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14 Scrumptious Summer Crock Pot Recipes

There’s seriously nothing better coming home to the sweet smell of dinner waiting for you. No, you don’t have to hire a butler to make this a reality. We’re talking crock pots, the ultimate kitchen appliance when it comes to stress-free meals. If you can chop an onion and open a few cans, you can …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

The Best Brunch Recipes in the History of Everything

Things you are good at: gathering friends and pouring mimosas. Things we can make you better at: your brunch spread. Here are the top 10 dishes you need to be the boss of breakfast. Fair warning, make a double batch of the candied bacon. It goes fast.<p><b>Eggs In A Basket</b><p>Egg in a hole, egg in a basket, …

Make these dump cakes! Sweet hot apple, granola caramel carrot cake

When it comes to holiday parties, is your go-to move buying dessert? What if we told you that making any of these cake recipes is just as easy? Here, Cathy Mitchell, author of "Dump Cakes" shares her desserts that require only a cake mix, a handful of additional ingredients and a pan.<p><b>Sweet hot</b> …

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Slow-Cooker Tips Every Home Cook Should Know

Slow cookers are having a renaissance right now, as more and more busy home cooks look for simple ways to prepare healthy and delicious meals in less time. The days when the Crock-Pot would only come out a few times a year for chili or stew are long gone. As the slow cooker moves from a dusty back …

The Best Lessons from 40 Holiday Cookbooks

From better salad dressings to flakier pie crust, here are tips from the best holiday cookbooks.<p><i>This season’s list of exceptional cookbooks is long</i> …

The Baking Essentials You Should Always Keep in Your Fridge, Freezer, Pantry, and Spice Rack

Whether you're an occasional or an everyday baker, these are the baking pantry essentials you should never be without.<p>Here's some great news: Being a great baker is not really about artistic flair or a prodigy-like ability to whip out sugar roses. It's actually about precision, patience, and …

14 Baking Lessons from Exceptional Cookbooks

Get baking tips and find the perfect holiday present from this list of exceptional cookbooks on baking.<p><i>This season’s list of exceptional cookbooks is</i> …

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

How To Enhance Eyes Using Lightroom

Everyone has heard the saying, "The eyes are the window to the soul." There is a lot of truth to this when it comes to photographs. The first thing …

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31 Delicious Things To Cook In December

The best way to stay warm is to start eating and drinking and never stop.

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …