Pauline Baird

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The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

The best Apple Watch accessories: bands, cases, docks, screen protectors & more

Apple Watch preorders, reservations, and sales are set to kick off in the coming weeks, so we’ve prepared a running list of the best accessories available to purchase and preorder online.<p>Companies aren’t waiting around for an official Apple third-party accessory program for the device, as a long …

A new leak details Google’s upcoming Calendar app for the iPhone

A Google Calendar app for the iPhone is inching closer to reality. After introducing a revamped Android version late last year, Google said it was …

Slow Cooker Tips

It's a busy cook's dream: dinner that makes itself. With a slow cooker, it's a reality. Toss together a few flavorful ingredients, push a button, and find a comforting meal ready at supper time. (If only it could wash your dishes, too.)<p>Quick Tips for Cooking Slowly<p><b>Tough, cheap cuts are great</b> for …

iOS 8: Changing the Contacts in the App Switcher

Under iOS 8, if you double-click the Home button, you’ll see a list of contacts appear at the top.<p>It’s like my friends are in the witness-protection …

How to cook perfect carrot cake

The healthiest thing about carrot cake is the name. But then that's probably why it's so darn popular<p>In the mid-1990s when carrot cake first appeared on my radar, when it finally emerged from its sandal-wearing exile and into the sugary lights of the mainstream, it seemed as absurd an idea as its …

10 slow-cooker recipes

Here are 10 slow-cooker recipes from Stir It Up! bloggers to keep things feeling easy and delicious in the kitchen.<p><i>2 cups brown sugar</i> <i><br>2 cups</i> …

The Ultimate Guide to Flavoring With Fresh Herbs

I recently wrote an article on The Ultimate Guide on Flavoring With Spices here at Chef Jay's Kitchen. I hope it was able to help you create even …

5-Ingredient Homemade Beef Stew

We have had the world's funkiest weather in the Bay Area lately. On Monday my back and shoulders got burned while gardening, and today I'm all …

The Food Lab's Definitive Guide to Prime Rib

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Is there anything more truly beautiful than a perfect prime rib? A deep brown crust crackling with salt and fat, sliced open to reveal a juicy pink center that extends from edge to edge, the faint but distinct funk …