Kasi Crooks-Davis

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Chipotle Chicken Chili

I’ll be on The Chew today, and I wanted to share the recipe I’ll be cooking since it’s one of my favorites from my new cookbook (here’s a peek if …

Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Slice-Baked Potatoes

When Marlboro Man, the kids, and I were in Colorado last month, we ordered Twice-Baked Potatoes one night. Instead of the traditional twice-baked …

Lemon Lime Pound Cake

Oh, dear. Oh, my.<p>Oh, help.<p><i>Oh, BEHAVE!</i><p>(Name that movie.)<p>Okay, first of all: the intricate surface of this cake is not due to my superior cake …

Italian Cream Cupcakes

Italian Cream Cake holds the distinction of being the only thing on Earth that will compel me to buy a bag of shredded flake coconut, which, until I …

Cobb Salad

Man, do I love a Cobb Salad! My mom used to order them at restaurants when I was younger, and I knew I had truly become a grown-up when I started …

Veggie Cream Cheese Spread

This is a homemade version of the veggie cream cheese spreads you can buy in the grocery store (Philadelphia, to be specific!), and I love its …

Lemon Basil Shrimp Risotto

I wanted to share another one of the recipes I made with some of the roughly five trillion pounds of leftover gigantic shrimp from our Fourth of July …

Hamburger Hamlet’s Zucchini Zircles

Years and years ago, when my mom and kid sister (who was just twelve at the time; she’ll turn forty next month!) drove me out to Los Angeles to drop …

How to Make Ghee Recipe

I make homemade ghee from good butter every few weeks. Making ghee is a process I enjoy, and it yields a wonderful cooking mediums. For those of you …

Coconut

Seasonal Sweets: How to Bake With Winter Vegetables

Around this time of year (i.e. past the holidays but still the dead of winter), it's easy to start getting antsy for all the produce that is still months away. But instead of pine over blueberries, strawberries, and all their juicy cousins, I like to turn to what is available. And right now, that …

When it comes time for a midnight snack, you'll find us scouring the fridge for a sweet treat like this Peanut Butter-Banana Cream Pie! Sweet dreams, indeed! Recipe: http://bit.ly/KhxGow

Sleep: A mystery at the crossroads of neuroscience (Part 2)

By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP, P. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, FRCP, Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina<p>In the …

Sleep: A mystery at the crossroads of neuroscience (Part 1)

CHOPRA FOUNDATION NEWS<p>By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP, P. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, FRCP, Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, …

An Organized Home: Kitchen Utensils Drawer Organization Part 1 of 2 {how to organize}

You Have Now Heard of Jennifer Lawrence

And seen her, moving around and smiling. She is an actress. An extremely talented one. No, really.<p><b>Jennifer Lawrence is hungry.</b> It's 9:00 A.M., she's been up for an hour, and she hasn't eaten a thing. "I'm freakish about breakfast," she says, by which, thank God, she doesn't mean she wants an extra …

Rihanna Is the Sexiest Woman Alive

The astonishing story of the creation of Rihanna: a saga spanning eight years (that long!), two countries, one pink cannon, and a really quick prayer. Starting at the end. (But first: a video. And then pictures.)<p>Music: "We Found Love (Feat. Calvin Harris)" by Rihanna, available here<p><b>LIKE ESQUIRE ON</b> …

Charlize Theron Is the Sexiest Woman Alive

An interview with the Sexiest Woman Alive, starring Charlize Theron as herself.<p><b>*****</b><p><b>Who is the Sexiest Woman Alive?</b> <i>A mystery in four parts.</i><p><b>Clue #1:</b> "She drinks gin.<p><b>Clue #2:</b> "She towers over everybody."<p><b>Clue #3:</b> Shirley MacLaine.<p><b>You are witnessing the revelation.</b><p><b>*****</b><p>FADE IN:<p>A man's voice plays over …

Uganda's rising anti-gay climate - CNN Video

CNN's Arwa Damon traces the origin of the anti-gay legislation in Uganda.

Military-style discipline to raise standards in state schools

Former soldiers without degrees will be fast-tracked into teaching and more cadet force units will be established as part of a dramatic expansion of a “military-style” ethos in English state schools<p>Military-style discipline will be introduced into state schools under sweeping government plans to …

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Sneak-Peek: Top 5 Sky Events of 2014

<b>The New Year promises a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potential surprise meteor shower, among other celestial delights.</b><p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here are our picks for sky-watching events worth circling on your calendar for 2014.<p><b>1. Total Eclipse of</b> …

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more<p>The coming year in cinema is shaping up to be strikingly symmetrical: As one major dystopian YA franchise arrives, another winds down. As one World War II drama kicks off the year, another caps it off. The first …

Taste Test: Is Better Vanilla Extract Worth the Price?

Real vanilla extract doesn't come cheap. Depending on where you buy it, it can range from a little under a buck an ounce all the way up to several dollars. Add real vanilla beans into the mix and prices can climb even higher. But does more expensive vanilla make for better flavor? Tastier cookies …

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Kelly Rowland Was The Most Flawless Human Of 2013

From the Super Bowl to "Kisses Down Low," queen Kelly reigned supreme.

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Not sure how long I'll keep my hair like this since it's so short. But figured if try something new. #locs #chescalocs #knots #shortboyhair !!!

Loc Hairstyle Tutorial: Rope Pompadour

Halle Berry Steps Out for the First Time After Baby

Leave it to Hollywood royalty to look slim, gorgeous and rested with a two-month-old baby at home.<p>Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez, who welcomed …