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Brown Butter Blondies

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Inspired by Mark Bittman’s recipe for Butterscotch Brownies from “How to Cook Everything.” This recipe makes enough to get you through a long hard weekend. If you cut the blondies into 1-inch squares, you have enough treats to bring to a holiday party. If you cut them into larger …


17 Recipes for the Ultimate Paleo Thanksgiving Meal (You’re Welcome)

We could comb the Internet for billions of paleo Thanksgiving recipes to keep you and yours on the clean-eating wagon during this notoriously un-paleo holiday. However, we wanted to make it easier than that, so instead we put together a meal plan that we think everybody’s going to love. From hearty …

The Top 10 Exercises to Tone Your Legs

You already know you don’t need a gym membership or fancy classes to get your workout in, but it sure would be nice to have a personal trainer! Good news: I am one. So when the Brit + Co team asked for the ultimate leg exercises, I knew exactly which to share to get everyone rocking their holiday …


The Four-Week Workout to Thigh-High Skirt Worthy Legs

Photo: IMAXtree<p>It all started with Angelina Jolie's infamous thigh-baring 2012 Oscar gown (and the memes that followed). Now high-slit skirts and dresses have flooded the market and we're all about showing off some leg (sorry crop tops, your moment is up).<p><i>Related: The Four Week Workout to Crop Top</i> …

Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes

Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes<p>Author: Itsy Bitsy Foodies<p>Recipe type: Dessert<p>Prep time: 10 mins<p>Cook time: 20 mins<p>Total time: 30 mins<p>Serves: 18-24<p>Though …

Banana–Chocolate Chip Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

16 Servings<p>This cake is perfect for beginners—it’s moist, forgiving, and easy. Jif creamy peanut butter is our favorite for the decadent frosting.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>CAKE<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoon baking soda<p>2 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1½ cups sugar<p>1 cup (2 sticks) …


Parmesan Bread Pudding with Broccoli Rabe and Pancetta

4 to 6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>There's a lot packed into this savory bread pudding recipe: pancetta, broccoli rabe, Parmesan cheese, and of course, eggs.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>1 medium …


35 Radish Recipes That Are More Than Just Snacks

These radish recipes celebrate the spiciest root veggie of them all.<p><b>Radishes are one of our favorite snacks.</b> They're healthy...but also taste especially great with butter (just sayin'). Here are our favorite ways to eat 'em—roots, tops, and all.


Chocolate-Stout Brownies

Makes 16 Servings<p>A rich dose of stout adds big flavor to these fudgy, chocolate-glazed brownies<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup stout (such as Guinness)<p>16 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped, divided<p>1 cup plus 2 tablespoons (2 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter<p>1 1/2 cups sugar<p>3 large …


Triple-Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

A hidden layer of bittersweet chocolate coats the crumb crust, semisweet imparts a silken smoothness to the customary custard, and a drizzle of milk chocolate on top teases the eye -- and the appetite.

Chocolate-on-Chocolate Tart with Maple Almonds

10 Servings<p>When making the candied almonds, stir them until the caramel transforms into a dry, crystallized coating.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Crust<p>2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling<p>½ cup (1 stick) …