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This Pound Cake Destroys My Self-Control

By Elaheh Nozari<p>Seriously: Leave me alone with this pound cake and things are going to get real ugly.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the pound cake recipe that commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't</i> …

Dessert

The Best Seafood Stops in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon is routinely celebrated for its phenomenal street food and beer scenes. However, the Rose City is also serving up some unbeatable …

Oregon

6 Canned Cocktails to Sneak In Your Various Tote Bags All Summer

We need that rum & ginger ASAP.<p>Nearly every cocktail known to man requires at least two bottles to make: one with booze and one with a mixer. But like that book about the mouse with the cookie addiction, you know that if you have those two bottles, then you’ll need ice. And if you have booze and …

Alcohol

13 Veggie Sandwich Fillings So Good You'll Forget About Meat

Leaving lunch to chance is the easiest way to throw your healthy intentions off-track, even if you're vegetarian. If you're trying to eat more …

Sauerkraut and Dumplings with Kielbasa

<i>Sauerkraut and Dumplings is</i><i> classic European comfort food. This dish has meaty chunks of Kielbasa intermingled throughout for a complete one-pot …

Cooking

Artist's Poignant Images of What America's National Parks Will Look Like by 2050 Will Inspire You to Act - One Green Planet

Hannah Rothstein is a visual artist based in Berkeley, California. She recently produced a series of posters with poignant messages regarding climate …

National Parks

12 Marvelous Ways to Turn Sweet Potato Fries into Dinner

You know what’s great about being an adult? The fact that if you want snack food for dinner, you can <i>have</i> it. We all have those days where we just want to get home, slip into our jams, and curl up with a platter of nachos or taquitos while getting lost in our fave shows. And hey, why not: Allowing …

Cooking

How REI’s Co-op Retail Model Helps Its Bottom Line

An interview with the company’s CEO, Jerry Stritzke<p>For a few years retailers have been facing some big challenges: falling in-store sales and the shuttering of big box stores. That’s led many to wonder how outdoor specialty retailer Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) could be doing so well, as …

National Parks

20 misused words that make smart people look dumb

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with.<p>If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because …

Language

The Best Frozen Items From Costco

Here's looking at you, Costco freezer section. Yes, the items come in bulk, but since they're frozen, they'll last for practically forever. These are our favorites and go-to items, from staples like smoothie packets and ground beef to indulgences like mochi ice cream and frozen burritos. Go ahead …

Cooking

These 23 Portable Recipes Will Be the Hit of the Potluck

<i>This article was originally published earlier this year, but we brought it back because potluck season is upon us.</i><p>The only thing better than making a very, very large amount of food to hunker down with yourself: making a very, very large amount of food to pack up and tote to a potluck. Friends! …

The 27 hardest job interview questions, according to Glassdoor

Jobs interviews are always hard, but some come with trickier questions than others. Where do you see yourself in five years? How many ping pong balls …

Employment

Google Doodle celebrates Trappist-1 planetary discovery

The incredible discovery of seven Earth-like planets in a single star system is being signal-boosted by a celebratory Doodle.<p>Dwarf star Trappist-1 is tiny, just a little bigger than Jupiter, but it's making huge news. As you've probably heard, it's home to not just three Earth-like exoplanets, but …

Google Doodle

4 Upgrades for a Royal Icing You'll Actually Enjoy

Let's be honest—royal icing is not known for being delicious. At best, it's a sweet and simple paint for rolled sugar cookies, but at worst, it's little better than Elmer's glue. Even so, bakers come back to this classic icing time and again, because it's as easy to make as it is to use, and it …

Dessert

22 Cookies You Can Make & Freeze Now

When we sat down as a group to think about holiday cookies, the desire to be a smarter, more savvy baker was at the top of everyone's list. So we …

Dessert

Where to Splurge on a Nice Dinner in Austin

While Austin is more often recognized for its taco joints and barbecue spots than its <b>high-end restaurants</b>, there are still quite a few pricey places that fit the bill for super special occasions. These restaurants range from a once-in-a-lifetime omakase sushi experience at ultra-cool <b>Otoko</b> to the …

New England

Best Slow Cooker

Best Slow Cooker Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteTo find the best slow cooker in 2016, we considered slow cookers of all shapes and sizes, …

Cooking

21 Whole30 Recipes to Just Throw in Your Slow Cooker

One of the biggest challenges while doing the Whole30 is all the prep that goes into it. When foods containing gluten, grains, dairy, soy, and sugar …

Cooking

Our voices: 17 metro Atlantans explain what Trump’s victory means to them

For the past two days, photographer Dustin Chambers and writer Camille Pendley have traveled across metro Atlanta to talk to people about how they’re …

Ivory Coast
World War II

Inside the Daring Mission That Thwarted a Nazi Atomic Bomb

When the Nazis captured a heavy water facility in Norway, the chemist who helped design the plant took action.<p>On February 27, 1942, nine saboteurs scaled a cliff in the middle of the night to blow up a Nazi-controlled heavy water plant in Norway. Hollywood turned the story of the attack into <i>The</i> …

Ina Garten's Filet Mignon with Mustard and Mushrooms

<b>Ingredients</b><p>4 (2-inch-thick) filets mignons, tied (10 to 12 ounces each)<br>• 2 tablespoons canola oil<br>• 1 1/2 tablespoons fleur de sel<br>• 2 teaspoons coarsely cracked black peppercorns<br>• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 12 ounces cremini mushrooms, stemmed and sliced into 1/4-inch pieces<br>• 2 tablespoons dry sherry<br>• Kosher …

Seafood
Black Culture
Black Culture

The Serious Eats Guide to Beans

Sure, beans may be the stuff of crass rhymes and penny-pinching diets, but they're also one of our oldest, most reliable, and most diverse forms of sustenance. In part, that's because there are more than 18,000 species of legume plants, growing on every continent save Antarctica, a vast number of …

Napa Valley

Winter Squash Carbonara with Broccoli Rabe and Sage.

Pasta, pasta, pasta! Gimme all the pasta!!The post Winter Squash Carbonara with Broccoli Rabe and Sage. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

Broccoli

Vegan Butternut Squash Mac N Cheese with Crispy Sage Breadcrumbs

Ingredients<p>1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1 inch chunks (9-10 cups)<br>• 3 cloves garlic, peeled<br>• 3 teaspoons olive oil<br>• 1 1/4 teaspoon salt, …

11 Food Shows and Documentaries Worth Binge-Watching This Fall

Listen, I love watching food competitions as much as the next person. Seeing contestants battle it out in the kitchen for a coveted prize and chef-ly …

16 Delicious Ways to Cook With Couscous, the Forgotten Pantry Staple

Everyone gets in cooking ruts from time to time. Even foodies and chefs have low-key days where they’re left feeling uninspired by their kitchen contents. Sometimes, the best way to get out of it is to dive deep into your pantry and pull out some of the items you’ve neglected. One of those …

Food