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2-Ingredient Never-Fail Cream Biscuits Recipe

These two-ingredient biscuits have one of the lowest effort-to-greatness ratios of any recipe I can think of. They take practically no effort or practice to pull off, yet produce some of the lightest, tenderest, tastiest biscuits around.<p>Why It Works<p>Self-rising flour is softer than standard wheat …

Ditch the Whipped! Nothing Beats Buttercream Frosting

So-Easy Homemade Buttercream<p>Learning how to make a buttercream icing recipe from scratch is worth the effort. Rich buttercream frosting adds a pretty …

Dessert

Bake Gourmet Cupcakes: 6 Recipes from Famous Bakeries

The cupcake bubble has burst according to Slate, and The Wall Street Journal predicts that cupcake bakeries will face economic woes as the trend …

Comment on Fluffy Vanilla Cake with Whipped Vanilla Bean Frosting by Lalaine Co

Hello Rosie, I am a new fan from across the globe – Asia! I would just like to say that this is the best tasting vanilla recipe I’ve ever tried. I …

Fluffy White Cupcakes with French Almond Buttercream

Home » Recipes » Dessert » Fluffy White Cupcakes with French Almond Buttercream<p>June 7, 2012<p><i>This French Buttercream has no grittiness because it’s</i> …

Dessert

If You Only Learn One Cake Recipe, Let it Be This One

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Can you count to 4? Great! You know a fantastic cake recipe.</i><p>My mother makes the best birthday cakes. …

18 Make-Ahead Meals And Snacks To Eat Healthy Without Even Trying

Cook once, eat for a week.

Healthy Eating

Recipe: Foolproof French Macarons

Not to be confused with the sweet coconut based Macaroons, French Macarons (pronounced <i>mah-kah-ROHN)</i> are light, airy and delicate meringue sandwich …

Dessert

3 Chocolate Cake Recipes You Need in Your Life

Learn how to make chocolate cake, the easy, intermediate, and advance ways.<p><i>Welcome to Baking 1-2-3, by associate food editor Claire Saffitz. Each month, she’ll guide you through a three-step baking process. The first recipe is for the beginners out there, the second for intermediate-level bakers,</i> …

Dessert

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

You Won't Believe The Secret To These Brownies

<i>FOOD52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p>Today: The secret to the chocolate brownie of your …

9 TED Talks to help you find the right job

You want work that makes you feel happy, challenged -- and appreciated. These talks might help you find that elusive combination, as you define your …

TED Talks

10 Easy Ways To Free Up A Lot Of Space On Your iPhone

Your iPhone is full of junk you don't need. And a recent class action lawsuit against Apple has brought to light that even if you buy a 16 GB iPhone, you can't actually use all 16 GB of storage.<p>So let's try to make the most of what you have. We have identified 10 simple ways you can manage and …

Apps

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

How to learn a new language: 7 secrets from TED Translators

• <b>Get real.</b> Decide on a simple, attainable goal to start with so that you don’t feel overwhelmed. German translator Judith Matz suggests: “Pick up 50 …

The Food Lab: Better-Than-Twix Chocolate-Covered Caramel-Filled Shortbread Cookies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Just because something's your favorite doesn't mean that it can't be improved upon. The Beatles woulda been better had Magical Mystery Tour never appeared in their catalogue. Any given bathtub could be improved by making it just an …

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

Food writers are always trying to find the "new" cupcake, but when it comes down to it, there just isn't a dessert that can match cupcakes' adorable package and sweet satisfaction. - Cathy Chaplin Food writers share their secret favorite under-appreciated recipes of the 2000s: http://thekitc.hn/1cfWzPf

27 Red Velvet Desserts That Want To Be Your Valentine

Some things are meant to be.

12 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Start Right Now

Lose weight, run your first race, stay consistent: Here’s how to get started right now on your big goals for the new year.<p>1 of 12<p><b>Resolution 1: Start Running Regularly</b><p>Plug four or five 15- to 20-minute runs (or walks, if you’re not currently exercising) into your schedule for the week—that’s enough …

Best of the Big Apple: 10 Awesome New York City House Tours

New Yorkers are like no one else. Never have so many done so much in such small spaces. We're always impressed by the savvy and style of New York and …

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The Kitchen Starter Kit: Essential Tools for Every Cook

Know a recent college grad who's finally starting life on their own, maybe in their first real apartment? Or a transplant from a far-off land who needs to stock up a new kitchen from scratch? Or, perhaps, a friend who's only recently taken an interest in cooking, but doesn't have the gear to do it …

The 6 Right Snacks to Eat at 11 a.m.

Oh no, another hour or more to go before lunch? Relax, there's an easy food fix for every midmorning mood.<p>When You Need the Most Bang Per …

How to Read Faster: Bill Cosby’s Three Proven Strategies

<i>“All attempts at gaining literary polish must begin with judicious reading,”</i> H. P. Lovecraft famously advised aspiring writers. Indeed, reading is an essential skill on par with writing, and though non-reading may be an intellectual choice on par with reading, reading itself — just like writing — …

Knee Strength Workout

Use these seven exercises to strengthen your hips and bring relief to your knees.

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

How to Deal with the Highly Defensive People in Your Life

"I want your honest opinion," said my friend Joanna, handing me her unpublished manuscript. "Don't whitewash; tell the truth. Promise!"<p>So I …