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Apple Crisp

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.<p>For the fruit filling:<p>In a large mixing bowl, toss together the apples, lemon juice, sugar, and flour. Pour the …

150+ Designer Kitchens for Every Style

Allow these culinary hot spots to stir up major inspiration for your own home.<p>We've gathered all our best cooking hubs in one place – from country casual to sleek and modern. Which one inspires you most?

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

European Travel

Time for an oil change? How to bake with nut oils instead of butter

I shied away from using nut oils in my baking for a long time. It’s easy to dislike foods lauded by health food fanatics, and turned from sustenance to superfood saviour in the name of clean eating. But neglect nut oils altogether and you risk missing out on so much.<p>Using nut oils, you’ll find you …

Dessert

These are the best restaurants in America for foodies, according to OpenTable

OpenTable just released its annual list of the 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in America.<p>The list, which was generated from an analysis of more than five million OpenTable reviews, honors restaurants that are providing the kind of adventurous dining experience that foodies love.<p>"Whether they're …

San Francisco

Amazing Foodie Getaways

Pick Grapes in Italy<p><b>Where to go:</b> Housed in a 10th-century castle—think terra-cotta floors, wood-beam ceilings and antique everything—Castello di …

Ruby Tandoh's pear, blackberry and coconut cake recipe

Conference pears work well in this recipe, though any variety is fine as long it’s perfectly ripe and tender. You can find nibbed (or pearl) sugar online, but crunchy demerara sugar will do the job just fine.<p>I shied away from using nut oils in my baking for a long time. It’s easy to dislike foods …

Dessert

Coconut Cream Pie with Macaroon Press-In Crust

Makes one 9" pie Servings<p>Tandem Coffee + Bakery’s coconut cream pie recipe riffs on the classic in all the right ways. Shredded coconut is a genius swap-in for cookie crumbs in the crust, and incorporating both coconut and regular milks in the custard gives it better flavor and a fluffier …

Baking

12 Incredible American Mansions That Are Open to the Public

What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.<p>What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.

Mini Two-Tier Birthday Cakes

So as we all know by now, I love me some mini desserts! With pretty much all food, a mini-sized version is always cuter. So I freaked out (only a …

Rise ‘n Shine to These 10 Breakfast Recipes from Around the Globe

Surprising breakfasts are one of the joys of foreign travel, even if you’re just armchair traveling. Here are 10 recipes that, though they skew a wee …

Recipes

Glazed Madeleines

Makes 12 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pan, softened<p>1 cup all-purpose flour plus more for pan<p>1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder<p>2 large eggs<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange zest<p>3 tablespoons whole milk<p>3/4 cup powdered sugar<p>2 …

Dessert

The Easy Weeknight Recipes Our Top 50 Chefs Actually Make at Home

We asked five chefs plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurants of the year to share the simple recipes they actually make at home.<p>We asked five chefs—all plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurant nominees—to share the simple but stellar recipes they actually make at home. In the mix: the easiest energy …

Cooking

Data Scientist Computes the Ultimate European Road Trip

Computer scientist and blogger Randy Olson is known for using his data tinkering skills to answer big questions like, "What’s the quickest way to …

Intellectual Property

Maple Banana Bread With 'Cream Cheese' Frosting [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Breakfast

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

Panoramic Photography

Articles about 5 dream escapes you can rent on Dwell.com - Dwell

Discover what the tiny house lifestyle is all about by staying in one of these micro-sized vacation rentals.<p>While tree houses are frequently available for residence within imaginary kingdoms, fantasy novels, and the landscape of our...<p>Are you in search of inspiring ideas for home extensions? Well, …

Furniture Design

10 Great American Hikes That (Almost) Anyone Can Do

(Photo: Thinkstock/Purestock)<p>Hiking is the most democratic of American pastimes: Almost everyone can do it, and there's no special equipment necessary. All you need is a pair of sturdy, comfortable shoes and a spirit of discovery. And it's an activity that can be enjoyed nearly year-round, by young …

Hiking

9 Epic Open-Face Sandwiches

The best way to lighten up a sandwich? Take away one slice of bread. Here, nine delicious and satisfying open-face sandwiches so good you won’t even …

Cooking

Open-Faced Artichoke, Mozzarella and Fried Egg Sandwiches

The secret to this recipe is using a good store-bought focaccia. If you can't find one, swap in halved english muffins and broil them on the top …

Sandwiches

7 Best Cheeses for Grilled Cheese

Here, the best meltable cheeses for a grilled cheese and the sandwiches to make with them.<p>In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W’s Justin …

Cooking

Piadina Romagnola (Thin, Rustic Italian Flatbread) Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> The humble piadina is a round, rustic, tortilla-like flatbread that is much-loved …

Make 5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge in the Freezer

When I think of fudge, my mouth immediately waters.<p>Unfortunately, those little symmetrical squares of happiness are often laden with sugar and other processed ingredients. What if I told you that you can make your own fudge, in your apartment or dorm, with only 5 ingredients and none of that nasty …

Dessert

35 Unique Backyard Ideas to Steal for Your House

Get away from it all (without leaving your home).<p>There's inspiration to be found in even the most manicured landscapes or stately patios.

Here Are 22 Diagrams For Anyone Who's Obsessed With Dessert

To dessert or not to dessert... Is there any question?

Dessert

An Easy Recipe for Blackberry Lime Clafoutis

As a mom who occasionally (ok, frequently) gets caught up in the busy mom stereotype of messy buns, t-shirts, sweatpants, and hurried lunches of …

Baking
Baking

Homemade Cherry Chip Cake Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> When I graduated from "just add eggs" mixes to cakes made from scratch, I left …

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