Emma Douglas

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Orange Cinnamon Whisky Smash

Shares 2K<p>Guys it’s cocktail time! And we are talking about this Orange Cinnamon Whisky Smash. If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you would …

10 Signs Your Life Is Changing For The Better (Even If It Feels Difficult Right Now)

The best thing about the worst things we go through is that they are always pathways to something better. A breakdown = a breakthrough we haven’t …

My Capsule Wardrobe Experiment: Part One - Why I Decided To Pare Down

<i>Not my wardrobe. Sigh. (It belongs to Amanda of Chocolate Heels.)</i><p>In the middle of 2015, I wrote a post on ways to reduce clutter in the closet and …

Minimalism

How To Have Mind Blowing Sex

Look at yourself in the mirror naked. Look at your skin and your stomach and your pores and every bump and crease that is undeniably a part of you. …

11 Free Printables to Add a Splash of Color to Your Space

If you're like me, you like to change things up in your space pretty often. This isn't the most practical or economical trait when it comes to home …

Posters

Texts From Your Ex: Not Today, Satan

<i>Not today Satan, not today</i>. These are the words that run through my head every time someone from my past sends me that “I’m drunk, so let me reach …

Here Is The Life That You Think You Don’t Deserve

In the life you don’t think you deserve, you are challenged. You have a passion or a talent or a skill that you are proud of and you are encouraged …

This Is How You Let Go

You let go because they were honest from the get go about what they were looking for. You let go because even though you changed and you shifted, …

To Those Who Never Feel Good Enough

As cliche as it may sound, you are enough. No – <i>you are more than enough</i>.<p>You are more than what you see in the mirror when you wake up at past two in …

We F*cked After Our First Date When We Realized We Were Soulmates. Now, We’re Happily Married!

We were sitting on a park bench overlooking the city lights when he finally kissed me and the world fell away. I grabbed the wood of the bench to …

When You’re Not The Girl People Fall In Love With

Love is all-pervasive. I have an entire playlist on my phone of songs that don’t revolve around love as the central motif, and sadly, it’s woefully …

Introducing Our Holiday Gift Guides

<i>Remember that feeling of panic when Christmas is days away and you have no gifts wrapped? Not this year! We're introducing our 2014 holiday gift guides -- with ideas for everyone on your list, arranged by personality and price.</i><p><i>Today: Today we're featuring four gift guides with ideas to match</i> …

Gift Guides

Creamy Potato and Saffron Soup (Vellutata di Patate e Zafferano)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p>This is inspired by a soup from Abruzzo, a "minestra," which is traditionally made with diced potatoes, onion, carrot, and celery, along with some short …

Italian Food

Put This In Your Holiday Hosting Arsenal: An Emergency Cleanup Kit

It's hosting season and you know what that means: your home will soon be getting a workout. Be it parties or houseguests, lots of traffic means lots …

Handy

The Best-Dressed Emmas

There's something about an Emma. From actresses to socialites, Emmas grace us with their chic, trendsetting ways. Starting as far back as Jennifer Jones’s portrayal of Emma Bovary in 1949’s Madame Bovary, a string of actresses have upheld that immaculate Emma tradition, right on through to current …

This Hot Herbal Tea Will Soothe Your Throat and Calm Your Cough

Feeling under the weather? This herbal tonic is one of our favorite home cough remedies.<p>You know the feeling: One minute, you're happily tapping away on a TPS report at work, and the next, you're suddenly not feeling so hot. Your nose is running, you're a little tired, and…<i>uh oh</i>. There it is: a …

Alternative Medicine

We Ate (Almost) Everything in San Francisco—and Left Our Hearts There, Too

Here's everything we ate (and drank!) at this weekend's San Francisco Grub Crawl.<p><b>Bon Appétit Grub Crawls are a notoriously great party</b>. Each crawl dives into the culinary offerings of a city with a parade of cocktails, craft beer, fine wine, and a sampling of the best eats in the area, from food …

San Francisco

Chocolate-Malt Cake

10 Servings<p>Prep Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>September 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>Chocolate-Malt Crumbs<p>2/3 cup Milk Crumbs (click for recipe)<p>6 tablespoons Ovaltine Chocolate Malt Mix<p>1 1/2 ounces high-quality white chocolate (such as Lindt or Perugina), chopped<p>Malt-Fudge Sauce<p>1 1/3 cups Ovaltine Chocolate …

Dessert

Our Favorite Cocktails in Cake Form

The French 75, the Gin Gin Mule, and a good old Rum and Coke get cake-y<p>It all started with a can of Coke. The soda pop morphed into a Coca-Cola cake, which, while tasty, left us with the distinct feeling that something was missing. Maybe it needed more cocoa, or less sugar? Then it hit us: …

Dessert

Holiday Gift Guide

The classics are in--again. Outfit your next happy hour with gear from the pros to really make them shine.<p>The classics are in--again. Outfit your next happy hour with gear from the pros to really make them shine.<p><b>We're all for creativity,</b> but when it comes to our favorite party cocktails, we'll take …

Ralph Lauren

The Negroni Sbagliato

The negroni sbagliato--an "incorrect" negroni--is inspiring bartenders across the country to screw up the drink in yet more delicious ways<p><i>The Negroni Leoni by Michael Neff of Ward III and The Rum House, New York City (Credit: Paul Wagtouicz)</i><p>Until just a few years ago, the negroni was an insiders' …

New York City

The 50 Best Things To Eat Right Now Photos | GQ

<b>A QUICK TOAST TO, WELL, TOAST</b><p>Chefs, always eager to re-invent what we thought was already perfect, have taken our simplest food—semi-burnt bread—and turned it into the one thing it's never been: a satisfying meal.<p>—Andrew Richdale<p>**No.1<p>The Upgraded O.G.**<p>Wikipedia doesn't say which culinary Einstein …

Salted Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

Servings<p>The only chocolate sheet cake you need is a Texas chocolate sheet cake. This recipe is from one of our readers.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for baking dish<p>2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for baking dish<p>1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>2 …

Dessert

A Cranberry Ginger Upside-Down Cake To Steal the Show

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: A cranberry cake that's ready to be front and center at your Thanksgiving dinner.</i><p>If there's anything you need to know about me, …

Dessert

Chicken Kiev + Roasted Butternut Squash with Sweet Spices, Lime, and Green Chilies

<i>Today: No humdrum chicken dinners allowed.</i><p>Chicken doesn't need to be boring. When combined with white wine, butter, herbs -- and more butter -- it can be indulgent, flavorful, and complex.<p>Chicken Kiev is a perfect example: It's a classic and well-loved recipe that will restore your faith in chicken …

Spices

How to Decorate Gingerbread Cookies

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: A few tips for show-stopping gingerbread cookies.</i><p>I know that Christmas isn’t supposed to be a competition, but it can’t hurt to have the prettiest gingerbread at the …

Dessert

How to Chill a Bottle of Wine Faster

<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: How to chill a bottle of wine so quickly, your guests won't even notice their glasses are empty.</i><p>You can prepare all you want for a party -- make lists, …

Kitchens

How to Brine Meat -- And Why You Should Bother

<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: Why you should start brining your meat -- and how to start.</i><p>Have you ever suffered the travesty that is a dry, tasteless chicken breast? Or tried to cut …

Kitchens

Barbara Lynch's Spicy Tomato Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a spicy tomato soup that you can make on a whim and eat nearly as soon. (It's also, at its core, 5 vegan ingredients you probably already have.) Recipe adapted very slightly from <b>Stir: Mixing It Up in the Italian Tradition</b> (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009). —Genius</b> …

Food Preservation