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Let's Get Scrappy: Supercharged Chocolate Pie | Food52

Apple Butter Slab Pie for a Brunch Crowd | Food52

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology

Space Opera is the funniest science fiction novel I’ve read since Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Eurovision in spaaaaaaaaaace!<p>Many authors attempt comedy in science fiction, but few pull it off. Alongside very funny works like John Scalzi’s <i>Redshirts</i> and Terry Pratchett’s entire <i>Discworld</i> series, the pinnacle of hilarious science fiction is Douglas Adams’ <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,</i> …

Science Fiction

The Best Spotify Playlists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

The act of listening to music is pretty straightforward, but being a dedicated music fan takes a lot of work, because it requires answers to many questions: What’s the best way to listen to your music? How do you keep up with what’s current in music? How do you discover new music?<p>With the rise of …

Playlist

Mary Berry's Secret to Perfect, Crumb-Free Cake Icing

There's really no better authority on baking than Mary Berry, a woman who has sold more than 5 million cookbooks, was hands-down the best judge on <i>The</i> …

Dessert

If you're only growing one type of tomato this year, it should be this

Every spring, home gardeners face the same thorny dilemma: With so many choices and so little space, what tomato should I grow?<p>We asked three garden experts — Scott Daigre of Tomatomania!, Mark Anderson of Farmer Mark certified organic farmer's markets and Yvonne Savio, retired coordinator of Los …

Gardening

How to make the perfect chocolate souffle

Regardless of religion, the one thing that unites us as nation at Easter is our boundless appetite for chocolate eggs – we spend £220m a year on the things. If you’re out to impress, however, turn those eggs into a chocolate souffle instead: richly flavoured, yet featherlight, it’s the perfect end …

Baking

Everything You Need to Remember About Legion Before Season 2

Last spring, FX surprised comic book fans with a stunning depiction of a lesser-known <i>X-Men</i> story: <i>Legion</i>.<p>The series stars Dan Stevens (<i>Downton Abbey</i>) …

Comics

Mango puff pastry hits all the holiday marks | The Star

2 tbsp sugar<p><i>Pastry Cream</i><p>1 tsp gelatin<p>1 cup (250 mL) milk<p>1/2 cup (105 g) sugar<p>3 tbsp (25 g) cornstarch<p>4 egg yolks<p>1 cup (250 mL) 35% whipping cream<p>1/4 …

Dessert

Fight About Which of These Final Four Cocktails Is the Best

In this bracket, everyone wins.<p>This year's Final Four college basketball tournament has it all: a textbook Cinderella story team. A nun. A student assistant who survived two plane crashes. And a Hall of Fame coach. Now, it also has a cocktail for every team still standing. We asked bartenders in …

Ann Arbor

How to Decorate a Large Wall with Style

At first, large interior walls seem like a gift – so much space! The sky’s the limit in decorating them, right? Not always. In fact, it’s a design …

Home Decorating

I'm Kind Of Obsessed With This 90-Minute Olive Garden Breadsticks Recipe

Unlimited breadsticks in my own home!!!

Apple macOS malware soared 270% over the past year - with four major threats found in 2018

Many of these security threats have been uncovered by Mac users rather than security researchers themselves<p>Mac malware increased by 270% in 2017, …

3 Hacks to Fix Scratched Sunglasses

Sunglasses are notorious for rotating in and out of our wardrobes at high frequency. However, these accessories are prone to damage, which creates …

Earthquake Cake Recipe (Watch Out: It’s So Delicious!)

Earthquake cake is one of my favorite desserts this season! So chocolatey, moist, and creamy! It is easy to prepare and the final product is a real …

How to Make Chocolate Truffle Cookies | Cookie Recipes | Allrecipes.com

Perfectionism Can Literally Kill You. And It Makes You Worse at Your Job

Most perfectionists think perfectionism is a good thing. They're very, very wrong.<p>Are you a perfectionist? And if the answer is yes, are you secretly proud of your perfectionism? You may think the fact that you never accept second best from others or yourself is behind all your career and personal …

Self-improvement

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Entrepreneurship

Cream Dill Sauce Recipe

"This is a tangy sauce of sour cream, mayonnaise, green onions, dill weed and lemon juice. Serve over potatoes, or as a dip for …

Onions

Our chefs’ favourite pasta sauces

What do some of the UK’s most accomplished chefs like to dress their pasta with? We asked seven of them to find out.

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

What's in McDonald's special Big Mac sauce? 'Secret' recipe 'revealed' – here's how to make it at home

McDonald's isn't always keen to share what goes into its food. Especially when it comes to its sauces.<p>In the past, there's been plenty of speculation …

The Kid-Approved Nondairy Chocolate Frosting I'll Be Making for Years to Come

Who doesn’t love a beautifully frosted cake? Those swoops! Those swirls! It’s a surefire way to elicit gasps and heart eyes all around.<p>With my daughter’s birthday looming, I knew I wanted to serve up an old-fashioned sheet cake for her school celebration. It’s a personal favorite that brings me …

This Yorkshire Pudding Pizza Is The Definition Of Foodie Heaven

😍 😍 😍<p>We’ve had Yorkshire pudding burritos and now, ahead of Yorkshire Pudding Day on 4 February, Morrisons has created the ultimate treat: a …

10 Instagram Accounts That Will Make You A Better Chef

Oh - and also very, very hungry

Food

The 2018 Alternative Oscars: The movies that should have been nominated

The 2018 Oscar nominations were announced yesterday (Jan. 23), and for the most part, there weren’t too many surprises. Awards season leading up to the Oscars is a long slog, increasingly narrowing the field of films, actors, and directors as it goes on. Outside of one or two films (namely <i>Phantom</i> …

Construction

This butter chicken will be an instant favourite | The Star

Indian food is actually a great way to test out a new electric pressure cooker. Many South Asian families have been pressure-cooking for generations, …

Butter Chicken

This Ketogenic Broccoli Cheddar Soup Has Been Shared 100,000 Times on Pinterest

Whether it's due to the New Year or just the normal ebb and flow of health and wellness trends, the ketogenic diet seems to be on everyone's minds as …

Chocolate Chunk Cinnamon Swirl Loaf

Ingredients<p>1/2 cup butter softened<br>• 1 cup granulated sugar<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 2 teaspoons vanilla<br>• 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon …

Baking