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These are the questions you should always ask during a job interview

The questions YOU ask during a job interview are just as important as the answers you give.<p>Knowing which questions to ask at a job interview can be …

A Magical New Egg Replacement (That's Already in Your Pantry)

<i>A newly-discovered "magical" egg replacer has been under our noses—and in our pantries—this whole time.</i><p><i>This Lemon Meringue cake is made with eggs—but it could be made with chickpea water instead!</i><p>The ideal replacement for eggs has been under our noses—and down our sinks—this whole time. <b>As it turns</b> …

The Be-All and End-All Chocolate Fudge Sheet Cake

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52—with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Deep, dark, and fudgy, this old-fashioned, American-style sheet cake is best eaten cold, straight from the cooler, at your picnic or barbecue</i>.<p>My writing partner and coauthor …

Recipes We Love from Saveur's 2015 Blog Awards Finalists

Last night, Saveur announced their 2015 Blog Awards winners, which honor the food-blogosphere’s very best bakers, cooks, storytellers, and photographers, all of whom bring us into their kitchens and lives via blog posts.<p>We are thrilled to see so many of our friends—Food52 users, columnists, and …

North Carolina coast: the best beaches, hotels and restaurants

With its white beaches, warm sea and crab shacks, the North Carolina coast rivals the Caribbean. Douglas Rogers picks its most alluring resorts, plus great places to eat and sleep<p>When my wife and I moved from New York to Virginia three years ago, one of the first things we noticed was an unusual …

North Carolina

How to eat yourself pregnant: Chilli, full-fat milk, chicken and citrus fruits can all help a woman conceive, says new book

• <b>Zita West is a fertility expert and author of 'Eat Yourself Pregnant'</b> <b></b>• <b><br>Believes good, wholesome foods are the 'bedrock of a baby-ready body'</b>• <b><br>Here, in an</b> …

20 best chocolate recipes: part 2

From Nigella Lawson’s Guinness cake to Paul A Young’s salted caramel truffles, delicious recipes chosen by Observer Food Monthly • Part 3 of this series launches on Wednesday<p>Fergus Henderson’s hot chocolate pudding<p>Here is a pudding that needs no introduction.<p>To serve 8<b><br>unsalted butter</b> 250g, diced, …

Dessert

The 11 Best Long-Lasting Lipsticks

Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick, £16<p>This creamy matte gloss is one of the most raved about on the market and at £16 is an absolute steal! To add a …

LIKES Ahoy! Here Are 20 New Fashion Labels We've Discovered On Instagram

Instagram: @285paris USP: Varisty lettering and cheeky numerical takes on fashion brand names have made these simple scuba clutches and sweatshirts …

The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

With Oscar season just around the corner (literally -- we can see it peeking out, all gilded and glittery and begging for attention), we thought we'd run down 10 more of the best movies of 2014. (For those of you playing along at home, this is our third such rundown in three such quarters.)<p>This is …

Ginger cake recipe

I love ginger and this cake recipe is the best<p>This recipe is based on a recipe by my great friend April Bloomfield. It was my favourite when I worked for her in New York and she has now shared the recipe in her wonderful book A Girl and Her Pig, which you certainly wouldn’t regret</b> …

16 incredible Northern Lights hotels

To watch the ethereal and elusive Northern Lights is to witness one of nature's most splendorous sights: a celestial dance across the Arctic sky that surely features near the top of most - if not all - travellers' bucket lists.<p>Those seeking this remarkable phenomenon have a decent pick of …

European Travel

9 DIYs for Your Coziest Fall Living Room EVER

These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.<p>It's time to curl up with a good book and some hot chocolate. These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.

Best online fashion boutiques

From catwalk collections to mongrammed pyjamas, we bring you our favourite websites for online fashion shopping.<p><b>1stdibs</b><p>An astoundingly good source of vintage clothes and jewellery, from extremely rare fashion finds to precious costume jewels, from specialist dealers across Europe and America.</b> …

20 first dance songs for your wedding that won’t make you cringe. Promise.

