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British Girl Who Died of Cancer Leaves Secret Note Behind Mirror for Grieving Family

On May 28, 13-year-old British schoolgirl Athena Orchard tragically lost her battle with the bone cancer osteosarcoma, which had affected her spine, …

Grieving

Puff Pastry Apple Turnovers Recipe

The best apple turnover you will ever have. Made with blitz puff pastry, the buttery and flaky pastry shell encases a sweet-tart Granny Smith apple-and-cinnamon filling that's perfectly cooked throughout.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>This recipe uses blitz puff pastry, which is easier to make than …

Drop Scale Aims to Make Baking Easier

Bakers will tell you that everyone should have a kitchen scale at home. It may seem easier to scoop up a cup of this and a tablespoon of that, but …

How to Use Your Strawberry Tops

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're re-running one of our favorite summertime, zero-waste kitchen tips. Don't toss those strawberry tops: Turn them into a sweet, refreshing infused</i> …

Kitchens

The Best Recipes for Binge-Watching Netflix (or Hulu or Whatever)

These snacks and cooking projects are perfect for binge watching your way through that entire Netflix queue.<p>We don't condone binge eating (although sometimes, desperate times call). Binge <i>watching</i>, on the other hand? Now we're talking. It's going to take endurance to get through every episode and …

Cooking

How to Make Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Pops at Home

<i>All week long, our very own Jennifer Steinhauer from Weeknights with Jenny will be sharing recipes from her new book Treat Yourself: 70 Classic Snacks You Loved as a Kid (and Still Love Today). Follow along to win one of five copies we’re giving away -- and to take a trip down memory lane.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

Dessert

'Mouth' Is The Hipster Food Equivalent Of Amazon

Pickles, jerky, and lots of rye whiskey -- that's what you can find at the new online specialty food retailer Mouth. It is, as we see it, everything a food-loving hipster could want. Basically, it's the Amazon of hipster food.<p>Mouth offers everything from caramels to condiments to coffee (of …

19 Recipes That Prove Bacon And Maple Were Meant To Be Together

Some foods are just made for each other. Chocolate and mint, peanut butter and jelly, and bacon and maple. We're huge fans of both bacon and maple (<i>real</i> maple) here at HuffPost Taste, and the combination of the two is nothing short of magic.<p>The smoky, salty flavor of bacon cuts through the …

7 Ways to Use Buttermilk

Here are seven ways to use buttermilk, whether you buy it from your local farm or corner store.<p>The popularity of small-batch buttermilk—traditionally …

Dunkin' Is Giving Out Free Donuts In Honor Of National Doughnut Day

In honor of National Doughnut Day on, June 6, Dunkin' Donuts is giving out free donuts. That's right: FREE DONUTS! As long as you buy a drink. With the purchase of any beverage, participating restaurants will be handing out free donuts while supplies last.<p>If you already thought National Doughnut …