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How to Make Chocolate-Filled Gourmet Shortbread Cookies

Cakes aren’t the only food that can benefit from a surprise inside. These cookies have a scrumptious secret tucked in the middle: chocolate.<p>It might …

How to Make Pavlova (+ A Recipe for White Chocolate Orange Pavlova)

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: Grab your mixer -- we're making pavlova.</i><p>I am all about pavlova -- it's one of …

5 Ways to Make Your Own Pesto

Here are five ways to play with the pesto formula to create your own version for tossing with pasta or spooning over anything from the grill.<p>The …

Our Ultimate Frosting Glossary: From Buttercream to Royal Icing

Named for the amount of time the egg whites have to be whipped with the corn syrup, this frosting actually takes closer to 20 minutes from start to finish. It makes a light, delicate finish for any cake.

Cook the Best Meat for Tacos | Men's Health

Flavorful pork shoulder turns fork-tender when cooked slowly. Yes, cooking carnitas takes time, but that’s the point. The more time the pork spends time mingling with the other ingredients in the pot, the more personality it takes on—and the tastier the taco in eventually inhabits.<p>You’ll see other …

Olive Oil Cake With Roasted Grapes and Ganache Recipe

This elegant dessert marries three components: a moist olive oil cake made with cornmeal and flavored with orange, sweet olive oil-roasted grapes, and a thin coating of bittersweet chocolate ganache.<p><b>Why this recipe works</b><p>Slowly roasting the grapes in the oven concentrates their sweetness.<br>• Grapes and …

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

Best Oatmeal Cookies Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>The best oatmeal cookies are easy and healthy and exactly what you want, whether chewy or crispy, and made with whichever</i> …

Mango Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe

In this twist on the classic upside down cake, the pineapple is put <i>in</i> the batter, which adds extra moisture, texture, and a fruity flavor to the crumb. The top of the cake is sliced mango, which enhances the dish's tropical flavors.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Topping</b>2 tablespoons …

How to Pronounce Designer Names 101

Bazaar's A-Z cheat sheet to help you tackle Moschino, Hermes, Miu Miu and more. Plus, see round two.<p>Ever found yourself stuck for words when trying to pronounce some of the trickier names in the fashion lexicon? Us too. And, we figured, if we find it hard, then pity the poor woman who has a normal …

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Lemon Cream Cheese Rolls

Instructions<p>In a medium bowl, whisk together the warm water and yeast and let it sit for 10 minutes, until it was foamy.<p>In a measuring cup add the …

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Quick One Pot Hungarian Chicken and Noodles With Cabbage Recipe

Cabbage and noodles flavored with caraway and parsley come together in a classic Hungarian dish made all the more comforting with the addition of ground chicken. It's soothing and mild like a good chicken soup, and you only need one pan and 20 minutes to finish it off.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Cooking …

Curried Coconut Noodles With Shrimp Recipe

There's no reason why you can't make this dish with red or green curry paste if that's your preference. I recently learned that a friend hates red curry paste but loves the others, so to each one's own, right?<p><b>About the Author</b>: Yasmin Fahr is a food lover, writer, and cook. Follow her @yasminfahr …

Fiori di Sicilia Cookies Recipe

Pillowy ricotta cookies are scented with Fiori di Sicilia, a fragrant blend of citrus extracts.<p><b>Note:</b> Fiori di Sicilia is a mixed citrus extract often used to flavor panettone. It's available online at King Arthur Flour.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 1/3 cups all purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking …

88 Important Truths I’ve Learned About Life

Everyone gets drilled with certain lessons in life. Sometimes it takes repeated demonstrations of a given law of life to really get it into your …

8 Places You Need To Immediately Add To Your Bucket List

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60 Summer Cocktail Recipes You Can Make at Home

Let happy hour be every hour with these warm-weather concoctions.<p>Let's be honest, there's almost nothing better in summer than the supreme chill of a tall cocktail on a hot day. To get you in the spirit of summer, try one of these zesty drinks that only require a few steps to whip up at home.

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Zuni's Pasta with Preserved Tuna Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Adapted from The Zuni Cafe Cookbook (which can never be praised enough). Judy …

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> For some reason last night I had the sudden realization that tuna noodle casserole …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2014's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to skiing in Japan, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their …

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The Perfect After Dinner Date Drink

This rhubarb cordial makes the perfect night cap in our book. Made of three simple ingredients—rhubarb, sugar, and vodka—this pretty pink drink is a great way to end your next date.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>rhubarb, cleaned and cut into 1" pieces ( 2 pounds )<br>• organic sugar ( 1 cup )<br>• good vodka, local …

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Easy Chicken Recipes

7 Beyond-Easy Chicken Recipes<p>Seriously—the longest one tops out at 30 minutes<p>People are eating more chicken than beef for the first time ever, reports Priceonomics. Why? It’s more affordable, easier to cook, and healthier—so it’s basically a no-brainer. Of course, you could always use an exciting …

Meet Your New Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies!

<i>This feature originally appeared in our February issue. For more stories like this, subscribe to</i> <i>InStyle</i> <i>now</i>.<p>At <i>InStyle</i>, we truly believe that everyone …

2014 Grammy Awards Workout Playlist

<b>1. Blurred Lines, Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell</b><br>Nomination: Record of the Year<p><b>2. Can’t Hold Us, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis</b><br>Nomination: Album of the Year<p><b>3. Roar, Katy Perry</b><br>Nomination: Song of the Year<p><b>4. Now or Never, Kendrick Lamar Featuring Mary J. Blige</b><br>Nomination: Best New Artist<p><b>5. Mirrors,</b> …