Kendra Hellinga

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There's a Reason Time Seems to Speed Up as You Age - But It's Possible to Slow It Down

Stop the ride, we want to get off.<p>Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from …

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together brown sugar, melted butter, and ¼ teaspoon of the salt in a small bowl. Generously coat a 6- to 7-quart round or …

Christmas Crack: The Easiest and Most Addictive Holiday Gift - Chowhound

Want some crack? I mean, crackle? People who have had it love it and it takes less than an hour to make. I mean, really, who can say no to salt, …

Dessert

The search for the best chocolate chip cookie recipe is over

A pastry chef, a cannabis connoisseur and a 10-year-old walk into The Washington Post. There's no punchline. That's who we asked to judge some of the most popular chocolate chip cookie recipes on the web.<p>Arguably more American than apple pie, this cookie - which celebrates its 80th birthday next …

Dessert

A Shortcut for Fruitcakes and Holiday Sweets

As hands-on as you may be in the kitchen, making your own candied fruit might be taking ambition too far. I’ve done it and it’s a complex, time-consuming task that calls for boiling fruit or fruit peels in sugar syrup over and over again until the sugar replaces the water in the fruit. At King …

Spicy Peanut Brittle

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Line a large rimmed baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper. Spray the paper with nonstick cooking spray. …

Old-Fashioned Apple Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oven to 425°F. In a large bowl, combine the apples, flour, sugar, vinegar, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, ginger, and allspice and …

Cherry and Pistachio Bake-Once Biscotti

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat the sugar, egg yolks, 3 whole eggs, and salt with an electric stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment on medium-high …

Pretzel Log Cabin

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p><b>Prepare the House Patterns:</b> Draw 2 (8- x 5½-inch) rectangles on parchment paper for roof, leaving at least 5 inches between …

No-Bake Cookies and Cream Bars

Step 1<p>Stir together the melted butter and crushed cookies in a medium bowl. Line the bottom and sides of a 9-inch square pan with foil, leaving a …

Dessert

The Best Way To Make Homemade Caramel

Here is the best way to make homemade caramel. First, put your sugar in a large, clean sauce pan. It needs to be clean to ensure the sugar crystals …

Million Dollar Pound Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. (The butter will become a lighter yellow color; this is an …

Best no-stress pie crust: The roll and fold method

The pastry investigator hews to scientific method. She formulates her hypothesis: Pastry perfection rests on the ratio of flour to fat to water.<p>She gets to work — years of false starts and soggy pies. Just as she is underlining her final formula — 2 cups flour, 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup water — she …

Snow Flurries Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat butter and shortening at medium speed with an electric mixer until soft and creamy; gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating well. …

These Simple, Science-Backed Exercises You Can Do at Home Have Huge Health Benefits

No need for gym!<p>Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn't have …

Chronic Disease

Do You Relish the Thought of Pickle Cupcakes?

We’re really not sure how to feel about this recipe. Cupcakes are a wonderful thing, and on the other side of the flavor spectrum, pickles are a …

Cupcakes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

10 'Bad' Habits That Are Actually Signs You're Smarter Than You Think

Not an excuse to be gross though!<p>Here's the thing about bad habits. Many of them can hurt you when taken to the extreme. But in small doses, those …

Your Dog Making A 'Sad Puppy Face' May Be Trying To Tell You Something

A new study suggests dogs use facial expression to communicate with people.<p>It might seem pretty obvious to dog lovers, but researchers have found scientific evidence suggesting that dogs use facial expressions intentionally to communicate with humans.<p>That’s according to a new study was published …

How Brexit Is Already Destabilizing Science throughout Europe

British society has always prized the scientific mind, producing such luminaries as engineering whiz Isambard Kingdom Brunel, developmental biologist …

A Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

This is huge.<p>There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a …

Praline-Pumpkin Torte Is The Perfect Thanksgiving Dessert

This sweet treat is an oh-so-decadent choice for your Thanksgiving dessert table. Praline and pumpkin are the epitome of fall flavor, and this …

This Halloween Candy Graveyard Is Worth Saving Your Leftover Sweets For

Are you looking for a way to spruce up your Halloween candy? This candy graveyard will do the trick! Who can resist layers of brownies, creamy chocolate pudding, whipped topping, and every Halloween candy imaginable? This makes for the perfect party dessert, or you can grab a spoon and dig in by …

Decorations

How to download music from YouTube - and is it even legal?

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way this is a great option but it’s far from ideal. For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

These Rich, Fudgy Brownies Are Made with Avocado

You seriously need to try this recipe full of wholesome ingredients like almonds, raw cacao, and dates.<p>Nope, we're not joking. These brownies are …

Fossil footprints challenge established theories of human evolution

Newly discovered human-like footprints from Crete may put the established narrative of early human evolution to the test. The footprints are …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Vanilla Shortbread

I made these for the first time last night and LOVED them. They really came out buttery and melt in the mouth. I dipped some in chocolate too just to …