Lexie Benardot

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Chocotorta Recipe on Food52

• 15 ounces dulce de leche<br>• 2 8 oz boxes of cream cheese, left out to soften<br>• 2 cups brewed coffee or espresso<br>• 2-3 packs of chocolate cookies, however many it takes to line your dish of choice<p>In a bowl, mix the dulce de leche and soft cream cheese until they’re completely combined. It should be a light …

Dessert

One-Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta Is Ready in 30 Minutes

You can quench a taco craving with fish tacos, chicken tacos, cauliflower tacos, or breakfast tacos, but a ground beef taco is the quintessential …

Pasta

Slow Cooker Chicken Bacon Ragù Is Weeknight Dinner Goals

If you're a longtime reader of Kitchn, no doubt you have come across Faith's chicken ragù with bacon in the years since it was first published. This …

Slow Cookers

Make These Chicken Parm Meatballs In Your Slow Cooker

Want the cheesy, tomato-y goodness of chicken Parmesan without all the breading and frying? With the help of ground chicken and the slow cooker, you …

Food

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

Rao's Famous Lemon Chicken (Pollo al Limone)

To attain maximum heat, preheat broiler for at least 15 minutes before using.<p>Broil chicken halves, turning once, for about 30 minutes or until skin …

Roasted Broccoli With Lemon and Parmesan Recipe - Health

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss broccoli with 2 tablespoons oil on a rimmed baking sheet; brush cut sides of lemon with remaining 1/2 tablespoon …

Turkey and Scallion Dumplings

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Mix turkey, scallions, garlic, tamari, sesame oil, rice vinegar, ginger, and red pepper flakes in a large bowl until combined. …

I'm Kind Of Obsessed With This 200-Year-Old Cake Recipe

George Washington feasted on this cake in 1783. And I feasted on it last week.<p>So it ends up sweet, but not overpoweringly sweet. And the carrot-cooking isn't too involved: you just boil 'em for 5 minutes.<p>You cream the butter and sugar, add a bunch of eggs one at a time, sift together the flour and …

Here's The Trick To Making Brussels Sprouts Taste Amazing

One secret ingredient changes everything.<p>I even asked him if he could taste any ingredient he didn't like and he had absolutely no idea what I was talking about.<p>Servings: 4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 pound small to medium Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved<p>4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided<p>4 teaspoons …

Brussels Sprouts

14 Kid-Friendly Dinner Recipes (That Adults Love, Too)

Glorious are the nights when everyone eats the <i>same</i> dinner with smiles and thank-yous. There are no requests for cereal, and everyone goes back for seconds. From sausage baked ziti to chicken tacos, all of these recipes are major family pleasers at my house.<p>1. Baked Ziti with Sausage<p>Loaded with …

5 Ina Garten Recipes You Can Make in the Slow Cooker

When it comes to entertaining, the Barefoot Contessa is a bonafide queen. Between wowing a crowd and making lovey-dovey meals for her man, Jeffrey, …

Cooking

Sorry, But These Home Improvements Just Don't Pay Off

If you plan on selling within five months, or even five years, a renovation is usually planned with extra consideration for resale value. Though …

Home Improvement

6 of the Sweetest Mom + Toddler Halloween Costumes You Can Buy and DIY

Halloween is near and dear to our B+C hearts — and yours as well I’m sure! We are always looking for the next best idea for a family costume. Two years ago, my son Elijah and I got to rep six momma and cub costumes and it melts my heart to see his growth since then. Note: If you have a toddler and …

Potato Lasagna Recipe by Tasty

Ingredients<p>for 4 servings<p>5 potatoes, peeled<br>• 2 teaspoons salt<br>• 1 teaspoon pepper<br>• 8 slices ham<br>• 7 slices mozzarella cheese<br>• 5 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled<br>• ¼ cup (10 g) fresh parsley, chopped<br>• 2 cups (200 g) shredded mozzarella cheese<br>• 1 cup (235 mL) heavy cream<br>• 2 eggs<p>Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 350°F …

