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Børns Shares His Secret Smoothie Recipe for Crop Top–Worthy Abs

If you’re headed to the Meadows Music Festival today in New York City, Børns has some advice for surviving the back-to-back lineup of energetic performances. Before catching the singer (né Garrett Borns) on stage this evening, a proper fuel-up will make all the difference in how you feel while …

How to Make Frosting For Cakes, Cupcakes, and Beyond

Frosting, aka the fluffy, sweet, buttery spread that goes over cakes, cookies, and cupcakes, isn't so hard to make homemade if you set yourself up for success. First, you must have a large bowl and a hand mixer or stand mixer. If you don't own either, a hand mixer is significantly cheaper. If a …

13 Cookies You Can Make With 5 Ingredients or Fewer

Dilemma: you want homemade dessert but you don't have the time or patience for an elaborate baking recipe. Solution: these cookie recipes made with five ingredients or fewer. We guarantee you already have the ingredients for at least one of these easy recipes, and you'll soon be on your way to …

Apple Cutie Pies Will the Best Dessert You Make This Fall

Because everything mini tastes better, too.<p>Basically as soon as it turned September 1st,we had a huge smile on our faces for one reason: Fall is in …

Sheet Cake Recipes Worthy Of The Biggest Celebrations

Sheet cakes might be thought of by some bakers as the lazy man’s cake, but we’re here to refute that misconception. Sure, with a sheet cake there are no fancy layers, no ombré colors, and very seldom, if any, intricate decorations. And yes, they are easy to bake. But sheet cakes are the right fit …

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Big Mama Addie Odom's Tea Cakes

This third-generation Texas recipe is perfect for breakfast or dessert.<p><i>The following recipe is excerpted from</i> From Tea Cakes to Tamales: …

Fall Baking: Pumpkin Spice No-Bake Cookies | shopswell

It's fall and that means it's time to bake all things pumpkin. These are by far the easiest, tastiest pumpkin cookies I have ever made. In fact, next …

10 Dump Cake Recipes You Can Practically Bake in Your Sleep

Funny to say and even easier to make: a dump cake. This is the ultimate semi-homemade dessert, and anyone — seriously, anyone — can bake a perfect one with minimal effort. Made by dumping boxed cake mix and fruit into a dish, dump cakes are quite possibly the easiest baking project you'll ever …

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This PSL Banana Bread Is The Ultimate Fall Breakfast

Two breakfast essentials, rolled into one.<p>Follow along for more great breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and any snack you may require in between!

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Pumpkin Pie Magic Cake Is Going to Be This Fall's Most Popular Dessert

This pumpkin version sounds amazing.<p>If you're ready to shout "THERE'S NOTHING BETTER THAN PUMPKIN PIE!" I get it. People have very strong feelings …

19 Fall Cookies That Taste Better Than Apple Pie

Forget the pie—you're going to want to eat every last crumb of these fall treats.<p>This fall, it's time to empty your cookie jar and start anew with …

This Is The Absolute Best Type of Apple For Baking

Bake 'em all jealous.<p>Even if the leaves aren't changing where you are, and you have a cringe-inducing aversion to all things pumpkin spice, there's …

Secrets to Baking Better Chocolate Chip Cookies - Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

1 Add powdered milk for an extra-chewy cookie.<p>Momofuku Milk Bar owner Christina Tosi swears by this unassuming pantry staple, which she says adds a …

60 Haunting Halloween Dessert Recipes to Start Making RN

Let’s face it: Halloween is *all* about the sugar. Sure, there are plenty of sweet <i>and</i> savory Halloween treats to balance things out, but when it gets down to the nitty gritty, we’re all about the desserts. It doesn’t matter if it’s Halloween cookie recipes, Halloween cupcake recipes, or just …

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19 Tasty Desserts You Can Bake In Less Than 10 Minutes

Less oven peeping, more finger licking.

Brownie Cheesecake Cupcakes Recipe

"Kind of like cheesecake-swirled brownies but made in cupcake cups. Easy to make with package brownie mix. Also cheesecake mix doesn't contain …

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How to Make Whoopie Pies—& A Reason to Say "Whoopie!" a Whole Lot

I love me a whoopie pie. I adore the happiness of the name itself (and I strongly feel it should always have an exclamation point behind it—it just feels right). I thoroughly enjoy that it’s handheld, the ultimate easy, portable, fun-to-eat dessert. I love that it’s super-simple to make, and I love …

Our Best-Ever Bundt Cake Recipes

We're still loving this Southern classic<p>Bundt cakes are an old-fashioned Southern cake, but we think they’ve never gone out of style. We think of …

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15 Coffee-Infused Treats That Outrival Pumpkin Spice

If you’ve set foot inside a coffee shop in the last week, you’ve probably been slapped in the face with fall. But while PSL fanatics are going bonkers over pumpkin spiced <i>everything</i>, us traditional coffee lovers are still quietly enjoying our beloved pick-me-up with great satisfaction. Whether …

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How to Make Pie Crust

Foolproof, perfectly flaky pie crust is yours to master by following this step-by-step guide.

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Slow-Cooker Soups

Whether you need to warm your bones on a cold winter day or sustenance to cure what ails you, soups are a go-to. We've compiled some of our tastiest …

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These Are The Best-Ever Pumpkin Recipes, According To Pinterest

It's pumpkin season and there's no time to waste.<p>So, we asked the folks at Pinterest to share their most popular pumpkin recipes. Whether you use the collection as a starting point or a straight-up bucket list, a few of these are bound to catch your eye.

Glazed Lemon Honey Garlic Chicken

Glazed Lemon Honey Garlic Chicken<p>Author: Alyssa<p>Prep time: 5 mins<p>Cook time: 15 mins<p>Total time: 20 mins<p>Glazed Lemon Honey Garlic Chicken is tender and …

11 High-Protein Slow-Cooker Dinners Under 500 Calories

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Texas BBQ Brisket Meatballs

• 2 pounds ground brisket<br>• 1/4 cup plain breadcrumbs or panko<br>• 1 large egg<br>• 1 tablespoon light brown sugar<br>• 1 tablespoon chili powder<br>• 1 teaspoon ground mustard<br>• 1 …

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50+ Awesome Apple Recipes & Activities You Need to Try This Fall

Fall always brings happy memories – apple picking, going to the pumpkin patch, Halloween and so much more! It also means cuddling up at home as the …

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30 Minute One Pot Chicken & Pasta #Recipe

Nutritional Info<p>Servings Per Recipe: 4<br>• Amount Per Serving<p>Calories: 637 % Daily Value *<br>• Total Fat: 23 g 36.13%<br>• Saturated Fat: 11 g 56.2%<br>• Trans Fat: 0 g …

How to Get Dominique Ansel's Salted Caramel Apple Pie on Your Thanksgiving Table

Every time you walk past Dominique Ansel Bakery and Dominique Ansel Kitchen (both in New York City), there's a line wrapped around the corner. What's so special, you ask? Well, not only did the chef create an entirely new category of hybrid food with his revolutionary Cronut, but he continues to …

Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.<p>Place the thyme, fennel seeds, 1 tablespoon salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper in a mini food processor and process until …