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Party food in a snap: Dress up simple ingredients for 5 instant appetizers

Sick of staying up until midnight, trolling Pinterest for the perfect party spread ideas? Spare yourself the exhaustion this year and keep things simple by dressing up simple, ready-made ingredients and turning them into instant appetizers, without driving yourself to the brink of insanity.<p><b>1.</b> …

16 Cookies That Can Literally Be Thrown Together At the Very Last Minute

We've all been there before.<p>Your mind is about to be blown when you find out how easy these fancy semi-homemade treats are to make. Translation: Behold the most gorgeous cookie recipes that only require a tube of store-bought dough, or few ingredients with zero effort. This piece originally …

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25 Time-Saving Gifts for Your Favorite Lazy Chef

Gift-giving season is officially here, and we’re sharing some of our favorite products for everyone on our gift list this year. If you’ve got a lazy chef in your life — aka your friend who loves to cook as long as it’s quick and easy — then these 25 no-nonsense tools and products will have them …

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14 Homemade Ways to Chip and Dip

We all have those nights (ahem, entire weekends), when we lounge around binge watching our favorite shows on Netflix. These evenings call for comfy pajamas, a cozy blanket, a bottle of a wine and some good snacking supplies. Call us old school, but we think there is nothing better than the tried …

28 Halloween Recipes Guaranteed to Freak Out Your Guests

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20 Recipes That Will Change How You Think About Cornbread

If you think cornbread is only for Thanksgiving, think again, lovelies! This humble dish (and sometimes, not so humble) can be the perfect accompaniment to soups and BBQs. It can be an awesome snack when you’re on the go, or it can be the shining star of your table. Any way you cut it (pun totally …

Peace Corps pulls volunteers over Ebola outbreak

The Peace Corps announced Wednesday that it was temporarily withdrawing its 340 volunteers in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone after two workers were exposed to the Ebola virus.<p>A spokeswoman told CNN and CBS News that the pair were being isolated after coming in contact with an infected patient who …

Nigeria death shows Ebola can spread by air travel

Nigerian Officials Race to Stop Spread of Ebola Outbreak

Health news<p>ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the world's deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people. Authorities announced Friday that blood tests from the Lagos …

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