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No-Bake Cookies and Cream Bars

Step 1<p>Stir together the melted butter and crushed cookies in a medium bowl. Line the bottom and sides of a 9-inch square pan with foil, leaving a …

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The Secret You May Be Missing for Gorgeously-Iced Christmas Cookies

<i>This article originally appeared on MyRecipes</i><p>You know those oh-so-perfectly iced sugar cookies that you (supposedly) can only find at bakeries, with …

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Recipe: The Only Pad Thai Recipe You’ll Ever Need

<i>From Jet Tila’s book ‘101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die’</i><p>“There are kind of two types of cookbooks out there,” chef Jet Tila, frequent …

How To Build a Layer Cake Like a Pro

Whether you call it a layer cake, tiered cake, stack cake, or Mama’s secret recipe; making a layer cake is easier than it looks if you’re armed with …

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An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

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Ina Garten's Top 10 Cook Like a Pro Recipes

Of all the shows Ina Garten has hosted, <b>Cook Like a Pro</b> is her most approachable yet. In this Food Network series, which premiered in May, Ina tackles a certain list of basics per episode, like chicken, roasted vegetables, potatoes, and soups — all doable recipes intended for a millennial audience. …

The world's best cake - delicious. magazine

This cake is traditionally served as is, but you could add sliced banana or fresh berries on top of the filling.<p>Good quality shop-bought vanilla …

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

You'll Want to Pour This Avocado Dressing Over Every Salad You Eat — and You Should!

[1]<p>Creamy Avocado Dressing<p>Sprinkle of Green [2]<p>Notes<p>This sauce is also great to use as a dip. Sweet potato chips go perfectly with this, and it's a nice variation from the usual guacamole.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 ripe avocado<br>• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<br>• 1 cup water<br>• Handful of coriander (cilantro) leaves<br>• 1 …

3 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than A 3-Mile Run

There's a reason running is such a mainstay on the fitness scene. It's a great workout, it's excellent for building endurance, and, in theory, all you need is a good sports bra and a pair of sneakers to get it done. Plus, it's a solid way to torch calories: A 150-pound woman running three miles in …

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Mac and cheese recipes: Slow-cooker, stovetop and baked

Ah, mac and cheese — it's the ultimate comfort food, pleasing to kids and adults alike. It can be simple (just cheddar, butter and some elbow pasta) or super-fancy (lobster mac!), but it's always incredibly satisfying. Whether you like your macaroni and cheese old-school or dolled up with pulled …

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Magic Cake Is the Miracle Dessert You Need in Your Life

Whenever the dessert menu rolls around, there’s always that moment where you think, “Is it socially acceptable for me to get one of everything?” Our vote: duh. Maybe you do, or maybe you just decide to go for one. But if deep down you’re digging into a chocolate mousse but wishing for a platter of …

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Classic Rice Krispies Treats Made Even Better - Hifow - Quick & Easy Recipes

Notes<p>If you’re using regular marshmallows (versus mini), then quarter them before adding to the butter for easier melting.<p>Ingredients<p>8 tablespoons (1 …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

New research shows these common house plants all absorb harmful chemicals.<p>Dracaena (Dracaena frangas)<p>All five plants did a good job removing acetone …

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3 Essential Pasta Sauces Every Home Cook Should Know How to Make

We caught up with Top Chef alum Fabio Viviani, who gave us the lowdown on the three essential sauces he thinks every home cook should know how to make.<p><b>Classic tomato sauce</b>: "Everyone should be able to make it because it's easy. All you need to do is roast garlic with olive oil and add tomato, …

Julia's Favorite Roast Chicken

<b>All-Time Greatest Recipes from Legendary Cooks</b> Julia Child seasoned this roast chicken inside and out by packing sautéed vegetables, lemon slices and …

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Frozen Hot Chocolate - Recipe - Sketchy Sloth | The one and only portal for Sloths

This drink is super chocolatey, and a great original frozen treat for anytime. It tastes like hot chocolate, but the frosty texture, and rich cocoa …

Freddie Prinze Jr. Says This Recipe Made an Actress Fall in Love with Him ‘to the Point That It Was Creepy’

