Helen Mays

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10 Holiday Desserts From Around the World

Everyone celebrates the holiday season with different recipes. We found 10 plant-based, holiday desserts for you to make at home that are popular all …

Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment

Chris Newman used to be a software engineering manager, well-paid, but he worked long hours, ate fast food and went to the doctor a lot.<p>Eventually, enough was enough. He and his wife moved from the Washington, D.C., area to Charlottesville, Va., to become farmers. Now he is healthier, has fewer …

Farming

Sausage-and-Grits Quiche

Meet your new favorite brunch recipe. This hearty, filling dish is both creamy and satisfying – and we know your guests will agree. There's nothing …

Breakfast

How to Make Caramel Sauce That You'll Want to Put on Everything

By Claire Saffitz<p>This smooth, salty caramel sauce will make your holidays extra sweet.<p>We can all agree that sauce makes just about every savory food better, and the same most definitely goes for dessert. Enter homemade caramel sauce, an irresistibly delicious substance able to improve everything …

I'm Kind Of Obsessed With This 200-Year-Old Cake Recipe

George Washington feasted on this cake in 1783. And I feasted on it last week.<p>So it ends up sweet, but not overpoweringly sweet. And the carrot-cooking isn't too involved: you just boil 'em for 5 minutes.<p>You cream the butter and sugar, add a bunch of eggs one at a time, sift together the flour and …

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 …

Dessert

Antibacterial soaps may do more harm than good, scientists warn

Anti-bacterial soaps and gels are useless and may cause harm, 200 scientists and medics have warned.<p>The consensus statement, published in the scientific journal Environmental Health Perspectives also cautions against the use of antimicrobial agents in food storage containers, exercise mats and …

Helen Mirren's Essay About Ryan Reynolds Will Make Your Body Feel Things

If you have ever doubted the unflinching charm of Ryan Reynolds (and if you have, who are you and get out of here), Helen Mirren is here to put your …

Ryan Reynolds

Easiest-Ever Homemade Mac 'n' Cheese

This stovetop macaroni-and-cheese recipe takes just 15 minutes and has only five ingredients, including salt and pepper! (Plus, it's way tastier than the boxed version.)<p>If your go-to mac and cheese comes from a box, this recipe just might change your life. Not only is it as quick to make as the …

10 Heartwrenching Photos of a Dog Refusing to Leave His Autistic Owner's Hospital Bed

If that ain't love then I don't know what love is.<p>James Isaac, 9, is currently at New Zealand's Wellington Children's Hospital to diagnose the cause of his seizures. James is autistic. He can't speak, and he won't touch or make eye contact with his family, but he adores his therapy dog Mahe, …

Why Bread is the Best Vehicle for Sweet Potatoes

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, discovers a better way to eat your mashed potatoes this year.</i><p>Let's talk about mashed potatoes. Specifically, let's talk about mashed <i>sweet</i> potatoes. What if, instead of eating your vegetables with a fork, you ate them in …

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Sir Ben Kingsley and Avan Jogia Present Biggest Ass Kicker Award - Guys Choice 2015

Avan Jogia - Glamoholic Magazine Photo Shoot

Glitter&Glam: Avan Jogia as David Bowie

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Avan Jogia & Ketan Jogia - A Sing-A-Long

Avan Jogia Talks New Series Tut, Man Makeup and Working with Kylie Bunbury

When Avan Jogia prepares for a role opposite a love interest, he usually goes all in. His technique is essentially method acting. He asks his co-star to spend the day together on what most of us would consider a full-fledged date. They’ll go to dinner. They’ll talk. Learn something earnest about …

Dog's Breakfast Episode 2.7 - Avan Jogia and Landon Liboiron

A Good Reason to Peel Your Tomatoes—& Turn Them into Salt

<i>Every other Sunday,</i> <i>we'll focus on one overlooked kitchen scrap and show you how to turn what would otherwise be trash into a dish to treasure.</i><p><i>Today: Pink salt doesn't have to come from the Himalayas.</i><p>Even if you’re not offended by tomato skins, there are places where they just aren’t as welcome—like …

Intensify Your Grill’s Firepower

Your backyard cooker can do more than just char hot dogs. Unlock its potential and expand your grill skills.<p>Among our abilities as men—the capacity to form religions, write poetry, and sing karaoke—is our talent for cooking food with fire. Or at least attempting to: Anyone who has attended a …

7 Things You May Not Know About Cacti

Not all of them are prickly. Who knew?<p><b>1. They're not indestructible.</b><p>If you've ever killed a cactus, you are not alone. The easiest way to do it is by over watering, poor drainage and using the wrong compost. Ordinary potting compost holds water well, which is a huge bonus for most plants, but not …

How to Render and Cook With Bacon Grease, Your Kitchen's Liquid Gold

Bacon grease is liquid gold. Here's how to render it the right way—and make the most out of it in your cooking.<p>When it comes to adding flavor and richness to your cooking, there's little better than bacon fat. As a bonus, you are required to cook and eat bacon before getting to the grease; a task …

Whimsical DIY Project Transforms Broken Pots into Beautiful Fairy Gardens

Just because a clay pot is broken doesn't mean that you have to throw it out. Creative gardeners have developed a resourceful trend that repurposes the broken pieces into whimsical creations, making for a fantastic DIY project. Commonly known as fairy gardens, these arrangements fashion the clay …

The Great Pattern Hack :: Jess Abbott!

BurdaStyle Shorts transformed into a date night skort!Check out Jess's DIY tutorial to make one for yourself! <br>Jess used Seedling by Thomas Paul for …