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5 Milkshake Recipes

<i>This article was brought to you by our friends at Real California Milk, in honor of National Ice Cream Month.</i><p>There are only a few ways that ice cream can be improved (not that it <i>needs</i> any improvement). One is to make a sundae; the other is to make a milkshake. And although sundaes are great, they …

Here's Everything We Know About The iWatch, Apple's Next Major Product

It will be Apple's first major new product in an entirely new product category since it released the iPad in 2010. In the four years since the iPad launched, a lot has changed for Apple.<p>With Steve Jobs dead, this new gadget will be Apple's first opportunity to show that it can flourish without its …

Mexican woman becomes world's 'oldest person' - but lost her only proof 40 years ago

Leandra Becerra Lumbreras was reportedly born in the year Queen Victoria celebrated her Golden Jubilee and has 73 great-grandchildren<p>She was 27 when World War One erupted, 75 when John F. Kennedy was shot and nearly 100 when the Berlin Wall came down.<p>Now Leandra Becerra Lumbreras is celebrating her …

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Gammy: Australian parents wanted a refund and would have aborted him

In TV interview, couple claim Thai surrogate mother threatened to take their healthy baby<p>The Australian parents of baby Gammy wanted a refund from the Thai surrogacy agency when they were told one of their twins would be born with Down's syndrome.<p>"We were very confused and we said that this is your …

Kenya tourism tanks amid increasing violence | Africa

<b>Mombasa, Kenya</b> - In July, a Russian visitor was shot dead near Fort Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Mombasa's Old Town. Police ruled the killing a robbery. Three weeks later, assailants shot a German tourist at point-blank range, while she and her Ugandan travel companion were visiting Old …

Cupcake Recipes


Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

Be careful not to overbake these cookies so that they'll have a chewy texture. If you like gooey chocolate chips, microwave the cookies for a few seconds.

Fancy Cupcakes

From classic and elegant to whimsical and fun, these 30 stunning beauties convey the message that this is indeed a special occasion.


Our Best Sugar Cookie Recipes

Our Favorite Cheesecake Recipes

Fruit-topped, chocolate-laced, fun-sized, no-bake, made with cream cheese or ricotta -- cheesecake is as adaptable as it is irresistible. Whether you're seeking New York-style tradition or holiday whimsy, there's a cheesecake recipe for every occasion.<p>Topping cheesecake with shimmering fruit is …

12 of Our Most Beautiful Bundt Cakes—They’re Easy to Make Too!

Three flavor bombs come together to create this crowd-pleaser: nutty brown butter and tangy buttermilk in the batter, and spicy Kentucky bourbon in the glaze.

Lemon Cake Recipes

Lemon adds a welcome brightness to lemon chiffon cake, glazed lemon pound cake, layer cake with lemon curd filling, and many more varieties of lemon cake recipes. Whether you like your lemon in the frosting, in the filling, or right in the cake itself, we have a lemon cake recipe for you.

How to Assemble a Layer Cake

With the proper tools and techniques, you can master the assembly of a gorgeous layer cake. Read on for our full set of instructions.<p>Seen here: Tender Lemon Cake and Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Classic Cake Recipes

Serious home bakers will want to master these crowd-pleasing recipes for cheesecake, chocolate cake, carrot cake, and more.<p>First up: What could make traditional red velvet cake even better? Chocolate, of course!

Piping Basics

All cakes are wonderful, but when piped with stars, hearts, or friendly faces, they're truly something to celebrate. Read on to learn how to use a pastry bag and pastry tips to create a unique masterpiece. It's so easy that even kids can do it!

Ganache 101

<b>Think of it as the gift that keeps on giving. Start with our easy and irresistible chocolate ganache recipe, then adapt it for all kinds of uses.</b><p>Easy as 1-2-3<p>Chop. Pour. Stir. Nothing up your sleeve, no sleight of hand. Those three basic steps are all there is to making an irresistible batch of …

Pedestal Dishes

It's not just cake that deserves to be put on a pedestal. Using dishes you already own and flea market finds, you can build footed dishes in various styles that rise to many different occasions.<p>To create a whimsical granny-chic pedestal stand, glue a tchotchke to a gold-trimmed or floral-patterned …

Painted Sneakers

A little craft paint is all it takes to step up your sneakers. Use masking tape to block off sections you'd like to leave white, and paint the exposed areas, letting the seams serve as a guide. A detail brush works best on shoelace tips and narrow spaces.

Fun Ideas for Photo Cards

Armed with a camera and a sense of humor, you can create fun custom cards for any recipient and every occasion.<p>You're about to relocate, and you've got a thousand things to do. Get the word out in a quick, cute way: Print the "We're Moving!" clip art, along with your new address, onto adhesive …

Ian Young's Cream Cheese Frosting

Top Sweet Zucchini Cupcakes with this frosting, submitted by reader Ian Young of Oakland, California.

Chocolate Pies and Tarts

You can’t go wrong when luscious chocolate is matched with caramel, nuts, fruit, whipped cream, custard fillings, or flaky pie crust. Browse our collection of the best pie and tart recipes featuring chocolate in the fillings, crusts, toppings, or throughout.<p>A crispy crust made from ice cream cones …

How Bad Is ISIS?

Bobby Ghosh, Quartz<p>Aug. 8, 2014, 12:12 p.m.<p>Now the world has fi­nally turned its at­ten­tion to the carnage sweep­ing through north­ern Ir­aq, many …

Remains of California victim of Jonestown Massacre found in Delaware

A Northern California man says his wife was one of the nine victims of the Jonestown Massacre whose remains were recovered in Delaware earlier this week.<p>Irvin Ray Perkins, 64, of Antioch, told the Los Angeles Times that Delaware officials have confirmed his wife, Maud, was one of the nine victims …

How to Make Homemade Coconut Milk

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week on Food52, 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:</i> <i>Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest shows us how to make coconut milk for cooking, baking -- and drinking right out of the bottle.</i> …

WHO: Ebola outbreak in West Africa an international health emergency

Global health experts on Friday declared the Ebola epidemic ravaging West Africa an international health emergency that requires a coordinated global approach.<p>Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are battling the Ebola virus, which has also spread to Nigeria. The virus has killed 961 people from the …