Olivia Ellis

13 Flips | 2 Magazines | @OliviaEllis169l | Keep up with Olivia Ellis on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Olivia Ellis”

10 Winning Recipes for the Big Game

<b>1. Texas Beef Chili</b><p>With fork-tender chunks of beef enveloped in a deep, spicy and smoky sauce, Texas beef chili is essentially a chili-flavored beef stew. It's a world apart from the typical ground beef chili made with beans and tomatoes. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Grilled Chicken Wings with Seasoned Buffalo</b> …

People are more interested in watching Minecraft than Frozen or Beyonce on YouTube

<i>Minecraft</i> was the second-most searched term of 2014 on YouTube, beating out the likes of Disney's animated movie <i>Frozen</i> and singer-songwriter Beyonce, according to Google.<p>In a post on Think With Google titled "Think Gaming Content is Niche? Think Again," insights lead on pop culture and gaming …

Quiz: Your signature holiday cocktail is...

Take the 2015 #CookingStreak Challenge!

Cook 1 meal, every day, for 31 days. Do you have the chops?<p>Christmas cookies, honey-baked ham, gravy, pies, mashed potatoes, more Christmas cookies—the holiday season can feel like a gauntlet for your gut. It’s time to take back control.That’s why, come January 1st, you must take the 2015 …

Food

50 New Year's Eve Dinner Recipes to End the Year Right

Finish this year off with a bang—aka, an elaborate main dish.<p><b>For New Year's Eve, eat and drink what you want</b>. You've got the whole following year to make it up. Here are the crowd-pleasing recipes we want to be cooking, eating, and drinking to bring in the year that's going to be better than the …

The Secret to Richard Blais’s Sweet-Spicy Roast Chicken and Wings

It may come as a surprise that the star dish at Richard Blais's Atlanta restaurant, The Spence, doesn’t involve foams, quick freezes or any high-tech …

16 Recipes for a Swanky New Year's Eve Soirée

You can have a casual dinner party any night of the week. Take advantage of New Year's Eve to finally cook the recipes that caught your eye last winter (and to put your favorite plates to use, too).<p>Don't worry about dirty dishes or wine stains on the carpet -- you can deal with those next year. For …

Shortbread

Vasilopita Cake With a Greek Flavor of Almonds and Citrus Fruits

<b>Vasilopita is the Greek, traditional St. Basil's New Year's cake. On New Year's Day families cut the Vasilopita to bless the house and bring good luck for the new year. Try this easy and delicious recipe at any time... it's full of tangerine flavor.</b><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 cup olive oil<p>1 ½ cup sugar<p>4 eggs<p>1 …

Festive Almond Snowball Cookies

<b>Greek traditional sugar powdered cookies with almonds, a recipe from Mykonos!</b><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>2 cups olive oil<p>1/3 cup powdered sugar<p>1 egg yolk<p>1 lemon (zest)<p>2 tablespoons of ouzo (or cognac/brandy)<p>3 cups flour for all purpose (about 400gr.)<p>1½ teaspoon baking powder<p>1 cup chopped roasted</b> …

Greek Traditional New Year's Cake for Good Luck!

<b>Vassilopita with Chios mastic, orange blossom water and pistachios</b><p>Every New Year's Eve we prepare the cake (<b>"Vassilopita", St. Basil's New Year's cake</b>), decorate it with the number of the New Year and we hide a coin (gold, silver or brass) inside, which is believed to bring good luck to whoever …

Japanese New Year's Soup

Place shiitakes in a bowl. Bring 1 cup stock to a boil in a 4-qt. saucepan and pour over shiitakes; let sit until softened, 4-6 minutes. Using a …

Recipes

Minecraft Is Getting a Story Mode

<i>This article was originally published on the Daily Dot.</i><p>The developer of <i>Minecraft</i> has partnered with another high-profile company on a major expansion …

The Minecraft Wither Update Hits Xbox Today

The Wither is Hither.<p>Title Update 19 has made its way to Minecraft on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One.<p>The update brings with it a host of new items and …