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Vanilla Dessert Recipes That Are Better Than Chocolate

When most people think of decadent desserts, they think chocolate. But what about those loved one who prefer the other classic flavor, vanilla? There …

Dessert

How to Make Our Best-Ever Chicken Noodle Soup

Our double-dark chicken noodle soup begins with a deeply flavored stock made from chicken wings.<p>Nothing channels "warm and cozy" like a bowl of chicken noodle soup. And although we're not going to allege that our version is better than your grandma's, <b>digital food editor Dawn Perry</b> has some tips and …

Cooking

Perfection

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skinny chocolate raspberry cake

Instructions<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare (spray or butter and flour) two 8-inch round cake pans.<br>• Warm the coconut oil in microwave for up …

Dulce de Leche Cheesecake

421<p>105<p>2<p>Shares 528<p>Sometimes when I write posts for the blog, I write so fast that my mind can barely keep up with my fingers. (Hence the occasional …

Dessert

Mexican Chocolate Cake

<i>Karen Miller shared this contribution for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.</i> <i>Thanks, Karen!</i><br>I made this cake for Thanksgiving after my husband …

Dorie Greenspan's Custardy Apple Squares Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Very lightly adapted from Dorie Greenspan's Baking Chez Moi. The custardy squares are essentially an autumnal clafoutis; they're lovely. I've added the option below of not using a mandoline to slice the apples; I made it without, and without being too persnickety, and it was delicious …

Baking

Our Best-Ever Better Homes and Gardens Winter Recipes

1 of 26<p>Alternating between appetizer, snack, and dessert, these tartlets are way easier to make than guests might guess. (But shhh! No need to spoil …

A Favorite Peach Tart Recipe, Simplified - Alexandra's Kitchen

It should be noted that while this tart probably tastes best when warm, I am discovering that it complements morning coffee very nicely as …

Samoa Sheet Cake

Every now and then, with all the yummy recipes I make for this blog, one recipe stand out more than the others… a recipe I claim to be one of my top …

Recipes

15 Things Not to Do in New York City

No matter how many times you've been to New York, the city can overwhelm you with its plethora of sights, museums, restaurants, activities and more. Unfortunately, many visitors make the mistake of spending their precious vacation time on the wrong things, or go about seeing the city in the wrong …

Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

Credit: Flickr<p>So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.<p><b>Security & Health</b><p>• <b>Check in with your</b> …

Our Most Spectacular Strawberry Recipes

<b>Strawberries are sugar-sweet, affordable, and omnipresent -- even if you can't pick your own, you'll find pints and quarts of them at roadside stands and red seas of them in the produce aisle. Make these delectable berries the star in breakfast dishes, desserts, and even salads.</b><p>Strawberry Basics<p><b>In</b> …

Food

Delicious, Nutritious, Cruciferous: Roasted Cauliflower!

A tasty, no-nonsense vegetable makes for a tasty, no-nonsense main<p><i>Hallelujah, the weekend is in sight, and you need a no-brainer dinner tonight. Quick Main Thursday has you covered.</i><p>We’re thinking of a vegetable. It’s easy to cook. It’s delicious and perfect for wintertime. It rhymes with …

Food

How To: Make Non-Alcoholic Cocktails (Mocktails)

Chocolate-Coconut Bars

These decadent bars are inspired by Hello Dollies, a popular Southern dessert.

Dessert

Brownie Cookies with Salted Caramel Creme Filling

This is Donna Hay’s brownie cookie recipe. I have been eye-balling this for sometime now every since I saw it on Pinterest. The cookie portion is …

Dessert

Don't Buy That! 10 Foods You Should Make at Home

Some very delicious packaged foods have some seriously disgusting ingredients (who knew ice cream’s dirty little secret?). Others are ridiculously …

Food

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Overnight Apple Butter

Cook up a batch of the tastiest apple butter in no time by making it in a slow cooker with this recipe from Amy Traverso, author of "The Apple Lover's Cookbook." This recipe also includes instructions for canning apple butter.

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spiced tomato chutney recipe + a huge thank you!

First things first, the biggest thank you to everyone who emailed after my last post asking for recipe testers!! I was expecting a handful of my …

Brooklyn & NYC Food Photographer

Ninja

Tuscan Melon Salad with Basil Vinaigrette and Crispy Prosciutto

Intro<p>We sat under the walnut trees. The same trees that gave an abundant harvest two years ago when a then wobbling Ivy joined me in collecting the …

Make Your Own Mini Planter

I've had several different phases where I got really obsessed with clay and lately I can feel it coming on again! I love polymer clay and also air …

Cool Kitchen Details: A Geometric Pendant Lamp (Which You Can Make Yourself!)

The most recent issue of Martha Stewart Living has a cool tutorial for a unique geometric lamp shade. It looks painted, but upon closer inspection …

Martha Stewart