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The Top 10 Recipes you Loved from Pinterest this Month

Spending so much time near the stove requires inspiration—and lots of it. Or at least that’s what we tell ourselves when we are indulging in the endless scroll on Pinterest. We know you like to search for inspiration as much as we do, which is why we wondered what you were loving, cooking, eating, …

Top 10

The Valentine's Day Showstopper

<i>Every so often, we get the chance to reshoot one of our favorite recipes from the Food52 archives.</i><p><i>Today: A cake to launch a thousand ships.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Noritake. Noritake’s Cher Blanc is featured below.</i><p>There's a reason there's no such thing as a wedding pie. Don't …

Recipes

The 12 Best Easy Recipes of 2013

From a 15-minute broiled black cod recipe that will blow your guests' minds, to a comforting bowl of green chicken chile macaroni and cheese, to a revolutionary no-stretch pan pizza recipe that'll change the way you make your pies, these are 12 of our favorite, best, and most popular recipes easy …

6 Essential Apps For New Yorkers

Thankfully our smartphones are here to back us up.<p>Whether you're a newbie visiting the city for the first time or a seasoned NYC resident who might be missing out on something without ever knowing it, these apps are for you.<p><b>1. KICKMap NYC Subway Map</b> - You'll never again have to ask for help or have …

Apps

The First Apple Store App For iPad Nails Tablet Shopping With Clever Gesture And Image Focused Interface

Today, Apple is launching its very first Apple Store app for iPad, bringing a gorgeous shopping experience to its tablet in a long-overdue move. The new app arrives just in time for the holidays and utilizes the display and capabilities of the iPad to present a best-in-class shopping …

Posts - Last Minute Lemon Shrimp Pasta and a Review of Chicago's "Quince"

We had to go to Chicago this weekend for a wedding and we got to have dinner one night with our oldest son, Barry, who goes to school there. I've …

The Circle

• <b>Author:</b> Dave Eggers<p><b>Now a Major Motion Picture starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks. A bestselling dystopian novel that tackles surveillance, privacy and the frightening intrusions of technology in our lives.</b><p>When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, …

The Only Brownie Recipe You'll Ever Need

We've found the best one.<p>It's hard to go wrong with a brownie recipe. When there's chocolate involved with sugar and butter, you almost just can't fail. But if you're looking for the best, most perfect, totally ultimate brownie recipe, then you have to be a little more discerning. You can't be too …

Recipe Of The Day: Caramel Ice Cream

Perfectly salted.<p>We've long had a thing for caramel, especially when ice cream is involved. It's pretty awesome served on top of sundaes, and even better when mixed right in. But these days, regular caramel just won't do. We want our caramel salted. And we still want it on (or in) our ice cream. …

The Only Cookie Recipe You'll Ever Need

Bake it. You'll see.<p>When it comes to cookies, there's no question that chocolate chip is the only way to go. Even if peanut butter cookies have a claim to your heart or if you're more into the crumbly nature of shortbread, you can't refute the fact that chocolate chip cookies are basically …

Wrapping ice cream in delicious chocolate and freezing it sounds like a great way to spend the weekend, don't you think? Bon bons! http://bit.ly/15QDQ4J

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies: Crispy, Chewy, Cookie Perfection

<i>Aimee Shugarman of Shugary Sweets likes all things sweet, as you can probably guess. Writing about homemade candy came naturally, and we're oh so thankful she's our Candy Fanatic.</i><p>My kids hear the word oatmeal and they back away. Oatmeal isn't something I have ever made them for breakfast, probably …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Easy Brownie-Ice Cream Cake Anyone Can Make

Everything in life should include a layer of brownie pieces.<p>The first thing you might be tempted to buy to save time are the ice creams, but that Ghirardelli brownie mix is pretty darn good, so don't discount it. If you only make one thing from scratch, let it be the chocolate sauce — this Magic …

Dessert

If you don't have a campfire nearby, this s'mores pie is the next best thing: http://thekitc.hn/14erZ47

Cinnamon-Sugar Ice Cream

Heat oven to 350°. Combine 3⁄4 cup sugar, ground cinnamon, and butter in a bowl. Spread sugar mixture evenly on a silicone-lined baking sheet. Bake …

Baking

Do you think the English language is taking over the world? In Paris, yes is the new “oui”: http://bit.ly/16eOzWu. Photo by TogetherBoston.