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Pixar's Short Films, Ranked

Before Pixar fans went to go see <i>A Bug's Life</i>, they got a brief meditation on aging and loneliness. Before they saw <i>Toy Story 3</i>, they got an almost …

Blueberry Cheesecake EGG ROLLS? Shut The FRONT Door!

Whoever Thought Of This Needs A Medal.

Gin and lime cake

• Place the eggs, salt and caster sugar in your mixer bowl. Start whisking on low, gradually increasing until whisking on maximum.<br>• Continue whisking …

Make Chocolate Ice Cream At Home (Without An Ice Cream Machine)

Winter's here and the days are colder, but that doesn't mean you can enjoy a bit of ice cream when your sweet tooth strikes. Rather than pick up …

Easy Italian Double Chocolate Banana Bread

This easy Italian double chocolate banana bread can be your ideal energetic breakfast that you can have along with a cup of tea, coffee, fresh juice, …

Infographic: Timeless tips to make you a better writer

Writing is darn near impossible to master, but there are methods to ease our editorial madness.<p>An infographic posted by GrammarCheck serves up eight …

Michele Curtis's pistachio, white chocolate and raspberry blondies recipe

I have a love affair with blondies, and this particular combination of pistachio nuts, white chocolate and raspberries is a match made in heaven.<p>Pistachio, white chocolate and raspberry blondies<p><i>Makes 12</i><p>200g soft butter<br>400g white chocolate melts (buttons)<br>220g caster (superfine) sugar<br>4 eggs<br>2 tsp …

Dessert

The Top European Cities for American Travelers This Summer

When picking a summer vacation destination, it can be hard to know where to go.<p>A good litmus test for choosing a great destination is polling where …

Forget the Turing Test—give AI the F. Scott Fitzgerald Test instead

Scott Fitzgerald pinned human intelligence on its tolerance of paradox. But what kind of artificial intelligence could pass his test?<p>In his 1936 essay “The Crack-Up,” Fitzgerald writes that “the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, …

Artificial Intelligence

Recipe: Elderflower Lemon Cake — Recipes from The Kitchn

With its sweet, delicate flavor of muscat, elderflower cordial is generally known as a mixer for refreshing spring and summer drinks. We also love …

Espresso Ganache-Stuffed Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

In the top of a double boiler, melt the chocolate over barely simmering water until smooth. Remove from the heat, then slowly add the cream in a …

How to Write a Book from Multiple Perspectives

Writing from one person’s perspective is hard enough. Writing from multiple perspectives can seem downright impossible. But it can be done.I wrote my …

Cheddar-Zucchini Pancakes with Poached Eggs

Recipe<p>Yield: 8 4-inch pancakes<p>Servings: 4<p>Vegetable pancakes are versatile. You can serve them with a poached egg (as shown here) or with a salad (or …

Recipes

10 fairy-tale castles you must visit in your lifetime

Blueberry-Lemon Crunch Bars Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Filling: Combine berries, sugar, cornstarch, zest, and juice in a saucepan over medium-high; bring to a boil. Reduce …

Five Tips to Improve Your Writing

Five months ago I got serious about my writing.<p>This has to be the only New Year resolution I have ever stuck to.<p>Through my experience, I discovered …

Creative Writing

An Easy, Festive Chocolate Cake for Any Occasion

The British have a thing about homemade birthday cakes. Even mothers who don't often bake will once a year struggle with fondant and food colorings …

Queijadas Recipe

"Super easy to make, and these won't last long. Try substituting almond or lemon extract for the vanilla. Or top them with flaked coconut or fresh …

ruffled milk pie

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush a 9-inch round cake pan lightly with butter, then use a large sheet of parchment paper to fit into the bottom and …

This Is the Chillest, Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

Somehow, in the last few weeks, I have become someone who wakes up at 6:30 a.m. I did not choose this path—I would always rather be sleeping, …

Eggplant with Garlic Sauce Recipe

"A mildly spicy (or very spicy if you like) eggplant dish. My mother has been making this for me since I was a child. It is SO GOOD!!"<p>Ingredients<p>3 …

We Have Found the Perfect Egg Recipe!

My favourite desserts star any derivative of whipped egg whites, be it meringue, soufflé, or marshmallows, so when I saw this savoury recipe for "egg …

Breakfast

10 Best Things To Do On Your First Visit To Florence

Florence is one of Italy’s most popular cities to visit, especially for first-timers. Not only is Florence the art capital of the world, it’s a …

Cauliflower Cheese Scones

Preheat the oven to 425 F/ 220 C/ gas mark 7. You will need a large baking tray - if it's not non-stick line it with baking paper. Sprinkle a bit of …

How I Outwit Writer’s Block with 4 Simple Questions

The wonderful thing about writing is that there is always a blank page waiting. The terrifying thing about writing is that there is always a blank …

The 11 Best Castles to Visit in Ireland

An unofficial count estimates that Ireland has more than 1,000 castles. Scattered throughout the country, most of the medieval castles were built as …

One

<b>Author Notes:</b> This renowned French housewife classic is completely revised with whole rather than separated eggs, and mixed in the same big bowl you'll use to melt the chocolate! Don’t get out your stand mixer for this one—a hand-held mixer is easier.<p>How does air get whipped into the batter without …

Your Search for the Ultimate Coconut Cake Stops Here

My love affair with Southern-style coconut cake happened 10 years ago — just after I moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and began working on a little TV show …

The 5 essential elements of a great story

3 min read As part of my career over the past decade, I’ve had the enjoyable opportunity to interact with most of the Big Five publishers in the U.S. …

The Best Rome Travel Tips From Our Readers

Rome wasn’t toured in a day. “Remember you cannot possibly do it all,” says reader neededaname. “Living there full time for about a year and a half …