Karen Wiggan

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Lemon and coconut sour cream cake

Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 180C. Grease a 10cm x 22cm loaf pan and line with baking paper, allowing the 2 long sides to overhang.<p>Step 2<p>Use an electric …

Dessert

15 Trending Session Cocktails to Make this Summer

We always knew we loved Aperol Spritzes, and now we have another name for them: session cocktails. These low-in-alcohol cocktails, also known as …

Trends

Peach Cobblers, Cakes, and Pies, Oh My!

We can't get enough of this Southern fruit.<p>The peaches are coming in folks, so now is the time to head to your local farmers’ market and choose a …

Baking

12 Brilliant Tech Hacks For Your Next Trip

Ready, set, bookmark! To make your trips as hassle-free and enjoyable as possible, we've rounded up the best tech travel hacks on the web — from how to pack properly to how to share photos once you've returned, you'll find it all right here. How did we ever travel without them before?<p>When you're on …

Hacking

Caribbean Rum Cake Recipe

06/18/2018<p>Lainy from Arizona<p>This cake has a wonderful, delicate crumb and a delicious flavor. I did not find the rum flavor to be too much (I used …

Dessert

Peach and Brown Butter Skillet Pie

The brown butter is really what makes this skillet pie so inviting. After scooping out a warm piece of pie, be sure to spoon the brown butter sauce …

Baking

This is what it feels like to be black in white spaces

Long before the election of Donald Trump, black people believed the average white person was against them and their kind<p>Most white people have little idea, and many are willfully ignorant, of challenges black people face in white spaces<p>Almost every black person in America has experienced the sting …

Civil Rights

Grandma's Banana Bread Recipe Is the Only Recipe You Will Ever Need

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350˚F.<p>Step 2<p>Soften 1/4 cup of butter, but try not to melt it all the way! I do this by microwaving the half stick of butter, …

Breakfast

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> These are one of my favorite cookies of all time. They're craveable as well as comforting. You can add inclusions to dress them up (my favorite is a combination of dried cranberries and chopped white chocolate). Or you can enjoy them as is. Bonus, they make really good ice cream …

Dessert

Can United States Citizens Travel to Cuba?

The answer is yes, under specific conditions. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), part of the United States Department of the Treasury, …

Cuba

The 13th Amendment: History and Impact

The 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution, ratified just months after the end of the American Civil War, abolished slavery and involuntary …

Black History

The Most Expensive Cities in Europe and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

When it comes to popular European cities, Barcelona, Paris, and Rome grab all the headlines. And while these destinations have the cultural offerings …

European Travel

The Best Brownie Recipes on the Internet

As long as I can remember, I have been in love with chocolate. And chocolate comes in many forms, but I must admit that I am pretty smitten with …

Dessert

Should You Buy Your Steak From Costco? - Chowhound

Costco is at once a wonderland and a hellishly vast maze of obstacles (read: other shoppers with giant, overflowing carts all getting in each other’s …

BBQ

7 Natural Ways To Keep Cockroaches & Other Bugs Out Of Your House

Summer means rosé all day, pool floats, and uninvited house guests that won't leave, and I don't mean your couch-surfing friends. These freeloaders …

Immune System

Lavender-Herb Lemonade Recipe - Food

1) Place ice in two 32-ounce glasses or four 8-ounce glasses. Set aside.<p>2) Juice lemons into large bowl; set aside.<p>3) Chop dill, remove lavender …

The County That Closed Its Public Schools Rather Than Desegregate After Brown v. Board of Education

When judicial nominee Wendi Vitter made headlines last month for evading a question at her confirmation hearing about whether or not she agreed with …

White Hobby Lobby Manager Calls Police on Black Customer for #ShoppingWhileBlack

Another day, another white person siccing the police on an innocent black person. In today’s news that sounds a lot like yesterday’s news, an …

The white woman who called the cops on a black Yale student is waking the US to an ugly truth

It’s a familiar story. A black person is minding their own business. A white woman notices them and calls the cops.<p>The latest event in a long historical pattern took place at Yale University this week (paywall). A black graduate student, Lolade Siyonbola, was taking a nap in her dorm’s common room …

17 Ways to Make Chicken a Fast and Fancy Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

10 Chicken and Rice Meal Prep Recipes You'll Look Forward to Eating

10 Chicken and Rice Meal Prep Recipes You'll Actually Look Forward to Eating<p>Chicken and rice doesn't have to be boring.<p>May 02, 2018<p>Chicken and rice …

Deal Alert: Premium Economy to Spain From $789 Round-Trip

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Banana Bread Bars with Brown Butter Frosting Recipe

"Banana bread bars with brown butter frosting."<p>Ingredients<p>Bars:<p>1 1/2 cups white sugar<p>1 cup sour cream<p>1/2 cup butter, softened<p>2 eggs<p>1 3/4 cups mashed …

Spiced Cherry Spritz

This deep maroon cocktail is cherry cola for adults but with a subtle, spicy, and not-too-sweet flavor.

How Many Push-Ups Should a Female Do to Get Toned Arms?

Want to make your arms turn heads next time you wear a strapless dress or a tank top? Push-ups will help get you there, but there's no magic …

13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

The Exact Day You Should Book International Travel (Based a Huge Airfare Study)

The idea of packing your bags and jetting off overseas can make your heart skip a beat, but the planning process and cost alone are enough to make …

Greek Souzoukaklia Recipe

"An extraordinary barbecue recipe to surprise friends and family. Serve with lemon slices and rice."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 pounds ground beef<p>1 onion, …

Weeknight Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner

It doesn't get much easier, or more satisfying: a complete chicken dinner in one pan in half an hour. Lemon brightens this cozy winter meal, but the …

Cooking

Racial and religious privilege intersect in how the Austin serial bomber is being perceived<p>If a Muslim man planted bombs in predominately white neighborhoods before blowing himself up, you could bet that the White House and various media outlets would label him a terrorist and draw some connection …

Austin Bombings