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Sarah Paulson: Girlfriend Holland Taylor is my 'favorite actress'

Sarah Paulson shared some love for her girlfriend Holland Taylor on Sunday.<p>Paulson went to watch Taylor perform in the comedy <i>Ripcord</i> at the Manhattan Theater Club Sunday night, and the 40-year-old <i>American Horror Story</i> star couldn't contain her excitement over the 72-year-old actress' dynamic stage …

Sarah Paulson

Why Des Moines Is a Millennial Paradise Right Now

Housing data suggest young people are flocking to the city for cheap homes and a trendy new scene.<p>New York, D.C., San Francisco—they had a good run.<p>But the iconic urban centers of America, after reeling in countless generations of young people in the past, are now growing cramped, unpleasant, and …

Housing

Summer Book List, The Sequel: What Our Favorite Authors Are Reading

Still looking for a good beach read? Dive into part two of our epic reading list—featuring recommendations from our favorite authors, both their classic picks and the new titles they can't wait to download.<p>Jane Green, author, Summer Secrets (out now)<p><b>What is your all-time favorite summer book?</b><p>I …

Books

14 Foods you shouldn't buy - make your own!

Want to cut your weekly shopping bill in half and eat healthier too? There are some foods you just shouldn't bother buying at the supermarket. You …

Recipes

First Digs: 4 Decorating Ideas for a Small Apartment or Dorm Room

For a trend-forward room, try a bold-print comforter, like the Night Blooms pattern from the Martha Stewart Whim Collection. Pair this bedding with dotted sheets, and your room will be at the head of the class.

Interior Design

Accomplish for Android is an intuitive new to-do scheduler

I’ve been a huge fan of Wunderlist for years now, because of the to-do app’s simple yet powerful interface. But over the past week, I’ve been drawn to a new productivity app that lends itself to the way I organize my schedule — and it was designed by a teenager from Israel.<p>Accomplish for Android …

Apps

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Baking

9 Books That Grab You From Page One

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The History of Alcohol in One Animated Short Film

In this new video from <i>The Atlantic</i>, a visual history of alcohol traces its origin from barley beer in 8,500 BC to the creation of high-alcohol beers in 2010. The short video also displays the invention of everything from wine in 7,000 BC to distilled spirits in the 12th century to the martini in …

Alcohol

The Difference Between Hiring A Designer And Going DIY

Changing the look of your home is never easy. It’s an investment of time and money that you want to continue falling in love with for many years to …

Articles about 5 rustic modern bathrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).<p>We've selected 25 great photos of modern homes with exposed beams.<p>Don't just tile the bathroom floor: tile the walls and ceiling, too.<p>A reimagined Swiss chalet brings …

Interior Design

Baking Supplies & Equipment - It's a Baking Thing

Itsabakingthing.com<br>is closed for the foreseeable future.<p>We would like to say a huge thank you to all our customers for your support over the last …

Chocolate Stout Bundt Cake Recipe

Bake with your booze on St. Patrick's Day with this dripping moist chocolate cake deeply flavored with the dark tones of decadent chocolate stout.<p><b>About the Author:</b> Yvonne Ruperti is a food writer, recipe developer, former bakery owner, and author of <i>The Complete Idiot's Guide To Easy Artisan Bread</i>. …

Because Whiskey: Chocolate Waffles With Whiskey Butter Sauce

<i>Chocolate waffles with whiskey butter sauce are the answer to a question you didn't even know you had. What's the very best brunch dish in the world?</i><p>I’m a brunch person. I know that people are sharply divided on this meal, but for me, there’s no reason to turn down another excuse to eat fantastic …

The Best Cookbooks for Making Fresh Pasta

When you hear "fresh pasta" what comes to mind? For me, it's a bowl of delicate linguine, dressed in little more than olive oil, black pepper, and Parmesan cheese. Or tender ravioli with scalloped edges and a smooth squash filling, sauced in brown butter and aromatic herbs. Maybe some precocious …

10 Delicious Things to Watch on Netflix This Summer

Don't have any weekend plans? Now you do. Stay inside, blast the AC, make a whole bunch of snacks, and watch these food-centric films, series, and …

Inside Graham Elliot's MasterChef-Inspired First Cookbook

Here now is a look inside the very first cookbook from longtime Chicago chef and <i>MasterChef</i> judge <b>Graham Elliot</b>. <i>Cooking Like a Master Chef</i> is squarely focused on home cooking, the kind he judges and mentors on the show. As exclusively revealed by Eater earlier this spring, fellow <i>MasterChef</i> judge …

Clever Food Hacks We Found on YouTube

Some people fall down the YouTube rabbit hole while watching music videos or animals acting like humans. Us? We could spend hours watching videos of clever kitchen hacks that help us become smarter, faster cooks. Here are a dozen tricks you should have in your arsenal—number nine might just change …

Foodies

Here's How To Make Berry Jam From Scratch

Berry, berry good.<p>This next bit is completely optional, but it's a very nice touch: Off the heat, add a slug (a heavy tablespoon) of liquor, liqueur, or sirop—I love St. Germaine or Cointreau. Add a knob of butter to clarify the gel and make the jam shiny. Stir well and thoroughly.

How to make perfect pizza at home

Xanthe Clay reveals the secrets to getting a crispy base for your pizza<p>Crisp, chewy crust, puffy edge, and fresh toppings all hot from the oven: nothing is better, or more universally popular than a good pizza. And simple too – it’s just bread with some bits and bobs on top, after all. So why is it …

Homemade

Make These Blueberry Pie Ice Cream Sandwiches, Because You're Worth It

If ice cream is the official sweet of summer, pie ranks as a close second. Luckily, you don't <i>have</i> to rank pie and ice cream, and you can eat them together. As everyone knows, pie à la mode takes pie to new heights.<p>And, as everyone's about to know, pie ice cream sandwiches take both desserts to …