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The 100 Books Facebook Users Love

What titles most shaped the site's readers? Harry Potter, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Lord of the Rings—and the Bible.<p>A few weeks ago, I started to see a viral status being passed around my Facebook friends.<p>“List 10 books that have stayed with you in some way,” it begins. “Don’t take more than a few …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Mango + Avocado Salsa on Pan-Seared Salmon

My favorite kind of math: Mango + Avocado + Salmon = Flavor Explosion.<p>As the defiant second child growing up in a multigenerational household, I made …

5 Cheap And Delicious Dinners To Cook This Week

Four people, five nights, $50. It doesn't get any cheaper than that.<p>Your safest bet is to make them all within a week of grocery shopping to ensure that the ingredients stay fresh. It's not the biggest deal if you do it over the course of 10 days or so.<p>If you don't plan on making the arugula salad …

Spices

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

Dessert

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Copycat Red Velvet Cheesecake

Kate babbles about all things food on her own blog, Food Babbles, and about feeding her girls the best way. Here on Food Fanatic, she wows us with her commitment to homemade, fresh baking, week after week.<p>When it comes to fun festive desserts, red velvet ranks pretty high on my list. There's just …

7 Budget-Friendly Weekend Cooking Projects

DIY + delicious eats + extra money in your wallet.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow us at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out our new kitchen and home shop, Provisions!

Homemade

Wholesome Vegan Banana Bread

I had a friend in high school who bought a slice of banana bread from the canteen almost every day. Cruelly in year eight they stopped making the …

Best Ways to Use Citrus Right Now

pushenok/Getty Images<p>For most of the year, I like to eat fruits and vegetables that have been grown locally. But if I can say one thing about …

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

Cooking

Recipes with Canned Tomatoes

When tomatoes aren't in season, canned tomatoes can still yield rich, deep tomato flavor in a number of slow-simmered dishes, from Campbell's-style …

Tomatoes

100 Christmas Cocktail and Drink Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Maybe just half a drink more...<p>It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and that means presents, sweets, parties, and most importantly, holiday booze. If you're already feeling eggnog'd out just thinking about the holidays, try one of these 100 cocktails we've gathered—from hot buttery rum …

What to Do with Leftover Wine

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: So you popped the cork on too many bottles this holiday season (who didn't?) -- here's what to do with all that wine when it's no longer good enough to</i> …

Kitchens

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

Paul Bertolli's Cauliflower Soup Recipe on Food52

Soup

Birthday Lasagna Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This meat lasagna doesn't have any ricotta -- instead, it employs a bechamel for creaminess. Use fresh pasta if you can find it! —Merrill Stubbs<p><b>Serves: 6</b><p><b>Lasagna</b><p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour<br>• 1 1/2 cups whole milk<br>• Salt<br>• Pinch freshly ground nutmeg<br>• 1/2 package …

Flavors

A Nearly-Flourless Chocolate Cake for Valentine's Day (or Any Day, TBH)

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Orangette's Winning Hearts and Minds Cake, for anytime you'd like to win hearts and minds -- or for anytime you're tired of wintertime vegetables.</i><p>By our calculations, …

Dessert

Soft Pretzels

Servings: 6<p>Total Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup milk<br>• 1 package active dry yeast (not rapid rise yeast) (1 package contains 1/4 oz. or …

How to Make Sweet Potato Caramel

<i>Bon Appetit</i><p>When Brad Leone, our test kitchen assistant, told us that his thick homemade caramel sauce had only one ingredient, we didn't believe him. Because, of course, he was LYING. It has two ingredients: water (which, fine, Brad, we suppose that doesn't really count) and sweet potatoes.<p>Yep, you …

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27 Awesome Easy Lunches To Bring To Work

Deep down, you know the truth: Any lunch you make yourself will taste 17 times better than the slimy chopped salad you'd end up buying. Also, save your money for booze.

Healthy Eating

26 Food Swaps To Make You Healthier

Follow these rules all the way to Sexy Beach Bod town. (via Cooking Light)

Healthy Eating

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Accessories Are Classic

A subtle mix of Arts & Crafts and modern sensibility.<p>Designer Nancy Bozhardt mixes clean lines with flea market finds and comes up with a style that's classic and current at the same time.

Happy Living Rooms

See fun, cheerful spaces.<p>Round shapes, pops of color, and layers of embellishments help give these living rooms their fun, cheerful style.

Interior Design

11 Ways to Maximize a Small Space

Mirrors and double-duty furniture are your best friends.<p>Whether you live in a cozy studio apartment or want to get more out of a small room or tiny nook in your house, use these small space design ideas to help you decorate.