Cheryl Iacono

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Avoiding pain and finding only pleasure in Sicily

You could spend weeks exploring the island of Sicily and never run out of things to do. The list of “must sees” — magnificent cathedrals, fountains, mosaics, ancient villas, archaeological parks, Greek temples, beaches and museums — will require painful decision-making for visitors who have only a …

Italy

The 15 Best Rosé Wines from Around the World, According to Sommeliers

France is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>According to recent Nielsen data, rosé has graduated from being a cheap, sweet, porch pounder to being the wine to drink in America right now—an interesting journey for what's widely considered the oldest known type of wine. In the past year alone, rosé sales …

Long Weekend in Champagne, France

Less than a two-hour drive from Paris (or 45 minutes via TGV train) lies the near-mythical French region of Champagne, a (champagne) bucket-list …

19 things to say to your son before he's grown

denise slark images/Flickr / Today<p>Boy Running in Cape: Things to Say to Your Son<p>There are many (many) life lessons that parents should share with …

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.<p>I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent …

Europe’s hot springs: 20 of the best spots for a soak

Sliding into a bathtub after a long day is one of life’s little luxuries, but there’s nothing quite like the restorative buzz garnered by a dip in a proper thermal pool. From Iceland’s idyllic Blue Lagoon to Switzerland’s most chic spa, here’s a rundown of some of Europe’s best hot springs.<p><b>Blue</b> …

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

Where to Go Next in Europe

Everyone knows the great capitals of Europe – London, Rome, Paris, Berlin: steeped in history, rich in architecture, cuisine, and so much more. …

Tour de dessert: Europe’s most delicious pastries, cakes and tarts

American cafe culture has come a long way in the last two decades: corporate coffee has spawned near two generations of independent cafes that offer more than the old standby of roadside diner joe and pie. But in Europe, grand salons with wrap-around pastry cases have more in common with jewellery …

Follow Favorite: StyleVisa

While traveling it’s impossible not to be inspired by the architecture, design, and decor you see. StyleVisa’s Pinterest is a one-stop-shop for …

How to Make Vegetarian (or Vegan) Chili 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: As the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, we start craving chili. Now it's simple enough to make</i> …

Cooking

10 Cheesy Pastas

We get it; it's apple season, pear season, squash season, pumpkin season. We get that it's getting cold now and that the tomatoes are dwindling. We get that there are pies waiting to be made, soups ready to be simmered, new produce and new recipes and new dishes to try.<p>But at the end of a fall day, …

Fig and Blue Cheese Tart with Honey, Balsamic, and Rosemary

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: Make this tart for dinner tonight with late season figs. Make it again tomorrow.</i><p><i>Mom.</i><p><i>Yes,</i> …

Baking

Polka-Dot Pumpkins with Seeds for Toasting

<i>Every other week,</i> <i>Anna Hezel</i> <i>talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: No need to be Martha to pull off a sweet</i> <i>jack-o-lantern. Here's a new way to carve, no fancy tools required.</i><p>Every year when October hits, my enthusiasm for pumpkin carving …

Applesauce Parfait with Cinnamon Breadcrumbs

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: A classic Norwegian dessert gets reworked for breakfast.</i><p>There’s a Norwegian dessert called “veiled …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found 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>Columbus Day is this Monday, and whether you have an extra day in the kitchen this weekend or not, pretend you have all the time in the world by …

Pie

Weeknight Pasta + Dark 'n Stormy

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: A weeknight meal with the potential to become an impromptu dinner party.</i><p>The leaves are slipping off the trees, the sun is setting …

A Grilled Cheese + Tomato Soup Party

<i>Food52's Managing Editor Brette Warshaw is throwing</i> <i>no-stress weeknight parties for anyone, anytime, and (almost) every kitchen. You're invited.</i><p><i>Today: Grilled cheese and tomato soup, all done up for dinner.</i><p>There are a lot of things to say about grilled cheese and tomato soup.<p>I could tell you what a …

Chopped Parsley Salad with Quinoa, Comte + Pumpkin Seeds

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: A game-changing trick for quinoa salad.</i><p>Take it from a cook who’s made her fair share of grain salads: this one’s a little bit different, maybe a bit more special, …

Margaret Fox's Amazon Chocolate Cake

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Your new go-to birthday cake, bake sale cake, dinner party cake, late night snack cake -- for when the fridge is at its barest and you need chocolate cake now.</i> …

Dessert

Food52

Inside Flipboard / October 14, 2013<p>How you eat is how you live. That’s the “cooking manifesto” of Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, creators of …

"Pot-Stuck" Brussels Sprouts

<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: To get the most out of your brussels sprouts, embrace the parboil.</i><p>Until recently I had a very tenuous relationship with brussels sprouts.<p>Roasting them yielded crispy …

Welcome to Isla Mujeres: Tropical Paradise in Your Backyard

Just off the coast of Mexico, within sight of crowded Cancun but a 20 minute ferry ride across the blue Caribbean, lies Isla Mujeres, a tiny coral island that is one of Mexico's true treasures. Unlike its mainland neighbor Cancun, Isla is no tourist haven. It doesn't boast monstrous resort hotels …

Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Episode 4 Recap

This week’s episode of CNN’s <i>Parts Unknown</i> takes Anthony Bourdain to Sicily, or as he puts it “a <i>Godfather</i> theme park for tourists.”<p>The trip begins …

Mexico’s Secret Beach

I don flippers and a life vest, leave my goggles, smartphone, and camera behind, and line up to dive into the waters off the coast of Mexico’s Marieta Islands.<p>Clusters of people jump off ahead of me — couples, friends, families, all bobbing in the water like Halloween apples. I survey the landscape …

Where to Go Wine Tasting in California Now

Ramping up for the autumn harvest season in California, a crop of new tasting rooms and experiences have opened at wineries this year. Some bring a …

For the Food-Obsessives: Weekly Roundup

It doesn’t matter where you’re headed, where you’ve eaten, or what your food of choice is…we have probably covered it recently. From eating your way …

Fall 2013 Guide to Paris

Autumn is Paris’s best and busiest season as the lazy summer ends and Parisians return from vacation en masse, geared up for an exhilarating roster …