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Pastry Chef Shuffles

James Beard Award-nominated pastry chef <b>Patrick Fahy</b> is taking the reins of the dessert program at <b>Thomas Keller's</b> three Michelin-starred <b>French Laundry</b> in Yountville, CA. Fahy was most recently the executive pastry chef at Chicago's two Michelin-starred <b>Sixteen</b>, and is a former French Laundry chef de …

29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Here's to the kind of New Year's resolutions that don't make you want to stab yourself with a celery stick.

28 Fruits And Vegetables That You Had No Idea Grew Like That

OK, some of these you might know, but the first time I saw Brussels sprouts in their true form, I literally screamed.

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The 10 Best Things We Ate in 2013

10 Tips to Take Your Cooking to the Next Level

Ready to take your cooking from <i>good</i> to <i>great</i> in 2014? Then get familiar with these ten tips, our favorite smart and simple ways to take your cooking …

But really, what's the deal with butter in coffee?

Here Are The ‘Top’ TV Shows Of 2013, According To IMDB Users

This list, put together by editors at IMDB, is weird, because it doesn’t really reflect the “best” shows of the year, or even the most “popular” shows of the year. According to the editors, the top 10 list is “not based upon critical assessments (here’s the 40 best series of all time based on IMDB …

22 Instagram Accounts Food Lovers Should Follow In 2014

These aren't just your everyday photos of someone's dinner.

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29 Heavenly Christmas Foods From Around The World

Now's the perfect time to host a culturally diverse Christmas potluck.


Unique Christmas Decor Ideas for an Unforgettable Holiday

Love design? So do we! That’s why each holiday season, we at Decoist eagerly await the seasonal avalanche of festive ideas that will inevitably hit …

Scallion Pancakes

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Mandy from Lady and Pups replicates a Taiwanese street snack at home: crispy scallion pancakes, with plenty of layers.</i><p>I can't tell you how many …

House Beautiful on Twitter: "A glamorous his-and-hers bathroom with dramatic mosaic tile"

5 Famous People From Florence, Italy


Turin - Italy's Forgotten Food Capital

Before we traveled to Turin we knew very little about the city other than that it was known for its car production. Little did we know that Turin is …

These Coconut Pancakes Are Everything (& Easy To Make!)

<i>Have a minute? That’s all it took us to get hooked on, an addictive new YouTube series from content queens Erin Falconer and Geri Hirsch.</i> …


How To Make The Best Tomato Sauce

Be heavy-handed with that wine bottle, and plan for *at least* an hour of simmer time.<p>Plum tomatoes (left) are most common for tomato sauce. They have more flesh and fewer seeds, making for a thicker sauce.<p>Beefsteak tomatoes (right) — also called globe tomatoes or slicing tomatoes — are larger than …

Italian Food

How to Travel Solo

It's an invigorating idea we've all pondered at some point -- leaving everything behind to embark on a solo journey. Thanks to memoirs like Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love and Cheryl Strayed's Wild, traveling alone has a reputation for fostering self-discovery. Without the crutch of friends or …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

8 Foods You Should Eat In New England This Summer

From lobster rolls and clambakes to fried dough and wild blueberry pie, we've rounded up the best of the season, Yankee-style.<p>Whatever your dish of choice, rest assured that it will likely be followed by a heaping scoop of homemade ice cream.

Rhode Island

Birthday. Cake. Marshmallows.

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Here’s the Ramen Burger, on Sale at Smorgasburg This Saturday

Ramen blogger turned chef Keizo Shimamoto recently returned to the U.S. to open Bassanova Ramen on Mott Street, but when that didn’t quite work out, …