Jessica Butera

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Get a Handle on Home Maintenance With This Checklist

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist<p>Staying on Top of Chores Saves Repairs Later<p>Updated February 26, 2018<p>A big part of the American dream is owning …

Home Improvement

How To Illuminate Your Yard With Landscape Lighting

There are few things as important as keeping your backyard well illuminated. Your house backyard is the perfect place to retreat to after a hard day …

10 Best Beach Hotels in Florida

1 of 10<p>Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Henderson Park Inn, Destin<p>3 of 10<p>The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Miami<p>Advertisement<p>4 …

Fort Lauderdale

6 Brilliant Space-Making Solutions for Galley Kitchens

For a long time, galley kitchens have gotten a bad rap as the most undesirable layout. And while they tend to be more on the snug side compared to …

Kitchens

The 10 Best Bedroom Colors According to Interior Designers

Time for a fresh coat!<p>Picking a paint color for your bedroom can feel nearly impossible: It sets the tone for the space that's supposed to best represent you. If you've spent way too much time browsing paint samples and need a little guidance, we sought advice from 10 top interior designers. …

The 15 Best Bathroom Colors According to Interior Designers

With names like "Tranquility" and "Borrowed Light," these paint shades are bound to give your bathroom a serene vibe.<p>Whether you embrace the spa-like oasis vibe or opt for dramatic design, bathrooms are so full of decorating potential. Whatever your taste, experts say choosing the right shade of …

How To Make An Easy Macrame Hanging Planter

It's "knot" nearly as hard as you think.<p>I love having plants around the house. <b>Houseplants reduce carbon dioxide</b> and other air pollutants (especially …

Gardening

From Renter to Homeowner: How to Time it Exactly Right

There is so much that's confusing about the home buying process as a first-timer, and all I can really do (beyond writing articles like this one) is …

Real Estate

10 Groceries to Buy Every Single Week If You're Vegan

<i>It’s Grocery Month at Epicurious, and we’re thinking about super-fast checkout lines, alternative mylks (not a typo), and the cheapest bottles of</i> …

This Moist, Cakey Banana Bread Will Win You Friends

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat 2 (9x5-inch) loaf pans with cooking spray or butter; set aside.<p>Place the flour, …

Dessert

Recipe: Caramel Banana Cake

Caramel Banana Cake<p>makes a 3-layer cake that will serve at least 12 people<p><b>Caramel Sauce</b><p>makes approximately 3 cups<p>2 cups cream <br>1 1/2 cups sugar <br>1/2 …

Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Lime Meringue Tart Recipe

241<p>22<p>3<p>Shares 266<p>I once asked a restaurateur, who owns restaurants in European and in America, what he thought was the main difference between the …

Baking

Get Your Easter Brunch on With These Vegan Lemon Scones Recipe

Calling all brunch fans! We have *the* scone recipe for you. Lemon scones are the perfect breakfast pastry because they’re refreshing, flavorful, and so delicious. What’s even better is these babies are vegan! They can easily be gluten-free too, if you swap out the flour for a GF blend. AND they’re …

Dessert

From Lemon Cake To Chocolate Cream Pie: 15 Unforgettable Easter Desserts

Jelly beans and chocolate bunnies are fine, but these Easter treats will make your holiday celebration unforgettable. From the lemoniest lemon pound cake to the silkiest chocolate cream pie, there is something on this list for every<i>bunny</i>.<p>1. Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake<p>If ever there was a cake for …

Dessert

Dream Trip: Boat From Titusville to St. Augustine, Florida

<i>All year, we're collaborating with Waterway Guide Media to bring you the best segments of the 1,243-mile-long Intracoastal Waterway on a journey from</i> …

Key West

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Clearwater, Florida

A Coastal Gem on the Gulf of Mexico<p>Few beach towns have it all, but Clearwater is one of those rare and precious jewels. Nestled on Florida’s west …

Morgan Freeman

20 Ways to Turn Beans into a Cheap and Wholesome Meal

If you're on the hunt for cheap yet wholesome protein, the answer is beans! It doesn't matter if you choose to cook dried beans or opt for the …

Healthy Eating

13 Vegetarian Dinner Recipes That Have Us Screaming “Yes, Peas!”

A lot of us take great pride in visiting farmers’ markets and eating the seasons. If that sounds like you, then you’ve already been digging around for your prized asparagus-centric dinners and rhubarb recipes. There is just something incredibly uplifting about buying fresh, supporting local, and …

Cooking

50 Easter Dinner Recipe Ideas That Do Double Duty As Brunch

Some families do Easter dinner, while others do brunch. And some — actually, many — find themselves attending *both* celebrations come Easter Sunday. Whether you’re doing dinner or brunch (or breakfast for dinner) this year, get inspired by this collection of 50 Easter recipe ideas that can work …

Cooking
Italian Food

A Pantry-Clearing, Belly-Warming Lentil and Chickpea Soup

Two nights ago in preparation for the impending blizzard, my neighbor made a big pot of soup to share with friends. When she dropped it off, she told me it had become her favorite recipe for vegan lentil soup, noting, with a wink, that she always makes it with chicken stock.<p>My family devoured the …

The 15 Best Places to Visit in Florida

1 of 15<p>Anna Maria Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island<p>3 of 15<p>Seaside<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Pier 60, Clearwater …

5 Ways To Honor Your Transformation When Others Are Struggling With It

So many of us have experienced a shift in our lives before. We've discovered meditation or an alternative healing modality that works the wonders …

These 3 profound lessons from a Japanese Zen Master will blow your mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

The Ultimate Guide to Florida's 30A

1 of 12<p>Welcome to 30A<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Get to Know the Communities of 30A<p>3 of 12<p>Where to Eat on 30A<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>What to Do on …

How-To's

The 10 Most Romantic Beaches in America

1 of 10<p>Montauk, New York<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Cape San Blas, Florida<p>3 of 10<p>Siesta Key, Florida<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Provincetown, …

chocolate chunk granola bars

As I shuffle towards the finish line of this family-expansion project we began so long ago that it’s become a running joke* there are days when I …

very blueberry scones

My son was served an eviction notice at the 38.5 week mark, which means that as I now approach my 40th week of manufacturing a new human (that, …

frozen hot chocolate

At the outset of this summer, I had only a few things on my agenda: a baby (check!), a garden (check!, but oof*) and as many frozen desserts that do …

Dessert