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Milk Bread

Makes 6 rolls, one 9x5" loaf, or 12 split-top buns Servings<p>At Kindred, this dough is used to make the pan of warm pull-apart bread that’s gifted to each table, in addition to the house’s burger buns, split-top rolls, and sandwich bread. It’s as versatile as it is forgiving.<p>September …

Baking

These Mega LEGOs Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again

But they're super practical. Use 'em to build shelves, room dividers, desks, you name it.<p>These modular blocks are basically LEGOs on steroids — but instead of building a mini Eiffel Tower or a princess palace, they're the building blocks for playful couches, coffee tables, and even walls. Pretty …

6 Hair Products You Should Always + Never DIY

Whether you’re bent on creating an organic alternative to harsh hair products or you simply like the personal touch of making your own, the hunt for the perfect DIY hair product recipe can be extremely overwhelming. There’s no shortage of tutorials out there in the Pin-iverse, and that makes it …

12 Ideas That Prove Everyone Needs an IKEA Raskog Cart

The popular piece is useful in literally every room of the house.<p>The popular piece is useful in literally every room of the house.

Glazed Chocolate–Crème Fraîche Cookies

Makes about 4 dozen<p>Otherwise known as the triple-threat chocolate cookie: melted, chopped, and drizzled. You’re welcome.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>20 oz. bittersweet chocolate (at least 70% cacao), chopped, divided<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>1½ teaspoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1½ cups …

Dessert

10 Sweet + Savory Buttermilk Recipes to Embrace Autumn

With fall looming right around the corner, comfort food recipes will soon be filling your Pinterest feed to the brim. One ingredient that is sure to make a repeat appearance this year is creamy and delicious buttermilk.<p>Since buttermilk is not something that everyone has in their fridge year-round, …

18 Organizing Ideas That Make the Most Out of Your Cabinets

Get ready to put those doors to work.<p>No matter how much storage space you have (or don't have) in your kitchen, these ideas will help your cabinets live up to their potential — and then some.

Here’s How to Hide Photos on Your iPhone

You’re grabbing lunch with your coworker/work wife when you hand over your phone to show her your Europe vacation photos. She’s getting scroll happy on your phone and goes right past the point where the vacation ends and right smack into your series of kind of embarrassing selfies you took in the …

6 Back-to-School Apps to Help You Remember Everything

Between that just-announced work meeting and weekend brunch with friends, sometimes remembering the important stuff can be a little tough. Instead of sticking Post-It notes all over everything we own, we’re putting those smartphones to work. This week, it’s time to Upgrade Your Life and download …

You Can Have A Custom-Made Sofa In 24 Hours

Presenting the furniture solution for those who just can't wait.<p>Finding the perfect place to call home is one thing; finding the perfect sofa to furnish it: mission impossible. San Francisco startup BenchMade Modern is rising to the challenge, offering modern sofas with your exact dimensions and …

This Luxury Showerhead Can Transform Your Bathroom (And Your Utility Bills)

Energy-efficient and luxurious. What's not to love?<p>A fancy new showerhead promises to use 70 percent less water, all while turning your shower into a misty tropical heaven. And Kickstarter is going crazy.<p>Nebia, a play on the Italian word <i>nebbia</i>, meaning mist, was cofounded by Carlos Gomez …

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

What's better than cookies? Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies, of course. That's why they are the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to</i> …

Dessert

A Better Granola

12 Servings<p>Using an egg white adds crunch without calories.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large egg white, lightly beaten<p>3 cups old-fashioned oats<p>1½ cups chopped nuts (such as almonds, pecans, pistachios, or walnuts)<p>1½ cups coconut shavings<p>½ cup agave syrup<p>¼ cup olive oil or warmed coconut oil<p>¼ cup …

Breakfast

Roast Pork Shoulder with Star Anise and Soy Sauce

8 Servings<p>If you’re short on time or refrigerator space, you can preseason the pork for only one to two hours.<p>August 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 star anise pods<p>1 tablespoon coriander seeds<p>1 red Fresno chile<p>3 garlic cloves<p>2 tablespoons soy sauce<p>1 tablespoon fish sauce (such as nam pla or nuoc nam)<p>1 …

Soysauce

9 No-Bake Icebox Cakes for Your Next Party

Don’t let summer pass you by without making one of the easiest, lightest and most satisfying desserts around. That’s right, we are talking about icebox cakes. We love them because they are almost too easy to put together and only require a few hours in the freezer before serving. They are also …

17 Super Smart Ways to Keep Toys Organized

Because there's nothing more painful than stepping on a Lego.<p>Because there's nothing more painful than stepping on a Lego.

