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Citrus-Soaked Butter Cake (Dairy)

They say necessity is the mother of invention. Well, I needed to bake a cake, but as I was gathering ingredients, I discovered that I only had one …

Weekend getaways every Bay Area resident must do at least once

Guerneville<p>Livermore<p>Point Reyes Lighthouse<p>Clear Lake<p>Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park<p>San Luis Obispo<p>Bodega Bay<p>Avenue of the Giants<p>Sea ranch<p>Mendocino<p>Fort Bragg<p>Monterey<p>Big Sur/Carmel<p>San Simeon<p>Napa<p>Calistoga<p>Healdsburg<p>Santa Cruz<p>Santa Cruz Mountains<p>Lake Tahoe<p>Yosemite National Park<p>Sacramento<p>Lost …

10 best glamping spots in Northern California

Forget pitching a tent and sleeping on the ground.<p>We've tracked down 10 places in Northern California where you can have that wonderful "great outdoors" experience and sleep comfortably.<p>From pretty log cabins in Mount Lassen National Park to yurts perched over the Pacific in Big Sur, these …

Hiking

The 15 Most-Pinned Healthy Dinner Recipes on Pinterest

When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).<p>Pinterest is especially helpful …

Dermatologists Say These Foundations Are Rosacea-Approved

Looking for more dermatologist-approved product picks for rosacea? Check out the best moisturizers for rosacea here.<p><i>This post was originally</i> …

14 Foundations That Cover Literally Everything

Foundation is where a flawless makeup look starts, and while a little BB cream and concealer can sometimes do the trick, we all have days when we …

Cover Up: The Best Foundation According to W Editors

17 High-Protein Meatless Meals You Can Make in 1 Pan

Washing a ton of dishes on weeknights is pretty much out of the question—frankly, it's often hard enough to rally the energy to even cook dinner at …

Holiday Cut-Out Butter Cookies

I usually think of cut-out cookies as something to admire, rather than eat. They’re typically not that good and, I don’t know about you, but if I’m …

Dessert

There’s A Reason This Easy Cheesecake Recipe Is Going Viral

Game. Changer.<p>Cheesecake, in its most traditional form, can be quite the labor of love. Not only is it time consuming and fragile (there’s a very real crack risk), the recipes themselves can be extremely complicated.<p>This, friends, is not one of those recipes.<p>A Japanese cheesecake recipe, shared by …

Dessert

Lemon Bar Magic Cake

This Lemon Bar Magic Cake has three gorgeous layers of deliciousness in one super easy cake! Ok, let’s talk about these layers. First of all, if you …

Dessert

Garlic and Lime Cilantro Rice

Garlic and Lime Cilantro Rice. A wonderful refreshing side dish using simple fresh ingredients and always popular!<p>Garlic and Lime Cilantro Rice. All …

Flavors

20 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Summer 2016

If you’re eager to retreat to a tropical oasis this summer, take advantage of some of the most affordable rates at world-class all-inclusive resorts …

Fat Burning Soup - My Best Recipe For Losing Weight And Looking Great FAST

A fat burning soup that's delicious and filling is one of the best ways to slim down and get that flat tummy fast without having to starve yourself …

20 easy pasta salads worthy of serving with your prizewinning barbecue

1 /21: Creamy bacon and pea pasta salad<p>1/21 :Creamy bacon and pea pasta salad<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>This easy pasta salad uses Greek yogurt and mayo for extra …

It's cheap and easy to make double-strength cold brew coffee at home

Cold brew isn't just hot coffee mixed with ice. It's hot coffee's delicious, aromatic cousin that puts regular iced coffee to shame with its nutty, smooth, complex flavor.<p>Brewing with this method also makes the coffee double the strength thanks to a higher bean-to-water ratio and longer steeping …

10 Lettuce-Free Salads You'll Make All Summer Long

Who says a good salad must have greens? These crowd-pleasing salads are packed with nutritious and tasty ingredients -- from fresh corn to quinoa to avocado -- and they're 100% lettuce-free. Get ready to discover your new summer staples!<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey</b> …

Destination restaurants worth a day trip out of San Francisco

It's summer — or summer-ish, at least, depending on the weather and day — and the urge to get out of town is hitting most office workers right about now.<p>To satisfy those travel urges without getting on a plane or using vacation days, this local travel guide was put together. Setting a travel range …

20 Chicken Recipes That Take Summer Dinners to New Heights

Give your chicken a summertime spin with these recipes that go beyond grilling. From caprese-like tomato, basil, and mozzarella chicken to new spins on chicken salad, these recipes will get you through the warm months and get you out of your chicken-cooking rut.

40 Pasta Salad Recipes You Need to Try This Summer

You'll want to whip these up every chance you get.<p>A summer picnic, potluck, or barbecue — these easy pasta salads will be your go-tos. And watch it be the first bowl to go empty. They're packed with a colorful mix of veggies, homemade dressings, and cold pastas.

Cooking

9 Perks of Amazon Prime You Probably Didn't Know About

It's so much more than just two-day delivery, people.<p>Amazon is home to some truly wacky products. But beyond selling everything under the sun you …

10 Showstopping Desserts for Your Next Party

We're pretty sure the phrase "save the best for last" became popular because we eat dessert at the end of the meal. When you're the host, you want to …

The 19 restaurants added to the 2016 Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants - Inside Scoop SF

At this time of year — when I’ve made all my revisits and finished the annual Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants guide — I look back and assess the dining scene.<p>Last year I thought it was great, and I replaced 17 restaurants. This year was even better with 19 new places added to the list.<p>Related Links<p>Top …

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Tres Leches Cake

<i>This Tres Leches Cake recipe is simple, easy and delicious!</i>Happy Cinco de Mayo!Are you celebrating with copious amounts of salsa, guacamole and …

Dessert

15 Things That Will Annoy Anyone With A Scientific Brain

"It's good because it's got no chemicals in it. It's so natural."

Wellness

10 must-see outdoors locations in SF Bay Area

<b>1. Sierra Nevada, Yosemite Valley waterfalls:</b> The major falls are flush, crowned by Yosemite Falls. Even from a mile away on the valley floor, the pounding of the falls can sound like freight train. From Tunnel View, the view of Yosemite Valley again is brought to life by Bridalveil Fall. The Mist …

Bay Area brunch spots worth your time

Brunch season is upon us. It's officially spring and that means it's time for a weekend meal that inspires droves of people to roll out of bed for poached eggs and societally acceptable pre-noon drinking.<p>As much as everyone — including the Food staff — love to hate it, brunch is enjoyable when done …

The 13 Best Oceanfront Hotels in California

West Coast, best coast? Though many travelers head to the Golden State for wine country or national parks, many simply want to spend their vacation relaxing on the beach. With 840 miles of coastline, down from San Diego up to San Francisco and beyond, there's ample beachside cities to suit your …

How to make perfect homemade pizza dough

Making your own pizza dough is relatively easy but takes a little time to perfect. (You might not toss and twirl your dough around like chefs on TV during your first pizza-making attempt.) <b><br>Ingredients</b><br>Basic pizza dough recipes call for yeast, warm water, flour, salt and olive oil. Some recipes call …