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The Creamiest Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

If you like the combination of peanut butter and chocolate then this recipe is perfect for you! This chocolate peanut butter pie is so rich, creamy, …

Dessert

This Pesto Chicken Pasta Salad Could Not Be Easier to Make — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

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Incredibly Easy 9x13 Icebox Cakes Made for Summer Cookouts

And the crowd goes wild.<p>There’s nothing more refreshing than a chilled dessert on a hot summer afternoon, and these icebox cake recipes should be …

ruffled milk pie

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush a 9-inch round cake pan lightly with butter, then use a large sheet of parchment paper to fit into the bottom and …

World’s largest dinosaur found in Scotland

Rare dinosaur footprints belonging to the largest animal to ever roam the planet have been found in Scotland. Dozens of the 170 million-year-old fossils, belonging to early sauropods, have been unearthed in a muddy lagoon on the Isle of Skye.<p>Sauropods grew to be at least 49ft (15 metres) long and …

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I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

The 10 Most Filling Foods for Weight Loss

If you were to describe The Perfect Food, it might go something like this: healthful, delicious, bigger than a morsel and filling enough to fight …

The Beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump

I’m really rich1I’m very proud of my new crystal collection2<br>I have a Gucci store that’s worth more than Romney3<br>I order thousands of televisions a …

Bread Alert: 12 Recipes You Can Tackle in Just a Day

Conversations about bread making often turn to talk of starters and wait times and scrambled schedules—the laborious signifiers of a life in debt to sourdough. Homemade bread is notably special, particularly tasty. There is a reason people commit to the woes and wins of making bread in their own …

Perfect roast chicken requires salt and time (or a whole lot of butter)

<i>In How Do You Take Yours?,</i> The Takeout <i>solicits staff and outside expertise for secret tips on improving one dish.</i><p>We can’t talk roast chicken without …

Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cookies Recipe on Food52

• 1 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temp<br>• 2/3 cup powdered sugar<br>• 1/2 lemon, zested<br>• 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from the zested lemon half)<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground lavender<br>• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• 2 cups flour<p>In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the butter and …

Dessert

Best no-stress pie crust: The roll and fold method

The pastry investigator hews to scientific method. She formulates her hypothesis: Pastry perfection rests on the ratio of flour to fat to water.<p>She gets to work — years of false starts and soggy pies. Just as she is underlining her final formula — 2 cups flour, 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup water — she …

Citrus-Soaked Butter Cake (Dairy)

They say necessity is the mother of invention. Well, I needed to bake a cake, but as I was gathering ingredients, I discovered that I only had one …

Herbed Potato Stacks Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray. Cut potatoes into 1⁄16-inch-thick slices using a mandoline or …

Cash-strapped Rome authorities considering claiming coins lobbed into Trevi Fountain

Facing debts of more than €13.6 billion (£12 billion), the city of Rome is reported to be considering pocketing the coins lobbed into the Trevi Fountain.<p>Traditionally the money thrown into the 300-year-old fountain, estimated at around €1 million a year, has gone to Caritas, a Catholic charity.<p>But …

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These Slow Cooker Cinnamon Almonds Are Perfect for Lazy Sundays

Get ready to have your house smell like a cinnamon stick.<p>These slow cooker cinnamon almonds bring back memories of walking through the local fair and …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Mom's Homemade Beef Stew

This simple, everyday beef stew can be cooked in stages. Cook the beef shanks the day before, then finish with the stew beef and vegetables the next …

11 Healthy Party Food Recipes No One Can Resist

The arrival of party season means the arrival of party food. If you're set on eating clean all season long, don't sacrifice the fun of entertaining …

Trump boasts of his Ivy League education to defend image

'I think to a certain extent, maybe I can blame the media. But politics is a rough business,' he said.<p>President Donald Trump touted his Ivy League education on Wednesday, highlighting his experiences as a college student nearly 50 years ago as proof that the media is reporting a false image of the …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Paul Ryan used a comedy routine to say what he really thinks about Donald Trump

Ryan made a lot of jokes about Donald Trump. But he wasn’t kidding.<p>The political media is chuckling over House Speaker Paul Ryan’s performance at the Al Smith charity dinner. The event traditionally features leading politicians telling self-deprecating jokes, and in this case, it featured Paul Ryan …

29 Succulent Winter Roasts

Coffee Brown-Sugar Bourbon Rib Roast<p>When you’re spending this much money on a cut of meat, you want to let it shine with simple but exciting …

20 Hearty Soup Recipes for Fall Lunches & Dinners

Is soup the perfect lunch? It's a convenient make-ahead meal, and it brings a touch of home to your desk with its warm nourishment. But there's just …

Peanut Butter Cookies (3-Ingredient Dessert)

This old fashioned peanut butter cookies recipe is so simple and easy to prepare, but probably one of the best grandma dessert recipes. Crispy, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Why Would You Ever Poach an Egg When You Could Soft-Boil It?

There are lots of tricks to making poached eggs. Add vinegar to the water, swirl the water into a vortex, slip the egg gently into the water from a …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

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