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How to make perfect ice cream at home: the ultimate guide

We all scream for ice cream. When homemade, it is the best of all puddings. You can slave away at a Bake Off-worthy multi-tiered mousse for that smart dinner party – but, in the end, what guests choose is the ice cream.<p>And sure, ready-made, gourmet-style ice cream in a cardboard pint pot is pretty …

The Summer of F’rosé? Why It’s All About the Wine Slushie

Summer has typically been rosé’s domain—it’s so light and versatile, perfect for long afternoons spent lounging by the pool—but this summer it’s all about taking it up a notch with wine slushies. Call it lowbrow, but who doesn’t love the occasional slurpee on an extra-hot beach day? Add wine to the …

Miami Beach

Genius, 5-Ingredient Fried Chicken—Without the Frying

Judy Hesser doesn’t mince words. “I used to pan-fry chicken, but it's a pain in the neck to clean up all that grease.”<p>She’s right! So she doesn’t do it anymore—because decades ago, Judy (you might know her as Amanda’s mom) learned a better way, though it came without measurements, through word of …

Recipes

Regional Barbecue Sauce Styles, Explained

Meat cuts and cooking methods are the main signifiers of regional barbecue, but the sauces perhaps best define the history of America's low and slow cooked proteins. From the Carolinas to Texas and Kansas City, barbecue fanatics religiously ally themselves with specific styles of sauces and …

Wine Slushie

This wine slushie starts out innocently enough. Like the base to any good smoothie, it starts with a few cups of cubed frozen fruit in a blender. …

8 Easy Sangria Recipes to Break Out at Your Next Summer Party

That will have them coming back for seconds (and thirds)...<p>When you're looking to serve up a refreshing sweet drink this summer, zero in on the crowd-pleasing effects of a chilled pitcher of sangria. Eight super simple recipes, right this way...

Recipes

Sangria Recipes

This delicious cocktail combines the best of summer by infusing wine, summer fruits and soda water. Not only is it one of the most refreshing ways to …

Pecan Sandies for My Mom

My mom, Betty Keller, was a creature of habit. She worked very hard at her job managing restaurants while raising five boys and a daughter as a …

Dessert

Six-Layer Coconut Cake with Passion Fruit Filling

This towering dessert is made up of layers of super-moist, almost puddinglike coconut cake spread with tangy passion fruit curd, then topped with …

I'm A Nutritionist. Here Are My Favorite Easy, Energy-Boosting Breakfasts

I have a really big thing for breakfast. Not just a, “you should eat breakfast because it’s good for you” thing, but rather a “you should eat …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Bars

Hello friends! Memorial Day is just around the corner, the official kick-off to summer. And that means picnics, barbecues, weekends at the cabin, and …

A recipe for rum-walnut chocolate chip pie, plus how to make perfect whipped cream

A little rum, a little vanilla, brown sugar, walnuts and no shortage of chocolate — all wrapped up in a buttery pie crust. What's not to love? The recipe, from Cold Spring Tavern in Santa Barbara, is one of our favorite pies, perfect served warm with a dollop of fresh whipped cream. You can find …

7 Japanese Green Teas You Should Be Drinking Right Now

Shincha's microseason is back. Here, the tea master, matriarch and vice president of Kyoto’s 300-year-old Ippodo Tea Co. explains how the leaves of …

Recipe: Rhubarb and Brown Sugar Skillet Pork Chops

Rhubarb and Brown Sugar Skillet Pork Chops<p>Serves 3<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 (1-inch-thick) bone-in pork chops<br>Kosher salt <br>1/2 medium yellow onion, …

JERK PORK RIBS

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HogWildThrowdown #CollectiveBias It’s been …

Drink This Smoothie for the Best Sleep Ever

It's loaded with fruit that will boost your body's level of melatonin.<p>If you're like the 83 million Americans who aren't getting enough sleep, a good …

Sleep

20 Rum Drinks That Will Make You Feel Like You're on a Tropical Vacation Even When You're Not

Office dwellers deserve cocktails too🍹<p>When you need a happy hour escape this National Rum Day, look ahead to these delicious rum cocktails (paired with island fruits and herbs) that will whisk you away to the tropics.<p><i>Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa</i>

10 Showstopping Desserts for Your Next Party

We're pretty sure the phrase "save the best for last" became popular because we eat dessert at the end of the meal. When you're the host, you want to …

Birthday Cake Fudge Recipe

<i>This birthday cake fudge tastes</i> <i>is a crazy easy alternative to traditional cake and frosting that flaunts its funfetti appearance and tastes just like</i> …

Get Into These Mini Strawberry Rhubarb Cobblers With Buttermilk Cream Cheese Biscuits

Satisfaction guaranteed.<p>Servings: 12 mini cobblers<p>3 cups strawberries, chopped<p>3 cups rhubarb, thinly sliced<p>1 cup sugar<p>1 tablespoon flour<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>½ lemon, juiced<p>½ tsp cinnamon<p>3 cups flour<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>¾ teaspoons baking soda<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>4 ounces cream …

Baking

Apple Pie Bake Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

Personalization

8 Mother’s Day Quotes That’ll Melt Your Heart(s)

Mother’s Day is here! And before we lose ourselves in the mass amounts of Mother’s Day gifts for pampering and the mother-child bonding that’s bound to ensue, let’s take a moment to remember the true purpose of this holiday — to honor and celebrate motherhood. Whether you’re a mother, daughter or …

Parenting

Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo

Directions<p>Prepare the linguine according to the package directions in a 3-quart saucepan. Add the broccoli during the last 4 minutes of the cooking time. Drain the linguine mixture well in a colander.<br>• Heat the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until well …

#Recipe : Smoked Sausage Cajun Alfredo

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>14 ozs smoked sausage (turkey, cut into 1/4-inch slices)<br>8 ozs pasta<br>2 cups heavy cream<br>1 tbsp cajun seasoning<br>1/2 cup grated parmesan …

7 Natural Ways To Spring Cleanse Your Body Off Toxins

Spring Is Here!<p>Some of us feel the need to rearrange furniture, power wash the deck, and spruce up the garden beds in springtime, but our bodies need …

The Best Way to Cook Different Cuts of Beef, in One Chart

With so many different cuts of beef—from the 7-bone chuck roast to the tri-tip roast—figuring out the best way to cook a piece of beef can be …

6 Ways To Revive A Nearly Dead Houseplant

Don't give up hope just yet!<p>Nothing livens up a room more than the green leaves and colorful petals of a houseplant. But anyone who's owned one also knows that it's seriously depressing watching said plant shrink, turn brown, and die a slow painful death. Before you give up, try these tricks that …

Gooey Turtle Brownie Sticky Buns

<i>Gooey Turtle Brownie Sticky Buns</i><p>Sometimes you know you’ve gone too far.<p>Sometimes you’re unwrapping another stick of butter and cracking another …

Cookies and Cream Layer Cake with White Chocolate Filling

I am SO tired. I don't think I have been this tired since I had a newborn baby who was somehow allergic to sleep (for 13 months). I had kind of …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

<i>Chocolate chip cookie bars are the perfect easy treat when you’re craving your favorite chocolate chip cookies but don’t want to wait for dough to</i> …