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I Tried That Chocolate Chunk Cookie That’s All Over Your IG Feed

We may be only a few weeks into the year, but if I were the betting sort, I’d wager that we’ve already laid eyes on <i>the</i> cookie of 2018, the sweet treat that has been, and will continue to be, all over Instagram, on blogs, and in various food and lifestyle publications. The cookie I speak of is, of …

Dessert

Want to Fall In Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

8 Stupidly Simple Instant Pot Recipes

We’ve loved the Instant Pot since we first wrote about it way back in July 2016. The brilliant thing about electric pressure cookers like the Instant …

Sour Cream Apple Pie With Streusel Topping

A tasty spiced streusel tops this sour cream apple pie. With no top crust, it eliminates much of the pastry work. I did include an easy food …

The Top 15 Hearty Crockpot Soup Recipes You Need for Fall

Last winter, I became a bit of a slow cooker maniac—I was always on the go and didn’t want to spend hours cooking, plus my New York City apartment …

Beyond ‘Fine’: 21 Questions To Get Kids Talking

It’s the age-old question parents ask their kids: “How was school today?” And for generations, kids have been grunting out some variation of the same …

Parenting

The 100 Greatest Props in Movie History, and the Stories Behind Them

They're found on dusty warehouse shelves; buried under flea market knick-knacks; Googled, Ebayed, begged for; commissioned from blacksmiths, …

A salvager’s decades-long dream to build a museum of architectural artifacts

Soldier, salvager, and now curator, Larry Giles wants to open a museum in St. Louis to honor the history of the buildings arts<p>Architects get famous for designing buildings. Larry Giles has made a name for himself by deconstructing them.<p>The St. Louis native has spent a good portion of the last four …

The Top 15 *Most-Pinned* Brownie Recipes on Pinterest

Whether you prefer ’em old style, packed with newfangled flavors like pumpkin or potato chips, or even spiked with red wine, brownies have got to be THE treat that tops all others. So when it’s time to indulge, you want the most over-the-top brownie recipe you can find, amiright? Here’s where …

Dessert

Mary Berry's easy pancake recipe

Pancake Day has finally landed – it falls on February 13 this year – and is the ideal opportunity to test your skills in the kitchen.<p>This easy recipe, with only three ingredients, is perfect for any pancake-flipping novice. Just add lemon and sugar to keep the dish simple, or soak in syrup and …

Breakfast

Miso Chicken Noodle Soup

This is a modern take on your childhood sick day chicken noodle soup—super tasty with double the healing properties.<p>Ingredients<p>1 3x5-inch piece kombu<p>¾ ounce bonito flakes (about 1½ packed cups)<p>2 medium carrots, cut into ¼-inch coins<p>2 ounces tiny star pasta (about ⅓ cup) or other small pasta …

Food Preservation

Upgrade Your Grilling Game with These 8 Amazing Homemade BBQ Sauces

With grilling season in full force, I thought it was time to expand a bit from my well-used staple tomato/vinegar/brown-sugar BBQ sauce. <br>With a list …

BBQ

How to Make Pierogi the Polish Way

I was taught to make pierogi by Monika Satur-Szydlowski, an amazing Polish woman who learned to make them when she was a child, cooking with her mother and grandmother in the town of Opatów.<p>Monika grew up on a large farm where they grew everything they ate—she learned to tend the soil, feed …

Recipes

Star

Latest<p>Laser League Is Now in Early Access with a 30% Discount<p>Laser League 02/10/2018 01:43 pm<p>Laser League<p>Here’s How to Get a Pair of Paul George’s …

Sea of Thieves

Like Butter, Baby: Why Churning Your Own Is Worth the Effort

Learning how to make butter is easy—and it's also one of the most satisfying DIY kitchen tasks there is.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow may work on the internet, but when it comes to cooking, she prefers to keep it old-school. From making her own butter (seriously) to grinding her coffee beans</i> …

Forestry

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

What happened to Red Jacket Firearms?

As I was in Louisiana apart of a road trip this past week, I decided to check into Red Jacket Firearms, just because they happened to be within the …

27 Insanely Helpful Diagrams Every DIY Enthusiast Needs

Whether you're the next Martha or a total beginner.

These Diagrams Are Everything You Need To Decorate Your Home

Interior design cheat sheets FTW. Thinkstock 1. Types o […]

Interior Design

Articles about history-behind-americas-favorite-chair-eames-lounge-and-ottoman on Dwell.com - Dwell

The molded plywood chair that became an American icon.<p>An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.<p>A comprehensive new exhibit sheds light on the diverse body of work that came out of a short-lived but mythic liberal arts...<p>Every other piece …

The Simpsons

Fire

Latest<p>Hot Toys Unveils the Diecast ‘Iron Man’ Mark IV Figure with Suit-Up Gantry Set<p>Hot Toys 5 hours ago<p>Hot Toys<p>‘Star Wars’ Black Series DJ, Island …

8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

DIY Toolbox: Jewelry Soldering Tools

Is making your own jewelry on your crafty to-do list for 2015? Get familiar with some of the more exciting tools of the jewelry making trade with this great overview of jewelry soldering tools that Bettina Johnson from Oh Everything Handmade shared on Craftsy.<p>Does the idea of soldering seem a bit …

DIY

Chicken Parmesan Meatball Casserole

<i>This simple chicken Parmesan casserole recipe has all the flavors of traditional Chicken Parmesan without the mess of frying chicken! This can also be one of your go to freezer meals that your whole family will love!</i><p>I have a confession to make.<p>I've been rocking this domestic thing. Laundry, …

Antique Cameras Are Cataloged Into Impressive Digital Archive

French camera collector Sylvain Halgand has cataloged over 10,000 vintage and antique cameras in an ongoing digital archive called <i>Collection Appareils.</i> Providing a photo of, and from, each device along with its history and specifications, Halgand has been amassing this record since 1999. About 1800 …

Videography

Hot Glue Web Gun

Make a spider web shooter that’ll surely spread the creeps.<p>Halloween is a time to cast off the gleam of the new and put on the musty mantle of the old, the creepy, the decrepit. Nothing says “unused and uncared-for” like cobwebs, that dusty detritus of spiders gone by.<p>But how do you create cobwebs …

DIY

Library Cake! Amazing Art!

Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix - Put This Stuff in Everything!

Homemade ranch dressing mix is probably one of the easiest things in the world to make. You'll be making this stuff at least once a week!<p>Americans have a love of ranch.<p>I'm not talking about some kind of fleeting "Do you like me? Check yes or no" kind of love. No, no, this is more of the "I want to …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

Language