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How to Automatically Delete (Some) Cookies in Your Browser

Browser cookies are useful in some instances; unpleasant in others. While they can save you from having to go through a complicated authentication process whenever you’re trying to access your favorite sites, they can also store data on what you’ve done on a particular website—which can then be used to serve you more…Read more… Continue […]

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Salted Butter Has Always Been the Secret to Better Cookies

Alison Roman’s salted butter chocolate chunk shortbread cookies are everywhere. Bon Appétit, Eater, Nylon, Smitten Kitchen, and The New York Times have covered them in glowing detail; The Cookies pop up on my Instagram discover feed literally every day. The best recipes are more than the sum of their parts, but the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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You Need a Mini Cast Iron Pan

It’s a pretty popular culinary opinion that everyone should own a cast iron pan, but I am of the opinion that everyone should also own a mini cast iron pan. Like its classic, 12-inch counterpart, the mini has a myriad of delicious uses from appetizers to dessert. Here are my favorites:Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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What to Buy (and What to Skip) at Trader Joe’s This Christmas

Trader Joe’s loves a theme and, if the veritable wealth of holiday items are any indication, they freaking adore the Christmas season. The selection of cookies, candy, and other edible ephemera is frankly overwhelming, so we took it upon ourselves to taste test it all, and let you know which items are worthy of your…Read […]

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Build Your Gingerbread House Using Marshmallow Treats for Stability

I am laughably bad at building gingerbread houses. In fact, the process is so stressful, several members of my family refuse to partake in this holiday activity with me. Beyond aesthetics, my main issue lies in the fact that my houses are always falling down, and that makes me say ugly words, but I’ve found […]

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Safely Ship Your Holiday Cookies With These Tips 

We’re just over a week from Christmas day, and my stand mixer is getting the kind of workout that forces me to remember where I left that warranty card. Relatives in Arizona, California and friends in Pennsylvania have come to expect a box of treats every year. But shipping cookies is no easy task—there are […]

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Boozy Balls Are the Season’s Classy Answer to the Jell-O Shot

The holidays give us carte blanche to consume both alcohol and sugar with reckless abandon—bonus points if you can streamline the process. Gelatinous shots may be the millennial-prefered vehicle for the two substances but, like Pete Shweddy before me, I prefer a festive ball.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Coconut Oil Is Your Secret Weapon for Better Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are—in some ways—the simplest cookie, but they are also one of the more difficult cookies to execute flawlessly. The key is to strike that perfect balance of pretty and delicious. According to the Patron Saint of All That Is Baked, Stella Parks, coconut oil can get you there.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Can You Really Make Cookies From Cake Mix? 

Welcome back to Sunday Sustenance, the column highlighting how to make delicious food with as little work as possible. As a person who writes a column dedicated to lazy meals, I see a lot of recipes and videos for “simple” and “easy” dishes.. Most are shot from an overhead angle and include too much grade […]

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Snacktaku And Son Eat Jelly Donut Oreos

Friday, June 2, was National Doughnut Day in the States, the day we celebrate fried sweet dough, torus-shaped and otherwise. Nabisco celebrated this joyous holiday by reminding us that there’s nothing quite like a warm jelly doughnut, especially not a creme-filled sandwich cookie. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How to Win The #MyOreoCreation Contest

Usually a new Oreo flavor would be the big Oreo news of the day, but not today, my friends. There is a new flavor, but there’s also a chance to see the novelty Oreo of your dreams become a reality, and win “$500K and VIP OREO access to upcoming releases and top-secret prototypes.”Read more… Continue […]

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