Julia Fields

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Coconut Custard Pie

We skipped the cream on top to let the tropical custard filling be the star.

Coconut

Butterscotch-Praline Cream Pie

Evoke memories of puddings, candies, and other childhood comforts with this lush butterscotch dessert. Its grown-up look and taste are derived from browned butter and brown sugar in the filling and jewel-like shards of hazelnut praline scattered on top.

Dessert

Milk Tart with Brown-Sugar Crust

1. Crust: In a food processor, pulse brown sugar and 1/4 cup flour to combine. Add salt and remaining 1 cup flour; pulse to combine. Add butter and pulse just until mixture forms peasize clumps. Add egg yolk and ice water and pulse just until mixture starts to come together. Turn out dough onto a …

Baking

Spiced Custard Mini Pies

These miniature tarts, made by lining muffin-tin cups with pastry squares, contain pumpkin-pie spices (cinnamon, clove, ginger, nutmeg) but not pumpkins; instead, a sweet custard forms the filling.

Baking

President Tyler's Pudding Pie

This is peak season for coconuts, and the fresh, creamy meat is well worth the effort in this pie. To crack a coconut, pierce its eyes with a screwdriver and drain liquid. Preheat oven to 375 degrees, and bake coconut until it cracks, 15 to 30 minutes. Remove coconut, wrap in a dish towel, and tap …

Food

Pioneer Vinegar Pie

This dessert gets its apple-pie-like flavor from cider vinegar, a technique used in covered wagon days, when fresh produce was scarce.

Food

Raspberry Cream Sandwich Cookies Recipe

Fresh raspberry-and-white-chocolate cream is a lofty alternative to frosting or jam filling. Using a small ice cream scoop to form the vanilla sugar cookies will ensure a uniform size.

Dessert

London's Book Benches Highlight the Capital's Great Literary Works

A public art project invites you to have a seat on outsized versions of tomes linked to the city.<p>The streets of London have transformed into a book lover’s paradise thanks to a new public art project that celebrates the city’s rich literary heritage.<p>“Books about Town," a collaboration between the …

See The Hidden Meanings Inside 17 Tech Company Logos

In Sony's Vaio logo, the letters V and A represent an analog waveform and the I and O represent a binary code.<p>Facebook Places was Facebook's now defunct response to the check-in app Foursquare. Note that the red arrow is pointing at a number four ... an indicator of its intended target.<p>We love the …

What Nobody Tells You About Your Favorite Tourist Attractions

We've all felt the blow of a travel letdown and ridden the high when a place far exceeds our expectations.<p>Before your next visit to a major tourist attraction, brace yourself -- for better or for worse -- by learning what you're <i>really</i> in for.<p><b>The Great Wall of China is STEEP.</b><p>One trekker recalls …

The 21 Most Spectacular Lakes on Earth

Summertime's almost here and that mean's we'll be strapping on the swim trunks in no time. This year, why not ditch the beach for head for one of these breathtaking lakes instead. We've gone through the tips and photos from the minube travel community to find these 21 drops of pure, unadulterated …