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I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Country Lifestyle

Self-Taught Sculptor Creates Incredible Realistic Sculptures And Dreams Of Becoming The Modern Michelangelo

Jago Jacopo Cardillo, 30, is an incredible self-taught sculptor from Italy who transforms marble and stone into intricate lifelike pieces and has won …

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life | Inc.com

Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things …

Motivation

Does This Tiny Piece of Clay Mean the Bible Is True?

A seal found buried near the Western Wall in Jerusalem has led to grandiose claims about its ability to verify parts of the Bible.<p>Last week, Israeli …

Archaeology

7 Habits of People Who Age Well

1<p>Maintain a positive attitude.<p>You are what you <i>think</i> you are when it comes to aging. Seniors who think of age as a means to wisdom and overall …

Wellness

How to Make the Best Beef Lasagna Ever, Seriously

Matty Matheson's gooey, cheesy beef lasagna recipe is so easy to make and tastes better than the stuff from your childhood.<p>Few dishes inspire an instant state of bliss as much a stack of gooey, cheesy lasagna made by none other than our favorite Canadian, Matty Matheson. And the best part is that …

Cooking

Canola oil linked to Alzheimer's complications in new study

Canola is generally considered a healthy oil thanks to its ability to reduce LDL cholesterol in the blood and lower the risk of heart disease. A new …

Neuroscience

Discovery Shows Early Christians Didn’t Always Take the Bible Literally

Scholars have long known that early Christians didn’t always take everything in the Bible literally. But the recent discovery and translation of the …

Theology

This easy dough recipe creates the perfect pie crust.

<i>Julia Gartland</i><p><i>This post originally appeared in Genius Recipes on Food52.</i><p>Whether you’ve made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this …

Baking

How to Make Fried Chicken That's Way Better Than KFC

For many, the smell of fried chicken incites a trip down memory lane. That greasy (and oh, so good) scent brings to mind family picnics and church …

Basic Fondant Recipe

This Basic Fondant recipe is a very traditional, classic fondant recipe. It's kitchen alchemy of the best sort--you start with sugar, water, and corn …

Dessert

Easy Swedish Meatballs Recipe

Who can resist Sweden’s well-known dish…Swedish Meatballs?<p>These delicious little meatballs covered in a creamy sauce with a sweet touch of …

Slice Potatoes And Put Them In A Muffin Pan. They’ll Come Out Of The Oven Family Favorite!

Even though many of us do have muffin tins at home, only a few find some innovative ways to use them. However, they can soon become very useful, if …

This Trick to Cook Rice Slashes Calories in Half

Cutting calories, like taking the stairs and getting enough sleep, is just one part of an overall healthy lifestyle. But there’s no denying that …

Nutrition

12 Simple Meals That Make Weeknights Special

Do you have a hard time remembering what you ate for dinner the night before? That won’t happen with these memorable meals. From a crazy-delicious Crustless Broccoli Quiche to a one-pot White Chicken Chili, you’ll be thinking about these simple suppers long after the dishes are done.<p>1. Crustless …

Cooking

I Tried 8 "Miracle" Pinterest Recipes And Here's How They Actually Turned Out

Some were definitely too good to be true.

Taste Beyond The Tongue

This French-Style Apple Tart Is Literally The Most Beautiful Dessert Ever

You're fancy AF so you deserve a fancy AF dessert.<p>1 sheet puff pastry, thawed<p>1.5 kilograms apples, preferably Honeycrisp or Granny Smith<p>100 grams caster sugar<p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>Ice cream, to serve<p>1. Using a 9-inch pan, cut a circle out from the puff pastry. Using a fork, poke holes all …

Baking

We Want to Eat These Morning Buns for the Rest of Our Lives

Our dream sticky, sugary, tender, crackly-bottomed breakfast<p>For senior food editor <b>Claire Saffitz</b>, the search for the perfect morning bun was quite the journey. She took inspiration from buns she had tried and bakeries she had visited across the country, assembling a list of admirable qualities and …

Mukimono, The Must-See Japanese Art Of Fruit And Vegetable Carving

Growing up stateside, the primary motivation to eat our vegetables is that we’re constantly told they’ll make us healthy. But in Japan, the motivation comes in the form of art. An ancient Japanese practice known as mukimono focuses on the art of intricately carving vegetables into unusual shapes, …

Art

LEE STROBEL The Case for a Creator Full documentary

False Teachers and Deadly Doctrines

For the past few years, lists of Christian bestsellers have been topped by a book claiming fresh revelation from Jesus Christ. Before that, they were …

Theology

THIS Is How She Cuts Potatoes And It Completely Changes How They Bake! AMAZING!

Advertisement<p>If all you do is slice an opening in the top of your baked potatoes before putting it in the oven, you’re totally doing it wrong.<p>There’s …

11 Winter Soups That Warm The Soul

Warm your body and soothe your spirit with a steaming bowl of soup or stew. From Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup to Pasta e Fagioli, these recipes will have you satisfied and snug as a bug on the coldest winter days.<p><b>1. Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup</b><p>Made with rotisserie chicken and Asian pantry …

Cooking

DIY Flock Block Substitute

<i>Today’s post is by Colleen of Five Little Homesteaders. Her blog is a treasure-trove of homesteading info, so be sure to click over there when you</i> …

Old West Beef Jerky: 8 Lost Recipes

Written by: James Cole<p>Before refrigeration people relied on salt and smoke to preserve their meat. Most people lived on family farms and the “smoke …

Could YOU be deceived by Antichrist? Part 2

Back in the old Radio Church of God (which became the old Worldwide Church of God) was an article by David Jon Hill that had the following:<p>Will YOU …

How To Make The Best Roast Potatoes Ever

Roast potatoes sounds like one of the easiest dishes to make. Cut up potatoes, give them some oil, toss them in the oven, and voilà, your potatoes are roasted. It really can be that simple, but chances are it won’t be that spectacular, either.<p>For really great roast potatoes ― the kind that become …

Cooking

Discovering The Science Secrets Of Sourdough (You Can Help)

Those first bubbles were almost a revelation. A couple of days before, I had mixed together flour and water into a paste. But now pockets of gas percolated through that seemingly inert glob. It was breathing. It was alive.<p>This gloppy mess, exuding a whiff of vinegar, was my nascent sourdough …

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