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10 of the Easiest, Fanciest One-Layer Cakes

Two- or three-layer cakes are all well and good, but it's hard to argue with the ease of a one-layer cake. While usually thought to be humble and …

Dessert

15 Delicious Ways to Eat Black Beans — Recipes from The Kitchn

You'll almost never find our kitchens without a can or two of black beans stocked in the pantry. This versatile ingredient can be used in so many …

Cooking

The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Need For the Rest of Your Life

Australians are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie — one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. …

Dessert

Luscious Lemon, Almond Flour and Olive Oil 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> This simple yet sumptuous cake fills my yearning for all things light and lemony. …

Dessert

Banana Cake Cookies Recipe

"I won a local "banana" recipe contest with this cookie."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup shortening<p>1 cup packed brown sugar<p>2 eggs<p>1 cup mashed bananas<p>2 cups …

Dessert

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Get your own corner of the Web for less! Register a new .COM for just $9.99 for the first year and get everything you need to make your mark online — …

Top seven safe, effective natural antibiotics

Certain natural substances have antibacterial properties, but which are safe to use, and when should a person use them?<p>Prescription antibiotics, such …

Microbiology

This Vegan Portuguese Kale Soup Will Cure What Ails You

Whenever I’m craving comfort food, I make a big pot of vegan kale soup. Growing up, it was a cure-all remedy in our house. Winter wind just a little too cold? Make the soup. Schoolyard bullying got you down? Mom made the soup. It was also our food of celebration. When my grandma came into town …

Food Preservation

42 Ridiculously Easy Vegan Recipes Anyone Can Master

Whether you're new to the kitchen, new to being vegan, or just looking for some new things to try.

A big tax break could be yours, just by renting out a room

If you've been following tax news at all, you've probably heard about the new 20 percent break for "pass-through" businesses.<p>Perhaps you've wondered: How can I get in?<p>Starting a business, however — yes, even if it's just a "side hustle" — can seem like a time-consuming and complicated endeavor.<p>But …

Personal Finance

Make This Exact Smoothie If You Want to Lose Weight

Whether you're new to the smoothie-making scene with a barely-out-of-the-box NutriBullet in your kitchen or your blender has hundreds of smoothies …

This Sweet Potato Bowl Is the Best Single-Person Dinner of All Time

This sweet potato bowl recipe is my guaranteed feel-good, taste-great weeknight dinner for one.<p>It took me a long time to be good at cooking for myself when I first started living alone. But I’ve gotten better at it—I even enjoy it sometimes—and I’ve learned some good tricks for making nourishing …

Cooking

19 Healthy Dinners Under $10 You Should Make ASAP

Because you can be good to your body AND your bank account.

28 Vegan Recipes For Every Night In February

No meat, no dairy, all of the flavor.

Make This Greek Avocado Chicken Salad and Eat It All Week

Chicken salad and tuna salad are tried-and-true lunch staples. I don't think there was ever a time that I went to my grandparents' home and opened …

Feta Cheese

The One Mistake Everyone Makes When Cooking Rice

Cooking rice on the stovetop or in the oven can prove surprisingly difficult. But unless you have a rice cooker or a pressure cooker (such as the …

Food & Dining

Rachael Ray's 9-Ingredient Carbonara Recipe Is an Internet Favorite

The Food Network's Rachael Ray knows comfort food, and her carbonara recipe is exhibit A. The chef recently shared the crowd-favorite recipe on her …

Italian Food

21 Holiday Bread Recipes That Put Fruitcake to Shame

Serious question: Why does fruitcake still exist? Crammed with the rejects of the dried fruit world, roughly the weight of a small truck, and filled …

25 Days of Christmas Cookies

Create a Santa-worthy arrangement of dazzling treats and be the hit of the holiday cookie swap circuit, with our round-up of the best-ever Christmas …

25 Cookies Recipes You Won't Believe Are Vegan

Typically, cookies are not considered a vegan-diet staple. Most recipes contain eggs or some animal byproduct that would violate the diet. That may be the case for most desserts or sweat treats, but these 25 cookie recipes are vegan-diet approved and can even fool nonvegans just by how tasty they …

Dessert

18 Easy Cookie Recipes You'll Make on Repeat

Most of them only require one bowl!<p>Sometimes you just need a cookie—but not the kind that you have to spend all day baking. These 18 easy cookie recipes can be thrown together for that birthday or holiday party you forgot about, or as a reward after a long week. No occasion necessary—they're just …

Dessert

13 Reasons Why You Should Make Meatballs More Often

Meatballs are awesome. You can easily whip them up without a recipe, using beef, chicken, lamb, or even no meat. They freeze like a dream, ready to feed you (and friends, and family, and unexpected guests) at the drop of a hat. They are excellent every which way, whether swimming in a brothy soup, …

How to Make Pancakes

Follow these five tips for superior short stacks.<p>Golden Pancakes<p>Whether you like them old-school plain or buttermilk, jazzed up with fruit or …

Breakfast

Down

No need to buy the boxed stuff anymore—this will become your new go-to for busy weeknights. Our oh-so-easy macaroni-and-cheese recipe takes just 20 …

Cooking

Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cookies 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> These lemon lavender shortbread cookies are buttery and rich with delicate floral …

These 20 Winter Dinners Are as Easy as They Are Comforting

Winter weeknights are just like all other weeknights throughout the rest of the year — busy, busy, busy. Which means the season brings a desire for …

The Coconut Chiffon Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Cake Layers: Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together sifted cake flour and next 3 ingredients in bowl of an electric stand …

Dessert

Every Day Is Thanksgiving When You Have Stuffing Butter

You can wax rhapsodic about your sweet potatoes, or glory in the sweet-tart pop of cranberries, or even try and tell me that the almighty burnished …

7 Tips for the Best Mashed Potatoes of Your Life

By Alex Delany<p>Everything you need to reach mashed potato nirvana.<p>Mashed potatoes are a simple food. But you might need tips for making the best mashed potatoes. Because if you’ve ever made a simple food before, you know that simple is anything but, especially when that food creates such strong …

Cooking