Carole Swerling

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I Tried That Chocolate Chunk Cookie That’s All Over Your IG Feed

We may be only a few weeks into the year, but if I were the betting sort, I’d wager that we’ve already laid eyes on <i>the</i> cookie of 2018, the sweet treat recipe that has been, and will continue to be, all over Instagram , on blogs , and in various food and lifestyle publications . The cookie I speak …

Dessert

Best Ever Chocolate Cake

Preheat oven to 350°F. Liberally grease a 10- inch bundt pan with butter or shortening and lightly dust with flour. Set aside.<p>In the bowl of your …

4 Detox Water Recipes to Help You De-Bloat

When used in the context of your diet, the words <i>cleanse</i> and <i>detox</i> are quite controversial. This is mostly because some commercial cleanses and "detox" …

Chicago reporter leaks secret KFC recipe he found in an old Colonel Sanders scrapbook

If the fast food industry had a Wikileaks, this would be it.<p>An intrepid reporter named Jay Jones has found the so-called secret recipe for KFC fried …

Spices

I Worked Out Like a Victoria's Secret Model (& Somehow Survived)

While we’re quick to associate Victoria’s Secret models with lacy lingerie and washboard abs, it’s easy to dismiss the hard work that occurs …

Top 10: the best luxury hotels and riads in Marrakech

An insider's guide to the top luxury hotels and riads in Marrakech, including the best for courtyard plunge pools, beautiful gardens and Michelin-starred restaurants, in locations near to the medina and the Palmeraie.<p>Villa des Orangers<p>Push through the carved wooden door into the citrus-scented …

This Harry Potter Design Shop Is More Than My Heart Can Handle

It's like, tingly good.<p>For more information, and to buy prints online, check out their website.<p>If you'll be in town for <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i>, here's even more things to see on an ultimate <i>Harry Potter</i> weekend in London.

The One Dinner Recipe Even People Who Hate to Cook Will Love

Oprah.com<p>article<p>http://www.oprah.com/food/pasta-and-broccoli--rachel-roddy<p>It's fast, easy and doesn't involve chopping 50 ingredients. Oh, and it …

Recipes

Spiced Picnic Chicken Recipe

<b>Serves 6</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>6 red jalapeños or Fresno chiles, stemmed, seeded and coarsely chopped<br>• 6 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped<br>• 2 Tbsp. lemon juice<br>• 2 Tbsp. …

beesandbombs: “dark side & bright side ”

25 Cult Condiments Worth Drinking the Kool-Aid For

These 25 condiments are so good (and out-there) that they've inspired a cult following.<p>These 25 cult leaders of the condiment world are proof that condiments make everything better, and have inspired fanatical followers because of it.

Ice Cream

Green Bean Casserole: The Thanksgiving Staple We Love — Or Loathe

Move over, turkey. Step aside, stuffing.<p>Green Bean Casserole, an iconic Thanksgiving dish, turns 60 years old this year, and it's as popular as ever.<p>Love it or loathe it, the classic Midwestern casserole has come to mean more than just a mashup of processed food sitting next to the mashed …

10 One-Pot Recipes to Make Before Summer Ends

As we’re counting down the precious days of summer, the last thing we want to be doing is washing dishes. Now’s the time to maximize our time with friends, summer projects and yes, even our Netflix queue. But we also take dinnertime very seriously, so even those simple recipes better be delicious …

Yes, You Can Pickle That: How to Make the Quickest, Easiest Homemade Pickles

Think of these quick pickles as the gateway to all things preserved.<p><i>When summer comes around, we try to find ways to make it last forever. So every day this week, we'll bring you a new guide to preserving the season's best herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Today: Pickles!</i><p>Think of crunchy, tangy, …

9 Classic Cookies: Tested and Perfected

Look no further for the best cookie recipes. From chocolate chip to simple sugar, these classic cookies have all been tested, perfected and family-approved.<p><b>1. Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies</b><p>With two secret ingredients, these chocolate chip cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the …

16 beautiful bookstores that will bind your love for reading

Sure, you can order anything you want from Amazon in two days (or less). You can start a new book with a simple click. But there are some things you …

Books

Caramel Corn with Peanuts, Pistachios, and Coconut

<b>Servings: Makes about 16 cups</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 cup raw, shelled peanuts<p>1 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut<p>1 cup shelled pistachios<p>2 cups packed light …

Burnt Sugar Old Fashioned

Makes 4 Servings<p>The bitterness of the caramelized sugar tempers the sweetness in this twist on an Old Fashioned.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>burnt sugar syrup<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>assembly<p>6 ounces Kentucky bourbon<p>Fee Brothers Old Fashion Aromatic Bitters or other aromatic bitters<p>4 orange coins or twists (for …

the new cool girl beauty game changer

read our lips.<p>On the red carpet and the big screen, TEMPTU has dedicated more than three decades to creating showstopping looks for some of the most iconic faces in fashion, music, and film. Now they're putting the key to their trade-secret flawless finish beloved by makeup artists and image-makers …

Beauty

20 Great Mystery Books You Should Read

Amazon released its best edge-of-your-seat mysteries and thrillers of 2014.<p>Even though the year has already wrapped up, these books will keep you completely engrossed.<p>Keep reading to find your next nail-biting novel.<p><b>1. "Revival: A Novel" by Stephen King:</b>Set over half a century ago, the story …

The Season of Migration

The dreary weather has you stuck inside, but we've found the novel that'll make you happy to do so (and is way better than binge watching TV).<p>The …

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

Cleaning

11 Sneaky Ways to Use Adhesive Hooks

They're great for so much more than hanging your keys by the door.<p>These organizing super stars are great for so much more than hanging your keys by the door. This piece originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.

13 Problems Easily Solved With Tension Rods

Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, theyre super helpful around the house.<p>Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, they're super helpful around the house.

Cleaning

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …