Allison Whitlock

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How to make the perfect lemon curd

A ray of sunshine in one of the darkest months of the year, lighter and zingier than marmalade (and considerably quicker to make), lemon curd is guaranteed to brighten up any breakfast or tea, as well as making a great filling for cakes. (You’re back on the cakes, right?) Formerly often known as …

Baking

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Shortbread Sandwich Cookies

For this shortbread, chef William Werner makes his own peanut butter. He recommends buying pure peanut butter without added sugar, preferably from a …

The inflammation-fighting oil you’ll want to use with pretty much every meal

If you fight allergies, digestive problems, irritated skin, headaches, or even serious chronic health problems, then you might be familiar with …

10 of the Most Ancient Temples in the World (and What They Look Like Now) Photos

Photo: Mark Daffey/Getty Images<p>Of the buildings that still remain today from the early years of civilization, many of the most spectacular are the ancient temples. Given the importance of religion in ancient civilizations, it's not surprising that these spiritual sites were built using the latest …

Ancient History

Tasty Recipes to Add Turmeric to Your Life

Shutterstock<p>Turmeric 101<p>Maybe you've heard of turmeric before, or have seen the bright orange-yellow spice in the grocery store, but you still aren't …

Swenyo UX4 brackets make it easy for you to build your own furniture

For those who don’t want to spend a fortune on designer furniture but who also want to avoid turning to Swedish particle board, custom furniture is …

Woodworking

Deep, Dark Chocolate Pudding Recipe - Chowhound

1<p>Place a fine-mesh strainer over a large bowl; set aside.<p>2<p>Place the egg yolks and cream in a large bowl and whisk to combine; set aside.<p>3<p>Place the …

Dessert

blood orange, almond and ricotta cake

Here’s a thing I’ve been doing since the year began that’s made me very happy in the kitchen and it’s so simple, I completely expect you to roll your …

Go on a Global Rice Ball Journey

Rice balls are beloved all over the world, and it's not hard to see why: they're perfect for snacking, they're a great way to use leftover rice, and …

The Restaurant Essential That Beats All Your Tupperware

These rugged containers are the best thing for your leftovers<p>There is, and it’s those big, boxy hard-plastic food service containers with colorful …

Miles of Thread and a Giant Needle Weave Indoor Rainbows

Gabriel Dawe gives you the rainbow without the rain.<p>Imagine a rainbow that’s divorced from rain, water, or any kind of natural and uncontrollable events, a rainbow that will linger, flawless and unchanging, for however long you care to watch it. Gabriel Dawe makes these perfect rainbows reality.<p>The …

49 Turmeric Recipes, the Wonder Spice Your Body Needs

Also known as the long lost Spice Girl.<p>Like ginger, turmeric, the unassuming root with color so vibrant you suddenly have an urge to hand-dye fabric, is said to be one of the world's healthiest foods—the bright orange-yellow equivalent of putting your insides through a car wash. An essential, …

Cooking

21 Treats to Leave for Santa That Aren't Cookies and Milk

<i>This post originally appeared on Spoon U.</i><p>With the holidays approaching quickly, we thought we’d put together the best holiday recipes for you to make …

Julia Child-Inspired Potato Gratin Stacks Are the Perfect NYE Finger Food

<i>The following post was originally featured on Recipe Tin Eats, which is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>For breakfast with eggs? As party food? As a side for a fancy dinner? The possibilities are endless. And it's just 85 calories per serving!<p>All you need to know is that these are cheesy, creamy and …

Recipes

Eggy Puds: The Breakfast Dish You Didn't Know You Need

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>If you followed my adventures in Yorkshire puddings the other day, you know that resting your batter overnight can have a profoundly delicious effect on the end product. Now I'm giving you another incentive to let it rest: …

Fabienne's Hasselback Potatoes Recipe

"These potatoes present really well and are healthier than fries. They have crispy edges with centers as creamy as mashed potatoes. A must …

10 'French Fry' Recipes That Aren't Super-Bad for You

Aside from maybe having a slumber party with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, there is little in life that can compare with French fries. But before you run out to the nearest Mickey D's, consider these ten healthier alternatives.<p><b>Zucchini "Fries"</b><p>Crispy, salty and delicious. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Baked Sweet</b> …

6 Adorable Ways To Dress Up Macarons

Yes, you can make these French treats look even cuter.<p>Yes, you can make these French treats look <i>even</i> cuter.

10 Iconic Couples to Dress Up as This Halloween

Halloween is the one night of the year where you can escape reality and become another person, so might as well make it count, right? If you’re …

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust and Caramel Sauce

5 stars based on 104 votes<p>Pumpkin pie is always expected at Thanksgiving, but this year I decided to shake things up a bit and make pumpkin …

Sand Like You've Never Seen It Before

Once more unto the beach<p>To the naked eye, sand looks pretty uniform. Tiny beige specks of varying shades, collectively covering beaches and shores and deserts. But when you peek at it through a microscope, all of that changes. Gary Greenburg, a research affiliate at the University of Hawaii …

Long Weekend in Tulum, Mexico

Once-sleepy Tulum has developed into a relaxed, stylish alternative to the all-inclusive excesses of Cancún. In addition to white-sand beaches and …

An untouched paradise in Turkey’s Butterfly Valley

Turkey's 86,000sqm Butterfly Valley is home to roughly 100 species of butterflies, creating a protected oasis where time seems to stand still.<p>Our boat pulled in about two hours before sunset, when the disappearing light was turning the Mediterranean Sea from sapphire to aquamarine and the …

Australia's 13 Most Beautiful Islands

Thanks to the drop in the Australian dollar and the beginning of summer in the southern hemisphere, now is the time to plan travel to the exotic islands around Australia. Here are a few of our favorites.<p>Kangaroo Island, South Australia<p>Cocos Keeling Islands, Indian Ocean<p>Shark Island, New South Wales

A World Heritage Site Railway Route through the Swiss Alps

Added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 2008, the Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes, brings together two historic railway …

50 incredible bars you should drink at in your lifetime

From the world's oldest bar to one housed inside of a massive tree in South Africa, we've found 50 unforgettable bars worth traveling the globe for.<p>Here's your boozy bucket list.

16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

Books

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

Vegan

Where to find Vancouver's best cheesecake

No other dessert quite hits the spot like a fresh-baked, deliciously creamy cheesecake. With a bounty of bakeries and dessert cafes serving up slices …

Eat Your Way Through Steak and Martinis at L.A.'s Best Old-School Restaurants

The most authentic old-school restaurants are in the fakest-seeming place on earth , and we've got the martinis, ultrarare prime rib, and tuxedoed servers to prove it. It's time to get (and eat) real in L.A.<p>L.A. has more old-school restaurants than a place obsessed with the cool new thing deserves. …

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