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Red Velvet Fudge Recipe

I already have one red velvet fudge recipe on my site, and while it is delicious, it is completely different from this recipe. (and I can proudly say …

Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk

Put sugar and powdered milk in a blender.<p>Put water and butter in a large microwaveable dish and let it come to a boil in your microwave; about 45-60 …

15 Christmas Dinner Ideas That Are a Little Fancy and Very Festive

Christmas is like clockwork: Thanksgiving passes, and all of a sudden your to-do list gets longer, with menu planning, gift shopping and wrapping, and Christmas tree-decorating. But just because Christmas comes around every year doesn't mean your menu has to. Are you tempted to cook the same …

Christmas Dinner

Is Speaking a Language Different From Being Fluent in It?

Are you bilingual, trilingual, or multilingual? Or, are you a polyglot or hyperpolyglot? Perhaps you are monolingual, but aspire to learn other …

Language Learning

15+ Delicate Rings With Magical Scenes Inside Glass Balls

Glass globes like these give jewelers and ring designers the opportunity to approach their art from a totally new direction. Instead of trying to …

A Majestic Cathedral Made Of Living, Breathing Trees

A building doesn’t have to be a dry and dead thing. Italian artist Giuliano Mauri’s epic Cattedrale Vegetale (or Tree Cathedral) is the perfect …

Guy Shows How To Make Glow-In-The-Dark Table With Photoluminescent Resin

As high-tech and alien as this glow-in-the-dark table might seem, it can actually be made right at home! All you need is a few planks of Pecky …

10 Picky Eater-Approved Recipes (That You'll Love Too)

The recipes that I get most excited to share are the ones that appeal to my kids as much as they appeal to me -- and let's face it, that's not frequently the case! Here are 10 favorite dinner recipes that have all gotten the thumbs-up from my picky eaters.<p><b>1. Parmesan Crusted Chicken</b><p>This is a great …

Roasted Garlic and Sweet Potato Crostini

Heat oven to 400°. Cut 1⁄4" from the top of each garlic head, exposing the cloves. Drizzle each with olive oil and wrap tightly in foil. Place in a …

Sweet Potatoes

Spectacular Seaweed

Kombu, an essential Japanese ingredient, brings depth of flavor to all kinds of dishes<p>Most of Japan's kombu is farmed along the 2,671-mile coast of …

Flavors

11 Quirky Hidden Gem Food Festivals Worthy of a Drive

At the very best under-the-radar food festivals hungry attendees do more than just eat food – they celebrate it! Here are 11 food shindigs to add to …

35 Hearty Fall Recipes That'll Warm You Right Up

Autumn weather calls for serious comfort food.<p>These autumn dishes check off every box. They're filling, easy to make and perfect for a chilly fall day.

Nutella and Pear Pinwheel Scones

Today is the first official day of Fall! It seems that this summer flew by, what with the move and all the other things that happened to us this …

Pumpkin Maple Pecan Rolls (with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Icing!)

Technology is amazing, and if you can get it into kids’ hands, it can be a tremendous democratizing educational tool. It can also monopolize kids’ …

Features

15 Hors d'Oeuvres for the Fall

<i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Weight Watchers, who celebrate gathering together around the table to enjoy wholesome, beautiful food.</i><p>Though you clung to it desperately, summer has finally slipped through your fingers. Fall has arrived and at this point, you've decided to accept it. …

Weight Watchers

Bar Tartine Cauliflower Salad

I'm not much of a menu collector, although I have a small stack of gems in one of my desk drawers. A good number of them are menus from past meals at …

Butternut Squash and How to Enjoy It at Every Meal

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Butternut is a popular squash for good reasons, and with 33 recipe ideas, it'll be popular in your kitchen all season long.</i><p>Despite what the name might suggest, winter squash …

Food

Helene’s Brownies

182<p>14<p>6<p>Shares 202<p>The French do a lot of baked goods very well. if you’ve been to Paris, you don’t need me to tell you that with over 1300 bakeries in …

Remoulade Sauce Recipe - How to Make Fancy Tartar Sauce

Ten enchanting travel experiences in Greenland

So you think Greenland is a far-flung travel dream? Pinch yourself. This Arctic country might be huge, but a trip to western Greenland can take in a breathtaking range of sights, from Disko Bay’s iceberg studded waters to valleys so vast you’ll feel like the last hiker on Earth. Start with these 10 …

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 …

The 100 Books Facebook Users Love

What titles most shaped the site's readers? Harry Potter, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Lord of the Rings—and the Bible.<p>A few weeks ago, I started to see a viral status being passed around my Facebook friends.<p>“List 10 books that have stayed with you in some way,” it begins. “Don’t take more than a few …

The New York Times

What do you pack in your child's lunchbox?<p>Looking for ideas? Melissa Clark will answer your questions and share lunch tips in a live Facebook Q&A on …

Wedding Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered …

Seafood

5 Essential Dorm Room Cooking Hacks

Ask just about any college student and they'll tell you that, at one time or another, they've cooked (or attempted to cook) something in their dorm room. Maybe they were tired of eating at the dining hall, maybe they didn't have money to eat out, maybe there wasn't a kitchen in their residence hall …

So You Know: Cookie Monster's Famous Sugar Cookie Dough Recipe

We all know Cookie Monster loves to <i>eat</i> cookies, but it turns out he's quite the baker, too! Cookie Monster's famous cookie dough recipe first …

Dessert

12 Amazing Dogs to Remember on National Dog Day

Dogs can do some pretty amazing things. Just look at your own, who comes when you call, sits when you say so, and knows enough to only chew up your …

The Perfect Poach

Makes 2 Servings<p>We consulted the perfectionists at Thomas Keller's Per Se in New York, where chef de cuisine Eli Kaimeh gave us his number-one piece of advice (and recipe) for the perfect poached egg: Start with a fresh egg. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April …

Breakfast

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …