Debbie Amador

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Slice Potatoes And Put Them In A Muffin Pan. They’ll Come Out Of The Oven Family Favorite!

Even though many of us do have muffin tins at home, only a few find some innovative ways to use them. However, they can soon become very useful, if …

Making brown rice? Don't follow the instructions on the box

When I was a kid, brown rice felt like punishment. Like the ever-increasing amount of whole wheat flour that would appear in my mom’s pancakes and waffles, brown rice with dinner felt like we had done something really wrong.<p>My mom would always scorch it, informing us that, in other parts of the …

German Apple-Almond Cake

6K<p>3K<p>12<p>Shares 8K<p>German baking, I don’t think, gets its due. It’s partially because the names of the pastries and baked goods don’t exactly roll right …

Dessert

'Cheap Flight Day': What Travelers Need to Know

"Cheap Flight Day" is here, which means it’s time to start planning that fall vacation.<p>Whether you’re looking to catch some rays, enjoy the fall …

26 Insanely Useful Products That Every Baker Needs

Every baker should consider having these products in their arsenal. Get a digital scale, French rolling pin, silicone everything, and soon you'll be baking like a bona fide boss.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links</i> …

How To: Banish Baked Cakes—Icebox Cakes Are So Much Easier!

With the warm summer months right around the corner, just the thought of having to bake anything in your oven may have you perspiring profusely. But …

De Niro Says 'Find the Truth' on Vaccines: But Experts Already Did

Actor Robert De Niro is the latest celebrity to say he thinks vaccines might cause autism. But decades of study have shown no link at all, and scientists are becoming increasingly impatient with the refusal to accept their findings.<p>De Niro said Wednesday he now regrets pulling a controversial film …

Public Health

25 Incredibly Creative Flea Market Flip Ideas

Finish one of these clever DIYs and you get to call yourself the next Joanna Gaines.<p>Save your Benjamin Franklins in favor of chic design on a dime. Let's roll...

We Taste-Tested and Ranked 8 Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

Everyone’s got their go-to chocolate chip cookie recipe, but why settle for a good recipe when you can have a reputation as that girl who makes the …

These Chewy Molasses Cookies Are Why It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Sugar, spice, and everything nice was invented to describe these cookies. We're approximately 1000 percent sure of that.<p>All chew with no crunch or glitter makes for a pretty dull holiday cookie. This is not that cookie. Molasses creates magically chewy cookies that stay fresh for days, and pack an …

Dessert

Eye Candy: Swoon-Worthy Linoleum Floors (We're Not Joking!)

Lately, in the home renovating world, the word "linoleum" has been intertwined with the word "vinyl" and therefore considered to be low end. In …

Classic Sour Cream Coffee Cake & Ninja Coffee Bar Review

I love nothing more than a lazy weekend at home, although I can’t remember the last lazy weekend at home that I had. Usually my weekends involve all …

Food

5 Myths About Crock-Pot Cooking

Do you need to brown meat ahead of time? And is it just for soups and stews? A pro explains.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>5 Things You Won't Believe You Can Make With a Slow Cooker

Cooking

Holiday Roasts and Entrées

• Holidays• <b><br>Holiday Roasts and Entrées</b><p>Roasts, ham, rack of lamb, and other impressive mains for the holiday table.<p>Jump to Section:<p>Beef Recipes<p>Mains Sous Vide Smoked BrisketSous vide is the key to consistently moist brisket with a smoky bark.<p>Braising and Roasting Jewish-Style Braised Brisket With Onions …

4-Ingredient Italian almond cookies prove holiday baking can be a breeze

Believe it or not, I'm not a baker. But during the holidays, I turn into Betty Crocker, whipping out all things cake, bar, cookie, brownie, etc. I …

White Cheese Chicken Lasagna Recipe

"A chicken and spinach lasagna with a creamy white cheese sauce. Great for any kind of pot luck. My kids love it."<p>Ingredients<p>9 lasagna noodles<p>1/2 cup …

Voices: Why I'm not changing my profile picture to the French flag

In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, social media has been an endless flood of three-striped flags and sympathizing from many of my peers who, any other day of the year, care nothing about world events and social causes.<p>Instagram posts have “Pray for Paris” tacked on them. People …

Social Media

19 Genius Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make In A Muffin Tin

For the most adorable, perfectly portioned feast.

Breakfast

Don't Be Intimidated by Homemade Caramel Sauce, Just Avoid These Common Mistakes

Once you read these tips to follow and mistakes to avoid, you'll be a bonafide candy man (or woman).<p>Some of the best things in life involve homemade caramel sauce: custardy bread pudding and warm apple pies, for example. Despite the fact that it's universally pleasing, making caramel is a technique …

Dessert

7 dessert recipes you must try this holiday season

Source: Recipe Duchess<p>Pumpkin muffins are a classic this time of year. This is a simple recipe you can whip up in about 30 minutes, including cook …

Dessert

Ben Carson Lashes Out at Media Over Questions About Violent Childhood

Republican presidential contender Ben Carson is lashing out at the media, calling recent questions about his violent childhood past "a bunch of lies" …

Joanna Gaines's New Home Decor Boutique Will Blow You Away

It's a very exciting time for <b>Fixer Upper</b> star Joanna Gaines, who just cut the ribbon on her new and improved Magnolia Market, a home decor boutique specializing in her signature fresh, America-style goods.<p>Joanna's original shop quickly outgrew its tiny storefront in Waco, TX, so she and husband …

Enya on her new album, living in a castle and the international appeal of her music

<b>Upon meeting Enya it is almost a shock to hear her speak with one voice.</b><p>On record, she is eternally a choir - with hundreds of cascading, ethereal harmonies recorded painstakingly over months in the studio.<p>But perched neatly on a sofa in London's Dorchester Hotel, Enya is softly-spoken and …

New Albums

Bourbon-Pecan Pie

This easy pecan pie tastes of dark caramel, toasted nuts and a little bit of bourbon. Cheryl Day designed the recipe to work with a range of …

Baking

Cinnamon Spice Cupcakes

Looking for a delicious, from scratch spice cupcake recipe? These <b>Cinnamon Spice Cupcakes</b> with sweet cinnamon buttercream frosting are homemade and …

Dessert

Recipe: Basic Cooked Buttercream Frosting

Also called <i>mousseline</i> buttercream, this frosting is like classic buttercream's dolled-up older sister. It requires a little more skill and finesse to …

Dessert

Everything You Need to Know About Making Cupcakes

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No Butter? No Problem. Every Baking Substitute You Could Ever Need.

By: Perry Santanachote<p><i>Credit: Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>You're halfway through a brownie recipe when you realize you have no eggs, and the grocery store is closed. You could go ask the babe next door, but it's late, and you're already in your pajamas, and at that moment, an abandoned recipe is 100% …