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Sweet on Citrus Desserts

We've taken some of our favorite fruit and created fresh, easy ways to serve it, from marmalade to panna cotta.<p>Citrus fruits are perfect because they …

Country Lifestyle

Funny Valentine's Day Cards (Straight from Pop Culture)

You may not have Carrie Brownstein, Kanye, or Eleven wishing you a Happy Valentine's Day in person, but these cards are the next best thing...<p>"You're …

Personal Finance

6 Modern Canopy Beds (That You Can Actually Afford!)

Sleep like a queen<p>Isn't it kind of everybody's dream to have a canopy bed? There is something very fairytale and romantic about them even in more architectural silhouettes (see any episode of <i>Downton Abbey</i> to figure out why). Maybe this is why they so often stay in the realm of dreams? But in …

Bedrooms

Bye, Blah Cheesecake—This No-Recipe Approach Changes Everything

At one end of the dessert spectrum is the cleansing, frosty sorbet—sharp and refreshing and crisp. At the other is the cheesecake, which, like a velvet turtleneck, is cushy and luxurious and really only appealing once the temperature drops below 60 degrees.<p>Cheesecakes are beloved and legendary and …

Dessert

No-Bake Chocolate Espresso Mascarpone Cake

This chocolate espresso mascarpone cake is so rich, creamy, and delicious! An ideal choice for the holidays. Easy, simple, creamy, and no-bake – this …

Dessert

Magic Moment - Dwell

This is a love story.<p>It was 2011 when Jonas DiCaprio saw the 1969 ranch house for the first time. Nestled in a quiet Cherry Hills neighborhood, the five-bedroom, four-bathroom structure had certainly seen better days, but DiCaprio could peer through to the home’s undeniable beauty. Floor-to-ceiling …

Interior Design

Recipe: Chicken and Veggie Pesto Salad

Chicken and Veggie Pesto Salad<p>Serves 4<p><i>For the pesto:</i> <br>1 loosely packed cup fresh basil leaves <br>1/2 loosely packed cup arugula <br>2 tablespoons toasted …

Recipes

Deep Lemon Curd and Raspberry No-Bake Cheesecake

Cheesecake!<b><br>Deep Lemon Curd and Raspberry No-Bake Cheesecake! Booyah!</b><br>Don't you love a good no-bake cheesecake? They're easy to make, luxurious and …

Dessert

T weekend house by process5 design overlooks coast in western japan

mar 31, 2016<p><b>T weekend house by process5 design overlooks coast in western japan</b> <br>all images courtesy of YFT/keishiro yamada<p>japanese studio process5 …

Japan

Vegan Peanut, Sweet Potato, and Kale Soup With Coconut Recipe

The version of West African groundnut soup I ate in my youth was a thick, peanut-packed broth made with chicken, spices, and tomatoes, but recipes for <i>maafe</i> (as it's called in Mali) vary hugely. I'm taking that as free license to stray as far from tradition as I'd like, so this recipe takes a quick …

Tag: Design Travel

Restaurant Visit: Comfort First at Fort Louise in Nashville<p>by Meredith Swinehart<p>The New Southern Gothic: A Rehabbed Shotgun House in New Orleans, …

Kitchens

Remote Painting Studio in Chile Embedded in the Hillside

This <b>Painting Studio</b> in Coquimbo Region, Chile is an example of modern architecture in the service of neighboring art. Architects <b>Felipe Assadi</b> and</b> …

Coconut, chicken and courgette soup

This Indonesian-inspired soup is comfort in a bowl, with creamy coconut milk, tasty chicken thighs, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaves and topped with pickled vegetables<p>This creamy coconut soup came about when my Italian friend popped in to my house when I was in Bali with a strange vegetable. …

Recipes

How To Make the Easiest Chocolate Fudge

<b>Measure the ingredients and whisk.</b> Measure the sugar, cocoa and salt in the sauce pan you are using to cook the fudge. Add the milk and whisk until …

Modern Architecture

Bee Sting Cake Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This delicious yeasted cake comes from Deb of Smitten Kitchen. It's a traditional …

Dessert

Mille-Crepe Tiramisu Birthday Cake

There's a good chance you've tasted a dessert influenced by Francisco Migoya, even if you've never been to his kitchen. As a professor at the …

Dessert

Birdcage Walk

Blackberry Lavender Honeycomb Cake Is the Dessert Your Summer Needs

It’s time to flex those creative muscles and make a stunning, unique cake like no other. We’re talking blackberry, lavender <i>and</i> homemade honeycomb for this decadent three-layer masterpiece. Like most art, no design can be completely replicated, nor can you really make a “mistake.” Swirls of …

Dessert

13 Cakes That Celebrate Summer Fruit

In the summer, we eat fruit non-stop, trying desperately to take advantage of the short-lived bounty. It's true that there is nothing more satisfying than taking a big bite out of a peach and letting the juice drip gloriously down our chins, but when we want something more filling, we turn to …

Dessert

Wafer Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Recipe

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Recipe<p>Another cake from my childhood’s “sweet memories” list , I’d say this is an almost forgotten dessert and nowadays not …

Dessert

A lovely, calm white and grey Swedish island home

There's a howling gale outside and the rain is lashing against the windows of our summer cottage. It's actually very cosy (<i>slippers at the ready</i>!) - …

Bowl + Spoon: Double-Pesto Zucchini Noodles

Shake up your summertime dinner routine with Sara Forte's new cookbook, Bowl + Spoon.<p>“What I do well is what I care about most, which is produce,” …

Dropped off this little beauty for a photo shoot at You and Your Wedding this morning. Can't wait to see it in print!

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Grapefruit Pound Cake

This is the most awkward time of year for produce. Our expectation in winter is that we have to rely on imported or frozen fruit, if we want anything …

Dessert

Molten Dulce de Leche Cakes

Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter<p>2 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour plus more for ramekins<p>2 large egg yolks<p>1 large egg<p>1 2/3 cups canned or jarred dulce de leche (preferably Nestlé)<p>Vanilla or banana ice cream<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 425°. Butter and flour ramekins; transfer to a rimmed baking …

Dessert

Chic Daily Wedding Cake Ideas (New