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Lora Brody's Bête Noire Recipe

Cake<p>1 1/3 cups Baker's Special sugar or superfine sugar<br>• 1/2 cup water<br>• 1 1/3 cups unsweetened chocolate, broken in small pieces<br>• 2/3 cup bittersweet …

Dessert

Homemade soft pretzels are easy to bake. Here's how.

My daughter and I just baked a batch of our favorite, Bavarian-style, soft pretzels. Making them is so quick and easy. Writing this post takes longer …

Benedict Cumberbatch Does Impressions of Hiddleston, McConaughey, and More

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+ This Holiday Nog Pull Apart Bread post brought to you by Silk +<p>I’m so excited for this time of year… I LOVE baking and creating goodies for my …

Bourbon Butterscotch Cream Pie

A cream pie is essentially a type of pudding served in a pie crust, usually topped with a whipped cream or meringue topping. They can come in any …

Cold Fudge Cake

This recipe was under lock and key with our Test Kitchen supervisor for years. It was a family recipe and she finally did share it with us. So, here …

Scrummy Bacon and Cheese muffins, gluten free too!

Today I thought I would try another new gluten free savoury muffin recipe. Inspired by some of Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s recipes. This time Bacon …

Disney Princesses Reimagined as Different Ethnicities

Ever wonder what Jasmine would look like as an African princess? What about Latina Snow White? Well, self-proclaimed "lazy illustration student" LTBD has tackled the task of changing the ethnicities of nine Disney princesses, and the results are pretty astounding. Take a look for …

Snickers Caramel Apple Salad

<i>Snickers Caramel Apple Salad is a deliciously sweet dessert that’s perfect for Fall. Snickers candy bars are combined with Granny Smith apples,</i> …

Dessert

A Failure To Communicate, Vol. 243

I like how the only thing legible is the one word NOT supposed to be there:<p>Erin K. wanted her daughter's cake to be oriented vertically, or …

Candy Corn Tuxedo Cake

It's been brought to my attention that I'm a candy girl in the truest sense. Meaning, I like all candy. Meaning, I like candy that most people don't …

No-Churn Halloween Cookies n’ Cream Ice Cream

Cookies n’ cream is an ice cream flavor that never goes out of season, and seems to taste just as good in January as it does in August. It’s …

Monster Cupcakes for Halloween- with yoyomax12

Pumpkin Bavarian Crepe Cake

I just love a good Bavarian cream. Remember this cake I made two years ago? Yeah. That's still one of my favorite recipes of all time. I usually make …

Before and After: Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan on Shelter Island

Every few years design gurus Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan either move house or latch onto a new one. They call it upward mobility syndrome, but if …

Landscaping

Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Bars

<i>Cookie Bars are loaded with miniature peanut butter cups and finished with a chocolate and peanut butter topping. Cut them into fun sticks for</i> …

Dessert

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Humorous STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS Gag Reel

Watermelon Cream Pie- with yoyomax12

Easy Mocha Brownies

<i>Easy Mocha Brownies- Rich chocolate brownies are loaded with chocolate covered espresso beans and mocha squares to create a decadent dessert perfect</i> …

Dessert

Citrus Zucchini Muffins

Spiced Peaches n’ Cream Bread Pudding

Sometimes I will pick up an extra loaf of bread when I am out shopping for groceries. I know at the time that it is slightly more bread than I need …

'A Letter to Momo' delivers quirky comedy, realistic despair

"A Letter to Momo"does things its own way. A striking example of Japanese hand-drawn animation, it casually combines things you wouldn't expect in one place. Physical beauty and fearless adventure, silly comedy and sensitive emotions, filmmaker Hiroyuki Okiura brings a facility for all of them to …

Anime

Strawberry Snickerdoodles

A snickerdoodle is a classic cookie, the kind of bake sale staple that we all have eaten alongside chocolate chip and peanut butter cookies. It’s a …

Crème Brûlée Filled Strawberries

Happy July, friends! This will be a month of celebrations and birthdays (including my own!) so I've been trying to think up new ideas for party food. …

Enjoying The Sunset

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Ultimate Strawberry Milkshake

Strawberry milkshakes are delicious when they are done well. A milkshake should be flavorful and indulgent, as well as the perfect way to treat …

A Visit to Carlo’s Bakery, Hoboken, NJ

If you watch a lot of food-related TV, you have probably heard of the show <i>Cake Boss</i>. The show, which is aired on TLC, is focused on the day to day …