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Make Your Own Pudding Pops

<i>Original story by Amy Wisniewski, updated by Susannah Chen</i>There’s a special place in our hearts for the pudding pop, Jell-O’s nostalgic 1980s frozen …

11 Chocolate-Filled Recipes to Fuel Celebrations

<b>1. Chocolate Mint Brownies</b>CHOW’s chocolate mint brownies aren’t just flavored with peppermint oil – they have 35 chocolate-covered peppermint patties …

11 Recipes That Will Make You Love Fruit Salad

We’ve all had enough hard, crisp, and flavorless mixes of sharp-cornered honeydew cubes, unyielding cantaloupe, and sour, frosted strawberries to …

9 Best Lemon Bar Upgrades

A classic lemon bar is one of life’s nicest things, but sometimes you want to transcend nice. Here are 9 tweaks to the familiar lemon bar formula, …

Satisfy the Kid and the Adult in You with These 11 Boozy Milkshakes

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Alcoholic milkshakes will always be associated with one place in my mind: DC’s The Diner. Located in the part of town where one …

Make Your Own Ice Cream Bars

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Ice cream bars are one of the first true signs of summer. Rich, creamy, and incredibly convenient, ice cream bars are beyond simple …

9 Recipes to Make Now That It’s Strawberry Season

Strawberries are in such high demand that they’re on supermarket shelves year-round, but the best time to enjoy them is actually during spring and …

11 Scoop-Worthy Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Some people refer to summer as bikini season, but around here, we prefer to call it ice cream season. The temperature rises, and so …

10 Sweet Rhubarb Recipes to Satisfy Any Dessert Craving

It’s spring, and that means rhubarb. This tart pink stalk that looks shockingly similar to celery pairs well with berries, dairy, and pastries of all …

9 Reasons Why Horchata Should Be Your Go-To Drink This Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Horchata recipes range widely, but the basic horchata recipe is a rice-based beverage with cinnamon and vanilla flavors that is …

6 Trail Mix Recipes to Get Your GORP On

Good Old Raisins and Peanuts (GORP) is anything BUT the same ole, same ole today. Trail mix has undergone a metamorphosis, with varieties that range …

7 Crazy Popsicle Recipes to Help You Cool Down This Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>It’s summertime and the weather is fine. That means one thing – popsicles. Perfect for cooling you down in the afternoon or …

We're Doing It: Here, a Definitive Gallery of Celebrities' Best Looks Ever

Pantheon-level.<p>Probably because it is simply too difficult, no one has ever been foolish enough to compile a list of celebrities' best looks. But did that lady who ate all that steak give up? Did Cortés go, "Oh. Made it to Veracruz. Let's go home now, guys?" NO. He sunk his ships so they <i>couldn't</i> …

Golden Globes

6 Hairstyles for When You Just Can't Wash Your Hair

You got dry shampoo and five minutes? You can do this.<p>Some days, you just don't want to wash your hair. Celebrity hairstylist Tommy Buckett is here to save your (bad hair) day — No matter your hair texture! — with six gorgeous, wash-not-necessary styles you can bang out with the help of your BFF: …

Step away from the scissors: the five worst haircuts for men right now

Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d write: the bowl cut is back. Except, now we’re grownups. If you believe the Mail, there’s been a significant uptick in the number of men heading to the barbers and asking for a ’do more readily associated with that spotty kid who stuck Wotsits up his nose at …

Hair

The Apple Watch Gets Yelp and Yummly as Apps

Two food- and restaurant-related apps are now available for the this spring's most coveted piece of throwback fashion, the Apple Watch. Market Wired reports that Yummly, a "food discovery platform," is debuting its app for the watch today. Yummly, which serves as a digital recipe box and also …

How to Eat a Cupcake

Little did you know, you've been doing it all wrong.<p>Watch this video and learn the right way to eat a cupcake.<p><i>More How-Tos from PureWow</i><p><b>How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet Pan How to Make a Bed While You're Still In It How to Untangle a Necklace How to Make Grapefruit Snow How to Keep Your Headphones</b> …

