Francesca Silva-Rodriguez

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7 Ways to Cook a Turkey

Rubbed, stuffed, fried, and roasted -- there are plenty of ways to turn turkey into dinner.<p>When it comes to cooking your Thanksgiving turkey there are so many options. Gone are the days when it was either roast the bird or go out for dinner. Over the years, talented cooks have experimented and used …

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>Earthy French green lentils, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy vegetables make a hearty and …

World's Best Locations for Stand Up Paddleboarding

10 Awesome Spots to Stand-Up Paddle in Lake Tahoe

<b>Stand-up paddle boarding</b> has taken the high country by storm and Lake Tahoe is no exception. From Zephyr Cove to Kings Beach, Tahoe has more than its fair share of picturesque spots to try this booming sport. The Tahoe Daily Tribune breaks down 10 of the region's top paddles.<p>See the list, over here …

Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Fall is supposedly here in Santa Barbara, but with temperatures in the triple digits, one would never guess Autumn is technically in full swing. Never-the-less, it's my husband's birthday today and every year for his birthday, he requests one of three desserts: carrot cake, strawberry shortcake or …

The Best New Ways to Book Your Flights

Innovative new apps are one-upping the online travel tools you already know and love. And they’re about to make planning trips faster, easier, and …

Elegant Cat Furniture Purrfectly Complements a Contemporary Interior

As many cat owners know, finding great-looking furniture for your feline can be a challenge. While the cat may love its fuzzy bed, the piece can easily clash with your overall contemporary decor. French company Meyou wants to change this with their collection of sleek beds that offer a clean and …

Furniture

How To Get Lots Of Protein As A Vegan

And no, it doesn't involve eating a daily block of tofu.<p>Fully loaded vegan burritos. (Photo: James Ransom)<p>At some point or another, every vegan will be asked what he or she does for protein. It's a fact of life, as inevitable as daylight savings or taxes. It doesn't tend to be a popular question …

12 Secret Hideaway Islands in Europe

Whether you arrive by plane, ferry or a little taxi boat, there's something particularly romantic about marooning yourself on an island. Europe's most popular vacation islands - including Mallorca, Corfu and Ibiza - are well known, but there are hundreds of other smaller, less developed islands …

European Travel

Paleo-Friendly Apple 'Pie'? It's Possible!

<i>by guest blogger Stephanie Eckelkamp, senior associate editor at</i> Prevention <i>magazine</i><p>I've been craving pie lately because, well, it's fall, and eating pie is what you do. The only problem is that for the most part, I try to stick to a grain-free, Paleo-style diet. This makes any baked goods, let …

107 Best Apple Recipes

Easy ways to make the most of fall's best fruit.<p><b>50 Things to Make with Apples</b><p>Turn fall's bounty into Halloween snacks, party bites and more. <b>See the recipes</b>.<p><b>Easy Apple Galette</b><p>When life gives you apples, make a galette. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Mini Caramel Apples</b><p>A mini caramel apple a day...<b>Get the</b> …

Fall in Love With Fall: 7 Sensational Seasonal Sweets

Sugar, spice and everything nice -- sink your teeth into September with these wonderful autumn sweets.<p><b>1. Honey & Spice Cake</b><p>This gem of a cake comes from Marcy Goldman's much-loved cookbook, <i>A Treasury of Jewish Holiday Baking</i>. It's tender and moist with tremendous depth of flavor -- there's coffee, …