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16 Espadrilles for Your Summer Stroll

Espadrilles are the quintessential summer shoes that look great with everything from a summer frock to cut-off shorts. Shop our picks for the chicest around.<p>Espadrilles are the quintessential summer shoes that look great with everything from a summer frock to cut-off shorts. Shop our picks for the …

Joe Manganiello Taught Conan O'Brien How to Strip Last Night

Last night, Joe Manganiello went on <i>Conan</i> to do God's work: The <i>Magic Mike</i> star demonstrated to the show's host, and America, how to properly gyrate his hips, stripper-style. First, <i>People</i>'s Hottest Bachelor and Sofia Vergara's new boyfriend (sob) gave Conan O'Brien the world's most accurate stripper …

RT @JaySmith273: Peach marinated pork chop with a peach, blueberry & hot pepper jelly salsa #foodporn @GuyGourmet http://t.co/LtuJXZNfQ6

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 …

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!

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 to Make Pate Brisee

• 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, cold, cut into small pieces<br>• 1/4 cup ice water, plus more if needed<br>• Food processor<br>• Rolling pin<br>• Glass pie plate or metal pie tins

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!

Yellow Butter Cupcakes

Classic yellow butter cupcakes got perfectly with a variety of frostings -- from Chocolate Ganache Glazes to our classic Seven-Minute Frosting.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .