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The 2015 holiday cookie round-up from Washington Post Food

If we had a cookie for every time one of you asked us about our annual issue devoted to the holiday sweets, well, we’d have a lot of cookies. Which is kind of the point, right? This year, we have 26 for your baking consideration. There are vegan, gluten-free and no-bake options, as well as flavors …

Dessert

5 Classic German Christmas Cookies

When it comes to Christmas cookies, German bakers know what they’re doing.<p>Beautiful, delicious and nearly impossible to pronounce (try to say …

Dessert

Holiday cookie recipe: Almond candy cane cookies

Nothing says Christmas quite like candy cane cookies. Kristen Johnson, a reader from Santa Monica, as well as a finalist one year in our L.A. Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off, submitted this recipe, flavored with aromatic almond extract. She writes:<p>"My mother, Wendy Johnson, had me brainwashed as a …

Traditional Christmas Cookie Recipes

These classic cookie recipes will instantly evoke warm Christmas memories. Choose from sugar cookies, gingerbread, spritz butter cookies, thumbprints, shortbread, biscotti, and more.<p>The whole family will have a ball transforming sugar cookie dough into charming Christmas characters with our holiday …

Breakfast

The 50 (New) Healthiest Foods of All Time—With Recipes

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Nutrition

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

Happiness

The Only Two Rules You Need To Know To Be Successful In Work And Life

Staying focused on the right things can make all the difference.<p>There are three skills you need to be financially successful: making money, keeping money, growing money. James Altucher is mostly only good at making money.<p>“I’ve had several instances where I’ve started a business, sold it, made a lot …

Self-improvement

5 Steps to Self-Mastery for Success and Happiness

Wealth, prestige, and power constitute the world standard for success. For some these prizes have come through hard work, for others through luck or inheritance. Yet none guarantee happiness. As the greatest measure of true and lasting success, happiness requires more, and self-mastery is the …

Happiness

12 Breakfast Slow Cooker Recipes That Make Mornings Easier

Mornings are hard, but breakfast makes them better. The only problem with this most important meal of the day is that we have to make it. Carving out time for breakfast is tough, with the rush of the a.m. and the allure of the snooze button. That's where the slow cooker comes in to save your …

Cooking

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

Productivity
Personal Finance
Italy

How To Decorate Cupcakes Like A Master Baker

The first step to becoming a cupcake-decorating expert is to buy pastry tips. There are a lot of tips out there -- big ones, small ones, spiky ones -- and they are the reason beautiful cupcakes are possible.<p>Once that's done, all you have to do is learn to use them -- which admittedly, can be …

Dessert

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder in Americans. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, …

Digestion

Simple Ways to Use Store-Bought Ingredients for Speedy Desserts

Desserts are some of the most intimidating recipes out there. While savory cooking is often referred to as an art with plenty of room for …

An International Pastry Renaissance

Now, she serves those <i>lefse</i> at Måurice, the diminutive "Modern Pastry Luncheonette" she opened in Portland, Oregon, little more than a year ago. Named …

Sugar Baking — Sugar Baking

We create custom, luxury desserts – delightful confectionery indulgences that taste as good as they look. Our individual-sized treats add an extra …

A Special Place Cake

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should be eating your (brown sugar pound) cake with a view.</i><p>Cake is always welcome. It's good in …

One Girl Cookies' Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Makes 12 assembled whoopie pies<p>If you don't have a large pastry tip, simply cut off the tip of the pastry bag and pipe through the opening. The finished pies might not be quite as perfect, but they'll still taste good.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Whoopie Pies<p>1¾ cups all-purpose flour, plus more<p>½ cup cocoa powder<p>…

Dessert

DIY Apple Rosettes Dessert Food Tutorial

Kitchen Art: Painting on Sugar Cookies

Turn your next batch of cookies into a hand-painted work of culinary art with this painting on sugar cookies project!<p>Like drawing? Take your artistic skills into the kitchen with this paint-ready fondant recipe and tips for turning food coloring into your own edible watercolors from Sugar and Charm.<p>…

Paper Plate Turtles

Make cute turtles out of half of a paper plate and multicolored green paper. This easy project is fun for kids of all ages.<p>Get the instructions for …

Tripped Up Leprechaun Trap Cake

I don’t do a whole lot to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, besides wearing green to avoid getting pinched, but this Leprechaun Trap Cake by <b>Not Martha</b> is …

Coin Collecting
Baby Showers

Strawberry Layer Cake Slide

Doesn’t this strawberry layer cake from <b>my recipes</b> look delicious? It’s so pink! It’s so sweet! It’s so… vertical!That’s more than we can say for …

Dessert

Cut circles and strips from duct tape for this cute craft!

It’s funny that I like to make <b>bee crafts</b>. See, I’m allergic to bee stings and they scare the bejeezus out of me. Bees are fascinating little …

Crafting

Perfect Tassels Every Time

It’s possible that you have seen dozens of other tassel how-to’s before, but this one from the How Did You Make This website is so detailed and full of proper technique tips that it may just rival all others.<p>I can’t get over how gorgeous these tassels are: I love the colors, and the weight of the …