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach—but the same can be said for women when you’re <b>Freddie Prinze Jr.</b><p>In an interview with <i>Bon</i> …

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Ultimate Summer Cake Bucket List

It's never too hot to eat cake. Bake your way through the season with these 11 summer favorites.<p>If I had may way, I would always have a cake stashed …

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Here's How To Make The World's Greatest Chocolate Chip Cookies

Real talk: These cookies are what dreams are made of.<p>Makes about 24 cookies<p><i>Recipe by Lindsay Hunt</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room temperature (8 oz/226g)<p>1¼ cups packed light brown sugar (9 oz/250g)<p>¾ cup granulated sugar (6 oz/175g)<p>2½ cups all-purpose flour, …

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Taco and Chili Seasoning Mix

<b>Ingredients</b><p>For the spice mix<p>1 cup paprika<br>• 1/2 cup cumin<br>• 1/3 cup garlic powder<br>• 1/3 cup onion powder<br>• 1/4 cup dried oregano<br>• 2 1/2 tablespoons salt<br>• 1-2 tablespoons red pepper flakes<p>For the chili<p>1 pound lean ground beef or turkey<br>• 1/3 cup seasoning mixture<br>• 1/2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 1 28-ounce can …

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Pomegranate Braised Brisket

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 3-5-pound beef brisket<br>• 2 tablespoons ground chili powder<br>• 3-5 teaspoons kosher salt (1 per pound)<br>• 2 teaspoons ground black pepper<br>• 1 tablespoon brown sugar<br>• 1-2 medium yellow onions, peeled and quartered<br>• 6-8 garlic cloves, peeled<br>• 1 6-ounce can tomato paste<br>• 3-5 cups pomegranate juice (1 per</b> …

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25 Chocolate Desserts That Want To Be Your Valentine

The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert. Here, 25 of our favorites.<p>Just look at that rich, decadent, ooey-gooey goodness.<p><b>Chocolate Glazed Espresso Cheesecake</b><p>What's better than a slice of cheesecake? One that has a chocolate crust and chocolate ganache on top. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate</b> …

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Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagers

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 prison inmates, some behind bars more than 50 years for murders they committed as teenagers, will get a chance to seek their freedom under a Supreme Court decision announced Monday.<p>The justices voted 6-3 to extend an earlier ruling from 2012 that struck down …

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How to Make Stovetop Mac and Cheese That's Better Than Boxed

There’s a time and a place for boxed macaroni and cheese: 2:00 in the morning on the couch. But when it comes to dinner, you can do better than a …

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The Most Addictive Bread You'll Ever Eat

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p>"Dickinson? Denison? Dawson?"<br>"No, Davidson."<p>This is how the conversation normally starts when I …

This Muffuletta Dip Is The One Recipe You Need To Make This Weekend

Mortadella, salami, mozzarella, ham and provolone are just some of the reasons we love the classic New Orleans sandwich, the Muffuletta. The olive salad and sheer size of the thing give us even more reason to dream about this beast of a sandwich. But sometimes, a sandwich is just too much. And when …

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Adele gets a make-under for BBC Music special, pranks Adele impersonators

Adele pulled a fast one on some fans during a BBC Music special.<p>The "Hello" songstress donned some over-the-top hair and makeup for an "Adele at the BBC" prank in which she introduced herself as Jenny, a nanny by day and Adele tribute artist by night, and auditioned alongside eight other Adele …

The Christmas Cookie Recipes That Will Make This Holiday Sweeter

Before we even eat our Thanksgiving feast, the bakers in us start thinking about Christmas cookies. It's not that we can't and don't bake cookies other times of the year -- we never stop making cookies. It's that there's nothing quite as special as the cookies made for the holidays.<p>As soon as the …

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The Recipe That Will Make You Forget Brownies

<b>For more food, drink, and travel videos, visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Brownies get all the glory but it is time for their slightly lighter cousin blondies to get their day in the sun.<p>Luckily we have a recipe that will make you forget all about brownies. Claire Ptak from the Violet Bakery in London has …

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