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Simple Scones Recipe

"Make a holiday breakfast -- or afternoon tea -- really special with these sweet bakery treats."<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/3 cup sugar<p>1 …

Baking

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time

You can make almost any slow-roasted fish in under 30 minutes. Just memorize this technique.<p>Learning how to cook fish at home can be incredibly intimidating. There are a lot of mistakes you can make, but we think the best way to nail it every time is to let the oven do all the work. That's why …

Cooking

Want your kids to talk to you? Try this...

If you want your kids to talk to you, don’t ask them questions.<p>Kids and husbands have a lot in common—both hate questions. Husbands don’t have the nerve to tell their wives how much they detest the <i>why</i> word. Kids? Boys will grunt a nonsensical response, girls will flash a dramatic eye-roll, and both …

Parenting

Our Most Popular Easy Baking Recipes of 2017

When it comes to baking, there are two camps of people: those who like <i>projects</i>, and those who prefer to stick with the recipes that are easy enough …

Dessert

10 handy things you probably don't know Netflix can do

The end of the year is when we count our blessings: family, friends... and nearly unlimited movies and television for $10.99 a month.<p>Netflix is a powerful tool for surviving the chaos of December. You can watch movies while traveling. You can set up Christmas specials for the kiddies. You can tame …

Entertainment

Chocolate Banana Bread That Tastes Better Than Cake

Waking up to homemade banana bread always feels celebratory, don’t you think? So, to conclude our month of chocolate desserts, we’re thrilled to …

Dessert

This Oatmeal Cookie Recipe For One Is Going To Change Up Your Baking Game

Dessert

Snickerdoodle Bread is Pure Heaven

<b>You’ll Need:</b><p>2-½ cups of flour.<br>2 tsps of baking powder.<br>½ tsp of salt.<br>2 tsps of cinnamon.<br>1 cup of softened butter.<br>2 cups of sugar.<br>3 eggs.<br>1 tsp of …

Blackberry Buttercream Frosting (5-Minute Recipe)

This blackberry buttercream frosting is so delicious! Plus, it has a very nice texture so you can decorate your favorite desserts and make them look …

Dessert

Productivity Apps to Stretch Your Days

We’re the first to test-drive any app that promises to make our to-do lists a little less daunting. On the flip side, the sheer number of options can …

Apps

Apple Cranberry Crisp With Brown Sugar and Oat Topping

This delicious apple cranberry crisp is finished with a generous topping of oats, brown sugar, and butter. Add some chopped pecans or walnuts to the …

Dessert

3 Ideas for Vanilla Extract That Don’t Require Baking

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but when it comes to vanilla extract, stick with the real thing. Pure extract 
is made from vanilla …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Crockpot Sugared Pecans or Walnuts

This delicious spiced pecans or walnuts recipe is prepared in a slow cooker. Toss a handful in a fresh salad to give your lunch a boost or snack on …

Slow Cookers

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Chrissy Teigen Shares Famous Banana Bread Recipe

Remember #BananaGate, aka that time Chrissy Teigen <i>needed</i> brown bananas so desperately that she took to Twitter to ask for aged-banana purveyors? …

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 pound unsalted butter, softened<br>• 2 cups dark brown sugar, packed<br>• 3/4 cup sugar<br>• 1 tablespoon vanilla extract<br>• 4 large eggs, at room temperature<br>• 4¼ cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 tablespoon salt<br>• 2 teaspoons baking soda<br>• 18 ounces (2 bags) semi-sweet chocolate chips<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. In a stand mixer with a …

Dessert