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The Mini Cheesecakes Your Next Party Needs

Fact: It's impossible to not be delighted by the presence of petite desserts.<p>These bite-sized delights prove the cuter your dessert is, the better it tastes.

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10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

7 Totally Amazing Brownie Hacks

A brownie needs nothing extra to be amazing, it just has to be a brownie. Hacking the batter, however, with additions as seemingly extraneous but as …

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8 Refreshing Recipes With Fresh Mint

Mint runneth over in my garden. Luckily, its refreshing, sweet flavor pairs wonderfully with all sorts of dishes.<p><b>1. Mojitos</b><p>When I think mint, I think mojito. This one is tart and sweet -- the perfect cool cocktail for a hot night. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Minted Cucumber Salad</b><p>Refreshing and light, this …

7 Cheese Recipes That Are Better Than a Significant Other

Let's be real -- cheese is the best food ever. Yes, even better than bacon. Grilled cheese sandwiches and instant mac & cheese got you through childhood and college, and it'll get you through the rest of life because you just can't go wrong with cheese. Here are a few recipes that every cheese …

Easy, Skinny Balsamic Rosemary Chicken

This is a quick and easy recipe that never fails to please even picky eaters. Making a simple reduction sauce using balsamic vinegar, garlic and fresh rosemary creates a flavorful marinade for the chicken. It smells wonderful when baking and tastes even better when ready! <b>Each serving has 169</b> …

Dinner For Mom: 5 Easy Recipes Even the Kids Can Make

Let mom kick back while you make an amazing meal tonight. These recipes are so easy, even the kids can make them (with a little help from dad).<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with store-bought Thai Green Curry Paste. Serve with …

5 Delicious Ways to Use Miso

Sure - anyone who has ever ordered a spicy tuna roll is ultra familiar with miso soup. But miso is a much more nuanced ingredient than its use in the ubiquitous cloudy appetizer soup might lead you to believe. In fact, it can be used for anything from pickling vegetables to creating complex layers …

Soup Recipes Hearty Enough To Call Dinner

Jay Leno put it best when he said, "Soup is just a way of screwing you out of a meal." This often feels true in the case of tomato soup when it's not accompanied with a grilled cheese. And it is definitely true in the case of a pureed butternut squash soup, which leaves you hungry just an hour …

6 Homemade Takeout Dishes Your Family Will Love

Why spend money on take-out when you can make the same dishes even better at home? These flavorful and family-friendly recipes will one-up your favorite restaurant meals.<p><b>1. Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with lemongrass, ginger, hot …

How To Make Dulce De Leche In The Slow Cooker

It's no secret that we've been having a love affair with the slow cooker this winter. After collecting 52 stellar slow cooker recipes, we dove deep into the possibilities of this storied cooking device, narrowing our broad interest to specific dishes and recipe categories. Looking for a vegetarian …

6 Warm, Fresh-Baked Breads That Steal The Spotlight

These warm, fresh-baked breads and biscuits make a delicious addition to any meal -- don't be surprised if they upstage everything else on the table!<p><b>1. Rosemary Focaccia</b><p>Expecting company? Focaccia is a flavorful and easy-to-make Italian flat bread that feeds a crowd. This classic version is topped …

Honey Glazed Salmon With Lemon Butter Sauce

This salmon recipe is out-of-this-world delicious! So easy to make yet taste like it came from a 5-star restaurant. <b>Each serving has 266 calories, 12 grams of fat and 7 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS.</b><p>Prep Time: 10 minutes<p>Cook Time: 10 minutes<p><b>Ingredients for Salmon:</b><p>2 salmon fillets, 5 ounces each (I …

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

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Solo on Valentine's Day? Show yourself some love with these 7 foods that are perfect for one!

Valentine's Day is upon us. That day of love, of togetherness, of romance. Unless, of course, you are single. Then it's the time of “gag me with a NON-CHOCOLATE-covered spoon.” But why not take Valentine's Day as an opportunity to make like Donna and Tom from Parks and Recreation and treat yo self? …

Rotisserie Chicken Round-Up: 4 Gourmet Upgrades

When you need a quick family-pleasing dinner, the rotisserie chicken is an obvious choice. But can you really "wow" your crew with this easy ingredient? Yes! Try these four fast chicken fixer-uppers.<p><b>1. Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas</b><p>These crisp tortillas filed with gooey melted cheddar and chicken in …

6 Simple and Satisfying Puréed Soups

Get out your blender! Puréed soups are simple, silky and satisfying -- and a great way to enjoy your vegetables.<p><b>1. Easy Butternut Squash Soup</b><p>This has got to be the easiest butternut squash soup recipe ever. You start with pre-cut squash from the supermarket, then you basically throw everything in a …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

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The Recipes You Need To Cook This Weekend

The weekend is upon us, and it's no ordinary weekend. Sunday is the Super Bowl, which means it's time to loosen the belt a notch or two and gather all the chips, beer and fatty food you can fit in your kitchen. The weekend, like the big game itself, requires strategy. You'll need to pace yourself …

29 Savory Pies to Make for Dinner Tonight

From an outrageously tender beef bourguignon pot pie to a root vegetable tarte tatin, these 29 savory dinner pies take the cake.<p><b>When it comes to one-dish dinners,</b> savory pies take the cake in our book. We guarantee there's a pie in here that should be on your dinner table tonight. So go ahead—stick …

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8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

Norwegian Recipes: Easy to Make Apple Cake

I love anything apple-cinnamon flavored and with a touch of vanilla ice cream. Apple Cake is heavenly! I actually like to bake, but I am all for the simpler recipes. I don't have the patience if you have to fly through hoops and hassles to get the result. After all, I am in it for the baked goods …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

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10 Healthy Recipes for a Fresh Start in 2015 - What's Gaby Cooking

New Year, New You right? Heck yes!! I’m not really into dieting, I’ve tried it before and it never ends up working out. But I do believe in having a …

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5 Healthy and Delicious New Year's Resolution-Worthy Dishes

You know the drill. January 1st. We make promises to ourselves in earnest. We go strong for a few months, and then slowly, that treadmill becomes a coatrack again. Well, I've blown enough New Year's resolutions to know that I probably won't go to the gym four times a week in 2015. But eating well …

How to Turn a Giant, Melty Cookie Into a Dinner Party Dessert

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i> <i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Ghirardelli</i> <i>-- try their 60 percent cacao chips in a skillet cookie this holiday season.</i><p><i>Today: Our favorite dinner</i> …

The Best Quick Soups for Winter

When you get home exhausted and hungry from the gym or after-work bevs or running errands, sometimes it just seems too cold and overwhelming to cook …

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How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

How to Make Your Own Iced Coffee Concentrate at Home

So cheap, so good<p>Shutterstock<p>What's better than grabbing a cool, refreshing iced coffee on a hot afternoon? Making yourself a delicious iced coffee at home for way less.<p>We tapped coffee genius Grady Laird, of Grady's Cold Brew, who showed us how to whip up a batch of cold brew concentrate. While …

6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

He also recommends mixing baking soda and hydrogen peroxide into a paste and using it in lieu of a traditional toothpaste. Simply add a few drops of three percent hydrogen peroxide to plain baking soda and mix it until it forms a paste—then apply it to your tooth brush as normal.<p>This shouldn't …