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The Ultimate Carrot Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Toss together first 3 ingredients; spread in a single layer in a foil- lined pan. Bake 10 minutes or until …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

These 12 Airlines Will Let You Fly to Two Cities For The Price of One

Get a free stopover.<p>Thanks to airlines that offer free stopovers, you can explore two cities for the price of one.<p>Instead of having customers wait …

16 Beautiful European Cities You Can Actually Afford to Visit Right Now

We're as guilty of it as anyone: trotting out every ridiculously cheap flight from New York or Boston or Atlanta to some cool-ass European capital or …

The most eco-friendly ski resorts on the planet

For an industry highly sensitive to climate change, it’s ironic that ski resorts produce such a large carbon footprint. Hunting for an …

Scientists hail the most 'advanced anti-ageing serum' in the world

New research suggests skincare tailored to individuals' DNA may be the best way to combat the appearance of ageing<p>Those who believe that beauty is only skin deep may need to think again.<p>A most advanced anti-ageing serum ever created is going far deeper in the pursuit of the ultimate skincare …

Do You Have a High IQ? 17 Signs That Say You Do

You should be thankful to your parents for instilling you with many of the attributes of an intelligent person--including those insufferable piano lessons.<p>Stupid people tend to overestimate their competence, while smart people tend to sell themselves short. As Shakespeare put it in <i>As You Like It</i>: …

12 Things to Add to 2017 For a Healthier, Happier Year

In the New Year, there are some things you should cut back on to be healthier, but also so many things you should add in. The best part? They're so simple — and many of them cost absolutely nothing. Try adding more of each of these to your day-to-day in 2018 to make this year so much better than …

Weight Loss

25 Stress-Free Christmas Dinner Recipes

A stress-free Christmas dinner? Easy peasy. From roast beef tenderloin with red wine sauce to rum cake, these tested and perfected recipes won't let you down -- and many of them can be made ahead of time so you can relax on the big day. Merry Christmas!<p>A stress-free Christmas dinner? Easy peasy. …

Recipes

7 High-Intensity Workouts that Take 20 Minutes or LESS

Trust us—they fit into even the busiest schedules<p>We get it. On a scale of zero to 10, your motivation to work out over the holidays ranks a negative two. Plus, who has to time to squeeze in exercise during family time? The answer: you. Here's when high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is super …

Exercise

The secret about making France’s favorite holiday cake

By Dorie Greenspan<p>Dorie Greenspan<p>Bio Follow<p>By the time you read this, I’ll be in Paris, where every pastry shop, grand or small, will give pride of place to its bûches de Noël, the sweet of the season.<p>The French await the appearance of yule log cakes with the same gleeful anticipation of kids …

How the Full English Breakfast became a national institution

A hangover cure, fuel for hard labour, and an indulgence on the weekend – the full English breakfast is so ingrained in British culture it’s hard to …

Breakfast

Orange Chicken 30 Minute Skillet Recipe

My girls two favorite Chinese take-out dishes are orange chicken and sesame chicken. After my Honey Sesame Chicken was such a huge success with my …

Recipes

4 Simple Habits That Will Keep You Balanced and Re-energize Your Mind

Try these techniques to improve your mental well-being.<p>It is a new year for entrepreneurs, which means you are more than likely already consumed with everything from reviewing last year's profits and loss, planning this year's goals and objectives, preparing to meet with your CPA, and the list goes …

There Are 6 Types of French-Girl Style: Come See Which Is Most Like You

Around here, we're wild for the je ne sais quois that goes into chic, mussed, always perfect-looking French-girl style. As such, imagine our collective joy when we heard that there's not one type of stereotypical chicness but an amazing six different kinds. Angie Niles details the style habits of …

13 Cocktails Every Rum Lover Should Know

It's time to expand your appreciation of this summery spirit.<p>It's time to think beyond that classic rum and Coke.

10 Tested and Perfected Classic Southern Recipes

There's something deeply satisfying about Southern cooking. From red velvet cupcakes to buttermilk biscuits, these classic recipes won't disappoint!<p>There's something deeply satisfying about Southern cooking. From red velvet cupcakes to buttermilk biscuits, these classic recipes won't disappoint!<p><b>1.</b> …

Recipes

4 Wildcard Winning Recipes

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard Winner. It's a recipe that may not have won—or even been entered in—a contest, but that we know, love, and can't keep to ourselves. Every other Saturday, we'll review our most recent favorites.</i><p><i>Thanks to our community, we've got four more</i> …

Eggs

11 Chocolate-Filled Recipes to Fuel Celebrations

<b>1. Chocolate Mint Brownies</b>CHOW’s chocolate mint brownies aren’t just flavored with peppermint oil – they have 35 chocolate-covered peppermint patties …

6 Creamy Dreamy Desserts

Pretty enough for an Italian pastry shop window, this is one light and creamy cheesecake. Sweet, smooth and oh so delicious. Don't be intimidated: Anyone can make these creamy creations.<p>Sweet, smooth and oh so delicious. Don't be intimidated: Anyone can make these creamy creations.<p><b>1. Ricotta</b> …

Dessert

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

We're warning you: these recipes are epic.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You …

Pad Thai Noodles

Pad Thai with chicken, shrimp, and mung bean noodles<p>Ever since our latest excursion to Chinatown in lower Manhattan, where we filled our car trunk …

Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie With Caramel

Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees<p>Step 2<p>In a small bowl combine the caramels and cream. Microwave for 30-40 seconds and stir until melted. Set …

Dessert

18 Doughnut Recipes from Around the World

From gulab jamun to malasadas, how to make the world's best fried dough at home<p>Party through the official end of summer with all your favorite Labor …

Doughnuts

Boozy Pecan Balls

• that's eggy<br>• that's fruity<br>• that's hearty<br>• that's healthy<br>• that's simple<br>• that's a smoothie<br>• that's a casserole<p>that's off the beaten path<br>• that's light<br>• that's packable<br>• that's speedy<br>• that's warming<br>• that's kid-friendly<p>that's comforting<br>• that's quick<br>• that's healthy<br>• that's a sunday dinner classic<br>• that's vegetarian<br>• that's …

Food

9 Wearables Totally Changing the Medical Industry

When someone says “wearables” you naturally think about fitness and health wearables or smartwatches. These wearables can relay notifications to you or track your calories burned — which is cool and all — but the medical industry has been making their own amazing advancements in wearable …

Wearable Tech

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

Best in Bridal: Fall 2015

Consider this vital prep for fall brides, and eye candy for white gown lovers everywhere. See what top designers have in store for the next wave of betrothed.<p>Consider this vital prep for fall brides, and eye candy for white gown lovers everywhere. See what top designers have in store for the next …

Oscar de la Renta