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The Best Macaroon Recipes

These crisp yet chewy cookies, made from flaked coconut and egg whites, are beloved Passover treats that are worth seeking out all year long. Between chocolate dips and fruity infusions, you're sure to to find a flavor you crave.<p>Chopped apricots, melting deliciously into the toasty golden-brown …

12 of Our Most Beautiful Bundt Cakes—They’re Easy to Make Too!

Three flavor bombs come together to create this crowd-pleaser: nutty brown butter and tangy buttermilk in the batter, and spicy Kentucky bourbon in the glaze.

Chocolate Pies and Tarts

You can’t go wrong when luscious chocolate is matched with caramel, nuts, fruit, whipped cream, custard fillings, or flaky pie crust. Browse our collection of the best pie and tart recipes featuring chocolate in the fillings, crusts, toppings, or throughout.<p>A crispy crust made from ice cream cones …

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

12 Ways Fast Food Companies Trick You Into Eating More Junk

If you think that decision to hit Mickey D's this morning was your own, think again.

47 Football-Viewing Snacks to Eat While Yelling at the TV

Wings, quesadillas, pizza, brownies, cookies, fried chicken, subs, tacos... You name it, we got it.<p>Football season is snack season, and finger food is the name of the game (unless it's chili, duh). Here's our amped-up versions of the classic football season favorites.

Plus-Size Models Aren't Actually Plus-Size Anymore

Photo: Courtesy of ASOS CURVE.<p>Plus-size ain't what it used to be. Despite the fact that fuller-figured models like Crystal Renn and Ashley Graham are …

Chill Out: Ladies Who Get Blizzard Weather Right

Take heed, batten the hatches and find cozy inspiration from the ladies who bundle up but don't necessarily dress down.<p>Hercules by any other name would be a killer cold front with major precipitation, and much of the country is under a deep freeze, regardless of a cool mythological name. Take heed, …

7 Gorgeous Dresses That We Hope to See on the Golden Globes Red Carpet

The Golden Globes are taking place Sunday and I simply can't wait. The gorgeous dresses, amazing jewels...me yelling at the TV for the red carpet reporters to ask what designer an actress is wearing (par for the course, dear readers).<p>Because my red carpet anticipation is at an all-time high, I've …

The Best Looks from Pre-Fall 2014

Victoria's Secret Model Lyndsey Scott Has a Secret Double Life. You'll Never Guess What She Does in Her Free Time

Victoria's Secret model Lyndsey Scott isn't just a beautiful face (and killer body, to-die-for hair, and a runway strut that could make a grown man cry)—she's also got brains in spades.<p>The 29-year-old Amherst grad, who's walked the runway for brands such as VS, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and …

The Internet Is Calling Mindy Kaling's Cropped Elle Cover Racist and 'Fat-ist'

For its February 2014 Women in TV Issue, the fashion mag staple awarded individual covers to funny ladies Zooey Deschanel, Amy Poehler, Allison Williams, and Mindy Kaling.<p>But one of these things is not like the other.<p>Kaling, the creator and star of Fox's sitcom "The Mindy Project," is shown in a …

A new take on the OGs. The same 'Grape' hits you've grown to love pair up with a black-nubuck upper upper to form this Saturday's "Black Grape" Air Jordan 5 Retro release. http://swoo.sh/13nWbKa

Blake Griffin brings out the best in his team in this summer run: http://j.mp/LiftYourGame

Staying true to one of the most iconic Air Jordan IV colorways ever, our Air Jordan 1 Retro '89 drops this Saturday with no detail overlooked.

The Air Jordan 6 Rings embodies the purest legacy of Flight with elements from all of MJ’s championship kicks. Can you spot them in the drop? This Saturday brings Varsity Maize details and a touch of Gamma Blue to this black-bodied beauty.

It was the first Jordan Brand drop. The first to incorporate Zoom Air. But the fifth to win a Ring. 16 years later, a classic returns. This Saturday, hail the Air Jordan 12 in its original ‘Taxi’ colorway.

Remember Michael’s rookie season with the shoe that started it all: the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG ‘Black/Red.’ Drops this Saturday. Full details: http://j.mp/1c4gM6L

The final Jordan drop in 2013 and the second in the Air Jordan 3LAB5 series delivers a smooth black elephant print upper paired with the 'Infrared' midsole and Jumpman for maximum heat. Finish the year strong by picking these up on New Year's Eve tomorrow: http://j.mp/Khyjif

Will Kirk Hinrich Be Part of Chicago Bulls' Future?

Kirk Hinrich has earned a place in Chicago Bulls history and is contributing in the present, but will he be a part of the future? That may all depend on him.<p>When you survey the Bulls’ historic leaders, his name is all over the place. He’s the franchise leader in three-point field goals and …

@kingjames of the @miamiheat & @easymoneysniper of the @okcthunder named Kia NBA Players of the Month for December.

Pretzel bites, deep-fried PB&J and more New Year's Eve eats - TODAY.com

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Watch People Eat Foods They Absolutely Hate In Super Slow Motion

Oh, the agony!

From the Blender: Easy Mango-Blackberry Smoothie

<b>Editor's note:</b> We're sharing a new juice or smoothie recipe every weekday in January. Got a favorite juice or smoothie combo? Tell us about it in the comments section! Looking for more smoothie and juice ideas? Start here...<p>I recently cleaned out my kitchen, attempting to free up a little counter …

The 11 Best Barbecue and Grill Restaurants of 2013

Ah, for the good old days. When legendary smoke men, like Sonny Bryan in Dallas and Arthur Bryant of Kansas City, fired the pits, turning out briskets and spareribs that defined American barbecue.<p>Well, if you're expecting me to say that barbecue just isn't what it used to be, guess again. It's …

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination of fat, flavor, and comfort. Who needs detox?</i><p>Year round, …