Annie Swaim

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11 Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes: You Be the Judge

Chocolate chip cookies are the ultimate classic, but the debate between soft and chewy or crisp and crunchy rages on. Everyone has their own favorite …

Dessert

The World’s Cheesiest Pizza is Topped with 99 Cheeses

Cheese pizza is rarely the most interesting item on a menu, but at 400 Gradi in Melbourne, Australia, it’s the star. Made with 99 different cheeses, …

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Covert Street-Style Photos Highlight Fashion Trends Over 20 Years

For over 20 years, Netherlands-based photographer Hans Eijkelboom has photographed the popular fashion choices of unknowing pedestrians in metropolises like New York, Shanghai, Paris, and Amsterdam. But instead of searching for standout, eccentric dressers, Eijkelboom searches for people that were …

Step-by-Step: Nutty, Sweet-Tart Raspberry Linzer Cookies

GalleryStep-by-Step: Nutty, Sweet-Tart Raspberry Linzer Cookies<p>There are some things that have clearly established histories, and some that are more hidden. I, for example, long believed that the ancestry on my father's father's side was German. But any time I told a German person that my last name …

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Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl by Danny Cooke

Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl – A haunting look of these abandoned places filmed by Danny Cooke.<p>Whilst working for CBS News on a ’60 Minutes’ …

Ex-Graffiti Artist Cuts Paper Into Delicate Art

“Paper is a noble material,” says Aurel Rubbish, a former electronic musician and graffiti artist. For the past four years, this 33-year-old Frenchman has dedicated himself to the delicate art of paper-cutting. Inspired by street art, tattoo design and the American Pop Surrealism movement, Rubbish …

Our Favorite Books Are 30% off on Amazon Today

We love cookbooks (and other books about food), and we love giving them as gifts, too. So we were pumped this morning to see that Amazon is taking an extra 30% off any printed book today—perfect for holiday shopping. (Kindle titles and audiobooks aren't included.) To score the 30% off, all you need …

Avoid the Mall and Make These DIY Edible Holiday Gifts Instead

Don't fight the crowds—everyone on your list will go crazy for these homemade edible holiday gifts.<p>Last-minute shopping is not a pleasant way to spend the holiday season. Instead of hitting the stores, use your precious spare to make these edible gifts instead. And hey—if you want to make a test …

Dessert

13 Recipes That Make the Most of Your Muffin Tin

Chowhound<p>Who says you have to stick to baking regular old muffins in your muffin tin? We say leap over that line of ho-hum baking and walk on the …

14 Crowd-Pleasing Family Meals from the Slow Cooker

Even if you’re the world’s most avid home cook, let’s be honest: Between work, family commitments, and now, holiday shopping, sometimes you just need …

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10 Last-Minute Snacks and Appetizers

We like to think of appetizers and snacks as the magic glue that holds us together. Snacks keep hungry, wandering guests out of the kitchen. They offer condolences to the picky eaters who aren’t looking forward to the brussels sprouts but love all things small and snack-like. Plus, they hit the …

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The Home Decor Color Risks To Try

Interior designers share the color risks you need to take before you turn 30.<p>Interior designers share the color risks you need to take before you turn 30. <i>Via HouseBeautiful.com</i>

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Colicchio & Sons' Parker House Rolls

Stir together milk, yeast, and malt syrup in a large bowl; let sit until foamy, 10 minutes. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and salt; add to …

Thanksgiving Pie Head to Head: Classic vs. Apple-Pecan Bourbon-Caramel Pie

Of all the Thanksgiving desserts, none are harder to get right than apple pie. But when you do—when your crust is buttery, flaky, and tender; when your apples are dense and tangy-sweet, not too runny—you don't need anything else. Look, pumpkin pie is fine. Pecan pie is nice for a one-night stand. …

Use Your Waffle Iron for Incredible Leftover Mashed Potatoes

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Please welcome Daniel Shumski, author of the Will It Waffle? blog (one of our favorites), and the new <i>Will It Waffle?</i> cookbook. In the coming weeks, Daniel will be sharing some of his favorite waffle-iron recipes.<p>Don't ask me how I've managed to use the waffle iron to prepare a …

This Weekend at the Paris Market

As the weather turns cooler, the skies of Paris take on that violet-gray color that we’re all (too) familiar with, which means the onset of winter. …

Make These Moist and Tender Sweet Potato Pancakes With Your Leftovers

More<p>Pancakes<p>Serious Eats digs into pancakes around the world.<p>So you've read all about the science of sweet potatoes and how to use their endogenous enzymes to make them extra-sweet and flavorful without the need to add much extra sugar to them. Yet, for some odd reason, there are <i>still</i> leftovers the …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Garlic Croutons

<i>Merrill's daughter Clara has quite the appetite -- and it's all Merrill can do to keep up. Armed with her greenmarket bag, a wooden spoon and a minimal amount of fuss, she steps into the fray.</i><p><i>Today: Elevate your brussels sprouts with crispy pancetta and garlic.</i><p>Unlike a lot of …

All the Recipes You Need for a Killer Thanksgiving Dinner

It's officially Thanksgiving crunch time. Deep breaths, no need to panic. We've got you covered with menus, planning tips, and shopping lists; taste tests of Thanksgiving supermarket staples; and plenty of features to peruse while the turkey's in the oven. But most of all, what we've got in true …

Holiday gift guide: 12 great new gadgets and treats for foodies

This holiday season, what should you give the food-lover or wine buff who has everything — or, well, almost everything? We've got some ideas for you. These new kitchen accessories and treats are priced mostly in the $50 range or under, but we threw in a couple of worthy splurges too.<p><b>Microwave</b> …

How to Make Frosted Cinnamon Rolls at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: If there's anyone who can make a mean cinnamon roll, it's Top With Cinnamon's Izy Hossack. Follow her recipe and you'll have the perfect holiday</i> …

Perk up your Thanksgiving feast with one of these 5 unusual sides

Thanksgiving was originally created to celebrate the harvest but in recent decades, it’s become a turkey-with-starch fest. When it comes to produce, sure, there’s green bean casserole — but farmers’ markets and grocery stores are brimming with all kinds of fall fruits and vegetables this time of …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

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18 Holiday Gifts for the Sweetheart

8 Steps to Shaping Your Best Eyebrows at Home

Creator of the "feathered brow," Kristie Streicher breaks it down.<p>Kristie Streicher explains how to get her signature undone brow. And shocker!—it's pretty easy.

Chic Stocking Stuffers for Her

Proof that good things really do come in small packages.<p>No lame gift-with-purchases or trinkets you never use here - these gifts prove that stocking stuffers can be far more than just "stuff."

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10 Easy Recipes for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

I used to host elaborate Thanksgiving celebrations, where I'd cook and prepare for days on end, only to be completely exhausted by the time my guests arrived on Thanksgiving day. After one glass of wine, I'd be nodding off at the table, dreaming of my pillow! I finally wised up by simplifying my …