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Foodie Friday: Chicken Caesar Piadine

Being hungry is probably not the best state to be in when writing about food. But that’s exactly what has happened here! An appetiser or dessert just …

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French Macarons

Macarons are light-as-a-feather French confections that can be assembled pulling from a mix-and-match palette of sweet fillings and bases. Our recipe for this sophisticated French treat offers variations for vanilla bean, chocolate, peanut, coconut, raspberry and pistachio macarons.

Fancy Cupcakes

From classic and elegant to whimsical and fun, these 30 stunning beauties convey the message that this is indeed a special occasion.

Buvette Mousse au Chocolat Recipe

As we get ready to pack up and head out for the holidays, I wanted to share something special related to one of the happiest days of my life. Last …

Hot Cocoa Bar + Marshmallow DIY

Here is a little idea that would be perfect for a winter party. Even if you are having a simple get together, a little attraction like a hot cocoa …

The 2015 Piglet Community Picks

<i>Welcome to the beginning of this year's Piglet! First up: the 2015 Community Picks. (Need some light reading until the tournament starts? Sign up to review a book below, and then catch up on last year's Piglet here.)</i><p>Aside from the turkey and the cookies and the many, many pies, we love this time of …

Frosting for Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Serve this showy dessert this holiday season. Christmas Tree Cakes are laden with snowy frosting and sprinkled with sanding sugar. If you like, you can tint the buttercream pale green with gel paste food coloring. Save some sugar to create beds of "snow" for serving.

12 Recipes for Feeding Your Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Guests

You’re to host a crowd of people you love over a beautifully set table and a home-cooked Thanksgiving meal. The goal: for guests to leave full and satisfied. But you also know a few gluten-free friends will be attending, and you want them to experience the post-Thanksgiving food coma just as much …

Flat pack shelves by Henry Wilson for under $200. Seriously!

Customisable, stylish and arriving as a flat pack (but with no tools required for set up!), the Chevron Shelves created exclusively for Nomi by …

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Baking by the Book: "Baking Chez Moi"

A new cookbook from a favorite baker makes French desserts accessible.<p>Dorie describes how, when she was working with great chefs, “after they’d described their latest fabulously imaginative creations, they’d tell me about their mothers’ sturdy chocolate cakes ... or the creme caramel from the …

Honeyed Greek Filo Custard

<i>Every other week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Eva Kosmas Flores of Adventures in Cooking makes a rare, rich Greek dessert.</i><p>Growing up in Portland’s large Greek community meant going to many weddings, baptisms, …

Make Every Day Taco Tuesday with Our 30 Best Taco Recipes

<b>Is is Tuesday yet? Our favorite taco recipes are too delicious to have just one night of the week. Set up a taco bar for a DIY party or serve up shells with any filling you please for a quick weeknight dinner.</b><p>Chipotle Chicken Tacos with Radish Salad<p>Take grilled chicken tacos to new heights by …

Crunchy Milk-Chocolate Bark

A wonderful no-bake dessert, the bark needs 30 minutes in the refrigerator to chill and set.

Baker's Dozen: 13 Must-Have Baking Essentials

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Blueberry Cake

<i>Merrill's daughter Clara has quite the appetite -- and it's all Merrill can do to keep up. Armed with her greenmarket bag, a wooden spoon and a minimal amount of fuss, she steps into the fray.</i><p><i>Today: A blueberry lemon cake for the last of summer's bounty.</i><p>As I may have mentioned before, I'm not much …

Apple- and Pear-Stuffed Brioche

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: A cozy fruit-packed, streusel-topped loaf to get you out of bed on chilly fall mornings</i>.<p>I am a big fan of hosting brunch at …

20 Farmers’ Market-Approved Rhubarb Recipes

You may have noticed a celery look-a-like popping up at your farmers’ market and grocery stores lately. But it happens to be more pink and tart than celery, and you’d probably rather have this in a dessert than a soup. What’s this mysterious fruit/vegetable, you ask? Rhubarb! Traditionally, rhubarb …

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In the Kitchen With: Justin Gellatly’s Doughnuts

Alright, you know me by now… When I get on a kick, I turn into Motormouth Maybelle. I can’t stop talking about stuff I’m loving, and this week’s …

The most delicious cocktails in the land - Emily Henderson

Its a little early to talk about alcohol, I know, although it is 5pm somewhere and those people better be having a good time because it is early here …

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Potato Salad Recipes

Not just picnic fare, potato salad is a goes-with-everything summer side. Pick out a classic recipe or discover a new twist on a favorite.<p>Basic mayonnaise-based potato salad gets a little zing from lemon zest and chives.

Lemon Cake with Whipped Ricotta & Lemon Curd - The Design Files | Australia's most popular design blog.

I always remember having ricotta in the fridge as a child – my parents would make it on weekends, eventually to be eaten in a pie or simply on toast …

Oh Joy!

Our friends at Wild Apple Magazine shared this delicious, gluten-free recipe for Chocolate Hazelnut Cookie Sandwiches with us today!<p>Recipe here: …

9 Treats to Serve at Your Next Party

As much as I love a good cake, there are so many other fun desserts to serve at parties. Here are a few that I’ve been wanting to try, but I’d love …

Our Favorite Cheesecake Recipes

Fruit-topped, chocolate-laced, fun-sized, no-bake, made with cream cheese or ricotta -- cheesecake is as adaptable as it is irresistible. Whether you're seeking New York-style tradition or holiday whimsy, there's a cheesecake recipe for every occasion.<p>Topping cheesecake with shimmering fruit is …

A look inside stylist Sophie Gunnersen's home

Everyone loves a sticky beak, and when you’re getting a glimpse into a stylist’s home, well you know you’re in for a treat!<p>Sophie Gunnersen, creative …

Food & Dining

Wild Apple Magazine’s Gluten-Free Waffles

A couple of years ago, my father started talking incessantly about waffles, so for his birthday, I gave him the fanciest waffle maker on the market. …

Hummingbird Cake - The Design Files | Australia's most popular design blog.

ingredients<p><b>For the cake</b><p>3 eggs<br>200ml olive oil<br>1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped<br>380g self-raising flour<br>300g caster sugar<br>140g pecans, lightly toasted, …

Yo Quiero Taco Shell: 17 Truly Tasty Taco Recipes

Everyone loves tacos. They’re crunchy, sweet, spicy, tangy <i>and</i> satisfying. And if your current favorite tacos are from a local food cart, they won’t be for much longer. Not after you check out these 17 street taco recipes that you can cook in your very own kitchen. (Hint: They taste even better with …

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