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Artist Piotr Bockenheim Puts Your Easter Egg Decorating to Shame with His Intricately Carved Goose Shells | Colossal

<p>Unless you spent hundreds upon hundreds of hours with a tiny electric drill carving intricate patterns into eggshells the last few months, you may …

Molten Chocolate Cakes: The Dignified Way to Eat Cake Batter

Notes<p>This recipe can be halved to serve 4; do not halve further to serve 2. The cakes can be prepped up to 24 hours in advance and baked just before …

Dessert

Cake Donuts with Chocolate Glaze

March 25, 2014<p>When I worked at the accounting office in Edmonton, we would have our staff meetings on Monday mornings. Whoever was the last person to …

White Chocolate Lemon Poppyseed Blondies - Picky Palate

My White Chocolate Lemon Poppyseed Blondies are perfect for Spring Time entertaining!<p>Lemon poppyseed is one of my favorite combinations. Seems to …

King of cakes: Chocolate lime pie

King of cakes: Chocolate lime pie<p>By<p><b>From a showstopping sherbert lemon sponge to a chocolate lime pie - more cakes and bakes with a twist from John</b> …

Moist Double Chocolate Muffins

I love a good muffin.<br>I really love muffins. I am not sure what it is about that, but I really do love them. I know they are not the most nutritious …

Chocolate-Topped Chocolate Cheesecake | Taste of Home

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Recipes

perfect chocolate cupcakes

Happy Friday! How about some delicious cupcakes to start the day off right? It's been a pretty rough week for me (hence the lack of posts) and I'm a …

Lemon Pecan Chocolate Chip Madeleines

Lemon Shortbread Cookies with Chocolate Drizzle

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and grease a large baking sheet; set aside.<p>Using a stand mixer, cream together butter, sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest …

chocolate brownie pie (flourless)

If the previous dense flourless cake didn’t float your boat, or if you are afraid of the water bath – then try this is instead. Light and fluffy this …

White Chocolate Funfetti Blondies

• 1/2 cup unsalted butter<br>• 5 ounces good quality white chocolate, shaved or finely chopped*<br>• 1/2 cup granulated sugar<br>• 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar<br>• 2 …

Delicious, creamy, herby: Chocolate truffles with tea and basil (recipe)

Chocolate truffles with tea and fresh basil? Yes!<p>Unusual as that combination may sound, it works surprisingly well to create a delicious, creamy …

Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Mud Pie

The ultimate gluten-free chocolate cake recipe - and a snip to make!<p>60 8<p>Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Mud Pie<p>The ultimate gluten-free chocolate cake recipe …

And to finish the Easter celebrations, @lallimusic is serving up some Aperol and Campari spritzers.

Pasta con Asparagi + Old Fashioned

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: While you whip up a 15-minute pasta masterpiece, placate</i> <i>your guests</i> <i>with a classic cockail.</i><p>Do you groan every time you see a recipe …

IN PHOTOS | Holy Week around the world http://cbc.sh/Ym9G5ST

An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Friday to deliver a cargo capsule to the International Space Station for NASA. The 63-metre tall rocket, built and operated by privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, bolted off its seaside launch pad at 3:25 p.m. ET, darting through overcast skies as it headed toward orbit. Read more on CBCNews.ca: http://cbc.sh/MeMnLkI

ICYMI: The "light-bulb moment" that sparked Dayna Boyer's entry into the sharing economy came when she wanted a juicer. Maybe there would be virtue in offering a service where people could borrow or share for a time — for a modest annual fee — kitchen appliances they might not have the space to store, the money to buy or the need to possess full-time on their own. Learn more about the sharing economy on CBCNews.ca: http://cbc.sh/sYB13VQ Do you participate in the sharing economy in your community? Or would you like to see a similar initiative where you live?

Fascinating Sunday read: Conservation groups are releasing a damning report on Monday that claims a series of land grabs by political and military elites in Zimbabwe is fuelling the illegal international ivory trade in a region already devastated by elephant and rhino poaching. http://www.cbc.ca/1.2615969

"If I could have one wish, it would be to win this specific race on this specific day," says Boston-born runner Shalane Flanagan. "It basically would be the highlight of my career, for sure. If I could win this specific Boston: It has the most power, the most meaning behind it, of all the Boston Marathons that would be run." http://www.cbc.ca/1.2616037

The Dothraki language may not have the smooth, pleasant notes of High Valyrian — but the forceful tongue of the Khals and Khaleesis is undoubtedly a vital element in the unfolding plot of Game of Thrones. The language was created in its earliest form by George R.R. Martin, the author of A Song of Fire and Ice — the book series the hit HBO show is based on. But how does an invented language come to be? http://www.cbc.ca/1.2615513

Yes, stress can be good

There are two words I try hard to remove from my work-related lexicon. The first and obvious one is "busy," the obvious answer to the question: "How are you doing?"<p>The second is a word so overused in casual conversation that it has become nearly meaningless – "stressed."<p>Eight out of 10 American …