Eggs

This 5-Layer Breakfast Bake Will Blow You Away

OMG. All the good stuff in one!<p>Serves 8<p>3 cups hash browns<p>2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded<p>3 cups scrambled eggs<p>½ teaspoon salt<p>½ teaspoon black pepper<p>Sausage Gravy<p>1 tablespoon butter<p>1 pound breakfast sausage<p>2 tablespoons flour<p>4 cups whole milk, at room temperature<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to …

Philly Artist Tastes The Rainbow And Saves The Wrappers

Sean Brown knows his way around a candy shop.<p>"My candy knowledge is pretty crazy," he says. "Put me up against anyone in a candy battle — and I'll beat them."<p>But Brown is less interested in the candy than the wrappers. For the past five years, this Philly-based artist and (full disclosure!) former …

Decorations

Here’s What a Healthy Breastfeeding Diet Looks Like

Sure, you’ve heard breast is best. But have you ever thought about how what you eat while breastfeeding can affect baby? Certain nutrient-packed …

17 Banh Mi Recipes That Are WAY Better Than Takeout

We’ve all had that late-night craving for banh mi — our favorite Vietnamese sandwich — only to find that our favorite spot is closed for the day. Lucky for you, there are plenty of delicious banh mi-inspired recipes that don’t require a one hour wait (or your entire weeks’ food budget). Plus, there …

Knitting without Needles: You'll Love These Easy Arm Knitting Patterns

Arm knitting is a unique alternative to knitting with traditional needles, especially if you like quick and easy DIY projects. Many of the arm …

Knitting

Learning the language of wine will transform the way you taste it

The ancient Greeks had four distinct words to express the nuances of love. “Eros” characterized love driven by lust and sexual passion, for example, and “storge” described the affectionate kind of love that, say, parents feel toward their offspring. Words give the world meaning. Every time we learn …

Flavors

Scientists Accidentally Discover New Shade of Blue

In 2009, Mas Subramanian, a materials science professor at Oregon State University, was running experiments designed to create new materials for …

Great Depression

Prisoners Talk About DIY Body Modification Behind Bars

All it takes is a domino, a shoestring, and a sharpened plastic spoon to get a DIY penis implant.<p>Tattoos are standard in prison. If you come into the penitentiary with bare skin, you damn sure aren't going to leave without a few pieces. But behind penitentiary walls, tattoos aren't the only option …

Illustrator Completes His Illustrations With Everyday Objects (10+ Pics)

Meet Christoph Niemann - an amazingly talented illustrator, who creates unique drawings featuring everyday objects. You may recognize him from the NY …

Drawing

Alarm clock makes you fresh coffee for when your morning sucks

Mornings are terrible for most people, and one of the few things we can enjoy while getting ready for the daily grind is a highly caffeinated sip of …

5 Chiles Valley Wineries Are a Chill Antidote to Touristy Napa

Should you find yourself sitting in bumper to bumper on Napa's Highway 29 and feeling like a schmuck—this parade of tour buses isn't for a savvy …

Wine

Step away from the dog! Here's why scientists say you shouldn't hug your pup

Humans are huggers. Most of us just love to go up to the people we care for and give them a big, all-encompassing embrace. So why shouldn't we do it to the furrier members of our families?<p>Because it's totally stressing them out, that's why.<p>As an article published in Psychology Today points out, …

The Wine Words to Stop Using Already

"Crispy"? "Electric"? "Oaky"? Who makes up these things?<p>Much like Instagram, ordering wine is a game of posturing. Oh, look at all that natural light in that apartment, where every surface is covered in marble and ferns that aren’t half eaten by a cat! Well, it turns out Impeccably Curated Carol …

Grand Central Station

#Recipe : Flourless Chocolate Cake

Recipes<p>Flourless Chocolate Cake with just 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time. Perfect for Passover, Easter or anytime you want the richest, …

This Clever Bunk Bed Is Also a Sofa

How's that for handy?<p>If you're constantly hosting houseguests, you probably have a few pieces that pull double duty — like a pull-out couch or a room divider. But Resource Furniture's Palazzo wall bed system takes that concept to the next level.<p>Its bunk beds convert into a sofa — or the sofa …