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Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

31 Food Things Only People From Hawaii Would Understand

If you’ve ever found yourself frustrated while trying to explain to a friend from the mainland what a Spam musubi is (or <i>why</i> you’d even eat one), or that you don’t drink mai tais every day and eat pizza topped with pineapple and ham, then this list is for you.<p>With a diverse blend of cultures and a …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S'mores

To make the s’mores, spread a half tablespoon of peanut butter on the inside of 4 cookies. Place a square of chocolate on top, then place a …

How to Talk So People Will Listen

Science has taught us that the "way" we talk to people about making changes in their lives has a huge impact on whether they will be open to our feedback or closed off. This is true for therapists talking to clients, doctors talking to patients, and family members talking to a loved one they are …

14 Zucchini Bread Recipes To Make All Summer Long

The other day, we here at HuffPost Taste were talking about how ridiculous it is that April 25 is National Zucchini Bread Day. I mean, who needs a national holiday for zucchini bread? The conversation was followed by a brief lull, and then:<p>Alison: Actually, I know someone who makes a really great …

20 Totally Fun Temporary Wallpapers

We have a fear of commitment.<p>Committing to a decor style for all eternity (or, you know, something like that) is terrifying. But you don't have to give up your wallpaper dreams, because there are plenty of legitimately cool, temporary options that can be here today, gone tomorrow. Check out these …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

Cats that suck at jumping

Lifetime Ladder is a Free, No-Equipment Fitness Plan Anyone Can Start

You don't need a fully stocked gym to get a full-body workout. The Lifetime Ladder program ensures you can do this for a long time with increasing …

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

For all the times you need to cool down fast<p>We've all had intensely stressful moments in life where you find yourself wishing that wine came in those convenient six-packs of juice boxes with the pop-in straws. As genius as that may sound, getting sloshed before an important meeting or moment in …

7 Apps to Help Your Child Learn Español!

<b>Rosetta Stone</b>, the leader in language education, recently announced they would be launching an interactive bilingual app for kids. Their new app, <b>Lingo Letter Sounds</b>, aims to tap into early childhood language development and is said to be the beginning of a series of learning programs for kids.<p>Full …

Apps

Man Leaves Best Voicemail Ever After Witnessing Car Accident

When this guy calls his boss to tell him he's running a little late, he witnesses a car accident and begins the best play-by-play commentary you'll …

Voice Mail

S'mores Cupcakes

February 3, 2014<p>S’mores Cupcakes<p>Chocolate Cupcakes with a graham cracker crust and toasted marshmallowy meringue frosting. Oh. my. gosh. These were …

Dessert

24 Motivational Quotes for Fitness and Weight Loss

Stay motivated with your weight loss plan or workout routine with these 24 popular quotes and sayings.

Fitness

Double Chocolate and Chilli Cookies Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A few months back the gloom that is june in la inspired me to bake. I needed something that would warm the home and the heart. I knew that mole combined chocolate and chili and thought i would try and put the combination together in a cookie ... about a bajillion trys later viola ... …

Iced Lemon Cookies Recipe

As a small child I loved lemon cookies, especially Anginetti, the Italian, rainbow sprinkle-bedecked, pillowy lemon cookies that made appearances at holiday parties with my mother's family. And I loved the frilly edged Archway Frosty Lemon cookies that my dad's mom used to buy.<p>These cookies are a …

50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

Rock & Roll

Cream Biscuits - Easy Light & Flaky Cream Biscuits

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Icing

<i>Every other Friday,</i> <i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Cinnamon rolls like you have never seen them before: with pumpkin, cream cheese, and more cream cheese.</i><p>Chilly weekend …

Sweet Potato Pecan Praline Cheesecake Bars

Cheesecake is a dessert that everyone in my family loves. I turn to it for our annual gatherings more than any other sweet, and it never disappoints. …

No-Knead Sweet Potato Dinner Rolls

In our opinion, a holiday table isn't complete without a big basket of fluffy dinner rolls. How else are you going to sop up the last bits of gravy? …

Recipes

One-Hour Dinner Rolls

There is something about the months of November through about February that make me want some form of warm carbohydrate to accompany every meal I …

Cranberry Torte

A few weeks ago I mentioned that I was going to be DJing at the Hideout at an event to support the campaign for marriage equality in Illinois. It was …

Cranberry Upside Down Cake Recipe

This is probably TMI, but for years I’ve harbored a fantasy of creating a holiday card of me lying in bathtub covered with cranberries. Sort of like …

Dessert

12 Brussels Sprout Recipes for Thanksgiving

Few foods have experienced as dramatic a transformation as Brussels sprouts—for years they were maligned as being mushy and smelly, but these days you can barely find a hip restaurant that <i>doesn't</i> serve them. It's easy to see why: when cooked correctly, these little brassicas have a wonderfully …

Sweet Potato Pecan Pie Doughnuts with Roasted Pecan Crunch

Sweet Potato Pecan Pie Doughnuts.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 29, 2013 718<p>Oh yeah. Vegetables in doughnuts!<p>I’m coming at you with a little bonus post today …

Pumpkin Scones with Maple Glaze

Scones hold a special place in my heart because they’re one of the first things I learned how to bake that weren’t cookies. In my high school Home …

Birthday Pumpkin Muffins

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: Pumpkin muffins for your birthday, and for all other days.</i><p>WHO: Sadassa_Ulna is an architect who loves to bake (and who …

Recipes