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The Tea Lover's Way to Make the Best Cold Brew Iced Tea

Summer can be tricky season for a tea lover. At a time when tea shops everywhere are hawking their freshly picked spring harvests, it's too damn hot to pull out the kettle and brew any of them. (How people swig hot tea all summer in the swampy heat of Hong Kong and Chennai I do not know.) The …

Mixed Berry Crisp - The Washington Post

A mix of classic streusel and oats -- with a twist -- tops this classic fruit dessert.<p>If you use 2 teaspoons of cornstarch in the filling, it will be juicy but not very runny. For a more free-flowing syrup, use 1 1/2 teaspoons of cornstarch.<p>The sugar amount has a wide range, but then berries do, …

3 Chocolate Cake Recipes You Need in Your Life

Learn how to make chocolate cake, the easy, intermediate, and advance ways.<p><i>Welcome to Baking 1-2-3, by associate food editor Claire Saffitz. Each month, she’ll guide you through a three-step baking process. The first recipe is for the beginners out there, the second for intermediate-level bakers,</i> …

The Best Salted Caramel Brownies You'll Ever Have

When exactly did the world realize that sea salt makes every dessert 1,000 better? Ever since that lightbulb moment, sweet-and-salty desserts have …

The Best Lemon Cake You'll Ever Have

When we’re visiting my grandmother in England, she always serves afternoon tea around 4pm. We’ll gather around the table in swimsuits and shorts, and …

How to make brownies with shiny crust - Flourish

Inquiring bakers want to know: what’s the secret to making brownies with shiny crust?<p>Some brownies have a dull, matte-brown crust.<p>And some brownies …

Strawberry Lemon Muffins Recipe

"Lemon and strawberry come together in these easy and tart muffins."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup vegetable oil<p>1/2 cup milk<p>1 egg<p>1 lemon, zested and juiced<p>1 cup …

Take it to the limit: Cowon Plenue M high-res music player

You bought a new Audeze EL-8, Oppo PM-3 or high-end Sony MDR 7520 headphone, or maybe a great in-ear monitor, but you're still listening to tunes on your smartphone? Sorry, but you're missing out on <i>most</i> of the sound quality you paid for. To hear your uber headphones at their best, you need a music …

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A Special Place Cake

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should be eating your (brown sugar pound) cake with a view.</i><p>Cake is always welcome. It's good in …

10 Fika Recipes So You Can Take Your Coffee Break Like a Swede

What's essential to a Swedish fika isn't just coffee. It's what goes with it. In Sweden, there are a variety of iconic recipes associated with fika, …

Dessert

Simple And Sweet Cherry Streusel – The Perfect Picnic Bars!

Similar to shortbread squares, these cherry streusel bars are comprised of a rich, buttery crust and a deliciously sweet and tart cherry preserve …

While the Sunday pundits are holding forth, make these muffins

By Lisa Yockelson<p>On any given Sunday morning, while listening to the pundits review and spin the news of the week, I’m doing my own whirl-in — with a whisk and a basic piece of bakeware in the kitchen. It’s a homey, engaging way to spend the morning and to help digest some of the events a little …

A Better Looking Scent

Car accessory company SteamEngine’s perspective on the automotive air freshener is that it should work much in the same way as a high quality …