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It's Actually Cheaper To Buy Digital Storm's New Gaming PC Than To Build It Yourself

In a sure sign that the world is ending — or that perhaps a boutique PC vendor is actually making use of economies of scale to benefit their customers — Digital Storm’s newly released Vanquish II gaming rig is cheaper to outright buy off the shelf than it is to build yourself.<p>For the sake of …

Our Readers' 8 Best Tips for Cooking Without Making a Huge Mess

(Image credit: Lucy Hewett)<p>One of the least rewarding aspects of cooking is cleaning up after the meal is done. Earlier this month, one of our …

Naked in public? Dreams Cloud wants to get inside your mind

To date, Dreams Cloud has provided more than 20,000 free professional reflections from psychologists, social workers, and authors in the field of dream study, he said.<p>The global dream community is comprised of members from 165 countries. All users can log their dreams for safekeeping and personal …

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31 Days of Cookies: Holidays 2016

All-Star Cookie Recipes<p>Spiced jam sandwiches, booze-spiked bites and peppermint-crumble-topped cookies: Only the creative minds of our chefs could …

Warm & Cozy: 14 Tips, Ideas and Recipes for the Ultimate Hot Chocolate

It's hot cocoa season. Can you feel it? There's a chill in the air, holiday lights twinkling outside, wool socks snuggled on your feet, and the only …

Scotch Eggs, Made at Home

<i>It's</i> always <i>more fun to DIY. Every week at Food52, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Molly Yeh from my name is yeh guides us, step by step, to Scotch egg heaven.</i><p>Until very recently, Scotch eggs were like unicorns. Even …

Salted Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe

This pie ups the ante in the pecan pie game. It's full of a rich caramel custard and chock-full of pecans, with a healthy dose of chocolate to send it over the edge. With just a tiny hit of salt to balance out the sweet richness of the filling, this pie will be the one they talk about long after …

Recipe: Cocoa & Toast Bread Pudding

Slice the loaf of bread into 1-inch cubes, about 11 cups total. (Trim the crust off if desired — pieces of crust make chewy bits in the pudding, …

12 Surprising Foods You Can Make In A Waffle Iron

The test kitchen team at Food Network has been putting some really weird stuff in waffle irons lately. For example: pizza.

10 Reasons It's Better with (Brown) Butter

<i>Mo' butta', mo' betta': You can't go wrong with butter, and plenty of it. Here's a replay of recipes that use butter in a very good way -- browned.</i><p>Everyone knows that butter is pretty much the world’s perfect food. Butter makes everything better: Cakes are more tender, sauces become richer, meat …

Gallery: 20 of the Best New Eats at the Arkansas State Fair

How to Make Ramen Cake - Video Recipe

Lately, my darling shared with me a newspaper article (Nikkei MJ 2013/4/17 issue - I know it is pretty old. lol) about the cake shop that sells …

Caramel Apple Crumb Bars Recipe

In these decadently delicious bars, a shortbread crust is layered with spiced apples and homemade caramel then finished with a crumb topping.<p>Note: To make quick work of the apple slices, I prefer to use a peeling machine such as this one, which I think is also a great investment for pies. If you're …

Chocolate-Caramel Cake with Sea Salt

10 Servings<p>Mayonnaise in the batter isn’t as weird as it sounds—it’s just eggs and oil, after all. It’s also why this cake is so moist.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1¾ teaspoons baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon …

Dessert

10 Candies That Adults Love But Kids Hate

From salty black licorice to chili-spiked watermelon candies, the treats only an adult palate can truly appreciate<p>The other day, I realized I had a problem: Halloween is approaching, and with it my annual craving for candy. Why is that an issue? Because I've got a nearly 5-year-old daughter, and if …

26 Truly Thrilling Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to accessorize for soup season.

It's About Time You Tried A New Potato Soup Recipe

We all have a favorite soup recipe, right? We find ourselves making the same one over and over again, even though we know there are countless other great soups out there. Potato soup alone comes with more variations than we can count -- all of them worth trying.<p>Since we know that no rut is a good …

19 Cookbooks That Will Improve Your Life

The world's best chefs and food writers recommend the greatest books you should cook through, start to finish.<p>There's something about the idea of cooking through an entire cookbook that's very appealing. Like you're going to culinary school for $30. The best-known example is Julie & Julia, née The …