Michelle Ellis

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Learn to make an old-school Southern caramel cake

<b>In the Southern Kitchen series Saving Southern Recipes, Associate Editor Kate Williams explores the deep heritage of Southern cooking through the</b> …

Dessert

This Is the Most Popular Lemon Recipe on Pinterest — Popular on Pinterest

Lemons are always a good thing to have around. A squirt of lemon juice adds tartness and brightens flavors in everything from cocktails to …

Dessert

Plant Combinations: Plant a Hummingbird Haven

By Kimberly Toscano<p><i>No need to sacrifice style when attracting hummingbirds to the garden.</i><p>With a little garden savvy, you can attract hummingbirds to …

Plants

Lemon and Raspberry Wedding Cake with Vanilla Buttercream

Makes one 10" cake<p>We developed this cake recipe in honor of the upcoming royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, but it also makes a decadent pièce de résistance for any special occasion. This base recipe makes a 10" cake, but we also provide instructions on making a larger …

Dessert

Incredibly Easy 9x13 Icebox Cakes Made for Summer Cookouts

And the crowd goes wild.<p>There’s nothing more refreshing than a chilled dessert on a hot summer afternoon, and these icebox cake recipes should be …

Dessert

Your Search for the Ultimate Coconut Cake Stops Here

My love affair with Southern-style coconut cake happened 10 years ago — just after I moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and began working on a little TV show …

Dessert

Expert Tips On How To Achieve Summer Garden Borders – Best Herbaceous Border Plants and Ideas

Head Gardener at Newby Hall Gardens, Mark Jackson, knows a thing or two about borders, especially considering Newby Hall is home to one of the …

Peonies Take Patience–And Are Worth the Wait

One of the South’s top growers shares his blooming secrets.<p>If you’ve ever bought peonies, there’s a chance that Carl Van Staalduinen grew those stems …

Country Lifestyle

How to turn your garden in to an enchanting party venue.

Patterned Teepees for Guests<p>Create a cinema screen with a projector and a sheet<p>Light Up Your Trees<p>Ivy and Festoon Lights<p>Floral Table Decoration<p>DIY …

Mama's German Chocolate Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease 3 (9-inch) round cake pans; line bottoms with parchment paper, and lightly grease paper.<p>Step …

Dessert

The Ultimate Carrot Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Toss together first 3 ingredients; spread in a single layer in a foil- lined pan. Bake 10 minutes or until …

Dessert

7 Signs Your Kid Needs More Discipline

Is your child secretly running the show? Here's what to do.<p>By<p>Jan 18 2018, 11:30 AM<p>No parent sets out to raise an undisciplined kid. But sometimes you …

Parenting

The Mystery of the Hummingbird Cake

It’s hard to tell the story of Southern food sometimes. Our recipe boxes are littered with half-truths, sort-of-remembered details, and threats of …

Southerners Know This is The Secret Ingredient for Amazing Chocolate Cake

Whether you’re a fan of Duke’s, Blue Plate, or Hellman’s, there’s no question that mayonnaise is an essential pantry staple in the South. It’s a key …

How Health Insurance Will Change Even More This Year

With attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on hold, the Trump Administration is stepping up efforts to overhaul the health insurance …

Make $265 in Half the Time it Takes to Watch a ‘Stranger Things’ Episode

Low on funds? Need money fast?Hey, we’ve all been there. Personally, I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve searched my couch cushions and the …

Personal Finance

Experience Hogwarts with new game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

It’s called <i>Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery</i> and it’s the first mobile game in which players can create their own character and experience life as a …

New Year’s resolutions inspired by Harry Potter characters

Start a new passion project (inspired by Hermione and S.P.E.W.)<p>We all have standard New Year’s resolution go-to options, such as going to the gym …

Why This Type of Intelligence You Probably Haven't Heard of Might Be the Most Important | Inc.com

It used to be that cognitive intelligence was the king of the hill in terms of importance. Then emotional intelligence showed up. But now Cornell University's professor of human development, Robert J. Sternberg, says "successful intelligence" likely matters more than all the other intelligence …

Emotional Intelligence

Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.<p>In a heatproof bowl set over simmering water, melt the butter and chocolate together, whisking until glossy and …

The White House's Molasses Spice Cookies "Gingersnaps"

Sift the dry ingredients together. Beat the butter and brown sugar with molasses until well combined and fluffy. Add the egg and ginger and beat 3 …

Stunning Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes That Aren’t Pie

Bring. It. On.<p>Clearly, here at HuffPost Taste, we’re big fans of pie. We all believe that pumpkin and pecan pie should be had in some form come Thanksgiving. But pie is not the only Thanksgiving dessert recipe that you should be making this year. Especially when your holiday cake and tart options …

Dessert

I stopped forcing my kids to say thank you, and they learned true gratitude

Imagine that you and I are chatting in the foyer of your home with our kids nearby, continuing to goof off together at the conclusion of this playdate. Our conversation dwindles to a natural end, and it’s time for my child and me to leave. I thank you for hosting; you reply with something pleasant. …

Parenting

The surprising way eating too much sugar could affect your mental health

*Bins pick n mix immediately*<p>We know we shouldn't eat too much sugar; we've been taught it ever since our parents cruelly withheld sweets from us as kids. But new research suggests there might be an entirely different reason - unrelated to your weight and the state of your teeth - that we should …

If Your Kid Hates Washing His Hands, This 'Germy Bread' Experiment Should Change His Ways

In a Facebook post, teacher Courtney Lee Simpson explains the genius trick she uses to show their students just how many germs they are …

17 Creative, No-Mess Activities for Kids Stuck at Home

Maybe you have a kid stuck at home because they're not old enough for school yet, or maybe they're home with a cold, or it's a snow day. It doesn't …

Kids

Plant Project Ideas

Plants are tremendously important to life on earth. They are the foundation of food chains in almost every ecosystem. Plants also play a major role …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

6 Easy Opt-Outs to Protect Your Privacy

Marketers want your personal data and they're willing to work hard to get it. The result can be a barrage of unsolicited mail, telemarketing calls, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue