Joshua Blake

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The World's Most Scenic Winter Train Rides

Few films capture the beauty of winter train travel as the 1974 silver screen mystery, “Murder on the Orient Express.” In it, Hercule Poirot …

Brighten Breakfast With Homemade Pop-Tarts

It's time to bust out jars of your favorite jams, jellies, and preserves — even Nutella — as we're making homemade Pop-Tarts, and the flavor possibilities are practically limitless. Watch the video to learn the simple technique, then get baking, decorating (extra points for rainbow sprinkles!), and …

Breakfast

No Need For Special Equipment (or Hot Oil) to Make These "Doughnuts"

<i>The following is an excerpt of a post that was originally featured on Jelly Toast and written by Emily Caruso, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>I wanted to find a baked doughnut recipe that anyone could make, regardless of whether or not you owned a doughnut pan. I came across a great base …

Chocolate Covered Almond Coconut Granola

You can thank my Mom for this recipe, it seems every recipe has a story behind it, and this one is no exception. She casually mentioned one day that …

Kid-Proof and Adult-Approved Frozen Yogurt Bites

Say hello to your new favorite Summer treat. These frozen yogurt fruity bites are as easy to make as one, two, three and are so melt-in-your-mouth tasty that you'll want to make these year!<p>Frozen Yogurt Fruity Bites<p>Adapted from Eats Amazing<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup yogurt<br>• 1/4 cup fresh strawberries, …

Breakfast

9 Smart Money Moves To Make In January

January is a clean-slate month. You’re starting fresh in a new tax year and you’ve got 12 months ahead of you to work toward your financial goals, whatever those might be. Maybe this is the year you finally beef up that emergency fund, or the year you get serious about paying down debt.<p>These …

Personal Finance

7 Burning Questions About Whiskey, Answered

Fire water, water of life, juice—whatever you call it, whiskey (also spelled “whisky”) is having a moment. But with so many different whiskeys …

12 Utterly Quaint Places You Must Visit In Southern England

England is an incredibly beautiful country… although we’ve got some pretty incredible cities (here’s looking at you, London) there are a whole heap …

24 Amazing Subscription Boxes That Are Actually Useful

All those things you forget to buy until you desperately need them, delivered to your door.

After Ikea: 10 mid-range furniture stores that won't break the bank

Graduating from Ikea? Here’s where to start<p><i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information</i>.<p>What do you do when you graduate from Ikea? Where should you shop when you’ve outgrown the DIY-attitude of easy assembly and flat-packed …

Furniture

Now Casting: HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ and 3 More Gigs

In today’s Backstage casting notices, you have the opportunity to be in HBO’s upcoming period drama, “The Deuce,” which is set in Times Square (a …

Recipe: Sparkling Espresso with Mint

Learn how to make this refreshing, iced coffee drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled espresso drink.<p>01<p>Fill cocktail shaker with ice.<p>02<p>Add classic or …

Alexander Semenov Continues to Photograph the Earth’s Most Fragile Marine Wildlife Near the Arctic Circle | Colossal

<p>For the last several years, marine photographer Alexander Semenov (previously) has lead the divers team at Moscow State University’s White Sea …

Spam Has Officially Arrived on the Mainland, and We're Into It

The 50th state’s favorite mystery meat is getting a chef makeover.<p>As Hawaii’s culinary traditions gain traction on the mainland, the 50th state’s favorite mystery meat is getting a chef makeover. "Growing up in Hawaii, Spam was everywhere—breakfast, lunch, and dinner," says <b>Ravi Kapur</b>, chef at …

Food

Parmesan Chicken Cutlets

4 Servings<p>If you cut the chicken into smaller pieces before breading, they’re nuggets—the guilt-free kind.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup all-purpose flour<p>2 large eggs<p>1½ cups panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)<p>¼ cup grated Parmesan<p>1 tablespoon mustard powder<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 …

Recipes

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Cooking

3 Ways to Sculpt a Rock-Hard Butt She'll Want to Grab

Want a desirable derrière? Use these exercises to hit your glutes from every direction<p>Sitting all day can cause your glutes to grow weak and your butt to sag—and that's a turnoff for the ladies. Unfortunately, reshaping your backside isn't as simple as getting out of your chair and squatting more, …

Workouts

Victorian post office converted into an apartment by 1508 London

British studio 1508 London has converted a Victorian post office in London into an apartment where perforated concrete shutters can be used to open …

Pencil: A Tool That Lets You Think With Your Hands

Remember when we talked about that iPad app called Paper, from FiftyThree, that lets you sketch, draw diagrams and illustrations, and take notes? …

Lucetta Magnetic Bike Lights

Once upon a time when I had a bicycle (before it was stolen), I had this big monstrosity of a headlight that was difficult to take on and off. …

The Ultimate Total-Body Move

Strengthen your core—and just about every other muscle—with the half Turkish getup<p>The half Turkish getup might fall into the category of "core exercise," but it's far from an isolation move. "It works everything—your shoulders, hips, back, core, arms, and so many other muscles you never even think …

DOS

Potato Mash with Leek Confit and Bacon Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I love leeks, potatoes and bacon in soup and decided to make a little potato casserole with the same ingredients. The leek confit is adapted from the Molly Wizenburg version with the substitution of rendered bacon fat for the butter. —inpatskitchen<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> These bacon-studded …

Recipes