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Making Your Own Festive Bark Is Incredibly Easy

Snappy, treat-studded chocolate bark is a holiday treat that is always met with much enthusiasm. (Williams Sonoma is able to charge 30 bucks per pound for their peppermint iteration, making it more expensive than organic rib eye.) There is, however, no reason to spend a bunch on bark, as it can be made in your […]

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Make This Fudge Without a Candy Thermometer

There are candy makers, and there are candy eaters, and I am firmly in the latter camp. Though I don’t mind a cathartic candy-crafting sesh, my main goal—during the holidays especially—is to churn out the treats. This is why this fudge, which takes less than five minutes of your active time, gets made every single…Read […]

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You Should Make Cheeseballs For Your Holiday Party 

Cheeseballs really live up to their name. Not only are they a literal ball of cheese, but there’s something kind of charmingly corny about them. Like a tacky Christmas sweater, they’re more class clown than class act—lovable, goofy, and charmingly unpretentious. They’re also infinitely adaptable, and insanely easy to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Use a Cake Pan to Make Smaller Portions of Sheet Pan Meals

“Sheet pan meals”—aka, meals in which all of the components are cooked entirely on a sheet pan—are currently all the rage. But if your household is comprised of only a couple people (or, gasp, one human), you don’t exactly need a sheet pan-amount of food.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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These One-Bowl Cocoa Brownies Are the Perfect Fix for Bad Days

Some folks relieve stress by baking sourdough bread or elaborate layer cakes; good for them. When I’m sad and stressed, I need the shortest, hardest-to-mess-up path to a lot of chocolate I can find. For me, that path always leads to cocoa brownies.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Four Simple Spice Rubs You Can Make in Five Minutes or Less

Under-seasoned meat is a crime. That poor, simple-headed chicken gave its life for you and ¼ teaspoon of salt-free lemon pepper per drumstick is your whole plan? Jesus, Barbara, have some respect. Thank goodness for spice rubs, which prevent crimes of improper seasoning by quickly imparting complex flavors to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Four Simple Spice Rubs You Can Make in Five Minutes or Less

Under-seasoned meat is a crime. That poor, simple-headed chicken gave its life for you and ¼ teaspoon of salt-free lemon pepper per drumstick is your whole plan? Jesus, Barbara, have some respect. Thank goodness for spice rubs, which prevent crimes of improper seasoning by quickly imparting complex flavors to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Four Simple Spice Rubs You Can Make in Five Minutes or Less

Under-seasoned meat is a crime. That poor, simple-headed chicken gave its life for you and ¼ teaspoon of salt-free lemon pepper per drumstick is your whole plan? Jesus, Barbara, have some respect. Thank goodness for spice rubs, which prevent crimes of improper seasoning by quickly imparting complex flavors to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Case for the Adult Lunchable

Last week, when all of the writers came together for a glorious meeting in New York, I found myself in a bodega with Beth and Patrick, looking for bottles of water and nourishing snacks. I grabbed a Lunchable and later, while shoving stacks of too-round turkey slices and processed cheese in my mouth, I thought […]

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Why Roasting Vegetables Is the Best Way to Cook Them

There are a lot of “correct” ways to cook vegetables but—though I’m not a huge fan of culinary presciptivism—I’m going to go ahead and say that roasting is the most correct. Everything from tender green asparagus to hearty root vegetables tastes phenomenal when prepared this way, and it’s super easy to execute.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How Little Time You Can Safely Get Away With Marinating Ceviche 

When our very own editor-in-chief sent me a recipe for ceviche, I was excited, because ceviche combines two of my favorite summertime activities: eating seafood and not cooking. When I read the recipe, however, I was a little appalled, for it suggested that beautiful pieces of fresh sea bass be left in an acidic…Read more… […]

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You Should Be Making (and Eating) More Icebox Cakes

I have always enjoyed a good church supper. Not only do I appreciate the wide variety of choices offered at such an affair, but I’m always impressed by how these church ladies could craft tasty dishes from seemingly unimpressive ingredients. Rather than brag about how how “homemade” and “from scratch” everything was,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Use Up Pretty Much Any Leftover Berries by Turning Them Into Salsa

Berry recipes tend to veer towards the dessert end of things, but their juicy, sweet-and-tart nature can brighten up a whole world of savory. If you find your CSA basket runneth over with one particular type of berry—and just don’t feel like turning on the oven for a pie or cobbler—consider making a fresh and […]

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Soak Your Summer Fruits in Booze Because Life Is Short 

There’s no arguing that pie is the most noble form any summer fruit can assume, but there are times I want a fruity dessert that doesn’t require the heating of my oven (or kitchen). In such moments, I turn (once again) to booze, and make some stupid-easy but still sophisticated-tasting wine-soaked fruit.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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You’re Only 4 Steps Away from Creating the Perfect Acai Bowl

I’m not a huge fan of overly-Instagramable foods—I tend to prefer aggressivley beige fare—but even I have to admit that there’s something extremely enticing about those colorful acai smoothie bowls that seem to be so popular with the clean eating set.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Marius – Easy (Original Mix)

Originally introduced to the world under the name Melf, the Norwegian producer has rebranded his persona as Marius. First captivating us with his rugged yet elegant sound design, Marius’ sonic aesthetic, while still evolving, is currently a chaotic mixture of synth-driven experimental moods and striking percussion.His next single under his new moniker, “Easy,” heads way left of center […]

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