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Make Sweet Cherry Hand Pies For Valentine's Day

These easy cherry and rosemary hand pies are a cute (and very sweet) way to celebrate Valentine's Day. Made with pre-made piecrust and cherry pie …

Baking

Crab Cake Hush Puppies

Serve these Crab Cake Hush Puppies with your favorite rémoulade or cocktail sauce for tasty appetizers. Hush puppies, a Southern classic made by …

Puppies

A Pastry Fit for a King — or a Queen

Winter in Paris always surprises me. From one January to the next, I forget how very short the days are, how damp the air is, how often it seems we’re on the brink of snow but how seldom it arrives, how rare a day of sunshine is and then how weak the light can be. But January brings compensatory …

Baking

The Story Behind Our Most Popular Cake Recipe

There are some recipes on our site that inspire hundreds. Others inspire thousands. And then there’s Louisa’s Cake. This simple, fruity, ricotta-laced cake appeared on our site in the spring of 2011. Since then, it’s accrued over 4,500 saves and built up a comments board that teeters into the three …

Spanish Ham Croquettes (Croquetas de Jamón)

Every Spaniard promises that their mother makes the best ham croquettes. These creamy fritters are a staple of the Spanish tapas scene, and you'll …

Christmas Cake Recipes

Beatty's Chocolate Cake<p>Ina Garten's chocolate cake has a subtle mocha flavor thanks to the cup of freshly brewed coffee in the batter, but our …

Very Merry Cranberry Christmas Crepes

These beautiful, festive crepes make a joyous Christmas morning breakfast. They are stuffed with cream cheese filling and served with a generous …

Boozy Balls Are the Season's Classy Answer to the Jell-O Shot

The holidays give us carte blanche to consume both alcohol and sugar with reckless abandon—bonus points if you can streamline the process. Gelatinous …

Have you ever tried Pecan pie Bread Pudding?

Love Pecan Pie? Pecan Pie Bread Pudding is even better! A few weeks ago we took a trip and started in Savannah. Well, technically we started in …

Baking

Best-Ever Lemon Bars

Stir together butter, 1/4 cup sugar, vanilla and salt. Add one cup flour; mix just until incorporated. Press evenly into the bottom of an aluminum …

Dessert

Sen. Al Franken 'embarrassed and ashamed' following sexual harassment allegations

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., broke eight days of media silence and addressed sexual harassment allegations in a series of interviews on Sunday.<p>"I'm not going to make any excuses. I am embarrassed and ashamed of some of what has come out,” Franken told CBS Minnesota on Sunday.<p>Franken told told the …

The Cheesecake Factory Original Cheesecake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 475°F. Place a large pan filled with 1/2 inch water in oven.<p>Step 2<p>Make crust: Mix graham cracker crumbs and …

Million Dollar Pound Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. (The butter will become a lighter yellow color; this is an …

Trader Joe's Serves Up a $13, Stress-Free Thanksgiving Box

(Image credit: Trader Joe's)<p>If you're like me and are slightly dreading this holiday season, but know you'll have to put on your adult pants and cook …

Romaine with Creamy Olive Dressing Recipe

You will say goodbye to store-bought salad dressings once you taste this easy, homemade blend. Mix your favorite mayonnaise, some liquid from a jar …

Recipes

Our Best Recipes For Celebrating Christmas In The South

Our best recipes for an inspiring season.<p>At the heart of it, Christmas is about spending time with those you love; and fittingly so, many of our …

Pineapple, lime & coconut delicious pudding

Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease 6 x 1 cup capacity ovenproof ramekins or bowls, then place into a deep oven tray. Evenly divide pineapple …

10 criminally underrated movies on Netflix you owe it to yourself to watch

Since its inception, Netflix has stood as the benchmark for on-demand entertainment. As its popularity grew, so too did the streaming service’s …

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

<b>You’ll Need:</b><p>1 (8 ounce) package of cream cheese.<br>1 ½ cups of butter.<br>3 cups of white sugar.<br>6 eggs.<br>3 cups of all purpose flour.<br>1 tsp of vanilla</b> …

This Dark Chocolate Cake Contains All Our Best Baking Tricks

The Deepest Darkest Chocolate Cake<p>Makes 1 (9-inch) 4-layer cake, 12 to 15 servings<p>What You Need<p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>For the deep chocolate cake:</i> <br>Cooking spray …

Dessert

Sweet Corn Spoonbread

You will need 3 or 4 ears of corn to yield 2 cups of kernels. Frozen corn can be substituted for the fresh, provided it is thawed and well …

Buttermilk Grits with Country Ham and Shrimp Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Bring 4 cups water, 1 cup whole milk, and 1 1⁄4 tsp. kosher salt to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high. Gradually whisk …

Route 66 – Chicago, Illinois: Where to eat, what to see and what to do

<b>Some journeys are considered bucket list adventures, trip of a lifetime.</b><p>For some, it’s travelling around New Zealand in a camper van; for others, …

How to Experience the Best of Chicago in 48 Hours

Who doesn't love a weekend away, especially when it's a short flight from home? While New York, Los Angeles, and Miami may seem like obvious choices, …

The 11 Best Healthy Fall Appetizers on Pinterest

If you aren't already taking advantage of fall produce, you really should get going. There are so many things to cook! There are dozens of winter …

Apple Strudel Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine raisins and rum extract; let stand 2 hours. Combine raisin mixture, apples, and next 4 ingredients.<p>Step 2<p>Place 1 sheet of …

Baking

How to make Vatican’s cheese quiche Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Cheese Torte Italiana, a famous cheese quiche from Vatican, is made with Gorgonzola, Fontina, and sun-dried tomatoes that will make you sing alleluia. Some people are gifted gifters. Such is my husband and his family. They always come up with the most thoughtful gifts. For my birthday …

Beurre Blanc Sauce Recipe

Beurre blanc is a simple butter-based emulsified sauce that's great with fish or seafood. It's a relative newcomer to the culinary repertoire, having …

Homemade Gyro: A Greek Classic Recipe

Gyros are surprisingly easy to make at home, and it is a great sandwich for both lunch and dinner. This particular recipe uses ground meat. For a …