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Frozen Peanut Butter Cheesecake Recipe

"I'm not a cheesecake fan, unlike my husband, so this was my compromise. I actually really enjoy it!"<p>Ingredients<p>1/3 cup butter<p>1 cup semisweet …

Dessert

Baked Pasta Dishes

These comforting recipes include star chef Grant Achatz's perfect mac and cheese, easy ravioli lasagna and cheesy baked rigatoni.

Cooking

Step-by-Step: How to Make Soft and Chewy Sugar Cookies

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Make Soft and Chewy Sugar Cookies<p>Sugar cookies are the plush, pillowy hotel beds of dessert: comforting, soft, and warm. Every time I sink into one, I wonder: why don't I do this more often?<p>I figure it's because I'm so easily enthralled by the heavy hitters (brown …

Dessert

Fun Hotels That Are More Than Just A Place to Crash

1 of 10<p>The Miami Beach Edition, Miami<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Hotel Zetta in San Francisco<p>3 of 10<p>Nativ Hotel in Denver, CO<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Hotel …

Hospitality

The world's tallest, fastest waterslide - CNN Video

Why Swim When You Can Slide? Water Parks Where You Can Play and Stay for Days

When the kids aren't in school, all they want to do is play video games or get out of the house. Resorts with water parks are an easy escape that will keep them active and entertained for days!<p>In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, named the best summer vacation destination in the US, you'll find The …

Water Parks

10 Hotel Water Parks Your Kids Will LOVE

With much of the United States in the throes of cold temperatures and icy snow, a weekend at a water park is just what the doctor ordered for families that have been cooped up since Christmas. We scoured the country for hotels that have on-site water parks that are fun for both little splashers and …

Water Parks

You Need To Visit These Life Changing Travel Spots Before They Disappear

Just because something is really old, doesn’t mean it’ll be around forever. As time passes, centuries of urbanization, pollution, erosion, and tourism take a heavy toll on iconic landmarks around the globe. Despite the work of organizations like UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific and …

Music Videos

Streamsong Resort: Florida’s Prehistoric Beauty Leads to Architectural Splendor

When escaping to Florida for vacation many go to the family-filled amusement parks and beaches that are packed with noise and stressful vibes. While …

Easy Peasy Oreo Ice Cream Cake

This Oreo ice cream cake is perfect for a birthday or just a weeknight dessert. It's no-bake, and super easy!<p>Long after school is back in session, the hot weather seems to continue. In fact, it's only just seemed to fade here. No matter the weather though, what better way to end our day than with a …

Dessert

Bloom: Lamp Opens Like a Flower to Adjust Brightness

Closed up into a tight bud by day, ‘Bloom’ opens at night to reveal the light hidden within. The lamp concept by Moscow-based designer Constantin …

Cheesy Jalapeño Popper Crock-Pot Pulled Chicken

Summer is here and that means my Crock-Pot has been getting a regular workout. It's been all about keeping the oven off lately. I've even been known to make candy in my Crock-Pot.<p>I am certainly not one to judge you on your love of condensed soup, or cheesy rice casseroles. Because, frankly, I am …

Cooking

Which Type of Wood Should You Use for Smoking Meat?

All wood is not created equal when it comes to smoking meat. That being said, don't overthink it.<p>Call it an inflammatory statement, but when your barbecuing friends put on airs like Eastern mystics as they rhapsodize about the woods they use to smoke with, <b>you have our permission to call them out</b> …

Cooking

How You Can Stay Free (or Super Cheap) on Your Next Trip

When you picture your dream trip, what do you see? Is it a white-sand beach with fantastic surfing, or a hiking and camping expedition up in snow-capped mountains, or maybe you see yourself exploring the streets of a foreign city? Whatever your ideal expedition, it's a sure bet that your daydream …

Air Travel

7 Steps to Save $70K in 18 Months to Travel the World

When I was transitioning out of the corporate world in 2008 to travel the world, several people I spoke with similarly expressed how they would love to quit their jobs to travel. However, the number one excuse people had for not quitting their job to travel was the lack of money. If you are …

Personal Finance

World’s 10 Most Ethical Destinations 2014

<i>While we’re on the topic of ethical travel, here’s an interesting list I’d like to share with you.</i><p>Every year, the non-profit organization Ethical …

Five Money-Saving Purchases You Can Snatch For Your Family While Yard Sale-ing

(Image credit: Kireei)<p>The weather is warm and yard sale season is upon us! "Hurrah!" shout those of you who always seem to find something good. …

Get your grill on: 10 grilled chicken recipes for summer barbecue season

Chicken is one of the most popular foods to toss onto the grill, but it's notorious for turning out dry. For juicier results, try these grilled chicken recipes inspired by Asian, Mexican and Italian flavors and beyond. Bonus: None of these recipes involve bottled barbecue sauce.<p>By Stacy …

Cooking

How to Brine Meat -- And Why You Should Bother

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should start brining your meat -- and how to start.</i><p>Have you ever suffered the travesty that is a dry, tasteless chicken breast? Or tried to cut …

Puerto Rico: The Real Fountain of Youth?

When Christopher Columbus made landfall in Puerto Rico during his second trans-Atlantic voyage, in 1493, a young Spanish nobleman, Ponce de León, some scholars believe, was on board.<p>Rumors of hefty quantities of gold brought Ponce de Leon back, in 1508, where he found an islet with an excellent …

Puerto Rico

5 Reasons Why Disney World Is Better Than Ever

It's easy for us adults to get bogged down in the aspects of an Orlando visit that we'd rather not have to endure -- the less magical things about the city, if you will. If you don't do a bit of planning, or you're forced into going at the same time as half of the planet, things can be, oh, well, …

Walt Disney Company

10 Garage Conversion Ideas To Improve Your Home

A simple garage has more potential than you can ever imagine. With a little effort and imagination, you can turn a cold and sober place in a …

Man Caves

Top 10 Places to Go This Summer

When school's out, work slows down, and the weather warms up in many parts of the world, it's officially time to take a summer vacation. If you're the busy type, a host of exciting happenings around the globe will keep "lazy days" to a minimum, whether you're cheering on your favorite soccer team, …

Top 10

12 Beach Vacations With No Passport Needed

Shaded cabanas, bright beach towels, shell-collecting, sunscreen and sand between your toes -- a little sun and beach time can do wonders. Although adding stamps to our passports gets bonus points for adventure, we wouldn't mind trading in the hassles of international travel to lounge along these …

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It's summertime, and the cookin's easy—master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer, doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, …

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These 10 American Attractions Are Totally Touristy, But I'm Okay With That

Confession: I like to pretend I'm too cool for kitsch but at the end of the day, I too like to take those cheesy tourist photos: holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa, running through the barrier at Platform 9 3/4 at King's Cross Station, flashing the peace sign in the middle of a crowded Chinese …

Mall of America

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

European Travel

A Private Pool Above the Pacific for Less Than $200/Night (and Other Reasons Acapulco Is Awesome)

Were Frank Sinatra to lay his Ol' Blue Eyes on Acapulco Bay today, it's a safe bet he'd be pretty keen to fly, fly away someplace else. The years have not been terribly kind to the Mexican beach resort that once attracted the A-List to its shores -- what was once a bucolic beach town of 50,000 is …

Mad Men