Tara Nelson

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The Brownie Recipe to Make When You're Desperate

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 325°F. Coat a 9-inch square baking pan with cooking spray, dust with flour, tapping out the …

23 Healthier Recipes That Feed Your Fast-Food Addiction

No matter how well you eat on a regular basis, it’s only human to get slammed with a serious urge for some good old-fashioned fast food once in a …

Clean Eating Dessert Recipes

Who says desserts can't be healthy? By utilizing ingredients like fresh fruit, dark chocolate, and dairy, you can create clean eating desserts that …

The 5 Greatest Holiday Cookie Recipes Created by a Master Chef Finalist

If you're hoping to exercise some portion control this holiday season, you may want to reconsider. In fact, you probably won't even have a choice in …

Dessert

29 Easy Recipes to Help You Stick to Your Healthy-Eating Resolutions

'Tis the season for stuffing our faces. Whether it’s with a few extra slices of pie here or several celebratory glasses of wine there, we all know …

NASA's Hubble Telescope Captures Stunning Supermassive Black Hole As It Engulfs An Entire Galaxy

Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>NASA<p>Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>NASA and the European Space Agency’s Hubble Space Telescope …

50 Christmas Cookies You Don't Even Need An Oven to Bake

Your secret's safe with us!<p>What's guaranteed to be the hit of your holiday buffet but hardly requires any effort? These festive, impressive-looking treats. (Your secret's safe with us!)

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

Recipes

25+ 1-Pot Mexican Casseroles That'll Save You Time and Leave You Full

We dare you to find one person who loves to do dishes (truly loves to do them!). It's not really possible, which is why casseroles are never not having a moment. The simple one-pot dishes won't leave a mess to clean up at the end of the night, and their usually comforting and filling ingredients …

Cooking

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 …

7 tips for capturing high-quality photographs with your smartphone

Smartphones aren't specifically made to take high-quality pictures — at least, most of them aren't — but the majority of us still rely on them for …

Mobile Photography

Lemon Cream Pie | Lauren's Latest

Instructions<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.<p>Place pie crust in a 9-inch glass pie shell and set aside.<p>In small bowl, mix sweetened condensed milk, egg …

How To: 6 Steps To an Easy and Delicious Summer Fruit Pie

If you enjoy summer fruit and farmers’ markets as much as I do, then right now feels like Christmastime. One of the best ways to enjoy the surplus of …

17 Easy Campfire Treats Your Kids Will Love

Stress-free snacks for the whole family.

Here's How To Make The Cutest Mini S'mores Éclair

Almost too cute to eat!<p>Makes 20-25 mini éclairs.<p>1 pack graham crackers<p>½ cup unsalted butter, cubed<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 cup water<p>3/4 cup flour<p>4 eggs (+1 for egg wash)<p>14 ounces marshmallow fluff<p>4 ounces dark chocolate bar<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>Mini marshmallows for decorating<p>1. Preheat oven to 425˚F (220˚C)<p>2. …

These Chocolate Chip Cookies Are Perfect For Cake Lovers

Have your cake and eat your cookie, too.<p>Cakey cookies are exactly what they sound like: They have a <b>domed shape with a cake-like interior</b> that has a delicate crumb. Think: NYC's famous Levain Bakery cookie, or these cookies from the blog Sally's Baking Addiction.<p>When you're making these cookies, …

This Healthy Veggie Snack Tastes Just Like French Fries

We know it’s hard to share our junk food-loving hearts with veggies (just drop us off at any one of these food trucks, please!), but we’ve found a healthy veggie snack that actually taste like junk food. We’re talking big wedges of zucchini dusted with parmesan, then baked until golden. Dip them in …

Food

This Chocolate Dessert Is Completely Mesmerizing

Mind = blown.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Makes 1<p><i>You'll need one of these clear, fillable plastic ornaments for this recipe.</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>½ cup white chocolate chips<p>2 small brownies (homemade or store-bought)<p>1 scoop vanilla ice cream<p>½ cup raspberries<p>½ cup blueberries<p>1 cup chocolate chips<p>¾ cup heavy</b> …

This Molten-ish Chocolate Cake Will Not Sabotage You

My most spectacular culinary failure was on the night of my brother's twenty-first birthday. I was seventeen and taking the year between high school and college to work in a muscular dystrophy research lab, which meant I spent more hours of my day with dystrophic mice than with people.<p>So yeah I was …

Dessert

No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

I made these on a recent episode of my Food Network show, and they’re too tasty for words! They’re a super-simple no-bake bar that uses mostly pantry …

The Look My Cat Gets Before All Hell Breaks Loose

Transform Your Walls With 22 BIG Wall Art DIYs

Gallery walls are amazing but *kinda* time consuming. If you want to make some serious impact with color and design, then maybe it’s time to steer away from that gallery wall template and opt for one giant piece of art. Big wall art can make a small space seem grander and help your large space feel …

Wall Art

28 DIYs You Need for Your First Apartment

May is here and that means it’s time for graduation, moving on and possibly moving into your first apartment. As a recent grad (congrats, Huskies 2015!), I picked up my stuff, moved across the country and started a job at Brit + Co (ahem, we are hiring!). It was a bit intimidating but also …

Wall Art

Standing Cat

Recipes fit for a prince (or two): Chocolate biscuit cake

My mother used to make this when I was a child and it was a great favourite of mine. When Prince William and Prince Harry were very young, I made it …

Unexpected Desserts You Can Make Using Boxed Brownie Mix

Boxed brownie mix is a staple pantry item, offering home cooks a shortcut to sweet after-dinner deliciousness. As much as we all love brownies, …