Karen La Para

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Get Corny: 15 Ways to Enjoy Soft and Sweet Cornbread

My earliest memory of eating cornbread is on a first grade field trip. A woman wearing a bonnet poked her head out of a covered wagon and offered me a crumbled yellow square straight from a cast iron pan. I took it and ate it. It was pretty good.<p>To be clear, the woman was wearing a bonnet and …

A Gooey Chocolate Cake for When You Need Dessert, Stat

<i>What can you do with just five minutes? Actually, way more than you think! Introducing Food52 in 5: your cheat sheet for speedy, delicious recipes, fun mini projects, and more.</i><p>I'm just going to say it: Sometimes I <i>need</i> dessert. Whether it strikes on a particularly rough Tuesday or a lazy Saturday …

Dessert

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Best Ever Fudge Brownies with Chocolate Frosting

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350F degrees. Line an 8x8 inch square baking dish with aluminium foil leaving an overhang on each side and spray …

Wallpaper is making a big comeback. Here’s how to choose, use and remove.

Wallpaper is ready for its next act. The polarizing paint alternative and longtime decorating taboo has returned to fashion thanks to ultra-stylish prints, dimensional fabrics, and new materials that make it easy to install and, yes, to remove. Offering more drama than paint, it’s a fun way to …

Home Decorating

Never Mess Up a Pie Crust Again

Never mess up pie dough again.<p><i>We all make cooking mistakes. Which is why digital food editor Dawn Perry is here to help. Welcome to Effed It Up</i>.<p>Recently we asked on Facebook, "Hey, what have you effed up in the kitchen lately?" The good news is you're all messing up the same stuff: rice, eggs of …

Baking

Ricotta Cheesecake with Fresh Raspberries

4.5 stars based on 38 votes<p>Doesn’t this cake look like it belongs in an Italian pastry shop window? The recipe was inspired by the “Obsessive Ricotta …

Why Cheesecakes Crack (& How to Stop It)

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52—with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: How to make a cheesecake that won't crack under pressure.</i><p>An uber-decadent cheesecake can make your reputation as a baker and host(ess). Cheesecakes are almost too easy to …

Dessert

Magic Custard Pie Recipe

Magic Custard Cake<p>When I saw a magic custard cake recipe on Pinterest two weeks ago, I was floored. I mean, it left me in a state of delicious shock …

Dessert

Chocolate Cinnamon Roll Pull Apart Bread (2 ingredients)

Sometimes you just need an easy breakfast recipe that is going to please everyone and be a showstopper. This Chocolate Cinnamon Roll Pull Apart Bread …

Breakfast

Marble Cake

Years ago when I lived in Shanghai, my parents and I would go to the Westin hotel for lunch. There weren't a lot of dimsum restaurants back then and …

Dusty Bones Sugar Cookies

Boy, October seems to be flying by too fast! There are all kinds of things I'm still trying to squeeze in before Halloween - pumpkin carving, pie …

The Best Pumpkin Recipes

Home > Recipes by Season > Fall > 14 of My Favorite Pumpkin Recipes<p>14 of My Favorite Pumpkin Recipes<p>October 1, 2014 // 23 <i>Comments »</i><p>It’s October 1st, …

Recipes

Baked Chocolate Donuts with Pumpkin-Bourbon Glaze

Baked Chocolate Donuts with Pumpkin-Bourbon Glaze<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>15 mins<p>Total time<p>30 mins<p>These deeply chocolatey cake donuts are frosted …

Greek Yogurt Lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake

Greek yogurt can be a great ingredient to use in baking. Like buttermilk and sour cream, it adds a subtle tang to baked goods and helps to keep them …

Pumpkin Bundt Cake

<b>Yield:</b> 12 servings<p><b>Prep Time:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Cook Time:</b><p>60 minutes<p>Ingredients:<p>For the Cake<p>2 1/4 cups sugar<br>• 1 cup vegetable oil<br>• 3 large eggs<br>• 3 cups all-purpose …

Dessert

Pumpkin Flan

Pumpkin Flan is a delicious pumpkin-centric dessert that offers a little something different than pumpkin pie – although it isn’t all that different …

Pumpkin Spiced Doughnuts

Pumpkins

Baci di Dama

Baci di Dama is a type of Italian cookie that is perfect for romantics. The name means “Lady’s Kisses,” and probably comes from the fact that these …

Thick Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

Colorfully decorated, thickly-cut sugar cookies are some of the most eye catching cookies in any bakery case. They’re the most popular with kids, but …

What is Snow Sugar?

A dusting of confectioners’ sugar is a great way to finish off a cake or a batch of cookies before serving them. I usually add confectioners’ sugar …

Italian Easter Bread

This may be the happiest-looking bread I've ever made. Sprinkles on bread? Yes times one million!<p>I've had Italian Easter Bread on my bake list for …

Easy Coconut Custard Pie

Coconut custard pie was always a favorite in my family, but it was also a pie that we rarely ate because it was deemed difficult to make. It was many …

Magic Flan Cake

Life feels a little crazy right now because in two short months the manuscript for my second cookbook is due. As you can imagine, I've been spending …

Turks And Caicos Is The Perfect Caribbean Island

Let’s consider the evidence. I’ve been to Jamaica and I can’t stop dreaming about Goldeneye. I’ve snorkeled around St. John, I’ve whiled away lazy mornings reading in the Augustinian Cloister atOne and Only Ocean Club Bahamas. I haven’t been to Sugar Beach in St. Lucia, though, yes, I know it’s …

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake is one of those desserts that often looks better than it tastes. The pineapple topping can be too sweet and the cake …

What are cake strips?

There are many problems that you can run into when you are baking cakes. The cakes could turn out to be overdone around the edges or excessively …

Classic Apple Pie

Chocolate Banana Chip Cookies

Cookies