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What Ever Happened To The Boozy Cake In 'To Kill A Mockingbird'?

To mark this week's release of Harper Lee's long-awaited second novel, <i>Go Set a Watchman,</i> why not try an old-fashioned cake from Alabama, featured prominently in Lee's classic first novel, <i>To Kill a Mockingbird.</i><p>In it, Scout Finch's neighbor, Maudie Atkinson, is known for her Lane cakes and guards her …

Dessert

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

British Columbia

Apple wins patent for a second smartwatch, the 'iTime'

The Patent Office has just granted Apple a patent for another smartwatch. In the patent application, Apple refers to the device as the “iTime.”<p>The watch looks more like a standard wristwatch than the much-hyped “iWatch.” But in this watch, the whole center section can be removed, and can operate …

Five Amazing Places to Spend Christmas in South East Asia

If the idea of snow, ice, family arguments and the stress of feeding the 5000 is just too much for another year, then a Christmas getaway to the tropics might be just the ticket. <i>South East Asia</i> is the perfect place to spend a relaxed holiday away from everything that causes the blood to boil. If …

Strawberry Rhubarb Cake

<i>Strawberries and rhubarb combine with a crumb topping to create a delicious summer cake.</i><p>I’ve mentioned before that Eric and I subscribe to the weekly …

Dessert

No Bake Fresh Berry Pie -with yoyomax12

Kepa Acero, Ireland

Aquatic Sports

Artists Transform Beach Sand Into Trippy Optical Illusions

Florida State Athletics Officially Unveils Rebranded Logo and Nike Jerseys

Link to Media<p>The Florida State Seminoles and Nike have officially unveiled their new jerseys and re-branded logo, and the new concept looks pretty great.<p>Not only will their be new jerseys for the football team, but for a number of the other teams as well. You can see pictures of the new jerseys and …

College Football

Blackberry Marshmallows

I love a good marshmallow – especially when you’re talking about soft, fluffy homemade marshmallows. I’ll eat them straight out of the pan after …

A Winter Fruit Cobbler that Can't Not Succeed

This pear and dried cherry cobbler from Dan Kluger is a sweet brunch special you can't mess up.<p>When you hear the word "proofing," do you think theorems, axioms, mathematical deduction? Are rolling pins most useful as a tool for chasing after irritating spouses? Is a <i>bain-marie</i> something that best …

Audio Mixing

Hot Sandwiches Slideshow

Cooking

The World's Largest Solar Plant Started Creating Electricity Today

Take 300,000 computer-controlled mirrors, each 7 feet high and 10 feet wide. Control them with computers to focus the Sun's light to the top of …

Spicy, Spiked Hot Chocolate Is All Grown Up

Classic hot chocolate is steeped with ancho chile and a cinnamon stick, then spiked with anise liqueur for a darkly delicious winter cocktail.<p><i>Welcome to our cocktail series, “The Happy Hour.” It’s Friday afternoon. Make yourself a drink.</i><p>Let's pour one out to a forgotten figure of childhood lore, …

Hot Chocolate

Sunday Sweets: Pretty as a Peacock

When I was younger, I read somewhere that having peacock feathers in the house was bad luck. Something about the "eyes" on the feathers being …

Double Peanut Butter Quick Bread

I’ve had an extra bag of peanut butter chips sitting in my pantry, just waiting for a great recipe to go into. Peanut butter chips are a great way to …

Pancake Illusion Cake with Suspended Syrup Bottle - a Cupcake Addiction How To Tutorial

Scallion Pancakes

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Mandy from Lady and Pups replicates a Taiwanese street snack at home: crispy scallion pancakes, with plenty of layers.</i><p>I can't tell you how many …

Food & Dining

Toasted Marshmallow Cream Hot Chocolate

Toasted Marshmallow Cream Hot Chocolate.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 10, 2013 138<p>Today calls for chocolate.<p>Today, a few of my friends are throwing a little …

Gigantic exoplanet defies planet and star formation theory

A planet eleven times as big as Jupiter has been discovered orbiting a star at a distance of 650 astronomical units. That’s 650 times as far from its …

Universe

Homemade Cocktail Bitters: Cherry Vanilla Bitters, Chocolate Bitters, Grapefruit Bitters and Strawberry Ginger Bitters

<b>cherry vanilla bitters</b><br>Jar #1: In one jar, add the dried cherries and bourbon. Shake well.<br>Jar #2: In the second jar, add the tonka beans, cardamom …

The Best Places To Eat And Drink In Prague

<b>On your first day here, seeing this is a must:</b> On your first day in Prague, get high — in elevation, that is. Put on your hiking shoes and walk up to the top of one of the city's hills to take in a macro view of the skyline. Petrin Hill (Prague 5) or Letna Park (Prague 7) is best. I often hear …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Supermoon Captured: The Best Shots of Biggest Full Moon in 2013

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