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Our Best Summer Fruit Pies and Tarts

Looking for the best way to showcase that farmers market haul of ripe, peak-season summer fruit? Put your fresh berries and stone fruit to good use …

Baking

How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You

Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should …

Self-help

I, A French Person, Made Classic Southern Desserts (And Have Some Thoughts)

I am changed forever.<p>• <b>Hummingbird Cake</b><p>• <b>Mississippi Mud Pie</b><p>• <b>Alabama Lane Cake</b><p>• <b>Chess Pie</b><p>• <b>Peach Cobbler</b><p>• <b>Bourbon Pecan Pie</b>

Dessert

18 Full-Sun Summer Flowers That Bloom All Season Long

Get ready for your best garden yet.<p>If your perennial garden starts to fizzle as soon as hot weather arrives, then you need a plan to keep your beds …

Gardening

10 more great books from 2018 to catch up on, by genre

The Best of the Rest

Books

Deck out your home in houseplants: which ones to buy for each room - that won't die

In a modern living room you’re now as likely to see a monstera or rabbit’s foot fern take centre stage as a designer lamp or a piece of art.<p>In a trend last seen in the Seventies, house plants have made a reappearance. It’s now achingly hip to sport trailing greenery in your bathroom, or an …

Houseplants

15 Feel-Good Books To Put On Your Summer Reading List Right Now

Make some room on your bookshelf.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

23 Products You Can Get At Target That People Actually Swear By

Face washes, bandeau bikini tops, stemless wine glasses, cotton sheets, and more products that Target shoppers absolutely love.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices</i> …

Shopping

40 Easy and Fun DIY Outdoor Furniture Projects

As the weather gets better and better outside, it’s time to build something for your backyard, garden or patio. And since we’re all about DIY crafts …

Crafting

8 Best Audiobooks Narrated by a Full Cast

Neil Gaiman<p><b>Read by Fred Berman, Anne Bobby, Dennis Boutsikaris, Tim Cain, Richard Ferrone, Adam Grupper, and more</b><p>This is one of the full-cast audiobooks against which all others are invariably measured. It’s just that good. From Ron McLarty’s pitch-perfect Odin to Daniel Oreske’s beleaguered Shadow …

Books

13 Comforting Books To Read When You're Feeling Down, According To People On Reddit

We're all familiar with comfort foods — snacks that bring back a memory, that taste good, that lift our moods no matter how awful a day we've had. …

Books

How to Make Exceptionally Tender, Fluffy Scones

The next time you think about making flaky, buttery biscuits consider trying your hand at making scones—the biscuit’s slightly sweeter …

Baking

How to Win over Critics and Get People to Love Your Ideas

Get people onboard and get going.<p>One of the skills I've had to develop over the years is the ability to influence people to embrace and accept dramatically new and unfamiliar ideas. In my first career as a designer, I've learned it is best to have at least three solutions for consideration, not …

Text Messaging

Michele Curtis's pistachio, white chocolate and raspberry blondies recipe

I have a love affair with blondies, and this particular combination of pistachio nuts, white chocolate and raspberries is a match made in heaven.<p>Pistachio, white chocolate and raspberry blondies<p><i>Makes 12</i><p>200g soft butter<br>400g white chocolate melts (buttons)<br>220g caster (superfine) sugar<br>4 eggs<br>2 tsp …

Dessert

This Cult-Favorite Soap Cleans More Than Just Floors

With four children and three pets, I'm on a perpetual quest for a cleaning product that gets my floors squeaky clean. On a whim, I decided to try …

Here are the winners of the 2018 Nebula Awards

The best science fiction and fantasy stories of 2017<p>The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) is currently holding its annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend, and last night, the organization announced the winners of its prestigious Nebula Awards.<p>N.K. Jemisin’s</i> …

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

8 Gift Ideas For A Friend Who’s Having A Hard Time With Their Mental Health

It can be hard to know how to help a friend who's having a hard time with their mental health. Whether they're in treatment or just figuring out a …

The Best Steak Marinade Recipe

"We use this marinade for rib steaks, but can be used for almost any cut of beef."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup balsamic vinegar<p>1/4 cup …

People Are Straight-up Obsessed With These 32 Ridiculously Clever Products On Amazon Prime

One minute a product is just a glimmer in the eye of some clever inventor or designer — then suddenly you look around, you talk with your friends, …

Chocotorta Recipe on Food52

• 15 ounces dulce de leche<br>• 2 8 oz boxes of cream cheese, left out to soften<br>• 2 cups brewed coffee or espresso<br>• 2-3 packs of chocolate cookies, however many it takes to line your dish of choice<p>In a bowl, mix the dulce de leche and soft cream cheese until they’re completely combined. It should be a light …

Recipes

10 Homemade Pesto Recipes That Go Way Beyond Basil and Pine Nuts

These aren't your Nonna's recipes.<p>Pesto will always be the best pasta topper known to man kind; it's the perfect blend of herbs and nuts, and …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Before and after – clever use of colour has transformed this living room

A chilly, bland-looking living room is now relaxed and welcoming, thanks to a splash of dark blue<p>The living room was the first space this busy couple …

Incredibly Easy 9x13 Icebox Cakes Made for Summer Cookouts

And the crowd goes wild.<p>There’s nothing more refreshing than a chilled dessert on a hot summer afternoon, and these icebox cake recipes should be …

Make this Mexican street corn for the ultimate BBQ side

Tacos, gorditas and just about every other tortilla-wrapped delight can be found on city streets all over Mexico. But one of the most delicious – and …

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

How to make asparagus sing? Mustard, soy sauce and honey

Asparagus is by far the favorite vegetable of the d'Arabian family. All four of my school-aged daughters truly love it. I can serve nearly three pounds of asparagus at the table a couple of times of week to my family of six, and the girls will still argue over who gets the last stalk.<p>I say this not …

Recipes

This Unbelievable $3K Bathroom Redo Feels More Like $50K

This ultra-'90s bathroom was radically transformed into a stunning, smart, and structurally unrecognizable bathroom for less than $3,000. It took …

We Stole Some Tips from Starbucks To Make the Best Cold Brew At Home

There are few things more satisfying than the cool, caffeine-giving sip of a cup of iced coffee.