Shireen Amin

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This Buttery, Too-Darn-Easy Pound Cake Breaks All the Cake Rules

No—I did not invent a recipe for making an excellent pound cake in a food processor. But I know a good thing when I see it, and I saw this good thing in America’s Test Kitchen’s latest book <i>The Perfect Cake</i>. It was simply called “Pound Cake.” Talk about burying the lead!<p>I immediately noticed that it …

Dessert

The Best Short Hairstyle of 2018 So Far

1 of 24<p>Check Out A Few Of Our Favorites:<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 24<p>One-Length Lob<p>3 of 24<p>Rounded Bob<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 24<p>Smooth Crop<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Hairstyling

A 'Catio' Gives Your Indoor Cat a Taste of Nature

Cats usually fall into one of two categories: outdoor or indoor. Now, a company based in Seattle is working to erase the boundaries between these …

Pets

This Cinnamon Roll Recipe For One Is Shockingly Easy To Follow

During the holidays, there are few things that will inspire me to actually put on pants and leave the house. Top of the list? Fresh, …

Very Merry Cranberry Christmas Crepes

These beautiful, festive crepes make a joyous Christmas morning breakfast. They are stuffed with cream cheese filling and served with a generous …

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Bread Pudding

<b>Ingredients</b><p>3 slices of day-old Sara Lee Artesano™ Bread<br>1 Tbs. butter, melted<br>1/4 cup raisins<br>2 eggs, beaten<br>1 cup milk<br>1/4 cup<br>1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon<br>1/2 …

Banana Bread Recipe

This version of banana bread is the only one I make now. It is perfect - tender, flavorful, and it works every time. It isn't your typical quick …

Breakfast

Honestly the Best Banana Bread

Have bananas turning dark and spotted on your kitchen counter? Good for you. Don't toss them, don't hesitate, just grab flour, sugar, and eggs and …

Recipe: The Only Pad Thai Recipe You’ll Ever Need

“There are kind of two types of cookbooks out there,” chef Jet Tila, frequent Food Network contestant, host, and judge says. “There is the ‘Yo, slap a bunch of this on this, pow, bang, zoom,’” the succession of onomatopoeias suggesting a set of haphazard, 15-minute recipes. “And then there’s the …

Recipes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

This easy Cream Cheese Pound Cake is a family favorite dessert and the perfect cake for any occasion. We love the month of May because there is …

Hardscaping 101: Design Guide for Paths and Pavers

Wondering where to begin when it comes to paths and pavers? If you’re choosing materials or designing a path or walkway, start with our Paths and …

Landscaping

7 Instagram Accounts You Should Follow If You Love Food

Just pictures of stunning food.

Film Review: ‘The Dark Wind’

Until ISIS invaded Iraqi Kurdistan, either enslaving or massacring the Yazidi population, few outside the region were even aware of this …

Film Festivals

DIY Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

Looking for a clever way to create a backsplash for your kitchen? Today’s post features a range of DIY ideas, from true tile installations to …

20 cozy NYC living spaces to inspire (and distract) you

Because what’s more soothing than looking at pictures of beautiful NYC apartments?<p>What makes a living space in New York City? In other parts of the country, where larger apartments and single-family homes are more prevalent, a house may have a formal living room, a family room, a den, and other …

Interior Design

This is the ultimate fried chicken recipe that has inspired top chefs

Keys to making America's Test Kitchen's (ATK) Ultimate Crispy Fried Chicken<p><b>Equipment: An 8-quart cast-iron Dutch oven and an instant read …

9 Foods You Didn’t Know Had Anti-Aging Benefits

From our friends at the Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the latest in celebrity</i> …

Small backyard ideas

Your small landscape might seem like it's keeping you from big, outdoor-living dreams. But with a little creative maneuvering and some solid design …

A beautiful home renovation with a surprising secret

The team at Boite Maison bring us this impressive example of the benefits of 'home staging' when it comes to selling your abode. With a wealth of …

Living Rooms

How to bake perfect brioche

Creating beautiful brioche takes planning, perseverance and a whole lot of eggs<p>Brioche is among the loveliest of breads to bake, and the most rewarding. But it’s also one of the most daunting. You don’t fall into brioche. You don’t find yourself accidentally making it at 10pm at night. It requires …

Dessert

Cocktail Recipes | Serious Eats

Wine & Spirits

The New Rules Of Interior Design

Enough with squeaky-clean lines and sterile surfaces. It's time to turn those blank canvases into something that makes your house look like a human being actually lives there (and one with an amazing design sense).<p>Blow Up Your Kitchen: Destroy, de-think & deconstruct<p>My wife and I recently bought a …

Interior Design

50 Shades of Gray Ombré Hair Perfection (Okay, 16)

Ever wondered what happens when you combine the two hottest trends in hair? Let us enlighten you. Meet grombré, otherwise known as gray meets ombre. Whatever you want to call it, this look brings a whole new moody dimension to the rainbow and ombre styles we saw all summer long. From short strands …

Jerome Flynn: 'Always carry a banana on your travels... it can be a lifesaver'

How often do you travel?<p>I travel a fair bit for work. Over the past few years, that has meant up to four months for the filming of the <i>Ripper Street</i> television series and up to six months for the <i>Game of Thrones</i> series. For the latter, we film the interiors in a studio in Belfast, but also go on …

20 Easy DIY Gutter Garden Ideas

Do you admire the Hanging gardens of Babylon which is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world? Maybe we cannot replicate the same put you still …

10 Human Foods Cats Can Eat

It may be hard for you to resist your cat with a special treat from the dinner table. There are various human foods which are good as well as …

Products for Cat Peeing Outside the Box and Other Behavior Problems Due to Anxiety

<b>DOES YOUR CAT PEE OUTSIDE THE BOX?</b><p>There are easy solutions for this problem behavior. First of all there are several lines of pharamone mimicking …

Allure's Editor in Chief, Michelle Lee, Reveals Her Key to Flawless Skin

For years, I was a skin-care minimalist. Through college and beyond, my routine was largely informed by my mother's longtime habits: sweep off makeup with a tissue coated in Pond's cold cream; moisturize with Olay Complete. I dabbled in the occasional mud mask and scrub, but I didn't truly get into …

From Kendall to Kirsten: These Were the Best Cannes Fashion Moments

There are three major red carpet events we look forward to each year: The Oscars, the Met Ball, and Cannes. Yet, while each offer their own unique …

Film Festivals