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So, Let's Make This Bombe-shell of a Cake

It’s a given that we all need a repertoire of easy-to-make cakes and desserts that look and taste like we really know our way around the kitchen—even if the dessert in question is ten times easier than pie, and took just a few minutes to make.<p>But we also need a few holiday showstoppers up our …

Dessert

Spiced Brown Sugar Apple Cake Recipe - Great British Chefs

Karen’s apple cake recipe makes a wonderfully warming sweet treat, with the heady spicing mingling with chunks of sweet apple. This cake can be …

Dessert

best hot fudge sauce

Over the years, I’ve reduced the sugar a little, replaced the corn syrup with honey and/or golden syrup successfully, and then this last time, I …

Dessert

The Trick To Smooth, Melty, Austin Diner–Worthy Queso

There’s a difference between the jarred queso I pop into the microwave as guests walk through the door and the ooey, gooey appetizer gracing Tex-Mex restaurant tables. The former usually congeals untouched; the latter, I’m tempted to lick out of the bowl.<p>Great homemade queso takes a little longer …

Recipes

How To Velvet Chicken for Stir-Fry

Let me introduce you to a chicken technique that has revolutionized how I stir-fry at home: velveting. This Chinese technique is most often used in …

Recipe: Creamy French Mustard Chicken

Skillet Creamy French Mustard Chicken<p>Serves 4<p>1 tablespoon olive oil <br>2 pounds bone-in chicken thighs<br>Kosher salt<br>Freshly ground black pepper <br>1/2 cup …

This $35 Hair Dryer Cut My Styling Time in Half

I have a ton of hair, so blow-drying it is an exhausting task. I love the way my locks look after I give them a proper blowout, but that can often take over an hour for me. My mom also has a full head of hair, so when she recommended a blow dryer that totally changed her styling routine, I had to …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Easy Plum and Ginger Jam Recipe

July to October means plum time in Britain and Ireland, so it's time to make plum jam. This plum jam recipe has a little ground ginger added in which …

Lard Biscuits Recipe

You are probably thinking, "Why lard?" Well, why not? Humans have used lard as food for thousands of years. What is lard, exactly? Lard is the fat …

Ingenious Ideas for Fitting in a Small Workspace

Working from home is kind of the ultimate dream. You can wear your pajamas all day if you want, you never have to pack a lunch and the commute …

Josie Maran Moonstone Drops Is a More Magical Version of Her Argan Oil

This is not what you think it is. This is not another prettily pearlescent play for your Instagram hearts. Josie Maran’s Moonstone Drops Makeup Priming and Highlighting Oil is pretty — and pearlescent — but its real magic (for this beauty editor, anyway) lies in the fact that it’s a solid skincare …

Hayao Miyazaki Picks His 50 Favorite Children’s Books

Once upon a time, books served as the de facto refuge of the “physically weak” child. For animation legend, Hayao Miyazaki, above, they offered an …

People Are Obsessed With Hydrangea Cakes and Cupcakes Right Now

They are almost too pretty to eat.<p>There's no denying hydrangeas are one of Mother Nature's most beautiful gifts. And, luckily, these vibrant pink, blue, purple and white flowers have a long blooming season from late spring to early autumn. But if that's still not long enough for you, we have good …

Movie About Coney Island’s Real-Life Baby Saver Incubates At Nash Entertainment

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Bruce Nash’s Nash Entertainment and Robert Kosberg have teamed with <i>Hacksaw Ridge</i> exec producer James M. Vernon’s MFM and Simon David …

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

5 from 4 votes<p>Print<p>Chocolate Buttercream Frosting<p>Prep Time<p>15 mins<p>The key to ensuring your buttercream comes out fluffy and smooth (rather than dense …

10 genius ways to use every inch of space in your home

Whether you live in a compact one-room home or a large luxurious mansion, you are going to want to get the most out of your space. Remodelling your …

Storage Ideas

Old Soul: A Revolution-Era Hudson Valley Home Gets an Update from Jersey Ice Cream Co.

Seems to me, if you want a home with personality and character, you can do one of two things: Spend a decade or more sifting through thrift stores …

These Cabinet Hacks Seriously Increased My Kitchen Storage

Unless you designed your kitchen from scratch, with a custom layout and cabinets, it's probably not perfect for your needs. But new cabinets can …

House Design

Kitchen of the Week: Skye McAlpine’s London Flat by Jersey Ice Cream Co.

When food writer and photographer Skye McAlpine needed to create a London kitchen worthy of her culinary concoctions, she turned to Tara Mangini and …

Interior Design

Black Hardware: Kitchen Cabinet Ideas

Black hardware cabinets Workbook by Westbrook One of the many decisions that you face when you are planning a kitchen design is selecting cabinet …

Design

Expert answers all your kitchen renovation questions

Taking your kitchen from grunge to glam is a cinch with the right know-how. Be it a tweak, refurb or full renovation, pull off your kitchen-improves …

Kitchens

New Kitchen Cabinet Paint Color Inspiration

Now that I’m about 95% sure I’m going to change my kitchen cabinet color, I’ve been searching for the perfect color. This go ’round, I’m fairly …

Kitchen Cabinets

Colorful Kitchen Cabinet Trends You'll Love

See All | 1 of 11<p>Whether you love to cook or not, chances are you spend plenty of time in your kitchen. More than any other room, it’s important that …

8 Kitchen Cabinet Hardware Ideas For Your Home

Kitchen hardware comes in a wide range of styles. There are more traditional pieces like handles you wrap your entire hand around, as well as …

This Crazy-Cool Designer Specializes in All-White Interiors—This Is Her Secret

While we aren't prone to playing favorites, there's one room style that makes our design hearts burst every time: an all-white interior. While in …

Golden Crunchy Pickled Onions: Foodie Christmas Gift #7

These golden rings of crunchy, flavorful pickled onions are just about the perfect thing for topping salads or roast meat sandwiches, adding a unique …

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