Dawn Dickson

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Vegan Caramel Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> From Sweet Laurel: Recipes for Whole Food, Grain-Free Desserts cookbook: "Our favorite way of serving it is on top of sliced bananas, or with a piece of dark chocolate. We won’t judge if you eat this straight out of the jar with a spoon!"<p><b>Makes: 1/2 cup</b><p>1/4 cup almond or cashew butter …

Dessert

After Watching This, You Will Never Peel Potatoes The Same Way Again

Drop those vegetable peelers, y’all, there’s a new kitchen hack in town that’s guaranteed to change your relationship with potatoes and that dreaded …

Country Lifestyle

Found: Fossilized Pterodactyls With 30-Foot Wingspans

These prehistoric reptiles reigned over the skies 66 million years ago.<p>University of Bath researchers have unearthed a 66-million-year-old …

Rejecting the Solutrean hypothesis: the first peoples in the Americas were not from Europe

Last month’s release of The Ice Bridge, an episode in the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation series The Nature of Things has once again revived public discussion of a controversial idea about how the Americas were peopled known as the “Solutrean hypothesis”. This idea suggests a European origin for …

Anthropology

The new specimen forcing a radical rethink of Archaeopteryx

Have you heard? There is a new <i>Archaeopteryx</i> in town. Number 12, to be exact. Technically, this specimen has been around since 2010, but was only formally described three weeks ago, thereby making up for the tragic loss of the Haarlem specimen (now renamed as <i>Ostromia crassipes</i>) last</i> …

Dinosaurs

The Cheesy Crackers I Make with My Kids for Soup Night

Pepper Parmesan Crackers<p>Makes about 6 dozen crackers<p>1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour <br>1 cup all-purpose flour <br>1 teaspoon salt <br>1 teaspoon freshly ground …

How To Grow Ginger in Pots : Care, Uses and Benefits

Are you looking for easy tips on how to grow ginger in pots? If so, you are lucky as today, we are about to show you how one can grow this amazing</b> …

Here’s How To Make a Gross Cookie Sheet Look Brand New

Holiday baking shifts our cookie sheets into overdrive. Over the past few months, these trusted kitchen tools have seen it all—from spicy-sweet …

The Best Oven Temperature For Every Cooking Scenario

Wondering why cookies often bake at 350°F, and veggies roast at 425°F? Getting creative in the kitchen and curious what needs to bake at what …

How to Make Baking Powder

It happens to the best of us. You're at the grocery store buying ingredients for a baked good recipe, and you assume you have all the staples. But …

Make Smoky, Salty Caramels for the Perfect Edible Gift

<i>Every so often, we scour the site for cool recipes from our community that we then test, photograph, and feature. These sweet, salty, and smoky caramels come from longtime community member hardlikearmour, who was inspired by the holiday caramels her mother made every Christmas.</i><p>As far as I’m …

Dessert

The Ingenious Technique That Makes Vanilla Extract in 1 Hour

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Here's something that's going to change your home cooking life: You can make better vanilla extract at home in about an …

Ham-and-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until very crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 2 tablespoons …

New Plymouth man making savings with his simple blended butter

The cheapest blocks of butter in supermarkets reached almost $6 in October, much more than the $3.50 it was for a 500g block in October 2016.<p>One man …

Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole with Italian Dressing

This chicken and rice bake is a snap to make with Italian dressing mix and condensed soup. This casserole is an easy, popular recipe for chicken …

Best-Ever Sticky Buns Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Dough: Combine sour cream, butter, salt, and 1⁄3 cup of the granulated sugar in a small saucepan. Cook over …

Baking

Dutch Oven Pinto Beans (Refried Beans) Recipe

This recipe for Refried Beans (<b>frijoles refritos</b> or simply <b>frijoles</b> in Spanish<i>)</i> includes instructions on cooking the pinto beans from scratch in a …

Cake Ball Ornaments Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Make ornament caps by forming 20 pea-size balls from fondant. Lightly press each ball into the shape of a drum. Score sides …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Supplements Doctors Swear By To Lose Belly Fat

Your stomach won’t look great with crunches alone. Add these anti-inflammatory supplements to your healthy diet.<p>[Photos: Shutterstock]<p>Grape Seed …

Do You Relish the Thought of Pickle Cupcakes?

We’re really not sure how to feel about this recipe. Cupcakes are a wonderful thing, and on the other side of the flavor spectrum, pickles are a …

Can This Weird Shark Show Us How to Live for Centuries?

For thousands of years, we’ve been searching for a way to extend our lives — without much luck. The average human lifespan in developed countries has more than doubled from 37 to 79 in the past 200 years, but most of that gain is attributable to reduced infant mortality. When it comes to adding …

Biology

These Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas Don't Look DIY at All

When it comes to gift giving, sometimes the most thoughtful gifts are the ones we make ourselves. Putting forth effort into a homemade Christmas gift …

The 20 Best Doll Patterns

Free doll patterns are plentiful on the Internet but that doesn't mean they are all great patterns and instructions! As I began searching most links …

Chocolate-Dipped Apples Are Way Better than Caramel Apples

It's October, which means you're probably going apple picking this weekend, right? And after you make the requisite apple crisp and apple dumplings, …

9 Best Teas To Boost Your Immunity And Help You Relax

Teas are more powerful than you may think.<p>Well, it’s happening. The leaves are falling and if you listen closely, sweaters sing gleefully from the …

Parker House Rolls

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine water and yeast in a liquid measuring cup and whisk to combine. Let sit until foamy, about 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Combine the …

Loaded Potato Soup