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1 Great Donut Recipe, 5 Amazing Fillings

Homemade donuts are hard to beat. Fill them with luscious cream, fresh fruit jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they become fluffy, tender pillows …

Transform Those Spotty Bananas into These 19 Desserts

When buying a bunch of bananas, I always start out with the best intentions. I’m going to eat them as a healthy on-the-go snack, or slice them over my morning cereal or yogurt. I’m going to tuck them into the side pocket of my backpack to save me from hanger. But inevitably, I don’t eat all of the …

These Shanghainese soup dumplings are the most delicious weekend project

There are a few dishes you can get at basically any Chinese restaurant in America: General Tso’s, kung pao, pork and chive dumplings to name a few. …

Hugh Masekela: 10 key performances, from afrobeat to apartheid anthems

The South African trumpeter, who has died aged 78, spanned a huge variety of styles – from disco-pop to fiercely political jazz<p>Grazing in the Grass<p>The lilting, easygoing instrumental that became an unexpected, massive hit in America in 1968. After completing The Promise of a Future album, Hugh …

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Chill Out: 5 Fun Frozen Summer Sweets

Chill out this summer with easy-to-whip-up frozen desserts. From Key Lime Pie Ice Cream to Strawberry Fro-Yo, these cold and creamy sweets will have everyone screaming for ice cream.<p>1. No-Churn Key Lime Pie Ice Cream<p>This key lime pie ice cream has all the bright lime flavor of key lime pie — even …

How to Make the Ultimate Coconut Layer Cake

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Down south, I'm not sure any cake is more revered than coconut—a stately affair typically served around the holidays or on other momentous occasions (including but not limited to birthdays, anniversaries, and Sunday supper). Usually, …

These wings are called ‘irresistible’ for a reason

Way back in the early 1980s, I came up with a chicken wing recipe. It started as a refrigerator-clearing exercise, using a little of this and that from jars. The first batch was terrific, and because I had, literally, taken a little of this and a little of that, I was unable to replicate what I had …

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Early Hardship Couldn't Muffle Ella Fitzgerald's Joy

One hundred years ago Tuesday, in a working-poor neighborhood of Newport News, Va., a laundress and a shipyard worker had a baby girl. The father soon disappeared, and the mother and child moved north to New York. The mother died. The girl ran away and became one of the most important singers of …

Great Depression

The Enduring Legacy of Billie Holiday’s Exquisite Style

What would you wear to the police station if you were arrested in San Francisco in 1949? If you were the iconic singer Billie Holiday, you would swath yourself in a vast mink coat with enormous sleeves, wrap your head in a perfect turban, and view the entire degrading affair through a pair of chic …

Gangsta Gardener

Old-Fashioned, No-Knead English Muffins Recipe

Don't bother preheating your oven—my English muffins are griddled through and through. Not only does the searing heat promote "oven spring" to create those coveted nooks and crannies, it gives the muffins an amazingly crispy crust with a soft and chewy interior. A scoop of whole wheat flour makes …

Breakfast

It's Not Delivery, It's 22 Homemade Pizza Recipes

I miss a lot of things about living in New York: bustling streets, reliable public transportation, and, of course, pizza. Since moving to California my pizza consumption has dropped precipitously. That's probably good for my cholesterol, but I miss never being more than a few blocks from a slice. …

These $25K prefab tiny homes were designed to skirt zoning restrictions

Student designers worked with city planners to create pods that could quickly house L.A.’ homeless population<p>Building in Los Angeles is notoriously hampered by a 20-year-old general plan and safety requirements for protecting structures against earthquakes and fires. Combine those restrictions with …

Pound Cake Recipes

Here are Food & Wine's best pound cake recipes. Find recipes for lemon pound cake, chocolate pound cake and more.

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DIY Dim Sum: How to Make Authentic Soup Dumplings at Home

Making soup dumplings isn't hard. Okay, it kind of is. But this step-by-step video will teach you everything you need to know.<p>Soup dumplings fall in the category of "delicious things we love to order when we're out, but would never even dream of making at home." Until now, that is. This dim sum …

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The latest beauty tips, product reviews, makeup trends and hair inspiration

Mar 31, 2018<p>You might have 99 problems, but your liner won't be one.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Mar 29, 2018<p>10 points for Gryffindor.<p>Mar …

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

As a kid, I hated strawberry ice cream. As an adult, I avoided it, when at all possible.<p>I hated the seeds and the gummy bits of berry and the …

5 homemade frozen treats to cool you down

Chill out<p>As the summer sun turns to full blast, our thoughts veer toward cold treats. Rather than raid the icebox for some ice cream therapy, …

L.A.’s Ron Finley Wants to Make Gardening Gangsta

In 2010, Ron Finley planted a garden on the 150-foot-long curbside strip outside his house in South Central Los Angeles. The produce — tomatoes, …