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nina dobrev to leave the vampire diaries

well, this bites.<p>Much to the dismay of fans and devotees, Nina Dobrev is officially leaving <i>The Vampire Diaries</i>. Though many have been left questioning the reasons behind Dobrev’s departure, sources have revealed that the process has been in the works for some time now. After six seasons of playing …

Your Countdown to the Holidays Just Got a Lot Prettier Thanks to These Beauty Advent Calendars

One of your favorite childhood holiday traditions now caters to the beauty-obsessed. While advent calendars typically unveil a daily holiday-themed …

From Buttercream to Royal Icing: The Wedding Cake Glossary

Getting the wedding cake you want depends on a clear vision of your cake design and good communication with your baker. These are the terms you need to know to make sure you're on the same page when it comes to your wedding-day confection.<p><b>Basketweave</b><p>A popular pattern for wedding cakes — most often, …

Give the Gift of Sleep: Ten Dream Inspiring Presents by Rank & Style

You snooze, you win...with these ten dream-inducing gifts for the sleep lovers in your life! From friends who swear by their daily 8 hrs to family members who love spending weekends sleeping, we've got just the gifts for every category of 'sleepyhead' in your life. Browse through our top ten list …

Our Latest Contest: Your Best Recipe with Egg Whites

The great writer Nora Ephron may have put the kibosh on egg white omelettes, but the paler part of the egg still has a place in meringues, cakes, soufflés, clumpy granola, and frostings, too. They might not be as rich and vibrant as the yolks, but let's give egg whites some dignity anyway.<p>Head to …

35 High-Quality Gifts for Men That Were Made to Last

Because your fellow man deserves it and we've worked with Bespoke Post to curate it just so.<p>Because your fellow man deserves it and we've worked with Bespoke Post to curate it just so.

Men's Fashion

This Sustainable Sashimi Is Delivered Fresh From The Boat And To Your Door

I want my guilt-free sushi, and I want it now.<p>People love eating fish–that much is clear. Overfishing in the oceans is creating a situation in which all of the fisheries in the world will have collapsed by 2048 if nothing is done. For some species, like tuna, one particular industry–the sushi …

Food

Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

Italian Food

Warm Salads to Carry You Through Winter

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Bulk up your winter salads with warm ingredients to satisfy you on the coldest of days.</i><p>…

This Is How You Bake Cake In An Orange. Over A Campfire.

We've got great news: You never ever have to go a day without eating chocolate cake. Even if you should find yourself in the middle of the woods, with nothing more than a campfire, a couple of oranges and cake batter, you can bake yourself up a chocolate cake that might, <i>maybe</i>, be worth writing home …

Toasting Nuts? The Microwave is Your Best Friend

Like good music, a good cookbook should be rewarding every time you open it up. Take Harold McGee's <i>On Food and Cooking</i>, for instance. Every single time I browse through its pages I pick up on something that I totally glossed over the first time around.<p>Case in point: on page 503 in the section on …

7 Of The Best Food Blogs For Eating On A Budget

It's no secret that eating on a budget often ends up in eating a lot of processed food. Fruits and vegetables, especially if they're organic, are more expensive than most food you'll find in a bag. A study released last year in the British Medical Journal found that it costs $1.50 more a day, or …

Ferrero Nutella MILKSHAKE Recipe in EDIBLE CUPS!

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

Take It to Work: 3 Easy Instant Noodle Soups to Go

I'm a big fan of instant noodles but what I like even better is making my own versions to take to work. It's more filling, healthy, and this way, I get to choose what ingredients and toppings to include. Here are three easy ways to pack up a cup of noodle soup for your next lunch!<p><b>1. Ramen Noodle</b> …

Food & Dining

Who Makes the Best Fast-Food Chicken Nuggets?

By: Kevin Alexander<p><i>Credit: Kevin Alexander</i><p>Although I've long considered chicken nuggets a side dish to order while you figure out what you really want to get, there is no doubt that they are an essential part of the fast-food experience. And, as such, it was only a matter of time before I tried to …

Cooking

Mimi Thorisson's Butternut Squash Gratin

<i>All week long, Mimi Thorisson -- the blogger behind the beautiful blog Manger -- will be sharing recipes and stories from her new book, A Kitchen in France. Follow along to win a book + a bundle of Staub cookware each day, so you can pretend like you</i> also <i>live in the French countryside.</i><p><i>Today: When</i> …

Baked Pasta with Chicken Sausage

<i>Merrill's daughter Clara has quite the appetite -- and it's all Merrill can do to keep up. Armed with her greenmarket bag, a wooden spoon and a minimal amount of fuss, she steps into the fray.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>A hearty baked pasta for those fall nights.</i><p>Some friends of ours in the neighborhood recently had a …

Easy Make-Ahead Carrot and Chickpea Salad With Dill and Pumpkin Seeds

Me, love chickpeas? Wherever did you get that idea? Was it perhaps because I've published not one, not two, but three different chickpea salad recipes since February?<p>Yeah, I admit it. Between this Chickpea and Celery Salad With Cumin, this Chickpea Salad With Bacon and Roasted Chilies, and this …

Doritos Chicken Casserole

<i>This Doritos casserole is loaded with chicken, cheese, and a whole bag of Nacho Cheese Doritos! Trash food at its finest, guys!</i><p>Once upon a time, I met a man. A boy, really. He was 17.<p>I spent the majority of my time trying to look pretty for him in the hopes that he would do that romantic dip thing …

Cooking

Butternut Squash and Saffron Risotto (Risotto alla Zucca e Zafferano)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A golden-hued risotto with creamy butternut squash, inspired by fall in Tuscany.</i><p>This delicate, golden-hued risotto with creamy butternut squash is …

Cheesy Italian Sausage Bread

I do my best to avoid simply saying things like, “Oh my gosh, you guys, this is so so so so so amazingly delicious!” “It’s so yummy!” “You’ll want to …

A Couple of Pumpkins, 4 Dinners, 1 Dessert

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples -- or your seasonal produce -- every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Wondering what to do with the pumpkins you forgot to turn into jack-o-lanterns?</i> …

The Best of All Worlds: A Creamy, Chunky, Vegetarian Chowder

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: You shouldn't have to decide between creamy soup and chunky soup.</i> …

The Food Lab: How to Make Extra Creamy Squash Lasagna

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>If there's one thing I learned as a restaurant cook—particularly during my days as the daytime lunch cook—it was how to find creative ways to reuse leftovers. Those end pieces of cod meat and bacon rinds? That'd become the lunch special chowder. only …

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes Recipe

1Heat your oven to 375°F and lightly grease a 12-cup muffin pan.<p>2Layer half the sweet potato slices in the muffin wells. Sprinkle with 1 1/2 …

How to Make Potato Salad Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Managing Editor Kenzi Wilbur confesses her favoritism for potato salad, and shows you how to make one any</i> …

The Best Indian Flatbread to Make at Home

Andrew Zimmern serves up a recipe for Kulcha, a lesser-known Indian flatbread that's more versatile (and easier to make) than naan.<p>North Indian …

Recipes from The New Classics Cookbook

For 20 years we've traveled the world, collecting recipes for the most iconic dishes. The result? SAVEUR'S The New Classics Cookbook. Here's a taste.

14 Quick Bread Recipes, From Scones and Muffins to Soda Bread

Getting into breadmaking is a serious endeavor—recipes are often multi-hour processes and require a bunch of measuring, kneading, and waiting for dough to rise. I love eating bread, but baking it is just a little beyond my patience. Quick breads, on the other hand, are much more approachable. Made …