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This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

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Recipe: A Saucy Chicken Dish to Add to Your Repertoire

In 2006, I was working for a small bakery-cafe chain with a chef named Claudia. Affable and quick to laugh, she was revered by all of the cooks, a group of mostly men, who called her <i>la jefa</i>, the big boss lady. I looked forward to the days she made staff meal because her food was so, so good. …

12 Refrigerator Pickle Recipes to Get the Most Out of Your Vegetables

I've never gotten into canning—I don't grow my own produce, I'm worried about botulism, and, most of all, I'm lazy and bad with delayed gratification. Quick pickles don't have the long lifespans of canned foods, but they can be just as tasty. As the name implies, they're also fast—some can be ready …

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.<p>Experts at the University of Edinburgh analysed mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey, to …

5 Things Every Loving Homeowner Should Know About Their Own Home

Your relationship with your home is one that will hopefully last a long time, so it pays to learn its most intimate details. And not to be weird, but …

7 Easy Dinners That Basically Make Themselves

Minimum effort, maximum payoff.

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37 Healthy Pasta Recipes Full of Vegetables, Protein, and Flavor

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10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Even for someone trying to break a record for visiting every country in the world, travel is about more than just ticking places off a list.<p>Planning …

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Simple Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

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Creamy Thai Carrot Sweet Potato Soup.

Soup season has returned!!The post Creamy Thai Carrot Sweet Potato Soup. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

French Onion Soup

In a large heavy-bottom pot, melt the butter over low heat. Add the sliced onions, thyme, salt, and pepper and continue to cook, stirring …

6 Ingredients or Less: 15 Surprisingly Simple Recipes

It's amazing how many delicious dishes you can make with only a handful of ingredients. From Mirin Glazed Salmon to Scottish Shortbread, these recipes will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time.<p><b>1. Mirin-Glazed Salmon</b><p>Adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks, <i>Nigella Express</i> by Nigella …

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8 Easy and Comforting Chicken Dinners

As the nights grow colder, warm your family up with delicious and comforting chicken dinners. From Thai Chicken & Rice Noodle Soup to Chicken Chili, these cozy meals will become a part of your regular rotation.<p><b>1. Thai Chicken & Rice Noodle Soup</b><p>This fragrant, warming chicken and rice noodle soup is …

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72 Insanely Popular Dinners You Have To Try In 2017

Everything you need for a delicious year.

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Giada De Laurentiis's 20 Most Popular Pasta Recipes You Need in Your Life

The Most-Pinned Healthy Recipe Of 2016 Is Something You Should Cook Tonight

The people of Pinterest have spoken, and the most beloved healthy recipe of 2016 is all about tasty chicken and avocado. The most-pinned healthy …

31 January Recipes for a Healthy Start to the New Year

January: The notorious month of New Year’s resolution is officially here! Though you can obviously plan healthy meals for every month of the year, we’re betting that eating healthy in January tops your list of priorities. If you’re trying to eat clean this month, it can be hard to know where to …

Healthy Eating

Auld Lang Syne: should old lyrics be forgot... what the song means, and eight things you didn't know about it

Every year, on December 31, merrily inebriated people gather to sing the same song, Auld Lang Syne. The fact that few actually know all of the words, let alone their meaning, has rarely stopped anyone from joining in.<p>However, now is your chance to be well-informed and in tune with these facts about …

What the British really mean when they say things — and what other people hear

Check out this brilliant anonymous chart that has been passed around for years, and then keep reading for more analysis:<p>This chart also appears in "The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business," a 2014 bestseller by INSEAD professor Erin Meyer.<p>Meyer explains that …

These Are The Recipes You Need To Try In 2017

Here's what our editors, writers, and readers loved this year.

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After Weight-Loss Surgery, a Year of Joys and Disappointments

It was Oct. 11, 2015, and a middle-aged man and a young woman, both severely obese, were struggling with the same lump-in-the-throat feeling. The next day they were going to have an irreversible operation. Were they on the threshold of a new beginning or a terrible mistake?<p>They were strangers, …

From Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie To Ricotta Cheesecake: 12 Over-The-Top Holiday Desserts

'Tis the season for splurging. Indulge over the holidays in one (or all!) of these swoon-worthy desserts. And don't worry if you're not a baker: these recipes have all been tested and perfected so even the most inexperienced cooks can pull them off.<p><b>1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie</b><p>Just mention a …

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7 Easy Recipes for Your Holiday Cookie Exchange

A tray full of dozens of different kinds of cookies is sure to make the holidays a bit brighter, but unless you’re Martha Stewart, who has time to do …

Mortgages: How much can you afford?

The housing slump hasn't entirely ended. But in many parts of the country, residential real estate is coming back big time, and – even allowing for …

Personal Finance

How Photographers Captured the Biggest Full Moon in 70 Years

We won't see anything like it again until 2034.<p>Early this morning, astrophotographers got their closest look at the moon in 70 years, and the internet won't stop talking about it. The so-called "supermoon" is a flashy name for any full moon in October, November, and December, when its elliptical …

November 2016 Super Moon Images from Around the World

<b>Now updated with more great images!</b><p>Although there’s been quite a bit of hype about the Super Moon on November 13, 2016, to many, the full Moon …

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Check out these spectacular supermoon photos from all over the world

People from across the globe took to rooftops, hills, observatories and beaches to get a glimpse of the closest supermoon to Earth in almost seven decades, and snap photos of the event.<p>The unusually big and bright moon appeared at its most impressive as night fell but many moon gazers were able to …

Georgia Photo Blog - Some images of Georgia That Will Surprise You

4<p>4<p>My Best Photos of Georgia<p>Georgia — a name associated more with the southern state of US than the country itself, is often overlooked by travellers …

12 Melty, Gooey, Cheesy Recipes That'll Make You Happy

Any way you slice it, cheese is the ultimate comfort food. Whether you melt it in a sandwich, toss it with pasta, or bake it into a dip, you can't help but feel happy when you're eating cheese.<p>Any way you slice it, cheese is the ultimate comfort food. Whether you melt it in a sandwich, toss it with …

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14 habits of exceptionally likeable people

Napoleon Hill is the grandfather of self-help authors, inspiring the likes of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and …