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Super-Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits With Honey Butter

The secrets of feather-light, ultra-flaky, bathed-in-butter biscuits from chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois of Blue Smoke<p>Cut 3 ½ sticks (14 oz.) of the butter …

Breakfast

The Most Beautiful Cakes We're Planning to Bake in 2018

Easy on the eyes and bursting with flavor.<p>With the start of the New Year comes our annual declaration of ambitious resolutions for the coming months …

Dessert

Roast Sweet Potatoes and Gussy 'Em Up Like Never Before

Growing up, my family’s go-to, special-occasion sweet potatoes were, most likely, a lot like yours: a silky, creamy casserole topped with a whole mess of sugar. Usually, this means mini-marshmallows. At my parents’ house, it was a thick, crunchy layer of candied pecans. That casserole appeared at …

Comfort Food Classics Featured on The Kitchen

Indulge in savory and sweet favorites like chicken wings and mac and cheese with these go-to recipes from The Kitchen.<p>Italian-Style Meatloaf<p>Just as …

Cooking

Pizza Biscuits! | MyRecipes

When it comes to savory breakfast pastries, most bakeries have fairly limited offerings: Typically a cheddar-scallion scone or a spinach and cheese …

Breakfast

10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a can of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These 10 recipes are ultrasimple, yet the flavor payoff is <i>so</i> worth it. Go ahead and put them on your cooking bucket list.

How To Make The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, According To 5 Expert Bakers

There’s no cookie more universally loved than the chocolate chip cookie, so we all owe it to ourselves to bake the best darn chocolate chip cookies we can possibly make ― for us, for our friends and family, and for the dignity of the chocolate chip cookie itself.<p>We’re here with help. We reached out …

Dessert

Turn Your Farmers Market Haul into the Ultimate Dinner Salad

Make sure you add "salad night" to this week's meal plan, because no matter what you bring home from the farmers market, this summery take on a …

Food

Slow-Cooker Corn Chowder Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cut corn kernels from cobs using a sharp knife. Reserve 1 cup corn kernels. Place remaining corn kernels in a 5- to 6-quart slow …

Slow Cookers

12 Veggie-Heavy Quiches and Frittatas for Brunchy Goodness

Brunch never gets old. No matter how many weekends go by filled with savory prosciutto-laden tarts and Bloody Marys, we’re just left wanting <i>more</i>. Luckily, with summer produce in full swing, this is the perfect opportunity to incorporate all of those fresh veggies, from asparagus to zucchini, into …

Healthy Eating

Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: ‘Affluence Without Abundance’

The mantra of the 21st century might be that the world is interconnected everywhere, but the anthropologist James Suzman knows better. For more than two decades, Suzman has researched and gotten to know various groups of Bushmen throughout southern Africa. In “Affluence Without Abundance,” he …

Books

Savory “Everything” Monkey Bread

This monkey bread is as fun to make as it is to eat. This savory “everything” version starts with buttermilk biscuit dough balls. You’ll dip them …

Breakfast

Quick dessert: Easy little fruit pies

Just say the word “pot-pie” and you have my undivided attention. Most people think of pot-pies as savory, but my sweet tooth ushers me to dessert. …

Baking

5 Questions to Ask Your Students To Start the School Year

Schools are about more than learning; they are about experience(s). They help shape us in our present and future and those experiences stick with us …

Pedagogy

Rosé Makes a Peachy Base for Summer Cocktails

For years, an easy summer alternative to a traditional cocktail has been the rosé spritzer, a splash of wine and a dose of seltzer that pairs nicely with a plate of crudo, a salad or a bowl of cold soup.<p>But now the rosé mania has hit, and bartenders are turning to the wine as a base for more …

Rosé

3-Minute Hummus (Best Hummus Recipe!)

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — June 11, 2017<p>I’m obsessed with this <b>hummus recipe</b>. Not only is it fast and easy, it’s super creamy and delicious. …

Healthy Eating

How to Empower Students with One Simple Phrase (that can boost student effort by 40%)

Daniel Coyle, the author of The Talent Code, recently looked at a study on feedback from teachers. This study showed that one simple phrase could …

Teaching

10 of the Easiest Breakfasts for the Laziest Mornings

We all have those mornings when we wake up completely disinterested in starting the day. We hit the snooze button, pull the covers over our eyes, and …

Breakfast

30 Easy Breezy Mason Jar Recipes You Need This Summer

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’ve come to realize that Mason jars aren’t just for canning. In fact, they go way beyond no-bake desserts too! When the monotony of brown baggin’ it has got you down, basic jar salads are an easy way to shake things up (literally <i>and</i> figuratively). But why …

Healthy Eating

7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

Workouts

50 Grilling Recipes That'll Cover All Of Your Summertime Needs

Grilling season is here again, and that means one thing: all of your meals are about to get a whole lot tastier. There’s something about a little char with your veggies and a smoky flavor to your meat that makes dinnertime so much more satisfying ― especially when that meal is eaten al fresco.<p>We …

Cooking

15 Classic Baked Goods Every Cook Should Know

Even realtors know that there’s nothing that makes a house feel like a home as much as the smell of fresh baked goods. That’s why they always use cookie-scented candles or pop a pie in the oven right before showing a new listing. A plate of fancy stuffed cookies sitting on the counter is oh-so …

Dessert

These Peanut Butter Cookies Have Chocolate Chip Beat

It's Tuesday night and you're hit with the strong and unshakable desire to bake a batch of warm, made-from-scratch cookies. But just as you reach for …

Dessert

Lemon Lush Recipe

"A family friend shared this lemon and cream cheese dessert with me. It has been a hit with our family now for all our get-togethers."<p>Ingredients<p>2 …

Dessert

12 Books You Should Read Before They Come To Screen This Year

If you were as captivated by HBO’s recently concluded mini-series, <i>Big Little Lies</i> (based on the bestselling novel of the same name, written by Liane …

Books

7 Easy Ways to Make Better Biscuits

The secrets of feather-light, ultra-flaky, bathed-in-butter biscuits from chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois of Blue Smoke<p>When I got a gander at the …

Breakfast

Best Bites: Pepperoni pizza pockets

<i>Welcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your never-ending craving for food content through quick, beautiful videos for the at-home foodie. Check back on Tuesdays and Thursdays for new episodes!</i><p>Put a cheesy twist on dinner tonight with these homemade pepperoni pizza …

AOL

15 Savory Pastries You Can *Totally* Eat for Dinner

We’re all about enjoying a fresh pastry for breakfast, but it turns out, they’re <i>just</i> as good for dinner too. Think about it — pot pies with a top or bottom crust are technically pastries (and so delicious!). And a galette is one of the tastiest ways to add more vegetables to your diet. To put …

Cooking

The 25 Best Exercises to Tone Your Abs (and None of Them Are Crunches)

Let's be honest: crunches aren't the most exciting of exercises. And they're not always the most effective way to tone your abs anyway. If you're bored with your sit-up routine, here are 25 fun and effective moves to mix up your workout and tone your midsection!<p><i>— Additional reporting by Emily Bibb</i> …

Workouts

12 Ways You Absolutely Should Be Roasting Asparagus

New season, new vegetable side.<p>Baked asparagus is officially our new favorite side dish. Here are some delicious ways to take this veggie to new flavor heights.

Cooking