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Everything You Need to Know to Start Baking Awesome Bread

Hi everyone, and welcome to our brand new bread column. Think of this as a safe space, committed to talking about—and demystifying—your breads and doughs. It's a vast world with a whole lot of potential for experimentation, but the root of the problem is this: Yeast, mysterious and giving, seems to …

Butter Brownies Exist, And The World Feels Right Again

<b>BUTTER. BROWNIES.</b> Together. As one. Do you guys even understand how great and beautiful this dessert is?? We're not talking about brownies that are especially rich thanks to the butter baked inside of them. We're talking about a beautiful batch of brownies -- a dessert not even the strongest of …

The Workhorse Loaf: Simple Crusty White Bread Recipe

This all-purpose bread recipe produces a crusty plain white loaf that's classic and delicious. The quantities given here yield two crusty hearth loaves with an open crumb, and is a great starting point for learning to bake bread at home.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Spraying the bread and keeping it …

BA's Best-Ever Banana Bread: The Only Recipe You'll Need

We tested 14 recipes to create this banana bread—we daresay it's a masterpiece.<p>Everyone (and their mother) thinks they make the best banana bread—so we tested 14 of our favorite recipes to create this perfect mash-up. This is the only banana bread recipe you'll ever need.<p>Get the recipe: Best Banana …

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Martha's Recipe Cabinet

1 lb. fresh Brussels Sprouts<br>4 thick slices raw bacon<br>1 med. Onion<br>3 Tbsp. olive oil<br>1 tsp. minced garlic<br>¼ cup Parmesan Cheese, shredded<p>Preheat oven to …

33 Blueberry Recipes We’re Completely Obsessed With

From cobbler to pancakes to pies, here are our favorite blueberry recipes.<p><b>We're not saying we have a favorite berry</b> or anything, but we'll gladly admit that blueberries are one of the best. Try out these blueberry recipes now (now!), especially when blueberries are in season.

Food Finger Condoms Are A Huge Hit In Korea, Apparently

We're just mad we didn't think of it first.<p>After resurfacing on reddit again yesterday, we became transfixed by the oddest invention we've seen in a while.<p>Called the "Finger Nap," these plastic sanitary gloves look sort of like finger condoms, but they're used to eat hamburgers, donuts, pizza and …

Unique Grilling: Vietnamese Grilled Shrimp Summer Rolls

Vietnamese summer rightfully earn their name—the combination of fresh greens, tangy pickles, and grilled seafoods or meats that fill their thin rice wrappers certainly delivers seasonal flavors.<p>For these particular summer rolls, I marinated shrimp in a ubiquitous Vietnamese combination of fish …

Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

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Ukraine vows to block Russian aid convoy

A massive Russian aid convoy rumbled towards Ukraine's border as Kiev vowed to block what it feared could be a "Trojan horse" bringing military assistance to pro-Moscow rebels fighting a bloody insurgency in the east.<p>Russian television images showed on Wednesday a line of nearly 300 lorries moving …

The Zoo That Will Swap the Roles of Humans and Animals

The Givskud Zootopia in the Danish town of Billund is looking to invert the concept of a normal zoo by letting the animals roam free while hiding humans in mirrored capsules or cable cars.<p><i>Plans for Zootopia. All photos courtesy of BIG</i><p>As anyone who's been to Zoolates will tell you, it is animals in …

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Rocket fired from Gaza hits Israel

<b>A rocket fired from Gaza has hit southern Israel just hours before a three-day ceasefire was due to expire, police say.</b><p>The rocket came down in an open area near Ashkelon, but caused no casualties or damage, a spokeswoman said.<p>Hamas militants denied they had fired any rockets, Reuters …

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