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The best hand mixers you can buy

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.KitchenAid/Business InsiderThe Insider Pick:The best hand mixers make mixing batches of cookies, mashed potatoes, pizza dough, and other ingredients an easy task for cooks of all skill levels. The Vremi Electric 3-Speed Hand Mixer is our top pick with its attractive design, durable construction, and built-in storage for...

Apple Cake Sharlotka (VIDEO)

Meet your new favorite apple cake! This country apple cake (a.k.a. Sharlotka) is soft, moist and unbelievably easy with just 6 ingredients. It is perfect for last minute company!Sharlotka is a classic Russian apple sponge cake that has been made for centuries. It is simple but beautiful when served. It has some serious rustic charm with bites of apple crowning the top.This cake satisfies the craving for something sweet, but not too sweet. You will enjoy every bite!Watch How to Make Apple Cake...

Vandal Sweet Potatoes take top prize

Apples and sweet potatoes are often found on the Thanksgiving table, just not usually in the same dish.The combination is common in Japan, however, and Satoko Haji, a student at the University of Idaho who hails from Fukuoka, put them together to create the winning entry in this year’s Thanksgiving project.The challenge was to use ingredients that are not typically cooked together to create a final dish that reflects Thanksgiving as well as Vandal pride. Students in the Margaret Ritchie...