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A Gooey Chocolate Cake for When You Need Dessert, Stat

<i>What can you do with just five minutes? Actually, way more than you think! Introducing Food52 in 5: your cheat sheet for speedy, delicious recipes, fun mini projects, and more.</i><p>I'm just going to say it: Sometimes I <i>need</i> dessert. Whether it strikes on a particularly rough Tuesday or a lazy Saturday …

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The New Mascara That's So Good, Sephora Can’t Keep It on Shelves

Looks like your search for the perfect mascara might <i>finally</i> be over---if, that is, you can get your hands on it.<p>Just weeks after launching a full …

Cheese-Centered Mini Corn Breads | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Use a <b>muffin tin</b> to make these cheese-filled mini corn breads, which are the perfect accompaniment to a steaming bowl of chili. Although best served warm from the oven, the corn bread can be baked in advance, then reheated in a microwave or in a 250°F oven just before serving. For an over-the-top …

The 6 Best Paint Colors That Work In Any Home

If you live in a rental -- or you're just really lazy -- you probably have white walls. And not to white walls but they are kind of... boring. So why don't you amp up your wall space with some no-fail paint colors that can fit in any home no matter what your style.<p>These hues may be on the "safe" …

All About Coffee Cake (and a Recipe for Buttermilk-Streusel Coffee Cake)

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully, Food52's Test Kitchen Manager Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: Even if we can't all agree on what coffee cake is, we can all agree that it's</i> …

Dessert

How to Make Baked Brie 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:</i> <i>Skip the cheese plate and opt for a simple, oozy baked Brie that anyone can make -- and everyone will enjoy.</i><p>A …

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The Only Marinade You Will Ever Need: Dijon, Garlic and Lemon Marinade

With this 5-ingredient mixture you’ll be turning the most basic piece of protein into a meal you’d be happy to serve your family and just about …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

Bacon Of The Month Club

The best damn bacon on the planet made with the finest, all-natural ingredients.<p>Bacon. Enough said. Try the world’s best bacon delivered to your …

Lobster–Corn Chowder

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add lobsters and cook for 8–10 minutes. Remove lobsters, reserving cooking liquid, …

Best Books of Summer 2014

With Memorial Day come the unofficial start of summer—and the yearly scramble to assemble your vacation reading list begins. We've got you covered with the best new books we've read (so far).<p>__1. <i>The Blessings</i> by Elise Juska __<p><i>Remove one branch from the family tree and its whole shape changes. This</i> …

How to save money on prescription glasses and contact lenses - TODAY.com

Today<p>Hunting for glasses that are totally on trend yet won't set you back hundreds of dollars? How about prescription contact lenses at a bargain? Consider your search over. We've found the best places to score deals on eyewear.<p>Dr. Glenda Secor, communications chair for the American Academy of …

How to move your music and photo libraries from one iOS device to another

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>There are three things that can eat up all of the free space on your iOS devices, and those are music, photos and videos. …

25 More Tips for Mastering iPhone Photography - 100 Tip Series

Sandro Cuccia wraps up his series on 100 Tips for Mastering iPhone Photography with this last set of 25 - arguably, the best of the lot!

Best iPhone Camera Apps 2014

The iPhone, by any photo sharing metric, continues to be the most widely used camera in the world. But just because you’re shooting with Apple’s hardware doesn’t mean you have to use their built-in camera software to take pictures. In fact, if you limit yourself to the native shooting app, you’re …

5 stunning tips that will make you an iTunes master

The native iTunes application offers many features and controls for handling your songs and movies, but sometimes it can seem too overwhelming to understand. In today’s video, we give you five quick tips that will help you master iTunes. You’ll learn how to customize your store settings, access a …

26 Places to Get Free Kindle Books

Best Sites to Download Free Books for Your Kindle<p>Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>Updated February 02, 2018<p>There are so many free Kindle books that are available out …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

50 Must-Have iPad Apps

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Smoothie Making Tips | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Give your smoothies a boost with a few of our expert tips and techniques. We asked the cooks in the Williams-Sonoma Test Kitchen for recommendations on new ingredients to use, how to achieve a perfect texture, and more. Read their advice below, then start blending!<p><b>Use frozen fruit</b>. Not only is …

The Flamethrowers

These new reads will make you look forward to a few hours stuck on a crowded plane or at an airport. Bonus: The hardcover versions also block out the …

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Top 10 Tricks to Get Discounts on Almost Anything

You know that victorious feeling you get when you pay for something with a coupon? Here are 10 ways to get that feeling on just about everything you …

Ten amazing off-the-radar experiences in France

No Francophile worth their salt would skip the Eiffel Tower or the lavender fields of Provence. But while France’s tourist trail is well trodden for a reason, there are plenty of wonders that might have escaped your radar. Here’s an alternative bucket list for your trip to France.<p>See flocking …