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Black Dahlia murder solved? Shocking new details about aspiring actress Elizabeth Short's life and gruesome death

When Elizabeth Short showed up in Los Angeles during the 1940s, the small-town girl had big dreams of becoming a movie star. However, she would only achieve fame in death.<p>The 22-year-old’s naked corpse was found in a vacant lot on January 15, 1947. Short was scrubbed, cut in half and drained of …

The 10 Creepiest Documentaries On Netflix

There are a lot of great things about the holiday season — delicious foods and drinks, more opportunities to hang out with the people you love, and …

Crime

Rice Calories Can Be Cut in Half With This Trick

A cup of white rice has about 200 calories—not insignificant, considering it’s most often used as a small part of a larger dish. But there’s an easy, …

How to Set Up a Smart Home Hub and Water Sensor

If you’re looking to get your own smart home system without spending a fortune, we’re here to help. In the first episode of our new video series …

The Average 55-Plus Worker Doesn't Have Enough Retirement Savings to Live On -- Do You?

By the time you reach age 55, you likely have 15 years or less to go before you retire. That's why it's so troubling that the Federal Reserve's <i>2016 Survey of Consumer Finances</i> found that workers between the ages of 55 and 64 had an average retirement savings balance of just $135,000, which is not …

Have you ever tried Pecan pie Bread Pudding?

Love Pecan Pie? Pecan Pie Bread Pudding is even better! A few weeks ago we took a trip and started in Savannah. Well, technically we started in …

Best Ever Chocolate Pecan Piecaken

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350.<p>2<p>Done<p>Prepare a 10" spring-form pan with non stick cooking spray, set aside.<p>3<p>Done<p>In large bowl mix together your cake …

7 Delicious Brussels Sprout Recipes

Brussels sprouts are more than just yummy—they're also packed with vitamins, cancer-preventing phytonutrients, and heart-healthy fiber. Check out …

Food

Soy-wasabi butter mushrooms—5 ingredients, 10 minutes, instant classic

<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i><p>This was the year we …

These Two Surprising Ingredients Make Super-Tall Pancakes

There are a million ways to make a stack of gorgeous pancakes. You can make them with buttermilk, cornmeal, sweet potatoes, ricotta, and even cream …

Romaine with Creamy Olive Dressing Recipe

You will say goodbye to store-bought salad dressings once you taste this easy, homemade blend. Mix your favorite mayonnaise, some liquid from a jar …

Sparkling Cranberries Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook the maple syrup in a saucepan over medium-low heat 1 to 2 minutes. (Don't let syrup get too hot or cranberries will pop.) …

The 100 Best Cookbooks of All Time

So many great titles, so little shelf space. These are the best of the best.

12 TV Shows and Movies You Need to Watch If You’re a Stranger Things Super Fan

Netflix’s <i>Stranger Things</i> is totally addictive. Nostalgics, escapists, mystery-lovers, sci-fi nerds and Eggo aficionados alike are all tuning in. And …

Entertainment

The 23 best scary movies on Netflix

Seeing as it's Friday the 13th, we've highlighted the best scary movies on the streaming giant so you can go into the weekend scaring the heck out of yourself and your friends.<p><b>Check out 23 scary movies below.</b><p><i>Note: Numerous Netflix titles drop off the streaming service monthly so the availability of</i> …

Move Aside, Pineapple: There's a Better Upside-Down Cake in Town

Who doesn’t love an upside down cake—a dessert that makes its own saucy topping and pretty much decorates itself! Pineapple is the classic—complete with canned rounds and maraschino cherries. It was great in its time—because, let's admit it, it's a bit dated—and still good if you do it well. But it …

I Stopped Eating Meat And Never Looked Back—Here’s Why!

Growing up in a typical, large Italian family, meat played a large part in not only our Sunday night dinners but also in our everyday lives. …

Nutrition

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

10 delicious tea cakes to add to your fall baking repertoire

We have been easing into fall by baking tea cake after tea cake, from pumpkin to almond to zucchini. Whether you call them tea cakes, quick breads, …

Baked Treats You Can Make With Just One Bowl and a Spoon

I love to bake, but my electric hand mixer is on a very high shelf, and even once it’s down, it’s so daunting—the splatters, the cord-wrangling, all …

This 2-Ingredient Chocolate Soufflé Is A Piece Of Cake To Make

Soufflé only SOUNDS difficult<p>View this post on Facebook<p>½ cup chocolate hazelnut spread<p>2 eggs<p>1. Preheat the oven to 375˚F (190˚C).<p>2. Separate the egg yolks from the egg whites and place into two bowls.<p>3. To the egg yolks, mix in the chocolate hazelnut spread.<p>4. In the second bowl, whisk 2 egg whites …

Orange Flower Water Cake

Use this Orange Flower Cake as a blueprint for other citrus cakes. Serve it plain, with a dusting if confectioners sugar, or poke the top with holes …

Dessert

Roasted Summer Vegetables Tucked Into Tartlets

A summer vegetable quandary: My favorite way to eat zucchini, eggplant and peppers is to roast them until their sugars caramelize, their centers collapse and they turn floppy, rich and sweet. But my least favorite thing to do in summer is crank up the oven to achieve this glorious state.<p>September’s …

Best Smart Switches for Amazon Alexa

So you've got a home. You've got Amazon Alexa doing her thing, be it in an original Echo or an Echo Dot or maybe the new Echo Show. (Or in any one of …

The 20 best cookbooks to buy this autumn

Brilliant Non-Alcoholic Cocktails Everyone Loves

Non-alcoholic cocktails don't have to be a bummer. Seriously, I mean that. And there are a lot of compelling reasons to enjoy them over their boozy …

6 Ways to Use Trader Joe's Umami Paste

We took this super-charged tomato paste for a spin in the test kitchen.<p>Ah, the Trader Joe's impulse buy. In my past few trips, I've grabbed marinated goat cheese, French butter, cornbread crackers, and <b>umami paste</b>, a curious "stir-in paste and condiment" hiding next to the ketchup and mayonnaise. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

5 Delicious Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Make Your Morning Easier

With a little advance prep, you can take one big thing off your a.m. to-do list—and still eat a satisfying, wholesome, and delicious meal.<p>Make-ahead …

Breakfast