A Last-Minute Mother’s Day Brunch That You Can Throw Together in the Morning — Mother’s Day

So you're hosting Mother's Day brunch and, for whatever reason, you're down to the wire with barely a plan in place. Mom is coming over in just a few hours and you haven't put one thought into what to make. Don't worry — you still have time to pull this off. And there's no need to run out for a dozen doughnuts and a box of joe — you can do this just the way you pictured. This menu will help you put together a fast, fancy, and celebratory brunch together in little to no time. This menu feeds six people and can be made before mom arrives. We've even included a timeline on exactly how you to can pull this off. You've got this!

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Recipe: Pasta alla Gricia — Recipes from The Kitchn

(Image credit: Jerrelle Guy)

Recently cacio e pepe, the classic Roman pasta of black pepper and Pecorino Romano cheese, has gained serious popularity. Its humble ingredients have transcended it to a full-blown culinary trend, popping up on restaurant menus and in food magazines and blogs not only in its traditional form, but also in unique interpretations like savory cookies, potatoes, and even ice cream.

But as much as I enjoy cacio e pepe, I haven't jumped on the bandwagon because my heart belongs to another classic Roman pasta. And no, it's not carbonara.

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Your Happy Hour Formula: Wine + Snack Pairings for $20 or Under — Quick and Easy Appetizers

There seem to be weekly moments when you're gathered with friends and need a good snack and a drink. Maybe it's book club, game night, or just that 5 p.m. drop-by of a couple of your best buddies looking to catch up and laugh a little. Whatever the excuse, bites and sips are a must. It doesn't have to be complicated to be fun — just a few good apps and a bottle of wine can win in these instances. That means these moments also don't need to break the bank. In fact, you can throw an "Appy Hour" for under $20 for your group without much hassle if you know the tricks to it.

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The Only Thing That Really Matters When Buying Bourbon — Spirit Guides

If you walk into a liquor store and feel overwhelmed by the variety of bourbons on the shelf, it's no surprise. It seems everybody's getting on the bandwagon, and there's a dizzying array. Equally dizzying are the terms on the label. What on earth is a Bottled-in-Bond, Single-Barrel, 10-Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, anyway?

Trust me — there's a method to the mad libs. Here's what you need to know.

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