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12 Old Paintings Got A Meme Treatment & They're Great

Now THIS is art I'd go to a museum for.1. So much deciphering.I_PUNCH_INFANTS2. Art thou up?Apostjustforthis3. Do not give up. You will open that …

Art

Nudge, Nudge: One small square for a man, one giant step for style

Until last weekend, I didn’t even know I needed a new pocket square. It was my wife who informed me of this fact. Here’s the situation. In coming …

John Legend's Simple Guide to Making Your Most Basic Outfits Look Better

Basic clothes + un-basic accessories = a menswear win, every time.<p>John Legend is a style minimalist in every sense of the word. He favors clean, no-nonsense cuts, solid neutral colors, and practical pieces that let him jet-set around the globe in comfort. That said, he isn't afraid of the odd …

12 fun tie bars that can transform your boring outfit

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>That means having all the essential suits, shirts, and ties in your closet.<p>The right clothes will keep your wardrobe well-rounded and make …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Toll House's New Cookie Dough Is Even Better Than Classic Chocolate Chip

You doughn't want to miss this.<p>Nestle Toll House<p>When it comes to cookies, nothing tops classic chocolate chip — until now. Toll House is credited …

Dessert

Which type of chocolate is best for your health? Here's the science

The Aztec emperor Montezuma II said that a soldier could march for a whole day on a single cup of cocoa. But this was not the hot chocolate we would …

This pasta dish, starring summer leeks and shrimp, tastes good at any temperature

I advocate this week on behalf of summer leeks, which tend to get overlooked at the farmers market. They are milder in flavor than their winter-harvest ilk and saute easily into the kind of savory, slip-sliding mix-in that makes this pasta dish such a happy jumble.<p>Even with its thinner profile, the …

Recipes

A Greek mountains-to-the-sea pairing – with kimchi

Alexis Cervasio is enthusiastic by nature, so it’s easy to get her talking about a favorite bubbly. The restaurant manager at Doretta Taverna & Raw …

New England

Best Ever Chocolate Buttermilk Layer Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray two 9-inch cake pans with nonstick spray, and line the bottoms with parchment paper.<p>2<p>Done<p>Place …

Want to Be a Self-Made Millionaire? With 1 Sentence, Mark Cuban Reveals How to Get Rich | Inc.com

Mark Cuban: billionaire. Investor. NBA team owner. Nice guy. Mark Cuban knows a little about making money.<p>So when he was asked what he would do if he lost everything, here's what he said he would do first:<p>"I would get a job as a bartender at night and a sales job during the day, and I would start …

Self-improvement

Google tweaks Image Search so you can easily browse through recipes

Google is making Image Search much more intuitive and convenient to navigate through.<p>The internet giant announced it is rolling out an update that adds designated badges at the bottom of each image it shows in search. Badges will indicate what further information you can find if you click on an …

These Easy, Cheesy Garlic Rolls Are Ready in 20 Minutes

There's something so satisfying about tearing into a basket of rolls, still warm from the oven, before dinner at a restaurant. Well, guess what? You …

Frosting a cake? Here's how to avoid getting crumbs stuck in the icing

Those tall and lofty layer cakes might seem like a mountain that you can never climb, an impossible challenge best left to pastry professionals. But frosting a layer cake with buttercream doesn't have to be out of your reach. In fact, if you can frost a sheet cake, you'll learn how to frost a cake …

A How-To Manual for Life’s Culinary Conundrums

This breezy little primer will show you how best to eat that crustacean on your plate and also bone a fish, carve a chicken and properly consume artichokes, pomegranates and even durians. The book covers the etiquette of setting a table, ordering at the sushi bar and sending food back in …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A Student Just Debunked the Most Famous Grammar Rule of All Time

Repeat after us: "I before E, except after W"<p>[dropcap]It’s[/dropcap] a Tuesday in the mid-1800s, and a British linguist bursts into his colleague’s …

10 Trader Joe's Cheeses That You Need To Try

10 Cheeses From Trader Joe's That You Need To Try<p>This sounds cheesy, but Trader Joe's takes its cheese seriously.<p>After spending a year in Madison as …

6 Easy Pasta Recipes Even A Dummy Could Make

Drop the cup noodles.<p>July 30, 2017<p>I'm a firm believer in eating carbs as often as possible. Whether that be in the form of potatoes, bread, rice, or …

Cooking

Best Ever Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Grease and flour the sides of a 8″ ring tin, or a 6″ round tin. Line the bottom. {I play safe line the sides too}.<p>2<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to …

8 household items toxic to pets

From antifreeze to batteries, these everyday things can pose a threat.<p>You know that chocolate is off-limits and there are plenty of other potentially …

Creamy Orzo

Now Playing<p>Crispy Chicken Parm Balls 00:47<p>Learn how to make these crispy balls that taste just like Chicken Parmesan.<p>Now Playing<p>Cheesy Zucchini …

Pasta

Bianca Lasagna with Pesto

In a mixing bowl, combined the asiago, mozzarella and Parmesan. In a separate medium bowl, combine the ricotta and egg. In a medium saucepan, melt …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The food and drink each cinema will let you to sneak in - and what you're not allowed

Going to the cinema can be prohibitively expensive.<p>There's the price of the ticket - extortionate in itself - but it's nothing compared to the snacks …

Recipe: How to Make Easy Grilled Salmon Kabobs

Preheat your grill to medium heat.<p>Mix together the oregano, sesame seeds, cumin, and salt in a small bowl, set aside.<p>Beginning and ending with the …

Best Ever Chocolate Mounds Layer Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour three (9) inch round pans. If you only have two pans, just fill one pan a little more than the other. …

9 Things You Should Never Do When Eating Chinese Food

If you've ever found yourself getting some serious side-eye from your waitress, check yourself: Were you completely ignoring Chinese food …

Cookie Butter Oreos Could Be Headed Your Way Soon

My body is ready.<p>Has this been a good summer for food or what? So far, we've been blessed with Totino's mac 'n' cheese pizza rolls, Little Debbie s'mores cakes and cake-stuffed Kit Kats. You name it, the food industry has delivered — but apparently it isn't through with us yet, as rumors swirl on …

Dessert

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

We all have our go-to recipe when we want to whip up a batch of "the best" homemade chocolate chip cookies, but truth be told, there can be only one. …

Dessert