Mega Monster Cookie Bars You'll Want to Stuff in Yo' Face

Monster cookie bars couldn't be easier to make. This sweet treat bakes up in no time, to make your littlest monsters happy!<p>So Easter has come and gone, but since I’m a total holiday candy hoarder, we have a huge basket of the pastel, festive stuff stashed away in the pantry. And because we’re the …

In the Lab, Maple Syrup Helps Zap Superbugs

The Plate<p>Maple syrup is more than just a prime pancake topper. It also helps kill bacterial pathogens, according to a recent paper in the journal <i>Applied and Environmental Microbiology</i>.<p>Nathalie Tufenkji and colleagues at Canada’s McGill University found that concentrated maple syrup made such …

Medicine

Turtleback Cookies: Alabama's Almost-Lost Recipe

These soft, glazed, spiced cookies are one of Alabama's best-kept secrets<p>Few people outside of Demopolis, a small town in the rural Black Belt …

Dessert

Down Under Wonder: How to Do Brekkie Like an Australian

We're gathering breakfast inspiration from down under. Here's how to do brekkie like an Australian.<p></head>When <i>BA</i>'s creative director <b>Alex Grossman</b> and food director <b>Carla Music</b> traveled to Australia to research an upcoming story (stay tuned!), they solidified our staff's obsession with Australian …

How to Make Your Own Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scout Cookies are one of the highlights of the year: their scarcity (along with their deliciousness) makes them a seasonal treat to look forward …

Man Loses It After Burger King Denies Him Breakfast

According to the Hartford Courant, Gary Kuhn ordered breakfast this morning at a Burger King in Manchester, Conn. It was 10:55 a.m., however, and the restaurant stopped serving breakfast at 10:30 a.m. That's when Kuhn got mad, and asked the cashier if they had ever seen the movie <i>Falling Down</i> with …

The World's Best Chai Might Just Be From a Small NYC Deli

The best chai might not actually come from India, but from a small deli in NYC.<p>In 2011, I spent just about every morning drinking the $1.50 chai from <b>Lahore Deli</b> in NYC's SoHo. I had discovered it a year earlier after a night out. It was about three in the morning, and SoHo was desolate minus the …

11 Make-Ahead Snacks for Planes, Trains, and Really Long Car Rides

Travel snacks are not known for their elegance. They are sturdy, stoic, and dependable foods that rarely surpass anything more than sheer sustenance. But we all know a miniature bag of peanuts is not enough to get you through that 6-hour flight to your parents' place. Nor should gas station pork …

The 10 Best Cheeses for Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

<i>By: Kristin Hunt</i><p>Even if your cooking skills are confined to pasta and pizza bagels, you know how to make a grilled cheese sandwich. It's one of the first things you learn to cook, but most of us never experiment beyond the basics. To encourage greater grilled-cheese creativity, we asked Matt Fish, …

5 Epic Takes on Rice Krispie Treats

It's time to ditch your boring Rice Krispie treats and try out some new ones. Yes, we all love the sweet treat but that doesn't mean we can't branch out and treat ourselves.<p>Watch this video to find out 5 epic recipes that'll make you forget your favorite childhood snack. And don't judge the …

Starbucks Wants You To Spend $200 On A $50 Gift Card For Your Mom

If only words could describe how much you love your mother for her endless supply of unconditional love, her sound advice, her warm embrace. While words are not enough, apparently Starbucks thinks paying $200 to buy her a $50 gift card can say it all.<p>Starbucks has made it easy to show Frap-happy …

10 Weird But Magical Flavor Pairings You Have To Taste To Believe

Anyone who's ever tried a peanut butter and pickle sandwich or a bacon-fried Oreo knows that the best flavor pairings often come as a total surprise. But why stop with a singular taste test when you could make entire breakfasts, lunches and dinners of weird yet delicious flavor mashups?<p>When you …