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Colorful Watercolor Paintings of Radiant Trees in Nature

Ukraine-based artist Anna Armona creates colorful water paintings of various natural landscapes throughout the seasons. Her collection of diverse, one-of-a-kind paintings capture both the beauty and magic of earthy settings. Whether she is depicting the barren trees in the depths of a forest or …

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The Best and Easiest Chocolate Truffles to Serve with Red Wine

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Alice shares her ever-evolving truffle recipe -- and promises that you won't find a better one in a store.</i><p>I started my career making and selling bite-sized, hand-rolled, …

9 Super Romantic Dinners For Two

Because the quickest way into that someone's heart is through your kitchen.

27 Adorable Valentine's Day Treats You Can Make

Anything chocolate-covered gets bonus points.

How to Make Apple Pâte de Fruits at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt makes an apple p</i>â<i>te de fruit (a fancy French term for jelly candy) that feels at home on dessert platters</i> …

We want all the fudgy hazelnut rye brownies, thank you very much. RECIPE: http://thekitc.hn/1nO1Lfr

23 On-The-Go Breakfasts That Are Actually Good For You

Put down the Pop-Tart. These healthy food bloggers have some better, tastier suggestions that will keep you full until lunch.

Toast Can Handle Anything, Especially Sweet Potato Mash

Dan Kluger of ABC Kitchen tops his toast with sweet potatoes and broccoli for a masterpiece-worthy vegetarian tartine.<p>There is no blank canvas like a piece of toast. In this meatless masterpiece, ABC Kitchen's <b>Dan Kluger</b> piles on the greenmarket finds: Mashed sweet potatoes with a Thai chile kick, …

Sometimes getting out of bed is tough on the weekdays. Like, really hard. The solution? You need something warm and energizing to start your day. 10 Warm Breakfasts for Cold Winter Mornings: http://thekitc.hn/1imMpeL

Seven Miracle Beauty Products Found in the Food Aisle

Strawberries as teeth whitener? Yep.<p>Though I opt for takeout more than I would like to admit, one of the things I really appreciate about cooking a meal at home is that I know exactly what I am putting in my body. It's so much healthier—not to mention cheaper. So why not use that same mentality …

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Pretty Laced Cement Votives

File this Valentine’s Day-appropriate DIY under “weekend projects”—you’ll want to take your time with this one so that the cement turns out pretty as pie. The lace indentations add the perfect amount of flair.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Cement powder<br>• PAPER CUPS<br>• wooden sticks<br>• Coins<br>• Petroleum Jelly (or …

Do Sunday Right With These So-Delish Cookies

Photo: Courtesy of Foodie Underground.<p><i>Foodie Underground, a project curated in part by Anna Brones, explores our relationship with the origin of our</i> …

5 Non-Boring Ways To Braid Your Hair, Explained In GIFs

If you're looking to spruce up your hair routine, look no further. We've rounded up five unique braids that will leave your friends in awe of your styling skills... <i>after</i> a little practice, at least.<p>But don't worry, we walk you through with step-by-step tutorials below that will show you how to do a …

14 Striped Nail Art Tutorials to Try Now

Let us introduce you to your new favorite beauty tool: nail striping tape. This ultra thin adhesive is basically to thank for the Bieber-esque explosion of nail art—it lets just about anyone achieve salon-quality precision with their at-home manicures. Case in point: striped nail art. Free handing …

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7 Things Pale Girls Should Know About Makeup And Skincare

Sure, your mother compares you to Audrey Hepburn and your grandmother reminds you to wear a hat every time you step an inch into sunlight -- to protect your fragile complexion, of course. But to the rest of the world, you're just a pasty chick who can't get a tan to save her life. Or at least …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Perfect Skincare Straight from Your Pantry! 25 Homemade Skincare Hacks

Ah, winter. For our skin, it can only mean one thing: chaos. Yep, it’s that time of year when the weather wreaks havoc on our skin… dryness, irritation, breakouts. If ever our skin needs a little extra lovin’, it’s now! Today we’re helping you step up your skincare game with basic, nutrient-rich …

Love Me ‘Do: 15 Hopelessly Romantic Hairdos for Valentine’s Day

It’s a cruel fact that Valentine’s Day—the holiday that calls most for bouncy, beachy, wind-blown locks—takes place in the dead of winter when the seashore is snowy and the beanies that so heroically warm our domes simultaneously crush our follicles flat. Thankfully when the beach doesn’t have your …

Go Back in Time with the Most Unforgettable Grammy Moments Ever

The Grammy Awards have set the stage for some of music's most unforgettable moments—whether it was Celine Dion's last-minute performance of "My Heart …

Feeling Kinky? 18 Hair Hacks for Curly Hair

You know what we’d like to do. Eat an entire chocolate cake and not gain a single ounce. Well, guess what? We can’t always get what we want, including when it comes to our hair. You know how it goes, the sleek and straight crave waves and the curlycues pine for smooth. If you’ve been blessed with …

Bake the Book: Caribbean Bakewell Tart

A Bakewell tart is an English confection consisting of a pastry crust spread with a layer of jam and topped with an almond-based filling. <b>Sweet</b> updates a classic with more exotic flavors: here, lime marmalade makes up the jam layer, and a shot of rum is added to the almond filling. The topping, …

From the Blender: The Maine Squeeze (Blueberry, Oat, and Ginger Smoothie)

Remember those summer mornings of childhood in Maine? The tiny wild blueberries you just picked are warm from the sun. Your mom calls you inside, rips your morning's haul right out of your little berry stained mitts, and turns it into something blue and slurpy, sweet and filling. It almost feels …

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

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25 Easy Party Dips You Can Make In 20 Minutes

Okay, maybe a few of them will take you 25 minutes. But all of them are definitely quick enough to whip up another batch during halftime if you run out.

Announcing Our New Online Class: Intro to Jewelry Making!

Next up in the world of e-learning, we bring you a brand new online class: Intro to Jewelry Making!<p>You know there’s a jewelry artist inside of you. As a kid, you made daisy chain necklaces using handpicked flowers. In middle school, you made friendship bracelets — neon, of course — for all of your …

Austria's Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

5 Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes That Are Rich, Nutritious

When you harness the rich—and nutritious—powers of nuts, oats, buckwheat, and corn, you can make decadent, gluten-free sweets that white flour wishes it could be a part of<p>Do you like decadent, chocolaty cookies? How about fresh-from-the-fryer apple fritters? Then you’re already in on a little …

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Are you familiar with the sablé cookie? If not, you should be, because this lovely, simple French cookie is an excellent one to have in your repertoire. This recipe from Tartine No. 3 should do the trick - >>>> http://thekitc.hn/1b3apl8

Flaky, Buttery Cod Swimming Happily in a Sea of Tomato, White Wine, and Saffron

Gently simmering cod in an aromatic tomato-saffron broth will bring out its best flavor and texture.<p>Cod is a flexible fish, tough enough to stand up to frying but delicate enough to be poached. This recipe for Poached Cod with Tomato and Saffron caters to the fish's delicate side with a full spa …