Karen Bathke

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Show Dad The Love With Dessert! 8 Father's Day Recipes That'll Win His Heart

This Father's Day, send dad out for a round of golf or a nap in the hammock while you and the kids whip up a special homemade dessert. Whether you go for the chocolate and peanut butter icebox cake or the dark chocolate bread pudding, all of these recipes will show dad the love -- and end the day …

17 Unexpected Recipes for Summer Grilling

By your 10th barbecue of the summer, you’re over boring steaks and burgers, so why not shake things up at your next gathering with something unexpected? If you’re already a lover of unusual grilled foods, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got more than your basic grilled skewers and summer …

16 Genius Tricks You Never Thought to Try in the Kitchen

Slice your ice cream? Hey, it's easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the two plates, holding the top plate securely with …

A Genius Trick for Fluffier Buttermilk Pancakes (No Whipping Egg Whites!)

It's Sunday morning and you're out there on the internet again, looking for the fluffiest buttermilk pancakes. A lot of fancy recipes will tell you to separate your eggs, whip the whites, and fold them in gently at the end. This one isn't going to.<p>It's a move that makes sense—if you were to add …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Breakfast

Make Ahead Soups

When soup cleansing officially became a thing last year, we were pretty hooked. Not only do soups contain way less sugar and more fiber than …

Food

Orange and honey coconut cake with coconut cream

<i>This dense and decadent dessert is not only packed with sweet honey, zesty orange and creamy coconut flavours – it's also armed with a secret</i> …

ICON_SEARCH

Heat oil in a medium pot over low heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft but not brown, about 15 minutes.<p>Add cauliflower, salt …

Recipes

The Best Productivity App Is Already On Your Phone. You Just Don't Know It Yet.

Let us explain.<p><i>This story is part of our monthlong “</i><i>Work Well</i><i>” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>There are a zillion productivity apps out there -- things that help you organize your day, email more efficiently, remember your …

Gardens: grow a mini grove | James Wong

Only got room for one fruit tree? Try this clever trick and you’ll be spoilt for choice…<p>As an urban gardener with a tiny plot to play with, poring over the fruit tree sections of the gardening catalogues can verge on heartbreaking. But if you long to fit more in than the textbooks recommend, a …

19 DIY Holiday Decorations You’ll Never Guess Started With a Trip to the Dollar Store

A dollar store might be the last place you’d think to go shopping for holiday decorations. It’s much more fun to ogle over the tasseled and pommed decorations at more stylish home stores. Then you pick up a $75 candle and realize that maybe you don’t want to spend your entire budget on one item. …

FoodRecipes

Pot-roast chicken with potato ragù<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>1 to 2 hours<p>Serves<p>Serves 4-6<p>Pot-roasting chicken makes it incredibly moist. This hearty recipe is perfect for a cold evening.<p>By James Martin<p>From Saturday Kitchen<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>1 to 2 …

Chicken Breasts

The chicken breast is America's favorite part of its favorite bird, and Food & Wine has the best recipes for this staple weeknight dinner ingredient. …

The Best Chocolate for Making Amazing Hot Chocolate from Scratch

Hot chocolate is always tasty, but for the best cup possible should you use powdered or solid chocolate? What about the amount of cocoa in your …

Glow-in-the-dark hair illuminates your beauty routine

2015 was the year of wild hair trends. And we're starting off 2016 the same way.<p>From galaxy shades to pumpkin spice ombres to fiery locks, if it …

This Healthy Recipe Hack Tastes Like a Wendy's Frosty Without the Crazy-High Calories

Someone grab us a straw.<p>I'm calling it now, everyone: It's going to be an Indian summer. So while we may be moving straight into September, the higher temps aren't going anywhere — and neither is my craving for ice cream. Specifically, Wendy's glorious Frosty that I can dip a side of fries into.<p>The …

The Most Exciting New Television Shows Set To Premiere In 2016

FX President John Landgraf has estimated that there were over 400 television series in 2015 between cable, network, and streaming options, which works out to a very conservative estimate of 4000-5000 total hours. This is a staggering, almost relentless amount television. And 2016 is shaping up to …

TV

17 DIY Projects That Will Make You Say "Why Didn't I Think of That?"

And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).<p>And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).

19 Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes You Can Make in a Muffin Pan

Some mornings, choosing between hitting snooze and eating breakfast is a real struggle. Decision-making is hard! But with a little planning, you can catch a few extra Zs *and* grab your homemade breakfast to go like the #girlboss you are. All you need is a muffin pan, and boom! You’ve got 12 days …

Tying the (Turk’s Head) Knot — How I Made an Engagement Ring

My tools: a pool cue, pliers, and some T-pins. My goal: a one-of-a-kind engagement ring.<p>bout three years ago I made a life changing decision. I decided I wanted to spend the rest of my life with my girlfriend, Becky. In order to pop the big question, I obviously needed a ring to propose with. I had …

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What IS this? 10 reader questions about mysteries in the kitchen from 2013: http://thekitc.hn/1lEZxvg

The top 10 things you wanted to cook & eat in 2013 – including these delicious baked potatoes: http://thekitc.hn/1f13EUD

I think we can agree that crispy, smoky bacon is one of life's greatest pleasures. How to make perfect bacon in the oven: http://thekitc.hn/18PJh51

Homemade, frozen dinner kits can be the perfect solution to those nights when you don’t have time for extensive prep work, but want to avoid the drive-thru lane: http://thekitc.hn/1efd49U

There's only one antidote to these snowy days with their record low temperatures: a simmering pot of soup on the stove. 10 vegetarian soups to warm you up: http://thekitc.hn/1iduxCD

Homemade Windshield Washer Fluid

<b>Are you ready for a little disclosure?</b> I have a secret obsession with car washes. Although you wouldn’t know it by looking at my dirty car, I’m …

Cleaning