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Here's the Name of Every Senator Who Voted Against Net Neutrality—and When to Vote Them Out

A surprising thing happened on Wednesday: The Senate did something good.<p>Not only did it pass a resolution to save net neutrality but more Republicans …

Elections

Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that I see no reason whatsoever for bottled dressings.”<p>Once again, we can’t help …

Country Lifestyle

Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

Preparation<p>Make the crust:<p>In a food processor, combine the flour, sugar, and salt, and pulse to combine. Add the butter and shortening and pulse …

Baking

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

Retirement

16 Of The Best Tents You Can Get On Amazon

Nearly any kind of tent you could want to buy for your camping adventure, including a dome, cabin, screened, bivy, backpacking, and even a Mylar emergency tent!<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on</i> …

Camping

Where to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner in Flagstaff, Ariz.

Don’t just push through Flagstaff, Ariz., and on to the Grand Canyon, a 90-minute drive away. Grand Canyon National Park might be one of the seven wonders of the natural world, but its culinary options are about as limited as water along its South Kaibab Trail. In Flagstaff though, a college and …

San Francisco

These 11 Lingerie Sets Look Fancy . . . but They're All on Amazon and Under $11

Everyone deserves something lacy every once in a while. If you're on the hunt for lingerie that's both sexy and affordable, we've got you covered. Amazon has all sorts of pretty options, and we rounded up our favorite designs for under $11. With prices this low, you can stock up. You obviously …

Clothing

The 30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 11th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things during the company’s relatively short existence: a source for DVDs by mail, a pioneer of online streaming, a network responsible for some of the best shows not on TV, as the first half of the phrase that ends “and chill.” However, when it …

Entertainment

Best tip ever: Set up Find My Device as soon as you get your phone

There are several options available for remotely tracking your phone, but Google's own Find My Device service is one of the most convenient around. …

People love these color-changing LED light bulbs, and they’re under $10 each

If you’re looking to take the lighting in your home to the next level but you don’t necessarily want to pay for the connected features you’d get from …

Home Automation

Baking Soda vs. Baking Powder: Here’s the Difference

It’s no wonder that baking soda and baking powder are easily confused, considering their similar names and appearance, plus the fact that they’re …

Baking

Japanese souffle Cheesecake

Leave the cream cheese at room temperature to soften. *1<p>Prepare the 17cm(or 7”) in diameter and 7.5cm(or 3”) tall round cake tin. Spread unsalted …

Lemon-Blueberry Bread

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:1 hr 40 minActive:20 min<p>Yield:8 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken|Susan Feniger<p>Recipe …

Unique Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipes You'll Want to Peruse

Unique <i>Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipes</i> you’ll want to peruse, print, and try. We’ve gathered the most delicious recipes from a classic stuffing to …

Cooking

The best biscuit recipes to wrap you in a warm, buttery hug

A basket full of warm, buttery, flaky biscuits is within your reach this weekend. Try a few, freeze some pre-cut dough for later, or bake them all and take comfort in cracking open a steaming hot mound of bread.<p><i>[You should really make a batch or two of meatballs this weekend]</i><p>Buttermilk Biscuits …

Breakfast

How to Make English Muffins with All the Nooks & Crannies

<i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the ABCs of baking.</i><p><i>Today: Homemade English muffins beat the store-bought variety every time.</i><p>I never understood the allure of the English muffin. I would see commercials and packaging boasting nooks and …

Baking

Cream Puffs With Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Ingredients<p>1 cup water<br>6 tablespoons butter<br>1 tablespoon sugar<br>1 cup flour<br>4 eggs<br>whipped cream, fruit or pastry cream, for filling<br>chocolate sauce, for …

Dessert

Make elegant chocolate bowls using a balloon

An ingenious way to make a gourmet dessert at home.<p>Just be sure the melted chocolate isn’t too hot when you dip the balloon, or it will pop and fling …

Forget All Other Chocolate-Chip Cookie Recipes — This Is It

<i>By I Am A Food Blog</i><p><i>You can find Stephanie celebrating the awesomeness of food over at iamafoodblog, a recipe blog featuring fun and playful comfort</i> …

How to Make French Canelés (It's Simple)

When I set out to write my book, I was looking for recipes that made baking more approachable. Depending on the type of baked good in question, this could mean multiple things. For some baked goods, it meant simplifying a confusing process, or showing multiple ways to do it. For others, it meant …

Dessert

How to Make Better Bread

Ever wonder why bakeries make such wonderful bread but your homemade loaves do not quite measure up? Bakeries simply have better tools to hand. Their …

How to Make Focaccia Like Chris Bianco

Bakers, serious bakers, are a special breed drawn to the mysterious alchemy of yeasted dough. Their practice borders on obsession. Flour coats their eyelashes (and, after decades of baking, clouds their vision), dried dough crusts over their cuticles, and breadcrumbs hide in the folds of their …

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

Motown

Adjusting Recipes And Ingredients For High Altitude Baking