Sofia Benedict

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Who Was General Tso and Why Are We Eating His Chicken?

<i>by Kimberly Kohatsu, Managing Editor for the Menuism Restaurant Blog</i><p>First and foremost, General Tso was a real guy. Tso Tsungtang was a war hero who served with brilliant distinction during China's greatest civil war, the Taiping Rebellion (1850-1864), which claimed millions of lives over 14 years. …

Watch This Dog’s Heartwarming Reaction To A Soldier Returning Home After Six Months

By Rob Fee,<p>If you have a dog, it’ll be snuggling next to your in your bed tonight. If you don’t have a dog, you’ll probably be going to the shelter …

12 Tattoos Inspired by Famous Books

1. <i>Slaughterhouse 5,</i> Kurt Vonnegut<p>There are a lot of “So It Goes” tattoos out there, but Lacy’s is particularly nice in that she didn’t limit it to …

Books

The 7 Most Common Ways to Screw Up Your Chocolate Chip Cookies

It might seem impossible to mess up chocolate chip cookies, but people do. Here are the 7 mistakes you should avoid when baking them.<p>Chocolate chip cookies might be the first thing you ever baked—scoops from a tub of cookie dough, dropped straight onto your baking sheet. Though those drop-and-bake …

Dessert

Mini Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

Grab a dainty dessert -- or two? three? -- whenever the urge strikes. Well wrapped, they'll keep in the freezer up to two weeks.

Superfood Smoothie

Four healthful "superfoods" -- soy, blueberries, yogurt, and orange -- make this a nutrient-packed breakfast or snack.

How To Make The Perfect Brownies — Without Boxed Brownie Mix

Photo: Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen.<p>To devise a properly chewy brownie recipe, we first had to discover the perfect ratio of oil to butter. We …

Dessert

Beneath the Wave: Underwater Photos of Swimmers

Mark Tipple is the photographer and filmmaker behind ‘The Underwater Project‘, an ongoing reportage showcasing Australia’s relationship with the …

Black Friday

32 People Share The Funniest Thing They’ve Heard A Kid Say

Found on AskReddit.<p>A few months back my wife showed a picture of herself to our 3-year-old daughter. In the picture my wife is about 7 years old. “Do …

Dutch Baby Pancakes with Orange Sugar

breakfast brunch Dutch Baby Pancakes orange zest<p>June 24, 2012<p>Folks, this is what's known as a Dutch Baby pancake:<p>When I say I'm making a Dutch Baby …

Baked Espresso Glazed Doughnuts

Everyday at 3PM I crave doughnuts. It was waaaaaaay worse when I was pregnant. I should tell you about that Krispy Kreme incident. Wait. I’ll keep …

Honey Corn Muffins Recipe

Honey is the perfect mildly sweet flavoring to these earthy, moist corn muffins.<p><b>Notes:</b> To remove muffins from pan, hold pan on its side and gently pull muffins out.<p><b>Read more: One Bowl Baking: Honey Corn Muffins</b><p>Ingredients8 tablespoons (4 ounces) unsalted butter, very soft1/4 cup (1 3/4 ounces) …

Strawberry-Banana Smoothie Recipe

<b>Very Good</b><p><b>21 of 24</b> people found this review helpful<p>This recipe is very good when you want to curb those sweet cravings. Plus, it's high in yummy fruit …

Breakfast