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12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

The Secret To What Makes Vietnamese Cuisine So Good? It's All In The Herbs

There are many things to love about Vietnamese food. The noodle soups, which go way beyond the infamous pho, the Banh Mi sandwiches -- spicy filling enveloped by fluffy bread with crunchy crusts -- and the coffee -- strong, almost chocolatey in flavor and always served on top of a thick layer of …

So What Exactly IS Polenta, Anyway?

Skipping over the polenta dish on the menu just because you're not familiar with it is a crime -- and it stops today. Folks, if you've been living without polenta in your life, you have not been living fully. We are here to right that wrong with a quick introduction to this Italian comfort …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

No-Bake Energy Bites Are The Little Healthy Snack Your World's Been Missing

Snackers, rejoice! The no-bake energy bite is everything you never knew was missing from your snack routine. Sure, the office vending machine will miss you, but you'll have confidently moved on.<p>This delightful treat is entirely customizable, portable and -- most importantly -- delectable. To craft …

7 Ways You've Been Drinking Champagne Wrong This Whole Time

It might seem like drinking Champagne is a pretty fool-proof endeavor, especially when it seems like pouring and sipping are the only steps involved. But it turns out that consuming this bubbly wonder is a bit more complex than you might assume.<p>We sat down with Moët & Chandon's Elise Losfelt, who, …

10 Easy Shrimp Recipes Everyone Will Love

<b>1. Ginger, Garlic & Chili Shrimp</b><p>In this quick and easy recipe -- adapted from The Splendid Table's <i>How To Eat Supper</i> by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift -- jumbo shrimp are bathed in a brine flavored with salt, sugar and chili powder, and then sautéed with loads of fresh ginger and garlic. It's …

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Refreshingly Simple Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Watermelon is as intimidating as it is delicious. It's the ultimate summer fruit, yet its refreshing charm can be diluted by the sheer obstacle of dealing with one. Lugging it, chopping it, storing it—it's so daunting.<p>The hulking melon, like most things in life, is always scarier before you dig in. …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy Friday! We hope you came here hungry, because we found plenty of delicious recipes -- from green goddess sandwiches and salt-baked sea bass, to …

Summer Slaw Sandwiches with Fried Pickles

For coleslaw<p>0.67 cup mayonnaise<br>• 0.5 cup shredded carrot (from 1 medium carrot)<br>• 0.25 cup buttermilk<br>• 2 Tbsp rice vinegar<br>• 1 Tbsp sugar<br>• 0.5 Tbsp lemon juice …

Food Preservation

How to Weave a Lattice Top for Pies

• Pie crust<br>• A sharp knife or pizza cutter<p>HOW IT WORKS<p>Once your pie filling is reading for topping roll out your dough till it's about ¼ inch thick, …

Chewy Molasses Cookies

makes 2½ dozen<p>In this recipe, molasses keeps these cookies magically fresh and chewy for days.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1 teaspoon ground ginger<p>¾ teaspoon ground cardamom<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 large egg<p>½ cup (1 stick) …

Dessert

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

A savage journey to the heart of the American dream<p>We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I …

GTA 5 Infographic Makes Comparing Vehicles Easy

Here's a quick visual reference for comparing vehicles in Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online.<p>Particularly in Grand Theft Auto Online, choosing a car …

If you're getting spammed on iMessage, now you can spam Apple about it

You're not the only one irked by iMessage spam -- Apple is too. Cupertino's finally gotten fed up with those pesky spammers and has established an email line to receive reports about them. So, next time your phone beeps and your slumber's rudely interrupted by ads for prescription drugs, take a …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Sal Culosi is dead because he bet on a football game — but it wasn’t a bookie or a loan shark who killed him. His local government killed him, ostensibly to protect him from his …

Hipsters' PBR Obsession Driving Up Prices Of Cheap Beer: Study

Cheap beers are becoming less cheap, and for that you can thank hipsters.<p>A recent study by Restaurant Sciences found that your everyday, low-cost beers like Budweiser, Miller Light and Coors Light are getting pricier, a trend the firm attributes to the rise in popularity of Pabst Blue Ribbon -- a …

"Star InfoWars" Is The Funniest Thing Political Nerds Will See This Week

Emperor Palpatine was a member of the Bilderberg Group.

Top 7... Most disturbing things about the Zelda universe

The Dark World<p>Hyrule, eh? Its the most magical, fantastical, and often-times most whimsical of Nintendos resolutely family-friendly game universes. …

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