Athena Laines

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Biscuit-topped Vegetable Pot Pies

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place an oven rack two-thirds up from bottom of oven. Preheat oven to 400°. Lightly grease 4 (2-cup) ramekins, or 8 (1-cup) …

Tiny Bite-Size Desserts

Enjoy the sweet, familiar taste of classic desserts like strawberry shortcake and chocolate cream pie — but at a fraction of the usual portion …

Citrus Pull-Apart Bread

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine first 3 ingredients in a 1-cup glass measuring cup, and let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Beat 1/2 cup butter at medium speed …

48 Easy Winter Vegan Meals

Brrrrr! It's freezing out there. Every morning for the last week I've looked outside to a world coating white with a layer of frost and boy is it …

Christmas Crack Crust Almond Butter Pie

This is no ordinary pie crust: Inspired by the holiday classic "Christmas crack" (saltine crackers dipped in caramel and chocolate), it is crunchy, …

Baking

Very Merry Cranberry Christmas Crepes

These beautiful, festive crepes make a joyous Christmas morning breakfast. They are stuffed with cream cheese filling and served with a generous …

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 …

2 kiwi birds are rare bright spot in grim extinction report

TOKYO (AP) — Two types of New Zealand kiwi birds are a rare bright spot in a mostly grim assessment of global species at risk of extinction.The …

2017 NYC Holiday Happenings

Every December, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers and their visitors set out to experience the city’s holiday traditions and exclusive, …

Mexican Seasoning

Mexican seasonings can be as simple as chili powder or a large collections of herbs and spices. To me it just doesn't have that Mexican flavor if it …

5 Veggie-Packed Dinners I Eat When I Have My Act Together

You might assume that food bloggers cook big dinners every night, but that's not how my life works these days. I photograph my recipes in the …

Brioche French Toast Stuffed with Apple, Raisins and Pecans

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 350°. Spread the pecans on a pie plate and toast for about 8 minutes. Let cool. Finely chop the pecans and …

Homemade Crescent Rolls

<i>No more store-bought crescent rolls! These can be made ahead of time, refrigerated or frozen. It’s so easy, buttery and fluffy!</i>So for years, well, my …

Kitchens

Greek Orthodox Church Sells Land In Israel, Worrying Both Israelis And Palestinians

Secretive real estate deals in the Holy Land are putting one of Jerusalem's most powerful and ancient churches in the spotlight.<p>The Greek Orthodox Church calls itself the second-largest landowner in Israel, after the Israeli government. It says it owns some 30 percent of Jerusalem's walled Old …

Best Hot Chocolate in the U.S.

As comforting as powdered cocoa may be, the new class of high-intensity hot-chocolate drinks gives a cacao rush akin to eating truffles or a luscious …

The Easiest Way to Make Candied Nuts Is With Your Slow Cooker

Candied nuts are one of those things that are equal parts treat and snack, and are just at home in a bowl of ice cream as the are in a salad. Their …

Pine Nut Cookies (Pignoli)

Step 1<p>Crumble almond paste into a bowl; add powdered sugar and salt. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until mixture is evenly combined and …

6 Potato Gnocchi Recipes to Indulge Your Winter Carb Cravings

Raise your hand if you start craving carbs as soon as the temperature dips below 60 degrees. <i>Raises hand.</i> We'll concede that there are few foods that …

7 Delicious Brussels Sprout Recipes

Brussels sprouts are more than just yummy—they're also packed with vitamins, cancer-preventing phytonutrients, and heart-healthy fiber. Check out …

Food

Best-Ever Brownies

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 13- x 9-inch pan with aluminum foil, allowing 2 inches to extend over sides; lightly grease …

10 Absolutely Delicious Ways to Turn Mushrooms into Dinner

When it comes to adding vegetables to dinner, there are two camps: the ones I pick in an effort to feel like I'm doing something good for myself (aka …

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 …

Meat-loving Arby's buying Buffalo Wild Wings

NEW YORK (AP) — Meat-centric sandwich chain Arby's said Tuesday that it's buying Buffalo Wild Wings for about $2.4 billion, making it the latest …

Best-Ever Lemon Bars

Stir together butter, 1/4 cup sugar, vanilla and salt. Add one cup flour; mix just until incorporated. Press evenly into the bottom of an aluminum …

This Easy Pasta Starts with a Bag of Frozen Cauliflower

Pan-Roasted Cauliflower Pasta with Smoky Tomato Sauce<p>Serves 4<p>4 thin slices prosciutto <br>12 ounces dry short pasta, such as fusilli, rotini, or gemelli …

What Are The Best Natural Antidepressants Available?

Omega 3<p>Omega-3 fatty acids are essential minerals which reduce inflammation and are vital to brain functions such as mood and memory. Your body …