Ashley LaRue

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5 Things to Do Outside Paris With Kids

There's plenty to do in Paris, but sometimes it's nice to get out of the city and explore a little further afield. We've picked five day trips the kids will love, from a fabulous zoo and a unique aerospace museum to the must-visit Disneyland and Asterix theme parks, and even the most charming of …

Toy Story

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10 Easy Recipes for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

I used to host elaborate Thanksgiving celebrations, where I'd cook and prepare for days on end, only to be completely exhausted by the time my guests arrived on Thanksgiving day. After one glass of wine, I'd be nodding off at the table, dreaming of my pillow!<p>I used to host elaborate Thanksgiving …

Recipes

7 Thanksgiving Desserts That Are Way Better Than Pie

Double chocolate pavlova could be the ultimate sweet ending to your feast. No one will miss the pumpkin pie.<p><b>1. Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust & Caramel Sauce</b><p>Pumpkin pie is always expected at Thanksgiving, but why not shake things up and make a pumpkin cheesecake instead? This 5-star …

Dessert

Miso-Maple Roasted Roots + Miso-Creamed Kale

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Feeling blasé about vegetables? Miso paste can help with that.</i><p>Are you already feeling blasé in regards to root vegetables, kale, and …

Recipes

How to Get a Jump Start on Holiday Desserts

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Save yourself from the last-minute scramble by stocking your freezer with sweets.</i><p>…

Dessert

If You Want To Feel Very Small, Visit This Spot In Charleston

There's never a wrong time to go to Charleston, but as the colder months approach, now is as good a time as any to head down to South Carolina for sweet tea and warmer temps.<p>And while you're exploring one of the prettiest cities in the South, there are a few things you absolutely must do -- get a …

Europe's Hidden Cities

Perhaps you're looking to discover somewhere quieter, less touristy or simply a different side of one you favorite countries. One of the best things about Europe is the sheer variety of cities just a few hours away by air.<p>You've marvelled at Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower, sipped Guinness …

Northern Europe

A Make-Ahead, Flavor-Packed Vegan and Gluten-Free Noodle Dish

Buckwheat–based soba noodles make a perfect base for a healthy meal—they’re great hot or cold and they’re also gluten-free.<p><i>These healthy recipes are</i> …

How to Make Italian Ice at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Italian ice is just the thing to cool down summer's sweatiest days. Thanks to Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest, you don't have to stop at</i> …

Recipes

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Lemon and Oregano

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 lemon<p>4 large or 8 small skin-on, boneless chicken thighs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 teaspoons olive oil, divided<p>3 sprigs oregano<p>1 tablespoon minced shallot<p>1/2 garlic clove, minced<p>1/8 teaspoon crushed red …

Recipes

5 Varietals You Need to Add to Your Wine Rack ASAP

Give them a try -- your Pinot Noir deserves a break.<p><i>Today on Food52: Eric Asimov, New York Times columnist and coauthor of the newly published Wine with Food, introduces us to the lesser-known wine varietals he's most excited about. Give them a try -- your Pinot Noir deserves a break.</i><p>The …

Flavors

11 Sweet and Savory Pies for Summer

We firmly believe in pie for every occasion. Give us a long weekend, a picnic, or an irrational number, and we’ll dust off our ceramic plates in a heartbeat. Come summer, however, there's something especially glorious about our flaky friends: Piled high with juicy berries and slivers of stone …

Stonefruit

Tricks of the Trader Joe's: 10 items to feed your kids on the cheap

With over 400 stores in 38 states, Trader Joe’s has taken parents' mundane grocery shopping experience to the next level. And then there are the bragging rights: The minute someone brings up Trader Joe’s in a convo you almost always get an enthusiastic “OH, have you tried…?” or “You MUST get…" …

Reader Recs: World’s Best Beach Towns

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Summer is officially underway in the Northern Hemisphere, and if you’re anything like me, that means one thing—beach season. Whether it be a long weekend at Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina or an extended stay in sandy Punta Cana, I’m always ready for an ocean breeze and …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

This Is How To Make Iced Coffee Taste Like The Pros

Iced coffee is so dang expensive. This is why we should make it ourselves! But how?<p>It's summer, the time of year when we as a collective body of caffeine addicts all switch from hot cups to the refreshing crispness of coffee on ice. But it's so dang expensive (due to the fact that it actually takes …

Why Mosquitoes Bite Some People and Not Others -- And the Surprising, Natural Way to Avoid Bites

Why are some people so much more attractive to mosquitoes than others? And what can you do about the pesky little bloodsuckers, especially if you …

Mosquitoes

Summer Squash Soup + Brown Butter Tomatoes

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Summer vegetables as they were meant to be.</i><p>Last week we brought you summer fruit for dinner. This week, we bring you summer …

Recipes

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves.<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of …

Recipes