Karen Branham

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The Fudgy, Swirly Chocolate Cream Cheese Cake My Mom Has Loved Since 1965

“Whenever it's my birthday, I hope this is the cake,” my mom wrote in one version of this recipe that lives in my parents’ online cookbook, a site born in the first dot-com boom of the 1990s. The cake she wished for—the cake in <i>I hope this is the cake</i>—is classic chocolate-chocolate with a swirling …

Dessert

Trump lawyer seeks to block insider book on White House

A lawyer representing President Trump sought Thursday to stop the publication of a new behind-the-scenes book about the White House that has already led Trump to angrily decry his former chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon.<p>The legal notice — addressed to author Michael Wolff and the president of the …

Donald Trump

20 Cheap and Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes You Need in Your Life

Utilizing your slow cooker is one of the easiest ways to not only cook more at home, but also to stick to your budget. You can throw just about anything — from pantry staples to affordable cuts of meat — into a slow cooker and let it simmer for hours, and you'll get a hearty, flavorful meal that …

12 Things to Add to 2018 For a Healthier, Happier Year

In the New Year, there are some things you should cut back on to be healthier, but also so many things you should add in. The best part? They're so simple — and many of them cost absolutely nothing. Try adding more of each of these to your day-to-day in 2018 to make this year so much better than …

25 Brilliant Subscription Boxes For Everyone on Your List

Selecting the perfect present can be tough—so why not leave it to the pros? Each of these 25 subscription boxes—for everyone from the wine lover to …

Shopping

29 Easy Recipes to Help You Stick to Your Healthy-Eating Resolutions

'Tis the season for stuffing our faces. Whether it’s with a few extra slices of pie here or several celebratory glasses of wine there, we all know …

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

It’s the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that …

Apps

21 Smashing Pumpkin Recipes to Try Tonight (Tonight)

Pumpkin season is officially under way, which means that the tubby orange gourd and everything associated with it is once again crowding our field of vision (and smell, and taste). Love it or hate it, the return of the Starbucks pumpkin spice latte, now often handily abbreviated "PSL," may be the …

17 Halloween Party Games Even Adults Will Love

Slide 1 / 18<p>Game nights are the best nights, especially when they’re Halloween-themed. If you’re getting ready to throw a properly spooky party, make sure you’ve got activities to keep both the kiddos and grown ups entertained. Seriously, what’s more fun than sipping a blood-drenched cocktail while …

3 Jell-O Shot Recipes You Never Knew You Needed

What is it about Jell-O shots that prohibits them from ever becoming outdated?<p>They’re kind of like a best friend — always around when you need them, …

5 protein-packed breakfast ideas in 10 minutes or less

While the saying goes “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” how much protein your morning meal includes is likely to heighten or hold your hunger throughout the day. Studies show that eating a protein-packed breakfast reduces hunger-stimulating hormones compared to a high-carb …

There’s A Reason This Easy Cheesecake Recipe Is Going Viral

Game. Changer.<p>Cheesecake, in its most traditional form, can be quite the labor of love. Not only is it time consuming and fragile (there’s a very real crack risk), the recipes themselves can be extremely complicated.<p>This, friends, is not one of those recipes.<p>A Japanese cheesecake recipe, shared by …

Dessert

20 Skillet Cookies for All Your Fall and Winter Baking Needs

Cast iron skillet recipes have come a *long* way since they were a staple on your grandparents’ dinner table. Now (thanks to Pinterest), you can make everything from skillet dip recipes to full one-pot skillet meals and beyond. What’s beyond that, you ask? Two words: skillet cookies. That’s right — …

We Tried It and Believe That Magic Cake Is Here to Stay

It’s been a couple weeks since we found out about magic cake, and it’s safe to say that it is still a hot topic of conversation. A cake with a sponge layer, a custard layer and a fudgy layer — yes, please! We had to try it out for ourselves, and B+C readers — we are happy to introduce you to this …

8 Simple Eye Exercises To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

We exercise our arms, legs, abs, and even our behinds, but have you ever thought of exercising your eyes? Any eye doctor will tell you that it is …

Makeup

How To Grow Citrus in Containers - Quiet Corner

For the most part, the areas where home gardeners plant the citrus trees are the same areas where citrus is grown commercially. But if space is …

Gardening

DIY - Cheap Cedar Raised Beds - Quiet Corner

Cedar raised beds make gardening easier, more accessible, more economical, and more efficient. But often a cedar raised beds can cost hundreds of …

5 Best Marinade Recipes

Recipes

The Fruits of Your Labor: Apartment Friendly Indoor Trees

You know you can have an indoor herb garden, or grow veggies indoors. But did you know you can even grow your own indoor trees? Yes, I have small …

Plants

The 'World's Biggest Beer Garden' Opens in Raleigh

Head to North Carolina to sample some of the 366 beers on tap at this world-record-making beer garden.<p>Craft beer is exploding in North Carolina and there’s no better place to sample it than at a new beer garden opening this week in Raleigh, the state’s capital city. Aptly named Raleigh Beer Garden, …

55 awesome things to do in the US this summer

The season is only a few months long though, so it's best to start crossing off the items on your summer bucket list sooner than later.<p>In order to help with that, we've made a comprehensive list of some of the best ways to spend your time this summer.<p>From sailing on Lake Michigan to stargazing in …

10 of the Best Farmers Market Tips We Learned from Cookbooks

Now that it’s the end of June, we’re finding ourselves at the sunny pole farthest from the dead-of-winter farmers market. It is prime market season and we’re giddy. Favas! Bristly-fuzzy peaches! Tomatoes! Real tomatoes!<p>With so much produce to choose from, we’re turning to some of the people who …

Farmers Market

18 Picnic-Perfect Sandwich Recipes

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Now that summer has finally arrived, it's time to step outside and enjoy the warm weather. And few foods are more picnic-friendly than sandwiches—portable, easy to share, easy to eat, and totally customizable. From lobster rolls …

6 Fruity, Frozen Treats For Summer

Frozen treats are a great way to beat the summer heat, and a tasty way to make good use of those ripe summer fruits. To help you with this mission, …

Nutrition

Slow Cooker Breakfast Recipes That Will Save Your Sunday

Is there anything better than a big, lazy breakfast on Sunday? Pancakes, eggs, bacon, coffee, the Sunday paper, and that full, sleepy feeling that …

Fruit Smoothie Recipe For a Healthy Breakfast

Losing and controlling your weight is an ongoing conversation with so many people everyday. Studies by leading nutritionists all have say, eat a well …