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Why I'm Obsessed with This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Most of the internet food world has spent the last six months going gaga over Alison Roman's salted chocolate chip shortbread cookies, but as a mom …

Bill Gates has read nearly all 37 books by this scientist — here are 7 of his favorites

This pick should come as no surprise — Gates has not been shy about his admiration of Smil's work. On his Gates Notes blog, he said he had read nearly all of Smil's 37 books, most of which delve into topics like food production, energy, public policy, and the environment.<p>"The truth is, I'd read …

Our 10 Favorite Retro Christmas Cookies

Holiday cookies come with some amazing powers. This line-up of time-loved classics and whimsical sweets will transport you back to childhood in a …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s lentil recipes

Need help to get through the run-up to Christmas? You could do a lot worse than turn to lentils, a safe haven from everything the season can throw at you<p>A day after Black Friday and with just a month to go until Christmas, now is a time I turn to lentils. Lentils are, for me, the culinary …

Cheese

10 of the Best Autobiographies You Really Should Have Read By Now

Photo: Amazon.ca<p>1. <i>Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave</i><p>This 1845 autobiography by former slave Frederick Douglass is widely …

Books

Meet the Bronzie: The Nutty, Addictive Bar That Can Be Yours in One Hour

Full disclosure: I bake a lot. People are always asking what happens to all the desserts and cheesy biscuits and pull-apart breads that emerge from my kitchen. And here's what I do: I save enough for our little household, reserving some of every recipe for dinner that night or to enjoy the next …

50 Great Narrative Nonfiction Books To Get On Your TBR List

Narrative nonfiction—also known as creative nonfiction or literary nonfiction—is usually defined as nonfiction that uses the techniques and style of …

Slow Cook the Most Indulgent Green Bean Casserole This Thanksgiving

[1]<p>Slow-Cooker Green Bean Casserole<p>From Anna Monette Roberts, POPSUGAR Food<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons ghee<br>• 9 ounces brown cremini mushrooms, cut into fourths<br>• 2 oyster mushrooms, shredded into 1-inch pieces<br>• 1 tablespoon flour<br>• 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar<br>• 1 cup vegetable broth<br>• Salt, to taste<br>• 1 pound green …

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

Literature

Meet the Mayans: a tour of the real Yucatán, Mexico

Escape the fleshpots of the Yucatán coast and head inland – you’ll find people eager to share their jungle home with visitors, and a world of hidden temples and natural pools<p>After dinner, Juanito and I sit drinking beer. Outside is all the clamour of the jungle night. We talk about the big hotels …

Mexico

Try this spicy Moroccan carrot salad recipe for Meatless Monday

This salad may look rather simple, but Yotam Ottolenghi's spicy Moroccan carrot salad is packed with bright and robust flavors. Tender but crunchy carrots are combined with caramelized onion, garlic, chile, cloves, coriander, cinnamon, paprika, cumin, preserved lemon and fresh cilantro leaves. …

Does the coffee cake you make look (and taste) this good?

When I’m visiting, especially for an overnight stay, there’s one hosting gift I turn to every time: coffee cake. Specifically, a familiar-tasting, cinnamon-swirl treat that can hold up for a few days — not that it ever hangs around for that long.<p>Yum Yum Coffee Cake was my grandmother’s secret …

Dessert

Red Wine Brownies with Drunken Cranberries

<i>Wine brownies are an incredibly decadent and delicious adults-only dessert! This rich, fudgy brownie recipe for red wine brownies is the best way to</i> …

Dessert

If You're Looking For a V-Day Dessert, These Cookies Are For You

Valentine's Day and chocolate go hand and hand. Once February 14th hits, our heads are filled with visions of love—dare we say, lust?—for the sweet. …

Dessert

Midnight brownies

You bought extra Halloween chocolate, right? Because you'll need them for these decadent brownies.<p>These brownies probably got their name because …

3 Best Instagram tools that People should start using

Marketing is very important for any product or business. It is important to reach out to the customer and the only way to engage people is by getting …

Italian Lemon Cookies

Italian Lemon Cookies<p>Lemon cookies are for those times when you want to bake something special without too much effort! Roll out these tangy lemon cookies in no time and enjoy the crumbly sensations alongside a hot drink or with a scoop of your favourite jam on top. Y-U-M.<p><b>Watch the Italian Lemon</b> …

In Nicaragua, Poor Farmers Boost Their Income By Planting Trees To Soak Up CO2

How a nonprofit is making carbon offset programs effective on the ground.<p>About 10 years ago, Kahlil Baker had a good idea. He would pay farmers with spare land to plant trees. The trees would soak up carbon dioxide and, in return, he could claim “carbon credits” based on the greenhouse gas …

10 Simple Ways To Increase Your Influence On Instagram

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps

The 5 Best Free Instagram Analytics Tools

Unlike many of the other popular social media platforms out there, Instagram doesn't have its own analytics dashboard for users and brands to measure …

Italian Grows Forgotten Fruit. What She Preserves Is a Culture.

SAN LORENZO DI LERCHI, Italy — There are probably few places as tranquil as the languorous hills that surround Umbria’s Città di Castello. But on her farm, Isabella Dalla Ragione pursues a personal mission — saving ancient fruit trees from extinction — with a strong sense of urgency.<p>Rescuing …

10 Best Portable Hammock Reviews - [Best Models of 2018]

Top 10 Portable Hammock Reviews — Best Models of 2018 Only<p>November 30, 2017<p>When the vacation time comes there is nothing that compares to a portable …

Summer reading: 76 books to pack for your holiday

History<p><b>West of Eden by Jean Stein</b><br>A selective, sly history of studio-era Hollywood by a film mogul’s daughter. One of the best books ever written about the movies. Jonathan Cape, £20<p><b>The Romanovs by Simon Sebag Montefiore </b>“It was hard to be a tsar,” Montefiore writes at the beginning of this joyful …

Try This Healthy Avocado Dessert Recipe From Gisele Bündchen’s Vacation Chef

The Healing Cuisine<p>Earlier this week <b>Joanne Gerrard Young</b>, raw food guru, holistic nutritionist, chef, and health blogger behind The Healing Cuisine …

How to Make Cinnamon Quinoa Pancakes

Step 1<p>Cook quinoa by placing it in a pan and completely covering with water. Cook until quinoa is soft and absorbs all water.<p>Step 2<p>Add honey to …

Breakfast

If You've Never Made Hummingbird Cake, You're Missing Out

This Southern classic is just what your Easter feast needs.<p>A Southern dessert staple, Hummingbird Cake takes its name from the fact that it tastes so good, you'll hum when you eat it. How can you resist that? Hummingbird Cake is a dense cinnamon-spiced dessert made with ripe bananas and crushed …

7 No-Bake Desserts to Satisfy Late-Night Cravings

The incredible scent of cookies baking in the oven is well worth savoring. But this roundup isn't about that. It's about getting what you need the …

Chewy Ginger Snaps

These cookies are chewy, packed with ginger flavor, and easy to make.<p>Servings: 12<p>Prep: 20 minutes<p>Total: 25 minutes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>210 grams plain flour<p>1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon<p>1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger<p>1/8 teaspoon ground cloves<p>1/4 teaspoon ground cardamon<p>1/8 teaspoon ground nutmet<p>1/4 teaspoon …