Laura M MacAleese

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7-Up Is The Secret Ingredient In This Stunning Layer Cake

The editors at <i>Southern Living</i> magazine have been publishing delicious recipes for over 50 years. It stands to reason that, in all that time, some of …

Dessert

6 Ways with Hummingbird Cake

Since the Hummingbird Cake recipe originally ran in 1978, it has become the most requested recipe in <i>Southern Living</i> history.<p>A signature Southern …

Dessert

20 Maps of Canada

Plan Your Vacation With These Maps<p>If you're visiting Canada, understanding the geography of the country is essential to planning your trip, and …

Canada

Salted Caramel Cheesecake Squares

Special equipment: a candy thermometer<p>For the crust: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9-by-13-inch rectangular baking pan with foil and …

Dessert

The Only French Fries You Should Make at Home

Let's talk about french fries at home. I haven't ever experienced a french fry from my own kitchen that truly rivals a fast food fry. I've tried …

Recipes

How to make creamy tarragon chicken in 35 minutes

<b>Creamy tarragon chicken</b><p>Prep: 10 minutes<br>Cook: 25 minutes<p>Serves 4<p><i>1 tbsp oil<br>4 chicken breasts <br>150ml white wine<br>170ml tub single cream<br>5 sprigs growing</i> …

Recipes

Creamy Butterscotch Pudding

Butterscotch pudding doesn't have to come from a dry mix to taste great! Lose the box and try this fantastic homemade version. The flavor is sublime, …

Dessert

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

Best Ever Gooey Butter Cookies

Here’s for you the deliciously awesome Best Ever Gooey Butter Cookies. These cookies stay super light and fluffy and have a sweet vanilla taste. …

Dessert

Here's Why You Need To Give Pineapple Pudding A Try

It might not be the first flavor that enters your mind when you think about making pudding, but we’re convinced it should be. Southerners take their …

Dessert

Banff Springs Fairmont Hotel: My experience

Last year I spend a few days in Banff. I was there to attend a conference for my day job and fortunately, I was not paying. I was lucky enough to …

Hospitality

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

I need all of these.

Shopping

The 8 Best (and 4 Worst) Twist Endings in Scifi and Fantasy Movies

Scifi and fantasy films are famously fond of twist endings. Certainly, authors like Richard Matheson and TV shows like <i>The Twilight Zone</i> are a big …

Construction

Open book

I came up with this cake to celebrate the Observer Food Monthly’s 200th issue, and I’m thrilled to be giving it a permanent home here on nigella.com …

Dessert

From the U.K. to rural Nova Scotia: why one doctor says the low pay is worth it

Dr. Simon Bonnington chose Nova Scotia despite the option to make more in all other provinces<p>When Dr. Simon Bonnington first thought of leaving his …

Canada

7 tips for using an air fryer

Killer french fries are only the beginning.<p>Like any red-blooded human, I love french fries. I do not, however, love belly fat and dangerously high cholesterol, so I indulge infrequently.<p>That may change thanks to the recent arrival of an air fryer, a kitchen appliance I'd never even heard of until …

Cooking

Rainbow Sprinkle Whoopie Pies Recipe

We love to make (and eat!) cookies. And if you can combine both cookies and frosting into a whoopie pie, then even better. These Rainbow Sprinkle …

Dessert

Vegan Jackfruit ‘Ribs’ Taste Just as Good as the Real Deal (and They’re Way Easier to Make)

Just because you (or your dinner mates) are vegan doesn’t mean you have to miss the barbecue. Jackfruit ribs are just as tangy and lip-smacking as …

Recipes

Slow-Cooker Baked Beans

1. When ready to cook, drain the soaked beans and put them in your slow cooker.<p>2. Add the chopped bacon, sweet onion and garlic clove to the slow …

Cooking

This Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake Is A SHOWSTOPPER

Decadence at it's finest.<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p><b>BUY NOW: Springform Pan, $17.60, amazon.com.</b><p>One of my all-time favorite breakfast pastries is a good, …

Breakfast

'It takes a special kind of woman to put up with him': Inside Gary Oldman's scandalous love life

He is the hot favourite to win Best Actor at the Oscars, but Gary Oldman’s shoo-in gong for Darkest Hour suddenly looks precarious, after his ex-wife …

Gary Oldman

Winchester: The True Ghost Story Behind Helen Mirren’s Haunted House Thriller

A Silicon Valley legend is getting a big-screen showcase—and the truth might be even stranger than fiction.<p>In 1924, Harry Houdini visited a rambling architectural oddity in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. Though a magician by trade, Houdini was devoted, at this time in his life, to …

Helen Mirren

Best Ever Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Preheat the oven to 350°F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or spray with non-stick spray..<p>In a medium bowl, sift the flour, baking soda …

Dessert

White Chocolate Cheesecake with Amaretto Caramel Sauce

This white chocolate cheesecake with Amaretto caramel sauce is made in haven! So rich, so creamy, and very delicious! If you like the sweet …

Dessert

Cheesy Mortadella Bites

Giada is a chef, mother, author and restauranteur. She is known as the Emmy-award winning television personality of Food Network’s Everyday Italian, …

Italy

The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells (c. 800 CE) is an illuminated manuscript of the four gospels of the Christian New Testament, currently housed at Trinity College, …

Ancient History

Create Customizable Aristocratic Portraits of Your Dogs and Cats With Mantelpiece Masterpiece

Mantelpiece Masterpiece is an online store where humans can create grand Neoclassical style portraits for their beloved dogs and cats just by …

Brazil

1.7 billion-year-old chunk of Canada found in Australia, suggesting supercontinent

Rocks from the Canadian Shield have been found in Northern Australia, suggesting parts of the two countries once were part of an ancient …

Geology

Should Europe’s least-visited (and tiny!) country be your next healthy travel destination?

Setting out to plan European getaway might conjure thoughts about popular hot spots—you know, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the royals at Buckingham …

European Travel

Creamy Cold Banana Cake

This creamy cold banana cake is so delicious! If you like banana desserts then this recipe is the real deal for you! It is very easy to make and you …

Dessert