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14 things under $35 you need to make the best holiday cookies

14 things under $35 you need to make the best holiday cookies (Photo: Star Pack Products / Bellemain)— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.If you’re in charge of bringing cookies to your holiday party this year, you have an important choice to make: use...

Forget the food! It's Nigella's KITCHEN I'm drooling over: A see-through toaster, rose gold cutlery and copper mixer...what's really whetting Jan Moir's appetite

By Jan Moir for the Daily MailPublished: 17:35 EST, 6 November 2017 | Updated: 10:22 EST, 7 November 2017 All I want for Christmas — is everything in Nigella's new kitchen. And I mean everything! From her bundt pans to her biscuit jars; from her eye-level double oven and grill to her pink rubber spatulas; from her see-through toaster to the darling little glazed ceramic tray she uses as a spoon rest. Nigella's shelves and worktops just groan with utter gorgeousness.For her...

Prescott Valley author’s latest book offers a way people can ‘Feel Better Every Day’

Chocolate avocado mousse:Two avocados½ cup raw cocoa or cacao powderTwo to three teaspoons of xylitol (sweetener)½ cup coconut or almond milk1 teaspoon liqueur: raspberry, mint or other flavor (optional)Peel and chop avocados and then add to blender or use a hand mixer and bowl. Blend until smooth, then add the cocoa or cacao powder, sweetener, and milk. Blend until smooth. Add the liqueur and chill for at least two hours. For a festive touch, top with fresh raspberries, chopped nuts or...

From Rotary Mixers to Klipsch Speakers: The Joy of Esoteric DJ Gear

The same CDJs and mixers might dominate most booths, but some DJs do things differently. Kristan Caryl finds out about the joys of Klipsch sound systems, rotary mixers, modified turntables and lollipop headphones.The last few years have been characterised by an increased fascination with hardware. Producers young and old have been on a quest to search out all sorts of music-making tools that hark back to the earliest days of dance. Sometimes it’s simply a quest for producers to get out...