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Make Our Favorite Blueberry Pancakes for Breakfast This Weekend

These light but hearty pancakes from Chicago call for a bit of quinoa for an extra boost of energy<p>There’s something about weekends, which we propose …

Breakfast

There’s A Reason These Are Called Secret Cookies!

Secret Kiss Cookies<p>Save<p>You know what’s even better than Russian tea cookies? These secret kiss cookies we made the other day, which blow the former …

Lemon syllabub recipe

Method<p>This is an easy, quick, creamy little dinner party pudding. Lemon syllabub is my failsafe quick dessert - it's delicious on its own but looks …

Brandy

Buffalo Chicken Calzones

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 rotisserie chicken, shredded (about 3 cups)<br>• 1 cup hot Buffalo sauce<br>• 1 cup ranch dressing<br>• Pre-made pizza dough<br>• 2-3 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded<br>• Olive oil<br>• Ranch or blue cheese dressing, for serving<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 400˚F/200˚C.<p>2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine shredded …

Staff Favorites: The 55 Best Recipes of 2015

All Cooking Light recipes have to meet high standards, but a few each issue are so great they become staff favorites.<p>1 of 55<p>January/February: …

Cooking

Recipe: Rum and ginger toffee cake

Preheat oven to 325 F. Grease a 9-by-5-inch Pullman pan with butter. Line with parchment paper, then butter the parchment.<p>In a saucepan, stir together the water, rum, fresh ginger and orange and lime zest. Bring to a boil over high heat, then lower the heat to maintain a simmer. Tumble in the …

The secret about making France’s favorite holiday cake

By the time you read this, I’ll be in Paris, where every pastry shop, grand or small, will give pride of place to its bûches de Noël, the sweet of the season.<p>The French await the appearance of yule log cakes with the same gleeful anticipation of kids awaiting Santa. Weeks before the confections …

Dessert

Cream Cheese Cinnamon Rolls

Make the dough: In the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with a hook, combine yeast, 1⁄2 tsp. of the sugar, and 1⁄4 cup water heated to 115°. Stir to …

Baking

The Master Plans of a Modern Past

Architects have always dreamed big about city life—these iconic utopian visions bring us back to the future.<p><b>Plan Voisin by Le Corbusier</b> (1925)<p>Enamored with the promise of vertical living, Le Corbusier proposed a new city center for Paris. Sponsored by Avions Voisin automobile company and named Plan …

Architecture

5 of the Oldest Buildings in London Photos

With Roman roots dating back nearly 2,000 years, London is a city ripe with historical treasures. From military fortresses to centuries-old places of worship to grand government buildings, the city’s many ancient and medieval sites serve as a window into the traditions and foundations of the city. …

20 Awesome Salads Without Lettuce

I don't care how health conscious you are; dressed up lettuce does not <i>excite</i> you, at least not year-round. And when you're trying to avoid bulking …

Healthy Eating

Slutty Fall Brownies Are Going to Be Your New Favorite Dessert

All of the fall things loaded into one brownie.<p>Life is too short for boring plain brownies. FINE, brownies are never boring, but fall ~*SlUtTy BroWnIeS*~ are fun and delicious. They’re pumpkin-flavored and are loaded with <i>all</i> of the Oreo crumbs, whipped cream and caramel drizzle you can imagine. …

Dessert

Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Shares 42K<p><i>Perfectly stackable, super fluffy Chocolate Chip Pancakes. Made with buttermilk for the perfect flavor & filled with mini chocolate chips.</i> …

You Need This Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream Cake In Your Life Right Now

Double chocolate, and double fun.

Dessert

Emmys 2016 Dress Predictions: The Gowns We'd Love to See, Straight from New York Fashion Week

ZAC POSEN<p><b>Who We’d Like to See Wear It:</b> <b>Viola Davis</b> loves to make a red carpet statement in soft, feminine gowns (the complete opposite of her <i>How to</i> …

Women's Fashion

Almond and Berry Breakfast Mug

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Cake<p>2 tablespoons butter<br>• 1 medium egg<br>• 1 tablespoon runny honey<br>• 3 tablespoons golden caster sugar (substitution: superfine sugar)<br>• 3 tablespoons ground almonds<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon<br>• 3 tablespoons self-rising flour<br>• Pinch of salt<br>• 3 tablespoons mixed berries (try blueberries, raspberries and …

The Best Bra Brand for Larger Chests, According to Serena Williams

With a whopping 22 Grand Slam titles to her name, Serena Williams is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Given the insane amount of hours …

How to make the best whipped cream ever, plus a recipe for black bottom pie

Graham cracker crust topped with a rich chocolate custard filling. For those of us who are chocolate fans, that might be enough for dessert. But why not gild the lily? Top the custard with silky whipped cream and more chocolate shavings. Just because.<p>You may not see black bottom pie on many menus …

Martha Collison’s mint chocolate ‘ice cream’ cake

I made this cake for my little sister’s 15th birthday party and it was a real hit.<p>SERVES<p>10 to 12<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the cake:</b><p>250g plain flour<br>• 450g caster sugar<br>• 100g cocoa powder<br>• 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda<br>• ½ tsp salt<br>• 250ml buttermilk (cultured), or 220ml milk plus 1 tbsp lemon juice<br>• 120g butter, melted, plus …

We Should Be Building Cities for People, Not Cars

<i>The way we live is shaped by our infrastructure — the public spaces, building codes, and utilities that serve a city or region. It can act as the</i> …

31 Comfy Pieces Of Clothing You'll Never Want To Take Off

Because sometimes you HAVE to wear clothes.

Clothing

10 Wedding Guest Dresses for a Summer Wedding

It's August and that can only mean two things: one, you probably have a wedding a week to attend for the next month, and two, it's the perfect time to shop summer sales for the perfect wedding guest dress! Dressing for a summer wedding is like walking a tight rope of being stylish, just the right …

Clothing

chocolate peanut butter icebox cake

Make wafers in a food processor: Combine flour, cocoa powders, sugar, salt and baking powder in the work bowl of a food processor, pulsing until …

Dessert

Victoria's Secret Model Isabeli Fontana Wears a Nearly Naked Dress for Her Beach Wedding

And the bride wore … <i>very</i> little.<p>Victoria’s Secret Angel Isabeli Fontana is known for hitting the runway in sexy, lingerie-like designs. And she chose …

Weddings

All the Things the 'Great British Baking Show' Can Teach You (About Baking)

There's a lot to learn from watching The Great British Baking Show on PBS! These are the best baking tips we picked up from watching the addictive series.<p>The <i>Great British Baking Show</i> is the best thing we've imported into the states since <b>Christian Bale</b>. If you haven't yet watched, please keep this …

Baking

This Is How Cool Girls Will Be Dressing for Fall

Independent clothing brand AYR has always been a go-to resource for the effortlessly stylish sect. Its year-round staples (yes, AYR stands for All …

Almond Coconut Granola Bars

You guys. I didn’t work at all from Friday through Monday, and it was glorious. I brought my work with me to Memphis, but I opted for sleeping in, …

Breakfast

9 outdoor clothing brands worth checking out

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Topo Designs' classic Klettersack backpack retails for $169. Topo Designs When looking for reliable, quality outdoor gear, Patagonia …