Sunday</b><p>Cinnamon rolls grew up right before our …

13 Ways to Use That Jar of Capers Looming in Your Fridge

The turnover in my childhood refrigerator was an impressive one, all jars of jam, knobby ginger roots, and nubs of cheese got quickly incorporated into family meals or eaten as-is from the fridge. But there was one constant amidst the changing landscape: a briny jar of capers swimming in the door …

14 Hot Breakfasts to Make with Your Extra Hour

Did you remember to turn back your clocks this weekend? If so, you probably woke up this morning feeling well-rested thanks to that extra Daylight Saving Time hour of sleep—and surprised to see how bright it was. Or maybe you woke up at your normal, pre-Daylight Saving Time hour and realized you …

Greek Sushi, Killer Sandwiches and the Healthiest #DeskLunch

If F&W editors are great at one thing, it's eating. They're also vigilant about documenting their meals at the country's best restaurants, in the F&W …

9 amazing brussels sprouts recipes to try as a Thanksgiving side

After one traumatic childhood experience with boiled brussels sprouts, it took me 20 years to give the cruciferous vegetable another chance. My best friend was making a batch of simply sauteed brussels sprouts in olive oil for her 2 year old daughter, who L-O-V-E-D them to my surprise. I figured if …

Why We Crave Sweets and Fats

The Plate<p>How is candy like cocaine?<p>There’s a steadily growing body of research that says that foods high in sugar and fat—all those forbidden yummies like candy, cookies, cheesecake, and pizza—may lead to food addiction. Food addiction is potentially a painfully real disease akin to drug addiction …

Crave-worthy Cranberry and Coconut Peanut Butter Cookies

<i>by Maria Luci, editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen and Rodale's</i><p>This recipe was created because I was craving one of Maria Rodale's Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies. Unfortunately, I soon realized that I didn't have the necessary ingredients on hand to make the icing. Even worse, I was …

This Eggless Edible Cookie Dough Is A Gift From The Dessert Gods

No raw eggs to make you feel queasy here.<p>Cookie dough is glorious in so many ways -- it turns into cookies, after all -- but it has one major pitfall: we can't eat it by the bucket load. Actually, to be safe, we're not even supposed to eat it by the spoonful either, for fear of salmonella because …

Chai Recipes For Desserts That Go Way Beyond The Latte

Cookies, cupcakes and so much more.<p>Chai, the Indian tea drink that so many of us enjoy as lattes from Starbucks, is just begging to be used in baked goods. While it's great as a beverage, the medley of spices that make chai what it is -- ranging from a little bit to a lot of green cardamom, ginger, …

Dessert

You Can (And Probably Should) Be Eating Banana Peels

We thought banana peels were good for two things: protecting bananas and serving as comedic props. That was until we heard that not only is it safe to eat banana peels; it's also advisable. Huh. Here's the deal.<p><b>Why is this a thing?</b> In addition to potassium, which helps balance electrolytes and grow …