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4 Crazy Delicious Takes on the Classic Peanut Butter Cookie

From super-crunch to salty-sweet, these creative cookies will become new household favorites.

Dessert

Barbara Bush's famous cookie recipe shared by Houston hotel

Heartfelt tributes to former first lady Barbara Bush, who passed away on April 17 in Houston, have been pouring in from around the world. Global fans …

Dessert

Why You Should Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets with Drawers

The typical American kitchen (as of this writing) has a row of upper cabinets and another, deeper row of cabinets under the countertop. The lower …

Kitchens

This Challenging, No-Equipment Move Is Exactly What You Need to Tighten Your Waistline

The oblique V-crunch, sometimes called a "mermaid crunch," strengthens and tones your waistline by targeting the obliques — the abdominal muscles on either side of your rectus abdominis (that six-pack zone in the middle!). Here's how it's done:<p>Lie on your right side with your left hand behind your …

Naked Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Spray a 12-cup mini muffin tin with cooking spray (or line with mini muffin liners).<p>Step 2<p>Place chopped chocolate and coconut oil …

Recipe: Chocolate-Almond Toffee

Skillet Toffee<p>Makes about 2 1/4 pounds<p>1 pound unsalted butter <br>2 cups granulated sugar <br>1/2 teaspoon salt <br>1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract <br>8 ounces good …

Dessert

This Is the Cookie That Will Win the Cookie Swap

As a <i>Southern Living</i> editor, I probably shouldn’t be admitting to this, but here it goes: I am not a baker. Believe me, I’ve tried—really tried—after …

The Ultimate Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°.<p>Step 2<p>Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Whisk together flour, baking soda, …

Pumpkin Bread Is Your New Favorite Quick Bread

Of the popular breakfast quick breads, it seems to me that pumpkin bread is often outshone by banana bread, and this really shouldn’t be the case. Of …

Breakfast

This Easy Sheet Cake Will Make All Your Chocolate Dreams Come True

The next time a serious chocolate craving hits, this is the recipe you'll want in your back pocket. It's the least fussy cake you can make — the …

Dessert

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

5 from 4 votes<p>Print<p>Chocolate Buttercream Frosting<p>Prep Time<p>15 mins<p>The key to ensuring your buttercream comes out fluffy and smooth (rather than dense …

Nutella Stuffed Churros

In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, butter, water, and salt over medium high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and stir in the …

10 Awesome Pack-And-Go Lunch Recipes (For Grown-ups)

Thought Rice Krispies Treats couldn’t get any better? Wrong!<p>Packed lunches are just for the kids. Whether you’re preparing a picnic or packing lunch for work, these easy recipes will leave you feeling happy and satisfied — no reheating required!<p>1. Golden Gazpacho<p>This unique recipe is adapted from …

No-Bake Chocolate Oat Bars

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Line a 8-inch-by-8-inch baking dish with parchment paper, and set aside.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a medium saucepan, combine the butter, brown sugar and …

This Moist, Cakey Banana Bread Will Win You Friends

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat 2 (9x5-inch) loaf pans with cooking spray or butter; set aside.<p>Place the flour, …

Baking

Best Summer Dessert Recipes

Frozen Yogurt Coconut Pops<p>Made with coconut-infused yogurt and a blend of in-season fruits like peaches and strawberries, these striped treats are …

Dessert

Chez Panisse Gingersnap Recipe

397<p>67<p>7<p>Shares 471<p>During my interview at Chez Panisse, as I sat across the table from Alice Waters in the main dining room at the restaurant, she asked …

21 Healthy, Cozy Soups That Are Actually Filling

Because soup season is the best season.

Cooking

19 Make-Ahead Casseroles That Are Perfect for a Quick Dinner or Sharing With a Friend

There’s definitely a reason that people were obsessed with casseroles in the ’50s. They’re portable, comforting and can almost always be made before you need them. Lucky for us, they’re making a comeback and in a *big* way. And there are plenty of modern vegetarian casseroles and make-ahead …

8 Kid-Friendly Slow-Cooker Meals

Brian Kennedy, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved<p>When it comes to family meals, I’m always looking for three things: wholesome …

Cooking

9 Crazy-Good Seafood Recipes To Try This Week

Seafood isn't just for summer -- these sensational recipes are a welcome reprieve from meat-heavy winter meals.<p><b>1. Cioppino (Fisherman's Stew)</b><p>Brimming with fresh seafood in a tomato and wine broth that tastes like the sea, Cioppino is an Italian-American fish stew. Serve it with garlic bread or a …

5 Ways to Live Like A Local in Seville

When friends first ask about what they should see and do in Seville, I start with the traditional list: La Giralda, theReal Alcázar, the Plaza de …

Insider's guide to Madrid: the lesser-known art of Spain’s crowning capital

When it comes to art, Madrid knows few rivals. The Museo Del Prado justifiably attracts more visitors than any other museum in Spain, while the extensive private collection of Thyssen-Bornemisza and the contemporary masterpieces of Museo Reina Sofía have their own generous share of followers. Yet …

Granada's street art

Granada is a paradoxical city where grit and grandiosity often sit side by side. Most people come here to see the Alhambra, but the city also hides a surrealistic street art scene. Drawing on cultural traditions first fostered by Andalucían poet, Federico Lorca, and abstract expressionist painter, …

Loneliness

24 food-filled hours in San Sebastián

The bar counter groans with a smorgasbord of finger-friendly food art; the room is thick with chatter from the hungry patrons; the <i>txakol</i> <i>í</i> (local white wine) is being poured artfully from a height into squat Basque tumblers in a manner only Basque waiters can master; and the custard-coloured beach …

Why Barcelona is Europe's greatest city for nightlife

Barcelona doesn’t have the searing heat of Madrid, but there is a certain stickiness in the Catalan capital in the warmer months, and narrow medieval streets that grant much-needed shade during the day feel somewhat muggy at night. The best place to spend your evenings is close to a sea breeze or …

Driving in Spain - Rules Laws Tips & Checklists And Advice

Driving in Spain – on the right side of the law !<p>Driving in Spain the Easy Way<p>Spain is in general a very safe country to drive around as long as you …

12 things everyone should do in Barcelona

With centuries of history to explore over miles of winding streets, sightseeing in Barcelona might seem a little intimidating. But all you have to do is tackle this list of 25 essential experiences to enjoy everything the city has to offer.

The 10 Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Spain

Spain has more than 1,000 miles of Mediterranean coastline (just for starters), a mix of ancient port cities and resort towns that draw the European aristocracy. But true beauty isn't confined to seaside landscapes—the food of San Sebastián, the art of Málaga, the marbled walkways of Alicante make …

Counter-culture

MoneyLion brings traditional banking ever closer to obsolescence

The lingo of personal finance is rapidly changing. Mint has replaced our nagging parents and significant others who think our spending is out of control. Wealthfront and Betterment took away our personal wealth managers. Heck, we don’t even have to go to a bank anymore to get a loan with SoFi or …

Loans