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A Genius Trick for Fluffier Buttermilk Pancakes (No Whipping Egg Whites!)

It's Sunday morning and you're out there on the internet again, looking for the fluffiest buttermilk pancakes. A lot of fancy recipes will tell you to separate your eggs, whip the whites, and fold them in gently at the end. This one isn't going to.<p>It's a move that makes sense—if you were to add …

5 Types of People That Will Make Your Startup Successful

<i>Building a great team is never easy, but these five types of people can help make your startup a breakout success.</i><p>Just like a car can't run without an engine, a startup can't run without a team driving it forward. As the founder and CEO of a startup, you'll be responsible for setting direction, …

15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People

Whether you're convincing your boss to fund your project or your preschooler to wipe his own hiney after using the bathroom, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.<p>Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. Their secret …

An Aging United Nations in 2015. But How About a New United Nations in 2020?

<i>The new report from the Commission on Global Security, Justice, and Governance, co-chaired by former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, suggests that the 75th anniversary year in 2020 might be the moment to reinvent the United Nations.</i><p>What kind of United Nations would we invent if we were …

36 Blueberry Recipes We’re Completely Obsessed With

From cobbler to pancakes to pies, here are our favorite blueberry recipes.<p><b>We're not saying we have a favorite berry</b> or anything, but we'll gladly admit that blueberries are one of the best. Try out these blueberry recipes now (now!), especially when blueberries are in season.

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53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

10 Best Chocolate Cake Recipes

<i>Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people, it does for me." - Audrey Hepburn</i><p>Chocolate is everyone's favourite. It …

6 One-Pot Comfort Food Recipes by David Tanis

One big pot for one big night. Bring all your friends together for a relaxed evening of refined comfort food, with recipes from celebrated chef and author David Tanis.

Cake and Spoon's Zucchini Cake with Lemon Glaze and Walnuts

For the zucchini cake: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round or 8-inch square cake pans, or one 13- by 9-inch …

6 Fitness Apps That Make Working Out Too Fun to Skip

Let’s be honest – we all have those days when we need some extra exercise motivation. Sometimes that warm bed or that next episode on Netflix is too …

27 Cream Cheese Recipes To Use What's in the Back of Your Fridge

These 27 cream cheese recipes offer savory and sweet options.<p><b>We love cream cheese for its serious tang</b>. But we're also guilty of holding onto that tub or package a bit too long. Here's what you should do with it.

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It's Finally Spring! Celebrate With a Savory Vegetable Tart

It’s spring—finally. And we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a gorgeous vegetable and goat cheese tart. Digital food editor Dawn Perry shares the details on the best produce, herbs, and dairy for this dish (hint: don’t even think about using light cream). Watch the video and find …

23 Fruity, Nutty, Buttery, and Sweet Desserts for Chocolate-Haters

Brownie-haters of the world, unite. These non-chocolate desserts are just for you.<p><b>Life as a chocolate-hater can be tough.</b> You'll never willingly eat a molten cake, despite their presence at just about every restaurant and catered party. Plus, you have to endure a lifetime of people asking whether …

10 decadent chocolate dessert recipes for Valentine's Day from around the USA

Nothing says I love you quite like a homemade chocolate dessert. We asked the editors of Edible magazines across the country for their favorite Valentine’s Day chocolate dessert recipes. From rich, spicy hot chocolate to gluten-free ricotta brownies with cherries, these indulgent treats are sure to …

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51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

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22 Places All Book Lovers Must Go

Travel by the book.

Sometimes You Just Need Pudding; Here Are 11 Recipes

Chocolate, vanilla, rice, and tapioca—we love all pudding equally. Here are 11 great recipes for it.<p><b>There's something very comforting about pudding</b>, whether it is of the chocolate or rice variety. It's just you, a bowl, and a spoon, ya know? We feel you. Here are 11 recipes to satiate that need.

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Prada Fall 2015 Ready-to-Wear Collection

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>I Hosted Anthony Bourdain in Saudi Arabia<p>2<p>How It Felt to Chop All My Hair and Go Natural<p>3<p>What Do You Do With Your Ex's Nudes?<p>4<p>10 Drawstring Bags We Can't Wait to Carry<p>5<p>All the Products From M.A.C's Aaliyah Collection<p>View photos of the Prada Fall 2015 Ready-to-Wear Collection<p>View …

Hamburger Helper: Ideas for Weeknight Dinners with Ground Meat

Ground meat can be a weeknight dinner lifesaver—here's how to cook ground beef, pork, lamb, chicken, and turkey without a recipe.<p>Some say that boneless, skinless chicken breasts are the darling of weeknight dinners. And while that may be true, we can't help but harbor a fondness for a less-touted …

Thai Beef Stew with Lemongrass and Noodles

6 Servings<p>In this soul-satisfying dish, delicate rice noodles are combined with gingery spiced beef.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 lemongrass stalks, trimmed, tough outer layers removed, thinly sliced<p>4 cloves garlic chopped<p>4 kaffir lime leaves, chopped<p>2 tablespoons chopped peeled ginger<p>2 red Thai …

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

65 Super Bowl Dessert Recipes, Because Life Ain't All Chicken Wings

These Super Bowl recipes are low-effort crowd pleasers. Yes, there are brownies.<p>It's just not a Super Bowl party without a stunning display of dessert options. (At least that's what we always say.) Here are our most winning sweet treats for the biggest game day of the year—all low-effort crowd …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Build a better breakfast: 6 easy, healthy recipes to start the new year right

On the heels of a long and indulgent holiday season, New Year’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to start fresh and commit to healthy eating. And what better way to kick off 2015 than with a nutritious breakfast? In fact, a healthy morning meal is a great way to set you on the path to better …

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Bananas Foster bread pudding among 2014's 20 most popular New York Times recipes | NOLA.com

The New York Times unveiled its 20 most popular recipes of the past year. Listed with the foolproof tarte tatin, spicy pan-fried noodles and Daniel …

Blueberry and Oat Breakfast Bread Pudding

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Fluffy and Moist Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread

<i>Janice here with a Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread recipe that is so fluffy and moist you won’t be able to tell it is gluten free…</i><p>For the past couple of …

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Tolstoy’s Reading List: Essential Books for Each Stage of Life

Shortly after his fiftieth birthday, Leo Tolstoy succumbed to a deep spiritual crisis and decided to pull himself out by finding the meaning of life. He did so largely by reading voraciously across the world’s major philosophical and religious traditions, discovering great similarities in how they …

Top 10 Marketing Books of 2014

Every entrepreneur should read these groundbreaking books on how to market yourself, your product, and your company.<p>My previous posts have identified the Top 10 Business Books of 2014 and the 7 Most Thought-Provoking Books of 2014. In this post, I turn to marketing, where it's been a <i>very</i> good year, …

75 book ideas for Christmas, for everyone on your list (and we mean everyone)

<b>From the explorer to the weirdo, here are Globe Books’ plentiful holiday picks for everyone in your life</b><p>(© M. Sasek, from This is the World, Universe, 2014.)<p><b>For the explorer</b><p><i>The Canadian Geographic Atlas of Canada</i>, (HarperCollins, 304 pages, $79) Constantly confusing St. John’s and Saint John? …