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Chocolate Desserts

From fudgy chocolate brownies to rich chocolate layer cake, here are fabulous chocolate desserts.

Dessert

Portuguese Custard Tarts - Pasteis de Nata Recipe

"These are delicious Portuguese Custard Tarts."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup milk<p>3 tablespoons cornstarch<p>1/2 vanilla bean<p>1 cup white sugar<p>6 egg yolks<p>1 (17.5 …

Baking

Nanaimo Bars – Canadian Dessert Recipe

Nanaimo bars are popular traditional Canadian dessert that requires no baking. They are so delicious and simple to make. Olivia, my friend from …

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Mille Feuille (Napoleon Pastry Sheets) Recipe

"You don't need to make your own dough when frozen puff pastry sheets work just fine. The key is keeping the dough flat when baking which we do by …

Get a lifetime membership to the School of Game Design on sale for $59

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>The recent influx of viral apps and addictive …

What Is The Healthiest Oil For Deep Frying? The Crispy Truth

Deep-fried foods have always been popular.<p>They are a part of many traditional cuisines, and are also a staple of the fast-food …

Coconut Custard and Rhubarb Tart

Dairy-free, flourless, kosher for Passover, and pretty in pink—this rhubarb-topped tart is just the thing for all of your spring celebrations. Adding …

Dessert

How to Make a Perfect Key Lime Pie

It's easy as pie. Truly.<p>Fact: When asked, “What’s your favorite type of pie” approximately 80% of all humans will respond: <b>Key. Lime. Pie.</b><p>OK, this may …

Baking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Pie Pastry Basics - Make a Perfect Pie Crust

01 of 05<p>Pie Pastry Basics - Incorporating the Butter<p>When making pie pastry, begin with chilled butter and ice water. Cut the butter (or butter and …

The Easy-Fancy Way to Make Fish for Dinner

Skillet Braised Cod with Asparagus and Potatoes<p>Serves 4<p>1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil <br>4 (3/4-inch thick) skinless cod fillets (6 to 8 ounces each) <br>3 …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Recipe: How to Make Shanghai-Style Soup Dumplings

A few years ago, I was living in LA and taking regular trips to the San Gabriel Valley, home to hundreds of restaurants serving regional Chinese food (among other cuisines). With friends in tow, I’d drive into the parking lot of whatever dumpling house living legend/noted food writer Jonathan Gold …

Celebrate the Chinese New Year! - Chowhound

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with these creative takes on some of our favorite Chinese-inspired recipes from the #feedfeed community!<p><b>1. Sesame</b> …

The 10-Minute Workout You Should Do Before Breakfast

A morning workout can be an energizing start to a busy day, but sometimes, it's just so damn hard to wake up in time to get to the gym, grind it out,</i> …

Hackers unlock NES Classic, upload new games via USB cable

It’s not as simple as drag-and-drop, but no screwdriver or hardware mods needed.<p>If you managed to get your hands on an NES Classic Edition this …

The mystery behind the extinction of dinosaurs is finally solved!

The cretaceous meteor strike caused the mass extinction of dinosaurs, but other species of birds and mammals were booming up.<p>It is believed that the …

How to get fit for the slopes: plank with arm reach and rotation

It’s the time of year when skiers and snowboarders turn attention to getting fit for the slopes ahead of a winter trip to the mountains. Getting your body prepared will not only help you ski or snowboard better, but will make the whole experience a lot more enjoyable – no more endless aching or …

Banana Bread

118<p>26<p>4<p>Shares 148<p>I’ve never quite understood the difference between <b>Banana Bread</b> and <b>Banana Cake.</b> I’ve been wracking my brain trying to come up with an …

Perfect Pie Crust

The Top Six Dinosaur Myths And How We Busted Them

When the first dinosaur bone was described in 1676, it was thought to come from an elephant or perhaps a giant. Over a century later, scientists …

8 Easy Sangria Recipes to Break Out at Your Next Summer Party

That will have them coming back for seconds (and thirds)...<p>When you're looking to serve up a refreshing sweet drink this summer, zero in on the crowd-pleasing effects of a chilled pitcher of sangria. Eight super simple recipes, right this way...

Recipes

Gravitational waves may reveal stringy Universe

Pattern of gravitational waves may reveal string theory's remnant strings.<p>Everyone has been pretty excited by the recent observation of gravitational …

“There is just no such thing as God”: A physicist searches for meaning in the natural world

Why are we here? What is our purpose? Only science holds the answers, argues “The Big Picture” author Sean Carroll<p>It is time to face reality, California Institute of Technology theoretical physicist Sean Carroll says: There is just no such thing as God, or ghosts, or human souls that reside outside …

Why Space and Time Might Be an Illusion

This past fall, the world of physics celebrated the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which forms the foundation of our modern understanding of the force of gravity. Einstein's creation has been the ultimate antidote to a blasé, seen-it-all attitude that sometimes …

Why Neanderthals Likely Fathered Few Kids with Modern Humans

Humans today often carry around a small chunk of DNA from Neanderthals, suggesting we interbred with our closest known extinct relatives at some …