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Bourbon-Pecan Tart with Chocolate Drizzle

Bourbon-Pecan Tart with Chocolate Drizzle   Ingredients 1 cup packed light brown sugar 3/4 cup dark corn syrup 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons bourbon 2 tablespoons molasses 1 tablespoon butter, melted 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1 large egg white 2/3 cup pecan halves 1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated pie dough (such as Pillsbury) Cooking ... Read More »

Carrot Cake

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 3 large eggs 2 cups sugar 3/4 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup buttermilk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups grated carrot 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained 1 (3 1/2-ounce) can flaked coconut 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts Buttermilk Glaze Cream Cheese Frosting ... Read More »

Chicken Thighs Piccata-Style

Ingredients 4 chicken thighs, skinned 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 large egg white, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon water 1/2 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup white wine 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon capers, drained ... Read More »

Quick Fixes for Common

Let’s face it, makeup mishaps happen all the time. While smudging lipstick all over your face right before hitting Read More »

Two Under-$10 Lip Looks to Try for Spring

Spring has sprung, but has your beauty routine stayed the same? An easy and inexpensive way to instantly change up your look is with a new lip color. Now, before you head to the drugstore and stare aimlessly at the aisles of products, live vicariously through me for a moment. I have just found two pretty perfect lip colors that ... Read More »

5 Beauty Rules to Break Now

There are rules for everything these days, especially when it comes to the beauty world. But seriously, who’s in charge of making up all of these so-called guidelines in the first place? Some of them are absurd, such as the one about not pairing a bold lip with a smoky eye. Have you seen the runways lately? Point proven that ... Read More »

Go from Winter to Spring with Burt’s Bees Lip Crayons

I’m not usually one for lip color — I tend to keep it simple with a lip balm or gloss. But when I came across Burt’s Bees Lip Crayons, I couldn’t resist trying them out. With six colors available, there’s an option for every skin tone and although the finish is matte, the formula is super creamy and moisturizing. This ... Read More »

Coachella Beauty: Kate Bosworth’s Braided Part and Messy Bun

Celebrity hairstylist Bridget Brager was the mane master behind Kate Bosworth‘s simple yet eye-catching look at Coachella this past weekend. “The inspiration for Kate’s festival hair was a nod to the 90s half-up, half-down, grunge chic, slept-in hair with a twist (or a braid!),” says Brager of the style. “Starting on second-day dry hair, take a small section (no larger than the ... Read More »

Traditional Hummus

Ingredients 2 (15.5-ounce) cans no-salt-added chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup tahini (sesame seed paste) 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Preparation 1. Place beans and garlic in a food processor; pulse 5 times or until chopped. Add 1/2 cup ... Read More »

Hot Sausage

Ingredients 1 pound ground hot pork sausage 1 (10-ounce) can diced tomato and green chiles 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese Corn chips Preparation Cook sausage in a large skillet, stirring until meat crumbles and is no longer pink; drain well. Drain diced tomato and green chiles, reserving 1/4 cup liquid. Stir ... Read More »