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All Hail “Rough Puff,” Puff Pastry for Cheaters

Shortcut puff pastry means cheese straws, all the time.<p>When you think of puff pastry, you probably think of that box in the freezer. Which is fair, but…what if we told you that you could <b>make your puff pastry from scratch</b>? But that sounds <i>so</i> complicated, you say. Guess what, Avril Lavigne? It's …

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11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

The Best Magic Cakes on the Internet

Magic cake has been around for a few years now, but in the last week or so the internet has become pretty obsessed with this baking phenomenon. Magic …

Make This Delicious Four-Minute Lemon Cake In Your Microwave

A deliciously light and citrusy lemon cake doesn’t have to take a ton of time in a hot oven to bake. This lemon cake takes about four minutes, and …

Dessert

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

Sables Bretons: French salted butter cookies

4K<p>1K<p>5<p>Shares 5K<p>Shortly after I had moved to France, I made dinner for friends in my apartment, which we finished up with a chocolate tart, which I …

A child swallows a battery every 3 hours. This remarkable pill-sized origami robot could remove them.

After 1-year-old Emmett Rauch ate a lithium battery, he began vomiting blood, prompting a visit to critical care and emergency surgery. A doctor would later compare the toddler’s throat to the scene of a detonated firecracker. It took years and dozens of procedures to reconstruct Emmett’s windpipe …

Robotics

Chrissy Teigen Found the Best Carrot Cake Recipe Ever: Make It at Home - Great Ideas : People.com

When <b>Chrissy Teigen</b> gives you a food recommendation, you take it.<p>On Tuesday night, the model-turned-cookbook author took to Instagram to show off a …

Dessert

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Orange County

Get Organized: Bomb-Proof Drawers Declutter Your Rig

A young company, Decked takes an eco-friendly swing at truck bed management with a distinctive design that brings a new level of utility.<p>Made in the …

Build Your Own Teardrop Camping Trailer for a Great Trip

A teardrop camping trailer will set you back several thousand dollars, but if you have some DIY skills, you can also build your own teardrop trailer …

22 Desserts That Prove Sweet & Salty Is The Perfect Combo

Satisfy ALL the cravings!

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

12 Savory Mug Meals That Require *Little* Clean-Up

Right now, you’re busy decorating for spring and researching travel destinations in preparation for the warmer months ahead. This means you probably don’t have a lot of time for making yourself dinner at the end of day. The perfect solution? Savory microwavable mug recipes. They’re unbelievably …

These coffee doughnut muffins are everything you want for breakfast, and more

Think of these coffee doughnut muffins as your favorite breakfast hits all rolled into one. First, there's the cake, rich with butter, a hint of freshly brewed coffee and the subtle tang of buttermilk. The muffins are basted with more butter while they're still warm, then rolled in a mixture of …

Dessert

15 Awesome Ideas for How to Eat Chia Seeds

Chia seeds have come a long way since being only recognized as the little things that made those funny chia pets grow. More recently they’ve become …

84 Lumber’s Tiny Living Tiny House

With over 250 stores, 84 Lumber is the first and largest building materials retailer to venture into the tiny house world. The Tiny Living tiny house …

Tiny House Movement

This Hot Chocolate French Silk Pie Is the Most Irresistible Thing on the Internet

Celebrate Pi Day with something seriously decadent.<p>Ever wanted to have hot chocolate in pie form? We're here for you. This Hot Chocolate French Silk Pie combines all the flavors you love in hot chocolate with this super decadent, classic French silk pie.<p>This version gets an update from an …

Easy Cake Recipes

This collection of easy cake recipes include decadent chocolate cakes, a perfectly moist olive-oil cake, and more.

'Everybody Stretches' Without Gravity: Mark Kelly Talks About NASA's Twins Study

When astronaut Scott Kelly's space capsule touched down in Kazakhstan, it was a familiar scene to Mark Kelly, who is a retired astronaut and Scott's identical twin.<p>NASA is conducting a "twin study" on the brothers to explore what spaceflight does to the body. Multiple universities are involved in …

Space Science

Almond Flour Recipes

From savory almond flour-crusted chicken piccata to sweet almond flour fudge brownies, here are Food & Wine's best almond flour recipes.

The Magic of the 3-Ingredient Chocolate Oblivion Truffle Torte, As Told By Rose Levy Beranbaum

This flourless chocolate torte is a better and purer vehicle for chocolate than chocolate itself (scientifically speaking).<p>It's made from just 3 ingredients: chocolate, butter, eggs. It takes less time to mix together than your average cookie, and it only bakes for <i>15 minutes</i>.<p>So why did it at first …

Dessert

3 Rules About Cash Flow That First-Time Business Owners Need to Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many first-time business owners think about cash flow only when their cash reserves are low. Small business owners, however, know that, for them, “cash is king.”<p>For many businesses, getting paid isn’t the problem – it’s <i>when</i>. Lumpy cash …

The Internet Has Gone Crazy for This Spaghetti Recipe

And for a really good reason.<p>One of the best things about working at a food website is being so close to our readers. On Facebook, people exclaim "Making this for dinner!" and "Looks so yummy!" — and never hold back from sharing when you think something looks absolutely foul. It's our jobs to bring …

These 7 interview questions will help you hire top performers every time

As the co-founder and CEO of Koru, an immersive business-training program designed for newly-minted job seekers, Kristen Hamilton works to bridge the gap between graduation and employment, and place people in jobs where they'll excel. Working with candidates who lack real-world experience has had a …

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

Yes, You Can Trim Your Own Hair—Here's How

Just like shaping your eyebrows, cutting your hair is a beauty task best left to the professionals, but considering the toll heat styling and the dry …

Our 52 Favorite Tips for Smarter Baking

If you've read this website even a little, you've heard us preach <b>the gospel of baking</b>:<p>Thou shalt follow the recipe <i>exactly</i>. (Thou shalt not "wing it.")<br>• Thou shalt read the recipe all the way through. From start to finish. No step excluded.<br>• Thou shalt measure all ingredients ahead of time.<br>• Thou shalt …

Baking