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BA's Best Bread Pudding

8 servings<p>A bread pudding you can have your way. See below for variations to make it coconut or chocolate. If you favor a soft, creamier, custardy texture from top to bottom, bake in an 8x8" pan. If you want to maximize the top layer of buttery crispiness, bake in a shallower pan with more surface …

Ultranutty Pecan Bars | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

12 Cookie Dough Recipes to Make Ahead and Freeze

Whipping up delicious, eye-pleasing, creative cookie recipes is fun, but sometimes those cravings come on HARD. When you’re jonesing for a treat, you just want something sweet and doughy as <i>quickly</i> as possible. Luckily, cookie dough recipes have you covered on that front. These 12 options can be …

What Should Your Child Eat At Swim Meets?

In a recent story, someone commented, “When and what should swimmers eat during meets?” I discussed this question with several swim moms from a …

75 Healthy, Energy-Packed Breakfast Recipes

Think way, way beyond avocado toast.<p><b>We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day</b> (or at least the first meal, anyway), so it can’t hurt to start things out with a tasty little bundle of healthy energy. From next-level toasts (think beyond avocado) to savory porridges, ingenious …

15 Unique Bark Dessert Recipes

If you’re anything like us when it comes to desserts, then you’re probably all up to speed on which sweets and treats are the trendiest thing in …

World's largest Christmas maze opens in Vancouver

The holiday season in Vancouver is set to become merry and bright with the opening of the world's largest Christmas light maze.<p>Opening in the flats …

Want to swim like Olympian? Principles based thinking is particularly important in swimming

The core idea of principles-based thinking is to “drill down to the foundations of a problem to view it in an entirely new way” rather than rely on …

Swimming

5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Flip Turns

<i>Want to slice some time off your swimming without any additional training? (Um, yessss.) Here is how to do a flip turn that will shave valuable time</i> …

Swimwear

2 Famous and Effective Backstroke Swimming Drill

Under Water Arm Sweeps and Single Arm Backstroke is the one of backstroke swimming drill to learn to swim backstroke. Underwater arm sweep swimming …

How to Do an Open Turn in Swimming

Whether you are swimming competitively or just doing laps in a pool, it is important to know how to do an open turn. When you are swimming a lap and …

Swimming

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Apple-Pie Cake

A cross between pie and a fruit crisp, this dramatic dessert is made with just six common ingredients.

Recipes

How to Visit Montreal Like a Local—Just in Time for Canadian Thanksgiving

Finding a city similar to the Canadian francophone metropolis of Montreal is no easy task. There’s a dash of old-world Parisian charm in the Beaux Arts cityscape, a Manhattan-like dedication to bagels, and a San Franciscan embrace of nature. Add in a contentious linguistic debate (a language …

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

Sugar and spice aren't the only things nice in this version of the beloved snickerdoodle: We added pumpkin puree. Besides infusing the cookies with seasonal flavor, it also results in a moist, cakey center. Rolling the dough in spiced sanding sugar lends sparkle and shine.

Chocolate Chip Mocha Brownies #SundaySupper

If you know me at all, there is one thing you can pretty much bet on. A cup of coffee isn’t far from my reach during most hours of the day unless I …

Kids In Vancouver: 5 Picture-Perfect Outdoor Pools In The City

<i>Kits Pool | Photo: Flickr</i><p>When the warmer weather washes over Vancouver, there are countless ways to soak up the sun. A hike up a local mountain, a …

The Geode Wedding Cake Trend Is Delightful

Because rocks aren't just for your ring finger<p>The latest trend in wedding cakes isn't demure and sweet. It's actually pretty cutting edge—and we mean literally. Brides are moving away from traditional white pastries in favor of geode cakes, which depict stunning rocks lined with crystals.<p>We were …

Weddings

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

Federal judge orders release of Trump University's internal documents | Fox News

A federal judge is ordering the release of Trump University internal documents in a class-action lawsuit against the now-defunct real estate school owned by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.<p>The order by U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel in San Diego, which came Friday in …

Music before surgery means patients need less sedation, study finds

Soothing music before surgery helps patients relax and need less sedation, a study found.<p>Just a quarter of an hour of jazz, classical and piano music before an eye operation was enough to reduce anxiety about the surgery carried out while the patient is awake.<p>A pilot study by the Paris-based Cochin …

The 30 Best Hotels in New York City

The ultimate accommodations for a stylish stay.<p>With hundreds of hotels across Manhattan's many neighborhoods, it can be challenging to sift through the endless options to find that perfect gem of a place, especially if you're visiting from out of town. Here, we've rounded up the best luxury and …

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in California

Traveling through California is like getting a crash course in America's natural beauty: the windswept deserts, Redwood forests, rocky coastlines, and rows of vines. Add to that some world-famous architecture and city skylines, and you have a state you could spend a lifetime exploring. It's …

Your Campfire Cooking Bucket List

Get ready for summer camping trips.<p>From maple syrup-spiked bacon to ultra-quick biscuits, here are seven awesome camping recipes.<p>This version of the …

Recipes

Happy Birthday Route 66 - 10 alternative road trips you could try this summer in celebration

This year the most famous road trip in the world, Route 66, celebrates its 90th anniversary. Sprawling across the USA, it truly is a life-changing experience for anyone who’s made the journey. But at 2,451 miles, most people don’t have the time to drive from Chicago to Los Angeles. We asked expert …

National Parks

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored. Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative …

California

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success

When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people.<p>We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some …

Motivation