Valerie Collins

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Butter Flaky Pie Crust Recipe

"Butter makes this buttery flaky recipe the perfect crust for your pie!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/4 teaspoon salt<p>1/2 cup butter, …

Baking

Easy Sandwich Bread | America's Test Kitchen

Pourable Dough<p>The dough for this sandwich bread is so wet that it is actually more like a batter. After a brief first rise, you simply pour it …

The Garden House With The Most Flexible And Practical Design Ever

We’re not usually swept away by something as simple as a garden shed by today is an exception because we found something really cool that we want to …

Work From Home 2018: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs

With mobile devices and videoconferencing technology becoming more widespread, telecommuting jobs are also becoming more common. They’re also highly coveted because they tend to offer greater work-life balance. The downside is that many such offers turn out to be too good to be true.<p>FlexJobs, a …

Employment

The Slow Cooker Recipes Our Readers Saved Most in 2017

For years I've been wishing for the ability to save recipes on Kitchn (perhaps you have too), and this year it finally happened. Like many readers, …

Cooking

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Workouts

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

Healthy Eating

Frosting Recipes

Frost your way to better baked goods with these foolproof recipes for buttercream, icing and whipped cream frostings.<p>Vanilla American Buttercream<p>This …

Spanish Oxtails with Vegetables in Sherry Sauce Recipe - Rabo de Toro

Oxtails in a rich sauce of carrots, onions, garlic and Spanish sherry makes a delicious main course, particularly for the fall and winter. Serve with …

Lemon Curd Recipe

Here is a silky smooth, sweet and tangy treat that makes a terrific gift, especially around the winter holidays when citrus is in season. It is …

Dessert

The Career Shift From Employed to Independent

More and more folks are leaving the 9-to-5 grind for the grind of growing their own business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Career independence is on the upswing, and according to a recent survey conducted by FreshBooks, the majority (7 in 10) of self-employed …

Self-employment

French Coconut Pie Recipe

"This is very rich and custard-like with coconut and pecans"<p>Ingredients<p>2 1/4 cups white sugar<p>2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>6 eggs<p>1 cup buttermilk<p>1/2 …

Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Amish Sourdough Bread Starter Recipe

Friendship bread, which is also known as Amish sourdough starter bread, is often given similar to the way a chain letter is shared. This recipe is …

Bread

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

These Ham & Cheese Muffins Will Cure Your Boring Work Lunch

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 375°F. Line a standard 12-well muffin pan with papers liners or coat the wells with cooking …

Breakfast

Best Ever Chocolate Coconut Roll Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Make the Cake: preheat oven to 350°F. Line a jelly roll (10×15”) pan with foil and spray with cooking spray (I like to use the spray with …

Google quietly released a killer new feature in Google Maps

Google added a neat feature for cyclists in Google Maps in 2014. Whenever you asked for directions from point A to point B, Maps would also provide a …

Cracking Codes: 5 Ancient Languages Yet to Be Deciphered

Photo Credit: Shutterstock<p>Slide 1 of 11<p>Rosetta Stone<p>On July 19, 1799, the Rosetta Stone was discovered. The stone, which has the same ancient text …

Ancient History

How to Make a Mirror Glaze Cake

These trippy cakes are blowing up Instagram. Good news: They're as fun to create as they are to eat.<p>If you love watching videos of cakes getting enrobed with a thick, shiny layer of glaze, we're here to tell you that it's even more mesmerizing to make them yourself. Once you have your favorite cake …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Chad's ancient Ennedi cave paintings defaced

<b>Ancient cave paintings at a world heritage site in the Sahara desert have been defaced with graffiti, Chad's minister of culture has told the BBC.</b><p>The graffiti drawn on the paintings, which are about 8,000 years old, was "a tragedy... offensive to the whole history and memory of Chad," Mahamat Saleh …

Painting

Taste Beyond The Tongue

This New Tool Lets Anyone Be a Space Archeologist

If you’ve ever wanted to go on an archaeological dig in the ancient sites of Peru, now you can do it from the comfort of your home. On January 30, …

Archaeology

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Produce your own water from thin air with SunGlacier's solar-powered DC03

If you’re alarmed by reports of dwindling water supplies across the globe, there has never been a better time to take matters into your own hands. …

Why You’re Not Losing Weight

Despite what we’ve long been told, and the pervasive amount of food- and fat-shaming in our culture, the number on the scale isn’t always a simple …

Wellness