Meredith McGuire

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Raspberry Lemon Cream Cheese Cupcakes

Cupcakes

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

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10 Outdoor Pools from Members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory

Is there any better fantasy than someone else’s pool? When the weather warms, we think not. Here, 10 favorites from members of the Remodelista …

How Does a Baby Giraffe Sleep?

Duh! With its eyes closed, of course! Take a look at these cute photos of baby giraffes sleeping, using their own bodies as pillows for their heads, …

The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …

Alcohol

Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made extra magical. You’ll spot sharks, coral, and fish of the likes we’ve never...

Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made extra magical.<p>You’ll spot …

Photography

Focus-Stacked Extreme Close-Ups of Bugs

Sometimes just a change in perspective can make a world of a difference. Take for instance tiny bugs. They are from our standpoint little critters we …

Macro Photography

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Tea

Hauntingly Beautiful Pictures Show Budapest Then And Now

Zoltán juxtaposes decades-old images of buildings and scenes around the cities with brand new photos, taken in the identical location as the originals.<p>The images recently went viral on Reddit, and it's easy to see why. Zoltán has shared a selection of his photographs from Budapest with us. To see …

Exposure: 2013

December<p>This August, Mionske shot Colombian Orlando Duque diving into Boston Harbor during the 2013 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. Competitors jumped 90 feet, from the roof of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, and hit the chilly water at up to 62 miles per hour. To capture the odd …

Adventure Travel

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

V-Neck Dresses And More Dangerous Outfits This Week (PHOTOS)

This week, in "Dangerous Outfits," a new player entered the game and created quite a stir: The deep v-neck dress. Amidst the usual sheer and cut-outs we see each week, Gal Gardot and Solange Knowles broke the mold and successfully took the plunge with v-neck dresses. Knowles went with a more casual …

Mix The Perfect Mint Julep | Men's Health

Convinced? Try this recipe, courtesy of Maker’s Mark, a classic Kentucky bourbon. The traditional technique of muddling mint undercuts its pure, fresh flavor, so it gets lost in the richness of the bourbon. Infusing the herb, on the other hand, allows you to marry it to the whisky's deep flavor, …

Bake the Book: Negroni Fig Ice Pops

Though <i>Home Made Summer</i> has plenty of recipes for drinks, only one has crossed into dessert territory. With chewy sweet bits of fig and that familiar taste of vermouth, this is a cocktail you can linger over—in a different way.<p><b>Tips:</b> The thicker the stick you use for these, the better. Silicone ice …

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The Underground Gourmet on Bar Ciccio Alimentari and Forno Pizzeria e Trattoria

<b>Who can say</b> how many fancifully named pasta shapes there are in this world? Even an old pastavore like the Underground Gourmet has trouble keeping …

The Vegetarian Option: Karyn's Fresh Corner

Next to Karyn's Raw is a more casual cafe option, Karyn's Fresh Corner, which sells everything from raw lasagna and meatloaf to raw spreads like hummus and cream cheese. Smoothies, raw nut milk ice cream, and a decadent raw dessert display case at the front allow for an indulgence. There is even a …

Lemon Bars - Easy Lemon Meringue Bars Recipe

The Best Whiskey Bars; Under the Sea (Farm)

· 10 Best Whiskey Bars in America [GQ]<br>· Under the Sea (Farm) [Lucky Peach]<br>· How Many Bugs Do You Eat Everyday? [BuzzFeed/YouTube]<br>· How a Distillery Ages Bourbon in Days, Not Years [NPR]<br>· Grape Expectations: How Airlines Pick High-Flying Wines [CNN]<br>· Mad Men Cast Visit Old Homestead Steakhouse in …

Dinner Tonight: Carrot Avocado Salad + Citrus Couscous

One of the most important features of any meal is the different textures it combines. This meatless pairing mixes tender roasted carrots, creamy avocados, and al dente couscous. The flavors of bold citrus and spices will keep you guessing -- not bad for a Monday.<p><b>The Menu</b><p><i>Click through on the recipe</i> …

Carrots

20 Ways To Make Better Hummus

Hummus just might be the greatest culinary gift from the Middle East. It's creamy and smooth, and can easily be used to top just about everything. But what we like most about hummus is that it tastes just as rich as ranch dressing, but it's so much better for you -- healthy even. It's no wonder …

Lemony Asparagus Pasta with Mushrooms and Herbed Ricotta

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: Every cook's savior: pasta.</i><p>So hey everyone, for three weeks in a row, beginning today, we’re going to talk about asparagus. No lectures on skinny versus fat, white …

Mushrooms

Preserved: Millionaire's Cherry Rhubarb Jam

I'm always looking for new and unexpected ways to use rhubarb. My latest obsession is pairing it with sweet cherries. In this recipe, a three to one ratio of rhubarb to cherries yields the perfect balance of tart and sweet. Half a vanilla bean and a generous splash of orange liqueur make for one …

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Dinner Tonight: Sweet Potato and Spinach Curry

If there's one thing I've learned about Indian curry with spinach, it's that I never seem to use enough spinach. Though a pound of the greens may sound insane, the leaves wilt down dramatically, eventually forming something of a sauce for the dish. Instead of little pieces of green here and there, …