You’ll Be Drinking This Apple Pie Vodka All Season

Let’s face it: plain vodka is the worst. I don’t mean to be a hater, but even when masked with juice or soda, it makes everything taste like, well, vodka. Until now! We’ve got the greatest (and easiest) solution for turning this un-spirited spirit into the greatest mixer of all time. In a mere 24 hours, you can transform your boring booze into a lit, autumnal treat that friends and family will love. And making it couldn’t be simpler. Add sliced apples, lemons, and two cinnamon sticks to a large…

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You’ve Never Seen Fried Ice Cream Like This Before

Fried ice cream sounds like a lot of things: A complete disaster and the inspiration for Katy Perry’s Hot N Cold are the first couple that come to mind — but, in reality, it’s neither. (Unless Katy Perry isn’t telling us something.) Turns out, when you drop a ball of ice cream coated in cereal or cookie crumbs into a vat of screaming hot oil, it actually frys instead of melting down into an unrecognizable mess. Sam Chau and his brother Nelson started hawking the dessert at local street fairs seven years…

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Shukto: Why Can’t Bengalis Start Their Meal Without This Bitter Medley Of Vegetables

For most part of the country and the world,  West Bengal is the hub of rich and sinful sweetmeats. But did you know the land of Roshogollas, Sandesh, Cham Cham , Kaala Jaam  and Mishti Doi also has a popular bitter dish without which the afternoon meal  is deemed incomplete. We are talking about- Shukto, a bitter-sweet medley of vegetables that has to feature during lunchtime in Bengal or any Bengali festivity. Made with vegetables like bitter gourd, neem leaves , sweet potato, Bengal gram, raw banana, French beans and drum sticks, Shukto is a rich stew of…

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Happy Raksha Bandhan: Celebrate with this Nutritionist Approved Feast

Raksha Bandhan is a special occasion which celebrates the love and emotional bond between a brother and sister. They say ”the love between a brother and sister is the noblest and deepest of all human emotions”. Hence in order to celebrate this bond, a sister ties a rakhi on the wrist of her brother and prays for his well-being and long life while the brother pledges to protect his sister from all evils and gifts her a token of his love. This festival is celebrated with great pomp and enthusiasm within India and amongst…

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8 Traditional Snacks from Andhra Pradesh that You Will Want to Try this Monsoon

Andhra Pradesh is known for its traditionally spicy local cuisines. The inevitable use of a variety of indigenous spices and homemade spice mix makes it unique. Besides its meaty curries and biryani, it is also famous for its snacks. Snack-time is probably the best and you can make it better by trying something new. Here are eight exciting Andhra snacks to pair with a hot cup of tea. Dig in. 1. Pesarattu   Pesarattu is a dosa like preparation native to Andhra Pradesh. It is made with green gram and is eaten as a snack…

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FuboTV Premier review: This service streams lots of sports channels, but not ESPN

FuboTV is a streaming bundle for fans of futbol, not football. For $35 per month—a promo rate that will eventually rise to $50 per month for new subscribers—FuboTV offers roughly 50 streaming channels, more than a dozen of which revolve around live sports. And with channels like BeIN Sports, Fox Soccer Plus, and Eleven Sports in the lineup, soccer always seems to be on TV. That focus helps FuboTV stand out from other streaming bundles such as Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, and Hulu with Live TV, but it involves a trade-off: Without ESPN channels,…

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Express Recipes: This Strawberry Cheese Cake will refresh your senses

Strawberry is juicy, refreshing and has just the right mix of nutrients and anti-oxidants. Add a little yogurt, cream, cheese and make a cake to satiate that sweet craving. Here’s the recipe Serves 8-10 Ingredients 1½ cups plain yogurt (ready made curd) – hang for 1 hour in a muslin cloth 300 gm (1½ cups) fresh cream 3 tbsp cheese spread ½ cup powdered sugar, or to taste 200 gm fresh strawberries – pureed in a mixer, see note 100 gm (1 cup) china grass mix, vanilla flavour base 22…

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This class 5 student runs library in Bhopal slum, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan pitches in to help

While most children of her age spend time in playing or studying, this 11-year-old girl has started a small library to encourage reading. Meet class 5 student, Muskaan Ahirwar, who while living in a slum area of Bhopal has found that books are the best way to promote knowledge. Her determination has been recognised by the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who has offered her a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh to set up a proper library. Chouhan met the girl at his residence on Wednesday and handed her…

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This Giant Sundae with 22 Scoops of Ice-Cream is a Fairy Tale Come Alive

It doesn’t matter if we are too old or too marred by the harshness of the real world to think of castles, ballrooms, prince charming and princesses. Each one of us does harbour child-like fantasies, whether or not we admit them. For most of us, ice-cream invokes nostalgia as it is associated with many childhood memories. Mo and Moshi in Bangkok is giving you a reason to revisit those memories by indulging in a giant ice-cream that has everything that your heart desires. Their hot-selling sweet treat- Strawberry Supreme is…

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This 3-Ingredient Chocolate Bark Recipe Is the Perfect Weekday Snack

Tired of the overly processed, questionable ingredients and high prices of packaged candies on store shelves? Me, too. That’s why I came up with this simple, three-ingredient dark chocolate bark that any foodie will appreciate. But I didn’t choose ingredients at random. These three—dark chocolate, pistachios, and pomegranate arils—are all you need to create a healthy, mouthwatering masterpiece. Each one is loaded with antioxidants, but there are other health benefits you score, too. Dark chocolate can boost brain power, pistachios offer up healthy, unsaturated fats (not to mention they’re one of…

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