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Violet Bakery Chocolate Devil's Food Cake

What you see here is Violet Bakery Chocolate Devil's Food Cake. The chocolate factor is deep and strong. The cake itself is rich, moist, and tender. …

Dessert

I Drank Collagen For A Month And, Yes, My Skin Actually Changed

Collagen, Straight Up<p>First things first, let's discuss the flavor. Liquid collagen (particularly the marine-based variety) doesn't exactly sound like …

Skin Care

Index Funds vs. ETFs vs. Target-Date Funds

Whether you’re a first-time investor or a pro, diversifying your investment portfolio on your own can be complicated and expensive.<p>The cost of buying …

Investing

11 Must-pack Items, According to Full-time Travel Writers

As a travel journalist, I often feel I've hit the career jackpot. I travel as often as my passport allows — 28 countries and counting! — and I’m able …

New York City

5 Fresh Ways to Beat Jet Lag, According to Science

You already know to avoid alcohol and drink water on your flight. Here are new suggestions from researchers provide new suggestions on how to lessen the physical downsides to globetrotting.<p>If you've ever traveled across several time zones you're likely familiar with a cluster of symptoms associated …

Sleep

The Exact Bras to Wear Under Every Tricky Summer Top and Dress

You know the feeling: As soon as the warm weather arrives, you start stocking up on tops and dresses that show off skin—halter tops, off-the-shoulder tops, plunging neck tops......

Clothing

I Traded CrossFit For BBG Workouts For 1 Week, and This Is What Happened

I've been doing CrossFit for 21 months now, but scrolling through Instagram and seeing amazing mind and body transformations from women following Kayla Itsines's BBG program totally inspired me to give it a try. I stopped going to CrossFit for one week, signed up for the one-week free trial on the …

Fitness

9 Things That Cause Migraines That You’re Probably Not Watching Out For

I can only speak for myself, but as someone who suffers from chronic migraines, I go to great lengths to avoid things that can trigger the painful …

Sleep

Ina Garten's 3-Point Game Plan for Spring Dinner Parties

And what she finds most impressive in a party host.<p>When warm weather hits, sometimes unexpectedly and sometimes after a far-too-long spell of …

Cooking

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

Baked Angel Hair with Eggplant

Heat 1/3 cup of oil in a large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add half of the eggplant and toss to coat in the oil. Sprinkle with salt …

Italian Food

Neapolitan Pound Cake Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> We’ve all heard of Neapolitan ice cream (pink, white and brown). But a Neapolitan …

Dessert

How to Do the Reverse Plank Exercise

The reverse plank exercise is an often-overlooked exercise that is great for the core. It targets the posterior muscles (those along the backside of …

Workouts

14 Kitchen Tips Worth Memorizing

All the little things that keep our test kitchen running smoothly.<p>Everyone has their own groove in the kitchen—the ingredients they reach for constantly, their methods for prepping dinner, the tools that get more use than their televisions (okay, maybe not that but, you get the idea). Having your …

artisanal

These are the supplements to take for every single travel woe that wrecks your skin

I spend a lot of time writing about the glories of travel—Bhutan! Bioluminescent beaches! Black sand!—but then there are the cramped planes and time …

You Need to Make This Creamy Tuscan Skillet Chicken

On a recent trip to Italy, I fell in love with sun-dried tomatoes. I have to admit that before my Italian trip, I found sun-dried tomatoes to be too …

Cooking

17 Reese's Recipes to Make If Chocolate and PB Is Your Ride or Die

Chocolate and peanut butter will never get boring.<p>March 07, 2018<p>Hi, I'm Diana, and I have a confession to make. I'm a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup …

All the Gear You Need to Actually Sleep on a Plane

Yes, even in economy.<p>It doesn't matter if you're on a red-eye or you just pulled an all-nighter: You can either sleep on flights, or you can't. The luckiest among us can drift off to the soft sounds of other passengers boarding and a rumbling, idling engine pre-takeoff—the rest spend the flight …

Brainwaves

The Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies Our Staff Can’t Stop Eating

I was five, maybe six or seven or eight, sometime in the late ’90s. There was a bake sale at my elementary school. Cookies, cakes, brownies, blondies, the usual suspects—except wait!—except for those, those sugar-crusted, dark chocolate cookies with peanut butter bellies and the very cutest name:</i> …

Giant Chocolate Bar, Tiny Cream Pie, And 2 Other (Easy!) Desserts for 2

Valentine’s Day makes me ten kinds of giddy. I’m not even the kind of girl who’s all about gift giving or fancy meals out. To me, it’s just an excuse to make extra pretty desserts (usually pink ones). Whether you’re baking for your best bud or the love of your life, these desserts make exactly two …

11 Inspiring Ways to Wear a Biker Jacket

Biker jackets are an item you will almost always find hanging in the closets of fashion girls around the world. This classic jacket's versatility has …

BBQ Chicken Bites

BBQ Chicken Bites brushed with buttery parmesan and ranch seasoning, hot from the oven and ...

Cooking

Spinach-Filled Lebanese Flatbreads Recipe

01/28/2018<p>Jake Sterling from Acton, Massachusetts<p>This recipe would be much easier to follow if there were a photograph of what the packets looked …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

These 5 Techniques Will Help You Master Your First Push-Up

The elusive push-up. Seems just within your reach, but the minute you lift your knees off the ground, your entire body seems to give up on you. Spoiler alert: doing push-ups on your knees is not an effective way to learn this challenging bodyweight move. Instead of doing yet another modified …

8 Ways to Avoid Jet Lag, According to Airline Staff

Traveling is one of the best things in life, in my opinion. But there is one thing that we all hate about the activity: jet lag. It can knock you out for a good few days, both during your trip and when you return home, and unfortunately there isn't a magic cure. However, there are tips and tricks …

10 Kind Gestures That Will Bring You Closer To Your Partner, According To Experts

It's easy to get anxious and fear the worst when you feel like your partner is getting distant. But maintaining closeness doesn't have to be hard. …

Relationships

Double Chocolate Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze

2K<p>1K<p>Shares 3K<p>One of the compelling things about food blogs is how they bring together people from all over the world. Cooking and eating is something …

Dessert

Down

Julia Child once said that "a party without a cake is just a meeting." Many of us ask for a delicious chocolate cake on our birthdays, but have you …

Dessert

The Best Multivitamins for Women Over 50 to Stay Healthy and Vibrant

There's a lot to consider when looking for the best multivitamin for women over 50. As we age, women's bodies begin to need certain vitamins and …

Wellness