Swirled Peppermint Bark Recipe by LaurenFusilier


2 packages (16 ounces)milk chocolate chips

2 packages white chocolate chips

3 teaspoons peppermint extract

1 box regular sized candy canes, crushed


Line baking pan with aluminum foil.Melt the milk and white chocolate simultaneously in separate microwave-safe glass bowls, stirring every 30 seconds for 1 to 5 minutes.

10 Countries Where You’ll Never Find a McDonald’s

The fast food giant is currently listed in 119 countries around the world with more than 36,000 restaurants, according to the company website.Click here for the 10 Countries Where You'll Never Find a McDonald’s slideshow.

Beef Rib Roast Recipe by Ben Pollinger

While the roast sits, mix the chopped garlic, chopped rosemary and black pepper into the olive oil, and let sit for one hour.Rub olive oil mixture onto the meat, wrap and refrigerate until ready to cook the next day.

TIPS: Macca previews what will be a super day of racing

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Renown for the magnificent trophies, which are an added extra to race winners, Calliope is prepared for one of its best Boxing Day event in years.It is an annual affair down here and everybody looks forward to Boxing Day," Neill-Ballantine said.

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Slow-Cooker

Then you can clean out the slow-cooker and load it up with the ingredients for a creamy chicken Alfredo stew for lunch.The appliance can help you pull off a dinner party or an easy weeknight meal with just a few ingredients and a little time.

Horror crash leaves girl dead, police shaken

The horror crash on Manly Rd at Manly West.The dramatic crash occurred in front of families celebrating Christmas and prompted police to close Manly Rd for several hours during the afternoon.

Lorde pulls the pin on controversial gig

Grammy award-winning Lorde had announced her world tour on Twitter, confirming she'll perform in Tel Aviv next year on June 5.As to the circumstances that led to the cancellation of the show, Lorde is expected to publish a statement via Twitter soon.

The top 10 Texas Tribune reads of 2017

Here, in no particular order, are our curated picks: the top Texas Tribune reporting and writing of 2017.In Harvey's wake

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‘I’m shocked at how petty Ch 10 have been’

THE former executive producer of Studio 10, who was sacked last month, was "shocked" to discover that he'd been edited out of the Christmas special which aired this morning.Rob McKnight had been with the Channel 10 show since it launched back in November 2013 but was let go last month.

3 ways to break out of your professional bubble

The problem with remaining in in a bubble is that you're not exposed to new ideas, ways of thinking, and methods for working.While there's some discomfort in the new and unfamiliar, as a technology leader stasis often leads to career suicide.

Analyses in the rearview mirror: Texas redistricting

For now, the courts are saying Texas should run the 2018 elections with the same political lines used two years ago.Here are a few of my columns on the subject from 2017:

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