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The Most Addictive Bread You'll Ever Eat

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p>"Dickinson? Denison? Dawson?"<br>"No, Davidson."<p>This is how the conversation normally starts when I …

Dessert

Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Cookies

1K<p>1K<p>6<p>Shares 3K<p>I often get asked when I put pictures of things that I’m baking on social media, “Where can I find that recipe?” or less-delicately, …

Dessert

The 10 dishes you cannot leave Italy without eating

Continuing our series on the greatest delicacies in our favourite holiday destinations, Tim Jepson selects his 10 favourite Italian dishes.<p><b>1. Pesto alla Genovese</b><p><b>What makes it great</b><p>Like many Italian specialities, pesto (from the Italian <i>pestare</i>, to crush or grind) has long outgrown its original home, …

Now Anyone Can Take a Class with Frank Gehry

The lauded architect will lead a course for online education platform MasterClass<p>Ever wondered what it would be like to study with one of the world's most celebrated architects? Well, it just might be easier than you think: The digital education platform MasterClass announced plans today for a …

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read | Inc.com

Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain why it's worth your attention.<p>1. <i>The Checklist Manifesto</i> by Atul Gawande<p>…

Mission Impossible

Invitation to Villas in Beautiful Places: Umbria, Provence, The Italian Lakes, Tuscany

Italian Lakes<p>At the end of February I traveled out to the Italian Lakes, Lake Como and Lake Maggiore, to see some of our houses and to inspect some …

Italy

How to Figure Out Which Gifts They Actually Want, a Conversation Guide

<i>Day 5 of 30 Days of Thoughtful Giving: How to be a more thoughtful eavesdropper.</i><p>It's the day before Thanksgiving and all through the house, every creature is stirring—and baking, and roasting, and doing fridge-checks for the final (okay, second-to-last) grocery run.<p>Now, meaning all weekend long, is …

Simple Techniques for Beautiful Cake Decorating

Do you want some fun, simple, and easy ideas for decorating your next cake? You can come to the right place!(This is my Dusty Rose Cake)The rose cake …

Dessert

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Envelope Organizers

These colorful cardstock envelopes are the perfect way to reduce paper clutter. Categorically organize all of your receipts, shopping lists, memos, and more into these folders that double as decorative additions to your desktop or office wall.

38 Recipes for One-Bite Appetizers

Nobody wants to maneuver a fork at a party. These 38 one-bite appetizer recipes will save you a load of dishes—and help you drink more Champagne<p>Appetizers are amazing: they keep the animals busy munching before it's quite time for dinner, and give everyone a chance to quit the small talk for a …

Cooking

The Best Herbs for Container Gardening

Williams-Sonoma at Williams-Sonoma.com<p>Keep fresh herbs close at hand with a wooden window box filled with culinary favorites like mint, cilantro, …

How to Make an Italian Rainbow Cookie Cake for the Holidays

We all know about rainbow cakes, but have you ever seen one created just for the holidays? This red and green version is not just dyed festive colors — it’s inspired by the classic Italian rainbow cookie! Bringing the tradition of sharing Christmas cookies and impressive, colorful cakes together, …

Dessert

Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

A sweet surprise awaits in the center of this cupcake -- no messy extra steps required, thanks to the genius addition of a store-bought cream-filled chocolate cookie.

12 Main-Dish Summer Salads Packed with Protein and Veggies

<b>Summer nights are made for refreshing, fuss-free suppers starring peak-season produce -- and these main-course salads fit the bill. Each one is packed with crisp crunch and bursting with flavor: We're talking a Cobb featuring shrimp, a Nicoise with salmon, a plum-and-almond Waldorf, and more. All</b> …

Our Favorite Cupcakes

Of all the countless cupcakes on our site, these 21 recipes are some of our absolute favorites.

Gardens: how to keep basil alive

Supermarket basil is notoriously shortlived. But there are ways to make it last<p>A pot of supermarket basil is an almost universal starting point for timid first timers making an initial foray into horticulture. Coming as modestly priced, ready-grown plants on the shelves of the veg aisle, they seem …

Gardening

10 Kitchen Organization Tips to Steal from Chip and Joanna Gaines

Because you know you'd be more inspired to cook on the regular if your kitchen looked like theirs.<p>Photograph courtesy of Joanna Gaines/Facebook<p><i>This article was written by Erin Cullum and provided by our partners at</i> Pop Sugar<i>.</i><p>Not everyone is lucky enough to get a <i>Fixer Upper</i> home makeover from Chip …

Blueberry Banana Zucchini Bread - Hifow - Quick & Easy Recipes

<i>by</i> Averie Sunshine <i>on</i> August 17, 2016<p><!–<p>–><p>About a month ago I made Blueberry Zucchini Bread and fell in love with it.<p>But if there’s one thing I like …

How to make Paper Clay

I fell in love with sculpting with paper mache during my first project five years ago. However, I never really found a recipe that was worth the time …

DIY Confetti Bowl for You to Try!

<b>Images Source: sharehomedesign</b><p>Here is a fun project that you can use for your kids activity time. This will not only provide your kids with a fun …

7 Simple Life Hacks That Will Make You Smarter

Looking to perform better mentally? Do the following.<p><i>Do you want to be smarter?</i><p>You can't boost your IQ overnight, but you can get a little smarter every day.<p>With enough motivation and determination, anyone can expand their mental capabilities and become smarter.<p>Integrating new habits into your …

Lifehacks

7 Fail-Proof Elements for the Perfect Smoothie, According to Experts

Ever had a smoothie that turned out too bitter, too sweet, or sort of salty? It'll never happen again if you follow this formula.<p>Remember Slim Fast breakfast shakes? If you just shuddered at the thought, let's all be relieved together that things got better. Now we have endless smoothie recipes we …

Healthy Eating

Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls are a source of endless experimentation for me. I don’t mean just consuming them: slice vs. pull apart, bite vs. unravel, etc. I’m …

Cinnamon

29 Plum Recipes to Make the Most of the Juiciest Fruit

We love the snap-slurp sound of biting into the deep purple skin of a fresh, juicy plum. We also love cooking with in-season plums all season long, thanks to these 29 sweet and savory recipes.<p><b>We love the snap-slurp sound of biting into a fresh, juicy plum's</b> deep purple skin. You know, when all of …

Food Preservation

Rustic Peach Tart Recipe

02/14/2018<p>Harvey Green from Santa Fe, NM<p>The crust turned out well; I use buttermilk to moisten the flour/fat mixture. It works fine. 450 is in my …

Baking

Summer Fruit Tart with Almond Cream

2K<p>732<p>7<p>Shares 3K<p>This is one of the simplest fruit tarts to make. Juicy fruits are embedded in a rich almond <b>frangipane</b>, making it easy to slice, and it …

How to make a flag cake for the 4th of July

For a recent photo shoot, we made a flag cake. It's just a simple vanilla cake slathered in a healthy layer of buttercream, but it's layered to look …