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These Bar Glasses Won't Tip Over, Are Perfect for Drunks

Pretty much anyone who consumes alcohol in excess has been there: You get a little too tipsy, lose control of your motor skills, and knock over your drink, spilling it all over yourself and everyone else at your table. That problem may soon be a thing of the past thanks to the heroes who have …

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A Simple Trick For Keeping Bananas Riper, Longer

Ten bananas for $1.50 sounds like such a good idea... until it's four days later and you've eaten one. Here's a quick trick for keeping your favorite fruit yellow longer.<p><b>What you need:</b> A pre-ripe (somewhat green) bunch of bananas and some plastic wrap.<p><b>What you do:</b> Break apart the bananas and secure …

Breakfast

How to Make Soy Candles from Any Containers You Have on Hand

<i>A tall pour of melted soy wax turns any heat-proof glass or mug into a candle—and it couldn't be easier.</i><p>As summer comes to an end and I start spending my evenings inside, one of my favorite comforts is lighting my home with the warm glow of candles. In past years, this meant a few precious, …

23 Fall Desserts That Will Make You Want to Eat All of the Maple, Brown Sugar, and Apples

There's just something so comforting about fall desserts. You should eat all of these to research what makes them so delicious.<p><b>There's just something so comforting about fall desserts.</b> Is it the maple? The pumpkin? The brown sugar? Let's eat all of these to try and figure out what makes them so …

Dessert

10 Desserts for Coffee Addicts

Don't just drink your beans.<p>If you love coffee—really, really love coffee—then a few cups in the morning just don't cut it. So make the most of your …

Dessert

The Good & Bad Corn Funguses

<i>Huitlacoche (corn smut) is a delicacy. This is just mold.</i><p><i><br>The real huitlacoche.</i><p>People adore huitlacoche (aka corn smut)—it’s a delicacy here in the States (and accordingly sometimes called corn truffles) and it has been eaten and cooked with in Mexico since the Aztecs. According to Andrew Zimmern …

Start the Day Vegetarian, End it with Cheesecake

F&W doesn't expect you to see every tweet we send out (just almost every one). Catch up each week with this top 5 list.<p><i>F&W doesn't expect you to see</i> …

Cheesecake

5 Fried Desserts to Make This Fall

Fried oreos and flan cake are just a few of the decadent fried desserts you can find at the Texas State Fair, which kicks off today. If you can't …

Dessert

What We Cook When We Don't Want to Cook Anything

<i>How two-minute pasta, chickpeas, and a lot of eggs have saved us on uninspired nights.</i><p>The dish I didn't cook last night—even though I promised myself I would.<p>Amid an office that's filled with the type of people who bring homemade quiche for lunch, regale me with stories of the previous evening's …

6 Innovative Recipes from Richard Blais

In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, high-tech chef Richard Blais revealed how to make dulce de leche in just one step. It’s a superuseful tip …

Food Preservation

7 Maple Syrup Cocktails for Fall Drinking

The easiest way to fall-ify a cocktail? Replace the usual simple syrup with rich and flavorful maple syrup. Here, seven maple syrup-laced cocktails …

Cocktails

Bill Clinton-Inspired Beer Gets Thumbs Up From Hillary

It may come as no surprise that former president, sax player, and generally all-around chill dude Bill Clinton had a beer created in his honor: Iowa's Exile Brewing Co.'s Chill Clinton, an amber ale infused with hemp seeds. (Remember kids: He didn't inhale.)<p>According to the <i>Des Moines Register</i>, …

Des Moines

The Case of the Stolen Weetabix

<i>No snack is safe on the Food52 editorial table.</i><p>When Sarah received a box of Weetabix in the mail (from the United Kingdom—straight from the source!), she yelped with joy. She absolutely adores this cereal, which is reminiscent of a cold, no-cook, mushier oatmeal. Shortly after the excitement …

Starbucks Aims to Improve Its Baristas' Hours

Already planning to hire 100,000 millennials, Starbucks executives are pushing managers to make sure employees are working regular, consistent hours and have ample ability to budget time off. Starbucks group president of the U.S. and Americas Cliff Burrows wrote in an internal company memo that the …

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