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Let's face it: No matter how full you are after a holiday feast, there's always room for dessert. The classic favorite? Pie, of course—but we're here to tell you there's pleasure beyond the ol' pumpkin staple. After all, isn't variety the slice of life?
Sure, you could just order the premade kind, but trust us—it tastes so much better made from your oven. To get you started, we tapped eight local bakers for their winning recipes that even you can whip up. From TipsyCake's famous banana and toffee-infused banoffi to Bang Bang Pie Shop's decadent chocolate chess with salted rosemary caramel, there won't be a crumb left behind—seriously! Oh, and for the lazy girl in you, a simple, store-bought crust will do for any of these divine creations. Don't worry—we won't tell a soul….
With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read