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Crush Leftover Candy Canes into Dust for Minty Lattes, Cookies, or Ice Cream

If you have candy canes sitting around after the holidays, you can turn them into a tasty peppermint topping for cookies, ice cream, and even coffee. …

Mattress Company Makes "Bunk Beds" for People and Their Pets

Drifting off to sleep while snuggling with a pet might be sweet, but it’s not necessarily restful—especially if your dog or cat is a bedhog. Enter …

Zoology

"Star Wars" Characters Reimagined with Adorably Matching Cats

Disney animators Griz and Norm Lemay used their latest series of illustrations to combine two of their favorite things: <i>Star Wars</i> and cats. While this may seem like a highly unusual combination, the artists masterfully managed to pick out the perfect feline companion for each of their <i>Star Wars</i> …

Star Wars

The Cat’s Second Home

Redditor goldenstate30 said his girlfriend’s cat Nala came home with a note attached to her. The cat was called both a “grief whisperer” and a …

Peanut Butter and Jelly Tea Cake

Preheat oven to 350-degrees F. Grease a 9-inch cake pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In a large bowl, combine butter, peanut butter, …

This Color Changing Cake Is Pure Magic

Optical illusions were all the rage in 2015. Remember the blue and black or gold and white dress debate that flooded the Internet? Now there's a new …

You Have to See This Trippy Color-Changing Cake to Believe It

It's almost unreal.<p>Like the infamous dress that virtually tore apart the internet with arguments about whether it was black and blue or white and gold, this cake is totally mind-blowing. After being given a quick flick of the wrist, the dessert transforms from orange, yellow, and pink to blue, …

9 Favorite Bakeries in Metro Phoenix

Karl’s Quality Bakery has been in business since 1994. The long glass case at this bakery in a Sunnyslope strip mall is the stuff a sweet tooth’s …

9 cardinal rules for someone learning to cook

No one is really "born" a cook or a baker or a candymaker. Not even the world's culinary stars.<p>The road to becoming comfortable in the kitchen, a cook will tell you, is rarely straight or smooth. It is riddled with scorched pans, oversalted soups, scars, underseasoned stews, burns and flops.<p>Trust …

Chocolate Chunk Blondies [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

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The Kitchn's Best Baking Lessons of 2015

Roll up your sleeves and break out the apron — it's time to start baking! This year we covered some of the major must-know baking recipes and …

Dessert

8 Show-Stopping Cakes with Hidden Surprises Inside

Many of you home bakers may have perfected your go-to cake icing technique to a tee, but how many of you have experimented with the design of the …

The Most Genius Way to Save Money on Groceries Next Year

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>Grocery shopping can take a big bite out of your household budget. In fact, a family of four spends up to an average of $1,300 a month on food at home, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That means families can shell out more than $15,000 a year on …

The Most Addictive Bread You'll Ever Eat

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p>"Dickinson? Denison? Dawson?"<br>"No, Davidson."<p>This is how the conversation normally starts when I …

Breakfast

King Arthur Flour's 2-Ingredient Never-Fail Biscuits

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>How to turn 2 ingredients into perfect biscuits in less time than it takes to drink your coffee. Extra genius points: The formula is so simple, you'll</i> …

Baking

A Tender, Melting Cookie with Bright Australian Flavor

Inspired by an old <i>Australian Women's Weekly</i> magazine recipe (the sort of recipe that my mother might have cut out), the classic Melting Moments are soft and delicate cookies sandwiching a simple buttercream flavored with some lemon juice and zest.<p>But it's common to find other typically Australian …

Dessert

Here’s What Dermatologists Said About Those DIY Pinterest Face Masks

<b>Here's who we talked to:</b><p>• Dr. David E. Bank, the director for the Center for Dermatology, Cosmetic & Laser Surgery.<p>• Dr. Doris Day, a New York City dermatologist and author of <i>Forget the Facelift</i>.<p>• Dr. Michele S. Green, a New York City dermatologist.<p>In some cases, the dermatologists disagreed with …

7 Genius Food Hacks To Cook Your Favorite Fast Food At Home

There are few things in this world as satisfying as a Big Mac. Maybe a Chipotle burrito. Or crispy fried chicken from KFC. Or Pinkberry. Okay — …

11 Holiday Cookies That Make Great Gifts

Avoid the crowds at the mall this holiday season -- the very best gifts come from your own kitchen. These cookies are all guaranteed to make your friends, neighbors and teachers smile. The only challenge will be keeping yourself and your family from gobbling them up straight out of the oven!<p><b>1.</b> …

The 20 photographs of the week

The Paris climate summit, Europe’s refugee crisis, Beatles fans in Mexico – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Pope Francis

Colombia says it has found 'holy grail' of shipwrecks

One of the world's most valuable shipwrecks has been found by Colombia's military off the coast of the city of Cartagena, President Juan Manual Santos announced.<p>The long-lost Spanish treasure galleon San Jose was carrying a large cargo of gold and precious stones when it was sunk during an attack …

Archaeology

Chicago in ruins: The unimaginable aftermath of the Great Fire of 1871

The Great Chicago Fire<p>The spark that leveled a metropolis<p>On the night of Oct. 8, 1871, a fire erupted in the O’Leary family barn at 137 DeKoven …

14 Cute Christmas Treats to Make With Your Kids

Pull out your aprons, crank up the Christmas tunes and grab your little helper, because it’s time to do some holiday baking. Homemade treats are great gifts for your friends and neighbors, and sharing will give you an excuse to make more (which is half the fun). It doesn’t matter if you’re a …