Holiday Cookies: Gluten-Free Chocolate Meringues

By Kim Laidlaw & Wendy Goodfriend | December 13, 2015 Gluten-Free Chocolate Meringues (Wendy Goodfriend) Looking for a gluten-free cookie option this holiday? Trying to find a way to use up some of those extra egg whites you have? Or do you just love a good meringue? Light and airy, crispy-chewy, and with two kinds of chocolate—both cocoa and finely chopped bittersweet chocolate—no one will think these cookies are any less …

National Chocolate Cupcake Day Is Here! Celebrate Right With 20 Delectable Recipes

By Dacy Knight | October 18, 2015 It seems like every calendar day is now a food holiday, but National Chocolate Cupcake Day is one not to be missed. While the chocolate cupcake — with frosting variations in all manners of colors and textures, with or without sprinkles — is a delight in its own right, there are far more creative ways to put a sweet spin on this simple dessert staple. So to celebrate the timeless go-to, here is a roundup of 20 delectable chocolate cupcake ideas that add a …

A scary good chocolate cupcake gets dressed up mummy-style

From www.tulsaworld.com | October 12, 2015 If you have kids, chances are pretty good you’ll find yourself needing to bake something for a Halloween event. Or maybe you got invited to an adult Halloween party and you volunteered to bring a dessert. Either way, this is the recipe you need for a fast, easy — and delightfully spooky — party treat. These adorable little mummy cupcakes don’t take much more time than frosting a bunch of regular cupcakes, but the fun/cool factor is extremely …

Graphene Manufactured Using Tea Tree Extract Paving Way For Cheaper Method: Study

By Aditya Tejas | August 22, 2015 Scientists have found a cheap and quick way to manufacture graphene. In this photo, senior technologist Dariusz Czolak holds a piece of silicon carbide disk covered with a layer of graphene, obtained in the process of epitaxy, in the Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (ITME) laboratory in Warsaw on Oct 23, 2012. Reuters/Kacper Pempel Graphene — which is capable of outperforming steel and …

America’s biggest coffee snobs are not in Seattle, but wide-eyed and alert in Alaska | Life and style | The Guardian

By Julia O’Malley, Anchorage | August 19, 2015 Barista Henri Thomas works the slow bar at SteamDot in Anchorage. Photograph: Ash Adams for the Guardian You think your Starbucks cold-brew coffee is trendy? People in Anchorage were buying bottled cold brew five years ago. As for your pour-over black cup made with single-origin beans from a small farm in Africa? Yawn. Fairbanks has been doing that since the 1990s. Little-known fact: …