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14 Refreshing Cocktail Recipes to Enjoy Before Five O’Clock

Whoever decided that alcohol consumption should be deferred to a post-five o’clock glass of Chardonnay was a <i>serious</i> underachiever. There are so many light and refreshing cocktails that just beg to be enjoyed on a lunch (or breakfast) date. Plus, no brunch party or Sunday Funday is complete without …

Carrot Cake for Two

If you avoid baking a cake because there aren't enough people in your home to help you eat it, then we have the solution: Make just one slice. We've …

From Banana Pancakes to Blueberry Muffins: 8 Fruit-Filled Breakfast Recipes

Sure, you could eat plain ole fruit for breakfast. But wouldn't it be even better if the fruit was baked or blended into something delicious?<p><b>1. Banana Pancakes</b><p>Fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside, and delicately flavored with bananas and vanilla -- these are phenomenal banana pancakes. The …

The Simple Pleasure of Everyday, 5-Ingredient Italian Bread

My grandfather Nonno Corrado's bread is simple: simple to make, simple to eat (with anything really.) It's five ingredients and hardly any work. And he taught it to me, so when I make it, I get to think about him.<p>A mischievous and headstrong kid, he grew up in a small town called Oliveto, in the …

The Top 9 Spring 2017 Nail Trends to Try Right Now

Instead of picking up a pastel polish at the nail salon this spring — no shade, Essie Ballet Slippers — may we implore you to experiment? We looked to the spring 2017 runways for nail art and color inspiration. Here's the brightest blues, funkiest lines, and shimmeriest shades we could find.<p>Getty …

Real St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake | Creative Culinary

<i>Ain’t nothing like the real thing baby…nothing like the real thing. Real St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake is a yeast bread layer topped with the namesake</i> …

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13 Chocolate Recipes You Won't Believe Are Sugar Free

Addicted to chocolate, and avoiding sugar? Well my friends, I'm here to tell you that watching your sugar intake doesn't mean you are destined to live your life without sweets. You can easily satisfy your sweet tooth with these unbelievably delicious sugar free chocolate recipes. No one will …

Alternative Wedding Cakes: 23 Awesome Ideas

If you fancy something a bit different to a traditional wedding cake, then consider wowing your guests with an alternative treat. From brownie towers …

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18 Of The Easiest Desserts Ever

Dessert solves everything.

Cake Batter Fans Will Lose Their Minds Over This Birthday Cake Fudge

Cue up Katy Perry, 'cause we're giving you something good to celebrate. ♫<p>Sometimes, you don't have time to make a birthday cake. Or maybe it's just a random Tuesday, and baking an entire cake just for yourself seems a little excessive (not that I'd ever think that). But still, you want that cake …

5 great recipes to celebrate National Banana Bread Day

Happy National Banana Bread Day, as if you needed a questionably designated reason to celebrate the stuff. The method is a perfect way to use ripened bananas, the fruit lending moist texture and rich flavor to your baked goods. Banana bread, whether a classic take or a riff on the old school …

Best ever boozy cakes and bakes

Our boozy bakes combine a splash of booze with classic baking recipes to create grown up cakes and bakes including gin and tonic cake and mojito</b> …

5 Recipes for Smart Cookies

You'll feel like a genius when you bake up these better-for-you treats made with fiber-rich whole grains. The kids? They won't know the difference.<p>These irresistibly rich cookies have a secret ingredient: black beans. We promise the kids won't suspect a thing.

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16 Home Decor Secrets to Make Any Home Look Beautiful

Decorating a home is not about spending a lot of money on expensive accessories but rather solving practical problems of comfortable and aesthetic …

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The Surprising Secret Ingredient That Makes Chocolate Cakes Irresistible

This oil substitute is your shortcut to one decadent dessert.<p>A Kansas City chef believes he's found the key to what he calls "chocolate nirvana." Hint: It involves a condiment usually reserved for sandwiches.<p>In a recent column for the <i>Kansas City Star</i>, Jasper J. Mirabile, Jr., the second-generation …

Farmers market report: California avocados are in season. Here's what to do with them.

<b>What's in season:</b> With the abundance of avocados found year-round at the supermarket, owing largely to international imports, it might be hard to imagine that the tropical fruit even has a growing season. But locally grown California avocados typically begin turning up in February, and there are a …

21 Recipes We're Bookmarking Just for the Marinades

These recipes all have one thing in common: Awesome, versatile mariandes.<p>These recipes are perfect as-is—but we'll be honest: Most of the time, we just use them for the versatile, crazy-flavorful marinades.

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Finally Make Silky, Low-Fuss Vinaigrette That Won't Separate

Learn how to emulsify your vinaigrette so that it'll actually stay as silky-smooth as you intended.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Carol confesses her dressing woes to associate food</i> …

Hungarian Goulash (Beef Stew With Paprika) Recipe

I'm a fan of goulash in all its forms, and there are many. But in the winter months, the version I'm after is the rich, hearty, rib-sticking Hungarian-American version, made with big chunks of beef, carrots, and potatoes in a stew flavored with onions, garlic, peppers, and plenty of great</b> …

Man Has To Give Police 24 Hours Notice Before Having Sex

The man, who can't be named for legal reasons, has to tell North Yorkshire police about any sexual activity at 24 least hours before it happens or will face up to five years in jail.<p><i>The Press</i> reported that the order means that if he begins a sexual relationship with any woman or plans to have a …

Hedy Goldsmith's Junk in da Trunk Cookies

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1¾ cups all-purpose flour<br>• 3/4 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature (1 stick)<br>• 1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed<br>• 1/2 cup granulated sugar<br>• 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• 1 extra large egg, at room temperature<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or pure vanilla extract<br>• 6 ounces …

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This Color-Changing Cake Will Blow Your Mind

This isn’t video trickery, or special icing, or CGI. This is a real cake that really does change colors when you look at it from different angles. How it works is a play on how we perceive light, and something you can do at home, well, provided you have a food-grade airbrush at home.<p>Here’s how this …

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8 Tips for Planning the Perfect New Year’s Brunch Menu

Whether you’re heading out to a sparkly, Pantone-inspired New Year’s Party or keeping it low-key with a cozy night in, a New Year’s Eve celebration of any kind should always be followed with a celebratory brunch. If you feel like hosting one of your own this year, rethink those go-to recipes and …

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Science says dancing with friends is good for your health

You might not think of yourself as a dancer. In fact, maybe even the idea of dancing makes your palms sweat. But growing scientific evidence suggests that getting up and grooving with others has a lot of benefits. In our recent study, we found that synchronizing with others while dancing raised …

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