There's not even a sniff of Michael Bublé...<p>Choosing your perfect first dance song is not an easy task. This is a track, a three minute moment where …

Chewy Molasses Cookies

makes 2½ dozen<p>In this recipe, molasses keeps these cookies magically fresh and chewy for days.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1 teaspoon ground ginger<p>¾ teaspoon ground cardamom<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 large egg<p>½ cup (1 stick) …

Dessert

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Backyard Kitchen in Berkeley, Ceramics Included<p>by Annie Quigley<p>At Home in the Netherlands with a DIY Serial Remodeler and …

Cocoa Brownies

Makes 16 Servings<p>The best—and easiest—brownies you'll ever make. This recipe belongs in your repertoire. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1 inch pieces<p>1 1/4 cups sugar<p>…

Dessert

Multiuse Furniture Perfect for Small Apartments

Making the most of a tiny apartment means choosing furniture that pulls double duty. With these transforming pieces, you can have your table and your loveseat, too.<p><i>Inhabitat</i><p>Chair for Two<p>The reclaimed-wood seat of the Schair Chair opens up to create space for two, so even intimate gatherings don't …

18 of the greatest cities for beach lovers

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Trendy Kids' Room Decor, Design, Bedding Ideas

Looking for an unforgettable design concept for your child’s room? When it comes to <b>kids’ room design,</b> it’s clear that modern eclectic motifs are …

Tiny Apartment With A Smart And Edgy Interior and Scandinavian Sparkle

This <b>tiny apartment</b> has a surface of only <b>29 square meters</b>. It includes an entrance hall, a living room and the kitchen and bathroom. To cope with the …

Interior Design

Top 10 hotels, hostels and pensiones in San Sebastián, Spain

San Sebastián, on Spain’s Basque Country coast, is attracting a younger crowd just as interested in surfing the waves as browsing its pintxo bars. Here’s our pick of its best new affordable places to stay<p>Hotel Astoria 7<p>Walk into the lobby of this sleek, modern hotel, 10 minutes’ walk from San …

11 Questions To Ask Before Buying A Home

Whether you're buying your first home or you're a seasoned owner, answer these questions for the knowledge and confidence to find home sweet home.<p><b>1. What elements are must-haves in your home and what can you forgo?</b> When house hunting, decide on a few elements you can't live without and let the rest …

Britain's 20 greatest beaches (because it's warm enough for a day at the seaside)

With Britain basking in some unexpected April heat, why not make a rapid dash to the seaside? To help you pick the best stretch of sand, we asked our experts to recommend their favourite beaches around the country. Some of the nominations are deservedly popular spots along the south and western …

8 New Page-Turners to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer

You'll be hooked by page two.<p>If you're truly going to go OOO for a beach vacation, the most surefire way to make sure you're actually decompressing is putting down your smartphone (bye email alerts) to get lost in a good read. Below, our recommendations for the best books worth reading front to …

Books

Weight Vases

Yes, here’s <i>another</i> vase, but considering the holiday that takes place this Sunday, I figure there is going to be a plethora of flowers around, and …

9 Genius Ways to Use Fruit You Probably Never Thought Of

Turning lemons into lemonade? <i>Ha!</i><p>We love fruit—it's delicious, relatively inexpensive, and seriously good for you—but, come on, you can only whip up so many salads, juices, and smoothies. Thanks to these innovative ideas, though, you can rediscover your favorite varieties and kiss fruit fatigue …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

10 cities with brilliant beaches

If you're thinking about your next getaway but aren't sure whether to take a city break or a beach holiday, then we may have the answer. These sunny cities sit conveniently on the coastline, meaning you can take your city break with some sunbathing on the side.<p>Barcelona, Spain<p>Barcelona is Spain’s …

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