Parmesan-Roasted Potatoes

8 Servings<p>Cooking the potatoes on a wire rack lets hot air circulate around them, so they get extra crisp.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved<p>½ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 oz. finely grated Parmesan<p>¾ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf …

Potatoes

Classic French Toast

4 Servings<p>A mixture of milk and cream delivers a custardy interior texture, but you could use 1½ cups whole milk if that’s what you’ve got on hand. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 large eggs<p>¾ cup heavy cream<p>¾ cup whole milk<p>¼ cup sugar<p>Pinch of …

Breakfast

How to Look Good After a Weekend of Partying

10 nutrition and beauty tips to help you bounce back by Monday.<p>You may have spent Saturday night dancing on tables until the lights turned on, but give yourself 24 hours of antioxidants, vitamins and reparative skin treatments and no one will be the wiser come Monday. Here's your hangover cheat …

Hey Dude, Don't Be Afraid: Ride, Round-Up, Fish, Hike, Chill At A Deluxe Western Ranch

You don’t have to be a dude to enjoy a dude ranch. I still remember cantering on a handsome horse, watching cattle graze as far as I could see under a wide-open sky. This iconic American experience is a combo of play, and if you want, the horse-centric chores you used to see on Saturday morning …

Outdoors

Boy with autism designs dragon T-shirts, breathes fire into community

Ten-year-old Santino Stagliano was, up until a few weeks ago, sad and felt secluded because he knew he couldn't do the same things as other kids his age. That is, until his mother, Lisa Stagliano, gave her son a blank T-shirt and encouraged him to doodle.<p>Santino was diagnosed with autism at age …

This Dog Stopping His Owner's Asperger's Meltdown Is the Most Touching Thing You'll See All Day

Amazing.<p>Danielle Jacobs posted the above video on YouTube to show what having an Asperger's melt down is really like. She captioned the video:<p>Please no negative comments this really happened and it's not easy to open myself and share what it's like on a daily basis. This is what's considered a …

Tres Leches Cake

16 Servings<p>Hailing from Latin America, this tres leches cake gets its name from incorporating three kinds of milk: evaporated, condensed, and regular whole milk.<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter (for pan)<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour plus more<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>6 …

Dessert

Boy with autism has unforgettable field day thanks to thoughtful classmates

Preston Lillis was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome in the second grade, and sometimes struggles with physical activities.<p>During field day at Grandville South Elementary in Grandville, Michigan, on May 28, Preston won a race for the first time while his 29 classmates cheered him on.<p>The …

Beetlebung Farm's Foraged Dinner Party, from Martha's Vineyard to Manhattan

We're so excited about chef Chris Fischer's Beetlebung Farm Cookbook, we invited him to dinner (provided he cook, of course).<p>Chef Chris Fischer of Beetlebung Farm on Martha's Vineyard is known for his aptitude for foraging. Foraging, or unearthing ingredients from the wild (milkweed from the farm's …

Ice Cream

Seafood Paella

6 Servings<p>This seafood paella recipe requires organization and slicing and dicing in advance. But once the paella gets going, the process is pretty seamless—and the rewards are huge.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 serrano chile, coarsely chopped<p>⅓ cup chopped fresh parsley<p>10 tablespoons olive oil, …

Onions

From 'lost' to possibilities: Colleges helping students with autism

When Mike walked through the doors of Mercyhurst University, he was 19 years old, selectively mute and rebounding from a failure at a previous school. Mike is prodigiously gifted at math, but he is also autistic and social interaction had become so difficult for him that he had simply stopped …

This infographic shows the surprisingly simple basics of mindfulness meditation

Studies suggest that meditation does all sorts of great stuff for you, like increasing memory and awareness while decreasing stress and negative emotions.<p>But if you've never done it, mindfulness can be intimidating.<p>Enter the below infographic, which combines advice from some of the best books on …

Unique Maternal Blood DNA Markers During Pregnancy Linked To Early Autism Diagnosis

The interrelationships and interaction of environment, genes, and parental age have all been linked to autism spectrum disorders (ASD).<p>Epigenetic marks–molecular tags on DNA that tell genes when to “turn on” or off—are also influenced by the interplay of genes, environment and parental age.<p>Maternal …

Autism

Why Are Girls Diagnosed With Autism Spectrum Disorder Less Often Than Boys?

According to research, girls are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) less commonly than boys–a fact attributed to unique underlying genetic and neurobiological characteristics in girls and boys with ASD.<p>However, identifying behavioral differences between the sexes within ASD has been …

Autism