Barb Thompson

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The 25 Best Bedtime Stories of All Time

Getting kids ready for bed can feel like a constant struggle. One thing that makes it easier? A great read to trick entice them to put on their pj's …

Books

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Self-improvement

Countdown #1 Best Pie Crust Ever

Blend the flour, sugar, and salt in a food processor. Add the butter and shortening; pulse until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Drizzle 4 …

Baking

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

Your 2018 Age-to-Age Guide to What Your Kid Should Read Next

The secret to raising a reader? Knowing which book to give your child after he’s just finished one he loved. Colby Sharp, the co-founder of The Nerdy Book Club Blog, selected follow ups that will be the perfect match. These ideas are page-turners!<p><b>For Kids Who Liked:</b> <i>Look Look!</i> by Peter</b> …

Kids

How To Grow Ginger in Pots : Care, Uses and Benefits

Are you looking for easy tips on how to grow ginger in pots? If so, you are lucky as today, we are about to show you how one can grow this amazing</b> …

Recipe: Pull-Apart Challah Rolls

Pull-Apart Challah Rolls<p>Makes 15 rolls<p><i>For the dough:</i> <br>4 to 4 1/4 cups all-purpose flour <br>1/4 cup granulated sugar <br>1 (1/4-ounce) packet active dry yeast …

Baking

Cornmeal Angel Biscuits Recipe

Cornmeal Angel Biscuits Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon of the sugar in a small bowl or 1-cup glass …

Rhubarb Crisp With Crunchy Oat Topping

This is a great tasting rhubarb crisp made with fresh rhubarb and an oat crumb topping. Serve this dessert with a dollop of whipped topping or scoop …

Sweet Potato Cornbread

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.<p>In a large bowl, whisk together the cornmeal, flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and pumpkin pie …

9 Delicious Crock-Pot Chicken Recipes

Need fresh ideas for chicken? Toss your favorite bird into the slow cooker, set it, and forget it until dinnertime.<p>1 of 10<p>Slow-Cooker Chicken Tikka …

11 Salad Dressing Recipes to Help You Kick the Bottled Stuff

Salads don't always get a lot of love. They often feel like a chore, something you force yourself to eat to feel less guilty about the more interesting food on your plate. But a salad can be just as exciting as any other part of a meal, and the easiest way to improve your salads is to lose the …

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

Baking

Our Complete Guide to Marinating: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why

As it turns out, marinating longer doesn't necessarily mean a more delicious dinner.<p>That moment you realize everything you’ve ever believed about …

12 Simple Meals That Make Weeknights Special

Do you have a hard time remembering what you ate for dinner the night before? That won’t happen with these memorable meals. From a crazy-delicious Crustless Broccoli Quiche to a one-pot White Chicken Chili, you’ll be thinking about these simple suppers long after the dishes are done.<p>1. Crustless …

Gardening 101: Grape Hyacinth

Grape Hyacinth, <i>Muscari</i>: “Needs a Firm Hand”<p>With a striking resemblance to budding hyacinths—in miniature—grape hyacinths need to be carefully placed …

10 Awesome Bloggers Share Their Most Popular Soup Recipes

All I want to eat right now is soup. I want to warm my little apartment up with a big pot of something bubbling and nourishing, and I want to have …

Slow Roasted Oven BBQ Beef Brisket

Shares 52<p><i>Slow Roasted Oven BBQ Beef Brisket is so tender and juicy, with a sweet & smokey hickory barbecue sauce, that no one will care that the meat</i> …