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How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

Mozzarella and Basil Bread

I tend to make a lot of dishes that involve tomatoes and basil during the summer, when my garden is full of fresh tomatoes. Caprese salad is one of …

White Cheddar Beer Bread

White Cheddar Beer Bread.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 26, 2013 98<p>This is going to be a story in where I tell you how I ate all the crunchy topping off of …

maplesnaps (spiced maple syrup cookies)

A few weekends ago I took a little trip up I-95 to the lovely state of Vermont. All it took was a few hours of seeing ever so slightly golden leaves …

Strawberry Basil Sorbet

An overripe strawberry is one that is sweet and juicy, but starting to lose a little bit of its firmness. It’s not the kind of berry that you want to …

Taro Ice Cream Recipe

Taro is a mildly sweet, very starchy tuber often used in Asian desserts. Its light, nutty flavor works especially well in ice cream, and cooking it releases so much starch that your ice cream won't need any eggs.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons unsalted butter2/3 pound grated taro …

The Best #TripLit This Winter

Winter may be the perfect time for hibernating with a page-turning read. But the seven new books listed below all convey a deep sense of place that just might inspire you to break out of your warm cocoon and explore somewhere new.<p><b>Here are my picks for the best new #TripLit stocking the shelves:</b><p><b>The</b> …

Serious Cheese: A Cheesemonger Tells All on Picking Favorites

"What's your favorite cheese?"<p>That's the question. The one the customers ask when they're staring, overwhelmed by the vast array of often-unpronounceable cheeses displayed before them. I sell cheese for a living on the vast tundra of Minnesota. We have two cut-to-order cheese shops in the twin …

Ask a Cicerone: What's the Best Hoppy Beer?

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Ask a <i>what</i>? A Certified Cicerone®. That is, a beer expert who has passed a particular certification exam administered by the Craft Beer Institute. Curious about beer certifications? Read more here.<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>As we …

Sweet Potato Soup with Feta and Za'atar Oil Recipe on Food52

Cabbage Soup Recipe

Cabbage, the Rodney Dangerfield of vegetables. It just can’t seem to “get no respect”. While under-appreciated, cabbage really is a wonder vegetable. …

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

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New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks

<b>Prepare for Liftoff</b><br>For each workout, do three sets of each move in order, performing all reps and sets before going to the next exercise. When you see two exercises next to the number, do them as a superset: Alternate between them (no rest!) to complete the sets. Lifting twice a week is sufficient, …

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Free Stuff | Freebies Online - Consumer Reports News

The Internet is filled with coupons, free product samples, and other giveaways that let you nab all kinds of goodies without spending a penny. But, …

Black Bean Soup with Avocado, Orange and Cucumber

You can serve this soup chunky with a clear broth, or blend it to create a smooth purée.<p>2 tbsp. vegetable oil<br>• 1 cup chopped onion<br>• 2 garlic cloves, …

10 documentaries every traveler should watch

I tell Werner Herzog jokes at parties. David Attenborough makes me swoon. I’m such a documentary nerd, I’ve gone places because of them. These 10 …

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How-To: Watermelon Mojito Jell-O Shots

If you’d like to consume a fancy cocktail with your fingers, then check out these refreshing Watermelon Mojito Jell-O Shots from That’s So Michelle.<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Strawberry Margarita Jell-o Shots<br>• Recipe: Champagne Jello Shots<br>• How-To: Caramel Apple Jell-O Shots

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The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

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Are the Suburbs Where the American Dream Goes to Die?

New research shows upward mobility is higher in denser cities<p>Wikimedia Commons<p>Rumors of the American Dream's demise have been greatly exaggerated -- at least in parts of America.<p>That's the message of a new study that looks at the connection between geography and social mobility in the United …

Lost And Found: 5 Forgotten Classics Worth Revisiting

I don't remember when I first realized that books could go away, that they could — and did — pass into obscurity or out of print. <i>Myra Breckinridge</i> by Gore Vidal, <i>All</i> <i>About H. Hatterr</i> by G.V. Desani, <i>Speedboat</i> by Renata Adler, the sublime <i>An Armful of Warm Girl</i> by W.M. Spackman. Each of them, snuffed …

DIY Dinosaur Serving Dish

Tired of serving dishes that don’t have dinosaur heads sticking out of them? Well, you’re in luck because Three Little Monkeys Studio came up with this great DIY Dinosaur Serving Dish tutorial to terrify (or at least slightly creep-out) your guests!<p>[via Neatorama]<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Dinosaur Corn Cob …

Crunchy Cauliflower Casserole Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 large head of cauliflower, cut into florets3 tablespoons unsalted butter1 medium shallot, diced (about 1/4 cup)3 …

Mushroom-Rice Fritters With Lemon-Dill Sour Cream Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>IngredientsAbout 9 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided16 ounces button mushrooms, wiped clean, chopped (about 3 cups)1 …

15-Minute Arm Workout: Armed For Summer

Exercise 1 Inchworm<p>Stand with your feet hip-width apart, bend over, and touch the floor in front of your feet with both hands. Keeping your legs straight and core tight, walk your hands forward as far as you can without letting your hips drop. Pause, then slowly walk your feet toward your hands. …

How-To: Dinosaur Corn Cob Holders

Make your own set of fun, kitschy dinosaur corn cob holders with this tutorial from mikeasaurus on Instructables!<p>Dinos not your thing? They’re made out of plastic toy animals, so the possibilities are pretty much endless. Head over to Instructables to see the full how-to!<p><b>Update:</b> This DIY was …

Toys Made From Salvaged Flip-flops in Kenya

Photos: Ben Curtis<p>These whimsical toy animals are the work of the Ocean Sole flip-flop recycling company in Nairobi. The toys they make are created from old flip-flops and other debris that has washed up on the beaches in Kenya.<p>Photos: Ben Curtis<p>These whimsical toy animals are the work of the Ocean …

New estimate narrows global warming range - Futurity

U. MELBOURNE (AUS) — Scientists have generated what they say are more reliable projections of …