Samantha Evans

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How to Read an Egg Carton (And Why Terms Like "Cage-Free" Are Misleading)

I’m a well-meaning egg buyer. I know about the cruelty of cages, the terrible things that happen to chicken beaks, and the speed at which avian flu can wipe out a barn of tightly packed hens, so I’m always careful to buy cartons that advertise “Free-Range” and “Cage-Free.” But as it turns out, <b>these</b> …

Agriculture

5 alternative cuts of meat that will save you tons of money

<i>Acclaimed butcher Rob Levitt of The Butcher & Larder, Chicago’s first local, sustainable, whole-animal butcher shop, shares his smart swaps and recipe ideas to make the most of your meat purchases this season.</i><p>Everyone is trying to eat local, but they often think it’s going to be too expensive. So a …

17 Easy Mini Desserts To Make When You're So Over Cupcakes

Cupcakes are so 2004.

Dessert

13 Delish and Easy Desserts You Can Make in Your Crock Pot

By now we all know how great our crock pots are at making soups, stews and even mashed potatoes. It’s a huge time-saver and anxiety-diminisher when it comes to easy, set-it-and-forget-it meals, especially when you have a million other things going on. But what if we told you it could rock dessert …

24 delicious foods you should eat in China

China is a large country that's home to many rich, flavorful dishes.<p>Although there are staples that can be found throughout the country, the cuisine varies greatly from region to region.<p>For example, Shanghai boasts xiao long bao (soup dumplings), while Beijing has Peking duck.<p>Keep scrolling for 24 …

Food & Dining

The 10 Best Mac & Cheeses in America

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p><i>Credit: Ozgur Coskun/iStock</i><p>The best childhood foods are usually combinations of two strong elements, be them peanut butter & jelly, milk & cereal, or ice cream & whatever vegetable you had to eat in order to get ice cream. But perhaps above all other kid-food duos, macaroni & cheese …

Warm and Cozy Desserts

As the air outside turns brisk, heat things up inside with sumptuous, soul-soothing treats that go from oven to table without much waiting!

Dessert

Chocolate cake scoops top spot: recipes for Google's top 10 bakes

We've got the best recipes for Google's most searched cakes of the year, including a classic lemon drizzle, Victoria sponge, banana cake and much more<p>Today Google released its annual zeitgeist list, which includes the most searched cakes of the year.<p>The terms were published in Google's annual …

Dessert

You've Got to See What's Inside These Cakes

A surprise inside.<p>Don't judge a book by its cover... Or a cake by its icing. This article originally appeared on redbookmag.com.

Flourless chocolate cake with Irish-coffee cream recipe

A rich, dense chocolate cake to serve with whisky-laced whipped cream<p><b>SERVES</b><p>8<p><b>INGREDIENT</b><p>320g (11½oz) plain chocolate (70 per cent cocoa solids), broken into pieces<br>• 160g (5½oz) butter<br>• 145g (5oz) caster sugar<br>• 5 medium eggs, separated<br>• 40g (1½oz) ground almonds<br>• icing-sugar for dusting<p><b>for the cream</b><p>½ tbsp …

Dessert

Bake Kathie Lee's favorite (and super simple) sweet treat: Lemon bars

<i>Kathie Lee is letting people into her home, life and faith through her new book, "The Good Gifts: One Year in the Heart of a Home." In it, she chronicles the 20th anniversary of life in the Giffords' home with recipes, memories and scripture. T</i><i>hose recipes include lemon bars and blood orange lemon</i> …

The 15 Grossest Things You Might Be Eating

<b>Flame Retardant-Laced Soda<br>What it is:</b> The toxic flame retardant chemical brominated vegetable oil (BVO) was initially used to keep plastics from catching on fire.<p><b>Where it is:</b> For decades, the food industry has been adding it to certain sodas, juices, and sports drinks. BVO's purpose? To keep the …

31 Delicious Things To Bake This Holiday Season

Think of it as a holiday bake-it list.

The Baking Essentials You Should Always Keep in Your Fridge, Freezer, Pantry, and Spice Rack

Whether you're an occasional or an everyday baker, these are the baking pantry essentials you should never be without.<p>Here's some great news: Being a great baker is not really about artistic flair or a prodigy-like ability to whip out sugar roses. It's actually about precision, patience, and …

Baking

Cheesy Chicken Rice Casserole

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Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken

posted by Chungah on November 29, 2014 249 Comments »<p><i>The best and easiest chicken ever, baked to crisp-tender perfection along with the most amazing</i> …

20 Finger Lickin’ Good Chicken Tender Recipes to Make

Try as we might, from time to time, we find ourselves in a dinner time chicken rut. Sure, we’ve gone over countless anything-but-boring ways to prepare it, and we’ve used rotisserie chicken to it’s full potential. Nevertheless, we need more ideas of just what to do with that bird. These 20 …

5 Perfect Pumpkin Recipes Just in Time For the Holidays

<b>1. Perfect Pumpkin Bread</b><p>I've tried many pumpkin bread recipes over the years, but none as good as this one. It's easy -- just a bit of mixing and stirring, pop it in the oven, and, in about an hour, you'll have a house smelling of sweet autumn spices and two scrumptious, pumpkiny loaves. <b>GET THE</b> …

7 Secret Spots to Tie the Knot in Fall

© JOS Studios<p>Autumn's dramatic pink and purple sunset skies and naturally golden foliage make an outdoor wedding absolutely magical, and it also happens to be the most economical season in which to say 'I Do' -- especially if you venture outside the big city.<p>For couples seeking special destinations …

9 Reasons You Should Bring Your Toddler to Ireland

My wife and I love to travel. It's always been our passion and eats up most of our disposable income. When we found out we were pregnant, there were no shortage of people who would bemoan the end of our traveling days. "Your traveling days are over!" was something we had to force ourselves to hear …

5 Ridiculously Easy Gourmet Dinner Recipes

Gourmet dinners don't have to be complicated -- in fact, sometimes simple is best!<p><b>1. Broiled Spicy Chicken Thighs with Sweet and Tangy Honey Glaze</b><p>Inspired by one of the most popular <i>Cooking Light</i> chicken recipes, this dish is full of flavor and and incredibly easy to prepare. The chicken is first …

17 Spots That Make Mexico One Of The Prettiest Places On Earth

Yes, there's the stereotype of partying spring breakers. But let's not forget that Mexico is truly a beautiful place.<p>The country boasts 67 national parks and 41 biosphere reserves. Among Mexico's deserts, rivers and mountains, you'll find more than 5,000 miles of coastline and one of the world's …

5 gorgeous road trips for fall for 2014 (or any year, really) | CNN Travel

The 12 Top Bucket List Restaurants in America

Here are a dozen of the best restaurants in the U.S. you absolutely, positively have to experience. You only live once, right?<p>Some tourists are always grabbing a quick bite while taking in the sights. And then there are the rest of us, who are apt to plan entire trips around what we're going to …

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

9 Little Tricks That'll Change The Way You Cook, Eat And Work In The Kitchen

Pour your leftover coffee into an ice cube tray, freeze and <i>voila!</i> You've got iced coffee cubes for many energizing beverages to come.<p>This is just one of the many brilliant kitchen hacks in the infographic below. It'll only take a moment to read, but your life -- in the kitchen, at least -- will be …