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Life is sweeter with this salted chocolate chunk shortbread

I’ve always found chocolate chip cookies to be deeply flawed (to know this about me explains a lot). Too sweet, too soft, or with too much chocolate, …

Dessert

5-Minute Raffaello Cream - Italian Dessert

Raffaello chocolates are popular Italian cookies that have a smooth coconut and almond cream taste. They are so delicious! This Italian Raffaello …

Dessert

This Dietitian Perfectly Explains How You Can Enjoy a Cupcake and Still Lose Weight

When you're trying to lose weight, it's easy to fall down a rabbit hole of restricting yourself from certain foods, thinking that will help you reach your goals faster. But Leanne Ward, known as the_fitness_dietitian on Instagram, wants you to think twice before stopping yourself from enjoying a …

Fitness

blood orange, almond and ricotta cake

Here’s a thing I’ve been doing since the year began that’s made me very happy in the kitchen and it’s so simple, I completely expect you to roll your …

Dessert

Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar-Pecan Streusel | America's Test Kitchen

Refer to the illustrations below when layering the batter and streusel in the pan. A fixed-bottom, 10-inch tube pan (with 10-cup capacity) is best …

Naked Lemon and Olive Oil Layer Cake

1. <b>Make the Cake:</b> Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 6-inch cake pans.<p>2. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour with the baking powder, baking …

Six of the best birthday cake recipes

<b>Grandma Ptak’s red velvet cake (main picture)</b><p>Prep: 30 min<br>Cook: 1 hr<br>Serves: 8-10<p>For the sponge<b><br>600g caster sugar</b><b><br>1 tsp fine salt</b><b><br>5 eggs</b><b><br>250g vegetable oil</b><b><br>5 tbsp red food colouring</b> <b><br>2 tsp vanilla extract</b><b><br>50g cocoa powder</b><b><br>560g plain flour</b><b><br>100g cornflour</b><b><br>500g buttermilk</b> or plain yoghurt<b><br>2 tsp bicarbonate of soda</b> <b><br>2</b> …

Dessert

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They Made a Pink Water Cake Because ‘Tis The Season

Every spring in Japan when the sakura trees bloom the National Cherry Blossom Festival takes place, bringing in tourists for this special time of …

Please Leave the Sazerac Alone

"We do our own spin on the Sazerac here," the barman enthused, oblivious to the fact that he'd just said one of my least favorite things, something …

Jack and Coke Sheet Cake

A decadent but easy-to-make dessert combines two Southern classics<p>This rich chocolate cake is included in the new cookbook, <b>The Southern Sympathy Cookbook: Funeral Food with a Twist</b>. Coke helps make it moist, and a toot of Tennessee’s Jack Daniel’s sour mash whiskey helps even more.<p>Ingredients<p>For …

MIT just created living plants that glow like a lamp, and could grow glowing trees to replace streetlights

The modern world has been reinventing our relationship with energy for some time now. Cars are turning away from fossil fuels and relying ever more …

Best Christmas cake recipes

Check out our best ever show stopping Christmas inspired cakes. These alternative Christmas cakes are the perfect choice if you aren’t a fan of the …

Son builds aging father an accessible, storm-resistant modern home

The cabin is a prime example of the next generation of senior housing<p>The “silver tsunami” is poised to revolutionize American housing. Over the next two decades, the number of Americans over the age of 80 will double from 6 million to 12 million. And they want it all. Embracing this new era of …

Coconut Milk Cake with Pistachios, Whipped Coconut Cream and Strawberry Glaze

Chef Angela Garbacz’s Coconut Milk Cake has crunchy edges, a gooey, thick crumb and it just happens to vegan. Topped with pillowy whipped coconut …

Coconut Cheesecake

This velvety cheesecake is made with toasted coconut in the crust plus a shaggy garnish of shredded coconut on the top. As with the classic …

Three shirts, four pairs of trousers: meet Japan's 'hardcore' minimalists

Fumio Sasaki’s one-room Tokyo apartment is so stark friends liken it to an interrogation room. He owns three shirts, four pairs of trousers, four pairs of socks and a meagre scattering of various other items.<p>Money isn’t the issue. The 36-year-old editor has made a conscious lifestyle choice, …

Minimalism

10 Showstopping Desserts to Bring to Friendsgiving

When it comes to Friendsgiving, desserts like classic apple and pumpkin pie are just the tip of the iceberg. And in fact I'd argue that these pies, …

12 Make-Ahead Cakes for Thanksgiving Dessert

These cakes will be the stars of the Thanksgiving dessert table.<p>On Thanksgiving Day, the kitchen can be quite a busy place. These cake recipes are …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Recipe: Lemon Butter Cake

Lemon Butter Cake<p>Serves 12 to 16<p><i>For the cake:</i> <br>2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour <br>1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>3/4 teaspoon salt …

Over the Moon Chocolate Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Graham Cracker Crust: Preheat oven to 350°F. Place graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar in a …

Baking

Blackout Cake

12 servings<p>According to legend (a.k.a. the Internet), this decadent chocolate cake was first created by Ebinger’s bakery in Brooklyn, New York, and named after the blackout drills during World War II. To re-create it, we learned that patience is key: giving all the separate components time to chill …

Dessert

America Can't Fix Poverty Until It Stops Hating Poor People

A bipartisan plea to stop “othering” those living on the economic margins.<p>“Hell is other people,” famously wrote the French existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre at the close of his 1943 play <i>No Exit</i>. While for Sartre this was a philosophically sophisticated point, in America today it has become simply …

Self-sufficiency

The Make-Ahead French Toast Casserole Pumpkin Spice Deserves

Pumpkin French Toast Casserole<p>Serves 8<p><i>For the casserole:</i> <br>Unsalted butter<p>1 day-old loaf brioche (about 1 pound), cut into 1-inch pieces <br>6 large eggs <br>1 …

Breakfast

Innovative Ways Companies Are Repurposing Food Waste

<i>We love to brainstorm ways to cook with our food scraps, and this got us thinking about large-scale food producers and retailers, and how companies are addressing the issue of food waste. As consumers and retailers continue to dispose of nearly 1/3 of all food in the US (the equivalent of $160</i> …

Sustainability

Baked Sugared Pecans

These crowd-pleasing sugared pecans are an easy snack to make for a game day gathering, parties, or holiday guests. The pecans are coated with a very …