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Gift This! Cranberry Orange Biscotti

Here's another treat that makes a great gift for long-distance friends and family because it ships well. Biscotti are firm, crunchy cookies that are …

21 Clever Tips For Anyone Wrapping Presents This Year

Organize, wrap, decorate, done.

20+ Soup Recipes to Help You Beat Weight Gain

Winter is the unofficial soup season, I think we can all agree to that. It's bitterly cold, gets dark out by 5 p.m., and typically nothing sounds better than curling up on the couch with a bowl of something warm and comforting, like soup.<p>Whether it's packed with an unforgivable amount of sodium or …

Healthy Eating

5-Ingredient Sugar Cookies Will Forever Change Your Holiday Baking Game Plan

It's not until I tried a four-ingredient peanut butter cookie recipe that I could believe such a feat is possible. When Philia Kelnhofer's <b>Fast and Easy Five-Ingredient Recipes</b> ($12) (published by The Countryman Press) came out, I turned straight toward the dessert section to see if I could find …

Red Velvet Brownies So Festive That They Need No Decoration

Out of all the edible gifts, red velvet brownies might be the most festive and universally appreciated. We're partial to this recipe from <b>Christmas Cookie Swap!</b>, which includes a rich cream cheese frosting and curls of white chocolate that give the brownies the look of a present tied up with a …

The OY-L Face Cream Literally Does Everything

If you're still obsessed with the dewy-skin look we've been seeing all over the runways, you're going to love the luminating OY-L Face Cream.<p>I was recently introduced to an up-and-coming natural beauty brand, OY-L. A quick bit of backstory: The brand was founded by Andrea Pierce-Naymon as an …

Skin Care

The 29 Best Christmas Tree Ornaments and Decoration Ideas

Need help decking the halls? We've got you covered with enough Christmas tree decoration ideas to fill Santa's sleigh (and then some). From the prettiest Christmas tree ornaments...

Decorations

10 Clever Ways to Display All Your Holiday Cards This Year

A little festive creavitiy is all you need.<p>Don't banish all of your cards from family and friends in a container on your counter. Instead, show 'em off proudly with one of these unexpected ideas — from turning them into a wreath to hanging them from gorgeous eucalyptus garland.

8 Online Retailers You Should Never Order From

Even the savviest among us can be swindled from time to time.<p>Even those of us who consider ourselves savvy when it comes to online shopping may be susceptible to the latest round of compelling e-commerce scams flooding the Internet.<p>That's because an array of online retailers based abroad …

15 DIYs to Dress Up Your Coffee Table for Christmas

Why does the coffee table seem so hard to decorate at Christmas when it’s so easy the rest of the year? In the Spring, it holds vases of lovely …

How to make fall lattice pies

There's no better way to embrace autumnal bounty than in the form of pastry. As Thanksgiving approaches, you're going to be seeing pies left, right, …

cheesecake-marbled pumpkin slab pie

<i>Make the pie dough:</i><p><i>By hand, with my one-bowl method</i>: In the bottom of a large bowl, combine the flour, salt and sugar. Work the butter into the flour …

Las Vegas' New 'Kinetic Tiles' Power Streetlights With Foot Power

The tiles will be used to power streetlights, as well as wifi hotspots and surveillance cameras.<p>Las Vegas is getting some new streetlights, and they will be powered by your feet.<p>A New York-based startup, called EnGoPlanet, has built four streetlights at a Vegas intersection that will be powered …

17 Pies You'd Be Crazy Not to Try — Trust Us!

We're just going to say it: we wouldn't blame you if you decided to scratch dinner and just ate one of the 17 pies ahead — straight from the pan, standing up by the oven. No judging here, we've all done it before, and there's no doubt that once you see the recipes ahead, you'll be doing it again. …

Baking

I can't stop looking at this weird animal Twitter account

Nature can be truly astonishing. If you’ve seen the first episode of BBC’s Planet Earth II, you might be thinking the same — grandiose scenes featuring the most majestic of nature’s animals.<p>But there are also a lot of lesser-known creatures that are at least as interesting, and maybe even more so. …

Pumpkin Ricotta Bundt Cake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a bundt pan, tapping out excess flour or see notes for a super easy way to do this. Adjust oven rack …

Pumpkin Yummy Dessert

<i>Pumpkin Yummy Dessert is made like a dump cake, with a pumpkin pie layer topped with a buttery cake layer. A quick and easy Thanksgiving dessert!</i>It’s …

Moustache Cake ~ Recipe

For the ganache heat the double cream in a saucepan over medium heat until hot but not boiling stirring continuously.<p>Place chocolate into a bowl and …

Dessert

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

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Interview: Artist Quits Day Job to Pursue Passion for Beautifully Quilled Paper Art

Istanbul-based Turkish artist Sena Runa left her job as an HR Specialist earlier this year to pursue her passion for paper quilling as a full-time job. “I began quilling three years ago,” she told us in an email. “While I was searching the internet for inspiration to find the right hobby for me, I …

Padma Lakshmi’s Recipe for Fried Rice Will Spice Up Your Life

<i>What's in your refrigerator at any given time says a lot about you. In this series,</i> GQ <i>reached out to famous chefs with a deceptively simple, if revealing, question: What do you cook when you're by yourself and no one's watching?</i><p>You may think you know your way around a spice rack, but spend some …

The Best Magic Cakes on the Internet

Magic cake has been around for a few years now, but in the last week or so the internet has become pretty obsessed with this baking phenomenon. Magic …

Almond Redcurrant Cake

To make the dough, in a large bowl combine the flour, 150 g ground almonds, baking powder, 3 tablespoons of the sugar and stir well. Add the butter, …

Pumpkin Cake Truffles

These pumpkin cake truffles are bites of cinnamon heaven! Moist pumpkin cake with a cream cheese frosting middle and a vanilla candy coating — you …

Pumpkin Layered Magic Cake

The pumpkin and cake layers in this dessert magically switch places as they’re baking and then get topped with a gorgeously fluffy cream cheese …

Death by Chocolate Cake

<i>Craving chocolate? Get your intense chocolate fix through this Death by Chocolate Cake, a double chocolate three-layer masterpiece.</i><p>This cake makes me …

Dessert

Cheesecake Swirl Carrot Bundt Cake | Marsha's Baking Addiction

Instructions<p>For the Cake<p>Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Grease a 10-inch bundt pan, and set aside.<p>Whisk together the flour, baking powder, …