Layne Cruz

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Bread Pudding Soufflé with Bourbon Sauce

This unusual bread-pudding soufflé, flavored with raisins and topped with a silky bourbon sauce, is as custardy as bread pudding and as light and …

Fantastic Deviled Egg Recipes

Photo: CLAUDIA CATALANO<p>It’s with no shortage of boastful relish that I’m privileged to share these fantastic deviled eggs from The Black Birch restaurant, which were recently given a glowing write up by The Boston Globe in an article entitled <i>In Kittery, Maine, humble deviled eggs elevated to an art</i> …

Carrot Cake Sandwich Cookies

We toss shredded carrot with a little sugar and let the mixture stand for a few minutes. This tenderizes the shreds--important here because, unlike …

Recipes

How-To: Cookie Shot Glasses

Milk and cookies in shot glass form, now that’s something I can get behind! This recipe is kid friendly (no alcohol), and perfect for a fancy get together, like a bridal shower. And that’s just what Rachel from The Stay At Home Chef made them for.<p>Be aware that you will need to purchase a special …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

The worst part: You probably think they'll help you drop more pounds.<p>The occasional dietary splurge isn't what really thwarts most women's weight-loss efforts. It's the so-called "healthy" weight-loss strategies we use, convinced they'll help us cut calories, slim down, and get healthier—only to …

The Truth About Green Tea And Weight Loss Might Be Hard To Hear

But what about matcha lattes?<p>The idea that green tea might be able to help you drop a few pounds is basically alluring as hell. Think about it: It's cheap, it tastes great, and it's literally available everywhere.<p>But uh, does it even work?<p>Turns out, it's a hard...maybe—and that's only for brewed …

Tea

How to Make the Perfect Buttermilk Biscuits

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: How to make perfectly flaky buttermilk biscuits -- no Southern drawl …

The Butt Workout That'll Lift, Tone, Tighten - and Turn Heads

Firm up your booty and tighten your abs with these ten targeted moves<p>Ready to work your booty? We've got ten moves that'll blast your buns (and work your abs while you're at it). Follow along with this workout—first do the four warmup moves, and then get down to the hard work with three killer …

Shortbread Cookie Recipes

Shortbread is the ultimate expression of four building blocks of baking: butter, sugar, flour, and salt. From there, it is infinitely adaptable. Our collection includes oatmeal shortbread, chocolate shortbread, walnut shortbread, and more.

Christmas Desserts, Easy Holiday Dessert Recipes | Food & Wine

F&W's ultimate Christmas dessert recipes include something for every sweet tooth. Browse our collection of holiday cakes, featuring a Chocolate-Malt …

Cookies and Cream Fudge Brownies | Recipes

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, Gas Mark 6 with the middle of the shelf ready. Grease the 20cm square baking tin, then line with baking paper with the …

8 festive new drinks to ring in the new year!

What could be better to toast the New Year than a new drink? Here are eight hot new spirits introduced in the past year, plus a festive cocktail to make with each. Cheers!<p><b>1.</b> <b>Seattle Distilling Coffee Liqueur:</b> Produced in small batches in the land of caffeine, Seattle Distilling’s Coffee Liqueur is …

Blue Cheese

The Easiest And Hardest Cities For Finding A Job Right Now

In a week that included the midterm elections and the announcement that the unemployment rate has fallen to 5.8%–the lowest since the recession–jobs, and how seekers might find them in the fourth quarter, have been on everyone’s minds.<p>As always, job seekers are reminded that flexibility is key, and …

Saints prove need for revised playoffs

If the postseason began today, 4-5 New Orleans would host a playoff game, while 6-3 Green Bay would miss the postseason and winning teams Baltimore, …

Actor turned restaurateur to bring a buzzy new restaurant to Tanglewood: A better Barnaby's?

"It's gonna be a cool little spot."<p>That's how Shepard Ross, the former actor turned restaurateur describes The Del. Set to open in next spring, The …

Texas

Versailles-Inspired Palace is Houston's Priciest Home Ever

<i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Houston, Texas<b><br>Price:</b> $43M<b><br>The Skinny:</b> Like any good <b>$43M</b> neoclassical mansion, the most expensive home ever to …

10 Restaurant Trends That Will Change Your Dining Habits In 2015

What new craze will sweep the nation’s dining scene next year? Restaurant patrons have barely begun thinking about their Christmas shopping, but restaurant research firms are already prognosticating about how the experience of eating out will change in 2015.<p>One of the most fascinating early …

The Tastes You'll Crave...

2013 has been a year full of cupcakes, sriracha, and pretzel buns. What's coming next? Forecasts from the National Restaurant Association, restaurant trade magazines, and restaurant-research firms map the food trends that will have diners salivating in 2014.

The 10 foods you should eat every day

3) Probiotic yoghurt<p>Probiotics, found in a number of yoghurts are the micro-organisms naturally found in the human digestive tract that improve the …

Nutrition

Confession: I’m A Food Blogger And I’m Making You Fat For Money

Six years ago I started a blog. It quickly morphed from a family blog into a food blog. Because food is what I do. (Have you tried sex coffee? Please …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>It's easy to get stuck in food ruts during the week, turning to predictable (and often boring) dishes when you're short on time or energy. But …

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 …

Surviving a 24-Hour Food Tour

Some leered into the pig intestines and prayed there were no "stuff" still stuck inside, as the whole platter of pig offal stew stared at them, for brunch. Some just went for a piece of the accompanying sheet noodles. As the host of this unique food tour, I encouraged adventure with a useless "eat …