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5 Desserts That Prove It's Always Citrus Season

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Block off a few hours this weekend to bake your way through a bag of citrus -- rind, juice, pulp, and all.</i><p>When you think of …

7 Ways to Upgrade Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s hard to improve on a classic chocolate chip cookie, but these chefs and cookbook authors tried.<p>It’s hard to improve on a classic chocolate chip …

Dessert

10 Easter Brunch Recipes That Will Become Family Favorites

Whether you are looking for something sweet, savory, healthy or indulgent this Easter, I've got you covered. And the best part -- all of these Easter recipes are incredibly easy!<p><b>1. Spinach & Cheese Strata</b><p>This elegant brunch strata -- really a savory bread pudding with spinach, cheese and cubes of …

Breakfast

Most Definitely Worth It: Making a Pot of Oatmeal to Last You All Week

Wanna get organized? Wanna do something good for yourself? Want this to be the best week ever? Okay, then. Go do this right now. Put 2 cups of steel-cut oats in a medium pot. Add 8 cups water and a couple pinches of salt. Bring to a boil, stir it around a couple times, then remove from heat and …

Breakfast

Your New Favorite Chocolate Cake

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: The perfect chocolate cake recipe has been sitting in your pantry all along, patiently waiting for you to discover it.</i><p>Today feels like …

Dessert

4 Wholesome and Hearty Bean Soups to Get You Through Winter

<b>1. Pasta e Fagioli</b><p>Pasta e fagioli -- literally "pasta and beans" -- is a hearty and heartwarming Italian soup, perfect for a chilly night. There are countless recipes but this one, adapted from Chef Joe Cicala's recipe in the <i>The Washington Post</i>, is the best I've tried. The base of the soup is made …

Cooking

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

23 Things To Just Do

There's been an article floating around Facebook over the past few weeks titled "23 Things to Do Instead of Getting Engaged Before You're 23".<p>As everyone is entitled to their own opinion, the author comments on how so many of her Facebook friends seem to be getting married at such a young age, and …

Divorce

20 Crockpot meals under $10!

Happy Saturday to you all! Hope your weekend is full of rest and relaxation because the holidays are now in full swing! We have the pleasure of …

apple-herb stuffing for all seasons

I have several stuffing-related confessions to unload today:<p>My first stuffing love was found at a friend’s house, when her mother served us an apple …

"Swing at the End of the World" is Located Off a Giant Cliff

Swing sets are typically used by children on a playground, but this makeshift contraption known as the <i>Swing at the End of the World</i> is only for the bravest adventurers willing to take the risk of falling off the edge of a cliff while swinging high in the air. Located in Baos, Ecuador at La Casa del …

Golf

cranberry-orange breakfast buns

When my husband had a bit of, uh, <i>bonus awesome free time</i> on his hands this summer, he got into the curious habit of running while not being chased*, …

How to Achieve a Traditional Style

Do you love the feeling of warmth and welcome in a home? Do you gravitate toward a style of rich comfort more than formality? The colonial era-born …

A LARGE FAMILY HOME IN AMSTERDAM | THE STYLE FILES

This building in Amsterdam used to be three separate apartments but it has been rebuilt to one large home where every family member has their own …

30 Natural Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

Irrespective of how hard you try, it is often impossible to match the vivid brilliance of nature at its colorful best. That is one of the allures of …

Pillow Talk: 7 Secrets to Making a Perfect Bed

If you count all the hours we allot to plumping pillows, smoothing sheets, straightening shams, and fussing over how the whole thing looks, we spend …

Ilse Crawford

11 Times Old Furniture Gained New Life

One man's trash became these designers' serious treasures.<p>One man's trash became these designers' serious treasures.

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

Mauritius

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Six beautiful and bizarre bridges

Many bridges are the archetype of urban blight, essential yet uninspired. But informed Quora.com users know better. They identified fantastic structures that double as art.

Bridges

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

The voices behind Disney's best characters through history

Walt Disney Company

10 Ways To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

<i>By Jessica Levine for Men's Health</i><p>If you don't fast-forward commercials, you've seen this one from Zicam: A pretty woman daintily sneezes into her elbow when out of nowhere a snot-nosed monster of a cold is chasing her. "That first sneeze. You have a pre-cold," the voiceover says. She runs. He …

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

Cooking

Parsley, Kale, and Berry Smoothie

2 Servings<p>Parsley can reinvigorate your cooking--and your health.<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) flat-leaf parsley (leaves and stems)<p>4 kale leaves (center ribs removed)<p>1 cup frozen organic berries (such as strawberries or raspberries)<p>1 banana (cut into pieces)<p>1 teaspoon ground …

Food

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